• DOWNTOWN: With new distancing and hygiene measures in place now that they’ve reopened, downtown businesses are welcoming customers as restaurateurs say take-out will stay important until they can seat more diners.
  • COUNTY AID: With a $126 million federal grant to distribute for COVID-19 relief, county commissioners have agreed to use $40 million for small-business relief and $30 million to help families who suffered economic loss. The county manager is working on plans to spend another $30 million on PPE and testing for the disease and $26 million to recover disease-related economic losses by local government and schools

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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