• GRIER: Retired LPD Deputy Chief Clarence Grier, 82, was found safe at a Wawa in St. Petersburg Friday night; a Silver Alert had been issued on Wednesday and a license-plate reader spotted his truck north of Ocala on Thursday.
  • BYRD: Polk Schools Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd was praised by several School Board members after giving a report on her recent trip to an education conference in California sponsored by charter school advocates. The trip and the fact that it was paid for by an interest group had drawn criticism earlier from board member Billy Townsend.

Source: The Ledger

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