RESIGNATION: In a December 15th letter, Lakeland City Councilman Justin Troller resigned from his position with the Polk County School District effective December 31, 2017.
BRR: On street activities for First Friday are canceled tonight. Downtown stores will remain open.
BRRRRR: Area strawberry growers and other outdoor businesses dealt as planned with the freezing temperatures of the past two days.
BRRRRRRR: Yesterday morning’s freezing temperatures led Lakeland Electric use to the highest level for a single event since a similar cold snap in 2010.