At a Glance for June 25, 2015


Readers’ Choice ballot is ready for your vote

Each year, our readers select their favorite businesses, industries and personnel in Bartlett. Voting is open through July 17 for the 2015 Reachers’ Choice Awards.

See the paper ballot in printed issues or vote online at See the winners in the Aug. 6 issue.

July 1 seminar teaches leading in the digital age

A speaker from Webster University will teach about leadership in the digital age at a July 1 seminar presented by the Bartlett Area Chamber of commerce.

The event will be from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. and led by Harriet Browning, an academic advisor and adjunct professor. It’s free for BACC members and $25 for non-members.

It will be at the Holiday Inn & Suites at Wolfchase Galleria, located at 2751 New Brunswick Road in Memphis. For more information, contact Jerry Dupree at (901) 372-9457 or via email to

Lakeland sets new dates for July meetings

The Lakeland Board of Commissioners has changed the dates for two of its July meetings:

  • The work session originally planned for July 2 has moved to 5:30 p.m. July 9.
  • The regular business meeting originally planned for July 9 has moved to 5:30 p.m. July 21. Both meetings are at Lakeland City Hall, 10001 U.S. 70, Lakeland.