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Bartlett tops home sales

More homes were sold in Bartlett last month than any other Shelby County municipality not named Memphis. According to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, sales were up 19 percent in October compared to the previous year. Bartlett had 94 sales last month for a median sales price of $147,250. With 81 sales, Collierville was […]

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Bartlett again named among best cities

For the second time in two weeks Bartlett has been named among the best cities in Tennessee. Last week, NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy site, named Bartlett the best place for job seekers by factoring in median income, monthly homeowner costs, population growth and unemployment rates. This week, Movoto Real Estate ranked Bartlett eighth in the […]

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Organic meat vendor finds sales harder at Bartlett farmers market

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On a typical Saturday morning, Lee Seidl sees about 150 customers at her organic meat stand at the Bartlett Station Farmers Market.  But even that may not be enough to keep the stand’s owner, West Wind Farms, from pulling out as one of the market’s vendors. “This year has gotten off to a slow start,” […]

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Book store facing final days after 31 years

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Carolyn Wright doesn’t want to close the shop she’s owned the past seven years. But unless she finds a buyer by June 25, the 69-year-old Cordova woman will have no choice but to shut down Book Stop Plus.  “I’ve gotten lowball offers; not too many people are interested,” said Wright, who has Parkinson’s Disease and […]

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Chamber receives recognition for energy savings efforts

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While clean energy and energy efficiency progress remains slow at the national level, the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce has emerged as one of the top local chambers in the country driving economic development around energy efficiency, according to a first-of-its-kind report released today by Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy. With ten in-depth case […]

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New winery opening this year

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On a nearly perfect spring day earlier this week, the owners of a new winery in Lakeland celebrated with a symbolic ground-breaking ceremony. “We needed to bring a winery to Shelby County,” said Delta Blues Winery co-owner Jim Wilson, who was talking with local, county and state dignitaries who had gathered on a small hillside […]

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Skybox team approaches 1,000 Bartlett broadcast

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On a recent afternoon at Freeman Park, a Bartlett High School ballplayer took a swing and sent a grand slam home run across the diamond. The crowd in the bleachers, in the press box and across the world reacted as the Panthers added four to the board. Those not in the park took their cues […]

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Rainbow Health and Rehab hold ribbon cutting

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            Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) staff and ambassadors gathered at Rainbow Health & Rehab at 8119 Memphis-Arlington Rd in Bartlett on Thursday, February 7th to celebrate a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new addition of a long-term care wing. The ceremonial ribbon was cut by Donni Dubert, Administrator […]

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Bank of Bartlett goes mobile

  Bank of Bartlett has launched its Mobile Banking service, giving customers an easy and secure way to access basic financial services from their mobile devices.   Bank of Bartlett’s Mobile Banking service joins leading banks across the country that are rolling out mobile banking solutions for their customers, including checking account balances and recent […]

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The Bartlett Chamber Business Expo is set for Thursday

  The Bartlett Chamber of Commerce Business Expo is slated for Thursday with more than 85 businesses showcasing their products and services. The event, held at the Bartlett Recreation Center, is free with dozens of door prizes including the grand prize drawing for a two night stay at the Holiday Inn and Suites at Wolfchase […]

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Tandy Leather moves after 55 years in Midtown

  By Amber Jenkins Tandy Leather Co. spent 55 years in Midtown at 1482 Madison Ave., but said goodbye to their city location in favor of a larger building in commercial area Wolflake, near Wolfchase Galleria. “We’ll miss Midtown, but we’re excited about our brand new store that is a little closer to our overall […]

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All About Dem’ Taxes Inc. in Bartlett

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Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) staff and ambassadors gathered at All About Dem’ Taxes Inc. at 2737 Bartlett Blvd in Bartlett on Thursday, January 24th to celebrate a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new Bartlett business. The ceremonial ribbon was cut by managers, Latrece Gardner and Kenita Wilson, while they were surrounded by family, […]

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