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Severe Storms Take Out Trees, Power in Lakeland

Parts of Lakeland were among the thousands without power this morning (5.28.17) as strong storms moved through the Mid-South in the last 10+ hours. Newly...

News from the Lakeland Senior Center (LSC)

The Center will be closed May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Kim Odom, special events coordinator for the City, said Donuts and Coffee has...

Board of Appeals (BOA) Denied Request

At their May 15 regular meeting, the BOA denied an application by Kaushiki Inc. for a service station on Beverle Rivera Drive and Canada...

Wesley Wright Accepts Congratulations in New Position

Friends and family gathered at the Lakeland Starbucks tonight (5.25.17) to congratulate Wesley Wright on his victory as the new Lakeland commissioner. He was selected...

Wright Edges Denbow in Special Election

By Carl Helton, Lakeland Currents With unofficial returns posted, Wesley Wright beat Maurice Denbow by an eight-vote margin in the race to fill a vacancy on the Lakeland...

Radar enforcement slows Lakeland traffic

Shelby County Sheriff's Office motor patrol deputies spent several hours running radar today (5.25.17) on Davies Plantation Road at El Hill Road and on...

Last Efforts by Candidates today

The three candidates running for an open seat on the Lakeland Board of Commissioners were campaigning today (5.25.17) to secure their votes in today's...

Today is Election Day

This is your last chance to vote in the special Lakeland election to select a new Commissioner to replace Michele Dial who resigned in...