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1. Fight Rages Over Definition of Tennessee Whiskey
- Thursday, June 12, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – To many, Tennessee means whiskey. But inside the state, the question is: What does Tennessee whiskey mean?
A battle between two worldwide liquor companies – owners of rival brands Jack Daniel's and smaller rival George Dickel – is being waged over who has the right to label their drink as following authentic Tennessee style. It's among the epicurean battles being waged around the world over what food and drink should carry special status as local and unique.
2. Effort to Rewrite Tenn. Whiskey Law Fails
- Saturday, March 29, 2014
State lawmakers on Tuesday decided not to rewrite the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey this session, meaning the rules supported by Jack Daniel’s will govern other distillers in the state for at least another year.
3. Effort to Rewrite Tennessee Whiskey Law Fails
- Wednesday, March 26, 2014
State lawmakers on Tuesday decided not to rewrite the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey this session, meaning the rules supported by Jack Daniel's will govern other distillers in the state for at least another year.
4. Jack Daniel’s Opposes Changing Whiskey Law
- Saturday, March 22, 2014
If it isn’t fermented in Tennessee from mash of at least 51 percent corn, aged in new charred oak barrels, filtered through maple charcoal and bottled at a minimum of 80 proof, it isn’t Tennessee whiskey. So says a year-old law that resembles almost to the letter the process used to make Jack Daniel’s, the world’s best-known Tennessee whiskey.
5. Lawmakers Mull Full Repeal of Tennessee Whiskey Law
- Wednesday, March 19, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – State lawmakers are considering an outright repeal of a 2013 law that for the first time established a legal definition of Tennessee whisky.
Supporters of the move say the law enacted last year unfairly benefits Jack Daniel's, the world's most famous Tennessee whiskey.
6. Jack Daniel's Opposes Changing Whiskey Law
- Tuesday, March 18, 2014
If it isn't fermented in Tennessee from mash of at least 51 percent corn, aged in new charred oak barrels, filtered through maple charcoal and bottled at a minimum of 80 proof, it isn't Tennessee whiskey. So says a year-old law that resembles almost to the letter the process used to make Jack Daniel's, the world's best-known Tennessee whiskey.
7. Bourbon, Tennessee Whiskey Sales Up in US, Overseas
- Wednesday, February 05, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Global thirst for Kentucky bourbon and Tennessee whiskey caused exports to spike beyond $1 billion for the first time ever in 2013, a distilled spirits trade group said Tuesday.
8. Memphis’ Peabody Ducks Retire to Jack Daniel's
- Friday, December 20, 2013
LYNCHBURG – They are being called the luckiest ducks in the world -- retiring from one world-famous Tennessee landmark to another.
For the first time in 80 years, the ambassadors of The Peabody Memphis hotel will be enjoying their retirement at a location far from their traditional west Tennessee farm -- at the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg.
9. Lucchesi a True Memphis Legend
- Monday, December 16, 2013
Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” Angelo Lucchesi did both.
10. Jack Daniel's in Legal Fight With Small Distiller
- Monday, October 28, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A white whiskey named for a famed Appalachian moonshiner started out being sold in Mason jars, to honor its roguish roots, but switched to square-shaped bottling.
11. Jack Daniel's Prepares for its Largest Expansion
- Friday, August 23, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Jack Daniel's is being served a $100 million-plus expansion of its rural Tennessee distillery to flex more muscle in the growing whiskey market.
The investment amounts to the largest single production expansion in the brand's long history. It will add stills and barrel warehouses at the Jack Daniel's operations in Lynchburg, Tenn., the brand's Louisville-based parent company, Brown-Forman Corp., said Thursday.
12. 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.
13. Public Defender Role Lets Bell Help Others
- Thursday, April 25, 2013
For assistant federal defender David Bell, the urge to be a lawyer was precipitated by the urge to help people.
14. AP IMPACT: Aggressive Start for Consumer Bureau
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The new federal agency charged with enforcing consumer finance laws is emerging as an ambitious sheriff, taking on companies for deceptive fees and marketing and unmoved by protests that its tactics go too far.
15. 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.
16. Talking Tennessee
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey are among the Tennesseans in recent days who’ve participated in a “Twitter battle” ginned up by the cable business network CNBC as part of the network’s annual study of the country’s top states for business.
17. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
18. Jack Daniel's Funds Travel Expenses for Soldiers
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee whiskey maker Jack Daniel's is donating more than $100,000 to pay for plane tickets and travel funds for soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., to spend the December holiday season with their families all over the country.
19. Proposal to Tax Jack Daniel's Whiskey Derailed
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal by local officials to tax Jack Daniel's whiskey was derailed before it could reach the Tennessee Legislature.
20. Jack Daniel Distillery Targeted for More Taxes
- Friday, October 21, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee's Jack Daniel distillery, celebrated for years in folksy advertising, is being targeted to pay more taxes – with a tab of up to $5 million.
21. Bernanke Proposes no New Steps to Boost Economy
- Monday, August 29, 2011
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke leaned on Congress on Friday to do more to promote hiring and growth, or risk delaying the economy's return to full health.
- Friday, April 08, 2011
Health Memphis Common Table will present a Community Partners Forum Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at St. Francis Hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Dr. Calvin Johnson, president of Altre Strategies Solutions Group LLC, will speak on the topic “Eliminating Health Disparities by Focusing on Quality.” For more information, contact Patti Tosti at 273-2665 or email@example.com.
- Thursday, April 07, 2011
The Mid-South Area Business Travelers Association will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 6120 Poplar Ave. Laurie Rusin will present “Road Warrior Packing and Travel Secrets Revealed.” To register, visit www.msabta.org.
24. APNewsBreak: Businesses, PACs Give $1.4M to Haslam
- Thursday, February 17, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Businesses, trade groups and political action committees accounted for three out of every five dollars raised for Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's inauguration last month.
25. Bardos Named Dean at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Denny Bardos has joined St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School as dean of enrollment management and financial aid.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Christian Brothers University
Work Experience: Prior to joining SAA-SDS, I spent 16 years in college admissions.
Family: My wife, Amanda, and I have three children:Daniel, 14; Breana, 11; and Brandon, 2.
Favorite quote: “Many a truth is said in jest.” William Shakespeare
Last book read: “The Little Big Things” by Tom Peters
Favorite music: I like anything from Beethoven to Blink 182, but alternative is my favorite.
Favorite movie: The original “Batman” with Jack Nicholson
Sports team: Chicago Cubs
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and biking.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could play the piano.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My mother. She was an incredibly generous, loving, spiritual, and caring woman.
What drew you to St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School? I wanted to be able to utilize my background in admissions and financial aid at an excellent independent school.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Seeing students whom I recruited go on to become very successful in their lives.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with families to show them all the outstanding benefits of a SAA-SDS education!
26. Voters Back Anti-DC, Anti-Establishment Candidates
- Thursday, May 20, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – With the electorate’s intense anger reverberating across the country, this is all but certain: It’s an anti-Washington, anti-establishment year. And candidates with ties to either better beware.
27. Cohen Applauded by Pro-Pot Activists
- Friday, January 15, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen acknowledged feeling a little lonely as he addressed a crowd of self-described pot smokers just off Capitol Hill.
28. Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal of Enron's Skilling
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling's appeal of his convictions for his role in the collapse of the energy giant, accepting another high-profile challenge to a favorite tool of prosecutors in white-collar and public corruption cases.
29. Law Allows Distilled Spirits in Approving Counties
- Monday, June 29, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - County governments can decide whether they want distilleries to be located in their communities under a proposal signed by the governor.
Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen signed the measure into law on Thursday and it takes effect immediately.
30. GM All But Certain to File for Chapter 11
- Friday, May 29, 2009
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors, the company that put tail fins on a Cadillac and was once the nation's largest employer, moved to the edge of bankruptcy protection Wednesday as debtholders refused a last-ditch deal. Crosstown rival Chrysler hoped to pull off a quick exit from Chapter 11 and prove there is hope yet for a leaner Detroit.
31. Brown-Forman Reports 11 Pct Rise in Q2 Earnings
- Monday, December 08, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Showing strength in a weak economy, Brown-Forman Corp. said Friday its second-quarter profit rose 11 percent on gains by its Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey and Finlandia vodka brands.
- Thursday, October 16, 2008
The University of Memphis Center for Information Assurance will host a Cyber Security Expo today from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The keynote speaker will be Daniel J. Larkin, chief of the FBI’s Cyber Initiative and Resource Fusion Unit. Admission is $85. To register, visit https://cfialab.memphis.edu/expo/register.php.
33. Leadership Memphis Names Sessoms Board Chair
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Leadership Memphis has named Glenn Sessoms its board chair for 2007-2008. Sessoms is currently the vice president of the FedEx Memphis Hub Day Sort, where he manages 3,500 employees, four directors, 25 senior managers and 150 managers. He is a twice-decorated Five Star Award winner, the highest level of recognition at FedEx. Sessoms also is a 1997 graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Program.
34. MYRIAD POSSIBILITIES
- Wednesday, June 07, 2006
The Myriad Botanical Resort, a $1.9 billion mega-development that could be coming to Tunica as early as this fall, keeps getting bigger.
Plans for the Myriad, which were first made public in 2004, include hotels, a convention center, retail space, indoor golf, a spa, nightclubs and water and ice parks. Ground could be broken as soon as September on the eye-popping resort.
35. Stotts Honored by Association for Women Attorneys
- Wednesday, November 09, 2005
Circuit Court Judge Rita L. Stotts received the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award presented annually by the Association for Women Attorneys. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to women in the legal profession.
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 17, 2001
Judge Judy Broffit, Kenneth May, William C
Judge Judy Broffit, Kenneth May, William C. Menkel and William S. Reeser were appointed board members of Youth Villages. Broffit is a judge of General Sessions, Division 9 and the Frayser Community Court...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 11, 2001
Wileen Hastings was named administrative assistant at Methodist Healthcare-South Hospital Willeen Hastings was named administrative assistant at Methodist Healthcare-South Hospital. Previously, she was administrative director of clinical services at...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 03, 1999
RFS Hotel Investors Inc RFS Hotel Investors Inc. has announced several management changes. Randy Churchey has been named president and chief operating officer of RFS Hotel Investors Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial offi...
40. Archived Article: Focus Box
- Thursday, February 11, 1999
Panelists: "The Legal and Ethical Implications of Business Law and E-Commerce," Bryan Campus Life Center, Rhodes College, Feb. 15; Program panelists: Daniel E. Cullen, associate professor of political science, Rhodes College Peter Granoff,...