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1. Experts Caution Self-Driving Cars Aren't Ready for Roads
- Monday, April 11, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – Self-driving cars are more likely to hurt than help public safety because of unsolved technical issues, engineers and safety advocates told the government Friday, countering a push by innovators to speed government approval.
2. Scotts LawnService to Merge With TruGreen
- Saturday, December 12, 2015
Memphis-based TruGreen Holdings Inc. is merging in a joint venture with the Scotts LawnService division of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. of Marysville, Ohio.
3. Scotts LawnService to Merge With TruGreen
- Friday, December 11, 2015
Memphis-based TruGreen Holdings Inc. is merging in a joint venture with the Scotts LawnService division of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. of Marysville, Ohio.
4. Strickland Names 26 to Eight Transition Committees
- Thursday, October 22, 2015
Memphis Mayor-elect Jim Strickland announced Wednesday, Oct. 21, that he has named 26 people to eight committees that are the structure of his transition committee.
The transition committee members were chosen by Strickland along with the three co-chairs of the transition committee.
5. Farm Feast
- Thursday, May 21, 2015
The first elementary school students came to Agricenter International for some hands-on education more than a decade ago. About 80 students went on a literal field trip, walking through the cotton, soybean and cornfields.
6. Johnson Named Memphis Law School Registrar
- Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Jamie M. Johnson has joined the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law as law school registrar.
In her new role, Johnson will have direct oversight of the registrar’s office and duties relating to enrollment verification, managing student’s academic records, and ensuring the accuracy, integrity, maintenance and delivery of all law school institutional data. Johnson will also work closely with the dean of academic affairs to administer exams, determine class rank and report grades.
7. Makino Named Music Director at Opera Memphis
- Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Ben Makino has joined Opera Memphis as the company’s music director. The conductor and pianist, who most recently worked with the Long Beach Opera in Long Beach, Calif., previously served as the music director of Opera Memphis’ inaugural 30 Days of Opera in 2012.
8. Bipartisan Budget Agreement Nears Final Passage
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate lined up Wednesday to give final congressional approval to legislation scaling back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system, adding a late dusting of bipartisanship to a year more likely to be remembered for a partial government shutdown and near-perpetual gridlock.
9. Gowen Named Marketing Head at Renshaw Property Management
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Kellyn Gowen has joined Renshaw Property Management as marketing coordinator. In her new role, Gowen manages social media, marketing and communications for the company’s 800 Mid-South rental properties, serves as a liaison for property owners and real estate agents, and spearheads marketing efforts for vacant properties.
10. McLain Joins Counterpart in Copywriting Role
- Wednesday, January 09, 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.
11. Google Emerges From Federal Probe Relatively Unscathed
- Monday, January 07, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google has settled a U.S. government probe into its business practices without making any major concessions on how the company runs its Internet search engine, the world's most influential gateway to digital information and commerce.
12. McLaughlin Joins Inferno as Senior Copywriter
- Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Trish McLaughlin has joined inferno as senior copywriter. In her new role, McLaughlin supervises the copywriting department, pairing up writers with art directors and project teams, and reviewing copy for message, voice and strategic focus. In addition, she coaches young writers in strategic thinking, concepting, editing and presenting.
13. Investment Strategies After the Election
- Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Status Quo After billions of dollars in campaign costs, thousands of TV and radio advertisements, hundreds of campaign rallies, fundraisers and speeches, the voters spoke on Tuesday. What was the result? We are essentially right back to where we started.
14. Obama Pressing Business and Labor on Fiscal Cliff
- Thursday, November 15, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a challenge to Republicans, President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to extend expiring tax cuts immediately for all but the highest income earners as a way to eliminate half of the so-called fiscal cliff that threatens to send the economy back into recession.
15. Gatewood Named Marketing Dir. At Methodist Healthcare
- Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Megan Gatewood has been promoted to marketing director at Methodist Healthcare. In her new role, Gatewood is responsible for developing and overseeing marketing strategies for Methodist’s adult hospitals, outpatient services and physician practices.
16. Tigers Advance to C-USA Championship
- Monday, March 12, 2012
From the Tigers’ perspective, what wasn’t there to like about a resounding 83-52 victory over Central Florida Friday evening in the semifinals of the Conference USA Tournament at FedExForum?
The Tigers led by as many as 38 points near game’s end and their defense rendered the Knights helpless. Coach Josh Pastner was able to find minutes for Adonis Thomas, playing just his second game since returning from an ankle injury. And Pastner was able to empty his bench. The closest thing to a negative? Forgotten forward Stan Simpson collecting three fouls in his five minutes of playing time.
17. Thomison Joins PGM/Trumbull
- Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Dr. John Thomison has joined Pathology Group of the Mid-South/Trumbull Labs LLC.
18. Senate Rejects 2 Balanced Budget Amendments
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate on Wednesday voted against changing the Constitution to require a balanced budget as Congress hit yet another dead end in its search for a way out of its fiscal morass.
19. Pelosi Names Final Members to Debt Supercommittee
- Friday, August 12, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's appointment Thursday of three Democrats to Congress' new debt-reduction supercommittee completes the roster of a panel whose members are already being tugged in competing directions.
20. Davidson Hired as Manager of Habitat ReStore
- Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Joseph Yates Davidson has been hired as the manager of the new Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 7130 Winchester Road.
21. House Votes 3-Week Stopgap Federal Spending Bill
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Tuesday passed a measure blending $6 billion in budget cuts with enough money to keep the government running for an additional three weeks.
The measure would buy additional time for talks between Capitol Hill Republicans and the Obama administration on a bill to fund the day-to-day operations of the government through the end of September. Those negotiations haven't gotten very far yet and House GOP leaders haven't shown much flexibility.
22. Deficit-Cutting Plan Fails to Advance to Capitol
- Monday, December 06, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's budget deficit commission failed to garner enough support Friday to spur quick congressional action, but it's austere spending blueprint will live on because a majority on the panel embraced it.
23. Tennessee Native Earl Keister Joins Thompson & Co.
- Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Earl Keister has joined Thompson & Co. as creative director.
Education: University of Tennessee, Portfolio Center
Work Experience: Fifteen years in the advertising field. I’m like Johnny Cash: I’ve been everywhere.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
The Memphis Botanic Garden will host “Career Class: Finding a Job in a Challenging Economy” with Dr. Fred Dorn today from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $159 for members and $179 for nonmembers. Call 636-4128 to register.
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar titled “What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Practicing in Probate Court” today from noon to 1 p.m. at the MBA office, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220.
26. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
27. Associate Retention Challenge For Firms In Tough Times
- Thursday, February 05, 2009
When a young lawyer joins a firm as an associate, it used to mean they were on partner track at that firm.
Changing times combined with the struggling economy, however, have transformed the partnership track idea for many associates. In a recent article published in The Memphis Lawyer titled “Stop Loss: The Scoop on Associate Retention,” several co-authors wrote, “Firms across Memphis are getting frustrated by an attrition rate many see as alarming.”
28. 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.
29. Interest in Evolving Law Led Chiles to Become an Attorney
- Thursday, May 03, 2007
Editor's Note: This Law Talk is the fourth in a series of interviews with new shareholders in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.
Leigh M. Chiles grew up less than an hour's drive from Memphis on a cotton farm in Arkansas.
30. Baker Donelson Shareholder Thrives in Pressure-Packed Legal Profession
- Thursday, April 26, 2007
Editor's Note: This Law Talk is the third in a series of interviews with new shareholders in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.
When attorney Mark A. B. Carlson thought about being a lawyer, the thing that excited him was going to law school.
31. Attorney Finds Success at Baker Donelson After 'Insanity' Moment at 35 Led to New Start
- Thursday, April 19, 2007
Editor's Note: This Law Talk is the second in a series of interviews with new shareholders in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.
John B. Burns is one of five attorneys who earlier this year were named shareholders in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC. He joined Mark A.B. Carlson, Leigh M. Chiles, Angie C. Davis and Clinton J. Simpson in the distinction.
32. Atlanta Owner Has High Hopes For Hickory Hill Office Complex
- Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Sometimes the most important factor in real estate isn't location, location, location. Sometimes it's ownership, ownership, ownership.
That could prove true for the EastPointe Business Center at 3915 S. Mendenhall Drive just south of Winchester Road in Hickory Hill.
33. Chance Encounter Leads English Teacher To Legal Career at Baker Donelson
- Thursday, April 12, 2007
Editor's Note: This Law Talk is the first in a series of interviews with new shareholders in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.
Angie C. Davis is one of five attorneys who earlier this year were named shareholders in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC. She joined John B. Burns, Mark A.B. Carlson, Leigh M. Chiles and Clinton J. Simpson in the distinction.
34. Baker Donelson AddsFive New Shareholders
- Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has announced the addition of the following five new shareholders to its Memphis office: John B. Burns, Mark A. B. Carlson, Leigh M. Chiles, Angie C. Davis and Clinton J.
35. FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."
36. MBA Board MembersAnnounced, Ready to Roll
- Monday, December 11, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association announced its 2007 officers during an event at The Peabody Hotel Thursday.
David M. Cook of The Hardison Law Firm PC officially became the 2007 MBA president,
37. Local TV Journalist Wins Chance to Explore Issues in Tanzania
- Wednesday, May 03, 2006
The National Association of Black Journalists has chosen WMC-TV Action News 5 anchor/reporter Syan Rhodes as one of four journalists for the NABJ/UN Tanzania Fellowship. Rhodes will travel with NABJ President Bryan Monroe to the Republic of Tanzania May 5-15 to focus on African health, malaria prevention and other issues.
38. Green Receives Bar's Lawyer's Lawyer Award
- Thursday, December 22, 2005
Memphis lawyer Robert L. "Bob" Green of Allen Summers Simpson Lillie & Gresham PLLC received the Judge Jerome Turner Lawyer's Lawyer Award at the Memphis Bar Association's 2005 annual meeting, held Dec. 1 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
39. Mathews Named to New Post at FedEx Institute
- Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Eric Mathews was named associate director of corporate research and development at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology. Mathews previously served FIT in temporary roles directing research and business development and was part of the institute's founding executive management. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a master's degree from the University of Memphis.
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 13, 2002
John Koonce, Michael A
John Koonce, Michael A. Wells and Tarie Smith, all Memphis residents, were chosen to win Canadian National Railway Co.s President's Awards for Excellence for 2002. Koonce is general chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 28, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Oct. 28-Nov. 3
The Memphis Bar Association hosts the Estate Planning Series at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. This weeks seminar, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., is Tax and Estate Planning Un...
42. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, August 16, 2001
Five Memphis law firms were included in Corporate Board Member magazines inaugural survey of the best corporate law firms and Five Memphis law firms were included in Corporate Board Member magazines inaugural survey of the best corporate law firms a...
43. Archived Article: Ccdc (lead)
- Thursday, August 16, 2001
CCDC approves Pat OBriens loan CCDC approves Pat OBriens loan By SUE PEASE The Daily News The Center City Development Corp. Wednesday approved a $62,000 development loan application to the owners of a business planning to build a Pat OBriens bar on ...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 28, 2001
Ruth Ann Hale, who was communications director for Methodist Healthcare handling internal, external and community relations, w Ruth Ann Hale, who was communications director for Methodist Healthcare handling internal, external and community relation...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 18, 1998
Lawrence C Lawrence C. Day has been elected to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer for TBC Corp. Day comes to TBC from Monro Muffler Brake Inc. of Rochester, N.Y., where he was president and chief execu...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Gary L Gary L. Osing has joined the Waring Cox law firm as chief operating officer. He formerly was director of administration for the law firm of Hand Arendall LLC in Mobile, Ala. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Springfield ...
47. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 04, 1998
Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc. He is a graduate of th...
48. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, September 11, 1997
The Supreme Court of Tennessee has issued an order of summary suspension for failure to pay annual fees The Supreme Court of Tennessee has issued an order of summary suspension for failure to pay annual fees. According to the Board of Professional R...
49. Archived Article: Southbrook Cinema Lj
- Tuesday, September 02, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON New theater seeks to fill South Memphis entertainment void By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Starting this week, residents of South Memphis no longer will have to drive as far to see the latest movies. Thursday marks the opening of ...
50. Archived Article: Back
- Wednesday, June 26, 1996
Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Top business executives, administrators, civic volunteers and ministers are among the 55 leaders in the public and private sectors who have been selected to participate ...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 22, 1996
memos 05-22 Memphis Concert Ballet has announced two staff additions: Suzy Carpenter has joined the staff of Memphis Concert Ballet as development director. She previously worked in development for the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Carpenter has a bach...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 10, 1996
04-10 Memos Ronald W. Stimpson, president and chief executive officer of Leader Federal Bank, has been appointed to the Thrift Institutions Advisory Council, a 12-member group created by the Federal Reserve Board. Minor Perkins will become the presi...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
04-03 memos Enterprise National Bank announced several promotions: Deborah Gifford was promoted to a vice president at Enterprise. Gifford has been employed by company since its inception in 1990 and manages the retail banking division. Judy Magri w...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 14, 1996
02/14 memos Chip Marcrum has been named corporate account manager for Temporary Housing Experts. He was formerly a fund-raising associate with United Way of the Mid-South. Ann Pugh has been elected president of the Womens Leadership Council of the U...
55. Archived Article: Mortgagors Chg
- Tuesday, February 13, 1996
2/13 CHG mortgagors Leader Federal No. 1 mortgage lender in 95 Local companies anticipate another refinancing boom By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Leader Federal Bank for Savings was the top mortgage lender in 1995 for Shelby County with approxi...
56. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 07, 1996
*2/7 memos Robert Shaw has been named executive vice president of Enterprise National Bank. Shaw joined the bank more than three years ago and serves as its chief financial officer. He has a bachelors degree and a masters degree in accounting from t...