EASTSIDE ODOR: Frustrated county officials prepare to ask a judge to curtail operations at BS Ranch and Farm after learning the recycling plant continued accepting waste despite being ordered to quit doing so as of Friday.

SCIENCE FAIR: A page one feature about the state science fair, ending today at the Lakeland Center, focuses on a seven-year project by Lakeland Christian School senior Julia Canady. She has produced two biological herbicides and a seed germination tool she plans to patent.

LOVELAKELAND: Bolstered by 12 sponsors, a splashy website (link) and a gushing video (link) and boosted by Maximize Digital Media’s Chrissanne Long, Mayor Wiggs unveils his CityMakers Awards. The first recipients are Scott “Scooter” Urquhart and his family, creators of the Lakeland Rocks movement (Facebook).

THINGS TO DO: Revolution Film Festival ($5, $12) and Expressions writers seminar ($100, $150), both taking place at Southeastern University Friday and Saturday.

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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