Read It in the Morning Paper: Juneteenth, Restaurant Workers

  • 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.