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VOL. 119 | NO. 79 | Wednesday, May 11, 2005

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NovaCopy Exec Chosen for Whos Who

Memphis Architect Honored for Service to France

Memphis architect Metcalf Crump was named a Knight in the National Order of Merit by French President Jacques Chirac. The award was created in 1963 by President Charles DeGaulle to recognize civilians, including some foreigners, for distinguished service to France. Crump was cited for long years of service as the Honorary Consul of France in Memphis assisting French citizens and organizations with personal, cultural or business affairs in Tennessee and Tennesseans with personal, cultural or business affairs in France.

 

Charles B. Quinn joined BancorpSouth as senior vice president/manager of premier banking. Quinn, who has 16 years of banking experience, earned a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee and a masters degree from the University of Memphis.

 

Tom Portis joined BancorpSouth as the Memphis division president. Portis earned a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

 

Bourland, Heflin, Alvarez & Minor PLC announced that M. Matthew Thornton was named a member of the firm. Thornton became associated with the firm seven years ago after completing a judicial clerkship with the Tennessee Court of Appeals. He received bachelors and law degrees from the University of Tennessee.

 

Methodist Healthcare announced the following promotions and appointments: Laura Miller, director of human resources systems; Caroline Freeman, administrator for the Neuroscience Institute; and Alison Apple, vice chair of the Council in Administrative Affairs for the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy.

 

Whitney Allegrezza joined Signature Advertising as a multimedia producer. Allegrezza received a bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi and has advanced training in graphic and Web design from the Sessions School of Design.

 

The National Register Whos Who in Executives & Professionals included NovaCopy major account executive Miriam Gunter in its 2005-2006 edition.

 

Len Hester joined Grinder-Haizlip Construction Co. as a project manager. Hester earned a bachelors degree from Mississippi State University.

 

Bourland, Heflin, Alvarez & Minor PLC announced that John Marshall Jones was named a member of the firm. Jones became associated with the firm three years ago. He graduated from Rhodes College and earned a law degree from the College of William and Mary.

 

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced that Memphis Local 667 president Henry Perry was appointed to the general executive board as an international trustee. Perry, a 34-year Teamster, joined the organization as a dockworker. He was elected president of Local 667 five years ago.

 

Jeremy Metheny joined BancorpSouth as a mortgage loans officer. Metheny earned a bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi.

 

Christopher Wilbanks joined Signature Advertising as a multimedia producer. Wilbanks is a graduate of American Intercontinental University.

 

Martine Hobson, a Realtor-associate with Prudential Collins-Maury Inc., received the 2005 Community Service Award from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. The award honors members who serve the community with time and contributions of money, materials or other resources to nonprofits and other organizations. Hobson was recognized for her service to the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South.

 

Dr. Stephen J. Ceccoli and Dr. Daniel G. Arce were recognized with Rhodes Colleges highest faculty honors. Ceccoli, assistant professor of international studies, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching. Arce, professor of economics and business administration, received the Deans Award for Outstanding Research and/or Creative Activity.

 

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 51 223 1,152
MORTGAGES 55 189 861
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 25 45 144
BUILDING PERMITS 149 541 2,593
BANKRUPTCIES 24 120 581
BUSINESS LICENSES 14 65 264
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0