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Planning Board Approves Lake Miriam Apartments; Next Stop: City Commission

The Lakeland Planning & Zoning Board today approved a controversial zoning change that will allow a proposed 244-unit apartment complex to be built next to Lake Miriam Square Shopping Center. Without the zoning change, 40,000 square feet of additional commercial space could be built on the currently vacant between the shopping center and Lake Miriam […]

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Read It in the Morning Paper: Hospital Employees, Cold Temps

HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE VACCINES: Today is the deadline for health-care facilities to comply with federal rules requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for employees who haven’t received an exemption. Lakeland Regional Health, like other Polk hospitals, issued a statement suggesting it is ready to follow the regulations but not mentioning penalties for employees who don’t comply. (Subscribers-only story) COLD […]