Aug. 26: The 40th Anniversary Celebration of Lakeland as a City. Ted Horrell and the Monday Night Card, then Nick Black. Plus, Caliente, Memphis Mojo Cafe, and Beakers Sno Cones!
Sept. 23: Seeing Red for Lakeland Homecoming, featuring cheerleaders and football players.
Oct. 28: Bluff City Bandits
Enormous Crowd Attends Lakeland Middle Preparatory School Dedication!
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
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, here.
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/.
Lakeland 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