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1. Dems Need Viable Candidates to Catch Blue Wave
- Thursday, March 22, 2018
Republicans called it the “kickoff” to what they hope will be a great election season.
Democrats are downplaying a lopsided loss in the 14th Senate District special election, saying it won’t represent results later this year in President Donald Trump’s midterm.
2. GOP Averts Ugly Battle with Corker Opting Out
- Thursday, March 1, 2018
It’s not often Tennessee’s Republican legislative leaders have to endorse a congressional candidate against a vacillating opponent. But the General Assembly’s GOP must have been worried about losing to a Democrat as they consolidated forces behind U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn in an effort to maintain a hold on the U.S. Senate seat Bob Corker might be vacating.
3. Last Word: Welders & Machinists, MLGW & Trust and Blockchain
- Thursday, February 8, 2018
A new report shows jobs in demand in the Memphis area at a time when we are again talking about which expansions and new businesses should be getting incentives and how to get better paying jobs. The annual report by CERT – Center for Economic Research in Tennessee – shows high employer demand for information technology, health care, engineering, business and financial operations and welding.
4. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
5. Poll: Tennessee Voters More Moderate Than Some Think
- Friday, December 15, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennesseans are more moderate than their neighbors think they are, and their views of Congress and President Donald Trump have soured some in the past few months, according to a Vanderbilt University poll released Thursday.
6. Trump Lashes 'Liddle Bob Corker' as Senators Call for Calm
- Wednesday, October 11, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Bob Corker as "Liddle' Bob Corker" on Tuesday, continuing a feud with the Tennessee Republican who's dubbed the White House an "adult day care center" and charged that Trump could be setting the nation on the path toward World War III.
7. Slow Pace of AD Hire Typical of How UT Works
- Friday, January 27, 2017
About the University of Tennessee’s athletics director search: What’s your hurry? It only took a little over five months after Dave Hart’s retirement announcement to start the process of hiring a search firm and finalizing a committee that will oversee the selection process. The last thing you want to do is rush things, right?
8. Election Fallout: What a Trump Or Clinton Presidency Means for State
- Saturday, November 5, 2016
Donald Trump is going to win easily in Tennessee.
Everyone, most of all the campaigns for both Trump and Hillary Clinton, accept this fact, as evidenced by the lack of campaign time spent in the state – and most of the South, for that matter – during this contentious campaign cycle.
9. Impatient Clemmons Anxious for Minority Voice to Be Heard
- Saturday, January 23, 2016
Democratic state Rep. John Ray Clemmons is only halfway through his first two-year term representing District 55 in Nashville. But he’s not willing to wait years to speak out or push for change.
10. North Texas Could Never Upset the Vols, Right?
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
No way Tennessee’s football team can lose Saturday’s homecoming game against North Texas, one of the worst teams in college football.
Tennessee (5-4) was a 40.5-point favorite early in the week coming off a 27-24 victory over South Carolina last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
11. Drug Execs Behind Female Libido Pill Have Run Afoul of FDA
- Monday, August 17, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – A small drugmaker from North Carolina may succeed next week where many of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies have failed: in winning approval for the first drug to boost women's sexual desire.
12. Boner, Fate and the Summer of Shame
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
Phil Bredesen knew what he was trying to do. He just didn’t know if he could accomplish it.
“I had this sense that Nashville was ready for change,” says the former Metro mayor and Tennessee governor, reflecting on his early motivation for taking on the system that had run Nashville for decades.
13. Pera Elected Vice President of Tennessee Bar
- Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Lucian T. Pera, partner in the Memphis office of Adams and Reese LLP, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Bar Association and will automatically become president of the organization in 2017-2018. Pera, who joined Adams and Reese in 2006, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, media law, and legal ethics and professional responsibility.
14. Sen. Alexander Sheds Feel-Good Image in Tennessee Race
- Friday, October 10, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Forget the syrupy, feel-good message so common to Lamar Alexander's past political campaigns. This time, the Tennessee Republican is going into attack mode.
With early voting in the U.S. Senate race set to kick off next week, the two-term incumbent has unleashed two television ads hammering his previously little-known Democratic opponent, Gordon Ball, as a proxy for President Barack Obama and as a "slick-talking personal injury lawyer."
15. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
16. Haslam, Alexander Look to Boost Republican Turnout
- Wednesday, August 6, 2014
U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher remembers the first time that he talked with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.
Fincher had been elected to Congress long enough to have made several votes after a 2008 campaign in which he touted his conservative values and stances. And in the process, Fincher admitted to Alexander that he had been critical of Alexander’s voting record during the campaign.
17. Chism Picnic Reflects Summer Campaign Tone
- Tuesday, June 24, 2014
From the stage at County Commissioner Sidney Chism’s annual political picnic Saturday, June 21, you could almost see the Aug. 7 election day.
18. U.S. Senate Primaries Feature Different Realities
- Tuesday, June 3, 2014
The statewide primary races for U.S. Senate on the August ballot feature the longest and best-known political back story in Tennessee politics and competing realities about what it takes for Democrats to end their shutout in statewide offices.
19. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 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.
- Saturday, December 21, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will host a Four Seasons Cocktail Series happy hour Saturday, Dec. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. The event will include guided tours of the theater, including areas off limits to the public. Cost is free; donations benefit Memphis Youth Symphony Orchestra. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
- Friday, December 20, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will hold its Holiday Open House Friday, Dec. 20, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Doors open at 10 a.m., and highlights include a concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer organ at noon, a screening of “Miracle on 34th Street” at 2 p.m. and a presentation by “Memphis Movie Theatres” author Vincent Astor at 4:30 p.m. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for a complete schedule.
- Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 27, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
23. Grassroots Effort
- Thursday, October 4, 2012
Approaching the second anniversary of “New Face for an Old Broad” and the Historic Broad Avenue Business Association’s painting of its own bike lanes, the Binghampton district has seen activity increase exponentially on several fronts.
24. Tenn. Medical Association to Hold Meeting, Awards
- Friday, April 15, 2011
Tennessee’s largest physician association will hold its annual meeting Friday through Sunday at the Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel.
The theme of Tennessee Medical Association’s 176th Annual Meeting, MedTenn 2011, will be “Achieving Meaningful Medicine.” Sessions and presentation topics include electronic health records and federally mandated health insurance exchange.
25. Cohen Forecasts "Difficult" Year In Congress
- Monday, January 3, 2011
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen said earmarks have turned into “phonemarks” in the new Congressional reality. And that new reality will be “difficult” for the city.
- Friday, November 19, 2010
The Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis will hold an open house Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college, located on Central Avenue near the Zach Curlin intersection. The open house is geared to middle school, high school and community college students and will provide the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, students and alumni and take guided tours. To register, call 678-4933 or visit www.memphis.edu/herff/eday/index.php.
- Thursday, November 18, 2010
The Center City Commission Board of Directors will meet Thursday at noon at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Real Police Department Services to Protect You During the Holidays” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
29. Consolidation Referendum Plaintiffs Seek To Delay Nov. 2 Vote Count
- Friday, October 15, 2010
The plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit seeking to change the way votes are counted in the Nov. consolidation referendum want a delay in the certification of the referendum results and the preservation of the election information until U.S. District Judge Thomas Anderson rules on the case.
30. Metro Charter Case Moves to Federal Court
- Monday, October 11, 2010
The move to federal court less than a week before early voting begins on a consolidation charter isn’t a surprise to the most vocal proponents and opponents of consolidation.
It’s been a possibility since before the charter was drafted.
31. Federal Lawsuit Seeks One Count Of Consolidation Votes
- Friday, October 8, 2010
Eight Shelby County voters have filed suit in Memphis federal court against Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper, the Shelby County Election Commission and Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett to throw out the requirement that a consolidation charter must pass in two separate votes on the Nov. 2 ballot.
32. Glankler Brown’s Hancock Elected Bar Foundation Fellow
- Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Jonathan C. Hancock of Glankler Brown PLLC has been elected a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association of 710 attorneys across the state.
33. Wal-Mart to Pay $40M to Workers in Mass.
- Friday, December 4, 2009
BOSTON (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $40 million to 87,500 Massachusetts employees who claimed the retailer denied them rest and meals breaks, manipulated time cards and refused to pay overtime, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
- Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber Humana Health Series will be today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Crescent Club, Poplar Ave., Suite 909. The speaker panel will include Craig Becker of the Tennessee Hospital Association, Bob Gordon of Baptist Memorial Health Care and Dave Archer of Saint Francis Hospital. For reservations, contact Angela Michaels at 543-3546 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, June 15, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a metro mixer Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Deadline for registration is today. To register, contact Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com.
36. The Flintco Cos. Names Musson Business Development Director
- Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Troy Musson has been hired by The Flintco Cos. Inc. as its director of business development for Flintco’s Memphis and Springdale, Ark., offices.
37. Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups
- Tuesday, November 4, 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.
38. Alexander Reports Up to $42M in Assets
- Tuesday, June 17, 2008
KNOXVILLE (AP) - U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the third-ranking Republican in the Senate and one of the chamber's wealthiest members, reports personal assets ranging from $13.2 million to more than $42 million.
39. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 1, 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.
40. Local Execs To Serve On Newly Created Councils
- Friday, June 9, 2006
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has announced the formation of four District Industry Councils that will represent specific industries within the Federal Reserve's eighth district, and eight Mid-South executives have bee
41. Gordon to Represent Health Care Leaders Across Tennessee
- Friday, February 24, 2006
When time permits, Robert S. "Bob" Gordon rides his motorcycle wherever it takes him, and when time is limited, he travels the world as an amateur radio operator.
That openness to visiting new places and meeting new people could come in handy next month when Gordon assumes his position on the American College of Healthcare Executives' Council of Regents.
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 1, 2005
St. Jude Researcher Named to Royal Society
Dr. Tom Curran, chair of the department of Developmental Neurobiology and the co-leader of the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor program at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, was elected to the Fello...
43. 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 ...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Larry K. Scroggs joined Burch, Porter & Johnson as a member in the law firms litigation section. Scroggs has been in private practice since 1971. He earned a law degree from Vanderbilt University. He was a state representative fo...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 26, 2003
George T. "Buck" Lewis
George T. "Buck" Lewis, a shareholder in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell, recently was elected to represent the Ninth Congressional District on the Tennessee Bar Association...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 3, 2002
Mark Askew, principal-in-charge of Memphis engineering firm Askew, Hargraves, Harcourt & Associates, was installed as presiden
Mark Askew, principal-in-charge of Memphis engineering firm Askew, Hargraves, Harcourt & Associates, was instal...
47. Archived Article: Senate P
- Tuesday, March 12, 2002
Alexander plans bid for Senate Alexander plans bid for Senate Republican Lamar Alexander, a two-time presidential candidate, former education secretary and Tennessee governor, will run for U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson's seat, an Alexander spokesman said ...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 11, 1999
Leonard I Randall H. Brown has been appointed chief financial officer for Allen & OHara Inc. He formerly was director of corporate finance for Promus Hotel Corp. A certified public accountant, Brown has bachelors degrees from the University of M...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 19, 1998
National Commerce Bancorporation Names David Popwell to Head Mergers and Acquisitions David T. Popwell has joined National Commerce Bancorporation as executive vice president for mergers and acquisitions. He formerly was chairman for the mergers and...
50. Archived Article: Back-baptist
- Monday, April 20, 1998
Baptist to build Baptist to build support campus Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. announced plans Thursday to build a new shared services campus which will serve as the system support hub for the entire corporation. The 52-acre, three-building cam...
51. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 9, 1996
Sept Sept. 9 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The guest speaker will be Julie Terry, a certified public accountant and financial advisor with American Express. The cost is $12...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 17, 1996
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Memphis has named 16 new board members: James N. Augustine, Rick Bobo, Michael J. Bruns, Darrow R. Calhoun, Mark R. Giannini, James P. Going, Tati Guzman, Lorenzo Hester, Stanley Horton, Trezette T. McNeal, Larry ...
53. Archived Article: Ipos Jts
- Wednesday, March 27, 1996
3/4 jts high-tech IPOs Regional high-tech IPOs follow national trend Small firms get in early, hoping for big return By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Not all high-tech initial public offerings are equal. But some are more equal than others. Sou...