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At-a-Glance for July 21, 2016

Early voting now available at 21 satellite locations The 21 satellite early voting locations across Shelby County opened Monday, and voting continues at the downtown location, which opened Friday. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on weekdays. Saturday polls close at 4 p.m., and all locations are closed on Sunday. Early voting continues through July 30. […]

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Olympus kicks off $12 million construction project in Bartlett

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The groundbreaking ceremony for a massive $12 million Olympus service center in Bartlett was July 14 despite a burst of summer rain. Indoors, professionals from Chris Woods Construction Company, Olympus Surgical Technologies America and Renaissance Group gathered to celebrate the milestone. The two-story 110,000-square-foot facility will employ nearly 300 people and support one of the […]

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Business ID theft targets Memphis office

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is sharing a scam alert issued by the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South (BBB) warning consumers of a phony job offer scam making the rounds in Memphis. BBB Accredited Business High Speed Delivery, a local Memphis courier service, has reported […]

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Act of kindness deserves words of recognition

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A company that quietly did a generous act of kindness deserves a shoutout, say Barlett Police officers. About two weeks ago, officers responded to reports of an elderly woman who had fallen in her home and was yelling for help. They found a woman in her 80s who had apparently fainted because of the heat. […]

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At-a-Glance for July 7, 2016

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Still time to vote for Bartlett faves The deadline is close but hasn’t passed yet. You can still vote for your favorite Bartlett retail shops, restaurants, city personnel and more in the 2016 Readers’ Choice survey. Go to bartlett-express. com/vote-now-readers-choice-2016/ and let your voice be heard. Voting will be open through July 15, with results […]

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Saint Francis-Bartlett tops list of doctors with industry payments

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Saint Francis Hospital in Bartlett has the highest percentage of doctors who accept industry payments, according to a ProPublica.org article. The story covers U.S. hospitals with at least 50 affiliated doctors and the analysis uses 2014 data. It reports on doctors listed by Medicare as having primary affiliations to a particular hospital. At Saint Francis-Bartlett, […]

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Side Porch Steak House: Neighborly atmosphere and tasty food

Since the nation was celebrating its bicentennial in 1976, the Side Porch Steak House has been operating in Bartlett. While the city is celebrating its sesquicentennial, the popular fine-dining restaurant is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016. Owner Tim Teel bought it in 2008. To his chagrin, it was just as the economy took a […]

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Herbi-Systems’ owner returns to D.C. for voluntary cemetery work

Kenny Crenshaw in 13th year of volunteering Local business owner Kenny D. Crenshaw, president of Herbi-Systems Inc., is gearing up for his annual trip to the nation’s capital. This year marks 13 years of patriotic volunteerism and leadership for Crenshaw. In D.C., he serves as a “champion” or leader in the Arlington National Cemetery Renewal […]

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Local Hampton hotels earn 2016 awards

The following Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton hotels in the Bartlett area have received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award: Hampton Inn and Suites Memphis — Wolf-chase Galleria at 2935 N. Germantown Rd. in Bartlett. Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis — Shady Grove Road at 962 S. Shady Grove Road in Memphis. Hampton […]

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Bartlett Chamber ribbon cuttings

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The Bartlett Area Chamber staff and Ambassadors recently held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Welcoming Expanded Educational Services at 6050 Summer Ave. Expanded Educational Services offers a complete educational experience for your child, including tutoring, summer camps and after school programs. Each instructor has a PHD or EDD. For more information contact Dr. Candace […]

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