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1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
2. Browne Named RISE Foundation Board Chair
- Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Terri Browne, chief people officer for Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc., has been named board chair of the nonprofit RISE Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of low-income working Memphians through financial literacy.
3. Hard to ‘Mansplain’ Workplace Gender Issues
- Saturday, March 14, 2015
“Jane felt like screaming at Dick after he manterrupted her in the staff meeting, bropropriated her idea and then spent the afternoon mansplaining it back to her.’’
That’s an actual sentence – if people are willing to use gender-specific language that’s gaining popularity to describe unwanted workplace behavior.
4. Spillyards Leads Community Advisors Launch
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Greg Spillyards has joined the brokerage team at Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors to launch the firm’s Community Advisors service line.
Community Advisors is focused on the Memphis city core, with a goal to provide real estate advisory services to assist in the revitalization of the city’s underserved areas with passion, creativity and entrepreneurship, and with service to those already living and leading in their neighborhoods.
5. Miles to Lead Germantown Community Theatre
- Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Michael D. Miles took over as executive director of Germantown Community Theatre Monday, April 28, about two weeks before the theater closes its 2013-2014 season with “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” May 16 to June 1.
6. Ady Joins Ballet Memphis as Ballet Master
- Wednesday, July 24, 2013
James Ady has joined Ballet Memphis as ballet master. In his new role, Ady will teach morning technique classes, assist with community outreach programs, and rehearse and coach dancers for upcoming performances.
7. Imagine Vegan Café Finds New Home
- Friday, March 22, 2013
Imagine Vegan Café has found a new home about three blocks east of its current location in Midtown’s Cooper-Young neighborhood.
The family-friendly, 100-percent vegan café’s last day at its current 2156 Young Ave. location will be Friday, March 29. Imagine hopes to re-open its new location at 2299 Young Ave. at the corner of East Parkway and Young by Friday, April 5, if inspections go as planned.
8. Imagine Vegan Café Landlord Ends Lease
- Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Imagine Vegan Café in Cooper-Young said the restaurant is moving and is soliciting ideas for vacant buildings.
“Our landlord decided to not renew our lease so we are now intensely looking for a new spot,” read a Friday, Feb. 15, Facebook post. “We ask that everyone please bear with us as things might be a little scattered over the next month or so. Our last day here in this spot is March 31st. We would like to stay in the Midtown area or maybe move over to Crosstown. Overton Square and out East are just out of our budget. If you have any specific ideas as to vacant buildings, please let us know.”
9. Baldwin Joins Trumbull Labs as Pathologist
- Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Dr. Heather Sehnert Baldwin has joined Trumbull Laboratories LLC as a pathologist. In her new role, Baldwin will practice a full range of pathology with a focus in hematopathology.
10. Baker Donelson Elects New Shareholders
- Monday, April 23, 2012
Four attorneys in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC have been elected shareholders.
They are Adam Baldridge, Christopher Coats, Richard Mattern and Stacie Smith Winkler.
11. Burton Promoted to PR Manager at inferno
- Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Ashley Burton has been promoted to public relations manager at inferno. Burton joined the agency in 2005 and most recently served as a public relations account executive.
12. Baker Donelson Names New Marketing Officer
- Friday, January 6, 2012
Adam Severson on Feb. 1 will join the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC as its chief marketing and business development officer.
Severson will be based in Baker Donelson’s Nashville office. In his new job, he’ll lead the firm’s 21-member marketing team and will be responsible for the firm’s strategic direction and execution of its business development and marketing initiatives.
13. A. Schwab Under New Ownership
- Monday, December 26, 2011
A. Schwab in Downtown Memphis is under new ownership.
A group of investors led by Terry Saunders and other Saunders family members of Piggly Wiggly heritage have acquired the A. Schwab business and the real estate at 163 Beale St. and 165 Beale St., which was handled by Adam Slovis of Slovis & Associates LLC.
14. New Gourmet Food Truck Hits Streets of Memphis
- Friday, December 16, 2011
Revival Southern Food Co. is the latest truck to hit Memphis streets in response to the national food truck craze.
15. Smith Named Vice Prez At S. Webster Haining
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Doug Smith has been named vice president, administrative operations, at S. Webster Haining & Co.
16. 89.9 FM Hosts Spring Pledge Drive This Week
- Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, WEVL 89.9 FM is continuing its Spring Pledge Drive through Saturday at 6 p.m.
This week, the Pledge Drive will feature live music, special guests and theme programs. Gift incentives – including the 35th Anniversary WEVL T-shirt by Memphis musician and artist Adam Woodard – are offered for pledges of $65 or more.
17. Extreme Makeover Accepting TN Applicants
- Monday, October 11, 2010
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is coming to Tennessee, looking for families whose homes need to be rebuilt.
The show, which airs on ABC Sundays at 7 p.m., features a race against time to complete a project that would ordinarily take months, involving a team of designers, contractors and several hundred workers who have just seven days to rebuild an entire property.
18. Lamar Crossing Development Faces Foreclosure
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Once a promising development in a blighted area, the $11.7 million Lamar Crossing Apartments has gone the way of so many other commercial properties in town – fenced in and foreclosed.
A chain-link fence surrounds the perimeter of the 7.13-acre property on Lamar Avenue just north of Interstate 240. Overgrown grass proves the property hasn’t been cared for and a phone number posted on a sign outside the apartments for leasing information has been disconnected.
19. U of M’s Preza Receives $740K Award for Research
- Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Dr. Chrysanthe Preza has received a more than $740,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for her research to improve live cell imaging. Preza is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering.
20. Thompson Named Chair of MPACT Board
- Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Jeni Stephens Thompson has been named the new chairwoman of the MPACT Memphis board of directors. Thompson is the director of marketing and development for the Memphis Bioworks Foundation. She has a bachelor's degree in communications from Lambuth University and a master's degree in education from Vanderbilt University. Thompson serves as the programs chair for the Association of Fundraising Professionals and sits on the Playhouse on the Square board. She is a member of the Leadership Memphis Class of 2008.
21. Diocese Settles Sex Suits for More Than $300K
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has settled three lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by a priest assigned to minister to the city's Vietnamese Catholic community.
The settlements, announced last week, are the first in any of the nine civil lawsuits filed beginning in August 2004 against the Memphis Diocese and five priests. All nine allege child sexual abuse and a cover-up by the Diocese.
22. 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.
23. Blount Rises to Vice President at Wachovia
- Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Michelle Blount has been named vice president and senior community banker for Wachovia Bank in Memphis. She has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry and most recently served as vice president in commercial banking for First Tennessee Bank.
24. YMCA Board of Directors Names New CEO
- Wednesday, November 30, 2005
The YMCA metropolitan board of directors named Keith G. Johnson CEO of YMCA of the Memphis & the Mid-South. Johnson is a 27-year YMCA veteran who has served in various positions in Atlanta, Fort Worth and New Orleans. His earliest position with YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South was as vice president and executive director of the Fogelman Downtown YMCA. He graduated from Georgia State University.
25. Archived Article: Ccrfc (lead)
- Wednesday, May 14, 2003
Tax freeze spurs more work in run-down block
Tax freeze spurs more work in run-down block
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
A developer who plans to renovate the WT Grant Building at 113 S. Main St. into residential and commercial space ...