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Some people in Union County are furious after mementos left at the grave sites of loved ones were removed or thrown in the trash. [Read More]
Winter is a month away, but the Detroit Tigers are skipping ahead to spring and their chance to bounce back from a disappointing season. It... [Read More]
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club's Grapefruit League game schedule for 2018 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. [Read More]
FORT MYERS, Fla. Verizon customers in Florida experienced widespread issues Monday morning, according to, which uses crowdsourced information from cell phone users. The outage included... [Read More]
Lakeland police were pursuing suspects wanted on felony charges when the suspects sped onto Interstate 4 headed west toward Tampa, the Florida Highway Patrol said.The... [Read More]
Families are furious with Lakeland Memorial Park in Monroe, claiming knick-knacks and other mementos were removed from grave markers without any notification. [Read More]
The State Department of Elder Affairs has removed one more Polk County facility from the list of approximately 1,250 Florida nursing homes and assisted living... [Read More]
The Yellow Ribbon mission taking veterans from Lakeland Linder Regional Airport to Washington, D.C., is scheduled for April 11. The mission will be a... [Read More]
Bob Jones UniversityDustin Killough of Lakeland was named the PlanFIRST Player of the Game for the Bob Jones University Bruins men's basketball team Nov. 7.... [Read More]
Last Tuesday, the Lakeland City Commission was supposed to hold a public forum to gauge community sentiment about the fate of the Confederate statue in... [Read More]
30 years ago Bob Goodrich caught a touchdown pass in Lakeland's 37-13 win over Mid Valley to clinch a tie for the Big 11 title.... [Read More]
Tracey Tedder didn't have to go far to hit it big in the education world. The Lakeland native left Polk County after being graduated... [Read More]
Lucas Teixeira's left-footed rocket shot found the net with only 20.2 seconds remaining propelling the Florida Tropics to a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Baltimore... [Read More]
Tracey Tedder didn't have to go far to hit it big in the education world.The Lakeland native left Polk County after being graduated from Lakeland... [Read More]
The Ledger today begins its 49th season of Newspaper with a Heart, a special-needs charity that coincides with the holidays.The program depends on readers to... [Read More]
Drumstick Dash 5K at the Water Ridge Community SaturdayMENTop 3 Overall1. Bob Adams, Lake Alfred, 16:18. 2. Laith Ellabban, Auburndale, 20:11. 3. Noah Kendall, Winter... [Read More]
Registered voters living in Lakeland and Winter Haven can receive vote-by-mail ballots for the Dec. 5 runoff elections being held in each city. Lakeland... [Read More]
Lakeland University falls to UW-Oshkosh in NCAA Division III playoffs despite gutsy performance by Michael Whitley... [Read More]
UW-Oshkosh's Andy Jones cuts around Lakeland's Charl'Tez Nunnery Saturday on J.J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium November 18, 2017. [Read More]
Virginia Barrow passed away 2017-11-18 in Lakeland, Georgia. This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories. Services by Music... [Read More]