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1. Neighborhood Vitality
- Saturday, August 24, 2013
The history at the Four-Way Restaurant is as rich and soulful as the food.
The walls of the South Memphis institution are decorated with photographs of politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders and civil rights icons – including the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – who made the famous restaurant at Mississippi Boulevard and Walker Avenue a “home away from home.”
2. Boyle Sells More Lots at Spring Creek Ranch
- Friday, August 09, 2013
After an initial offering went so well earlier this year, a group of area homebuilders has acquired 17 more lots at The Village at Spring Creek Ranch from Boyle Investment Co.
3. Whole Foods Files Permit for Expansion
- Tuesday, May 07, 2013
5014 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Cost: $3.1 million
Project Cost: TBA
Permit Date: Applied April 2013
4. Gardens of Germantown Owner Files $8.3 Million Loan
- Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The owner of Gardens of Germantown assisted living community at 3179 Professional Plaza Drive in Germantown has filed an $8.3 million loan on the property.
5. Hollywood Feed Expands, Renews Local Leases
- Friday, March 01, 2013
Hollywood Feed has renewed and expanded two of its Memphis locations.
The Memphis-based natural and holistic pet food merchant is growing its 2648 Broad Ave. warehouse from 44,400 square feet to 77,763 square feet.
6. Tying it All Together
- Monday, June 25, 2012
Two of the city’s high-profile architecture firms are behind the design enhancement of one of Memphis’ most cherished spots – Overton Square.
LRK Inc. is the architect of record for both Loeb Properties Inc.’s $20 million revitalization of the Midtown theater district and also for the city’s parking garage at Monroe Avenue and Florence Street.
7. 6 Months Later, What has Occupy Protest Achieved?
- Monday, March 19, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.
8. Calvary Kicks Off Lenten Festivities
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
In a Memphis tradition dating back to 1928, locals from all walks of life gather each weekday during Lent at Calvary Episcopal Church to nourish their bodies with warm, home-cooked meals and their souls with the word of God and the fellowship of neighbors.
9. Elliot Perry to Discuss Art Collection
- Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Former University of Memphis point guard Elliot Perry will participate in a discussion of African-American art as part of a celebration of Black History Month at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
10. YMCA Announces Board Members
- Monday, February 06, 2012
YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South has installed its 2012 metropolitan board of directors.
Sandra Bailey of Methodist Extended Care Hospital will serve as board chair; Ted Ferris of the Greater Memphis Chamber will serve as secretary; and Perry Green of Waddell and Associates Inc. will serve as treasurer.
11. SBA Honors Graduates of e200 Program
- Monday, January 02, 2012
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently honored new graduates of its Emerging 200 Initiative, or e200, at a ceremony at Southwest Tennessee Community College.
SBA identified 14 inner-city businesses from Memphis that demonstrated a high potential for growth. The agency then provided the small businesses with a free, six-month course of in-depth business education focused on organization management, growth strategies and management, market development and strategic planning.
12. Jaguars Try to Spoil Titans' Must-Win Situation
- Monday, December 26, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – With all the AFC's playoff scenarios, the math is simple for the Tennessee Titans.
Win Saturday or nothing else matters.
Tennessee ruined the chance to control its playoff fate with two straight losses, and none more painful than the last to the previously winless Colts. Now the Titans (7-7) are looking up at the New York Jets and Cincinnati Bengals needing lots of help to earn a playoff berth under first-year coach Mike Munchak.
13. JC Penney Posts a Q3 Loss
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – J.C. Penney Co.'s new CEO Ron Johnson, a former Apple executive, told analysts Monday that the department store chain is rethinking everything it's doing – from pricing to products. The message comes as the retailer struggles to turnaround its business after reporting a quarterly loss.
14. Baseball Players: Chew on This
- Thursday, November 10, 2011
“Senators urge baseball players to chew on smokeless tobacco ban,” the headline read “Chew.” Get it? I mean don’t get it. Don’t use tobacco, please. Smokeless or the other kind. From a health perspective, it’s not worth it.
15. Wharton, Fullilove & Conrad Re-Elected -- Harris-Ford to Runoff
- Friday, October 07, 2011
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. won a full four-year term of office as mayor Thursday, Oct. 6, two years after he claimed the mayor’s office in a special election.
And all 12 of the Memphis City Council members seeking re-election won new four year terms in the city election cycle, marking the largest return of incumbents to the 13-member council in the 43-year history of the mayor-council form of government.
16. 4 Council Members - All 3 City Court Judges To Run Unopposed In Oct. Elections
- Friday, July 22, 2011
Four incumbent Memphis City Council members and all three incumbent City Court Judges were effectively re-elected at the Thursday, July 21, noon deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions for the Oct. 6 Memphis ballot.
17. Wolf River Blvd. Land Sells in Lieu of Foreclosure
- Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Two parcels on Wolf River Boulevard
Sale Amount: $1.7 million
Sale Date: Dec. 28, 2010
Buyer: SunTrust Bank
Seller: Wolfby GP
18. Skyline Grows Local Footprint on Vantech Dr.
- Friday, December 10, 2010
Skyline Exhibits MidSouth is expanding its presence at East Pointe Business Center.
The St. Paul, Minn.-based tradeshow exhibits company renewed its 9,958-square-foot lease at 3895 Vantech Drive, Suite 9, and expanded into an additional 3,524 square feet. The additional space will enable Skyline to assemble and store exhibits for clients.
19. Drake, masterIT Recognized for Innovation
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Michael Drake is founder, chairman and chief executive officer of masterIT. masterIT has been named one of North America’s Most Innovative MSPs by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. The list recognizes the IT industry’s top 40 managed service providers for their ingenuity, leadership and success.
20. Huff Becomes Enrollment VP at University of Memphis
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Betty Huff has been named vice provost of enrollment services at the University of Memphis.
Huff previously served as acting dean and associate dean of students at the University of New Orleans, registrar at the University of Kentucky and vice chancellor for enrollment services and management at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
21. Goodwyn Condos In Foreclosure
- Thursday, September 24, 2009
Chalk up another victim to the continuing real estate crisis, this time the Goodwyn Condominiums at 127 Madison Ave.
22. 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.
23. Beale, Lee’s Landing Battles Continue
- Monday, February 02, 2009
Once upon a time there was talk of a change in the management of the Beale Street entertainment district. And for a rare moment in November, it seemed that all of the many sides that have some role in the running of Beale Street were about to agree to it.
24. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
25. Boyle’s Halperin Receives Realtors Commercial Alliance Award
- Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Mark Halperin of Boyle Investment Co. has received the 2008 Realtors Commercial Alliance National Award from the Realtors Commercial Alliance.
- Friday, September 26, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold a joint meeting of the Rules and Education subcommittees of the Shelby County Ethics Commission today at 9:30 a.m. in the County Attorney’s Conference Room, Suite 600 of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
27. 14 Applicants File for Two Judicial Vacancies
- Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Two vacancies in the western divisions of two state appeals courts have drawn a lot of interest from attorneys and judges in West Tennessee.
A total of 14 applicants filed with the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission for both vacancies by Friday’s deadline.
- Thursday, February 07, 2008
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center today will hold a dedication ceremony honoring Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. for its gift of three buildings: 910, 920 and 930 Madison Ave. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Freeman Auditorium at the Hamilton Eye Institute, 930 Madison Ave.
29. Report: Rising Foreclosures Will Drain Major Metro Areas
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
DETROIT (AP) - Rising foreclosures will lead to billions of dollars in lost economic activity next year in the nation's major metropolitan areas, but homeowners and financial institutions have the ability to work together to contain the effects, according to a report compiled for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
30. Texas Man Sues Over Stolen Bone Implanted in his Neck
- Thursday, September 27, 2007
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A man who found out the bone implanted in his neck to relieve back pain was stolen from a corpse is suing a medical technology company and several tissue processing businesses, including two in Tennessee.
31. Respected Architect Ventures Out
- Wednesday, September 12, 2007
A period of self-examination often accompanies the prospect of changing jobs, however frightening or thrilling - or a little of both - the opportunity seems. And it isn't difficult to imagine what might have run through the mind of architect Michael Walker when he recently left his job at the firm JBHM Architects.
32. Stephanie Nichols Named PRSA Professional of the Year
- Wednesday, May 02, 2007
The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored Stephanie Wilson Nichols as its 2006 Professional of the Year during the 15th annual VOX Awards Gala. This is the second time Nichols has received the award. The first time was in 2000. She served as the VOX Awards committee chair this year, and in 2005 was the chapter president. She also assisted the VOX committee in 2005. Nichols has earned and maintained her PRSA Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation since 2000 and has been an active member of PRSA since 1993.
33. South End's Cummins-MidsouthSoon to Receive Makeover
- Friday, April 06, 2007
The Cummins-Midsouth Building at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Riverside Drive in Downtown soon will undergo a makeover that will include façade changes, renovations to the existing building and a three-story addition
34. 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.
35. National News Correspondent Lends Celebrity to YWCA Fund-Raiser
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
The YWCA of Greater Memphis bills itself as one of the greatest advocates for women and girls in the Memphis and Mid-South. And YWCA officials say they hope getting a little celebrity support will help shed the light on all the organization does.
36. New Dental Practice Cuts its Teeth Downtown
- Friday, February 09, 2007
When opening a business of any kind, it's good to differentiate from the competition.
Jodi E. Rump is doing that with a modern and progressive approach she will bring to dentistry at her new Downtown office.
37. Community ShelfMakes Money for MIFA
- Wednesday, December 06, 2006
The Community Shelf, which is comprised of Crichton College business majors and local investors from the business community, has launched a new line of all-natural food products at the Schnuck's Grocery Store, 799 Truse
38. Community Foundation Offers Business Planning Workshop
- Monday, November 06, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its Chamber Ambassadors meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Call Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.
39. New Office Condo Development BorrowsFrom Popular Residential Trend
- Tuesday, October 03, 2006
Developer Hall Jones has brought French Country to the city with his latest office project in Southwind.
The design of the new office building project on Player's Club Parkway mirrors that of the French Country-style architecture that has been popular with homeowners in recent years.
40. Self-Storage Comes of Age
- Wednesday, August 09, 2006
For the longest time, it was perhaps the runt of the litter in the field of commercial real estate.
But the 120,000-square-foot, climate-controlled, state-of-the-art self-storage facility that H. Keith Russell is building in Horn Lake is a strong example that the entire self-storage industry has grown up.
41. Collierville Busts Out All Over With Layers Of Retail Growth
- Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Collierville has seen a metamorphosis in the past decade, evolving from a sleepy small town to a blossoming bedroom community to a thriving, self-sustaining suburb that continues to attract new businesses in droves.
42. Poised for Success
- Friday, May 19, 2006
The New Ballet Ensemble & School is bringing dance instruction closer to the heart of the Cooper-Young neighborhood - further enhancing a growing area that, with boarded windows and empty storefronts, once looked like a ghost town.
43. Handorf Named President of State Medical Association
- Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Dr. Charles R. Handorf has been named the 152nd president of the Tennessee Medical Association. Handorf is president of Duckworth Pathology Group and professor and chair of the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.
44. Baker Donelson Hires New IT Professional
- Wednesday, January 04, 2006
Cheryl Proctor just joined Baker Donelson's information technology management team as client services manager. Proctor currently serves as Southeast regional vice president of the International Legal Technology Association. She will direct Baker Donelson's client support services group. The group provides firm-wide electronic services, offering Baker Donelson's clients and attorneys sophisticated document sharing capabilities and technologically advanced litigation support systems. Proctor previously served as manager of application services at Waller Landsen Dortch & Davis PLLC in Nashville.
45. 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.
46. 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 ...
47. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Judge Honored for Pioneering Role
Robilio Honored for Efforts Against Emotional Abuse
Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was awarded a Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service. Robilio was chosen for h...
48. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 04, 2005
Carol Johnson to Receive Honorary Degree from Rhodes
MCS Superintendent to Receive Honorary Degree
Dr. Carol R. Johnson, Memphis City Schools superintendent, will receive an honorary degree from Rhodes College at its spring commencement. Johns...
49. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Armstrong Allen attorneys chosen for Best Lawyers
Memphis Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following 2004-2005 officers: Mike Wood, president; David B. Jones, vice president; Frank E. Da...
50. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 28, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr
MAAR Dedicates Center in Honor of Past President
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr. with the dedication of the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Cen...
51. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 07, 2004
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies The Shelby County Sheriffs Office graduated the following reserve deputies, who received training through the Memphis Police Department Training Academy between...
52. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, April 14, 2003
VITA, AARP offer
VITA, AARP offer
last-minute tax help
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and AARP are offering last-minute tax help at several sites in the Memphis area.
VITA is providing free tax help for low-income, elderly or disabled t...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 20, 2002
Michael D. Browne was appointed accounting and operations director for the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. He previously worked as project controls manager for Black & Veatch Corp. in Overland Park, Kan. He earned a bachelors ...
54. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, May 09, 2002
Child custody New legislation to boost custodial protection By MARY DANDO The Daily News Legislation tightening loopholes in custodial protection of children born out of wedlock is currently moving through the states General Assembly. The Child Cust...
55. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 01, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events April 1-April 7 April 1 Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts a free workshop on building a budget from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313. Mississippi Muse...
56. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 25, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 25-March 31 March 25 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Ms. Booths Garden: Photographs by Jack Kotz, a collection of photographs by Santa Fe-based photographer...
57. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 18, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 18-March 24 March 19 Memphis Rotary Club hosts Robert Hirshon, American Bar Association president, at noon at LeMoyne-Owen College, Bruce Hall (on Walker Avenue). Parking is available at Metropolitan B...
58. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, February 21, 2002
New rules help states foster children New rules help states foster children By MARY DANDO The Daily News More than 7,700 Tennessee children who are in foster care because they were abused, neglected or dependent will benefit from a new state Supreme...
59. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 01, 2001
The Memphis Advertising Federation announces the following appointments to its 2001-2002 board of directors: Judy McCown of B Dr. Marian Levy was named director of grants and research and Sallie Hazelrigg was named director of major gifts and planne...
60. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, April 13, 2001
Shining a light for abused and neglected children Vigil shines light on plight of abused, neglected children By MARY DANDO The Daily News Each year in Shelby County, more than 4,000 cases of child abuse and neglect are reported. These children join ...
61. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 27, 1999
AutoZone Inc AutoZone Inc. has announced the following promotions: Bill Rhodes, previously vice president of finance, was promoted to senior vice president of finance. Mike Broderick, previously regional manager, was promoted to vice president-store...
62. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 21, 1999
AutoZone Names Senior Vice James M. Evans Jr. has joined PSI as a staff consultant. He has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis and previously worked as a structural engineer. Emily Forman has joined CB Richard Ellis as resea...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 05, 1999
National Commerce Bancorporation Karla Merritt has joined OConnor Kenny Partners as associate art director. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Sue S. Hunter has been appointed director of attorney recruitment for Baker, Donelson, Bearma...
64. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, April 16, 1999
The National Kidney Foundation of West Tennessee will conduct a free health screening for people at increased risk for kidney d The National Kidney Foundation of West Tennessee will conduct a free health screening for people at increased risk for ki...
65. 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 ...
66. 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...
67. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 19, 1998
Oct Oct. 20 The Institute of Management Accountants will meet from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Rhodes College. The speakers will be Dan Walker of Thompson Dunavant PLC and Bob Morris of Baker, Donaldson, Bearman and Caldwell. Their topic will be the fundame...
68. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 12, 1998
Oct Oct. 13 The Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society for Training and Development will meet jointly at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Drive. The speaker will be Judy Bell, vice president of Memphis Area Teac...
69. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, September 04, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Justice for all Mark Wards actions support his belief in equal justice By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Mark Ward got his first taste of lawyering when he was a senior in high school. During a mock Supreme Court trial, he argue...
70. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 02, 1998
Morgan Keegan Promotes Four Jeffrey C. Kline has been appointed vice president of fulfillment for Genesis Direct Inc. He will oversee operations at the companys local distribution center. Kline formerly was director of fulfillment operations for Nor...
71. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Equity Inns Names Donald H Michael S. Starnes, chairman and chief executive officer of M.S. Carriers, has been appointed to the board of directors of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. Starnes is past chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and...
72. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 03, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...
73. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 29, 1998
W W. Michael Potts has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of human resources for TBC Corp. He formerly was vice president of human resources for Millard Refrigerated Services Co. in Omaha, Neb. He is a graduate of the Uni...
74. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...
75. Archived Article: Timber Chg
- Wednesday, March 18, 1998
Timberland Growth Corporation Has Filed With The Securities And Exchange Commission Timberland Growth Corp. files for registration with SEC Real estate investment trust to be based in Memphis By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Timberland Growth Cor...
76. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 29, 1997
Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc.s property management subsidiaries, Fogelman Management Co. and Fogelman Management Services LLC. Kelly most recent...
77. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 08, 1997
Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. She pr...
78. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 1997
Bill Wilson Jr Bill Wilson Jr. and Linda B. Ward have joined the mortgage lending department of Victory Bank. Wilson has been named senior loan officer of mortgage lending. He previously was a loan officer at Community Mortgage Corp. Ward has joined...
79. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
04-03 memos Enterprise National Bank announced several promotions: Deborah Gifford was promoted to a vice president at Enterprise. Gifford has been employed by company since its inception in 1990 and manages the retail banking division. Judy Magri w...
80. Archived Article: Housing Lj
- Wednesday, December 27, 1995
lj 10/5 cates We came, we saw, we conquered HCD housing initiative is on schedule, working beautifully By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) seems to have found the formula that will...