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1. Marching Band to NFL: Vanderbilt Doctor’s Unlikely Path
- Monday, July 31, 2017
When the NFL sought a worthy selection for the first chief medical officer in league history, it turned its eyes to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
In hiring Dr. Allen Sills earlier this year, the league brought on a whirlwind of intelligence and energy with a lengthy curriculum vitae.
2. View From the Hill: Taxing Online Sales Not Such an Easy Fix
- Thursday, January 12, 2017
Cumberland Transit owner Allen Doty isn’t sure if a rule requiring major out-of-state retailers to collect Tennessee sales taxes will create more equity for his shop.
But Doty, who has been selling everything from bicycles to kayaks and camping gear for 34 years in Nashville, is definitely tired of people shopping in his store for hours, snapping a picture of shoes they like, then going home and buying them online “just to avoid sales tax.”
3. 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.
4. CBU Honors Salinas As Distinguished Young Alumna
- Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Gabriela “Gabby” Salinas has been named Christian Brothers University’s 2016 Distinguished Young Alumna. Salinas, who was among the honorees at the Bell Tower Gala on Saturday, Nov. 12, graduated from CBU’s biochemistry program in 2011 and went on to earn a microbiology degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She currently is a pursuing a Ph.D. in immunology and biochemistry at the University of Kentucky.
In addition to her studies and managing her job at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Salinas travels the country advocating the work of St. Jude. She’s also a three-time bone cancer survivor who founded Danny’s Dream Team, a fundraising team of pediatric cancer survivors who now participate in the St. Jude Half Marathon.
5. Safe to Scorching: SEC Coaches Feel the Burn
- Friday, August 12, 2016
There are two kinds of football coaches in the Southeastern Conference: those that have gotten fired and those that haven’t gotten fired – yet.
This is a conference in a constant state of flux for football. The average tenure at their current schools of the 14 SEC coaches is 3.57 years. That’s right: Just making it through a full four-year recruiting cycle is tough.
6. Willmarth to Lead Facilities Management at Trezevant
- Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Brian Willmarth has joined Trezevant as director of environmental operations. In that role, he oversees maintenance, housekeeping and plant operations at the continuing care retirement community. He also oversees Trezevant’s construction and renovation projects.
7. Parsons a Plum Terrific Shooter
- Monday, July 11, 2016
Anna is a 29-year-old Grizzlies fan and she had gathered with other Grizzlies fans in the Grand Lobby of FedExForum to meet forward Chandler Parsons. Well, maybe not meet him – although Parsons was generous about signing autographs and letting fans take selfies with him – but at least get a glimpse of the most significant free agent to leave the competition and come to Memphis.
8. Grizzlies Reeling with Desperate Bulls in Town Tuesday Night
- Monday, April 04, 2016
Guard Bryce Cotton became the 28th player to take the court for the Memphis Grizzlies this season. And if you didn’t know much about Cotton, yet another 10-day contract signee, you’re in good company.
9. Randolph gets first triple-double in a stunning win over Clippers
- Monday, March 21, 2016
Mike Conley and his sore Achilles were in street clothes on the bench. Zach Randolph, after missing seven straight games with a sore knee, was back in uniform and playing. And playing so well that late in the fourth quarter of the Grizzlies 113-102 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, March 19 at FedExForum, Conley had a secret to share.
10. 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.
11. Shoppers Disappointed in Much-Hyped Amazon 'Prime Day' Sales
- Thursday, July 16, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Amazon aimed for Christmas in July with its much-hyped "Prime Day" sale. But some shoppers found a lump of coal instead.
The online retailer said Prime Day would offer bigger sales than those during the winter holiday shopping season. The goal was to boost $99 annual Prime loyalty program memberships during the sluggish summer months. The sale gained so much attention, other retailers, including Wal-Mart, Target, Macy's and Best Buy, had sales of their own.
12. Grizzlies’ Carter, Lee Confident Long-Range Shots Will Fall
- Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The Memphis Grizzlies take and make fewer 3-point shots than any team in the NBA not named the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Yet in the early days of this season, when seemingly everything the Grizzlies did went right, guard Courtney Lee was at the top of the league’s 3-point shooting list and point guard Mike Conley wasn’t far behind.
13. Raleigh Springs Mall Tests Town Center Concept
- Thursday, February 19, 2015
The idea that a declining shopping mall can be redeveloped and reinvigorated as a “town center” with local government offices as a catalyst for private developers appears to be on its way to a meeting with reality.
14. Grizzlies Find Respect Hard to Come By
- Friday, October 24, 2014
Perhaps it was a just coincidence. On the day that the results of the annual NBA General Managers’ survey were announced, ESPN was in Memphis for its only scheduled visit of the season.
Or perhaps this was no coincidence at all.
15. Take a Right at Candyland, Cruise Down Memory Lane
- Saturday, September 27, 2014
Bill Decker has confessed to committing an “old Nashville” act. The founder of Decker Wealth Management admits he recently gave a friend directions to a certain destination that included a turn at a now-demolished Nashville landmark.
16. A Wise Sports Fan Appreciates the Journey
- Friday, July 04, 2014
So what does Team USA’s soccer experience and the Memphis Grizzlies experience have in common?
You know, besides the obvious – playing against a bunch of floppers/whiners, be they from Portugal or Lob City?
17. Finals Presents Intriguing Question About Coaching
- Friday, June 06, 2014
So if the Miami Heat win a third straight NBA championship, it’s all about LeBron James and a cast of future Hall-of-Famers that includes Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen and, in a lot of people’s view, Chris Bosh.
18. NBA Playoffs Serve as Reminder: Players More Valuable Than Coaches
- Friday, June 21, 2013
Game 6 of the NBA Finals was a lot of things, including epic and unbelievable and an instant classic. But it was also something else: a vivid reminder that players matter more than coaches.
From TV to Twitter San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, roundly recognized as the best coach in the NBA, took much criticism for the Spurs letting go of a 5-point lead with 28.2 seconds remaining as their fifth NBA title vanished – at least for a night.
19. Grizzlies Must Answer Many Difficult Offseason Questions
- Friday, May 18, 2012
In the world of sports talk radio, improving the Grizzlies would be easy. As easy as, say, “Eddie from East Memphis” calling in and suggesting the Grizzlies ship Dante Cunningham, Jeremy Pargo and Quincy Pondexter to the Oklahoma City Thunder for James Harden.
20. Baby Boomers, Watch Out
- Thursday, February 23, 2012
Ray’s Take Some Baby Boomers desperate to make up portfolio losses due to the financial crisis or “catching up” from years of under-saving are being victimized at record numbers by a number of financial frauds. In one year, the number of criminal complaints and other financial regulatory actions involving investors 50 or older more than doubled.
21. Jury Hears Recording of Hit Man Talking With Petties Target
- Thursday, February 16, 2012
Tobias Pride said the drug kingpin who hired him to kill Antonio Allen in 2002 had proof “in black and white” that Allen had been cooperating with law enforcement.
22. Appraisal Institute Installs Officers
- Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Memphis chapter of the Appraisal Institute held its annual officer installation Dec. 8, during its holiday celebration at the historic Daisy Theatre Downtown. The organization’s 2010 National President Leslie Sellers conducted the ceremony.
23. Feds Seek Anonymous Jury in Drug Case
- Thursday, September 15, 2011
Federal prosecutors want an “anonymous jury” for the trial next year of four men accused of being contract killers for the largest drug ring ever tried in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee in Memphis.
24. Harris Joins Transnetyx as VP of Sales
- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Michael Harris has joined Transnetyx, a genetic diagnostics company, as vice president of sales for the company’s pharmacogenomics division.
25. Obama Looks to Boost Gulf Tourism With Family Trip
- Monday, August 16, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is heeding his own advice to American vacationers, taking his family to the Gulf Coast this weekend to help the sagging tourism industry.
The president will arrive Saturday and spend just over 24 hours in the Panama City, Fla., area, a quick jaunt in contrast to the family's upcoming 10-day vacation to Martha's Vineyard, known as a destination for the wealthy and privileged.
26. New Oil Numbers May Mean More Environmental Damage
- Monday, June 14, 2010
HOUSTON (AP) — New numbers showing the amount of oil gushing from a well in the Gulf of Mexico may be double as much as previously thought means the crude is likely to travel farther away, threatening more birds, fish and other wildlife that call the fragile waters their home, scientists said Friday.
27. Anti-Incumbency Takes Down Another Congressman
- Thursday, June 03, 2010
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The political shooting-star otherwise known as anti-incumbency fell on Alabama, taking down a first-term congressman who switched from Democrat to Republican just last December.
28. Kit Helps Homeowners Lower Tax Bills
- Thursday, May 27, 2010
Real estate information company Chandler Reports has introduced a 2010 Tax Kit homeowners can use to help lower their property taxes.
The MyChandlerReports.com Tax Kit, which can be downloaded online, includes all the reports needed to file an appeal of the Shelby County Assessor of Property’s appraisal to the Shelby County Board of Equalization (SCBoE).
29. $2M Retail Center to Rise Near Rose Complex
- Monday, March 09, 2009
A $2 million retail center – co-anchored by a gas station/convenience store and a Subway restaurant with a detached automated car wash – will rise soon at 4356 Forest Hill-Irene Road in Southeast Memphis, the project’s developer confirmed last week.
30. Slope Gets Steeper
- Monday, July 14, 2008
Of Shelby County’s 33 ZIP codes that registered a home sale in the second quarter of 2008, all but one suffered a decline when compared to the same quarter of 2007, a trend that has been indicative of the area’s recent real estate woes.
31. Winchester ApartmentsSell for $2 Million
- Thursday, March 20, 2008
The apartment complex at 1895 Winchester Road, most recently known as Cazassa Oaks, has sold for $2 million to a New York-based buyer operating locally as Winchester Oaks Apartment Complex LLC. The sale closed March 7.
32. UTHSC Appoints Thomason Associate Dean of Students
- Wednesday, June 06, 2007
Dr. Donald B. Thomason, professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's (UTHSC) Department of Physiology, has been appointed associate dean of students for the College of Graduate Health Sciences. Thomason has been with UTHSC since 1990. He was appointed chair of the curriculum committee for the College of Graduate Health Sciences in 2005.
33. Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board
- Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.
34. 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.
35. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
36. Crone Named Fellow of Memphis Bar Foundation
- Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Alan Crone, attorney and co-founder of Crone & Mason PLC, has been named a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation. The appointment was made at the annual joint meeting of the Memphis Bar Association and its charitable arm, the Memphis Bar Foundation, Sept. 11. Read more about Crone in tomorrow's Law Talk feature.
37. Archived Article: Lead
- Monday, May 16, 2005
Americans Investing More in Home Improvements
Home Improvement Market Picks Up
TV shows, design magazines boost DIY market
The Daily News
The home improvement industry is seeing an improvement of its own.
The number of ...
38. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 06, 2005
MAAR Pinnacle Awards Winners Announced
MAAR Announces Pinnacle Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following winners of the fourth annual Pinnacle Awards: Al Andrews Jr. of Panattoni Development Co., Commercial...
39. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 01, 2004
Crye-Leike CEO Named Secretary of International Organization
New Assistant District Attorneys Appointed
Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced the reappointment of former assistant district attorney Ray Lepone and the appointme...
40. Archived Article: Groundhog (market)
- Monday, January 31, 2000
Groundhog to see 20,000 Tennessee shadows Groundhog to see 20,000 Tennessee shadows By Sharon H. Fitzgerald and Laurie Johnson For the third straight year, Tennessees work force will be humming a collective rendition of "Me and My Shadow" ...
41. 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...
42. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 08, 1997
Dec Dec. 8 Women of Achievement will host its annual forum, Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Then and Now, at the Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The panel will include Frances Dancy Hooks, a 1997 Women of Achievement...
44. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, September 26, 1996
900 Capital Services Inc 900 Capital Services Inc. vs. Crye-Leike Inc. and James E. Lyons. A California company is suing a local real estate company and one of its brokers for negligent representation. According to the suit, on Jan. 13, 1994, Crye-L...
45. Archived Article: Memorial Mg
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Memorial MG Memorial service honors attorneys, judges Special to The Daily News As part of Law Week, a memorial service will be held on Monday at noon to honor attorneys and judges who have passed away during the past year. The keynote speaker...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 18, 1996
03-18 Calendar March 18 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at the Racquet Club at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be Ray Abromitis, vice president/workers compensation cost containment leader for Johnson & Higgins of Charlotte, ...