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1. Ben’s Beginnings in Philly
- Thursday, July 23, 2015
Two weeks ago we left the 17-year-old Ben Franklin in the process of fleeing Boston. That was where he and his employer/brother, James, had literally come to blows. At issue were the stated and unstated job requirements of assistant publisher of the New England Courant.
2. Madeline Patterson Joins Burson Campaigns
- Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Madeline Patterson has joined the Memphis office of Burson Campaigns, the corporate issues management unit of Burson-Marsteller, as a vice president. In her new role, Patterson will work with Burson clients on issues and crisis management, communications strategy, and integrated marketing and communications campaigns.
3. Acting Up
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
The Knoxville area has a rich legacy of actors who have found success in show business: Patricia Neal, David Keith, Cylk Cozart, David Dwyer, John Cullum, Bruce McKinnon, Polly Bergen, Dale Dickey, Brad Renfro, Johnny Knoxville, perhaps the most famous of all, Dolly Parton, singer/songwriter turned actress.
4. It’s the Law
- Friday, July 10, 2015
THE LAW, AND I QUOTE. Oh, the outrage! Across the nation, people have reacted to the laws passed and validated by the courts, their liberty threatened, the Constitution violated, the republic at risk.
5. Young Ben’s Start
- Thursday, July 09, 2015
Next January will mark the 310th birthday of Benjamin Franklin. Thinker, inventor, scientist, diplomat, politician, writer. Founding parent of a great nation. A non-president with his face on a bit of paper currency. As Independence Day is just past us, it’s hardly an inappropriate time to revisit the life and times of this noted early patriot.
6. Nashville’s Long, Hot, Delicious Summer
- Saturday, June 27, 2015
Summertime brings us wedges of juicy watermelon and drippy ice cream cones. It yields pies piled with blackberries and peaches so fresh they can fill a room with their aroma.
It offers jewel-toned tomatoes for slicing and piling onto BLTs.
7. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 07, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
8. A Long And Winding Road
- Monday, December 29, 2014
Pennsylvania Hospital, the first hospital, was founded in 1751 by Dr. Thomas Bond and Benjamin Franklin in order to “care for the sick-poor and insane who were wandering the streets of Philadelphia.”
9. Q&A: Bill Courtney
- Thursday, November 27, 2014
Former volunteer football coach at Manassas High School who was the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary “Undefeated.”
Fast Facts: President and CEO of Classic American Hardwoods, a $40 million lumber company in North Memphis; author of “Against the Grain,” and a much-in-demand public speaker; 46 years old.
10. Keeping Your Search Secret
- Friday, August 15, 2014
Can you keep a secret? Benjamin Franklin famously said, “Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” Keeping private information private, especially about your job search, can be a tall order.
11. Giving Your Child Independence
- Friday, July 04, 2014
Parents of newly minted graduates have all heard about it: the “Boomerang Generation.” According to Pew Research Center, It’s estimated that some 45 percent of college graduates between the ages of 18 and 24 are living at home with family. If you are a parent, you may be wondering what you can do to give your children the gift of independence on this Fourth of July.
12. Tracy Named IMC Chief Information Officer
- Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Joel Tracy has been named the first chief information officer at IMC Cos., a national logistics company focused on international shipments. In his new role, Tracy will be responsible for delivering a broad range of IT initiatives in support of IMC’s logistics business.
13. Five Tax Deductions, Credits to Consider
- Tuesday, March 18, 2014
If you ask Benjamin Franklin, two things in life are certain: death and taxes.
April 15 comes every year, but you don’t have to dread it. The tax code is full of credits and deductions to help reduce your tax burden. There are so many that you should consider engaging a professional to help you file, especially as your taxes become more complicated.
14. If It Can Be Imagined, It Can Be Made
- Monday, January 20, 2014
The industrial revolution brought efficiency but led to the decline of human creation by hand. We stopped tinkering and started operating machines, becoming inherently less ingenious.
Over the past century, new product developed hinged on access to expensive machines out of reach for the individual. Thus, new production development and innovation became the domain of companies with the cutting edge equipment.
15. Burton Promoted to PR Manager at inferno
- Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Ashley Burton has been promoted to public relations manager at inferno. Burton joined the agency in 2005 and most recently served as a public relations account executive.
16. Take Steps to Ensure Legacy
- Monday, December 12, 2011
Benjamin Franklin once quipped, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.” Because many people don’t take steps to put their affairs in order, many times, death and taxes go hand in hand.
17. Ole Miss Honors Historian who Fought Racism
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
Students of University of Mississippi history professor Jim Silver will gather on the Ole Miss campus Friday, Sept. 30, to honor the historian who left Mississippi in the turbulent 1960s after a prophetic warning about the growing level of violent resistance to racial integration in the state.
18. Forget Competition – Help Each Other
- Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Lots of geniuses work alone and make remarkable contributions to our world. I joke that if you’re playing Trivial Pursuit or Jeopardy and you’re stuck for an answer, try Benjamin Franklin or Thomas Jefferson. They pretty much did it all.
19. Clark Reaches Pinnacle as State’s Top Judge
- Thursday, February 17, 2011
When Bill Haslam took the oath of office as governor last month, Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Cornelia Clark administered the oath.
It is one of the more public parts of a critical job that has many sides and calls on many talents.
20. Plan the Funeral You’re Dying to Have
- Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Before there was an IRS, Benjamin Franklin declared, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.”
21. Government Goes High-Tech to Redesign $100 Bills
- Thursday, April 22, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - The folks who print America's money have designed a high-tech makeover of the $100 bill. It's part of an effort to stay ahead of counterfeiters as technology becomes more sophisticated and more dollars flow overseas, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says.
22. Youth Villages Names Rutschman Director of Communications
- Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Echelle Lane Rutschman has been named director of communications at Youth Villages. Rutschman joins Youth Villages after 10 years serving as senior communications officer and system director of corporate communications at Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.
23. Rock Star vs. Maverick
- Thursday, September 04, 2008
Newsweek magazine senior editor and columnist Jonathan Alter came to Memphis in November 2006 to plug his new book on the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, “The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope.”
- Friday, March 30, 2007
The Memphis Leadership Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary through Saturday. The Leaders for All Gala Banquet Dinner will be held today at 7 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. For tickets, call 729-2931.
25. 'Too Close to Call'
- Thursday, November 02, 2006
Like a pair of prize fighters, the two men battling to become Tennessee's next U.S. senator have landed and taken their blows mainly by deploying campaign ads that now are being talked about around the world.
26. Businesses Gain Hope From Higher Calling
- Wednesday, July 05, 2006
When people go to church on Sunday, they usually don't expect to hear about the business world. However, some pastors have brought economics into their ministry.
One of the ministries affecting local businesses is Bust a Move Monday (BAMM), a program of New Olivet Baptist Church at 3084 Southern Ave.
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 12, 1999
Larry W Louis C. Jehl Jr. was named vice president and controller of Perkins Family Restaurants. Jehl has been acting controller since February. He was previously director of treasury and strategic planning. Jehl is a graduate of Washington and Lee ...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 05, 1999
National Commerce Bancorporation Karla Merritt has joined OConnor Kenny Partners as associate art director. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Sue S. Hunter has been appointed director of attorney recruitment for Baker, Donelson, Bearma...
29. Archived Article: Govt Analys
- Friday, August 09, 1996
Politics of Pragmatism Politics of Pragmatism By Berje Yacoubian Special to The Daily News There is nothing he wont say or do in order to get elected president. No, I am not talking about President Bill Clinton, I am talking about Senator Bob Dole o...
30. Archived Article: Prop Taxes Ds
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Prop taxes Property taxes are significant, subjective and controllable By David C. Scruggs Special to The Daily News Benjamin Franklin proclaimed, "In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes." Although certain, property ta...