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1. Medical Marijuana Legislation Moves Ahead
- Thursday, March 1, 2018
NASHVILLE – Bolstered by House Speaker Beth Harwell’s tie-breaking vote, Rep. Jeremy Faison’s medical marijuana legislation took an important step Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the General Assembly.
2. Tax Cut, Bonuses for Workers? Many Businesses Not Sure Yet
- Thursday, February 8, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – Small business owners may want to hand out bonuses and raises now that there's a new tax law, but many don't know if they'll have any wealth to share.
"We didn't base any raises or bonuses on the tax situation because, quite frankly, until it actually happens, no one's sure what's going to happen," says Rod Hughes, a vice president at Kimball Hughes Public Relations in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. The company gave its seven full-time employees year-end bonuses last month.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
4. Lankford to Manage Agricenter’s New Organic Center
- Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Chris Lankford has been named farm manager for Agricenter International’s newly created Organic Resource Center, which is designed to be a resource for Mid-South growers in the basics of the organic certification process. Lankford will be responsible for the operation of the new organic farm, developing peri-urban agriculture projects, and promoting organic agricultural practices. He also will assist the director of research in additional research as well as the operation of Agricenter’s farm as a whole.
5. Crittenden County Deposit Leader Fidelity National Bank Turns 50
- Saturday, December 10, 2016
Fidelity National Bank in West Memphis is enjoying its 50th year in business, and through the decades the bank has become a fixture of the local community.
6. Charles Hughes to Head Rhodes’ Memphis Center
- Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Dr. Charles L. Hughes has been named director of Rhodes College’s Memphis Center, an academic hub focused on the human experience of the Memphis and Mid-South region. He will be teaching classes on Memphis history and culture, coordinating student projects and developing programs, and also will be continuing his own research on the area.
7. Bohannon to Chair Junior Achievement Board
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Morgan Bohannon has been named chairman of the board of director of Junior Achievement of Memphis & the Mid-South Inc. Bohannon, the regional market manager for iHeartMedia, became engaged with Junior Achievement when iHeartMedia sponsored the “Broadcast Center” at JA BizTown in 2012. He joined the board soon thereafter and has been involved ever since.
8. Election Commission Certifies August Vote
- Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Shelby County Election Commission certified the August election results Monday, Aug. 25, at the beginning of a week that includes an early oath of office for those elected to county offices on the ballot.
- Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 5, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Peter Letsou, dean of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, November 4, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will present “West Side Story” Tuesday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 10, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
11. St. Jude’s Downing Elected to Institute of Medicine
- Monday, November 4, 2013
Dr. James R. Downing of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, a branch of the National Academy of Sciences.
Downing, the hospital’s scientific director, deputy director and executive vice president, becomes the sixth member of the institute from St. Jude.
- Saturday, November 2, 2013
Mid-South Spay & Neuter Services will hold the seventh annual SPAYtacular Gala and Silent Auction Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling Ave. The event will include brunch, drinks, live music and an auction, with all proceeds benefiting the organization. Tickets are $40. Visit spaymemphis.org.
- Saturday, September 7, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host a conversation with Bill Strickland, CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corp. and author of “Making the Impossible, Possible,” Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Strickland’s topic is “The Art of Leadership & The Business of Social Change.” Cost is $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit memphischamber.com or call 543-3571.
15. Christ Community Health Services Names Hollabaugh Development Director
- Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Bonnie Hollabaugh has joined nonprofit Christ Community Health Services, the largest primary care provider in Memphis, as director of development. Hollabaugh’s nonprofit development experience includes extensive work with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis, Girls Inc. of Memphis and Hutchison School.
- Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, May 29, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Jason Levien, CEO and managing partner of the Memphis Grizzlies, will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at email@example.com.
- Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 3, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Memphis Area Association of Realtors and Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will host the 2013 Residential Real Estate Summit Tuesday, April 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors chief economist, will discuss the current state of the local and national real estate market. Cost is free. Visit maar.org/residentialsummit to register.
- Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management will hold its 2012 conference and exposition Wednesday, Sept. 12, through Friday, Sept. 14, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit tnshrmconf.com for a schedule.
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Forest Hill Funeral Home and Cemeteries will hold a Sept. 11 memorial service Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in its Bartlett chapel, 2440 Whitten Road. Visit foresthillfh.com.
21. Pinnacle Awards To Honor City’s Best in CRE
- Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Amid the lukewarm commercial real estate climate, a little recognition goes a long way.
That’s why the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council is well under way in planning the 11th annual Pinnacle Awards ceremony, a night dedicated to showcasing commercial real estate industry professionals in the Memphis area.
22. 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.
- Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The Institute of Real Estate Management Memphis Chapter will join the Apartment Association of Greater Memphis for a meeting Tuesday, May 24, at noon at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. For reservations, email email@example.com.
- Monday, May 23, 2011
Indie Memphis will present its Dance Film Series Monday through Wednesday at the Evergreen Theatre, 1705 Poplar Ave. “William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet” will make its Memphis premiere Wednesday at 7 p.m. Other films include “Rumba,” playing Monday at 7 p.m. and “NY Export: Opus Jazz” Tuesday at 7 p.m. Award-winning short films will precede the three features. For more information, visit www.indiememphis.com.
- Monday, May 2, 2011
St. George’s Independent School will host the second session in its early-learning speakers series titled “The Amazing Adventure: Making the Most of the Parenting Experience” Monday at 6:30 p.m. at St. George’s Germantown campus, 8250 Poplar Ave. The session will feature St. George’s Director of Early Childhood Dr. Stewart Burgess and Dr. William Fesmire, board-certified pediatrician. The series is free and open to the public for parents and educators. For more information, call 261-2390 or visit www.sgis.org.
26. Pinnacle Awards Honor City’s Best Brokers
- Monday, April 11, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
27. Pinnacle Awards Honor City's Best Brokers
- Friday, April 8, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
28. U of M’s McClurg Honored With Legal Education Award
- Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Andrew McClurg has received the Excellence in Legal Education Award from the University of Memphis’ Law Alumni Board. McClurg is a professor of law and the Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence in Law at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He also is associate dean for faculty development.
29. Homeowners Prepare for Central Gardens Tour
- Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Rick Clark took advantage of unusually cool weather this week to spread gravel along the path through his shade garden in preparation for the Central Gardens Home & Garden Tour on Sept. 13.
30. Fidelity Touts Conservative Values As Saving Grace
- Monday, June 22, 2009
A few years ago, in the midst of sweeping bank consolidations that brought institutions such as Regions Bank and SunTrust Inc. to the area, the owners and directors of Fidelity National Bank in West Memphis let everyone know they wanted no part of a merger or acquisition.
- Friday, May 15, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Writing for Government Grants” Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Cathy Marcinko will lead the workshop. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. Reservations are due today. For reservations, call 684-6605 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
32. Best Lawyers to Honor Ogletree Deakins’ Lewis
- Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Best Lawyers in America will honor Fred Lewis of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC during its 25th anniversary event in Atlanta April 23-25.
33. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
34. Hedge Funds Help Fill Gap in Lending for Property
- Thursday, August 28, 2008
Three months ago, Eric Gray saw an opportunity to scoop up a vacant retail property in New York City's borough of Brooklyn. But he had a problem, one that has been plaguing many real-estate investors and owners: The nation's banks, burned by years of easy credit and the resulting devastating losses, are no longer eager to lend.
- Tuesday, July 15, 2008
JobLINC will host a Career and Education Fair today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in meeting rooms A, B and C at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Thirty-nine companies will attend. For more information, call 415-2700.
- Monday, July 14, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn–University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mark Mazzone will give a speech titled “40-Million Dollar Riverfront.” Cost is $12. No reservations are required.
37. WKNO Names New Board Members
- Monday, July 7, 2008
WKNO Public Broadcasting has named its new board members and officers.
The officers for the 2008-2009 board are William L. Taylor, chairman; Chuck Hughes, vice chairman; Dr. Craig Esrael, secretary; and Michael LaBonia, treasurer.
- Tuesday, April 22, 2008
The Germantown Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Expo today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. For more information, visit www.germantownexpo.com.
- Monday, April 21, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The cost is $12 and no reservations are required. James H. Baker, member of the Global Warming and Energy Committee with the Sierra Club, will discuss "Smart Energy Solutions."
- Friday, April 18, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "An Inside Look at Corporate Funding" today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. For more information or to register, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, April 15, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Dr. Pat Wall, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the featured speaker. The cost is $18 per person and reservations can be made by contacting Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, April 14, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Mike Glasgow, regional engineer at Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association, will speak about "Deep Burial of PVC Gravity Sewer."
43. Methodist Director Elected President Of Tennessee Board of Pharmacy
- Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Sheila Mitchell, director of pharmacy services at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital, has been elected president of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy. Mitchell has worked for Methodist for more than 20 years. She is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's College of Pharmacy and has served on several committees for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The Tennessee House of Representatives honored her in 2002 for her local contributions to her field.
44. Former Mayor Hackett Tapped For CEO Post at Children's Museum
- Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Richard C. "Dick" Hackett has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the Children's Museum of Memphis. Hackett officially will take office July 17. Hackett served as mayor of Memphis from 1982 to 1992. He also served as senior vice president at ALSAC, the fundraising arm of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, for nine years after his mayoral term.
45. Baptist Names College of Health Sciences President
- Wednesday, August 3, 2005
Baptist Memorial Health Care named Betty Sue McGarvey president of the Baptist College of Health Sciences. McGarvey recently served the college as provost and is a graduate of the Baptist School of Nursing. She was a nursing instructor for two years and was among the 10 founders of the Baptist College of Health Sciences.
46. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 6, 2005
MAAR Pinnacle Awards Winners Announced
MAAR Announces Pinnacle Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following winners of the fourth annual Pinnacle Awards: Al Andrews Jr. of Panattoni Development Co., Commercial...
47. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 3, 2003
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Greg V. Ortega was named director of corporate product marketing for TBC Corp. Ortega previously held positions as TBCs manager of strategic marketing and manager of marketing and procurement for light truck tires. He earned...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 21, 2001
Archer>Malmo announced the following new hires and promotions
Archer>Malmo announced the following new hires and promotions.
Doug Force joined as manager of technology services. He has nearly 15 years experience in information systems an...
49. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Fifty two Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates earned the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation this year A total of 52 Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates recently earned the accredited buyer representative designation. They jo...
50. Archived Article: Real Fcs (hud Grant) L
- Tuesday, December 15, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Supporting seniors Department of Housing and Urban Development grant will support a senior housing facility in Midtown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded almost $700 mi...
51. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, January 8, 1998
Antavio Brigance and Myra Washington-Brigance vs Antavio Brigance and Myra Washington-Brigance vs. Bluff City Nissan Inc., Jerry Hughes and Bond Smith. A Memphis couple is suing a local car dealership over the purchase of a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder on...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 3, 1997
Dede Malmo has joined Re/Max Commercial and Industrial of Memphis and will handle commercial leasing and sales as well as property management Dede Malmo has joined Re/Max Commercial and Industrial of Memphis and will handle commercial leasing and sa...
53. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 15, 1997
Sept Sept. 15 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at the Lulu Grille, 565 Erin Drive. Networking begins at 6 p.m., and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be attorney Patrick B. Mason, who will discuss the Tax Relief Ac...
54. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 8, 1997
Sept Sept. 8 The Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Road Extended from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 685-0495. The Shelby County Republican Womens Club will meet at 11 a.m. at...
55. Archived Article: Broffitt
- Wednesday, November 20, 1996
11-20 Broffitt interv. notes Photo cutline: Mike Hughes, chief prosecutor for general sessions criminal court, describes former assistant district attorney Joyce Broffitt as a team player and "very even handed." Broffitt will be sworn in a...
56. Archived Article: Law Analys
- Thursday, May 16, 1996
05-16 Law analys Seven projects reviewed at law institute meeting The American Law Institute is holding its 1996 annual meeting through Friday at the Renaissance Mayflower in Washington, D.C. The agenda consists of seven projects, including the fina...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 17, 1996
memos 04-17 George Menendez has been named vice president of strategic planning at Buckman Laboratories, in addition to his current duties as vice president of marketing. Menendez joined Buckman in 1976. He has a bachelors degree in chemical enginee...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 3, 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...