Read It in the Morning Paper

  • CANADIAN SNOWBIRDS are staying north of the border this year because of coronavirus restrictions, and their absence is being felt by local businesses and the RP Funding Center, whose cancelled Snowbird Extravaganza had been expected to yield $73,000 in revenue.
  • FOOD INSECURITY has risen locally since the onset of COVID-19, as seen by increased demand at food banks and meal-serving agencies, which are preparing for busy Thanksgiving distributions.
  • ALEX TREBEK is remembered fondly by two Lakeland women — both working at local colleges — who competed on “Jeopardy.”