- ELECTION: In the race for the District 3 seat on the Polk County Commission, Republican incumbent Bill Braswell is focusing his campaign on his support for public safety, while Democrat Bob Doyel, a retired circuit judge, emphasizes controlling the spread of large residential developments.
- OLIVO: Karen Olivo, a graduate of Harrison School for the Arts, was nominated for the Tony Award for best actress in a lead role in a musical for her lead role in the Broadway production of “Moulin Rouge!”
- CORONAVIRUS: Nine new Polk County deaths attributed to COVID-19 were reported by the state Health Department on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 578 | COVID-19 charts
- FOOTBALL: Lakeland 35, Durant 0 | Lake Gibson 62, Gateway 6 | George Jenkins 21, Poinciana 6 | Bloomingdale 43, Kathleen 6 | Oak Hill 20, All Saints Academy 13 | Indian Rocks 34, Santa Fe Catholic 7 | Calvary Christian 35, Victory Christian 14
Source: The Ledger
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