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1. Last Word: Mall Demo, Defining 'Fringe Element' and Herenton's New Path
- Friday, May 06, 2016
Once upon a time there were three “town centers” planned by the city of Memphis.
City facilities like libraries and police precincts would be the anchors and encourage private retail development in them.
2. City Hall Shuffle Moves Into Christmas Eve With 8 Positions Cut
- Thursday, December 24, 2015
Memphis-Mayor elect Jim Strickland announced on Christmas Eve that he will eliminate eight positions in the current administration, one of them vacant. And a ninth positon will become a part-time position. Strickland will also follow through on his long-held desire to end the city’s involvement in and funding of the Memphis-Shelby County Music Commission.
3. A List of Mayor-Elect Jim Strickland’s Appointments So Far
- Monday, December 14, 2015
Memphis Mayor elect Jim Strickland still has some appointments to make, but he is methodically filling key positions in his administration ahead of taking office Jan. 1.
4. Early Morning Wedding Launches Elvis Presley's Vegas Return
- Friday, April 24, 2015
LAS VEGAS (AP) – The bride wore a mic and walked down the short aisle to Elvis' "Love Me Tender" before reaching both her groom and Priscilla Presley, her matron-of-honor.
5. Berryhill Promoted at Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck
- Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Paul B. Berryhill has been promoted to tax partner at Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck PLC. In his new role at the certified public accounting and advisory firm, his primary responsibilities are developing and managing client relationships, developing and training staff members, being a technical tax resource for the firm and assisting in the management of the firm.
6. Pitts-Murdock Leading Library’s Teen Services
- Wednesday, December 24, 2014
R. Janae Pitts-Murdock has been named coordinator of teen services for the Memphis Public Library and Information Center, a role in which she’s responsible for coordinating teen programs, partnerships and special initiatives across 18 locations.
7. Authors, Readers Converge for Book Festival
- Friday, September 12, 2014
Earlier this year, interest in the first Mid-South Book Festival, scheduled to take place later this month, began to reach what seemed like a fever pitch, according to Literacy Mid-South executive director Kevin Dean.
- Thursday, August 07, 2014
Memphis Light, Gas and Water board will meet Thursday, Aug. 7, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW administration building 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
- Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Aug. 6, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Michelle Fowlkes of the Memphis Crime Commission will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
10. Ellis Joins State Systems As Sales Executive
- Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Alisa Ellis has joined State Systems Inc. as a low voltage sales executive. She brings 16 years of telecommunications experience to the company, which offers protection products and services, including fire protection equipment, training and cleaning services, as well as technology services such as network integration, cabling systems and wireless support.
11. Business Coaching Provides ROI for Companies
- Thursday, January 16, 2014
It’s a new year and, like many people, business leaders are also resolving to make some personal and professional improvements.
A global look at company management trends reveals that an increasing number of executives are going the extra mile to up their A games, particularly in a shaky economy. Memphis is no exception. Locally as well as internationally, the executive coaching industry is thriving.
12. Wealthy Business Executives Eye Political Races
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
CHICAGO (AP) – He has never been elected to anything, not even "student council in high school," as he boasts. He has little patience for schmoozing. In dealing with people, he admits to being "pretty blunt" - more suited to running a large private equity firm, which Bruce Rauner did successfully for 30 years, than seeking votes for governor, which he intends to do in Illinois next year.
13. Blazing a Trail
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Susan Stephenson is one of the most accomplished and highly visible women in the Memphis business community. She is the co-founder of Independent Bank, the city’s second-largest bank as ranked by assets and one that largely steered clear of the mortgage mess that dogged competitors during the financial bust.
14. Baker Donelson’s Bogard Honored for Pro Bono Work
- Thursday, June 07, 2012
Kate Bogard is one of a group of five attorneys at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC recently named by the firm as its Memphis Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year.
15. White Joins BankTennessee As Mortgage Specialist
- Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Judy Sulton White has joined BankTennessee as a mortgage loan specialist. White has worked in the mortgage industry for 30 years and will focus on new-home financing options, mortgage refinances and custom construction loans.
16. CRE Activity Stays Strong During 2011
- Friday, December 30, 2011
Despite hard times, local commercial real estate firms were able to ink plenty of deals in the past 12 months.
Memphis’ industrial leasing activity kicked off in January when Buena Park, Calif.-based Pacific Logistics Corp. signed a 60,000-square-foot lease in ProLogis Park DeSoto for its first Memphis-area location.
17. Smith Named Vice Prez At S. Webster Haining
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Doug Smith has been named vice president, administrative operations, at S. Webster Haining & Co.
18. Krupicka to be Honored For Labor, Employment Work
- Thursday, August 18, 2011
Growing up with a mother who pursued the field of law for more than 40 years, Lisa Krupicka, a member at Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC, wanted nothing more than to follow her mother’s footsteps to pursue law work.
19. Chandler Reports to Hold Seminar Today
- Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Chandler Reports is hosting its second annual “Master Your Market: Year-in-Review” today, where topics of discussion include sales, mortgages and foreclosures in the residential and commercial sectors.
20. Deimund Named Clinical Director of Methodist Wound Centers
- Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Sandy Deimund has been named clinical director for the Methodist North and Methodist South Hospital Comprehensive Wound Healing Centers.
Hometown: Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Education: Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) and a member of the American Academy of Wound Management
Work Experience: Nurse manager, Methodist South Comprehensive Wound Healing Center; registered nurse, Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Favorite quote: “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford
Last book read: “Love ’Em or Lose ’Em” by Beverly L. Kaye
Favorite music: I like a variety of music, from country to classical.
Favorite movie: “African Queen”
Sports team: Tennessee Titans
Activities you enjoy outside of work: Spending time with friends, sudoku puzzles, traveling, reading
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could pick stocks like Warren Buffet.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? All of the patients who have overcome obstacles in their lives, yet continue to persevere.
Why did you pursue a career in health care? I have always had an innate curiosity about medicine and people. As a child, my dolls were always sick or injured and needed “health care.”
What drew you to Methodist? The Christian atmosphere and multiple opportunities available for nurses.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Any time a patient hugs me or shakes my hand and tells me how much they appreciate my efforts is the greatest feeling.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with patients to facilitate their healing process.
21. Buck Lewis Personifies Commitment to Pro Bono Work
- Thursday, June 03, 2010
Dictionary.com defines pro bono as “to work for the good of the public rather than for a profit or income.” Simply put, it is providing a service without charging a fee.
22. Memphis Bar Assn. Elects New Officers, Board Members
- Monday, December 07, 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.
23. Wiggins Ready To Grab YLD Baton
- Thursday, November 19, 2009
Kyle M. Wiggins is ready to get behind the wheel.
Today at the Memphis Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Annual Meeting and Elections, current YLD president Freeman Foster, an attorney for the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County, will pass the gavel to Wiggins.
24. 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.
25. Jones and Colleagues Receive LEED Accreditation from Green Building Council
- Wednesday, April 05, 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.
26. Local Resident Named Land Realtor of America
- Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Keith Morris of 4M Land Co. in Somerville was honored with the 2005 Land Realtor of America award by the Realtors Land Institute. Morris, current president of the Tennesseen RLI chapter, is the first Tennessean to receive the award. He graduated from the University of Memphis.
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Public Relations Group Honors Soulsville Director
Public Relations Group Honors Soulsville Director Deanie Parker, president and executive director of Soulsville, was named 2003 Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relati...
28. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, October 01, 2003
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts Pizza and PDAs for real estate agents at 11:30 a
Dr. Benjamin Hooks is the keynote speaker at the second annual Memphis Area Legal Services Campaign for Equal Justice Summit, which runs from 7:30 a.m...
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 21, 2003
Calendar of events April 21-27
Calendar of events April 21-April 27
Memphis Investors Group presents Surviving as a Real Estate Investor at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. For inform...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Memphis Memos March 19
Ken Newberry was appointed senior vice president at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. He earned a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University. Prior to joining MATCU, he worked at Union Planters Bank. Stan Cardwel...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 12, 2003
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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...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 12, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events Aug. 12-Aug. 18
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free budget and credit workshops on how to develop and maintain a personal budget and how to use credit cards wisely. Using cre...
33. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 05, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events Aug. 5-Aug. 11
The Memphis Area Technology Council is planning committee alignment meetings for people interested in getting involved with MATC. Meetings are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at the M...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 31, 2002
Gail Spragins was named Methodist Healthcare director of associate relations in the human resources division
Gail Spragins was appointed Methodist Healthcare director of associate relations in the human resources division. She was director of org...
35. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, June 13, 2002
Effective July 1, the Criminal Court Clerk will accept pleadings, motions and other papers presented for filing on letter size Effective July 1, the Criminal Court Clerk will accept pleadings, motions and other papers presented for filing on letter ...
36. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 11, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 11-March 17 March 11 Network of Memphis, an organization of progressive, professional and entrepreneuring women meets the second Monday of the month at Napa Cafe in Sanderlin Centre at 5:30 p.m. Guest ...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 14, 2001
Carlos Webb was named executive vice president-chief executive officer of Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union Carlos Webb was named executive vice president-chief executive officer of Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. The designation is a new one a...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 31, 2000
Lisa Bailey and Stephen Johns have joined First Mercantile Trust Co Lisa Bailey and Stephen Johns have joined First Mercantile Trust Co. as account representative and regional marketing representative, respectively. Bailey received a bachelors degre...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 03, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 27, 1998
John R John R. Osborne has been named vice president and general manager for Hollywood Casino Corp. in Tunica, Miss. Osborne most recently served as assistant general manager and chief financial officer for the Tunica property. He is a graduate of t...
42. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 06, 1998
April 7 April 7 The Memphis Area Home Builders Associations Sales and Marketing Council will have a general membership meeting at noon at MAHBA offices, 776 Germantown Parkway N. The speaker will be Rosemarie Fair Stack, president of the Memphis Are...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 16, 1998
Feb Feb. 16 The Wolf River Conservancy will hold its annual meeting at the Goldsmith Civic Garden Center, 750 Cherry Road, at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Ann P. Murray, executive director of the Tennessee Conservation League. Feb. 17 The National ...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 11, 1996
Clyde Springer, chief executive officer and co-owner of Armstrong Relocation, has received the Gene Anderson-United Van Lines Excellence Award, the highest honor United Van Lines extends to an individual. Armstrong has 13 full-service United agencie...
45. Archived Article: Legal Briefs
- Thursday, December 28, 1995
12/28 Legal briefs Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell is expanding its Nashville office in the areas of real estate, corporate, banking, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Three attorneys have joined the office including Laurence M. Papel, J...