Editorial Results (free)
1. Commission Debates Interim Appointment to State House
- Monday, March 20, 2017
Shelby County commissioners have to decide Monday, March 20, whether or not to appoint someone to the vacant state House District 95 seat until special primary and general elections are decided in three months.
2. Grimes Joins Barge Waggoner As Transportation Project Manager
- Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Keafur Grimes has joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon Inc. as transportation project manager, bringing with him more than 35 years of experience. In his new role, Grimes manages transportation planning and construction projects to meet federal, state and local regulations; ensures that projects meet quality compliance and assurance standards as well as customer needs; and are delivered on time and within budget.
3. Moving Slowly, Growing Quickly
- Saturday, August 1, 2015
Time was, crossing Lower Broadway safely only meant dodging woozy country music fans, speeding cabs and the occasional errant tour bus.
They’re all still there, but they’ve been joined by a wide and growing variety of small-motor or human-powered vehicles shuttling residents and tourists in and around downtown Nashville.
4. Degrees of Difficulty
- Friday, December 28, 2012
Leaders of the city’s five higher education institutions say they are all grappling with the issue of relevance in a changing world and economy as they compete for students with missions that make them different from one another.
- Thursday, May 10, 2012
The Greater Memphis Chamber: International Business Council will hold a seminar on business in the Philippines Thursday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is free. The IBC will also hold a luncheon at noon at the Hilton. Cost is $25, or $15 for attendees of the breakfast seminar. Call Brenda Montgomery at 543-3541.
- Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Duane McCrory of Top Quality Service will present “Energy Savings on Heating & Air: How to Save on Upcoming Government Changes.” Call Jo Garner at 482-0354 for details.
7. 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.
8. Commission to Choose Jones’ Successor
- Monday, December 20, 2010
Shelby County commissioners pick a new state representative at Monday’s session to round out the 22-member Shelby County delegation to Nashville.
The commission meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Vasco Smith County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
9. Our Own Voice Examines Customer Service, Love
- Monday, May 24, 2010
Even customer service reps need love, according to a new play by a theater troupe focused on inclusiveness. Our Own Voice (OOV), a company in residence at TheatreWorks, hopes to challenge audiences to empathize with workers in an industry that often gets an earful.
10. Some GOP Candidates to Skip Fundraiser Over Cost
- Friday, May 21, 2010
CHATTANOOGA (AP) - Some Republican candidates in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District race say they plan to skip a Saturday GOP fundraiser after they were hit with a demand to pay $2,000 for the right to speak there.
11. Third District Congressional Race Now Has Democrat
- Tuesday, March 9, 2010
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - There is finally a Democrat in the race for Tennessee's 3rd District congressional seat.
Brenda Short of East Ridge held a kickoff event Friday. The seat is up for grabs with incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp running for governor.
12. TennCare Cuts Under Way Now
- Wednesday, February 3, 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.
- Friday, November 13, 2009
The International Business Council will hold its 2009 fall meeting today at 8 a.m. at The Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The theme of the event is “Memphis: The Crossroads of NAFTA.” Cost is $45 for Greater Memphis Chamber members and $60 for nonmembers. For tickets, call Brenda Montgomery at 543-3541.
14. Dental Building Sold In Cordova
- Tuesday, March 24, 2009
850 Willow Tree Circle, Suite 101
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $800,000
Sale Date: March 11, 2009
Buyer: Jason Collier
Seller: William and Jeanne Locante
Loan Amounts: $633,200; $160,000
Loan Dates: March 11, 2009 (both)
Maturity Date: N/A
Lenders: The Huntington National Bank; William and Jeanne Locante
15. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
16. Cullison Moves Up At Methodist LeBonheur in Germantown
- Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital has named Rebecca Cullison assistant administrator of clinical support services.
Cullison has been with Methodist for three years, first as an administrative resident and most recently as the manager of system operations.
17. New School Gives Students Science Frontiers To Conquer
- Wednesday, June 6, 2007
In the coming years, students of one new high school in Memphis will graduate with more than a diploma.
The students of the tentatively named South Side Health Career Academy will have the opportunity to receive professional certifications that could put them into the workforce immediately after graduation.
18. Melick Tapped to Manage Fixed Income Banking Group at Morgan Keegan & Co.
- Wednesday, July 5, 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.
- Wednesday, November 2, 2005
The Center City Commission Design Review Board meets at 5 p.m. today in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The Mid-South chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners hosts a mini-seminar on disaster-related fraud at 5 p.m. today at Holiday Inn, 5795 Poplar Ave. For more information, contact Michael L. Smith at 487-6732.
20. 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...
21. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 22, 2005
AdFed Names Pyramid Award Winners
The Memphis Advertising Federation named Robert Vornbrock and Glenna Rogers-Ward ad man and ad woman of the year at its 2005 Pyramid Awards ceremony. Vornbrock, president of diversified communications...
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 18, 2004
VA Medical Center Physician Recognized
Memphis Attorneys Complete Leadership Program
The Tennessee Bar Association announced that the following Memphis attorneys have completed the TBA Leadership Law program: Karen Campbell, Gary K. Smith &...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 12, 2003
Julie Wittichen Gasaway has become an associate at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects
Julie Wittichen Gasaway has become an associate at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects. She joined the firm in 1990 and earned a bachelors degree from the University o...
24. 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...
25. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 1, 2001
Minority Enterprise Development Week, Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, brings together minority business owners, buyers and procurement representatives from corporate America, federal, state and local governments. In keeping with this years t...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 11, 1997
Aug. 13 Aug. 11 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The cost is $13. The program will be on leadership through effective communication and will be presented by Melissa Booth, communica...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 13, 1996
05-13 calendar May 14 Memphis Heritage Inc. and the Memphis Landmarks Commission will hold their 20th annual historic preservation awards at Central Station, 545 S. Main St. A reception begins at 5 p.m., and the awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m. For ...