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Concert Series at the IH Park Stage ("The LAMP") ...September 24: The Dantones plus Ted Horrell & the Monday Night Card, from 7 - 10 p.m. Read on...

Lakeland Named a Top 10 Most Successful TN City! (Source: Zippia) ...More info at LakelandTN.gov/rankings or LakelandTN.gov/buzz LakelandTN.gov/rankings...

Have an Irrigation System (with No Separate Meter) and a Higher Sewer Bill? Since Lakeland removed the cap on the sewer rate, some individuals with irrigation systems have had very high sewer bills. Read on...

Road Closure Notice for Huff N Puff Road at Canada Road Motorists shall use Beverle Rivera and the new Connector Road to access Huff N Puff from Canada Road...effective 8/4/16 (indefinitely). Read on...

Vineyard 5K on October 8th, 3 p.m. Begins/Ends at Delta Blues Winery. All proceeds benefit Paul's Dream Team. Read on...

A Few Projects Going on in Lakeland... Working to keeping up the standards for our community! LakelandTN.gov/projects LakelandTN.gov/projects...

Let's Work to Lower Crime Even Further! Public Service Announcements presented by SCSO to raise citizens’ awareness about leaving their cars unlocked or valuables in plain sight. Two video links at bottom...

The Lake District: A Mixed-Use Development (updated 7/28/16) ...160+ acres to be developed around the old outlet mall area. Read on...

Lakeland Receives Tree City USA Award! The Tree City Award recognizes cities that have made it a priority to plant, preserve, and protect their precious tree resources... Read on...

There's a Lot Going on in Lakeland (Photos)! Catch up on what's been going on with Lakeland economic development, Parks & Rec, Chamber events, and more! Photos here...

Lakeland Currents August/Sept. Edition is Here! Catch-up on all news Lakeland: general city news, parks & recreation, etc. Read on...

Have you heard about the Do-Not-Knock ordinance? Residents can sign-up at LakelandTN.gov/knock. Additional Info...

Expansion, Renovations Approved for Country Bridge Shopping Center To include free-standing Starbucks and Marco's Pizza (anticipated opening September 2016).

Spotlight

Krystal_Logo.jpgLakeland Business
of the Month:
August 2016
Our featured business for August is Krystal, located at 9976 U.S. Highway 64, just east of Canada Road. Krystal, known for its small, square hamburger sliders with steamed-in onions, also offers chicken sandwiches, a diverse breakfast menu including a made-to-order country breakfast, desserts, and more! Founded in 1932, Krystal prides itself on providing clean restaurants where customers are provided with courteous service and a good meal at the lowest possible price. Congrats to Krystal! Info on Business of the Month program, here.


8/13: Krystal Grand Opening! Ribbon-cutting/prizes/proclamation by Mayor Bunker!
Photo: Jim Willis/Lakeland Currents

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500+ came out for The Superfive concert on Sat., August 27th, 2016!
Special thanks to Kim Odom, Special Events Coordinator/Parks & Rec

View collage larger,
here. 
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...The Latest on the Concert Series (plus archives)
: LakelandTN.gov/stage

Upcoming Concerts:

September 24:
The Dantones plus
Ted Horrell & the Monday Night Card
Sept. 24th will be “Lakeland Night” with a home-
coming featuring the newly-formed Lakeland Lions football team and cheerleaders.

October 22: TBA
                              

      
T-Ball & Coach Pitch
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Lakeland Parks and Recreation’s Youth T-ball and Coach Pitch league was a grand slam this year. The program wrapped up as youth participants, ages 6-8 played their last game Thursday, July 28. T-ball participants, ages 4-5, finished their league earlier in the week.

The league carried more than 60 youth with two T-ball teams playing against each other and three coach pitch teams that competed against each other throughout the month of June and July. Each team played a total of eight games.


Exciting News About the Old Outlet Mall!
A 160+ acre development is in the hopper!
...See link below for July 2016 updates.

                                                
TheLakeDistrict_page12.jpgCalifornia-based developer Gilad Development and local design firm A2H recently revealed exciting plans for The Lake District, a mixed-use development at the site of the former Lakeland Factory Outlet Mall off Interstate-40 and Canada Road.

Conceptual plans feature a combination of uses such as luxury retail stores, two hotels, restaurants, a farmer's market, office spaces, residences, green space including parks and an untouched preserve area, and more.

“The Lake District will have a huge impact on the city,” said Lakeland City Manager Jim Atkinson. “It will be, by far, the largest development that Lakeland has seen with 160-plus acres of high-scale residential and commercial development.

Atkinson explains that it's not a 20-year phase project. The plan is to take it all down at one time. It’s all going to be done in one phase. They start the formal process tonight of approval by the city.

Full story with more images: LakelandTN.gov/LakeDistrict.


Starbucks & Marco's Pizza Coming
to Country Bridge Shopping Center
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September opening (anticipated) for both.


SHOP LOCAL:

Sprouts_Lakeland.jpgSprouts Farmers Market
Located at 9050 Highway 64 in Lakeland and open 7 am - 10 pm daily.

For more information, visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SproutsLakeland.



best_young_families_TN_2015.pngLakeland 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. http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/mortgages/best-places-young-families-tn-2015/

View a list of Lakeland rankings, here: LakelandTN.gov/rankings or
LakelandTN.gov/buzz