Editorial Results (free)
1. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
2. Obama Taps Tech World for Cash Amid Privacy Debate
- Friday, May 09, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) – They come from different worlds – the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let's-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley.
3. 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.
4. McCusker Aims for Criminal Court Clerk
- Friday, March 14, 2014
Michael McCusker is used to the assumptions when the assistant district attorney general tells voters he is running for office this year.
“A lot of people keep saying to me, ‘Wouldn’t judge be a natural progression for you?’ In some respects it would be,” admitted McCusker, who is instead running in the May Democratic primary for Criminal Court clerk.
5. Legacy Wealth Management Grows Staff, Relocates
- Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Legacy Wealth Management is starting 2014 with a handful of new faces and a move to a new office soon.
New additions to the ranks at Legacy include Brent Westbrook, who’s joined the firm as managing director of business development and client service. He came to Legacy from Argent Financial Group and will be working to introduce Legacy’s services to individuals, families and business-sponsored retirement plans.
6. Eastward Bound
- Thursday, July 04, 2013
Another Memphis park may be getting a name change just as the controversy over three Confederate-themed parks starts to move again at City Hall.
But unlike the controversy surrounding those parks, there doesn’t appear to be any disagreement about the changes for Columbus Park, a tiny patch of land at Adams Avenue and Third Street.
7. Watchdog: IRS Enjoy Luxury Rooms at Conference
- Wednesday, June 05, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Already under siege, the Internal Revenue Service was cited by a government watchdog for a $4.1 million training conference featuring luxury rooms and free drinks, even as conservative figures told Congress Tuesday they had been abused for years while seeking tax-exempt status.
8. Obama: No Special Prosecutor to Investigate IRS
- Friday, May 17, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama dismissed the idea of a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service Thursday, saying probes by Congress and the Justice Department should be able to figure out who was responsible for improperly targeting tea party groups when they applied for tax-exempt status.
9. Brimhall Named Bartlett Entrepreneur of Year
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Terry Brimhall, founder and president of Brimhall Foods Co. Inc., has been named entrepreneur of the year by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.
10. Path to Law Career Began Early for McLaughlin
- Thursday, May 09, 2013
Julie McLaughlin has worked her way up the legal ladder for much her life.
Beginning with a degree in paralegal studies from Hinds Community College in Raymond, Miss., and then a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Memphis, the final rung was earning a law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2001.
11. Ricin in Obama Letter, Odd Packages Scramble Hill
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks Wednesday, and authorities chased reports of other suspicious mail at a U.S. Capitol already on edge.
12. Quince Fred’s Super Dollar Sells for $2.1 Million
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
6500 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $2.1 million
Sale Date: Jan. 18, 2013
13. Keras Group Files Loan on Chevrolet Dealership
- Friday, January 25, 2013
Keras Children’s Family LP, owner of the Jim Keras Chevrolet dealership at 2000 Covington Pike in Raleigh, has filed a $5.8 million loan on the property.
14. Scott Joins Methodist South as Chief Medical Officer
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Dr. Howard Scott has been named chief medical officer at Methodist South Hospital. Before joining Methodist South, which is part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, Scott served as chief medical officer for West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami. He has also maintained an active private practice for 29 years.
15. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
16. Deadline Looms for Complex Aug. Elections
- Thursday, March 29, 2012
The August elections were already going to be more complex than usual. There are the changes from this year’s drawing of new district lines for the Tennessee Legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.
17. Wissman Claims Arlington Mayor's Race
- Friday, September 16, 2011
Shelby County Schools board member Mike Wissman is the new mayor of Arlington.
Wissman won the four-way hard fought race for mayor of the Shelby County town in a race in which the coming of schools consolidation became the dominant issue.
18. Arlington Mayor’s Race Nets Four Contenders
- Friday, June 17, 2011
At the noon filing deadline Thursday, June 16, for candidates in the Sept. 15 Arlington and Lakeland elections, there was a four-candidate race for Arlington mayor as expected. And the two incumbent town aldermen seeking re-election had opposition with a three-way battle for the third seat on the Arlington Board of Aldermen.
19. Arlington Mayor’s Race Nets Four Contenders by Deadline
- Thursday, June 16, 2011
At the noon filing deadline Thursday, June 16, for candidates in the Sept. 15 Arlington and Lakeland elections, there was a four-candidate race for Arlington mayor as expected. And the two incumbent town aldermen seeking re-election had opposition with a three-way battle for the third seat on the Arlington board of aldermen.
20. Proceeds Of Book, CD To Help Uninsured Musicians
- Monday, September 20, 2010
Jim Dickinson once said that the hardest nights for a touring musician were Christmas, Easter and Memphis.
For Memphis musicians, those hard times can last all year long.
21. Obama Speech to Students Sparks New Controversy
- Monday, September 07, 2009
DALLAS (AP), - When kids all across the country return to school Tuesday, some will see a welcoming message from President Barack Obama and some won't.
Obama's planned address to students has touched off yet another confrontation with Republican critics, who have battered the White House over health care and now accuse the president of foisting a political agenda on children.
22. GM, Chrysler Say Slashing Dealerships Necessary
- Thursday, June 04, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chiefs of General Motors and Chrysler told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday they have too many dealers to support their slimmed down operations and sacrifices must be shared as they fight to overcome bankruptcy and survive. They acknowledged that slashing dealerships is causing pain in communities around the country.
23. Probate Clerk to Run For Commission Seat
- Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Shelby County Probate Court Clerk Chris Thomas won’t be running for re-election next year. Instead, he’ll run for the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.
24. Wall Street Soars as Government Pledges Bank Aid
- Tuesday, October 14, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street snapped back from last week's devastating losses after major governments announced further steps to support the global banking system, including plans by the U.S. Treasury to buy stocks of some banks. All the major indexes rose more than 8 percent, and the Dow Jones industrials rose more than 700 points.
25. Big Sales Keep Market Afloat
- Friday, May 02, 2008
A retail strip center, a car dealership, land for a fitness center, two cemeteries and a hotel - in that order - ranked as Shelby County's top five commercial real estate sales in terms of dollar amount for March, proving the local market's versatility.
26. Gwatney DealershipSells for $7.1 Million
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Russell Gwatney has sold his car dealership at 2000 Covington Pike to Jim Keras for $7.1 million via quitclaim deed. The deal comprised 12 parcels of land with the main property address as 1972 Covington Pike. It include
27. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
28. UT Medical Group Names Truitt VP of Information Systems
- Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Jill Truitt has been appointed vice president of information systems and chief information officer at UT Medical Group.
Truitt formerly was information services director and program director for Allina Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis. She has more than 25 years of experience in health care information technology and management.
29. Court Square Concert Series Moves to Jefferson Davis Park
- Monday, October 16, 2006
The Memphis chapter of the Association of Women in Communications meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Junior League of Memphis, 3475 Central Ave. The chapter also is accepting nominations for the 2007 AWC board of directors. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
30. Speed Gets Swift Nod as Shareholder in Firm's Memphis Office
- Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Lea Hall Speed has been named shareholder for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC's Memphis office. Speed is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association's intellectual property section.
31. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, January 13, 2005
By Andy Meek
Development Blitz Continues in DeSoto
2004 characterized by retail, medical, industrial expansion
The Daily News
New retail development, an expanded regional hospital and money to build 10 new schools were only ...
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 15, 2004
MBA Elects Officers
Memphis Bar Names 2005 Officers, Directors
The Memphis Bar Association announced the election of the following 2005 officers: Susan M. Clark, president; Barbara Zoccola, vice president; David Cook, treasurer; and Amy Amunds...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Senior Armstrong Allen attorney named managing partner
Armstrong Allen Names New Managing Partner
James McLaren Jr., a senior member of Armstrong Allen PLLC, has been elected managing partner of the firm. Members of the firms 2005 management c...
34. Archived Article: Golf Story (lead)-ks
- Thursday, August 12, 2004
Boyle Moves Ahead on New Development
Company awaits approval to build residential project
By Andy Meek
Boyle Investment Co. is moving ahead with plans to develop an upscale residential community north of Collierville nea...
35. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 14, 2002
Dr. Carlos E. Rivera joined the staff at Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics as a physiatrist with a subspecialty in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Prior to this appointment, Rivera was the attending physician at Buffalo Spine and Sports Medic...
37. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, July 10, 2002
By RICK RUSSELL
Nanotech small step could provide giant leap
By RICK RUSSELL
The Daily News
Researchers and scientists in Memphis are embracing a new scientific philosophy: thinking small can produce big results.
In what is being hail...
38. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, June 21, 2002
By RICK RUSSELL
By RICK RUSSELL
The Daily News
The most skilled artisans of our time all have an innate ability to animate the inanimate and turn nothing into something
Be it a boulder into a man, leaflets into a journey, ...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 09, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 9-July 15 July 9 Starlit Nights, the Sharpe Planetariums summer program, continues through Sept. 16. Designed to help attendees find their way around the night sky and answer stargazing question...
40. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 06, 2001
David Parsons, owner of Parsons Construction Co David Parsons, owner of Parsons Construction Co., was sworn in as president of Memphis Area Home Builders Association during the organizations installation banquet. In addition, Russell Gwatney receive...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 12, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: June 12-18 June 13 The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will host a water supply public meeting from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Big Foot Community Center, 23 Henry Ave. The meetin...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 19, 1999
April 19 April 19 The Grant Center and the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis will offer the Grantsmanship Training Program through April 23 at the Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. Tuition is $595. For more information, call 684-6605. The ...
44. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 12, 1999
April 12 April 12 Shelby County Republican Women will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel. The speaker will be John Ryder, a National Republican Committee member for Tennessee. For more information, call 756-5808. The Quality Center will spon...
45. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 09, 1998
The Friends of the Pink Palace Museum will present the 26th annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair through Sunday in Audubon Park The Friends of the Pink Palace Museum will present the 26th annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair through Sunday in Audubon Park. The ...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 08, 1998
J J. Russell Phillips Jr. has joined Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at Carpenter and Phillips in Macon, Ga. He received his bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi and his la...
47. Archived Article: Boomerang Chg
- Monday, December 15, 1997
Local software reseller Local software reseller goes abroad with franchises Boomerang Gameware sells 20 franchise stores in Slovenia By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News A Memphis video game and software retailer is taking its business to Slovenia an...
48. Archived Article: Back-calvary
- Monday, November 03, 1997
Calvary and the Arts Calvary and the Arts to feature jazz quintet The Jim Spake Jazz Quintet will pay tribute to jazz great Charles Mingus at Calvary Episcopal Church on Wednesday as Calvary and the Arts continues its 16th season. Calvary and the Ar...
49. Archived Article: Back-calvary
- Monday, October 27, 1997
Calvary and the Arts Calvary and the Arts to feature quintet The Memphis Symphony Brass Quintet will perform selections ranging from classical to pop at Calvary Episcopal Church on Wednesday as Calvary and the Arts continues its 16th season. Calvary...
50. Archived Article: Back
- Monday, October 06, 1997
Calvary and the Arts Calvary and the Arts to feature R&B band The Preston Shannon Band will bring its rhythm and blues to Calvary Episcopal Church Wednesday as Calvary and the Arts continues its 16 season. Calvary and the Arts offers free 30-min...
51. Archived Article: Calvary
- Monday, September 29, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Calvary in the Arts to begin Wednesday By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The sounds of gospel music will emanate from the corner of Second Street and Adams Avenue on Wednesday as Calvary Episcopal Church begins its 16th season o...
52. Archived Article: Commission
- Tuesday, August 26, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Minority commissioners keep up boycott despite agreement By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News County Commissioner Pete Sisson said Monday if boycotting minority commission members failed to appear for the next commission meeting on...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 19, 1997
Deb Gerace Minor has been named vice president and manager of mortgage lending for Victory Bank in Cordova Deb Gerace Minor has been named vice president and manager of mortgage lending for Victory Bank in Cordova. She most recently was with Union P...
54. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 17, 1997
Feb Feb. 17 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at the Lulu Grille, 565 Erin Drive. The speaker will be Maryanne Macdonald, director of short course instruction at the University of Memphis. Networking begins at 6 p.m. followed by...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 15, 1997
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has announce several employee promotions and additions: Brian Jones has joined Pickering Inc. as an environmental scientist. Jones previously worked for Hess Environmental and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee...
56. Archived Article: Da Adopt Schl
- Friday, December 20, 1996
12-23 notes Adopt-a-school angels Program fosters acheivement of students career goals By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News Red and green paper chains and silver stars hung from the ceiling, poinsettias dotted the stage and six wreaths adorned the...
57. Archived Article: Real Fcs Box Lj
- Tuesday, December 10, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Home Builders Association of Memphis board members and staff participated in a planning retreat in Hot Springs, Ark., in November and formulated a number of goals for the upcoming year. They include: 1. Develop an operating reserve (ra...
58. Archived Article: Milestones
- Friday, August 30, 1996
The International Television Association elected officers and board members at its August meeting The International Television Association elected officers and board members at its August meeting. Lonn Bailey of First Tennessee Bank was elected pres...