Editorial Results (free)
1. Shortage of Skilled Workers Creating A Crisis in Construction Industry
- Saturday, March 11, 2017
With only one skilled tradesman entering the workforce for every five who retire, the demand for skilled labor in the U.S. has reached a critical mass.
That, in turn, can have negative impacts on economic development by causing construction delays and inflating budgets to accommodate out-of-town workers.
2. Pinnacle Awards Honor Commercial Real Estate Standouts
- Monday, April 13, 2015
The local commercial real estate community gathered at the Memphis Botanic Garden Thursday, April 9, for the 14th annual Pinnacle Awards. Every year, the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council honors its members based on their transactional volume, merit and community activity.
- Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Rhodes College will present “Berlin 1885: La Ruee Sur L’Afrique (The Division of Africa)” as part of the Tournees French Film Festival Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu/tournees for upcoming films.
4. Business Leaders Make Case for Immigration Reform
- Friday, August 30, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – Prominent business leaders and Republicans held a forum in Nashville on Wednesday to build support for immigration reform among the public and members of Congress.
The Senate passed a far-reaching immigration measure in June that includes border security, workplace enforcement and a path to citizenship. But the majority of House Republicans remain opposed to any path to citizenship, creating concerns that legislators will be unable to craft a compromise bill.
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, June 19, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Thursday, February 21, 2013
Poplar Pike Playhouse will present “The Wiz” Thursday, Feb. 21, through March 9 at the theater, 7653 Old Poplar Pike. Visit ppp.org for times and tickets.
7. Pickering Projects Show Activity on Upswing
- Friday, May 18, 2012
If an uptick in engineering services is an economic indicator of recovery and stability, Memphis is progressing fairly well.
That’s the message Bob Pitts, principal at Pickering Firm Inc., shared to the Appraisal Institute of Memphis Wednesday, May 16, at Chickasaw Country Club. Pickering employs 150 engineers, scientists, architects and surveyors across six offices from its Memphis headquarters to the Gulf Coast.
- Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, May 16, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Rabbi Micah Greenstein of Temple Israel will speak. Cost for lunch is $25 for nonmembers.
- Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The Better Business Bureau breakfast series will continue with a seminar on fraud risks facing small businesses Tuesday, May 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the BBB, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Cost is free for BBB members and $10 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Cheryl Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-8603.
10. HR Professionals Present Seminar at Crescent Club
- Monday, February 13, 2012
HR Professionals of Greater Memphis, in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management-Memphis, will present a seminar on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Crescent Club on “Strategic Leadership for HR Executives.”
11. Make the MOST Of Scholarship
- Monday, October 17, 2011
Last week we spotlighted an international education organization with Memphis roots, Facing History and Ourselves, which is helping individuals make the connection between history and their own lives. This week let us showcase a nonprofit that is providing scholarships for low-income children and fostering greater access, overall, to private and parochial schools for all children in our community: Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust.
12. Tigers Can Help You LEAD
- Monday, September 19, 2011
Last week we spotlighted New Ballet Ensemble & School, which is bringing together children from all backgrounds by providing a professional standard of training, regardless of the ability to pay. This week let us showcase three University of Memphis programs that offer your business tremendous partnership and growth opportunities.
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Downtown Memphis Commission board of directors will meet Thursday, Aug. 25, at noon at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
14. Concert Film Series Keeps Shine On Levitt Shell
- Wednesday, June 29, 2011
A free outdoor film series will kick off this weekend at the Levitt Shell in Midtown Memphis’ Overton Park.
Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Radiohead, B.B. King, Neil Diamond, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Joni Mitchell, Muddy Waters, U2 and the Rolling Stones are just some of the artists that will be featured in the series, which is presented by Indie Memphis and the Levitt Shell.
- Thursday, September 23, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Daniel Moore, audit manager at Watkins Uiberall PLLC, will speak on the topic “Understanding Nonprofit Accounting.” Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
16. UAW: Corker Risking 110,000 Jobs in Tennessee
- Friday, December 12, 2008
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A UAW local president at the General Motors plant in Spring Hill said Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker is "playing politics with 110,000 jobs" in his home state by opposing the auto industry rescue package.
17. Patent This: Baker Donelson Attorney Regularly Navigates Intellectual Property Issues
- Thursday, May 4, 2006
Many aspects of the law seem abstract and incomprehensible to the lay person, but probably none more than the concept of intellectual property.
Part of Peter L. Brewer's job is to help employers and inventors understand their legal rights and responsibilities in the areas of intellectual property, patents and trademarks. Brewer is a member of the Intellectual Property Group of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.
18. Unique Mixed-Use Development Planned for DeSoto
- Tuesday, December 20, 2005
A group of investors - including one Germantown resident - is planning to build what could be the largest land development in DeSoto County history.
Ron Schillinger, a partner in Riverbend Crossing LLC, said the idea of building an all-inclusive, 4,100-acre neighborhood came from his childhood memories of attending school in Memphis in the 1950s.
19. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Judge Honored for Pioneering Role
Robilio Honored for Efforts Against Emotional Abuse
Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was awarded a Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service. Robilio was chosen for h...
20. Archived Article: Small Biz Focus
- Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Alexander litigation services
Tech-Savvy Firm Helps Lawyers Get Organized
The Daily News
The owners of Alexander Litigation Services are hoping to bring a little relief to law offices drowning in paperwork, as well as those tha...
21. 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...
22. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 24, 1999
Mary A Mary A. Cuyler has been promoted to audit manager of the Memphis office of BDO Seidman LLP. A certified public accountant, Cuyler is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Shannon Kloek of Hnedak Bobo Group Inc. has been elected president o...
23. Archived Article: Law Focus (workforce)
- Thursday, February 25, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Streamlining the system Integrating state work force development components into one agency is designed to eliminate duplication of services By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News A new bill presented to the state legislature earli...
24. Archived Article: Flu Shot Day Lj
- Wednesday, October 15, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Local agencies urge seniors to get their flu shots By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News For most people, experiencing a bout of the flu can mean a week or more of feeling like death warmed over. For seniors, however, a visit from the v...
25. Archived Article: Loeb Realty Chg
- Thursday, January 2, 1997
By CAMILLE H Commercial real estate sales show area economy is strong Local investors purchase Lipscomb & Pitts building on Union Avenue Extended By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Several commercial buildings in Memphis sold during December, a...