Editorial Results (free)
1. New Laws in 2016 Show States are Diverging on Guns, Voting
- Thursday, December 31, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Laws taking effect at the start of the new year show states diverging on some hot-button issues.
Restrictions on carrying guns will ease in Texas, for example, but will get tighter in California. It will be easier to register to vote in Oregon, but there will be another step to take at the polls in North Carolina.
2. Mathes Takes Helm at Community Legal Center
- Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Longtime attorney Anne Mathes has been named executive director of the nonprofit Community Legal Center, which has been providing civil legal services to lower-income Memphians for more than 20 years. In addition to civil cases and divorces, the CLC collaborates with other agencies to serve victims of domestic violence and elder abuse. They also take some immigration cases.
3. Small Banks Find Ways to Compete With Giants
- Saturday, May 16, 2015
Nashville’s InsBank began 15 years ago, founded by a group of insurance agents. Originally, it was known as Insurors Bank of Tennessee, its target market was independent insurance agents in the state. But that has changed somewhat over the years as the bank has evolved from that particular niche.
4. Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.
5. UTHSC, UT Medical Group Form Dermatopathology Lab
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
A recently launched joint venture between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and UT Medical Group will bring an academic touch to the diagnosis of skin diseases.
UT DermPath, a new dermatopathology lab that opened Jan. 1, will give dermatology residents hands-on experience while assisting private clinicians.
6. RedRover Names Thomson Account Manager
- Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Melissa Thomson has been promoted to account manager from account executive at RedRover Sales & Marketing. In her expanded role, Thomson serves as a fractional chief marketing officer for growing Mid-South companies by conducting critical market research then creating and executing marketing strategies.
7. ‘Washington Courtyard’ Sells For $900K
- Friday, February 24, 2012
A trio of office buildings at Washington Avenue and Danny Thomas Boulevard has traded hands for $900,000.
Investment group 301 WA LTD LLC of Arizona purchased the assets from Gregory Realty GP. Brian Califf of NAI Saig Co. represented the seller.
8. BBB of Mid-South Elects Officers, Directors
- Tuesday, April 5, 2011
The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South has elected officers and new directors for 2011-2012.
Randall D. Lewis of FedEx Corp. has been elected chairman of the board.
9. Evolve Systems Grows Memphis Location
- Friday, November 19, 2010
Evolve Digital Media has more than doubled its Memphis location at Apple Tree Center in Hickory Hill.
The Memphis-based company expanded its lease from 2,520 to 6,327 square feet at 6073 Mount Moriah Road Extended. Tyler Tapley, associate with CB Richard Ellis Memphis, represented the landlord, Apple Tree Center Partnership.
10. Levitt Shell Adds Development Director
- Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Debra Czestochowski has joined Levitt Shell as the organization’s first development director.
Hometown: Macomb, Ill.
Education: B.A. in English, University of Illinois
Work experience: More than 30 years advancing nonprofit organizations in higher education and the performing arts, including a decade with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra before joining the Levitt Shell staff.
Family: My husband, Joseph, heads International Arts Inc., based in Chicago and Memphis. Our son, Stefan, is a professional musician preparing for medical school. He lives in Chicago.
Favorite quote: “A good idea doesn’t care where it came from.” From Jeff Sanford, wise Memphian and fellow Midwesterner.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My Grandpa Kindred, who raised his siblings and built a farm for his family and was the kindest man I have known. No one could have had a more perfect surname.
What drew you to the Levitt Shell? The irresistible opportunity to join those who have regenerated a Memphis treasure in order to build community and diversity through free music and education.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Reaching fundraising goals is deeply satisfying, but it is most significant to me to achieve those goals via servant leadership, which focuses on facilitating the progress of others. I thank Leadership Memphis for acquainting me with the literature in this field.
What do you most enjoy about your work? I enjoy the creativity and commitment of those around me – staff, board and volunteers. I enjoy the expressions on the faces of those who gather for each concert. I enjoy seeing families together, children dancing and musicians absorbing the energy of the experience as they perform. An evening at the Levitt Shell is joyful. It is what this world should be.
11. 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.
12. Midtown Target
- Tuesday, June 1, 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.
13. Noel Named ABA’s Tennessee Delegate
- Thursday, March 25, 2010
Randall D. Noel of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC has been selected to serve as the Tennessee delegate to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates.
14. Colvett Named Greenscape President
- Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been at GreenScape since 1992 and has served in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing.
15. Noel Becomes ABA Delegate From Tennessee
- Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Randall D. Noel has been elected as the Tennessee delegate to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates.
Noel is a member of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC’s Commercial Litigation Group. Noel is a Fellow of the American, Tennessee and Memphis Bar Foundations and has served as president of the Tennessee Bar Association.
16. Law Firm Alliances on the Rise
- Thursday, July 30, 2009
Law firms locally and nationally are more frequently forming partnerships with other firms or joining networks to help better serve their clients and use every attorney’s base of knowledge to improve overall performance.
17. 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.
18. Frey Named Alpha Eta Society National President
- Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Dr. William R. Frey recently was selected as the national president of the Alpha Eta Society, the largest scholastic honor for allied health professionals. The organization has more than 60 chapters throughout the U.S.
19. Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rate to Help Ease Strain of Housing Slump on Economy
- Thursday, November 1, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve sliced an important interest rate Wednesday - its second reduction in the last six weeks - to help the economy survive the strains of a deepening housing slump that is likely to crimp growth in coming months.
20. Another Fed Rate Cut Anticipated
- Wednesday, October 31, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The message from Ben Bernanke and his Federal Reserve colleagues is clear: The housing slump will drag on well into next year as credit problems linger. What's not so apparent is how they'll deal with the crisis, although another interest rate cut could come this week.
21. Archived Article
- Tuesday, May 15, 2007
6525 N. Quail Hollow Road
Memphis, TN 38120
Sale Amount: $17.5 million
Sale Date: April 27, 2007
Buyer: Memphis-NCR LLC
22. On And On It Goes: Word has it that Thomas Jr. won't show at next council meeting
- Friday, December 15, 2006
Federal prosecutors dropped their bombshell a few days before the Memphis City Council met Dec. 5. Criminal complaints implicated two councilmen and a well-connected lobbyist in a money-for-votes scandal that, in at least one instance, apparently benefited wealthy landowner William H. Thomas Jr.
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 2, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters & Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of Prudential Collins-M...
24. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, June 14, 2004
DOWNTOWN PARKING AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS
Downtown Parking Authority to Meet, Elect Officers
The Downtown Parking Authority board of directors meets at 2 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. The meeting i...
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 26, 1998
WNUA-FM Names Bob Kaake Wendell Altman has been appointed manager of operations for Sedgwick Inc.s national risk control consulting organization. He previously was vice president and manager of risk control consulting for Sedgwick of the Carolinas I...