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Team Waste Recycling Info prevent contamination of recycling, which saves the City money Read on...

Public Meeting Cancellation Notice The Lakeland Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting scheduled for Thursday June 13, 2019 at 5:30 P.M. has been canceled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday June 26, 2019 at 5:30 P.M. (Updated from 6/27 to 6/26/19) Additional Info...

Public Notice Regarding Contaminated Recycling Effective Wed, June 12 the City is launching an educational campaign to help residents learn what items are/are not acceptable in our Recycle Bins. Over the last 2 months the City of Lakeland has been charged $6,864 in contamination fees. Read on...

Cancellation Notice: Lakeland School Board Business Meeting The LSB meeting has been canceled for June 10, 2019, 5:45 p.m. The LSB Work Session for July 01, 2019, at 5:45 p.m., has also been canceled. A Special-Called Meeting is scheduled for July 1st to address any Lakeland Board of Education business. Agenda...

June Membership Luncheon, Wednesday, 6/26/19 Stonebridge Golf Club - 3049 Davies Plantation Rd. Speaker: Craig Unger, President - Memphis 901FC and Memphis Redbirds. Read on...

The Memphis Recycling Facility is back open, as of June 6th Normal recycling services within the City will resume as of 6/6/19. Read on...

BOC meeting schedule change (based upon input from the BOC) There will NOT be work sessions in the summer (June, July, August). Regular meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, during this time period.

Team Waste will run 3 trucks Tuesday through Friday The yard waste truck will pick-up bags and small piles of limbs. This may last through August and pick up again in the fall.

2019 LAMP Concert dates June 1st, June 22nd, July 27th, August 24th, and September 28th Read on...

Memphis St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Lakeland The 2019 St. Jude Dream House has been built in Lakeland, drawing thousands of visitors, and will ultimately will be awarded to one lucky ticket-holder! Read on...


St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Lakeland
  (ticket sales)
Tickets are available by calling 800-224-6681 or visiting , said Mrs. Tancrell.

Mrs. Tancrell said tickets are $100 each and only 14,500 tickets will be sold.  Your ticket makes you eligible for all the prizes whose deadline hasn’t passed, said Mrs. Tancrell.  “The earlier you buy your ticket, the more prizes you’re eligible for.”

The home, valued at $475,000, is located at 5046 Adagio Lane and is under construction by major donor and sponsor Southern Serenity Homes. 

Lakeland Elementary Named a Blue Ribbon School!


The US Department of Education has announced, 10/1/18, that Lakeland Elementary School has received the distinction of being named a National Blue Ribbon School! In a press release, Superintendent Dr. Ted Horrell stated, “This award is essentially the highest honor a school can receive in the United States…”. 

Once nominated, the school goes through a series of comprehensive evaluations to determine if they qualify for the award.

Dr. Horrell and Principal Joretha Lockhart will travel to Washington, D.C., in November to receive the award.  Congratulations to LES for this prestigious honor!

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School receives another award!

LMPS received a 2018 Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors.

First Home Football Game at LMPS

9/6/18 Lakeland Currents story


Photo by Jim Willis/Lakeland Currents


Lakeland Designated an Adventure Tourism District!

Have you seen the "Come Discover Lakeland" video and website?
It's here.


LMPS: Excellence in Design State Award

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School named “School of the Year” for excellence in architectural design!
Photo by Renaissance Group

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School receives another award!

LMPS received a 2018 Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors


Lakeland School System is #1 for Second Year in TCAP Achievement!
Read on...

Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed!

Lakeland's Livestream link (or click image)

360° Virtual Tours: IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery!

New Rankings!!! Lakeland Ranks among Top 10 Most Affordable Places to Live in Tennessee, according to a SmartAsset ranking!

Lakeland made Wallet Hub's 2017 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee list! Full study here:

NLakeland in Top Three TN Cities for Young Families!
Lakeland, named #3, was one of only four communities to receive a perfect 10 from GreatSchools. Lakeland also earned a best risk rating of “most safe,” and its 15-year income growth rate of 69.8% was second-highest in the survey.
View a list of Lakeland rankings, here: or