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1. House Passes Haslam Free Tuition Plan
- Thursday, April 17, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to his desk after passing the House on Tuesday.
2. 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.
3. ‘Champion of Working Man’ Rep. Turner Set to Retire
- Wednesday, March 19, 2014
State Rep. and Nashville Democrat Mike Turner is retiring from the General Assembly and considering a run for mayor.
4. Redbirds Proving Key Role in ‘Cardinal Way’
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The St. Louis Cardinals had just wrapped up one playoff series and were headed to the National League Championship Series with a roster mainly comprised of homegrown players.
There was rookie pitcher Michael Wacha, who had flirted with no-hitters in the regular season and in the NL Division Series. There was first baseman Matt “Big City” Adams, who stepped into the void created by Allen Craig’s foot injury. And there was 23-year-old Trevor Rosenthal, who was thrust into that all-important closer’s role late in the season.
5. Indie Memphis Unveils New Festival Lineup
- Friday, October 04, 2013
The lineup for this year’s 16th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival is set.
During a preview party at the new Hi-Tone Café Thursday night, director Craig Brewer lifted the curtain on the slate of films being shown at this year’s festival, which kicks off on Halloween. The four-day event runs from Oct. 31 through Nov. 3 and includes more than 45 feature films that will be shown on five screens in the Overton Square district.
6. In Due Time, Lynch Will Shine as Tigers QB
- Friday, September 13, 2013
To understand the potential impact of redshirt freshman quarterback Paxton Lynch, you have to do two things up front: forget his numbers (for a while) and look at the numbers produced by other Tiger quarterbacks.
7. Shelby County to Play Key Role in 2014 State Election
- Monday, August 26, 2013
As prospective candidates weigh special election races in the next three months for a state House seat and suburban school boards, there are also signs of life in Shelby County in the statewide races on the 2014 election ballot.
8. Optimism Reigns as Tigers Prep for Season
- Friday, August 09, 2013
There is no reliable way to determine if a losing football program is on the precipice of becoming a winning football program. If there was, we’d all be getting rich betting the games.
But there is something to be said about change starting at the top. Second-year University of Memphis coach Justin Fuente and several players – all members of the team’s Leadership Council – met with the media on Wednesday, Aug. 7, the official reporting date; the first of four helmet-and-shorts practices was to begin the next day, and then on Tuesday, Aug. 13, the first practice in full pads.
- Saturday, June 01, 2013
The Daily News will host its Money and Markets: State of the Economy seminar and panel discussion Thursday, June 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. Craig Dismuke, senior vice president and chief economic strategist at Vining Sparks IBG, will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Monday, June 03, 2013
West Tennessee Historical Society will meet Monday, June 3, at 7 p.m. in the Wunderlich Auditorium at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. Joe V. Lowry will present “Memphis: Going Through Changes, 1890-1929.” Visit wths-tn.org.
11. CBU Names Sumner-Winter Director of Stewardship
- Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Wendy Sumner-Winter has been appointed director of stewardship and donor engagement at Christian Brothers University. In the newly created position, Sumner-Winter will oversee planning, strategy development and implementation of initiatives to increase communication and connections with the CBU community, including donors, alumni and friends.
12. Retail Therapy
- Monday, November 26, 2012
The retail business has been described in recent times as Darwinian in nature to those in the industry, meaning formats come and go as competition intensifies each year.
That concept is apparent in retail chains having trouble finding the best real estate for new locations as antiquated strip centers retain high vacancies. Or in the resurgence of upscale retailers, while dollar stores are simultaneously expanding at a rapid clip.
13. Chamberlain Joins MBI
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Jessica Chamberlain has joined MBI as a workspace consultant.
Hometown: Arlington, Tenn.
14. Lawmakers Discuss Bills to Reduce Tenn. Sales Tax
- Thursday, February 02, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Republican sponsor of a proposal to reduce the sales tax on groceries in Tennessee said Wednesday he's open to working with Democrats who have a similar measure if it would help the legislation's passage.
15. Sears has Long Fix-It List After Posting Loss
- Friday, May 20, 2011
New Sears CEO Lou D'Ambrosio has a lot of work to do.
But with appliance sales weakening, a small resurgence at Kmart faltering and Sears stores continually lagging, where to start?
The answer, analysts say, is the same as it's been for years: pour money into better-performing stores while closing flailing locations, freshen up house brands like Kenmore and bring in new brands to entice shoppers.
16. Consumers Feel the Pinch of Pricier Gas and Food
- Monday, April 18, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are paying more for food and gas, a trend that threatens to slow the economy at a crucial time.
So far, the spike in such necessities hasn't stopped businesses from stepping up hiring or slowed factory production, which rose in March for the ninth straight month. Still, higher gas prices have led some economists to lower their forecasts for growth for the January-March quarter.
17. First South CEO Esrael Assumes BACC Chairmanship
- Friday, March 18, 2011
Craig Esrael has been the president and CEO of First South Financial Credit Union for 28 years.
When he arrived there in 1983, fresh out of graduate school, he was faced with a financially distressed corporation with six quarters of losses and $32 million in assets. It was his passion for helping others – which remains his driving force today – that made it possible to turn the company around.
18. Sports Sponsorships Big Biz for Financial Institutions
- Monday, February 14, 2011
The banking sector’s image took a major hit during the recession, as banks took actions that included fee hikes, stepping up foreclosures, closing down some customer accounts and shutting down the lending spigot.
19. Panel to Recommend Next UT President to Trustees
- Thursday, October 21, 2010
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five remaining candidates in the search for a University of Tennessee president answered questions — many about fundraising and finances — in separate interviews Wednesday ahead of at least two of them making the final cut.
20. LaVere Adds Playhouse Series to Busy Summer
- Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Amy LaVere is sandwiching a special gift for her Memphis fans into a jam-packed fall schedule that includes a movie role, touring and recording a new album.
Resource Entertainment Group and Playhouse on the Square have teamed up with the bass-slapping chanteuse to produce Amy LaVere & Friends, a concert series that kicks off June 30 on the Midtown theater’s main stage.
21. Unsung Heroes
- Monday, April 19, 2010
It’s often said that Memphis takes its musical talent for granted.
That certainly wasn’t true Thursday night at Studio on the Square, where an overflow crowd celebrated the Bar-Kays, the Stax back-up band and funkmasters who’ve survived tragedy and setbacks during their 40-year career.
22. Brown's Independence Could Face Senate Test
- Monday, February 08, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scott Brown says he's a different kind of Republican, a centrist willing to work with Senate Democrats to fix health care and the ailing economy.
23. House Budget Proposal Sent to Full Floor Vote
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee’s Republican House speaker is describing a state spending plan headed for a full floor vote as a “compassionate budget” because it doesn’t include some of the deeper cuts proposed in the Senate Republican version.
24. The Daily News, The Memphis News Win Regional Journalism Awards
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
The Daily News and The Memphis News were among the winners in the 59th annual Green Eyeshade Awards, placing in seven categories including a first place award for law and courts reporting.
The awards, judged by regional directors of the Society of Professional Journalists, drew more than 500 entries from media outlets in 11 Southern states.
25. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
26. Ford Sentenced To Five Years And Six Months
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Former state Sen. John Ford was sentenced Tuesday to five years and six months in prison for taking $55,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents in the main chapter of the Tennessee Waltz corruption sting.
27. Northwest Airlines Could Eventually Own Midwest Which is Being Acquired by TPG Capital
- Monday, August 20, 2007
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Northwest Airlines Corp. could end up owning rival Midwest Air Group Inc., which has agreed to a $450 million buyout offer from private equity firm TPG Capital.
Northwest is a passive investor in the deal and may eventually buy Midwest outright, TPG partner Richard P. Schifter said in a conference call Friday morning.
28. Attorney Pokes Fun at Colleagues and Himself in Humor Book
- Thursday, December 14, 2006
In his book "Unfrocked and Unashamed," attorney Manuel Scarmoutsos writes about being on an elevator with local personal injury "heavy hitter" Corey B. Trotz.
The anecdote ends with Scarmoutsos joking, "He got my check before the accident happened!"
29. $6.5 Million Malpractice Suit Draws Scrutiny to VA Hospital
- Friday, May 26, 2006
Shortly before 60-year-old James Carmon died in his home in the small town of Luxora in northwest Arkansas, a medical injury had made it so difficult for him to sit in his wheelchair he would have to lie down on his couch or bed after just half an hour to relieve the pain.
30. Fair Installed as President of State Realtor Group
- Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Rosemarie Fair was installed as president of the Tennessee Association of Realtors for 2006. Fair, CEO of Memphis-based One Source Commercial Inc., was named TAR Realtor of the Year in 2004. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors named her Realtor of the Year in 1991.
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 12, 2005
Judge George Brown Joins National Arbitration Firm
Judge George Brown to Join Arbitration Firm
Judge George Brown will join Resolute Systems Inc. as a private mediator and arbitrator in the companys Memphis office upon his retirement from the ...
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 24, 2004
Young Lawyers Division Announces New Board Members
MSO Names New General Manager
Alberto Gutierrez joined Memphis Symphony Orchestra as general manager. Gutierrez previously served as operations manager for the San Antonio Symphony. After grad...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 2003
James Pascover was appointed Better Business of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications
James Pascover was appointed Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications. Pascover brings more than 20 yea...
34. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 13, 1996
The Sneed Cos. has announced the promotion of two employees: The Sneed Cos. has announced the promotion of two employees: W. Scott Sneed, vice president, is manager of investments specializing in variable universal life insurance, as well as individ...