Sunday, July 5, 2020

Downtown Lakeland to be redeveloped

Reems Landreth The City of Lakeland announced a plan which details the current outline for the redevelopment of Downtown Lakeland over the next few decades...

The Poor Porker hosts women’s meet-up

Victoria Salvatore Members of the Lakeland Women’s Collective and women from the community gathered together at The Poor Porker on Saturday, Jan. 19, to celebrate...

FSC alumna elected Lakeland city commissioner

Alex Zimmer A special election was held on Jan. 15 to fill the vacant City Commissioner seat left by Michael Dunn’s resignation in October of...

New year brings new changes to Lakeland

Jillian Kurtz Local Starbucks to move The Starbucks currently located on the corner of South Florida Avenue and Beacon Road will be relocated to the Southgate...

Florida Southern walks for suicide prevention

Jillian Kurtz As a part of a year-long initiative to raise awareness and donations in the fight to prevent suicide, Florida Southern Athletics participated in...

Lakeland’s Christmas parade has storybook twist

Jillian Kurtz For its 38th year, the Lakeland Christmas Parade will travel through Downtown Lakeland, with the theme “A Storybook Christmas.” The parade will take place...

Three Florida midterm races still undecided

Reems Landreth The races for U.S. Senate, Florida governor, and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture all fell within the 0.5 percent margin of difference, which...

Florida waiting for federal approval to end daylight savings

Abby McHenry The Sunshine Protection Act was proposed to Florida in March to stay on Daylight Savings Time year-round and has not yet received congressional...

Lakeland honors victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Jillian Kurtz and Reems Landreth A message of light and love united the Lakeland community on Oct. 28 during a service of unity and remembrance...

Florida Primary results

Governor Democratic Primary - Andrew Gillum (34.3%) Republican Primary - Ron DeSantis (56.5%)   U.S. Senate Democratic Primary - Bill Nelson (Uncontested) Republican Primary - Rick Scott (88.6%)   Attorney General Democratic Primary...

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Top six Netflix suggestions for quarantine free time

Nathalie Moreno Now that most of Florida Southern's students are stuck at home for most of the day, people...

Refund checks come out as students face unemployment amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Taylor Wilson Florida Southern students received an email from Dr. Anne B. Kerr on Apr. 1, regarding the status...

Local restaurants offer additional takeout options during safer-at-home order

Sarah Oulman Curbside pickup and delivery options are appearing across Lakeland in an effort to encourage customers to support...