• A HARASSMENT COMPLAINT against the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was filed by Demetrius Haynes, 28, the vice chairman of Lakeland’s Police Department Citizens Advisory Board. He says racial bias led to a traumatizing 50-minute traffic stop that resulted in no charges.
  • RAPID COVID-19 TESTING kits are going to 20 long-term care facilities in Polk County courtesy of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT Jacqueline Byrd is willing to stay in her job an additional four months to assist the transition to her successor, several Polk School Board members said.

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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