Column headline goes here Barry Friedman Editor & Publisher The text of the column goes here and it keeps going and we’ll add some paragraphs. The text o the newsletter goes here and it keeps going and we’ll add some paragraphs. CURATED LAKELAND NEWS First item | Day |x to x p.m. | PlaceParade participants […]
The men, most of them masked, carried Nazi symbols and displayed signs that were anti-gay and anti-Semitic.
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Next month, for the first time in nearly 13 years, Phillip Walker will not be an official public servant.
Workers have already begun building Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center’s satellite site at Kathleen Road and Interstate 4, but now Polk County’s first hospital got a green light from city commissioners Monday to double the square footage to add an emergency room and possibly a nursing home on the 20-acre site.
The Anti-Defamation League has documented more than 20 hate, extremism, anti-Semitism, or terrorism incidents in Polk County — 10 of them in Lakeland — that occurred between 2016 and 2021, The Ledger reports. Most involve distribution of propaganda; two involved schools: an anti-Semitic, conspiracy-filled letter faxed to a Florida Southern College department and two Jewish […]
Fifty is an important number in Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd’s life this year. In addition to 2022 marking his 50th anniversary at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, on Sept. 16, Marisa and Grady Judd will celebrate 50 years of marriage. For Judd, it was love at first sight. In the summer between his junior […]
Earlier this morning, we inadvertently sent out an outdated page from our 2022 Primary Voter Guide as a news alert. Our apologies. By way of explanation, the article was part of archiving an earlier version of our Voter Guide before updating it for the upcoming general election. As we update other Voter Guide pages, we […]
The ramp from the west end of Polk Parkway onto I-4 westbound was closed part of this morning but is now partially reopened after a dump truck overturned around 5 a.m., News Channel 8 reports. Drivers are urged to seek alternative routes. Crews are cleaning up the scene. There’s no word yet on whether anybody […]
A small group of people at Monday morning’s Lakeland City Commission meeting waited for an hour following a proclamation by Mayor Bill Mutz, which recognized June as “LGBTQ Pride Month,” so they could voice their opposition to what several called “an abomination” and “sexual perversion.”