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At-a-Glance for April 28, 2016

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Harpeth Rising sets Saturday performance The trio Harpeth Rising will be returning to perform for the Memphis Acoustic Music ssociation at the Overton Chapel at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. The chapel is at at 53 East Parkway South. Admission is $15 and advance tickets are available at the Bookseller of Laurelwood or online […]

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Legals for April 28, 2016

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City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Zoning Appeals will meet in the Assembly Chamber at Bartlett City Hall on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for a hearing to consider the following request: Mr. Wesley Wooldridge, with the Renaissance Group, on behalf of Olympus, located at 2925 Appling Road, Bartlett, […]

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Honored educators

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It’s official: Common Core is on its way out of Tenn. schools

The object of years of political tension, backroom posturing and exhaustive examination, the Common Core State Standards are now officially on their way out in Tennessee. In their place: the Tennessee Academic Standards for math and English language arts, coming to K-12 classrooms across the state in the 2017-18 school year. The State Board of […]

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AHS senior Catherine Miller signs with TCU rifle team

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Arlington High School senior Catherine Miller has signed a scholarship to become a member of the women’s rifle shooting team next year at Texas Christian University. It has been Catherine’s goal ever since she began precision shooting to shoot for such a top-ranked NCAA team. In January, she took gold medals in both air rifle and […]

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TNReady suspended for grades 3-8 this year

The Tennessee Department of Education has terminated its contract with the developer of the state’s new standardized test and suspended testing for students in grades 3-8 this school year due to the company’s inability to deliver testing materials, Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Wednesday. However, TNReady testing will continue as planned for the state’s high […]

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Forcible sex crimes up at Tenn. colleges

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Forcible sex offenses on Tennessee college campuses increased by 26.6 percent in 2015, the latest year for which data is available. That includes an increase in the number of reported rapes from 51 in 2014 to 56 in 2015. The data comes from the 2015 “Crime on Campus Report” released last month by the Tennessee […]

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Collegiate Corner for April 28, 2016

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Universities and colleges have made the following announcements about area students. Scholarships East Tennessee State University of Johnson City has named Camryn McKelvy of Bartlett among the recipients of a Presidential Academic Performance Scholarship. McKelvy, the daughter of Philip and Dana McKelvy of Bartlett, will study international relations at ETSU. Recipients must attain a GPA of at […]

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Bartlett Pets of the Week for April 28, 2016

The Bartlett Animal Shelter employees work hard to ensure animals in their care are healthy and socialized, and they offer friendly pets of different ages and sizes who are ready to find loving homes. This week’s featured dogs include: Trinity, a four-year-old female pit bull mix with a black-and-white coat. She is a big sweetheart, […]

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Quintessential Sweets unveils gourmet summer goodies

  FAQs: Quintessential Sweets 5980 Bartlett Center Drive, Bartlett Hours: noon-9 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., noon-9:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat., closed Mon. (901) 361-3449 info@quintessentialsweets.com quintessentialsweets.com On Facebook as Quintessential Sweets Owner: Christopher Gray Hot summer months have customers lining up at Quintessential Sweets for the chilled confections they can enjoy to beat the heat. They will find his […]

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