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Posted on: March 23, 2017

I-40 Ramp Closure Began 4/6/17...until June 3rd.

The westbound exit ramp to Canada Road closed on Thursday, April 6, for permanent ramp reconstruction.

Re-opening June 3rd (as of 5/15/17, due to rain):

The detour route is posted.


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Detour map...
Posted on: March 9, 2017

2017 Concert Series at IH Park !!!

Upcoming Concerts & Food Trucks:

June 24:Super 5 – Central BBQ, Caliente and MemPops

July 22:
Memphis Funk N Horns – Cariflavor Caribbean Cuisine, MemPops and Master’s Grace Concessions

Aug. 26:40th Anniversary Celebration for Lakelan...Read on...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

City of Lakeland Shows Appreciation to TDOT Crew

The hard hats came off as TDOT crewmen filled up on a hot fresh lunch plate served by Eat at Eric’s Grill food truck, Wednesday, May 17, during an Appreciation Luncheon sponsored by Mayor Wyatt Bunker, Board of Commissioners, and City of Lakelan...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Lakeland Middle Preparatory Readies for Opening!

Registration day is August 1 from noon to 7 p.m. On that day, schedules will be distributed, transportation information will be provided, Chromebooks will be issued and students will have the opportunity to tour the building.

Lakeland Currents article...
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Youth and Adult Tennis Lessons

A variety of offerings...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Youth Football, Cheerleading, and Baseball Registration...

Youth Football and Cheerleading sign-ups start this 4/1/17. Registration will continue to 6/23/17. Late registration will be 6/24 - 7/3/17.

Baseball: Regular registration: 4/3 - 4/23/17. Late registration: 4/24 – 5/1/17. Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Tie-Dye Naturally! Summer Workshop by Memphis Botanic Garden

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Tie-Dye Naturally! Summer Workshop by Memphis Botanic Garden, for students, grades 1-6 on Friday, June 9th, 11 a.m., at IH Clubhouse. Each student must bring a prewashed white T-shirt. After some tie-dye fun, Lakeland Parks & Re...Read on... Flyer...
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Preliminary Date for Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (LMPS) Dedication Ceremony is July 29!

Will be noted on City calendar when a time is announced!,

(See LINK below for original article) Additional Info...
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Community Clean-Up Day Totals

These are the totals from Lakeland's Community Clean-Up Day on April 29th, 2017: Domestic (Bulk) – 28,820 lbs. Metal – 4,100 lbs. E-Waste – 3,053 lbs. Tires – 44 White Goods: 1 dryer 1 small refrigerator 1 mi...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Congrats to Keep Lakeland Beautiful!

They received the President's Circle Recognition Award for 2016 for good standing as a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate and completing all annual reporting requirements.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

City of Lakeland is a recipient of Litter Prevention Program Grant!

Keep America Beautiful announces grants, totaling $297,500, will be distributed to 37 organizations through the 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. This comes off their fantastic 2016 program results with an average cigarette litter reduction of 60%...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Lakeland Elementary Receives AdvancedED Accreditation (March 2017)

The external review is a diagnostic process to stimulate and guide continuous improvement with focus on Impact of teaching and learning, capacity of leadership and use of resources. The external review team observed the teachers in the classroom and spok...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed!

Board of Commissioners meetings are livestreamed at
More info at
Posted on: February 22, 2017

The City of Lakeland has Tree City USA Status...11 Years and Counting!

Click link below for more info...
Posted on: February 24, 2017

360° Virtual Tours Now Available!

IH Clubhouse 360° Tour...

Senior Center 360° Tour...

Delta Blues Winery 360° Tour... Special thank...Read on...