Editorial Results (free)
1. 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.
- Saturday, October 19, 2013
Ballet Memphis will present “River Project 2,” the world premiere of three works inspired by the Mississippi River, from Saturday, Oct. 19, to Oct. 27 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at balletmemphis.org.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Weddle-West Voted GRE Board Chair-Elect
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, dean of the graduate school, vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis, has been voted chair-elect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Board. The national board establishes all policies for the GRE program, the most widely used graduate-school admissions test, and oversees GRE assessments, services and research.
- Saturday, September 21, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Line Dancing for BLUES, in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student alumni center, 800 Madison Ave. The event will include a line dance-a-thon, and information on infant mortality and the BLUES Project. Suggested donation is $5. Visit uthsc.edu/blues for details.
7. A Push for Harmony Among Workers, Young and Old
- Wednesday, August 14, 2013
CHICAGO (AP) – There's a sense of urgency to the quest for workplace harmony, as baby boomers delay retirement and work side-by-side with people young enough to be their children – or grandchildren.
8. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
9. Ciaramitaro Joins Grace-St. Luke’s as School Counselor
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Licensed clinical social worker Courtney Ciaramitaro has joined Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School as school counselor. She will work primarily with middle school students.
10. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
11. New Welfare Restrictions Target Booze, Tattoos
- Thursday, July 19, 2012
BOSTON (AP) — Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.
12. City Debuts Transportation Commission
- Friday, May 25, 2012
As Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. worked his way through a recent busy day, he walked briskly into his City Hall conference room where a group of seven people were waiting around the table.
“Welcome to the club,” he said to the first ever appointees to the new Memphis Transportation Commission, the group that will regulate all vehicles for hire in the city.
13. Pratt Joins Counterpart As Account Manager
- Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Lisa Pratt has been named senior account manager at Counterpart Communication Design, where she will manage campaigns for several clients from concept to execution. She previously worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
14. Smith Named Vice Prez At S. Webster Haining
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Doug Smith has been named vice president, administrative operations, at S. Webster Haining & Co.
15. Brucker Joins McManus Reilly As Investment, Insurance Adviser
- Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Edward Brucker III has joined McManus Reilly Financial Foresight as investment and insurance adviser.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
Education: Master of business administration from University of Phoenix
16. New Guideline for Getting Help Paying Energy Bill
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Individuals who have received help from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program since last July must wait until Oct. 1 to reapply for benefits.
This is because the funds are now being awarded annually to coincide with the federal fiscal year moving from July 1 to Oct. 1.
17. Memphis Aces
- Monday, February 14, 2011
The Racquet Club of Memphis is in full swing this week as it hosts the 2011 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships & Cellular South Cup through Feb. 20.
Big improvements to The Racquet Club, like new video boards for the fans and new locker rooms for players and trainers, are helping to elevate the tournament experience for everyone.
18. Burch Porter Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Seventeen attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC have been named to the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
19. Memphis Bar Association Names New Board Members
- Tuesday, December 08, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association has appointed new officers and new members to the board of directors for 2010.
Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins will serve as president. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC will serve as vice president and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump Maxwell PLC will serve as treasurer. Linda Warren Seely of Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. will serve as secretary.
20. Memphis Bar Assn. Elects New Officers, Board Members
- Monday, December 07, 2009
At the Memphis Bar Association’s Annual Meeting Thursday at The Peabody hotel, the MBA announced its 2010 officers and new members of its board of directors.
Immediate past president Art Quinn passed the gavel to incoming president Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump & Maxwell PLC automatically move to the positions of vice president/president-elect and treasurer, respectively. Linda Warren Seely, director of pro bono projects at Memphis Area Legal Services Inc., was chosen as secretary.
21. University Recognizes Innovations at Health Science Center
- Thursday, October 22, 2009
The University of Tennessee Research Foundation has recognized the work of professors at UT Health Science Center who are inventing new drugs, vaccinations, medical devices and research tools.
The “Innovation Awards” luncheon ceremony earlier this week was a celebration of scientific achievements at the Memphis campus and also a call to action. Increasingly, university officials are identifying the licensing of scientific discoveries as way to offset state funding cuts.
22. First Tennessee to Present Seminar on Transitions
- Tuesday, June 02, 2009
First Tennessee Bank’s personal trust and business transition services division will present a seminar on managing successful transitions Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the bank’s Ron Terry Center at Oak Court, 4385 Poplar Ave.
23. Saint Francis Weight Loss Center Appoints Weaver Medical Director
- Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Virginia Weaver has been appointed medical director of the Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss.
24. Gents Proves Pampering Not Just for Women
- Monday, March 03, 2008
It seems gender equity hasn't completely reached the barber shop, at least that's what Lisa West has experienced throughout her career as a barber. "I don't let women cut my hair" or "You don't look like a barber" are sayings she's heard more than once.
25. Methodist's Marshall to Serve On American Heart Association Board
- Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Barry S. Marshall, administrator of Clinical Business Development and Cardiovascular Service Line at Methodist University Hospital, has been named to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Shelby County Division of the American Heart Association. Marshall joined Methodist in 2004 as the director of the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.
26. Johnson Appointed to Vacant County Board of Education Seat
- Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Dr. Fred Johnson has been appointed to the Shelby County Board of Education. Johnson also is a Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU) board member. Johnson will fill the vacancy left by Wyatt Bunker, who left the board to serve on the County Commission. Johnson has served as a MATCU board member since 1996.
27. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
28. Refinery Begins Expansion Project
- Wednesday, July 06, 2005
Premcor, one of the largest independent petroleum refiners and suppliers of transportation fuels and petroleum products in the United States, is building a new administration building at its Memphis location.
29. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Rhodes Psychology Professor to Serve as Diversity Delegate at Leadership Conference
First Horizon Exec Named to Fed Advisory Council
J. Kenneth Glass was appointed to a one-year term on the Federal Reserve Boards Federal Advisory Council. Glas...
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
33. Archived Article: Family (lead)
- Tuesday, June 29, 2004
Entertainment Complex Heads to Cordova
Family-oriented center planned for site near Wolfchase
The Daily News
Businesses that specialize in family entertainment appear to be catching on along Germantown Parkway, par...
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
35. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, April 27, 2004
Cordova Land to Become Family Center
14.48 acres on
Cost: $5.3 million
Borrower: Family Values Property LLC
Lender: Merchants & Farmers Bank
Trustee: H. Lee Shaw
Property: 14.48 acres on Germantown P...
36. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, April 16, 2004
FedEx Ground Opens
New Automated Terminal
FedEx Corp. subsidiary FedEx Ground has opened a fully automated terminal in Tampa, Fla. The 170,000-square-foot facility consolidates operations in Tampa and St. Petersburg....
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 19, 2003
Calendar of events May 19-25
Calendar of events May 19-May 25
Memphis Investors Group hosts Shelby County Commissioner David Lillard at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Lillard will dis...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 12, 2003
Calendar of events May 12-18
Calendar of events May 12-18
Network of Memphis meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Dinner is $21. May 13
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. at the Crump Building, ...
39. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 08, 2003
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Universit...
40. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 14, 2003
Calendar of events April 14-April 20
Calendar of events April 14-April 20
Shelby County Republican Women's Club hosts Tennessee Republican Party chair and eight-term member of the state House of Representatives Beth Harwell at an 1...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Memphis Memos March 19
Ken Newberry was appointed senior vice president at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. He earned a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University. Prior to joining MATCU, he worked at Union Planters Bank. Stan Cardwel...
42. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 04, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Nov. 4-Nov. 10
The Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., presents artwork by Everett Charles Yates, on display through Jan. 15. Nov. 5
The Center for Historic Preservation, a clea...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 28, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Oct. 28-Nov. 3
The Memphis Bar Association hosts the Estate Planning Series at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. This weeks seminar, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., is Tax and Estate Planning Un...
44. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 25, 2002
Midsouth Therapy Center sponsors a Better Breathers Club meeting which discusses topics pertaining to smokers, as well as ch
Midsouth Therapy Center sponsors a Better Breathers Club meeting which discusses topics pertaining to smokers, as well as...
45. Archived Article: Williams (lead)
- Monday, September 23, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Unit gives Williams power to spare
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Construction is complete on a $45 million standby power generation unit that will be used as a backup power source for Williams Memphis Refinery.
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 12, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events Aug. 12-Aug. 18
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free budget and credit workshops on how to develop and maintain a personal budget and how to use credit cards wisely. Using cre...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 05, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events Aug. 5-Aug. 11
The Memphis Area Technology Council is planning committee alignment meetings for people interested in getting involved with MATC. Meetings are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at the M...
48. Archived Article: Real Focus (tour)
- Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Downtown Living Goes on Show Downtown living goes on display By MARY DANDO The Daily News Anyone wishing to know what its like to live Downtown is in for a treat Sunday when the Downtown Neighborhood Association hosts its annual home tour. The tour ...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 17, 1999
Thompson & Co Allen Saylor has been promoted to vice president-hotel division for Allen & OHara Inc. He previously was regional director for the firms hotel division. Saylor has a bachelors degree from Michigan State University and is a cert...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 02, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 03, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 1997
Bill Wilson Jr Bill Wilson Jr. and Linda B. Ward have joined the mortgage lending department of Victory Bank. Wilson has been named senior loan officer of mortgage lending. He previously was a loan officer at Community Mortgage Corp. Ward has joined...
53. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 20, 1997
RE-MAX of Kentucky/Tennessee has announced its top office sales associates and new sales associates for March and April RE-MAX of Kentucky/Tennessee has announced its top office sales associates and new sales associates for March and April. Top sale...