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Youth Nature Workshop Was a Sweet-Treat Event

By Kim Odom, City Hall staff How sweet it was! A dozen children in grades 1-6 found candy in nature Saturday (2.18.17) during a “Natures Candy...

Lakeland Residents: Charity Event Will Fund Camp Fees for Kids

By Alexa Tutor, Lakeland Currents staff Raising up leaders. That's the goal of the Hallelujah Helen Memorial Fund and the Lakeland residents who sponsor it. Local...

Tax Reappraisals to Lakeland Next Week

From the Shelby County Assessor’s Office: Cheyenne Johnson, assessor of property, announced today (2.16.17) that she is nearing completion of the 2017 reappraisal of all...

Response Times for SCFD EMS Service – First Month

It was such a special occasion, there was even a ceremony to mark the new EMS (Emergency Medical Service) for the Shelby County Fire...

LC Was There: “Love is in the Air” Today

By Aimee Felker, Lakeland Currents staff “Love is in the Air” took flight this morning (2.14.17) from Memphis. There were four private planes flying Mid-South pets...

A Valentine Story — Set in Rocks at IH Park

By Kim Odom, Lakeland City Hall staff Kara Dallas received a rock-solid wedding proposal Feb. 10 when her boyfriend, Carson Suite, got down on one...

BOC February Meeting: Bridges to Somewhere and “Live Stream”

The “bridges to nowhere” on Canada Road south of I-40 are finally going “somewhere.” The bridges extensions were among a variety of decisions made by...

Lakeland Welcome Bags Could Use More “Stuff”

To welcome new Lakeland residents to the City, members of The Refuge Church are creating welcome bags full of goodies. But they need more...

Storybook Characters Coming to LES This Month

Peter and Wendy are coming to Lakeland Elementary School (LES) Feb. 25 for one performance, featuring LES students as the cast members. It’s the Missoula...

SCSO Seeks Help on Identifying Van Owner

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from Lakeland residents in identifying the owner and/or operators of a white van that is...