Editorial Results (free)
1. Positive Influence Has Ripple Effect
- Monday, December 01, 2014
There is a passage from Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” that reads, “A child goes forth each day, and the first object that the child sees, that object he becomes, for a day, or part of a day, or for days stretching into years.” Growing up, my parents were that object.
2. After the Campaign
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
The 2014 election year began in January with dissent from the floor.
At the end of the Shelby County Democratic Party’s annual Kennedy Day fundraiser in January, former Memphis City Council member and state Rep. Carol Chumney, who was not among the speakers, challenged the party establishment from her table to do more to support women running for office.
3. McManus Joins Patrick Accounting
- Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Michelle McManus, a Memphis native and certified public accountant, has joined Patrick Accounting and Tax Services PLLC as manager. In her new role, McManus will supervise and review the monthly accounting process for a section of clients. She will also prepare and review tax returns and work closely with clients, assisting them with ongoing tax planning.
4. Republicans Rally In Bartlett
- Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam told a group of several hundred Republicans in Bartlett Monday, Aug. 4, that he would like to see a statewide turnout in the August Republican primaries of 750,000.
Haslam and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander have been on a statewide bus tour since last week to pump up overall Republican turnout even as they face opposition in the GOP primaries for governor and the U.S. Senate. The goal is to also boost the turnout for Republican candidates in local general election races on the ballot.
5. 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.
6. AP Survey: China's Lending Bubble a Global Threat
- Tuesday, April 29, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as the global economy has all but recovered from debt-fueled crises in the United States and Europe, economists have a new worry: China. They see a lending bubble there that threatens global growth unless Beijing defuses it.
7. 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.
8. Tigers Hang to Beat GW in NCAAs
- Saturday, March 22, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – Senior guard Michael Dixon Jr. once thought his college basketball career was done.
You know the story. From Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year at Missouri to being exiled after sexual assault allegations that never became more than that, never turned into actual charges.
9. Tigers Look to Reverse AAC Result
- Monday, March 17, 2014
The Memphis Tigers were bound to pay a price for getting run off their home court in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference by UConn. And on Selection Sunday, they found out the price was landing in another 8-9 game in the NCAA Tournament.
10. Forgiveness Lessons From the Heart
- Monday, January 27, 2014
It is said that when everything changes, change everything. It’s quick advice, but a long-term process, especially if holding on to the past is easier than moving on. So what makes the difference in being stuck in a negative situation and being able to discover what lies ahead on the other side of change?
11. Nominations Open for Dunavant Public Service Awards
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The 11th annual Bobby Dunavant Public Servant Awards in 2014 will be awarded against a backdrop of the largest election ballot in Shelby County history.
The once-every-eight-year August ballot features not only county races held every four years but judicial offices for terms of eight years, U.S. Senate primaries and primaries in the governor’s race.
12. Expectations, Talent Sky-High for Tigers
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Four senior guards. Nine new faces, seven of them belonging to freshmen. A new league, the American Athletic Conference. And a home schedule that will feature games against league foes Cincinnati, Connecticut, Louisville and Temple, and non-conference opponent Gonzaga.
13. 17 Hall of Famers Ask Goodell for Help
- Friday, August 02, 2013
Seventeen Pro Football Hall of Famers and Dave Robinson, who will be inducted this weekend, have signed a letter telling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell they are concerned about medical care for former players and the league’s “continued denial of the link between repeated head impacts and permanent brain damage.”
14. Back to Work
- Friday, January 11, 2013
The Shelby County legislative delegation to Nashville returned to the capital Tuesday, Jan. 8, with three fewer members – one state senator and two state representatives – all Democrats – but with no new faces.
15. ConAgra Gobbles Up Store Brands With Ralcorp Deal
- Wednesday, November 28, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – ConAgra Foods is set to become the nation's biggest maker of store brand foods, with its $5 billion purchase of Ralcorp expanding its stake in the fast-growing market for cereals, crackers and other packaged foods sold under private labels.
16. Return on Investment
- Monday, September 24, 2012
Most people already know some of the basic elements of the banking business. From the large national lenders with a Memphis presence to the community banks in the suburbs, one common element is they make money by charging borrowers more than the bank pays in interest to depositors.
17. Celebrity Waiters Night Benefits RMH Memphis
- Thursday, January 05, 2012
To raise awareness for the upcoming Rock 103 21st annual Radiothon to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis, Buffalo Wild Wings at 8385 U.S. 64 will host a Celebrity Waiters Night Thursday, Jan. 12, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
18. Expectations High as Tigers Look to Build on Success
- Friday, November 11, 2011
After the University of Memphis Tigers’ first-round NCAA Tournament loss to Arizona, guard Joe Jackson might have fired up the grill and tossed his team warm-up onto the flames.
19. Agape North Provides Charity Through Clothing
- Monday, July 18, 2011
With a classic sense of fashion and an idea to help people in need, Joe Williams created apparel company Agape North that donates a portion of the profit made to children in Peru as well as various nonprofit organizations.
20. Home Run
- Monday, April 18, 2011
From March to September, Matt Hughes is a busy man. His 10-year-old son plays for the Jackson (Tenn.) Coyotes, a competitive baseball team. Just about every weekend Hughes and his family of four hit the road for a baseball tournament, traveling around the Southeast to places from Memphis to Panama City, Fla.
21. Salt: How Much Is Too Much in Our Food?
- Monday, February 21, 2011
It’s not that the salt has lost its savor but that it has been keeping company with pretty unsavory characters, like high blood pressure, heart disease and a host of other ills.
Coming under more scrutiny by the federal government because of those associations, salt was a prominent feature of new dietary guidelines issued by the Agriculture and Health and Human Services Department on Jan. 31, part of an every-five-year review of America’s (mostly bad) eating habits.
22. Agape North Foundation Donates to McDonald House
- Friday, January 21, 2011
Agape North Foundation LLC has donated $10,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis.
23. Cybercrime Keeps Businesses Attuned to IT Security
- Wednesday, January 05, 2011
With recent personal information heists receiving national attention, many local business owners are on high alert when it comes to cybercrime.
As Internet crime is evolving every day, so too must the security measures used in order to keep merchants and consumers safe.
24. Rotary Seeks Nominations for Dunavant Award
- Monday, November 29, 2010
The Rotary Club of Memphis East is seeking nominees for its 8th annual Bobby Dunavant Public Service Award, an event that honors distinguished work by public officials.
25. Obama Convenes Econ Board, Focusing on Job Skills
- Tuesday, October 05, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Reaching out to big business, President Barack Obama is announcing a new program that links top companies with community colleges in hopes of ramping up America's job skills.
26. Luttrell Appoints CAO, Transition Team
- Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Shelby County Mayor-elect Mark Luttrell has begun preparing to take office in just a few weeks.
Luttrell, who won last week’s election for Shelby County mayor, takes office Sept. 1.
27. Jobless Claims Keep Fluctuating as Recovery Slows
- Friday, July 09, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for unemployment aid have been fluctuating from week to week, offering an uncertain view of layoffs and the job market.
First-time requests for jobless aid dropped last week to their lowest level since early May, the government said Thursday, erasing increases made in the last two months.
28. Tenn. Surface Mining Bill Stalls in House Panel
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Legislation that would prohibit surface mining in Tennessee under certain circumstances has likely failed this session after the last meeting of a House panel adjourned Tuesday before voting on the bill.
29. Memphis College of Art Buys South Main Building
- Tuesday, February 23, 2010
477 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Sale Amount: $400,000
Sale Date: Feb. 12, 2010
Buyer: Memphis College of Art
Seller: Southeastern LSC Holding Corp., formally known as Lewis Supply Co. Inc.
Loan Amount: $1.5 million
Loan Date: Feb. 15, 2010
Maturity Date: March 1, 2013
Lender: J.R. Hyde III Family Foundation
30. Former Macon Road Comedy Club Sells
- Thursday, February 18, 2010
The former Comedy Tennessee club at 6102 Macon Road near Interstate 40 and Sycamore View Road has sold for $600,000 to an entity called EOJ LLC. The seller was Shelby Crossing Shopping Center, formerly known as Memphis Outlet Mall. The sale closed in January, but wasn’t recorded with the Shelby County Register of Deeds until this week.
31. AP Source: GM to Sell Hummer to Chinese Company
- Wednesday, June 03, 2009
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Corp. took a key step toward its downsizing on Tuesday, striking a tentative deal to sell its Hummer brand to a Chinese manufacturer, while also revealing that it has potential buyers for its Saturn and Saab brands.
32. Jones Ascends to High-Level Position At Army Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Carol Winfield Jones has been selected as chief, project development branch and assistant to the deputy district engineer for project management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
33. Cooper’s Foibles on Display During Ford Trial
- Friday, May 16, 2008
Once the jury in the federal corruption trial of former Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Sr. finished watching the recordings that are the centerpiece of the case this week, they got to know a lot more about the government informant behind the camera.
34. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Names Byrd Executive Director
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
35. Relationships, Client Needs Behind Husch Eppenberger Offshoot
- Thursday, January 18, 2007
Jennifer Ziegenhorn is not from Memphis, but after more than 13 years practicing law here, says she is beginning to feel very much at home in the Bluff City.
Ziegenhorn moved to Memphis right after graduating from law school at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville in 1993.Ziegenhorn recently was promoted to equity partner of the Memphis office of Husch & Eppenberger LLC. She also will head the firm's commercial litigation and dispute resolution group.
36. Stiff Competition, High Stakes Drive Billboard Industry
- Monday, December 11, 2006
A story goes that Franklin D. Roosevelt could draw a line across a map of the United States and name each county the line crossed, as well as that state's political party chairmen. Old hands in Memphis' billboard industry have a similar ability.
37. 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 ...
38. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 01, 2004
MAAR Elects Board of Directors
MPD Names Public Information Officer
Larry Godwin, interim director of the Memphis Police Department, selected Sgt. Vince Higgins to serve as the departments new public information officer. Higgins, a 14-year vet...
39. Archived Article: Comm Focus (hope)
- Friday, November 17, 2000
Run for Hope House Race underscores power of teen with a mission By SUE PEASE The Daily News The Memphis community provides countless events for runners. Any given weekend, you can find a 5K or 10K race to enter, an event that is often organized by ...
40. 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 ...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 27, 1997
Gene Stone has been selected as the Chickasaw Councils new scout executive. He replaces Bob Salser, who has been named area director of the BSAs South Georgia/North Florida region. Stone has served as director of the Cub Scout Division at the nation...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998 Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998. Other elected ...
43. 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...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 22, 1995
11\22 memos Bena Cates is the new assistant to the executive director of the Church Health Center. Cates created the centers first development board, jointly originated the Good Samaritan Awards, which recognize health care professionals who volunte...