Workforce & Economics

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Video: How the pandemic changed internships


Feature Story Attendees of the WBC South grand opening networked with each other and several women-owned businesses tabling the event, including New York Life Insurance Company (foreground) and LEO Events (background, left) (HGN / Cole Bradley)
Feature Story Drew Joyner and partners Octavius Nickson and Chris Hendrix of Nickson General Contractors purchased the 11-bay retail center at the southeast corner of Summer and National Street in May. They're now updating the exterior. (Cole Bradley)

What's happening on Summer Avenue?


Feature Story Donald Jenkins, an Advance Memphis client and former staffer poses on a forklift. The nonprofit offers a forklift safety certification that helps its clients get higher-paying jobs. (Advance Memphis)
Feature Story The Three(i) Creative Communications team. Three(i) is hosting a speaker series for "do-gooder" professionals. (Submitted)
Feature Story Muhsen "Moe" Najdawi parlayed his passion for cars into Turbo Knights, an auto shop in Whitehaven.
Feature Story Chicken dish from Chef Tam's Underground Cafe. Chef Tam's is one of 21 businesses participating in the 2021 Memphis Black Restaurant Week running March 7-14. (Submitted)

Are you ready to dig in to Memphis Black Restaurant Week?


Feature Story Teaching artists with the New Ensemble Ballet and School perform a socially-distanced dance routine. (Submitted)
Feature Story Lauren Kennedy in front of the Upstanders mural adjacent to the National Civil Rights Museum. The mural is a product of collaboration between the Urban Arts Commission and Facing History and Ourselves. (J. Dylan Sandifer)

We're so much more than rock and roll and barbecue.


Feature Story Michele Simmons is a North Memphis resident and a student in High Ground's North Memphis Community Correspondents program. (Cole Bradley)

Dispatches from North Memphis: Meet Michele Simmons