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Lego-themed store moves to Collierville mall

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This week, Collierville will be saying “Hello!” to a business that waved goodbye to the Arlington/Lakeland area on May 31. Bricks & Minifigs — a toy shop for buying, selling and trading Lego products — is moving to a larger space at the Carriage Crossing Mall. Owners Mark and Patty Guttensohn say they will have a formal […]

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Daycare owner heartbroken over bankruptcy, closure

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A Lakeland day care center shocked employees and parents on June 21 when the owner abruptly closed its doors and announced she was filing for bankruptcy. Funtime Learning Center had been operating for 21 years, but owner Lisa Naquin could not hold up under the financial pressures. “Over the course of 21 years, the children […]

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Crye-Leike exec tapped for Realty Alliance board

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Steve Brown, president of residential sales at Crye-Leike Inc., has been named to the board of directors of The Realty Alliance, a network of North America’s elite real estate firms serving all major and mid size markets. Crye-Leike is the nation’s fifth largest independently-owned real estate firm, and the largest residential real estate firm in […]

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TDCI extends license due date to June 30

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds its licensees that the Tennessee Department of Revenue has extended the deadline to file and pay professional privilege tax to June 30. The professional privilege tax, usually due on June 1, is an annual occupation tax imposed on people with an active Tennessee license or […]

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Grand opening for Smallcakes

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TN joins $18.5M settlement with Target over 2013 data breach

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Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III recently announced that Tennessee has joined 46 other states and the District of Columbia in an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corporation to resolve the states’ investigation into the retail company’s 2013 data breach. The settlement represents the largest ever multistate data breach settlement. The states’ investigation, led by […]

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Ribbon cutting for Legends apartments

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Bartlett NeuroRehab PT holds ribbon cutting

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Cutting the ribbon on Thursday, May 25, for his new office was a milestone for physical therapist Jonathan Henderson, and he’s eager to finish checking off all the boxes so he can open his doors at Bartlett NeuroRehab Physical Therapy LLC and begin serving patients. He is currently waiting for Medicare approval and will be working […]

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MLGW gives update on destroyed substation

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Memphis Light Gas and Water is still wrapping up work on fully restoring the substation destroyed in a July 11 explosion last year. The catastrophic failure at Substation 68 destroyed the breaker, one transformer and the control house, leaving most of Lakeland and Arlington, as well as part of Bartlett, without power temporarily. The new […]

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Bartlett songwriters bring music to pastry shop

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Shelby County couple are first to wed at Sandals South Coast Overwater Chapel

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Stephanie Garner, one of the honeymoon and destination wedding travel experts at Travel Leaders Memphis/Bartlett/Collierville booked the first couple to wed at Sandals South Coast Overwater Chapel. The Overwater Wedding Chapel is at a unique location at Sandals South Coast and the first of its kind in Jamaica. The couple that wed, Chris and Art Kuntzman, […]

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Bartlett Corporate Park — an underappreciated gem

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Bartlett has many assets to claim, yet one of its greatest, and often most overlooked, is the area zoned for light industry. This stretch, coined Bartlett Corporate Park, is a jewel within suburban Shelby County. Encompassing approximately 600 acres of land, BCP is home to nearly 200 businesses that employ in excess of 6,000 taxpayers. […]

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