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1. St. Jude’s Downing Elected to Institute of Medicine
- Monday, November 04, 2013
Dr. James R. Downing of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, a branch of the National Academy of Sciences.
Downing, the hospital’s scientific director, deputy director and executive vice president, becomes the sixth member of the institute from St. Jude.
2. Attorney General Reopens Nineteenth Century Club Review
- Friday, August 09, 2013
The state attorney general has reopened a review of the sale of the Nineteenth Century Club property on Union Avenue just as efforts by current and former club members to challenge the sale face a critical Monday fundraising deadline.
3. Fed Member: Bond Buys Likely to Slow Later in Year
- Wednesday, August 07, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Federal Reserve voting member said Tuesday the central bank is "quite likely" to start reducing its bond purchases later this year but that any change hinges on the economy showing improvement.
4. Evans Joins American Esoteric as Vice President
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dr. Jess Evans has joined American Esoteric Laboratories as vice president of technical operations. In his new role, Evans is responsible for instrumentation, personnel, operational performance and quality assurance for the Memphis laboratory.
5. Expectations High for Fed to Announce Major Action
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – If the world's investors are right, the Federal Reserve is about to take a bold new step to try to invigorate the U.S. economy.
And many expect the central bank, which began a two-day meeting Wednesday, to unleash its most potent weapon: a third round of bond purchases meant to ease long-term interest rates and spur borrowing and spending. It's called "quantitative easing," or QE.
6. Fed Says Economy is Healthier; Takes No New Steps
- Wednesday, December 14, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve on Tuesday portrayed the U.S. economy as slightly healthier and held off on any new steps to boost the economy.
Hiring is picking up and consumers are spending more despite slower growth globally, the Fed said in its latest policy statement.
7. Fed Nearing a Plan to Clarify Direction of Rates
- Tuesday, December 13, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve under Ben Bernanke has gone further than ever to explain its policies to the public. It's ready to go further still.
A Fed policy meeting Tuesday will likely focus, in part, on an evolving plan to reveal the direction of interest rates more explicitly. The Fed may decide, for example, to regularly update the public on how long it plans to keep short-term rates at record lows.
8. Fed Considers More Clarity on Interest Rate Policy
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve policymakers this month discussed how they could give businesses and investors more information about what might trigger an increase in interest rates, according to minutes of the Nov. 1-2 meeting.
9. Fed Minutes: 2 Officials Saw Need for Bolder Steps
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve policymakers considered a third round of bond purchases at their last meeting, and at least two members said the weakening economy might require it, according to minutes of the meeting released Wednesday.
10. Some Fed Officials Sought More Economic Stimulus
- Wednesday, August 31, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Some Federal Reserve officials pushed in August for a more aggressive response to the economy's slowdown. They settled for a plan to keep rates near zero for another two years and a won agreement to discuss more options at an extended meeting in September.
- Monday, April 04, 2011
The April 4th Foundation will hold its 11th Annual Commemorative Awards Banquet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Civil rights activist Charles Patrick will receive the Open Door Award. The I Am A Man award recipient and keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright. For more information or tickets, call 859-3364.
- Friday, April 01, 2011
The Lipscomb & Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a happy hour mixer Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. No reservations are required.
13. Bernanke Bond Plan Faces More Skeptics Within Fed
- Tuesday, January 25, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Few expect any major shifts when the Federal Reserve's policymaking panel meets this week, even though two of its new voting members have been skeptics of the Fed's $600 billion Treasury bond purchase plan.
14. Hardware Association Honors ‘Top Gun’ Cole
- Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Charles Edward Cole, Jr., president of Cole’s Home Solutions, has been honored by the North American Retail Hardware Association with the organization’s Top Gun Award.
15. Attorney Cobb Dies From Stroke Complications
- Friday, June 04, 2010
Charles Pittman Cobb, 87, died June 1 of complications following a stroke.
Cobb most recently worked at Evans & Petree PC. He joined the firm in 1949, became a senior partner and retired from the firm in 1984.
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
The Shelby County Commission Ad Hoc Committee on Reappraisals will meet today at 9 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. The “Reinventing Government Tour” meeting, hosted by commission Chairwoman Deidre Malone, will meet at 10 a.m. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
17. Cordova Apartment Owners Challenge Years-Old Annexation
- Wednesday, May 20, 2009
A legal challenge to a city annexation ordinance from the 1990s is headed for a September trial date.
The lawsuit by a group of Cordova-area apartment owners asks a judge to void the ordinance that annexed Countrywood and Eads into the city of Memphis. It contends the ordinance violated the state’s open meetings law and seeks years of back tax money.
18. Work to Begin Soon On U of M’s ‘Penny’ Hall of Fame
- Tuesday, May 05, 2009
570 Normal St.
Memphis, TN 38152
Permit Amount: $2.9 Million
Project Cost: $2.9 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: University of Memphis Foundation
Tenant: University of Memphis
Contractor: Patton & Taylor Enterprises LLC
Architect: Evans Taylor Foster Childress Architects
19. Law Week Ends While Memories Remain
- Thursday, April 23, 2009
While the Memphis Bar Association’s annual Law Week events end today, they remain in the minds of the city’s legal community.
At 10 a.m., the bar will hold its traditional naturalization ceremony in which more than 340 incoming U.S. citizens will be sworn in at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
20. Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rate to Help Ease Strain of Housing Slump on Economy
- Thursday, November 01, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve sliced an important interest rate Wednesday - its second reduction in the last six weeks - to help the economy survive the strains of a deepening housing slump that is likely to crimp growth in coming months.
21. Another Fed Rate Cut Anticipated
- Wednesday, October 31, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The message from Ben Bernanke and his Federal Reserve colleagues is clear: The housing slump will drag on well into next year as credit problems linger. What's not so apparent is how they'll deal with the crisis, although another interest rate cut could come this week.
22. Business IS BOOMING
- Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Charles Coghill, owner of Daylight Donuts at 10525 Macon Road, is one of Cordova's new businessmen. He worked in the restaurant industry for 15 years before buying his donut store.
"I wasn't looking for something specifically in the Cordova area, but just for an opportunity that came my way," Coghill said. "It's worked out as something that has been pretty beneficial."
23. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 15, 2004
MBA Elects Officers
Memphis Bar Names 2005 Officers, Directors
The Memphis Bar Association announced the election of the following 2005 officers: Susan M. Clark, president; Barbara Zoccola, vice president; David Cook, treasurer; and Amy Amunds...
25. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Crompton Corp. Refinances Memphis Plant
Eight parcels near
Warford and Pope streets
Cost: $6.2 million
Borrower: Crompton Corp.
Lender: Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch
Trustee: Mark Lee
Property: Eight parcels ...
26. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, October 03, 2003
Firm Partner Designs Secure Facilities
The Daily News
Mike Childress' work must be important, because even he cant talk about it.
Childress, a partner with architecture firm Nathan Evans Taylor Coleman Foster, des...
27. Archived Article: Architect (lead)
- Monday, June 23, 2003
Great old building keeps firm Downtown Great old building keeps firm Downtown
By LANCE ALLAN
The Daily News
The new Downtown elementary school, opening in August, might fill a public school void in the area, but it caused a problem for one ...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 18, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Nov. 18-Nov. 24
The Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., presents artwork by Everett Charles Yates, on display through Jan. 15. Nov. 19
The Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., ho...
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 03, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: June 3-June 9 June 6 The giant Friends of the Library Book Sale returns to the Mid-South Fairgrounds June 6-9 in the Charles Brakefield Youth Building. Thousands of books, videos, records, sheet music and b...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 20, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: May 20-26 May 21 The Memphis Bar Association Masters of the Law Series continues with a seminar at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Shelby County Public Defender and county mayoral candidate A C Wharton is the s...
31. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 24, 1998
Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates. She formerly was project director and operations manager. Collins has an undergraduate deg...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
34. Archived Article: Law Analys
- Thursday, May 16, 1996
05-16 Law analys Seven projects reviewed at law institute meeting The American Law Institute is holding its 1996 annual meeting through Friday at the Renaissance Mayflower in Washington, D.C. The agenda consists of seven projects, including the fina...
35. Archived Article: St. Mary's Lj
- Wednesday, April 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates St. Marys performing arts center should be ready for 1996 school year By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Starting next school year, students and staff involved in the fine and performing arts at St. Marys Episcopal School will find a lot...