The city of Lakeland is adding two more butterfly gardens to the four it already maintains in an effort to help restore the monarch butterfly population.
The Spanish teacher receives a $5,000 check and the use of a Hyundai Elantra for two years. “I love my students. I love what I teach,” she said.
Lakeland resident Kenneth Pennington, a 30-year U.S. Navy veteran, participated in nine major engagements during WWII.
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Harrison School for the Arts incoming senior Janiyah McAllister, 17, of Davenport, is a semifinalist in the National High School…
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The manufacturer is expanding capacity at its Knights Station Road plant and adding a new facility on Drane Field Road.
The Spanish company Frinsa is investing $21 million and plans to hire up to 115 people.
Customers request flavors and add-ins, then see their dessert instantly frozen with liquid nitrogen.
The developers tempered the plans after hearing neighbors’ objections, but some neighbors say they remain opposed. A decision is scheduled for Dec. 5.
The city of Lakeland held its 42nd annual swan roundup Tuesday morning starting at dawn. City workers gathered the swans, descended from Queen Elizabeth II’s birds, to give them their annual health checkup.
The Lakeland City Commission approved two new apartment complexes, and the city manager announced that Mike Beckham is the new general manager of Lakeland Electric.
The 52-year-old captain becomes one of three assistant chiefs just as Sammy Taylor succeeds Ruben Garcia as chief.
Justin Sharpless and Rick Nolte were sworn in to office, as Lisa Miller and Kay Fields begin their second and fifth terms respectively.
The Congressman from Lakeland was shaped by his years as a Navy aviator
Construction starts early next year on the facility, which will have access from South Florida Avenue and County Road 540A.
Polk State College is getting a boost to its nursing program, with Florida-based AdventHealth donating $1.7 million to the program
Orlando Health hasn’t even broken ground yet on its Lakeland Highlands hospital location, but officials have already doubled plans for…
Polk County’s latest uptick in COVID-19 cases has peaked. The number of new cases has shown a downward trend over the last four weeks after increasing steadily over a four-month period, according to weekly tallies reported by the Florida Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern college today announced a $6 million, 10,000-square-foot expansion that will triple the gallery space and add classrooms and art labs.
LTC (Ret) Richard Lloyd Lincoln (Dick) passed away on October 9, 2022. He was born on September 12, 1933 in…
Wayne Earl Brackin was born in Slocomb, Alabama on September 6, 1948 to Bunion Young Brackin & Mertie Jewel Smith…
William G. “Billy” Kirkland was born in Panama City, Florida on September 9, 1983, to William E. and Georgia B.…
William John Stieren, 93, of Lakeland died peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2022. Bill was born in Springfield, IL on…
Elizabeth “Bettie” English, age 97, went home to be with the Lord on October 5, 2022.