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1. Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper to be Released from Prison
- Wednesday, September 12, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart as a teenager in 2002 from her Salt Lake City bedroom and hold her captive will be freed from prison in a surprise move announced Tuesday by state authorities.
2. Lots of Noise, But Few Results in Legislature
- Thursday, April 12, 2018
Just when you think the Tennessee Legislature is going off the deep end, someone will throw them a bungee cord. Maybe a rope made out of hemp would work better because a bungee cord leaves people bouncing, never quite reeling them in.
3. Can Zuckerberg's Media Blitz Take the Pressure Off Facebook?
- Friday, March 23, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – In the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a rare media mini-blitz in an attempt to take some of the public and political pressure off the social network.
4. 'Enough is Enough': US Students Stage Walkouts Against Guns
- Thursday, March 15, 2018
Declaring enough is enough, tens of thousands of young people from Maine to California walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in one of the biggest student protests since the Vietnam era.
5. Trump Endorses Raising Minimum Age to 21 for More Weapons
- Friday, February 23, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain rifles and tighter background checks for purchasers, saying "there's nothing more important than protecting our children," amid a public outcry for action after the Florida school shooting.
- Saturday, February 4, 2017
The second We Mean Business Symposium, hosted by the City of Memphis Office of Business Diversity and Compliance, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Tower Center at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., 33rd floor. The primary focus is to share upcoming city bid opportunities for small and minority-owned businesses. Companies also will learn about the certification and registration process and how to leverage the city’s diversity programs. The first J.E. Walker Breaking Barriers Awards Luncheon will follow. Cost is free; RSVP required. Register at eventbrite.com.
- Monday, February 6, 2017
NAWBO Memphis will present “Selling for Business Owners” Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seasons 52, 6085 Poplar Ave. Shawn Karol Sandy, chief revenue officer of The Selling Agency, will share the three-point plan that builds your own selling program and positions your company in front of your ideal customers. Register at nawbomemphis.org.
8. Cleveland Indians, ‘Major League’ Come to World Series
- Friday, October 21, 2016
The Chicago Cubs have the charm and the brand. Lovable losers. The Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field.
And they are fighting 108 years of history. The Goat Curse. The Gatorade on Leon Durham’s glove. Steve Bartman.
9. Chism Opens Capital Advisors/Bellwether Enterprise's Memphis Office
- Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Jeremy Chism has joined Capital Advisors/Bellwether Enterprise as vice president to open the company’s Memphis commercial real estate loan production office. The firm provides financing solutions through a vast network of insurance companies, CMBS lenders and commercial lenders for commercial real estate.
10. Interest in Guns Ranges From Self-Defense to Recreation
- Saturday, April 4, 2015
While the stereotype of the “gun guy” clad in camouflage still exists, firearms owners are much more likely to be your dentist, doctor or the guy or gal next door.
As of March, there were more than 500,000 handgun permit holders in Tennessee – about one in 10 residents.
11. Training Ground
- Saturday, June 14, 2014
You can’t perfectly simulate a real-life disaster. Dr. Joe Holley knows this better than most.
12. Damn This Traffic Jam!
- Thursday, January 23, 2014
“Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.”
So read an Aug. 13, 2013, email exchange between a couple of New Jersey pols. Why Fort Lee?
Earlier efforts to pluck Democratic endorsements in the Garden State for Gov. Chris Christie’s reelection campaign had failed as to Fort Lee’s mayor, Mark Sokolich. Moreover, the day before, the Democratic state senator who represents Fort Lee had effectively blocked Christie’s reappointment of a Republican state supreme court justice. On Aug. 12, Christie referred to Jersey’s Democratic state senators as “animals.”
13. Fans Gather at Graceland for Presley's Birthday
- Thursday, January 9, 2014
MEMPHIS (AP) – Television and radio personality Wink Martindale remembers the day nearly 60 years ago when Elvis Presley's first single, "That's All Right," played for the first time on the radio.
14. Holiday Weekend Gives a Boost to Auto Sales
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
DETROIT (AP) – The holiday weekend was good to U.S. automakers, as November sales rose 9 percent to beat strong numbers from a year ago.
Sales ran at an annual rate of 16.4 million cars and trucks last month, making it the best rate of the year according to Autodata Corp.
15. Education Leaders Frame Reforms in Faith Response
- Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The leader of the Memphis Teacher Residency program and the superintendents of Shelby County Schools and the Achievement School District told several hundred people at Second Presbyterian Church this weekend that Memphis’ public education reformation needs less “negativity” and more citizen involvement.
- Saturday, February 2, 2013
Nike Inc. will host construction symposiums for locally owned small, women-owned and minority businesses Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Attendees will learn about construction opportunities at Nike’s Memphis expansion. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at email@example.com or 543-3500.
17. US Homebuilder Confidence at Highest Level Since 2006
- Wednesday, December 19, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Confidence among U.S. homebuilders inched up this month, to the highest level in more than six and a half years, as builders reported the best market for newly built homes since the housing boom.
18. Airports and Stock Exchange Reopen After Superstorm Sandy
- Thursday, November 1, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Two major airports reopened and the New York Stock Exchange got back to business Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to feed and rescue flood victims two days after Superstorm Sandy struck.
19. FedEx Adding Capacity in Georgia
- Wednesday, January 19, 2011
NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — FedEx Ground says it needs more shipping capacity in the Atlanta market and will start construction on a new distribution center in Norcross.
FedEx Ground already has distribution centers in Norcross, Marietta and Atlanta. Company spokesman David Westrick says that once the 215,000-square-foot facility is built, Norcross operations will be split between the two facilities there.
20. Deimund Named Clinical Director of Methodist Wound Centers
- Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Sandy Deimund has been named clinical director for the Methodist North and Methodist South Hospital Comprehensive Wound Healing Centers.
Hometown: Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Education: Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) and a member of the American Academy of Wound Management
Work Experience: Nurse manager, Methodist South Comprehensive Wound Healing Center; registered nurse, Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Favorite quote: “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford
Last book read: “Love ’Em or Lose ’Em” by Beverly L. Kaye
Favorite music: I like a variety of music, from country to classical.
Favorite movie: “African Queen”
Sports team: Tennessee Titans
Activities you enjoy outside of work: Spending time with friends, sudoku puzzles, traveling, reading
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could pick stocks like Warren Buffet.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? All of the patients who have overcome obstacles in their lives, yet continue to persevere.
Why did you pursue a career in health care? I have always had an innate curiosity about medicine and people. As a child, my dolls were always sick or injured and needed “health care.”
What drew you to Methodist? The Christian atmosphere and multiple opportunities available for nurses.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Any time a patient hugs me or shakes my hand and tells me how much they appreciate my efforts is the greatest feeling.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with patients to facilitate their healing process.
21. Divorce, Bankruptcy Attorney Finds Joy in Solo Practice
- Thursday, July 30, 2009
David M. Sandy is a solo practitioner at The Law Office of David Sandy. He practices primarily in family law, bankruptcy and small business. He also does some work in personal injury, appellate law and employment, and is a real estate agent.
22. Retailers, Service Cos. Gain as People Stay Home
- Tuesday, May 19, 2009
CINCINNATI (AP) - As Americans grow accustomed during the recession to spending more time at home and living in the same places longer, home-improvement companies are regaining momentum.
"My wife and I had thought of this as more of an in-between house," said Scott Nichols, 50, who had considered moving from his suburban Cincinnati home to a condo or ranch-style house. "Now we have decided to concentrate on making our current home exactly like we want it, pay it off and stay."
23. Tough Task Ahead to Find Madoff Money, Co-Schemers
- Monday, March 16, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – With Bernard Madoff behind bars, investigators have their work cut out for them in identifying who else may have been involved in his nearly $65 billion scam.
Among other things, prosecutors must determine what role, if any, Madoff’s wife, brother, two sons and employees played in perhaps the largest Ponzi scheme in history.
- Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Talk Shoppe will present “Test Drive the Master Mind Principle Success Formula with Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
25. Former Union Ave. Florist Shop To Get a Facelift
- Tuesday, February 27, 2007
2011-2015 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Sale Amount: $900,000
Sale Date: Feb. 2, 2007
Buyer: 2011-2015 Union Avenue Partners
26. Judge Larry Potter Receives KAB Award
- Wednesday, January 3, 2007
Larry E. Potter, presiding judge of the Memphis/Shelby County Environmental Court, has received Keep America Beautiful's (KAB) Iron Eyes Cody Award. The award was named in honor of KAB's landmark public awareness campaign of the 1970s, "People Start Pollution. People Can Stop It," which featured the iconic face and tear of Iron Eyes Cody and is credited with awakening the environmental consciousness of an entire generation. Potter became the first Environmental Court judge in Memphis and Tennessee in 1983. During that year, he helped create the court.
27. Archived Article
- Tuesday, August 16, 2005
70 S. Fourth St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Cost: $37 million
Borrower: Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. (as grantor and lessor) and Forum Residential Partners LLC (as lessee)
Lender: Regions Bank
Trustee: Sandy Wilson
Property: Echelon at the Ballpark at 70 S. Fourth St.
28. Archived Article
- Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Five properties on
South Mendenhall Road
Cost: $22.5 million
Buyer: RREEF America REIT II Corp.
Seller: State of California Public Employees' Retirement System
Property: Properties at 4370, 4400, 4440, 4444 and 4450 S. Mendenhall Road.
29. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 23, 2005
Urban Planning Firm Hosts Form Based Codes Workshop
SCORE Hosts Small Business Workshop
The Shelby County Commission hosts its Executive Lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the chamber conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building,...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Senior Armstrong Allen attorney named managing partner
Armstrong Allen Names New Managing Partner
James McLaren Jr., a senior member of Armstrong Allen PLLC, has been elected managing partner of the firm. Members of the firms 2005 management c...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 27, 2002
David Wade, a member of the Martin Tate Morrow & Marston law firm, took office as the 81st president of the Memphis Bar Associ David Wade, a member of the Martin Tate Morrow & Marston law firm, took office as the 81st president of the Memphi...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 25, 2001
Randall D Randall D. Noel was elected president of the Tennessee Legal Community Foundation at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Bar Association last month. Noel is a litigation partner with Armstrong Allen PLLC where he has practiced for 22 years...
33. Archived Article: Focus (mock)
- Thursday, March 1, 2001
Arkansas youth mock trials fosters high ideals and public service Fledgling legal eagles take flight in mock trials By MARY DANDO The Daily News The state that produced a boy from Hope who became first a lawyer and then a president will introduce mo...
34. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, August 29, 2000
Crye-Leike has opened its first franchise in Arkansas Crye-Leike has opened its first franchise in Arkansas. The Memphis-based firm has sold a franchise to Crye-Leike Missco Realty in Blytheville. This will be Crye-Leikes fifth franchise, joining ot...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 1, 1999
Dr Dr. Becky Wright and Dr. David Benoit have joined the medical staff of Baptist Memorial Hospital-East as pediatric anesthesiologists. Wright previously was a pediatric anesthesiologist for Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center. She received her med...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 20, 1998
Susan Wade Stinson has been named vice president of construction and maintenance at Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division. Stinson has served as manager of MLGWs Hickory Hill Service Center since 1986. He is a graduate of the University of Mississip...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 13, 1997
Methodist Alliance Health Services has announced several new employees: Methodist Alliance Health Services has announced several new employees: Sandy Campany has been named customer development coordinator. She previously was clinical coordinator fo...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 30, 1997
Dr Dr. Raymond R. Lagesse has been named assistant to the vice president for academic affairs at State Technical Institute. Lagesse previously worked at the State University of New York College at Geneseo where he was associate dean and director of ...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 16, 1997
Trezevant Realty Corp Trezevant Realty Corp. has announced several new employees and a promotion: Linda Braden has joined the corporation as marketing assistant for retail development. Braden has been involved in the commercial real estate industry ...
41. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 6, 1996
02/06 Real briefs Linda Hoard has been elected president of the local chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management. Other officers include president-elect Noy Garrett, treasurer Philip Dees and secretary Sandy Graham. Hoard, who is vice presid...