• SCHOOLS: As students and teachers reconnect via online tools, three teachers discuss what has worked and what they've learned about distance education.
  • LUNCHES: The Polk school district is changing distribution of free lunches and breakfasts from five days a week to three, although five days' worth of food will still be given out. Also, 22 distributions sites have been cut | Learn more
  • CENSUS: Though social distancing has disrupted local agencies' elaborate plans to promote Census 2020, they are still encouraging all families to participate so that Lakeland and Polk get full benefits. As of Wednesday, 46.5% of Lakeland residents had responded.
  • AIRPORT: A 9-acre swath of concrete at Lakeland Linder Airport has become a giant parking lot for trailers holding for supplies used in the effort to stem COVID-19.

SEND CORRECTIONS, questions, feedback or news tips: [email protected]

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com 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.

Leave a comment

Your thoughts on this? (Comments are moderated; first and last name are required.)