Sunday, February 28, 2021

Lakeland to sell swans at 40th roundup

Jameson Champion Each year since 1980, the City of Lakeland has held a ‘Swan Roundup’ at Lake Morton. Next week on Oct. 6 and 7 at...

Lakeland mask mandate extended

Jillian Kurtz In a 4-3 vote, the Lakeland City Commission has extended the city-wide mask ordinance. With this extension, the mandate will now be in...
Photo by Jillian Kurtz

Spring break Junior Journey trips cancelled due to coronavirus

Jillian Kurtz Florida Southern College has made the decision to cancel all Spring Break Junior Journey trips based on...

Plant-based fast food on the rise in Lakeland

Sarah Oulman Vegan and vegetarian options are increasingly becoming more popular among customers in the U.S., leading many fast-food...

Mason’s Live officially closes

Rebecca Messina Through an announcement on Facebook Jan. 9, the management of bar and nightclub Masons Live announced that...

Climate strikes continue with celebrity support

Sam Odom Approximately 100,000 participants in Berlin, Melbourne and London, and 60,000 in the streets of Lower Manhattan, gathered for a global climate strike, on...

Knowledge of CBD increasing in the Lakeland area

Taylor Wilson CBD is a new trend that has made its way to Lakeland in the past few years and is making sizable headway for...

Punk Rock Flea Market Vol: 2

Sam Odom Swan Brewing hosted the Punk Rock Flea Market Vol: 2 on Sunday Sept. 29. The event began at 12 p.m. and ended at...

LKLD mural aims to unite the Lakeland community

Ariel Molinaro The Lakeland Magic, a National Basketball Association G-League affiliate team of the Orlando Magic, unveiled a new addition to the RP Funding Center...

Polk Museum returns to the 19th century

Sam Odom On Sept. 14, The Polk Museum of Art hosted an event called “Return to the 19th Century: A Night at the Museum”. The...

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Vaccine roll-out in Florida

Emily Starling As the Florida vaccine rollout continues to push forth, college-aged students may have to wait until April or later to be able to...

Largest exhibit to date opens at the PMA

Deanna Wright The Polk Museum is welcoming “Toulouse-Lautrec and the Belle Époque” exhibit from now until May.  Toulouse-Lautrec is a well-known artist and master of the...

Trump holiday offers stark contrast to harrowing four years

Nathalie Moreno Ohio Republican (GOP) lawmakers, Jon Cross and Reggie Stoltzfus,  have decided to try and  designate June 14 as an annual state holiday in...

Polk County city declares Trump holiday

Andrew Thompson and Salvatore Ambrosino Frostproof, Fla., a small rural community in southern Polk County, has officially declared the first week of February as Donald J....

FSC Athletics resumes without fans in attendance

Andrew Pawling Last March, in the middle of the busiest time of the year for FSC Athletics, everything came to a grinding halt. Through months...