Dixieland residents and city planners looked at the same drawings of a plan for three cottages on what used to be two lots, and saw two very different things. More
Circle K hopes to place a large-format store at Florida Avenue and 10th Street and has sweetened the deal for nearby residents by offering a job fair and scholarships. More
Lakeland needs 170 more acres of community and neighborhood parks to keep up with expected population growth in the next 10 years, according to a draft parks master plan.
Parks officials presented the plan in two public meetings designed to get public input on Thursday. A third feedback session is planned for today at 4:30 p.m. at the Kelly Recreation Center, 404 Imperial Blvd. More
The city of Lakeland’s role in transforming an abandoned Publix store into a modern customer service center for the Polk County Tax Collector won a statewide award. The Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency received the Roy F. Kenzie Award for an outstanding rehabilitation, renovation or reuse project from the Florida Redevelopment Association. The video was part of city’s entry.