HOUSING: A $1.2 million grant will help construction of modern apartments for seniors at the 1950s-era West Lake public housing complex.

SCHOOLS: Three Lakeland elementary schools — Crystal Lake, Dixieland and Philip O’Brien — are among eight in Polk under consideration to pilot the community school concept.

CANDIDATE: Prayer inspires the candidacy of Terry Clark, who is running for the School Board seat now held by Kay Fields. Fields, also a prayer proponent, hasn’t decided whether she’ll seek re-election.

THEATER: The musical “Rock of Ages” plays at Lakeland Community Theatre this weekend and next.

Source: The Ledger

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