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Vittles for Vets

The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors gathered at Bailey’s Country Vittles on Sept. 30 for an 11:30 a.m. ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new chamber member. Bailey’s Country Vittles is owned by veteran Rick Bailey in honor of veterans. The owner included several of his World War II patrons in the ceremony […]

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Methodist North CEO earns national award

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Modern Healthcare magazine recently named Methodist North CEO Gyasi Chisley as a winner of the 2014 Up & Comers award. The recognition honors young stars in the healthcare management field. “We are very excited to have an Up & Comers award winner in the Methodist System,” said Michael Ugwueke, Methodist Healthcare President and COO. “Gyasi […]

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Bartlett biz whiz: From cowboy to weed killer

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Thirty years ago, Kenny Crenshaw traded riding horses and wrestling steers for killing weeds and beautifying lawns. A former rodeo cowboy, the Bartlett-based Herbi-Systems Inc. lawn care owner and president lassoed an entrepreneurial dream and poured his free spirit into the business of “farming smaller spaces.” This year marks his company’s 30th anniversary and in […]

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FDIC honors Bartlett resident Timothy Neeck

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Bartlett resident Timothy P. Neeck, CPA, CFA, was awarded the Edward J. Roddy Examiner Excellence Award at the FDIC annual awards ceremony held recently at the FDIC Seidman Center in Arlington, Va. This award recognizes a career safety and soundness or compliance FDIC bank examiner with at least 10 years of experience who has consistently […]

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Galilee cemetery released to state’s custody

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Families are now one step closer to visiting their loved ones buried at Galilee Memorial Gardens in Bartlett. The cemetery has been closed since late January after accusations of mismanagement and criminal behavior erupted against the owner, Jemar Lambert. The district attorney general’s office handed over control of the cemetery to the state last week. […]

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Smartphone app helps blood donors

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The American Red Cross has launched its Blood Donor App, which puts the power to save lives in people’s hands. The free new smartphone application lets users schedule donations, track total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them. Features include a chance for donors to form teams, track their cumulative impact and view leaderboard […]

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Rainbow Health & Rehab wins Bronze Award

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Rainbow Health & Rehab of Memphis (located in Bartlett) has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award program, presented by the American […]

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Becker’s Hospital Review honors Saint Francis-Bartlett CEO

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Jeremy Clark, Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett chief executive officer, has been named to the Becker’s Hospital Review 2014 list “Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40.” This list recognizes men and women who have demonstrated excellence in their healthcare organizations and professional lives before turning 40. The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team selected leaders on this […]

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At a Glance for Sept. 4, 2014

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Lakeland’s new grocery store: still unconfirmed Lakeland’s keeping mum about its upcoming high-end grocery store that will occupy most of the former Kroger retail space in early 2015. Last week, the Memphis Business Journal cited anonymous sources who say it will be Sprouts Farmers Market leasing that space, but no official sources have confirmed that yet. [Editor's […]

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LEGO that ribbon

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The Lakeland Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Aug. 13, for “Bricks and Minifigs” at 9755 Hwy 64, Suite 103. The business is the first venue in the tri-state area that will buy, sell, and trade anything LEGO.

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