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1. Little Rock Film Festival Shines
- Thursday, June 05, 2014
The latest version of the Little Rock Film Festival was the best yet. Ask anyone who gathered at the Old Statehouse Sunday, May 18, for the Awards Gala. The enthusiasm of the filmmakers was infectious.
2. Soulful Synergy
- Saturday, December 07, 2013
What happened at the corner of McLemore Avenue and College Street in the 1960s is nothing short of extraordinary.
At the crossroads of segregated neighborhoods in South Memphis, two white business partners would open the doors wide to whites and blacks alike, who congregated to write and record songs that would set off a soul explosion heard around the world.
3. Lenoir Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
- Monday, September 30, 2013
The day the fields in the suburban school races were just about set for November elections, Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir opened his re-election campaign with a fundraiser in East Memphis.
4. Henneberger Joins First State Bank Small-Business Lending Division
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Sean Henneberger has joined First State Bank’s small-business lending division as vice president/business development officer in the Memphis market. In his new role, Henneberger will help small businesses pursue loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.
5. Degrees of Difficulty
- Friday, December 28, 2012
Leaders of the city’s five higher education institutions say they are all grappling with the issue of relevance in a changing world and economy as they compete for students with missions that make them different from one another.
6. Call Me Pop Pop
- Thursday, December 13, 2012
“A nickname, because it’s custom-made, rather than installed at the factory, can seem like a better reflection of one’s true self.” – David Owen
- Monday, September 17, 2012
The Federalist Society Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Students’ Chapter will present a free Constitution Day program Monday, Sept. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Pepperdine University professor Dr. Gordon Lloyd will speak. R.S.V.P. to Greg Grisham at firstname.lastname@example.org or 462-2616.
- Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management will hold its 2012 conference and exposition Wednesday, Sept. 12, through Friday, Sept. 14, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit tnshrmconf.com for a schedule.
9. East Joins Carriage Crossing As Marketing Coordinator
- Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Kendra East has joined Carriage Crossing as marketing coordinator. East’s new responsibilities include creating and implementing the lifestyle center’s yearly marketing budget, spearheading onsite events and leading merchant communication.
10. Message of Hope
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
Bruce Hopkins, First Tennessee Bank’s president of banking for West Tennessee, couldn’t attend last year’s Greater Memphis Chamber annual chairman’s luncheon.
11. Chamber Luncheon Highlights City’s ‘Medical Miracles’
- Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Bruce Hopkins, First Tennessee Bank’s president of banking for West Tennessee, couldn’t attend last year’s Greater Memphis Chamber annual chairman’s luncheon.
12. Memphian Cobb Joins MIFA As Meals on Wheels Director
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Trentwood Cobb has joined Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association as director of MIFA Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to senior citizens in the greater Memphis area.
13. ALSAC’s McKee Honored for Lifetime of Service
- Wednesday, February 16, 2011
You could say David McKee was baptized by fire when he first joined ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in December 1977 as the new regional director of the Southeast Region in Atlanta.
14. Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
- Wednesday, February 09, 2011
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
15. Group Seeks 100 Ways to Boost Degree Attainment
- Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Leadership Memphis wants your ideas now for boosting college education in Memphis.
With its “100 Things in 100 Days” campaign well under way, the organization is asking people to call or e-mail president and CEO David Williams. He promises a response within one business day.
- Friday, July 30, 2010
The Memphis Central Rotary Club will meet Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Ellen Rolfes, development consultant for Memphis Symphony Orchestra, will be the speaker. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karean Shea, 683-9099.
17. Noel Becomes ABA Delegate From Tennessee
- Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Randall D. Noel has been elected as the Tennessee delegate to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates.
Noel is a member of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC’s Commercial Litigation Group. Noel is a Fellow of the American, Tennessee and Memphis Bar Foundations and has served as president of the Tennessee Bar Association.
- Tuesday, December 29, 2009
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host “Tours at Two” today at 2 p.m. at the Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Visitors can take a special tour of the exhibits “Carry Me: Lucite Handbags from the Caryn Scheidt Collection” and “Lichtenstein in Process.” For more information, call 761-5250.
- Monday, December 28, 2009
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host “Tours at Two” Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Visitors can take a special tour of the exhibits “Carry Me: Lucite Handbags from the Caryn Scheidt Collection” and “Lichtenstein in Process.” For more information, call 761-5250.
20. Bornblum Honored with New Southwest Library
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The Bert Bornblum Library, a new 69,300-square-foot building at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Cove campus, was named in a ceremony earlier this month.
Among the speakers was John Farris of the Tennessee Board of Regents, who explained that the naming of Board of Regents-governed facilities is a serious matter.
21. Schuermann Elected To Design Review Board
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
David Schuermann has been elected to the Center City Commission’s Design Review board.
Schuermann is a principal at Architecture Inc. He is active with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and currently serves on the Tennessee Board of Architectural & Engineering Examiners.
22. Not So Fast For Buehler Proposal
- Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Shelby County Commissioners delayed action this week on the transfer of 140 parcels of tax delinquent property to developer Harold Buehler.
23. Treadway Joins Thomas & Betts as Senior VP for Electrical Business
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Charles L. Treadway has joined Thomas & Betts Corporation in the newly created position of senior vice president, group president – electrical. Treadway will provide strategic and operational leadership to the company’s electrical products businesses on a global basis. The electrical segment of Thomas & Betts has approximately 60 manufacturing and distribution facilities in 11 countries and employs approximately 8,000 associates worldwide. The electrical segment reported $2.1 billion in revenues in 2008. Treadway previously served as president and chief executive officer for the Custom Sensors and Technology unit of Schneider Electric.
- Thursday, October 02, 2008
LEAD Training Systems and Right Resource Management Group will host “Train the Trainer - Six Steps to Effective Presentations” today from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Seating is limited to 20. Cost is $249 per person with lunch included. For reservations, call 761-5585.
25. Landmark Community Bank Names Newell Chairman of Board
- Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Chuck Newell has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Landmark Community Bank and will be based in Landmark’s Collierville branch.
Newell brings more than 28 years of banking experience to the board and currently serves as the president and CEO of Merchants and Planters Bancshares.
26. Architecture Month Brings Design to Forefront
- Monday, September 08, 2008
For the past four years, the Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects and Memphis Heritage Inc. have set aside one month to give the public a unique look inside the world of architecture by offering activities, films, lectures and more.
- Wednesday, February 27, 2008
master IT will host a business seminar, "Business Unplugged," today from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Several speakers from technology companies will be in attendance. For more information or to register, visit www.master-it.com/unpluggedevent.html or call 377-7891.
28. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
29. March Continues In Memphis Politics
- Friday, January 18, 2008
Measuring progress in numbers can be tricky. And the numbers are usually mute on the topic of what should come next.
As Memphis and the nation on Monday observe the national holiday marking the birth of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 53 of the 163 elected officials representing all or part of Shelby County - federal, state and local - are black.
30. Commission Remains Tight-Lipped About Pyramid
- Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Shelby County commissioners weren't in the mood this week to say much about the new proposal to turn The Pyramid into a theme park. The $250 million Pyramid Adventure theme park idea that includes surrounding riverfront development got good reviews last week before commissioners.
31. Baptist Names Baker Nursing Research Coordinator
- Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Nursing professor Diana Baker has been named Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.'s new coordinator for nursing research. Baker is the first person to hold the position. She has been in nursing for more than 40 years and most recently served on the faculty of the Baptist College of Health Sciences.
- Tuesday, April 10, 2007
The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) holds its monthly membership luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The topic is "Growing Your Business: Procurement With Shelby County." The luncheon is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register online at www.nawbomemphis.org or by calling 844-3738.
- Monday, April 09, 2007
The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) holds its monthly membership luncheon Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The topic is "Growing Your Business: Procurement With Shelby County." The luncheon is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register online at www.nawbomemphis.org or by calling 844-3738.
34. Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board
- Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.
35. Big Bucks
- Thursday, August 10, 2006
The number "one" is fitting for the name of the giant mixed-use development Gene Carlisle is creating Downtown, as both a locator and a clue to the project's scope.
That's "one" as in One Beale, the address at the foot of Beale Street where the wealthy Wendy's franchisee is developing a 30-story hotel/condominium development with a price tag of between $150 million and $175 million. The "one" also is a clue to the scale of the skyline-changing project, which is unprecedented for Memphis.
36. Crime Victims Center to Hold 'Strength in Unity' Event Tuesday
- Monday, April 24, 2006
The Shelby County Crime Victims Center holds its 12th annual Crime Victims Week awards dinner at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Keynote speakers include Shelby County Mayor
A C Wharton Jr., U. S. Attorney David Kustoff, District Attorney General Bill Gibbons and Shelby County Sheriff Mark Luttrell. The dinner's theme is "Victims' Rights: Strength in Unity." Tickets are $30 or $300 for a table of 10. Call 545-4357 for more information.
- Friday, April 21, 2006
The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. conducts a small business development seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. The class focuses on all aspects of starting and running a child care business. Cost to attend is $25. Call (888) 413-2232.
38. Local Businessman to Head State Insurance Group
- Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Brad V. Smith, president of Cecil Smith Insurance Agency in Germantown, was elected president of Insurors of Tennessee. Smith has served on the association's board of directors and executive committee for 12 years. He won the group's Chairman of the Year award in 2004 and Insuror of the Year award in 1992.
39. Business Activity Sees Summer Spike
- Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Economic news this summer - corporate bankruptcies, Hurricane Katrina and skyrocketing fuel prices - hasn't been encouraging. But mid-year was apparently as good a time as any to take a risk, which is what almost 2,000 business people in Shelby County did.
40. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
41. Disaster Planning Critical for Small Businesses
- Monday, September 19, 2005
Don't take anything for granted. Back up computer systems, plan ahead for burglaries, and be prepared for fires and floods.
Business strategies like these might seem like no-brainers, but they're often all that stand between success and ruin for many small business owners, especially when there's a small staff and a low budget. That's why local business leader Austin Baker - chairman of the Memphis area's Small Business Chamber - wishes more business owners would take action before disaster strikes.
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 01, 2005
St. Jude Researcher Named to Royal Society
Dr. Tom Curran, chair of the department of Developmental Neurobiology and the co-leader of the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor program at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, was elected to the Fello...
43. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, February 28, 2005
Sells for $1.1 Million
Latting Road Partners LLC has purchased 34.27 acres in the Wilderwood Estates Subdivision in Cordova from David Miller LLC for $1.1 million, according to The Daily News Public Records...
44. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 09, 2005
Rotary Club Presents Public Servant Awards
Rotary Club Names Public Servant Award Winners
The Rotary Club of Memphis East selected Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons and chief administrative officer of the Shelby County Registers Off...
45. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Tennessee Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Mental Health Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Virginia Trotter Betts received the National Nursing Centers Cons...
46. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 07, 2004
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies The Shelby County Sheriffs Office graduated the following reserve deputies, who received training through the Memphis Police Department Training Academy between...
47. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, June 19, 2003
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle Corp., the No. 2 U.S.-based global software maker, Wednesday sweetened its hostile cash bid for PeopleSoft Inc. by 22 percent to about $6.3 billion, the latest ...
48. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, January 28, 2003
bureau extends hours
Memphis officials, through the Division of Public Services and Neighborhoods, have extended the hours of the motor vehicle inspection bureau.
Beginning Feb. 3, hours at all inspe...
49. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 25, 2002
A free Women and Investing seminar hosted by Salomon Smith Barney is noon today at Owen Brennans, 6150 Poplar Ave
A free Women and Investing seminar hosted by Salomon Smith Barney is noon today at Owen Brennans, 6150 Poplar Ave. Participants will...
50. Archived Article: Mac P.2
- Wednesday, July 05, 2000
Arts board gives $2 Arts board gives $2.2 million to local groups The board of directors of the Greater Memphis Arts Council, acting on a recommendation from its allocations committees, approved $2.2 million in funding to 20 of the areas arts organi...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 22, 2000
David M David M. Gilchrist, president of Memphis-based VP Buildings, has been elected vice president of LTV Corp., VPs parent company. Gilchrist, 51, joined LTV in 1997. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Gilchrist has held manufacturing and mark...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 05, 1999
National Commerce Bancorporation Karla Merritt has joined OConnor Kenny Partners as associate art director. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Sue S. Hunter has been appointed director of attorney recruitment for Baker, Donelson, Bearma...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 14, 1999
Gene Auerbach Named AutoZone's Gene Auerbach has joined AutoZone Inc. as senior vice president, store development. Auerbach previously was director of Asian operations for The Dairy Farm Co. and senior vice president, international, at PriceCostco. ...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 07, 1999
Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co. He formerly was chief operating officer. Vornbrock is a graduate of the University of Missouri. Greg Bava has been named to the ...
56. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 08, 1998
Kenneth P Kenneth P. Pehanick has been promoted to chief operating officer of Continental Traffic Services Inc. Pehanick formerly was vice president of sales. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. Dorchelle Terrell Spence has been named...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 16, 1997
Trezevant Realty Corp Trezevant Realty Corp. has announced several new employees and a promotion: Linda Braden has joined the corporation as marketing assistant for retail development. Braden has been involved in the commercial real estate industry ...
58. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 20, 1997
RE-MAX of Kentucky/Tennessee has announced its top office sales associates and new sales associates for March and April RE-MAX of Kentucky/Tennessee has announced its top office sales associates and new sales associates for March and April. Top sale...
59. Archived Article: Back
- Thursday, October 24, 1996
Lecture series will feature author/consultant Lecture series will feature author/consultant The second part of a lecture series focusing on the interdependence of Mid-South cities is set for Nov. 6 and will feature David Rusk, a former mayor of Albu...
60. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 21, 1996
Chuck Freedman, chief operating officer for Kelman-Lazarov, has been elected president of the Memphis chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. Other officers include Larry Crowder, president elect and vice president of administration; Phy...
61. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, May 02, 1996
05-02 Benchmark William Frank Rook and Karon Rook vs. city of Bartlett, city of Bartlett Police Department, Bartlett Mayor Bobby Flaherty, police director Don Wray, patrolmen John David Owen and David Jones, officer Gary L. Rikard, Capt. R. Carter, ...