MBJ: Two Memphis security firms merge

“Top Notch Security Inc. has acquired Corporate IQ Inc., a move that will open a new market for one business, while ensuring a strong future for the other. Top Notch, the 12th largest security company in the Memphis area, will increase its workforce by 35 to 237, while gaining exposure in the corporate and residential markets, which are specialties of Corporate IQ.” (MBJ) Continue reading MBJ: Two Memphis security firms merge

MDN: Graceland Manager Maps Global Outposts

“We’re not looking for another great artist’s interpretation of what they think Elvis would be but it’s really about them. Everything has to be about Elvis,” he said. “We are going to have Graceland outposts all over the world. We’re going to have Graceland outposts in Europe, in Asia, in Vegas. And really what they are meant to do in a smaller way is spread the word of Elvis.” (MDN) Continue reading MDN: Graceland Manager Maps Global Outposts

CNN: Johnny Cash’s boyhood home opens to visitors

“Before he changed the music industry with songs like “Ring of Fire” and “Folsom Prison Blues,” Johnny Cash spent his hardscrabble childhood in the small community of Dyess, Arkansas. The Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, the newest of Arkansas State University’s Heritage Sites, opens Saturday for public tours after a restoration project that includes other historic buildings.” (CNN) Continue reading CNN: Johnny Cash’s boyhood home opens to visitors

MBJ: Memphis medical device used to combat Ebola

“While the current Ebola outbreak is nowhere near Memphis, a local company is doing its part to make sure it stays that way. TRU-D LLC has deployed two of the TRU-D SmartUVC devices to JFK Hospital and ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Republic of Liberia.” (MBJ) Continue reading MBJ: Memphis medical device used to combat Ebola

MDN: Berger Withdraws New Brewery Application

In a move that might provide some validation of the legitimacy of the recent proposal for the Tennessee Brewery, “Restaurateur Taylor Berger has withdrawn the application he had pending before the city-county Board of Adjustment related to a new proposal for the Tennessee Brewery that would have been similar to the Untapped series of events earlier this year.” (MDN) Continue reading MDN: Berger Withdraws New Brewery Application

UTHSC Researcher Gets $1.6 Million Arthritis Grant

“Ae-Kyung Yi, associate professor in the departments of Pediatrics, and Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a grant totaling $1.6 million from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health.” (MDN) Continue reading UTHSC Researcher Gets $1.6 Million Arthritis Grant