Geneva Classical Academy, a small K-12 Christian school, was cleared today to move to the former campus of Lakeside Baptist Church at 1735 New Jersey Road. More
An environmental permit application shows a free-standing, 10,920-square-foot emergency room is planned on South Florida Avenue across from Merchants Walk, Tampa Bay Business Journal reports. The 1.71 acres between Pinellas Street and Eastway Drive have been purchased by Zack 1030 LLC of Nashville.
NOTE: An earlier version of this summary incorrectly indicated that the facility was associated with Lakeland Regional Health.
A Kathleen Road mom who’s worried about kids has launched a campaign to remind drivers to halt when school buses display their stop signs. She’s captured video that shows that many drivers keep going.
David Collins, who organized the drive to place 65 tapestries on buildings throughout Central Lakeland, sees the project as a transition toward eventually having more murals, as other cities do.
Sixty tapestries created by local artists to be placed on buildings in downtown, Dixieland and midtown will be on view for the first time tonight at a “VIP opening” at Haus 820. The photos below by David Dickey show organizer David Collins and artist James Hicks preparing for the event. Collins is working to overcome delays in getting some of the tapestries hung on buildings caused by the diversion of workers to Hurricane Michael recovery in North Florida.
Beatty Raymond, right, and Nancy Noonan were among about 20 Lake Morton-area residents calling attention to safe driving practices around the lake this afternoon. Their goal is to increase awareness of the distracted driving that has led to the death of five swans and injury of a jogger in recent weeks. About one-fifth of the drivers who passed were holding cellphones, one participant estimated. The city reduced the speed limit on Lake Morton Drive from 25 to 20 mph recently and is planning to unveil other safety improvements in coming weeks.