• ELECTION: County Commission candidate Bob Doyel is criticizing his opponent, incumbent Bill Braswell, for sending political messages using thousands of email addresses the county obtained when residents applied for CARES Act grants. Braswell responded that the program that helped people affected financially by the coronavirus is “worth calling attention to.”
  • HOUSING: The City Commission is committing $460,000 toward an 88-unit affordable housing complex geared towards families on Griffin Road next to the Publix-anchored Town & Country Plaza.
  • LOTTERY: Joe Hayes, 61, of Lakeland, bought a winning scratch-off Lottery ticket at the Circle K at 8324 U.S. 98 N. and claimed a lump-sum payment of $890,000.

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman

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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