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  • COVID-19 TESTING by Lakeland Regional Health is being expanded to a drive-through site at Medulla Community Center, 1049 Parker Road, on Saturdays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments required: 863-413-5907. In addition, BayCare is expanding drive-through testing in Bartow.
  • POLL WORKERS are needed for upcoming elections since some previous volunteers have declined working this year because of the pandemic | Sign up online or at 863-534-5888.
  • TRAFFIC FATALITIES involving Lakelanders resulted from two separate accidents late Thursday and early Friday. Thomas Robert Mason, 57, died in a two-vehicle crash in Lake Wales. Carson James Nance, 21, died after his car went into a ditch, then crossed both lanes of Ewell Road and overturned.