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1. Memphis News, Daily News Win 9 Green Eyeshade Awards
- Tuesday, June 5, 2018
The Daily News and the Memphis News placed in nine categories in the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual Green Eyeshade Awards, including five first-place finishes. The regional awards cover an 11-state area.
2. Last Word: Busy Council Day, County Property Tax Cut Call and Gas Tax Vote Nears
- Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Lawsons – K.J. and Dedric – are on their way to Kansas after leaving University of Memphis basketball they announced Monday. And Markell Crawford confirmed Monday that he will be transferring too. Crawford is the sixth Tiger player to head for the door since the season’s end. What will Tigers basketball look like by the next season?
3. Last Word: Calipari Madness, Wolfchase 20 Years On and The Path Beyond Chemo
- Monday, March 20, 2017
John Calipari returns to Memphis at week’s end after Kentucky advanced Sunday to the NCAA South semifinals at FedExForum Friday. But based on the way his team played Sunday after a close game with Northwestern Saturday he might not be here long.
4. Riding Momentum
- Saturday, December 31, 2016
Around this time each year, everyone tends to start fetishizing the blank slate a bit, with its attendant allure of reinvention and that sweeping away of the old order to make way for what comes next.
5. Symbols of War Keep Dragging Us Down
- Thursday, June 30, 2016
More than 150 years ago, we fought our nation’s most bloody war, a conflagration that claimed 620,000 lives, almost as many as were killed in all other American war efforts combined.
Despite the horror of it all, we just can’t seem to learn a lesson, possibly because of Southern hardheadedness, and a century and a half later, we seem doomed to an eternal task: pushing Sisyphus’ rock to the top of a hill only to have it chase us back to the bottom.
6. The Week Ahead: May 9-15
- Monday, May 9, 2016
Alright, Memphis, grab your calendars! Whether you want to book it over to the Ruby Bridges Reading Festival or just baste in the scent of barbecue, there’s plenty to do this week. Here’s our roundup...
7. Car Buying Fuels Bump in September Retail Sales
- Thursday, October 15, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans spent cautiously at retailers in September, with stepped-up spending for cars, clothes and restaurants tempered by sales declines for gasoline, building materials and online outlets.
8. Reality Change
- Saturday, May 23, 2015
“The ecosystem of the team is always live and is always shifting. You have to be able to adjust with whatever the situation might be at the time.”
– Marc Gasol
Roll those words from Marc Gasol over in your mind. Hold them up to the light so you can see them from every possible angle, so you can find hope, fear, inspiration, desperation and, last but not least, ambiguity and mystery.
9. Lee Joins MOGA’s DeSoto Office
- Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Dr. Daniel Lee has joined the DeSoto office of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC. Lee provides comprehensive women’s health services, including office gynecology, obstetrics and surgical management, to women of all ages.
10. Triumph Bank Meeting To Highlight Banner Year
- Monday, March 10, 2014
Triumph Bank is holding its annual meeting next month in a locale that’s different from the traditional conference room setting where banks tend to make their yearly presentation to shareholders.
11. Hobbled Grizzlies Won’t Go Down Without Fight
- Friday, February 21, 2014
Two years ago, Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph returned from a torn MCL in his right knee and essentially finished out the season on one leg.
In other words, Randolph walked – or hobbled – in the high tops that center Marc Gasol now wears as he plays with a brace on his left knee after returning to the court following an MCL sprain that kept him out of 23 games.
12. Social Media Fails of 2013
- Thursday, December 12, 2013
Social media is a terrific opportunity to engage with the marketplace and build brand loyalty. Unfortunately, along with the reward comes risk. When a social media campaign backfires, your failure can be quite public.
13. Why a Spike in October Unemployment May Not be So Bad
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The jobs report for October due out Friday may be bleak. It might even be scary. The unemployment rate could jump by the most in three years. Hiring may slow from an already weak pace.
14. Moore Rejoins Girls Inc. as President/CEO
- Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Lisa Moore recently joined Girls Inc. of Memphis as president/CEO, returning to the organization where she began her career in the late 1980s. In her new role, Moore said, she will provide leadership and support to equip Girls Inc. of Memphis to effectively and efficiently fulfill its mission of equipping all girls to live strong, smart and bold.
15. Briglia Joins Archer-Malmo as Web/Broadcast Artist
- Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Kristen Briglia has joined archer-malmo as web/broadcast turbo artist. In her new role, Briglia will produce web graphics, HTML and video-editing services for the growing digital and broadcast departments, and will also help on print projects as needed.
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. RedRover Names Thomson Account Manager
- Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Melissa Thomson has been promoted to account manager from account executive at RedRover Sales & Marketing. In her expanded role, Thomson serves as a fractional chief marketing officer for growing Mid-South companies by conducting critical market research then creating and executing marketing strategies.
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Memphis Bioworks Business Association, the U.S. Small Business Administration and The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service will host Memphis Bioworks SBA Fast Conference: Growing Your Bioscience Business Wednesday, Sept. 19, and Thursday, Sept. 20, at the MBBA conference center, 20 S. Dudley St., first floor. Visit bioworksbusiness.com.
19. Evans Joins American Esoteric as Vice President
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dr. Jess Evans has joined American Esoteric Laboratories as vice president of technical operations. In his new role, Evans is responsible for instrumentation, personnel, operational performance and quality assurance for the Memphis laboratory.
- Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum Thursday, May 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Contact Tunga Lee at email@example.com or 543-3571 to register.
21. Pratt Joins Counterpart As Account Manager
- Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Lisa Pratt has been named senior account manager at Counterpart Communication Design, where she will manage campaigns for several clients from concept to execution. She previously worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
22. Glankler Brown Attorneys Named SuperLawyers
- Monday, November 21, 2011
Fourteen attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine.
23. Memphian Cobb Joins MIFA As Meals on Wheels Director
- Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Trentwood Cobb has joined Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association as director of MIFA Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to senior citizens in the greater Memphis area.
24. Jackson Joins Devcon Security as GM
- Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Eric Jackson has joined Devcon Security as general manager of the company’s Memphis branch. Jackson’s primary focus will be hiring and training sales people and technicians, as well as building daily branch operations and acting as the brand ambassador to building partnerships in the community.
25. Bryant Joins RedRover
- Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Sarah Bryant has joined RedRover Sales & Marketing as a marketing account executive. She previously worked for the Atlanta Falcons.
26. Clothing Prices to Rise 10 Pct Starting in Spring
- Tuesday, February 15, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — The era of falling clothing prices is ending.
Clothing prices have dropped for a decade as tame inflation and cheap overseas labor helped hold down costs. Retailers and clothing makers cut frills and experimented with fabric blends to cut prices during the recession.
27. Home Sales Dip 2.2 Percent in October
- Wednesday, November 24, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of previously owned homes slipped slightly in October as the housing market continues to battle tough economic conditions including high unemployment and tight credit.
28. 20 Glankler Brown Attorneys in Best Lawyers in America ‘11
- Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Twenty attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011.
29. 12 Glankler Brown Attorneys Included in SuperLawyers
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Twelve attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mid-South SuperLawyers.
30. Memphis Bar Association Names New Board Members
- Tuesday, December 8, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association has appointed new officers and new members to the board of directors for 2010.
Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins will serve as president. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC will serve as vice president and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump Maxwell PLC will serve as treasurer. Linda Warren Seely of Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. will serve as secretary.
31. 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.
32. 16 Glankler Brown Attorneys Chosen for Best Lawyers
- Friday, August 7, 2009
Sixteen attorneys from the Memphis law firm Glankler Brown PLLC recently were selected by their colleagues for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
The attorneys selected were Louis F. Allen, Saul C. Belz, John David Blaylock, William L. Bomar, R. Grattan Brown Jr., Oscar C. Carr III, Lee J. Chase III, B. Douglas Earthman, Charles W. Hill, R. Hunter Humphreys, Robert L. Hutton, William T. Mays Jr., George T. Nassar Jr., J. William Pierce Jr., Douglas P. Quay and C. Barry Ward. All of these lawyers were selected within their specific areas of practice.
33. U of M’s Preza Receives $740K Award for Research
- Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Dr. Chrysanthe Preza has received a more than $740,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for her research to improve live cell imaging. Preza is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering.
34. JPMorgan Posts Profit, But 'Disappointing' One
- Friday, January 16, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - JPMorgan Chase eked out a fourth-quarter profit, but its results were anything but calming to investors worried about the mountain of upcoming losses in the troubled banking sector.
35. Jobless Claims Surge Unexpectedly
- Friday, December 12, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – New claims for jobless benefits rose more than expected last week, exceeding even gloomy expectations for an economy stuck in a recession that seems to be deepening.
The U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday that initial applications for jobless benefits in the week ending Dec. 6 rose to a seasonally adjusted 573,000 from an upwardly revised figure of 515,000 in the previous week. That was far more than the 525,000 claims Wall Street economists expected.
36. 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.
37. Morris Promoted to VP At Harrah's Mid-South
- Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Valerie Morris has been promoted to regional vice president of communications and community affairs for Harrah's Mid-South Region.
The region includes Harrah's Memphis corporate office and Grand, Horseshoe and Sheraton casinos in Tunica County.
38. Pilot Seniority Issue Brings Delta-Northwest Merger Into Question
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) - Delta Air Lines' pilots union has told company executives it can't agree on seniority issues with its counterpart at Northwest Airlines, raising serious doubts about the prospect of a combination of the two companies.
- Friday, November 30, 2007
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar titled "Understanding Workplace Conflict" today from 1:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220. Visit www.memphisbar.org for more information.
40. Pitts Receives Compliance Expert Certification
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Dallas Pitts, compliance officer at FAA Federal Credit Union, has received Cuna's Credit Union Compliance Expert certification.
The certification covers all federal regulations for credit unions, as well as giving an overview of state regulations.
Pitts has worked for FAA FCU for more than 11 years, holding positions as a teller, member services representative and compliance officer.
41. 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.
42. Leadership Memphis Names Sessoms Board Chair
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Leadership Memphis has named Glenn Sessoms its board chair for 2007-2008. Sessoms is currently the vice president of the FedEx Memphis Hub Day Sort, where he manages 3,500 employees, four directors, 25 senior managers and 150 managers. He is a twice-decorated Five Star Award winner, the highest level of recognition at FedEx. Sessoms also is a 1997 graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Program.
43. Burford to Help Develop PR Efforts For Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Marc Burford has been promoted to business development coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). In his new role, Burford will be responsible for helping develop public relations and for coordinating various public functions that promote MATCU's products and services. He started working at MATCU in 2003 as a sales associate and was promoted to an assistant branch manager in 2004.
44. Ward Named Judge of the Year by Bar Association
- Wednesday, January 11, 2006
The Criminal Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association recently presented Criminal Court Judge Mark Ward its judge of the year award. Ward presides over Division 9 of Shelby County's 30th Judicial District. Ward was appointed to the bench in 2004. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant public defender and in private practice. Ward's bachelor's degree in law enforcement and his law degree are both from the University of Memphis.
45. Askew Named National Director of Engineering Group
- Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Mark W. Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., was appointed to a two-year term as national director of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. Askew is a civil engineer with 30 years of structural engineering experience.
46. 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.
47. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Addresses on Union Avenue
Circuit Playhouse Buys Property for Theater, Offices
Addresses on Union Avenue
and South Cooper Street
Cost: $1.1 million
Buyer: Circuit Playhouse Inc.
Seller: Union Catfish Co. Ltd.
Property: Property ...
48. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 19, 2004
GLANKLER BROWN ATTORNEYS SOME OF THE BEST IN AMERICA
VA Researcher Awarded for Scientific Achievement
Dr. Andrew H. Kang was presented the William S. Middleton Award, the Department of Veterans Affairs most prestigious award for scientific ach...
49. Archived Article: Real Estate Recap
- Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville 875 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Cost: $6.5 million
Borrower: Shops of Collierville LLC
Lender: National Bank of Commerce
50. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 12, 2002
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by attorneys nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by lawyers nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003. Lou...
51. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, April 30, 2001
Thomas & Betts Corp Thomas & Betts Corp. will hold a conference call/web cast to provide an update on the company's progress and discuss first quarter 2001 results at 10 a.m. today. The telephone number to participate in the call is (973) 63...
52. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 14, 2000
Seven attorneys from the Memphis-based law firm Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder were included in the ninth edition of T Nineteen attorneys from Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell were included in the ninth edition of "The Best La...
53. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, December 3, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Music man Jerry Schilling, president of the Memphis & Shelby County Music Commission, embraces the challenge of learning through life By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News For Jerry Schilling its all about the music. "Im he...
54. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 20, 1999
The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education will present a video law rev The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on medical malpractice from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday at 1050 One ...
55. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 13, 1999
District attorney general Bill Gibbons announced his office will begin providing programmed wireless phones to certain witnesse The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education will present a video l...
56. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, November 6, 1997
Health First Medical Group P Health First Medical Group P.C. vs. BellSouth Advertising and Publishing Corp. According to the suit, BellSouth has offered since 1992 a local service option called RegionServ in addition to its flat rate telephone servi...
57. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 14, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Didnt you see that sign? Comparative fault is used in assessing the percentage of liability in cases involving personal injury By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News If Jane Doe is walking down a grocery store aisle, suddenly slips o...
58. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 20, 1997
Seven attorneys at Glankler Brown PLLC have been named to the Best Lawyers in America list Seven attorneys at Glankler Brown PLLC have been named to the Best Lawyers in America list. They are Frank J. Glankler Jr. for business litigation, criminal d...
59. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 7, 1996
03-07 Law briefs Glankler Brown, Attorneys at Law, a partnership, has recently become a professional limited liability company and will be known as Glankler Brown PLLC. Lee J. Chase III was elected chairman of the management committee. Committee mem...