VOL. 121 | NO. 19 | Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Could be, if residential developments, schools are any indication
It's not immediately apparent the area just over the Millington line in South Tipton County is experiencing unprecedented residential growth. All you really see driving past is a small record shop and a few other box-sized businesses.
Long-time friends Tiger Bryant and Raymond Williams have been in the restaurant business since high school, which partly explains why the pair is eager to serve up another addition to the bustling dining corridor in the Cooper-Young neighborhood.
The Public Relations Society of America's Memphis chapter has named Memphis City Schools superintendent Carol Johnson as its Communicator of the Year for 2005. Johnson accepted the honor at the organization's January chapter meeting. PRSA presents the award annually to a respected member of the community who invests time or talent in communicating a specific message to public audiences. Johnson replaced superintendent Johnnie Watson after his retirement in 2003. She had served as superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools since 1997.