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Lake District project gets reprieve until Sept. 15

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The struggling $375-million Lake District development planned for the former Factory Outlet Mall in Lakeland got another reprieve on Friday, right on the brink of a planned foreclosure. The sale of some of the property was delayed seven more days until 2 p.m. Sept. 15 so that developer Yehuda Netanel could work out the details […]

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Memphis area sees highest home sales of year in August

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MEMPHIS — August home sales in the Memphis-area increased 10.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,942 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of Realtors property records database. Sales were up 11.2 percent from July, when there were 1,747 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 4.4 percent at $183,175. Inventory decreased […]

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MAAR members elect 2018-19 board of directors

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MEMPHIS — At the Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ annual meeting and election on Aug. 31, MAAR members elected five individuals to the 2018-2019 board of directors. They are: 2018 Director/2019 Vice President Amanda Lott of Crye-Leike Inc. 2018-2019 Director Eric Fuhrman of Crye-Leike Inc. 2018-2019 Director Keith Gilliam of Weichert-Realtors-BenchMark 2018-2019 Director Grace Uhlhorn of […]

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LSS approves architect, consultant for LMPS athletic fields project

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In a brief special-called meeting on Thursday, the Lakeland school board approved two items to advance their athletic fields project. The board first approved an agreement with Renaissance Group Inc. to provide architectural services for the athletic fields project at Lakeland Middle Preparatory School. The project makes use of surplus funds from the LMPS building’s […]

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Collegiate Corner

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Universities and colleges have released the following information about Mid-South students. Scholarships The Educational & Memorial Foundation of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) in Brentwood, Tenn., recently awarded scholarships to 18 Memphis-area residents for the 2017-18 academic year. The recipients include Michelle Swain of Lakeland and Baylor White of Cordova, both of […]

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Happy 40th, Lakeland!

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Foreclosure casts shadow on $375M Lake District project

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The $375-million Lake District development in Lakeland is no longer a sure thing. The Memphis Daily News shocked local residents and city officials last Wednesday with the project’s property foreclosure notice. The notice was for 33 acres of property owned by Lakeland Station Holding LLC and Gilad Development Corp. at 3536 Canada Road, Lakeland. This […]

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Eads pianist earns Five Year National Award

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Rose Guimera, 13, daughter of Don and Cora Guimera of Eads, has earned the Five Year National Award from the National Guild of Piano Teachers. She performed 10 memorized pieces each year for five years in Germantown’s Piano Guild Auditions, where she earned Superior Plus ratings. She received the Guild’s five-year pin and a porcelain […]

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News in Brief for Aug. 24, 2017

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Gelato Café in Bartlett to close by end of August The Gelato Café in Bartlett announced via Facebook late Monday night that it will be closing at its current location on Aug. 31. It is in the Bartlett Towne Center at 5985 Stage Road. Owner Maher Garada wrote, “We are sad to announce that Gelato […]

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$3.5M surplus has LSS eying athletics project

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Construction of Lakeland Middle Preparatory School came in $3.5 million under budget, and the superintendent and school board have an idea what to do with those funds: Get a head start on the campus’s athletic fields with the help of another $1 million in funds set aside by the city. At the Aug. 14 school […]

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Lakeland board to seek legal advice on free speech vs. libel

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The Aug. 3 work session for Lakeland’s city board ended on a jarring note that continues to play out in contentious social media posts. The topic was defamation of board members’ characters on social media. Vice Mayor Josh Roman said the board gets frustrated when they believe people are trying to undermine the progress of […]

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Lakeland welcomes public to tour new $20M middle school

Lakeland’s new $20-million middle school went from a spring 2016 groundbreaking to a ribbon cutting in one breathtaking year. On Sunday, officials welcomed an estimated 300 or more citizens into the pristine brick and stone-clad building. The 2017-18 school year begins on Monday, Aug. 7, openings its doors to about 600 students in grades 5-8. […]

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