Solar Eclipse Viewing in Lakeland Community, at Schools

Lakeland residents can view the partial solar eclipse Monday (8.21.17) and parents are welcome to join their students at schools for the viewing. The partial...

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...

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...

Lakeland Rewind – “Truth” of History

By Carl Helton, LC staff As we celebrate Lakeland’s 40th anniversary on August 26 at the IH with a LAMP concert, we thought it would...

BOC Work Session: Updates, Internet, Sports Fields, Court and Defamation

The monthly BOC (Board of Commissioners) work session tonight (8.3.17) covered a myriad of topics in just over an hour. Emily Harrell, city engineer, gave...

Only Weeks Away — Beverle Drive, WB Ramp

It is highly anticipated and happens in mere weeks. IT is the opening of the extension of Beverle Rivera Drive into Huff N Puff Road,...

Here It Is!  LMPS for all of Lakeland to See

There’s a new school on the block and it’s called Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (LMPS). The second facility in the Lakeland School System (LSS) will...