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- Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Goodwill will hold a retail management job fair Wednesday, Feb. 17, with sessions from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Goodwill Job Center, 3830 Austin Peay Highway. Individuals should have two to five years’ experience in management and/or a college degree. Visit goodwillmemphis.org/hire to complete an online application and RSVP for either session.
2. Pound of Poetry, Part 5
- Thursday, December 17, 2015
On Nov. 27, 1945, a poet named Pound, married to a woman named Shakespear, was arraigned before a judge named Laws. No joke.
The Honorable Bolitha J. Laws, Chief Judge of the District of Columbia District Court, saw Ezra Pound sit mute as the treason indictment was read. Pound’s lawyer, Julien Cornell, had filed an affidavit asserting Pound’s insanity and asking that he be admitted to bail to seek treatment.
3. Feast On: Looking Back at Busy 2015 for Memphis Restaurants
- Thursday, December 03, 2015
Belly Acres co-owner Ben McLean can hardly believe it’s been a year since his farm-to-table burger restaurant in Overton Square first opened its doors.
4. Stewart TBI Report Case Hinges on Motion to Intervene
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
The parents of Darrius Stewart have dropped their legal bid to intervene in the Chancery Court lawsuit over the release of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report into his death this past July in a police shooting.
5. North Texas Could Never Upset the Vols, Right?
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
No way Tennessee’s football team can lose Saturday’s homecoming game against North Texas, one of the worst teams in college football.
Tennessee (5-4) was a 40.5-point favorite early in the week coming off a 27-24 victory over South Carolina last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
6. JIFF Is Making a Difference in Memphis
- Monday, October 19, 2015
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French Jesuit and philosopher, said: “The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason to hope.” It is a brilliant way of capturing the solution, but how do you give hope to a generation of young people who seem mired in a downward spiral of multi-generational hopelessness? What do you hope for when your world is your ZIP code and your ZIP code is a world of violence, crime, hunger, homelessness, gangs, crack houses and unbridled anger? Who gives hope for the future when the present is so dire?
7. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 09, 2015
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
The races for four of those six open seats and the seat now held by an appointee to the council are going to a Nov. 19 runoff election – one week before Thanksgiving.
8. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
9. Phillip Rogers Joins Wunderlich Wealth Management
- Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Phillip Rogers recently joined the Wunderlich Wealth Management office in Memphis as a managing director and financial adviser. Rogers’ financial services practice is focused on the needs of high net worth individuals, as well as endowments and foundations. He applies his background in and knowledge of the fixed income capital markets to extend an institutional level of expertise to individual investors.
10. All-Male Nanny Service Eyeing Middle Tennessee
- Saturday, July 04, 2015
Mary Poppins he’s not. No flying umbrellas, no Oscar-winning musical numbers.
But as a caregiver, Jon Ericksen would rank himself right up there with any nanny in the business.
“Two nieces grew up in the house with me, I have worked with kids a lot in all my jobs, so I knew this was something that I would be very interested in,” says Ericksen, one of the men working for MyManny, a Tennessee-based, all-male nanny agency.
11. Changing Hometown, Careers Pays Off for Hyams
- Saturday, May 09, 2015
Jimmy Hyams moved to Knoxville from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the summer of 1985 looking for a fresh start to his journalism career and found a job as a sportswriter for the Knoxville News Sentinel.
- Thursday, January 22, 2015
National Black MBA Association, Memphis chapter will host its 2015 kickoff meeting, “Reaching Your Financial Goals: How Fit is Your Plan?” Thursday, Jan. 22, from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at International Paper headquarters, Tower 3, 6400 Poplar Ave. The guest speaker is Roland Cole, financial adviser with Duncan-Williams’ Private Client Group. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
13. McGuire Joins Insight Risk Management
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Myles McGuire has joined Insight Risk Management LLC as a corporate consultant. In his new role, he will consult with commercial clients and place them with the appropriate coverages to protect their business from risk and liability issues.
14. Voters Approve Wine, Amendments
- Thursday, November 06, 2014
Shelby County citizens voted 2-to-1 Tuesday, Nov. 4, against a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution that gives the Tennessee Legislature the power to regulate abortion, including in cases of rape or incest.
15. Voters Approve Wine, Constitutional Amendments
- Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Shelby County citizens voted 2-to-1 Tuesday, Nov. 4, against a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution that gives the Tennessee Legislature the power to regulate abortion, including in cases of rape or incest.
16. Fuchs Joins Vaco Logistics as Recruiter
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Eddie Fuchs has joined Vaco Memphis as an executive recruiter for Vaco Logistics, where he’ll consult with distribution, transportation and manufacturing companies to help identify candidates for leadership and specialized skill positions. Fuchs, who previously worked in the business development department of Intermodal Cartage Co., was recently named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s 2014 Young Memphians list.
17. Williams Joins Memphis Obstetrics as OB/GYN
- Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Dr. Jason Williams has joined the staff of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC, where he will focus on women’s health care issues, including prevention, diagnosis and management of many general medical conditions. As an OB/GYN, he specializes in general obstetrical care, infertility, pelvic disorders, and prevention and detection of diseases such as breast and cervical cancer.
18. We’re All Invited
- Friday, July 11, 2014
MEMPHIS, SERVED IN THE SHELL. Following up last week’s column, this from a reader:
“We have no civic pride, half the population is intent on killing as many as they can and the other part lives behind walls or gates. There was a time in the fifties when you could leave your front door unlocked and keys in the car.”
19. Malone to Challenge Luttrell In August Mayoral Showdown
- Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Former Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone will challenge incumbent Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell in the August county general election after winning the Tuesday, May 6, Democratic mayoral primary.
20. Judge Upholds Country of Origin Label for Meat
- Monday, March 31, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Shoppers who want to buy American beef for dinner instead of meat from Canada or Mexico will still be able to find the country of origin on the label.
A federal appeals court ruling Friday allows the government to go forward with rules that require labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The meat industry attempted to block the rules, which went into effect last year, saying they are costly and provide no health benefits to the consumer.
21. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August
- Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.
22. Leadership Memphis Boosting School Success
- Monday, October 21, 2013
It is often said that good leaders inspire others to have confidence in their leadership. Great leaders inspire others to have confidence in themselves. This is exactly what the great leaders who have been a part of Leadership Memphis for the past thirty-five years have done; encourage the greatness in the emerging leadership in Memphis.
- Saturday, October 19, 2013
Ballet Memphis will present “River Project 2,” the world premiere of three works inspired by the Mississippi River, from Saturday, Oct. 19, to Oct. 27 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at balletmemphis.org.
24. TigerLIFE Leads to Better Lives
- Monday, October 07, 2013
It is a well-worn adage that what gets you to the top is the people with whom you surround yourself. This is true for individuals as well as for organizations, institutions, and cities. Memphis is no different in its collective vision of being at the top of those “Best of” lists. Based on current announcements, Memphis is faring well, and getting better.
25. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.
- Saturday, September 21, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Line Dancing for BLUES, in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student alumni center, 800 Madison Ave. The event will include a line dance-a-thon, and information on infant mortality and the BLUES Project. Suggested donation is $5. Visit uthsc.edu/blues for details.
- Saturday, August 10, 2013
Graceland will host the Elvis Week candlelight vigil Thursday, Aug. 15, at 8:30 p.m. at the gates of Graceland, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd. Admission is free. Visit elvis.com/elvisweek for more information. More Elvis Week events are listed below.
28. Family Safety Center’s VOICES Targets Domestic Violence
- Monday, July 29, 2013
The Family Safety Center on Thursday, July 25, celebrated the launch of VOICES, a new victims advocacy group consisting of domestic violence survivors and local organizations in Memphis and Shelby County.
- Saturday, April 13, 2013
New Ballet Ensemble will present Springloaded Friday, April 12, through Sunday, April 14, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The annual event fuses ballet, contemporary and urban dance with works by local and guest choreographers. Visit nbespringloaded13.eventbrite.com for times and tickets.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
- Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host former Vice President Al Gore, signing “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” Monday, Feb. 18, at noon at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
32. CashSaver Trades Hands for $3.2 Million
- Friday, December 28, 2012
The CashSaver in Midtown has traded hands.
Kansas City, Kan.-based Super Market Developers Inc. bought the 69,017-square-foot building at 1620 Madison Ave. at Avalon Street from 1620 Madison LLC for $3.2 million. Fred Monks III, president/chief manager of 1620 Madison LLC, signed the special warranty deed.
33. Senior Care Management Solutions Promotes Williams
- Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Darla Williams has been promoted to health care administrator at Senior Care Management Solutions. In her new role, Williams will play a critical role in overseeing and customizing clients’ daily care plans to fit their specific needs.
34. Seminar Shows Businesses How To Be Green
- Monday, August 06, 2012
Solar panels, wind turbines and electric or hybrid vehicles get much of the attention when conversations turn to sustainability or going green.
But for many businesses large and small, energy efficiency is the first shade of green – and the easiest way to help the bottom line.
35. Evans Joins MERI As Finance Director
- Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Devonya Evans has joined the Medical Education & Research Institute as director of finance. Evans, a licensed certified public accountant, will be responsible for heading MERI’s finance and information technology departments.
36. Colleges' Bank Deals Saddle Students With Big Fees
- Thursday, May 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – As many as 900 colleges are pushing students into using payment cards that carry hefty costs, sometimes even to get to their financial aid money, according to a report released Wednesday by a public interest group.
37. Students Take Hutchison Leads In Unexpected Directions
- Monday, May 07, 2012
Mary Elizabeth Kakales has been grappling with school reform concepts like how to scale reforms so that they can prevail in different schools in different communities. And she has thought through teacher accountability standards.
38. Southland Sells Parcels To Bank For $1 Million
- Friday, April 13, 2012
A Downtown property that real estate investor Terry Lynch once planned for residential and retail space was sold back to the lender for slightly less than $1 million.
39. 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.
40. 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.
41. Leadership Academy Announces Graduates
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Leadership Academy has announced its September 2011 Fellows Program graduates.
They are Mary Elizabeth Anthony of Smith & Nephew; Gene Baker of Smith & Nephew; TaKeisha Butler of Smith & Nephew; Brenda Caldwell of Dr. B Empowerment Services; Donnell Cobbins Jr. of Universal Commercial Real Estate LLC; Jonathan Cross II of Jonathan Cross Venture & Holdings Corp.; Reggie F. Davis of Street Ministries; Shenenka Davis of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis; Jeb Fields of Commercial Advisors; Jonathan Flynt of Bryce Corp.; Lori Guy of First Horizon National Corp.; Channa Halmon of Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents; Ursala Holmes of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Shannon Izquierdo of FedEx Corp.; Jared Johnson of Pier 1 Imports; Ken Kimble III of Boy Scouts of America – Chickasaw Council; Joy Lockridge of Spherion Staffing Services; Nathan Martin of the University of Memphis; Shawn McCutcheon of Regions Bank; Katie Midgley of the Urban Child Institute; Tanner Mueller of First Tennessee Bank; Bettina Kurtz Pearson of First Tennessee Bank; Robin Poston of the University of Memphis; Kerra Saine of First Tennessee Bank; Joy Stephens of Joy Factor Consulting; Colby Stough of Youth Villages; Carrie Strehlau of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Marvin Todd of FedEx Corp.; Brittney Rogers of Duncan-Williams Inc.; Lindsey Waugh of Medtronic Inc.; Carsett Webber of Wright Medical Technology; Josh White of MAA (formerly Mid-America Apartment Communities); and McLean Wilson of Kemmons Wilson Cos.
42. Architecture Inc.’s Schuermann Receives Chairman Appointment
- Wednesday, September 14, 2011
David M. Schuermann, AIA, NCARB, principal at Architecture Inc., has been named chairman of the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners.
43. Pachyderm Bonding Slow in Little Rock
- Thursday, July 21, 2011
After a month of sharing space, Ellen’s not buying into this threesome thing at the Little Rock Zoo. This according to a June 30 article by L. Lamor Williams in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
44. Keller Williams Realty to Launch Business Platform
- Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Keller Williams Realty Inc. is set to launch eEdge – the real estate industry’s first complete lead-to-close business solution for every agent in the company.
45. Beloved Children’s Tale Comes to Life
- Monday, December 13, 2010
Germantown Community Theatre debuts a new Christmastime musical this year featuring the story of a beloved toy and the meaning of being “real.”
“The Velveteen Rabbit,” a musical adaptation of the well-known children’s book by Margery Williams with lyrics and music by Barnes Boffey, Paul Pilcher and Bob Love, runs through Dec. 19. The heartwarming story of a toy rabbit who longs to be truly loved by the boy who owns it was a nostalgic choice for director Julie Reinbold.
46. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 06, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
47. Evolve Bank & Trust Names Holland to Board
- Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Evolve Bank & Trust has named Lewis E. Holland to its board of directors.
Holland served six years as president of the regional investment banking firm UMIC Inc., and after its sale in 1988 became a partner at the Memphis office of Ernst & Young LLP.
48. Back to Basics
- Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Urban gardening efforts in Binghampton have prompted city officials to consider revising proposed land use ordinances that could stymie the greening of Memphis.
Planning officials spotted holes in the proposed laws when the Binghampton Development Corp. and Christ Community Health Services approached the city about starting a commercial gardening operation, which would create jobs and provide fresh foods in Binghampton, an area with a high poverty rate and no grocery store.
49. Judicial Nominating Commission Seeks Leader
- Thursday, February 04, 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.
50. Memphian Williams Has Economic Front-Row Seat From FINRA Board
- Friday, December 04, 2009
When Memphian Duncan Williams joined the board of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in 2007, his colleagues included representatives of powerhouse firms with familiar names.
But Robert McCann, the former president of Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.’s retail unit, and Thomas Russo, the former chief legal officer at Lehman Brothers Inc., left the FINRA board earlier this year. Their companies went out of business as standalone entities as a result of the U.S. economy’s near-death experience in 2008.
51. SEC Moving Toward Banning Flash Orders
- Wednesday, August 05, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is moving toward banning a trading practice that gives some brokerages a split-second advantage in buying or selling stocks.
SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro said in a statement Tuesday that the agency is working to create a rule to ban the trades known as flash orders.
52. The Flintco Cos. Names Musson Business Development Director
- Wednesday, April 01, 2009
Troy Musson has been hired by The Flintco Cos. Inc. as its director of business development for Flintco’s Memphis and Springdale, Ark., offices.
53. Saint Francis Weight Loss Center Appoints Weaver Medical Director
- Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Virginia Weaver has been appointed medical director of the Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss.
54. MIFA Provides Holiday Service Opportunities
- Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association is offering several ways to give back to the community this holiday season.
In conjunction with a special Christmas Day meals delivery, volunteers will deliver gift bags to 1,000 homebound senior meals clients. Those who would like to donate gifts should deliver them by Dec. 10 to MIFA, 910 Vance Ave.
55. Eleven File For Council Seat
- Friday, August 22, 2008
A field of 11 candidates had filed by Thursday’s noon deadline for an open seat on the Memphis City Council on the Nov. 4 ballot. Four of the contenders ran for the council just a year ago. Also at the deadline, three Memphis school board members were effectively re-elected when they failed to draw any opposition.
56. Eleven File For Council Seat
- Thursday, August 21, 2008
A field of 11 candidates had filed by today's noon deadline for an open seat on the Memphis City Council on the Nov. 4 ballot. Four of the contenders ran for the council just a year ago. Also at the deadline, three Memphis school board members were effectively re-elected when they failed to draw any opposition.
57. Few Surprises At Filing Deadline
- Monday, April 07, 2008
About half of Shelby County's delegation to the Tennessee Legislature won re-election at Thursday's filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 7 ballot.
Eight of the 16 state House seats had only one candidate - the incumbent. And all three of the state Senate seats on the ballot were incumbent-only affairs.
58. Campbell Clinic's Hernandez Named Fellow of Health Care Org
- Wednesday, April 02, 2008
George Hernandez, chief financial officer at Campbell Clinic, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Hernandez joined Campbell Clinic in 1995 as CFO. He is also a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and is a certified health care financial professional with a specialization in financial management of physician practices.
59. Smith Named President at Zycron Inc.
- Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Steven Howard Smith of Zycron Inc., Tennessee's largest minority-owned information technology services firm, has been chosen as the company's new president.
Smith joined Zycron in July as executive vice president. He has more than 21 years of management experience in the information technology consulting industry.
60. Ethics Ordinance Continues At Commission Forefront
- Friday, October 26, 2007
They never received their free tickets to University of Memphis football games and the university doesn't offer freebies for basketball games.
So, it would appear members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners are hoping for a quiet off-season after a controversial tweaking of the four-month-old ethics ordinance covering county government.
61. County CommissionDiscusses Bus Retrofitting
- Monday, October 22, 2007
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners today will discuss a resolution for the retrofitting of Shelby County Schools buses to help reduce transportation-based air pollution emissions.
62. Hampton Hotels Names Smith Senior Director of Product Service
- Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Kurt Smith has been named senior director of product service and development at Hampton Hotels. Previously, Smith served Hampton as director of global brand integration. Prior to that position, he was the director of hotel performance support.
63. Baker Donelson AttorneysHonored by Chambers USA
- Friday, June 22, 2007
The 2007 edition of business lawyer directory Chambers USA has named 28 attorneys at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC as leading practitioners. Attorneys from the firm's offices in Memphis, Atlanta, Birm
64. County Files SuitIn Chancery Court
- Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Shelby County Government has filed suit against United National Insurance Co. for a declaratory judgment, according to The Daily News Online,
65. Peace is a Jam Session Not to Be Missed
- Friday, May 11, 2007
I don't consider myself a religious person - at least not in recent years - but I do have a favorite prayer that serves as the last bastion of my Catholic upbringing.
It's attributed to St. Francis of Assisi. Born in 1181 or 1182 in Italy, St. Francis is the founder of the Franciscan Order of priests. He would have been my patron saint if I'd ever made my confirmation, one of the seven sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church. The others include baptism, confession, communion, marriage, holy orders and last rites.
66. BRIDGES Revs Up PeaceJam Initiatives
- Thursday, May 10, 2007
In mid-April, students from rival schools Mitchell High and Frayser High gathered together on the Frayser campus, writing messages and quotes about peace and harmony on small scraps of paper they placed inside inflated balloons.
67. Tuttle Elected to State Judicial Selection Commission
- Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Dale H. Tuttle of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC has been elected 2006 vice chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. The commission interviews and recommends applicants for all state courts.
68. Marketing Agency Hires New Art Director
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Lyle Wardlaw has joined full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm inferno as art director. Prior to that she spent three years providing design support for clients at Imre Communications and Babcock Advertising in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated from Millsaps College in 1996 with a double major in studio art and elementary education, and has completed advertising and graphics programs from Memphis College of Art and Southwest Community College. In her position as art director, Wardlaw will serve clients and help with new creative projects.
69. Trezevant Manor Foundation Names Development Director
- Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Martha Boyd was named director of development for the Trezevant Manor Foundation.
The New York Times Co. Broadcast Media Group announced that Bruce Moore was named news director of WREG-TV in Memphis, effective Jan. 30. Moore is a 15-year veteran of WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Va. He served as assistant director of WVEC-TV for seven years. He graduated from the University of Georgia.
- Friday, December 02, 2005
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Memphis Runners Track Club host the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, Half Marathon and the Memphis Grizzlies House 5K starting at 7:45 a.m. Saturday at FedExForum, 200 S. Third St. Visit www.stjudemarathon.org.
71. Olive Branch Sees Continued Growth
- Thursday, October 13, 2005
An explosion of residential and commercial development is the norm these days in the DeSoto County town whose name, ironically, refers to a symbol of peace.
And though Olive Branch prides itself on small-town charm, its industrial corridor - which includes the 800-acre Metro Industrial Park that encompasses the Olive Branch Airport - is thriving. One of the most recent projects is a manufacturing plant for J. Strickland & Co. that contains upward of 300,000 square feet. General contractor Tommy Starkey said the facility is 99 percent complete.
72. Baker Donelson Names New President, COO
- Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC announced that Jerry Stauffer was selected to serve as the firm's president and chief operating officer. Stauffer formerly served as chairman of the firm's litigation department, as a director of the firm and most recently as managing shareholder. Baker Donelson also announced that Mark Glover was named to a second term as managing shareholder. Ben Adams will continue to serve as board chairman and CEO.
73. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
74. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
75. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Rhodes Psychology Professor to Serve as Diversity Delegate at Leadership Conference
First Horizon Exec Named to Fed Advisory Council
J. Kenneth Glass was appointed to a one-year term on the Federal Reserve Boards Federal Advisory Council. Glas...
76. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters & Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of Prudential Collins-M...
77. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
78. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Joseph Lee Makes Appointments to Management Team
AutoZone Announces Organizational Changes
AutoZone Inc. hired Jim Shea to the position of executive vice president, merchandising and marketing. Shea most recently worked for Party City. In addi...
79. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 01, 2004
MAAR Elects Board of Directors
MPD Names Public Information Officer
Larry Godwin, interim director of the Memphis Police Department, selected Sgt. Vince Higgins to serve as the departments new public information officer. Higgins, a 14-year vet...
80. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
81. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Allstate Insurance Honors Scientists with Awards
Allstate Insurance Honors Area Scientists
Allstate Insurance honored the following scientists with its From Whence We Came awards: Dr. Daniel L. Hunt, biostatistician with St. Jude Childrens Res...
82. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
83. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 05, 2003
Peace & Justice Center Awards Local Peacemakers
Peace & Justice Center Presents Annual Honors The Mid-South Peace & Justice Center will present the following Peacemaker 2003 awards Thursday at its annual banquet: Diamond Printing, soc...
84. 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...
85. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 10, 2002
Robert M Robert M. Williams Jr. joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as a shareholder. Williams concentrates his practice in the area of labor and employment law. For the U.S. Department of Justice, he served as execu...
86. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Todd Proctor was promoted to director of institutional sales at First Mercantile Todd Proctor was promoted to director of institutional sales at First Mercantile. He joined First Mercantile in 1997 as a retirement plan consultant from Merrill Lynch ...
87. Archived Article: Memphis 2005 (lead)
- Friday, December 21, 2001
Business rolls out for Memphis 2005 Business rolls out for Memphis 2005 review By MARY DANDO The Daily News About 50 members of the business community met Thursday in the pavilion of St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital for the first annual year-end...
88. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Edward L Edward L. Stanton III joined Armstrong Allen PLLC as an associate member. Stanton comes to the firm from the City of Memphis, where he served as assistant city attorney. Prior to his employment with the city, Stanton worked at the Charles C...
89. Archived Article: Long Hair (lead)
- Wednesday, November 21, 2001
Two get gift from grateful prizewinner
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
Thanksgiving is not only a good time to remember all the good things that have happened but also to share good things with others.
Recently, President Bush urged A...
90. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 19, 2001
Calendar of events Nov
Calendar of events Nov. 19-Nov. 25
Memphis Investors Group hosts Jeffrey Taylor of www.MrLandlord.com at the monthly meeting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Holiday Inn Select-Mount Moriah, 2490 Mount Moriah Road. Me...
91. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, April 12, 2001
Beware of strangers offering gifts warns district attorneys office DA warns of strangers offering good deals By MARY DANDO The Daily News Frauds and scams come in various forms. None are more prolific than through a simple telephone call. The Distri...
92. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Sue Reed joined Neilson Group LLC GMAC Real Estate corporate office as an affiliate broker Sue Reed joined Neilson Group LLC GMAC Real Estate corporate office as an affiliate broker. She has more than 15 years experience in residential sales. Angela...
93. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, March 09, 2001
Friends and families host remembrance evening for those with Alzheimers disease Gala on tap for those touched by Alzheimers By MARY DANDO The Daily News While more than 21,000 individuals in the Mid-South have Alzheimers, about 45,000 people are imp...
94. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Sixteen sales associates of Crye-Leike, Realtors were inducted into the Circle of Excellence, one of the highest levels of ach Sixteen sales associates of Crye-Leike, Realtors were inducted into the Circle of Excellence, one of the highest levels of...
95. Archived Article: Panattoni (lead)
- Monday, February 19, 2001
Commuter airline appeals zoning change to City Council Panattoni asks council to rezone 200-acre tract By MARY DANDO The Daily News Cosair Mitchell & Andrews Investments is asking for 202 acres it owns in Southeast Memphis to be rezoned in order...
96. Archived Article: Standout (clayton)
- Friday, February 02, 2001
Peggy Clayton Doing business old-fashioned way By MARY DANDO The Daily News It is a tribute not only to her popularity as a long-serving member of the association but also to her commitment to her clients that Peggy Clayton was chosen as the first w...
97. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, January 04, 2001
New Year Brings Mandatory Parenting Plan for Divorcing Couples New year brings mandatory plan for divorcing parents By MARY DANDO The Daily News As the clock struck midnight Sunday throughout Tennessee, a new law went in effect that touched on one o...
98. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, December 28, 2000
Memphis Senator Pushes for Tennessee Election Reform Memphis senator pushes for Tennessee election reform By MARY DANDO The Daily News Following the recent voting fiasco in Florida, state Sen. Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) plans to introduce what he refer...
99. Archived Article: Real Focus (r-up)
- Tuesday, December 26, 2000
Real Estate Focus Year 2000 Roundup Overall, 2000 was a good year for Memphis real estate By MARY DANDO The Daily News What a long, strange year its been. It was a phenomenal year for home sales, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors...
100. Archived Article: Real Focus (tour)
- Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Downtown Living Goes on Show Downtown living goes on display By MARY DANDO The Daily News Anyone wishing to know what its like to live Downtown is in for a treat Sunday when the Downtown Neighborhood Association hosts its annual home tour. The tour ...