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1. Tigers Must Stay on Right Path to Reach Potential
- Friday, January 04, 2013
Depending on your perspective, it was lavish praise that spoke to the Tigers’ potential still there for the realizing and great NCAA Tournament victories still there for the taking.
Or, depending on your perspective, it was an unintentional indictment of a college basketball team that so far has majored in underachievement and of a basketball equation where the sum is always less than its individual parts.
2. Filings Represent Numerous Possibilities for Schools Case
- Tuesday, October 09, 2012
All six population maps for Carroll and Gibson counties are on file. And Memphis federal court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays has all of the material he needs to make a critical ruling on the future of municipal school districts in Shelby County.
3. Mays Opens Hearings On Municipal Schools With Testimony
- Wednesday, September 05, 2012
The first of two days of testimony in the federal court case over the state laws setting up municipal school districts ended with a lot of reading material for U.S. District Court Judge Hardy Mays.
4. Revolving Door: Yahoo Ushers Out Another CEO
- Tuesday, May 15, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo still has credibility issues, even after casting aside CEO Scott Thompson because his official biography included a college degree that he never received.
5. VW Conducting National Search to Fill Tenn. Jobs
- Tuesday, April 10, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – Volkswagen is conducting a national search to fill the most specialized of 1,000 new jobs at its Chattanooga plant.
The German automaker said Monday that it is using a national print and online advertising campaign to fill specialty positions, including maintenance technicians, manufacturing engineers and logistics supervisors.
6. Education Realty Trust Rebrands, Promotes Key Execs
- Monday, January 09, 2012
Memphis-based Education Realty Trust Inc. has had a busy few months, ending fourth-quarter 2011 with several new properties in hand and starting 2012 by turning over a new leaf entirely – to be more specific, a new name, a new logo, new positions for several key executives and a $28 million acquisition.
7. Fayette Among 14 Tenn. Counties Declared Agriculture Disasters
- Monday, January 09, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The federal government has declared 14 Tennessee counties as agricultural disaster areas after drought and excessive heat last summer.
Gov. Bill Haslam announced Friday that Blount, Cumberland, Fayette, Fentress, Haywood, Loudon, McMinn, Macon, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott and Wilson counties were given the designation by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Haslam requested the help last month.
8. The Next Link
- Friday, November 11, 2011
The next front in the city’s greenline movement is along the floodwalls of Chelsea Avenue in North Memphis.
Greater Memphis Greenline Inc. plans to develop a 2.5-mile section of an old railway into the Chelsea Avenue Greenline, a multiuse trail that will connect Overton Park with Uptown.
9. Hickory Hill Apartments Sell for $10M
- Friday, March 25, 2011
Three apartment communities in the Hickory Hill Road/Knight Arnold Road area have sold for a combined price of $10 million.
Tommy Bronson III and Blake Pera with CB Richard Ellis Memphis’ multifamily division represented Hallmark Capital in the sale to Bellevue, Wash.-based Emerald Apartment Group. Wilson Management Inc., the managing entity behind Emerald Apartment Group, will retain and manage the properties.
10. Long History Follows Paulette’s to Harbor Town
- Monday, January 31, 2011
Georges Falls has seen many changes come upon Overton Square since the entertainment district’s heyday in the 1970s and ’80s, but one of the most startling changes is one he is bringing himself.
Paulette’s, his Continental restaurant that has been a flagship, even a beloved attraction near Madison Avenue and Cooper Street since 1974, is moving to Harbor Town, about as far west as you can get from Midtown and not fall into the Mississippi River.
11. Butler Snow Attorneys Receive Honors
- Monday, November 15, 2010
Eight attorneys from the Memphis office of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC have been selected for Mid-South Super Lawyers 2010, and seven attorneys from the firm’s Memphis office were named as Mid-South Rising Stars 2010.
12. Bardos Named Dean at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Denny Bardos has joined St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School as dean of enrollment management and financial aid.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Christian Brothers University
Work Experience: Prior to joining SAA-SDS, I spent 16 years in college admissions.
Family: My wife, Amanda, and I have three children:Daniel, 14; Breana, 11; and Brandon, 2.
Favorite quote: “Many a truth is said in jest.” William Shakespeare
Last book read: “The Little Big Things” by Tom Peters
Favorite music: I like anything from Beethoven to Blink 182, but alternative is my favorite.
Favorite movie: The original “Batman” with Jack Nicholson
Sports team: Chicago Cubs
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and biking.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could play the piano.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My mother. She was an incredibly generous, loving, spiritual, and caring woman.
What drew you to St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School? I wanted to be able to utilize my background in admissions and financial aid at an excellent independent school.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Seeing students whom I recruited go on to become very successful in their lives.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with families to show them all the outstanding benefits of a SAA-SDS education!
13. Bouncing Back
- Monday, September 20, 2010
When Jay Myers published a book in 2007 about how his Memphis-based videoconferencing company bounced back from a close brush with collapse, the world looked a lot different than it does today.
14. Realizing Dreams
- Tuesday, July 06, 2010
William Adair’s quad-cab, four-wheel-drive pickup truck is splattered with mud. The office where he parks it out back, a converted country home at the corner of Tenn. 196 and U.S. 72, is littered with maps.
15. 2009 Year In Review
- Monday, December 28, 2009
2009 was a year without a script – and plenty of improvising on the political stage.
It was supposed to be an off-election year except in Arlington and Lakeland.
2008 ended with voters in the city and county approving a series of changes to the charters of Memphis and Shelby County governments. Those changes were supposed to set a new direction for both entities, kicking into high gear in 2010 and ultimately culminating two years later.
16. Butler Snow Attys. Honored As Super Lawyers
- Monday, December 14, 2009
Thirty-one attorneys from Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers, with nine of those attorneys in the firm’s Memphis office.
17. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
18. EmergeMemphis to Launch $1.3M Expansion
- Tuesday, August 11, 2009
EmergeMemphis, the 10-year-old business incubator helping groom more than two dozen companies from its 60,000-square-foot space on Tennessee Street, is ready to grow up.
After two years of planning, EmergeMemphis is poised to expand its space for fledgling startups by developing the top floor of its building, a project that will cost $1.26 million.
19. Rosa Becomes GM at Holiday Inn-Wolfchase
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Chris Rosa has been named general manger of the Holiday Inn and Suites Memphis-Wolfchase. Rosa will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the property. He previously served as vice president of operations for Equity Estates, general manger at the Sheraton Meadowlands and area manger of the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta. Rosa also has been named General Manager of the Year by Patriot American Hotels and Hotelier of the Year by the Connecticut Hospitality Association.
20. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
21. White Joins Junior Achievement As Exchange City Manager
- Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Michael White has joined Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South as Exchange City manager.
Previously, White has served in various youth development positions in the community including as a YMCA youth counselor and director of the Stax Music Academy Summer Camp. He earned a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Memphis.
22. Local Book Now Sold By Major Retailers
- Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Memphis businessman Jay Myers decided in 2004 to write a book about his professional career for much the same reason he launched his cutting-edge venture Interactive Solutions Inc.
He believed the shelves at book retailers already are plenty stocked with biographies of larger-than-life corporate executives and histories of multi-billion-dollar enterprises.
23. Methodist's Marshall to Serve On American Heart Association Board
- Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Barry S. Marshall, administrator of Clinical Business Development and Cardiovascular Service Line at Methodist University Hospital, has been named to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Shelby County Division of the American Heart Association. Marshall joined Methodist in 2004 as the director of the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.
24. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.
25. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
26. 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...
27. Archived Article: Coll Retail (lead)
- Monday, May 17, 2004
Collierville Experiences Retail Boom
Open-air mall brings new development south of Poplar
The Daily News
When Cousins Properties Inc. and Jim Wilson & Associates Inc. purchased 135 acres of land for the much-talke...
28. 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...
29. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, February 04, 2002
Tennessees December unemployment rate rose three-tenths of a percentage point to 4 Texas Sen. Phil Gramm will speak at Rhodes College at 8 p.m. today in the McCallum Ballroom. His lecture, "The American System: Nothing Like It in the World,&quo...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 15, 2001
Oct Calendar for Oct. 15-Oct. 21
Memphis Investors Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Adams lecture hall at the Holiday Inn-Mount Moriah. The guest speaker is David Scott, a building and home inspector. The MIG-REI 101 seminar with Hal Wilso...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 08, 2001
Calendar for Oct. 8-Oct. 14
The International Association of Administrative Professionals monthly meeting is 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East. The speaker is Charlotte Doyle, IAAP Tennessee division adviser and immediate past Ten...
32. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, October 03, 2001
Nextel Communications Inc
Nextel Communications Inc. launched a new and improved Direct Connect that allows Nextel customers in Tennessee who use the one-button feature to access thousands more Nextel users. Nextel's expanded services are being p...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 02, 1998
Matt King has been named director of the Tennessee chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business Matt King has been named director of the Tennessee chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business. He previously was a research...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Gary L Gary L. Osing has joined the Waring Cox law firm as chief operating officer. He formerly was director of administration for the law firm of Hand Arendall LLC in Mobile, Ala. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Springfield ...
35. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 08, 1997
Sept Sept. 8 The Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Road Extended from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 685-0495. The Shelby County Republican Womens Club will meet at 11 a.m. at...
36. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 07, 1996
Oct Oct. 8 The Memphis Risk and Insurance Management Society and the Business Emergency Preparedness Council will meet at the Pink Palace IMAX Theatre for an exclusive showing of Ring of Fire and a presentation on disaster recovery planning. A cockt...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 05, 1996
Aug Aug. 6 The Memphis Job Service Employer Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 6101 Shelby Oaks Drive. The speaker will be Maeola Killebrew, administrative director of the office of job training at State Technical Institute, who wi...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 08, 1996
July 8 July 8 Memphis chapter of Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Colleen Schany, vice president of sales for Varsity Spirit Corp., will speak on "Coping with Change.&q...
39. Archived Article: Fundraise Lj
- Friday, November 03, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Fund raising is becoming a growth business By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Once seen as the socialite's domain, fund-raising activities are gaining momentum as more people realize their philanthropic contributions are necessary to mai...