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Sprouts throws open doors for Lakeland debut

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“Hey Tennessee!” That was the shoutout made by Sprouts Farmers Market staff as they gave a friendly wave to a growing crowd gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony early on May 13, just before the grand opening of the first Sprouts location in the state. Hundreds of customers were lined up and waiting for the […]

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Ron Jewell honored as outgoing BPACC director

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Ron Jewell, who has directed the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center for about 16 years, was surprised with a going-away reception last week by friends and colleagues in Bartlett. They wished him well in his new position as an executive with the Orpheum Theatre. He will oversee operations for the Centre for Performing Arts […]

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BBB revokes accreditations for 3 Mid-South businesses

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The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South has revoked the accreditation of three area businesses for failure to comply with the BBB’s Code of Business Practices. 901 Sounds Auto Accessories and Window Tint’s accreditation was revoked for failure to respond to a consumer complaint. BBB made several attempts to obtain a response and spoke to […]

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AES names new principal for 2015-16

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Anna Jones is the newly appointed principal at Arlington Elementary School. She will replace current principal Gina Gore, who is retiring at the close of the school year. Jones began her educational career at Altruria Elementary School in Bartlett as a fourthgrade teacher where she taught for nine years. She taught second grade at Arlington […]

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At a Glance for May 14, 2015

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Housing prices rise, inventory also improves The Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) released new data on May 8. “Pricing is up,” said MAAR President Thomas Murphree. “Inventory also took a small step up, which will give buyers a few more options moving forward.” The Memphis Area Home Sales Report for April showed the following […]

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Bartlett-area travel pro earns trip to Edinburgh

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A Bartlett-area travel profesional has just returned from a prestigious summit in Scotland. Barbara May of Travel Leaders at 2865 Wolf creek Parkway, Suite 104 (the Bartlett/Cordova location) was one of just 75 U.S. Travel Leaders who received an exclusive invitation to attend the industry’s invitation-only 16th Annual International Summit. This travel industry meeting allowed […]

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BACC arranges May 14 chance for networking

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The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) has scheduled one of its Business to Business Networking Breakfasts for May 14 in Memphis. The event will be 8:30-9:30 a.m. May 14 at St. Columba Episcopal Conference & Retreat Center, 4577 Billy Maher Road, Memphis. A light breakfast will be served. Organizers describe as an “easy and comfortable […]

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Lakeland’s new winery plans big with wine, hospitality, venue

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Starting a winery is no small feat. Such a colossal undertaking requires much due diligence. In the case of the partners who opened Delta Blues Winery in February, it meant visiting some 200 wineries across Tennessee, California, Texas and other states. “It took about three-and-a-half years from the conception of the idea to opening,” Jim […]

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Shoppers lining up their carts for Sprouts

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Lakeland residents and businesses are looking forward to a big shopping day on May 13, when a major grocery store once again draws retail dollars to the city. Sprouts, a high-end grocery store, focuses on fresh, natural and organic foods, and it will open a 28,000-square-foot store in the old Kroger location in Lakeland on […]

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BACC president reflects on Bartlett’s economic development

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With a population of 60,000 citizens, Bartlett is listed among the 10 largest cities in Tennessee and is consistently classified as one of the best places to live in the State as well as the nation. Most recently, Bartlett was graded as the 15th best suburban community in America by a national rating service. As […]

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