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Road Project Updates... Saturday: Shelby County starting construction to realign intersection of Old Brownsville & Canada Rd. Next week: Standard Construction repaving Canada Rd & Old Brownsville north of Hwy 70 to Oliver Creek (anticipated completion: by end of Spring Break).

Resident Input is Requested for Proposed City Park Three public presentations: March 13 – 5 pm. before the monthly Parks and Recreation Board meeting, March 19 – 6 pm, and March 28 – 10 am...all at City Hall. Read on...

Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce March Membership Luncheon Wednesday, March 28, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Stonebridge Golf Club, 3049 Davies Plantation Road. Guest speaker is Missy Marshall, executive director, Keep Tennessee Beautiful. Read on...

Lakeland Senior Center Events, for Age 55+ ...March & April events incl. Wed, March 7 & March 28, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. “Historic Memphis to Modern Memphis,” a historic seminar presented by Jimmy Ogle. RSVP by calling Kim Odom at 901-746-8195. List of events...

Lakeland Youth Baseball is back for the summer! 3 yr. old & 4-5 yr. old T-ball, also 6-7 yr. old & 8-9 yr. old Coach Pitch. 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...

Power of Plants - Youth Workshop April 21st, 2018 from 10 am - 12 noon. 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 More info at

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

Lakeland Designated an Adventure Tourism District!

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


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


LMPS: Excellence in Design State Award

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School named “School of the Year” for excellence in architectural design!
Photo by Renaissance Group

Lakeland School System is #1 for Second Year in TCAP Achievement!
Read on...


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)

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:

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: or