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Shelby County seeks businesses to adopt schools

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools longstanding Adopt-A-School program is preparing to recruit business partners for the 2015-2016 school year. “Adopt-A-School Signing Day” will be at 11:30 a.m. April 9 at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn. During the event,school representatives will network with business leaders in hopes of securing mutual partnerships. Businesses interested in […]

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Business Expo draws 800 Bartlett visitors

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An estimated 800 people attended the popular Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett Business Expo on March 12 at the Bartlett Recreation Center despite the threat of heavy rain and flooding. The number was comparable to the 2014 event, according to Lisa Johnson, events coordinator for the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce (BACC), which organizes the annual Expo to […]

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At a Glance for March 12, 2015

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Embellishments honor beauty of instruments If quirky, detailed three-dimensional art catches your eye, Nancy Apple’s “Guitart” exhibit of embellished stringed instruments will be captivating. See the artwork during regular business hours for the next seven weeks at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center (BPACC), 3663 Appling Road. Expo welcomes vendors, guests in Bartlett today […]

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‘Snowpocalypse’ barely chills home sales

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When snow blankets much of the Volunteer State, icy roads, closed schools and shuttered businesses can cause a slight slowdown — or “snowdown” — for real-estate activity. But industry leaders say weather’s effects are barely a blip on Tennessee’s upward momentum in transactions of single-family homes and condos. The inventory of available homes continues to […]

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5 local UPS drivers earn global safety honors

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Five UPS drivers from the Mid-South were recently inducted into UPS’s prestigious Circle of Honor for achieving 25 years of accident-free driving. The honorees include: Gregory Pyron of Bartlett Juan Hicks and Anthony Wooten of Collierville Alvester Epps Sr. and Christopher Igberaese of Memphis They, along with 56 elite drivers from elsewhere in Tennessee, are […]

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Arlington beer board levies $2K in fines

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The Arlington Beer Board heard two cases at its March 3 meeting as a result of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office sting operations. The board resolved those cases and deferred review of a third case until a future meeting: Violation of off-premises beer sales for the permit holder of the Exxon Center (4935 Airline Road, […]

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Bartlett Business Expo slated for March 12

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The Bartlett Chamber of Commerce (BACC) is wrapping up plans for the 2015 Bartlett Business Expo, planning for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, at the Bartlett Recreation Center (7700 Flaherty Place, Bartlett). More than 1,000 attendees are expected at the annual event, which was designed to showcase businesses to the general public and […]

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Cutting the ribbon on fitness in Lakeland

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Real estate experts to give insights into Memphis-area trends March 3

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SUMMIT DETAILS When: March 3. Program at 2 p.m. and reception at 4 p.m. Where: Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC), 1801 Exeter Road, Germantown Cost: $50 for MAAR members and $70 for the general public. Registration: Advance registration is required; for more information go online. GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — Real estate leaders will offer their reviews and […]

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6 Bartlett police officers earn promotions

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The Bartlett Police Department recently announced the promotions of the following officers: Capt. Paul Phillips was hired as a patrolman on May 1, 1995. He served in patrol and traffic as a traffic reconstructionist. He was promoted to detective April 1, 2000, and then to lieutenant April 1, 2007. He has now been promoted to the rank […]

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