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By Thomas Sheffield I am all for self-sufficiency.  I am a champion of self help in making a better future you and your family if you don’t impinge on my ability to do the same.   I do not believe...
By Thomas Sheffield Many people, especially those in the federal government, are still not convinced that climate change is real.  This is despite scientific facts that show the earth is getting warmer and this is in part due to an...
Former Nashvillian Connie Kinnard Named Corporate Executive of the Year HOLLYWOOD, FL — Honor. Service. Esteem. These are just three of the qualities that emanate from Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida magazines’ 2018 classes of the “50 Most Powerful and...
NASHVILLE, TN — Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) awarded one scholarship during the TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC) Impact Awards Event held on April 26 in Nashville, Tenn. This marks the 15th year Bridgestone has awarded these scholarships. The recipient...
TUPELO, MS – Today, Renasant (RNST: NASDAQ) Chief Executive Officer and President, C. Mitchell Waycaster, announced that Tracey Morant Adams, was named Senior Executive Vice President, and Chief Community Development and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer. In her continued capacity...
NASHVILLE, TN — FB Financial Corporation (NYSE: FBK), the holding company of Nashville-based FirstBank, has been recognized for its board diversity for having more than 20 percent of its board of director’s seats held by women. FB Financial was recently...

Let it Grow

By Thomas Sheffield Spring time is here, and many outdoor enthusiasts look forward to getting outside and cutting the grass.  Many people get excited about this weekly chore.  For many, it is therapy.  Personally, I think it is a pain. ...
By Thomas Sheffield This year is an election year and affordable housing is a huge issue.  Gentrification is our fault, well not fully but we do have some responsibility.  Some may be as appalled as hearing Kanye West say, “slavery...

50 Years

By Thomas Sheffield This year we acknowledge two pivotal events in American History.  First, we observed the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.  Next, we observe the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of...
To show its support of and boost its involvement in the communities it serves, local financial services company Advance Financial will hold its first annual, company-wide Day of Service this Tuesday, May 8 across Tennessee. In coordination with Hands On...