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EDC, KLB Meetings This Week

The Economic Development Commission/Industrial Development Board (EDC) will meet at 5:30 March 30 at City Hall. Among agenda items are: Updates on projects, plans and...

Soon To Open For All The Community To See

There is lots of natural light.  Ginormous windows. Views of mature trees.  A vaulted entryway. A manse under construction in Lakeland? In fact, it is the...

Home Landscape Workshop May 5 at IH Clubhouse

Learn about a Tennessee Smart Yard in a one-day workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5. Cost is $25 per person or $40...

I-40 Work in Lakeland: Closure and Later Completion

First, the westbound exit ramp to Canada Road will be closing in April for TWO months. Second, the contractor is now estimating the project completion...

BOA/SBOA March Meeting Results

By Carl Helton, secretary, BOA/SBOA During the March 20 meeting of the Board of Appeals and Stormwater Board of Appeals, Carl Helton was sworn in...

Chamber Coffee, Business Workshops

The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a “coffee connection” from 8 to 9 a.m. March 21 at the Wellness Walk In Clinic, 9160...

Shooting Victim in Lakeland Today Has Died

A woman was shot in a Lakeland neighborhood, Woodland Park, this afternoon (3.17.17) reportedly by a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) deputy. News outlets report...

Parks and Recreation: Zadie Kuehl Park, Athletic Complex

Robbie Spencer, director of the Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department, shared details from the monthly Board meeting March 14.  1.) Zadie Kuehl Memorial Park Update ...

One Road Open, One on the Cusp

Jim Atkinson, Lakeland City manager, reports that Brunswick Road is open after being closed three days for railroad track maintenance.  The closure was between...

Dates Released for Special Election

The Shelby County Election Commission released details for a special election this spring in Lakeland. Voters will go to the polls May 25 to select...