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1. Little Rock Film Festival Shines
- Thursday, June 05, 2014
The latest version of the Little Rock Film Festival was the best yet. Ask anyone who gathered at the Old Statehouse Sunday, May 18, for the Awards Gala. The enthusiasm of the filmmakers was infectious.
2. College Presidents Promote Community Connections
- Tuesday, June 03, 2014
The president of Christian Brothers University says the time to discuss with college students whether they should see the world or build a life here is when they are still in college, not as they are graduating.
3. Slim’s New Place
- Friday, April 25, 2014
For years, the house at 1130 College St., just north of McLemore Avenue and directly across College from the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, has been one of the city’s many musical ruins.
4. Destination: Memphis
- Saturday, February 01, 2014
On a slow Sunday afternoon Downtown with the Broncos and Chargers NFL playoff game on a bar TV screen, a trio of 20-somethings – two men and one woman – watched the game, speculated about whether the Grizzlies were playing a few blocks away and quizzed one another about their plans for the future.
5. Ghosts of Holiday Programs Past
- Tuesday, December 24, 2013
It’s that time of year again. Time for holiday programs.
Such as the one recounted by John Irving in “A Prayer for Owen Meany.” The one directed annually by Rev. and Mrs. Wiggin. The one that made Owen mad, because the little kids were “disguised as turtledoves.”In costumes “so absurd that no one knew what these children were supposed to be”! They looked like “science-fiction angels, spectacular life-forms from another galaxy, as if the Wiggins had decided that the Holy Nativity had been attended by beings from faraway planets.”
6. Henneberger Joins First State Bank Small-Business Lending Division
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Sean Henneberger has joined First State Bank’s small-business lending division as vice president/business development officer in the Memphis market. In his new role, Henneberger will help small businesses pursue loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.
7. Judicial Election Process Muddied
- Wednesday, July 03, 2013
The Judicial Nominating Commission had a busy last few days before it went into limbo last week.
The commission sent Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam two slates for each of the three appeals court vacancies to come a year and two months from now when three appellate court judges opt not to run for re-election and end their terms.
8. Imre Named Assistant Controller at Makowsky Ringel Greenberg
- Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Nancy Imre has joined Makowsky Ringel Greenberg LLC as assistant controller. Imre is responsible for the real estate management company’s accounting department, overseeing investor reporting and preparation of corporate financial statements.
9. Degrees of Difficulty
- Friday, December 28, 2012
Leaders of the city’s five higher education institutions say they are all grappling with the issue of relevance in a changing world and economy as they compete for students with missions that make them different from one another.
10. Events Showcase Soulsville’s ‘Blank Canvas’
- Tuesday, October 16, 2012
A group of organizations working to bring to life the Soulsville community ended a busy weekend that is an indication of the area’s promise at about where the produce section was supposed to be in the Soulsville Towne Center supermarket.
11. MAAR Elects Board Members
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors elected six individuals to the 2013-2014 board of directors at its annual meeting and election Sept. 6.
They are: 2013 director/2014 vice president Patty Rainey of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors; 2013-2014 directors Cassandra Bell-Warren of 4 Success Realty LLC, Allen Green of John Green & Co. Realtors, Joe Steffner of Grubb & Ellis/Memphis, and Hank Hogue of Crye-Leike; and 2013-2014 associate director Jason Gaia of Prudential Collins-Maury Inc.
12. Shelby Co. Home Sales Up 13 Pct.
- Tuesday, August 14, 2012
July’s home sales report marked the seventh consecutive month with improvements over 2011 totals and the most sales filed during a single month this year, but pricing year to date is still troublesome.
13. Restaurants Make Market Entrée at Crescent Center
- Tuesday, May 01, 2012
The Poplar/240 corridor soon will add a pair of national restaurant tenants to its already booming portfolio of dining options.
The Land Use Control Board unanimously approved in April a planned development to add two upscale freestanding restaurants to the Crescent Center office building site at Poplar Avenue and Ridgeway Road.
14. Regions Rolls Out New Product Offerings
- Monday, April 02, 2012
Regions Financial Corp., the parent of the bank that has the second largest share of customer deposits in Memphis, has now finished a companywide rollout of a new suite of products to a new set of customers.
15. Less-Than-Angelic Christmas Programs
- Thursday, December 22, 2011
Again it is the time of year that reminds me of Christmas programs. Such as the one recounted by John Irving in “A Prayer for Owen Meany.” The one directed annually by Rev. and Mrs. Wiggin. The one that made Owen mad because “the smaller children were disguised as turtledoves. The costumes were so absurd that no one knew what these children were supposed to be; they resembled science-fiction angels, spectacular life-forms from another galaxy, as if the Wiggins had decided that the Holy Nativity had been attended by beings from faraway planets.”
16. Message of Hope
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
Bruce Hopkins, First Tennessee Bank’s president of banking for West Tennessee, couldn’t attend last year’s Greater Memphis Chamber annual chairman’s luncheon.
17. Chamber Luncheon Highlights City’s ‘Medical Miracles’
- Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Bruce Hopkins, First Tennessee Bank’s president of banking for West Tennessee, couldn’t attend last year’s Greater Memphis Chamber annual chairman’s luncheon.
18. Memphian Cobb Joins MIFA As Meals on Wheels Director
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Trentwood Cobb has joined Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association as director of MIFA Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to senior citizens in the greater Memphis area.
19. Hubbard Selected to Serve as MAAR President-Elect
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
Regina Hubbard of Lester Hubbard Realtors has been selected as the 2012 president-elect of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors after a vote by the 2011 and 2012 board of directors Wednesday, Sept. 21.
20. MAAR Elects Five Realtors to 2012-13 Board of Directors
- Monday, September 12, 2011
Memphis Area Association of Realtors members elected five individuals to the 2012-2013 board of directors at MAAR’s annual meeting and election Thursday, Sept. 8.
They are: 2012 director/2013 vice president John Linthicum of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors; 2012-2013 associate director Claire Owen of Crye-Leike; and 2012-2013 directors Sam Zalowitz of Zalowitz Commercial Realty; Jo Walker-Payton of BenchMark Bartlett Realtors; and Tom Murphree of Hackmeyer Realty.
21. Victory University Rises From Crichton’s Ashes
- Monday, June 27, 2011
Many private colleges and universities faced hard times during the weak economy, but one local institution’s post-recession financial turnaround is no small victory.
The newly and aptly renamed Victory University, formerly Crichton College, rose from the ashes with a new business model and new leadership. Administrators said transition is nothing new to the school.
22. Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
- Wednesday, February 09, 2011
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
23. Argo Joins Crews & Associates as Vice President
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Hayden C. Argo Jr. has joined Crews & Associates Inc. as vice president for the investment-banking firm in the Memphis market. Argo will conduct fixed income securities sales.
24. Center Stage
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Last week Kallen Esperian sent her world-renowned operatic soprano soaring through Calvary Episcopal Church.
The week before Ruby Wilson proved once again that she’s the Queen of Beale by beling out bluesy renditions at the historic church.
25. McWherter Talks Business During Memphis Campaign Stop
- Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Democratic candidate for governor Mike McWherter heard a lot about Mississippi “poaching” businesses from Memphis during a lunch this month in East Memphis.
McWherter hosted the luncheon at Owen Brennan’s of about a dozen small-business owners and members of the Greater Memphis Chamber.
26. Dewald Selected to Chair Life and Health Insurance Foundation
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Jack Dewald will serve as chairman of the board for the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education.
Dewald is president and owner of Agency Services Inc.
27. Bornblum Honored with New Southwest Library
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The Bert Bornblum Library, a new 69,300-square-foot building at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Cove campus, was named in a ceremony earlier this month.
Among the speakers was John Farris of the Tennessee Board of Regents, who explained that the naming of Board of Regents-governed facilities is a serious matter.
28. Seven Farris Bobango Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers
- Friday, December 04, 2009
Seven attorneys at Farris Bobango Branan PLC have been named to the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers in America in their respective practice areas.
The attorneys are John A. Bobango, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities law and tax venture capital law; John M. Farris, government relations law; Homer B. Branan III, land use and zoning law; Robert S. Kirk, land use and zoning law; Anita I. Lotz, banking and real estate law; Marye Helen Owen, corporate and timber law; and Barry F. White, real estate law.
29. Schuermann Elected To Design Review Board
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
David Schuermann has been elected to the Center City Commission’s Design Review board.
Schuermann is a principal at Architecture Inc. He is active with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and currently serves on the Tennessee Board of Architectural & Engineering Examiners.
30. Legal Battle Over Tennessee Plan Continues
- Thursday, August 06, 2009
A statewide debate continues after the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals last week upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Tennessee Plan, the state system for appointing judges to the Tennessee Court of Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals and the Tennessee Supreme Court.
31. Decaying Heritage: Historic preservation reaches ‘tipping point’
- Monday, June 08, 2009
Historic Memphis is rotting faster than the deteriorating economy.
Tight credit markets, long foreclosure lists, frequent mortgage flipping and financially struggling property owners have proven to be bigger threats to the city’s landmark structures than bulldozers. Demolition by neglect is rampant, and preservation leaders don’t yet know what to do about it.
32. AP Source: DirecTV CEO in Talks to Join News Corp.
- Tuesday, June 02, 2009
The chief executive of DirecTV Group Inc. is in talks to return to News Corp. to be Rupert Murdoch's second in command.
33. Treadway Joins Thomas & Betts as Senior VP for Electrical Business
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Charles L. Treadway has joined Thomas & Betts Corporation in the newly created position of senior vice president, group president – electrical. Treadway will provide strategic and operational leadership to the company’s electrical products businesses on a global basis. The electrical segment of Thomas & Betts has approximately 60 manufacturing and distribution facilities in 11 countries and employs approximately 8,000 associates worldwide. The electrical segment reported $2.1 billion in revenues in 2008. Treadway previously served as president and chief executive officer for the Custom Sensors and Technology unit of Schneider Electric.
34. John Daly’s Home Foreclosed, Sold on Courthouse Steps
- Tuesday, March 03, 2009
9844 Legends Drive
Germantown, TN 38139
Sale Amount: $1.2 Million
Sale Date: Feb. 5, 2009
Buyer: Regions Bank
Seller: J. Phillip Jones, Substitute Trustee
35. Coordinated Effort Sought To Save Musicians’ Homes
- Tuesday, February 03, 2009
The childhood home of Aretha Franklin may already be on Soulsville’s wish list, but another structure on the campus of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music appears in need of more immediate attention.
36. Beale, Lee’s Landing Battles Continue
- Monday, February 02, 2009
Once upon a time there was talk of a change in the management of the Beale Street entertainment district. And for a rare moment in November, it seemed that all of the many sides that have some role in the running of Beale Street were about to agree to it.
37. Towne Center Tenant Files Bankruptcy
- Wednesday, October 22, 2008
As the economy tightened and credit dried up over the past several weeks, a South Memphis grocery store owner who is planning to open a new location in the mixed-use Towne Center at Soulsville hit a rough patch.
- Friday, June 27, 2008
The Orpheum Theatre will hold an open house today from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., 203 S. Main St. The open house will feature free food and drinks, backstage tours and organ concerts. Attendees will receive complimentary tickets for “Gladiator,” showing that night. For more information, call Matt Doll at 529-4283.
39. Seven Foreclosures Filed AgainstMark Matthews Development LLC
- Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Seven first-run foreclosure notices appear in today's Daily News beginning on Page 32 for properties owned by Mark Matthews Development LLC.
The lots facing foreclosure are: lot 152 in
40. Filing Deadline For Elections Is Thursday
- Tuesday, April 01, 2008
A healthy voter turnout doesn't necessarily mean every race on the ballot gets the benefit. Politicos call it "ballot falloff." It means races such as those for president or mayor get voters to the polls. But those same voters might decide not to vote in the other races.
41. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
42. Commission Remains Tight-Lipped About Pyramid
- Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Shelby County commissioners weren't in the mood this week to say much about the new proposal to turn The Pyramid into a theme park. The $250 million Pyramid Adventure theme park idea that includes surrounding riverfront development got good reviews last week before commissioners.
43. Council Proceeds to Disburse LeMoyne-Owen Money
- Monday, July 02, 2007
A Memphis judge is allowing the Memphis City Council to pay the first installment of a $3 million pledge to struggling Lemoyne-Owen College, after hearing arguments from a citizen against the gift.
44. Donation to LeMoyne-OwenIn Question in Courts
- Friday, June 29, 2007
A Memphis resident is arguing that a pledge by the Memphis City Council to give $3 million to financially struggling Lemoyne-Owen College amounts to a public gift to a private institution.
45. Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board
- Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.
46. Collierville and Germantown Chambers Host Political Candidates Mixer
- Monday, July 17, 2006
The Collierville and Germantown Chambers of Commerce Government Relations Committees host a "Political Candidates Mixer" from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to meet and greet many of the candidates who will be on the Aug. 3 ballot in state and federal primaries and the general election for the county offices of mayor, county commission, sheriff, trustee, county clerk and state and county judges. For more information, call 853-1949 or 755-1200.
47. Bass Berry's Stemmler Recognized In Chambers USA 2006 Guide
- Thursday, June 29, 2006
"Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business" recently ranked John A. Stemmler of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC among the nation's best real estate attorneys.
Chambers and Partners publishes the world-renowned guides "Chambers UK," "Chambers USA," "Chambers Global" and "Chambers Student." The guides contain assessments of the reputations and expertise of business lawyers in 175 countries across the world. General counsel and other purchasers of legal services refer to Chambers rankings when selecting lawyers.
48. New machines to help avoid voting irregularities
- Friday, January 06, 2006
The Shelby County Election Commission voted 3-1 this week to recommend technology giant Diebold Inc. for the contract to purchase between 1,300 and 1,500 new voting machines in time for the August 2006 primary election.
49. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 01, 2005
St. Jude Researcher Named to Royal Society
Dr. Tom Curran, chair of the department of Developmental Neurobiology and the co-leader of the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor program at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, was elected to the Fello...
50. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Judge Honored for Pioneering Role
Robilio Honored for Efforts Against Emotional Abuse
Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was awarded a Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service. Robilio was chosen for h...
51. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, February 28, 2005
Sells for $1.1 Million
Latting Road Partners LLC has purchased 34.27 acres in the Wilderwood Estates Subdivision in Cordova from David Miller LLC for $1.1 million, according to The Daily News Public Records...
52. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Tennessee Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Mental Health Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Virginia Trotter Betts received the National Nursing Centers Cons...
53. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, January 13, 2004
6310 Poplar Ave
Developers Make Plans for Former Church Property 6310 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Cost: $3.1 million
Buyer: WN Poplar-Massey
Seller: Kingsway Christian Church of Memphis, Tenn.
Property: Two acres at 6310 Poplar A...
54. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 07, 2004
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies The Shelby County Sheriffs Office graduated the following reserve deputies, who received training through the Memphis Police Department Training Academy between...
55. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
56. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 08, 2003
Memphis Area Association of Realtors technology
Memphis Area Association of Realtors technology services department presents a class on the new Comparable Market Analyses Wizard at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the computer lab at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. ...
57. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, June 19, 2003
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle Corp., the No. 2 U.S.-based global software maker, Wednesday sweetened its hostile cash bid for PeopleSoft Inc. by 22 percent to about $6.3 billion, the latest ...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 26, 2003
Roger Hammons joined First Alliance Bank as vice president in the small business and professional lending division
Roger Hammons joined First Alliance Bank as vice president in the small business and professional lending division. He is a graduat...
59. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 25, 2002
A free Women and Investing seminar hosted by Salomon Smith Barney is noon today at Owen Brennans, 6150 Poplar Ave
A free Women and Investing seminar hosted by Salomon Smith Barney is noon today at Owen Brennans, 6150 Poplar Ave. Participants will...
60. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 18, 2000
The Memphis Recycling Department now offers recycling bins with wheels for city residents who find it difficult or impossible The Memphis Recycling Department now offers recycling bins with wheels for city residents who find it difficult or impossib...
61. Archived Article: Mac P.2
- Wednesday, July 05, 2000
Arts board gives $2 Arts board gives $2.2 million to local groups The board of directors of the Greater Memphis Arts Council, acting on a recommendation from its allocations committees, approved $2.2 million in funding to 20 of the areas arts organi...
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: Memos
- Wednesday, May 05, 1999
National Commerce Bancorporation Karla Merritt has joined OConnor Kenny Partners as associate art director. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Sue S. Hunter has been appointed director of attorney recruitment for Baker, Donelson, Bearma...
64. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, April 27, 1999
The International Paper Co The International Paper Co. Foundation recently presented a check for $21,900 to the Memphis Housing Development Corp.s EntreSource Program. The goal of the program is inner-city revitalization through entrepreneurship tra...
65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 14, 1999
Gene Auerbach Named AutoZone's Gene Auerbach has joined AutoZone Inc. as senior vice president, store development. Auerbach previously was director of Asian operations for The Dairy Farm Co. and senior vice president, international, at PriceCostco. ...
66. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 21, 1998
FDX Corporation Makes FDX has announced management changes in several subsidiaries: Rodger G. Marticke has been promoted to executive vice president at RPS. Marticke formerly was president of Caliber Logistics and also served as vice president and g...
67. Archived Article: Vesta (bott)
- Friday, October 02, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Vesta Home Show to open Saturday at Grove Park By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Large, luxurious homes will be the focus of the 1998 Vesta Home Show, the Memphis Area Home Builders Associations annual new home showcase that has evo...
68. Archived Article: Seminar (bott)
- Thursday, July 23, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Seminar will help small, minority businesses work with state agencies By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Small and minority-owned businesses can find the secrets to success in doing business with the state of Tennessee at a free semi...
69. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 08, 1998
Kenneth P Kenneth P. Pehanick has been promoted to chief operating officer of Continental Traffic Services Inc. Pehanick formerly was vice president of sales. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. Dorchelle Terrell Spence has been named...
70. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 05, 1998
Jan Jan. 5 The Mid-South Fly Fishers will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The speaker will be Mike Bone, a professional guide with Clinch River Outfitters. For more information, call Donald M. Dunn at 386-5274. Jan. 7 Lam...
71. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 16, 1997
Trezevant Realty Corp Trezevant Realty Corp. has announced several new employees and a promotion: Linda Braden has joined the corporation as marketing assistant for retail development. Braden has been involved in the commercial real estate industry ...
72. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 1997
Bill Wilson Jr Bill Wilson Jr. and Linda B. Ward have joined the mortgage lending department of Victory Bank. Wilson has been named senior loan officer of mortgage lending. He previously was a loan officer at Community Mortgage Corp. Ward has joined...
73. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 04, 1996
Nov Nov. 5 Business Networks Wolf River chapter will meet at 7 a.m. at Shelby Place, 107 Germantown Road. For information, call Steve York at 324-0041. Nov. 6 Public Relations Society of America will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the University of Memphis. ...
74. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, May 02, 1996
05-02 Benchmark William Frank Rook and Karon Rook vs. city of Bartlett, city of Bartlett Police Department, Bartlett Mayor Bobby Flaherty, police director Don Wray, patrolmen John David Owen and David Jones, officer Gary L. Rikard, Capt. R. Carter, ...
75. Archived Article: Incentives
- Tuesday, February 20, 1996
2/6 jts incentives Breaks abound for companies, but are they necessary? By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News The local payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) program, currently under revision by the city and county, is only one of many incentive programs giving...