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Daily Archives: July 26, 2017

Legislative Update

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Kustoff’s bill would expand claims options for disasters WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative David Kustoff (TN-08), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced H.R. 3363, the Claims Licensing Advancement for Interstate Matters Act (CLAIM Act) on July 24. This legislation is designed to help independent insurance adjusters file insurance claims more efficiently, ensuring […]

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Make pool care easier with latest tools of the trade

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At first glance, one might not think that a neighborhood pool supply shop would be on the cutting edge of technology. The traditional wisdom is that pools and spas in general don’t need much sophistication beyond the chemicals that keep the water clean. However, Blue Wave Pool Supplies (7543 Hwy 64, next to East End […]

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TDCI lists fines, penalties levied against local businesses

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One Bartlett business, along with several in Memphis, Cordova and other area communities, was among those cited in last week’s June disciplinary action report issued by the Division of Regulatory Boards within Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI). The June report is the most recent currently available. Download the full .pdf file at tn.gov/assets/entities/commerce/attachments/DAR-06-2017.pdf. […]

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Get tips to flip furniture for back-to-school budget

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College is an exciting time. Whether your child is starting as a freshman or returning for senior year, new friends, new roommates and new places to call “home” await. Ease the transition and save money in the process by helping decorate their personal spaces using these DIY tricks. Instead of buying new, you can turn […]

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Arlington student graduates from Aviation Challenge

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The Shelby County Schools district has a new reason to be proud: It’s made national headlines about winning an award for reducing classroom incidents. Security Chief Gerald Darling said, “Last school year, we had a very good year. This year, we had a great year.” He attributed it to multiple factors, including collaboration with the […]

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Donors sought for Ruby Wilson Scholarship Fund

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As the one-year anniversary nears for the passing of singer/actress Ruby Wilson, “The Queen of Beale Street,” a Ruby Wilson Scholarship Fund has been set up to help a new generation of female singers. Funds will be managed by the Soulsville Foundation, the Memphis-based nonprofit organization that operates and raises funding for the Stax Museum […]

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Is your child’s school prepped for the next academic year?

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Unfortunately, classroom needs cannot always be matched by school budgets. If you are a concerned parent, consider getting involved in the PTA. It’s one of the best ways help ensure your school is equipped with the academic tools that teachers need most. Here are a few areas of the classroom that could use some extra […]

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Collegiate Corner

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Colleges and universities have released the following updates about area students. Academic honors Taylor Mallett of Arlington was named to the spring 2017 dean’s list for Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of […]

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Learn tips to upgrade students’ devices for school

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Back-to-school season is a popular time to replace tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. However, while you’re busy paying for books, student fees and other education-related expenses, tech costs don’t have to be a burden. Today, refurbished devices and accessories can provide a quality, reliable alternative at often less than half of what it costs […]

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Organization helps busy families get ready for school year

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The new school year brings hectic mornings, piles of homework, endless events, practices, games and school conferences. When you’re a busy parent, day-to-day tasks can consume your thoughts and energy. Stay organized and sane by following these simple tips to handle the crush of the school year. Centralize communication Communication is key when it comes […]

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