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Shelby County homeownership dropped for 2009-2015

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NEW YORK, N.Y. — Recent data shows that homeownership has decreased between 2009 and 2015, which indicates that owning one’s own home is becoming less grounded in American life. Specifically for Shelby County, there has been a decrease in homeownership across all age groups below 60. The information was produced by Gavop.com, which analyzed long-term housing […]

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Beautiful holiday lights in Bartlett

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Plan now for January lawn care and gardening

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In the cold winter months we have time for a little reflection, and as a result January is often the time for resolutions to become our best selves. I would like to suggest that you consider gardening as it is one of the activities because it offers multiple dividends. It provides exercise for better health […]

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Bartlett eyes affordable yard waste collection

The dilemma of yard waste disposal — the retrieval of it, how much service to offer, and the funding of it — was the focus of a Sept. 14 Bartlett city board work session. Mayor Keith McDonald urged the board to consider all sides of the issue and update the ordinance soon. City records show one set […]

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Bartlett City Beautiful adds powerful state and national affiliation

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Saturdays are normally a day of relaxation or work around the home, but a group of dedicated Bartlett citizens known as the Keep Bartlett Beautiful (KBB) Commission gathered at 1 p.m. in Bartlett Station Municipal Center to celebrate their latest accomplishment. Their efforts earned an affiliation with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Keep Tennessee Beautiful (KTnB). Mayor Keith […]

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Get tips to flip furniture for back-to-school budget

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College is an exciting time. Whether your child is starting as a freshman or returning for senior year, new friends, new roommates and new places to call “home” await. Ease the transition and save money in the process by helping decorate their personal spaces using these DIY tricks. Instead of buying new, you can turn […]

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Koi ponds add beauty and stress-free oasis

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Koi ponds can make for beautiful additions to landscaped backyards or home gardens. While many people are drawn to koi ponds because of their aesthetic appeal, there are many additional reasons for homeowners to consider installing koi ponds in their backyards. Ponds and water gardens can transform yards rather quickly. Ponds can add appeal to […]

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Addressing spring ant problems

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The return of warm weather in the spring often marks the return of animals and insects as well. The spring season is a popular time for insects to mate and build nests. This also may be a time when homeowners see ant “swarms” in or around their homes. Ants and termites are social creatures, and […]

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How to conserve water when temperatures rise

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Spring and summer are synonymous with increased hours of sunlight, warm temperatures and, oftentimes, an increased reliance on water to feed recreational pursuits and lawn and garden needs. The Water Information Program states that 3.9 trillion gallons of water are consumed in the United States each month and the average person uses 176 gallons of […]

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Aeration can aid heavily used lawns

One of the ways homeowners can keep their lawns looking lush and green is to aerate the turf when the need arises. Aerators perforate the soil with small holes. These holes allow air, nutrients and water to penetrate all the way to the roots, helping them grow deep and strong. Deep, strong roots are essential […]

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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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Join Arbor Day Foundation in February for 10 free trees

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Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone who joins the Foundation in February 2017 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees or 10 free redbud trees to plant when the weather turns warm. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation’s Trees […]

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