MORE FLOODING: Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Emily led to as much as 40,000 gallons of wastewater overflowing at three Lakeland wastewater facilities and pump stations. ALSO:

  • WTSP reports about a wastewater overflow on Paddington Street in north Lakeland and elsewhere in Polk.
  • WFTS checks with flood victims along Cannon Street in west Lakeland.
  • WFLA and WTVT catch up with flooded residents of the Meadowbrook Mobile Home Park off Old Tampa Highway.

BUDDY FLETCHER: The 17-year Lakeland mayor who died last week at 84 was eulogized today by current Mayor Howard Wiggs and former Mayor Joe P. Ruthven during funeral services attended by hundreds at First Baptist Church at the Mall.

MEGABUS: The inter-city bus service known for wifi and cheap fares starts service in Lakeland Wednesday with routes to Tampa, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach and Miami.

KENDRICK: Former credit union exec Jarvis Kendrick pleaded no contest today to hit-and-run in a crash causing a fatality and could be sentenced to as many as 35 years in prison.

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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