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Bartlett home sales jump for February

Bartlett home sales jumped 42 percent last month, the largest improvement among Shelby County municipalities. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors said 74 Bartlett houses were sold in February for a median sales price of $153,500. Last year, 52 homes sold during the same period for a median sales price of $134,950. Eight new homes […]

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Grocery wine sales: Too handy, too risky

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The following information is taken from the book “Learn Something New Every Day: 365 Facts to Fulfill Your Life,” by Kee Malesky, published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2012. In February 2011, the World Health Organization released its Global States Report on Alcohol and Health. The report provided data on the use of alcohol […]

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Arlington falls to Oak Ridge in state semifinals

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — When C.J. Anderson’s shot hit the back rim at the final horn, Arlington was one bucket from advancing to the state finals. The Tigers lost a hard-fought contest on March 14 to Oak Ridge 57- to-56 in the state semi-finals in Murfreesboro. The Tigers were sluggish in the first half, with foul trouble and poor shooting. […]

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Doris Jean Plunk

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Doris Jean Plunk, 77, of Memphis, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Saint Francis Hospital with her family by her side after a long illness. She was born on Dec. 3, 1936, in Covington, Tenn. Doris loved watching the University of Memphis Tigers basketball and Westerns, and mostly she loved spending time with […]

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Shelby County 911 aids Bartlett dispatch

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The Bartlett city board has accepted a $181,500 grant from Shelby County 911 Emergency Communications District as part of a larger project of dispatch equipment and software that began almost two years ago. The grant required that Bartlett purchase the equipment and software and then submit reimbursement requests to the Shelby County 911 Board. The […]

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AHS unveils new scoreboard

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On March 10, the Arlington High School baseball team not only opened up their 2014 season, they also introduced a brand new state of the art scoreboard to their fans and the community. In doing so, the AHS baseball team had a sponsor tribute night to recognize businesses and organizations that purchased signage to help […]

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Fat Tuesday party helps Mid-South Food Bank

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COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — Sheffield Antiques Mall hosted a Mardi Gras Celebration benefiting the Mid-South Food Bank on March 4. The benefit, which included an array of Creole dishes, live jazz from the Carl Wolfe Quartet and a treasure hunt, resulted in almost $5,700 for the Food Bank, which distributes millions of pounds of food to hungry people […]

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Nominations open for Music Educator Award through March 31

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Know a great music teacher? Nominations are now online for the Music Educator Award, presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation. Complete the nomination online by March 31. The award is open to current U.S. music teachers in public or private schools, teaching at any level from kindergarten through college. The award comes with […]

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Career Corner for March 13, 2014

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Bartlett High grad Craig Sanders named legal Rising Star Jackson, TN — Craig P. Sanders, the son of Jean G. Sanders of Bartlett, has been recognized by his legal peers for the second time as a Rising Star among Tennessee attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Defense practice area, according to Law and Politics® Super Lawyers magazine. Sanders, a […]

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Bartlett Farmers Market wins state awards

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The Bartlett Station Farmers Market has been recognized for excellence by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. At the recent 2014 Tennessee Horticultural Expo and Conference, Market Manager Kim Dyer accepted first-place awards for T-shirt design, brochure design and social media campaign. The annual competition is a state-wide contest for publically owned farmers markets. Dyer also accepted […]

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AHS Tigers advance to state semi-finals

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The Arlington High School Tigers are on a roll in the state basketball tournament, defeating Siegel 86-80 in overtime during the quarter-finals on March 12. See stats online from that game. As of March 13, the AHS boys basketball team is ranked sixth in the state, 313th in the nation, and fifth in Tennessee Class AAA rankings. They […]

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Legals for March 13, 2014

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING APPLICATION TO THE TN DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION FOR 2011 CDBG DISASTER GRANT FUNDS FOR USE IN SHELBY COUNTY Shelby County Government, the City of Bartlett, and the City of Millington will hold a public hearing to discuss applications to the State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation (ECD) […]

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