Downtown display to feature Lakeland: Past, Present and Future
Lakeland is to be featured in a Shelby County historical display in downtown Memphis this spring and staff members are gathering memorabilia for the exhibition.
Kim Odom, special events coordinator and Senior Center manager for Lakeland, said the display in three large glass cases will be in the lobby of the Vasco A. Smith, Jr. County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. May through August.
“We will begin soliciting historical memorabilia Monday (4.2.18). I will be the main point of contact for anyone who has something they’d like to donate or loan us for the exhibit. They can call me at the Lakeland Senior Center at 746-8195.” (Full story)
2018 LAMP Concert Series!
June 2: Thump Daddy
June 23: Memphis Funk N Horns
July 28: Ghost Town Blues Band
August 25: Nick Black
September 22: Bluff City Bandits
(More details, when available)
Lakeland Designated an Adventure Tourism District! LakelandTN.gov/tourism
Have you seen the "Come Discover Lakeland" video and website? It's here.
McDonald's in Lakeland
Eat Local...Keep Tax Dollars Local!
Photo courtesy of Lakeland Currents
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 School System is #1 for Second Year in TCAP Achievement!
Over 1,000 people enthusiastically attended the dedication and grand
opening at Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (LMPS) July 30.
Dr. Ted Horrell, Lakeland School System (LSS)
superintendent, opened the ceremony, thanking previous and current commissioners
and school board members. He thanked engineers, architects and regional
dignitaries who helped create the dream of LMPS.
Tanya Wallace, head of the Lakeland Education
Foundation, presented an $8,000 check to Dr. Horrell from the foundation.
Also speaking were Matt Adler, principal of
LMPS; Kevin Floyd, Lakeland School Board chairman; and Wyatt Bunker, Lakeland
Photo/Copy by Lakeland Currents. More photos, here.
Memphis Daily News article. Commercial Appeal article.
Video of LMPS dedication and open house from former LSS school board member and current Lakeland
commissioner, Matt Wright.
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: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-to-raise-a-family-in-tennessee/36936/.
Lakeland 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