Editorial Results (free)
1. Tennessee’s ‘Fighting 26’ Democrats Work to Stay Relevant
- Thursday, July 16, 2015
Sometimes Tennessee Democrats must feel like a tree that falls in the forest: Does anyone hear them?
When Democratic legislative leaders called for a special session this summer on Insure Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam’s market-based plan to use federal dollars to catch 280,000 working people in a health care coverage gap, they found themselves alone.
2. What Better Place for an NRA Convention?
- Saturday, April 04, 2015
When the National Rifle Association announced that it would hold its 2015 convention in Nashville, the timing was propitious.
In 2010, gun sales and handgun permits were booming, and Tennessee had just enacted a controversial and contested new “guns in bars” law that allowed people with handgun permits to carry concealed firearms into bars and restaurants that serve alcohol.
3. ‘Government’s Too Big and People are Sick of It’
- Saturday, February 07, 2015
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is an enigma of the modern civil servant, a career politician who doesn’t seem to take himself too seriously. He thinks he’s paid too much (his salary is state mandated) and brings it up often in interviews with the media.
4. Cohen Calls Tennessee Promise ‘A Fraud’
- Wednesday, January 21, 2015
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis calls the Tennessee Promise last dollar scholarship program for community college and state technical centers “a fraud.”
5. Rogero Talks ‘Smart Growth,’ Democratic Politics
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero became the first woman to hold that office when she won the election in 2011.
She’s been actively involved in a number of local issues since her election, from urban-core revitalization and business recruitment to broader social issues such as marriage equality.
6. NHL Bringing 2016 All-Star Game to Nashville
- Monday, October 20, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Timing had been the only question about Nashville hosting the NHL All-Star game, and the league finally has the answer.
Music City will be hosting the league's showcase event in 2016 on Jan. 30-31 at Bridgestone Arena – home to the Nashville Predators.
7. Tourette Help
- Tuesday, October 14, 2014
In sports talk radio, questions are a good thing. They don’t have to bring solutions, after all, just open the gates to discussion and debate.
Craig Carton, who is co-host of WFAN’s morning show, “Boomer & Carton,” in New York, is comfortable with that format in that setting.
8. UT Names Business School for Haslam, Gets $50 Million
- Monday, October 06, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The University of Tennessee has named its College of Business Administration after Jim Haslam in recognition of a $50 million gift from the Haslam family.
The name change also recognizes Haslam's "lifetime of exemplary leadership, consistent adherence to strong core values, selfless service and passion for excellence," the UT Board of Trustees declared in the motion they approved Friday.
9. Williams-Sonoma Growth Highlights DeSoto Push
- Wednesday, October 01, 2014
In 1999, Williams-Sonoma Inc. opened its first DeSoto County distribution center on Polk Lane in Olive Branch.
10. Johnson Named Memphis Law School Registrar
- Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Jamie M. Johnson has joined the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law as law school registrar.
In her new role, Johnson will have direct oversight of the registrar’s office and duties relating to enrollment verification, managing student’s academic records, and ensuring the accuracy, integrity, maintenance and delivery of all law school institutional data. Johnson will also work closely with the dean of academic affairs to administer exams, determine class rank and report grades.
11. Training Ground
- Saturday, June 14, 2014
You can’t perfectly simulate a real-life disaster. Dr. Joe Holley knows this better than most.
12. Meghan McMahon Joins Glankler Brown as Associate
- Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Meghan K. McMahon has joined Glankler Brown PLLC as an associate, concentrating her practice in business and commercial litigation and intellectual property. McMahon previously worked in academic and membership affairs for the NCAA, and has experience with issues relating to NCAA compliance, sports and entertainment contracts, intellectual property.
13. Health Care Tactics Split Republican Senate Rivals
- Friday, December 27, 2013
ATLANTA (AP) – Republicans who want to regain control of the Senate will first have to do battle among themselves in 2014 primary elections, due largely to differences over how to proceed against the law they deride as "Obamacare."
14. Rayne Named Vice President at Chamber
- Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Changes at the Greater Memphis Chamber keep coming.
Shelby County Attorney Kelly Rayne is joining the chamber to serve as vice president of public policy, where she will focus on policy issues as they relate to the Memphis business community. Rayne will begin her new role Jan. 13.
15. Latest Federal Internet Gambling Bill Proposes Tax
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013
LAS VEGAS (AP) – If Congress makes no progress on a national framework for online gambling this session, it won't be for a lack of legislation.
Two lawmakers introduced bills over the summer that would legalize some form of Internet gambling nationwide. Last week, Rep. Jim McDermott, a Democrat from Washington, introduced a bill that would tax federally-sanctioned online wagering.
16. Chamber Official: Transportation ‘Huge Part’ of Local Economy
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Traffic Club of Memphis hosted its monthly luncheon on Tuesday at The Racquet Club of Memphis, welcoming Andre B. Dean, the Greater Memphis Chamber’s vice president of public policy and community affairs, as the guest speaker. The club also held its annual board member elections, with incoming President Carey Treadwell of Dynamex Inc. taking the helm for the next year.
17. 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.
18. As Election Nears, New Rules are Facing Delays
- Tuesday, July 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – When the Obama administration agreed to set the first-ever federal limits on runoff in Florida, environmental groups were pleased. They thought the state's waters would finally get a break from a nutrient overdose that spawns algae, suffocates rivers, lakes and streams and forms byproducts in drinking water that could make people sick.
19. 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.
20. The Bell Lap
- Wednesday, May 23, 2012
When he applied to work at Rhodes College in the early 1980s, Dave Wottle left something off his resume.
He did not mention that he won a gold medal in the 800-meter race at the 1972 summer Olympic games in Munich.
21. U of M's Herff College to Honor Alumni
- Monday, April 02, 2012
The University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering will host its 2012 annual awards dinner Tuesday, April 3, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
22. Lawmakers Debate Pay Cutoff for Budget Gridlock
- Thursday, March 15, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Even the top sponsor of a bill that would cut off lawmakers' pay if they can't – or won't – pass a budget blueprint admits many of his colleagues think it's just a political talking point instead of a serious idea.
- Thursday, October 20, 2011
Vance Avenue Choice Neighborhoods’ neighborhood team, a joint community engagement effort by the University of Memphis’ graduate program in city and regional planning, the department of anthropology and The Vance Avenue Collaborative, will meet Thursday, Oct. 20, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Emmanuel Center, 604 St. Paul Ave. The meeting will discuss how to integrate resident and community stakeholder interests, perceptions and visions into resident-led redevelopment and revitalization plans for the neighborhood.
24. Outward Sound
- Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Over the next several months, Memphis music lovers will be outdoors frequently in anticipation of good company, a relaxing evening and great tunes.
And performers of all stripes and levels of success – from storytellers to Southern guitar gods to an orchestra pumping out the swinging sounds of the 1930s – will be on deck to give them all that and more.
25. Burke Recognized As Outstanding Faculty Advisor
- Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Tracie L. Burke, director of the Honors Program and Chair/Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Christian Brothers University has been named Tennessee’s Outstanding Faculty Advisor by the National Academic Advising Association.
26. Pow! Duo of Comic Book Stores See Continued Success
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and many other comic book heroes and heroines have commanded the attention of dedicated fans since their debuts in the middle of the last century.
Just last month, a copy of “Amazing Fantasy #15,” a comic featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man back in 1962, sold for $1.1 million to a private collector.
27. Legislation Would Take Legal Notices From Paper
- Tuesday, February 22, 2011
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Two Chattanooga-area lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow the city and Hamilton County to post legal notices on their official web sites instead of paying to publish them in the newspaper.
28. Schlimmer Joins CBU
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Jim Schlimmer has joined Christian Brothers University as vice president of enrollment.
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
Education: Bachelor of arts degree, Luther College in Decorah, Iowa; Master of science in Education degree, Higher Education Administration, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Work Experience: Francis Marion University, director of admissions, 2008 to 2010; Louisburg College, vice president for enrollment, 2007 to 2008; Luther College, vice president for enrollment, 2006 to 2007; High Point University, dean of enrollment management, 1982 to 2006.
Family: Dr. Alexa Schlimmer, associate professor of fine arts, High Point University; Philip Schlimmer, son, second-year law student at Ohio Northern University; Kathryn Schlimmer, senior, Roanoke College, Salem, Va.
Last book read: “The World is Flat”
Favorite music: Rock ‘n’ roll
Sports team: Carolina Panthers
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I run a lawn service with our two children – A&J Lawn Service
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could sing.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? Enrollment mentor John Klockentager
What drew you to CBU? The opportunity to be on an active enrollment management team. I was impressed with the commitments the school had made in the enrollment area. Most of all, I was pleased to return to a church-related university.
What will your role as vice president of enrollment management entail? I am responsible for leading enrollment management initiatives and overseeing the undergraduate enrollment office, the office of financial aid and the career services office.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Creating an atmosphere for successful recruitment at High Point University that also attracted students to on-campus living.
What do you most enjoy about your work? I enjoy the opportunity to set up enrollment systems that engage students with the university. I also enjoy monitoring the success of the admissions recruitment cycle from the initial contact to the student’s first day on campus.
29. Back on the Air
- Tuesday, July 13, 2010
After being silent and nearly forgotten for more than 50 years, the radio station that helped launch the careers of such music pioneers as B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Howlin’ Wolf, Ike Turner, Carl Perkins, Albert King – and even Elvis Presley – is back.
30. Frustrated Station Owners Want BP Help
- Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Tension is mounting between BP and the neighborhood retailers that sell its gasoline.
As more Americans shun BP gasoline as a form of protest over the Gulf oil spill, station owners are insisting BP do more to help them convince motorists that such boycotts mostly hurt independently owned businesses, not the British oil giant.
31. Visible School Puts Faith In Christian Music
- Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Amid an industry in a tailspin, the Visible School in Memphis has put its faith in Christian music.
And while labels flounder nationwide, some industry veterans see opportunity in the move.
“Business is all down,” said Jim Van Hook, a veteran Christian music executive in Nashville. “Across the board, a hit record is 50 percent of what it used to be. Christian music is not an exception. We had to shift from an old business model to a new one.”
32. Baker Donelson’s Williams Appointed To Volunteer Leadership Role at ILTA
- Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Merideth L. Williams has been appointed to the volunteer leadership role of conference vice president in the International Legal Technology Association. She will work with other volunteers in the delivery of educational programming to members of ILTA.
33. Sunken Economy Boosts Public Construction Projects
- Wednesday, September 09, 2009
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) - Public construction projects, usually an exercise in cost overruns, are getting cheaper as material prices fall and builders compete for contracts just to stay afloat, a silver lining for cash-strapped governments but a worry to some contractors who risk lowballing themselves out of business.
34. Paul Stanley's Fall From Grace
- Monday, August 17, 2009
Jim Kyle, a Memphis Democrat who serves as minority leader in the state Senate, gave the first lunchtime address of 2009 to the Memphis Rotary Club.
Rotarians got a bird’s-eye view of the state’s financial picture from Kyle, who described choices needed to close the state’s budget shortfall. Kyle this week announced his candidacy in the 2010 gubernatorial race.
35. U of M Law School Appoints Kritchevsky to Director of Advocacy
- Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Barbara Kritchevsky has been appointed to the newly created position of director of advocacy at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law.
Kritchevsky has been a law professor at the university since 1983, and for the past 20 years has served as a faculty adviser to the school’s Moot Court Board and also served as the school’s associate dean for academic affairs.
36. Drompp Named Faculty Dean, VP for Academic Affairs at Rhodes
- Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Michael R. Drompp has been appointed dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs at Rhodes College. Drompp will provide leadership for academic departments and interdisciplinary programs in curricular, personnel and budgetary matters.
37. Fentress Joins Harris Shelton
- Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Susan Fentress has joined the Downtown offices of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC. Fentress concentrates her practice in the areas of intellectual property and biosciences.
38. Rocky Mountain News Closing after Friday Edition
- Friday, February 27, 2009
DENVER (AP) - The Rocky Mountain News will publish its last edition Friday.
Owner E.W. Scripps Co. announced on the newspaper's Web site Thursday that its search for a buyer for the paper was unsuccessful.
39. Citi Shares Fall Despite Talks with Morgan Stanley
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc.'s stock sank Monday to its lowest levels since November as investors wondered how much more cash the troubled bank will need.
- Tuesday, December 30, 2008
The Desoto Athletic Club will host the first DAC New Year’s Eve 10K race Wednesday at DAC’s Collierville location, 440 W. Powell Road. Registration is available from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. The race will benefit the Page Robbins Adult Day Care Center. Members and nonmembers are eligible to participate. To register, visit www.racesonline.com.
41. Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats counted on solidifying their thin leadership grip on the Senate as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday to fill 35 Senate seats. Embattled Republicans braced for losses but hoped they would be modest ones.
42. Wilson Named CBU Dean Of Graduate, Professional Studies
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dr. Patrick Wilson has been named dean of the Graduate and Professional Studies program at Christian Brothers University.
Wilson will lead the marketing, recruitment and retention for evening undergraduate programs and graduate programs as well as have responsibility for the financial planning and administrative operations.
43. Ranta Elected Treasurer Of Southern Arts Federation
- Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Frederick W. Smith, founder of FedEx, has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Memphis. Smith is chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corp. He oversees the company’s branches, including FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight and FedEx Office. Smith has served on the boards of several companies, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Mayo Foundation. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and co-chairman of the Energy Security Leadership Council.
44. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Recognizes Marx & Bensdorf’s Cherny
- Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Eileen Cherny, relocation director for Marx & Bensdorf, has received the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World President’s Service Recognition Award. The award acknowledges committee and board involvement, presentations at network conferences and service in various capacities.
45. Poll Shows Most People Think US in Recession
- Tuesday, February 12, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Empty homes and for-sale signs clutter neighborhoods. You've lost your job or know someone who has. Your paycheck and nest egg are taking a hit.
Could the country be in recession?
46. Tutor Receives Transplant Nursing Excellence Award
- Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Dr. Ruth Tutor has received the 2007 Transplant Nursing Excellence Award from the International Transplant Nurses Society. Tutor is a Critical Care/Transplant Advance Practice Nurse at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. She has worked with transplant patients since 1985. She joined the nursing staff at the Transplant Institute in 2004.
47. New '07 MBA Vice President Plans Collaboration with U of M Law School
- Thursday, December 14, 2006
Amy Amundsen has been named the 2007 vice president of the Memphis Bar Association (MBA). Prior to that, she served as treasurer.
Amundsen is a partner at the law firm of Rice Amundsen & Caperton PLLC, and focuses her practice primarily on domestic law. Amundsen recently worked with the SCALES (Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students) Project, which was held in Memphis last month. It allowed several hundred Shelby County high school students to see cases argued before the Tennessee Supreme Court.
48. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
49. Schwartzberg Named Professional of the Year
- Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Dr. Lee S. Schwartzberg has been named Professional of the Year for the field of hematology and oncology in Strathmore Inc.'s 2006-2007 Who's Who, a national registry honoring successful leaders in the fields of business, the arts and sciences, law, engineering and government. Schwartzberg is a senior partner and medical director for The West Clinic. He also serves as director of the Baptist Centers for Cancer Care Stem Cell Transplant Program and the Cancer Genetics Program.
50. MATCU Banks on Judy Conrad as VP of Lending
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Judy Conrad has been named vice president of lending at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). Conrad previously served as vice president and manager of BankTennessee in Ripley. She has worked in the financial industry for almost 40 years.
51. Beware of Blogs: Entries Admissible in Court without Warrant
- Thursday, May 25, 2006
Most lawyers don't have time to surf the Internet at work, much less post information on blogs. However, these cyber journals can be handy for finding information on a variety of legal topics.
About 8 million people have created blogs and 32 million read them, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, a 2005 nationwide survey.
52. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
53. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 08, 2004
Rhodes Professor Honored as Professor of the Year
LRK Hires New Project Manager
Joseph Bruce joined Looney Ricks Kiss as project manager/project architect in the Multifamily Residential Studio. Bruce previously worked for RTKL Associates in Da...
54. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, April 06, 2004
The University of Memphis hosts a Regional Aeronautics Student Conference on April 5 and April 6 at the FedEx Institute of Te
The University of Memphis Regional Aeronautics Student Conference continues today at the FedEx Institute of Technology a...
55. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, April 05, 2004
The University of Memphis hosts a Regional Aeronautics Student Conference on April 5 and April 6 at the FedEx Institute of Te
The University of Memphis hosts a Regional Aeronautics Student Conference today and Tuesday at the Holiday Inn-Universit...
56. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 01, 2003
The Millington-Tipton County Realty Group meets at 8:30 a
The Millington-Tipton County Realty Group meets at 8:30 a.m. today at Old Timers Restaurant, 7918 C St. in Millington.
The group provides networking opportunities for real estate agents...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 31, 2002
Gail Spragins was named Methodist Healthcare director of associate relations in the human resources division
Gail Spragins was appointed Methodist Healthcare director of associate relations in the human resources division. She was director of org...
58. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, May 08, 2002
Engineering and conference focus on biotechnology Biotechnology focus of engineering, science conference The Daily News For a city that claims to have a "brain drain" where many talented students and researchers leave town for greener past...
59. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 16, 2002
Jonathan M Jonathan M. Jones joined QualityLife Communities as director of business development. Prior to joining QualityLife, he worked for the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and in the software industry. Dr. Ada Shotwell, dean of liberal arts an...
60. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 28, 2001
Audra Melvin was promoted to director of patient financial services at The Regional Medical Center
Audra Melvin was promoted to director of patient financial services at The Regional Medical Center. She had various posts at The Med mainly in the ...
61. 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...
62. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, June 29, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY Pioneering president By JENNIFER MURLEY On July 1, Dr. Nathan Essex will blaze a new trail in the history of Southwest Tennessee Community College when he takes the lead as the schools first full-time president since the school or...
63. Archived Article: Focus
- Friday, October 29, 1999
Own a piece of the Info Hub Own a piece of the Info Hub As the community campaign begins to raise money for the Central Library, patrons can purchase segments of the building for $20 per square foot By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The third and f...
64. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 25, 1999
Oct Oct. 25 The Tennessee Land Trust and the Wolf River Conservancy will sponsor a seminar at 9:30 a.m. at Shelby Farms and at 5:30 p.m. at Somerville Bank and Trust on income tax and estate planning considerations relating to protecting family land...
65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 17, 1999
Vastera Adds Dennis Jones, FDX CIO, Dennis H. Jones, executive vice president of information technology and chief information officer for FDX Corp., has been appointed to the board of directors for Vastera Inc. Ernst & Young announced the follow...
66. Archived Article: Marketplace St
- Monday, November 09, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Aspirin or acupuncture? Alternative medicine is slowly seeping into the practice of traditional medicine By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Being a medical patient today is a lot different than it was 50 years ago. Aside from the...
67. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 14, 1998
Cherie Ganesh and Nithan Ganesh have joined Crye-Leike Commercial Cherie Ganesh and Nithan Ganesh have joined Crye-Leike Commercial. Mary Whitaker has been promoted to vice president of legal affairs for the Regional Medical Center. She previously w...
68. Archived Article: Utmemphis Chg
- Tuesday, February 10, 1998
By CAMILLE H UT-Memphis starts renovating Nash building Bids expected to open within the month for phase three of Link project, office space By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The University of Tennessee-Memphis has started construction on a $2.26 ...
69. Archived Article: Law Focus St
- Thursday, December 18, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Stepping up to the bar New MBA president wants association to be more "lawyer friendly" By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Now that the changing of the guard is complete at the Memphis Bar Association, the new group of ...
70. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 28, 1996
02-28 memos Linda Michael has joined Spectra Behavioral Healthcare Systems as director of marketing. Prior to joining Spectra, she was corporate accounts manager for Crye-Leike Relocation Management Co. She also spent seven years in government and p...