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1. Questions Arise Over Departure of First Woman to Lead Fed
- Monday, November 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Nearly four years into Janet Yellen's history-making turn as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, the economy is growing, the unemployment rate is low and the stock market is setting record highs.
2. Republicans Unveil Long-Shot Effort on Health Care
- Thursday, September 14, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senators on Wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of GOP senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders proposing universal government-run coverage.
3. Authorities: Teen-Teacher Relationship Not a 'Romance'
- Wednesday, March 29, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee authorities say it is inaccurate to use the word "romance" to describe the relationship between a 15-year-old girl and a 50-year-old teacher who disappeared together two weeks ago.
4. From Bedroom to Boardroom, Supreme Court is in Your Business
- Tuesday, March 21, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Quick, name a Supreme Court justice. OK, name three. One of the current justices, Stephen Breyer, once noted wryly that their names are less well-known than those of the Three Stooges.
5. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
6. Engineer Jonnye McElyea Joins Allen & Hoshall
- Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Jonnye McElyea has joined Allen & Hoshall as a structural engineer. McElyea, who designs structures such as buildings, bridges and retaining walls, is among the 19 percent of engineers who are women. Her previous experience includes time at Parsons Corporation and AFRAM Corp.
7. Duke Takes Reins at Friends for Life
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Longtime nonprofit administrator Diane Duke recently took the helm of Friends for Life as its new executive director. In her new role, the Los Angeles native leads and oversees an organization that’s helping those affected by HIV/AIDS through the provision of education, housing, food, transportation and healthy life skills training.
8. The Week Ahead: Feb. 22, 2016
- Monday, February 22, 2016
Good morning Memphis. The Monday holidays are gone for a while, we’re afraid, but you’ve got a whole week to finish that work instead of just four days. Here are a few items to look forward to this week, led by the annual announcement of performers who will descend on Memphis this May for the Beale Street Music Festival.
9. Charles Hughes to Head Rhodes’ Memphis Center
- Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Dr. Charles L. Hughes has been named director of Rhodes College’s Memphis Center, an academic hub focused on the human experience of the Memphis and Mid-South region. He will be teaching classes on Memphis history and culture, coordinating student projects and developing programs, and also will be continuing his own research on the area.
10. Keeping the Beat
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
Jody Stephens may best be known as a rock 'n' roll timekeeper, the guy whose drum kit kept the beat and provided the rhythmic foundation for the pioneering power pop group Big Star.
11. 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.
12. States Told to Find Way to Clear Medicaid Backlog
- Tuesday, July 15, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A half-dozen states with backlogs for Medicaid enrollees were facing a federal deadline Monday to create plans for getting those low-income residents enrolled in health coverage.
13. New Media Explosion
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014
One of the defining features of a traditional newspaper is the content bundle, a broad selection of topics and stories meant to appeal to the widest group of readers possible.
Increasingly, though, upstart digital media outlets are launching in Memphis that take the opposite approach. They’re focusing their brands on content that doesn’t seek to be all things to all people, going after specific niches that the founders of these outlets feel get short shrift from legacy media.
14. Dixon Showcases Sculptures from College of Art Students
- Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Students at the Memphis College of Art will showcase their creations on the grounds of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
The exhibition will be on view April 9-14, and will feature work from professor Elizabeth Brown’s Sustainable Sculpture: Works in Cardboard class. The cardboard sculptures are inspired by the connection between nature and culture.
15. Austin Takes Reins Of Wolf River Conservancy
- Thursday, February 7, 2013
Commercial real estate lawyer Stewart Austin of Glankler Brown, PLLC, has been named the new board president for the Wolf River Conservancy as of Jan. 1.
16. McLain Joins Counterpart in Copywriting Role
- Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Rebekah McLain has joined Counterpart Communication Design as copywriter. In her new role, McLain will write copy for print and websites, with areas of expertise including higher education, security and disability law, neuropsychology and hospitality.
17. Obama Signs Insider Trading Ban by Lawmakers
- Thursday, April 5, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama signed legislation Wednesday barring members of Congress, the president and thousands of federal workers from profiting from nonpublic information learned on the job, calling it an embodiment of the fundamental American value of fair play.
18. Littler Mendelson Opens Memphis Law Office
- Friday, January 20, 2012
Littler Mendelson P.C., the largest labor and employment law firm in the nation representing management, has opened an office in Memphis.
The firm has joined with Memphis labor firm Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC to form one of the largest labor and employment specialty practices in the region. The Memphis office is Littler’s 56th office and its second in Tennessee.
19. GOP Blocks Obama Nominee to Head Financial Agency
- Friday, December 9, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The battle over the future of a new financial watchdog office escalated Thursday with Senate Republicans blocking confirmation of the man President Barack Obama named to head the office and Obama countering by holding out the possibility of appointing the nominee when Congress is on recess.
20. Consumer Confidence Falls Unexpectedly in May
- Wednesday, June 1, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans are losing faith that the economy will keep improving, according to a monthly survey.
The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index fell to a six-month low of 60.8 from a revised 66 in April, a sign of the toll that high gas prices, a choppy job outlook and a moribund housing market are taking on people's psyches. Economists had expected an increase to 67.
21. Licensing Keeps Musicians’ Pockets Lined
- Thursday, February 17, 2011
As record sales have declined over the past decade, musicians and composers are seeking new forms of income.
The hordes of record-buying teenagers have gone home to stare at their smart phones while producers of film, television and commercials still pay for music.
22. Evolve Systems Grows Memphis Location
- Friday, November 19, 2010
Evolve Digital Media has more than doubled its Memphis location at Apple Tree Center in Hickory Hill.
The Memphis-based company expanded its lease from 2,520 to 6,327 square feet at 6073 Mount Moriah Road Extended. Tyler Tapley, associate with CB Richard Ellis Memphis, represented the landlord, Apple Tree Center Partnership.
23. Butler Snow’s Wilmesherr to Discuss Financial Reform
- Thursday, September 16, 2010
Edward Wilmesherr, a partner in the law firm of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC, admits he doesn’t do a lot of texting.
24. Jurex’s Rudolph Unites Nursing and Legal Professions
- Friday, July 16, 2010
Elizabeth Rudolph used her training as a nurse and an attorney to found Jurex, a Memphis-based company that trains nurses to be expert witnesses, review medical records in legal cases and become legal nurse consultants.
25. Year of the Political Woman Redux? Looks That Way
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's looking like a new "year of the woman" in politics.
Eighteen years after a few glass ceilings were broken, hundreds of female candidates have set their sights on Congress, governorships and state legislatures, and a significant number racked up big wins in Tuesday's primaries. Republican women, in particular, served notice to the old boys of the party.
26. Memphis Bar Assn. Elects New Officers, Board Members
- Monday, December 7, 2009
At the Memphis Bar Association’s Annual Meeting Thursday at The Peabody hotel, the MBA announced its 2010 officers and new members of its board of directors.
Immediate past president Art Quinn passed the gavel to incoming president Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump & Maxwell PLC automatically move to the positions of vice president/president-elect and treasurer, respectively. Linda Warren Seely, director of pro bono projects at Memphis Area Legal Services Inc., was chosen as secretary.
- Thursday, July 16, 2009
Christian Brothers University will present the fourth session of its Family Business Enrichment Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall. The topic of the lecture is “Integrating Closely Held Businesses Into Personal Financial and Investment Strategies.” For reservations, call 321-3999 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
28. 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.
29. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.
30. Here's a Study In Courage for You
- Friday, November 17, 2006
Everyone, at some point in their lives, has heard or experienced firsthand the old saying that kids can be cruel. It's true; kids can be cruel - so cruel, the memory of their cruelty never really goes away and even can influence their victims much later in life.
31. Gibbons Joins National District Attorneys Board
- Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Shelby County District Attorney William L. Gibbons has been chosen to be Tennessee's representative on the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) board of directors. Gibbons was chosen by his peers throughout the state. Gibbons also is a member of the board of the American Prosecutors Research Institute (APRI), the nonprofit research and program development arm of the NDAA.
32. Fox Named Senior Lending Officer with MATCU
- Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Anthony Fox has been named senior business lending officer at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union. He previously was operations manager of sales and service for the FedEx Employees Credit Association. Before working at FedEx, he was a branch manager and commercial lender at Munford Union Bank.
33. Local Businesses Dig For Diamonds at 2006 Showcase
- Monday, August 14, 2006
SPIRCO and Metal Building Products host the AGAPE Child and Family Services annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament at noon. In addition to the tournament, golfers and their families can participate in a junior golf clinic, games, a silent auction and a cooking demonstration. Sponsorships start at $1,600 for teams of four. Contact Jason Burgess at 323-3600 or email@example.com.
34. Jones and Colleagues Receive LEED Accreditation from Green Building Council
- Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Michael Grey Jones, Chris Root and Karen Cauthen have received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation. Jones is an architect for Johnson Bailey Henderson NcNeel Architects, and Root and Cauthen are architectural interns. Created by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings.
35. Is the Supreme Court's Confirmation Process Effective? Maybe.
- Friday, February 10, 2006
On Jan. 11, The New York Times printed an unusual set of charts and graphs that helped explain the previous day's congressional session on whether to appoint Samuel Alito Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court.
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 22, 2005
AdFed Names Pyramid Award Winners
The Memphis Advertising Federation named Robert Vornbrock and Glenna Rogers-Ward ad man and ad woman of the year at its 2005 Pyramid Awards ceremony. Vornbrock, president of diversified communications...
37. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, February 24, 2005
National Report Shows Minority Legal Representation Low
Minority Entry Into Legal Profession Slows
The Daily News
Nationwide, minorities are not entering the legal profession at as high a rate as in recent decades, according ...
38. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 2, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
39. Archived Article: Rise (lead)
- Tuesday, February 3, 2004
Education efforts to show bankruptcy problems, freedom
RISE Foundation Combats Bankruptcy
Nonprofit works to teach citizens about alternatives
The Daily News
Organizers at the RISE Foundation are hitting the road in an eff...
40. Archived Article: Law Talk
- Thursday, January 8, 2004
Pounders Wins Award, Breaks Gender Barriers
The Daily News
Memphis attorney Dorothy J. Pounders became the first woman recipient of the Memphis Bar Associations highest award, the Judge Jerome Turner Lawye...
41. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 17, 2003
Methodist Health Information Team Tops National List
Methodist Health Information Team Tops National List The Health Information Management team at Methodist University Hospital was named the best in the country by Advance Magazine, a national tr...
42. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, October 9, 2003
Medical Liability Reform Moves to Forefront
The Daily News
Envision an expectant mother living in a rural part of the state. Usually, her family doctor could be depended on to deliver the baby.
But due to escalating in...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Memphis memos 03-12-03
Chris Camp joined auction-marketing firm John Roebuck & Associates as vice president of business development. Camp has more than 15 years experience in real estate, development, design and building. He joined Roebuck fr...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 13, 2002
Martin W Martin W. Brown and Richard J. Myers have become members of Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC, 6000 Poplar Ave., Suite 400. Brown earned a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Myers,...
45. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, June 26, 2001
A joint meeting of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and the Memphis Area Home Builders Association begins at 5:45 p A joint meeting of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and the Memphis Area Home Builders Association begins at 5:45 p.m...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 11, 1999
Leonard I Randall H. Brown has been appointed chief financial officer for Allen & OHara Inc. He formerly was director of corporate finance for Promus Hotel Corp. A certified public accountant, Brown has bachelors degrees from the University of M...
47. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 29, 1996
R R. David Cash has been promoted to chief of the construction-operations division for the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Cash, former assistant chief of the engineering division, has worked for the district for 26 years. He has a b...
48. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, November 30, 1995
11/30 Law briefs The Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division elected officers and board members for 1996 at its annual meeting on Nov. 15. President-elect Chris Vescovo automatically succeeds to the office of president next year. Newly electe...