LHS TEACHER: A Lakeland High School math teacher was removed from the classroom via a judge-issued risk protection order Wednesday after he “described hypothetical acts of violence against the school” following a lockdown drill on Friday, according to School Board officials. No specifics have been given about what he said, leaving a lot of questions raised in placed like this Facebook discussion.

LAKELAND ELECTRIC: Three employees of the city power utility assembled the software behind a new electronic disaster-response tool; crews in the field will get updated information on digital devices instead of relying on the paper maps and lists used during the 12 days power was out following Hurricane Irma in 2017.

SEU-TIGERS: Last year, Southeastern University replaced Florida Southern College as the school whose baseball team played the Detroit Tigers at the start of Spring Training. SEU and the Tigers announced Wednesday that they have extended the parternship for three years. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed | News release

INDOOR ART FESTIVAL: The third Fine Art at the Magnolia is scheduled for 10-5 Saturday and 10-4 Sunday at the Magnolia Building on Lake Mirror.

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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