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Trash Service Holiday Schedule: Thursday, Nov. 23, trash and recycle pick-up will be delayed 1 day due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday's trash will be picked-up on Friday (Nov. 24). The “A” schedule recycle pick-up will be Saturday (Nov. 25). Contact: Rhonda Fink 867-5409.

Attention City of Lakeland Football Family: The last day to drop off football gear is Tuesday, November 21 from 10am - 6:30pm. Read on...

Lakeland School System Named Exemplary District for 2017 Distinction Recognizes Combination of Achievement and Growth Read on...

Lakeland's Bulk Waste Pickup! ...The City of Lakeland has purchased a boom truck. Read on...

City of Lakeland on Next Door! The City has expanding its presence on Nextdoor... Read on...

Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed! Board of Commissioners meetings are livestreamed at Livestream.com/Lakeland. More info at LakelandTN.gov/livestream. Livestream.com/Lakeland...

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

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Less than a month away!
                                                            ChristmasFestival2017.jpgMcDonald's Now Open
Eat Local...Keep Tax Dollars Local!
Photo courtesy of Lakeland Currents

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

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, here.

 
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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