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1. RKA Construction Preps for New Home
- Saturday, March 10, 2018
For the past eight years, RKA Construction has made a name for itself in the high-end custom home arena, handling everything from small renovations and additions to large, new homes. To accommodate a need for more operational space, RKA recently purchased a 4,000-square-foot building at 81 Tillman St. to serve as its new office, and renovations are underway.
2. Tigers Expect Martin to Play Saturday vs. Cincinnati
- Tuesday, January 23, 2018
University of Memphis point guard Jeremiah Martin, the American Athletic Conference’s third-leading scorer, is expected to play when the Tigers play host to No. 9 Cincinnati Saturday, Jan. 27, at FedExForum.
3. Freight Farms Revolutionizing Farm-To-Fork System
- Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Usually the concept of farm-to-fork is designed to keep locally-grown produce out of shipping containers, but one company is working with local farmers to do just the opposite.
The Leafy Green Machine, developed by Boston-based Freight Farms, is a virtual farm-in-a-box that converts used shipping containers into year-round hydroponic farms, which can be monitored and controlled with your smartphone.
4. Tarrant, Tigers Tough Out Win Over Temple
- Thursday, January 14, 2016
Shaq Goodwin and Dedric Lawson had posted double-doubles. Ricky Tarrant Jr. had the game-winning free throws with a mouth swimming in blood and teeth that were, as Tigers coach Josh Pastner phrased it, “all over the place.”
5. Craig Gordon Joins Advanced Dermatology
- Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Dr. M. Craig Gordon has joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates. As a general dermatologist, Gordon manages dermatologic conditions ranging from acne, warts, eczema and psoriasis to more complex cutaneous lymphomas and autoimmune skin conditions. He also performs cutaneous surgeries and offer medical cosmetic services.
6. Speakers Set For Inaugural TEDxMemphis Event
- Friday, July 24, 2015
A few weeks from now, Memphians will have a chance to hear from Kimbal Musk, the brother of billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk, about his plans for the restaurant and garden concepts he’s bringing to Memphis.
7. Disaster Drought Might Net Insurance Savings
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
I should probably knock on a rather large piece of wood as I write this, perhaps a California Redwood, but here goes:
In 2011, following the Great Flood of 2010, there was lesser flooding that affected a much smaller area. Then there was the hailstorm in 2012 that resulted in new roofs for thousands – if not tens of thousands – of homes in the area.
8. Peabody Releases 2015 Rooftop Party Lineup
- Monday, March 16, 2015
The Peabody Hotel’s 2015 Rooftop Party season kicks off April 16.
First up is Memphis-based pop cover band Hollywood, with a special performance by Shaggy, best known for hit singles “Boombastic” and “It Wasn’t Me.” That opener will feature a $15 admission price.
9. Bohannon to Chair Junior Achievement Board
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Morgan Bohannon has been named chairman of the board of director of Junior Achievement of Memphis & the Mid-South Inc. Bohannon, the regional market manager for iHeartMedia, became engaged with Junior Achievement when iHeartMedia sponsored the “Broadcast Center” at JA BizTown in 2012. He joined the board soon thereafter and has been involved ever since.
10. Schools Leaders Move Toward Cooperation
- Friday, October 17, 2014
As the Achievement School District weighs a short list of a dozen low-performing Memphis schools for the state-run school district in the next school year, Shelby County Schools officials are involved in the selection process far more than they have been in past years.
11. Districts for Low-Performing Schools Make Picks
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
After one school year watching each other, leaders of the state-run Achievement School District and the countywide school system’s set of Innovation Zone schools got together this summer to compare notes and figure out which low-achieving schools each would take for the 2014-2015 school year.
12. Senior Care Management Solutions Promotes Williams
- Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Darla Williams has been promoted to health care administrator at Senior Care Management Solutions. In her new role, Williams will play a critical role in overseeing and customizing clients’ daily care plans to fit their specific needs.
13. Exchange Club Announces New Board Members
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Exchange Club Family Center has announced new board members as well as officers for 2011-2012.
Officers are Dan O’Brien, president; George Goldhoff, vice president; Grant Adams, treasurer; Adrienne Dailey-Evans, secretary; and Lucia Heros, immediate past president.
14. Ewing Named Partner at Tactical Magic
- Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Susan Akil Ewing has been named partner at Tactical Magic. Ewing joined the firm as a marketing strategist in 2010 after 18 years in the field, where she held executive positions at local advertising agencies, including Thompson & Co. and inferno.
15. Harris Joins Transnetyx as VP of Sales
- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Michael Harris has joined Transnetyx, a genetic diagnostics company, as vice president of sales for the company’s pharmacogenomics division.
16. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
17. New CEO Took Reins at Best Buy on Wed.
- Thursday, June 25, 2009
CHICAGO (AP) - It was September 1985 when a 24-year-old Brian Dunn knotted his skinny leather tie and set off to began a job as a sales clerk inside a small electronics store in Minnetonka, Minn., named Best Buy.
18. Best Buy Taps President and COO Dunn as New CEO
- Thursday, January 22, 2009
CHICAGO (AP) - Best Buy Co. Inc. laid out a succession plan Wednesday, saying Brian J. Dunn, its president and chief operating officer, will take over this summer as chief executive of the nation's largest consumer electronics chain.
19. Stores Using Survival Tactics, Look Past Holidays
- Monday, December 22, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers are accelerating their use of survival tactics – slashing prices further and pulling merchandise off shelves to send to liquidators – as the number of holiday shopping days dwindles. But January and beyond look scarier for even relatively healthy merchants as the passing of the holidays give shoppers no reason at all to spend.
20. Best Buy Q3 Profit Sinks, Offers Staff Buyouts
- Wednesday, December 17, 2008
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best Buy Co. Inc. , the nation's biggest consumer electronics retailer, said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit sank 77 percent as it faced dramatic changes in consumer spending.
21. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
22. Memphis Area Legal Services Board Elects Matthews as VP
- Wednesday, March 29, 2006
The Memphis Area Legal Services' board of directors has elected Antonio "Toney" Matthews to serve as its vice president. Matthews is an attorney with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC and is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility Hearing Committee.
23. 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...
24. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, November 19, 1996
A sixth joint venture between Prudential Real Estate Investors and Chick Hill, president of Memphis-based Davidson Hotel Co A sixth joint venture between Prudential Real Estate Investors and Chick Hill, president of Memphis-based Davidson Hotel Co.,...
25. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 9, 1996
Sept Sept. 9 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The guest speaker will be Julie Terry, a certified public accountant and financial advisor with American Express. The cost is $12...