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- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
2. Quince Fred’s Super Dollar Sells for $2.1 Million
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
6500 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $2.1 million
Sale Date: Jan. 18, 2013
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” Thursday, Sept. 20, to Sunday, Oct 7, at Poplar Pike Playhouse, 7653 Old Poplar Pike. Visit tnshakespeare.org.
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at email@example.com.
- Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
6. 100 Years of Design
- Thursday, March 15, 2012
Evans Taylor Foster Childress, which celebrates its centennial in March, can trace its origins to two distinguished Memphis architectural firms.
7. Chamberlain Joins MBI
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Jessica Chamberlain has joined MBI as a workspace consultant.
Hometown: Arlington, Tenn.
8. Morgan Keegan Settles Fraud Claim, Sale Possible
- Thursday, June 23, 2011
Regulators have announced a roughly $200 million settlement with Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. in a fraud case several agencies brought against the firm last year.
9. Morgan Keegan Settles Fraud Claim, Sale Possible
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Regulators have announced a roughly $200 million settlement with Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. in a fraud case several agencies brought against the firm last year.
10. Settlement Coming in RMK Fraud Case
- Wednesday, June 15, 2011
An expected $200 million settlement is likely to be announced any day now by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a civil fraud case the agency brought last year against the Memphis-based investment banking unit of Regions Financial Corp. and two top employees.
11. Skyline Grows Local Footprint on Vantech Dr.
- Friday, December 10, 2010
Skyline Exhibits MidSouth is expanding its presence at East Pointe Business Center.
The St. Paul, Minn.-based tradeshow exhibits company renewed its 9,958-square-foot lease at 3895 Vantech Drive, Suite 9, and expanded into an additional 3,524 square feet. The additional space will enable Skyline to assemble and store exhibits for clients.
- Monday, March 22, 2010
James Hutto of Valeo Marketing and Design will offer a five-course series on social media today through Friday at Emerge Memphis, 516 Tennessee St. To register, visit nawbo-workshop.eventbrite.com.
- Monday, January 04, 2010
Is it over yet? That may be the most frequently asked question in the New Year. “It” is the worst national economic recession since the Great Depression.
Accurately reading the indicators will not be easy. Some will predict the recession is about to end, just as new indicators point to continuing economic agony for thousands of Memphians.
14. Council to Tease out Snarls Surrounding Lee Case
- Tuesday, October 20, 2009
The city of Memphis, under Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery, has hired a private attorney to recoup settlement money the city paid this summer to the former head of the city-owned utility company.
15. Pera Appointed Special Adviser For ABA Strategic Communications Committee
- Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Lucian Pera of Adams and Reese LLP has been appointed as a special adviser of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Strategic Communications for a one-year term.
16. Legal Fee Controversy Involves More Than Just Jefferson
- Wednesday, September 09, 2009
A political war is erupting in city government over the fees billed by outside attorneys and law firms that do contract work for the city.
Representatives of those firms during the past several days have been called in for private meetings with the administration of Memphis Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery.
17. Music of Duke Ellington To Kick Start BPACC Showcase Season
- Monday, August 31, 2009
The Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center (BPACC) kicks off its Showcase season with a tribute concert of the utmost sophistication. Jazz and blues singer Joyce Cobb and pianist Donald Brown will host a “Symphonic All-Duke Ellington Night” Saturday at 8 p.m.
18. Finch Appointed to Dean Position At UofM School of Nursing
- Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Dr. Linda Finch has been appointed associate dean and director of undergraduate programs for the Loewenberg School of Nursing at the University of Memphis. Finch was previously an associate professor on the nursing faculty. She has been named an American Nurses Foundation Scholar by the American Nurses Association and is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society for nursing. She also has served on the editorial board of “The Tennessee Nurse.”
19. New Mayor Lowery Braces for First Council Battle
- Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Memphis Mayor Pro Tempore Myron Lowery goes to the City Council today with a new nominee for city attorney, former U.S. Attorney Veronica Coleman Davis, and lots of questions from some of his former council colleagues about his dismissal Friday of the old city attorney.
20. Lee Fees Caught in Legal Loop
- Tuesday, July 28, 2009
With the predictability of a boomerang, Joseph Lee’s legal fee situation never seems to go away and keeps coming back to where it started.
At the Memphis City Council meeting Aug. 18, the body is scheduled to approve Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division’s payment of more than $426,000 to the city of Memphis. That amount from the city-owned utility company is to reimburse the city what it recently paid to settle a lawsuit the former MLGW president and CEO filed last year.
21. Memphis Music Foundation Elects Bell Chairman
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Al Bell has been elected the new chairman of the Memphis Music Foundation.
Under Bell’s direction, the foundation will continue to provide education, strategic planning and promotional opportunities to the Memphis music industry.
Bell is the former chairman and owner of Stax Records and former president of Motown Records. Bell has worked with artists such as Booker T and the MG’s, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Albert King, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes and Richard Pryor.
22. Saint Francis Weight Loss Center Appoints Weaver Medical Director
- Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Virginia Weaver has been appointed medical director of the Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss.
- Thursday, January 29, 2009
The Policy Committee of the Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet today at 10 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber will present “Test Drive the Master Mind Principle Success Formula” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
25. Lee’s Legal Bills Back on Council Agenda
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
A resolution to pay the legal bills of former Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division President and CEO Joseph Lee is back on the City Council agenda today.
The item was defeated on a 6-6 tie vote at the council’s Oct. 7 meeting and would have become official upon approval of the minutes of that meeting at the council’s Oct. 21 meeting. However, MLGW President Jerry Collins asked that council members pull the item off the minutes and send it back to the council’s MLGW Committee to attempt a compromise one more time, a request the council approved.
26. Lee’s Legal Bills Top Council Agenda
- Tuesday, October 07, 2008
A resolution to pay the legal bills of former Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division president Joseph Lee tops today’s City Council agenda.
The $426,422.33 payment to Lee by the city would cover his legal bills from a federal grand jury probe that led to his indictment on corruption charges. Prosecutors dropped the charges against Lee and his co-defendant, former City Council member Edmund Ford Sr., before the case could go to trial. Lee sued the city to recover the legal fees, and if the council approves the payment today, it also would settle the lawsuit.
27. MLGW Lets Lee off Legal Fee Hook
- Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is poised to pay several hundred thousand dollars in legal fees incurred by its former president and CEO Joseph Lee over the past year.
Yet that decision to pick up the tab for Lee’s attorneys has evolved considerably over the course of a year, ever since Lee became the subject of a federal indictment in the early summer of 2007. Its evolution saw MLGW change, re-think or clarify its position on Lee’s legal fees at least four times.
28. Visionary Architect Leaves Impact On Memphis Design
- Monday, June 16, 2008
Almost as soon as friends and colleagues of Alfred Lewis Aydelott start talking about him, they make a point of describing him as the father of modern architecture in Memphis.
They use words such as visionary, demanding, influential and opinionated. It’s a mix of traits that no doubt was essential for the man who not only designed several prominent buildings in the city – such as Memphis City Hall, the Downtown federal building and Immaculate Conception High School – but who also attracted bright, young architects to the area during his career.
29. Jones Ascends to High-Level Position At Army Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Carol Winfield Jones has been selected as chief, project development branch and assistant to the deputy district engineer for project management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
30. Both Sides Prep For Next Week's Ford Trial
- Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Almost a year and a half after he was arrested and accused of taking money under the table to support a billboard zoning matter, former Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford's federal corruption trial will begin next week.
- Monday, April 07, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Joseph M. Spain, Tennessee regional manager at Contech Bridge Solutions, will speak about "Prefabricated Bridge Solutions."
- Friday, April 04, 2008
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its seventh annual Dean's Symposium today from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Dr. Marion Dugdale, professor of hematology, and Dr. Gabor Tigyi, professor of physiology, will be featured speakers.
33. Jewell Receives Certificate of Planning
- Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Laura Jewell of A2H has received a certificate of planning from the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Jewell holds a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from Mississippi State University in 2002. She has five years' experience in the planning field and more than three years' experience in landscape architecture.
34. Ethics Code Still Needs Help, Wilkins Says
- Thursday, January 03, 2008
At year's end, the Memphis City Council had left the proposition of disciplining city office holders accused but not convicted of wrongdoing in the hands of city voters.
The council approved a November 2008 referendum that proposes a charter amendment to permit the recall of council members.But the attorney for the Memphis Charter Commission, Ricky Wilkins, is researching the idea of some kind of legal sanction that is more than a censure but doesn't go as far as a removal from office.
35. Herenton To Take Oath Tuesday
- Monday, December 31, 2007
Mayor Willie Herenton will kick off his fifth term in office Tuesday.
Herenton and all 13 Memphis City Council members elected this year will begin new four-year terms by taking their respective oaths of office at noon at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., will be the featured speaker.
36. Beale Street Funding, Other Issues Raised At Council Meeting
- Thursday, November 08, 2007
Memphis City Council members this week marked the 24th anniversary of the opening of the renovated Beale Street entertainment district with an old question: When does the city get money from the district it owns?
37. New Stadium Issue Delayed by Council
- Thursday, September 20, 2007
The City Council's Parks Committee Tuesday delayed discussion of a consultant's report on a new or renovated Mid-South Fairgrounds stadium until December. The committee action came with little discussion as the Herenton administration made public the draft report.
38. City Budget an Issue in Mayor's Race
- Friday, May 11, 2007
More than half a century ago, the prominent civil rights leader A. Philip Randolph sent a letter challenging one of Memphis' most legendary political figures to a debate on race relations.
Randolph, founder of the country's first black labor union, had been sidelined in a previous attempt to speak at a gathering in Memphis by former mayor Edward Hull "E.H." Crump's political organization. So in an open letter to Crump, Randolph slammed him as "a symbol of Southern fascism" and a "menace and danger to American democracy."
39. Can Chumney Out-Shark 'King Willie' in Mayoral Race?
- Friday, May 04, 2007
She was only an undergraduate student in her 20s at the time, but Carol Chumney still wanted to do something.
Her belief that the University of Memphis could improve its campus security came from the lack of safety she sometimes felt while walking around school.
40. Memphis Heart Clinic Promotes Shirwany to Cardiovascular Practice
- Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Memphis Heart Clinic recently appointed Dr. Arsalan Shirwany to its cardiovascular practice. Shirwany is board certified in cardiology, echocardiology and internal medicine. He has served as chief fellow during his cardiology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Previously, Shirwany was a staff physician with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Memphis and an assistant professor of medicine at UTHSC.
41. Brass Tacks
- Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Tuesday, Command Sgt. Maj. (CSM) Marvin Hill stepped onto one of the wide-bodied jumbo jets that flies into and out of Atlanta most every day carrying U.S. soldiers on "R and R" - rest-and-recuperate - flights.
42. Archived Article
- Tuesday, April 17, 2007
9 acres in Cordova
On Walnut Grove Road
Loan Amount: $6.2 million
Loan Date: April 2, 2007
Maturity Date: n/a
43. MLGW-Bound: Surely You Jest
- Friday, March 30, 2007
Just when you think local politics can't get any more absurd, outrageous, lurid or bizarre, it does - in spades, leaps, bounds and new lower-than-lows.
Earlier this week, Memphis Light, Gas & Water CEO Joseph Lee - he of the FBI/City Council/media malfeasance investigation, he of the alleged favoritism toward VIP utility customers, he of the as-yet rejected resignation letter - launched an MLGW educational initiative that dovetails with Memphis City Schools Supt. Carol Johnson's recent "Every Child. Every Day. College Bound." campaign.
44. Faulty Voting Equipment At Council to Be Replaced
- Friday, March 30, 2007
The last meeting of the Memphis City Council began with a small technical glitch, one that probably went unnoticed with everything that happened later. It was during that meeting, before an array of news cameras, that council members attempted to haul MLGW president and chief executive officer Joseph Lee out to the woodshed over issues related to his job performance.
45. Goldstein Named MAAR Associate of the Year
- Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Crye-Leike Realtors associate Pat Goldstein has been awarded the 2006 Realtor Associate of the Year Award by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Goldstein has worked as an agent for 23 years and specializes in residential, relocation, first-time homebuyers and new home real estate sales.
46. Despite Controversial MLGW Memo, Morris Continues Push for Mayor's Seat
- Friday, March 09, 2007
In his long-anticipated announcement at The Peabody Hotel last week, attorney and mayoral candidate Herman Morris Jr. spoke eloquently of a divide between classes, races and neighborhoods in Memphis - that the city, really, encompasses "a tale of two cities."
47. The Master Plan: Seminary Expands, Wants to Preserve Historic Home
- Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Memphis Theological Seminary, the religious institution whose campus is nestled among a cluster of mansions along East Parkway, has been working with The Crump Firm and is spending more than $1 million to enlarge its footprint in the city.
48. Mayor Herenton's Executive Assistant Moves to MLGW
- Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Gale Jones Carson has been named director of corporate communications for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. In her new executive-level position, she will report directly to MLGW president and CEO Joseph Lee III. She previously was executive assistant to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
49. 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.
- Wednesday, July 19, 2006
The Memphis Technology Council meets today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Admission is $20. Call 543-3547 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
51. 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.
- 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.
53. Joseph Kyles to Discuss the Merits of Black History Month
- Monday, January 30, 2006
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council presents a Commercial Property Tax and Reappraisal Forum from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center of the MAAR offices, 6393 Poplar Ave. This is the first in the 2006 MAAR Commercial Council broker forum series. Cost is free for members and $15 for non-members. Call 818-2428 for more information.
54. Charleston Mayor to Speak at Architecture Month Event
- Monday, September 19, 2005
The City of Memphis Department of Public Works presents a discussion on the importance of keeping our water clean from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Memphis Police Department Downtown Precinct, 545 S. Main St. Contact Sharon Gordon at 299-4265.
55. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, November 17, 2004
The Health, Education and Housing Board meets at 3:30 p
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents Breakfast Forum 2004 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday at Holiday Inn Select-Airport, 2240 Democrat Road. Joseph Lee, president and chief executive offi...
56. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, November 08, 2004
GMAQ Hosts Regional Quality Conference
The Association for Women in Communications meets at 11:45 a.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. a...
57. Archived Article: Small Biz
- Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Creative Painting and Design Contractors
Business Owner Gives Back to Community
The Daily News
The first house Joseph Rodgers painted his familys home in the Memphis neighborhood of Orange Mound, where he grew up helped inspire...
58. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, September 07, 2004
Tracts on Bodley Avenue,
Del-Nat Enters Into New Financing Arrangement
Tracts on Bodley Avenue,
and Texas and Red drives
Cost: $4.8 million
Borrower: Del-Nat Tire Corp.
Lender: Fleet Capital Corp.
Trustee: Warren H. Wild Jr.
59. 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...
60. Archived Article: Real Estate Recap
- Tuesday, January 06, 2004
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville 875 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Cost: $6.5 million
Borrower: Shops of Collierville LLC
Lender: National Bank of Commerce
61. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, March 29, 2002
Yvonne Matlock, director of the Memphis Shelby County Health Department will be the guest speaker at Tuesdays meeting of the Yvonne Matlock, city-county Health Department director, is speaker at the Tuesday meeting of the Downtown Memphis Rotary Clu...
62. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, May 31, 2001
Memphis police may get reward from city council Memphis police pay dispute before city council By MARY DANDO The Daily News Most people would agree police officers can never be fully rewarded for the work they do each day. Tuesday, a resolution is b...
63. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, December 04, 2000
Folks Folly Prime Steak House received the Tennessee Restaurant Neighbor Award from the Distinguished Restaurants of North Am Folks Folly Prime Steak House received the Tennessee Restaurant Neighbor Award from the Distinguished Restaurants of North ...
64. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, February 21, 2000
WKNO Channel 10 producer Susan Howe was given an Emmy at the 14th annual Mid-South Regional Emmy Awards presented in Nashville WKNO Channel 10 producer Susan Howe was given an Emmy at the 14th annual Mid-South Regional Emmy Awards presented in Nashv...
65. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, June 18, 1999
SOURCE: Northwest Airlines Northwest Airlines announced six students from Wooddale High School have been awarded scholarships to Aerospace Camp 1999 at the University of North Dakota. A total of 32 students have been awarded scholarships for the cam...
66. Archived Article: Standoutst
- Friday, July 24, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON A black belt in determination Martial arts master Patrick Wrenn uses the ancient skill to help himself and others achieve success By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The word quit is not in Patrick Wrenns vocabulary. Although many...
67. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, June 19, 1998
Community-based medicine is a trend that is taking hold of cities and towns around the country and world, and Memphis is no exception. Local initiatives assess and address community health risks By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily Ne...
68. Archived Article: Mormons Lj
- Wednesday, September 03, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Mormons break ground on new Millington church Chapel is one of three projects underway in West Tennessee By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is now underway on a new church home at 9604 U.S. Highway 51 for the Mill...
69. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, August 26, 1997
Delta business forum Delta business forum to be held in October Those interested in discovering new approaches to solving the problems of the Delta can join forces in Little Rock, Ark., on Oct. 28-29 for "Breaking New Ground A Delta Business De...
70. Archived Article: Other Mormons Chg
- Friday, June 06, 1997
By CAMILLE H Area church builds smaller facility on Brunswick By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Construction will start this week on an 11,000-square-foot church at 3548 Brunswick Road. The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints s...
71. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 22, 1997
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has announced the election of 16 new managing directors: Joseph K. Ayres, investment banker, Cumberland Securities Co., Inc., a subsidiary of Morgan Keegan; Thomas P. Brown, director, Fixed Income Research; Paul Stephens...
72. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 03, 1996
Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of several officers: Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of several officers: Robert was elected vice president and manager of the Raleigh br...
73. Archived Article: Hall Of Honor Lj
- Friday, April 12, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Pink Palace opens entrepreneur showcase By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Starting this weekend, visitors to the Pink Palace Mansion will be able hear notable Memphis business leaders tell the secrets of their success "almost"...