One Liners Polk: Watson Clinic, Checkers and more

Board-certified rheumatologist Lilliam E. Ayala Garcia joined Watson Clinic Main at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland.

Lilliam E. Ayala Garcia

Dream Finders Homes is selling five different floor plans at pre-construction prices in Haines City’s Hammock Reserve, being developed off Prado Grande Street near the intersection of Old Haines City/Lake Alfred Road and U.S. Highway 27.

Douglas E. Riley, fire chief at the Lakeland Fire Department, was named the 2020 Florida Fire Chief of the Year.

Baylis & Co., a CPA firm co-founded by the late Edie Yates Henderson, merged with another Lakeland company, CPS Group CPAs.

The Checkers restaurant at 2919 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, will be the test site for a new design for the chain, which includes upgrades to the kitchen, and exterior, and adds outdoor seating.

The World Health Organization selected research on fighting COVID-19 created by Ajeet Kaushik, assistant professor of chemistry at Florida Polytechnic University, to be featured in its database of global literature on the coronavirus. (Pictured above)

A portion of the main Lakeland Public Library, on Lake Morton, will be closed to the public as crews construct a Lakeland History and Culture Center.

Cole Harris opened Central Florida Aircraft Services, a full-service maintenance company, at Lakeland Linder Airport.

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