Editorial Results (free)
1. Capital Requirement
- Saturday, April 27, 2013
In early April, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., joined a handful of other senators in drafting a letter in part about new rules of the road governing bank capital requirements.
That letter was sent to Federal Reserve Gov. Daniel Tarullo, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Martin Gruenberg.
- Thursday, April 04, 2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, April 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Daniel Moore of Watkins Uiberall PLLC will discuss best practices in nonprofit accounting. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.
3. Lovette Heads Career Services at Remington College
- Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Demetrius “Dee” Lovette has been named director of career services at Remington College’s Memphis campus. In the role, Lovette provides job placement services to students and graduates, and works with local employers to assess their workforce needs and provide qualified applicants.
4. East Joins Carriage Crossing As Marketing Coordinator
- Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Kendra East has joined Carriage Crossing as marketing coordinator. East’s new responsibilities include creating and implementing the lifestyle center’s yearly marketing budget, spearheading onsite events and leading merchant communication.
5. US Employers Still Waiting for Sales to Pick Up
- Monday, June 04, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy suddenly looks a lot weaker.
Only 69,000 jobs were added in May, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate rose from 8.1 percent to 8.2 percent.
6. Cushing’s Day Gig for ‘Betterment of Humanity’
- Monday, March 05, 2012
In February, senior research assistant Richard Cushing began working with the Pathology Department of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the Tissue Services Core and Repository.
The repository is a warehouse of more than 3 million pieces of human tissue from hearts, lungs, kidneys and livers, as well as biopsies of various types of tumors. The samples are available to doctors, researchers and students to conduct studies on and compare to those of a patient’s.
7. Court Docket Sees 2 Notable Drug Cases
- Thursday, January 26, 2012
For now, Federal Judge Hardy Mays has decided that the last two defendants in the biggest drug case ever brought in Memphis federal court will not be shackled when the jury begins hearing the case.
8. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
9. Play Puts Christmas Twist on Aesop
- Monday, December 12, 2011
Call it variations on a theme. A new play by a local playwright at Circuit Playhouse blends the lessons of childhood, humor and Christmas stories into a collection of seasonal fables.
Its author, Michael Gravois, learned along the way that when opportunity knocks, the early bird gets the worm.
10. A GOP Debt Plan Would Hit Some Popular Tax Breaks
- Friday, November 18, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of taxpayers who take advantage of deductions for mortgage interest, charitable donations and state and local taxes would be targeted for potential tax hikes under a GOP plan to raise taxes by $290 billion over the next decade to help reduce the nation's deficit.
11. S&P Downgrades Fannie and Freddie, US-Backed Debt
- Tuesday, August 09, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Monday downgraded the credit ratings of mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and other agencies linked to long-term U.S. debt.
12. UT Med Group Doctors Recognized as Top Docs
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Twenty physicians from UT Medical Group Inc. have been recognized on the Top Doctors 2011 list.
They are Judith E. Soberman and Karl T. Weber, Cardiovascular Disease; Owen P. Phillips, Clinical Genetics; Jaquelyn Fleckenstein, Gastroenterology; Patricia Adams-Graves, Hematology; James E. Bailey and Robert E. Morrison, Internal Medicine; Giancarlo Mari, Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Mark S. LeDoux, Neurology; Edwin M. Thorpe Jr., Obstetrics and Gynecology; Barrett Haik, Natalie C. Kerr and Matthew W. Wilson, Ophthalmology; Sandeep Samant, Otolaryngology; Daniel C. Martin, Reproductive Endocrinology; Stephen W. Behrman and James Eason, Surgery; and Anthony Lynn Patterson and Robert W. Wake, Urology.
13. Unions Frame Bargaining as Civil Rights Issue
- Monday, March 14, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Labor unions at the heart of a burning national disagreement over the cost of public employees want to frame the debate as a civil rights issue, an effort that may draw more sympathy to public workers being blamed for busting state budgets with generous pensions.
14. U of M Symposium to Discuss City’s Place in Law
- Thursday, February 10, 2011
Memphis over the years has been at the center of riveting, controversial and far-reaching court cases.
Many of them have either wound up in the history books or simply re-balanced the scales of justice for ordinary people.
15. TSA: Some Gov't Officials to Skip Airport Security
- Friday, November 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Cabinet secretaries, top congressional leaders and an exclusive group of senior U.S. officials are exempt from toughened new airport screening procedures when they fly commercially with government-approved federal security details.
16. Deyo Stirs Up Memphis Music Through Foundation
- Thursday, August 19, 2010
King Curtis had it right. In the opening crescendo of his soul classic “Memphis Soul Stew,” he masterfully assembles his ingredients: “half a teacup of bass, a pound of fat-back drums, four tablespoons of boiling Memphis guitar.”
17. 50 Years of Secrets
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
Catholic priests accused of child sexual abuse in Memphis moved to different parishes and cities without parishioners or authorities being alerted, according to recently opened Circuit Court records.
18. Two New Beer Fests On Tap for Aficionados
- Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Anyone looking to try a good ale, stout, lager or porter should raise their pint glasses to a pair of inaugural beer-tasting festivals being introduced in Memphis this spring.
The River City Brewer’s Festival will be held March 13 at Handy Park on Beale Street and the Memphis Brewfest will be held April 24 at AutoZone Park. Both events are fundraisers for charities and will feature hundreds of brews from dozens of brewers.
19. Stimulus Money Skips Needy Areas
- Tuesday, May 12, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – Counties suffering the most from job losses stand to receive the least help from President Barack Obama’s plan to spend billions of stimulus dollars on roads and bridges, an Associated Press analysis has found.
20. U of M’s Heath Given Distinguished Teaching Award
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Dr. Julia Heath, professor of economics at the University of Memphis, has been honored with the Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award by the Southern Economic Association.
21. Civil Rights Museum Crowd Watches History in Works
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A museum dedicated to the history of the civil rights museum drew a crowd on Tuesday of people eager to see history being made in Washington.
The museum is on the site in Memphis where civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968, but about 700 people gathered there Tuesday to watch a live broadcast of the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
22. Study Outcome Won't Sway Company on Eye Drug
- Thursday, August 28, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - What does a company do when there's anecdotal evidence that two of its drugs are equally effective in treating a leading cause of blindness in the elderly, one costing patients $60 per treatment and the other $2,000?
23. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Shares Plummet
- Thursday, August 21, 2008
NEW YORK - Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lost more than a quarter of their value on Wednesday as fears mounted that the mortgage financiers will soon need government support and any bailout would hang stockholders out to dry.
24. Fannie, Freddie Spent Millions On Lobbying
- Friday, July 18, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – For years, mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tenaciously worked to nurture, and then protect, their financial empires by invoking the political sacred cow of homeownership and fielding an army of lobbyists, power brokers and political contributors.
25. Manufacturing Sector Contracts in March, Construction Spending Drops on Weak Home Building
- Wednesday, April 02, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Further weakness in the manufacturing sector and construction industry underscored concerns that the U.S. economy has fallen into recession, though most analysts believe a downturn will be mild and relatively short-lived.
26. Stock Buys Lend Context to First Horizon's Future
- Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Top executives at First Horizon National Corp. are snapping up shares of company stock.
First Horizon chief financial officer Bryan Jordan bought 5,000 shares last week for nearly $145,000. Jordan, who worked as chief financial officer at Regions Financial Corp. before joining First Horizon this spring, bought 600 shares at $28.97 each and 4,400 shares at $29 each.
27. Meyerrose Heads Emerging National Businesses Division for First Horizon
- Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Sarah Meyerrose has been promoted to president of emerging national businesses for First Horizon National Corp. In her new role, she will be the executive leader of several of First Horizon's growing national efforts, such as its health savings accounts business, Msaver, and its commercial insurance business, Synaxis. Meyerrose has worked for First Horizon for more than 24 years.
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 14, 2002
Calendar of events Oct
Calendar of events Oct. 14-Oct. 20
The Jewish Community Center Theatre, 6560 Poplar Ave., hosts a lottery referendum debate at 7 p.m. Speaking for the lottery referendum is state Sen. Steve Cohen, Student Scho...
29. 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 ...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 29, 1998
Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co., Realtors and The French Connection. He is a graduate of the University of the South. Dan Estes has been promoted to vic...
31. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, November 25, 1997
TaylorGardnerArchitects Inc TaylorGardnerArchitects Inc. has developed a master plan for a new state park inn and conference center at Pickwick Landing State Park in Counce. The $12.5 million facility will be located on a new site on Pickwick Lake a...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 24, 1997
Frank A Frank A. Watson has joined Palmer Brothers Inc. and will specialize in commercial and investment sales and leasing. Watson has been in the real estate business for the past 29 years and is a graduate of the University of Memphis. James P. Co...
33. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, January 16, 1997
The Memphis/Mid-South chapter of the Federal Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on Friday at noon at Calvary Episcopal Church The Memphis/Mid-South chapter of the Federal Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on Friday at noon at Calvary Episco...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 10, 1996
04-10 Memos Ronald W. Stimpson, president and chief executive officer of Leader Federal Bank, has been appointed to the Thrift Institutions Advisory Council, a 12-member group created by the Federal Reserve Board. Minor Perkins will become the presi...
35. 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...