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MLGW: Lakeland, Arlington get relief from low power

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MLGW customers in Lakeland, Arlington and parts of Bartlett can breathe easier and stay cooler this summer: The utility company has completed temporary restoration of Substation 68, which blew up July 11. MLGW employees completed the partial repairs two weeks ahead of the originally projected Aug. 8 schedule. The announcement means residents in the affected […]

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Early voting deadline is near

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At-a-Glance for July 28, 2016

Early voting sites close Saturday Early voting for the state primary and the Shelby County general election is lower than expected, although voters still have a few days to go. Early voting ends July 30, and election day will be Aug. 4. As of Saturday, July 23, only 15,144 votes had been cast. Linda Phillips, the […]

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BCCB has reserved your seat

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The Bartlett Community Concert Band normally is about 100+ members strong, but current membership is in the 70s. That may seem huge, but having a membership roll of 100 ensures there will be a steady 55-65 people at rehearsals and performances. This is your opportunity to join in, BCCB members say. The band particularly could […]

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Two backpack giveaways to aid local children

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TCC to donate thousands of backpacks Deserving young students in Bartlett will soon benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign. TCC, the largest Verizon authorized retailer in the U.S., is partnering with A Wireless to donate 235,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through TCC’s annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. More than 1,300 participating […]

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Only a rare 1800s woman could stay independent

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Editor’s note: This series will run weekly throughout 2016 to highlight Bartlett’s history in honor of its 150th anniversary this year. American women in the 1800s had no legal existence of their own and were dependent on men. For the most part, they could not enter into contracts, inherit property or money and had no […]

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Bartlett Police reports for July 19-24, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during July 19-24, 2016. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. 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 […]

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SCSO handles late June incidents in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the second half of June. See the previous incidents from June in last week’s issue. 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 […]

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Ainsley Harrington earns top SCTP honors for her trap shooting

Ainsley Harrington, 14, has a sharp eye for trap shooting. She’s been shooting for just two years, and last week she placed first in a national competition in the Ladies Division 1A from the 21-yard line. Harrington said, “I was very excited but humbled.” At the competition, she achieved a personal best by shooting 75 […]

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Women are still significantly underrepresented in Congress

Even as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attempts to shatter what she has called “the highest, hardest glass ceiling,” women in the U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office. Although women account for half of the population, only one in five members of Congress is female. See details at members-of-congress.insidegov.com. Also see […]

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