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LANE CLOSURES: Beverle Rivera Drive Update The contractor will complete work on Beverle Rivera over the next two weeks. Work to include patching existing Beverle Rivera, placement of new asphalt surface from Skyway Drive to Seed Tick Road & striping. During work, expect intermittent lane closures. Read on...

Lakeland is feature of display in Shelby County Administration Building Kim Odom, special events coordinator for the City, was in charge of organizing the display. Article & video link...

2018 LAMP Concert Series! (Next concert is June 23rd) ...Five concerts running June 2nd through September 22nd. All from 7 - 10 p.m. Free, family-friendly, evening concerts sponsored by the City at the outdoor amphitheater at IH Park, 4527 Canada Rd. Read on...

Lakeland Summer Camps Basketball, Drama, Tennis & Lego! Read on...

City of Lakeland's Youth Football Registration Registration dates: April 5 - June 24 (Late registration June 25 - 29). This is a different program than the middle school. Read on...

2018 Spring and Summer Tennis Clinics ...Kids, teens, and adults. Various clinics running March through July. Hosted by USPTA tennis instructor Dave DeGutis, a tennis instructor and coach with over 20 years of teaching experience. Read on...

Lakeland's Bulk Waste Pickup! ...The City of Lakeland has purchased a boom truck. Read on...

City of Lakeland on Next Door! The City has expanding its presence on Nextdoor... Read on...

Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed! Board of Commissioners meetings are livestreamed at Livestream.com/Lakeland. More info at LakelandTN.gov/livestream. Livestream.com/Lakeland...

360° Virtual Tours Available! IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery... Read on...

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Lakeland is feature of display in Shelby County Administration Building

Lakeland Currents story & video

Photo album

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2018 LAMP Concert Series!              

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June 2: Thump Daddy (photo album)

June 23: Memphis Funk N Horns

July 28: Ghost Town Blues Band

August 25: Nick Black

September 22: Bluff City Bandits
...Lakeland Homecoming Night

All from 7 - 10 p.m.

(Details here)
   

Lakeland Designated an Adventure Tourism District! LakelandTN.gov/tourism


Have you seen the "Come Discover Lakeland" video and website?
It's here.

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McDonald's in Lakeland
Eat Local...Keep Tax Dollars Local!
Photo courtesy of Lakeland Currents

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LMPS: Excellence in Design State Award

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School named “School of the Year” for excellence in architectural design!
Details. 
Photo by Renaissance Group
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Lakeland School System is #1 for Second Year in TCAP Achievement!
Read on...

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Over 1,000 people enthusiastically attended the dedication and grand opening at Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (LMPS) July 30.

Dr. Ted Horrell, Lakeland School System (LSS) superintendent, opened the ceremony, thanking previous and current commissioners and school board members.  He thanked engineers, architects and regional dignitaries who helped create the dream of LMPS.
                       
Tanya Wallace, head of the Lakeland Education Foundation, presented an $8,000 check to Dr. Horrell from the foundation. Also speaking were Matt Adler, principal of LMPS; Kevin Floyd, Lakeland School Board chairman; and Wyatt Bunker, Lakeland mayor.

Photo/Copy by Lakeland Currents. More photos, here.
Memphis Daily News article. Commercial Appeal article.

Video of LMPS dedication
and open house from former LSS school board member and current Lakeland commissioner, Matt Wright.

           
Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed!

Lakeland's Livestream link (or click image)

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360° Virtual Tours: IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery!
           


New Rankings!!! Lakeland Ranks among Top 10 Most Affordable Places to Live in Tennessee, according to a SmartAsset ranking!


Lakeland made Wallet Hub's 2017 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee list! Full study here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-to-raise-a-family-in-tennessee/36936/.
           
           

NLakeland in Top Three TN Cities for Young Families!
Lakeland, named #3, was one of only four communities to receive a perfect 10 from GreatSchools. Lakeland also earned a best risk rating of “most safe,” and its 15-year income growth rate of 69.8% was second-highest in the survey.
           
View a list of Lakeland rankings, here: LakelandTN.gov/rankings or LakelandTN.gov/buzz