BEACON HILL HOUSE: An historic house may be saved from moving after preservationist Gregory Fancelli contacted the South Florida Avenue Church of Christ elders and offered to repair the house on their property. “It will take a while to determine what needs to be done and how and when it will be accomplished,” (church elder John) McShane said by email.
LAKELAND MAN: Sunday night the Florida Highway Patrol charged Stephen W. McCullough of Brookridge Trail with DUI manslaughter after his car rear-ended Gloria Daniel, 40, of Plant City.
LAKELAND PRESERVATIONISTS: David and Jean Bunch were honored for their work preserving Lakeland’s history when they named as December’s CityMakers. The award is presented by the current Lakeland Mayor Bill Mutz, former mayor Howard Wiggs, and businesswoman Linda Bagley-Wiggs. ““They are both individuals who have really sacrificially always worked in the background for the city relentlessly for decades. They are kind of markers of great traditions and healthy habits for life,” Mutz said.”