Editorial Results (free)
1. Time to Burn Brackets
- Friday, March 22, 2013
I have one fool-proof method for filling out my NCAA Tournament bracket. I go straight to the 1 vs. 16 games and advance all of the No. 1s into the next round. Seeing as how a No. 1 seed has never lost to a No. 16 seed, this has never failed me.
- Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Anything Goes” Tuesday, Feb. 26, through March 3 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
- 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. So Southern Makes Functional Items Beautiful
- Monday, February 18, 2013
Ideas behind small businesses tend to spring from familiar places and from entrepreneurs who see a need, have a passion, are good at what they do and want to turn it into a labor of love.
The best small-business concepts often combine all those aspects into one enterprise. Which makes sense, because with all the difficulties of running a business comes the realization that, for it to work, it has to be sustained over a long period of time. Thus, the necessity, of doing what you love.
5. Gupta Trades Life of Science for Career as Patent Attorney
- Thursday, December 20, 2012
With a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a new job in the Hematology-Oncology Department at the jewel of medical institutions, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Hemant Gupta’s life appeared to set with a promising career in medical research.
- Friday, November 02, 2012
Gallery Fifty Six will hold an opening reception for its autumn group exhibition Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 2256 Central Ave. The Visit galleryfiftysix.com.
7. Bar Launches Health Care Law Section
- Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Memphis Bar Association has a new section of attorneys dedicated specifically to health care law.
The bar’s newly formed Health Law Section held its organizational meeting Oct. 17 at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Officers were chosen at that time, including Robyn Diaz, deputy general counsel at St. Jude, who led the effort to form the section and who was nominated as the first chair.
8. Volunteer Spirit
- Friday, September 28, 2012
Next month, a group from Emory University in Atlanta is coming to the Memphis Botanic Garden to participate in an “alternative fall break.”
They’re going to spend a few days working there – specifically with the horticulture department. And it’s exactly the kind of thing the folks who run the 96-acre property are eager to see more of.
9. Leadership Academy Announces Graduates
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Leadership Academy has announced its September 2011 Fellows Program graduates.
They are Mary Elizabeth Anthony of Smith & Nephew; Gene Baker of Smith & Nephew; TaKeisha Butler of Smith & Nephew; Brenda Caldwell of Dr. B Empowerment Services; Donnell Cobbins Jr. of Universal Commercial Real Estate LLC; Jonathan Cross II of Jonathan Cross Venture & Holdings Corp.; Reggie F. Davis of Street Ministries; Shenenka Davis of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis; Jeb Fields of Commercial Advisors; Jonathan Flynt of Bryce Corp.; Lori Guy of First Horizon National Corp.; Channa Halmon of Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents; Ursala Holmes of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Shannon Izquierdo of FedEx Corp.; Jared Johnson of Pier 1 Imports; Ken Kimble III of Boy Scouts of America – Chickasaw Council; Joy Lockridge of Spherion Staffing Services; Nathan Martin of the University of Memphis; Shawn McCutcheon of Regions Bank; Katie Midgley of the Urban Child Institute; Tanner Mueller of First Tennessee Bank; Bettina Kurtz Pearson of First Tennessee Bank; Robin Poston of the University of Memphis; Kerra Saine of First Tennessee Bank; Joy Stephens of Joy Factor Consulting; Colby Stough of Youth Villages; Carrie Strehlau of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Marvin Todd of FedEx Corp.; Brittney Rogers of Duncan-Williams Inc.; Lindsey Waugh of Medtronic Inc.; Carsett Webber of Wright Medical Technology; Josh White of MAA (formerly Mid-America Apartment Communities); and McLean Wilson of Kemmons Wilson Cos.
10. Guide Aids Offenders On Return to Society
- Thursday, April 28, 2011
When a long stretch of traveling has to be done, especially if the journey is a difficult one, a travel guide often goes hand in hand with the journey.
With that in mind, a group of attorneys who got involved with the Memphis Bar Association’s Leadership Forum have spearheaded the creation of such a guide that lists available resources for the benefit of offenders upon their release from prison.
11. Infinity Real Estate Buys Office Building for $1.2 Million
- Tuesday, March 08, 2011
5100 Sanderlin Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Amount: $1.2 million
Sale Date: Feb. 16, 2011
Buyer: Infinity Real Estate LLC
Seller: Blanchard E. Tual, successor trustee of the Don Wallace Morgan Family Trust created under the last will and testament of Don Wallace Morgan dated Dec. 8, 2003, and Mary Katherine Fouts and Douglas A. Garner, co-trustees of the Fouts Estate Family Trust created under the last will and testament of Jimmie Darrell Fouts dated June 15, 2005
Loan Amount: $1.3 million
Loan Date: Feb. 16, 2011
Maturity Date: Feb. 16, 2026
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
12. Annesdale Mansion Listed for $1.2 Million
- Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Annesdale, commonly referred to as the Snowden Mansion, is on the market for $1.2 million.
Ed Beasley of Sowell & Co. Realtors has the listing, which includes the Italianate villa built in 1850 and seven acres of landscaped grounds. The mansion at 1325 Lamar Ave. is across the street from the University Club.
13. 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.
14. Botanic Garden’s New Feature Allows Children to Engage in Outdoors
- Monday, August 03, 2009
The Memphis Botanic Garden has staked its existence on providing elegantly sculpted grounds with serene pastures for meditation and relaxation amid the beauty of nature. But starting Saturday, children will have a place all their own to get loud and dirty.
15. Saint Francis Weight Loss Center Appoints Weaver Medical Director
- Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Virginia Weaver has been appointed medical director of the Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss.
16. Jones Ascends to High-Level Position At Army Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Carol Winfield Jones has been selected as chief, project development branch and assistant to the deputy district engineer for project management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
17. Smith Named President at Zycron Inc.
- Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Steven Howard Smith of Zycron Inc., Tennessee's largest minority-owned information technology services firm, has been chosen as the company's new president.
Smith joined Zycron in July as executive vice president. He has more than 21 years of management experience in the information technology consulting industry.
18. Silver Screen Tribute: With movie and more, Smith family honors memory
- Monday, November 19, 2007
A few weeks after her sister died in 2005, Molly Smith bought a copy of Cecelia Ahern's debut novel "P.S. I Love You" on a whim. Swept up in the story of a grieving young widow who comes to terms with her husband's death, she ultimately read it several times over.
19. Hampton Hotels Names Smith Senior Director of Product Service
- Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Kurt Smith has been named senior director of product service and development at Hampton Hotels. Previously, Smith served Hampton as director of global brand integration. Prior to that position, he was the director of hotel performance support.
20. Marshall Changes Administrative Roles at Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Barry Marshall has been named administrator of clinical business development at Methodist University Hospital. Marshall has worked at Methodist since 2004 as administrator of the Transplant Institute. Prior to joining Methodist, he worked at the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati where he was the administrator of transplant services and later the director of transplant services and managed care. He received a bachelor's degree in health care administration in 1999 from Columbus, Ohio-based Franklin University and a master's degree in business administration in 2005 from Caldwell, Idaho-based Canyon College.
- Thursday, May 04, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association holds a reception to honor attorneys for their pro bono service today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the offices of Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 500. For more information, contact Dottie McCallen at 527-3573.
22. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
23. Baker Donelson Names New President, COO
- Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC announced that Jerry Stauffer was selected to serve as the firm's president and chief operating officer. Stauffer formerly served as chairman of the firm's litigation department, as a director of the firm and most recently as managing shareholder. Baker Donelson also announced that Mark Glover was named to a second term as managing shareholder. Ben Adams will continue to serve as board chairman and CEO.
24. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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Turley Begins Shrine Building Conversion
66 Monroe Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Cost: $9.5 million
Borrower: Shrine Investment Co.
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
Trustee: Thomas F. Baker IV
Property: 0.17 a...
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 15, 2004
MBA Elects Officers
Memphis Bar Names 2005 Officers, Directors
The Memphis Bar Association announced the election of the following 2005 officers: Susan M. Clark, president; Barbara Zoccola, vice president; David Cook, treasurer; and Amy Amunds...
27. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, October 12, 2004
Millington Telephone Co
Millington Telephone Co. Finances Land in Four Counties
Land in four
Cost: $8.1 million
Borrower: Millington Telephone Co. Inc.
Lender: The United States of America, Rural Utilities Servic...
28. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, January 08, 2002
Service Merchandise to close Service Merchandise to close Service Merchandise Co. Inc., a 42-year-old home-and-jewelry specialty chain that has operated under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since March 1999, is going out of business. The company, ...
29. Archived Article: Duerr (lead)
- Friday, January 19, 2001
Patents Are Well Protected in Memphis Area Area law firms providing Web solutions By MARY DANDO The Daily News Inventors and business people living in the Memphis area who may have come up with an idea of a life-saving device or a technological brea...
30. Archived Article: Law Focus (partner)
- Thursday, November 30, 2000
Wealthy Get Richer With A Little Help Financial planning not one-stop shop deal By MARY DANDO The Daily News It appears the old idea of money begetting money holds true in the 21st century. A new study indicates the wealthy are better at managing th...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 10, 1999
Omega Health Systems Announces Steven J. Martin has been named financial controller for Promus Hotel Corp. He most recently was a partner in the audit and business advisory group of Arthur Anderson. Martin is a graduate of the University of Memphis....
32. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, September 04, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Ready, set, grow! Botanic Garden program brings the world of horticulture to elementary school students By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Even at the elementary school level, not all learning is done inside a classroom. A prog...