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1. Don't Ask About Trump at Reunion of Presidential Descendants
- Monday, September 10, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's first families are knit together in a small co-ed fraternity filled with fun, inoffensive facts and a reverence for the White House.
Fun fact about John Tyler, 10th president of the United States: He was born in 1790, married twice and was 63 years old when the last of his 15 children was born.
2. Talks with Canadian Officials Expected After U.S.-Mexico Deal
- Wednesday, August 29, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Canada's minister of foreign affairs is scheduled to hold talks in Washington on Tuesday in hopes of reaching a trade agreement with the United States, an urgent response after President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico on Monday that left out Canada.
3. Like the Weather, Redbirds’ Roster Will Change If You Wait a Minute
- Friday, August 3, 2018
As the Memphis Redbirds started a seven-game home-stand on Wednesday, Aug. 1, they had some big numbers next to their name. The cumulative roster was 59 and counting. The season’s win total was 68 and counting.
4. New Deal: Time for Cards to Shuffle the Deck
- Friday, July 27, 2018
A few weeks ago as Memphis Redbirds pitcher Dakota Hudson rolled along, his win total climbing and his ERA falling, he shrugged at the idea that he could already be – should already be – pitching in St. Louis.
5. Remarkable Recovery
- Thursday, July 12, 2018
The dream had come true, at least part of it. Thirteen months after being struck in the head by a line drive while pitching for the Memphis Redbirds at Iowa, Daniel Poncedeleon was in the majors wearing a St. Louis Cardinals uniform. He hadn’t just recovered from a career-threatening injury, a life-threatening moment, he was in the big leagues.
6. Pitmaster Pride
- Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Rendezvous founder Charlie Vergos is among three new members being inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame. The American Royal Association announced the 2018 class of inductees in May. The induction ceremony will take place on Sept. 13, during the American Royal World Series of Barbecue in Kansas City, Missouri.
7. "Remastered" Finds Stories Behind Tennessee's Iconic Brands
- Tuesday, July 3, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A miniseries that airs beginning this month highlights the personal stories behind six iconic Tennessee brands.
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development says the companies featured in the series include Jack Daniel's, Lodge Cast Iron, St. Blues Guitars, United Record Pressing, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing and Prophetik Haute Couture.
8. New Arkansas legislation takes aim at boycotting Israel
- Tuesday, June 26, 2018
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Among the many new laws that Arkansas legislators approved last year was a requirement that contractors bidding on state jobs sign a pledge they are not boycotting Israel.
9. Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions
- Friday, June 15, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down Minnesota's broad restrictions on voters wearing "political" hats, T-shirts and pins to the polls, but said states can place limits on such apparel.
10. Golfers Take Aim at FESJC While Looking Toward WGC in 2019
- Friday, June 8, 2018
For Daniel Berger, the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind is the happiest golfing place on earth.
11. Dustin Johnson Heads FESJC Field
- Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The last FedEx St. Jude Classic will not be without star power. In the tournament’s final year under the current format before converting to the World Golf Championships - FedEx St. Jude Invitational in 2019, the field will feature World No. 2 Dustin Johnson, No. 9 Brooks Koepka and No. 15 Henrik Stenson (rankings through June 3).
12. NFL Considering Altering Kickoffs, Not Eliminating Them
- Wednesday, May 2, 2018
While the NFL remains concerned about safety on kickoffs, the league is not planning to eliminate them, league vice president Troy Vincent said.
13. Memphis Army Depot, CA Building Get New Owners
- Monday, April 30, 2018
2028 Memphis Depot Pkwy.
Memphis, TN 38114
Sale Amount: $50 million
14. Musician, Songwriter Sykes Joins Ardent as Chief Manager
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Longtime songwriter, touring artist and studio owner Keith Sykes has joined Ardent Studios as chief manager, bringing more than 40 years’ experience in the music industry. More than 100 of Sykes’ songs have been recorded by other artists – including John Prine, Rosanne Cash and George Thorogood – and have sold more than 25 million records worldwide. In addition, he once played in Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band and co-wrote the 1979 hit “Volcano” with Buffett.
15. Who Starts on Defense? You’ll Have to Wait
- Friday, April 6, 2018
Jeremy Pruitt hasn’t been afraid to change things around during his first spring practice as Tennessee’s head football coach.
16. Lawmakers See Conspiracy In UT Board Alterations
- Thursday, April 5, 2018
It’s not that hard to light a fire under some state lawmakers, but the University of Tennessee FOCUS Act raised blood pressure considerably in the House of Representatives before barely passing with 51 votes.
17. Mixed Emotions as Vols, Lady Vols Exit Postseason
- Friday, March 23, 2018
Wait till next year. Again. Hope for better. It’s going to be a long offseason for Tennessee basketball.
The Vols were seeded No. 3 in the NCAA Tournament’s South Region and were upset by No. 11 seed Loyola-Chicago, 63-62, in the second round in Dallas.
18. ‘Gym Rat’ Building Another Winning Program
- Friday, March 2, 2018
Tennessee’s basketball team is rolling into March Madness.
The 16th-ranked Vols (22-7, 12-5 SEC) entered this week second in the SEC standings and having clinched a double-bye in the March 7-11 SEC tournament with one regular-season games remaining, Saturday against Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena (6 p.m. ET, SEC Network).
19. Transport Safety Rules Rolled Back Under Trump
- Tuesday, February 27, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – On a clear, dry June evening in 2015, cars and trucks rolled slowly in a herky-jerky backup ahead of an Interstate 75 construction zone in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Barreling toward them: an 18-ton tractor-trailer going about 80 mph.
20. Vitello Era Begins as Vols Launch 2018 Season
- Friday, February 9, 2018
Tennessee baseball is off to a fresh start under first-year coach Tony Vitello, and senior catcher Benito Santiago is savoring every minute of it.
Santiago was along for the ride as the Dave Serrano coaching era ended last spring after six seasons. He says Vitello has brought a new vibe to the program.
21. After Disaster of 2017, New Year Looking Good for Vols
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Vol Nation should celebrate. It’s a new year. It’s got to be better than 2017. Tennessee athletics had a bad year, one of the worst ever. It was rough for fans, alumni and boosters.
22. Pay for No Play: Paying Millions to Former Coaches
- Friday, December 8, 2017
Tennessee’s bungled search for a football coach will come at a cost for the university. A big cost.
There are buyouts everywhere. A potential lawsuit looms. And a rift between boosters caused by the botched search may be the costliest item of all for the university long term.
23. Hillsboro’s Phillips Playing for Bragging Rights
- Thursday, November 23, 2017
Tennessee’s football team and interim head coach Brady Hoke will try to avoid a historically bad season Saturday.
If the Vols (4-7, 0-7 SEC) lose to Vanderbilt (4-7, 0-7), it would be the first team in program history to lose eight games and go winless in the conference. Kickoff is 3 p.m. CST at Neyland Stadium (TV: SEC Network).
24. UT QBs, Receivers, Coaches Struggling So Far
- Friday, October 6, 2017
Tennessee’s football players are on fall break this weekend during the open date. You’ve got to wonder how many players fifth-year UT coach Butch Jones will get back after the break.
Fallout from last Saturday’s 41-0 loss to No. 5 Georgia is massive. Fans were leaving Neyland Stadium by halftime with the Vols trailing 24-0. Jones took a beating from fans on social media and sports talk radio all week.
25. Win vs. Georgia Now Needed to Save Season
- Friday, September 22, 2017
It’s been a long week for Tennessee football. UT’s Sept. 30 game against Georgia at Neyland Stadium can’t get here soon enough. Not after the Vols’ 26-20 loss to Florida last Saturday in Gainesville.
26. September 8-14, 2017: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, September 9, 2017
2010: Behind The Headlines premieres on WKNO TV.
2007: First Horizon cuts its mortgage sales force in half – 1,500 mortgage positions and 500 supporting positions – reflecting national economic tremors that will grow to include a collapse of the housing market. “I think we have certain regulatory and other just practical issues but as quickly as possible,” First Horizon employee services head John Daniel says of the timing of the cuts. “Our original view was that we would try to not have significant reductions and perhaps benefit from the fact that so many companies were going out of business. … The volumes are going to drop so significantly we just couldn’t take the risk of having all that expense without the business being there.”
27. Breather for Vols Before Traveling to Florida
- Friday, September 8, 2017
Get ready for another thrill ride, Tennessee fans. Your football team is at it again, just like last year.
Tennessee needed a comeback and overtime to beat Appalachian State in its 2016 season opener. The Vols needed comebacks to beat Virginia Tech and Florida and got a Hail Mary touchdown pass as time ran out to beat Georgia.
28. Vols, Jackets Each Eager to Make Statement
- Friday, September 1, 2017
Enough of the talk. Enough of the speculation. Let’s play some football.
Tennessee starts its fifth season of the Butch Jones coaching era on Monday night against Georgia Tech at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Kickoff is 8 p.m. (TV: ESPN).
29. Wolf, Offense Look To Prove Predictions Wrong
- Friday, August 18, 2017
It’s championship or bust for Tennessee senior tight end Ethan Wolf.
Bowl victories are nice. So are nine-win seasons. But Wolf wants a lot more in his final season with the Vols.
“Our goal here at Tennessee every single year is to win a championship, and that’s going to remain the goal,” Wolf says. “Yeah, there may have been a little bit of excitement the first year, maybe the second year winning the bowl game. It’s always exciting, but that’s the bare minimum right now.”
30. Bad Leadership or Politics? Motlow President’s Fall
- Thursday, July 27, 2017
One day he was the golden boy, touting Motlow State’s success and posing with the governor for the signing of the Reconnect Act. The next, seemingly, he was gone with the wind.
At least publicly, everything was grand as Anthony “Tony” Kinkel helped Gov. Bill Haslam meet his Drive to 55 effort to put certificates or degrees in the hands of half of Tennessee adults by 2025. With limited space and resources, Kinkel pushed the Tennessee Promise scholarship at Motlow, the state’s fastest-growing community college, bolstering student retention, graduation and fundraising.
31. Vols Roster Gets Little Respect from SEC Media
- Friday, July 21, 2017
It was no surprise last week when Tennessee’s football team was picked to finish third by the media in the East Division at 2017 SEC Media Days.
Almost every national publication is picking the Vols third in the East behind Georgia and Florida, although not necessarily in that order.
32. Redshirt Season Helps Johnson Improve Game
- Friday, June 30, 2017
Jalen Johnson’s first season on Tennessee’s basketball team didn’t go as planned. Now, he’s better for it.
The 6-foot-5 wing from Durham, North Carolina, arrived on campus last fall barely 170 pounds and competing for minutes with the likes of Robert Hubbs III, who led the Vols in scoring (13.7) and minutes (31.6) as a senior last season.
33. Resource Label Group Paved a Road From Lamar to New Bartlett Facility
- Saturday, June 24, 2017
After more than 20 years at their facility near Lamar Avenue, Resource Label Group officials wanted to move to a bigger and better place.
After looking around Shelby County, they settled on Bartlett, largely due to the suburban town’s atmosphere and family nature.
34. Supreme Court Pushes Redskins' Name Fight Back to Society
- Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive.
35. As FESJC Turns 60, There's No Taking PGA Tour Event for Granted
- Friday, May 26, 2017
This year marks the FedEx St. Jude Classic’s 60th year in Memphis. For decades the annual PGA Tour stop has signaled the start of summer and the arrival of stars ranging from Lee Trevino and Jack Nicklaus to Greg Norman and Phil Mickelson.
36. Spring Lessons: Here’s Who Vols Will Start
- Friday, April 28, 2017
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones isn’t big on naming starters and divulging depth charts. Not until he has to. So it comes as no surprise the Vols enter summer workouts and fall camp with junior Quinten Dormady and redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano still competing for the starting quarterback’s job.
37. Who Will Grab the Spotlight in Vols' Spring Game?
- Friday, April 21, 2017
Tennessee completes its fifth spring practice under head coach Butch Jones on Saturday, April 22, at 4 p.m. with the DISH Orange & White Game at Neyland Stadium.
It’s merely the beginning as the Vols prepare for the 2017 season.
38. Vols Need a Good Spring With So Many No. 1 Players Gone
- Friday, March 17, 2017
Butch Jones is about to embark on his most crucial of five seasons as Tennessee’s football coach, and it begins with spring practices starting Tuesday, March 21.
Jones is coming off back-to-back 9-4 seasons capped by bowl wins, but has fallen short of the SEC East Division title both years. He was the preseason favorite to win the East in 2016, and the previous year had a team with potential to win the division.
39. NBA Writer Sees Gasol, Conley as All-Stars
- Thursday, January 26, 2017
At espn.com, senior writer Zach Lowe has made his All-Star reserve picks and he has deemed both point guard Mike Conley and center Marc Gasol worthy of representing the Grizzlies on the Western Conference team.
40. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
41. What Lies Ahead for UT Athletics in 2017
- Friday, December 30, 2016
Hey Vols fans, Happy New Year. May your 2017 year in Tennessee sports be better than your 2016 year in Tennessee sports. Perhaps, a fresh start is what we all need. Let’s face it. The Music City Bowl wasn’t where Tennessee wanted the 2016 football season to end. The Vols were picked to win the SEC East Division in preseason and floundered to an 8-4 record in the regular season, 4-4 in the SEC. Their football season was about the norm for most UT sports in 2016: average. Here are some dates to mark in hope of better things ahead in 2017...
42. Sazerac Taking Plunge Into Tennessee Whiskey Production
- Tuesday, December 27, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Sazerac is plunging into Tennessee whiskey production, lining up veteran distillers to run things while continuing an expansion strategy highlighted by its earlier purchase of Southern Comfort.
43. Last Word: Electoral College Day, North Cordova Comes Back and Roy Harrover
- Monday, December 19, 2016
What was that? Someone left the door to spring ajar Saturday just to blow things around some. Put a little tropical hint in your Christmas season.
Most of us had that moment Saturday when you might have bundled up to go out and discovered you didn’t need a coat … at that point in a very windy day. Maybe you even went Christmas shopping in the spring-like weather just to watch the trappings of Christmas blowing in the wind.
44. Tigers Hand Out Awards At Highland Hundred Banquet
- Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The University of Memphis football team still has one game left to play – the Dec. 20 Boca Raton Bowl vs. Western Kentucky – but the Tigers got together on Sunday, Dec. 11, to honor some of the award winners from this season at the annual Highland Hundred Banquet at the Hilton Memphis East.
45. County Law Library Director Johnson Celebrates 50 Years as Librarian
- Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Gary Johnson, director of the Shelby County Governmental Law Library, is celebrating his 50th year as a librarian. In his current role, he directs the county law library’s operations, including budgeting, staffing and library services, and reports to a 10-member board that include nine attorneys and one judge.
When asked about his longevity in the field, Johnson says the libraries where he’s worked – which include public, school and law libraries – have been different enough to keep him challenged and interested.
46. Financial Pros Digest, Analyze Impact of Trump Win
- Thursday, November 10, 2016
Money managers in Memphis were up late Tuesday night, digesting the impact of Donald Trump’s surprise election win like everybody else, and are still sorting through the impact on markets and stock sectors.
47. Vols Get Midterm B Despite Back-to-Back Losses
- Friday, October 21, 2016
Tennessee’s football team is spending this week’s open date trying to get healthy after a rugged four-game stretch of SEC football in which they defeated Florida and Georgia and lost to Texas A&M and Alabama.
48. Attorney Schattgen Joins Bass, Berry & Sims
- Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Shine Chen Schattgen has joined the Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims LLP as an associate in the law firm’s health care group. Schattgen, who previously practiced in the Boston office of Ropes & Gray LLP, counsels health care clients on a range of operational, regulatory and transactional matters.
49. Sports Notebook: If He’s Available, Should Grizzlies Take Labissiere In First Round?
- Wednesday, May 25, 2016
While it’s difficult to imagine the NBA matching the NFL for draft night drama this year – hopefully there are no Twitter bong photos seconds before tipoff – the mock drafts don’t seem to agree a lot beyond LSU forward Ben Simmons going to Philadelphia first overall and Duke forward Brandon Ingram going second overall to the Los Angeles Lakers.
50. Poplar Place Apartments Sell for $15.3 Million
- Thursday, May 19, 2016
1669 Randolph Place
Memphis, TN 38120
Sale Amount: $15.3 million
Sale Date: May 6
Buyer: Poplar Place TN Townhomes LLC
51. Land Sold for Kroger-Anchored Arlington Strip
- Monday, May 16, 2016
Arlington’s upcoming shopping center at the southwest corner of Airline Road and Milton Wilson Boulevard is moving forward.
On May 6, Shop Development Co., acting as Arlington TN Ventures LP, purchased a 22.8-acre parcel. John Hyneman sold the vacant land for $3.6 million.
52. Free Speech Bill Withdrawn After Islamic State Comments
- Friday, March 18, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Republican lawmaker on Thursday defended his comments that free speech rights on Tennessee college campuses should apply to everyone – even recruiters for the Islamic State group.
53. After Rebuilding Rhodes Baseball, Jeff Cleanthes Becomes AD
- Friday, February 26, 2016
Sometimes regrets and nagging “what if?” questions wait for a man at the end of his life, pushed out of view amid the everyday race to do the next thing, to just keep moving forward.
Until, finally, a man can ignore them no more.
54. Memphis Tech Firm Changing Real Estate Site Selection Process
- Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Considering how spread out Memphis is, most residents have to get behind the wheel to get to their destination. In reflecting the flux of a vibrant city, homegrown tech company Meridian Econometrics has developed a new commercial real estate site selection program that capitalizes on mobility.
55. Google’s Challenge Accepted
- Saturday, November 21, 2015
When Google offered its “Little Box Challenge” to the scientific world about a year ago – asking inventors to make the smallest, most efficient two-kilowatt inverter possible – Daniel Costinett was intrigued.
56. Baker Donelson Adds Carletos-Drayton
- Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Carmalita “CC” Carletos-Drayton has joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC as a shareholder. Carletos-Drayton’s legal practice primarily focuses on environmental law, economic development, and government contracts.
57. Despite Personnel Losses, UT’s Defense Should Be Much-Improved
- Saturday, August 29, 2015
John Jancek begins his third season as Tennessee’s defensive coordinator under head coach Butch Jones, and thanks to two solid recruiting classes should have his best defense with the Vols.
UT is bigger and faster on the defensive side than the previous two seasons, when the Vols showed improvement from the 2012 season by shaving more than 100 yards and 11 points per game allowed.
58. Handful Of Music Festivals Set For August
- Monday, August 10, 2015
In March, one of James Sposto’s friends posted to his Facebook page a thought about being a musician in Memphis.
Daniel McKee, a bassist who’s done turns in a few different bands, lamented that he’s never had a chance to play at the Levitt Shell. Sposto, a digital media entrepreneur in Memphis, used that as a catalyst to start preparing for something he’d already had been thinking about making happen – putting on a show that celebrates and supports the local Memphis music he’s a fan of.
59. First Tennessee Promotes Walker to Lead Diversity Efforts
- Friday, July 31, 2015
First Tennessee Bank has made a key executive promotion to help enhance the myriad diversity and inclusion efforts within the bank, among its customers and in the communities it serves.
60. Daniel Allen Joins Red Door As Financial Adviser
- Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Daniel Allen has joined Red Door Wealth Management as vice president, financial adviser, marking Red Door’s first hire of a financial adviser since its inception in 2010. In his new role, Allen helps develop client relationships and financial strategies that solve complex financial issues and create value for clients.
61. Under Fire for Data Breach, Obama Personnel Chief Steps Down
- Monday, July 13, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – The embattled head of the government's personnel office abruptly stepped down Friday, bowing to mounting pressure following the unprecedented breach of private information her agency was entrusted to protect.
62. No Thanks! Companies Reject ‘Shark Tank’ Deals, Still Thrive
- Friday, February 27, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – With the cameras rolling, Daniel and Stephanie Rensing accepted an offer from a "Shark Tank" investor. But after they had time to think about it, they changed their minds.
63. Jones, Vols Make Honor Roll With Recruiting Class
- Saturday, February 14, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Butch Jones has done it again.
Tennessee’s football coach has created a national buzz with his 2015 recruiting class.
UT finished with the No. 4 class in the nation as rated by 247Sports and ended up ranked No. 5 by Rivals when the Feb. 4 national signing day was over.
64. Vols’ Barnett Faces Nation’s Best in Iowa’s Scherff
- Saturday, December 20, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Derek Barnett is spending most of the Christmas holidays away from his Nashville home, and he wouldn’t have it any other way.
65. E-Cigarette Tech Takes Off as Regulation Looms
- Tuesday, December 9, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Just a few years ago, early adopters of e-cigarettes got their fix by clumsily screwing together a small battery and a plastic cartridge containing cotton soaked with nicotine.
66. Lee Joins MOGA’s DeSoto Office
- Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Dr. Daniel Lee has joined the DeSoto office of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC. Lee provides comprehensive women’s health services, including office gynecology, obstetrics and surgical management, to women of all ages.
67. A More Earth-Friendly Burial Option Now Available
- Saturday, August 30, 2014
When Dara Ashworth’s father died this spring after battling metastatic melanoma, she and her two sisters struggled with the best way to honor his life, his memory and his body.
Their father, Leonard Daniel Hamby, 64, a lab technician with the Tennessee Department of Health, didn’t have a specific plan, but the family knew enough about his wishes and knew that he didn’t want a traditional burial.
68. Rape Kit Backlog Prompts Court Fight on Two Fronts
- Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The court fight over the city’s backlog of untested rape kits has two legal fronts with the filing this week of a Circuit Court lawsuit by Meaghan Ybos, Madison Graves and Rachel Johnson, the three rape survivors who filed suit earlier this year in U.S. District Court against Memphis and Shelby County over the backlog.
69. Tamp & Tap to Open in East Memphis
- Friday, August 8, 2014
One of the newest office buildings in East Memphis has landed a popular local coffee shop and restaurant.
Tamp & Tap responded to repeated overtures from Highwoods Properties Inc. and has leased 2,785 square feet of space on the first floor of the Triad Centre III building on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis.
70. US to Ask China to Restart Cyber Working Group
- Monday, June 30, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States wants to restart a cybersecurity working group that China shut down after the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking into American companies' computers to steal trade secrets.
71. What’s in a Name?
- Friday, June 27, 2014
Let’s consider our own Memphis Grizzlies. The team kept a nickname that migrated from Vancouver because fans here have embraced it. In fact, you or someone in your family probably owns a cap or a shirt bearing the team nickname or the likeness of a grizzly bear.
72. Rape Kit Controversy Continues After Report
- Friday, June 20, 2014
This week’s report by former U.S. Attorney Veronica Coleman-Davis on the city’s backlog of more than 12,000 untested rape kits is unlikely to be the last word on the controversy.
Coleman-Davis concluded that no one involved in the 30-year backlog “willfully or maliciously conspired to deny due process.”
73. Data Breaches: A New Source of Worry for CEOs
- Wednesday, May 7, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Add hackers to the long list of things that give CEOs insomnia.
Target's chief executive, Gregg Steinhafel, is the first boss of a major corporation to lose his job over a theft of customer data. His exit from the helm of the nation's second-largest retailer on Monday shows that –in addition to guiding company strategy and keeping Wall Street happy with ever-growing profits– today's chief executives are being held responsible for lapses in computer security.
74. 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.
75. ‘History Has Changed’
- Friday, March 21, 2014
The headquarters for Freedom Summer is still being set up and nearby the stage is almost ready for the March on Washington.
The almost-finished exhibit on the black power movement includes an interactive media table that is as bold as the moments and cultural history it offers.
76. Eddleman Joins Family Safety Center
- Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Vernetta Eddleman has joined the Family Safety Center, Memphis and Shelby County’s center for victims of domestic violence, as director of client services.
In her new role, Eddleman will be responsible for the planning, design, development and management of client services, and will also supervise and train staff and partner agency providers in delivering quality care to victims and their families.
77. Gonitzke Named CEO of National Foundation for Transplants
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Connie Gonitzke has been appointed president and CEO of the National Foundation for Transplants. Gonitzke joined the Memphis-based organization in 2002 as a patient advocate. In 2006, she was named director of resource development, and in 2008, she became the senior vice president of development.
78. Nucor's Executive Chairman DiMicco Retiring
- Wednesday, November 6, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Steel company Nucor said Tuesday that Executive Chairman Daniel DiMicco is retiring from his post and the board at year's end.
President and CEO John Ferriola will become chairman at the start of the new year.
79. Williams Honored by Tennessee Urban Forestry Council
- Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Laurie Williams, adult education coordinator at Memphis Botanic Garden, was recently awarded the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council’s President’s Award for her contribution to establishing and maintaining viable community forests in Tennessee. Williams was one of seven individuals the urban forestry council honored this year.
80. Jehl Stands Up For Those Unable to Defend Themselves
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
Attorney Cameron Jehl has ventured out on his own, opening the Jehl Law Group PLLC at 60 S. Main St. in Downtown.
81. First Horizon Honored as Adoption-Friendly
- Saturday, September 14, 2013
First Horizon National Corp. has again earned a spot on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s list of best adoption-friendly workplaces.
82. First Horizon Honored as Adoption-Friendly
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
First Horizon National Corp. has again earned a spot on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s list of best adoption-friendly workplaces.
83. Henneberger Joins First State Bank Small-Business Lending Division
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Sean Henneberger has joined First State Bank’s small-business lending division as vice president/business development officer in the Memphis market. In his new role, Henneberger will help small businesses pursue loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.
84. Congressional Delegation Tours Presidents Island
- Monday, June 24, 2013
The International Port of Memphis played host to a handful of influential guests Friday, June 21, just as the city and its partners are seeking a large federal grant to help expand the industrial area.
85. Former IRS Chief: Can't Say How Targeting Happened
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he was still commissioner.
- Thursday, March 28, 2013
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable with Joel Henry, president of Intermodal Cartage, Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Café, 483 High Point Terrace. Cost at the door is $20. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
88. US Economy Could Handle Short Fall Over 'Cliff'
- Thursday, December 27, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economic threat that's kept many Americans on edge for months is nearing reality – unless the White House and Republicans cut a budget deal by New Year's Day.
89. Supreme Court: Who Counts as a Supervisor?
- Tuesday, November 27, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – When does your coworker also count as your supervisor? The Supreme Court may make a final decision on whether to draw a legal line between work colleagues and work managers, at least when it comes to harassment and retaliation claims.
90. Scharff Elected to Legal Roles at Buckman, Bulab Holdings
- Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Jonathan Scharff has been elected vice president, legal and general counsel for Buckman and corporate secretary for Bulab Holdings Inc., Buckman’s parent company. Scharff has more than 22 years’ experience in the legal industry, including positions at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale PC in St. Louis and Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC in Memphis. In his new position, he will oversee legal needs in U.S. and global operating companies and work with associates in preventing and managing legal risks.
91. First Horizon Gets Buyout Takers
- Wednesday, November 21, 2012
First Tennessee Bank’s parent company is not yet in a position to report how many of its employees have accepted or will be accepting a voluntary buyout package the company offered last month to about 400 employees.
92. Nucor Says Chief Operating Officer Ferriola to Take Over as CEO
- Monday, November 19, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Steel producer Nucor Corp. said Friday that President and Chief Operating Officer John Ferriola will be promoted to CEO on Jan. 1.
93. Planning for the Future
- Monday, November 12, 2012
A few months ago, CNBC broadcaster Jim “Mad Money” Cramer all but reached up to the TV screen on his set to high-five Bryan Jordan, president, CEO and chairman of First Horizon National Corp., whose image was there via satellite.
94. Nightmare Election Scenarios Worry Both Parties
- Friday, October 19, 2012
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Here in a county that knows a thing or two about Election Day meltdowns, both parties are fretting over what might go seriously wrong before, during or just after the Nov. 6 presidential election.
95. Wells Fargo Earnings Rise as Loan Book Grows
- Monday, October 15, 2012
Wells Fargo posted record earnings in the third quarter as the bank increased mortgage lending and pocketed more fees.
Wells, the nation's biggest mortgage lender, expanded its loan portfolio by making new loans to consumers. It collected more interest on loans than in the same period a year earlier.
96. First Tennessee Parent Offers Buyouts to 400
- Monday, October 8, 2012
The parent company of First Tennessee Bank sent out letters to nearly one-tenth of the Memphis-based company’s 4,500 employees Thursday offering them terms of a voluntary buyout.
97. First Tennessee Parent Company Offers Buyouts to 400
- Friday, October 5, 2012
The parent company of First Tennessee Bank sent out letters to nearly one-tenth of the Memphis-based company’s 4,500 employees Thursday offering them terms of a voluntary buyout.
First Horizon National Corp. is offering the buyouts to some 400 employees, said chief human resources officer John Daniel, who stressed that they're looking in “non customer-facing areas.”
98. Business Making an Anti-Regulation Pitch to Voters
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Federation of Independent Business are working to make the anti-regulatory fervor their members share an issue in the last weeks of the campaign.
99. Election Winners Take Oaths of Office
- Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Labor Day weekend served as a political marker for past and future events in Memphis politics.
The four Shelby County general election winners from the Aug. 2 vote are officially in office as the weekend ends and the workweek begins.
100. Report: Some Lose Homes Over as Little as $400
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The elderly and other vulnerable homeowners are losing their homes because they owe as little as a few hundred dollars in back taxes, according to a report from a consumer group.