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1. Around Memphis: Jan. 15, 2018
- Monday, January 15, 2018
Here’s a look at Memphis-related news from around the web...
Stan Bronson Passes Away Tuesday: ‘Most Durable Batboy’ served the Tigers baseball program for 56 seasons
2. Tigers QB Ferguson Named Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
- Thursday, October 5, 2017
University of Memphis senior quarterback Riley Ferguson has been named as a semifinalist for the National Football Foundation’s William V. Campbell Trophy, presented annually to the nation’s top football scholar-athlete.
3. Century Mark
- Saturday, June 17, 2017
During a visit to Memphis in April, Andrew Young was talking with reporters about his lengthy public history – being part of Dr. Martin Luther King’s inner circle, a congressman, mayor of Atlanta, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. It was as he talked about King’s death in Memphis that Young, without any prompting, talked about a trio of Memphis attorneys – Benjamin Hooks, Russell Sugarmon and A. W. Willis – that were the key to his and King’s efforts to get things done in Memphis and the surrounding region.
4. Fast Growth for Knoxville Diocese
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
For the smallest Catholic diocese in the U.S., the Knoxville diocese knows how to draw a crowd of movers and shakers.
At the April 19 groundbreaking for the new $25 million cathedral, the lineup of both secular and non-secular dignitaries attending a weekend of events was impressive.
5. Wade to Lead Southern College of Optometry's Hayes Center
- Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Dr. Lisa Wade has been named director of the Hayes Center for Practice Excellence at Southern College of Optometry, which focuses on teaching business principles to help optometrists succeed in independent practice.
6. 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.
7. ‘Banner Year’ for Logistics Industry
- Friday, December 28, 2012
Positive momentum far outweighed the negative in the local logistics and distribution industry during 2012, as city officials and business leaders continued elevating Memphis’s status as world logistics hub.
8. Memphis Doctors Help Launch Iraq Heart Clinic
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Even from the ground, the rusted holes in the dry water tower over Nasiriyah, Iraq, don’t look like the pinpricks of rifle fire. They are the dinner plate-sized vandalism of heavier ordinance, and most of the wreckage comes from above. In short, we did it.
9. B&N, Microsoft Team Up on Nook, College Businesses
- Tuesday, May 1, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Books and bits united Monday as Microsoft provided an infusion of money to help Barnes & Noble compete with top electronic bookseller Amazon. In exchange, Microsoft gets a long-desired foothold in the business of e-books and college textbooks.
10. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.
11. Barnes & Noble Fiscal Q3 Net Income Falls
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Barnes & Noble said Tuesday that its fiscal third-quarter net income fell 14 percent, as rising costs offset higher sales. The company also said it will introduce a cheaper Nook Tablet.
12. Barnes & Noble Q3 Net Loss Narrows
- Friday, December 2, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Barnes & Noble Inc. said Thursday it plans to invest more heavily in its Nook e-book reader and digital media, even as it reported a third-quarter loss as sales of physical books continued to decline.
13. Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet Starts Shipping Wed
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Barnes & Noble Inc.'s Nook Tablet electronic device began arriving in stores and homes on Wednesday, one day ahead of schedule.
14. Barnes & Noble Unveils $249 Nook Tablet
- Tuesday, November 8, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Barnes & Noble unveiled a $249 Nook Tablet Monday just ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season as the book retailer fights for a larger share of the lucrative e-book market.
15. Borders Customers Can Opt Not to Share Their Info With BN
- Friday, October 7, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Customers of the now defunct Borders bookstores may want to take action if they don't want their personal information shared with Barnes & Noble.
Depending on their specific circumstance, the Federal Trade Commission is reminding consumers that they have until either Oct. 15 or Oct. 29 to opt out of having their contact information and purchasing histories transferred over to Barnes and Noble.
16. Barnes & Noble Q4 Loss Larger Than Expected
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Barnes & Noble reported a larger fourth-quarter loss than analysts expected Tuesday as the bookseller continues to invest in its e-book reader Nook and as liquidation sales by rival Borders hurt its revenue.
17. Wood Honored As Theater’s ‘Superior Volunteer’
- Friday, April 15, 2011
Bennett Wood made his acting debut as a second-grader playing George Washington in a historical pageant.
Today, Wood can be found on the big screen, the small screen and on stage at Theatre Memphis, and his work there has earned him the Robert E. Gard Superior Volunteer Award from the American Association of Community Theatre.
18. Barnes & Noble 3Q Net Income Falls
- Wednesday, February 23, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Book seller Barnes & Noble's third-quarter revenue rose, but its net income fell 25 percent as it continued to invest in its online operations and Nook e-readers, the company said Tuesday.
19. 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.”
20. 2004 Accusation Not Beginning of Local Abuse Claims
- Thursday, April 8, 2010
When an 18-year-old man filed a John Doe lawsuit in Shelby County Circuit Court in 2004 accusing the Rev. Juan Carlos Duran of sexually abusing him four years earlier, it was a milestone.
21. Gov’t Bank Auditors Got Big Bonuses Too
- Friday, March 19, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Banks weren’t the only ones giving big bonuses in the boom years before the worst financial crisis in generations. The government also was handing out millions of dollars to bank regulators, rewarding “superior” work even as an avalanche of risky mortgages helped create the meltdown.
22. Life or Death for The MED
- Monday, March 1, 2010
A hand as tiny as a budding leaf punched at the air inside a baby incubator.
Kelley Smith, the head nurse of the neonatal intensive care unit at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, checked on the little fighter.
23. Congress: Connections With Toyota
- Thursday, February 25, 2010
Several lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Toyota recalls, have Toyota factories and offices in their states or even their districts. A look at some of the automaker's ties:
24. Judge’s Resignation Spotlights Nominating Comm.
- Tuesday, September 1, 2009
D’Army Bailey’s departure from Division 8 of Circuit Court will be one of the first vacancies to be filled by the newly created Judicial Nominating Commission.
The 17-member body, appointed by the state House speaker and the lieutenant governor, who also serves as Senate speaker, will review applicants for the vacancy and recommend a group of finalists to Gov. Phil Bredesen.
25. Souter Retiring From High Court; Obama Mum
- Monday, May 4, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The news that Justice David Souter is planning to retire set off spirited speculation about a successor Friday, but the man who will appoint the new justice was staying out of it. “No Supreme Court questions,” President Barack Obama told reporters by press time late last week.
26. Postal Chief Says Post Office Running Out of Money
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The post office will run out of money this year unless it gets help, Postmaster General John Potter told Congress on Wednesday as he sought permission to cut delivery to five days a week.
27. Methodist Names Brooks VP of Clinical Operations
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Robert Brooks has been named vice president of clinical operations for Methodist University Hospital.
28. Death Knell for Citigroup's 'Supermarket' Model
- Thursday, January 15, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - The original financial supermarket is dead.
Citigroup signaled the end of a decade-long experiment to create one-stop shopping for financial services – everything from consumer loans to investment banking – with Tuesday's announcement that it was putting its Smith Barney brokerage into a joint venture with Morgan Stanley.
29. States Cut Spending, Put Projects on Hold
- Monday, October 13, 2008
With the economy in a slide and the credit markets seized up, states are slashing budgets, eliminating jobs, putting major construction projects on hold and nervously waiting to see whether their shriveled pension funds recover.
30. Logistics Trends At Heart of Seminar
- Wednesday, February 20, 2008
As director of warehouse operations for third-party logistics (3PL) firm Mallory Alexander International Logistics, Dan Randall deals with a variety of complex situations throughout the workday.
One minute he's in charge of handling 2,000 bales of cotton for a client. The next
he's responsible for offloading 500 cases of beer.
31. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
32. Archived Article
- Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Cost: $14.6 million
Borrower: Brook Chase Apartments Partnership
33. Federalist Society Presents Legislative Update
- Monday, July 11, 2005
The Memphis Lawyers' chapter of the Federalist Society presents "A Tennessee Legislative Update" from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Grille 83, 83 Madison Ave. State Rep. Brian K. Kelsey, R-Germantown, is the featured speaker. Cost is free. Call 526-0431.
34. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, June 28, 2005
Dillards Plans Store for Collierville Center
Dillards Plans Store for Collierville Center
12.47 acres near
Cost: $1.2 million
Buyer: The Castner-Knott Dry Goods Co.
Seller: Carriage Avenue LLC
Property: 12.47 acres ...
35. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Wednesday, July 28, 2004
1580-1588 Union Ave
West Clinic Plans Midtown Treatment Center
1580-1588 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Cost: $2.9 million
Borrower: West Union Partners LLC
Lender: Commercial Bank and Trust Co.
Trustee: Reid D. Evensky
36. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, July 6, 2004
2144 Madison Ave
Atlanta Firm Refinances French Quarter Suites
2144 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Cost: $4 million
Borrower: Lodgian Memphis Property Owner LLC
Lender: Merrill Lynch Mortgage Lending Inc.
Trustee: Midsouth Title...
37. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
38. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, March 16, 2004
3100 Bellbrook Drive
St. Clair Foods Plans to Expand
3100 Bellbrook Drive
Memphis, TN 38116
Cost: $3.4 million
Buyer: York Properties LLC
Seller: APF Bellbrook Industrial Inc.
Property: A 108,000-square-foot building and 11 acre...
39. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 1, 2003
(ephotos) Commercial property manager Dan Chancey and commercial property administrator Donna Palmer of Clark & Clark received
DAs Office Appoints New Prosecutors The Shelby County District Attorneys Office announced the appointments of three...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 4, 2002
Timothy J. Miller was elected TBC Corp. vice president and treasurer. He joined TBC as assistant treasurer in 2002. Before joining TBC, Miller was vice president of the national department for First Tennessee National Corp. He earned a ...
41. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, April 5, 2001
PlanetRx slapped PlanetRx slapped with suit over IPO A hedge-fund investor has sued PlanetRx.com and its initial public offering underwriters, accusing them of violating securities laws. SDR Investors alleges the parties engaged in market manipulati...
42. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, April 16, 1998
Samad Salehpour vs Samad Salehpour vs. Joseph E. Johnson, William R. Rice, William F. Slagle, William F. Bowles III, Victor A. Fletcher, Denis P. Lynch, Joe M. Goss, Mark R. Patters, Morris L. Robbins, Jimmy E. Albright, Harry K. Sharp, Rolf G. Behr...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 11, 1996
03-11 Calendar March 12 The Institute of Management Accountants will meet at noon at Paulettes. The speaker will be forensic specialist Tom Vastrick. The cost is $15. For more information, call Tammy Greco at 682-7766. The Memphis Bar Association wi...
44. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 12, 1996
01/05 Calendar Feb. 12 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club. The speaker will be Dr. William Bourland of The Orthopaedic Clinic, who will address "Reduction of Workers Compensation Costs by P...