A customs/border control office that opened Thursday will let Lakeland Linder Airport receive overseas flights with up to 20 passengers. Officials hope to begin accepting international freight next.
A dozen area residents questioned the $17-a year tax to pay for street lighting along the dangerous road.
Since plans for a pedestrian bridge over the railroad tracks near Munn Park got little support when unveiled earlier this year, a new idea has emerged for the $7 million that had been budgeted for it:
Build a walkway from the side of the tracks where the Amtrak station overlooks Lake Mirror and the Catapult 2.0 business incubator is being built to the side of the tracks where a lot of new growth is expected. More
Lakeland remains a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community but can reach silver level if it builds more bike lanes and paths and reduces the level of crashes, which are above the national average. More