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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 — Polk State College will host three graduation ceremonies on May 6 and May 7 at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland to celebrate graduates of the spring 2021, fall 2020, and spring 2020 classes. Polk State College’s 124th Commencement Ceremonies RP Funding Center, 701 W. Lime St., LakelandThursday, May 6,…

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LAKELAND, Fla. – An entrepreneurial team of Florida Polytechnic University students has earned thousands of dollars in funding for the development of an innovative gesture-control device for electric longboards. Seniors Aaron Apigo, Kevin Racktoo, and David Terry were selected this week as finalists for the Frank & Ellen Daveler Entrepreneurship Competition through the University of…

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The Polk County School Board will hold a work session and special board meeting on Tuesday, April 13. The work session will begin at 1 p.m., and the special board meeting will begin at 5 p.m. Each will take place at the Jim Miles Professional Development Center, 4270 Wallace Road in Lakeland. The work session…

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LAKELAND, FL (April 8, 2021) – Starting April 30th, City of Lakeland Water Utilities will implement a new way that embraces technology to notify customers when important events happen like: Precautionary Boil Water Notices, Planned Water Outages, etc.   For the past several decades, City of Lakeland crews would manually hang a notice called a door hanger on…

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Open to the community, boys and girls, ages 5-12Polk County, FL – Saints Sports League is now open to the public for registration. This community sports league is for boys and girls ages 5-12, and dedicated to developing self-esteem, fundamentals and a well-rounded athlete. All skill levels are welcome to participate. Saints Sports coordinator Jason…

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Central Florida Health Care will be providing drive-up and walk-through COVID-19 screening and testing, at no charge, throughout the month of April. For those who qualify*, screening and testing will be from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., while supplies last. Please see the calendar for dates and locations for the second week of April. Click…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 — Polk State College will host live, virtual open house events in English and Spanish starting on April 16, with sessions scheduled through mid-May to provide information about admission, financial aid, programs, advising, student life, and more. Open house events will be comprised of 20-minute virtual sessions covering different topics. Participants…

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The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce enthusiastically supports the proposed appropriation of funds to construct a new 2nd District Court of Appeal (DCA) facility in Lakeland. The 2nd DCA has resided in Lakeland since its inception in 1956 and while some have stated a preference to relocate the court to Hillsborough or Pinellas County, such a…

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On March 11, 2021 Mine & Mill Supply Co. and its subsidiary Bert Lowe Supply Co., have elected directors & officers for the new year. Leon Handly, President & Chairman of the Board, Director. John Eady Jr., Vice Chairman of the Board, Vice President, Director. Jackson Adams, Vice President, Director. Bruce Eady, Chief Operating Officer,…

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Digital Boardwalk demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment. PENSACOLA, FL, United States — April 1, 2021 — Digital Boardwalk, aleading managed IT, cloud, and cybersecurity solutions provider, today announced it hasattained a Gold Cloud Productivity competency, demonstrating a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving…

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