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1. Babaoglu Driven to Help Others Find American Dream
- Thursday, January 03, 2013
Being of Azerbaijan descent and born in Milan, Italy, Rehim Babaoglu of Thomason Hendrix Harvey Johnson & Mitchell PLLC, preaches the American dream from his pulpit high above Main Street as an immigration lawyer.
2. McLaughlin Joins Inferno as Senior Copywriter
- Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Trish McLaughlin has joined inferno as senior copywriter. In her new role, McLaughlin supervises the copywriting department, pairing up writers with art directors and project teams, and reviewing copy for message, voice and strategic focus. In addition, she coaches young writers in strategic thinking, concepting, editing and presenting.
3. Judge Deciding if Stores Must Post Tobacco Apology
- Thursday, December 27, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal judge will soon decide whether your next tank of gas or bottle of soda comes with a free apology from the Marlboro man and Joe Camel.
A recent ruling ordering a multimedia blitz stating that the nation's largest tobacco companies lied about the dangers of smoking left open the possibility that retailers could be required to post large displays with the mea culpas.
4. Federal Review of Tobacco Products Grinds to a Halt
- Friday, December 14, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Talk about a smoke break.
Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so, an Associated Press review has found.
5. Brown Joins REACH As Vice President
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Stephen Brown has joined REACH Human Capital as vice president of business development. In his new role, Brown will assist companies in selecting and training employees.
6. Court Leaves Ruling Against Big Tobacco Intact
- Monday, July 30, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court on Friday left intact a court judgment that ordered tobacco companies to do corrective advertising about the dangers of smoking.
The companies sought to overturn a federal judge's order on grounds that the order had been superceded by a 2009 law that gave the Food and Drug Administration authority over the industry, including power to require graphic cigarette warnings.
7. Miss. House OKs Redistricting Plan Favoring GOP
- Monday, April 30, 2012
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi House Republicans pushed through a redistricting plan Thursday that critics say would cut the number of white Democrats in the 122-member body.
House members voted 70-49 for the plan, with 63 Republicans and seven Democrats supporting it.
8. Tobacco Firms Want Federal Court Decision Delayed
- Wednesday, December 21, 2011
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – America's largest cigarette makers said Tuesday that the federal judge presiding over a decade-old lawsuit against the tobacco industry should delay her decision while other cases challenging new tobacco regulations are decided. The Justice Department, however, argued the case should move forward expeditiously.
9. Haykal Recognized For Work in Psychiatry
- Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Dr. Radwan Faysal Haykal, director of the Bipolar Spectrum Program at Lakeside Behavioral Health System and clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
10. Feds Say Drop in Cash Spent on Cigarette Promotion
- Tuesday, August 02, 2011
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The nation's top tobacco companies are spending less money on cigarette advertising and promotion and more money on promoting smokeless tobacco products, according to the latest data from the Federal Trade Commission.
11. Villas at Cordova Complex Sells for $14.2M in Foreclosure
- Tuesday, July 26, 2011
8546 Prestine Loop
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $14.2 million
Sale Date: May 11, 2011
12. American Snuff Files 2nd Permit in 2 Weeks
- Monday, July 25, 2011
Memphis-based American Snuff LLC, owned by Reynolds American, has filed a second permit in two weeks for its facility at 5106 Tradeport Ave. in Hickory Hill. The latest permit application filed with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement is $1.4 million and covers tank pumps and pipeline control systems, among other things.
13. Grisly Labels Not so Scary for Cigarette Sales
- Friday, July 08, 2011
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The nation's top tobacco companies' sales aren't expected to go up in smoke despite new grisly warning labels that are set to appear on U.S. cigarettes packs next year.
14. Humphreys Joins Keller Williams Realty
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Herbo Humphreys has joined the Crump Realty Group of Keller Williams Realty. Humphreys previously worked as a project supervisor for Bryan-Turley Properties.
15. Noffsinger Receives Leadership Award
- Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Mike Noffsinger, sales manager for the Memphis location of the RJ Young Co., has received the John T. Crunk Leadership Award, an honor given to an employee who exhibits outstanding leadership traits and performance during the year.
16. Providers Elevate Need for Improved IT
- Monday, December 20, 2010
The pressure continues for health care providers to complete the transition from paper charts to electronic health records technology.
The 2009 American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), otherwise known as the stimulus bill, allocated just under $25 billion for health information technology investment and incentives.
17. After Serving Country, Maj. Gen. Harvey Now Serves Law
- Thursday, December 02, 2010
Albert Harvey’s career longevity as an attorney is rivaled only by his 39-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserves.
18. American Snuff to Lay Off 45
- Friday, August 27, 2010
Memphis-based American Snuff LLC has notified the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development that it plans to lay off 45 salaried employees.
19. Hardware Association Honors ‘Top Gun’ Cole
- Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Charles Edward Cole, Jr., president of Cole’s Home Solutions, has been honored by the North American Retail Hardware Association with the organization’s Top Gun Award.
20. SunTrust Files Permit for Uptown “St. Jude” Branch
- Tuesday, June 29, 2010
600 A.W. Willis Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $720,000
Project Cost: TBA
Permit Date: Applied June 2010
Completion: First Quarter 2011
Owner: SunTrust Banks Inc.
Tenant: SunTrust Banks Inc.
21. American Snuff Files $4 Million Permit
- Friday, June 25, 2010
American Snuff Co. LLC – formerly known as Conwood Co. LLC – has filed a $4 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement as part of ongoing improvements at the company’s newly acquired facility, 5106 Tradeport Ave. in Hickory Hill.
22. Cohen Joins Fight Against Mega-Banks
- Monday, May 10, 2010
Create a new super-regulator. Use a sale of bank assets to pay for cleaning up the next mammoth meltdown.
As lawmakers consider those and other ideas in putting the final touches on financial overhaul legislation, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, wants another proposal placed on the table: putting a ceiling on how large banks can grow.
23. American Snuff Files Permit for Improvements to Hickory Hill Property
- Tuesday, May 04, 2010
5106 Tradeport Drive
Memphis, TN 38115
Permit Amount: $3.2 Million
Project Cost: $3.2 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2010
Owner: American Snuff Co. LLC
Tenant: American Snuff Co. LLC
24. American Snuff Files $3.2 Million Permit
- Friday, April 30, 2010
American Snuff Co. LLC – formerly known as Conwood Co. LLC – has filed a $3.2 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to perform interior alterations in the company’s newly acquired building at 5106 Tradeport Ave. in Hickory Hill.
25. Both Sides Take Tobacco Fight to Supreme Court
- Monday, February 22, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to allow the government to seek nearly $300 billion from the tobacco industry for a half-century of deception that "has cost the lives and damaged the health of untold millions of Americans."
26. Little Guys, Big Guys
- Monday, February 22, 2010
No one would mistake a local institution like Tri-State Bank for one of Wall Street’s mighty titans of finance, whose recent woes brought the U.S. and world economies to their knees.
27. Where is "Tea Party" Heading? Leaves Are Unclear
- Monday, February 08, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The "tea party" activists all agree: Government is too big. Spending is out of control. Individual freedom is at risk. And President Barack Obama's policies are making it all worse.
28. What's In a Cigarette? FDA to Study Ingredients
- Wednesday, January 20, 2010
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to lift the smokescreen clouding the ingredients used in cigarettes and other tobacco products.
In June, tobacco companies must tell the FDA their formulas for the first time, just as drugmakers have for decades. Manufacturers also will have to turn over any studies they've done on the effects of the ingredients.
29. Conwood Buys Hickory Hill Facility For Planned $133 Million Expansion
- Tuesday, November 17, 2009
5106 Tradeport Drive
Memphis, TN 38141
Sale Amount: $19.3 Million
Sale Date: Nov. 5, 2009
Buyer: Conwood Co. LLC
Seller: Chickasaw and Goodman Realty Holding Co.
Details: Conwood Co. LLC on Nov. 5 formally acquired the 787,500-square-foot facility at 5106 Tradeport Drive in Hickory Hill South for $19.3 million. Conwood earlier this year announced plans to buy the building, where it will expand its manufacturing operation of the smokeless tobacco products Kodiak and Grizzly.
30. Conwood Closes On Facility for $19.3 Million
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Conwood Co. LLC on Nov. 5 formally acquired the 787,500-square-foot facility at 5106 Tradeport Drive in Hickory Hill South for $19.3 million. Conwood earlier this year announced plans to buy the building, where it will expand its manufacturing operation of the smokeless tobacco products Kodiak and Grizzly.
31. Dishmon Joins UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Dr. Dwight “Dan” Dishmon has joined the Department of Medicine at UT Medical Group.
Dishmon is an interventional cardiologist and cares for adults with ischemic heart disease and peripheral arterial disease.
He earned his medical degree and completed his internal medicine residency and general cardiology fellowship training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He later completed additional fellowship training at Michigan State University’s Borgess Medical Center.
32. Golf Performance Center Slated For Timberlake’s Mirimichi
- Tuesday, October 06, 2009
6129 Woodstock Cuba Road
Millington, TN 38053
Permit Amount: $1.3 Million
Project Cost: $1.3 million
Permit Date: Applied October 2009
Owner: Big Creek Golf LLC
Tenant: Callaway Performance Center
Contractor: Eagle Contractors Inc.
33. Pera Appointed Special Adviser For ABA Strategic Communications Committee
- Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Lucian Pera of Adams and Reese LLP has been appointed as a special adviser of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Strategic Communications for a one-year term.
34. AIG Sells Japan Headquarters for $1.2 Billion
- Tuesday, May 12, 2009
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) - Embattled insurer American International Group Inc. said Monday it is selling its Japanese headquarters to Nippon Life Insurance Co. for $1.2 billion in cash.
35. The Flintco Cos. Names Musson Business Development Director
- Wednesday, April 01, 2009
Troy Musson has been hired by The Flintco Cos. Inc. as its director of business development for Flintco’s Memphis and Springdale, Ark., offices.
36. 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.
37. Dillihunt Joins Southeast Community Capital
- Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Craig Dillihunt has joined nonprofit financial institution Southeast Community Capital as assistant fund manager for the Memphis Business Opportunity Fund, a partnership between the city of Memphis, local banks and SCC.
38. Jobless Claims Drop, Trade Gap Surges
- Friday, September 12, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – New applications for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week, the U.S. government announced Thursday, as the struggling economy continues to take a toll on workers.
39. Campbell Clinic's Hernandez Named Fellow of Health Care Org
- Wednesday, April 02, 2008
George Hernandez, chief financial officer at Campbell Clinic, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Hernandez joined Campbell Clinic in 1995 as CFO. He is also a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and is a certified health care financial professional with a specialization in financial management of physician practices.
40. UTHSC College of Allied Health Sciences Appoints Frey as Dean
- Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Dr. William R. Frey has been appointed dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Frey has served as the interim dean of the college since May 2005. He has been an adjunct faculty member in the College of Education at the University of Memphis since January 2005.
41. Phillips to Become President of Optometry School
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Dr. Richard W. Phillips has been named president-elect of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. Phillips is a 1978 graduate of the college and the former regional executive director for Tennessee operations for TLC - Laser Eye Centers. He will be only the sixth person to hold the office in the college's 75-year history. Phillips will assume the presidency May 17. He is replacing William E. Cochran, who is retiring.
42. Stapleton to Head Global Operations For Primacy Relocation
- Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Steve Stapleton has been named vice president of global operations for Primacy Relocation, a third-party employee relocation provider based in Memphis. Stapleton will be responsible for leading the company's U.S. Global Operations team and developing procedures for efficient delivery of services. In related news, Primacy Relocation has been recognized by Target Corp. as a 2006 Vendor of the Year. The award recognizes top vendors that demonstrate values embraced by the organization.
43. Crone Named Fellow of Memphis Bar Foundation
- Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Alan Crone, attorney and co-founder of Crone & Mason PLC, has been named a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation. The appointment was made at the annual joint meeting of the Memphis Bar Association and its charitable arm, the Memphis Bar Foundation, Sept. 11. Read more about Crone in tomorrow's Law Talk feature.
44. Marketing Rebounds For Tim Duncan
- Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Former University of Memphis basketball player Tim Duncan has opened a PRstore franchise at 6139 Poplar Ave.
Duncan, his wife, Lisa, and their partner, Veronica Walton, are co-owners of
45. Askew Named National Director of Engineering Group
- Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Mark W. Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., was appointed to a two-year term as national director of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. Askew is a civil engineer with 30 years of structural engineering experience.
46. DeBerry Named 2005 Legislator of the Year
- Wednesday, August 17, 2005
The Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police presented U.S. Rep. John DeBerry the Legislator of the Year award. DeBerry, who represents District 90 in Memphis, is chairman of the House Children and Family Affairs committee.
47. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters & Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of Prudential Collins-M...
48. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, January 07, 2005
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Fayette Banker Stands Up for Community Banks
LANE GARDNER CAMP
The Daily News
H. McCall Wilson Jr., president and chief executive officer of The Bank of Fayette County, was appointed in October by the president of the ...
49. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 22, 2004
Local Attorney Named Chairperson of ABA Business Law Section
SCO President Earns Distinguished Service Award
The Tennessee Optometric Association presented Dr. William E. Cochran with its 2004 Distinguished Service Award. Cochran is president ...
50. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 15, 2003
Radio Ambiente 1030AM and St
Radio Ambiente 1030-AM and St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital host the fourth annual Promesa y Esperanza radio telethon from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.
Listeners can make pledges and donations at the Kroger store at...
51. Archived Article: Oxford (lead)
- Friday, March 07, 2003
Execs with ties to Towery
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to Towery face
By BRYAN MASSEY
The Daily News
A federal indictment presented Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Chicago accused three former executives of a financial lending f...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Clark Cummings was appointed senior vice president and security director for FirstBank
Clark Cummings was appointed senior vice president and security director for FirstBank. He will be responsible for developing security procedures and documenta...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 24, 2002
Lucian T. Pera, an attorney with Armstrong Allen, is one of the newest members of the American Law Institute. A Memphis native, Pera received a bachelors degree from Princeton University and a law degree from Vanderbilt University law sc...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 21, 2001
Archer>Malmo announced the following new hires and promotions
Archer>Malmo announced the following new hires and promotions.
Doug Force joined as manager of technology services. He has nearly 15 years experience in information systems an...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 20, 2001
James Mulroy, partner in Lewis Fisher Henderson & Claxton LLP, was elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment James Mulroy, partner in Lewis Fisher Henderson & Claxton LLP, was elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor and ...
56. Archived Article: Real Focus (baptist)
- Tuesday, November 21, 2000
Memphis Landmark Bids Farewell Downtown Memphis landmark bids farewell By MARY DANDO The Daily News Any takers for 5.5 million square feet of prime real estate in Downtown Memphis that has lots of potential but is a fixer-upper? Baptist Memorial Hos...
57. Archived Article: Memphis Memos
- Wednesday, April 19, 2000
Stephen C Stephen C. Reynolds, president and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., has been named chairman-elect of the National Committee for Quality Health Care. Reynolds has served as president and chief executive officer...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 22, 1999
Glean out Memphians from this one Memos Yvette Sebelist and Shay Winebarger have joined the Nashville-based law firm of King & Ballow as associates. Sebelist, who received a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from the Universi...
59. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 10, 1999
Toni Campbell Parker, partner in the law firm of Apperson, Crump and Maxwell PLC, was elected president of the Mid-South Fair/Libertyland Inc Toni Campbell Parker, partner in the law firm of Apperson, Crump and Maxwell PLC, was elected president of ...
60. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 03, 1999
RFS Hotel Investors Inc RFS Hotel Investors Inc. has announced several management changes. Randy Churchey has been named president and chief operating officer of RFS Hotel Investors Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial offi...
61. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, July 29, 1999
EEOC files suit against Kohler Co EEOC files suit against Kohler Co. d/b/a Sterling Plumbing Group Inc. The Memphis district office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against Kohler Co. d/b/a Sterling Plumbing Group Inc. i...
62. 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...
63. Archived Article: Mdi Meets
- Thursday, October 01, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Memphis Diversity Institute holds town hall meetings By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The first in a series of three town hall meetings by the Memphis Diversity Institute will be held at St. Francis Hospital from 11 a.m. to 4 p...
64. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 12, 1998
Storage USA names official Ian McFadden has been named chief operating officer for The Regional Medical Center. He formerly was vice president of hospital services for West Tennessee Healthcare Inc. He has masters degrees from the University of Memp...
65. 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...
66. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, July 17, 1997
Bobby Newcomb vs Bobby Newcomb vs. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and The Brown and Williamson Tobacco Co., as successor by merger to The American Tobacco Co. A Cordova man is suing several tobacco companies in Circuit Court. According to the suit, Newco...
67. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 10, 1997
March 10 March 10 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The speaker will be Shirley Jones, past president of the state division of PSI. The cost is $13. For more information, call Nathal...
68. Archived Article: Real Sidebar
- Tuesday, October 08, 1996
Research journal makes debut Research journal makes debut The Housing Research Center at the Tennessee Housing Development Agency recently published the first issue of Tennessee Housing Outlook, A Journal of Applied Research. The executive editor of...
69. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 09, 1996
Sept Sept. 9 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The guest speaker will be Julie Terry, a certified public accountant and financial advisor with American Express. The cost is $12...
70. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 07, 1996
Ducks Unlimited has announced two recent appointments: John L. Haug as been appointed account representative for E. H. Clarke & Bro. Inc. Haug previously was director of advertising sales for Little Publications Inc. Ducks Unlimited has announce...
71. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 23, 1996
Sales of Multiple Listing Service-listed homes slowed slightly in June, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Sales of Multiple Listing Service-listed homes slowed slightly in June, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realto...
72. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 08, 1996
July 8 July 8 Memphis chapter of Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Colleen Schany, vice president of sales for Varsity Spirit Corp., will speak on "Coping with Change.&q...
73. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 01, 1996
July 1 July 1 State Supreme Court Justice Penny White will speak at a Dutch treat luncheon at noon at Paulettes restaurant. White will address the proposed reforms to the justice system that the Supreme Court is considering. Seating is on a first-co...