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Lakeland 40th Anniversary Celebration on August 26th! The LAMP Concert at IH Park: Ted Horrell and The Monday Night Card and The Nick Black Band – Plus, Caliente, Memphis Mojo Cafe, and Beakers Sno Cones!

2017 Concert Series at IH Park !!! The next LAMP concert is 8/26/17, Ted Horrell and the Monday Night Card, then Nick Black! Lakeland's 40th Anniversary Celebration, too! Read on...

Public Notice: Eastside Baptist Church Petitioning for Re-Zoning The church is interested in buying land at Evergreen and Hwy 70, and petitioning Lakeland to rezone the property... Read on...

Volunteers Needed! The City of Lakeland Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the following volunteer position until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017. Read on...

Youth Fall Tennis Camps (beginners and advanced) USPTA tennis instructor Dave DeGutis, at Windward Slopes Park Additional Info...

Lake District Update The City is aware of a foreclosure notice published in yesterday's Daily News... Read on...

IDB defers decision on The Lake District Lakeland's Industrial Development Board did not approve a development agreement with Yehuda Netanel, developer of The Lake District. Full story...

Applications Being Accepted for the Shelby County Citizens’ University The Shelby County Mayor's Office is now accepting applications (by 8/25/17) for the next session of the Shelby County Citizens' University, 9/14 - 11/30/17. Read on...

2017’s Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee ...Lakeland is on Wallet Hub's top 10 list! Read on...

City of Lakeland on Next Door! The City is 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 Now Available! IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery... Read on...


Remaining Concerts:  

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 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, 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:

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