Bartlett chooses the best of the best for 2015

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Every year, the readers of The Bartlett Express select their favorite retail and wholesale businesses, service companies, and business professionals who make living and working in Bartlett a pleasure.

Following are the winners that you selected for 2015.

Overall winners

  • Best Business: Hair Savvy
  • Best Overall Industry: Brimhall Foods
  • Best Overall Restaurant: Side Porch Steakhouse
  • Man of the Year: Todd Halford
  • Woman of the Year: Patti Jennings
  • Best City Employee: Debbie Gelineau

Automotive

  • Best Auto Body Shop: Bartlett Body Shop
  • Best Auto Glass Dealer: Jackson Glass Co.
  • Best Auto Parts Dealer: Auto Zone
  • Best Auto Repair: C&F Brake and Auto Repair
  • Best Auto Service Department: Wolfchase Nissan
  • Best Car Audio: Best Buy
  • Best Car Wash/Detailer: Simoniz Car Wash
  • Best Muffler Repair: Hwy. 70 Auto Repair
  • Best New Car Dealer: Wolfchase Nissan
  • Best Tire Dealer: Bartlett Tire
  • Best Transmission Repair: Warr & Geurin
  • Best Used Car Dealer: Saab Gwatney 1 VC
  • Best Windshield Repair: Jackson Glass Co.
  • Best Wrecker Service: Bartlett Towing

Dining

  • Best Bakery: Kroger
  • Best BBQ: Baby Jack’s BBQ
  • Best Business Lunch: Lenny’s Sub Shop
  • Best Breakfast: Maria’s Restaurant
  • Best Buffett: Noodles Asian Bistro
  • Best Catering: McAlister’s Deli
  • Best Catfish: Fat Larry’s
  • Best Chicken: Popeyes
  • Best Chinese Food: Noodles Asian Bistro
  • Best Coffee: Starbucks
  • Best Cold Sandwiches: Lenny’s Sub Shop
  • Best Deli: Lenny’s Sub Shop
  • Best Desserts: Gigi’s Cupcakes
  • Best Donuts: Donut Box
  • Best Fast Food: Sonic Drive in
  • Best Fine Dining: J. Alexander’s
  • Best French Fries: McDonald’s
  • Best Hamburgers: Five Guys
  • Best Home Cooking: Sweetpea’s Southern Cookin’
  • Best Hot Sandwiches: Firehouse Subs
  • Best Ice Cream: Sheridan’s Lattes & Frozen Custard
  • Best Italian Food: Olive Garden
  • Best Mexican Food: Las Palmitas
  • Best Pizza: Papa Johns
  • Best Salads: Olive Garden
  • Best Seafood: Red Lobster
  • Best Steaks: Side Porch Steak House
  • Best Sushi: Eat Well Sushi

Education

  • Best Preschool/Day Care: Little Bears Pre-School
  • Best PTA/PTO: Ellendale Elementary School
  • Best School: Bartlett High School
  • Best School Mascot: Bartlett High School’s Panther

Financial

  • Best Banking: Bancorp South
  • Best Credit Union: Southern Security Federal Credit Union
  • Best Mortgage/ Title Company: Erickson Title

Health Care

  • Best Eye Clinic: Midsouth Vision
  • Best Fitness Center: Bartlett Recreation Center
  • Best Hospital: Saint Francis – Bartlett
  • Best Medical Clinic: Saint Francis Medical Partners
  • Best Pharmacy: Walgreens
  • Best Rehabilitation Services: Saint Francis Rehab
  • Best Weight Loss Center: Curves

Retail/Wholesale

  • Best Antique Store: Antique Mall
  • Best Appliance Store: Best Buy
  • Best Athletic Store: Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Best Boat Dealership: Tracker Boat Center
  • Best Bridal Service: Unique Boutique
  • Best Building Supply: Lowes
  • Best Cellular Phone Dealer: AT&T
  • Best Children’s Clothing: Once Upon a Child
  • Best Computer Store: Best Buy
  • Best Department Store: JC Penny
  • Best Electronics Store: Best Buy
  • Best Electrical Services: Ellendale Electric
  • Best Farm Store: Tractor Supply
  • Best Frame Shop: Pat’s Prints and Framing
  • Best Florist: Pugh’s Flowers
  • Best Furniture Store (New): Bartlett Home Furnishings
  • Best Furniture Store (Used): Goodwill
  • Best Garden Shop: Bartlett Nursery
  • Best Gift Shop: Lori’s Gifts
  • Best Hardware Store: Stewart Brothers
  • Best Jewelry Store: Wiemar’s Jewelry
  • Best Lawn/Garden Store: Lowes
  • Best Liquor Store: Charlie’s Wines and Spirits
  • Best Lumber: Lowes
  • Best Men’s Clothing: Dillard’s
  • Best Motorcycle/ ATV Dealership: FRS Powersports
  • Best Musical Instruments Store: rEvolve Guitar & Music Shop
  • Best Paint Dealer: Sherwin-Williams
  • Best Produce: Easy Way Produce
  • Best Shoe Store: Payless Shoe Store
  • Best Television Store: Best Buy
  • Best Women’s Clothing: Macy’s

Services

  • Best Accounting Firm: Greg Shelton, CPA
  • Best Band: Bartlett High School
  • Best Barber Shop: Stage Road Barber Shop
  • Best Beauty Salon: Hair Savvy
  • Best Computer Repair Shop: KC Computer and Repair
  • Best Consignment Store: Once Upon A Child
  • Best Day Spa: Gould’s Day Spa
  • Best Dry Cleaning: Dry Clean Super Center
  • Best Funeral Home: Bartlett Funeral Home
  • Best Cooling/ Heating Service: General Heating and Air
  • Best Homebuilder: Chris Woods Construc-tion
  • Best Hotel/Motel: Holiday Inn
  • Best Insurance Provider: Bob Simpson State Farm
  • Best Internet Provider: AT&T
  • Best Landscaping: Bartlett Nursery
  • Best Lawn Care Service: Mow and Blow
  • Best Locksmith: Locksmith Bartlett
  • Best Martial Arts Studio: USA Karate
  • Best Nail Salon: Karina’s 2
  • Best Nursing Home/Assisted Living: Ave Maria
  • Best Party Rentals: Space Walk Inflatables
  • Best Pawn Shop: Cash America Pawn
  • Best Pest Control: Proven Pest Control
  • Best Photo Studio: Z Photog Studio
  • Best Plumbing Service: Red LeBlanc
  • Best Real Estate Agency: Normans Realtors
  • Best Resale Shop: Goodwill
  • Best Retirement Center: Robinwood Retirement Community
  • Best Roofing Service: Lucius Roofing
  • Best Security/Alarm Dealer: Home Security Shield
  • Best Service Station: Mapco
  • Best Staffing Service: Labor Force
  • Best Tanning Salon: Tan-N-Go
  • Best Travel Agency: Travel Leaders
  • Best Pet Services: Hollywood Feed
  • Best Place to Skate: Cordova Skate
  • Best Storage Center: Extra Space Storage
  • Best Performing Arts Center: Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center (BPACC)

Worship

  • Best Bible Study: Faith Baptist Church
  • Best Church: St. Ann Catholic Church
  • Best Vacation Bible School: Faith Baptist Church

Individual Honors

  • Best Attorney: Tracey Malone
  • Best Banker: W. Craig Esrael
  • Best Barber: Kelly Carraway, Kelly-Stage Rd. Barber
  • Best Building Contractor: Chris Woods
  • Best Chiropractor: Dr. Jeffrey Luebbe
  • Best Dentist: Dr. Phillip W. Hart, D.D.S.
  • Best Doctor: Dr. Gottumukkala Suneela
  • Best Financial Advisor: Greg Shelton, CPA
  • Best Firefighter/ Paramedic: Chris Chamber
  • Best Hair Stylist: Kate White, Hair Savvy
  • Best Hospital Employee: Lynn Young
  • Best Insurance Agent: Bob Simpson, State Farm
  • Best Investment Representative: Jeff Advant
  • Best Massage Therapist: Stacy Miller, Goulds
  • Best Mechanics: Danny Godwin and Mark McKee, Warr-Guerin Garage
  • Best Nurse: Robin Davis, Saint Francis
  • Best Pastor: Steve Shapard, Senior Minister, Bartlett United Methodist Church
  • Best Pediatrician: Dr. Keith Owen, Pediatrics East
  • Best Police Officer: Travis Riggs
  • Best Principal: Keshia Y. McMickens, Appling Middle School
  • Best Sales Clerk: Anna Campbell
  • Best Teacher (Elementary School): Angie Taylor/Rivercrest Elementary (formerly of (Ellendale Elementary)
  • Best Teacher (High School): Stephen Sullivan, science teacher
  • Best Teacher (Middle School): Greg Grammer, 6th-grade math/science teacher
  • Best Teacher (Preschool/Day Care): Melissa Kelly of Grace Presbyterian
  • Best Veterinarian: Hillcrest Animal Hospital