At a Glance for March 27, 2014

Infographic on harassment and discrimination in Tennessee businesses
A new EEOC report shows a nearly 9% year-over-year drop in harassment and discrimination charges in Tennessee in 2013. This infographic was provided by The Network, a compliance solutions provider that dives into the state of harassment and discrimination in Tennessee businesses. 

Arlington tops list of best Tenn. cities for homeownership

Town of Arlington sealFour area cities are on’s list of Tennessee’s best cities for homeownership. Cities were measured by high home ownership rate, affordability, and growth.

Arlington tops the list, and Collierville, Lakeland and Bartlett fill slots 8 through 10. See details at

Tenn. reduces harassment and discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just released its 2013 report of harassment and discrimination in the workplace and found that Tennessee had 2,988 harassment and discrimination charges in 2013 – down approximately 9% from the previous year. (See infographic at the top of this page for more information.)

Filing deadline looms for SCS board positions

Noon April 3 is the deadline to file a petition to become a candidate for one of the seven Shelby County School Board positions that will be on the ballot in the federal and state primary and county general election in August. See more information at the Shelby County Election Commission’s website,

Lifeblood sets April blood drives for Bartlett

Lifeblood logoLifeblood has announced its April blood drives for Bartlett:

  • April 2, Advance Services Inc., 6419 Shelby View Dr. #110, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • April 2, Bartlett Hills Baptist Church, 4641 Ellendale Road, 4:30-8 p.m.
  • April 6, Church of the Nativity, 5955 St. Elmo, 12:30-3:30 p.m. April 13, Faith Baptist Church, 3755 North Germantown Rd., 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • April 13, St. Ann Catholic Church, 6529 Stage Rd., 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • April 27, Great Oaks Church of Christ, 3355 Brunswick Road, 1-5 p.m.
  • April 27, Bartlett Baptist Church, 3465 Kirby Whitten Rd., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • April 29, Covenant Dove, 2723 Summer Oaks, time to be determined.