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1. City Pension Crisis Meets Sanitation Overhaul
- Thursday, October 03, 2013
The city’s looming pension liability crisis and the proposed solution to it intersected Tuesday, Oct. 1, with a plan to overhaul city sanitation services and, in the process, provide a pension supplement to sanitation workers.
2. Chisley Named CEO of Methodist North Hospital
- Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.
3. Let’s Start Fixing City’s Broken Windows
- Monday, September 23, 2013
In 1982, two sociologists published their research on the causes of crime and the significance of deteriorating neighborhoods on rising crime rates.
James Wilson and George Kelling’s work, called “The Broken Window Theory,” states, “If you go into a neighborhood and you see a lot of broken windows, it tells you that nobody cares, that nobody is looking out for the neighborhood, and if you break some more windows, nobody will do anything about it.”
4. Moore Rejoins Girls Inc. as President/CEO
- Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Lisa Moore recently joined Girls Inc. of Memphis as president/CEO, returning to the organization where she began her career in the late 1980s. In her new role, Moore said, she will provide leadership and support to equip Girls Inc. of Memphis to effectively and efficiently fulfill its mission of equipping all girls to live strong, smart and bold.
5. Made in Memphis
- Saturday, August 03, 2013
Memphis’ geography is limited to roughly 300 square miles, but its identity stretches beyond the city limits, resonating to the far corners of the globe.
The city’s brand has obvious cornerstones, such as its place in the nation’s cultural topography. But setting aside those no-brainers, like the rock ‘n’ roll innovator whose mansion in Whitehaven still attracts gawkers from around the world, a lot of what makes Memphis’ story is the story of what’s made in Memphis.
6. 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.
7. Wharton: Revenue Officer Needed
- Thursday, July 04, 2013
Call it a “budget resolution.” A week after the Memphis City Council set the city’s operating budget, capital budget and a property tax rate of $3.40, council members and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. resolved Tuesday, July 2, to continue making changes in City Hall’s financial practices.
8. City Council Again Tackles Budget, Tax Rate
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Some Memphis City Council members say they are prepared for a long day Tuesday, June 18, at City Hall as they continue down the arduous path to a tax rate and budget for the coming fiscal year.
“Let’s just be ready to spend the night,” said council member Harold Collins last week. He commented as council-mediated discussions between the administration of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and municipal union leaders on possible cuts in employee benefits got nowhere quickly and ended after less than an hour.
- Friday, June 14, 2013
The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel, RedRover Sales & Marketing and Angela Copeland will hold Memphis to Moore, a fundraiser for rebuilding efforts in Moore, Okla., Friday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at Westin, 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. Funds will go to the Moore Public Schools Tornado Relief Fund. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Visit memphistomoore.org.
10. Council Faces Pressure in Financial Crisis
- Friday, June 14, 2013
The Memphis City Council is caught between hints of a state takeover of city finances and the possibility of a lawsuit by most, if not all, of the city’s municipal labor unions in a fiscal crisis that is also evolving into a significant labor dispute.
11. Critical State Report Remakes City Budget
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
An April report from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury critical of city finances threw the budget season at City Hall into remake mode Tuesday, May 21.
The bottom line for the budget is a remediation plan that will increase the city’s long term debt, force the city to use its reserves, and take reserves below the 10 percent level considered key with bond-rating agencies.
12. Please, Please Belize! Part 1
- Thursday, April 25, 2013
A decade ago in this space, I told a story about receiving multiple hang-up phone calls between midnight and dawn over a period of several weeks. Via Caller ID and returning some of these calls at later times, I learned the Greyhound Federal Credit Union’s toll-free automated line was one digit off from a toll-free number I’d acquired years earlier. Somehow, I got the issue resolved with Greyhound.
13. RedRover Names Thomson Account Manager
- Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Melissa Thomson has been promoted to account manager from account executive at RedRover Sales & Marketing. In her expanded role, Thomson serves as a fractional chief marketing officer for growing Mid-South companies by conducting critical market research then creating and executing marketing strategies.
14. Hinte Expands Role At Second to Nunn
- Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Lowell Hinte has been promoted to account manager and designer at website- and branding-design company Second to Nunn Design. Hinte has served as a designer at S2N since 2009. In his expanded role, Hinte will ensure clients’ expectations are met on key projects regarding strategy, vision, quality and schedule.
15. Muni Schools Questions Pass, Cohen Wins Big
- Friday, August 03, 2012
Voters in each of the six suburban towns and cities in Shelby County approved establishing municipal school districts in the unofficial results of the Thursday, Aug. 2, county general and state and federal primary elections.
16. Muni Schools, Cohen, Weirich, Johnson, Stanton, Kyle Take Early Vote
- Friday, August 03, 2012
Voters in each of the six suburban towns and cities in Shelby County were overwhelmingly approving the establishment of municipal school districts and a half cent sales tax hike to fund them in the first vote totals released Thursday, Aug. 2 by the Shelby County Election Commission.
17. Literacy Mid-South’s Dean Appointed to State Coalition
- Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Kevin Dean, executive director of Literacy Mid-South, has been appointed to the Tennessee Literacy Coalition’s board of directors. The board unanimously approved Dean’s nomination, and he will serve as a representative from West Tennessee for three years.
18. Bank of Fayette County Begins TARP Payback
- Monday, June 25, 2012
Another Memphis-area bank has started paying back money it got from the federal government amid the Great Recession of 2008.
The Bank of Fayette County has repaid $1.1 million of the more than $6 million it got as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), according to a report from the U.S. Treasury.
19. Taylor Dedicated to Enriching Lives Of St. George’s Independent Students
- Monday, May 07, 2012
When the people who know and work with Bill Taylor speak of him, they describe the president of St. George’s Independent School in a variety of ways.
20. Jeter Joins Accounting Firm Cannon Wright Blount
- Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Andrew Jeter has joined Cannon Wright Blount as director of assurance and accounting services.
21. The ‘Broken Window’ Theory
- Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Stanford University psychologist Philip Zimbardo parked a car on a street in Palo Alto, Calif., where it sat untouched for a week. After a week, as a part of the experiment, Zimbardo smashed one of the car’s windows with a sledgehammer. Within a few hours vandals stripped the car. What happened? Why did the broken window make a difference?
22. Filing Deadline Hits for August Primaries
- Thursday, April 01, 2010
The stage is set for the county’s most anticipated political showdown in the Aug. 5 state and federal primary elections.
Noon today is the deadline for candidates in the primaries, as well as those vying for nonpartisan seats on the Shelby County school board and the three judicial positions, to file their qualifying petitions for the ballot.
23. Colvett Named Greenscape President
- Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been at GreenScape since 1992 and has served in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing.
24. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
25. Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Brings on Johnson as CFO
- Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Brian Johnson has joined Comprehensive Pharmacy Services as chief financial officer.
Johnson previously worked as a public accountant at Ernst & Young. Prior to his time at Ernst & Young, he worked at U.S. Office Products and Accredo Health.
26. Three Memphis Firms Honored In 2010 Best Lawyers
- Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Three Memphis law firms have attorneys who have been honored in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC had four attorneys from its Memphis office honored: Donna K. Fisher, Thomas L. Henderson, Charles V. Holmes and Frederick J. Lewis were named to the list as top lawyers in labor and employment law. All four previously have been recognized by Best Lawyers.
- Friday, June 12, 2009
The University of Memphis will host the “We Are One!” library conference, expo and concert today. The circulation conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in McWherter Library. The expo will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Rose Theatre lobby and the concert will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Rose Theatre. For more information, contact Sonji Wright at 678-2203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
28. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
29. Groups Line Up for Another Bailout
- Monday, November 17, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - All aboard, there may be another bailout train leaving the station on Capitol Hill.
Talk of a $25 billion emergency loan package for the Big Three carmakers that could see a vote in a postelection session of Congress next week has a wave of business lobbyists clamoring for action – and a slice of the pie.
30. Democrats at Work to Tap Bailout for Automakers
- Friday, November 14, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional Democrats are marshaling support for a rescue package to pump $25 billion in emergency loans to U.S. automakers in exchange for a government ownership stake in Detroit's car companies.
31. Wilson Named CBU Dean Of Graduate, Professional Studies
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dr. Patrick Wilson has been named dean of the Graduate and Professional Studies program at Christian Brothers University.
Wilson will lead the marketing, recruitment and retention for evening undergraduate programs and graduate programs as well as have responsibility for the financial planning and administrative operations.
32. Attorneys Help Locally, Statewide on Pro Bono Front
- Thursday, June 19, 2008
Doing pro bono work is not a new concept for Memphis attorneys. But recent efforts by law firms and individuals have brought the need to the forefront.
The recent induction of George T. “Buck” Lewis as president of the Tennessee Bar Association, for example, should spark a renewed effort across the state. (See today’s Law Talk on Page 3 for more.)
33. Stallworth Named Board President At Association of Fundraising Professionals
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Virginia Stallworth is the new president of the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Stallworth has served on the board since 2005. She is the associate director at the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, where she has worked for nine years. Stallworth also serves on the board of directors for the Memphis Area Women's Council.
34. White Joins Junior Achievement As Exchange City Manager
- Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Michael White has joined Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South as Exchange City manager.
Previously, White has served in various youth development positions in the community including as a YMCA youth counselor and director of the Stax Music Academy Summer Camp. He earned a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Memphis.
35. Frey Named Alpha Eta Society National President
- Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Dr. William R. Frey recently was selected as the national president of the Alpha Eta Society, the largest scholastic honor for allied health professionals. The organization has more than 60 chapters throughout the U.S.
36. Methodist's Marshall to Serve On American Heart Association Board
- Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Barry S. Marshall, administrator of Clinical Business Development and Cardiovascular Service Line at Methodist University Hospital, has been named to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Shelby County Division of the American Heart Association. Marshall joined Methodist in 2004 as the director of the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.
37. Technology vs. Unique Resume
- Tuesday, May 29, 2007
In the annals of Memphis mayoral elections, it seems no candidate has run a race quite like Herman Morris Jr.
Morris - Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division's former top executive - has built a campaign operation that boasts the technological edge and efficiency of a small corporation. His supporters can sign up for cell phone text alerts and Internet podcasts. Videos are posted to his Web site.
38. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.
39. As Ford-Corker Race Starts Smoking, National, International Scrutiny Intensifies
- Monday, October 30, 2006
Last Tuesday, no less a top White House adviser than Karl Rove could be heard on the nationally syndicated Sean Hannity radio program proclaiming that a big win for Republicans in Tennessee was already sewn up.
40. Melick Tapped to Manage Fixed Income Banking Group at Morgan Keegan & Co.
- Wednesday, July 05, 2006
Jordan Melick has joined Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. as a managing director for the firm's Fixed Income Banking Group. Melick previously was managing director of the health care finance team of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Piper Jaffray & Co. He began his career in health financing in 1991 at Detroit-based Comerica Bank.
41. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, December 28, 2004
Construction Begins on Tax Credit Property
Cost: $2.2 million
Borrower: Harmony Woods Apartments LP
Lender: PNC Bank NA
Trustee: Community Equity and Title Co.
Property: 4.05 acres near ...
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
43. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 30, 2003
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Rear Adm. Jeffrey L. Fowler was named commander of Navy recruiting following the retirement of Rear Adm. George E. Voelker. Fowler completed a military fellowship in 2002-2003 and is a life member at the Council of Foreign...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 04, 2003
Susan Ratner joined Memphis Area Legal Services Inc.
Susan Ratner joined Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. as a staff attorney. She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis, masters degree from the University of Tennessee and law d...
46. Archived Article: Mba P2
- Friday, November 01, 2002
Bar announces election nominees
Bar announces election nominees
David Wade, Memphis Bar Association president, has released the report of the nominations and elections committee.
The 2003 president is Irma W. Merrill. The vice president is ...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 14, 2002
Calendar of events Oct
Calendar of events Oct. 14-Oct. 20
The Jewish Community Center Theatre, 6560 Poplar Ave., hosts a lottery referendum debate at 7 p.m. Speaking for the lottery referendum is state Sen. Steve Cohen, Student Scho...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division. Mark Pierce and Jeremy Metheny joined the organization as mo...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Edward L Edward L. Stanton III joined Armstrong Allen PLLC as an associate member. Stanton comes to the firm from the City of Memphis, where he served as assistant city attorney. Prior to his employment with the city, Stanton worked at the Charles C...
50. Archived Article: Mba Box P.2
- Thursday, November 15, 2001
MEMPHIS BAR ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES FINAL LIST OF NOMINEES
Bar sets final nominees list
The Memphis Bar Association announced the final list of nominees for 2002 officers and board of directors. The deadline for additional nominations expired Th...
51. Archived Article: Mba P.2
- Thursday, November 01, 2001
Memphis Bar Association nominees set
Memphis Bar Association nominees set
G. Patrick Arnoult, Memphis Bar Association president, has released the report of the nominations and elections committee.
The 2002 president will be David Wade. Vice...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 22, 1999
Glean out Memphians from this one Memos Yvette Sebelist and Shay Winebarger have joined the Nashville-based law firm of King & Ballow as associates. Sebelist, who received a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from the Universi...
53. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 14, 1999
Cooper-Young rolls out the welcome mat Cooper-Young rolls out the welcome mat The 1999 Cooper-Young Home and Garden Tour will feature eight homes representing all quadrants of the neighborhood By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Ever drive through the ...
54. Archived Article: Back-uofm
- Wednesday, March 17, 1999
Workshop to focus on Workshop to focus on crime prevention A planning and zoning workshop will be held at 8 a.m. March 26 at the University of Memphis that will focus on crime and how communities can be made safer. Dr. George Kelling, a Harvard Univ...
55. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 01, 1999
March 2 March 2 The 18th annual Freedom of Information Congress will be held at the University of Memphis at 7:30 p.m. in the psychology auditorium. The speaker will be Jack Anderson, who will discuss investigative reporting and the role of journali...
56. Archived Article: Marketplace St
- Monday, December 14, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Tis the reason to be shopping Seasonal merchants see mixed message in Mid-South malls By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News If youre in the market for anything from keepsakes to Christmas decor, there is a flurry of activity in the ...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 04, 1998
RFS names J Louis S. DiPasqua has been named to the newly established position of vice chairman of TBC Corp. and will continue to serve as chief executive officer. Lawrence C. Day was named to the position of president but will retain the position o...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 07, 1998
Jim Holt has been named executive director of the Memphis in May International Festival Jim Holt has been named executive director of the Memphis in May International Festival. Holt, who has 18 years of event booking, marketing, production and major...
59. 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...
60. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 07, 1997
April 7 April 7 The Mid-South Quality-Productivity Center will sponsor a workshop on documenting ISO 9000 through April 8 at State Technical Institute. The workshop is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The presenter is Charles A. Yacuzzo, president o...
61. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 05, 1997
Dr. Lucy Vinturella has joined the counseling staff of The Center for Counseling, a division of Health First Medical Group. Vinturella completed her Ph.D. at the University of Memphis and formerly was a staff clinician at MCCC Behavioral Care Inc. a...
62. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 24, 1997
Feb Feb. 24 The Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute and Memphis Area Association of Realtors will offer CI 101, "Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate," from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Feb. 28 at 6393 Poplar Ave...
63. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 03, 1997
Feb Feb. 4 The Mid-South Quality-Productivity Center will sponsor a workshop titled "How to Implement ISO 9000" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Wednesday at State Technical Institute. The presenter is A. George Vrooman Jr., quality systems c...
64. Archived Article: Back1
- Monday, November 18, 1996
Final slate of Memphis Bar Final slate of Memphis Bar Association nominees set The slate of candidates for 1997 Memphis Bar Association officers and directors has been finalized. No nominations were received from the membership in the time allotted ...
65. Archived Article: Page 3
- Tuesday, November 05, 1996
Bar association nominees announced Bar association nominees announced Charles F. Newman, president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee chaired by Blanchard E. Tual. The 1997 president wi...
66. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, October 11, 1996
The League of Women Voters of Memphis/Shelby County and the Memphis section of the National Council of Jewish Women will sponsor two state legislative candidates forum on Tuesday at 7 p The League of Women Voters of Memphis/Shelby County and the Mem...
67. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, September 26, 1996
900 Capital Services Inc 900 Capital Services Inc. vs. Crye-Leike Inc. and James E. Lyons. A California company is suing a local real estate company and one of its brokers for negligent representation. According to the suit, on Jan. 13, 1994, Crye-L...
68. Archived Article: Govt Analys
- Friday, September 06, 1996
National Political Conventions National Political Conventions By Berje Yacoubian Special to The Daily News Before television and the annual visit of the Barnum and Bailey Circus, there were national political conventions which provided excitement an...
69. Archived Article: Focus Webhotels
- Wednesday, July 03, 1996
By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE Big hotel chains experience with reservations on Internet, small companies playing wait and see By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News For large hotel chains, the future is now for using interactive Web sites, but smaller Memphis-b...
70. Archived Article: Govt Analys
- Friday, June 14, 1996
Politics and peace Politics and peace By Berje Yacoubian Conventional wisdom has it that unless there is a war, President Bill Clinton will be re-elected to a second term this November. Americans generally reward a second term to presidents who mana...
71. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 30, 1996
The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on Social Security disability/SSI on Wednesday at noon at the Peabody Hotel The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on Social Security disability/SSI on Wednesday at noon at the Peabody H...
72. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 23, 1996
05-23 Law briefs Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell has announced that Charles W. Ferguson, Eugenia R. Gaerig and J. Randall Patterson have joined the firm in its Jackson, Miss., offices. Ferguson concentrates his practice in the areas of tax a...
73. Archived Article: Central Hardware
- Friday, April 12, 1996
4-12 chg central hardware Chicago firm handles leasing for Central Hardware stores By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Central Hardwares current Chapter 11 liquidation will soon open up retail space in Memphis when the company closes its five area s...
74. Archived Article: Legal Briefs
- Thursday, January 04, 1996
01/04 Legal briefs The Tennessee Bar Associations litigation section will present "Getting to the Courtroom: Preparing for Trial" on Friday at the Radisson Hotel from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Presenters included Michael Miller, a partner in ...