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1. Filing, Fundraising Pace Quickens in County Elections
- Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Two of the five major contenders for Shelby County mayor in the May 1 primaries have six-figure campaign war chests and a third is just a few thousand dollars away.
That’s according to campaign finance statements filed last week with the Shelby County Election Commission for the period July 1, 2017, to the end of 2017.
2. Roland Pulls Petition For Mayor, Running As ‘Uniter’
- Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Shelby County commissioner Terry Roland has been campaigning for Shelby County mayor since last year.
When he pulled his qualifying petition Thursday, Jan. 11, to formally enter the May Republican primary for mayor, Roland did so with a slogan of bringing “positive change to Shelby County.”
3. Chuck Berry's Influence on Rock ‘n’ Roll Was Incalculable
- Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Rock n' roll was more than a new kind of music, but a new story to tell, one for kids with transistor radios in their hands and money in their pockets, beginning to raise questions their parents never had the luxury to ask.
- Saturday, December 31, 2016
Beale Street will host a free concert by blues legend Bobby Rush and his Girls and newly signed Stax recording artists Southern Avenue at its annual New Year’s Eve party Saturday, Dec. 31. The concert starts at 8 p.m. at Beale and Fourth Street; the annual Hard Rock Guitar Drop and fireworks start at midnight. Visit bealestreet.com.
- Friday, December 30, 2016
The 58th annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl, featuring Georgia vs. TCU, will be held Friday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Hollywood St. Halftime entertainment includes Motown legends The Commodores, high school marching bands, dancers and homecoming queens from across the country. A pregame buffet ($40) starts at 8 a.m. in the Pipkin & Creative Arts Building at the Mid-South Fairgrounds. Visit libertybowl.org or call 901-795-7700 for tickets.
6. 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.
- Monday, February 22, 2016
SRVS will host a free dance and movement class for the general public, including people with disabilities, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the J.K. Lewis Senior Center, 1188 North Parkway. Participants must be 18 or older. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
- Saturday, February 20, 2016
The Orpheum Theatre will screen “Dorothea Lange” on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. The screening is part of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, which runs through April. Admission is $10. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for tickets and a schedule.
9. Northwestern Defense Tough, But Give Edge to UT
- Saturday, December 26, 2015
There’s nothing like spending the Christmas holidays in Florida, and Tennessee’s football team will savor every minute of it for the second consecutive year.
The Vols (8-4) board a flight Saturday morning to Tampa, Fla., where they will spend almost a week before the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against Northwestern (10-2).
10. Turbett Joins First Horizon as CRA Officer
- Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Keith D. Turbett has joined First Horizon National Corp., parent company of First Tennessee Bank, as corporate Community Reinvestment Act officer and community development manager. In that role, Turbett ensures First Tennessee is making credit and financial products available in all parts of the community, consistent with safe and sound banking practices.
11. Timberlake Remarks Show Generational Change in Music Heritage
- Monday, October 19, 2015
Memphis music heritage, and the remembrance of it, turned an important corner Saturday, Oct. 17, when Justin Timberlake walked on stage at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
Timberlake, 34, is the youngest inductee into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
12. This week in Memphis history: May 29-June 4
- Saturday, May 30, 2015
1970: The “Shower of Stars” benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is held at the Mid-South Coliseum with Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, and hospital founder Danny Thomas and his daughter, Marlo Thomas. A year later, the bill includes Sinatra, Hope, Sammy Davis Jr., Tennessee Ernie Ford and Vikki Carr.
13. Obama Signs Order Creating New Cyber Sanctions Program
- Thursday, April 2, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.
14. 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.
15. Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — To steal huge shipments of valuable cargo, thieves are turning to a deceptively simple tactic: They pose as truckers, load the freight onto their own tractor-trailers and drive away with it.
16. Indie Memphis Unveils New Festival Lineup
- Friday, October 4, 2013
The lineup for this year’s 16th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival is set.
During a preview party at the new Hi-Tone Café Thursday night, director Craig Brewer lifted the curtain on the slate of films being shown at this year’s festival, which kicks off on Halloween. The four-day event runs from Oct. 31 through Nov. 3 and includes more than 45 feature films that will be shown on five screens in the Overton Square district.
17. Payne Joins Fulton CPAs as Senior Accountant
- Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Tarasha Payne has joined Fulton CPAs PLLC as a senior accountant in the areas of taxation, compilation and reviews, and client services. Payne has more than 15 years’ experience in the field and is working toward CPA certification. The announcement comes on the heels of big changes at the accounting firm, including new ownership and a name change from Polsgrove & Fulton. (See The Daily News’ Monday, Dec. 17, edition for more information.)
18. The Next Steps
- Monday, December 3, 2012
About a half hour before the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays in the municipal school district lawsuit, the chairman of the countywide school board called for his board and the school boards for the six suburban municipal school districts to get together.
19. Magna Bank Taps Stewart To Lead SBA Division
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Tom Stewart has been named senior vice president and manager of the small business administration division at Magna Bank. Since joining Magna in March, Stewart has led the bank in obtaining national preferred lending provider status. In his new role, Stewart will oversee all business development activities for the Mid-South along with portfolio management and loan servicing.
20. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 6, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
21. Memphian Cobb Joins MIFA As Meals on Wheels Director
- Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Trentwood Cobb has joined Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association as director of MIFA Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to senior citizens in the greater Memphis area.
22. Split Vote Takes Down Metro Charter Proposal
- Wednesday, November 3, 2010
The metro consolidation charter won a narrow victory with Memphis voters Tuesday but was crushed by Shelby County voters outside Memphis.
The first consolidation charter to go to voters in 39 years had to win both in Memphis and outside Memphis in order to consolidate the city of Memphis and Shelby County governments.
23. Askew to Lead FedExFamilyHouse
- Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Bridgette Askew has been named general manager of the FedExFamilyHouse at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
24. Whalum and Webb Draw Challengers In School Board Races
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Memphis school board members Betty Mallott and Martavius Jones were unopposed at Thursday’s filing deadline for the four Memphis school board races on the Nov. 2 ballot. Noon was the deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions in the school board races as well as three sets of municipal elections in Bartlett, Collierville and Germantown.
25. Trolley Line Businesses Coming to Life
- Friday, February 5, 2010
New businesses are bringing life back to the storefronts along the Madison Avenue trolley line, especially near the line’s easternmost stop at Cleveland Street.
The spaces are filling at the southwest corner of Madison and Cleveland. The Smoking Caterpillar and Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies have opened since November.
26. Brian Moynihan to Succeed Ken Lewis as BofA CEO
- Friday, December 18, 2009
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) - Bank of America's new CEO says he doesn't expect to lead a major shift in strategy at America's largest bank when he takes over from Ken Lewis on Jan. 1. But with loan losses continuing to mount amid double-digit unemployment rates, it remains to be seen whether investors will embrace staying the course.
27. Paulson Defends His Response to Economic Crisis
- Thursday, July 16, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson on Wednesday defended his response to the economic crisis last year as an imperfect, but necessary rescue that spared the U.S. financial market from total collapse.
28. Former Employees Sue Cargill For $3M in Damages
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
A group of former and current Cargill Inc. employees has filed a $3 million federal lawsuit against the Minneapolis, Minn.-based company claiming they've been subjected to a hazardous work environment, racial discrimination and retaliation.
29. Finding Creative Solutions for Clients Brings Professional Satisfaction for Britt
- Thursday, November 8, 2007
Louis P. Britt is one of four attorneys in the Memphis office of Ford & Harrison LLP who has been named to the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Britt, managing partner in the firm, was named to the honor along with firm partners Keith A. Warren, Herbert E. Gerson and Arnold Perl. They were named top lawyers in the labor and employment law category.
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Le Bonheur Hires Two New Surgeons
Taylor Elected to TTLA Board of Governors
Chris Taylor was elected to the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors. Taylor, a shareholder in Hill Borens Memphis office, also will serve as a TTLA ...
31. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, August 11, 2003
Insights Research Group presents a Marketing Research Roundtable for marketing and product development professionals from 4:30
The Memphis Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators holds its monthly meeting at noon Thursday at the Univer...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 23, 2000
Camille Gamble has joined Chandler-Ehrlich and Co Camille Gamble has joined Chandler-Ehrlich and Co. Inc. as an account manager. Prior to joining Chandler-Ehrlich, Gamble was marketing manager and Webmaster for the crop division of Vance Publishing....
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 31, 2000
Lisa Bailey and Stephen Johns have joined First Mercantile Trust Co Lisa Bailey and Stephen Johns have joined First Mercantile Trust Co. as account representative and regional marketing representative, respectively. Bailey received a bachelors degre...