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1. Weddle-West Voted GRE Board Chair-Elect
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, dean of the graduate school, vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis, has been voted chair-elect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Board. The national board establishes all policies for the GRE program, the most widely used graduate-school admissions test, and oversees GRE assessments, services and research.
2. Former Theater Site Heads to Auction Block
- Friday, July 26, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning a Midtown building with an interesting history.
On Friday, Aug. 9, at the Shelby County Courthouse, the IRS will auction the building and a vacant lot at 319 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive and 323 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive. The minimum bid the IRS is seeking is $12,356. The IRS seized the building for nonpayment of IRS taxes due from Faith Village.
3. McLain Joins Counterpart in Copywriting Role
- Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Rebekah McLain has joined Counterpart Communication Design as copywriter. In her new role, McLain will write copy for print and websites, with areas of expertise including higher education, security and disability law, neuropsychology and hospitality.
4. Roast Club Holds Weekend Comedy Fest
- Friday, February 17, 2012
Memphis standup and improv comedy performers will come together for the first Memphis Comedy Festival Thursday, Feb. 16, through Sunday, Feb. 19. Presented by the Memphis Roast Club, the festival is at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave.
5. Delta to Close Memphis Base For Some Pilots in 2012
- Thursday, November 10, 2011
The Memphis base for Delta Air Lines pilots flying McDonnell Douglas DC-9 and Airbus A320 aircraft will be closed in December 2012, according to an announcement from the airline’s flight operations department.
6. Millington Board to Pick New Mayor
- Wednesday, November 09, 2011
The Millington Board of Aldermen will select the next mayor of the city in February or March following the retirement of Mayor Richard Hodges on Jan. 13.
7. Hodges Quits Effective January
- Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Millington Mayor Richard Hodges is leaving office effective in mid-January, according to a letter he submitted to the city’s board of alderman Monday Nov. 7.
8. Memphian Cobb Joins MIFA As Meals on Wheels Director
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Trentwood Cobb has joined Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association as director of MIFA Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to senior citizens in the greater Memphis area.
9. Nissan North America Renews Lease In SE Shelby
- Friday, October 28, 2011
Nissan North America Inc. has renewed its 413,000-square-foot lease in Southeast Shelby County.
10. Hodges Indicted On Corruption Charges
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
Millington Mayor Richard Hodges was charged Wednesday afternoon with two counts of bribery.
He was charged by a grand jury on the state charges.
11. Millington Mayor Indicted on Corruption
- Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Millington Mayor Richard Hodges was charged Wednesday afternoon with two counts of bribery. He was charged by a grand jury on the state charges.
12. Working-Age Adults Make Up Record Share of US Poor
- Thursday, September 08, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Working-age America is the new face of poverty.
Counting adults 18-64 who were laid off in the recent recession as well as single twenty-somethings still looking for jobs, the new working-age poor represent nearly 3 out of 5 poor people – a switch from the early 1970s when children made up the main impoverished group.
13. Millington Probe Highlights Volatile Relationship
- Tuesday, August 09, 2011
The relationship between Millington Mayor Richard Hodges and the police chief he appointed, Ray Douglas, has been brief and volatile.
14. Affidavit: Millington Mayor Took Part in Illegal Gambling
- Monday, August 08, 2011
Millington Mayor Richard Hodges was into an illegal gambling operation for more than $10,000 and the town’s police chief, Ray Douglas, watched the gambling but didn’t participate, according to an affidavit by a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation special agent filed Friday, Aug. 5, with the Shelby County Criminal Court Clerk’s office.
15. Informant Reveals Millington Investigation About Gambling
- Friday, August 05, 2011
An affidavit released Friday, Aug. 5, from a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent alleges investigators had a confidential informant who is alleging Millington Mayor Richard Hodges gambled at a transmission shop near his home. The TBI also interviewed a witness who claimed he had gambled with Hodges and others at Millington City Hall as well as the Transmission Doctors business on Easley Road.
16. Corruption Probe Surfaces in Millington
- Thursday, July 28, 2011
A criminal investigation into corruption within Millington city government that began late last year surfaced Wednesday, July 27, with searches of government offices in the town by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents and investigators with the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office.
17. 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.
18. Record Gains for US Poverty With Elections Looming
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people in the U.S. who are in poverty is on track for a record increase on President Barack Obama's watch, with the ranks of working-age poor approaching 1960s levels that led to the national war on poverty.
19. Hyneman Sells 3-acre Outparcel Of Lakeland’s Corner Shops
- Tuesday, April 06, 2010
2957 Canada Road
Lakeland, TN 38002
Sale Amount: $550,000
Sale Date: March 22, 2010
Buyer: A. Douglas Collins
Seller: Corner Shops LLC
20. Gov't Insurance Would Allow Coverage for Abortion
- Thursday, August 06, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Health care legislation before Congress would allow a new government-sponsored insurance plan to cover abortions, a decision that would affect millions of women and recast federal policy on the divisive issue.
21. Bank Buys One Commerce For $20M
- Tuesday, June 02, 2009
One Commerce Square at 40 S. Main St. sold Monday for $20 million on the Shelby County Courthouse steps.
The 31-story landmark skyscraper, foreclosed last month, traded hands during a successor trustee’s sale in which the lender, Park National Bank of Chicago, was the sole bidder for the property.
22. Impending Foreclosure Not First For Downtown Building
- Monday, May 04, 2009
The foreclosure notice filed Friday against One Commerce Square at 40 S. Main St. isn’t the first financial crisis the landmark tower has faced.
23. One Commerce Square Faces Foreclosure
- Friday, May 01, 2009
The real estate crisis has struck a blow to the Memphis skyline, hitting one of Downtown’s tallest and most iconic towers.
Trustees have filed a first-run foreclosure notice on One Commerce Square at 40 S. Main St. and will sell the 31-story building on the courthouse steps May 27. The notice appears in today’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
24. Rawson Named President Of Benefit Recover Inc.
- Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Win Rawson has been named president of Memphis-based Benefit Recover Inc.
Rawson joined the company as general counsel in June 2007. Previously, he worked at Lawrence & Russell LLP, where he developed and managed employment and benefits litigation for several Fortune 100 clients.
25. Mercedes Benz of Memphis To Renovate Dealership
- Tuesday, July 29, 2008
5389 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38119
Permit Cost: $2 million
Project Cost: $3 million
Permit Date: July 24, 2008
Completion: Spring 2009
Owner: Mercedes Benz of Memphis
Tenant: Mercedes Benz of Memphis
Architect: Fleming and Associates LLP
Contractor: Montgomery Martin Contractors LLC
Details: Mercedes Benz of Memphis will do a renovation of its location on Poplar Avenue just east of Estate Drive. Richard Meena, vice president of Montgomery Martin Contractors, said they will be adding a new showroom and a new car wash, as well as performing general site work improvements, including some additions to the parking lot.
26. $16M Bid Chosen for Two Apartment Complexes
- Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Two Memphis apartment properties originally developed with low-income renters in mind - and whose cash-strapped owners filed for bankruptcy protection last year - appear likely to be snapped up soon by a private equity fund for $16 million.
27. Report: Rising Foreclosures Will Drain Major Metro Areas
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
DETROIT (AP) - Rising foreclosures will lead to billions of dollars in lost economic activity next year in the nation's major metropolitan areas, but homeowners and financial institutions have the ability to work together to contain the effects, according to a report compiled for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
28. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Names Byrd Executive Director
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
29. Tinker Works To Out-Fundraise Cohen For His Congressional Seat
- Friday, August 17, 2007
In last Friday's edition of The Washington Post, columnist Mary Ann Akers introduced her readers to Memphis congressman Steve Cohen, summing up her interviewee as a "fun-loving hipster in an aging man's body."
30. Top Political Connections Abound For FedEx Founder, CEO
- Friday, June 08, 2007
He founded one of the most well-known corporate brands in the world, an international package delivery service that raked in $32.3 billion in revenue last year.
So why not, at least one current presidential candidate recently has wondered aloud, give FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith a shot at helping steer the federal government's massive, often unwieldy ship of state?
31. Couple Combines Expertise in Windows, Floors
- Wednesday, November 30, 2005
In a field as competitive as the home furnishings industry, it's often the little things that count. That's why Pixie Woodall, co-owner of a small window- and floor-covering business, prizes the fact that customers meet her entire staff before their shades are hung or their hardwood flooring is installed.
32. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, October 04, 2004
Financed for $5.9 Million
Latting Road Partners LLC has financed 32.01 acres near Winchester Road and Green Forest Cove in Germantown for $5.9 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Datab...
33. Archived Article: Mba P2
- Friday, November 01, 2002
Bar announces election nominees
Bar announces election nominees
David Wade, Memphis Bar Association president, has released the report of the nominations and elections committee.
The 2003 president is Irma W. Merrill. The vice president is ...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 17, 2001
Gayle Hanover graduated from the Graduate, Realtors Institute program Gayle Hanover graduated from the Graduate, Realtors Institute program. Hanover is an agent with Marx & Bensdorf and a member of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Insur...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 18, 1999
Buckeye Board Elects New Officer Jeffery T. Cook has been elected vice president, product development-new fibers for Buckeye Technologies Inc. Cook is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Melissa Smith has joined Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. as media...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 10, 1999
Promus Names New Development Ronald C. Muzii Jr. has been named vice president of development for Promus Vacation Resorts. Muzii was formerly president of Innovative Hospitality Group Inc. in Miami. He is a graduate of Cornell University. B. Ted Ham...
37. Archived Article: Vista
- Friday, June 13, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Vesta Home Show Tees Up at Southwind By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The Home Builders Association of Memphis announced Wednesday that the 1997 Vesta Home Show will be held at Winderly Place, in the Southwind subdivision, acco...
38. Archived Article: Vesta
- Friday, June 13, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Vesta Home Show tees up at Southwind By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The Memphis Area Home Builders Association announced Wednesday that its 1997 Vesta Home Show will be held at Winderly Place in the Southwind subdivision. &qu...