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Lakeland is switching trash contractors this month, to Team Waste Service starts on April 1st. New carts will be delivered between 3/18-3/29. The old carts will be pick-up after trash is collected during the week of 3/25. Read on...

Call for volunteers, for the newly created Citizen Advisory Board for the City of Lakeland The City is seeking candidates to represent neighborhood groups throughout Lakeland. Applications accepted through Friday, April 12. Read on...

Lakeland Seniors Tax Freeze Program Information will be available at Lakeland Senior Center beginning Tuesday, March 12. Read on...

Chamber’s March Membership Luncheon Wednesday, 3/27/19, 11:30 am – 1 pm. Stonebridge Golf Club - 3049 Davies Plantation Rd. Speaker: Hunter C. Brown, VP of Operations for Lenny’s Grill and Subs. mylakelandchamber.org

The City will be transitioning from Republic Services to Team Waste Beginning March 18th, Republic will collect the current containers as Team Waste delivers new containers with the Lakeland logo. The new vendor starts April 1st.

Lakeland's Summer Baseball Registration Information Registration opens 3/8/19 and runs through 4/28/19. The season runs from June through July. Additional Info...

From Lakeland Parks & Recreation Lego Club registration 2/22-4/19. Safe Sitter Class registration 2/22-4/19. Read on...

Save The Date! Ready Set Grow 5K Race on 4/12/19, 6 p.m., at Delta Blues Winery. Register at http://readysetgrow5k.com (Keep TN Beautiful)

Arbor Day Saplings Arbor Day this year is April 26th and plans are being made to distribute 300 saplings to continue our legacy as a Tree City. The City of Lakeland has been officially designated a 2018 Tree City USA for the 13th consecutive year.

REMINDER about yard waste removal... Bags of leaves must weigh 35 lbs. or less. The bags should contain leaves only, no mulch or dirt. For yard work done by contractors: It is their responsibility to dispose of leaves, tree limbs, etc. Thanks for keeping Lakeland beautiful!

Memphis St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway has chosen Lakeland neighborhood for 2019 Dream Home! The 2019 St. Jude Dream House will be built in Lakeland, draw thousands of visitors, and ultimately will be awarded to one lucky ticket-holder for the one-of-a-kind house. Read on...

360° Virtual Tours Available! IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery... Read on...

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Lakeland is Switching Trash Contractors

Service starts on April 1st. New carts will be delivered between 3/18-3/29. The old carts will be pick-up after trash is collected during the week of 3/25. Details.



St. Jude Dream Home in Lakeland starting to take shape!
       

DreamHouse.jpgThe 20th Dream Home in Memphis to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is coming together on a lot in the Winstead Farms neighborhood off U.S. Highway 70.

The 3,400 square-foot home at 5046 Adagio Lane is under construction by Southern Serenity Homes, builder of Dream Homes in the Memphis area for 12 years.  Estimated value of the four bedroom, four bath home is $450,000.

Lakeland Currents story, here.

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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

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Photo by Jim Willis/Lakeland Currents

             


Lakeland Designated an Adventure Tourism District! LakelandTN.gov/tourism


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

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LMPS: Excellence in Design State Award

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School named “School of the Year” for excellence in architectural design!
Details. 
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

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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)

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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: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-to-raise-a-family-in-tennessee/36936/.
           
           

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: LakelandTN.gov/rankings or LakelandTN.gov/buzz