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Final Costs for May Special Election

The special May election in Lakeland cost $21,322, according to Linda Phillips, administrator of elections for the Shelby County Election Commission. During the early vote...

LSB Meeting:  School Uniforms for Lakeland Students?

During the Lakeland School Board (LSB) meeting tonight (6.12.17), member Geoff Hicks suggested school uniforms might be a good alternative to a dress code...

BOC – Time for a Local Fire Department

By a unanimous vote the Lakeland Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted tonight (6.8.17) to create a fire department, phase out the fire fee and...

BOC Thursday: Budget, Park, Fire Station

Topics on the June 8 BOC (Board of Commissioners) meeting include a final reading on the new budget and tax rate, approval of a...

Board of Commissioners (BOC) Meetings: Budget, Taxes, Fire Fee

Money was the topic du jour at the BOC work session and special meeting tonight (6.1.17) at City Hall. Adoption of the annual budget for...

Upcoming Special City, School Board Meetings

  The Lakeland Board of Commissioners will have a special called meeting at 5 p.m. June 1 at City Hall. Public hearing – ordinance adopting...

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...

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...