There’s a new National Archives website online and it has a Lakeland component. In pages of data on Lakeland, Longtime residents will recognize family names, city streets and may even find it odd that Lake Wire is called Wire Lake. Some readers may even know Mary Claire Moore or Helen C. Koons. The two women […]
The revitalized Publix opens in Southgate on Thursday. Today, we look back to when George Jenkins and Publix brought shopping to the South end of Lakeland. Check inside for facts, figures, and some ads from opening day, November 19, 1957.
The final quarter of 2007 gets the business at Lakeland Local, including a modest proposal, some less modest crowing, and CSX yet again.
We continue the review of 2007 with news of CSX, YLakeland, USF, and our favorite hometown newspaper.
Reviewing the year one month at a time was too taking too long. We limiting it to three stores (or so) a month for the rest of 2007. This time it is April, May and June at Lakeland Local.
In March 2007 Lakeland Local brought up an USF name change, discussed red light cameras, and featured the Artist Within
The Ledger joins us in blogging, Spring Training starts, and more in our review of Lakeland Local stories in the year’s shortest month.
The Florida Memory Project mixes photographs, oral history, and other records of Florida through the years. At left is a photo from 1993 showing Lakeland resident Reginald Reese making a net while Max Dooley looks on. Included in the collection is the World War I induction card for Lakeland resident Bert Hunter Lane, and a […]