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Doubling down: Arlington restaurant moves to Millington for expansion

The grill is being fired up, the sauce is being created and the pies are being whipped. For a year and a half, the menu of Double D’s BBQ Restaurant and Lounge came to life at the previous location of 9508 Millington-Arlington Road. The taste of smoked ribs, homemade buttermilk pies and thick-cut bologna led […]

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Panthers practice under Friday Night Lights

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Millington was on center stage last Friday night welcoming residents from Fayette County, Collierville, Arlington, Germantown and Bartlett. The home of the Trojans hosted the 2017 Shelby County Football Jamboree for the first time. With coordination from the Millington Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and Millington Central High School staff, the event ran smoothly […]

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Week 1: Journal West 10 Media Power 10

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The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible to be included in this ranking. Each week throughout 2017, see how the poll shakes out. Here are the preseason rankings heading into Week 1.

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Arlington OKs more than $260K in town projects

The Arlington town board approved resolutions on four projects totaling more than $260,000 Monday night. Resolutions included: Entering into an agreement with Powers Hill Design LLC to perform professional services for the Phase 2 of the Forrest Street Park project. The cost will be $130,435. Entering into an agreement with CSX Transportation Inc. for construction […]

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Arlington man threatens with crowbar, gets shot

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ARLINGTON — A domestic shooting in the Kroger parking lot sent one man to the hospital in critical condition Saturday night. Names have not yet been released, but Earle Farrell, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department’s public information officer, described what happened. A man and woman were sitting in a car in the parking lot just before […]

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No charges in SCSO’s fatal shooting of Arlington man

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No criminal charges will be filed against the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies involved in the fatal shooting last December of an Arlington man, according to Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich on Monday. The two deputies fired shots that killed 48-year-old Jimmy Lee Lawson on Dec. 17, 2016, while they were responding to […]

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Arlington student graduates from Aviation Challenge

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The Shelby County Schools district has a new reason to be proud: It’s made national headlines about winning an award for reducing classroom incidents. Security Chief Gerald Darling said, “Last school year, we had a very good year. This year, we had a great year.” He attributed it to multiple factors, including collaboration with the […]

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Collegiate Corner

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Colleges and universities have released the following updates about area students. Academic honors Taylor Mallett of Arlington was named to the spring 2017 dean’s list for Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of […]

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Bartlett, Arlington & Lakeland public schools’ 2017-18 calendar

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The following combined school district calendar is for Bartlett City Schools, Arlington Community Schools and Lakeland School System. July 27-28 New teacher induction (Bartlett and Arlington) July 31 Professional development, morning; administrative day, afternoon. For teachers and administrative staff Aug. 1 Administrative day and student enrollment verification/new student registration day Aug. 2 Professional development, morning; […]

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Bartlett woman charged with 2 counts felony child abuse

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Lauren Christine Pollard of Bartlett posted a $10,000 bond last Thursday in a child abuse case. According to other media reports, the case stems from allegations in March that she bruised a child’s face during potty training. Pollard, 26, worked at the Sonshine Learning Center, associated with Christ Church in Arlington. She was charged on […]

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Arlington lights up with patriotic display

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Collegiate Corner for July 6, 2017

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Colleges and universities have released the following news about area students. Academic honors Kaylie Amelia McGinley of Arlington has been named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. Dean’s list scholars are those with at least a 3.5 grade point average, but less than a 4.0. Arkansas […]

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