Editorial Results (free)
1. Commission Races Feature Basar Upset, Lowery is Newest Commissioner
- Thursday, May 3, 2018
The 13-member Shelby County Commission will have eight new faces when all of the votes are counted in the Aug. 2 county general election.
Five of the current incumbent commissioners are term-limited from seeking re-election this year and two other incumbents chose not to seek a second term.
2. Commission Races Feature Basar Upset
- Wednesday, May 2, 2018
The Shelby County Commission will have eight new faces when all of the votes are counted in the Aug. 2 county general election.
Five of the current incumbent county commissioners are term-limited from seeking re-election this year and two other incumbents chose not to seek a second term on the 13-member body.
3. GOP Lawmakers, Business Groups Pressure Trump on Tariffs
- Wednesday, March 7, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – Warning of economic fallout, congressional Republicans and industry groups pressed President Donald Trump on Tuesday to narrow his plan for across-the-board tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. They said the White House appeared to be open to changes that might soften the impact.
4. Arkansas Panel Clears Way for New Ten Commandments Marker
- Wednesday, December 13, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – An Arkansas commission cleared the way Tuesday for the installation of another Ten Commandments monument outside the state Capitol, after a prior marker was shattered when a man crashed his car into the monolith than 24 hours after it was put in place.
5. NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over 'Inappropriate Sexual Behavior'
- Thursday, November 30, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – NBC News fired "Today" show host Matt Lauer for what it said Wednesday was "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a colleague, making him perhaps the most familiar figure in America brought down so far by the misconduct accusations that have swept through Hollywood and the media over the past two months.
- Thursday, March 30, 2017
Vatterott College-Memphis Appling Farms will hold a college planning night Thursday, March 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on campus, 6991 Appling Farms Parkway. High school students and their families can explore programs offered at the school, tour the campus and learn about financial aid opportunities. Cost is free. RSVP to 901-372-2399.
- Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The Midtown Memphis Development Corp. will host the 2017 Mojo of Midtown Awards Bash Wednesday, March 29, at 6 p.m. at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. The awards honor six individuals and organizations for their “mojo” in making significant contributions to Midtown.
Ticket are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Visit facebook.com/MidtownMemphis.MMDC for details.
8. 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...
9. The Alamo? No, Vols Rally Around Loss to Vandy
- Friday, December 23, 2016
Tennessee’s football team can’t afford to get too merry when it goes into Christmas break this weekend. Not with the way it finished the 2016 regular season, and not with a chance for some redemption.
10. Buying a House? Here’s 12 Things You Must Do
- Saturday, July 4, 2015
Anyone buying any home anywhere should have a checklist of things to do. In this area, there are several.
• Get a home inspection. Old or new, things may not be what they seem. As attorney Jean Harrison says of new homes, “Passing codes means they got at least a D-.” A home that has been pre-inspected could have serious flaws undiscovered by the seller’s inspector.
11. Simmons Joins Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors
- Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Mary Leesa Simmons has joined Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors as vice president – senior asset manager. In her new role, Simmons provides all aspects of property management duties for the firm’s clients.
This includes financial administration, budgeting, reporting, lease administration, contract administration, tenant, client and vendor administration, capital improvements and property inspections.
12. Early Diagnosis
- Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Of the approximately 7 million people in the United States that have scoliosis (curvature of the spine), most of them are teenagers and children.
Years ago, scoliosis screenings in the public schools were the norm. Today, less than 50 percent of the states require the screenings. This despite the fact that the Adam’s Forward Bend test – the initial screening for scoliosis – can be done in less than 30 seconds.
13. Malone to Challenge Luttrell In August Mayoral Showdown
- Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Former Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone will challenge incumbent Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell in the August county general election after winning the Tuesday, May 6, Democratic mayoral primary.
14. Malone Takes Early Vote In Mayoral Primary
- Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Former Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone took the early vote in the three-way Democratic primary for Shelby County Mayor.
The first results of the Tuesday, May 6, election night showed Malone leading rivals county commissioner Steve Mulroy and former Shelby County Schools board member Kenneth Whalum Jr.
15. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August
- Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.
16. Rayne Named Vice President at Chamber
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Changes at the Greater Memphis Chamber keep coming.
Shelby County Attorney Kelly Rayne is joining the chamber to serve as vice president of public policy, where she will focus on policy issues as they relate to the Memphis business community. Rayne will begin her new role Jan. 13.
17. Rayne Named Vice President at Chamber
- Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Changes at the Greater Memphis Chamber keep coming.
Shelby County Attorney Kelly Rayne is joining the chamber to serve as vice president of public policy, where she will focus on policy issues as they relate to the Memphis business community. Rayne will begin her new role Monday, Jan. 13.
- Saturday, September 21, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Line Dancing for BLUES, in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student alumni center, 800 Madison Ave. The event will include a line dance-a-thon, and information on infant mortality and the BLUES Project. Suggested donation is $5. Visit uthsc.edu/blues for details.
19. Tennessee Flu Season Hitting its Stride
- Monday, January 14, 2013
Flu season is hitting its stride but it’s not too late to get vaccinated. Many county health clinics are even offering the vaccine for free.
Dr. Kelly Moore, the medical director of the Tennessee Immunization Program, said flu season usually peaks in January or February.
20. SBA Honors Graduates of e200 Program
- Monday, January 2, 2012
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently honored new graduates of its Emerging 200 Initiative, or e200, at a ceremony at Southwest Tennessee Community College.
SBA identified 14 inner-city businesses from Memphis that demonstrated a high potential for growth. The agency then provided the small businesses with a free, six-month course of in-depth business education focused on organization management, growth strategies and management, market development and strategic planning.
21. Colliers Signs Baker to First Site in Tenn.
- Friday, December 9, 2011
Colliers International’s industrial team of Andy Cates, Preston Thomas and Mike Driscoll has inked 63 transactions this year. Here’s a rundown on a flurry of recent deals the trio has brokered.
22. Redrawn Lines Affect Council Contenders
- Thursday, July 14, 2011
Mud Island has become a kind of safe harbor for candidates hoping to make it onto the Memphis City Council in the Oct. 6 city elections.
With Mud Island apparently still safely within council District 7, University of Memphis law school professor Lee A. Harris pulled his qualifying petition this week for the only council seat with no incumbent seeking re-election. He’s one of three citizens weighing the district race with Mud Island addresses.
23. Cable Service Provider Signs New Lease
- Friday, June 3, 2011
A Madison, Tenn.-based cable service provider is taking advantage of lower rates in a competitive leasing environment.
FTS USA has signed a 4,002-square-foot lease in East Pointe Business Center, 3915 S. Mendenhall Road.
24. Cloudy Skies
- Friday, March 25, 2011
Despite this week’s bad news, the fortunes of Memphis International Airport as a Delta Air Lines hub remain closely linked with Delta’s flagship hub at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
- Monday, April 26, 2010
The Memphis Orthopaedic Lecture Series will feature speakers Dr. Frederick M. Azar and Dr. Derek M. Kelly, both of the Campbell Clinic, Monday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hamilton Eye Institute, 930 Madison Ave., third floor. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-1460.
26. GreenScape Promotes Colvett to President
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been with GreenScape since 1992 and also has served the company in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing. His civic and community activities include serving as treasurer of the Tennessee Republican Party, and as a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church and the University Club of Memphis.
27. Glankler Brown’s Hancock Elected Bar Foundation Fellow
- Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Jonathan C. Hancock of Glankler Brown PLLC has been elected a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association of 710 attorneys across the state.
28. State Vaccine Program Recognized for Excellence
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
The Tennessee Department of Health Immunization Program has been awarded the 2009 Bull’s Eye Award for Innovation and Excellence in Immunization.
The award comes from the Association of Immunization Managers. It recognizes the state’s registry and delivery system for health care providers giving H1N1 flu vaccinations.
29. Health Providers Line Up To Distribute H1N1 Vaccine
- Thursday, September 10, 2009
More than 500 health care entities, including pharmacy chains with retail clinics, have preregistered with the state to provide the swine flu vaccine when it becomes available.
But the first shipments will go to hospitals, health departments and doctors who treat target groups, such as children and pregnant women.
30. Tennessee's Slow Flu Season Could Get Worse Fast
- Tuesday, February 17, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State health experts say Tennessee's flu season has been unusually light this year but could get worse fast.
The Tennessee Department of Health reports there have been 21 laboratory-confirmed cases of flu since the season began in the early fall. At this time last year, there were 12 lab-confirmed cases.
31. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
32. Calipari Tapped to Rally Real Estate Community
- Thursday, January 8, 2009
For many local sports fans, the lasting image of 2008 was the University of Memphis men’s basketball team suffering a heartbreaking loss to Kansas in the national championship game.
For many local Realtors, the lasting image of 2008 was the housing market suffering a continued slump.
33. 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.
34. Lenny's Sub Shops Put On More Financial Girth
- Friday, September 29, 2006
When it comes to Lenny's Sub Shops, some people are just fanatics. They eat the same thing every time they go, maybe with a slight variation, but always the same thing, company officials say.
Those loyal customers have translated into a business that now is made up of 98 stores in 11 states, with 25 in Memphis.
35. Wassmer Captures Account Exec Spot at Thompson & Berry
- Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Katie Wassmer has been promoted to account executive at Thompson & Berry Public Relations, a division of Thompson & Co. Wassmer has been with Thompson & Berry for two years. She joined the company as an intern. Wassmer graduated from the University of Memphis in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in journalism/public relations.
36. Armstrong Allen Names New Litigation Practice Chair
- Wednesday, October 5, 2005
Armstrong Allen attorney James F. Arthur III was named litigation practice group chairman for the firm. Arthur replaces Lucian Pera, who has served as litigation practice chairman for the past several years.
37. Archived Article: Tax (lead)
- Thursday, May 6, 2004
Danny Garrick, SPHR
Employers Weigh Budget Pros, Cons
County seeks to eliminate need for property tax hikes
The Daily News
Memphis-area employers offered mixed reactions to a proposed fiscal 2005 budget unveiled this week ...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 29, 1999
Russell Gwatney, Gwatney Cos Russell Gwatney, Gwatney Cos. president, was named chairman of the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. Gwatney has served on the board since 1995. Other officers elected to serve in 2000 are: Larry Jensen, chairman-elect; ...
39. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 9, 1998
The Friends of the Pink Palace Museum will present the 26th annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair through Sunday in Audubon Park The Friends of the Pink Palace Museum will present the 26th annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair through Sunday in Audubon Park. The ...
40. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, June 15, 1998
By DIANNA DEAREN Traveling generations Seniors enjoy companionship of grandchildren on vacation By DIANNA DEAREN The Daily News Some senior citizens will vacation this summer in peaceful spots such as the Great Smoky Mountains and on cruise ships of...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 11, 1998
Thompson & Co Thompson & Co. has added three employees: Suzanne Gibson has joined the company as a senior account executive. She formerly was a marketing consultant. Gibson is a graduate of Robert Morris College. Janice Chu Kelly has joined ...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 29, 1997
Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc.s property management subsidiaries, Fogelman Management Co. and Fogelman Management Services LLC. Kelly most recent...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 25, 1997
Joseph Kyles, an assistant professor of education at Shelby State Community College, has been elected to serve as president of the Tennessee Young Democrats Joseph Kyles, an assistant professor of education at Shelby State Community College, has bee...
44. Archived Article: Mcvb Meeting Chg
- Friday, July 12, 1996
CVB attributes record revenues to music campaign MCVB announces record revenues, honors music industry By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau topped off a banner year Thursday at its annual meeting and electio...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 13, 1995
12/13 Memos Jeri L. Ashley has been named staff development coordinator for Trinity Hospice. Ashley has a master of science degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee-Memphis and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Murray State Univ...