Sign ordinance gets ‘bunny amendment’ on first reading
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Sign ordinance gets ‘bunny amendment’ on first reading

The city is seeking to amend its sign ordinance, a move that would put limits and size restrictions on temporary signs residents can display on their property and create a new commercial corridor for signage along Highway 70 north of Stage Road. On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the Bartlett Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved on…

Harris re-elected county mayor, Mulroy wins race for district attorney
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Harris re-elected county mayor, Mulroy wins race for district attorney

Lee Harris was re-elected to a second term as Shelby County mayor on Thursday, Aug. 4, and Steve Mulroy defeated incumbent Amy Weirich to become the county’s district attorney for the next eight years. Harris garnered 78,552 votes to win another four-year term against challenger Worth Morgan, a Memphis City Councilman since 2016 who tallied…

Officers in every Bartlett school
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Officers in every Bartlett school

The new school year that starts Monday, Aug. 8, will have School Resource Officers in each of the 11 schools within the Bartlett City Schools system. In June, the Bartlett Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved funding for six additional School Resource Officers (SROs) and a lieutenant to oversee all 11 SROs and their operations….

Season looms for Bartlett and its transfer quarterback
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Season looms for Bartlett and its transfer quarterback

Bartlett High School’s football team is preparing for another season that opens with a Jamboree game on Aug. 12 at Houston High School. The Panthers will play a road game Aug. 26 in Hoover, Alabama, against one of the best high school teams in the country. Hoover High School ranked 4th in Alabama and 33rd…

Meet firefighter Dorthy Woodland
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Meet firefighter Dorthy Woodland

SERVING THE BARTLETT FIRE DEPARTMENT SINCE: 2019FAVORITE BAND: KaleoFAVORITE FOOD: Taco TuesdaysINTERESTING OR FUN FACT: Woodland is fromIceland and visits home once a yearFAVORITE MOVIE: Forrest GumpHOBBIES: Fitness Each week, The Bartlett Express will introduce a member of theBartlett Fire or EMS Department so the community can learn about thosewho protect and serve Bartlett.