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1. Riverfront Report Highlights Quick Fixes
- Wednesday, March 20, 2013
With a set of 20 Memphis riverfront plans and reports spanning several decades, urban planner and designer Jeff Speck’s mission wasn’t to add to the stack of documents, maps and renderings.
2. Speck Suggests Riverfront Remedies
- Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Urban planner and designer Jeff Speck has told city government leaders that the recently renamed Jefferson Davis Park is the “obvious next opportunity” for riverfront development plans and represents a “big bang in an important place.”
3. Give Up These 40 Things for Lent
- Friday, February 15, 2013
40 THINGS TO DO WITHOUT. Lent has begun – a season of reflection and sacrifice for believers seeking spiritual strength, a season bridging the gray gloom of winter and the green promise of spring for those seeking renewal, a season of waffles and chicken hash for those seeking comfort in the caloric basement of Calvary Church – 40 days of all of that for me.
4. Atlantic Track Grows Local Operations
- Friday, January 11, 2013
Bloomfield, N.J.-based Atlantic Track & Turnout Co. is expanding its Memphis operations with a 12,900-square-foot pre-engineered metal building addition with a bridge crane at 363 E. Bodley Ave.
5. Davis Rejoins Mercer Capital as Managing Director
- Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Longtime bank analyst and SNL Financial editorial contributor Jeff Davis has rejoined Memphis-based Mercer Capital as managing director of the financial institutions group.
6. Bookstore Asks Patrons To Buy Local
- Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Over the weekend, employees manning the cash registers at The Booksellers at Laurelwood were more than happy to grant discounts to book-hungry buyers who said the magic phrase: Occupy Amazon.
The independent bookstore, which is holding a grand reopening ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m., gave those customers 10 percent off their entire purchase Saturday, Dec. 10. Buyers who took home $100 or more in books and merchandise and said the phrase got an even sweeter deal – 20 percent off.
7. Leadership Memphis Announces Board Members
- Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Leadership Memphis has announced new board members and officers for its new fiscal year.
The officers and executive committee include Eric Robertson, chair; Beverly Jordan, vice chair; Bryan Ford, treasurer; Veronica Coleman Davis, secretary; Chris McLean, immediate past chair; Jeff Gaudino, alumni chair; Christine Munson, development chair; Lemoyne Robinson, program chair; and Jeane Chapman, marketing chair.
8. Murry-Drobot Joins Family Safety Center
- Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Olliette Murry-Drobot has joined the Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County as executive director.
Hometown: West Memphis
Work Experience: Fourteen years in not-for-profit management, neighborhood revitalization, organizational development and social services delivery. Recently, I served as the executive director for the Southeast Memphis Community Development Corp. and as a lead consultant on community outreach efforts for The Center for Criminology and Research at the University of Memphis.
9. Turning the Page
- Monday, November 22, 2010
Davis-Kidd Booksellers has something in common with the classics found on its shelves.
The East Memphis store, a venerable anchor of the Laurelwood Shopping Center, has undeniably become a classic in its own right.
10. Wal-Mart Names Senior Vice President, Treasurer
- Thursday, November 11, 2010
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will promote its senior vice president of finance and strategy to senior vice president and treasurer.
11. 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.
12. Obama Overtures to Business Fall Flat
- Tuesday, August 10, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Labeled antibusiness by Republicans and some corporate chiefs, President Barack Obama mounted a campaign to show he wasn't. But his charm offensive has hit a rocky patch.
Business leaders gripe about burdensome new financial and health care regulations, what they see as unfriendly tax policies and vast government spending. They were put off by Obama's harsh depiction of "fat cat bankers" and "reckless practices," a label he applied both to Wall Street and to oil-spill giant BP.
13. Senators Await Kagan Papers from Clinton Library
- Wednesday, June 02, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Researchers at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library are working overtime to produce more than 160,000 pages of documents – some of them possibly holding clues to the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
14. Three FTN Analysts Join Guggenheim
- Wednesday, March 24, 2010
The investment firm Guggenheim Partners LLC headquartered in New York and Chicago has snapped up three bank analysts formerly of FTN Equity Capital Markets, the unit Memphis-based First Horizon National Corp. announced recently it's shutting down.
15. Different Twain Perspective Featured In Germantown Community Theatre’s ‘Is He Dead?’
- Monday, September 14, 2009
Many great artists had one or more works that never saw the light of day until after the artist’s own death. Germantown Community Theatre (GCT) hopes to use one such unsung masterpiece to show a very different side of a legendary American author.
16. Accused Financier Stanford Hospitalized
- Friday, August 28, 2009
HOUSTON (AP) – Texas financier R. Allen Stanford, jailed on charges of bilking investors out of $7 billion, has been hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat and high pulse, the judge in his case said Thursday.
- Thursday, July 16, 2009
Christian Brothers University will present the fourth session of its Family Business Enrichment Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall. The topic of the lecture is “Integrating Closely Held Businesses Into Personal Financial and Investment Strategies.” For reservations, call 321-3999 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
18. Task Force Defers Return of Cars to Main Street
- Friday, May 15, 2009
There may be cars once again on the stretch of Main Street between Exchange Avenue and Peabody Place. But now is not the time, according to a Center City Commission task force on the future of the Main Street Mall.
19. Stanford Bank’s Investors Go Home Empty-Handed
- Friday, February 20, 2009
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (AP) – Venezuela on Thursday seized a failed bank controlled by Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford after a run on deposits there, while clients were prevented from withdrawing their money from Stanford International Bank and its affiliates in a half-dozen other countries.
- Thursday, September 11, 2008
The Memphis Investors Group will meet today at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Germantown Athletic Club, 1801 Exeter Road. A panel of local real estate investors will hold a question-and-answer session. The event is free for first-time visitors and members. Cost is $20 for repeat visitors. Prior to the panel discussion, several early-bird sessions will begin at 6 p.m.
21. Hennessy Joins Board Of Opportunity Scholarship Trust
- Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Scott C. Hennessy, president and chief executive officer of True Temper Sports, has joined the board of directors of Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust.
Hennessy will help direct the operations and growth of the nonprofit organization, which provides scholarships and tuition assistance. Hennessy also serves on the Board of Governors of the National Golf Foundation.
22. Bank of Bartlett Extends Its Reach to Downtown
- Monday, June 09, 2008
Bartlett and Downtown Memphis are separated by about 15 miles, what could be perceived as a political and cultural divide and different economic centers of gravity.
All of which are reasons why the millions of dollars pumped into the Downtown economy over at least the past decade by Bank of Bartlett, which was established in the small town of the same name in 1980, might be easy to overlook. But those reasons also put into context the bank’s consistent and generous investment in Downtown projects of all stripes.
23. Smith Hired as Regional Clinical Director Of Ageless Men's Health
- Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Jeff Smith has been hired as regional clinical director for Memphis-based Ageless Men's Health, which provides treatment for men with low testosterone levels.
Smith has 24 years of experience in the medical field, and is a registered nurse specializing in intensive care, neuro-trauma ICU and emergency-room disciplines. He is the founder and owner of ICU Jet International Inc., a fixed-wing, air-ambulance service.
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
The Memphis Technology Council today will host Jeff Brittain, vice president of client services with Cook Systems International and the National Program director of CollegeCareerCorps. It begins with registration at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $25 for Memphis Regional Chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. Contact Beverly Davis to register at 543-3547 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, August 28, 2007
The Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library will host the Financial Literacy Forum today from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 3030 Poplar Ave. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., will be the keynote speaker. This event is open to any person with a disability or anyone who provides service or care for people with disabilities.
- Monday, August 27, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold a meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. W. Lewis Wood, professional engineer, will speak on "Ethics of Professional Engineering."
27. Coffee Klatch No More
- Tuesday, June 26, 2007
The owners of the one-room coffee bar and café across the street from Memphis City Hall have heard that mayor Willie Herenton is a fan of their fresh-baked muffins.
They assume the mayor sends someone to fetch him a batch, because they haven't seen much of him. Yet he's one example of the loyal customer base The Daily Grind bistro has cultivated during its six-year run, which comes to an end Friday.
28. 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.
29. Court Square Concert Series Moves to Jefferson Davis Park
- Monday, October 16, 2006
The Memphis chapter of the Association of Women in Communications meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Junior League of Memphis, 3475 Central Ave. The chapter also is accepting nominations for the 2007 AWC board of directors. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
30. CBU Business School to Honor Buckman
- Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Christian Brothers University's School of Business honors Memphis businessman/entrepreneur Robert Buckman at the school's annual Founders Dinner Saturday. Buckman is president and chairman of the board of The Applied Knowledge Group Inc. He also serves as chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors of Bulab Holdings Inc., parent company of Buckman Laboratories.
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Rhodes Psychology Professor to Serve as Diversity Delegate at Leadership Conference
First Horizon Exec Named to Fed Advisory Council
J. Kenneth Glass was appointed to a one-year term on the Federal Reserve Boards Federal Advisory Council. Glas...
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 01, 2004
Crye-Leike CEO Named Secretary of International Organization
New Assistant District Attorneys Appointed
Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced the reappointment of former assistant district attorney Ray Lepone and the appointme...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 01, 2004
MAAR Elects Board of Directors
MPD Names Public Information Officer
Larry Godwin, interim director of the Memphis Police Department, selected Sgt. Vince Higgins to serve as the departments new public information officer. Higgins, a 14-year vet...
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 11, 2004
e-photo) Rebecca DeRousse was named assistant administrator of Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown
Kiwanis Club Names Luttrell Lawman of the Year
The Kiwanis Club named Shelby County Sheriff Mark H. Luttrell Jr. as Lawman of the Year for the Lou...
35. Archived Article: Davis Apts (lead)
- Thursday, December 05, 2002
By STACEY WIEDOWER
Apartments expand Georgia firms Memphis presence
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Framing has begun on a $19.5 million, 256-unit multi-family residential complex at Macon and Cully roads in Cordova. The upscale apartm...
36. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, October 05, 1999
Vesta 99 Vesta 99 As clock rolls over to 2000, annual show to feature large, luxurious homes with touches of 19th century elegance By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Large, luxurious homes with elements of old-style elegance will be the focus of the 1...
37. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, April 20, 1999
Mid-America Apartment Communities ResortQuest International Inc., a vacation rental, resort property management and real estate sales company, announced that the introduction in January of an online booking engine to its Web site, resortquest.com, i...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 28, 1997
July 29 July 29 The International Television Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Davis Kidd Booksellers, 387 N. Perkins Ext. The topic will be video on the Internet. The speakers will be Robert Staub of LunaWeb and Steve Cox, who designs and deve...