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The Special Meeting of the IDB/EDC scheduled for Tuesday January 22, 2019 has been cancelled ...Rescheduled for Tuesday January 29, at 6 pm. LakelandTN.gov/agendas (Agenda says 1/22 but meeting changed to 1/29).

St. Jude Dream Home in Lakeland starting to take shape The 20th Dream Home in Memphis to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is coming together on a lot in the Winstead Farms neighborhood off U.S. Highway 70. Lakeland Currents story...

City of Lakeland Hires Planning Director Forrest Owens will join the City of Lakeland on January 7, 2019. Read on...

Lakeland Chamber’s January Awards Luncheon Wednesday, 1/23/19, 11:30 am - 1 pm. Stonebridge Golf Club, 3049 Davies Plantation Rd. The Chamber will recognize outstanding members from 2018. Also, the proceeds from the golf tournament will be announced and a check will be presented to the schools! Read on...

Community Leaders Needed...Volunteer Now! Positions available on the BOA/SWBOA and the EDC Read on...

Save The Date! Ready Set Grow 5K Race on 4/12/19, 6 p.m., at Delta Blues Winery. Register at http://readysetgrow5k.com (Keep TN Beautiful)

REMINDER about yard waste removal... Bags of leaves must weigh 35 lbs. or less. The bags should contain leaves only, no mulch or dirt. For yard work done by contractors: It is their responsibility to dispose of leaves, tree limbs, etc. Thanks for keeping Lakeland beautiful!

Reminder: The city does not provide leaf service pick-up. The leaf vacuum is used to clear storm drains and ditches only. Please continue to bag your leaves. Republic will pick-up on your scheduled trash day.

Updates on the Lakeland Fire Department, coming July 2019 The process of bringing fire services under the Lakeland community services umbrella will yield tremendous cost savings over the long term. Read on...

Memphis St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway has chosen Lakeland neighborhood for 2019 Dream Home! The 2019 St. Jude Dream House will be built in Lakeland, draw thousands of visitors, and ultimately will be awarded to one lucky ticket-holder for the one-of-a-kind house. Read on...

Lakeland Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School! In a press release from Superintendent Dr. Ted Horrell, he states, “This award is essentially the highest honor a school can receive in the United States…” Read on...

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School receives another award! LMPS received a 2018 Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors Additional Info...

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

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St. Jude Dream Home in Lakeland starting to take shape!       

DreamHouse.jpgThe 20th Dream Home in Memphis to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is coming together on a lot in the Winstead Farms neighborhood off U.S. Highway 70.

The 3,400 square-foot home at 5046 Adagio Lane is under construction by Southern Serenity Homes, builder of Dream Homes in the Memphis area for 12 years.  Estimated value of the four bedroom, four bath home is $450,000.

Lakeland Currents story, here.

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Lakeland Elementary Named a Blue Ribbon School!
                       

           

The US Department of Education has announced, 10/1/18, that Lakeland Elementary School has received the distinction of being named a National Blue Ribbon School! In a press release, Superintendent Dr. Ted Horrell stated, “This award is essentially the highest honor a school can receive in the United States…”. 

Once nominated, the school goes through a series of comprehensive evaluations to determine if they qualify for the award.

Dr. Horrell and Principal Joretha Lockhart will travel to Washington, D.C., in November to receive the award.  Congratulations to LES for this prestigious honor!


Lakeland Middle Preparatory School receives another award!

LMPS received a 2018 Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors.


First Home Football Game at LMPS

9/6/18 Lakeland Currents story

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Photo by Jim Willis/Lakeland Currents

             


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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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

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School receives another award!

LMPS received a 2018 Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors

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

       
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