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Books are falling on my head. Or, at least, it feels like that when I think of how much reading I do. For pleasure, for... [Read More]
HOMECOMING SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Wahneta, 3469 Rifle Range Road, Wahneta, free, 863-800-4401. Featuring guest speaker the Rev. Bert Harkinson, music... [Read More]
Osarumen Osama works for a Brussels charity called Serve the City. Last month I asked him to take me to what remains of the famous... [Read More]
Have you ever argued with your teenager? OK, stupid question. Arguing, it seems, is a natural part of the adolescent experience. But have you ever... [Read More]
LAKELAND — It was 1980 when Bruce Mouser spied the car of his dreams — a shiny, orange-colored 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona — one of the leading muscle... [Read More]
LAKELAND — A team of students from Lakeland's Harrison School for the Arts arrived at 7 a.m. on Saturday to paint a mural on the exterior... [Read More]
The words serial killer tend to conjure an image of a middle-aged white man, likely a loner. He stabs or chokes or strangles, murdering up... [Read More]
The City Commission can finalize an ordinance Monday night that allows more urbanized standards in districts originally intended to be suburban."It's part of our revamping... [Read More]
Lisa Miller, a former teacher and active exceptional student education advocate at both state and local levels, has filed papers to run for a seat... [Read More]
A major (belated-sorry) shout out to Jeff Smith who on Sept 1. rolled a perfect 300-game. Keep 'em coming!This week, Austin Clos from the Cypress... [Read More]
President Donald Trump has stepped into it again, igniting controversy with his phone. The past few days have wrought a tense and bitter exchange... [Read More]
"Awareness must be raised." "A spotlight must be brought to this crucial issue." "We must all think about our own culpability." These... [Read More]
It is bogus, it is dangerous, it was built on lies and capitulation, cheating has been going on, the so-called inspection system is a farce,... [Read More]
Confronted with allegations of serial sexual abuse and rape, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's instinct was to lie: "I came of age in the '60s and... [Read More]
Lakeland needs experienced leaders. We've certainly seen the adverse effect of a national leader without experience. I moved to Lakeland in 2001 as hopefully... [Read More]
I once believed in FEMA, but not anymore. We were told to leave our storm debris loose and within 5 feet of the road... [Read More]
Our county finally purchased a container to make it easy to recycle, and then cut the items to recycle to about 25 percent and increased... [Read More]