THAT SMELL: Neighbors and the state Department of Environmental Protection say a recycling company on Maine Avenue near the Polk Parkway is spewing a stench smelled for several miles. But officials with the company, BS Ranch & Farm, dispute they’re the cause. The County Commission agreed unanimously in December to shift land-use regulations for the plant after their staff hailed its economic benefits.

POLICE MEMORIAL: LPD unveils a statue dedicated to the memory of fallen officers Monday at 6:30 p.m. at police headquarters.

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman founded 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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