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House Fire Claims the Life of Lakeland Resident

A Lakeland woman was killed in a house fire today (6.30.17) when her home was struck by lighting. Brent Perkins, PIO/GIS for the Shelby County...

Today -Westbound Lane – Open for Traffic

From Jim Atkinson, Lakeland City Manager: The westbound exit ramp from I-40 to Canada Road is OPEN. Soon, the lanes on Canada Road will be...

Lakeland: Many Projects Moving the City Forward

Lakeland is on the cusp of phenomenal growth with new roadways, a sports park, running its own fire station and much economic development. Jim Atkinson,...

Sales Tax Figures Released for First Quarter,  2017

From Jessica Millspaugh, CMFO, Lakeland finance director and city recorder. Local Option Sales Tax 2014 2015 2016 2017 + / -    from PY January 43,914  48,386  58,028  73,972 27.5% February 40,928  39,330  59,507  55,680 -6.4% March 49,816  51,741  66,783  64,592 -3.3% April 40,956  53,332  65,312 22.5% May 49,818  72,755  65,468 -10.0% June 48,867  76,879  67,218 -12.6% July 69,489  74,779  71,338 -4.6% August 38,314  63,711  61,889 -2.9% September 50,243  63,034  69,389 10.1% October 51,908  58,514  63,042 7.7% November 47,365  61,122  61,202 0.1% December 56,252  69,903  72,088 3.1%

Annual Children’s Parade on July 4th

The Windward Slopes Children’s Parade is ready to roll. Cindy Davis said the 21st annual parade through the neighborhood will start at 10 a.m. on...

Independence Day Impacts Trash Pickup, City Activities

Lakeland City offices and the Lakeland Senior Center will be closed July 4 in observation of the Fourth of July holiday. Trash pickup will be...

KLB Gets Update on New Flag Poles

The KLB (Keep Lakeland Beautiful Advisory Board) met for its monthly meeting today and heard updates on a flag pole project as well as...

One City Meeting Next Week

The KLB (Keep Lakeland Beautiful Advisory Board) will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday  (6.26.17) at City Hall. Among agenda items is discussion on a...