Sunday, June 20, 2021

Business

When two strangers decided to start a business serving community nonprofits, they had no idea it would become one of the most sought after, minority-owned businesses in Memphis In August, Kingdom Quality Communications (KQ) celebrated a decade in business. Despite...
Memphis is experiencing a “slow-moving self-reinforcing decline in transit, which could be called a vicious cycle of declining ridership and service.” That picture emerges from the Transit Vision Choices Report prepared by Jarrett Walker + Associates and released on the...
As part of AT&T’s continuing commitment to supporting quality education across Tennessee, the company has donated $3,000 to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Memphis. The contribution will provide for the purchase of network storage units which help support...
If you missed it, you missed it. But in case you missed it, here are some of the highlights! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wiuTOKq2c0
Karanja A. Ajanaku – Let’s go forward and say that everything that you want to happen has happened. And now you’re getting ready to walk out on stage the day of the opening. What are you going to tell...
If you’re an entrepreneur hesitant to make a leap of faith, or a business owner in need of an extra push, then this year’s Level Up conference should be on your growth-and-development list. Created by Cynthia Daniels & Co., the...
First Tennessee Bank elevated Lynne Walker’s status 27 months as the bank sought to enhance its strategy for diversity and inclusion in the company and its communities. According to information released this week, First Tennessee has more than doubled its...
by Paula Anderson, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Antonia Gambrell, a licensed cosmetologist, has been styling and encouraging women to feel good about themselves through hair care design for over 20 years.  Whether your hair is relaxed or natural,...
The home-going service for Bernal E. Smith II, publisher of The New Tri-State Defender and a committed servant leader, has been set for Friday. Mr. Smith died at his home Sunday afternoon. His wife, Towanda Smith, said doctors attributed his death to...
NASHVILLE — Tennessee is introducing a warranty for its community and technical college programs by offering free retraining if an employer says a graduate's skills set comes up short. Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora Tydings discussed the warranty program...