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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Lakeland Ranks Among Top 10 Most Affordable Places to Live in Tennessee!

A new study from financial technology company SmartAsset ranks the most affordable places to live in Tennessee. This is SmartAsset’s third annual study on the Most Affordable Places in America. These cities are ranked on an Affordability Index ...Read on... Lakeland in the news, rankings & more...

Posted on: February 22, 2017

The City of Lakeland has Tree City USA Status...11 Years and Counting!

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Yard Waste & Recycling Pick-up Schedule has Changed

Beginning 2/6/17, yard waste and recycling pick-up has changing. At the 1/12/17 Board of Commissioners meeting, Jim Atkinson, city manager, said household solid waste and unlimited yard waste will be collected on an area’s regular tras...Read on... Map...
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Lakeland Real Estate Market Report

...Have transitioned from a buyer’s market to a seller’s market in many price points.

Lakeland Currents story...
Posted on: December 31, 2016

Spring Youth Soccer Registration 1/9 to 2/24!

Late registration 2/25 to 3/5. City Hall (Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4pm) or!

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Coming in April...Save the Dates!

4/8/17: Keep TN Beautiful County-wide 5K race at Delta Blues Winery. 4/9/17: Easter Egg Hunt. Details to,, and

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Visit IH Clubhouse in a 360° Tour

360 Tour...
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Jim Atkinson, City Manager Shares Good News About Lakeland

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Notice Regarding Smart Meter Installation

Due to the smart meter installation, MLGW has experienced delays in billing which has caused pro-rating of flat fees (Solid Waste, Stormwater, Mosquito/Rodent Control). Residents whose rates were pro-rated should see a reduced rate on next month&rsqu...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Keep Tennessee Beautiful Ready. Set. Grow! 5K

Saturday, April 8, 2017, at The Delta Blues Winery, 6585 Stewart Road in Lakeland, Tennessee.   The 5K race will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. All ages are welcome. Entry fee is $25 prior to April 8 ($35 after this date). All registra...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Update on the Lake District Project (old factory mall area)!

In a meeting held at city hall on Thursday afternoon, members of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Lakeland EDC (Economic Development Commission) Board members and city staff including City Manager Jim Atkinson met to discuss updates on...Read on...

Lakeland Currents article...
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Lakeland Currents Magazine Goes Digital at

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

The Lake District: A Mixed-Use Development

***** To see the latest on the project, scroll to bottom to click on link for *****

California-based developer Gilad Development and local design firm A2H recently presented plans for The Lake District, a mixed-use developm...Read on...

Full story with renderings, here...