Editorial Results (free)
1. Grizzlies Part of Crowded Western Conference Race
- Monday, October 27, 2014
Calling it the Wild West just doesn't do it justice anymore.
The NBA's Western Conference is brutal. It's loaded with talent. And the eight teams that make it through a gruelingly competitive regular season to reach the playoffs will only find slugging their way to the NBA Finals even more daunting.
2. McKinney Named Branch Manager at Waddell & Reed
- Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Mack McKinney has been promoted at Waddell & Reed to district branch manager for the Memphis area. McKinney has been with the financial advisory firm for five years, holding management positions for four of those years.
McKinney works to develop field leaders and help financial advisers leverage their strengths and experiences to build successful practices. He serves as mentor to both new and seasoned financial advisers and says he’s committed to building an office that demonstrates the collective passion shared for clients and the community.
3. Bragging Rights
- Tuesday, July 15, 2014
HOOVER, Ala. – Before he was done, Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive would quote Muhammad Ali, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela, stump for the league’s new television network, and remind the world that the “autonomy of the SEC and the other four conferences” is really all that matters.
4. Still Rock ‘n’ Roll
- Wednesday, July 02, 2014
When Jeff Nolan, the Hard Rock Café’s music and memorabilia historian, got to Memphis Sunday, June 29, to prepare for the next day’s preview tours of the new Hard Rock location at Beale and Second streets, he grabbed a bite to eat at nearby Rum Boogie Café.
5. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August
- Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.
6. Be the Dream Weekend to Help Youth Honor King
- Thursday, January 16, 2014
From a youth symposium at the Memphis Cook Convention Center to street sweeps near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is hoping the Be the Dream Weekend helps young people to link past, present and future.
7. Bigger Joins TriMetis as Business Development Specialist
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Lauren Bigger has joined preclinical services company TriMetis, a subsidiary of Memphis Bioworks Foundation, as a business development specialist. In her new role, Bigger will work with the operations and scientific teams to drive new projects for the TriMetis specialized laboratory and manage the sales and protocol review processes.
8. 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.
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. Resource Entertainment Group Plans Growth, New Offerings
- Monday, July 16, 2012
Resource Entertainment Group is continuing a steady growth path and looks to expand thanks to a new website as well as management of a new Downtown event space called The Columns.
The entertainment services company specializes in live entertainment, production services, entertainment consulting and event programming expertise. The company manages some of the Mid-South’s most popular entertainers and provides bands, DJs, speakers, audio systems, concert lighting, staging and tech crews.
11. Country Songwriters Event Benefits St. Jude, Le Bonheur
- Monday, June 25, 2012
The Darryl Worley and Friends Songwriters’ Event featuring country music songwriters Darryl Worley, Mark D. Sanders, Rob Crosby and Jim “Moose” Brown will take place Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at Bumpus Harley-Davidson, 325 S. Byhalia Road in Collierville.
12. 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.
13. Need Not Apply
- Monday, August 22, 2011
If America’s busted housing market is the ghost of recession past, then teenagers flipping burgers, selling clothes at the local mall or filling internships are in danger of becoming the ghosts of that downturn’s future.
14. Victory University Rises From Crichton’s Ashes
- Monday, June 27, 2011
Many private colleges and universities faced hard times during the weak economy, but one local institution’s post-recession financial turnaround is no small victory.
The newly and aptly renamed Victory University, formerly Crichton College, rose from the ashes with a new business model and new leadership. Administrators said transition is nothing new to the school.
15. Joint Venture
- Monday, December 21, 2009
Charles Redden remembers getting the call in April.
A sales associate for Smith & Nephew, Redden worked hospitals and clinics in Dallas – among the most lucrative regions for the British medical device maker whose U.S. headquarters is in Memphis. On the other end of the phone line was Redden’s boss, Jon Hebel, a former minor league baseball player and an area sales manager for Smith & Nephew.
16. Baldwin Joins Visible School As Department Chair, Professor
- Wednesday, July 29, 2009
George Baldwin has been hired by Visible School as department chair and assistant professor of music business ministry and audio production.
17. Kiesewetter Wise’s Thompson Named Among Top 100 Labor Attorneys
- Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Tanja L. Thompson has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Labor Attorneys by the Labor Relations Institute for the second consecutive year.
Thompson is a member of Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC and is the only labor attorney in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to receive this professional honor, which puts her in the top 1 percent of labor attorneys throughout the U.S.
18. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
19. Biofuels Industry Revs Up With Milagro Opening
- Friday, October 06, 2006
Milagro Biofuels of Memphis LLC is officially open for business.
The alternative fuel company at 61 Keel Ave. is slated to start selling biodiesel once it receives the necessary approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in coming days.
20. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
21. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, January 28, 2005
The Shelby Farms Advisory Committee meets at 1:30 p
The Shelby Farms Advisory Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. today at the Shelby Farms Visitors Center, 500 N. Pine Lake Drive. Call 382-0235. The South Main Arts District hosts the monthly Friday Nig...
22. 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...
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 26, 2004
MLGW EXEC PRESENTED BEST COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine....
24. 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 ...
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 30, 2002
Andy Lessin was appoixnted International Paper senior vice president of internal audit
Andy Lessin was appointed International Paper senior vice president of internal audit. Lessin has served as vice president of finance and chief accounting offi...
26. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, October 24, 2002
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. hosts small business operators and leaders at a 1 p.m. Friday meeting in the mayor's office, 160 N. Main, Suite 850. About 35 small business leaders are expected to attend. Th...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 09, 2002
Edward Stanton III, one of Armstrong Allens newest members, has been elected to serve as 2001-2002 president of Memphis Bar A Edward Stanton III, one of Armstrong Allens newest members, was elected as 2001-2002 president of Memphis Bar Associations ...
28. Archived Article: Starr (law Focus)
- Thursday, February 03, 2000
Starr highlight at Rhodes law institute event Starr highlight at Rhodes law institute event By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News When ethics in government was chosen as the topic for the Rhodes College Institute on the Profession of Law, a name came to m...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 29, 1999
Russell Gwatney, Gwatney Cos Russell Gwatney, Gwatney Cos. president, was named chairman of the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. Gwatney has served on the board since 1995. Other officers elected to serve in 2000 are: Larry Jensen, chairman-elect; ...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 19, 1999
Robert Miller Elected to Harrah's Ruth Hendricks has been appointed catering sales manager for the Peabody. She formerly served as operations manager for Memphis in May. Ken Nelson has been promoted from catering sales manager to assistant director ...
32. 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 ...
33. Archived Article: Cotton Council Lj
- Wednesday, September 11, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Cotton Council fall meeting convenes today By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News U.S. cotton industry issues ranging from world cotton competitiveness to eradicating the boll weevil will be the focus of a series of cotton industry meetings ...
34. Archived Article: Warranty Deeds
- Monday, July 15, 1996
7/15 jts warranty deeds Big property deals worth over $33 million in second quarter By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News The largest property sales in Shelby County totaled more than $33 million during the second quarter of 1996, with 12 deals filed in ex...