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1. County Law Library Director Johnson Celebrates 50 Years as Librarian
- Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Gary Johnson, director of the Shelby County Governmental Law Library, is celebrating his 50th year as a librarian. In his current role, he directs the county law library’s operations, including budgeting, staffing and library services, and reports to a 10-member board that include nine attorneys and one judge.
When asked about his longevity in the field, Johnson says the libraries where he’s worked – which include public, school and law libraries – have been different enough to keep him challenged and interested.
2. Photographer Steber Captures Fading Legends on Blues Highway
- Saturday, September 10, 2016
Bill Steber stood at the crossroads in the Mississippi Delta and made a deal with the devil that would allow him to not only master his photographic skills but become one of the most respected documentarians of Mississippi Delta blues. And kind of make a living (or at least fashion his life) while he’s at it.
3. Authorities: Highway Gunman Motivated By Police Shootings
- Monday, July 11, 2016
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) – A black Army veteran accused of shooting indiscriminately at passing cars and police on a Tennessee highway told investigators he was troubled by police violence against African-Americans, authorities said Friday.
4. Speakers Set For Inaugural TEDxMemphis Event
- Friday, July 24, 2015
A few weeks from now, Memphians will have a chance to hear from Kimbal Musk, the brother of billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk, about his plans for the restaurant and garden concepts he’s bringing to Memphis.
5. Johnson to Lead Pink Palace Fundraising Efforts
- Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Cathi Johnson has joined the Pink Palace Family of Museums as director of development. In her new role, she’ll design, implement and manage the museum system’s fundraising efforts, including individual and corporate gifts and sponsorships, grant writing, capital funds and planned giving.
6. MED Adds Healy-Collier, Colley to Leadership Team
- Monday, July 08, 2013
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis has added two new employees to its leadership team.
Kathleen Healy-Collier has been hired as vice president of business line operations.
Healy-Collier joins The MED after holding various executive leadership roles at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
7. Commercial Advisors Adds Jensen to Capital Markets Group
- Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Luke Jensen has joined Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors’ Capital Markets Group. In his new role with the commercial real estate firm, Jensen focuses on investment sales, debt and equity, development, and principal deal sourcing and structuring.
8. Ardent Film Department Wins Mid-South Emmy Award
- Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Jonathan Pekar, director of Ardent Studios film department, won the 27th Mid-South Emmy award for Best Commercial Spot for creating the animated Memphis Music Foundation commercial.
The project also showcases the talents of painter Lamar Sorrento and singer/songwriter Keia Johnson.
9. Hunt-Phelan Listed With Colliers for $2.9M
- Friday, July 13, 2012
Downtown’s Hunt-Phelan house – a historic mansion at 533 Beale St. that hosted guests including Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson – has been listed on the market for $2.865 million with the Memphis office of Colliers International.
10. Cohen Plans Rollout of Endorsements
- Tuesday, June 05, 2012
There will be a Cohen ballot of political endorsements for the Aug. 2 and Nov. 6 elections.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, opened his campaign headquarters Saturday, June 2, with a pledge to not only campaign hard for re-election but to campaign on behalf of President Barack Obama and several local Democrats in county general election and state legislative races.
11. Garrett Finds Banking Home at Metropolitan
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Do something that makes you happy, and if it’s banking, always deliver on your promises. That sums up the professional philosophy of Maria Garrett, a recent hire at Metropolitan Bank who brought 12 years of industry experience to her new job as a senior managing director.
12. Logan New Director Of AHA Heart Ball
- Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Sarah Logan has joined the American Heart Association as director of the Heart Ball.
Hometown: Hernando, Miss.
13. Land Use Board Considers More Racquet Club Space
- Tuesday, February 07, 2012
The Memphis-Shelby County Land Use Control Board will meet Thursday, Feb. 9, to review an application to add space at the 11.94-acre The Racquet Club of Memphis at Sanderlin and White Station roads.
14. Metropolitan Expands Into Nashville
- Monday, December 19, 2011
Metropolitan Bank has solidified its long-planned foray into Nashville with the announcement of its first office location in the city and the hiring of a senior managing director for the Nashville area.
15. Shelby Farms Playground Seeks Green Certification
- Monday, November 28, 2011
Shelby Farms Park’s Woodland Discovery Playground is in the running to be the first certified Sustainable Sites Initiative project in the world.
16. Tutor’s Skirkle Connects Consumers, Businesses
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Nick Tutor is founder of Skirkle, a membership-card program that offers exclusive discounts and deals at locally owned businesses.
17. Realtors Recognized for 4 Decades of Service
- Friday, October 21, 2011
Thirteen real estate professionals were honored Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the annual Realtors Emeritus Reception held by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors.
Honorees must be members of the National Association of Realtors for 40 consecutive years and also hold membership in a local Realtors association.
18. Fisk Alumni Conference Runs Friday to Sunday
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The Memphis Fisk Alumni Club, in conjunction with the General Alumni Association of Fisk University Inc., will host the General Alumni Association’s Southern Regional Conference Friday, Sept. 16, through Sunday, Sept. 18, at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave.
19. Allie Prescott to Head U of M Alumni Association
- Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Allie Prescott has been elected president of the University of Memphis Alumni Association national executive board of directors.
Prescott holds his bachelor’s and law degrees from the U of M, and he is a life member of the University of Memphis Alumni Association. As a former adviser to the executive director and former vice president for membership, Prescott is serving his fifth year on the national board.
20. Daily News Garners Eight TPA Awards
- Wednesday, July 20, 2011
The Daily News and sister publication The Memphis News won eight honors in the University of Tennessee-Tennessee Press Association awards announced Friday, July 15, at the annual TPA convention in Nashville.
21. Cohen to Address the State of Housing Monday
- Friday, April 22, 2011
The Memphis Chapter of National Association of Real Estate Brokers will present a panel discussion on the “State of Housing” Monday.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, will kick off the discussion, followed by an panel covering an array of subjects from legislative acts to mortgages to state-funded programs that stop foreclosure proceedings.
22. Preservation Series to Kick Off in March
- Friday, February 11, 2011
The 2011 Memphis Heritage’s Preservation Series will be meeting on Mondays in March to explore Mid-Century Modernism in Memphis.
The annual series will begin on March 7 with an Introduction to Modernism by architectural historian Judith Johnson.
23. Cordova Family YMCA to Hold Ribbon Cutting Thursday
- Wednesday, January 05, 2011
The Cordova Family YMCA will have a ribbon cutting Thursday to celebrate its new facility off Germantown Parkway.
YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South bought the former Cordova Athletic Club in December. The property is a 29,418-square-foot, one-story exercise facility built in 1996.
24. Ceremony Will Commence Memphis-Mexico Flight
- Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Delta Air Lines Inc. and the Greater Memphis Chamber will hold an inaugural Mexico City flight ceremony Saturday at Memphis International Airport.
25. Retailers Slash Prices To Entice Holiday Shoppers
- Monday, December 29, 2008
Shoppers hit the stores Friday to return unwanted gifts and take advantage of drastic price cuts offered by retailers desperate to get rid of old merchandise and boost their less-than-cheery holiday sales.
- Thursday, October 30, 2008
The University of Memphis will host a five-part series titled “Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature–Identity and Imagination,” in Room 226 of the University of Memphis McWherter Library. The next session will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. The final session will be held Dec. 4. The series, which discusses Jewish literature, is free and will be led by Dr. David Patterson. For more information or reservations, contact Ross Johnson at 678-8211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
27. Forget the Lipstick, Economy Takes Over Campaign
- Wednesday, September 17, 2008
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Economic fears are suddenly dominating the presidential campaign, shoving aside lipstick on pigs and every other issue. Republican John McCain called for a crisis commission Tuesday, while Democrat Barack Obama laughed that off as "the oldest Washington stunt in the book."
- Friday, September 05, 2008
MPACT Memphis will meet for lunch today at noon at Flying Fish, 105 S. Second St. For more information or to R.S.V.P., contact Frank Langston at email@example.com.
Rhodes College will host a presentation by David Gillikin of Vassar College and David Goodwin of Denison University on their work with mussels today at 2:30 p.m. in Frazier Jelke B on the Rhodes Campus, 2000 North Parkway. For more information, call Kesler at 843-3557.
29. Brooks Named VP of Junior Achievement
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Mary Brooks has been named vice president of programs for Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South Inc. Previously, Brooks served as the director of programs for Junior Achievement. In her new position, she will oversee the operation of Exchange City, Junior Achievement's model city, which is operated for a day by area fifth-graders.
30. The Eyes Have It
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Dr. Richard Phillips' father used to say that God gave him twice as many ears as mouths for a reason. As the newly named president-elect of the Southern College of Optometry (SCO), Phillips plans to keep that in mind as he begins his new position.
31. Fourth Kids CaféOpens in Memphis
- Thursday, February 01, 2007
The Food Bank held a grand opening for its fourth Kids Café Wednesday at Girls Inc. of Memphis.
Kids Café is a national program of America's Second Harvest - The Nation's Food Bank Netw
32. Meyerrose Heads Emerging National Businesses Division for First Horizon
- Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Sarah Meyerrose has been promoted to president of emerging national businesses for First Horizon National Corp. In her new role, she will be the executive leader of several of First Horizon's growing national efforts, such as its health savings accounts business, Msaver, and its commercial insurance business, Synaxis. Meyerrose has worked for First Horizon for more than 24 years.
33. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, October 02, 2003
Law Firms Work With Working Parents
The Daily News
When attorney Amy Pepke made her proposal four years ago, it was a bit unheard of. A mother of three, she requested a change in her working situation that would allow her...
34. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, November 15, 2002
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Whether he is preparing potato soup for the less fortunate or pasta primavera for lawyers, Emmett Bell III is happy in a kitchen where empty stomachs and hungry souls unite.
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 23, 2002
Marie Burgess, Marissa Mulhern, Elaine Wunderlich and Vince Mashburn joined Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc
Seven attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson were included in the 2003-2004 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. C. T...
36. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 14, 2002
Calendar of events Oct
Calendar of events Oct. 14-Oct. 20
The Jewish Community Center Theatre, 6560 Poplar Ave., hosts a lottery referendum debate at 7 p.m. Speaking for the lottery referendum is state Sen. Steve Cohen, Student Scho...
37. Archived Article: Calvary P2
- Friday, October 11, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Calvary series hosts blues artist
Calvary Episcopal Churchs 18th annual Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series continues at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday with Di Anne Price and Her Boyfriends.
This homegrown Empress of B...
38. Archived Article: Calvary P2
- Friday, October 04, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Calvary and the Arts goes global
Calvary Episcopal Churchs 18th annual Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series continues at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday with Global Warming.
Richard Graham and Friends perform music from ...
39. Archived Article: Calvary Pg. 2
- Friday, September 27, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Calvary series feeds body, soul
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Calvary Episcopal Church kicks off its 18th annual Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday, with the Memphis choral ens...
40. Archived Article: Hunt-phelan St
- Monday, March 06, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Sale of Hunt-Phelan Raises red flags By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The announcement of the May 4 sale of the Hunt-Phelan Home at 533 Beale St. has some Memphians worried. Some question the legality of selling the home once o...
41. Archived Article: Rite Aid Lj
- Friday, October 08, 1999
Construction underway on Thomas St Rite Aid begins construction on prototype store in Frayser By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a free-standing Rite Aid drug store at 3060 Thomas St. in Frayser. The 11,270-square-foot drug...
42. Archived Article: Rite Aid Lj
- Friday, April 02, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Rite Aid to open third new store in Memphis in 1999 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a free-standing Rite Aid drug store at the Quince Road/Fite Road intersection in East Memphis. The 11,270-square-foot ...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 23, 1998
March 23 March 23 The League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Public Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The speaker will be Gay M. Johnston, executive director of the Memphis Literacy Council. For more information, call 327-689...
44. Archived Article: Delib Lit-harbor Town Lj
- Tuesday, June 03, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Bookstore adds to Harbor Town mix By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Starting this fall, many Harbor Town residents will find that they only have to walk a few steps to find fresh pastries, a good book or a gallon of milk. Midtown bookse...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 30, 1996
Thompson & Co. has announced two promotions and two new employees: Thompson & Co. has announced two promotions and two new employees: Brooke Duncan was promoted to advertising and public relations account supervisor. He joined the company as...