VOL. 121 | NO. 195 | Wednesday, October 4, 2006
Southwest tailors technical program to growing bioscience industry
A plan proposed by Gov. Phil Bredesen in September to increase Tennessee's high school graduation rate could shine light on something that's been going on in Memphis for some time.
Kevin Matthews, owner of The Cheesecake Corner at 113 East G.E. Patterson Ave., is used to doing things on his own.
Mark Prestidge has been promoted to president of The Kroger Co.'s Delta Division. The Delta Division is based in Memphis and includes 111 Kroger stores in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Prestidge succeeds Richard Tillman, who recently announced his retirement after a 42-year career with Kroger. Prestidge previously served as vice president of operations for Kroger's Southwest Division.