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1. Soul Fish to Open in Wolf Camera Spot on Poplar
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Soul Fish Café has selected a prime piece of real estate in East Memphis for its third location.
The catfish and Southern-inspired restaurant has signed a lease for the old Wolf Camera space in the Poplar Avenue/Perkins Road corridor. The 3,100-square-foot freestanding building at 4720 Poplar Ave. will mark Soul Fish’s third location in Memphis, behind its original spot in Midtown’s Cooper-Young district and its Germantown location near Forest Hill-Irene Road.
2. Soul Fish to Open in Old Wolf Camera at Poplar and Perkins
- Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Soul Fish Café has selected a prime piece of real estate in East Memphis for its third location.
The catfish and Southern-inspired restaurant has signed a lease for the old Wolf Camera space in the Poplar Avenue/Perkins Road corridor. The 3,100-square-foot freestanding building at 4720 Poplar Ave. will mark Soul Fish’s third location in Memphis, behind its original spot in Midtown’s Cooper-Young district and its Germantown store near Forest Hill-Irene Road.
3. Endocrinologist Detti Joins UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Laura Detti has joined the Germantown office of UT Medical Group Inc., where she specializes in male and female infertility. Detti provides genetic diagnosis and counseling; management of conditions such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent miscarriages and premature menopause; and pre- and post-cancer care for fertility issues.
4. The Heart Beats
- Friday, September 14, 2012
THE HEART BEATS. AGAIN. A lifetime ago, screwdrivers with lifetime guarantees came from an art moderne castle, and screwdrivers with orange juice came from the only other Friday’s outside of Manhattan.
5. It Wasn’t Like This
- Friday, May 18, 2012
AROUND HERE, 24 HOURS AREN’T WHAT THEY USED TO BE. A day in Memphis wasn’t like this.
When Andy Jackson stood on the Chickasaw Bluffs and said to Winchester and Overton, “Boys, we can sell some lots here,” it wasn’t like this.
6. Conspiracy Theory
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tennessee joined 14 other states along with the U.S. Justice Department in suing Apple Inc. and major book publishers Wednesday, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books they said cost consumers more than $100 million in the past two years by adding $2 to $5 to the price of each e-book.
7. Humane Soc. Names Walker Development, Marketing Mgr.
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Leah Walker has joined the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County as development and marketing manager. Walker represented her home state as Miss Georgia in 2008 before joining the Greater Memphis Chamber as a development consultant.
8. It’s True – No, Really
- Friday, March 16, 2012
IF YOU WANT TO HELP, STOP. My high school classmate, Donna Davis, and I are doing an intervention. We’re asking our other classmates, and yours, to stop sending helpful, lifesaving email. Tell us what you’ve been up to … briefly … maybe even something … a little something … about your children/grandchildren or your plastic/heart/knee/hip surgery, but, please God, stop spreading the dismal fog of spreading germs and apocalyptic prophecy.
9. Chamberlain Joins MBI
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Jessica Chamberlain has joined MBI as a workspace consultant.
Hometown: Arlington, Tenn.
10. ‘Undefeated’ Puts City in Limelight
- Thursday, February 16, 2012
It’s been seven years since the made-in-Memphis movie “Walk the Line” won an Oscar for Best Actress and had four other nominations, but at this year’s Academy Awards – set for Feb. 26 – Memphis will be back in the spotlight.
11. This One’s For Bob
- Friday, January 13, 2012
FOUND, NOT LOST. “There’s a hole up here,” she said, and then held up a mirror so I could see a perfectly round, barren wasteland about two inches wide in what used to be an uninterrupted forest of dark brown hair. But, then, it used be all dark brown too. “What should I do about it?” I asked. “Stay away from people taller than you,” she said.
12. Titans Lose 27-13 to Previously Winless Colts
- Tuesday, December 20, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Of all the losses they've had to the Indianapolis Colts, this had to be one of the toughest for the Tennessee Titans.
Dan Orlovsky threw for one touchdown, Donald Brown ran 80 yards for another late in the game and the Colts won their first game of the season, 27-13. The loss has the Titans (7-7) on the brink of elimination from the playoff race.
13. House, Senate at Odds Over Payroll Tax Cut
- Tuesday, December 20, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House and Senate barreled toward a collision Monday over some of the chief ingredients of President Barack Obama's recipe for reviving the economy, with tax increases and jobless benefit cuts awaiting millions of Americans on New Year's Day if the dispute is not resolved.
14. ‘Brave New World’
- Wednesday, October 12, 2011
When the Memphis City Schools system held a “read for the record” celebration last week at Downtown Elementary School, “Llama Llama Red Pajama” wasn’t just read aloud to and by the grade-schoolers. For the first time, some read along using e-books, or digital books.
15. Tower Revival
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
The reversal of fortune for the Downtown tower at the intersection of Main Street and Monroe Avenue, until recently plagued by falling occupancy and an uncertain future, was set in motion in a private meeting one year ago this month.
16. Moby Rainbow
- Friday, June 10, 2011
Lucky Catches. Last week I caught a whale. The river was too high to catch this fish, far too much trash churned and turned in its brown rush, far too distracting and suspicious for already suspicious rainbow, much less this wily old monster. I can’t catch this fish. I don’t fish, and people who do fish talk about fish like this, big enough to inspire tales, bigger still each time the tale is told.
17. Day of Reckoning
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Memphis and Shelby County governments are in the process of taking a hard look at the benefits they’ve promised to start paying their several thousand employees once they retire – payments the employees will then get for the rest of their lives.
18. Paradise Found
- Friday, March 18, 2011
A bright blue night. Just about any weekend anybody in the Gant button-down crowd could catch a concert at the Coliseum or Ellis Auditorium, crash a party at Clearpool, or hear a great band in a gym somewhere in Weejun town. This was Memphis in the early ‘60s. You could see Elvis at a stoplight, Jerry Lee in a restaurant, and listen to Wooly Bully on the radio waiting in line for auto inspection right in front of Sam the Sham’s club.
19. Glankler Brown’s Eastbound Move Starts Friday
- Thursday, November 11, 2010
The long-planned relocation of Glankler Brown PLLC’s Downtown office to East Memphis, which resulted in one of the most significant commercial real estate deals inked this year, gets under way Friday.
20. Split Vote Takes Down Metro Charter Proposal
- Wednesday, November 03, 2010
The metro consolidation charter won a narrow victory with Memphis voters Tuesday but was crushed by Shelby County voters outside Memphis.
The first consolidation charter to go to voters in 39 years had to win both in Memphis and outside Memphis in order to consolidate the city of Memphis and Shelby County governments.
21. Even in Liberal Bastions, GOP Sees Election Chance
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) — In the congressional district that's home to the Kennedy family compound, a Kennedy public skating rink and a Kennedy museum, the heart of liberalism is beating uneasily.
22. Whalum and Webb Draw Challengers In School Board Races
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Memphis school board members Betty Mallott and Martavius Jones were unopposed at Thursday’s filing deadline for the four Memphis school board races on the Nov. 2 ballot. Noon was the deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions in the school board races as well as three sets of municipal elections in Bartlett, Collierville and Germantown.
23. Carpenter Finds New Creative Life With Latest Venture
- Friday, February 26, 2010
Seven months after leaving the advertising agency that bore his name, Doug Carpenter has quietly hung out the shingle for his new venture, Doug Carpenter & Associates.
Devoted to advertising, public relations and consulting, Carpenter used social media to get the word out.
24. Obama Puts Forth Last-Ditch Health Care Plan
- Tuesday, February 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Making a last-ditch effort to save his health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on Monday put forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year compromise that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriate consumers.
25. Small Biz Group Wary of House Health Bill
- Thursday, November 12, 2009
The health care reform bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week has caused members of one small business group to circle their wagons and call out for help.
Jim Brown, state director of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, said members of the organization are reaching out to their congressmen about mandates in the bill for employer-based insurance and tax penalties against businesses that don’t provide coverage.
26. YLD President Wiggins Joins Baker Donelson as Associate
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Kyle M. Wiggins has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC as an associate in the Health Services & Products group. He will concentrate his practice on litigation surrounding medical malpractice defense, personal injury defense and general civil litigation.
27. 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.
28. SEC Chief Says New Short-Selling Rules a Priority
- Wednesday, May 06, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday she is making the issue of new rules restricting short-selling a priority as the agency heard from an array of interests about ways to limit trades that bet against a stock.
29. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
30. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
31. Herrington Named Field Director at Shoemaker Financial
- Wednesday, January 02, 2008
Jason Herrington, a financial adviser at Shoemaker Financial, has been named a field director for the firm. He will have the responsibility of advising and mentoring new advisers during their two-year training period.
32. Equipment Failure Grounds Aircraft Flights Within 250 Miles of Memphis; Some Delays Reported
- Wednesday, September 26, 2007
MEMPHIS (AP) - Communications equipment failed Tuesday at a regional air-traffic control center, shutting down all airline traffic within 250 miles of Memphis and causing a ripple effect across the country that grounded dozens of passenger and cargo flights.
33. 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.
34. UTHSC's Netland Honored by American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Dr. Peter A. Netland will receive the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology at its annual conference this fall.
Netland, a Siegal Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is the director of the Glaucoma Service and vice chair for academic affairs for the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology. He is also the site leader in Memphis for the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus.
35. FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."
36. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.
37. The Grand Finale
- Tuesday, October 03, 2006
Billy Joel did it in his song "Allentown," which evokes the steel mills of Lehigh Valley, Pa., and the lines of factory workers whose lives center around "iron and chromium steel."
Dan Brown did it in his controversial novel "The Da Vinci Code," which whisks readers through the ornate corridors of the Louvre, the art museum on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris.
38. Kobernus Joins MAAR As Governmental Affairs Director
- Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Aubrie Rhodes Kobernus has joined Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) as governmental affairs director. Kobernus received a master's degree in business administration from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in May 2006. While pursuing her degree, she interned with NeighborWorks America and New Century Financial Corp., focusing on the mortgage and housing industry.
39. 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.
40. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
41. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 08, 2004
GMAQ Elects Officers for 2005
GMAQ Elects 2005 Officers, Directors
The Greater Memphis Association for Quality announced the election of the following officers for 2005: Pat Brown, president; Marcia Boyd, vice president; Felecia Warner, secret...
43. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
44. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
45. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 26, 2004
MLGW EXEC PRESENTED BEST COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine....
46. 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...
47. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 21, 2004
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Memphis Area Legal Services Hires Staff Attorney
Virginia M. Alexander was hired as a staff attorney with Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. to work on MALS family/domestic violence project. Alexander previously was a sole p...
48. Archived Article: Glass (lead)
- Monday, March 29, 2004
Glass Studio to Fuse Art, Conversation
South Main project merges new concepts in growing district
The Daily News
When the latest project to hit the South Main Arts District opens in a few months, it will bring more th...
49. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, July 01, 2003
Construction kicks off on 2003 Vesta Homes
Construction kicks off on 2003 Vesta Homes
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
The dream builders are back.
Five homes are under construction for the 2003 Vesta Home Show, set for Oct. 4-19. Th...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 2003
James Pascover was appointed Better Business of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications
James Pascover was appointed Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications. Pascover brings more than 20 yea...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Memphis memos 03-12-03
Chris Camp joined auction-marketing firm John Roebuck & Associates as vice president of business development. Camp has more than 15 years experience in real estate, development, design and building. He joined Roebuck fr...
52. Archived Article: Lead (ccrfc)
- Wednesday, February 14, 2001
CCRFC changes fee structure Revenue Finance Corp. updates fee structure By SUE PEASE The Daily News After revisiting its fee structure Tuesday, the Center City Revenue Finance Corp. changed its closing cost charge to 1 percent of total cost for proj...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 15, 2000
Amy E Amy E. Ferguson and Bill M. Wade have joined Waring Cox as associates. Ferguson is a 2000 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. She received her bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee. Wade graduated from Vanderbil...
54. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 27, 1999
Sept Sept. 27 Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer a free seminar on re-establishing credit, credit reports and cutting the costs of using credit from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2158 Union Ave., Suite 400. For reservations, call 323-4909, Ext. ...
55. 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 ...
56. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 20, 1998
April 21 April 21 The Society for Human Resource Management will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin. The speaker will be U.S. Navy Capt. Ann E. Rondeau. The cost is $25 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Eloise McGee at 375-5...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
58. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 20, 1997
Oct Oct. 21 The Appraisal Institute will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway. The speaker will be Dan Wilkinson of Wilkinson and Snowden, whose topic will be an overview of the current industrial real estate market. ...
59. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, January 23, 1996
01/23 Real briefs Charlene Brown has been named the franchise marketing director for Re/Max real estate in western and central Tennessee. Re/Max plans to sell and open 25 new franchises in western and central Tennessee and an additional 25 franchise...