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1. 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.
2. County Commission Weighs Fairgrounds Opposition
- Monday, January 27, 2014
The relationship between city and county governments long has included overlapping interests with sometimes opposing positions on those interests.
Throw in years-old agreements involving real estate, and you have a recipe for uncertainty about how to resolve the differences to meet new arrangements.
3. This week in Memphis history: January 3-9
- Saturday, January 04, 2014
2013: On the front page of the Daily News, Club Crave, at Fourth and Beale streets, had been closed as a public nuisance under a General Sessions Environmental Court order. The order followed a Christmas Eve shooting at the club that killed one person and injured two more. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. vowed the city would seek to demolish the building. The club still stands but has not reopened since.
4. This week in Memphis history: December 27-January 2
- Saturday, December 28, 2013
2012: Private talks between suburban leaders and Shelby County Commissioners through the attorneys for each groups on suburban school districts were underway during the holidays. The talks soon broke off without an agreement on a system of suburban charter schools.
5. Nineteenth Century Club Prepares to Fade Away
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
No matter what happens to the old mansion that has been home to the Nineteenth Century Club for most of the 20th century and all 13 years of the 21st century, the club itself is about to go out of existence.
6. Spence Named Vice President at Riverfront Development
- Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Dorchelle T. Spence has been promoted to vice president at Riverfront Development Corp. Spence, who formerly served as director of communications, will assume broader organizational responsibilities to focus on providing strategic direction in addition to marketing, public relations, advertising, community relations, programming and government relations.
7. Grant to Enhance West Memphis Port
- Friday, June 29, 2012
The rails at the Port of West Memphis will meet the edge of the levee with $10.9 million in federal funding announced last week in Washington.
The port won funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of the TIGER – Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery – grant program.
8. Glankler Brown Names Bradley Chief Manager
- Wednesday, March 03, 2010
William R. Bradley Jr. has been named chief manager of Glankler Brown PLLC.
Bradley’s primary practice areas include intellectual property, maintenance and litigation, antitrust counseling and litigation, business litigation, and construction litigation.
9. Life or Death for The MED
- Monday, March 01, 2010
A hand as tiny as a budding leaf punched at the air inside a baby incubator.
Kelley Smith, the head nurse of the neonatal intensive care unit at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, checked on the little fighter.
10. 12 Glankler Brown Attorneys Included in SuperLawyers
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Twelve attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mid-South SuperLawyers.
11. Calvary Noon-Hour Concerts in Full Swing
- Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Driving Downtown for the Calvary & the Arts concert every Wednesday has become an autumn ritual for Skip Daniel.
Last week, he listened to the Celtic music of Planet Reel in the sanctuary of Calvary Episcopal Church at 102 N. Second St. Wednesday, he plans to hear the Memphis Jazz Orchestra play a Veterans Day tribute.
12. 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.
13. 16 Glankler Brown Attorneys Chosen for Best Lawyers
- Friday, August 07, 2009
Sixteen attorneys from the Memphis law firm Glankler Brown PLLC recently were selected by their colleagues for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
The attorneys selected were Louis F. Allen, Saul C. Belz, John David Blaylock, William L. Bomar, R. Grattan Brown Jr., Oscar C. Carr III, Lee J. Chase III, B. Douglas Earthman, Charles W. Hill, R. Hunter Humphreys, Robert L. Hutton, William T. Mays Jr., George T. Nassar Jr., J. William Pierce Jr., Douglas P. Quay and C. Barry Ward. All of these lawyers were selected within their specific areas of practice.
14. Souter Retiring From High Court; Obama Mum
- Monday, May 04, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The news that Justice David Souter is planning to retire set off spirited speculation about a successor Friday, but the man who will appoint the new justice was staying out of it. “No Supreme Court questions,” President Barack Obama told reporters by press time late last week.
15. Taube Named Partner At Adams and Reese
- Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Emily Campbell Taube has been named a partner at Adams and Reese LLP. Taube is a member of the Litigation Practice Group and focuses on the areas of commercial litigation, employment litigation, product liability and estate and trust litigation.
16. Bus Company Sues School Board for $4.5M
- Tuesday, December 30, 2008
A local bus company that for many years provided specialized transportation services for Memphis City Schools has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the board of education after the school district ended its contract with the company earlier this year.
17. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
18. Q3 Home Sales Drop 22 Percent
- Monday, October 13, 2008
The real estate market hasn’t plunged as dramatically as the stock market has, but much like the Dow Jones industrial average, housing has seen better days.
The downward spiral continued in the third quarter of 2008 as residential sales declined 22.3 percent in Shelby County compared to the same quarter a year ago, according to the latest numbers from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
19. 14 Applicants File for Two Judicial Vacancies
- Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Two vacancies in the western divisions of two state appeals courts have drawn a lot of interest from attorneys and judges in West Tennessee.
A total of 14 applicants filed with the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission for both vacancies by Friday’s deadline.
20. Haltom Applies ForCourt of Appeals Vacancy
- Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Memphis attorney William H. Haltom Jr. is the first applicant for the vacant seat on the Tennessee Court of Appeals Western Division.
Haltom, a partner at Thomason Hendrix Harvey Johnso
21. Holder to be Tenn. Supreme Court's First Woman Chief Justice
- Friday, May 02, 2008
The next chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court will be Memphis Justice Janice Holder - who will be the state Supreme Court's first woman chief justice.
Holder will replace William M. Barker, who announced this week he will retire effective Sept. 1. Barker told his fellow justices two years ago that he would retire soon, Justice Gary R. Wade told the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Wade said the justices selected Holder as the new chief justice then and there.
22. Justice Barker to RetireFrom State Supreme Court
- Thursday, May 01, 2008
First a vacancy on the state court of criminal appeals for West Tennessee, now a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Chief Justice William M. Barker of Chattanooga announced Tuesday
23. Latest Waltz Defendant Receives Probation
- Tuesday, January 22, 2008
It has finally happened in a Tennessee Waltz case. When former state Sen. Ward Crutchfield of Chattanooga was sentenced last week, his attorney and his friends tried to minimize what he did wrong. They did it in a way that none of the other five former lawmakers who have been sentenced have tried.
24. Crutchfield Avoids Jail Time, Gets 2 Years Probation
- Friday, January 18, 2008
Former state Sen. Ward Crutchfield of Chattanooga avoided jail time Thursday and was instead sentenced to two years probation for taking a bribe in the Tennessee Waltz corruption sting.
In Memphis federal court, U.S. District Judge Daniel Breen cited the poor health of the 79-year-old veteran legislator and former attorney in sentencing him to probation.
25. 2007's Top RealtorsHonored by MAAR
- Thursday, January 17, 2008
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors recently handed out awards at its annual gala, including one to John Linthicum of Crye-Leike Inc., who was named 2007 Realtor of the Year. Randy Jefferson of The Hobson Co. Realto
26. With Judicial Selection Finalists Up for Renewal, Debate Proceeds in Earnest
- Thursday, December 27, 2007
The state Judicial Selection Commission that has been the subject of Governor Phil Bredesen's ire in the last two years is at a crossroads.
The legislative act that created the commission to send the names of finalists for state appellate court vacancies to the governor for his selection is up for renewal by legislators next month.
27. Jones Receives Welcome Home Memphis Designation
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
The designation recently was created by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and is designed to increase affordable housing expertise.
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. Elvis' Legacy Echoes in Legal Field
- Thursday, August 16, 2007
His face or likeness has appeared on everything from pairs of nail clippers and candy bar wrappers to bottles of wine.
But rest assured that every time an image of Elvis Presley appears on an item in the marketplace these days, someone has paid a fee for it. And if the individual responsible for the item did not pay a fee, that item likely did not stay on the market for very long.
30. Chattanooga's CrutchfieldWill Resign From Senate
- Monday, July 30, 2007
Convicted Sen. Ward Crutchfield, D-Chattanooga, plans to resign from the General Assembly Aug. 6, according to a letter copied to his Democratic colleagues.
The letter, which also was se
31. Tennessee Waltz Keeps DancingWith Latest Guilty Pleas
- Monday, July 16, 2007
Federal prosecutors are closing in on a clean sweep in convictions of state lawmakers charged in the Tennessee Waltz corruption scandal.
State Sen. Ward Crutchfield pleaded guilty to bri
32. Crutchfield ExpectedTo Change Plea in Tenn. Waltz
- Friday, July 13, 2007
State Sen. Ward Crutchfield was expected to change his plea Thursday in his federal corruption case just days before he was scheduled to go to trial.
It was not clear what Crutchfield's
33. Phillips to Become President of Optometry School
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Dr. Richard W. Phillips has been named president-elect of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. Phillips is a 1978 graduate of the college and the former regional executive director for Tennessee operations for TLC - Laser Eye Centers. He will be only the sixth person to hold the office in the college's 75-year history. Phillips will assume the presidency May 17. He is replacing William E. Cochran, who is retiring.
34. Self Named Elder Law Specialist by TCCLES
- Thursday, September 07, 2006
William King Self Jr. has been designated an elder law specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization (TCCLES). He also holds the designation of specialist and certified elder law attorney (CELA) from the National Elder Law Foundation.
35. Blount Rises to Vice President at Wachovia
- Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Michelle Blount has been named vice president and senior community banker for Wachovia Bank in Memphis. She has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry and most recently served as vice president in commercial banking for First Tennessee Bank.
36. Local Attorneys Get Turn as Judge, Jury
- Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Starting over is the theme that fills every corner of David S. Kennedy's courtroom.
He is chief judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, which each year hears more than 20,000 pleas from debtors looking for a financial fresh start.
37. 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.
38. ABWA Chapter Names Woman of the Year
- Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Cheryl D. Fleming of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was named 2005 Woman of the Year by the local chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Fleming currently serves as president of the association.
39. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 03, 2004
Baptist Physician Named Distinguished Visiting Professor
Ward Named to Chair Judicial Selection Commission
C. Barry Ward was elected chair of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. Ward, an attorney with Glankler Brown PLLC, has been inc...
40. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 19, 2004
GLANKLER BROWN ATTORNEYS SOME OF THE BEST IN AMERICA
VA Researcher Awarded for Scientific Achievement
Dr. Andrew H. Kang was presented the William S. Middleton Award, the Department of Veterans Affairs most prestigious award for scientific ach...
41. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 28, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr
MAAR Dedicates Center in Honor of Past President
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr. with the dedication of the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Cen...
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 10, 2003
Judy Caldwell, executive director of The Childrens Museum of Memphis, was named a new board member for VSA arts Project of Te
Judy Caldwell Named to Tenn. Arts Board
Judy Caldwell, executive director of the Childrens Museum of Memphis, was nam...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 03, 2003
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Greg V. Ortega was named director of corporate product marketing for TBC Corp. Ortega previously held positions as TBCs manager of strategic marketing and manager of marketing and procurement for light truck tires. He earned...
44. 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...
45. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 12, 2002
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by attorneys nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by lawyers nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003. Lou...
46. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, May 30, 2002
Supreme Court High court issues landmark ruling in Memphis case By MARY DANDO The Daily News A recent ruling by the state Supreme Court allows an in-house attorney to turn the tables on the firm that hired the attorney to ward off lawsuits. The opin...
47. Archived Article: Dillard's P.2
- Tuesday, May 29, 2001
Dillards posts first quarter profit Dillards posts first quarter profit Dillard's Inc. posted a profit for its first quarter in contrast to a loss a year ago despite an 8 percent sales decline. But its stock dropped nearly 13 percent. ``It seems to ...
48. Archived Article: Calvary P.2
- Friday, February 23, 2001
Calvary Episcopal Church will kick off its 78th annual Noonday Lenten Preaching Series on Wednesday, Feb Lenten series begins Wednesday By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Calvary Episcopal Church will kick off its 78th annual Noonday Lenten Preaching...
49. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 14, 2000
Seven attorneys from the Memphis-based law firm Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder were included in the ninth edition of T Nineteen attorneys from Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell were included in the ninth edition of "The Best La...
50. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Fifty two Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates earned the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation this year A total of 52 Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates recently earned the accredited buyer representative designation. They jo...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 08, 2000
Peter Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer of The LTV Corporation (NYSE: LTV - news) today announced the election by the Board of Directors of David M J. Mitchell Collins has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer of...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 21, 1999
AutoZone Names Senior Vice James M. Evans Jr. has joined PSI as a staff consultant. He has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis and previously worked as a structural engineer. Emily Forman has joined CB Richard Ellis as resea...
53. Archived Article: Tech Focus Chg
- Wednesday, November 12, 1997
There is a new career position in corporate America that is still somewhat undefined and in most cases carries no formal training Certifiable Webmasters Brentwood-based company offers new Webmaster Certification Program; National Association of Webm...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 1997
Bill Wilson Jr Bill Wilson Jr. and Linda B. Ward have joined the mortgage lending department of Victory Bank. Wilson has been named senior loan officer of mortgage lending. He previously was a loan officer at Community Mortgage Corp. Ward has joined...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 22, 1996
memos 05-22 Memphis Concert Ballet has announced two staff additions: Suzy Carpenter has joined the staff of Memphis Concert Ballet as development director. She previously worked in development for the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Carpenter has a bach...