Read It in the Morning Newspaper

  • SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES Billy Townsend and William Allen present a study in contrasts, education reporter Kimberly C. Moore writes. Incumbent Townsend is confrontational and has the backing of many small-donor school teachers. Challenger Allen says he’ll take a collaborative approach and has the support of monied movers and shakers.
  • TAKERIA ADDERLY is remembered as a 22-year-old with a big smile who would “literally help anyone.” Her body was found near Kathleen Road last week, and police are investigating the case as a homicide.
  • MASKS: Lakeland city commissioners decide this afternoon whether to extend the current mandate that face coverings be worn in indoor spaces outside the home.