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MPC: Changes Suggested for Title Loan, Payday Lenders in City

Members of the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) voted tonight (8.17.17) in favor of a change in the Lakeland land development regulations that would restrict...

Could Foreclosure Mean No Go for TLD?

A foreclosure notice in the Memphis Daily News yesterday (8.16.17) caused Lakeland citizens to question The Lake District (TLD) and its ability to ever...

Lakeland Rewind: An Unusual Beginning

By Carl Helton, LC staff Continuing with our 40th Anniversary Celebration we are revisiting previous history stories from past LC editions.  This week we pull...

It’s  O P E N

The new section of Beverle Rivera Drive is open today (8.16.17). The pavement is smooth with bright yellow lines. The opening on Monday was delayed...

First Time at LMPS – Volleyball Game

The Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (LMPS) volleyball team played their first match tonight (8.15.17)  at the LMPS gym meeting rival Arlington Middle School. Kevin Floyd,...

LSB: Requesting $1 Million from City for Athletic Fields; Revised Enrollment

The Lakeland School Board (LSB) tonight (8.14.17) unanimously approved a motion to ask the City to contribute $1 million for LMPS (Lakeland Middle Preparatory...

The Rain Cometh, The Rain Taketh Away — the Road Opening

From Jim Atkinson, Lakeland city manager:” The planned opening of Beverle Rivera Road today (8.14.17) has been delayed due to weather. On Saturday (8.12.17), the contractor...

Community Expo is Saturday – Free for All – Family Friendly

Free admission.  Free solar eclipse glasses.  Free document shredding.   Free entertainment and prizes. All part of the annual Community Expo from 11 a.m. to...