ARMING TEACHERS: After arming faculty at Southeastern University to protect against assailants, Polk Sheriff Grady Judd says he plans to meet with the superintendent of Polk public schools and the presidents of Polk State College and Florida Southern College to discuss similar programs.

SUV IN LAKE: A Ford Edge ended up in Lake Hollingsworth Wednesday after the driver said he apparently hit the accelerator rather than the brake when approaching the roundabout.

Source: The Ledger

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