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1. Fisher Joins Boy Scouts Chickasaw Council as CEO
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Richard L. Fisher has joined the Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America as chief executive officer. In his new role, Fisher will extend character development and leadership skills to youth who live in the Chickasaw Council territory, which includes the Mississippi Delta, Memphis, and Shelby and Crittenden counties.
- Saturday, August 10, 2013
Graceland will host the Elvis Week candlelight vigil Thursday, Aug. 15, at 8:30 p.m. at the gates of Graceland, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd. Admission is free. Visit elvis.com/elvisweek for more information. More Elvis Week events are listed below.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
4. Full Docket
- Monday, November 05, 2012
Here’s a look at what’s going on at the moment in the city’s legal community and some things that are on the horizon.
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is celebrating its golden anniversary this year. On Oct. 27, the school held its 50th anniversary celebration for the Downtown facility, which opened in 2010 and marked a new chapter for a building that once was the Front Street post office for nearly 40 years and a federal courthouse before that.
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
7. Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Execution Law
- Monday, June 25, 2012
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the state's execution law Friday, calling it unconstitutional.
In a split decision, the high court sided with 10 death row inmates who argued that, under Arkansas' constitution, only the Legislature can set execution policy. Legislators in 2009 voted to give that authority to the Department of Correction.
8. Peppers Joins Lifeblood To Grow Donor Base
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Jeanie Peppers has joined Lifeblood as senior donor relations account manager.
Hometown: Drummonds, Tenn.
9. Architecture Inc. Breaks Ground on Illinois Plant
- Thursday, October 27, 2011
Memphis-based Architecture Inc. recently broke ground on a $30 million expansion of a manufacturing plant for Eakas Corp. in Peru, Ill.
10. Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
- Wednesday, February 09, 2011
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
11. Smith & Nephew's DeVivo Named Chamber Chairman
- Monday, November 22, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber has a new chairman, it announced Thursday.
Joseph “Joe” DeVivo was named chairman of the board by a unanimous vote by his fellow directors. DeVivo, who is president of orthopedic reconstruction for Smith & Nephew Inc., assumes the leadership position immediately.
12. Kent H. Landsberg Co. Doubles Space
- Friday, October 08, 2010
Kent H. Landsberg Co. has finally inked a deal that had been in the works for quite some time.
Landsberg, a packaging, janitorial and food service shipping supply company, stayed in Memphis and expanded when it purchased Wurzburg Inc., a Memphis-based provider of supply-chain logistics and packaging.
13. Mercer Capital Promotes Heinz to Senior VP
- Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Nicholas J. Heinz has been promoted to senior vice president at Mercer Capital. Heinz joined Mercer Capital in 2000 and is a senior member of the Mercer’s investment banking corporate valuation division.
14. Southern Heritage Classic Founder Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
- Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Fred Jones has received the Arthur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Memphis Black Student Association.
15. Council to Tease out Snarls Surrounding Lee Case
- Tuesday, October 20, 2009
The city of Memphis, under Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery, has hired a private attorney to recoup settlement money the city paid this summer to the former head of the city-owned utility company.
16. Dress Newest Pathologist At Pathology Group of the MidSouth
- Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Dr. Matthew A. Dress has joined Pathology Group of the MidSouth PC as its newest pathologist.
Before joining Pathology Group of the MidSouth, Dress served as the chief resident in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He then completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center-Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y.
17. U of M’s Preza Receives $740K Award for Research
- Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Dr. Chrysanthe Preza has received a more than $740,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for her research to improve live cell imaging. Preza is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering.
18. Thornton Receives Glankler Pro Bono Award
- Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Laurie M. Thornton of Glankler Brown PLLC has received the second annual Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award given by James S. Gilliland and the Glankler Brown law firm.
19. Judge to Consider if Ford, Lee Should Be Tried Together
- Friday, December 14, 2007
A federal judge will decide next week whether Memphis City Councilman Edmund Ford and former Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division head Joseph Lee will go to trial together to face an 11-count indictment against both men.
20. Catholic Diocese Settles Lawsuits
- Thursday, August 23, 2007
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has settled three lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by two priests. Confirmation of the settlements and dismissals last month come a week after two new lawsuits were filed alleging a fourth instance of child sexual abuse by a priest named in three other lawsuits and the rape of an adult by another priest.
21. Net Magan, Others Sued for Breach of Contract
- Thursday, August 09, 2007
The parties involved in a $78 million real estate portfolio sale from 2005 now are going to court over what one group calls a breach of contract.
Distriplex Investors LLC has filed a $3.5 million breach of contract complaint in Shelby County Chancery Court against Net Magan Land GP One LLC, Net Magan Land Mezz LLC and Joseph Mizrachi, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
22. Application Period for State Court of Appeals Vacancy Ends
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state Judicial Selection Commission will meet later this month to discuss filling the state Court of Appeals vacancy created when Judge William Koch was named to the Supreme Court.
23. The Man Who Would Be President:
- Thursday, July 05, 2007
In nearly 45 years of political involvement, Fred Thompson has seen the fortunes of his chosen political party rise and fall several times over.
Those times have changed the nature of the Tennessee Republican party but not a brand of conservatism to which Thompson is expected to give national form as a contender for the White House.
24. Diocese Settles Sex Suits for More Than $300K
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has settled three lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by a priest assigned to minister to the city's Vietnamese Catholic community.
The settlements, announced last week, are the first in any of the nine civil lawsuits filed beginning in August 2004 against the Memphis Diocese and five priests. All nine allege child sexual abuse and a cover-up by the Diocese.
25. Memphis Heart Clinic Promotes Shirwany to Cardiovascular Practice
- Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Memphis Heart Clinic recently appointed Dr. Arsalan Shirwany to its cardiovascular practice. Shirwany is board certified in cardiology, echocardiology and internal medicine. He has served as chief fellow during his cardiology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Previously, Shirwany was a staff physician with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Memphis and an assistant professor of medicine at UTHSC.
26. Methodist Director Elected President Of Tennessee Board of Pharmacy
- Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Sheila Mitchell, director of pharmacy services at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital, has been elected president of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy. Mitchell has worked for Methodist for more than 20 years. She is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's College of Pharmacy and has served on several committees for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The Tennessee House of Representatives honored her in 2002 for her local contributions to her field.
27. Siegal-Robert Inc. Selects CEO
- Wednesday, March 07, 2007
David M. Gilchrist has been selected as chief executive officer of Siegal-Robert Inc. and Siegal-Robert Automotive. Most recently, Gilchrist was the president and CEO of Jackson Products Inc. in St. Louis, a highway and personal safety product manufacturer. He also has held supervisory positions with Mid-South Industries and VP Buildings Inc.
28. Gardens of Greys Hollow LLCBuys Acreage for $1.4 Million
- Monday, January 08, 2007
Gardens of Greys Hollow LLC has bought more than 54 acres south of Walnut Grove Road near Houston Levee Road for $1.37 million, spread among three transactions.
The limited liability co
29. Mayor Herenton's Executive Assistant Moves to MLGW
- Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Gale Jones Carson has been named director of corporate communications for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. In her new executive-level position, she will report directly to MLGW president and CEO Joseph Lee III. She previously was executive assistant to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
30. MATCU Banks on Judy Conrad as VP of Lending
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Judy Conrad has been named vice president of lending at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). Conrad previously served as vice president and manager of BankTennessee in Ripley. She has worked in the financial industry for almost 40 years.
31. Memphis Area Legal Services Board Elects Matthews as VP
- Wednesday, March 29, 2006
The Memphis Area Legal Services' board of directors has elected Antonio "Toney" Matthews to serve as its vice president. Matthews is an attorney with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC and is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility Hearing Committee.
32. Archived Article
- Tuesday, January 24, 2006
4715 Shelby Drive
Memphis, TN 38118
Cost: $14.3 million
Buyer: WNI/Tennessee LP
Seller: Anderson-Tully Lumber Co.
33. Attorneys Keep Pace With Evolving HR Laws
- Thursday, November 10, 2005
With employment law rapidly evolving, attorneys practicing in the area of labor and employment are working overtime to keep clients abreast of the changes.
Workplace culture is changing to keep pace with societal changes. And continual advances in technology have employers looking for answers on how to handle technology's effects on the workplace.
34. ABWA Chapter Names Woman of the Year
- Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Cheryl D. Fleming of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was named 2005 Woman of the Year by the local chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Fleming currently serves as president of the association.
35. Archived Article
- Tuesday, July 05, 2005
6880 E. Raines Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Cost: $4.3 million
Buyer: Riverdale Senior Living LLC
Seller: Atria Riverdale LP
Property: 4.76 acres at 6880 E. Raines Road near Germantown Road Extended.
36. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Lauth Plans Business Park Near Holmes and Getwell
50.09 acres near
Cost: $26.7 million
Borrower: DeltaPoint Park Partners LLC
Lender: Mellon Bank NA
Trustee: Joseph B. Pitt Jr.
Property: 50.09 acres near Holme...
37. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 17, 2005
2965 Germantown Parkway
Shops of Wolflake Property Sells for $5.7 Million
2965 N. Germantown Road
Bartlett, TN 38133
Cost: $5.7 million
Buyer: PREF Wolflake Partners GP
Seller: 64 Investments Partnership
Property: The Shops of W...
38. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Front Street Property to Become Condos
Front Street Property to Become Condos
338-352 S. Front St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Cost: $3.5 million
Borrower: Front Bluff Partners LLC
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
Trustee: Thomas F. Baker ...
39. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, February 08, 2005
Kirby Gate Property Financed for $4.1 Million
2715-2725 Kirby Road
Memphis, TN 38119
Cost: $4.1 million
Borrower: 2715 Kirby Parkway LLC
Lender: UBS Real Estate Investments Inc.
Trustee: Security Title Co. Inc.
40. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Addresses on Union Avenue
Circuit Playhouse Buys Property for Theater, Offices
Addresses on Union Avenue
and South Cooper Street
Cost: $1.1 million
Buyer: Circuit Playhouse Inc.
Seller: Union Catfish Co. Ltd.
Property: Property ...
41. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, November 30, 2004
Winchester Commons Sells for $13 Million
Cost: $13 million
Buyer: Inland Western Memphis Winchester LLC
Seller: Germantown Venture
Property: Winchester Commons Shopping Cente...
42. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, August 03, 2004
8635 Highway 64
Holiday Inn Express Sells for $2.2 Million
8635 U.S. Highway 64
Memphis, TN 38133
Cost: $2.2 million
Buyer: First Lotus LLC
Seller: Wilson Inn-4064 Inc.
Property: Holiday Inn Express at 8635 U.S. Highway 64 near ...
43. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 25, 2004
AS Hospitality Buys Press Building
AS Hospitality Buys Press Building
3493 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38118
Cost: $2.7 million
Buyer: ASH Properties LLC
Seller: Commerce Center LP
Property: Property at 3493 Lamar Ave. near Pearson R...
44. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, February 10, 2004
Three tracts of land
YMCA finances three locations, plans upgrades
Three tracts of land
in Memphis and Millington
Cost: $9.2 million
Borrower: YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South
Lender: Bank of America National Association
45. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, January 13, 2004
6310 Poplar Ave
Developers Make Plans for Former Church Property 6310 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Cost: $3.1 million
Buyer: WN Poplar-Massey
Seller: Kingsway Christian Church of Memphis, Tenn.
Property: Two acres at 6310 Poplar A...
46. Archived Article: Real Estate Recap
- Tuesday, January 06, 2004
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville 875 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Cost: $6.5 million
Borrower: Shops of Collierville LLC
Lender: National Bank of Commerce
47. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, April 18, 2003
EarthFest commences at 9 a
EarthFest commences at 9 a.m. Saturday at Lichterman Nature Center, 5992 Quince Road. The family-oriented event features music, interpretive nature walks, earth art activities and animal presentations.
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 05, 2003
Maurice Wexler, a shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwells Memphis office, was elected to the board of governors o
Maurice Wexler, a shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwells Memphis office, was elected to the board o...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 13, 2002
Martin W Martin W. Brown and Richard J. Myers have become members of Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC, 6000 Poplar Ave., Suite 400. Brown earned a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Myers,...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 23, 2000
Camille Gamble has joined Chandler-Ehrlich and Co Camille Gamble has joined Chandler-Ehrlich and Co. Inc. as an account manager. Prior to joining Chandler-Ehrlich, Gamble was marketing manager and Webmaster for the crop division of Vance Publishing....
51. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, July 14, 2000
WEVL FM 90s 12th annual Blues on the Bluff, featuring Sid Selvidge, The Mason Ruffner Band and the Daddy Mack Blues Band, i WEVL FM 90s 12th annual "Blues on the Bluff," featuring Sid Selvidge, The Mason Ruffner Band and the Daddy Mack Blu...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
53. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 06, 1999
Pat OBryan has joined Powertel PCS as direct sales manager for the Memphis metropolitan area Pat OBryan has joined Powertel PCS as direct sales manager for the Memphis metropolitan area. OBryan was formerly sales manager for Jamison Pest Control. Ch...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 25, 1998
Bill Ray has been named regional director-corporate and community affairs for BellSouths West Tennessee operation Bill Ray has been named regional director-corporate and community affairs for BellSouths West Tennessee operation. He joined the compan...
56. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 09, 1998
Joy Flora Appointed President of Joy Flora has been appointed president of Merry Maids. Flora most recently served as vice president of finance for ServiceMaster International. She also is a former franchise owner. Sandy Swanson has joined Trammell ...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 27, 1998
John R John R. Osborne has been named vice president and general manager for Hollywood Casino Corp. in Tunica, Miss. Osborne most recently served as assistant general manager and chief financial officer for the Tunica property. He is a graduate of t...
58. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 22, 1997
The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor bankruptcy seminar Friday from 1:30 p The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor bankruptcy seminar Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at One Commerce Square. The speakers will be Judge Jennie D. Latta, U.S. Ba...
59. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, January 09, 1997
The newly declared permanance of Rule 30 of the Tennessee Supreme Court Rules has brought mixed reaction from people in the legal community. Televising trials Local attorneys and judge express mixed reaction to making Rule 30 permanent By SUZANNE TH...
60. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, December 14, 1995
12/14 Benchmark Ronald L. Force vs. William D. Massey and William J. Simmons. A man who said he was allegedly beaten by Memphis police has filed a malpractice suit against the attorneys he hired to file a civil rights suit. Force claims he has lost ...