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MLGW update on smart meters, programs

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Memphis Light, Gas and Water is currently installing about 2,500 new smart meters daily, with some days peaking around 4,000 meters. From the end of May 2016 to the end of February this year, MLGW’s contractor, Apex, had installed approximately 265,500 meters. All residential smart meters for electricity in MLGW’s service area are expected to […]

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Chick-fil-A to open Bartlett location in 2018

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No formal contracts are in place yet, but customers’ mouths are already watering about the press release confirming that a Chick-fil-A restaurant will be coming to Bartlett by spring 2018. “It has been a longtime goal of ours to serve communities in the Memphis area, and we can at this time confirm our first location will open […]

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Sear Shack to tempt Bartlett customers by late spring

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Bartlett’s burger aficianodos will soon have one more place to order their favorite food. The Sear Shack Burgers and Fries is coming to town. Joseph Ang, the restaurant chain’s sole owner, now has a 10-year lease at 7424 Stage Road (at the corner of Stage and Appling roads). He has named June 1 as his […]

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Old motel demolished

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Pinot’s Palette donates art to Fayette Cares Homeless Shelter

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Biography of Mary Wolff

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28th recipient of the Association for Women Attorneys (AWA) Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award Editor’s note: The following biography and tribute to the achievements of Mary Lee Wolff was provided by the AWA. AWA pays homage posthumously to Mary Lee Wolff, who was known both for her tenacity and for the high bar she set for […]

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Business Briefs for Feb. 16, 2017

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LACC awards top businesses at banquet On Jan. 25, the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce recognized top-performing businesses and other leaders who contribute to business success in the city. The chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet Luncheon was held at Club Windward in Lakeland. Honorees included: Making It Happen: Tom Skehan, Lakeland city planner Excellent Customer Service: […]

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AWA honors Bartlett attorney Mary Wolff

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The Association for Women Attorneys honored the late Bartlett attorney Mary Wolff at the organization’s annual banquet Jan. 31. It was the first time the AWA has given the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award posthumously. Wolff, a Germantown High School graduate and valedictorian, was known for her tenacity and the high bar she set for the […]

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At a Glance for Feb. 9, 2017

Mid-South announces Black History Month exhibit and events The Ballet On Wheel Dance School & Company is collaborating with the Memphis Public Library & Information Center (MPLIC) on a celebration: “Groundbreakers: African-American Ballerina Stories of Triumph and Struggles.” The month-long celebration includes an exhibit, which incorporates photos of African-American ballerinas and historical performance materials. The […]

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BES families fill Lenny’s for a night to support school

Bartlett Elementary School families saw familiar faces on Jan. 24 when they flocked to Lenny’s Grill & Subs on Stage Road. There were fellow students, teachers and even administrators filling the tables and booths while Lenny’s personnel circulated among their guests. It was a show of school support, as the restaurant was hosting Spirit Night […]

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At a Glance for Feb. 2, 2017

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What observances are you planning for Black History Month? Send your announcements about Black History Month events in Bartlett, Arlington and Lakeland to us for publication in February. Email bartlett.editor@journalinc.com. We welcome photos and details of events hosted by schools, businesses, groups and individuals. Happy Groundhog Day! Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, is an American tradition […]

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Shelby County insurance agent named as lawbreaker

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A Shelby County insurance agent was among five in Tennessee who faced over $77,000 in fines and license revocation for numerous violations of state law, according to the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI). As announced on Jan. 17, Larry P. Chinn of Shelby County was assessed $7,500 in civil penalties and has his […]

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