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1. Last Word: Vince Carter Leaves, Fairgrounds and Pulling the Plug on Green Tech
- Friday, July 07, 2017
Vince Carter joins Zach Randolph with the Sacramento Kings next NBA season with an $8 million one-year pact for Carter. Still no word on Tony Allen’s free agency status as we put this up. The Grizz plan to retire Randolph’s jersey.
2. Last Word: A Second Juvenile Court Letter, Fred Smith's Tax Plan and Memphis Hops
- Wednesday, June 28, 2017
A group of 19 organizations including the Memphis Branch NAACP and 28 citizens sent a letter Tuesday to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to keep in place Justice Department oversight of Juvenile Court. The 12-page letter is a point-by-point detailed response to the June 9 letter from County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael and Sheriff Bill Oldham asking Sessions to end the memorandum of agreement between county government and the Justice Department.
3. Sports Bind City
- Saturday, January 21, 2017
Maybe it is your spouse’s Christmas party. Or a local business conference and no one else from your company is attending. When you give the room the once-over, it’s full of unfamiliar faces.
4. Trump Leaving His Global Business – To Be Run By His Sons
- Thursday, January 12, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Breaking with presidential precedent, Donald Trump said Wednesday he will continue to profit from his global business empire after he enters the White House this month.
5. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
6. Last Word: Fred's Post Mortem, Karen Camper on Guns and Pentatonix at Calvary
- Thursday, December 22, 2016
Who knew Fred’s could become probably the most complex local business story of the year? More post mortem on the $950 million deal announced this week in which the Memphis-based corporation bought 865 Rite Aid stores from Walgreens and Rite-Aid, who are working toward an acquisition and merger deal of their own.
7. Grizzlies End 6-Game Skid With Home Win Over Bulls
- Wednesday, April 06, 2016
If it had been a football game, you could have called it the Desperation Bowl. The Chicago Bulls and Memphis Grizzlies each badly needed a victory.
Behind 27 points and 10 rebounds from power forward Zach Randolph, the Grizzlies got one and snapped their six-game losing streak by defeating the Bulls 108-92 Tuesday, April 5, at FedExForum.
8. Memphis Sports Leaders to Speak on Local Impact
- Wednesday, January 27, 2016
You will find Memphis sports fans everywhere – including in the Redbirds dugout at AutoZone Park.
“Our players like having the NBA here and FedExForum nearby,” said Memphis Redbirds general manager Craig Unger.
9. In the Game
- Saturday, January 23, 2016
Way back in the 1990s, perhaps before the Grizzlies and FedExForum were even a twinkle in anyone’s eye, Chris Wallace came to Memphis and The Pyramid for a preseason NBA game featuring Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
10. The Pressure of Parity: There’s Golden State … And Everybody Else
- Thursday, December 24, 2015
San Antonio had just handed the Grizzlies a 20-point home loss. Someone asked Spurs coach Gregg Popovich what his team could take from the game.
His answer: Even the Spurs were a work in progress, continuing to chase the shadows of perfection. Which, on Dec. 3, was personified in the still-undefeated Golden State Warriors.
11. Nike’s Global Expansion Connected to Memphis
- Thursday, December 24, 2015
Name the earnings conference call this company CEO quote is from: “The success you see today and the opportunities ahead are driven by the strength of our portfolio.”
You could be forgiven for guessing it came from a FedEx Corp. call since Fred Smith, founder and CEO of the Memphis-based corporation, frequently speaks of the FedEx “portfolio.” He also frequently lectures analysts about the perils of judging FedEx by the performance of one part of the portfolio or looking at the portfolio a piece at a time.
12. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 08, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
13. What’s in a Name?
- Friday, June 27, 2014
Let’s consider our own Memphis Grizzlies. The team kept a nickname that migrated from Vancouver because fans here have embraced it. In fact, you or someone in your family probably owns a cap or a shirt bearing the team nickname or the likeness of a grizzly bear.
14. Heisley’s Legacy: Believing in Memphis
- Friday, May 02, 2014
It is said that the famous have their lives summed up in the first paragraph of their public obituary.
The first sentence from a recent obit in The New York Times read: “Michael Heisley, the billionaire financier, who bought the N.B.A.’s floundering Vancouver Grizzlies in April 2000 and soon moved them to Memphis, where he revitalized the franchise, died on Saturday in Illinois. He was 77.”
15. State Lags for Women in Corporate Positions
- Saturday, October 26, 2013
Tennessee’s corporate boards are showing slow growth in gender diversity levels, although rankings are still among the lowest in the nation, according to the latest findings of an annual study.
Expert opinions vary on how strongly the statistics reflect corporate vitality in Tennessee on a broader scale.
16. He Said, She Said: Part 1
- Thursday, June 06, 2013
The posting sent to the members of the cruciverbal community read, “We’re looking for seasoned ... puzzle creators to help us build puzzles for our game, (which) uses a unique crossword-influenced style of word puzzle where the answers are hidden in ... famous quotations. We’re (a small outfit) and ... can’t create puzzles fast enough for the players.”
17. Hampton Named Exec. Director of SRVS
- Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Tyler W. Hampton has been named executive director of SRVS. He previously served as director of operations and director of finance for the agency.
Hometown: Dyer, Ind., but raised in Houston, Texas.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
The Memphis Botanic Garden will host “Career Class: Finding a Job in a Challenging Economy” with Dr. Fred Dorn today from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $159 for members and $179 for nonmembers. Call 636-4128 to register.
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar titled “What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Practicing in Probate Court” today from noon to 1 p.m. at the MBA office, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220.
20. Economists Weigh Bailouts’ Impact
- Tuesday, August 26, 2008
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – Do Washington policymakers listen too much to Wall Street? A possible bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on the heels of similar action involving investment firm Bear Stearns, seems to send a loud signal to financial companies that the government will clean up their messes.
21. List to Replace Peete on Council is Long
- Monday, June 18, 2007
Memphis City Council members are expecting more than two dozen contenders to consider for the vacant District 8 Position 2 Super District seat on the council.
They include the owner of a neighborhood grocery store, an insurance executive, seasoned political partisans, a courthouse security guard, perennial candidates, a math teacher and neighborhood activists.
22. Burford to Help Develop PR Efforts For Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Marc Burford has been promoted to business development coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). In his new role, Burford will be responsible for helping develop public relations and for coordinating various public functions that promote MATCU's products and services. He started working at MATCU in 2003 as a sales associate and was promoted to an assistant branch manager in 2004.
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Le Bonheur Hires Two New Surgeons
Taylor Elected to TTLA Board of Governors
Chris Taylor was elected to the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors. Taylor, a shareholder in Hill Borens Memphis office, also will serve as a TTLA ...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 30, 2003
John W. McConomy
John W. McConomy was appointed ResortQuest International Inc. senior vice president and general counsel. McConomy will join the company effective May 19 in Destin, Fla., the new location of its corporate office. McConomy will ove...
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Clark Cummings was appointed senior vice president and security director for FirstBank
Clark Cummings was appointed senior vice president and security director for FirstBank. He will be responsible for developing security procedures and documenta...
26. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, November 30, 2001
Congressman Ed Bryant is hosting a series of town hall meetings to hear constituent concerns and provide updates on current fe Weintraub, Stock & Grisham PC hosts "The American Workplace After Sept. 11: Balancing Security Concerns with Work...
27. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, May 02, 2001
BusinessResources BusinessResources.Com will kick off the Memphis B2Bxpo, a quarterly business exposition for B2B Community members at Agricenter International. The first Memphis B2Bxpo is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 12. It will feature more than 150 Mem...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 16, 2000
Jerry Corless recently was selected as a member of New England Financials exclusive All-Star Team Laura Linder was hired by The Greater Memphis Arts Council as vice president for marketing and development. Linder joined the staff Aug. 7. She replace...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 09, 2000
Memos Memos Launice P. Sills has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as an associate attorney in the firms Memphis office. Sills concentrates her practice in tort and insurance litigation. She received a bachelors degree in 1980 from Spel...
30. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 10, 1997
Several local attorneys have been elected to positions with the Tennessee Bar Association Several local attorneys have been elected to positions with the Tennessee Bar Association. Randall D. Noel, a partner in the firm of Armstrong Allen Prewitt Ge...
31. Archived Article: Seus-japan Conf
- Monday, September 09, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Memphis site for Southeastern states/Japan trade conference By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The 21st annual meeting of the Southeastern United States/Japan Association will convene next month in Memphis, bringing Eastern and Western c...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
04-03 memos Enterprise National Bank announced several promotions: Deborah Gifford was promoted to a vice president at Enterprise. Gifford has been employed by company since its inception in 1990 and manages the retail banking division. Judy Magri w...