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1. Another Country
- Saturday, March 04, 2017
On the road into the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa in southwest Memphis, there is a sign you might not notice on your way to the museum and archaeological site.
An arrow pointing east is the way to Memphis. The western arrow reads Chucalissa.
2. Free Agent Frenzy? That’s Not Robinson’s Style
- Friday, February 17, 2017
Upon his arrival as the Tennessee Titans’ general manager in January 2016, Jon Robinson made an immediate impact with the trade for DeMarco Murray and his wheeling/dealing approach to the draft.
3. Moorman Named Chief Scientist at Ducks Unlimited
- Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Tom Moorman has been named chief scientist of Memphis-based Ducks Unlimited, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to conserving North American waterfowl habitats. Moorman, who will take over from retiring chief scientist Scott Yaich on March 1, has worked for DU for more than 25 years, most recently serving as head of its 13-state Southern Region.
As chief scientist, Moorman will serve as DU’s leader on waterfowl and habitat science, provide vision and direction in addressing DU’s science needs and ensure it maintains its standing and credibility as a top-notch science-based organization.
- Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Shen Yun Performing Arts will perform in Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 7-8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. The performance explores traditional Chinese culture and legends through a blend of classical dance and orchestral music. Tickets start at $70. Visit shenyun.com or call 888-974-3698.
- Saturday, February 04, 2017
The second We Mean Business Symposium, hosted by the City of Memphis Office of Business Diversity and Compliance, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Tower Center at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., 33rd floor. The primary focus is to share upcoming city bid opportunities for small and minority-owned businesses. Companies also will learn about the certification and registration process and how to leverage the city’s diversity programs. The first J.E. Walker Breaking Barriers Awards Luncheon will follow. Cost is free; RSVP required. Register at eventbrite.com.
- Monday, February 06, 2017
NAWBO Memphis will present “Selling for Business Owners” Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seasons 52, 6085 Poplar Ave. Shawn Karol Sandy, chief revenue officer of The Selling Agency, will share the three-point plan that builds your own selling program and positions your company in front of your ideal customers. Register at nawbomemphis.org.
7. Driver in Fatal Chattanooga Bus Crash Given Extra Training
- Monday, December 26, 2016
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – The driver in a school bus crash that killed six Chattanooga children had been given additional training after previous traffic accidents in the months before the fatal wreck.
8. Conley Injures Back in Grizzlies’ Lopsided Loss to Charlotte
- Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley could miss six weeks after sustaining a back injury in Monday’s 105-84 loss to the Charlotte Hornets at FedExForum.
Near press time, Adrian Wojnarowksi of Yahoo! Sports reported that Conley had suffered a transverse process fracture of the vertebrae and would be out indefinitely.
9. School Bus Driver Charged in Deadly Chattanooga Crash
- Wednesday, November 23, 2016
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – A school bus driver who authorities say was speeding along a narrow, winding road when he wrapped his vehicle around a tree was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide in the deaths of five children.
10. Grizzlies’ New Speaker Series to Enhance Bond With Businesses, Fans
- Thursday, November 17, 2016
On the court, the Memphis Grizzlies have a new head coach in David Fizdale and have remixed the roster with a heavier sprinkling of youth.
Change in the NBA is inevitable. And that’s true off the court, too, where business-side and sales employees are always seeking new ways to engage with the community and grow the fan base.
11. Will This Young Quarterback Ever Be a Success?
- Friday, October 07, 2016
In his first 16 NFL starts, the jury is out on the quarterback. Is he destined to be the cornerstone of the franchise or just another first-round draft pick who ultimately will fade away?
He struggles to complete passes downfield. He throws too many interceptions. He keeps fumbling. Sometimes it appears his biggest strength is running the ball, not throwing it.
12. Last Word: Gas Prices, Hotels and Airbnbs and Dicamba Drift
- Monday, September 19, 2016
How is your gas tank doing as the work week begins? If you are running on fumes you will probably also notice a dramatic hike in gas prices at the pump very shortly.
The Colonial Pipeline from Houston to New York closed Sept. 9 after a spill of 250,000 gallons was found in Alabama.
13. Several Whitehaven Subdivisions Making a Comeback
- Monday, September 19, 2016
David Walker, founder of Vision to Reality LLC, has relaunched the development of several Whitehaven subdivisions, including Emerald Estates, Diamond Estates and Ruby Estates situated between Horn Lake and Weaver roads just south of West Holmes Road.
14. Delta Cancels More Flights in Wake of Computer-System Outage
- Wednesday, August 10, 2016
DALLAS (AP) — Travelers on Delta Air Lines endured hundreds more canceled and delayed flights on Tuesday as the carrier slogged through day two of its recovery from a global computer outage.
15. Olympians Suit Up in High-Tech Apparel to Shave Seconds
- Wednesday, August 03, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – When seconds count, the right clothing matters.
For the Rio Olympics, Nike used 3-D printing technology to develop small silicone protrusions for redirecting air flow around the runner. Body scanners helped Adidas design suits to keep swimmers in ideal form. Swiss cycling specialist Assos turned to wind tunnels to craft custom, form-fitting suits for the U.S. cycling team.
16. Public School System in Shelby County Continues Evolution
- Friday, July 29, 2016
The new school year that begins Aug. 8 is four academic years since the start of the state-run Achievement School District, three academic years past the merger of public education in Shelby County and two years since the demerger into seven school systems.
17. Land Bridge Project Could Transform Entire University of Memphis Area
- Saturday, July 23, 2016
The official planning phase has begun for the much anticipated $33 million University of Memphis land bridge, which will safely connect two sides of the university that are currently split by the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks and Southern Avenue.
18. Will Mariota’s Second Season Resemble Luck or RG3?
- Friday, July 22, 2016
The Tennessee Titans’ offensive playbook has been rewritten. The verbiage for calling plays has been edited. The line has been revamped with three new starters.
Why? The team’s ownership and coaches desperately want to get the most out of quarterback prodigy Marcus Mariota.
19. Schism Among State Republicans Hits Critical Point With Resignation
- Thursday, July 14, 2016
A rift within the Tennessee Republican Party, whether a tempest in a teapot or the early signs of implosion, isn’t likely to hit the big tent party hard at the polls this fall.
But make no mistake, there is some trouble in paradise.
20. Georgia Tech Hires Pastner From Memphis to Replace Gregory
- Saturday, April 09, 2016
ATLANTA (AP) – Josh Pastner isn't promising a quick fix as Georgia Tech's basketball coach.
21. First Tennessee Invests in Tri-State Bank
- Monday, January 18, 2016
As of Dec. 31, Tri-State Bank of Memphis has secured almost $5 million in new capital, an investment fueled in part by an “unprecedented transaction” between it and First Tennessee Bank.
22. Toys Have Best Year in a Decade
- Wednesday, November 11, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys are staging a comeback.
The U.S. toy industry is expected to have its strongest year in at least a decade after several years of kids choosing videogames and mobile apps over Barbie and stuffed bears.
23. Hattiloo Forum Explores Black Generation Gap
- Thursday, October 15, 2015
Always looking for a good topic of conversation, Hattiloo Theatre founder Ekundayo Bandele decided to put a group of millennials and active senior citizens together.
The Tuesday, Oct. 13, event was prompted by a dinner conversation Bandele had with his 21-year-old daughter.
24. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 09, 2015
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
The races for four of those six open seats and the seat now held by an appointee to the council are going to a Nov. 19 runoff election – one week before Thanksgiving.
25. Republicans Hope Fox Can Break Democratic Grip on Nashville
- Thursday, September 10, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A closer-than-expected mayor's race in Nashville has Republicans hoping they can grab one of the last remaining major elected offices in Tennessee that has eluded their grasp amid a statewide GOP wave.
26. Cloverleaf Shopping Center Sells in $4.8 Million Deal
- Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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27. Shibata Named UTHSC Chair of Surgery
- Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Dr. David Shibata has been named the Scheinberg Endowed Chair of Surgery and a professor in the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
28. First Tennessee Promotes Walker to Lead Diversity Efforts
- Friday, July 31, 2015
First Tennessee Bank has made a key executive promotion to help enhance the myriad diversity and inclusion efforts within the bank, among its customers and in the communities it serves.
29. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
30. Crews Center Hosts Social Innovation Summer Camp
- Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The Crews Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Memphis currently is a hub for social entrepreneurs.
The phrase “social entrepreneur” has a somewhat loose definition, but it generally involves the use of business tools and practices to solve social concerns. And it’s a focus of a summer camp coming to the Crews Center in July in partnership with a university student-led nonprofit that’s focused on social innovation and using entrepreneurial thinking to identify solutions to the community’s social issues.
31. Music Hall of Fame Expands Nominating Committee
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
Heading into its fourth year of honoring some of the country’s greatest music icons, the Memphis Music Hall of Fame has added some big names to its nominating committee – stacking it with both local and national music executives who will help pick this year’s inductees.
32. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Expands Nominating Committee
- Friday, April 17, 2015
Heading into its fourth year of honoring some of the country’s greatest music icons, the Memphis Music Hall of Fame has added some big names to its nominating committee – stacking it with both local and national music executives who will help pick this year’s inductees.
33. Jack Daniel's Turns Back Latest Tennessee Whiskey Challenge
- Wednesday, April 08, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Jack Daniel's has turned back the latest challenge to a state law that determines which spirits can be marketed as "Tennessee Whiskey," but upstart distillers hoping their brands make the cut vow the fight isn't over for good.
34. Lot Shortage Leads to Fewer New Homes
- Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Shelby County homebuilding activity slowed in 2014 as builders filed fewer permits and sold fewer homes than in 2013.
Homebuilders filed 850 permits in 2014, down 8.6 percent from 930 permits filed in 2013 and down 7 percent from 914 permits filed in 2012, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
- Friday, January 16, 2015
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host an opening reception for “Earthbound Treasures: New Works by Tiffany Myers Foss and Katie Dann” Friday, Jan. 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. The exhibition will be on display through Feb. 13. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
36. School Board Approves 10 School Closings
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Shelby County Schools board voted Tuesday, Feb. 25, to close 10 Memphis schools with the new school year.
But the final plan approved by the board on a split vote and recommended by superintendent Dorsey Hopson gave a one-year reprieve on closing Northside High School, removed Alcy Elementary School from the list completely and keeps Riverview Middle School open but closes neighboring Riverview Elementary School to make Riverview Middle a k-8 school starting next August.
37. German Eatery Slated for Overton Square
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Overton Square will be getting an international flavor with the addition of a German-themed restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Paulette’s.
Chef David Scott Walker has signed a lease to open Schweinehaus, a restaurant that will feature servers decked out in traditional Germanic dress and communal, handmade wood tables found in many German beer halls, at 2110 Madison Ave.
- Saturday, February 08, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
39. Council Gets Overview of Public Safety Spending
- Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Memphis City Council members got a first and at times conflicting look Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the hard decisions they could make about city spending on public safety.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. walked the council through some ideas for cuts in city spending beyond larger changes in city retirement and health benefits. Those obligations are the “cornerstone” of the efforts to get the city’s financial house in order, said city Chief Administrative Officer George Little.
40. Campus Connections
- Saturday, November 02, 2013
The University of Memphis is in the early stages of updating its campus master plan, and it will seek input from its neighbors as it moves into its next century of higher education.
The U of M has hired the Smith Group JJR of Ann Arbor, Mich., to lead the effort with Memphis-based LRK Inc. serving as the local partner.
- Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host a conversation with Bill Strickland, CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corp. and author of “Making the Impossible, Possible,” Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Strickland’s topic is “The Art of Leadership & The Business of Social Change.” Cost is $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit memphischamber.com or call 543-3571.
42. Unions Show Muscle, Spent Millions in State Races
- Tuesday, November 20, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – When Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor's race last week, it wasn't just a victory for her fellow Democrats.
43. Tying it All Together
- Monday, June 25, 2012
Two of the city’s high-profile architecture firms are behind the design enhancement of one of Memphis’ most cherished spots – Overton Square.
LRK Inc. is the architect of record for both Loeb Properties Inc.’s $20 million revitalization of the Midtown theater district and also for the city’s parking garage at Monroe Avenue and Florence Street.
44. Scott Joins Methodist South as Chief Medical Officer
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Dr. Howard Scott has been named chief medical officer at Methodist South Hospital. Before joining Methodist South, which is part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, Scott served as chief medical officer for West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami. He has also maintained an active private practice for 29 years.
45. Regulators Probe Bank's Role in Facebook IPO
- Thursday, May 24, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Regulators are examining whether Morgan Stanley, the investment bank that shepherded Facebook through its highly publicized stock offering last week, selectively informed clients of an analyst's negative report about the company before the stock started trading.
46. State Treasurer: Charter Schools Not a Hardship
- Friday, April 06, 2012
For several months, the Tennessee treasurer and comptroller struggled to get and reconcile basic head counts for both of Shelby County’s public school systems to make a decision on whether 17 new charter schools to open in August would be too much of a financial drain on the systems.
47. 6 Months Later, What has Occupy Protest Achieved?
- Monday, March 19, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.
48. Unions Gearing Up to Spend Big in 2012 Election
- Thursday, February 23, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Unions are gearing up to spend more than $400 million to help re-elect President Barack Obama and lift Democrats this election year in a fight for labor's survival.
Under siege in state legislatures around the country – and fearing the consequences of a Republican in the White House – union leaders say they have little choice as they try to beat back GOP efforts to curb collective bargaining rights or limit their ability to collect dues.
49. Trustee Unveils Website Updates
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Shelby County Trustee’s office has an updated website as the office enters tax season and prepares to move into offices at 157 Poplar Ave.
50. Wharton, Fullilove & Conrad Re-Elected -- Harris-Ford to Runoff
- Friday, October 07, 2011
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. won a full four-year term of office as mayor Thursday, Oct. 6, two years after he claimed the mayor’s office in a special election.
And all 12 of the Memphis City Council members seeking re-election won new four year terms in the city election cycle, marking the largest return of incumbents to the 13-member council in the 43-year history of the mayor-council form of government.
51. 4 Council Members - All 3 City Court Judges To Run Unopposed In Oct. Elections
- Friday, July 22, 2011
Four incumbent Memphis City Council members and all three incumbent City Court Judges were effectively re-elected at the Thursday, July 21, noon deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions for the Oct. 6 Memphis ballot.
52. MBIN Signs New Lease At Bellbrook Park
- Friday, April 22, 2011
A Memphis-based wholesaler of collectable items has signed a new industrial lease in the Southwest submarket.
MBIN Global Inc. has signed a new lease for 26,250 square feet at Bellbrook Industrial Park, 1004 Brooks Road.
53. Smith & Nephew Sues Former Employees
- Thursday, March 17, 2011
Smith & Nephew has raced to contain any damage from a scheme the company said it recently interrupted that involved nine former employees who allegedly planned to resign together, start their own company and benefit from company trade secrets.
54. Houston Joins Memphis Chemical & Janitorial Supply
- Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Ursula Y. Houston has joined Memphis Chemical & Janitorial Supply Co. as account executive.
55. Foreclosure Notice Filed for Delta Diamond Land
- Friday, February 11, 2011
A first-run foreclosure notice has been filed on property owned by Delta Diamond Land Development LLC, according to today’s foreclosure notices section.
56. Adrienne Johnson Promoted at the Greater Memphis Chamber
- Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Adrienne Johnson has been promoted to director of research for the Greater Memphis Chamber.
57. Obama Orders Review of Rules to Boost Economy
- Wednesday, January 19, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, in another move to smooth frayed ties with corporate America, ordered a far-reaching review of federal regulations Tuesday with the goal of weeding out rules that hurt job growth and creation. Republicans and business groups welcomed the step but suggested he do even more.
58. Remodel Focus
- Wednesday, January 05, 2011
As new home starts have sunk to record lows across the Mid-South during the past few years, some local custom homebuilders have shifted focus toward remodeling and renovations projects to increase revenues.
59. Tsunami Ushers in Holiday Artists Market
- Friday, November 26, 2010
In the past two years eating local food has been promoted heavily in Memphis.
Now with the holiday-shopping season approaching, local artists are hoping that buying local gifts will take on the same kind of fervor.
60. Whalum and Webb Draw Challengers In School Board Races
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Memphis school board members Betty Mallott and Martavius Jones were unopposed at Thursday’s filing deadline for the four Memphis school board races on the Nov. 2 ballot. Noon was the deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions in the school board races as well as three sets of municipal elections in Bartlett, Collierville and Germantown.
61. Redesigned and Rebuilt
- Tuesday, August 17, 2010
David Schuermann, president of Architecture Inc., said his 16-year-old Downtown firm specializes in renovations and restorations to existing buildings.
62. Cooper-Young’s Lux Closes Shop
- Friday, May 14, 2010
Lux, a Cooper-Young clothing store known for its edgy styles, will close by July 1.
Owner Tadd Feazell said diminished sales during the economic downturn have spurred him to free himself from the obligations of running the store. Lux, at 906 S. Cooper St., opened in 2004.
63. TVA Hydroelectric Dams On For First Time in Three Years
- Wednesday, January 06, 2010
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority is starting the New Year with its 29 hydroelectric dams running around the clock for the first time in three years.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports TVA has more water stored in the reservoirs above Chattanooga than at the end of any year since it erected its network of dams in the 1930s and 1940s.
64. Federal Judge Postpones School Unitary Hearings
- Wednesday, December 30, 2009
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge has postponed the dates for court hearings on whether the North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts have met their desegregation obligations.
65. Dress Newest Pathologist At Pathology Group of the MidSouth
- Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Dr. Matthew A. Dress has joined Pathology Group of the MidSouth PC as its newest pathologist.
Before joining Pathology Group of the MidSouth, Dress served as the chief resident in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He then completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center-Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y.
66. Highland Hip
- Monday, July 27, 2009
The Highland strip is growing a skyline. The Stratum on Highland Street, a five-story apartment complex, was the first new structure west of the University of Memphis to sprout last August on the storied commercial strip itself.
67. U of M Law School Appoints Kritchevsky to Director of Advocacy
- Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Barbara Kritchevsky has been appointed to the newly created position of director of advocacy at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law.
Kritchevsky has been a law professor at the university since 1983, and for the past 20 years has served as a faculty adviser to the school’s Moot Court Board and also served as the school’s associate dean for academic affairs.
68. Memphis Youth Symphony Alumni Reunite at Homecoming Concert
- Monday, June 15, 2009
The various ensembles of the Memphis Youth Symphony present eight concerts each year, but for the first time MYS has slated a concert to be played by grownups.
On Saturday, the Memphis Youth Symphony will present the first “A Musical Homecoming,” a benefit concert performed by alumni of the organization.
69. GPAC Makes Plans for Diverse Season
- Monday, June 01, 2009
World cultures, giants of classical music and family humor will round out the recently announced main stage season beginning in September at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre.
GPAC executive director Tania Castroverde Moskalenko announced the new season schedule at this season’s last concert on April 25. While she said there is no theme for the entire season, she plans to bring global arts intrigue to the Mid-South venue.
70. Treadway Joins Thomas & Betts as Senior VP for Electrical Business
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Charles L. Treadway has joined Thomas & Betts Corporation in the newly created position of senior vice president, group president – electrical. Treadway will provide strategic and operational leadership to the company’s electrical products businesses on a global basis. The electrical segment of Thomas & Betts has approximately 60 manufacturing and distribution facilities in 11 countries and employs approximately 8,000 associates worldwide. The electrical segment reported $2.1 billion in revenues in 2008. Treadway previously served as president and chief executive officer for the Custom Sensors and Technology unit of Schneider Electric.
71. Health Care Overhaul Cost May Reach $1.5 Trillion
- Thursday, March 19, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – Your lungs may work just fine, but the estimated price for universal health care could take your breath away.
Health policy experts say guaranteeing coverage for all Americans may cost about $1.5 trillion over the next decade.
72. Thornton Receives Glankler Pro Bono Award
- Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Laurie M. Thornton of Glankler Brown PLLC has received the second annual Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award given by James S. Gilliland and the Glankler Brown law firm.
73. Boyle’s Halperin Receives Realtors Commercial Alliance Award
- Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Mark Halperin of Boyle Investment Co. has received the 2008 Realtors Commercial Alliance National Award from the Realtors Commercial Alliance.
74. 12 Foreclosure Notices Filed Against Chamberlain & McCreery
- Friday, July 25, 2008
Twelve foreclosure notices have been filed against local developer Chamberlain and McCreery Inc. for defaulting on loan payments. The first-run foreclosure notices appear starting on Page 26 of today’s Daily News.
75. Walker Advocates for Litigants In Juvenile Court Position
- Thursday, July 17, 2008
David Walker is the supervising attorney for the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County’s Advocate for Non-Custodial Parents Program, a free service that helps litigants with various juvenile-related matters.
76. TBA Honors Judge Person For Efforts to Aid Litigants
- Thursday, June 26, 2008
Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Curtis Person will be recognized Saturday by the Tennessee Bar Association’s Juvenile and Children’s Law Section. The recognition is for his creation of a special position at the court that offers free legal advice about juvenile court-related matters to people unable to afford an attorney.
77. Judicial Selection Commission Submits Names for Vacancy
- Friday, May 23, 2008
The Judicial Selection Commission has submitted the names of two judges and a prosecutor for a West Tennessee vacancy on the Court of Criminal Appeals.
The three are Camille R. McMullen, assistant U.S. attorney in Millington; Roger A. Page, Circuit Court judge in Medina; and Joe H. Walker III, a Circuit Court judge in Ripley.
78. 14 Applicants File for Two Judicial Vacancies
- Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Two vacancies in the western divisions of two state appeals courts have drawn a lot of interest from attorneys and judges in West Tennessee.
A total of 14 applicants filed with the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission for both vacancies by Friday’s deadline.
79. Holder to be Tenn. Supreme Court's First Woman Chief Justice
- Friday, May 02, 2008
The next chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court will be Memphis Justice Janice Holder - who will be the state Supreme Court's first woman chief justice.
Holder will replace William M. Barker, who announced this week he will retire effective Sept. 1. Barker told his fellow justices two years ago that he would retire soon, Justice Gary R. Wade told the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Wade said the justices selected Holder as the new chief justice then and there.
80. Justice Barker to RetireFrom State Supreme Court
- Thursday, May 01, 2008
First a vacancy on the state court of criminal appeals for West Tennessee, now a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Chief Justice William M. Barker of Chattanooga announced Tuesday
- Wednesday, February 27, 2008
master IT will host a business seminar, "Business Unplugged," today from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Several speakers from technology companies will be in attendance. For more information or to register, visit www.master-it.com/unpluggedevent.html or call 377-7891.
82. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
83. March Continues In Memphis Politics
- Friday, January 18, 2008
Measuring progress in numbers can be tricky. And the numbers are usually mute on the topic of what should come next.
As Memphis and the nation on Monday observe the national holiday marking the birth of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 53 of the 163 elected officials representing all or part of Shelby County - federal, state and local - are black.
84. Administration Reports Benefit Shortfall Totals $45 Trillion Over Next 75 Years
- Tuesday, December 18, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is promising $45 trillion more than it can deliver on Social Security, Medicare and other benefit programs.
That is the gap between the promises the government has made in benefits and the projected revenue stream for these programs over the next 75 years, the Bush administration estimated Monday.
85. Texas Man Sues Over Stolen Bone Implanted in his Neck
- Thursday, September 27, 2007
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A man who found out the bone implanted in his neck to relieve back pain was stolen from a corpse is suing a medical technology company and several tissue processing businesses, including two in Tennessee.
86. Siegal-Robert Inc. Selects CEO
- Wednesday, March 07, 2007
David M. Gilchrist has been selected as chief executive officer of Siegal-Robert Inc. and Siegal-Robert Automotive. Most recently, Gilchrist was the president and CEO of Jackson Products Inc. in St. Louis, a highway and personal safety product manufacturer. He also has held supervisory positions with Mid-South Industries and VP Buildings Inc.
87. Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board
- Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.
88. Phillips to Become President of Optometry School
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Dr. Richard W. Phillips has been named president-elect of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. Phillips is a 1978 graduate of the college and the former regional executive director for Tennessee operations for TLC - Laser Eye Centers. He will be only the sixth person to hold the office in the college's 75-year history. Phillips will assume the presidency May 17. He is replacing William E. Cochran, who is retiring.
89. Community ShelfMakes Money for MIFA
- Wednesday, December 06, 2006
The Community Shelf, which is comprised of Crichton College business majors and local investors from the business community, has launched a new line of all-natural food products at the Schnuck's Grocery Store, 799 Truse
90. Delta Diamond Continues to Polish its Gem
- Tuesday, September 12, 2006
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Loan Amount: $1.7 million
Loan Date: Aug. 15, 2006
Maturity Date: Aug. 15, 2007
91. Local Businessman to Head State Insurance Group
- Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Brad V. Smith, president of Cecil Smith Insurance Agency in Germantown, was elected president of Insurors of Tennessee. Smith has served on the association's board of directors and executive committee for 12 years. He won the group's Chairman of the Year award in 2004 and Insuror of the Year award in 1992.
92. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
93. 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.
94. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, December 03, 2004
Whitehaven Neighborhood Gets More Homes
More Homes on Tap for Whitehaven
New construction helps community retain residents
The Daily News
When David Walker took a chance on developing the Diamond Estates subdivision in sou...
95. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Armstrong Allen attorneys chosen for Best Lawyers
Memphis Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following 2004-2005 officers: Mike Wood, president; David B. Jones, vice president; Frank E. Da...
96. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Tennessee Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Mental Health Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Virginia Trotter Betts received the National Nursing Centers Cons...
97. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, October 05, 2004
Recap has nine entries so far because I dont have a feature interview yet
FaxonGillis Prepares to Start Downtown Condos
2.58 acres near
Cost: $8 million
Borrower: FaxonGillis Inc.
Lender: National Bank of Commerce <...
98. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 07, 2004
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies The Shelby County Sheriffs Office graduated the following reserve deputies, who received training through the Memphis Police Department Training Academy between...
99. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, July 31, 2003
07-31-03 Law focus
Advocates needed to help troubled kids, CASA says
By LANCE ALLAN
The Daily News
Imagine being alone. Nowhere to go, no one to talk to and no one to turn to for help.
More often than not, thats the situation faced by...
100. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 29, 2003
Oscar L. Thomas Jr.,
Oscar L. Thomas Jr., a corporate and securities attorney, was appointed a member of Bass, Berry & Sims Memphis office. A Wynne, Ark., native, Thomas earned a bachelors and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. R...