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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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Red Cross asks for more blood donors

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The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday. Donors on Aug. 30-Sept. 1 will receive a mason jar tumbler while supplies last. Upcoming donor opportunities include: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 23 at 24/7 Fitness Club, 1028 Goodman Road in […]

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Eagle Scout project renews Panther prints

  A couple of weeks before school started, Aaron Clemons of Bartlett completed an Eagle Scout project that honored the new Bartlett City Schools district and welcomed new students coming from Bolton. His project included refreshing the faded Bartlett Panther paw prints in front of Bartlett High School, adding paw prints in front of the […]

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Delta Fair & Music Festival arrives Aug. 29

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The Delta Fair & Music Festival will come to the Agricenter in East Memphis on Aug. 29, bringing communities together to celebrate and promote the rich art, music and history of the Delta. Special attractions include: “Meet and Greet with Peyton List,” who stars as “Emma” on Disney’s Hit Comedy “Jessie.” The public Meet and […]

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BPD reports postponed for Aug. 11-17, 2014

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The Bartlett Police Department’s incidents report for the week of Aug. 11-17 was not available at press time and will be included in next week’s issue of The Bartlett Express.  

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Bartlett, Memphis welcome new Wingstop locations

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Rapper and entrepreneur Rick Ross celebrated the grand opening of two Mid-South locations for his Wingstop restaurants last week. The Bartlett location at 2839 Bartlett Boulevard opened in May and had its grand opening event on Aug. 14. Festivities included promotional giveaways, as well as autograph and photo opportunit6ies with Ross. The new Memphis location […]

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UT Martin plans retirement workshop in Bartlett

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The University of Tennessee at Martin is sponsoring a retirement planning workshop later this month in Bartlett for people interested in learning about the six elements of estate planning. The in-depth, six-hour course will be offered in two, three-hour sessions on Thursdays, Aug. 28 and Sept. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the […]

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At a Glance for Aug. 21, 2014

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Charlie Daniels Band to play in Bartlett Aug. 21 Music fans lucky enough to snag tickets before they sold out wil enjoy the sounds of the Charlie Daniels Band at 8 p.m. Aug. 21. in Bartlett. Those who waited too long to buy can still find plenty of other upcoming events at the Bartlett Performing Arts […]

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Mailbox vandalism spree hits Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported a spree of mailbox and car vandalism in Lakeland for July, along with other crimes. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These are brief summaries of more detailed BPD reports. July […]

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Home invader terrorizes Lakeland woman

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A July 23 home invasion and aggravated assault left a Lakeland woman with scratches on an inner thigh where the man menaced her with a long-bladed knife. The woman and a cousin were guests in a family member’s home on the 4200 block of Loch Mead Drive. The cousin got into the shower around 4:40 […]

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