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1. Literacy Focus
- Friday, December 06, 2013
For Shelby County Schools officials, there hasn’t been much time to wonder about the second part of the historic reformation of public education in Shelby County.
As members of the six suburban school boards were sworn in this month and agreements for school buildings and funding and settling the federal lawsuit were approved, Shelby County Schools board members were hearing the first details of what a new emphasis on literacy could look like in the 2014-2015 school year for the post-merger school system.
2. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 08, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
3. Suburban School Board Early Vote In
- Friday, November 08, 2013
The early vote is in for the Thursday, Nov. 7, suburban school board races in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities which are forming their own municipal school districts.
Only six of the school board races are contested with Lakeland voters choosing from a single list of seven contenders for five positions on the Lakeland school board.
4. Election Day Arrives for Municipal School Boards
- Thursday, November 07, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities go to the polls Thursday, Nov. 7, for the second time in a year to elect school boards for their respective municipal school districts.
5. Early Voting Opens in Three Suburbs for Boards
- Monday, October 28, 2013
Early voting in three of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities opens Monday, Oct. 28, at locations in Germantown, Bartlett and Millington for newly created suburban school boards.
The early voting period for those cities and Lakeland in advance of the Nov. 7 election day began Oct. 18 at Shelby County Election Commission officers Downtown at 157 Poplar Avenue.
6. Seven Suburban School Board Races Contested
- Thursday, October 03, 2013
The suburban school board races next month come down to seven contested elections in four of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities.
With the decisions in those races and 21 uncontested school board races, voters will have taken the final votes to put in place their own municipal school districts separate from the countywide school system that opened for its first school year Aug. 5.
7. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
8. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.
9. Arlington, Lakeland Early Voting Ends Saturday
- Friday, September 13, 2013
Early voting comes to an end Saturday, Sept. 14, in the first two of 11 elections between now and Thanksgiving.
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the last chance for voters in Arlington and Lakeland to vote in municipal elections at the Shelby County Election Commission offices at 157 Poplar Ave. Lakeland voters can also vote Saturday only at theRefuge church, 9817 Huff ‘n’ Puff Road.
- Saturday, September 07, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
11. Shelby County Schools Bus Fixes Underway
- Friday, August 16, 2013
The director of transportation for Shelby County Schools resigned on the same day that the first fixes in school bus routes, times and stops took effect.
And leaders of the school system say Debbie Rike was not forced out.
12. Student Achievement Takes Focus as School Starts
- Monday, August 05, 2013
When Shelby County public schools open Monday, Aug. 5, the leaders of the unified school district hope it will shift the civic discussion about public education in a different direction than it has taken in the last two and a half years.
13. History Lesson
- Friday, August 02, 2013
Among the parents registering their children this week for the first year of the consolidated school district were the two men at the top of the organization chart – interim superintendent Dorsey Hopson and deputy superintendent David Stephens.
14. Merger Pace Quickens at School Level
- Monday, July 08, 2013
Deputy schools superintendent David Stephens has said it numerous times. “All hands on deck,” was his way of describing the approach to the consolidated school system’s preparations for the Aug. 5 start of classes.
15. Hopson: 300 Employees to Lose Jobs
- Wednesday, June 26, 2013
By Friday, June 28, as many as 300 central office employees of the consolidated school system will be without a job as the schools merger is about to become official with the July 1 start of the new fiscal year.
16. Hopson Takes Over Public Schools Leadership
- Thursday, March 28, 2013
Since Dorsey Hopson became general counsel for Memphis City Schools in 2008, he has experienced a whirlwind of change.
The Memphis City Council cut funding to the school system triggering a landmark court case, city and county school systems have been on a fast and rocky path to a merger, and the countywide board ballooned to 23 members. And then Hopson found himself in January serving as the interim superintendent of Memphis City Schools.
17. Hopson Heads Both School Systems
- Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The city and county school systems have a single school superintendent less than five months from the start of the first school year of the consolidated school system in Shelby County.
Interim Memphis City Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson was appointed interim Shelby County Schools superintendent at the first countywide school board meeting since the board approved a buyout last week of county schools superintendent John Aitken.
18. Tony and DJ: The City’s Basketball Game-Changers
- Friday, January 25, 2013
The supreme talents – the All-Americans, the All-Stars – can take possessions off and still score their 25 or 30 points a night. They can pick their spots to play defense, which in reality means going for a steal here and there, and then mostly defer on the hard work. You know, staying with their man step-for-step, cleaning the glass – sorry, I don’t do windows – or risking humiliation by contesting potential dunks – sorry, I’m not ending up on somebody’s poster.
19. Family Dollar Teams Up With Mid-South Food Bank
- Friday, November 30, 2012
Family Dollar is teaming up with the Mid-South Food Bank for a four-week holiday fundraising initiative that will be held at Memphis-area Family Dollar stores through Dec. 19.
- Monday, June 11, 2012
Operation Feed, the annual workplace food drive to benefit Mid-South Food Bank, continues through June 29. Register at midsouthfoodbank.org or contact David Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org or 497-1153.
21. ‘Operation Feed’ Food Drive Scheduled Next Week
- Friday, May 21, 2010
Operation Feed, the annual work place food drive to benefit Mid-South Food Bank, is scheduled for May 24-June 30.
22. Stephens Named Executive Director Of Exceptional Foundation of West Tenn.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Jeni Stephens has been named the executive director of the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee.
Stephens was appointed following a national search conducted by the EFWT.
She joins the EFWT with a 14-year background in nonprofit administration. She most recently served as deputy director of development for the Pink Palace Family of Museums. She also has served as director of marketing and development for the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Memphis Academy of Science in Engineering.
23. Memphis Orthopedics Competitor Opens New Training Center
- Friday, April 24, 2009
Warsaw, Ind., which competes with Memphis for orthopedics manufacturing jobs, recently opened a state-of-the-art training center with new equipment and machinery.
The 20,000-square-foot Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center at the Warsaw campus of Ivy Tech Community College replaces a 5,600-square-foot facility that opened two and a half years ago.
24. Thornton Receives Glankler Pro Bono Award
- Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Laurie M. Thornton of Glankler Brown PLLC has received the second annual Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award given by James S. Gilliland and the Glankler Brown law firm.
25. Leonard Joins Madison Hotel As Director of Sales
- Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Liese Leonard recently joined the Madison Hotel as director of sales.
Leonard is responsible for overseeing all internal and external sales efforts for the hotel including developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts and supervising all sales and catering associates.
26. Decision Time for Cordova Wal-Mart
- Monday, September 22, 2008
About half a dozen community meetings had been held and roughly 3,000 signatures gathered on a petition as of last week in an effort to stop the world’s largest retailer from building a new Supercenter in Cordova.
- Thursday, May 11, 2006
Friends of the Poplar-White Station Branch Library presents Tom Nenon, assistant provost of undergraduate programs at the University of Memphis, today at 11:30 a.m. at the library, 5094 Poplar Ave. Nenon speaks about "New Ways to Think About Ethical Decision-Making." Call 682-1616.
28. CBU Business School to Honor Buckman
- Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Christian Brothers University's School of Business honors Memphis businessman/entrepreneur Robert Buckman at the school's annual Founders Dinner Saturday. Buckman is president and chairman of the board of The Applied Knowledge Group Inc. He also serves as chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors of Bulab Holdings Inc., parent company of Buckman Laboratories.
29. Baker Donelson Names New President, COO
- Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC announced that Jerry Stauffer was selected to serve as the firm's president and chief operating officer. Stauffer formerly served as chairman of the firm's litigation department, as a director of the firm and most recently as managing shareholder. Baker Donelson also announced that Mark Glover was named to a second term as managing shareholder. Ben Adams will continue to serve as board chairman and CEO.
30. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, August 08, 2003
By Keri Holt
Corporate support drives diabetes research, education
By KERI HOLT
The Daily News
Given the right toppings, pizza is for everyone even diabetics.
After being enlightened with that discovery by the American Diabetes Associ...
31. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, September 13, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Groups seek soles to walk for awareness
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
National unity, pride and thoughtfulness have reigned supreme in the past year, and local non-profit agencies hope citizens use the spirit of go...
32. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, April 05, 2001
PlanetRx slapped PlanetRx slapped with suit over IPO A hedge-fund investor has sued PlanetRx.com and its initial public offering underwriters, accusing them of violating securities laws. SDR Investors alleges the parties engaged in market manipulati...
33. Archived Article: Memphis Memos
- Wednesday, January 12, 2000
Memphis Memos Memphis Memos 01-12-00 Anne Bush has been appointed marketing director of Strategic Financial Partners, 5865 Ridgeway Center Parkway, Suite 210, formerly known as Vandersteeg Financial Group. The firm, affiliated with Boston-based New ...
34. Archived Article: Ship (pg. 2)
- Thursday, December 23, 1999
As Web shopping winds down, deliveries peak As Web shopping winds down, deliveries peak ``I'll be home for Christmas, but will my gifts arrive on time? That's a question many consumers are pondering as the countdown to Christmas ticks away and holid...
35. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, December 17, 1996
The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Memphis recently concluded its Certified New Home Sales Professional certification course The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Memphis recently conclu...
36. Archived Article: Env Briefs
- Wednesday, May 29, 1996
During a cleanup effort in North Memphis on Saturday, Browning-Ferris Industries officials announced that BFI and Belz Enterprises have agreed to a three-year extension of the lease for BFIs recyclery at 1245 Morehead During a cleanup effort in Nort...