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1. Lindow Rejoins The Centre Group
- Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Tracy Lindow has rejoined The Centre Group human resources firm as a senior consultant following several years in Germany. As a senior consultant, Lindow will help organizations improve their bottom line through human asset development by leveraging compensations strategies, executive search, employee attitude research and leadership skills development.
2. Gonitzke Named CEO of National Foundation for Transplants
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Connie Gonitzke has been appointed president and CEO of the National Foundation for Transplants. Gonitzke joined the Memphis-based organization in 2002 as a patient advocate. In 2006, she was named director of resource development, and in 2008, she became the senior vice president of development.
3. Dot Foods Breaks Ground on Dyersburg Facility
- Monday, November 18, 2013
A windy, cold morning would not keep civic leaders, elected officials and the Dyersburg community from giving a warm welcome to Dot Foods Inc. and its senior managers on Thursday morning as they broke ground on a new home. Company leaders gathered with the Dyersburg community to place the first shovels in the ground for a $24 million distribution center in Dyersburg Industrial Park next to the Nordyne building off Highway 211. The 166,494-square-foot distribution center is scheduled for completion by September 2014 making it the company's ninth distribution center in the United States.
4. Winchester Law Firm Inks Lease at Triad Centre
- Friday, November 08, 2013
The Winchester Law Firm is moving to a new space within the Triad Centre II office building in East Memphis with a new buildout.
The law firm will occupy 5,523 square feet in the Highwoods Properties office building at 6060 Poplar Ave.
5. Tennessee Putting Traffic Death Totals on Signs
- Monday, October 21, 2013
Tennessee is resuming putting daily traffic death totals on signs over interstates throughout the state.
Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesman John Schrorer told The Tennessean the idea is to bring the figure to the attention of everyone. The figures had been posted only on Fridays for most of the year.
6. Woeppel Named CEO of UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Charles “Chuck” Woeppel has been named chief executive officer of UT Medical Group Inc. Woeppel, who has served as the organization’s chief operating officer since 2012, will also continue in that role.
7. Rhodes Program Spotlights Community Service
- Friday, August 02, 2013
Rhodes College’s efforts to make community involvement an important part of student life was recently on display with its second annual REACH (Research, Engagement, and Community History) Symposium held in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall.
8. Christian Brothers Names Doyle Vice President of Student Life
- Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Tim Doyle has joined Christian Brothers University as associate vice president of student life. In the role, Doyle supervises multiple aspects of campus operations – including housing, student government, health services and Greek organizations – working to address non-academic student needs and help students develop into active, engaged alumni.
9. Phillips Joins Spirco as Manager, Vice President
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Mike Phillips has joined Spirco Manufacturing as general manager and vice president of operations. In his new role, Phillips will oversee all divisions of the metal-building manufacturer and direct its organizational needs.
10. Michigan House Approves Right-to-Work Limiting Unions
- Wednesday, December 12, 2012
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan House approved the first of two right-to-work bills Tuesday that would weaken union power in the historical labor stronghold as hundreds of protesters rallied at the Capitol.
11. Haynes Joins Table Group as Principal Consultant
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Brad Haynes has joined The Table Group Inc. as principal consultant. Haynes will provide executive teams with customized consulting and training sessions built around teamwork, leadership and overall organizational health.
12. Full Docket
- Monday, November 05, 2012
Here’s a look at what’s going on at the moment in the city’s legal community and some things that are on the horizon.
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is celebrating its golden anniversary this year. On Oct. 27, the school held its 50th anniversary celebration for the Downtown facility, which opened in 2010 and marked a new chapter for a building that once was the Front Street post office for nearly 40 years and a federal courthouse before that.
13. Evans Petree Adds Construction Law
- Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Evans Petree PC has hired four attorneys from Less, Getz & Lipman PLC.
They are Joseph Getz, Beth Stengel, John Willet and Tracy Bradshaw. Their addition brings the total number of shareholders at Evans Petree to 50 and coincides with the addition of construction law to the firm’s growing list of specialty practice areas.
14. Wright Medical Hires New SVP
- Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Less than a month after Wright Medical Group Inc.’s former Senior Vice President Frank Bono filed a complaint in Shelby County Chancery Court against his former employer, the Arlington-based orthopedic medical device company has named Daniel Garen its new senior vice president and chief compliance officer.
15. Natural Gas Fueling Plans May Spur Vehicle Growth
- Wednesday, December 28, 2011
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The United States has record supplies of natural gas and plenty of reasons to promote natural-gas powered cars, but so consumers, manufacturers and fuel suppliers haven't shown much interest.
16. Local Investors Buy SE Memphis Office Condos
- Friday, August 26, 2011
A portfolio of office condominiums in Southeast Memphis have sold to a group of local investors.
Winchester Office Plaza at 5501, 5507 and 5489 Winchester Road has sold to QSM Holdings LLC for $273,333.
17. Surge in Bankruptcies Shows Signs of Slowing
- Wednesday, January 05, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The growth in bankruptcies around the country slowed significantly in 2010 from its breakneck pace in recent years, with about a dozen states recording a decline in filings from consumers and businesses, according to an Associated Press tally Tuesday.
18. State Senate Panel Continues Probe of TBR Hiring Process
- Friday, October 01, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – Some members of the Tennessee Board of Regents acknowledged Wednesday that the process used to select the latest chancellor probably could have been carried out better to deflect criticism.
19. Senate Panel Continues Probe of TBR Hiring Process
- Thursday, September 30, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Some members of the Tennessee Board of Regents acknowledged Wednesday that the process used to select the latest chancellor probably could have been carried out better to deflect criticism.
20. Senate to Hold Inquiry Into Tenn. Regents Hire
- Monday, August 16, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – State lawmakers say they will hold hearings on the selection of a top aide of outgoing Gov. Phil Bredesen as the new chancellor for the Tennessee Board of Regents.
The Tennessean reported Friday that following complaints from Republican lawmakers, the Senate Education Committee will call on TBR officials to explain the circumstances around the hiring of Deputy Gov. John Morgan last week.
21. Candidates Pour Own Money Into Congressional Races
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – Primary contests for each of Tennessee's three open congressional seats feature at least one candidate spending a hefty amount of their own money in efforts to secure the Republican nomination.
22. ‘Hairspray’ to Provide Big Boost for SRVS
- Monday, July 12, 2010
Controversial music, dramatic hairdos and original artwork combine to benefit people living with disabilities in an artistically unique kickoff event at Playhouse on the Square.
On Sunday, Shelby Residential and Vocational Services will offer the play “Hairspray” as part of its fourth annual prelude benefit that begins a summer of fundraising.
23. High Court Reins in Prosecutors' Use of Fraud Law
- Friday, June 25, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday sharply curtailed prosecutors' use of an anti-fraud law that was central in convicting politicians and corporate executives in many of the nation's most prominent corruption cases. The ex-CEO of disgraced energy giant Enron and a Canadian media mogul, both in prison, are among the figures who could benefit from the ruling.
24. Deal 'Huge' For Office Real Estate Market
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
The lease that sent Glankler Brown PLLC from Downtown to East Memphis was one of the most significant commercial real estate deals inked all year, even in a city known for its abundance of large industrial transactions.
25. Glankler Brown Departs Downtown
- Monday, June 07, 2010
Glankler Brown PLLC, a law firm that has been a Downtown mainstay for nearly a century, won’t renew its lease at One Commerce Square and will move to East Memphis.
26. Heavy Fundraising in Open US House Seats in Tenn.
- Monday, April 19, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Candidates for three open congressional seats in Tennessee have reported heavy fundraising activity through the first quarter.
The retirements of Republican Zach Wamp of Chattanooga and Democratic Reps. Bart Gordon of Murfreesboro and John Tanner of Union City have led to spirited campaigns to succeed them in the U.S. House.
27. Second Democrat Files to Run for Gordon Seat
- Friday, April 02, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Iraq war veteran Brett Carter is the second Democrat to file a petition to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Bart Gordon.
28. Tenn. Rep. Donna Rowland Not Seeking Re-Election
- Friday, April 02, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The list of Tennessee House members not seeking re-election grew longer on Thursday with Republican Rep. Donna Rowland's announcement she plans to retire after a decade of service.
29. Marine Captain Files as Democrat for Gordon Seat
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Marine Capt. Ben Leming of Murfreesboro has filed a petition to run as a Democrat for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Bart Gordon.
Adviser Jeff Clark told The Associated Press on Monday that Leming, 34, got permission from the secretary of the Navy to file his candidacy, but can't actively campaign until his active duty ends May 1.
30. Cohen Readies for Primary With $1M on Hand
- Tuesday, February 02, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, has more than $1 million on hand as he gears up for a primary challenge by former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
31. Black Joins Race to Succeed Gordon in Congress
- Monday, December 21, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican state Sen. Diane Black of Gallatin announced Thursday she is joining the race to succeed Democratic U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon.
32. Tenn. Rep. Gordon Won't Seek Re-Election Next Year
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Bart Gordon, a 13-term congressman from Tennessee, announced Monday he will not seek re-election next year, the latest Democrat in a string of retirements.
Gordon, 60, won re-election easily last year, garnering 74 percent of the vote, but was still on a list of Democrats targeted by Republicans in midterm elections.
33. County Commission To Vote on Appointments
- Monday, October 06, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners is expected today to approve several appointments to boards and commissions.
Among the approvals that are expected are Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s nomination of Tracy R. Chism for appointment to the Shelby County Health, Education and Housing Facility Board. Also on the slate are Wharton’s nominations of Anthony Tate and Lee Askew III for appointment to the Shelby County Healthcare Corp. and Michael Adrian Davis and Marc E. Willis for appointment to the Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission.
34. 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.
35. Wilder Lends $500K to his Re-Election Campaign
- Tuesday, February 05, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - If state Sen. John Wilder doesn't win re-election this year, it won't be for lack of money.
Wilder's most recent campaign finance report shows the 86-year-old Mason Democrat lent his own campaign $500,000 earlier this month. Wilder has served in the state Senate continuously since 1967.
36. Thompson is Only Latest Tennessean to Exit Presidential Race
- Wednesday, January 23, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - Fred Thompson became the latest Tennessee Republican who couldn't translate statewide support into national success when he withdrew from the presidential race on Tuesday.
Supporters blamed the former Tennessee senator's late start and a crowded field for failed bid. Others said Republican primary voters misinterpreted his laid-back demeanor for lack of conviction.
37. Amid Congestion and Over-Building, Cordova Struggles to Reinvent Itself
- Friday, July 07, 2006
It's common to refer to the object of someone's affection as "the apple of my eye," so one thing a group of civic and business leaders wants to do for Cordova is brand the Memphis suburb with a similar phrase.
38. 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...
39. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Joseph Lee Makes Appointments to Management Team
AutoZone Announces Organizational Changes
AutoZone Inc. hired Jim Shea to the position of executive vice president, merchandising and marketing. Shea most recently worked for Party City. In addi...
40. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, August 31, 2004
Architects Work to Build Public Awareness
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41. 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 &...
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
43. 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...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 03, 2003
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Greg V. Ortega was named director of corporate product marketing for TBC Corp. Ortega previously held positions as TBCs manager of strategic marketing and manager of marketing and procurement for light truck tires. He earned...