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1. Johnson Controls Ending Production at Lexington Plant
- Friday, September 9, 2016
LEXINGTON, Tenn. (AP) – Automotive supplier Johnson Controls plans to phase out 290 jobs over the next two years as the company ends production at its Lexington plant in West Tennessee.
2. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 9, 2015
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
The races for four of those six open seats and the seat now held by an appointee to the council are going to a Nov. 19 runoff election – one week before Thanksgiving.
3. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
4. Wage Hike for Federal Contract Workers Limited
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's plan to raise the minimum wage for federally contracted workers is winning praise from unions and labor activists, but it could take a year or more before any hikes take place and the impact may not be as widespread as some advocates had hoped.
5. World Welcomes US Budget Deal but Fears Remain
- Friday, October 18, 2013
LONDON (AP) – The world's disbelief at the political impasse in the U.S. turned to cautious relief Thursday as the country stepped back from the brink of default. But fears remain about another possible shutdown – and, even worse, a possible default – early next year.
- Thursday, January 31, 2013
Literacy is Key: A Book & Author Affair, a Literacy Mid-South benefit luncheon hosted by the Memphis Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, will be held Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Featured authors are Mary Kay Andrews, Claire Cook and Courtney Miller Santo. Tickets are $45. Visit memphiskkg.org.
7. Irving Leads Research Co. Animal Cell Therapies
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Adam M. Irving is chief executive officer of San Diego-based Animal Cell Therapies Inc., a company that develops stem cell treatments to treat a variety of ailments for animals. Irving is based in Memphis.
8. Nonprofit Necessity
- Monday, December 6, 2010
Something had to change.
In mid-2008, Sallie Johnson became executive director of Memphis Literacy Council, a 30-year-old nonprofit literacy organization with a strong reputation for programming that was facing funding issues caused by a rapidly disintegrating economy.
9. Unsung Heroes
- Monday, April 19, 2010
It’s often said that Memphis takes its musical talent for granted.
That certainly wasn’t true Thursday night at Studio on the Square, where an overflow crowd celebrated the Bar-Kays, the Stax back-up band and funkmasters who’ve survived tragedy and setbacks during their 40-year career.
10. Tenn. Woman Seeks Photos for Vietnam Memorial
- Tuesday, March 23, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A White Bluff woman is trying to gather photographs of the more than 1,300 Tennesseans who died in the Vietnam War.
The effort is part of the "Put a Face with a Name" project of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which maintains a virtual memorial wall on its Web site.
11. Justices, AWA Celebrate 30 Years Of Women in Law
- Thursday, November 5, 2009
The Association for Women Attorneys is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and in a commemoration of the goals women in the law have achieved, the organization Tuesday hosted the three female Tennessee Supreme Court justices – Chief Justice Janice M. Holder, Justice Cornelia A. Clark and Justice Sharon G. Lee – at a continuing legal education seminar at the Memphis Botanic Garden.
12. GMAC Receives $7.5B in New Treasury Aid
- Tuesday, May 26, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. government could eventually own a majority stake in GMAC Financial Services following its latest $7.5 billion aid package to the ailing auto financing company.
To keep loans flowing to would-be buyers of GM and Chrysler vehicles and shore up its capital position, the Treasury Department agreed Thursday to provide GMAC with $7.5 billion in loans. The new aid marks the second time the government has stepped in to prop up the former lending unit of General Motors Corp.
13. Saint Francis Weight Loss Center Appoints Weaver Medical Director
- Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Virginia Weaver has been appointed medical director of the Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss.
14. Sills Appointed To AANS Bulletin Advisory Board
- Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Dr. Allen K. Sills Jr., medical director of the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist University Hospital, associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and neurosurgeon at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, has been appointed to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons' (AANS) Bulletin advisory board. Sills will contribute articles to the AANS' quarterly publication, "The Bulletin."
15. Bed-and-Breakfast Owners to Seek Rezoning for Sale, Expansion
- Friday, February 9, 2007
When Steve and Katherine Mistilis decided to sell the bed-and-breakfast they've operated in Cordova for about 11 years, they made an irksome discovery.
Even though they'd always been given a business license to operate their B&B, an off-the-beaten path, 3,000-square-foot brick home originally built more than a century ago, somewhere along the line the zoning for their land had been changed. Which means using their property for a B&B apparently is not permitted.
16. Crye-Leike's Truong Receives Broker's License
- Wednesday, February 7, 2007
The Tennessee Real Estate Commission (TREC) has announced that David N. Truong from Crye-Leike's Quail Hollow office, 6525 Quail Hollow Road, has successfully passed the real estate broker licensure exam and has received his broker's license. Truong completed strict experience and education requirements, including 120 classroom hours of real estate education. He has been a real estate agent for four years in and around Shelby and DeSoto counties, where he specializes in all areas of real estate sales.
17. 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.
18. Stapleton to Head Global Operations For Primacy Relocation
- Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Steve Stapleton has been named vice president of global operations for Primacy Relocation, a third-party employee relocation provider based in Memphis. Stapleton will be responsible for leading the company's U.S. Global Operations team and developing procedures for efficient delivery of services. In related news, Primacy Relocation has been recognized by Target Corp. as a 2006 Vendor of the Year. The award recognizes top vendors that demonstrate values embraced by the organization.
19. Fair Installed as President of State Realtor Group
- Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Rosemarie Fair was installed as president of the Tennessee Association of Realtors for 2006. Fair, CEO of Memphis-based One Source Commercial Inc., was named TAR Realtor of the Year in 2004. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors named her Realtor of the Year in 1991.
20. 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 ...
21. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, May 5, 2004
The State Board of Education meets at 4:30 p
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tim Johnson, district executive with the Boy Scouts of America, is the guest speaker. For reservations, cont...
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The Daily News has hired Don Fancher as the Advertising Sales Director
Baptist-DeSoto Names New Administrator
Randy King was named administrator and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. He was previously vice president ...
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
24. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 13, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: May 13-19 May 13 Network of Memphis, an organization of progressive, professional and entrepreneurial women, meets the second Monday of the month at Napa Cafe in Sanderlin Centre at 5:30 p.m. The May meetin...
25. Archived Article: Tlaw (lead)
- Monday, April 15, 2002
Women seeking office need support Political obstacles still loom for women By MARY DANDO The Daily News Shelby County is often seen as an aberration in relation to the rest of the state. On a positive level, women turned out to vote in greater numbe...
26. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 11, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 11-March 17 March 11 Network of Memphis, an organization of progressive, professional and entrepreneuring women meets the second Monday of the month at Napa Cafe in Sanderlin Centre at 5:30 p.m. Guest ...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 14, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: May 14-May 20 May 14 The International Association for Administrative Professionals will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Memphis East. Anne Jones of Dress for Success, Memphis C...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 14, 2001
Carlos Webb was named executive vice president-chief executive officer of Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union Carlos Webb was named executive vice president-chief executive officer of Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. The designation is a new one a...
29. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, December 4, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON A family feeling Both employee and volunteer for the YMCA, Jane Prather wins the organizations highest award By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Being a mother is the most important thing in Jane Prathers life. So, although both h...
30. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, May 19, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Preservation projects receive awards The Memphis Landmarks Commission and Memphis Heritage Inc. recognized 13 projects at the 1998 Historic Preservation Awards ceremony held May 12 at Pembroke Square in honor of National Historic P...
31. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, April 23, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Take Our Daughters (and Sons) to Work The Association of Women Attorneys will present a mock trial to give young people a taste of the law By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Valerie Johnson was determined to find a way to show he...
32. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, February 12, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Networking at the bar The Association for Women Attorneys mentoring program offers new lawyers a chance to discover more than business opportunities By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News New attorneys dont necessarily have all the a...
33. Archived Article: Bellsouth Grant Lj
- Tuesday, December 2, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Program to help Fayette businesses compete By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News BellSouth has awarded the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce a $2,500 grant to implement a new small business assistance program designed to show local bus...
34. Archived Article: Wright Travel Lj
- Friday, August 8, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Wright Travel seeks to expand through acquisitions By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Nashville-based Wright Travel announced it has acquired All Travel and Just Cruises, a local travel agency located at 492 Perkins Ext. With 30 bran...
35. Archived Article: Heritage Manor Lj
- Wednesday, February 19, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Heritage Healthcare to add outpatient facility By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News GranCare Inc., an Atlanta-based health care organization, will be starting construction on a $500,000 addition to its service delivery program at Heritage ...
36. Archived Article: Heritage Manor Lj.
- Wednesday, February 19, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Heritage Healthcare to add outpatient facility Feb. 19, 1997 -- GranCare Inc., an Atlanta-based health care organization, will be starting construction on a $500,000 addition to its service delivery program at Heritage Healthcare Cente...
37. Archived Article: Real Fcs Women Lj
- Tuesday, July 16, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Women in construction Women face challenges but are finding acceptance in construction industry By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News After spending several years fielding home buyers questions while working as a residential home designer, ...