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1. Last Word: Graduation Day and Our Outrage, An ASD Offer In Raleigh and Fashion
- Wednesday, May 25, 2016
According to Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson, 15,000 people have watched the several dozen high school graduation ceremonies the school system has streamed live on its website including the 14 graduations held Saturday.
2. Poll: Americans More Upbeat About Own Finances Than Economy
- Thursday, May 19, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an elec-tion race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national econ-omy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial circumstances.
3. The Week Ahead: May 9-15
- Monday, May 09, 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...
4. Lawsuit by Soldier's Widow Tests Tennessee's Malpractice Law
- Friday, February 05, 2016
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal court case brought by a military widow whose husband committed suicide is testing Tennessee's medical malpractice statute after a judge said the state's laws led to "seemingly unfair results" for the soldier's family.
5. City of Memphis, EPIcenter Get $50,000 for Startup Efforts
- Tuesday, September 01, 2015
When Walter Perry, director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Tennessee district office, joins other SBA staff in presenting Memphis officials Wednesday, Sept. 2, with a $50,000 Start Small Model prize, the ceremony will be more than a perfunctory civic affair.
6. Scott Sharpe Named CAO Of District Attorney General’s Office
- Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Scott Sharpe recently was named chief administrative officer of the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office following the departure of longtime CAO Priscilla Campbell.
7. Healing Waters
- Thursday, April 02, 2015
He’s better. Army Special Forces veteran Paul Holcomb is sure of that much.
He doesn’t disappear for days at a time anymore, unsure how he came to be lying in the bushes with a rifle in his hand.
8. Health Care Records Make Fertile Field for Cyber Crime
- Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they get into the wrong hands.
Names, birthdates and – more importantly – Social Security numbers can help hackers open fake credit lines, file false tax returns and create false medical records. And health care businesses can lag far behind banks, credit card companies and retailers in protecting such sensitive information.
9. Anthem Breach: A Gap in Federal Health Privacy Law?
- Monday, February 09, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age – an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem.
10. This week in Memphis history: January 30 – February 5
- Saturday, January 31, 2015
2014: Wright Medical Group Inc. closed on its deal to buy Solana Surgical LLC of Memphis and announced a definitive agreement to buy OrthoPro LLC of Salt Lake City. Solana was a $90 million deal and OrthoPro was a $36 million transaction.
11. Walter Awarded AAF Silver Medal
- Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Ronald A. Walter, president and general manager of WREG-TV, has been chosen to receive AAF Memphis’ 2015 Silver Medal, the highest form of individual recognition given by local chapters of the American Advertising Federation. The annual award, which honors an exceptional leader for a career of outstanding accomplishment and contribution in the industry, will be presented at AAF Memphis’ luncheon Jan. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden.
12. The ‘Meh’ Generation
- Friday, November 14, 2014
ALL THIS IS GETTING OLD. Mitch McConnell is 117. Across the aisle, Harry Reid is 132, same age as Nancy Pelosi over in the House, and John Boehner is 98.
The last time any of them had an original idea, they had to call it in on a rotary phone. The way they get somewhere, or fail to, is as antiquated as our infrastructure, as much in danger of collapse as our bridges.
13. McManus Joins Patrick Accounting
- Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Michelle McManus, a Memphis native and certified public accountant, has joined Patrick Accounting and Tax Services PLLC as manager. In her new role, McManus will supervise and review the monthly accounting process for a section of clients. She will also prepare and review tax returns and work closely with clients, assisting them with ongoing tax planning.
14. Commission’s First Partisan Challenge Lingers
- Monday, October 13, 2014
Shelby County Commissioners appeared last week to be on the way to putting behind them their first political controversy of their term of office.
Six of the seven Democratic commissioners along with Republican commissioner Steve Basar voted last month to delay the slate of committee assignments made by new chairman Justin Ford.
15. Training Ground
- Saturday, June 14, 2014
You can’t perfectly simulate a real-life disaster. Dr. Joe Holley knows this better than most.
16. Wells Joins Evans Petree as Associate
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Julie Wells has joined Evans Petree PC as an associate in the East Memphis office, focusing her practice in health care law and general business matters. She previously worked at Baptist Medical Group, where she played an integral role in physician practice acquisitions and contractual-related matters.
17. Science, Not Muscle, Driving Many Olympic Wins
- Friday, February 14, 2014
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) – Nineteen-year-old Slovakian luger Josef Petrulak competed in the Sochi Olympics in a 22-year-old sled. That's right: His sled is three years older than he is. His German rivals get a new sled every year, designed by BMW and calibrated to whoosh faster, smoother and smarter every season.
18. Wills Stewarding Growth of East Memphis Land
- Monday, March 18, 2013
For Walter Wills III, taking care of his neighborhood and the surrounding area is one of his life tasks.
Wills & Wills LP has owned much of the land in the Kirby-Quince corridor for more than 40 years. The area is seeing an influx of medical office and retail users in the past few years, and more are expected with a new Regional Medical Center at Memphis outpatient center in the area.
19. MED Buys East Memphis Land for $3.4 Million
- Tuesday, December 04, 2012
6525 Quince Road Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $3.4 million
Sale Date: Nov. 16, 2012
20. MED Buys East Memphis Land for $3.4 Million
- Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis has closed on its $3.4 million purchase of two parcels totaling 54.5 acres of land at Quince Road and Tenn. 385 in East Memphis.
Operating in the transaction as Regional Med Properties LLC, the MED on Nov. 16 paid $3.4 million for 29.5 acres between Quince and 385 from KG Land LLC.
21. 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.
22. Police Corruption Sparks Familiar Political Debate
- Tuesday, October 02, 2012
When he was Shelby County mayor, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. used to refer to civil service employees he encountered as “we be’s”
“We be here before you got here and we be here after you are gone,” was his explanation for the term, a line that got a good laugh as he explained some of the limitations on changes he wanted to make in local government.
23. Invacare Inks Lease in SE Memphis
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Invacare Continuing Care Inc. has inked a 3,500-square-foot lease at 4187 Senator St. in Southeast Memphis.
24. Methodist to Honor Four Recipients With Living Awards
- Thursday, August 02, 2012
The Methodist Healthcare Foundation is preparing to honor three individuals and one organization for their significant commitments to faith and healing in the Mid-South community and beyond.
Those local heroes will be celebrated during the 2012 Living Awards, which will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave.
25. History for Sale
- Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Three historic properties in the Midtown and Downtown areas are on the market, all listed with major Memphis commercial real estate firms.
The most recent listing is the Hunt-Phelan house at 533 Beale St., priced at $2.9 million with Henry Stratton and Andy Cates of Colliers International Memphis. The mansion has hosted guests including Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson.
26. Fees Part of Device Industry Transparency
- Wednesday, February 08, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent preliminary agreement to work toward more predictable, transparent reviews of new medical implants in exchange for doubling user fees for manufacturers could help stabilize the beleaguered medical device industry.
27. Brucker Joins McManus Reilly As Investment, Insurance Adviser
- Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Edward Brucker III has joined McManus Reilly Financial Foresight as investment and insurance adviser.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
Education: Master of business administration from University of Phoenix
28. County Commission Approves City Convention Center Buyout
- Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Shelby County Commissioners have approved selling county government’s share of the Memphis Cook Convention Center to the city of Memphis for $75 million.
The commission vote Monday, Aug. 22, came after city Housing and Community Development director Robert Lipscomb fielded a lot of questions from several commissioners about the Bass Pro Shops renovation of The Pyramid.
29. Haykal Recognized For Work in Psychiatry
- Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Dr. Radwan Faysal Haykal, director of the Bipolar Spectrum Program at Lakeside Behavioral Health System and clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
30. Civil Court Filings Drop in Second Quarter
- Monday, July 18, 2011
Court filings in Circuit, Chancery and Probate courts were down for the second quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago and the first quarter of 2011, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
31. Methodist Hospice Set for Opening
- Monday, June 27, 2011
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is set to open its new hospice residence, which will provide comfort and care in a serene, homelike like setting for terminally ill adult and pediatric patients in the final stage of life.
32. Commission Delays County Budget Vote
- Wednesday, June 08, 2011
The Shelby County Commission will probably stay within the parameters of the budget compromise outlined by Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell’s administration several weeks ago.
33. County Red Ink Forecast Moves Up
- Wednesday, May 18, 2011
When Shelby County Commissioners meet Wednesday for a review by their budget committee, the Luttrell administration will revise upward the remaining amount of red ink in the operating budget for the new fiscal year.
34. Petty Joins Phoenix Power Group
- Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Doug Petty has joined Phoenix Power Group as the new vice president of sales and marketing.
Education: I hold B.S. degrees in chemistry and industrial hygiene from the University of North Alabama
Work Experience: I worked for 10 years as a specialty hospital sales representative for Merck Pharmaceuticals. For nine years I was a senior industrial hygienist for EnSafe Inc.
Activities you enjoy outside of work: You can usually find me on a golf course, but I also spend time singing and playing guitar in the Memphis area. I enjoy watching Tigers football and basketball games and cooking out with friends.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My parents are my greatest influences. I obviously chose wisely.
What drew you to Phoenix Power Group? I was drawn to the opportunity to become involved on the ground floor of such an innovative, revolutionary system. In addition, this was a chance to be associated with a talented and experienced group of professionals and investors. Based on my years of professional experience, I know a good thing when I see it.
What does your job as VP of sales and marketing entail? Our company utilizes breakthrough technology to convert used oil into electricity in an environmentally responsible manner. My position utilizes my background in environmental science, regulation, and high-performance marketing and sales. My specific responsibilities include managing regulatory affairs, developing marketing materials, training and distributor support.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? It would have to be the relationships that I’ve built with co-workers, clients and customers over the years. Those are things that can’t be measured on a spreadsheets or sales reports. Winning the Regional Medical Center’s 2007 Pharmaceutical Representative of the Year Award certainly comes to mind.
What do you most enjoy about your work? The level of excitement and energy around the PPG organization is remarkable. I’ve been looking for the opportunity to help launch a potential “Next Big Thing” for quite a long time. It is hard not to be excited when your field of work is always pushing the edge and creating new challenges and opportunities. No one has done what we are doing, so we really are a “new” idea. That comes with challenges and benefits; but there is something unique about “creating” a product, something that a cubicle just can’t offer.
35. Commission Debates Charter Stand, Approves Terms For New Morgue
- Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Shelby County Commissioners talked Monday about consolidation, education funding and minority business contracts during a session that also included a debate about building a new morgue.
A resolution approving the agreements between Shelby County and the state for the construction of a new Regional Forensic Center passed on an 11-0 vote. Commissioner Heidi Shafer abstained and Commissioner Justin Ford, who is a funeral director, recused himself from the vote.
36. Department of Defense Funds Wright Product Study
- Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Wright Medical Group Inc. has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to fund a clinical study of a bone graft substitute product.
37. Lawmaker, Attorney Norris Adds Chairman to List of Titles
- Thursday, August 19, 2010
Since he was first elected to the Shelby County Commission in 1994, Mark Norris has been picking up speed as a legislator.
38. Inside The Priest Files: Documents reveal 50 years of abuse, cover-ups in Memphis diocese
- Monday, April 12, 2010
John Doe and his family watched 1999 change to the year 2000 in Memphis.
They were visitors to the city, here for a family medical emergency.
Looking back on it seven years later, Doe would remember “mentally trying to see if the world was going to end because everybody was scared something was going to happen.”
39. County Primary Fields Clear Up
- Monday, February 22, 2010
The newest candidate for Shelby County mayor is scheduled to talk about his decision later today.
General Sessions Court Clerk Otis Jackson was a last-minute filer in the Democratic primary for mayor at noon Thursday. Jackson’s decision was the biggest surprise at the deadline.
40. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
41. Schuermann Elected To Design Review Board
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
David Schuermann has been elected to the Center City Commission’s Design Review board.
Schuermann is a principal at Architecture Inc. He is active with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and currently serves on the Tennessee Board of Architectural & Engineering Examiners.
42. Medtronic Consultant Didn't Disclose Company Ties
- Thursday, July 30, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Medtronic consultant failed to disclose that he was working for the medical device manufacturer, even while asking Congress for funding to research the company's treatments for soldiers wounded in combat, according to an influential Republican senator.
43. Boston AG Subpoenas Medtronic Over Implant Study
- Thursday, June 25, 2009
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. reported Tuesday it received a subpoena from the Massachusetts Attorney General seeking documents related to a published study on the company’s Infuse bone implant that was retracted after former Army surgeon Dr. Timothy Kuklo was accused of forging signatures and falsifying data.
44. Higgins Named President, CEO At Barge Waggoner
- Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Robert B. Higgins Jr. has been named president and chief executive officer of engineering, architecture and planning for Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon Inc.
45. Life After City Hall: The story behind Herenton’s Washington surprise
- Thursday, May 07, 2009
You would think that Mayor Willie Herenton’s “resignation” last spring as he thought about trying out for Memphis City Schools superintendent would be difficult to top.
46. Shanker Named Partner At Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
- Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Jill Uiberall Shanker has become a partner at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP. Shanker is a member of Wyatt’s Corporate and Securities Team.
47. FDA Finds Traces of Melamine in US Infant Formula
- Monday, December 01, 2008
Traces of the industrial chemical melamine have been detected in samples of top-selling U.S. infant formula, but federal regulators insist the products are safe.
The Food and Drug Administration said last month it was unable to identify any melamine exposure level as safe for infants, but a top official said it would be a "dangerous overreaction" for parents to stop feeding infant formula to babies who depend on it.
- Friday, October 10, 2008
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will host a program titled “Impact of International Information Sharing” today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Tennessee building, 165 Madison Ave. on the M level. The program will feature William F. Baity, deputy director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The program and lunch are free. For more information, contact Esther Stone at 577-8125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
49. Sills Appointed To AANS Bulletin Advisory Board
- Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Dr. Allen K. Sills Jr., medical director of the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist University Hospital, associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and neurosurgeon at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, has been appointed to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons' (AANS) Bulletin advisory board. Sills will contribute articles to the AANS' quarterly publication, "The Bulletin."
50. Royalty Money Better Late Than Never, Music Heritage Group Insists
- Thursday, September 21, 2006
The Stax record label could be headed for a potential rebirth, thanks to Justin Timberlake's announcement Sept. 15 that he wants to build a contemporary version of the iconic label, which started in 1959 as a small record store in South Memphis and later helped launch the careers of music legends like Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding.
51. Speed Gets Swift Nod as Shareholder in Firm's Memphis Office
- Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Lea Hall Speed has been named shareholder for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC's Memphis office. Speed is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association's intellectual property section.
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Susan C. Te Paske
Susan C. Te Paske was appointed director of student disability services for the University of Memphis. She has served as the departments assistant director since 1993. She received the 2002 Dona Sparger Professional Service Awar...
53. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 08, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events April 8-April 14 April 8 The Shelby County Republican Women's Club invited 19 Republican County Commission candidates for districts 1, 3, 4 and 5 to speak at the club's meeting. The program begins at 11 a.m....
54. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 01, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events April 1-April 7 April 1 Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts a free workshop on building a budget from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313. Mississippi Muse...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 03, 2001
Charlotte Kelley was named marketing assistant for the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center Charlotte Kelley was named marketing assistant for the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center. She had worked as community relations/market...
56. Archived Article: Rout (lead)
- Thursday, November 02, 2000
ROUT OKAYS BAPTIST/MED DEAL Rout gives go-ahead for Baptist/Med deal By MARY DANDO The Daily News Taking a "steady as we go" approach, Shelby County Mayor Jim Rout gave his approval Wednesday to the creation of the University Hospital of T...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 07, 1999
Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co. He formerly was chief operating officer. Vornbrock is a graduate of the University of Missouri. Greg Bava has been named to the ...
58. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 17, 1998
Aug Aug. 18 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6:15. The speaker will be Paula Sedgwick, who was part of an ABW...
59. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 10, 1998
Aug Aug. 18 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:15. The speaker will be Paula Sedgwick, who was part of an ABWA...
60. Archived Article
- Thursday, July 23, 1998
As consumer debt soars, the need for relief under provisions of the United States bankruptcy code continues to grow Bankruptcies down slightly through June By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News As consumer debt soars, the need for relief under provisions ...
61. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 01, 1998
Dr Dr. Bill Poston has been named vice president of clinical integration and quality for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.s Memphis metropolitan area. He formerly was chief of staff for Baptist Memorial Hospital at its Medical Center and East Memph...
62. Archived Article: 3rd Qtr Bankruptcy Lj
- Thursday, October 16, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Bankruptcies continue declining trend in 1998 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The number of Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy petitions filed in the Memphis and Jackson offices of the Western District of Tennessee decreased in t...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 04, 1997
Dansherryl Chewe has been appointed account executive for Powertel PCS Memphis region Dansherryl Chewe has been appointed account executive for Powertel PCS Memphis region. She previously spent three years as an account executive with Cellular South...
64. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 16, 1997
Walter L Walter L. "Butch" Rice III has joined Gill Properties as a Realtor-associate. He formerly was a senior financial analyst with Parts Inc. Rice received his undergraduate degree from Furman University and his masters degree in busin...
65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 09, 1997
Sam Hubbard has joined Financial Federal Savings Bank as vice president in the companys construction lending department Sam Hubbard has joined Financial Federal Savings Bank as vice president in the companys construction lending department. Hubbard ...
66. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998 Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998. Other elected ...
67. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 24, 1996
Dr Dr. Connie J. Holladay, a certified geriatrician, has been named medical director of Methodist Senior Health Centers. Holladay formerly was a fellow in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Tennessee-Memphis. She also has been in priv...
68. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
04-03 memos Enterprise National Bank announced several promotions: Deborah Gifford was promoted to a vice president at Enterprise. Gifford has been employed by company since its inception in 1990 and manages the retail banking division. Judy Magri w...
69. Archived Article: Standout (hughes) Lj
- Friday, March 29, 1996
lj 10/5 cates American Health includes Hughes in "Best Doctors" list By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News From germ warfare in the 1950s to AIDS in the 1990s, one Memphis doctors career has provided him with a front-row seat for witnessing som...
70. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, February 23, 1996
02-23 Govt briefs The Germantown Chamber of Commerce Business Expo will be held on April 18 and will feature 132 exhibitors, an increase of 21 businesses from the year before. The exhibit area has been expanded to include the Germantown Community Ce...
71. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 07, 1996
*2/7 memos Robert Shaw has been named executive vice president of Enterprise National Bank. Shaw joined the bank more than three years ago and serves as its chief financial officer. He has a bachelors degree and a masters degree in accounting from t...