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1. A Tasteful List 2014
- Friday, September 05, 2014
MEMPHIS ON A PLATE. Presenting the fourth edition of the Tasteful List, updated for 2014 – second, third and fourth helpings, this year’s specials, delicious memories – an alphabetical survey of local flavor in one decidedly local man’s opinion.
2. Embracing Cremation
- Saturday, August 30, 2014
As business decisions go, this was a tricky one.
Jeff and Steve Murphy, owners of Music City Mortuary, opened their Nashville business in 2001, catering primarily to the needs of other funeral directors, providing transportation, embalming and preparation services, shipping – everything a mortuary business provides.
3. FedEx Founder Highlights Economic Club Fall Slate
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
FedEx founder Fred Smith will make a rare public speaking appearance in Memphis Nov. 6, as part of the fall 2014 lineup of speakers planned for the Economic Club of Memphis.
4. City Sprouts
- Thursday, March 06, 2014
The vacant homes and lots on Jennette Place near Walker Avenue and Mississippi Boulevard in South Memphis began germinating like an urban form of kudzu. They appeared like an invasive species in this proud neighborhood, spreading quickly, choking the life from viable properties and growing into a scourge that at one point seemed impossible to eradicate.
5. Wells Joins Evans Petree as Associate
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Julie Wells has joined Evans Petree PC as an associate in the East Memphis office, focusing her practice in health care law and general business matters. She previously worked at Baptist Medical Group, where she played an integral role in physician practice acquisitions and contractual-related matters.
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, Dec. 19, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Talk Shoppe will hold a citywide networking party Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
- Saturday, December 14, 2013
The Downtown Memphis Commission will hold the Downtown Howl-iday pet and family parade Saturday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. from Court Square to AutoZone Park. Registration begins at 2 p.m. at Court Square. Cost is free. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
- Monday, December 16, 2013
Talk Shoppe will hold a citywide networking party Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
10. Childcare Options
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
When most people hear the word “nanny,” they probably think of Mary Poppins or Fran Fine or some other fictional character employed by incredibly wealthy people.
The reality is that nannies are used often by incredibly busy families.
11. Leadership Memphis Boosting School Success
- Monday, October 21, 2013
It is often said that good leaders inspire others to have confidence in their leadership. Great leaders inspire others to have confidence in themselves. This is exactly what the great leaders who have been a part of Leadership Memphis for the past thirty-five years have done; encourage the greatness in the emerging leadership in Memphis.
12. Mary Carter Decorating Center to Grow, Relocate
- Friday, September 13, 2013
A venerable Memphis cake decorating and supply store is moving to a new location on Summer Avenue.
Mary Carter Decorating Center signed a 4,800-square-foot lease in Cloverleaf Shopping Center at 733 N. White Station Road.
13. A Tasteful List Updated for 2013
- Friday, September 06, 2013
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. Hello, my name is Dan and I’ll be your server.
Presenting the third edition of the Tasteful List, updated for 2013 – second and third helpings, this year’s specials, delicious memories – an alphabetical survey of local flavor in one decidedly local man’s opinion.
14. Entrepreneurial Spirit Alive in Memphis
- Monday, August 26, 2013
Steve Jobs once said, “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the square pegs in the round holes … the ones who see things differently … they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
15. Neal Joins Madison Line Records as Chief Operating Officer
- Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Antonio Neal has joined Madison Line Records, the record label affiliated with Visible Music College, as chief operating officer. Neal – a four-time Gospel Music Association Dove Award winner who has also been nominated for a Grammy Award and four Stellar Gospel Music Awards – will oversee marketing, publishing and day-to-day operations at the label.
16. School Board Meets as Budget Debate Grows
- Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Countywide school board members meet Tuesday, Feb. 12, in special session to send a still-forming budget for the first fiscal year of the consolidated school system to the Shelby County Commission.
17. Gupta Trades Life of Science for Career as Patent Attorney
- Thursday, December 20, 2012
With a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a new job in the Hematology-Oncology Department at the jewel of medical institutions, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Hemant Gupta’s life appeared to set with a promising career in medical research.
18. Bartlett Zoning Case Tops Commission Agenda
- Monday, November 05, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners take up a proposed assisted living facility at their meeting Monday, Nov. 5, that doesn’t yet require approval from the city of Bartlett but which is in an area Bartlett is seeking to annex.
- Friday, November 02, 2012
Gallery Fifty Six will hold an opening reception for its autumn group exhibition Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 2256 Central Ave. The Visit galleryfiftysix.com.
20. Senior Care Management Solutions Promotes Williams
- Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Darla Williams has been promoted to health care administrator at Senior Care Management Solutions. In her new role, Williams will play a critical role in overseeing and customizing clients’ daily care plans to fit their specific needs.
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America will hold a panel discussion about its “Research in Your Backyard” report on Tennessee clinical trials Thursday, Sept. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 Dudley St. Cost is free. Visit phrma.org.
22. Commission to Appoint School Board Members
- Monday, September 10, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners will appoint two new members to the countywide school board at their Monday, Sept. 10, meeting.
The commission meeting is at 1:30 p.m. at the Vasco Smith County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
23. A Tasteful List 2012
- Friday, September 07, 2012
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. So many of you seemed to salivate over last year’s Tasteful List, I’ve updated it for 2012. While reduced some, make no mistake, there’s nothing dietary about it.
24. City Opens Employee Wellness Clinic
- Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The city of Memphis Wednesday, Aug. 15, will open an Employee Wellness Clinic at 2714 Union Ave. Extended for employees, dependents and retirees covered by the city’s health care plan.
25. GOP Leaders Brace for Possible Voter Problems
- Friday, July 13, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican leaders say they expect some problems may arise from recent changes in electoral procedures when early voting starts Friday in Tennessee, but they hope to have the wrinkles ironed out by the general election in November.
26. Utility Regulatory Agency Missing Staff
- Friday, July 06, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The state agency responsible for setting rates and service standards for privately-owned utilities is lacking an executive director and board quorum.
Among new laws that took effect July 1 is a statute that revamps the Tennessee Regulatory Authority. Gov. Bill Haslam backed the legislation that created a part-time board and requires a fulltime executive director.
27. Plantation Setting for Fundraiser
- Monday, April 30, 2012
The glory of the past and the art of the present collide along the Mississippi River as West Memphis-based DeltaARTS unveils a first-time event.
“Art on the Levee at Waverly Plantation” will showcase one of the few remaining Antebellum homes on the Mississippi River levee in Eastern Arkansas, on Saturday, April 28.
- Friday, April 13, 2012
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold its Spring’s Best Plant Sale Friday, April 13, through Sunday, April 15, at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
29. SBA Honors Graduates of e200 Program
- Monday, January 02, 2012
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently honored new graduates of its Emerging 200 Initiative, or e200, at a ceremony at Southwest Tennessee Community College.
SBA identified 14 inner-city businesses from Memphis that demonstrated a high potential for growth. The agency then provided the small businesses with a free, six-month course of in-depth business education focused on organization management, growth strategies and management, market development and strategic planning.
30. Home Sales Climb 18 Percent
- Thursday, December 08, 2011
Home sales posted a significant increase last month, but pricing did the opposite due to the market’s surplus of foreclosures.
Shelby County saw 1,025 home sales last month, an impressive 18 percent increase from 871 homes sold during November 2010, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
31. Smith Named Vice Prez At S. Webster Haining
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Doug Smith has been named vice president, administrative operations, at S. Webster Haining & Co.
32. Throckmorton Ready For Changing Role at St. Mary’s
- Friday, November 18, 2011
When the announcement was made during a chapel session to the St. Mary’s Episcopal School student body in mid-October that Albert Throckmorton would be the new head of school, applause broke out once the first syllable of his name was announced.
33. A Tasteful List
- Friday, October 14, 2011
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. Seems like everybody has a list these days, so, in recognition of the 125th anniversary of The Daily News, here’s mine – 125 things that make Memphis easy to swallow – a sort of alphabetical soup to nuts of local flavor. Friends old and new, and a few long-gone, but I can taste them still.
34. Leadership Academy Announces Graduates
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Leadership Academy has announced its September 2011 Fellows Program graduates.
They are Mary Elizabeth Anthony of Smith & Nephew; Gene Baker of Smith & Nephew; TaKeisha Butler of Smith & Nephew; Brenda Caldwell of Dr. B Empowerment Services; Donnell Cobbins Jr. of Universal Commercial Real Estate LLC; Jonathan Cross II of Jonathan Cross Venture & Holdings Corp.; Reggie F. Davis of Street Ministries; Shenenka Davis of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis; Jeb Fields of Commercial Advisors; Jonathan Flynt of Bryce Corp.; Lori Guy of First Horizon National Corp.; Channa Halmon of Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents; Ursala Holmes of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Shannon Izquierdo of FedEx Corp.; Jared Johnson of Pier 1 Imports; Ken Kimble III of Boy Scouts of America – Chickasaw Council; Joy Lockridge of Spherion Staffing Services; Nathan Martin of the University of Memphis; Shawn McCutcheon of Regions Bank; Katie Midgley of the Urban Child Institute; Tanner Mueller of First Tennessee Bank; Bettina Kurtz Pearson of First Tennessee Bank; Robin Poston of the University of Memphis; Kerra Saine of First Tennessee Bank; Joy Stephens of Joy Factor Consulting; Colby Stough of Youth Villages; Carrie Strehlau of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Marvin Todd of FedEx Corp.; Brittney Rogers of Duncan-Williams Inc.; Lindsey Waugh of Medtronic Inc.; Carsett Webber of Wright Medical Technology; Josh White of MAA (formerly Mid-America Apartment Communities); and McLean Wilson of Kemmons Wilson Cos.
35. TRA Chief Quits as Haslam Contemplates Reform of Agency
- Wednesday, September 14, 2011
NASHVILLE – The announcement of Chairman Eddie Roberson's resignation from the Tennessee Regulatory Authority comes as Gov. Bill Haslam is engaged in a study on how to overhaul the agency that oversees many utilities in the state.
36. MC Ionic Solutions US Begins Work on Fite Rd. Site
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
2665 Fite Road
Memphis, TN 38127
Permit Amount: $1.3 million
Permit Date: Applied July 2011
37. 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.
38. Tenn. has Troubled History With Medical Examiners
- Wednesday, June 01, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – The court battle to get records of beleaguered former Knox County medical examiner Sandra Elkins provides another glimpse into Tennessee's storied history with some of its top death investigators.
39. Orthopedic Infection Growing Concern
- Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Dealing with infection is a complex problem facing orthopedic surgeons, and a growing concern as the first of the baby boomer generation turns 65 – increasing the number of artificial hips, knees and other orthopedic devices implanted in patients.
40. Bryant Joins RedRover
- Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Sarah Bryant has joined RedRover Sales & Marketing as a marketing account executive. She previously worked for the Atlanta Falcons.
41. Hotel Turnaround
- Friday, February 25, 2011
Memphis’ lodging industry officials might be breathing a sigh of relief, as the worst of the hotel industry’s slump seems to be in the rearview mirror.
The feeling coming out of this month’s annual Metropolitan Memphis Hotel and Lodging Association industry update is optimism for a strong 2011, buoyed by increased demand and a lack of new construction.
42. Apperson Crump Continues Legacy With Growth
- Thursday, January 06, 2011
These days, there’s a lot that’s new at the city’s oldest continuously operating law firm.
Developments within the past few weeks at Apperson Crump, a venerable firm founded the same year the U.S. Civil War ended, include new attorney hires, the acquisition of another law firm and the development of an affiliation for referral work with yet another firm.
43. Drake, masterIT Recognized for Innovation
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Michael Drake is founder, chairman and chief executive officer of masterIT. masterIT has been named one of North America’s Most Innovative MSPs by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. The list recognizes the IT industry’s top 40 managed service providers for their ingenuity, leadership and success.
44. Spirit Fest Attracts Wide Array of Vendors, Speakers
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Energy healers, tarot readers and crystal dealers from as far away as Illinois and Florida are preparing to set up shop this weekend at Spirit Fest 2010, which organizers and vendors expect to be the Mid-South’s most eclectic and expansive mind-body-spirit event.
45. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 06, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
46. Crafton Joins Memphis Goodwill As Director of Marketing, PR
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Kimberly Crafton has joined Memphis Goodwill Industries as director of marketing and public relations.
47. BP: No Oil Leaking Into Gulf From Busted Well
- Friday, July 16, 2010
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tightly fitted cap was successfully keeping oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in three months, BP said Thursday. The victory — long awaited by weary residents along the coast — is the most significant milestone yet in BP's effort to control one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history.
48. Oil's Fingers Reach Into Louisiana's Inland Waters
- Wednesday, July 07, 2010
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil spill that was previously a problem for coastal Louisiana was trickling deeper inland Tuesday and toward the shores of New Orleans.
Oil sheen and tar balls from the Deepwater Horizon gusher have been spotted in Lake Pontchartrain, the huge lake forming the northern boundary of the city that was rescued in the 1990s from rampant pollution.
49. Yeates Joins A2H As Project Manager
- Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Arthur Yeates has joined Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. (A2H) as an architectural project manager.
50. Less is More
- Friday, May 07, 2010
The new David Perry Smith Gallery, a contemporary, destination gallery for collectors looking to buy pieces by local artists, is scheduled to open Friday just off Central Avenue near Midtown’s Cooper-Young neighborhood.
51. Inside The Priest Files: Documents reveal 50 years of abuse, cover-ups in Memphis diocese
- Monday, April 12, 2010
John Doe and his family watched 1999 change to the year 2000 in Memphis.
They were visitors to the city, here for a family medical emergency.
Looking back on it seven years later, Doe would remember “mentally trying to see if the world was going to end because everybody was scared something was going to happen.”
52. Diocese Struggled With Approach, Court Docs Show
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis had, by the mid-1990s, adopted a policy of suspending priests accused of child sexual abuse and sending them for counseling, as well as providing counseling for their victims.
53. The Business of Law
- Monday, February 15, 2010
As many sectors of the economy slowly sputter back to life, the state of the legal industry is often overlooked in economic reports. This trend can be surprising because law firms and corporate legal departments provide the advice and representation necessary for many different kinds of businesses to move forward with their recovery.
54. TennCare Cuts Under Way Now
- Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Call it coincidence or bad timing, but many physicians in Tennessee began taking a 14 percent cut for seeing TennCare patients on the same day Gov. Phil Bredesen announced deep cuts in health care spending.
55. Good Service Translates to Proper Tipping in Market
- Monday, February 01, 2010
Editor’s Note: This is the final in a series about tipping in local restaurants.
The meal is concluded. The check has been delivered and examined. The crucial moment arrives.
How much will you leave as a tip for your waiter? Remember, the waiter makes only $2.13 an hour plus tips, the latter amount often pooled with the tips of other waiters or portioned – “tipped out” – to backup workers such as food runners, bussers and service bartenders.
56. Ash Air Quality Data Thrown Out Because of Lab Errors
- Thursday, January 28, 2010
KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) - A federal environmental official said some air quality data collected at the site of a December 2008 coal ash spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Plant is worthless because of laboratory mistakes but the air quality in the area is good, thanks partly to rainy weather.
- Monday, November 02, 2009
InMotion Orthopaedic Research Center and the Memphis Bioworks Business Association will present the Memphis Orthopaedic Research Lecture Series today from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. The speakers will be Dr. Weikuan Gu, associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Marcus Scott, director of research, implant fixation and augments at Smith & Nephew Inc. For reservations, call 866-1452.
58. School Security Guard Shoots Car of Mayor’s Wife
- Thursday, September 24, 2009
A Memphis City Schools security guard used his black and gray Smith and Wesson .40-caliber gun to fire two shots at a pair of pit bull dogs near an MCS office Tuesday afternoon.
One of the shots missed and hit a parked car, a 2002 Buick Century belonging to Memphis Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery’s wife, Mary. She works inside the MCS north area office at 3782 Jackson Ave. where the guard observed two pit bulls roaming, according to a Memphis Police Department incident report.
59. Researchers Discover Each Other At Bioworks Lectures
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Researchers from throughout Memphis are increasingly stepping outside the walls of their institutions to share knowledge about medical mysteries and biotechnology innovations through networking events.
60. Smith Discusses Aspects Of Multilevel Marketing Law
- Thursday, July 16, 2009
D. Jack Smith of The Law Firm of D. Jack Smith recently celebrated the publication of his 100th nationally published legal article.
61. Aldi Inc. Buys Land For Collierville Store
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009
523 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Sale Amount: $1 Million
Sale Date: Nov. 25, 2008
Buyer: Aldi Collierville LLC
Seller: Martin and Mildred Tippit
62. McDowell Named Radiology Director At Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Tina McDowell has been promoted to director of radiology at Methodist University Hospital. She served as the manager of diagnostic radiology at MUH for the past six years.
- Friday, November 14, 2008
The Seventh Annual Methodist Cancer Center Luncheon will be held today at 11:45 a.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. James Carville and Mary Matalin will speak about today’s political climate. Tickets are $100. To purchase tickets, call 516-0500.
64. Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats counted on solidifying their thin leadership grip on the Senate as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday to fill 35 Senate seats. Embattled Republicans braced for losses but hoped they would be modest ones.
65. Landmark Community Bank Names Newell Chairman of Board
- Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Chuck Newell has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Landmark Community Bank and will be based in Landmark’s Collierville branch.
Newell brings more than 28 years of banking experience to the board and currently serves as the president and CEO of Merchants and Planters Bancshares.
66. 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.
67. 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.
68. Women's CenterBuys Cordova Home
- Friday, March 07, 2008
The Transformation Center for Women LLC bought a Cordova home for $349,000 to house its comprehensive programs for women's health and fitness. The six-year-old nonprofit organization will remodel and expand the home at 1
69. Smith Named President at Zycron Inc.
- Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Steven Howard Smith of Zycron Inc., Tennessee's largest minority-owned information technology services firm, has been chosen as the company's new president.
Smith joined Zycron in July as executive vice president. He has more than 21 years of management experience in the information technology consulting industry.
70. Hip Resurfacing Success a Plus for Memphis Orthopedics Players
- Thursday, December 06, 2007
New information on hip resurfacing confirms that that the procedure is viable for younger patients. That's good news for Memphis orthopedic companies, which are shaping their marketing messages for younger consumers.
- Friday, November 30, 2007
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar titled "Understanding Workplace Conflict" today from 1:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220. Visit www.memphisbar.org for more information.
72. Silver Screen Tribute: With movie and more, Smith family honors memory
- Monday, November 19, 2007
A few weeks after her sister died in 2005, Molly Smith bought a copy of Cecelia Ahern's debut novel "P.S. I Love You" on a whim. Swept up in the story of a grieving young widow who comes to terms with her husband's death, she ultimately read it several times over.
- Friday, November 02, 2007
Rhodes College will present Qubad Talabani, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government to the United States and son of the current president of Iraq, who will speak on "The Other Iraq" today at 5 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on the Rhodes campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. Call Dr. David Romano at 843-3572 for more information.
74. Hampton Hotels Names Smith Senior Director of Product Service
- Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Kurt Smith has been named senior director of product service and development at Hampton Hotels. Previously, Smith served Hampton as director of global brand integration. Prior to that position, he was the director of hotel performance support.
75. Baker Donelson AttorneysHonored by Chambers USA
- Friday, June 22, 2007
The 2007 edition of business lawyer directory Chambers USA has named 28 attorneys at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC as leading practitioners. Attorneys from the firm's offices in Memphis, Atlanta, Birm
76. Diocese Settles Sex Suits for More Than $300K
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has settled three lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by a priest assigned to minister to the city's Vietnamese Catholic community.
The settlements, announced last week, are the first in any of the nine civil lawsuits filed beginning in August 2004 against the Memphis Diocese and five priests. All nine allege child sexual abuse and a cover-up by the Diocese.
77. BRIDGES Revs Up PeaceJam Initiatives
- Thursday, May 10, 2007
In mid-April, students from rival schools Mitchell High and Frayser High gathered together on the Frayser campus, writing messages and quotes about peace and harmony on small scraps of paper they placed inside inflated balloons.
78. You Go Girls: Mock Trial Team Members Get Their Game On
- Thursday, March 22, 2007
High school student Keith Hall admits that during this time of year, she thinks about mock trial competition all the time. She thinks about it in her math class when she should be focusing on calculus. It even keeps her awake at night.
79. Phase III of St. Mary's Construction Under Way
- Tuesday, March 06, 2007
$9.5 million in construction
At St. Mary's Episcopal School
Permit Amounts: $9 million; $500,000
Project Cost: Part of a $32 million capital campaign
80. In Memorium
- Tuesday, March 06, 2007
The Dassault Falcon 20C plane that delivered the first Federal Express package in 1973 - now on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington - bears her name.
And people don't have to look far to find other tributes to Sandra Windland Smith Rice, a passionate wildlife photographer and the oldest child of FedEx chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith. One reason is Rice's friends, colleagues and members of the Smith family continue finding ways to preserve the memory of her extraordinary life.
81. $9.5 Million in Building PermitsFiled for St. Mary's School
- Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Building permits for $9 million and $500,000 for construction at St. Mary's Episcopal School have been filed with the city-county Department of Construction Code Enforcement.
A $9 millio
82. Melick Tapped to Manage Fixed Income Banking Group at Morgan Keegan & Co.
- Wednesday, July 05, 2006
Jordan Melick has joined Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. as a managing director for the firm's Fixed Income Banking Group. Melick previously was managing director of the health care finance team of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Piper Jaffray & Co. He began his career in health financing in 1991 at Detroit-based Comerica Bank.
83. MATCU Banks on Judy Conrad as VP of Lending
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Judy Conrad has been named vice president of lending at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). Conrad previously served as vice president and manager of BankTennessee in Ripley. She has worked in the financial industry for almost 40 years.
84. Young & Perl Founder Moves to Baker Donelson
- Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Edward R. Young, nationally known labor and employment attorney and co-founder of Young & Perl PLC, has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC's Memphis office as a shareholder. Colleagues William D. Levy and William P. Dougherty also have joined the firm.
85. New Business Helps Smokers Zap Addictions
- Wednesday, March 01, 2006
People will try anything to quit smoking, from 12-step programs to nicotine gum.
Ricky Smith, owner of Liberty Laser Points LLC, is offering yet another option: a laser.
Smith uses a process called low-level laser therapy that involves using a laser to stimulate nerve endings at 48 key acupressure points in the face and hands. He claims this process helps clients' bodies release endorphins, brain chemicals that help control mood and pain.
86. Speed Gets Swift Nod as Shareholder in Firm's Memphis Office
- Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Lea Hall Speed has been named shareholder for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC's Memphis office. Speed is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association's intellectual property section.
87. Former Wal-Mart ExecutivePleads Guilty to Fraud
- Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Former Wal-Mart Stores Inc. vice chairman Tom Coughlin pleaded guilty in federal court in Ft. Smith, Ark., Tuesday to five counts of wire fraud and one count of filing a false tax return, the Associated Press has reported. Coughlin, who was once a pr
88. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
89. Archived Article: Trends
- Monday, April 04, 2005
By Andy Meek
More Industries Expand Marketing Through Branding
The Daily News
When the bosses at Fullen Dock and Warehouse decided to spread the word that theyre a major player in the aggregate business something potential cust...
90. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, February 24, 2005
By Andy Meek
Federal Agency Constructs Local Office
USCIS to fill build-to-suit space in Summer business park
The Daily News
The Memphis office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is getting 30,000 square feet of ne...
91. 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...
92. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
93. 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...
94. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 30, 2004
The National Association of Women in Construction announced the election of its 2004-2005 Officers and Directors: Marie Kohn,
McRea Remembered for Good Spirit, Tough Resolve
The Memphis legal community honors the life of an honorable man this ...
95. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
96. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
97. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
98. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Allstate Insurance Honors Scientists with Awards
Allstate Insurance Honors Area Scientists
Allstate Insurance honored the following scientists with its From Whence We Came awards: Dr. Daniel L. Hunt, biostatistician with St. Jude Childrens Res...
99. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 24, 2003
City Schools Teachers Earn Board Certification
MCS Teachers Earn Board Certification Memphis City Schools announced the following teachers earned board certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: Michele Alma Wright...
100. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Realtors Association Announces President, Board
MAAR Confirms Officers, Board Members The Memphis Area Association of Realtors confirmed president-elect Bob Turner as 2004 president and elected Sue Stinson-Turner as 2004 president-elect. Neil Hub...