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1. Last Word: Soccer Returns, Confederate Reprisals and Megasite Politics
- Tuesday, January 9, 2018
So much going on off the field and on parts of the field in Atlanta Monday evening as Alabama beat Georgia – a clothesline, a punch thrown on the field and an attempt to throw another punch on the sidelines at an Alabama coach and all of that from a single Alabama player. So a lot of speculation after the College Football Playoff National Championship about how that will be resolved. Alabama over Georgia 26-23 in overtime.
2. Lankford to Manage Agricenter’s New Organic Center
- Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Chris Lankford has been named farm manager for Agricenter International’s newly created Organic Resource Center, which is designed to be a resource for Mid-South growers in the basics of the organic certification process. Lankford will be responsible for the operation of the new organic farm, developing peri-urban agriculture projects, and promoting organic agricultural practices. He also will assist the director of research in additional research as well as the operation of Agricenter’s farm as a whole.
3. ‘Divisive Symbols’: Mississippi Case Offers Hope for Forrest Bust Removal
- Thursday, September 7, 2017
State Sen. Lee Harris is encouraged by the U.S. Supreme Court’s request for the state of Mississippi to respond to a lawsuit seeking to remove the Confederate battle flag from its state flag.
4. US Clears First 'Living Drug' for Tough Childhood Leukemia
- Thursday, August 31, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Opening a new era in cancer care, the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.
5. Redshirt Season Helps Johnson Improve Game
- Friday, June 30, 2017
Jalen Johnson’s first season on Tennessee’s basketball team didn’t go as planned. Now, he’s better for it.
The 6-foot-5 wing from Durham, North Carolina, arrived on campus last fall barely 170 pounds and competing for minutes with the likes of Robert Hubbs III, who led the Vols in scoring (13.7) and minutes (31.6) as a senior last season.
6. Stanley Cup Run Makes State Sports History List
- Friday, June 23, 2017
Time and again during the recent Stanley Cup Final, people asked the rhetorical question: Is this the greatest moment in Nashville sports history?
Let the debate continue. But let’s take it a step further: Was this the greatest moment in the state’s sports history?
7. Howard Stern Announces 5-Year Deal With Sirius XM
- Wednesday, December 16, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Much has changed for Howard Stern and SiriusXM since their first deal a decade ago — except for their desire to stay in business together.
The company announced Tuesday its third five-year deal to keep Stern's radio show at SiriusXM, together with a longer-term video arrangement that will allow fans to see as well as hear his program and have access to 30 years of career highlights.
8. Vols’ Dobbs Embraces the Role of ‘CEO Quarterback’
- Saturday, April 4, 2015
Joshua Dobbs enters his junior season as Tennessee’s undisputed No. 1 quarterback and team leader, the player most responsible for the Vols’ relevance again in SEC football.
9. Crone Promoted at Trane Mid-South
- Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Crone has been promoted to comprehensive solutions business development manager with Trane Mid-South. In his new role, Crone will work with large commercial, industrial and institutional customers throughout the Mid-South to develop performance-based comprehensive solutions for capital improvements and operational efficiencies.
10. Vols Take Plenty of Momentum Into Offseason
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.
11. Vol Players See TaxSlayer Win as a Big Step for Program
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Christmas break has come and gone for the University of Tennessee’s football team. Now it’s back to business.
The Vols return to campus for practice Saturday and, after a Sunday practice, fly to Jacksonville for the Jan. 2 game against Iowa in the TaxSlayer Bowl, formerly the Gator Bowl.
12. Grizzlies Part of Crowded Western Conference Race
- Monday, October 27, 2014
Calling it the Wild West just doesn't do it justice anymore.
The NBA's Western Conference is brutal. It's loaded with talent. And the eight teams that make it through a gruelingly competitive regular season to reach the playoffs will only find slugging their way to the NBA Finals even more daunting.
13. Vols Resurrect Fond Memories of ‘Wide Receiver U’
- Saturday, August 16, 2014
None of the receivers on the University of Tennessee football team were born when the program was dubbed “Wide Receiver U” in the 1980s.
Guys like Tim McGee, Anthony Miller, Alvin Harper and Carl Pickens paved the way for UT to become the premier destination for wide receivers seeking stardom into the 1990s.
14. Alexander Looks to Fend Off Tennessee GOP Challengers
- Thursday, August 7, 2014
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP) – After losing his first bid for Tennessee governor 40 years ago, Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander shed his blue suit and buttoned-up appearance for a plaid shirt, hiking boots and a 1,000-mile walk around the state.
15. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 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.
16. Bass Berry Law Firm Honored for Recent Deals
- Thursday, December 27, 2012
The law firm of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has won the mergers and acquisitions “deal of the year” award in the $50 million to $100 million category from M&A Advisors.
The deal for which Bass Berry won the award was announced earlier this year. It involved Luminex Corp. – a health care and life sciences research company – acquiring privately held GenturaDx, a molecular diagnostics company focused on making nucleic acid testing affordable and practical for any lab.
17. Donelson: Tennessee Republicans See Changes in Past 60 Years
- Monday, November 12, 2012
As Memphis voters were going to the polls on Election Day last week, attorney Lewis Donelson was talking about the modern day Tennessee Republican Party he was instrumental in forming 60 years ago.
18. Scott Joins Methodist South as Chief Medical Officer
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Dr. Howard Scott has been named chief medical officer at Methodist South Hospital. Before joining Methodist South, which is part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, Scott served as chief medical officer for West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami. He has also maintained an active private practice for 29 years.
19. Methodist South Names Scott Chief Medical Officer
- Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Dr. Howard Scott has been named chief medical officer at Methodist South Hospital in Memphis.
Prior to joining Methodist South Hospital, Scott served as the chief medical officer for West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami, which is affiliated with the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University.
20. The MED Approves $20 Million in Upgrades
- Monday, June 20, 2011
The board governing The Regional Medical Center at Memphis approved its fiscal year 2012 budget, including roughly $20 million in capital improvements, during a Thursday, June 16, meeting at the Adams Pavilion, 842 Jefferson Ave.
21. Mid-South Coliseum Next in Preservationists’ Crosshairs
- Monday, April 18, 2011
With the recent demolishment of Union Avenue United Methodist Church in the rearview mirror, Memphis Heritage Inc. is back and perhaps more empowered than ever.
22. Evolve Announces New Hires
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
Dick Wittenberg has been hired as a senior vice president and private banking officer in the private banking division of Evolve Bank & Trust.
23. Government Tries to Recoup Some Fannie, Freddie losses
- Tuesday, July 13, 2010
A federal regulator is taking steps that could lead to the recovery of some losses sustained by mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency said Monday it is looking to get back money that the two government-controlled companies have lost on mortgage securities packaged and sold by Wall Street firms.
24. Commissioners to Vote on Health Loop Clinic Funding
- Monday, May 24, 2010
When The Regional Medical Center at Memphis decided late last year to spin off five of its outpatient care clinics, administrators of the hospital said the decision would give the institution financial breathing room. It would save the county $3.8 million annually.
25. Rosy Earnings Show Corporate America is Back
- Thursday, April 29, 2010
CHICAGO (AP) — Corporate America is back.
Companies that do everything from making appliances to selling cruises are reporting strong first-quarter profits — not because of the layoffs many of them used to dress up last year's earnings reports but because people are spending more.
26. Orthopedic Forum Returns To Memphis
- Wednesday, April 28, 2010
The Orthopedic Design & Technology Forum is well on its way to becoming an annual event for Memphis.
The forum returns Wednesday to the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis for the second year. The New Jersey-based industry magazine Orthopedic Design & Technology launched the forum in Memphis in addition to the annual conference and exhibition it hosts in Fort Wayne, Ind.
- Wednesday, January 20, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Donna Pope, business consultant and certified professional career coach at Your Resume Suite LLC, will speak. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
28. 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.
29. With Clinton Back on Trail, McCain Visit Up Next
- Tuesday, January 29, 2008
When New York Sen. Hillary Clinton told her husband a day or so ago that she'd be making a campaign stop in Memphis this week, the former president and Arkansas governor said he was jealous about being unable to come along.
30. Lenders Raise Bar for Commercial Real Estate After Worries About Loose Underwriting Conditions
- Friday, October 19, 2007
NEW YORK (Dow Jones/AP) - Commercial real-estate lenders, spooked by the collapse in residential housing, are reining in riskier loans on fears that underwriting standards were too loose.
During the last few months, lenders have been requiring significantly more equity to get projects rolling, while the cost of obtaining debt continues to shoot higher. Meanwhile, banks are avoiding making loans to commercial real estate on concerns about the quality of construction and development loans.
31. Media-Buying Company Focuses On Small-Market Radio Stations
- Wednesday, April 18, 2007
In last year's state Senate race, a radio spot for Democrat John Wilder talked about how he'd juggled his legislative duties while caring for his dying wife, Marcelle.
The couple had be
32. St. Jude Lauds CreationOf Salvadoran Ethics Groups
- Thursday, December 28, 2006
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators are praising the establishment of research ethics committees (REC) in El Salvador.
The committees will allow the country to conduct cl
33. Methodist Le Bonheur's Wade Becomes First to Achieve BCIA Certification
- Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Deanne Wade has become the first therapist in the tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi) to become certified through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback. Wade is a physical therapist and supervisor in incontinence and pelvic rehabilitation at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital.
34. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
35. Armstrong Allen Names New Litigation Practice Chair
- Wednesday, October 5, 2005
Armstrong Allen attorney James F. Arthur III was named litigation practice group chairman for the firm. Arthur replaces Lucian Pera, who has served as litigation practice chairman for the past several years.
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 9, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
37. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 16, 2005
YMCA Appoints Senior Vice President for Development
YMCA Appoints Senior Development Officer
Rorie Trammel was promoted to senior vice president for development and community relations for YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South. Trammel joined the ...
38. 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...
39. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Armstrong Allen attorneys chosen for Best Lawyers
Memphis Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following 2004-2005 officers: Mike Wood, president; David B. Jones, vice president; Frank E. Da...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 8, 2003
Memphis memos 01-08-03
Dr. G. Scott Morris was the Memphis recipient of the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians 2002 Family Physician of the Year Award. Morris earned the award based on his more than 13 years as head of the Church Health Cente...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 13, 1998
PSI Process Systems Inc PSI Process Systems Inc. has announced two new employees. Jay Patel has joined PSI as a principal engineer. He formerly worked for Brown & Root in Mobile, Ala. Patel received a bachelors degree at the Sardar Patel Univers...
42. 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 ...
43. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, March 6, 1997
Barbara H Barbara H. Peppel vs. Board of Education of Memphis City Schools; Gipson Mechanical Contractors Inc. a/k/a Gibson Mechanical; Rodney Hubbard, individually and d/b/a Medfac Engineering; Johnson & Scott Inc.; Lochinvar Corp.; and Webb Bu...
44. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 9, 1996
Sept Sept. 9 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The guest speaker will be Julie Terry, a certified public accountant and financial advisor with American Express. The cost is $12...
45. Archived Article: Env Briefs
- Wednesday, May 29, 1996
During a cleanup effort in North Memphis on Saturday, Browning-Ferris Industries officials announced that BFI and Belz Enterprises have agreed to a three-year extension of the lease for BFIs recyclery at 1245 Morehead During a cleanup effort in Nort...