Editorial Results (free)
1. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
2. Memphis Medical Society Names Board Chairman
- Thursday, January 23, 2014
Dr. Gary W. Kimzey, an anesthesiologist at Medical Anesthesia Group, has been named the 137th president of the Memphis Medical Society.
Kimzey and other officers and newly elected members of the 2014 board of directors will be installed on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Memphis Marriott East. The event begins with a 6 p.m. cocktail reception.
3. MAAR Recognizes Long-Serving Members
- Saturday, October 19, 2013
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors has honored more than 20 industry professionals with the Realtor Emeritus designation. The Realtor Emeritus designation recognizes individuals who have held successive membership in the National Association of Realtors and a local association for 40 years.
4. MAAR Recognizes Long-Serving Members
- Friday, October 18, 2013
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors has honored more than 20 industry professionals with the Realtor Emeritus designation.
The Realtor Emeritus designation recognizes individuals who have held successive membership in the National Association of Realtors and a local association for 40 years.
5. Young Named Director of Administrative Office of the Courts
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
Bill Young, solicitor general in the Tennessee Attorney General’s office, is the new director of the state’s Administrative Office of the Courts, the central office of the state court system.
6. Chasing a Dream With Hat in Hand
- Friday, August 16, 2013
Cody Hudson hit his first professional home run and trotted around the bases just like he had done at Austin Peay and, before that, Houston High School. He stepped on home plate and then turned toward his team’s dugout – in this case, the dugout of the San Angelo Colts.
7. Haslams Selling Tennessee Smokies Baseball Team
- Monday, July 01, 2013
KODAK, Tenn. (AP) – Cleveland Browns owner and Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam are selling the Tennessee Smokies minor league baseball team.
Pilot Flying J is under a federal investigation into alleged rebate fraud. Lauren Christ, a spokeswoman for the truck-stop chain, said the sale of the Smokies wouldn't affect Haslam's ownership of the Browns and was unrelated to the investigation.
8. Newest Tennessee Court of Appeals Judge Being Sworn In
- Tuesday, May 21, 2013
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam will administer the oath of office Tuesday to the state's newest Court of Appeals judge, Thomas R. Frierson II.
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary R. Wade will also be at the ceremony in Morristown.
9. Haslams Try to Halt Fallout From FBI Raid on Pilot
- Thursday, April 25, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee's Haslam family is furiously trying to control the damage following a federal investigation into the family business that could threaten to unravel decades of growing wealth and influence that spans business, sports and politics in the state and beyond.
10. Attorney Oversight Board Gets Interim Counsel
- Monday, September 17, 2012
The Tennessee Supreme Court announced that James “Tony” Vick will serve as the interim chief disciplinary counsel for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility.
Vick currently serves at the ethics counsel on the board that monitors attorney conduct and discipline. The court said in a press release Thursday, Sept. 13, that Vick will serve while the board is taking applications for a permanent appointment.
11. Supreme Court’s Wade New Chief Justice
- Thursday, August 09, 2012
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary R. Wade becomes chief justice of the state’s highest court next month at the Sevier County Courthouse.
Wade succeeds Justice Cornelia A. Clark who served as chief justice starting Sept. 1, 2010.
12. New York Singer to Perform at Memphis Law Firm Party
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
The Memphis law firm of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC will host New York singer Gary Russo at its holiday party. Russo is a construction worker who made a name for himself after taking to the Big Apple’s streets during his lunch hour to sing for passersby.
13. Ruling Finds Liability for Contractors Using Subs
- Tuesday, November 01, 2011
KNOXVILLE (AP) – A ruling from the Tennessee Supreme Court has made it easier for homeowners to hold contractors responsible for shoddy work by subcontractors.
The court has found that contractors have a duty to perform services in a "careful, skillful, diligent and workmanlike manner" that can't be fully delegated to another contractor they hire.
14. Conference Gives Overview of Courts, Open Records
- Monday, March 28, 2011
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Journalists and citizens who want to learn more about Tennessee's judicial system and how to get information from government agencies are invited to a free conference at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
15. Shelby County Court Filings See Sharp Dropoff From Q2
- Monday, October 18, 2010
Court filings in Circuit, Chancery and Probate Courts for the third quarter of 2010 were relatively unchanged from the same quarter of 2009 and down significantly from the second quarter of this year
16. SCOTN Rules Against Med In Third Party Lien Case
- Thursday, October 14, 2010
The Tennessee Supreme Court has put off limits to hospitals medical insurance proceeds an insurer pays to third party service providers.
The decision Wednesday came in the case of Shelby County Health Care Corp. (The Regional Medical Center) vs. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
17. Tenn. Tax on Illegal Drugs Ruled Unconstitutional
- Monday, July 27, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Friday that a state law that taxes illegal drugs is unconstitutional.
The court found in 3-2 decision that the law, sometimes called the "crack tax," exceeds the state's taxing power because it isn't a tax on "merchants, peddlers and privileges."
18. Holder to be Tenn. Supreme Court's First Woman Chief Justice
- Friday, May 02, 2008
The next chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court will be Memphis Justice Janice Holder - who will be the state Supreme Court's first woman chief justice.
Holder will replace William M. Barker, who announced this week he will retire effective Sept. 1. Barker told his fellow justices two years ago that he would retire soon, Justice Gary R. Wade told the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Wade said the justices selected Holder as the new chief justice then and there.
19. Retirement Clears Way for State's First Female Chief Justice
- Thursday, May 01, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee Chief Justice William M. Barker's retirement clears the way for Justice Janice M. Holder of Memphis to become the state's first female chief justice.
Justice Gary R. Wade told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that the justices already chose Holder as Barker's successor when he announced he planned to retire this year. Wade said Barker, who lives at Signal Mountain, informed them two years ago.
20. Holder To Be New Chief Justice
- Thursday, May 01, 2008
Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice William Barker announced his retirement Tuesday from the high court, but the justices have already agreed on Justice Janice Holder of Memphis to be the new chief justice once Barker retires Sept. 1.
21. Justice Barker to RetireFrom State Supreme Court
- Thursday, May 01, 2008
First a vacancy on the state court of criminal appeals for West Tennessee, now a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Chief Justice William M. Barker of Chattanooga announced Tuesday
22. Bredesen unhappy with selection process, not Supreme Court choice
- Monday, June 25, 2007
NASHVILLE (AP) -Gov. Phil Bredesen may have been unhappy with the acrimonious process of selecting a fifth justice for the state Supreme Court, but he says he's pleased with his final choice of Appeals Judge William C. Koch Jr.
23. The Hes, Bakers & Foster Care
- Wednesday, February 21, 2007
At the end of January, the Tennessee Supreme Court made a ruling that will profoundly affect the life of one little girl.
Eight-year-old Anna Mae He, whose name has spawned a media blitz across the country, soon will be reunited with her birth parents, Shaoqiang "Jack" and Qin Luo "Casey" He, despite relentless efforts by her foster family to hold onto her.
24. State Supreme Court Appointment Process Up for Debate
- Thursday, February 08, 2007
The Tennessee Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling any day that could clear the way for the appointment of a fifth justice to the state's highest court. The seat has been vacant since the fall.
25. State Supreme Court Justices To Tip SCALES in Students' Favor Tuesday
- Thursday, November 09, 2006
For many people, navigating the justice system is a daunting prospect. And for those outside the legal profession, it can be downright intimidating.
But a state-sponsored program is working to change that for some Memphis and Shelby County high school students.
26. Judicial Selection CommitteeChallenges Bredesen Decision
- Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Judging by their vote last week, members of Tennessee's Judicial Selection Committee appear miffed at Gov. Phil Bredesen over his handling of the group's slate of nominees for the state Supreme Court.
27. State Supreme Court Candidates Bust a Move
- Thursday, April 13, 2006
Several individuals have applied for two vacancies on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Local applicants include Circuit Court Judge D'Army Bailey; George T. "Buck" Lewis of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Criminal Appeals Court Judge J
28. Tuttle Elected to State Judicial Selection Commission
- Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Dale H. Tuttle of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC has been elected 2006 vice chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. The commission interviews and recommends applicants for all state courts.
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 24, 2001
Archer/Malmo made the following additions to its staff
Archer/Malmo made the following additions to its staff.
Gary Bridgman has joined the agency as public relations account executive. He was a member of International Paper Corporate Communic...
30. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, July 19, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Training triumphs Harrahs management invested time, money and incentives to raise customer service standards By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News In a highly competitive business like gaming, a pivotal point of success depends on c...
31. Archived Article: Real Fcs Tar Lj
- Tuesday, October 15, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Realtor rewards French installed as 1997 Tennessee Association of Realtors president; local Realtors receive high honors at TAR convention By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A number of Realtors from the Memphis area have distinguished t...