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Republic: Thursday Morning Report

Monday and Tuesday trash pickup is on tap for Republic today (1.18.18). According to Rhonda Fink, community services representative for the City of Lakeland, the...

19+ years of Lakeland News – Citywatch/Lakeland Currents

By Carl Helton, LC staff Did you know that Lakeland Currents is in its 20th year providing the Lakeland community local news? The format and the...

The Evening News — from Republic Services

Republic Services has provided another update this evening (1.16.18) via Jim Atkinson, Lakeland city manager. On Wednesday, 1/17/18, Republic will have extra trucks in the...

Dashing Through the Snow … in Lakeland

It was a second chance to get it right --- the sledding, shoveling and driving on the slick stuff. Because it was the second snow...

It’s a Marshmallow World and Trash Pickup Delayed Today

From Jim Atkinson, Lakeland city manager: Republic will not be running today (1.16.18) due to the weather. Monday trash routes will be collected Wednesday (one day...

Weather Update – Lakeland Services 

It is to be services as usual tomorrow (1.16.18) for Lakeland and Republic Services. Jim Atkinson, city manager, reports: “At this time (9 p.m. Monday night),...

Just This Morning (1.13.18) …

… there was an icy landscape through the southern town of Lakeland.  Ice, 1+” of snow and slick walking and driving. The snow fell...

Frozen Landscape = Recycling to Saturday; City Hall Open Today

Jim Atkinson, Lakeland city manager, said this morning that recycle pickup scheduled for today (1.12.19) is delayed until Saturday due to the winter weather. He...