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Arlington post office to host Passport Fair

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For customers planning international trips, three post offices in Tennessee and one in northern Georgia are hosting Passport Fairs on Saturday, April 14. Fairs serve customers on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointments are needed. (There is a limited capacity for acceptance.) Locations include the Arlington post office, 5885 Airline Road, Arlington, TN; hours: 10 […]

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Lakeland Motel 6 drug ust nabs 22 teens from Arlington, Oakland

A March 29 drug bust at a Lakeland motel room is sending a roomful of teens – some as young as 14 – to juvenile court. Five older youths from Arlington and Oakland are facing felony charges. On a tip, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office narcotics detectives began watching Room 213 at Motel 6, located at […]

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Rep. Ron Lollar wins $200 for AHS

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Tennessee Rep. Ron Lollar won $200 for Arlington High School during the Tennessee Health Care Association’s annual “Partnering for Charity” event on Feb. 20 at the Doubletree Hotel Downtown in Nashville. Each year, the charity giveaway is a highlight of THCA’s Legislative Conference, an event that brings long-term care professionals together with state lawmakers to […]

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Collegiate Corner

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Colleges and universities have released the following information about area students. Honors Rebecca Elliott of Arlington has been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, for earning a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. Elliott is majoring in English. The following University of Memphis students were recently […]

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Bolton grad completes USAF basic training

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U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Keyshaun E. Spencer has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete […]

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Collegiate Corner

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Colleges and universities have the following announcements about local students. Scholarships Several Shelby County students have been awarded scholarships to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin for the 2018-2019 academic year: Dakota R. Long of Memphis, daughter of April Long and Joe Long, will be a freshman. She received the Chancellor Scholarship. Daniel B. […]

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Arlington High teams with UT-Martin to provide nursing course

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Arlington High School, in partnership with the University of Tennessee at Martin, has announced the expansion of its Health Science Career Cluster to now include pre-nursing. Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, students will have the opportunity to enroll in the “Special Topics: Pre-Nursing” class as a dual enrollment course worth three college-level credits. “We […]

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Lady Tigers headed to State

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Collegiate Corner

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Colleges and universities have released the following information about area students. Academic honorees Ciara S. Johnson of Arlington and Annie Ouyang of Lakeland have been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Rhodes College. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours of academic work […]

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Bartlett bests Arlington in semifinals

Regionals Arlington No. 12
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Arlington outguns Brighton to advance in Regionals

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The shots taken by Arlington Tigers like Brogan Brewer, Ray Price, Boston Miller and Garrett Goldday seemed to fall throughout the night. Meanwhile the Brighton Cardinals picked the worst time to struggle from the field. Brighton rarely found the bottom of the net Saturday night in the Region 7-3A Boys Tournament First Round contest. The […]

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AMS to break ground in March for new gym

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Arlington Middle School will break ground next month on its new gym and expects to complete construction by October. Seating 1,100, it will double the current facility’s capacity. “Anyone who has attended a basketball game or program in our current gym knows how tight the space can be,” said Tyler Hill, communications coordinator for Arlington […]

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