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Letter – Hey Mayor Mutz! Remember when you said that Lakeland could be a SANCTUARY CITY FOR THE UNBORN?! I DO!!!

If you want to hear the Mayor, in his own words, state that he is pro-life and would support Lakeland being a sanctuary city for the unborn…..click on the link below and LISTEN for yourself!. https://lakelandgazette.info/news/2021/10/02/lakeland-mayoral-candidate-debate/. During the mayoral debate at Believers Fellowship, the question was asked about the...
LAKELAND, FL
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WANTED: Lakeland Bank Robber

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bank robbery that occurred earlier. today, June 24th at the SouthState bank (4719 S, Florida Ave.) in Lakeland. At around 10:40 a.m., the man in these photos entered the bank and robbed one of the tellers. He told the teller he was armed. Once the suspect took the money, he fled the bank and was seen walking west through the Green Wise Publix parking lot and then crossing north into the Florida Technical College Parking lot. He then got into a dark colored sedan and drove away on Old Highway 37.
LAKELAND, FL
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FHP looking for vehicle that struck and killed bicyclist in Lake County

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a vehicle that struck and killed a bicyclist early Friday morning in Lake County. The 35-year-old Lakeland man had been southbound at 4:45 a.m. in the bicycle lane of U.S. Hwy. 27 approaching U.S. Hwy. 192 near the southern end of Lake County when a vehicle veered into the bicycle lane and struck the cyclist, knocking him from his bicycle, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol.
LAKE COUNTY, FL
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Lakeland bicyclist killed in Lake County hit-and-run, troopers say

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A 35-year-old Lakeland man riding a bicycle was killed early Friday morning after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 27, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The bicyclist was traveling south toward U.S. Highway 192 in the designated bicycle lane when a driver...
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South Brooksville to receive COVID funds

Confusion, misunderstanding, and misinformation are fueling residents’ impatience with the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) as they seek funding to correct problems in South Brooksville. Several residents have made complaints that they were not offered funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant, which has currently entered phase 2.
BROOKSVILLE, FL
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Candidate taking on Congressman Webster plans local town hall event

A candidate taking on incumbent Congressman Daniel Webster is inviting residents to a local town hall event. Candidate Laura Loomer will hold a town hall from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 5 at Kelley’s Lunch Box & Badges Tavern at 110 Juniper Drive North in Bushnell. Loomer, an...
BUSHNELL, FL
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Fatal crash closes US-27 in Clermont

CLERMONT, Fla. – A fatal crash early Friday prompted the closure of U.S. 27 in Clermont, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The wreck happened around 4:50 a.m. on U.S. 27 south at U.S. 192. [TRENDING: Development chances increase for tropical wave in Atlantic | Shipley Do-Nuts plans 1st Central...
CLERMONT, FL
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Lennar development south of Mason Smith road approved for rezoning

Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the rezoning of two adjacent parcels south of Mason Smith Road and west of Broad Street from Agricultural (AG) to Planned Development Project — Single Family) (PDP(SF)) and Planned Development Project — Multifamily (PDP(MF)). Though it is still early in the planning process,...
HERNANDO COUNTY, FL

Lakeland Reacts to Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

As black clouds threatened rain, about 20 pro-choice protesters lined Florida Avenue in front Southgate Shopping Plaza Friday evening, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down federal protections for a woman’s right to have an abortion, allowing each state to rule on the matter. Cheryl Alexander, 64, held...
LAKELAND, FL
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Hartle Road Has Been Renamed In Honor of Ray Goodgame

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners recently renamed Hartle Road in Clermont to Ray Goodgame Parkway in memory of the deceased Clermont City Councilman. Goodgame passed away at the ago of 85 on July 28, 2019. He passionately served the citizens of the City of Clermont for 15 years and was nominated for the Florida League of Cities’ “E. Harris Drew” Municipal Official Lifetime Achievement Award.
CLERMONT, FL
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Nearly 3 dozen women compete for Miss Florida title in Lakeland

LAKELAND, Fla. - One young woman’s hopes and dreams of being crowned Miss Florida are going to culminate at the R.P. Funding Center in Lakeland this weekend. On Saturday, Tampa’s Leah Roddenberry will hand over her title to the new Miss Florida 2022. "It is bittersweet," she told...
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