Editorial Results (free)
1. Developers Lay Out Latest Plans for Proposed Midtown Gated Community
- Monday, July 24, 2017
In a quiet room inside of his Midtown architecture firm, Lee Askew of ANF Architects presented the latest incarnation of his plans to turn the former Red Cross building at the corner of Central Avenue and Mansfield Street into a 12-unit luxury gated community.
2. Shelby County Commission Votes Down Pot Ordinance
- Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The Shelby County Commission voted down Monday, Dec. 5, an ordinance that would have matched a city of Memphis ordinance allowing police the option of writing a civil summons or ticket with a $50 fine for possession of half an ounce or less of marijuana.
3. Commission Votes Down Pot Ordinance
- Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Shelby County Commissioners voted down Monday, Dec. 5, an ordinance that would have matched the city of Memphis ordinance allowing police the option of writing a civil summons or ticket with a $50 fine for possession of half an ounce or less or marijuana.
4. Fashion Forward
- Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Memphis Fashion Week is celebrating its emergence as a full-fledged event.
For the past three years it has been known as Memphis Fashion Weekend, but a new branding effort through inferno LLC has produced a stable logo and a stable vision.
5. County Commission to Consider Fairgrounds Deal
- Monday, November 17, 2014
The idea of reconfiguring the Mid-South Fairgrounds as a public recreation area financed by the city of Memphis with sales tax revenue from retail development has come back to life under new terms.
6. Espitia Joins Michael Hatcher as Chief Financial Officer
- Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Ed Espitia has joined Michael Hatcher & Associates Inc. as chief financial officer. Espitia comes to the Memphis-based landscape services firm after serving since 2010 as finance manager for Schulz Xtruded Products, a Germany-based pipe maker with operations in North Mississippi.
7. Fisher Joins Boy Scouts Chickasaw Council as CEO
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Richard L. Fisher has joined the Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America as chief executive officer. In his new role, Fisher will extend character development and leadership skills to youth who live in the Chickasaw Council territory, which includes the Mississippi Delta, Memphis, and Shelby and Crittenden counties.
8. Smith Finds Design Passion in Helping Communities
- Saturday, October 12, 2013
When reflecting on why he chose to become an architect, Stewart Smith tells a story of his father who could draw and had an industrial design background.
- Saturday, April 27, 2013
ArtsMemphis will present the Stax to the Max music festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore St. Admission to the festival is free; discounted museum tickets are $2 between noon and 5 p.m. Visit staxmuseum.com.
10. Corporate Avenue Building Sells for $1.2 Million
- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
1721 Corporate Ave. Memphis, TN 38132
Sale Amount: $1.2 million
Sale Date: Oct. 26, 2012
11. A2H Principals File Loan on Lakeland Property
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
MEP Investments LLC, whose members George Edward “Ed” Hargraves and Stephen Patrick “Pat” Harcourt are principals in the engineering and architectural firm A2H, has filed a $1.1 million loan on A2H’s headquarters at 3009 Davies Plantation Road in Arlington.
12. Engineering Firms Find Growth With New Markets
- Monday, October 8, 2012
Local engineering firms are extending their reach with new offices in niche markets that not only better serve their clients but also their employees.
EnSafe Inc., a Memphis-based environmental remediation engineering firm, has expanded this year into Pleasant Hill, Calif., to put resources close to a large project cleaning up an old rocket fuel plant “in order not to be flying people in all of the time,” said Phil Coop, EnSafe president and CEO.
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
14. 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.
15. Fire Still Burning Strong For A2H Founder Askew
- Monday, June 25, 2012
Mark Askew’s engineering career began with a long, strange trip from Memphis in 1969.
But it’s the years of work he did after returning home that are paying off with high honors from his industry peers this year.
16. U of M's Herff College to Honor Alumni
- Monday, April 2, 2012
The University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering will host its 2012 annual awards dinner Tuesday, April 3, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
17. A2H Honored by 3 Prof. Orgs.
- Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., also known as A2H, recently won three awards from two professional organizations.
18. Artistic Support
- Friday, January 27, 2012
Jerry “The King” Lawler, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, District Attorney General Amy Weirich and Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy are just a few of the local celebrities who’ve channeled their inner Renoirs to raise money in support of local victims of domestic violence.
- Friday, December 2, 2011
Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, Dec. 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mark Horrocks, founder of Habitat for Hope, will speak. Cost is $15 for nonmembers. To register, call Dick Wieland at 270-3778.
- Thursday, December 1, 2011
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host an opening reception for the Bartlett Art Association Exhibit Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibition will run through Dec. 30. The exhibit will feature approximately 90 pieces of art from 26 members of the association. For more information call 458-2521.
21. Skateboard Community Stoked About New Park
- Friday, November 11, 2011
The city’s first skatepark is more than a location in Tobey Park near the Mid-South Fairgrounds.
To those who pushed for its development, the park is new life for a culture that had faded a bit from its popularity of the 1980s but never really went away.
- Thursday, November 3, 2011
Leadership Memphis will host an information session about its fellows program Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Junior League, 3475 Central Ave. For more information or to register, email Rod Moses at email@example.com.
23. ICAA Tennessee Chapter to Hold Annual Meeting
- Wednesday, November 2, 2011
The Tennessee Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4.
The two-day event will kick off Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with a lecture and book-signing by architect Russell Versaci at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. Versaci is author of “Creating a New Old House.” A social will follow.
- Wednesday, November 2, 2011
WKNO-FM will premiere a series by news director Candice Ludlow that will address the issue of gangs in Memphis Wednesday, Nov. 2. The series will air in the morning during “Morning Edition” over the next several weeks. The series examines the Street Crimes Unit program through the eyes of Shelby County Sheriff Sergeant Charles Eldridge, who leads the unit. The program is working to eliminate the presence of gangs and drugs on Memphis’ streets. Morning Edition airs from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekday mornings.
25. First South CEO Esrael Assumes BACC Chairmanship
- Friday, March 18, 2011
Craig Esrael has been the president and CEO of First South Financial Credit Union for 28 years.
When he arrived there in 1983, fresh out of graduate school, he was faced with a financially distressed corporation with six quarters of losses and $32 million in assets. It was his passion for helping others – which remains his driving force today – that made it possible to turn the company around.
26. Bloom Joins Good Advertising
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Audra Bloom has joined Good Advertising as senior account manager.
Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
27. A2H Designs Enviable Model Of Success
- Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Following the wrath of a recession that takes no prisoners, one local engineering and architectural firm is actually exceeding its own expectations.
Privately held Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., also known as A2H, has been growing at a steady 12 percent rate since the economy went south.
28. Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
- Wednesday, February 9, 2011
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
29. Yeates Joins A2H As Project Manager
- Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Arthur Yeates has joined Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. (A2H) as an architectural project manager.
- Thursday, May 27, 2010
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will hold one-on-one counseling sessions with Mark Taylor today at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, 485 Halle Park Drive. The sessions are free but appointments are required. For appointments, call 853-1949.
- Friday, April 9, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host a conversation with Senator Lamar Alexander today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Opera Memphis, 6745 Wolf River Boulevard. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
32. Institute of Classical Architecture Elects McClure to Chapter Board of Directors
- Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Mark McClure has been elected to the board of directors of the Tennessee Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. He will serve a three-year term.
33. UT’s Hathaway Named To Ruth Neil Murry Endowed Chair
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Dr. Donna Hathaway has been named to the Ruth Neil Murry Endowed Chair in Nursing at the University of Tennessee College of Nursing.
34. Covenant Bank Names Burnett Executive VP
- Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Charles R. Burnett has been hired as executive vice president for Covenant Bank.
35. Duncan Named Senior VP For Homewood Suites by Hilton
- Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Bill Duncan has been appointed senior vice president of brand management for Homewood Suites by Hilton and the newly launched Home2 Suites by Hilton.
36. Avent Joins Smith Seckman Reid
- Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Justin Avent has joined Smith Seckman Reid Inc. as a civil engineer for its environmental group.
- Thursday, May 15, 2008
Women on the Move will host “Daiquiris and Daisies” today at 5:30 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Admission is $50 per person. All proceeds will benefit Girls Inc. To buy tickets, call 684-1010.
38. York Elected President Of Memphis Tri-State Fence Association
- Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Bill York, vice president of sales and marketing for Dillard Door and Entrance Central, has been elected president of the Memphis Tri-State Fence Association, a chapter of the American Fence Association (AFA).
39. Srinivasan Joins UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Dr. Saumini Srinivasan has joined the University of Tennessee Medical Group as a pediatric pulmonologist with a special interest in exercise stress testing.
Srinivasan is on the medical staff at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and also teaches at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and sub-board for Pediatric Pulmonology.
40. Let's Grow
- Friday, November 9, 2007
In a thriving community like DeSoto County, numerous public and private projects are under construction, on the drawing board or waiting to be dreamed up.
Whether in progress or in the pipeline, commercial and residential activity should continue to sprout throughout DeSoto, the fastest-growing county in Mississippi and the Mid-South and one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation.
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. MATCU Banks on Judy Conrad as VP of Lending
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Judy Conrad has been named vice president of lending at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). Conrad previously served as vice president and manager of BankTennessee in Ripley. She has worked in the financial industry for almost 40 years.
43. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
44. Askew Continues Leadership in Engineering Field
- Friday, September 16, 2005
Mark West Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. in Memphis, was appointed earlier this summer as a national director of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. His two-year term began in August.
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. AIA, Memphis Heritage Kick Off Architecture Month
- Monday, August 29, 2005
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music hosts an opening reception for the Soulsville USA Neighborhood Photography Exhibit at 7 p.m. at the museum, located at 926 E. McLemore St. The exhibit runs through Oct. 14. Contact Carol Drake at email@example.com.
47. Archived Article: Trends
- Monday, December 27, 2004
Brick Demand High as Building Booms
The Daily News
Its a good time to be employed in the brick industry in Memphis.
Home builders and brick industry officials said buyers are more frequently choosing brick homes, a...
48. Archived Article: Interns (lead)
- Monday, June 21, 2004
Area Firms Benefit from Summer Interns
Programs help companies recruit, give students experience
The Daily News
Summer is a special time of year for many companies: time for interns to get to work.
49. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
50. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies The Shelby County Sheriffs Office graduated the following reserve deputies, who received training through the Memphis Police Department Training Academy between...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 3, 2002
Mark Askew, principal-in-charge of Memphis engineering firm Askew, Hargraves, Harcourt & Associates, was installed as presiden
Mark Askew, principal-in-charge of Memphis engineering firm Askew, Hargraves, Harcourt & Associates, was instal...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 18, 2001
Mark Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc Mark Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., recently was installed as president-elect of the Consulting Engineers of Tennessee for 2001-2002. He is t...
53. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, March 5, 2001
Lexington, Tenn Lexington, Tenn.-based FirstBank opened its first Shelby County branch Wednesday in the new Wal-Mart Superstore on Winchester Road. FirstBank also plans to open a loan production office at the Southwinds Building in the Germantown ar...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 7, 2001
William L Donna Sutton joined Peabody Memphis sales and marketing department as national sales manager. Amy Hart joined the department as Fastrak sales manger. Pickering Inc. added the following employees to its staff: Megan Olson joined as a civil ...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 29, 2000
Mark Mazzone joined the structural department of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates Inc Judge Barry W. Ford joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwells Jackson, Miss., office as a shareholder. Ford served three terms as circuit court judge ...
56. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 9, 2000
Dexter Muller, director of the Memphis/Shelby County division of planning and development since 1989, has joined the Memphis A Dexter Muller, director of the Memphis/Shelby County division of planning and development since 1989, has joined the Memph...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 19, 2000
Jeff Pohlgeers joined the survey department at Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc Jeff Pohlgeers joined the survey department at Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. as a Survey/CAD Technician. He is a graduate of Cincinnati Sta...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 5, 2000
ARCHER/MALMO HIRES BRIAN DIXON AS ART DIRECTOR Brian Dixon joined Archer/Malmo as art director. Dixon comes to the agency from Earle Industries Inc., where he has served as art director since 1992. Prior to joining Earle, Dixon interned as a summer ...
59. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 15, 1999
Mark Askew, principal-in-charge of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates LLC, recently was installed as second vice president of the Consulting Engineers of Tennessee for 1999-2000 Mark Askew, principal-in-charge of Askew Hargraves Harcourt &...
60. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 30, 1999
Aug Aug. 31 The Memphis/Shelby County Job Service Employer Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m. at State Technical Institute. The speaker will be attorney Tim Bland of Ford and Harrison LLP. His topic will be the Americans with Disabilities Act and the ...
61. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
62. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 12, 1999
Larry W Louis C. Jehl Jr. was named vice president and controller of Perkins Family Restaurants. Jehl has been acting controller since February. He was previously director of treasury and strategic planning. Jehl is a graduate of Washington and Lee ...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 5, 1999
National Commerce Bancorporation Karla Merritt has joined OConnor Kenny Partners as associate art director. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Sue S. Hunter has been appointed director of attorney recruitment for Baker, Donelson, Bearma...
64. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 23, 1998
ResortQuest International Appoints Paul Manteris has been appointed vice president of operations for ResortQuest International Inc. He most recently held senior management and training positions with Colorado-based Premier Resorts Inc./Village Resor...
65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 16, 1998
Easley To Replace Georgiu As Brett Easley was appointed acting president of Alldata. Easley was formerly vice president of information and training for AutoZone. Keith Johnson was named senior vice president of the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South....
66. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 13, 1997
Lee Askew, founder and principal of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Inc Lee Askew, founder and principal of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Inc., will be a featured speaker at the national convention of the American Institute of Architects on May 18...