Editorial Results (free)
1. Southwest Airlines' Second-Quarter Profit Slips 2 Percent
- Friday, July 26, 2013
DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines is getting a small break at the fuel pump, and that's helping it to slightly beat Wall Street expectations for profit.
The company saved 16 cents a gallon on fuel in the second quarter, which added up to $88 million. That made a difference in a quarter during which revenue barely grew.
2. Southwest to Save by Delaying Delivery of Planes
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines Co. is delaying delivery of new airplanes and filling the gap with used planes to reduce spending over the next five years.
3. Southwest to Cut More AirTran Flights in Atlanta
- Thursday, May 09, 2013
ATLANTA (AP) – Southwest Airlines will soon cut more AirTran routes this fall as it transforms AirTran's hub into a Southwest operation.
Southwest is eliminating routes between Atlanta and Memphis, Tenn.; Pensacola, Fla.; and Buffalo, N.Y., this fall, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
4. Endocrinologist Detti Joins UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Laura Detti has joined the Germantown office of UT Medical Group Inc., where she specializes in male and female infertility. Detti provides genetic diagnosis and counseling; management of conditions such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent miscarriages and premature menopause; and pre- and post-cancer care for fertility issues.
5. Commercial Advisors Hires Ewen as Controller
- Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Erika Ewen has joined Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors Asset Services LLC as controller. Ewen will direct the accounting department in all accounting functions and financial reporting of Commercial Advisors Asset Services as well as all property management clients.
6. LGSTX Services Expands Local Warehouse
- Friday, October 19, 2012
LGSTX Services Inc. is relocating and expanding its Memphis warehouse operations. The Wilmington, Ohio-based firm, which specializes in aviation support and facility services, has leased 184,680 square feet across two facilities in the Southwide Distribution area at 363 Burma Road and 410 Burma Road.
7. AirTran Brand Remains At MEM for Now
- Wednesday, June 06, 2012
The four daily AirTran flights and the AirTran operation at Memphis International Airport won’t be converted to the Southwest Airlines brand this year.
Officials of the Dallas-based airline confirmed Monday, June 4, what they have said since they began the integration with AirTran when Southwest acquired the company in April 2011 as a wholly owned subsidiary.
8. Southwest Posts Q1 Profit on Special Items
- Friday, April 20, 2012
DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines Co. earned $98 million in the first quarter, helped by deals designed to blunt the pain of higher jet fuel prices.
9. Plenty to Like in Flashy ‘Chicago’
- Monday, March 19, 2012
Theatre Memphis hopes to get audiences’ blood pumping with a production that gets away with murder.
“Chicago,” which opened March 9, offers more heat and intensity than expected at first glance.
10. Touch and Go
- Monday, December 19, 2011
In the aviation industry, Memphis International Airport is considered a fortress hub, an airport where a single airline – in Memphis’ case, Delta Air Lines Inc. – handles 70 percent or more of the passenger flights.
11. Methodist Group Takes Message to D.C.
- Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A group representing Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s Center of Excellence in Faith and Health – an interfaith collaborative center of research, innovation and training – has been asked to travel to the White House this month to share ideas with a group of health system and health policy leaders about crafting successful community partnerships and programs.
12. Southwest Posts Q2 Profit of $161 Million
- Friday, August 05, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines Co. set records for full planes, and higher fares boosted revenue as the summer vacation season kicked into high gear.
13. Cloudy Skies
- Friday, March 25, 2011
Despite this week’s bad news, the fortunes of Memphis International Airport as a Delta Air Lines hub remain closely linked with Delta’s flagship hub at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
14. US Airlines Make Money Again by Flying Less
- Wednesday, January 26, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – After a decade of multibillion-dollar losses, U.S. airlines appear to be on course to prosper for years to come for a simple reason: They are flying less.
By grounding planes and eliminating flights, airlines have cut costs and pushed fares higher. As the global economy rebounds, travel demand is rising and planes are as full as they've been in years.
15. County Atty: Jackson Put Strong-Arm On Clerk Employees
- Friday, December 03, 2010
The same day last month that General Sessions Court Clerk Otis Jackson called his employees to a “mandatory” meeting about his political ambitions, one of those employees reported him to the Shelby County attorney’s office.
16. Wright Latest Orthopedic Firm Hit by Probe
- Monday, October 04, 2010
The agreement between Wright Medical Group Inc. and the U.S. Justice Department that allowed the company to avoid prosecution for allegedly violating the federal kickback statute is the latest run in a series of scandals that has touched all three of the city’s big orthopedic firms.
17. Southwest, Continental Profits Raise Recovery Hope
- Friday, January 22, 2010
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines made money in the fourth quarter, which was expected, and so did Continental, which was not.
Both reports on Thursday boosted hopes that the airline industry is climbing back after a steep nosedive.
18. Memphis Bar Association Names New Board Members
- Tuesday, December 08, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association has appointed new officers and new members to the board of directors for 2010.
Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins will serve as president. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC will serve as vice president and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump Maxwell PLC will serve as treasurer. Linda Warren Seely of Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. will serve as secretary.
19. Memphis Bar Assn. Elects New Officers, Board Members
- Monday, December 07, 2009
At the Memphis Bar Association’s Annual Meeting Thursday at The Peabody hotel, the MBA announced its 2010 officers and new members of its board of directors.
Immediate past president Art Quinn passed the gavel to incoming president Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump & Maxwell PLC automatically move to the positions of vice president/president-elect and treasurer, respectively. Linda Warren Seely, director of pro bono projects at Memphis Area Legal Services Inc., was chosen as secretary.
20. Southwest Chases Other Add-Ons Besides Bag Fees
- Friday, October 16, 2009
Southwest Airlines Co. is the only big U.S. airline that doesn't charge baggage fees, but that's not going to stop it from looking for other add-ons to sell to travelers, its CEO said on Thursday.
21. Southwest Adds Charge to Board Sooner
- Thursday, September 03, 2009
DALLAS (AP) - Your bags still fly for free on Southwest Airlines, but if you want a better chance at a window or aisle seat it's going to cost $10 each way.
Southwest announced Wednesday that customers can pay extra to reserve a spot in the boarding line right behind elite fliers and ahead of families and other travelers. Unlike other airlines, Southwest doesn't offer assigned seats.
22. Citigroup Shuffles Executives, Former CFO Leaving
- Friday, July 10, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc. shuffled its top management again Thursday, naming its third chief financial officer of the year and bringing in a new head of its Citibank division as it returns its focus to traditional banking.
23. Southwest Air to Let Pets Onboard – For a Fee
- Monday, June 01, 2009
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines Co., which has bashed competitors for charging fees, said Friday it will add new fees for passengers who bring small pets onboard and for unaccompanied minors.
24. Citigroup Tops Forecasts, But Caution Lingers
- Monday, April 20, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - For big banks like Citigroup, the first quarter of 2009 may turn out to be the best of the year.
Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. all impressed investors over the past week with earnings reports that were better than Wall Street analysts anticipated.
25. Citigroup CFO to Become Citi Holdings Chairman
- Monday, March 23, 2009
Citigroup Inc. announced Friday that it tapped Chief Financial Officer Gary Crittenden to become chairman of the unit in charge of its riskier assets and tougher-to-manage ventures, the latest move in a massive management reshuffling at the struggling bank.
26. Southwest Airlines Reports Q4 Loss
- Friday, January 23, 2009
DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines reported Thursday that it lost money in the fourth quarter of last year as its fuel-hedging strategy, brilliant when oil prices were rising, lost punch with tumbling energy prices.
27. State Supreme Court Candidates Bust a Move
- Thursday, April 13, 2006
Several individuals have applied for two vacancies on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Local applicants include Circuit Court Judge D'Army Bailey; George T. "Buck" Lewis of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Criminal Appeals Court Judge J
28. MAAR Commercial Council Names Board Members
- Wednesday, September 14, 2005
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council elected the following individuals to its board of directors: Bayard Snowden, president-elect; Michael Greenberg, 2005 director/2006 vice president; Andy Cates, two-year director; Kelly Truitt, two-year director; and Jim Rainer, two-year director. Returning board members include Jon Albright, president; Steve Guinn, vice president; Joel Fulmer, immediate past president; Frank Dyer, Irvin Skopp and Russ Westlake, directors; Richard Groff, Memphis Metro CCIM chapter president; John Bartlett, IREM chapter 20 president; Philip Erstine, Realtors Land Institute Tennessee chapter president; and Joe Steffner, SIOR chapter president.
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 14, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Aug.14-Aug. 21 Aug. 14 The International Association for Administrative Professionals regular monthly meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Memphis East, with Gary Brackett as speaker. The cost...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 07, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Aug. 7-Aug. 13 Aug. 7 Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering a free seminar on building a budget and the basics of money management, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2158 Union Ave., Suite 400. Fo...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 31, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 31-Aug. 6 Aug. 1 Flying Colors, 1068 Cresthaven, Suite 550, hosts "Clinical Trials, Investigating Your Options." The monthly session is designed to provide information on overcoming my...
32. Archived Article: Real Fcs (hbldr.cm) Lj
- Tuesday, February 23, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON New homes on the Net Consumers around the world soon will be able to find new Memphis homes and their builders at Homebuilder.com By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Memphis builders soon will have a one-stop shop for marketing their ...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 29, 1997
Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc.s property management subsidiaries, Fogelman Management Co. and Fogelman Management Services LLC. Kelly most recent...
34. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 06, 1997
Oct Oct. 7 The Quality Center will sponsor an ISO 9000 implementation workshop through Oct. 8. For more information, call 543-3530. The Business Emergency Preparedness Council will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the Ridgeway Inn, 5679 Poplar Ave. The speaker...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 09, 1997
Margaret Craddock has been named executive director for the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association Margaret Craddock has been named executive director for the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association. She formerly was associate executive director for MIFA...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998 Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998. Other elected ...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 05, 1996
Laura T Laura T. Todd has joined the Bank of Collierville as mortgage loan officer. Formerly with First Tennessee Mortgage in Collierville, she has been in mortgage banking for more than 14 years. Todd is a graduate of the University of Mississippi ...