• JUNETEENTH: Lakeland’s Juneteenth observance on Saturday is one of six in Polk County . It includes a 3 p.m. live event at the Coleman-Bush building includes free dinners for youth and COVID-19 vaccines and a 7 p.m. virtual program with speakers. | Learn more | ALSO: Fox 13 News
  • RESTAURANT WORKER SHORTAGES were debated in several Facebook posts after the owner of Reececliff Family Diner posted a sign (since removed) blaming “government handouts.” Critics said it’s more complicated and post-pandemic job applicants are seeing higher wages.

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.