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- Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, May 29, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Jason Levien, CEO and managing partner of the Memphis Grizzlies, will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Business Executives Discuss Grizzlies' Impact
- Thursday, February 28, 2013
For years, FedEx Corp. has brought in 50 of the nation’s leading MBA students to try and recruit them to Memphis.
3. Grizzlies Owners Tout ‘Sustained Success’
- Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Every year, FedEx Corp. brings in 50 of the nation’s leading MBA students to try and recruit them to Memphis.
After a three-day weekend of briefing those young professionals on the company and civic culture, an exit survey is conducted with those who didn’t choose FedEx. The No. 1 reason for why they opted out of Memphis? The lack of professional sports teams.
- Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host former Vice President Al Gore, signing “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” Monday, Feb. 18, at noon at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
5. Grizzlies Proving Life After Mayo Just Fine
- Friday, December 28, 2012
It seemed only fitting that on the night O.J. Mayo returned to Memphis with the Dallas Mavericks – averaging 20 points a game and leading the NBA in 3-point shooting – that Mike Conley would break the Grizzlies’ franchise record for career assists.
6. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
- Monday, September 10, 2012
The Black Business Association of Memphis will hold a small-business loan workshop Monday, Sept. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Cost is free, and pre-registration is not required. Visit bbamemphis.com or call 526-9300.
8. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
9. Two Memphis Law Firms Combine Forces
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Two Memphis law firms announced a merger earlier this week.
The nine attorneys of 45-year old Williams McDaniel PC are merging with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP to form one of the largest estate planning law groups among regional firms in the country.
10. Resource Entertainment Group Expands Artist Roster
- Monday, April 09, 2012
Resource Entertainment Group has added two new acts to its roster of talent: Jason Williams and Gary Escoe & The Atomic Dance Machine.
11. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
12. Naifeh to Retire After 38 Years in House
- Friday, March 09, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – Rep. Jimmy Naifeh announced Thursday that he won't seek re-election after 38 years in the House of Representatives, saying it's time to "pass the torch to the next generation of leaders."
13. Academy Org. Presents $10K Grant to Indie Memphis
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Indie Memphis, which held the most successful film festival in its history earlier this month, has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that holds the Academy Awards.
14. The Right Fit
- Thursday, November 10, 2011
In just over a year, national fitness craze Pure Barre Technique has taken the Memphis market by storm.
The exercise routine that uses a ballet barre to perform small isometric movements set to music began in 2001 in Birmingham, Mich. In July 2009, Pure Barre became a nationwide franchise.
15. Newcomers Highlight BSMF Lineup
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Memphis in May’s salute to Belgium will once again kick off with headline musical acts from across the country, singing on the river, in the sometimes muddy Tom Lee Park.
16. Mellencamp Headlines Beale Street Music Festival
- Friday, March 04, 2011
MEMPHIS (AP) – Memphis in May officials say John Mellencamp, Wilco, Cee Lo Green, Ke$ha, Stone Temple Pilots, B.o.B. and Godsmack are scheduled to perform at the three-day Beale Street Music Festival this spring.
17. Family Dollar Signs 2 Leases for Stores
- Friday, February 11, 2011
Family Dollar has signed a 12,000-square-foot lease at 2754 Lamar Ave. Shawn Massey, partner with The Shopping Center Group LLC, represented the tenant. Harold Blockman with Keller Williams Realty Inc. represented the landlord, Chong K and Dul S. Pae.
18. Menlo Bolsters Local Presence With New Lease
- Friday, November 26, 2010
Menlo Worldwide Logistics LLC is expanding its Memphis-area operations with a new 181,000-square-foot lease in ProLogis Park DeSoto in Olive Branch.
19. A New Era
- Monday, October 25, 2010
As the Grizzlies mark their 10th season in Memphis, whispers of “contender” and “dark horse” can be heard in the halls of FedExForum.
The positive outlook is an encouraging sign for a team that sat at the bottom of the league just two seasons ago and has endured a bumpy ride during its decade-long tenure in Memphis.
20. Tenn. Rep. Donna Rowland Not Seeking Re-Election
- Friday, April 02, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The list of Tennessee House members not seeking re-election grew longer on Thursday with Republican Rep. Donna Rowland's announcement she plans to retire after a decade of service.
21. Tenn. House GOP Leader to Retire
- Friday, March 26, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee House Majority Leader Jason Mumpower, who lost last year’s election for speaker in a shocking upset, announced Thursday he won’t seek re-election.
The 36-year-old Republican was first elected to the seat representing part of Sullivan County and all of Johnson County in 1996.
22. House Ethics Rules Would Exclude Media Reports
- Thursday, January 28, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Members of a legislative panel working to set up new House ethics rules agreed Wednesday that they don't want complaints to be filed based on media reports.
The proposed rules that advanced to a full floor vote would require at least one independent source other than "newspaper or other media" reports.
23. House Speaker Says No Consensus on Special Session
- Tuesday, November 24, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - House Speaker Kent Williams says there's no consensus among lawmakers about whether to call a special legislative session next month to delay a workers compensation law.
24. Republicans at Odds Over Right to Life
- Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Republican legislators are at odds over whether to criticize the state’s largest anti-abortion organization for supporting a Democrat.
State House Republican Leader Jason Mumpower drafted a letter to Tennessee Right to Life President Brian Harris saying the endorsement of Democrats would harm prospects for anti-abortion legislation.
25. Baker Donelson’s Williams Appointed To Volunteer Leadership Role at ILTA
- Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Merideth L. Williams has been appointed to the volunteer leadership role of conference vice president in the International Legal Technology Association. She will work with other volunteers in the delivery of educational programming to members of ILTA.
26. Barboro Flats Developer To Begin Second Phase
- Tuesday, July 21, 2009
100 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $8 Million
Project Cost: $18.2 million
Permit Date: Applied July 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: 100 South Main Partners
Contractor: Montgomery Martin Contractors LLC
Architect: Looney Ricks Kiss Architects Inc.
27. Lawmakers OK $29.6B State Budget
- Friday, June 19, 2009
NASHVILLE (AP) – The House and Senate agreed late Wednesday on a $29.6 billion Tennessee spending plan and sent the budget measure for the governor’s consideration.
The House voted 85-12 on the measure, while the Senate agreed 32-1. The budget makes about 10 percent in spending cuts, including layoffs of more than 700 state employees.
28. House Budget Proposal Sent to Full Floor Vote
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee’s Republican House speaker is describing a state spending plan headed for a full floor vote as a “compassionate budget” because it doesn’t include some of the deeper cuts proposed in the Senate Republican version.
29. Tenn. House Speaker Welcomed Back to GOP Caucus
- Thursday, March 12, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - House Republicans are welcoming back Speaker Kent Williams as a member of their caucus, marking the latest twist in the fallout from his surprise election to the chamber's top post earlier this year.
30. GOP Head: Ideology Not Cause for Williams Ouster
- Wednesday, February 25, 2009
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ideology didn't factor into Tennessee Republican Party Chairwoman Robin Smith's decision to kick House Speaker Kent Williams out of the party, she says.
31. Temporary Speaker Elected in Tenn. House
- Thursday, February 12, 2009
NASHVILE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee House has unanimously elected Republican Rep. Steve McDaniel to serve as temporary speaker while the chamber's top two leaders are away due to illnesses.
32. Dem Says Williams Foe Offers Deal for Chairmanship
- Friday, January 30, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Democratic lawmakers told The Associated Press on Thursday that Republican Rep. Brian Kelsey offered to tamp down attacks against new House Speaker Kent Williams in exchange for a committee chairmanship.
33. Speaker’s Sex Harassment Complaint Hearing Delayed
- Thursday, January 29, 2009
NASHVILLE (AP) – The female lawmaker who filed a sexual harassment complaint against new state House Speaker Kent Williams has been hospitalized because of stress, said a colleague who lodged the accusation.
34. House Committees Divided Equally by Party
- Monday, January 26, 2009
New state House Speaker Kent Williams last week kept his promise to split up committee assignments equally between the two parties despite turmoil surrounding his election and allegations of sexual harassment against him.
35. Williams Election Completes NE Tenn. Power Shift
- Friday, January 23, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Republican takeover of the General Assembly has been accompanied by a geographical power shift that may finally put to rest the old saying that Tennessee ends in Knoxville.
36. New Tenn. House Speaker Denies Harassment Claim
- Thursday, January 22, 2009
New Tennessee House Speaker Kent Williams issued a statement Tuesday denying that he’s ever sexually harassed anyone after details surfaced regarding a 2007 incident with another Republican lawmaker.
37. Tenn. House Leaders Begin Talks Over Assignments
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
House leaders are meeting to negotiate key committee assignments with new Speaker Kent Williams.
Williams, an Elizabethton Republican, was the surprise winner of the speakership last week when he banded together with all 49 Democrats to beat House Republican Leader Jason Mumpower of Bristol by one vote.
38. Kelsey Calls For Williams’ Resignation
- Friday, January 16, 2009
Memphis area lawmaker Brian Kelsey added to the drama in Nashville this week when a surprise Republican choice for state House speaker was elected, apparently with some engineering from Democratic legislators.
39. Lillard, Hargett in GOP Sweep of State Constitutional Offices
- Friday, January 16, 2009
NASHVILLE – Republicans, including two familiar faces from Shelby County, have been elected as Tennessee’s secretary of state, comptroller and treasurer in a legislative vote.
A joint session of the entire state House and Senate on Thursday voted 70-61 for Tre Hargett, a former GOP House leader from Bartlett, to replace Democratic Secretary of State Riley Darnell.
40. Repubs Sweep Tenn. Constitutional Officer Vote
- Friday, January 16, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republicans used their new majority in the Tennessee Legislature to elect three members of their party as secretary of state, comptroller and treasurer on Thursday.
A joint session of the entire state House and Senate voted 70-61 for Tre Hargett, a former GOP House leader, to replace Democratic Secretary of State Riley Darnell.
41. Tenn. House Pitched Into Uncertainty by Speaker Vote
- Thursday, January 15, 2009
NASHVILLE (AP) – The surprise election of Republican Rep. Kent Williams as speaker of the Tennessee House has heightened the atmosphere of uncertainty in an already closely divided chamber.
42. House Picks Repub Speaker But Not One GOP Wanted
- Wednesday, January 14, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee House has its first Republican speaker in 40 years, but the lawmaker who won did it without the support of the GOP.
Rep. Kent Williams of Elizabethton upset Rep. Jason Mumpower of Bristol on Tuesday on a vote of 50-49 after Democrats banded together to nominate and support him.
43. Tennessee Voters Must Be in Line By Closing Time
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Polls in Tennessee opened Tuesday to bright, sunny skies and long lines of voters waiting to cast ballots in what election officials expect to be a record turnout.
The advice to voters was this: Get in line before the polls close or you won't get in the door.
44. State Paid $1.1M to Lawmakers For Travel, Expenses in Q1
- Tuesday, April 15, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee spent $1.13 million on lawmakers' expenses in the first quarter of 2008.
The expenses posted on the General Assembly's Web site cover travel costs, hotel accommodations at conferences and daily stipends called per diems. They do not include lawmakers' salaries.
45. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
46. 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.
47. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Names Byrd Executive Director
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
48. 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.
- Thursday, August 30, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The university's new dean of business, Dr. Rajiv Grover, will speak. The event is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. RSVP to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
The Memphis Technology Council today will host Jeff Brittain, vice president of client services with Cook Systems International and the National Program director of CollegeCareerCorps. It begins with registration at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $25 for Memphis Regional Chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. Contact Beverly Davis to register at 543-3547 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, August 28, 2007
The Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library will host the Financial Literacy Forum today from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 3030 Poplar Ave. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., will be the keynote speaker. This event is open to any person with a disability or anyone who provides service or care for people with disabilities.
52. Senate Democratic Leader Basks in Role of 'Head Cowboy'
- Friday, June 15, 2007
NASHVILLE (AP) - State Senate Democratic Leader Jim Kyle of Memphis was in a celebratory mood as the legislative session drew to a close last week.
Democrats had lost control of the Senate earlier in the year with the election of Republican Speaker Ron Ramsey, but still managed to shepherd most of Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen's agenda toward passage.
53. Spinal Business Moves to Spine of Cordova
- Friday, June 15, 2007
In about a week, when the doctors of Spinal Health Care Associates PC move to their new $2 million Cordova home, they won't be very far physically from their old locale - less than a mile, in fact.
54. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 03, 2005
Downtown Condos Planned For Lawrence Building
Downtown Condos Planned for Lawrence Building
South Main Street
Cost: $5.8 million
Borrower: Downtown Developers LLC
Lender: InSouth Bank
Trustee: John Dollar
55. Archived Article: Small Biz Focus
- Wednesday, October 01, 2003
Team Gear Ties Grizzlies to Community
The Daily News
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Attracting fans can be tricky, though. Teams li...
56. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 03, 2003
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57. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, August 29, 2002
Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell will host a labor and employment law seminar from 8 a
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58. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, November 06, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY
Quarter contender for strong year-end finish
By JENNIFER MURLEY
The Daily News
Despite a drop in sales of existing homes and relatively flat new home starts in the wake of Septembers terrorist attacks, real estate prof...
59. Archived Article: Blues Ball (lead)
- Wednesday, September 20, 2000
The Blues Ball plays at Gibson Guitar Factory Gibson factory site of Blues Ball encore By Sue Pease The Daily News For a Memphis business desiring to raise awareness about its products and services, having a party, or rather "the" party of...
60. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
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