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1. What Do Statewide Candidates Say About Rural Tennessee?
- Saturday, May 12, 2018
Like most of America, Tennessee’s metropolitan areas have prospered during the last eight years, while the rural areas have lagged in almost every measure. The state has 19 of its 95 counties classified as “distressed.” What can and should we do to give every Tennessean a chance to succeed?
2. Stengel Elected President Of Construction Counsel Association
- Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Evans Petree PC shareholder Elizabeth B. Stengel has been elected the first female president of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, a not-for-profit professional association of Tennessee attorneys with practices related to the construction industry.
3. Wide Receiver U? That’s So 20 Years Ago
- Friday, May 26, 2017
At the 2015 SEC Media Days, Tennessee coach Butch Jones referred to his school as “the original Wide Receiver U.”
The reference goes back to the days when the Vols were loaded with fast, talented pass receivers on the perimeter. In a heady stretch from 1982-91, UT had six wide receivers selected in the first round of the NFL draft – Anthony Hancock, Willie Gault, Clyde Duncan, Tim McGee, Anthony Miller and Alvin Harper.
4. Unfinished Business Fuels Boyd’s Gubernatorial Bid
- Monday, April 24, 2017
By any measuring stick, Randy Boyd is a renaissance man. The founder of Radio Systems Corp. served as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development for two years before he stepped down earlier this year.
5. MSU’s Mullen Defends Simmons At Media Days
- Wednesday, July 13, 2016
HOOVER, Ala. – In another year and another circumstance, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen might have spent all his time at SEC Media Days answering questions about having to replace Dak Prescott at quarterback.
6. Downtown Knoxville Tourism Finally Finds its Stride
- Saturday, October 4, 2014
When Kim Trent moved to Knoxville in 1990, she could stand along Gay Street on a Sunday and be the only soul in sight. Today, she’s a face in the crowd.
7. One Week Into Season, Playoff Resembling BCS
- Friday, September 5, 2014
The scoreboard at Brice-Williams Stadium in Columbia, S.C., was not yet a sparkle in Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill’s eye when Bill Hancock, executive director of the new college football playoff, gave us this:
8. Bigger, Better, Louder
- Saturday, August 16, 2014
“When it comes to college football, the South has no equal, because the Southeastern Conference has no equal. Find me a conference with a better commissioner, better players, better head coaches, better staffs, better game-day atmospheres, better-looking coeds – better anything.”
9. SEC Media Days Notebook: July 16
- Thursday, July 17, 2014
HOOVER, Ala. – Although the first games involving Southeastern Conference football teams are not until Aug. 28, the league’s full-on blitz in promoting the new SEC Network has been going on for a while now.
10. Obama Taps Tech World for Cash Amid Privacy Debate
- Friday, May 9, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) – They come from different worlds – the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let's-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley.
11. PDS Names Hancock New Headmaster
- Friday, March 28, 2014
Steven E. Hancock will take the reins in August as the new headmaster of Presbyterian Day School.
Hancock’s selection by the PDS board was announced Wednesday, March 26, to succeed Lee Burns, who is leaving the East Memphis private school for boys to become head of school at The McCallie School in Chattanooga.
12. Yellen Faces Challenges as Fed Trims Bond Buys
- Wednesday, January 8, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Janet Yellen will take the helm of a Federal Reserve facing a significantly different economic landscape from the one that dominated Ben Bernanke's tenure as chairman, confronting her with different decisions as well.
13. AP Survey: Economists See No Stock Market Bubble
- Friday, June 7, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A debate is raging among investors and analysts: Has the Federal Reserve inflated a stock market bubble by driving interest rates to record lows?
The answer, according to economists surveyed by The Associated Press: No.
14. Newest Tennessee Court of Appeals Judge Being Sworn In
- Tuesday, May 21, 2013
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam will administer the oath of office Tuesday to the state's newest Court of Appeals judge, Thomas R. Frierson II.
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary R. Wade will also be at the ceremony in Morristown.
15. Thomas Frierson Appointed to Appeals Court
- Monday, February 11, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – Thomas Frierson has been appointed judge for the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Eastern Section.
16. BCS as We Know it is Going Away
- Tuesday, January 10, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The Bowl Championship Series as college football fans have come to know it is going away.
Over the next six months, the people who oversee the much-maligned postseason format will talk about how to reconstruct the system for crowning a national champion. In the tumultuous 14-year history of the BCS, the appetite for change among college football's leaders has never been stronger.
17. Obama Returns to Chicago to Resume Fundraising
- Thursday, August 4, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Trying to make up lost time, President Barack Obama plunged back into the search for money for his re-election campaign Wednesday with a coast-to-coast series of parties marking his 50th birthday after he was forced to cancel fundraisers because of the debt-ceiling crisis.
18. 15 Counties Designated as Agriculture Disaster
- Wednesday, June 29, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam says U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has designated 15 counties a natural disaster for agriculture as a result of storms and flooding in April and May.
19. Proposed Federal Aid Cuts Threaten Rural Airports
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
IRONWOOD, Mich. (AP) – A couple of times a month, Dr. Walter Beusse drives from his suburban Chicago home to Milwaukee, where he catches a flight north to Ironwood in Michigan's remote Upper Peninsula to work in a hospital emergency room.
20. Scherer Helps Patients Navigate the Transplant Process
- Friday, July 2, 2010
Public speaking, death and asking for money rank at the top of most people’s biggest fears.
Upon diagnosis, transplant patients usually have to face all three at once.
As director of marketing and public relations for the National Foundation for Transplants, Mandy Scherer is there to help.
21. US Economy Sinks at 5.7 Percent Pace in Q1
- Monday, June 1, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy declined at a 5.7 percent pace in the first quarter as the brute force of the recession carried over into this year.
However, many analysts say activity isn’t shrinking nearly as much now as the downturn flashes signs of letting up.
22. Jobless Rate Bolts to 8.5 Percent
- Monday, April 6, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s unemployment rate jumped to 8.5 percent in March, the highest since late 1983, as a wide swath of employers eliminated 663,000 jobs. It’s fresh evidence of the toll the recession has inflicted on America’s workers, and economists say there’s no relief in sight.
23. Fed Poised to Cut Rates; May Take Break After That
- Tuesday, April 29, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Battling risky economic crosscurrents, the Federal Reserve is ready to bump down a key interest rate again to brace the wobbly economy. That rate cut could turn out to be the last one for a while as zooming energy and food prices heighten inflation concerns. The group begins its two-day meeting today.
24. 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...
25. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, July 8, 2004
Niche Slowly Builds in Sports, Entertainment Law
The Daily News
Memphis is known for many things, from barbecue to Beale Street to the Mississippi River. But two Memphis symbols have gained a little extra prominence latel...
26. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, April 21, 2003
chief of revamped unit
District Attorney General Bill Gibbons announced the appointment of Assistant District Attorney Linda D. Kirklen as director of Gibbons fraud and economic crime unit. The unit is resp...
27. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 27, 1999
Sales of existing U Sales of existing U.S. homes increased to a record rate in June as buyers took advantage of low mortgage rates, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday. Existing home sales increased 10.6 percent in June to a record ...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 30, 1998
US LEC Appoints Director Of Sales Todd Nelson has been appointed to director of sales for US LEC. He previously was a national account manager. John McCullough has been named vice president of finance and secretary-treasurer for Memphis Light, Gas a...