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1. Mississippi Bank Gets New Leader as Longtime CEO Steps Aside
- Tuesday, May 1, 2018
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – A regional bank based in Mississippi is getting new leadership as the longtime CEO steps aside in a planned transition.
Renasant Corp. says that on Tuesday, it will promote C. Mitchell Waycaster from executive vice president to chief executive officer. Kevin Chapman will become chief operating officer while retaining his current post of chief financial officer.
- Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Memphis Grizzlies Suffer 15th Consecutive Loss
The Grizzlies lost their 15th straight game, 119-110 at Chicago, on Wednesday, March 7.
The team has not won since defeating the Phoenix Suns at FedExForum on Jan. 29.
3. Around Memphis | January 29, 2018
- Monday, January 29, 2018
The Daily News offers a weekly look at Memphis-related headlines from around the web, adding context and different perspectives to the original content we produce on a daily basis.
In photos: Barber and beauty shops are centers of community in sprawling Whitehaven
High Ground, Brandon Dahlberg
4. Promoters Exporting Authenticity Of Memphis Music in Another Way
- Tuesday, September 12, 2017
A new 5,000- to 6,000-seat concert venue at Graceland by early 2019 is competition. But it probably brings more customers to the overall market for concerts in the city, says the founder of Music Export Memphis, the city’s export office for the music business.
5. Last Word: The Amazon Competition, Millington Shelters and Grizz Ownership Drama
- Friday, September 8, 2017
With a social media post Thursday morning, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the city is ready to compete in a very public competition for the $5-billion second North American headquarters Amazon.com announced earlier Thursday. Some context here. The $5 billion investment by Amazon in what it calls HQ2 compares to the $9 billion St. Jude is investing in its expansion including about $1 billion in capital costs and the rest research, technology and other development costs included in what is more than a physical expansion.
6. Looks Like Another 8-4 Season for Tennessee
- Friday, August 25, 2017
Oops. I goofed last year. So did lots of other people who thought Tennessee’s football team would win the SEC East Division and go to the league championship game for the first time since 2007.
7. Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence Adds 4 to Board
- Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence has added four members to its board of directors.
The new members are Olliette Murry-Drobot, executive director of the Family Safety Center; Kiesha Davis, director of grant-making and capacity building at Memphis Music Initiative; Bonnie Hollabaugh, director of development for Christ Community Health Services; and Pat Mitchell Worley, owner of FanfareCR.
8. Earnhardt Retiring; FESJC Lands Three Stars
- Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Fourteen times NASCAR fans made Dale Earnhardt Jr. the sport’s most popular driver. Next season, they will have to find a new favorite. On Tuesday, April 25, Hendrick Motorsports issued a press release saying Earnhardt Jr. will retire as a driver at the end of the season. Junior, now 42, won 26 races since starting his career in 1999. Twice, he won the Daytona 500.
9. Snapshot: MCA Designs a First-Class Program
- Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Memphis College of Art students work on typography projects in Kevin Mitchell’s Design 1 class. The college recently was ranked as having one of the 10 best degree programs in the South for graphic design.
Animation Career Review researched hundreds of colleges with graphic design programs in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas to compile its ranking. Graphic design is one of nine BFA degrees offered at MCA, which boasts a student-faculty ratio of 10-to-1.
10. The Crooked Path to Durham’s Ouster
- Thursday, September 22, 2016
State Rep. Kevin Brooks set the tone for Jeremy Durham’s ouster in prayer, of all places. Quoting from Luke, the Cleveland Republican opened the recent extraordinary session of the General Assembly saying, “Heavenly Father, you’re very clear in your word when you say that every valley will be filled, every mountain and hill brought low and the crooked places made straight and the rough places made smooth.
11. ITT Tech Shutters All Campuses After Federal Aid Sanctions
- Thursday, September 8, 2016
The for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute is shutting down all 130 of its U.S. campuses, saying Tuesday it can't survive recent sanctions by the U.S. Department of Education.
In a letter to more than 35,000 students, the Indiana-based parent company ITT Educational Services announced that campuses won't open for the fall term that was scheduled to begin Sept. 12 – leaving students scrambling for last-minute options since many U.S. colleges already have started fall classes. ITT also cut more than 8,000 jobs immediately.
12. Legendary Memphis Studio Has No. 1 Hit With ‘Uptown Funk’
- Friday, January 23, 2015
The Mark Ronson song “Uptown Funk” featuring Bruno Mars has spent a few weeks now in the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
It’s something Memphis producer and Royal Studios owner Boo Mitchell is especially proud to see, since the chart-topping track was recorded in Memphis at his studio.
13. 2 Lawmakers Ask for Probe Into Test Score Delay
- Monday, June 2, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – Two Republican Tennessee lawmakers have asked for an investigation into the delay of student test scores.
Meanwhile, three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release of student scores on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.
14. Baseball Can’t Shake PED Drama
- Friday, July 26, 2013
You know that baseball is nowhere close to solving its PED problem when on the same day the Ryan Braun 65-game suspension story breaks, one Manny Ramirez is playing at AutoZone Park for the Texas Rangers’ Triple-A team.
15. Towns Named to Southern College of Optometry Board
- Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Leticia “Tish” Towns, senior vice president of external relations for the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, has been named to the Southern College of Optometry board of trustees. Among her duties at The MED, Towns oversees the development of the hospital’s strategic plan and manages marketing and communications, community engagement, the Traumatic Brain Injury program, government relations and pastoral care.
16. Airline Bid to Block Consumer Protections Rejected
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government can require airlines to show consumers a total ticket price that includes taxes and fees in print and online ads, the U.S. Court of Appeals said Tuesday, rejecting an industry challenge to a series of consumer protection regulations.
17. Herman Cain's Sudden Surge Powered by 9-9-9 Plan
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
ATLANTA (AP) – If there's a policy star in the Republican presidential primary it may be Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax overhaul plan. It has helped fuel the Georgia businessman's sudden surge in the GOP race. But behind the catchy slogan is a reality: Experts say it will raise taxes on some Americans.
18. Govt to Test Risk-Based Airport Screening
- Friday, July 15, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Transportation Security Administration said Thursday it will test a program to pre-screen a small group of select air travelers who volunteer more personal information about themselves so they can be vetted to get faster screening at airport checkpoints.
19. Crye-Leike Honors Top Performers, Longevity
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. honored its brokers working in the residential and commercial sectors Tuesday at its annual awards gala.
20. Attorneys Bring ‘Wealth of Experience’ to Classroom
- Friday, November 12, 2010
With a collective 126 years of working legal knowledge among them, three of the top lawyers in the city are pleased to be sharing their experiences with students at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
21. Drake, masterIT Recognized for Innovation
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Michael Drake is founder, chairman and chief executive officer of masterIT. masterIT has been named one of North America’s Most Innovative MSPs by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. The list recognizes the IT industry’s top 40 managed service providers for their ingenuity, leadership and success.
22. Askew to Lead FedExFamilyHouse
- Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Bridgette Askew has been named general manager of the FedExFamilyHouse at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
23. Strategic Financial Partners Adds New Hires
- Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Strategic Financial Partners has hired two new financial representatives, Rod Thompson and Kevin Mitchell, who will work in the company’s Memphis office.
24. Glankler Brown Names Bradley Chief Manager
- Wednesday, March 3, 2010
William R. Bradley Jr. has been named chief manager of Glankler Brown PLLC.
Bradley’s primary practice areas include intellectual property, maintenance and litigation, antitrust counseling and litigation, business litigation, and construction litigation.
25. Smith & Nephew Settles Race Bias Suit
- Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Smith & Nephew Inc. has agreed to pay up to $3.5 million plus legal costs to settle a lawsuit filed in 2006 over allegations of racial discrimination in hiring, paying and promoting at its Memphis operation.
26. Gallery Owner Prices Art For All Collectors During Downturn
- Monday, November 3, 2008
Sometimes a gesture of goodwill can bring unexpected rewards.
Lulalyn Gallery, Gifts and Interiors owners Kevin Mitchell and Ralph Dixon, along with the artists they represent, donated items to the WKNO Art and Antiques Auction last year and got lucky.
27. Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board
- Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.
- Thursday, November 30, 2006
The Memphis Advertising Federation meets today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Ira Babin, director of marketing for the Louisiana Office of Tourism, is the guest speaker. The event is free for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students.
29. 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.
30. 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.
31. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
32. Feibelman Honored by American College of Trial Lawyers
- Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Jef Feibelman has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Feibelman is an attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Yale University.
33. Memphis Area Legal Services Board Elects Matthews as VP
- Wednesday, March 29, 2006
The Memphis Area Legal Services' board of directors has elected Antonio "Toney" Matthews to serve as its vice president. Matthews is an attorney with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC and is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility Hearing Committee.
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The Daily News has hired Don Fancher as the Advertising Sales Director
Baptist-DeSoto Names New Administrator
Randy King was named administrator and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. He was previously vice president ...
35. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, February 27, 2003
Memphis City Council member Rickey Peete will host a Town Hall meeting at 6 p
Memphis City Council member Rickey Peete will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Mitchell Road Community Center, 602 W. Mitchell Road. The Memphis-Shelby C...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 6, 2002
Sheila Mitchell was appointed by Gov
Sheila Mitchell was appointed by Gov. Don Sundquist to a six-year term on the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy. She replaces Paula Hinson, whose term expired. Mitchell has been director of pharmacy and material ser...
37. Archived Article: Mcc (lead)
- Monday, October 21, 2002
Whitehaven golf course on tap
Memphis Council OKs various park improvements
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
It was Christmas in October for city parks as the Memphis City Council gave preliminary approval to a $2.2 million plan to renovate ...
38. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 11, 2002
Dance Works Inc
Lichterman Nature Centers 15th annual fall plant sale is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. For information about available plants, call 767-7322, Ext. 107. The Memphis Music Expo is 10 a.m. ...
39. Archived Article: Northwest P
- Tuesday, February 26, 2002
Northwest Airlines opened the doors Sunday to its new Detroit terminal, hoping the bigger, brighter space with state-of-the-art Northwest opens Detroit terminal Northwest Airlines opened the doors Sunday to its new Detroit terminal, hoping the bigge...
40. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, November 15, 2001
Floodplain no obstacle to development says
Opposition to wetland development silent, Vergos says
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
When is a floodplain not a floodplain? When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says its not.
That seems to be ...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 18, 1999
Buckeye Board Elects New Officer Jeffery T. Cook has been elected vice president, product development-new fibers for Buckeye Technologies Inc. Cook is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Melissa Smith has joined Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. as media...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 4, 1998
Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc. He is a graduate of th...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 8, 1997
Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. She pr...
44. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, November 9, 1995
11/9 Law briefs Terry L. McVay has been disbarred from the practice of law in Tennessee by order of the Supreme Court of Tennessee entered Oct. 23. The disbarment order is effective from Jan. 13, 1994, when McVay was first temporarily suspended by t...