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Daily Archives: March 24, 2017

Bartlett OKs bids for $158,000

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City board also updates code violation laws. In a brief meeting on March 14, the Bartlett city board approved maintenance and equipment bids, held public hearings on two ordinances before they passed into law, and conducted other routine business. The board met at Bartlett Station Municipal Center once again while renovations were being wrapped up […]

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Seniors go green!

Oldies but goodies keep the senior crowd rocking. Guests of the Seniors 55+ Going Green Potluck Dinner had an early celebration in Lakeland on March 10 for St. Patrick’s Day and the coming of spring. Tables at the International Harvester Clubhouse were decorated with shamrock, coins, necklaces, and lapel pins detailed with popular Irish lingos […]

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Bartlett center to hold Midsouth Autism Conference

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Transformations Autism Treatment Center in Bartlett is bringing in national experts, vendors and special needs guests for its 2017 Midsouth Autism Conference from 8 a.m. on March 30 until noon April 1. The event will be at The Guesthouse at Graceland, 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. The conference offers medical, legal, parental, and professional tracks, […]

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SBA faces Pi Day

Students at St. Benedict at Auburndale High School weren’t going to let something like spring break spoil their usual Pi Day fun. Math Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta traditionally celebrates the famous number (commonly shortened to 3.14159) on March 14 (also known as 3/14). This year they celebrated it one week early. They sold slices […]

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Yes, we ‘can’

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BES collects 22K cans for food drive

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Collegiate Corner for March 23, 2017

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Colleges and universities have released the following information about Mid-South students. Honors Patrick Murphy of Bartlett, a senior majoring in business and management systems, has been named to the fall 2016 honor list at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo. To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a […]

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Tenn. Senate approves voting on election of state AG

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NASHVILLE — A resolution that would allow Tennessee voters to decide if they want to popularly elect the state’s attorney general (AG) was approved 22 to 8 Monday night by the State Senate on final consideration.Senate Joint Resolution 57, sponsored by Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet), begins the process of amending the State Constitution, which […]

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TN Broadband Accessibility Act overcomes committee hurdle

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Senate committees wrapped up budget hearings for various agencies and departments of state government last week and moved a number of important bills to the Senate floor for final action. This includes the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, which proposes a responsible path to improve access to broadband through investment, deregulation and education. Senate Bill 1215, […]

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Trump’s budget blueprint shows optimism

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CHATTANOOGA — U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s budget blueprint on March 16. He is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a member of the Senate Budget Committee. “I sincerely appreciate the Trump administration’s effort to cut waste and encourage efficiency, but the fact is that […]

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Conservative leaders speak out against Tenn. gas tax

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NASHVILLE — Conservative leaders across Tennessee signed a March 14 coalition letter opposing the gas tax that was delivered to legislators by Americans for Prosperity — Tennessee. Representatives with the following organizations signed on to the letter: Americans for Prosperity, the Nashville Tea Party, the Tennessee Republican Assembly, America First Tennessee, Tennessee Firearms Association, Red […]

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