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1. CRE Brokers Speculate on Future of Commercial Appeal Headquarters
- Wednesday, March 1, 2017
When USA Today Network executive and president of The Tennessean newspaper Laura Hollingsworth came into town the day after The Commercial Appeal announced printing operations will be moving to Jackson, Tennessee, she told the staff that while no immediate plans were in place, selling the daily paper’s iconic building was certainly a possibility down the road.
2. Civil Rights Milestones Among Tennessee Items Facing Cuts
- Tuesday, October 4, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Major milestones in the civil rights movements for minorities and women are among a slew of Tennessee historical events, names and places that would no longer be required learning under a proposed overhaul of the social studies curriculum.
3. Lendermon Sports Medicine Explores Non-Surgical Healing Methods
- Saturday, May 21, 2016
Laura Lendermon is amazed at how the body works. As a former college athlete and lifelong runner, she’s familiar with the aches and pains athletes experience. As a doctor, she’s knowledgeable on a much deeper level of the magic of the human body.
4. Actions to Take When an Employee Sues
- Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The 2015 Hiscox Guide to Employee Lawsuits reports that U.S. companies have at least an 11.7 percent chance of having an employment charge filed against them. In Tennessee, the odds increase to nearly 32 percent. Arkansas and Mississippi are also above the national average, with a 42 percent chance in Arkansas and a 51 percent chance in Mississippi.
5. Last Word: Redbirds Sold, Memphis Burning and When Old Dominick Was Young
- Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Grizzlies over the Cavaliers 106-103 Monday evening in Cleveland despite the pre-game injury story dominating up to tip-off.
6. Urban Treasure
- Saturday, February 13, 2016
They were at the 2007 National Recreation and Park Association conference in Indianapolis and they had been dutifully attending the seminars and taking notes. But one day this two-woman contingent from Memphis and the newly formed Shelby Farms Park Conservancy skipped out of the afternoon workshops.
7. Harvey Joins Family Safety Center
- Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Mia Harvey has joined the Family Safety Center as community outreach specialist, a newly created position. In that role, she recruits and trains volunteers, and organizes outreach and other special events that create greater visibility for the center. She also develops presentations on domestic violence, showcasing the many Family Safety Center programs that serve victims and their families.
- Thursday, December 24, 2015
Writing in the November issue of The American Lawyer, a quartet of byline authors put forth: “Among big-firm lawyers, the Dewey & LeBoeuf trial [which, after four months of testimony and 21-days of jury deliberation, ended in a mistrial] has produced reactions ranging from introspection to schadenfreude.” Of German descent, the latter word – combining schaden and freude – is, literally, harmjoy. And, apparently, this 13-letter word has an 11-letter synonym.
- Wednesday, May 27, 2015
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, May 27, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Laura Vaughn of the American Red Cross will discuss emergency preparedness. RSVP to email@example.com or 901-365-9728.
- Monday, May 25, 2015
Memphis Botanic Garden will continue the 2015 Vine to Wine tasting series with “Ooh, La La! French Wines” Tuesday, May 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Each event features eight wines or cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $25 for members or $35 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Saturday, May 23, 2015
Memphis in May AutoZone Sunset Symphony will hold its grand finale celebration, the end of its 39-year run, Saturday, May 23, Gates open at 2 p.m. for local music performances all afternoon, air show (6 p.m.), Memphis Symphony Orchestra performance (7:35 p.m.) and expanded fireworks show (9 p.m. Tickets are $9. Visit memphisinmay.org.
12. Loeb Sees Activity at Executive Square
- Friday, April 17, 2015
Loeb Properties has picked up a new lease and a lease renewal inside the Executive Square development in East Memphis.
BoCo Health Services signed a new lease for 1,007 square feet in Suite 103 at 5575 Poplar Ave. In addition, Sunshine Corp. renewed its 1,075-square foot lease in Suite 420.
13. Sweet Potato Baby Cooks Up Awards
- Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Aryen Moore-Alston, executive chef and owner of Sweet Potato Baby, recently received two honors for the boutique catering and baked-goods company she opened in Memphis last year.
Sweet Potato Baby was named a winner of the American Small Business Championship by SCORE, a national organization that mentors entrepreneurs and small-business owners. It was also named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s “10 to Watch” in 2015 list, which recognized companies and organizations that stood out in 2014 for their leadership in the community.
14. Plans Emerge for Universal Life Building
- Friday, January 16, 2015
In major Downtown news, the on-again, off-again redevelopment of the Universal Life Insurance Co. building Downtown appears to be on.
15. Totty Joins Gateway Group Personnel
- Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Justin Totty has joined Gateway Group Personnel as a research associate in the company’s executive search division. In his new role, Totty focuses on sourcing the best candidates for clients across numerous fields and industries, specifically targeting accounting, finance and engineering.
16. McKinney Named Branch Manager at Waddell & Reed
- Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Mack McKinney has been promoted at Waddell & Reed to district branch manager for the Memphis area. McKinney has been with the financial advisory firm for five years, holding management positions for four of those years.
McKinney works to develop field leaders and help financial advisers leverage their strengths and experiences to build successful practices. He serves as mentor to both new and seasoned financial advisers and says he’s committed to building an office that demonstrates the collective passion shared for clients and the community.
17. Shelby Farms Files $25 Million Permit for Lake Expansion
- Monday, May 26, 2014
500 Pine Lake
Memphis, TN 38134
Permit Cost: $25 million
Project Cost: $52 million
Permit Date: Applied May 2014
Completion: June 2016
Owner: Shelby Farms Park Conservancy
Tenant: Shelby Farms Park Conservancy
Architect: james corner field operations
Contractor: Montgomery Martin Contractors LLC
Details: The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy has filed a $25 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to expand Patriot Lake.
18. Shelby Farms Files $25 Million Permit for Lake Expansion
- Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy has filed a $25 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to expand Patriot Lake.
19. Conn’s Plans Home Store in Memphis
- Friday, April 25, 2014
Texas-based retailer Conn’s will be opening a store in Southeast Memphis, one of possibly three stores the home appliances and furnishings chain plans to open in Tennessee.
The retailer will open a Conn’s HomePlus in May in 42,296 square feet at the Cross Creek Shopping Center at Riverdale and Tenn. 385 that Babies “R” Us vacated.
20. Chisley Named CEO of Methodist North Hospital
- Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.
21. Henneberger Joins First State Bank Small-Business Lending Division
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Sean Henneberger has joined First State Bank’s small-business lending division as vice president/business development officer in the Memphis market. In his new role, Henneberger will help small businesses pursue loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.
22. Gammon Joins Methodist in Business Development
- Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Myra Gammon has joined Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare as a business development account manager for Community Care Associates. In her new role, Gammon is responsible for the development and management of the Occupational Health and Wellness Services program.
23. Terry Dedicates Career to Betterment of Community
- Friday, September 14, 2012
Memphis native Laura Terry, development officer at The MED Foundation, has dedicated her career to bettering the community by working in the Bluff City’s nonprofit sector – something she attributes to her parents’ influence.
24. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
25. Ga.-Based Coastal Logistics Signs Lease
- Friday, June 24, 2011
A budding Savannah, Ga.-based third-party logistics firm is expanding into the Southeast Memphis industrial market. Coastal Logistics Group Inc. has signed a new 50,000-square-foot lease at 5715 Distribution Drive.
26. Memphis Pride Signs Lease At Trinity Ridge
- Friday, May 6, 2011
An up-and-coming Mid-South cheer and tumbling company has signed a new lease to expand its business, a move that will benefit the facility’s students and parents alike.
Memphis Pride is relocating from a 5,000-square-foot space in Cordova Industrial Park to 16,080-square-foot lease at 7740 B Trinity Road, suite 126.
27. Black Equip. Supply Grows Memphis Presence
- Friday, April 8, 2011
Black Equipment Supply is relocating its Memphis presence to a space that nearly doubles the size of the firm’s former location.
The company will vacate its 14,000-square-foot space off Cherry Road and has signed a 25,372-square-foot lease at Shelby Air Park, 4570 Shelby Air Drive, suite 8.
28. City, Community at Heart of Montgomery Martin’s Work
- Monday, April 4, 2011
Construction, says Montgomery Martin, is hard. And he should know, having been in the business since 1978.
“You’re creating something out of nothing, you’re taking a raw piece of dirt, grading it off and digging holes and pouring concrete and creating an edifice for an environment to work in and live in,” Martin said. “That’s all very appealing and neat, and a necessary thing to do for society and for culture and for people to live and operate in.”
29. WPG Americas Signs Lease in Southaven
- Friday, March 18, 2011
A San Jose, Calif.-based worldwide electronics distributor is entering the Memphis area with full force.
WPG Americas Inc. has signed a 54,000-square-foot lease at Airways Distribution Center, 481 Industrial Drive, in Southaven. The project – a relocation of the WPG America’s New York facility – represents a $1.5 million investment by the company and will create 60 jobs over the next three years.
30. Bloom Joins Good Advertising
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Audra Bloom has joined Good Advertising as senior account manager.
Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
31. In Sign of Growth, Businesses are Borrowing Again
- Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Martin Foil's company sells yarn that winds up in clothes from the Gap, Ralph Lauren and American Apparel, and business is growing. He's buying new machines and hopes to hire as many as 200 workers this year.
32. Yogurt Craze Continues with TCBY Store
- Friday, January 21, 2011
A TCBY franchise has signed a 1,225-square-foot lease in University Center, 3445 Poplar Ave., at the southwest corner of Poplar and Highland Street.
33. EMHC Moving to Appling Farms, Doubling in Size
- Friday, December 17, 2010
Emergency Mobile Health Care is more than doubling the size of its Memphis corporate headquarters.
EMHC has signed a 14,200-square-foot lease at 6972 Appling Farms Parkway. EMHC currently occupies 6,900 square feet at 5071 Wilfong Road, and also has an office in Jackson, Tenn.
34. Memphis Farmers Market Plans $400K Expansion
- Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Farmers usually wait until spring to start digging, but on Saturday the Memphis Farmers Market broke ground on an expansion that will mean more local produce in the coming year.
Organizers of the market said that a new canopy structure added to the Central Station property will add badly needed shelter and a sense of permanence.
35. Judicial Nominating Commission Seeks Leader
- Thursday, February 4, 2010
The state commission that recommends finalists for judicial vacancies has a vacancy of its own.
Bill Young of Chattanooga is acting chairman of the Judicial Nominating Commission following the resignation of former JNC Chairman David Bautista of Johnson City.
36. Louisiana Investor Buys Arlington Retail Center
- Tuesday, September 15, 2009
6050 Air Line Road
Arlington, TN 38002
Sale Amount: $1.8 Million
Sale Date: Sept. 2, 2009
Buyer: Southeast Investments LLC
Seller: Pleasant Place LLC, Waymon H. Welch, Danya Welch, Dawn Welch, Jon E. McCreery, Phillip Chamberlain
37. Arlington Center Sells for $1.8 Million
- Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Southeast Investments LLC of Slidell, La., has bought a 23,952-square-foot retail center at 6050 Air Line Road in Arlington for $1.8 million in a deed in lieu of foreclosure. The sellers were Pleasant Place LLC, Waymon H. Welch, Danya Welch, Dawn Welch, Jon E. McCreery and Phillip Chamberlain. The sale closed Sept. 2.
38. Stanford Receiver Relentless On Legal Fees
- Thursday, June 25, 2009
When the court appointee in charge of what’s left of Stanford Financial Group asked a judge’s permission last month to pay invoices of almost $20 million for the work he’s done so far, it wasn’t a popular request.
39. Stanford Receiver Requests $20M To Pay Helper Firms
- Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Cleaning up the wreckage of a fallen financial giant that once cast a long shadow in Memphis apparently will be an expensive task.
The person in charge of what little remains of Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford’s business empire has asked permission to pay invoices for fees and expenses totaling almost $20 million. That money would go to 14 companies that have helped Stanford’s court-appointed receiver, Ralph Janvey, roll up Stanford’s companies while preserving the estate’s value for investors.
40. Leonard Joins Madison Hotel As Director of Sales
- Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Liese Leonard recently joined the Madison Hotel as director of sales.
Leonard is responsible for overseeing all internal and external sales efforts for the hotel including developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts and supervising all sales and catering associates.
41. Harmon Receives Pro Bono Award
- Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Whitney Harmon, an attorney at Glankler Brown PLLC, has received the first Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award.
Glankler Brown committed this year to taking a minimum of 35 pro bono cases each year from Memphis Area Legal Services, an organization that provides legal assistance for people unable to afford representation. Harmon practices in the area of civil litigation and is a member of the American, Tennessee, Kentucky and Memphis Bar Associations, as well as the Association for Women Attorneys.
42. Perrin to Oversee Orpheum's Fundraising Efforts, Special Events
- Wednesday, August 22, 2007
The Orpheum Theatre announced Jim Perrin has been named vice president of development. Perrin previously served as the president of Junior Achievement of Memphis & the Mid-South Inc. In his new position, he will oversee the Orpheum's fundraising efforts, special events and other projects.
43. Johnson Appointed to Vacant County Board of Education Seat
- Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Dr. Fred Johnson has been appointed to the Shelby County Board of Education. Johnson also is a Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU) board member. Johnson will fill the vacancy left by Wyatt Bunker, who left the board to serve on the County Commission. Johnson has served as a MATCU board member since 1996.
44. Law Student Organizes Event to Help Hurricane Victims
- Thursday, September 29, 2005
A luncheon to benefit lawyers and law students affected by Hurricane Katrina is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave.
Helping to organize the event is Irwin Alice Magevney, a second-year law student at the University of Memphis. Magevney has a bachelor's degree from the University of Mississippi.
45. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 20, 2005
U of M Honors Outstanding Alumnus
Transplants Foundation Names Board Officers
The National Foundation for Transplants announced the election of the following officers of its board of directors: Larry Pardue, chairman; Sandra Livesay, vice chai...
46. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 4, 2005
Chamber, Technology Council Host Speed Meeting
The National Ornamental Metal Museum presents a commemoration ceremony and candlelight vigil for the 37th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 5:...
47. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 16, 2000
Jerry Corless recently was selected as a member of New England Financials exclusive All-Star Team Laura Linder was hired by The Greater Memphis Arts Council as vice president for marketing and development. Linder joined the staff Aug. 7. She replace...
49. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 16, 1998
Yet Another TV Judge Show Criminal Court Judge Joe Brown, who kept alive James Earl Rays attempts to get a new trial for several years, is taping episodes of a show in which civil disputes will be settled on television. Patterned after "Peoples...
50. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 2, 1998
University of Memphis law professor Janet Leach Richards has been elected to the American Law Institute, which is dedicated to clarifying and simplifying the law, adapting it to social needs and improving the administration of justice University of ...