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  • USC commit LB Kent Turene of Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson visiting Georgia, Tennessee

    USC commit LB Kent Turene of Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson visiting Georgia, Tennessee
    It seemed like an odd commitment at the time, but amid all the turmoil that went on this past summer at USC, Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson linebacker Kent Turene was unfazed. He committed to the Trojans and was quite sure of himself at the time. Now...
  • Mandy Dawson, former Broward legislator, arrested on tax evasion charges

    Mandy Dawson, former Broward legislator, arrested on tax evasion charges
    In a troubling epilogue to a groundbreaking political career, former South Florida lawmaker Mandy Dawson was arrested Wednesday on federal tax evasion charges alleging she failed to pay nearly $25,000 to the IRS while serving in office. Dawson was hit...
  • Lauderdale Lakes bungled its budget, wants bailout -- and must make hard decisions

    Lauderdale Lakes bungled its budget, wants bailout -- and must make hard decisions
    In boom times, like many other cities in South Florida, Lauderdale Lakes spent liberally, opening four new parks, a new pool and a combined library and cultural center. But the 50-year-old city, right in the middle of Broward County, didn't react fast...
  • Lauderdale Lakes deficit triples in latest audit

     
    If you’re wondering just how bad things are regarding the government’s financial situation in Lauderdale Lakes, an audit released this week doesn’t paint a glowing picture. The audit for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 shows the city...
  • State, fed investigate South Fla lawmaker

     
    State and federal authorities are investigating allegations that state Rep. Hazelle Rogers failed to disclose payments she received for lobbying for a construction company before voting to award it a contract to build a library and cultural center....
  • Bad year for the Taylors - Lauderdale Lakes manager fired, husband ripped by inspector general

     
    The man at the receiving end of today's scathing inspector general report has had quite a bad year. His wife was fired as city manager of Lauderdale Lakes earlier this year. Norman Taylor runs Broward's Office of Economic and Small Business Development....
  • Lauderdale Lakes making "serious'' financial progress

     
    At one point, Lauderdale Lakes' continued existence as a city appeared to be in jeopardy. Tuesday, the signs it was returning to solidity were hopeful. The city was once again before the County Commission, as it seeks to repay a bill for Broward Sheriff's...
  • Inspector general report says Lauderdale Lakes manager violated procurement policies

     
    A Broward inspector general report says Lauderdale Lakes City Manager Jonathan Allen violated city policies last year when he hired a temporary public works director without getting commission approval first. The preliminary report says after Allen...
  • Lauderdale Lakes eliminating deputy vice mayor post

     
    His fellow Lauderdale Lakes commissioners aren’t saying Deputy Vice Mayor Eric Haynes is useless, just his title. Commissioners tentatively voted Tuesday to eliminate the deputy mayor post because they said it’s not needed anymore –...
  • Broward Inspector General confirms gross mismanagement in Lauderdale Lakes

     
    A prelimary report by the Broward County Office of Inspector General substantiates charges of gross mismanagement by city officials in Lauderdale Lakes. It said the city commission was also to blame “because its members failed to review and...
  • Lauderdale Lakes - how not to run a city -- report by inspector general

     
    The economic decline of 2008 was tough for all cities, but for one small burg in Broward, it marked the first chapter in what might now be compiled as a book: How to run a city into the ground. Broward’s inspector general wrote a first draft,...