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1. Council OKs Strickland's Directors, He Defends Pay Raises
- Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Memphis City Council members approved Mayor Jim Strickland’s slate of 12 division chiefs and directors Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the first council meeting of 2016. And Strickland defended the pay raises for some of those positions compared to the salaries those appointed positions paid in the Wharton administration.
2. Behind Big Macs, a Drama Over Corporate Control
- Thursday, September 04, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Behind those Big Macs and Whoppers is a hidden drama over corporate control.
The fast-food industry is underpinned by an often tense relationship between companies like McDonald's and Burger King and the franchisees who run their restaurants. Few customers think about this when scarfing down burgers.
3. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
4. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 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.
5. Crye-Leike Drops 2 Third-Party Listing Services
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Memphis-based Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. has yanked its Memphis-area listings from Zillow and Trulia, two of the Web’s biggest third-party listing services.
6. Unemployed Complain They Need a Job to Find a Job
- Monday, February 25, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Help wanted. Qualifications: Must already have a job.
It's a frustrating catch for those out of work in an era of high unemployment: looking for a job, only to find that some employers don't want anyone who doesn't already have one.
7. Michigan House Approves Right-to-Work Limiting Unions
- Wednesday, December 12, 2012
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan House approved the first of two right-to-work bills Tuesday that would weaken union power in the historical labor stronghold as hundreds of protesters rallied at the Capitol.
8. MAAR Members Honored at State Association Convention
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Several members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors received recognition at the recent Tennessee Association of Realtors 93rd annual convention in Kingsport, Tenn.
Current MAAR vice president Steve Brown received TAR’s 2012 Presidential Award, which is given in honor of outstanding service to the leadership of the real estate industry.
9. Crye-Leike's Brown Receives State Association Award
- Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Steve Brown, executive vice president of Crye-Leike Realtors Inc., recently received the 2012 Presidential Award presented by the Tennessee Association of Realtors at the 93rd annual convention in Kingsport, Tenn.
10. Evans Joins American Esoteric as Vice President
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dr. Jess Evans has joined American Esoteric Laboratories as vice president of technical operations. In his new role, Evans is responsible for instrumentation, personnel, operational performance and quality assurance for the Memphis laboratory.
11. Unemployed Seek Protection Against Job Bias
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – After two years on the unemployment rolls, Selena Forte thought she'd found a temporary job at a delivery company that matched her qualifications.
But Forte, a 55-year-old from Cleveland, says a recruiter for an employment agency told her she would not be considered for the job because she had been out of work too long. She had lost her job driving a bus.
12. Crye-Leike Honors Top Performers, Longevity
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. honored its brokers working in the residential and commercial sectors Tuesday at its annual awards gala.
13. Consensus Seeker
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
With a few unscripted remarks in late 2009, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. laid out what could be considered the theme of his just-ended first year in office.
It came while addressing the media last fall about changes he was making to the Memphis Animal Shelter, which Shelby County sheriff’s deputies raided in the early morning hours to investigate allegations of animal cruelty.
14. Baker Donelson’s Brown Advises Senate Subcommittee on Financial System
- Thursday, July 29, 2010
It’s often said that the best parts of movies are the ones left on the cutting room floor.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC attorney Gary Brown feels the same way about the voluminous update of the nation’s financial industry rulebook President Barack Obama signed into law last week.
15. Midtown Target
- Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Two years ago this month, awed silence greeted real estate developer Tom Marsh as he clicked through slides and walked a neighborhood group through his team’s plan.
16. State Lawmakers Bash Congress to Gain Voter Favor
- Friday, February 19, 2010
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - With tax collections tanking and jobless rates at record highs, state legislators hundreds of miles from Washington have found an easy way to appeal to conservative voters: Bash the federal government.
17. Election Commission to Consider Mayoral Deadline
- Thursday, July 09, 2009
The Shelby County Election Commission today is setting the stage for the next step in the coming special election for Memphis mayor.
The commission will meet at 4:30 p.m. to consider setting a deadline for candidates to file and a date for the election itself sometime in late October. In setting the dates, the commission would abide by terms of the Memphis Charter. The charter calls for a special election three months after a vacancy in the mayor’s office if there is no regularly scheduled election within six months of the date the office becomes vacant.
18. Council Frets Over Next Move in Lee Case
- Friday, January 09, 2009
In an attorney-client meeting this week, Memphis City Council chairman Myron Lowery laid out some options his fellow council members could pursue in defending themselves against a lawsuit filed last month by a former city official.
19. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
20. Kiesewetter Wise’s Thompson Named Among Top 100 Labor Attorneys
- Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Tanja L. Thompson has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Labor Attorneys by the Labor Relations Institute for the second consecutive year.
Thompson is a member of Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC and is the only labor attorney in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to receive this professional honor, which puts her in the top 1 percent of labor attorneys throughout the U.S.
21. Ruling Could Send MCS, City Back To Drawing Board
- Thursday, July 17, 2008
Even if Shelby County Chancery Court Chancellor Kenny Armstrong sides with Memphis City Schools in his expected ruling today that’s part of the city school district’s funding lawsuit, school officials might not be able to rejoice just yet.
22. Judge Larry Potter Receives KAB Award
- Wednesday, January 03, 2007
Larry E. Potter, presiding judge of the Memphis/Shelby County Environmental Court, has received Keep America Beautiful's (KAB) Iron Eyes Cody Award. The award was named in honor of KAB's landmark public awareness campaign of the 1970s, "People Start Pollution. People Can Stop It," which featured the iconic face and tear of Iron Eyes Cody and is credited with awakening the environmental consciousness of an entire generation. Potter became the first Environmental Court judge in Memphis and Tennessee in 1983. During that year, he helped create the court.
23. Area Journalists Are Heading to Law School
- Thursday, January 26, 2006
On March 6, reporters who think a bar exam is a night of trivia at the local pub will be getting some help. The Law School for Journalists will be held that day in Room 250 at the University of Memphis' School Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
24. Baptist Names College of Health Sciences President
- Wednesday, August 03, 2005
Baptist Memorial Health Care named Betty Sue McGarvey president of the Baptist College of Health Sciences. McGarvey recently served the college as provost and is a graduate of the Baptist School of Nursing. She was a nursing instructor for two years and was among the 10 founders of the Baptist College of Health Sciences.
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 09, 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 ...
26. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, June 17, 2004
Area Law Firms Reflect Shift in Hiring Trends
The Daily News
Recruiting has become an art rather than a science for Memphis law firms, and trends continue to change.
Once an industry in which employees were expected to...
27. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, June 10, 2004
Class in Session at Memphis Law Firms
The Daily News
School is important. If it wasnt, a college degree would be worthless.
But knowing how to apply the knowledge gained in school might be more important,...
28. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, May 13, 2004
Young Lawyers on the Move, Firms Say
The Daily News
Call it generational differences, or maybe just a simple desire to be on the move, but young professionals arent staying with just one employer anymore.
The same goes...
29. Archived Article: Law Focus3
- Thursday, September 18, 2003
Do-Not-Fax Delay Important for Business
The Daily News
When the Federal Communications Commission announced this summer changes to its do-not-fax rule, the news put a host of businesses, trade organizations, nonprofits an...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 10, 2003
Judy Caldwell, executive director of The Childrens Museum of Memphis, was named a new board member for VSA arts Project of Te
Judy Caldwell Named to Tenn. Arts Board
Judy Caldwell, executive director of the Childrens Museum of Memphis, was nam...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 2003
James Pascover was appointed Better Business of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications
James Pascover was appointed Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications. Pascover brings more than 20 yea...
32. Archived Article: Bankruptcy (lead)
- Friday, July 26, 2002
2nd quarter bankruptcies decrease
Second quarter bankruptcies down slightly
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
While the number of bankruptcy petitions filed in the first half of this year surpassed those filed last year, second quarter 2002 ba...
33. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, May 20, 2002
Bankruptcies increase for first quarter Bankruptcy filings increase for first quarter By SUE PEASE The Daily News The number of bankruptcies filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee rose during the first quarter, cont...
34. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, April 15, 2002
Glankler Brown stronger after merger Nine months later, mega merger a happy union By SUE PEASE The Daily News Attorney Bill Frulla spent 23 years with Waring Cox law firm and loved every minute of it. "It was not like going to work. It was just...
35. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, March 11, 2002
Summer associate programs look at tight budgets, but continue programs Summer flings might turn long-term work for law clerks By SUE PEASE The Daily News As any law student can attest, law school competition is fierce. Everyone is working for those ...
36. Archived Article: Guns (lead)
- Thursday, March 07, 2002
DA office and feds join to crackdown on illegal guns DA, federal prosecutors crackdown on firearms By SUE PEASE The Daily News "Gun Crime IS Jail Time" was the message announced by federal and local prosecutors at a press conference in the...
37. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, February 04, 2002
When economy slows, bankruptcy here rises Recession resonates in bankruptcy court as filings climb By SUE PEASE The Daily News The number of cases filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee rose significantly in 2001, accor...
38. Archived Article: Pontotoc (lead)
- Monday, December 10, 2001
Downtown rezoning approved, moving forward subdivision Downtown rezoning approved, moves subdivision forward By SUE PEASE The Daily News The Memphis City Council approved four rezoning ordinance requests Tuesday, which will allow the start of constr...
39. Archived Article: Bankruptcy (lead)
- Friday, November 30, 2001
Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases more than doubles this year Firms filing bankruptcy surpass 2000 levels By SUE PEASE The Daily News The number of Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases filed so far this year in the Western District of Tennessee is almost double th...
40. Archived Article: Af (lead)
- Friday, November 16, 2001
American Freightways sprucing up
Trucking firm sprucing up Memphis digs
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
The American Freightways customer center office in Memphis is expanding and remodeling in an effort to allocate more space for its local ...
41. Archived Article: Shepherd's (lead)
- Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Shepherds School consolidates downtown Shepherds School moves to Downtown location By SUE PEASE The Daily News Employees and volunteers spent the weekend moving the Whitehaven location of Shepherds School into its main Downtown location, a consolida...
42. Archived Article: Marketplace (rdc)
- Monday, July 16, 2001
RDC is not holding back Riverfront Development Corp. not holding back By SUE PEASE The Daily News Visitors to the Riverfront Development Corp.s Web site, www.memphisriverfront.com, will see on the development guidelines page, the phrase "We wer...
43. Archived Article: Lead (wargl)
- Friday, July 13, 2001
Waring Cox and Glankler Brown happy with joint venture Glankler Brown, Waring Cox happy with joint venture By SUE PEASE The Daily News Since news leaked out of law firm Waring Cox PLC joining with Glankler Brown PLLC, both firms office phones have b...
44. Archived Article: Ebay P.2
- Friday, July 13, 2001
Ebay U to visit Memphis Memphis hosts session of eBay U By SUE PEASE The Daily News For all those eBay enthusiasts who cant get enough of buying and selling items on the trading giants Web site, get ready for a full day of eBay indoctrination Saturd...
45. Archived Article: Ccrfc (lead)
- Wednesday, June 13, 2001
By SUE PEASE Board transfers PILOT for Court St. building By SUE PEASE The Daily News The transfer of a tax abatement agreement for an historic building Downtown topped the agenda at the Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meeting Tuesday. The buildin...
46. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, April 02, 2001
State tax proposal means wait and see for law firms Law firms watching, waiting on state tax proposals By SUE PEASE The Daily News When the topic of taxes comes up, discussions can and usually do become heated. For the past three years in Tennessee,...
47. Archived Article: Southbluffs (lead)
- Thursday, March 08, 2001
After ten years of work the South Bluffs Planned Development Downtown is almost complete, and homeowners are beginning to buy Lots on South Bluffs going, going By SUE PEASE The Daily News Rooms with a great view are why many people buy a home on the...
48. Archived Article: Lead (ccrfc)
- Wednesday, February 14, 2001
CCRFC changes fee structure Revenue Finance Corp. updates fee structure By SUE PEASE The Daily News After revisiting its fee structure Tuesday, the Center City Revenue Finance Corp. changed its closing cost charge to 1 percent of total cost for proj...
49. Archived Article: Church Hc (lead)
- Wednesday, December 06, 2000
Church Health Center celebrates expansion Church Health Center opens expansion By SUE PEASE The Daily News When entering the lobby at the Church Health Center expansion in Midtown, the pastel mural near the ceiling by a skylight is hard to miss. At ...
50. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, October 25, 2000
Changing business to deliver to online shoppers E-commerce pushing evolution of delivery businesses By SUE PEASE The Daily News Major players in the delivery service industry, such as United Parcel Service, Federal Express and the U.S. Postal Servic...
51. Archived Article: Bankruptcy (lead)
- Wednesday, October 18, 2000
Bakruptcy judge for western district may be added Western District may add bankruptcy judge By SUE PEASE The Daily News A new judge for the Western District of Tennessee may be seated if legislation passes the U.S. Senate this week. It would mean th...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 11, 2000
Memphis Inter-Faith Association recently announced its board of directors for 2000-2001 Memphis Inter-Faith Association recently announced its board of directors for 2000-2001. The executive committee is Julie Raines, chair; Rabbi Harry Danziger, vi...
53. Archived Article: Law (y2k Act)
- Thursday, May 20, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Legislating litigation Y2K Readiness and Responsibility Act is designed to reduce the amount and cost of Y2K litigation that could occur in 2000 By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News The U.S. House of Representatives took a flying...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Equity Inns Names Donald H Michael S. Starnes, chairman and chief executive officer of M.S. Carriers, has been appointed to the board of directors of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. Starnes is past chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
56. Archived Article
- Monday, October 20, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News A group of Memphis attorneys recently formed a group called the Tennessee Tobacco Litiga- tion Legal Committee to give plaintiffs in tobacco-related suits a better ability to fig...
57. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 14, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Didnt you see that sign? Comparative fault is used in assessing the percentage of liability in cases involving personal injury By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News If Jane Doe is walking down a grocery store aisle, suddenly slips o...
58. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, June 05, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Student religious rights New law spells out the rights of students to pray while attending public schools By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News A new law passed by the Tennessee General Assembly is drawing fire because some say inst...
59. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 29, 1996
8/29 jts law focus PAPERED OVER Court confusion has mired the government and companies in Superfund litigation By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Love Canal was the contaminated irony in New York that spurred the environmental Superfund Congress put tog...