May 22, 2018

Dr. CJ Rhodes, New Age Thought Leader

Called into the ministry at age 18, the Rev. C. Edward “CJ” Rhodes II has spent more than two decades preaching, teaching, and leading across denominational, […]
March 9, 2016

Recapping The 2016 Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards

“I am always mindful that any opportunity afforded to me is an opportunity to achieve the greater good; to improve the quality of life in impoverished […]
December 28, 2015

2016 Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards Honorees

Savvy Lifestyle Magazine and the Arts Alive Foundation are proud to announce the second annual Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards to be held Sunday, February 28, […]
October 5, 2015

MS Native Joins DC Based Government Affairs Company

DuPont is adding a seasoned D.C. veteran and former Deputy Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS), Karis T. Gutter, to its Government Affairs team. […]
May 31, 2015

Meet Walter Zinn, 1st Congressional District Hopeful

In most instances, being first carries a sense of accomplishments. Unfortunately for Mississippi, being in the top five for teen pregnancy, fattest state in the country, […]
February 8, 2015

Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards

There’s a conclave of young professionals  who are committed to moving Mississippi forward.  They are raising their families here, building businesses and serving their communities. Their commitment is […]
September 23, 2013


Gerold “Girbeau” Smith is a perfect example of what happens when a dream meets hard work and determination.  Ever since getting his first taste of radio […]
June 19, 2013

Boutique Owner Has Fashion Midas Touch

When Connie Brown opened the doors of Fondren Fashion House in 2012, she had no idea that it would have the success that it has had. […]
April 23, 2013

Shirley Hopkins, A Courageous Girl Beating The Odds

Once upon a time there was a land of dance. In the mythical land of Goma, dance united the people. The rich and poor all danced […]
January 21, 2013

Dream Keepers: Service To All Mankind

It was at a fifth grade career fair that a then young Justin Turner met a physician named Dr. Marshall. “Dr. Marshall spoke of the huge […]