The Landings

Termination of a planned $150 million mixed-use development set for the city’s premier recreational site that also sank a plan to relocate the city swimming pool to a brownfield.

Missing Winter Haven Commission Meeting Minutes

Investigation found the city of Winter Haven was not creating written minutes for Winter Haven City Commission workshop meetings. The workshops were used for study sessions before the regular meeting. The records are required by state law.

Lakeland City Hall

Coverage included fallout from well-publicized problems at the Lakeland Police Department, including a sexual misconduct investigation, criminal cases fouled by search and reporting procedures,and a grand jury investigation into problems with then-Police Chief Lisa Womack and the department’s handling of public records.