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1. Barclays to Pay $2 Billion to US to Settle Mortgage Suit
- Friday, March 30, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – British bank Barclays became the latest big bank to reach a multi-billion dollar settlement with U.S. authorities over its role in the subprime mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. But in a rare and notable move, U.S. authorities went further to fine two individual bankers as part of their alleged role in the subprime mortgage crisis.
2. Corky’s BBQ Expanding, Headed To Texas
- Thursday, February 15, 2018
Corky’s BBQ is expanding its brand of pulled pork to the Lone Star State.
The company has secured an expansion and franchise agreement for multiple locations in the Houston and Dallas metro areas.
3. Old Favorites
- Saturday, February 7, 2015
A few years ago, Tandy Wilson, chef and owner of City House, offered this tip about earning his respect as a diner: Don’t tell me you’re a foodie, he said, tell me you’re a “regular.”
We were having a conversation about overuse of the term “foodie,” and how even though it can be a well-meaning label to show a person’s interest in a particular topic, it also can carry the snobbish weight of those who salivate over the trendiest dishes – and then salivate over their keypads to type a Yelp review after just one visit.
4. JPMorgan to Cut 8,000 Jobs This Year
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
JPMorgan Chase plans to eliminate a total of 8,000 jobs this year as its mortgage business shrinks and as the giant bank aims to control costs at its branches.
About half of those job cuts had already been announced. JPMorgan Chase now plans to cut more jobs as it tries to reduce $2 billion in consumer banking expenses by the end of 2016.
5. ‘Handle With Care’
- Thursday, October 17, 2013
Once the settlement of a lawsuit over control of Beale Street is complete, the administration of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. plans on issuing requests for firms to manage and develop the thriving entertainment district.
6. Coffield Finds Home to Contribute to Memphis
- Friday, September 20, 2013
When Ashley Coffield accepted the position as president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region last spring, it was a sort of homecoming for the Rhodes College graduate.
Only, she didn’t have to move at all.
7. Baseball Can’t Shake PED Drama
- Friday, July 26, 2013
You know that baseball is nowhere close to solving its PED problem when on the same day the Ryan Braun 65-game suspension story breaks, one Manny Ramirez is playing at AutoZone Park for the Texas Rangers’ Triple-A team.
8. Commission to Fill Carpenter’s Seat
- Monday, October 17, 2011
The Shelby County Commission should be back at full strength by the end of the Monday, Oct. 17, meeting of the body.
Monday’s agenda includes the appointment of a new District 1 commissioner to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mike Carpenter.
9. Whitehead Promoted At Obsidian
- Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Thomas Whitehead has been promoted to account manager at Obsidian Public Relations.
Hometown: Brandon, Miss.
10. Foreclosure Freeze Could Undermine Housing Market
- Tuesday, October 12, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Karl Case, the co-creator of a widely watched housing market index, was upbeat three weeks ago. Mulling the economy while at a meeting at a resort near the Berkshires, Case thought the makings of a recovery were finally falling into place.
11. 12 Glankler Brown Attorneys Included in SuperLawyers
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Twelve attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mid-South SuperLawyers.
12. Diocese: Proposed Abortion, Women’s Health Site Too Close to School
- Thursday, December 10, 2009
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis says the proposed new location for Planned Parenthood on Madison Avenue is too close to its high school.
The Rev. Michael P. Joyce, chancellor for the diocese, wrote a letter to the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency opposing the application that Planned Parenthood of Greater Memphis Region has filed to relocate from 1407 Union Ave. to 1750 Madison. The board for the state agency is scheduled to review the certificate of need application next Wednesday.
13. Planned Parenthood, Others Seek New Locations
- Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Inc. plans to move to another location in Midtown because its lease won’t be renewed, while the owner of two long-term care hospitals looks to build new facilities because of an eminent domain lawsuit.
14. 16 Glankler Brown Attorneys Chosen for Best Lawyers
- Friday, August 7, 2009
Sixteen attorneys from the Memphis law firm Glankler Brown PLLC recently were selected by their colleagues for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
The attorneys selected were Louis F. Allen, Saul C. Belz, John David Blaylock, William L. Bomar, R. Grattan Brown Jr., Oscar C. Carr III, Lee J. Chase III, B. Douglas Earthman, Charles W. Hill, R. Hunter Humphreys, Robert L. Hutton, William T. Mays Jr., George T. Nassar Jr., J. William Pierce Jr., Douglas P. Quay and C. Barry Ward. All of these lawyers were selected within their specific areas of practice.
15. Citigroup Profit Soars on Smith Barney Sale
- Monday, July 20, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc. surprised Wall Street Friday, reporting a $3 billion second-quarter profit instead of the big loss analysts expected.
16. Why the Struggle to Control Beale Street Continues
- Monday, June 1, 2009
Eight blocks lie between the Shelby County Courthouse and Beale Street.
The courthouse’s seated representations of wisdom, justice, liberty and authority look southward toward the entertainment district. Sometimes, if the wind is blowing in the right direction, you can hear the band in Handy Park from the courthouse steps.
17. Bill Would Try to Cut Funds to Planned Parenthood
- Thursday, April 23, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey and several other Republican lawmakers are once again proposing legislation to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood.
18. Where’d the Bailout Money Go? Shhhh, It’s a Secret
- Tuesday, December 23, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Think you could borrow money from a bank without saying what you were going to do with it? Well, apparently when banks borrow from you, they don’t feel the same need to say how the money will be spent.
19. Banks Say They're Using Bailout Money for Loans
- Friday, November 14, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Some of the nation's largest banks sharing in the $700 billion government bailout of the financial industry tried to assure lawmakers Thursday they are using the money to make more loans and help financially strapped homeowners avoid foreclosure.
20. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
21. Pitts Receives Compliance Expert Certification
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Dallas Pitts, compliance officer at FAA Federal Credit Union, has received Cuna's Credit Union Compliance Expert certification.
The certification covers all federal regulations for credit unions, as well as giving an overview of state regulations.
Pitts has worked for FAA FCU for more than 11 years, holding positions as a teller, member services representative and compliance officer.
22. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Names Byrd Executive Director
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
23. Methodist's Marshall to Serve On American Heart Association Board
- Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Barry S. Marshall, administrator of Clinical Business Development and Cardiovascular Service Line at Methodist University Hospital, has been named to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Shelby County Division of the American Heart Association. Marshall joined Methodist in 2004 as the director of the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.
24. FDA Approval Doesn't EndBattle Over Morning After Pill
- Monday, August 28, 2006
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an application Thursday to make contraceptive Plan B, commonly known as the "morning-after pill," available without a prescription to women 18 years old and older.
25. Askew Named National Director of Engineering Group
- Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Mark W. Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., was appointed to a two-year term as national director of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. Askew is a civil engineer with 30 years of structural engineering experience.
26. ABWA Chapter Names Woman of the Year
- Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Cheryl D. Fleming of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was named 2005 Woman of the Year by the local chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Fleming currently serves as president of the association.
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 19, 2004
GLANKLER BROWN ATTORNEYS SOME OF THE BEST IN AMERICA
VA Researcher Awarded for Scientific Achievement
Dr. Andrew H. Kang was presented the William S. Middleton Award, the Department of Veterans Affairs most prestigious award for scientific ach...
28. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, October 28, 2003
3380 Fite Road
Midwest Zinc Refinances Millington Plant 3380 Fite Road
Millington, TN 38053
Cost: $62.2 million
Borrower: Midwest Zinc Corp.
Lender: JPMorgan Chase Bank
Trustee: Mike Champlin
Property: 15.51 acres at 3380 Fite R...
29. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 12, 2002
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by attorneys nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by lawyers nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003. Lou...
30. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 14, 2000
Seven attorneys from the Memphis-based law firm Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder were included in the ninth edition of T Nineteen attorneys from Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell were included in the ninth edition of "The Best La...
31. Archived Article: Tech Focus2
- Wednesday, October 13, 1999
Mortgage Mortgage.com to further point-of-sale mortgage offerings Three acquisitions to extend reach with home builders, real estate agents and financial planners Florida-based mortgage.com announced it has agreed to acquire three companies that wil...