Financial adviser Lorrie Delk Walker of Allen & Co. talks about her path to financial well-being on the newest edition of LkldNow in View. She and host Andrea Oliver also discuss how Walker found her passion for helping others get on a strong financial footing after a career in journalism and public relations.
Johnnie W. Jackson Jr., who grew up in Lakeland and attained his dream job — principal of Kathleen High School — in 2018, died April 19 of cancer. His family-placed obituary: More
Venezuelans living in Lakeland are rejoicing over the Biden administration’s decision to grant them Temporary Protected Status, or TPS. The status would grant them protection from deportation until Sept. 9, 2022, and the ability to obtain a work permit. More
Pastor Scott Thomas of Free Life Chapel discusses the role of conflict in building lasting and healthy relationships. Andrea Oliver hosts this first episode of a new season of LkldNow In View.
After guiding the Lakeland Magic to the NBA G-League championship last month in his fourth year as coach, Stan Heath is returning to his alma mater as head men’s basketball coach at East Michigan University, The Detroit News reports. Financial terms of his five-year contract are yet to be disclosed.
Robert Fleitz’s talent as a pianist has taken him from Lakeland to the rarified cultural air of New York City, where he studied at the famed Julliard School and is forging a career as a performing artist and composer. That career has now taken an important leap forward, with the recent announcement that he is the recipient of the 2021 Pro Musicis International Award, an annual prize that recognizes young artists on the basis of skill but also for their willingness to engage in music education and outreach. More
LkldNow is one of 10 independent news organizations chosen for a sustainability project sponsored by the Google News Initiative and LION Publishers.
An announcement published by LION — Local Independent Online News — Publishers describes the inaugural GNI Startups Lab as “a six-month program that provides the coaching and capital to help news businesses work toward sustainability.” More
Among the four candidates running for Lakeland City Commission in Tuesday’s election, Steve Frankenberger leads in the dollar amount of campaign contributions collected while Shandale Terrell leads in the number of donors. Mike Musick is somewhere in the middle, and Ken Post has accepted donations only from himself and his wife. More