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City Auto presents $9,500 gift to Bartlett Education Foundation

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Dignitaries on hand for the check presentation included, from left, Tennessee State Rep. Mark White; Tennessee State Rep. Ron Lollar; Brooks McDonald, Bartlett Education Foundation Board member; Superintendent David Stephens, Bartlett City Schools; City of Bartlett Mayor A. Keith McDonald; Jerry Clark, Wells Fargo; Kevin Boyer, Wells Fargo; Christal Frederick, Bartlett Education Foundation Board member; […]

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$94K investment is building Bartlett’s retail presence

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Bartlett just paid $24,000 to kick off the city’s third year of a consulting contract designed to rev up the city’s retail growth. The aldermen approved the payment at their Nov. 10 meeting. Birmingham-based Retail Strategies has charged the city a total of $94,000 to date for the three-year project, designed to increase the city’s […]

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Business Briefs for Nov. 24, 2016

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Bartlett-based credit union opens Collierville branch First South Financial Credit Union, based in Bartlett, has announced a 3,950 square-foot Collierville branch opening at 369 S. Byhalia Road. With 16 Mid-South banking center locations, First South’s continued growth has propelled the credit union to become the largest in West Tennessee based on capital. With many of […]

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Local medical device companies have $2.66 billion impact

Editor’s note: This brief article is a sidebar to the longer main story “$12M in grants to fund Bartlett TCAT campus and hiring project.” Adding a medical device manufacturing institute to Bartlett’s future didn’t happen overnight. One of many decision points was a Nov. 2015 study that surveyed 47 medical device companies in Shelby County and […]

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Lakeland ribbon cuttings

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Business Briefs for Nov. 17, 2016

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Allstate recognizes Bartlett agency owner for volunteerism Bartlett Allstate agency owner Terry Edwards recently secured a $1,000 grant for Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives in Memphis. A longtime volunteer with the organization, Edwards is one of thousands of Allstate agency owners around the country rallying together to support similar programs. “As a small-business owner in Bartlett, […]

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$4M grant: Bartlett to get TCAT campus for medical device institute

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Big news for education and industry in the Mid-South: A $4 million grant announced Wednesday means that Bartlett is getting a satellite campus of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis. The campus will support a new medical device institute. The funding comes from a Drive to 55 Capacity Fund Grant. The goal of Gov. Bill […]

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Business Briefs for Nov. 10, 2016

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Lakeland residents wins $10K from First Tennessee A Lakeland woman was the lucky winner of a $10,000 grand prize in the First Tennessee Sweepstakes contest, held Aug. 25-Sept. 30. Joan O’Reilly, who banks at First Tennessee’s Wolfchase location (2750 N. Germantown Parkway), received her winnings in a Nov. 3 presentation. The contest was held to […]

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Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett receives ‘A’ grade for patient safety

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Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett received The Leapfrog Group’s top safety grade for the fall 2016 grading period. The hospital was one of two hospitals in the Memphis area and one of just 21 in Tennessee to receive an “A” ranking among the safest hospitals in the U.S. This is Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett’s sixth consecutive “A” ranking. […]

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FCNB hosts ‘Pink Out’

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In an effort to bring awareness to breast cancer research and promote survival rates, teammates at First Citizens National Bank’s 23 locations hosted their annual “Pink Out” on Oct. 21. ABOVE: Bartlett teammates, from left, are Lesley Williams, Tammy Matlock, Carlette Fields-Wells and Samantha Juris. BELOW: Arlington teammates, from left, are Chris Martin, John Smith, […]

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