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1. ‘Two Ears, One Heart’
- Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The phone rings and rings at the Memphis Crisis Center – 19,000 times in 2013, or 2.2 times every hour, 52 times a day, 365 days a year.
Of the 19,000 calls logged last year, 1,301 – or 3.6 per day – were from people talking about killing themselves.
2. Positive Pastner Makes More Sense After Wins
- Friday, March 21, 2014
Take a hike.
Yes, you, Negative Nelly Tigers fan. You have unrealistic expectations for the University of Memphis basketball team and its coach, Josh Pastner, who suggested – amid criticism – that this small minority of overly critical Tiger fans no longer was needed inside the tent.
3. Music Veterans Record Song to Benefit St. Jude
- Monday, November 25, 2013
The efforts of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have been the focus of an outpouring of financial and charitable support in recent weeks, the latest example of which is a song by music industry veterans to raise money for the hospital.
4. Chisley Named CEO of Methodist North Hospital
- Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.
5. Offense Best Defense in Music Suit?
- Thursday, August 29, 2013
The crossword clue was “Gray areas, maybe.” The answer was BORDER LINES. With 11 letters, it fit nicely across the puzzle’s center.
When I saw the word “lines” was involved, I pulled for “blurred” to be the first word. Too many letters, though. In “Blurred Lines,” we have a pop culture-intellectual property dispute. News of which did not break until suit was filed.
6. ‘Teacher Town’
- Saturday, March 23, 2013
There was a time not too long ago when teacher residency programs in Memphis were exercises in isolation. The new teaching recruits in and out of those programs often talked of being overwhelmed in their new school and career environments. But in the larger maelstrom of changes to the face of local public education, the residency programs are growing across all the different types of public schools emerging in advance of the August merger of city and county schools.
- Monday, September 10, 2012
The Black Business Association of Memphis will hold a small-business loan workshop Monday, Sept. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Cost is free, and pre-registration is not required. Visit bbamemphis.com or call 526-9300.
8. 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.
9. Leadership Academy Announces Graduates
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Leadership Academy has announced its September 2011 Fellows Program graduates.
They are Mary Elizabeth Anthony of Smith & Nephew; Gene Baker of Smith & Nephew; TaKeisha Butler of Smith & Nephew; Brenda Caldwell of Dr. B Empowerment Services; Donnell Cobbins Jr. of Universal Commercial Real Estate LLC; Jonathan Cross II of Jonathan Cross Venture & Holdings Corp.; Reggie F. Davis of Street Ministries; Shenenka Davis of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis; Jeb Fields of Commercial Advisors; Jonathan Flynt of Bryce Corp.; Lori Guy of First Horizon National Corp.; Channa Halmon of Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents; Ursala Holmes of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Shannon Izquierdo of FedEx Corp.; Jared Johnson of Pier 1 Imports; Ken Kimble III of Boy Scouts of America – Chickasaw Council; Joy Lockridge of Spherion Staffing Services; Nathan Martin of the University of Memphis; Shawn McCutcheon of Regions Bank; Katie Midgley of the Urban Child Institute; Tanner Mueller of First Tennessee Bank; Bettina Kurtz Pearson of First Tennessee Bank; Robin Poston of the University of Memphis; Kerra Saine of First Tennessee Bank; Joy Stephens of Joy Factor Consulting; Colby Stough of Youth Villages; Carrie Strehlau of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Marvin Todd of FedEx Corp.; Brittney Rogers of Duncan-Williams Inc.; Lindsey Waugh of Medtronic Inc.; Carsett Webber of Wright Medical Technology; Josh White of MAA (formerly Mid-America Apartment Communities); and McLean Wilson of Kemmons Wilson Cos.
10. Service and Community at Heart of Chastain’s Career Choices
- Friday, January 21, 2011
Chris Chastain’s career can be characterized by two main themes: service and community.
Before stepping into his current role as executive director of the Crittenden Regional Hospital Foundation in June of 2008, Chastain served as associate director of annual giving at Rhodes College, development officer at Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation and director of institutional advancement at Lausanne Collegiate School.
- Monday, December 14, 2009
InMotion Orthopaedic Research Center and the Memphis Bioworks Business Association will present the Memphis Orthopaedic Research Lecture Series today from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. The speakers will be Drs. John Coleman and John Williams of Medtronic Inc. For reservations, call 866-1452.
12. GOP Candidate Backtracks on House Speaker Status
- Thursday, May 28, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A candidate seeking to lead the Tennessee Republican Party now says he was "not clear enough" when he suggested he was open to bringing House Speaker Kent Williams back into the GOP fold, and says he opposes the idea.
13. 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.
14. Speaker’s Credentials an Issue For GOP Candidates
- Wednesday, May 27, 2009
NASHVILLE (AP) – Candidates seeking to lead the Tennessee Republican Party say they are more concerned about keeping their history-making majority in the Legislature than whether the House speaker should be allowed to regain his party credentials.
15. Tenn. House Speaker Welcomed Back to GOP Caucus
- Thursday, March 12, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - House Republicans are welcoming back Speaker Kent Williams as a member of their caucus, marking the latest twist in the fallout from his surprise election to the chamber's top post earlier this year.
16. 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.
17. GOP Head: Ideology Not Cause for Williams Ouster
- Wednesday, February 25, 2009
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ideology didn't factor into Tennessee Republican Party Chairwoman Robin Smith's decision to kick House Speaker Kent Williams out of the party, she says.
18. Ex-Lawmaker: Make Williams Ouster Vote Public
- Friday, February 13, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A former state lawmaker who is a supporter of House Speaker Kent Williams says the state Republican Party should make public the votes in the GOP executive committee's decision to strip Williams of his party affiliation.
19. Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker From Party
- Tuesday, February 10, 2009
The first Republican to hold the Tennessee House speaker post in 40 years was kicked out of his party on Monday.
State Republican Party Chairwoman Robin Smith said at a news conference that she will “no longer recognize Rep. Kent Williams as a Republican in good standing in the state of Tennessee.”
20. Tenn. GOP to Announce Decision on Williams Ouster
- Friday, February 06, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State Republican Party Chairwoman Robin Smith plans to announce Monday her decision on whether to oust state House Speaker Kent Williams from the party.
21. House Picks Repub Speaker But Not One GOP Wanted
- Wednesday, January 14, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee House has its first Republican speaker in 40 years, but the lawmaker who won did it without the support of the GOP.
Rep. Kent Williams of Elizabethton upset Rep. Jason Mumpower of Bristol on Tuesday on a vote of 50-49 after Democrats banded together to nominate and support him.
22. GOP Lawmaker Mulls Vote for Democratic Officers
- Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Tennessee state Rep. Kent Williams is considering breaking ranks with his fellow Republicans to vote to hold on to the state’s Democratic constitutional officers.
23. Tennessee Voters Must Be in Line By Closing Time
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Polls in Tennessee opened Tuesday to bright, sunny skies and long lines of voters waiting to cast ballots in what election officials expect to be a record turnout.
The advice to voters was this: Get in line before the polls close or you won't get in the door.
24. St. Jude 'Thanks and Giving'Campaign Kicks Off
- Tuesday, November 21, 2006
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's third "Thanks and Giving" campaign began Monday with a kick-off event at the Malco Paradiso at 584 South Mendenhall Road.
This year, the annual f
- Thursday, March 16, 2006
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents "GRI 2: Smart Marketing" today through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is $195 for members and $225 for non-members. Call 685-2100 or visit www.maar.org for more information.
26. Memphis Heritage Talks About Annesdale Snowden Neighborhood Today
- Monday, March 13, 2006
Memphis Heritage presents "Annesdale Snowden: Italianate Villa to Arts and Crafts Bungalow" as part of its 2006 Preservation Series from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, 447 N. Evergreen St. Registration is $60. Call 529-9828 or visit www.memphisheritage.org for more information.
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Joseph Lee Makes Appointments to Management Team
AutoZone Announces Organizational Changes
AutoZone Inc. hired Jim Shea to the position of executive vice president, merchandising and marketing. Shea most recently worked for Party City. In addi...
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 09, 2000
Memos Memos Launice P. Sills has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as an associate attorney in the firms Memphis office. Sills concentrates her practice in tort and insurance litigation. She received a bachelors degree in 1980 from Spel...
30. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, October 16, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON An advisers adviser College Media Advisers executive director, Ron Spielberger, also enters its Hall of Fame By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Although Ron Spielberger has been executive director of College Media Advisers Inc. f...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 12, 1998
Storage USA names official Ian McFadden has been named chief operating officer for The Regional Medical Center. He formerly was vice president of hospital services for West Tennessee Healthcare Inc. He has masters degrees from the University of Memp...