• DOWNTOWN SAFETY: Armed guards from Signal 88 Security will supplement LPD in trying to prevent “non-desirable behavior” in the downtown area starting May 1. The Lakeland Downtown Development Authority is paying the company $7,995 a month for 40-hour-a-week service during a six-month trial. (subscribers-only story) | ALSO: ABC Action News
  • FILM PRODUCER Joenique Rose, a 36-year-old George Jenkins High grad with masters degrees in education and film, helmed “Emergency,” a short film that won the special jury award at Sundance Film Festival and will be released on Amazon Prime on May 27. MORE: Her website | “Emergency” IMDB page 

Source: The Ledger

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