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Vacancy on Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Sherri Gallick resigned her position on the Lakeland Board of Commissioners (BOC) last night (1.12.17).  She is leaving the City because her husband...

Deputies “Cop Stop” at LES

Over a dozen Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) deputies came for lunch Jan. 13 compliments of parents and their crock pots.  It was the...

Enrollment Numbers Released for LMPS

Enrollment Numbers Released for LMPS Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (LMPS) is expecting 600 students when the new campus opens in August, according to Dr. Ted...

The Lake District – An Exciting Update

In a meeting held at city hall on Thursday afternoon, members of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Lakeland EDC (Economic Development...

December BOC Meeting Results

By Steve Laster, Lakeland Currents staff The Lakeland Board of Commissioners (BOC) met in their last 2016 session Dec. 15 and City Manager Jim Atkinson...

I-40 Aerial View

Image taken Dec. 22, 2016 of beams on new i-40/Canada Road exchange. Drone photo by Bob Vawter and provided by Emily Harrell, Lakeland City engineer,...

Legislative Proposal Could Benefit Lakeland

Possible legislation to help Tennessee cities will be proposed by State Sen. Brian Kelsey in January and could benefit Lakeland if passed. The proposal would...

Porch Pirates Arrested

Christmas Cheer Over Porch Thief Arrests It is a Merry Christmas ending for some Lakeland victims of the “porch pirates.” Two suspects in a “porch pirate”...