Archive: Jeannie Oliver

Jeannie Oliver is a writer and PR practitioner with a long string of awards behind her name. With a degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Jeannie has worked as a high school journalism teacher, an editor for the Appaloosa Journal, and a media spokesperson for the Oklahoma Education Association during a statewide teachers strike. She has created work for corporations and non-profits as diverse as Seagate, INTEGRIS Mental Health, Ballet Oklahoma and Dale Rogers Training Center. With a bungalow in the historic Mesta Park area of Oklahoma City, Jeannie divides her time between writing and rehabbing an old house. When she’s not mowing or painting or seeing to plumbing repairs, she can be seen in the neighborhood walking her well-known spotted rat terrier Dotty. She has three grown children–two daughters in Brentwood, Tennessee, and a son in Oklahoma City—and one adolescent granddaughter.

Sleep soundly, S3 creates 137 jobs in Columbia.

COLUMBIA, Tenn. — Sleep Solutions and Services, LLC (S3), a medical software and support company, will locate new call center operations in Columbia. S3 expects to invest $3.6 million in the project and to create 137 jobs in Maury County. The company co ...

MyPro seeks to reverse engineer social media.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Franklin-based entrepreneur Andrew McGarry is attracting some big names in sports and entertainment with his social media platform, MyPro. MyPro is a website and mobile app that provides ambitious content providers an opportunity to m ...

After merger, LEDIC makes Memphis home, plans 300 jobs.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — LEDIC Realty Company will locate its new national headquarters in Memphis. LEDIC, a fully integrated manager, owner, and developer of multifamily properties across the United States, will invest $10.2 million in a new facility and creat ...

Urban Cookhouse opens first Tennessee locale in Midtown.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Urban Cookhouse, a regional fast-casual restaurant chain, is set to open its first Tennessee location in Nashville. Owners Leah Bentley and Josh Galyean have targeted a February opening for the location at 1907 Broadway in Midtown. Th ...

Wonderful Group sites tile plant, 220 jobs in Lebanon.

LEBANON, Tenn. — Wonderful Group, a manufacturer of porcelain tiles, will invest $150 million to build its first U.S. operations in Lebanon. The facility will create 220 jobs. “This is great news not only for Lebanon and Wilson County, but for the en ...

Dura-Line sites new facility, 70 jobs in Clinton.

CLINTON, Tenn. — Dura-Line, a manufacturer of products for communication and energy infrastructure, will invest more than $25 million to open a new manufacturing facility and research and development center in Clinton. The project will create 70 jobs, i ...

FedEx gears up for a whale of a holiday season.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx is adding more than 55,000 positions throughout its network, including package handlers, drivers and other support positions to aid in holiday shipping efficiencies. During peak season, FedEx Ground will run seven-day sort operat ...

SaarGummi Tennessee plans Pulaski expansion.

PULASKI, Tenn. — SaarGummi Tennessee, Inc. officials expect to create more than 150 new jobs over the next five years as the company improves infrastructure and adds equipment at its manufacturing operations in Pulaski. SaarGummi manufactures extruded a ...

Orgill plans new HQ, plus 115 jobs in East Memphis.

NASHVILLE — Orgill, Inc. will invest $15 million to build a new headquarters in east Shelby County and add 115 employees. Orgill will construct a 100,000-square-foot facility in on Houston Levee in Collierville, a Memphis suburb. The new building will b ...

Regal Entertainment builds new HQ in Knoxville.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Regal Entertainment Group announced recently the company will locate its new corporate headquarters on Knoxville’s South Waterfront. Regal expects to create 75 new jobs. The Regal Entertainment headquarters will occupy a nine-story, ...

Franklin sisters open Luna Record Shop at The Factory.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Luna Record Shop will open its doors in The Factory in Franklin in early November. Owners Calvert Gentry McMahan and Brenna Gentry have billed the enterprise as a “vinyl lifestyle store.” The Franklin-grown sisters plan to offer ne ...

Amazon needs 2,000 seasonal employees in Lebanon.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Amazon plans to hire more than 2,000 seasonal workers for the holidays at its fulfillment center in Lebanon. Amazon is creating more than 100,000 seasonal positions nationwide, according to a news release. Tens of thousands of seasonal ...

Intermedix sites new innovation lab in Nashville.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Intermedix Corporation officials announced recently the company will locate new operations in Nashville. Intermedix provides analytics and technology services for health and safety enterprises nationwide. The company plans to develop ...

eDivv grows secondary market for beauty supplies.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis startup eDivv is an online store to buy, sell and swap beauty products. The company recently negotiated a partnership with a large beauty subscription box, with plans to roll out the tech side of the partnership this fall. Cas ...

AMI brings new HQ, 600 jobs to Alcoa.

ALCOA, Tenn. — Advanced Munitions International (AMI) will build a headquarters and munitions manufacturing facility in Alcoa’s Partnership Park, investing $553 million and creating 605 jobs. AMI manufactures HPR Ammunition, a specially formulated amm ...

Crazy Italians serving up Italian in Cordova.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Crazy Italians, a fast casual restaurant serving Italian food, opened recently in Cordova at 1250 N. Germantown Parkway, Suite 105. Owners Giampaolo Ongaro and Daniele Zucca are the “crazy Italians” opening a restaurant with no back ...

Allied Dispatch calling for 500 new workers.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Allied Dispatch Solutions will significantly expand its call center operations in Johnson City. The company plans to create nearly 500 jobs and invest $4.8 million in an expansion of its current facility. “Allied Dispatch Soluti ...