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1. Judge Blocks Online Plans for Printing Untraceable 3D Guns
- Tuesday, August 28, 2018
A U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose a security risk.
2. The Week Ahead: June 25-July 1
- Monday, June 25, 2018
Good morning, Memphis! Your lawn chairs and blankets will get plenty of use this week as a bevy of concerts jam out under the night sky. Plus, South Main lights up for Trolley Night, dinosaurs roar into the Agricenter and much more in The Week Ahead…
3. Pruitt Brings Fresh, Quieter Approach To Football Practice
- Friday, April 13, 2018
I find the culture shift of Tennessee football under new head coach Jeremy Pruitt this spring to be refreshing.
4. Walker Named President Of Black Swan Digital Forensics
- Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Jim Walker has been named president of Memphis-based Black Swan Digital Forensics, the only forensics lab in the U.S. that focuses exclusively on data recovery from digital devices such as cellphones, vehicle systems, computers and social media accounts. Walker comes to Black Swan after more than 30 years of military and public service at the federal, state and local level, including eight years as Alabama’s director of homeland security and more than 20 years in the U.S. Army, where he was an Airborne Ranger and retired as a lieutenant colonel.
5. Rotating Forrest Bust Out of Capitol Gains Momentum
- Thursday, February 1, 2018
Confederate Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s days in the State Capitol could be numbered. Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, an Oak Ridge Republican, says he could support a move to rotate Forrest’s bust out of the Capitol and make sure Capitol displays are “more reflective of the entire history of Tennessee.”
6. New General Counsel Hired At Evolve Bank & Trust
- Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Evolve Bank & Trust has tapped a new general counsel.
Virginia Wilson, who’s been in private law practice for 28 years with banking and financial services experience, is the bank’s new senior vice president and general counsel. She comes to the bank from Butler Snow LLP in Memphis.
7. ‘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.
8. Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust to Stay in Capitol
- Friday, September 1, 2017
The Tennessee Capitol Commission blocked Gov. Bill Haslam’s request Friday, Sept. 1, to move the embattled Nathan Bedford Forrest bust out of the State Capitol to the Tennessee State Museum.
9. State Panel Sheds New Light on Racial Atrocities
- Thursday, August 24, 2017
State Rep. Johnnie Turner has seen what can happen when old wounds are never allowed to heal.
She’s seen it most recently in clashes between neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and white supremacists and those who resisted their hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a counter-protester was killed and 19 were injured when a car was intentionally driven into a group of counter protesters. Two state troopers also died in a helicopter crash that weekend.
10. After Warmbier's Death, US Weighs Travel Ban on North Korea
- Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration is considering banning travel by U.S. citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday, as outrage grew over the death of American student Otto Warmbier and President Donald Trump declared it a "total disgrace."
11. Kemmons Wilson Cos. Continues in the Spirit of its Founder
- Saturday, May 6, 2017
McLean T. Wilson has a statistic he likes to keep top of mind: 94 percent of third-generations businesses fail. Kemmons Wilson Cos. (KWC), the enterprise founded by McLean’s grandfather, Kemmons Wilson, is in the other 6 percent.
12. Airports, Legal Volunteers Prepare for New Trump Travel Ban
- Thursday, March 2, 2017
SEATTLE (AP) – Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban – mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way.
13. What Would It Take for Trump to Lose Tennessee Voters?
- Thursday, August 11, 2016
Murfreesboro Realtor Larry Sims almost closes his ears when Donald Trump speaks.
“He gets out of bounds. Of course, the press, they love it because they get to exploit his sayings and doings,” says Sims, who traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, as a Trump delegate for the Republican National Convention.
14. Tennessee Senate Votes to End Emissions Tests for New Cars
- Friday, January 22, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday to end emissions testing in Tennessee for new cars, brushing aside concerns that relaxing standards might be a bad idea in light of the Volkswagen scandal.
15. Vote on Loosening Emissions Testing Awaits Tenn. Lawmakers
- Thursday, October 8, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers are set to vote on loosening vehicle emissions testing requirements as soon as they return in January, undeterred by Volkswagen's recent admission that it had been gaming the tests already in place.
16. Martin, Wilson Travel Parallel Paths to Success
- Saturday, June 27, 2015
Pitmaster Pat Martin of Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint and Chef Tandy Wilson of City House didn’t know one another in early 2007. Yet they’d soon have more than a few things in common.
17. South Carolina Back in SEC East Race
- Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The South Carolina defense still has improvement to make, but in beating Georgia 38-35 last Saturday the Gamecocks made a fourth-quarter goal-line stand and reasserted their presence in the SEC East Division.
18. At 11th Hour, Congress Debates Plastic Gun Ban
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – With 3-D printers increasingly able to produced plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
19. Greaud Keeps Memphis Airport Operating Smoothly
- Friday, August 30, 2013
As Memphis International Airport expands and contracts depending on the time of day, the state of the airline industry and the financial climate, much of the responsibility of keeping the facility running smoothly falls to John Greaud.
20. Tigers Must Stay on Right Path to Reach Potential
- Friday, January 4, 2013
Depending on your perspective, it was lavish praise that spoke to the Tigers’ potential still there for the realizing and great NCAA Tournament victories still there for the taking.
Or, depending on your perspective, it was an unintentional indictment of a college basketball team that so far has majored in underachievement and of a basketball equation where the sum is always less than its individual parts.
21. Sales, Marketing Lessons From Presidential Campaign
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Despite your political affiliations or how your candidate fared in this year’s presidential election, it’s tough not to appreciate the full-court press the candidates give in selling and marketing their own personal brands. In fact, there are sales and marketing takeaways that we can glean from one of the most expensive elections (AKA “ad campaigns”) in our nation’s history – lessons we can leverage in promoting our own local brands.
22. Collaborative Zones
- Monday, October 8, 2012
The practice of designing office spaces is trending away from inhibiting cubicles and foreboding conference tables and more toward creating collaborative zones.
Tenants are demanding alternatives that cut costs, improve productivity and increase morale. That’s because flexibility is key for modern-day office users, said Heather Averwater, interior designer with brg3s architects.
23. Poag, N.Y. Investor Buy The Avenue
- Friday, May 11, 2012
The Avenue Collierville – the largest lifestyle center in the Memphis metropolitan area at Houston Levee Road and Bill Morris Parkway – has been bought by an affiliate of Memphis-based Poag Lifestyle Centers.
24. Poag, N.Y. Investor Buy The Avenue
- Thursday, May 10, 2012
The Avenue Collierville – the largest lifestyle center in the Memphis metropolitan area at Houston Levee Road and Bill Morris Parkway – has been bought by an affiliate of Memphis-based Poag Lifestyle Centers.
25. Longtime TDN Subscriber Wilson Lumber Endures
- Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Despite an overall decline in the region’s lumber industry, reliability, personalized customer care and carving out a market has kept family-owned Wilson Lumber Co. Inc. in business for nearly half a century.
26. Dixon Hughes, Goodman on Track for Merger
- Monday, March 28, 2011
The merger of one of the largest accounting firms in Memphis with a large Virginia-based accounting firm is on track for completion.
Effective April 1, the firms Dixon Hughes PLLC and Goodman & Company LLP will combine to form Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, with the new entity employing more than 1,700 people in 30 existing offices through 11 states and Washington.
27. Butler Snow Attorneys Receive Honors
- Monday, November 15, 2010
Eight attorneys from the Memphis office of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC have been selected for Mid-South Super Lawyers 2010, and seven attorneys from the firm’s Memphis office were named as Mid-South Rising Stars 2010.
28. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 6, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
29. Payne-Johnson Joins Arlington’s Baptist Memorial Medical
- Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Dr. Ann Payne-Johnson, a family medicine physician at Baptist Memorial Medical Group, recently began practicing medicine at Baptist Memorial Medical Group Arlington Family Medicine.
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
Education: Residency, University of Tennessee Department of Family Medicine, Jackson, Tenn.; Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine; master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Southern Mississippi
Work Experience: Family medicine physician at BMMG, clinician at Saint Francis Hospital, aerobics instructor/fitness instructor (stopped when I was 5 months pregnant with my son)
Family: Married. Five-year-old son, Donovan, in kindergarten at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School; daughter, Ashley, 2.
Last book read: “Llama Llama Mad at Mama”
Music: Disco. Favorite song: “I Will Survive.”
Favorite movie: “Scarface” (“Avatar” is a close second)
Sports team: New Orleans Saints (Who Dat!!!)
Activities you enjoy outside of work: Farmville on Facebook, gadgets, spending time with the kids
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My father, who was a musician and scientist.
Why did you pursue a career in medicine? I have always wanted to practice medicine.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Becoming board certified.
What do you most enjoy about your work? The people I work with every day are phenomenal. Baptist is growing to continue to meet the community’s needs for primary care.
30. TVA Hydroelectric Dams On For First Time in Three Years
- Wednesday, January 6, 2010
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority is starting the New Year with its 29 hydroelectric dams running around the clock for the first time in three years.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports TVA has more water stored in the reservoirs above Chattanooga than at the end of any year since it erected its network of dams in the 1930s and 1940s.
31. Butler Snow Attys. Honored As Super Lawyers
- Monday, December 14, 2009
Thirty-one attorneys from Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers, with nine of those attorneys in the firm’s Memphis office.
32. Raynor Named VP of Marketing For Two Hilton Brands
- Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Carla Raynor has been appointed vice president of marketing for Homewood Suites by Hilton and newly launched Home2 Suites by Hilton.
33. U of M’s Heath Given Distinguished Teaching Award
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Dr. Julia Heath, professor of economics at the University of Memphis, has been honored with the Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award by the Southern Economic Association.
34. Aldi Inc. Buys Land For Collierville Store
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009
523 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Sale Amount: $1 Million
Sale Date: Nov. 25, 2008
Buyer: Aldi Collierville LLC
Seller: Martin and Mildred Tippit
35. Airport Hotel Fetches $2.5M in Trustee’s Sale
- Wednesday, January 7, 2009
The 249-room former Clarion Hotel at 1471 E. Brooks Road near Memphis International Airport sold for $2.5 million in a Dec. 9 successor’s trustee’s deed. The buyer was Hometown 2007-1 Real Estate LLC Overland Park, Kan., an entity related to the previous owner’s lender. The property is now called the Memphis Airport Hotel.
36. Boyle’s Halperin Receives Realtors Commercial Alliance Award
- Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Mark Halperin of Boyle Investment Co. has received the 2008 Realtors Commercial Alliance National Award from the Realtors Commercial Alliance.
37. GOP Open Seats Boost Democrats House Chances
- Monday, October 27, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - A rush of Republican retirements has positioned Democrats to pick up 20 or more seats in the House and transform what might otherwise be a march to modest gains on Election Day into a wave to a lopsided majority.
38. U of M’s Palazolo Receives Engineering Education Award
- Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Dr. Paul Palazolo, assistant dean and assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering, has received the Peter G. Hoadley Award for Outstanding Engineering Educator from the Tennessee section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
39. New Memphis Pro Team Gives Players Shot at Basketball Dream
- Friday, May 30, 2008
A dozen Memphians are taking a different journey to what they hope will be NBA stardom. It’s a journey that includes weekend games in high school and college gymnasiums before small crowds. Practice sessions are worked in between 9-to-5 jobs and second jobs. There is very little glory and no guarantee.
40. Stallworth Named Board President At Association of Fundraising Professionals
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Virginia Stallworth is the new president of the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Stallworth has served on the board since 2005. She is the associate director at the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, where she has worked for nine years. Stallworth also serves on the board of directors for the Memphis Area Women's Council.
- Friday, October 19, 2007
The EEO/Federal Contractor's Liaison Association of the Mid-South will host an information seminar today from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Cost is $100 for members and $125 for nonmembers. Contact Virginia Leonard at 528-4264 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
- Thursday, October 18, 2007
MedConnect 2007, a symposium highlighting the latest innovations in technology and health care, will be held today from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive on the University of Memphis campus. Cost is $50 for the general public.
43. Can Chumney Out-Shark 'King Willie' in Mayoral Race?
- Friday, May 4, 2007
She was only an undergraduate student in her 20s at the time, but Carol Chumney still wanted to do something.
Her belief that the University of Memphis could improve its campus security came from the lack of safety she sometimes felt while walking around school.
44. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.
45. Johnson Appointed to Vacant County Board of Education Seat
- Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Dr. Fred Johnson has been appointed to the Shelby County Board of Education. Johnson also is a Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU) board member. Johnson will fill the vacancy left by Wyatt Bunker, who left the board to serve on the County Commission. Johnson has served as a MATCU board member since 1996.
46. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 5, 2005
The Memphis Orchestral Society has elected its officers for the 2004 fiscal year
Association of Fundraising Professionals Elects Board Members
The Association of Fundraising Professionals elected the following board members for 2005: Laurie Mc...
47. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 5, 2004
Women Changing Face of Legal Profession
The Daily News
Change can take time, especially in the South, where some traditions are hard to kill.
About 100 years ago, women were denied by state statute the right to practic...
48. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 4, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Nov. 4-Nov. 10
The Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., presents artwork by Everett Charles Yates, on display through Jan. 15. Nov. 5
The Center for Historic Preservation, a clea...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division. Mark Pierce and Jeremy Metheny joined the organization as mo...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Edward L Edward L. Stanton III joined Armstrong Allen PLLC as an associate member. Stanton comes to the firm from the City of Memphis, where he served as assistant city attorney. Prior to his employment with the city, Stanton worked at the Charles C...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
53. Archived Article: Back-uofm
- Wednesday, March 17, 1999
Workshop to focus on Workshop to focus on crime prevention A planning and zoning workshop will be held at 8 a.m. March 26 at the University of Memphis that will focus on crime and how communities can be made safer. Dr. George Kelling, a Harvard Univ...
54. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, February 9, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Real Review IC Financial Services Corp. has purchased 77 acres along U.S. Interstate 55 and Florida Street from Union Pacific Railroad Co. for $4.7 million, according to a special warranty deed filed Thursday in the Shelby County R...
55. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 6, 1998
Tashal LLC has purchased 2 Tashal LLC has purchased 2.2 acres at Southwind on T&B Boulevard to build at 20,000-square-foot office building. The office building is 80 percent pre-leased, said managing partner Jon Albright. Construction is expecte...
56. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, June 4, 1998
Define your business future: To sell or not to sell Define your business future: To sell or not to sell? By Virginia Wilson Special to The Daily News Currently, many business managers and boards may be overwhelmed with the strong market forces drivi...
57. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, December 23, 1996
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Christmas creations Consignors sell unique hand-made items through Womens Exchange holiday shop By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News To many Memphians, the holiday season means a trip to the Womens Exchange to meander through a Chr...
58. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, April 11, 1996
4/11 jts law focus Local newsletter takes business law statewide Former Armstrong Allen attorney begins Business Law Focus By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Business and law often act like estranged in-laws, understanding they need to sit at the same t...
59. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 1, 1995
memos 11/1 Palmer Wilson Jr., M.D., has joined the staff of Health First Medical Group's Internal Medicine Department. Wilson attended medical school at the University of Tennessee-Memphis and completed his internship and residency at the Methodist ...