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Bartlett Nursery tempts green thumbs and novices to buy, plant, grow

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For a quarter of a century, Bartlett Nursery has been helping families, businesses and contractors find the right azaleas, stock up on flats of annuals, enrich their soil, plan landscapes with pleasing year-round designs, and maintain the yards and gardens that grace their properties. Bartlett Nursery is a family-owned, family-run business, and Conroy Barber is […]

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Bartlett Chick-fil-A hosts April 5 grand opening

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Local franchise owner Allen Arant opened Bartlett’s first standalone Chick-fil-A restaurant April 5, bringing 80 new jobs to the area, a chance to win a year’s worth of Chick-fil-A meals, and the opportunity to donate children’s books to a local youth organization. A family-friendly overnight First 100 party popped up in the restaurant parking lot […]

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Bartlett city board names new Public Works leadership

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Bartlett appointed new leaders in the Public Works Department and conducted other city business at the March 27 city board meeting. Mayor A. Keith McDonald appointed Mike Adams as director and Matt Crenshaw as assistant director in Public Works, effective July 1. Adams, previously the assistant director, will replace retiring director Bill Yearwood. In other […]

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Millington institution Frenchy’s opens new location

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The familiar sign attached to the ragged brick wall located at 5114 Navy Road is gone — but it’s moving up the road. Frenchy’s Barber Shop will now call 5149 Easley St. home. More than 50 years of memories started by the late Clarence Joseph “Frenchy” Levesque have been in the care and skillful hands […]

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Saint Francis-Bartlett honors doctors March 30

Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett honored its physicians on March 30, which is recognized as National Doctors’ Day. In addition to a luncheon featuring a Superheroes theme, the event also marked an opportunity to present the Physician of the Year award and Physician Leadership award. Katherine Allan, M.D., was named the Physician of the Year. Allan, an […]

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Family-owned hardware store sticks to roots, takes pride in service

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Germantown Hardware and Paint has been open for less than two decades but the store’s owners continue to take a long-established approach to business by concentrating on top of the line products and hands-on customer service. “We focus on having everything that a true hardware store should have,” said owner Justin Wagner, “and more.” The […]

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Punishing smoking employees doesn’t help them quit

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Statistics show that smoking employees cost employers $6,000 more than non-smoking employees. This is for health reasons as well as issues of “presentism,” when an employee is present but not truly working (such as if they’re off having a smoke break). In an attempt to even out this hefty cost, some states allow insurance companies […]

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Brother donates equipment, supplies to local school

Brother International Corporation of Bartlett recently invested time and equipment at one Shelby County School, Kate Bond Elementary. The charitable donation is part of the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility. Brother has launched an expansive program to support low-income schools near its US locations. Kate Bond has received the following Brother donations this year: […]

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Sewer capacity issues could cripple local development

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Memphis is collecting data and working on solutions for a looming problem that could cripple development for several years. A sanitary sewer capacity issue could force a commercial and residential development freeze for most of Bartlett and Cordova, part of Lakeland and all of Wolfchase. On Monday, Robert Knecht, Memphis Public Works director, explained the […]

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One Less Step: DeliverMe Millington brings the taste of Flag City to your doorstep

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Trey Asbridge knows the streets of Millington. The Flag City native is no stranger to jumping behind the wheel and patrolling the pavement in north Shelby County. But after six years of pursuing justice and keeping Millington safe, these days when Asbridge receives a call, he is on the chase to apprehend your lunch or […]

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Ribbon cutting for Bartlett Medical Spa

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Ribbon cutting for BioLife Plasma Services

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