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Lakeland’s new planning director describes vision, priorities

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Tom Skehan is the new planning pirector for the City of Lakeland. He took time this week to speak with the Bartlett Express about his background and what he sees as the direction for Lakeland’s future. Where are you from? Well my dad was in the Air Force, so we transferred quite a bit. All […]

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Q&A introduces Lakeland’s new director of parks and recreation

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Robbie Spencer is Lakeland’s new director of parks and recreation. He sat down with the Bartlett Express to discuss his new role and how he wants to bring exciting changes to Lakeland. Can you give me a brief bio about yourself?  I come from a lot of places. I graduated high school in Ohio. I’ve […]

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New BPACC director brings skills, love of city

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Bartlett’s mayor announced Jason Sykes as the new director of the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center (BPACC) at the July 14 city board meeting. In an interview Monday, Sykes praised the center’s bright role in the community over the years and said he plans to continue along that path. He looks forward to adding […]

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New program helps adults attain degrees

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A new program effective this month enables Tennessee adults to obtain the degree necessary for a better job. Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville), championed Public Chapter 363 (SB605), more commonly known as Tennessee Reconnect. It is a major part of Tennessee’s ongoing Drive to 55 program and Tennessee Promise. Previous status: Under legislation sponsored […]

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Saint Francis-Bartlett appoints new CEO

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Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett has announced that Chris Locke began his new position as chief executive officer effective June 1. Locke will oversee all strategic, operational and clinical activities for the 196-bed acute care hospital located in Bartlett. In 2012, Locke had served as the hospital’s interim chief executive officer. “Chris is a natural leader who […]

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Ron Jewell honored as outgoing BPACC director

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Ron Jewell, who has directed the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center for about 16 years, was surprised with a going-away reception last week by friends and colleagues in Bartlett. They wished him well in his new position as an executive with the Orpheum Theatre. He will oversee operations for the Centre for Performing Arts […]

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AES names new principal for 2015-16

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Anna Jones is the newly appointed principal at Arlington Elementary School. She will replace current principal Gina Gore, who is retiring at the close of the school year. Jones began her educational career at Altruria Elementary School in Bartlett as a fourthgrade teacher where she taught for nine years. She taught second grade at Arlington […]

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Bartlett-area travel pro earns trip to Edinburgh

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A Bartlett-area travel profesional has just returned from a prestigious summit in Scotland. Barbara May of Travel Leaders at 2865 Wolf creek Parkway, Suite 104 (the Bartlett/Cordova location) was one of just 75 U.S. Travel Leaders who received an exclusive invitation to attend the industry’s invitation-only 16th Annual International Summit. This travel industry meeting allowed […]

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Grizzlies’ tickets winner

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6 Bartlett police officers earn promotions

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The Bartlett Police Department recently announced the promotions of the following officers: Capt. Paul Phillips was hired as a patrolman on May 1, 1995. He served in patrol and traffic as a traffic reconstructionist. He was promoted to detective April 1, 2000, and then to lieutenant April 1, 2007. He has now been promoted to the rank […]

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Profiles: AWA 2015 scholarship recipients

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The Memphis chapter of the Association for Women Attorneys (AWA) recently announced their 2015 scholarship recipients. Scholarship awards increased by $1,000 in 2015 for a grand total of $10,000, according to AWA scholarship committee chair Frances M. Riley. MEAGAN OLIVIA JONES Dorothy Osradker Memorial Scholarship of $2,500 Meagan Olivia Jones of Memphis believes in academic […]

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Profile: Keating Lowery, AWA 2015 president

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A native of Florence, S.C., Keating Lowery has been a Memphis resident since 2009 and is currently an associate with Lawrence & Russell, PLC. Her practice is devoted to litigating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) matters on behalf of employers, plan fiduciaries, and third-party administrators throughout the United States. Prior to joining Lawrence […]

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