• COVID-19 VACCINES were given Friday to residents of at least three Polk senior communities, including Azalea Park and Beacon Terrace in Lakeland. | ALSO: News Channel 8
  • DECEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT in Polk was 6.7%, down from 7.0% a month earlier but more than double the year-ago figure of 3.1%.
  • FLORIDA POLYTECHNIC‘s efforts to recruit transfer students paid off with transfer increases of 17% last fall and 42% this spring at a time when transfers are down nationwide.
  • SEU FORUM, which brings big-name speakers to the Lakeland campus, is going virtual and free this year with a three-hour session March 11. | Event website

Source: The Ledger

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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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