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  • Charlie Davis | Davis Automotive

    Charlie Davis | Davis Automotive

    With the love of speed and working on cars since a young man, there was no doubt Charlie Davis would one day own an auto repair facility. Davis Automotive, located at 709 Elm Street in Martin, Tennessee, is Weakley County’s largest auto repair business. Previously located across the street, Davis…click to read more
    Deborah Warner & Allison Spader | Graphic Label Solutions

    Deborah Warner & Allison Spader | Graphic Label Solutions

    Graphic Label Solutions (GLS) is a single-source contract manufacturer in Columbia, Tennessee. The company was founded May 21, 2002, and is a women’s business organization.

    GLS is a privately held company owned by Deborah Warner and Allison Spader. Both have extensive experience in the printing industry. Warner has demonstrated tenacity in…click to read more

    Gregg Overman | River City Soap Company

    Gregg Overman | River City Soap Company

    Gregg Overman, owner of River City Soap Company, has been awarded the 2012 Memphis Rising Star Award from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Southwest Tennessee Community College. The Rising Star award is given annually by the SBDC to a businessperson who best exemplifies not only business success but…click to read more
    Ed Haskins and Jacqueline Lowe | Sportsdrive LLC

    Ed Haskins and Jacqueline Lowe | Sportsdrive LLC

    Sportsdrive LLC is a specialized niche sewing and non-woven materials fabrication business located in a low-cost East Tennessee manufacturing area with excellent availability of suitably skilled and well-motivated associates. The owners/directors are experienced specialists in engineering and manufacturing niche products and services to the company’s existing customers and have identified…click to read more

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