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1. Simonson Joins IRIS Orchestra Staff
- Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Jenna Simonson has joined IRIS Orchestra as community relations coordinator. In her new role, Simonson will oversee community engagement programs and office management for the orchestra, which kicked off its 15th season in October.
2. Meritan’s Branch Named Among Top Nurses
- Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cindy Branch, Meritan’s associate vice president for health services, has been selected to represent Tennessee as one of the nation’s top 50 home care and hospice nurses by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association. Branch, a registered nurse, has oversight of Meritan’s nursing programs, including home health, private duty nursing and medical residential homes. She will be recognized at NACH’s annual meeting in October.
3. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
4. St. Jude Names Downing New CEO
- Thursday, June 26, 2014
Dr. James R. Downing will become the new CEO of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, effective July 15.
St. Jude announced Downing’s appointment on Wednesday, June 25. He most recently had served as the deputy director, executive vice president and scientific director of the hospital. Downing’s work as a genome sequencing pioneer, overseeing the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, was recognized in 2012 by TIME magazine as one of the top 100 new scientific discoveries.
5. Redmont Joins HORNE as Tax Consulting Manager
- Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Richard Redmont has joined HORNE LLP as a tax consulting manager. Redmont, a certified public accountant, has more than 25 years of tax and consulting experience with international firms in the accounting and insurance industries, and has served clients in the manufacturing, retail, distribution, health care and financial services industries. He also served on a national Sarbanes-Oxley team for an international firm.
6. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
7. Grizzlies Fighting Odds to Make Playoffs
- Friday, January 24, 2014
It was only fitting that for the Grizzlies to finally crawl back over .500 at 20-19 on Jan. 17, they had to rally from a seven-point deficit in the last 4:01 of the fourth quarter at FedExForum to beat the Sacramento Kings 91-90.
8. St. Jude’s Downing Elected to Institute of Medicine
- Monday, November 04, 2013
Dr. James R. Downing of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, a branch of the National Academy of Sciences.
Downing, the hospital’s scientific director, deputy director and executive vice president, becomes the sixth member of the institute from St. Jude.
9. Gowen Named Marketing Head at Renshaw Property Management
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Kellyn Gowen has joined Renshaw Property Management as marketing coordinator. In her new role, Gowen manages social media, marketing and communications for the company’s 800 Mid-South rental properties, serves as a liaison for property owners and real estate agents, and spearheads marketing efforts for vacant properties.
10. Seminar Underscores Commercial Sectors’ Highs, Lows
- Monday, November 05, 2012
Memphis’ commercial real estate market for the most part appears to mirror national trends, with all four sectors boasting challenges and bright spots so far this year.
That was a message a room full of real estate professionals received when The Daily News hosted its second annual Commercial Real Estate seminar Thursday, Nov.1, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, sponsored by Magna Bank and Evans Petree PC.
11. Seminar To Tackle Commercial Conditions
- Tuesday, October 23, 2012
While many commercial real estate professionals would like to forget about 2011 altogether, celebrating increases in 2012 is necessary for morale.
Shelby County experienced the most second-quarter sales this year since the second quarter of 2008, and the highest quarterly sales revenue since the second quarter of 2007.
12. Expectations High for Fed to Announce Major Action
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – If the world's investors are right, the Federal Reserve is about to take a bold new step to try to invigorate the U.S. economy.
And many expect the central bank, which began a two-day meeting Wednesday, to unleash its most potent weapon: a third round of bond purchases meant to ease long-term interest rates and spur borrowing and spending. It's called "quantitative easing," or QE.
13. 23andMe Seeks FDA Approval for Personal DNA Test
- Tuesday, July 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Genetic test maker 23andMe is asking the Food and Drug Administration to approve its personalized DNA test in a move that, if successful, could boost acceptance of technology that is viewed skeptically by leading scientists who question its usefulness.
14. McFarland Named VP At Visible Music College
- Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Christy McFarland has been named the vice president of business at Visible Music College. Previously the director of marketing, McFarland will now oversee VMC’s marketing/public relations, business and operational functions.
15. Game Nice Diversion From NBA Labor Woes
- Thursday, November 10, 2011
If NBA labor negotiations could mirror the action on the court during Rudy Gay’s Charity All-Star Game Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the DeSoto Civic Center, solving the league’s lockout would be an uncontested slam dunk.
16. No Deal: NBA Cancels First Two Weeks of Season
- Wednesday, October 12, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Two weeks of NBA games are lost. Many more could be in jeopardy.
There's a "gulf" that separates owners and players, and they will have to close it quickly to avoid further damage to the schedule.
17. Court Limits Banks’ Immunity
- Thursday, August 04, 2011
A recent ruling from the Tennessee Court of Appeals has limited the immunity banks in the state once had when it comes to liability for withdrawals of money under powers of attorney.
The July 26 ruling comes in the Memphis case of the estate of Robert Stokes West, which sued Regions Bank in 2008 over the issue.
18. Election Results Saga Not Over Yet
- Monday, August 23, 2010
The Aug. 5 election results are certified. But the events of the coming week will determine whether that’s the final word on who won and who lost.
With the results approved by the Shelby County Election Commission, the local Democratic Party and several Democratic candidates who lost must decide if they want to go back to Chancery Court. They have five days to make a decision to file.
19. Crafton Joins Memphis Goodwill As Director of Marketing, PR
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Kimberly Crafton has joined Memphis Goodwill Industries as director of marketing and public relations.
20. West Memphis Mojo Rises
- Monday, May 24, 2010
On the night of the worst civic tragedy in West Memphis’ history, blues stood up and did its thing.
The “Blues Trail to Chicago” concert was briefly canceled before officials decided to go with the show in honor of the two second-generation law enforcement officers who were shot and killed earlier Thursday.
21. No Time to Lose In Biotech Shipping
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Not a minute can be wasted when the product being shipped can prolong someone’s life or bring vision to the blind.
That’s why Tissue Banks International, Accredo Health Group Inc., DDN and other biotechnology firms choose to do business in Memphis, company officials say.
22. Bioworks Luncheon To Focus on Supply Chain
- Thursday, October 29, 2009
“Enabling Bioscience through Supply Chain Management” is the topic for the next Memphis Bioworks luncheon meeting set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Fogelman Executive Center on the University of Memphis campus.
23. Legal Community Bids Farewell to Stotts, Johnson
- Tuesday, January 06, 2009
Two Shelby County judges who died on the same day are being mourned this week by the Memphis legal community.
General Sessions Criminal Court Judge Anthony Johnson and Circuit Court Judge Rita Stotts died Friday evening. Johnson died of a heart attack at his Downtown home. Stotts died at Methodist University Hospital after a recent recurrence of cancer.
24. Portrait of Violent Drug Ring Emerges In Petties Case
- Tuesday, April 01, 2008
One of the largest federal drug cases in Memphis Federal Court has taken another turn. It's been nearly six years since a grand jury indicted Craig Petties on charges of possessing 600 pounds of marijuana.
25. Tennessee Brewery Deal Could be Close
- Monday, October 01, 2007
The acquisition of one of Downtown Memphis' most iconic structures, the long-vacant Tennessee Brewery, tentatively is scheduled to close on Oct. 15.
As The Daily News first reported in August, James Rasberry has been at the negotiating table for several weeks with a new group that wants to buy and refurbish the landmark, at 495 Tennessee St. Rasberry, who represents the owner of the brewery property, said the group already has put a significant amount of money into the deal.
26. Hugueley Named Chief Nursing Officer For Methodist Extended Care Hospital
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Sandra Hugueley has been named chief nursing officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital (MECH). Hugueley joined Methodist in 1996 as a registered nurse and became nurse manager of Medical-Surgical ICU at Methodist North Hospital in 1997. She recently served as corporate director of Interim Administrative Services.
27. As Latest Development Plans Collapse,Some Say Brewery Ultimately Faces Demolition
- Tuesday, March 27, 2007
For at least the third time in three years, a group of developers buoyed by the prospect of transforming the Tennessee Brewery from an aging urban castle into upscale living space has thrown in the towel.
28. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
29. St. Jude GetsTop Honors
- Wednesday, October 04, 2006
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was named the best place to work in academia in the October issue of The Scientist magazine.
An anonymous respondent to The Scientist's 2006 Best Pl
30. Flood Zone?
- Friday, July 28, 2006
When Willie and Rena Jeffries bought their home in 1995, the property directly behind theirs was being used as a horse pasture.
In the years since, a major developer has turned the pasture into a subdivision - and turned their 2,600-square-foot, two-story home into a major disaster area, they allege in a lawsuit filed last week in Shelby County Chancery Court.
31. Young & Perl Founder Moves to Baker Donelson
- Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Edward R. Young, nationally known labor and employment attorney and co-founder of Young & Perl PLC, has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC's Memphis office as a shareholder. Colleagues William D. Levy and William P. Dougherty also have joined the firm.
- Tuesday, January 31, 2006
The Downtown Parking
Authority meets today at 3 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.
The Memphis City Council meets today at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786.
33. Barnes Elected Chairman of FedEx/St. Jude Classic
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reggie Barnes was elected general chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and president of Youth Programs Inc., the governing body of the PGA Tour event. Barnes previously served as treasurer of Youth Programs. He also is the former chairman of the Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority and the team selection committee for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Barnes is managing director of Morgan Keegan & Co. and also works with Athletic Resource Management.
34. UTHSC Names Neonatology Division Chief
- Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Dr. Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy was named neonatology division chief and Sheldon B. Korones Professor in Neonatology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dhanireddy also will serve as medical director of the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis. He previously served as neonatology division chief at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.
35. 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...
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 18, 2004
VA Medical Center Physician Recognized
Memphis Attorneys Complete Leadership Program
The Tennessee Bar Association announced that the following Memphis attorneys have completed the TBA Leadership Law program: Karen Campbell, Gary K. Smith &...
37. Archived Article: Gov Focus
- Friday, March 19, 2004
Publicity Adds Pressure to Executive Searches
The Daily News
Executive job searches garner a lot of attention in these days of quick executive turnaround and high-profile corporate scandals. But one type of leadership sea...
38. Archived Article: Stable (lead)
- Thursday, September 25, 2003
Mounted Patrol to Build New Stable
City keeps costs down by using donated land
The Daily News
When racehorses are put out to pasture, it means their days of service are over and theyll spend their remaining days roami...
39. Archived Article: Architect (lead)
- Monday, June 23, 2003
Great old building keeps firm Downtown Great old building keeps firm Downtown
By LANCE ALLAN
The Daily News
The new Downtown elementary school, opening in August, might fill a public school void in the area, but it caused a problem for one ...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 08, 2002
Susan Hugel of Shelby County was elected to the Tennessee Education Association Susan Hugel of Shelby County was elected to the Tennessee Education Association board. Florestine Evans of Memphis was elected as a representative on the Tennessee Conso...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Arthur E Arthur E. Horne III joined the Memphis office of Stokes Bartholomew Evans & Petree as an associate. Before joining Stokes, Horne worked as an associate with Glankler Brown PLLC in Memphis. His areas of practice include litigation, enter...
42. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, June 08, 2000
The Memphis Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators has announced its 2000-2001 officers The Memphis Bar Association will host ``Comparative Fault Update, a one-hour seminar at AutoZone Park, from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. June 14. Judge Jam...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 11, 1999
Leonard I Randall H. Brown has been appointed chief financial officer for Allen & OHara Inc. He formerly was director of corporate finance for Promus Hotel Corp. A certified public accountant, Brown has bachelors degrees from the University of M...
44. 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...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 14, 1999
New Vice President of Brand Management Former Todd E. Smith has been promoted to chief accounting officer for Omega Health Systems Inc. He formerly was vice president-financial and acquisition services. Smith is a graduate of Rhodes College. Beth C....
46. Archived Article: Gov't (lead)
- Friday, March 19, 1999
Design of Hickory Hill parks begins Hickory Hill parks are in design stage By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Two city parks for the newly annexed Hickory Hill area will be the topic of community meetings set for Monday and Tuesday. Residents of Hickor...
47. 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 ...
48. 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...
49. Archived Article: Win (bott)
- Friday, June 26, 1998
Windows 98 has demure opening but moves off shelves Windows 98 has demure opening but moves off shelves By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News When Windows 95 hit store shelves in August 1995, computer owners around the country and world lined up to...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 24, 1998
Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates. She formerly was project director and operations manager. Collins has an undergraduate deg...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 24, 1997
James Spisak has been named the site director for Stream Internationals Memphis technical support center James Spisak has been named the site director for Stream Internationals Memphis technical support center. He previously was the general manager ...
52. Archived Article: Lausanne Expansion Lj
- Wednesday, March 26, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Lausanne begins work on $3 million addition By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Lausanne Collegiate School at 1381 W. Massey Road has started construction on its first expansion project in three decades a $3 million addition des...
53. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 29, 1996
8/29 jts law focus PAPERED OVER Court confusion has mired the government and companies in Superfund litigation By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Love Canal was the contaminated irony in New York that spurred the environmental Superfund Congress put tog...
54. Archived Article: Tech Center Chg
- Monday, August 05, 1996
Tennessee Technology Center Tennessee Technology Center starts $5 million project By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Tennessee Technology Center has started construction on a $5 million renovation and expansion project at its Alabama Avenue main br...
55. Archived Article: Motions Kd
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Motions Entertaining motions in its fifth year Special to The Daily News While Law Week is for the most part a serious celebration of the multitude of contributions that lawyers, judges and the rule of law make to our society, theres one night...
56. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 28, 1996
02-28 memos Linda Michael has joined Spectra Behavioral Healthcare Systems as director of marketing. Prior to joining Spectra, she was corporate accounts manager for Crye-Leike Relocation Management Co. She also spent seven years in government and p...