• CORONAVIRUS: The five COVID-19 deaths reported in Polk County on Saturday bring the weekly total to 46, tied with the previous week as the deadliest for the disease. New cases are trending downward, but the 143 reported Saturday was the second highest amount in the last eight days | COVID-19 charts
  • TEACHER: Reporter Kimberly Moore profiles one of the teachers changing careers rather than return to classroom teaching during a pandemic. Richard Littleton, 27, decided to start a handyman business rather than resume teaching advanced science at Mulberry High after his application to teach remotely was denied. He applied for distance teaching for protection of his seven-months’ pregnant wife and their unborn daughter.

Source: https://www.theledger.com

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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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