Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: A New Majority, A Plan After Kroger and Cold Cases
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Shelby County elections administrator Linda Phillips has been watching the ebb and flow of petitions for the 2018 elections and has found what she believes is a link to the weather. “Apparently when the dreaded ‘snow’ word is mentioned in the forecast, not only do people go out and clear the shelves of milk, bread and eggs. They also decide to pick up a petition,” she wrote in an email with the list of who has pulled and who has filed in the last two days.
- Saturday, January 13, 2018
The National Civil Rights Museum will remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy Monday, Jan. 15, at its King Day Celebration, with the theme “Where Do We Go From Here?” Museum admission is $5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with optional $3 admission for visitors who bring a canned good donation for Mid-South Food Bank or free admission with a blood donation to Lifeblood. An entertainment stage, health pavilion and children’s activity tent (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) will be set up outside. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org/king-day for details.
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Hattiloo Theatre will perform Dominique Morisseau’s “Sunset Baby” Friday, Jan. 12, through Feb. 11 at 37 S. Cooper St. Visit hattiloo.org for showtimes and tickets.
Wolf River Brisket Co. will hold a job drive Friday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 9947 Wolf River Blvd., suite 101. The restaurant is looking to hire for all positions (servers, bartenders, line cooks, etc.) as it prepares to open. Experience preferred; candidates should bring a copy of their resume. Email email@example.com with any questions.
4. Last Word: Freeze Warning, Corker on Obamacare Repeal and The Disney Example
- Friday, July 21, 2017
What do you call it when you expect a lot of trouble coming from a specific direction – with a detailed roadmap -- and a completely different controversy comes in from a different direction, hits and leaves a crater. Whatever you call it, that is what happened to Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze Thursday evening. Or did it?
5. Last Word: Closing the Door, Midtown Rents and Red West's Many Roles
- Thursday, July 20, 2017
It didn’t take the Shelby County Commission very long Wednesday to close the door on its budget season – about 20 minutes in the day’s special meeting to approve a county property tax rate of $4.11 on third and final reading. That’s not a quick up or down vote. And it took just a bit longer because there is still some discussion about whether this was a reduction in the tax rate or a tax cut in the sense that a homeowner in Shelby County would understand the term.
6. Last Word: The Long Count, Bigger Than Boutiques and God's View of the NBA
- Friday, November 11, 2016
It's Veterans Day with the annual Downtown parade starting at 10 a.m. Friday and a wreath-laying ceremony an hour later at the Doughboy Statue in Overton Park.
The long local vote count since Tuesday is still underway as Thursday becomes Friday. It should wrap up Friday with the provisional ballot count completed.
7. Pat Summitt, Winningest Coach in D1 History, Has Died at 64
- Wednesday, June 29, 2016
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who lifted the women's game to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday. She was 64.
8. Exec Who Jacked Up Price of a Lifesaving Drug Is Arrested
- Friday, December 18, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager vilified in nearly every corner of America for buying a pharmaceutical company and jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug more than fiftyfold, was arrested Thursday on securities fraud charges unrelated to the furor.
9. Lucas Named CIO at Regional One
- Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Jackie Lucas has joined Regional One Health as senior vice president and chief information officer. In her new role, Lucas is responsible for information technology and telecommunications for the organization.
10. Scott Sharpe Named CAO Of District Attorney General’s Office
- Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Scott Sharpe recently was named chief administrative officer of the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office following the departure of longtime CAO Priscilla Campbell.
11. Big Leap From Hollywood Hustle to Nolensville ‘Barn’
- Saturday, April 11, 2015
The step-grandmother of Clark Gable’s granddaughter leans back in her chair inside the Mennonite furniture store and holds up a foot.
“Look. I’m wearing orange socks. I must be eccentric,” says Linda Roberts as a gray, misty day chases me from Nolensville Road into the worn building tucked against Mill Creek.
12. Unequal Pay: Must Be a Lot of Good Karma Out There
- Monday, October 13, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Don't ask for a raise. Keeping quiet will give you "superpowers" that will translate into employer trust and other "good karma" that will eventually come back around to your purse.
13. Scartozzi Named Sales Director at Hilton Memphis
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Heidi Scartozzi has joined the Hilton Memphis, managed by Davidson Hotels & Resorts, as director of sales. Scartozzi is a 15-year hospitality veteran, most recently serving as a regional director of sales for JQH Hotels and Resorts, servicing 13 hotels on the West Coast.
- Saturday, November 9, 2013
The West Tennessee Home Builders Association will hold the 2013 Fall Vesta Home Show Saturday, Nov. 9, to Dec. 1 at the St. James Place development in Germantown. General admission is $12. Visit vestahomeshow.com for hours and parking information.
- Friday, November 8, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will host Curtain Up: Carnival Noir on Friday, Nov. 8, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the theater, 66 S. Cooper St. The fundraiser will include five different-themed rooms of games, live music, food and cocktails. Tickets are $75. Visit playhouseonthesquare.com.
16. Bradley, Burch Porter Recognized for Pro Bono Work in Community
- Thursday, March 21, 2013
Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC and probate attorney Beth Bradley have been honored for giving back to the community.
17. Irving Leads Research Co. Animal Cell Therapies
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Adam M. Irving is chief executive officer of San Diego-based Animal Cell Therapies Inc., a company that develops stem cell treatments to treat a variety of ailments for animals. Irving is based in Memphis.
18. Parker Joins Leadership Memphis
- Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Latoria “Tori” Parker has joined Leadership Memphis as operations manager.
Education: B.S. Business Administration – University of Phoenix
19. Garceau-Luis Leaves UTHSC Development Post
- Friday, March 19, 2010
Linda Garceau-Luis is stepping down as vice chancellor for development and alumni affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to become the chief executive officer of a health care foundation.
20. UofM-Area Residents Work to Salvage 38111
- Wednesday, February 17, 2010
For Tk Buchanan, community development specialist for the University of Memphis Center for Community Building and Neighborhood Action (CBANA), the 587 foreclosures last year in the 38111 ZIP code are more than a statistic.
21. Memphis Bar Assn. Elects New Officers, Board Members
- Monday, December 7, 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.
22. MERI Names Roberts Human Resources Coordinator
- Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Nancy Roberts has joined the Medical Education & Research Institute (MERI) as human resources coordinator.
Roberts joins MERI after working as vice president of organization development for a large apartment real estate investment trust. In addition, Roberts has more than 15 years of HR experience, including serving in the human resources capacity for a large retail operation and a large marketing firm.
23. New TBA President Ready With Plans
- Thursday, May 21, 2009
When Danny Van Horn, a member of the Commercial Litigation Group at Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada PLLC, learned May 4 he was elected as the Tennessee Bar Association’s vice president/president-elect, he was busy working the Greater Memphis Chamber’s golf tournament.
24. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
- Friday, April 4, 2008
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its seventh annual Dean's Symposium today from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Dr. Marion Dugdale, professor of hematology, and Dr. Gabor Tigyi, professor of physiology, will be featured speakers.
- Thursday, March 13, 2008
The 2008 Bartlett Business Expo will be held today at the Bartlett Recreation Center, 7700 Flaherty Place. The Bartlett Area Chamber, the city of Bartlett and St. Francis Hospital-Bartlett are sponsoring the event. St. Francis will be performing screenings for blood glucose levels and bone density, and the Cole Pain Therapy Group also will hold health screenings. For more information, call the chamber at 372-9457.
- Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "Researching Grant Funding" today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alliance's office, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. The cost to attend is $65 for Alliance members, $55 for participants in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $99 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
28. Harmon Receives Pro Bono Award
- Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Whitney Harmon, an attorney at Glankler Brown PLLC, has received the first Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award.
Glankler Brown committed this year to taking a minimum of 35 pro bono cases each year from Memphis Area Legal Services, an organization that provides legal assistance for people unable to afford representation. Harmon practices in the area of civil litigation and is a member of the American, Tennessee, Kentucky and Memphis Bar Associations, as well as the Association for Women Attorneys.
29. MBA Board MembersAnnounced, Ready to Roll
- Monday, December 11, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association announced its 2007 officers during an event at The Peabody Hotel Thursday.
David M. Cook of The Hardison Law Firm PC officially became the 2007 MBA president,
- Monday, August 21, 2006
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) Commercial Council sponsors a Commercial Real Estate Environmental Issues Forum Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at MAAR's Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center, 6393 Poplar Ave. Don Bradford, associate principal of EnSafe Inc., is the featured speaker. Topics will include an update on environmental liability management and tools available to manage environmental issues associated with real estate transactions. Cost is free for members and $15 for non-members. Call 818-2428 for information.
31. Mathews Named to New Post at FedEx Institute
- Wednesday, December 7, 2005
Eric Mathews was named associate director of corporate research and development at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology. Mathews previously served FIT in temporary roles directing research and business development and was part of the institute's founding executive management. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a master's degree from the University of Memphis.
32. Study Reflects Healthy Level of Pro Bono Service
- Thursday, August 4, 2005
More attorneys than not are doing pro bono work. A report released by the American Bar Association last week found that 66 percent of respondents to a national survey were involved in some level of pro bono service.
33. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, December 2, 2004
Young Attorneys Find Rewards in Pro Bono
Pro Bono Offers Vital Experience, Rich Rewards
The Daily News
Attorneys could probably spend twice the amount of time many employees spend at work in a week to serve their clients. To ...
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 1, 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...
35. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, October 14, 2003
The Mid-South Association of Health Underwriters hosts Dr
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. board of directors hosts a telephone conference call at 1 p.m. today, rescheduled from Monday. For information, call Will Pinkston at (615) 253-6881. ...
36. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 13, 2003
This Week in Memphis Oct
Lottery Board Schedules Conference Call
The Association for Women in Communications hosts a meeting at 11:45 a.m. at the Ronald McDonald House, 535 Alabama Ave. Guest speaker is Linda Miller, executive direc...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 13, 2002
Martin W Martin W. Brown and Richard J. Myers have become members of Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC, 6000 Poplar Ave., Suite 400. Brown earned a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Myers,...
38. Archived Article: Mba P.2
- Friday, November 3, 2000
Bar Association announces nominees Bar Association announces nominees William H. Haltom Jr., president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee for 2001. The 2001 president will be G. Patrick...
39. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 1, 2000
The West Tennessee Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors offers for 2000 are Vince Mazzola of Brooks and Mazzola Con The West Tennessee Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors officers for 2000 are Vince Mazzola of Brooks and Mazzola...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...
41. 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...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 26, 1999
John J John J. Bradley has been named senior vice president of economic development for the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. He is the current president of the Tennessee Industrial Development Council. Bradley is a graduate of the University of Ten...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 29, 1998
Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co., Realtors and The French Connection. He is a graduate of the University of the South. Dan Estes has been promoted to vic...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 26, 1997
Methodist Health Systems has announced the following promotions: Methodist Health Systems has announced the following promotions: Mary Thompson has been named nurse manager in the emergency department at Methodist Hospital-Central. Previously, Thomp...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 19, 1997
Deb Gerace Minor has been named vice president and manager of mortgage lending for Victory Bank in Cordova Deb Gerace Minor has been named vice president and manager of mortgage lending for Victory Bank in Cordova. She most recently was with Union P...
46. Archived Article: Back
- Wednesday, June 26, 1996
Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Top business executives, administrators, civic volunteers and ministers are among the 55 leaders in the public and private sectors who have been selected to participate ...
47. Archived Article: Clean Air Act
- Monday, March 25, 1996
3/22 jts clean air act Complex clean air rules explained in workshop By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News It takes a clear day to appreciate the importance of the Clean Air Act but getting to that clear day requires applying the sometimes foggy rules that...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 20, 1996
03-20 memos Anthony Culver has joined the Mid-South Foundation for Medical Care as its community education/media relations coordinator. Culver previously was communications director for the Home Builders Association of Memphis. He has a masters in c...
49. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, November 21, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Home buyers, lenders, frustrated over government shutdown FHA, VA lending back to business as usual By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Though the temporary federal government shutdown slowed some aspects of Federal Housing Administration...