Does Blue Oval Impact Residential Growth in Lakeland?

by Wesley Wright Several questions that have been looming for Lakeland leaders and citizens alike were put to rest last week during the Lakeland Chamber...

City Manager Shane Horn Resigns

by Matt Wright Shane Horn, Lakeland’s City Manager for the past 3 ½ years, has resigned. His last day will be June 10, 2022. Mr. Horn...

Date Is Set For 2nd Annual Christmas Caravan Parade

The City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation Department has announced details for the second annual "Holiday Cheer," Christmas Caravan Parade.  The date is set...

Missing In Action: The Lakeland Planning Commission

By Carl Helton For the second month in a row, the MPC (Municipal Planning Commission) monthly meeting was cancelled last Thursday, May 20, 2021 due...

Under Latest Health Directive, Lakeland Transitioning Back To Normal

UPDATE (5/14/21): According to Shane Horn, City Manager, Lakeland (and other Shelby County jurisdictions) will continue issuing a limited declaration of emergency in order...

Lakeland School Board Anticipates A Return To Normalcy Next Year

According to Dr. Ted Horrell, Superintendent of Lakeland School System, students and parents can anticipate a return to normalcy starting in August of 2021....

Board Of Commissioners Planning Retreat Recap

Special to Lakeland Currents by Wesley Wright Lakeland’s future had made huge strides in the right direction these last 5 plus years but the roadmap has...