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  • Horses sickened by Monensin
    Horse feed recalled after Monensin kills and sickens horses at Florida farm
    A Davie, Florida, horse riding and boarding farm has been experiencing the devastating deaths of horses in its facility since mid-October. As reported just hours ago on Nov. 22, the Masterpiece Equestrian Center in Davie now has a barn full of...
  • Animal cruelty
    Two cats in Florida killed by coyote, not human
    Two cats originally thought to have been mutilated and killed by a person in Lakeland, Fla., were actually slayed by a coyote, according to the Lakeland Police Department.The new conclusion is based on an expert analysis of genetic material...
  • Cat cruelty
    Cats mutilated in Florida
    The recent mutilation of two cats and the suspicious death of a third -- all in a South Lakeland, Fla., neighborhood -- are under investigation, according to the Lakeland Police Department.The first cat was found torn in half in the owner’s...
  • Gayla's Grits: From the farm to the table
    Grits: All natural delicious staple goes from the farm to your table
    After discovering the tasty Southern staple on a hungry college night,Gayla's Grits take the South by surprise.As of March 14, 2014, the Georgia farmers continue to sell over 20,000 pounds of the finest tasting grits yearly."A night of...
  • Rebecca Ann Sedwick
    Rebecca's Stand Against Bullying
    Rebecca Ann Sedwick is no longer with us. She was only 12 when her body was discovered at the base of a tower in an abandoned concrete plant near Lakeland, Florida in September.Some believe she took her own life while her mother, Tricia Norman,...
  • John Paul Jurbala inmate-mugshot
    Teresa Comfort-John P. Jurbala: Lakeland murder
    Teresa Kay Comfort, 19, was found dead in her car at Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland, Fl, in 1994, according to Lakeland Ledger. John Jurbala, a transient, was arrested for her murder. He remains in prison today.Teresa Comfort murder...
  • lakeland police department avails new police force members
    Lakeland Police Department avails its newest police officers
    The Lakeland Police Department in Polk County, Fla., has announced its newest additions to its police force. On July 12, 2013, Police Chief Lisa Womack swore in eight new police officers and one public safety aide.As a recently dwindling, battered...
  • Lakeland Police Department avails its newest police officers
    Lakeland Police Department commences training newest police officers and aide
    The Lakeland Police Department in Polk County, Fla., has announced its newest additions to its police force. On July 12, 2013, Police Chief Lisa Womack swore in eight new police officers and one public safety aide.As a recently dwindling, battered...
  • Lakeland Police Department forges on in face of spate of department scandals
    Lakeland Police Department forges on despite spate of department scandals
    Notwithstanding the recently-rocked climate of the Lakeland Police Department in Polk County, Fla., police administration hired a fresh batch of eight police officers and one public safety aide on July 12, 2013.On the heels of several terminations...
  • Lakeland Police Department cleans house
    Lakeland Police Department cleans house
    In the latest of obstacles brought about by unscrupulous behavior by some members of its police force, the Lakeland Police Department in Lakeland, Fla., has taken the bull by the horns and ousted those who have caused the law enforcement agency...
  • lakeland police re-accreditation
    Lakeland police scrutinized by re-accreditation group of assessors
    At the commencement of business today, the Lakeland Police Department in Polk County, Fla., hosted a group of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law-Enforcement Accreditation (CFA). Of the two non-governmental bodies which evaluate law...
  • Lakeland police endure reaccreditation despite recent blemishes
    Lakeland police hopeful of national re-accreditation despite recent blemishes
    The Lakeland Police Department, in Polk County, Fla., is in the process of significant scrutiny as it endures the dissection cycle and probing eyes of the judging body of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies CALEA). Created...
  • Ulta coming to Lakeland
    New Store Coming To Lakeland and Merchants Walk: Ulta
    Guess what, Lakelanders? Have you guessed yet? Don't want to guess? Not a problem, I'll tell you: Ulta is coming to Lakeland at Merchants Walk Shopping Center between Ross and Marshalls!According toylakeland.com,"Ulta's grand...
  • Florida mom shoots and kills son in domestic violence encounter
    Florida mom shoots and kills son in domestic violence encounter
    An 86-year-old Mom in Lakeland, Fla., shot and killed her son, allegedly in self-defense, after both engaged in a domestic violence incident on Friday, May 17, 2013.The woman, Nancy Pennypacker, and herson, 64-year-old William Pennypacker,were...
  • Shop, save, sell, volunteer, and advertise at annual consignment sale events
    Save at annual consignment sale events (Video)
    Selling and shopping second hand has become popular lately especially at consignment sale events. They take place only twice a year where families take advantage of low prices, consign (sell) and or volunteer hours before, during and after the...