• Local businesses kicked in $1.8 million to help the Lakeland Economic Development Council attract and retain young professionals. LEDC plans to devote staff to local college outreach, internships and talent recruitment.
  • Lakeland Electric bills will see a $1-per-1,000-kilowatt-hour decrease even as the utility steps up savings in a reserve fund meant to guard against future fuel-price volatility.
  • Low-income military veterans can get help with home repairs through a program sponsored by Habitat for Humanity and Home Depot.

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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