Editorial Results (free)
1. 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.
2. Health Choice Selects Jones to Lead Provider Engagement
- Wednesday, June 11, 2014
LaTasha Jones has been named director of provider engagement at Health Choice LLC, where she will be responsible for directing and managing the implementation of a clinical integration database for Health Choice providers and practices.
3. 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.
4. Judicial Races Show Signs of Life
- Monday, December 09, 2013
Criminal Court Judge Bobby Carter opened his re-election bid with the sound of bagpipes in the clubhouse of the Overton Park Golf Course.
5. Chisley Named CEO of Methodist North Hospital
- Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.
6. Henry Named Sales Manager at Mercedes-Benz of Collierville
- Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Edgar L. Henry II has been named sales manager for Mercedes-Benz of Collierville, scheduled to open next spring. In his new role, Henry will manage the sales of all new and pre-owned cars sold at the dealership.
7. Arkansas Lawmakers Plan Refresher Course on Ethics
- Thursday, August 29, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – With an ex-lawmaker under investigation for his campaign spending money on personal items and the state's lieutenant governor facing questions about his campaign finance reports, Arkansas lawmakers are about to receive a refresher course on the state's ethics laws.
8. Pfizer to Pay $491 Million to Resolve Drug Marketing Case
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday that drugmaker Pfizer Inc. will pay almost $491 million to resolve an investigation into illegal marketing of the organ transplant drug Rapamune by a company Pfizer later acquired.
9. Guscette Named Sales Representative at P.O.P. Solutions
- Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Ally Guscette has been promoted to sales representative at Germantown-based brand-marketing firm P.O.P. Solutions Group LLC. In her new role, Guscette will help businesses develop brand awareness through promotional products, press kits, print materials and point-of-purchase displays. She joined the company in 2011 as part of a sales team and begins Germantown Leadership training this month.
10. Scharff Elected to Legal Roles at Buckman, Bulab Holdings
- Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Jonathan Scharff has been elected vice president, legal and general counsel for Buckman and corporate secretary for Bulab Holdings Inc., Buckman’s parent company. Scharff has more than 22 years’ experience in the legal industry, including positions at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale PC in St. Louis and Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC in Memphis. In his new position, he will oversee legal needs in U.S. and global operating companies and work with associates in preventing and managing legal risks.
11. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
12. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will host an executive lunch with Doug McGowen Tuesday, March 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. McGowen will discuss starting new businesses, growing existing businesses and how to use commercial blight as an opportunity. Email Jeremy Park at email@example.com for reservations.
- Monday, March 26, 2012
The Tennessee Solar Institute will offer a free course in the basics of solar installation and photovoltaic technology Monday, March 26, through Friday, March 30, at the University of Memphis Fogelman Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. The 40-hour course will be held each day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and lunch will be provided. At the conclusion of the course, an entry-level certificate of knowledge exam will be given. For more information, contact Patricia Wells at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-253-6371.
15. Pleasant View Apts. Sells in Foreclosure
- Monday, January 23, 2012
Memphis-based WI Memphis LLC has bought the 259-unit Pleasant View apartment complex in Frayser for $1.7 million at a trustee’s foreclosure sale. The seller was Mark Turner, trustee, on behalf of The Maclellan Foundation Inc.
16. CJ Sits With Sore Ankle, Expects to Play Vs Jags
- Thursday, December 22, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Chris Johnson says he originally feared he had hurt his right ankle badly, but says he expects to be able to play Saturday as Tennessee tries to keep its faint playoff hopes alive against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
17. Campbell Brings Fairness, Toughness to Deputy DA Role
- Thursday, March 24, 2011
When Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich appointed John Campbell as the county’s deputy district attorney on Jan. 18, she called him, “fair, dedicated and tough.”
18. A New Era
- Monday, October 25, 2010
As the Grizzlies mark their 10th season in Memphis, whispers of “contender” and “dark horse” can be heard in the halls of FedExForum.
The positive outlook is an encouraging sign for a team that sat at the bottom of the league just two seasons ago and has endured a bumpy ride during its decade-long tenure in Memphis.
19. Lasting Legacies
- Monday, September 27, 2010
Consider the continent as it was when Memphis was founded in 1819. No railroads crisscrossed the land and Tennessee roads would not be paved until after World War I.
For a city to thrive and prosper, transportation would be paramount. For Memphis, the Mississippi River, an integral artery of commerce and communication in America, would be its gateway to greatness.
20. Fogerty Joins Jackson Lewis In Of Counsel Role
- Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Whitney King Fogerty has joined Jackson Lewis LLP as of counsel.
Fogerty was previously a shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, where she specialized in labor and employment litigation. She has practiced law for 10 years and has been named among Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers for Business the past two years.
21. Jobless Hit with Bank Fees on Benefits
- Monday, February 23, 2009
For hundreds of thousands of workers losing their jobs during the recession, there's a new twist to their financial pain: Even as they're collecting unemployment benefits, they're paying bank fees just to get access to their money.
22. Election Totals: Better Late Than Never
- Monday, November 10, 2008
Two days after the Nov. 4 elections, the final unofficial totals were finally posted by the Shelby County Election Commission. The long vote count involved absentee ballots whose count was delayed because of problems with an optical scanning machine.
23. RISE Foundation Names Board Members
- Wednesday, September 17, 2008
The RISE Foundation has named its 2008-2009 board of directors.
The members are Jay Healy, board chair; Beverly Robertson, vice chair; Marianne Parrs, treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee; Chuck Schadt, secretary; Tomeka Hart, community initiatives chair; Scott Cromie, new markets chair; and David Waddell, board development chair.
24. Ranta Elected Treasurer Of Southern Arts Federation
- Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Frederick W. Smith, founder of FedEx, has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Memphis. Smith is chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corp. He oversees the company’s branches, including FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight and FedEx Office. Smith has served on the boards of several companies, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Mayo Foundation. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and co-chairman of the Energy Security Leadership Council.
25. District Attorney’s Office Makes New Assignments
- Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons has made new assignments for his top assistants effective July 1.
Under the front office shuffle, prosecutor Paul Hagerman will become special assistant for Organized Crime Prosecution. Those duties will include filing nuisance actions in court, which has become a major thrust of local anti-crime strategies. The nuisance closings have included several strip clubs as well as suspected drug and prostitution havens.
26. Few Surprises At Filing Deadline
- Monday, April 07, 2008
About half of Shelby County's delegation to the Tennessee Legislature won re-election at Thursday's filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 7 ballot.
Eight of the 16 state House seats had only one candidate - the incumbent. And all three of the state Senate seats on the ballot were incumbent-only affairs.
27. Ageless Makes Testosterone Treatments Affordable
- Tuesday, March 04, 2008
When orthopedic surgeon Johnny Mitias got a shot in the arm, it was life changing. So much so that he's started a new business, Ageless Men's Health, to do the same for other men.
In the syringe was testosterone, a high-octane replacement for the small trickle of hormone Mitias was producing on his own.
28. Ronald McDonald HouseNames Board Members
- Friday, February 23, 2007
The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis announced Wednesday its new board of directors.
Sandra McQuain has been named president, Allison Tweel Gilbert was named vice president, John E. Kim
29. National Honor Hints at More Biotech Buzz
- Tuesday, January 23, 2007
In the push to land more national recognition for Memphis' emerging biotech industry, here's another development to mark down in the win column.
At next month's annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) in San Diego, a Memphis surgeon will take the reins as president of the 29,000-member group - one of the highest honors that can be given to an orthopedic surgeon.
30. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
31. Adams and Reese Absorbs 15 Armstrong Allen Attorneys
- Wednesday, April 19, 2006
New Orleans-based Adams and Reese LLP has announced 15 lawyers with Memphis-based Armstrong Allen PLLC will join the law firm effective May 1. Adams and Reese has more than 300 lawyers in 10 offices across the United States. Attorneys joining Adams a
32. Askew Named National Director of Engineering Group
- Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Mark W. Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., was appointed to a two-year term as national director of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. Askew is a civil engineer with 30 years of structural engineering experience.
33. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Blair Tower Apartments
Blair Tower Property Slated for Renovations
810 Washington Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105
Cost: $5.4 million
Borrower: Blair MCAP LLC
Lender: Capri Capital Finance LLC
Trustee: Chicago Title Insurance Co.
34. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Mid-America Finances Four Properties for $22
Mid-America Finances Four Properties
3505 S. Mendenhall Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Cost: $22.3 million
Borrower: Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. and Mid-America Apartments LP
35. 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 &...
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 04, 2004
Tennessee Press Association elects vice president
Pitts Named Principal Owner at Pickering
Robert J. Pitts was named principal owner of Pickering Inc. Pitts is the companys civil engineering team leader. He received a bachelors degree from the...
37. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, June 08, 2004
1991 Corporate Ave
Texas Group Acquires Nonconnah Office Property
1991 Corporate Ave.
Memphis, TN 38132
Cost: $2.1 million
Buyer: JP Memphis LLC
Seller: Crown Dixie Associates LP
Property: 4.7 acres and an office building at 199...
38. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, April 20, 2004
825 Ridge Lake Blvd
Doctors Purchase East Memphis Eye Care Clinic
825 Ridge Lake Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120
Cost: $8.2 million
Buyer: VRF Building Partners LLC
Seller: RME Associates
Property: 1.76 acres at 825 Ridge Lake Blvd. The...
39. 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...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 02, 2003
Memphis memos 07-02-03
Lisa Wright was given the Presidential Honors Award in BellSouths service leader program for exemplary service to business, residential or wholesale customers. The award is the highest given for customer service within the ...
41. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, April 10, 2003
Northwest to release results Wednesday
Northwest to release
Northwest Airlines will conduct a live audio webcast of a conference call to discuss first quarter results at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
A webcast can be accessed a...
42. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, March 17, 2003
Keep Tennessee Beautiful and the Tennessee Department of Transportation recently presented the Memphis City Beautiful Commissi
Keep Tennessee Beautiful and the Tennessee Department of Transportation recently presented the Memphis City Beautiful C...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 05, 2003
Maurice Wexler, a shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwells Memphis office, was elected to the board of governors o
Maurice Wexler, a shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwells Memphis office, was elected to the board o...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 08, 2001
Dr Dr. William M. Locante, a Memphis dentist, was elected president of the Southern District, American Academy of Implant Dentistry. The academy has 2,000 members and is one of the oldest professional organizations dedicated to the advancement of im...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 02, 2001
Bob Carroll was appointed vice president of business development for BusinessResources Bob Carroll was appointed vice president of business development for BusinessResources.Coms Memphis B2B Community membership campaign. A member of BusinessResourc...
46. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, August 07, 2000
An Occupational Safety and Health Administration Compliance and Workplace Safety seminar is Sept An Occupational Safety and Health Administration Compliance and Workplace Safety seminar is Sept. 27 at the Holiday Inn Select, 160 Union Ave. The one-d...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 28, 2000
Calendar Feb Calendar Feb. 28 March 5 Feb. 28 The Memphis Songwriters Associations songwriting workshop begins at 7 p.m. at the University of Memphis Music Building, Room 101. Feb. 29 Legislative Day in Nashville for the League of Women Voters of Me...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 17, 1999
Vastera Adds Dennis Jones, FDX CIO, Dennis H. Jones, executive vice president of information technology and chief information officer for FDX Corp., has been appointed to the board of directors for Vastera Inc. Ernst & Young announced the follow...
49. Archived Article: Law Focus (surgery)
- Thursday, January 21, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER X marks the spot Surgeons are increasingly using a $1.50 instrument to ensure they operate on the right part of a patient By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News What kind of insurance policy can someone buy for $1.50? If that someo...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...
51. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, February 26, 1998
Brand Scaffold Builders Inc Brand Scaffold Builders Inc., formerly Rust Scaffold Builders Inc., vs. Tennessee Scaffolding Inc. According to the suit, between March 8, 1996, and Oct. 28, 1996, the plaintiff and defendant entered 21 separate contracts...
52. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 13, 1997
Oct Oct. 13 The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants will sponsor a seminar titled "Bullet Proofing Your Practice" from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott. The course discussion leader will be Kimberly Burke of Millsaps Colle...
53. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, October 09, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON On the other hand Attorneys utilize billing methods alternative to the standard hourly rate By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Abraham Lincoln once wrote, "A lawyers time and advice are his stock in trade." And, for dec...
54. Archived Article: N Miss Expo 97 Lj
- Thursday, May 22, 1997
lj 10/5 cates DeSoto County expo spotlights business By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News With every booth sold out and more than a thousand complimentary tickets distributed, organizers of DeSoto Countys first business exposition anticipate that the ev...
55. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 03, 1997
March 3 March 3 Educational Seminars Inc. will sponsor a notary public training seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the East Memphis Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. The registration fee is $128. For more information, call (800) 303-5123. March 4 AAA ...
56. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 13, 1996
05-13 calendar May 14 Memphis Heritage Inc. and the Memphis Landmarks Commission will hold their 20th annual historic preservation awards at Central Station, 545 S. Main St. A reception begins at 5 p.m., and the awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m. For ...
57. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, January 16, 1996
01/16 Real briefs Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. has declared a dividend for its fourth quarter of 1995 of 51 cents per share, an increase of 1 cent over the prior quarter. The dividend is payable on Jan. 31 to holders of record on Jan. 24. ...