John Rooks Jr.

...is survived by his daughter, Rhonda R. Storey (Jerry Counsell), of North Augusta, SC; his sister, Louise Sutton, of Lakeland, GA; his grandchildren, Ransom Rooks (Regina Jenkins), John Michael Rooks, Jr. (Jenny), Leslie Ann Cole (Tim...

Johnny Jones Sr.

...He is survived by a loving wife of the home, Christine Jones; his children, Johnny A. Jones, Jr. (Brenda Jones), Lakeland, FL, Sharon Jones, Johnston, SC, Jennifer Mathis (Alvin Mathis), Johnston, SC, Michell Ginyard (Willie Ginyard...

Race for spot in Braves' rotation heats up

LAKELAND, Fla. - Mike Foltynewicz and Eric Stults showed Monday why the Atlanta Braves might be comfortable with either rounding out the...

Anita Gantt

...Douglas (Christine) Gantt, Hephzibah; two sisters, Rosalie (Jack) Smith, Melbourne, FL, Yvonne (Dennis) Jordan, Lakeland, FL; one brother, William "Billy" (Marie) Camalier, Atlanta; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren...

Next start is uncertain for Tigers' Verlander

...would pitch again.Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Verlander did some light tossing at the team's spring training camp at Lakeland, Fla., and still felt "a little bit tight," but otherwise reported some general improvement."He felt better today...

Investigators link murders of two women near Lakeland

LAKELAND, Ga. -- The deaths of two women whose bodies were found near each other outside of Lakeland earlier this week are now being treated as a double homicide, investigators said. Annette Anderson, 37, was found at about 6:30 a.m...


...8-14, 6-8).The Lions return home Thursday night to take on Clark Atlanta.GolfPacers in fifth after first roundIn Lakeland, Fla., USC Aiken is in fifth place after the first round of the Matlock Collegiate Classic.The Pacers shot 3-under-par...

Spring break beckons for millions of winter-weary people

...in Florida plays in Bradenton, Clearwater, Dunedin, Fort Myers, Jupiter, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista at Disney World, Lakeland, Port Charlotte, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, Tampa and Viera.For music fans, spring means festivals. "We are seeing...

Atlantic Coast Conference football signings list

...Fleming HS, Roanoke, Va.David Eldridge, wr, 6-1, 175, Kettle Run HS, Bealeton, Va.Eric Gallon, lb, 6-2, 220, Lakeland Christian (Fla.) HSKareem Gibson, cb, 5-11, 160, Greater Johnstown (Pa.) HST.J. Griffin, cb, 5-9, 185...

Mr. Edward Maddox, Jr. (LAKELAND, Fla.)

LAKELAND, Fla.- Mr. Edward R. Maddox, Jr. died of cancer, Friday, May 7, 2004 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was 54...1950 in Charleston, S.C. he came to Lakeland from Augusta, Georgia in 1991 as a career...