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1. 'Game of Thrones' Slays With a Leading 22 Emmy Nominations
- Friday, July 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year's winner "The Handmaid's Tale," while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids for the first time.
2. Alabama is Media’s Overwhelming Pick To Win SEC Title
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
3. 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.
4. FedEx Express’ Brown Named To Savoy’s ‘Power 300’ List
- Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Shannon A. Brown, senior vice president and chief human resource/diversity officer at FedEx Express, has been named to Savoy Magazine’s Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list. Brown, who was honored as a member of the BancorpSouth Inc. board of directors, also holds board memberships with several universities and nonprofit organizations in the Mid-South and beyond.
5. Four Judicial Races on Aug. 4 Ballot
- Saturday, April 23, 2016
Two years after the big ballot of judicial positions that are up for election once every eight years, there are four judicial races on the Aug. 4, 2016 ballot.
The two races for Bartlett Municipal Court Judge and races for Shelby County Circuit Court Judge and Shelby County Chancery Court reflect a last-minute ballot switch by the Shelby County Election Commission as well as continued turnover in countywide courts.
6. Bona Fide
- Thursday, September 10, 2015
When the Bona Fide Blues Festival takes a set of stages in Overton Square and the Cooper-Young neighborhood next month, it will mark a return that’s been a long time coming.
But it also will offer something new.
7. Forum Connects Minority Businesses, Econ Opportunities
- Wednesday, August 26, 2015
This week’s Economic Development Forum is an opportunity for minority and women-owned businesses to connect to opportunities in the Memphis area.
In its eighth year, the forum is presented by the Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum and runs Tuesday, Aug. 25 through Thursday, Aug. 27. Some 6,000 to 7,000 attendees are expected over the three-day event held at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, said Luke Yancy III, president and CEO of the Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum.
8. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 8, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
9. Keeping the Beat
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
Jody Stephens may best be known as a rock 'n' roll timekeeper, the guy whose drum kit kept the beat and provided the rhythmic foundation for the pioneering power pop group Big Star.
10. New Carnival Cruise Brand Devotes Ship to Volunteer Trips
- Friday, June 5, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – Carnival Corp. announced a new concept in cruising Thursday: service trips where passengers sail to a destination in order to volunteer there.
11. ‘Lion King’ Actor Gives Back to Memphis
- Tuesday, February 24, 2015
You’re trying to raise money. You know who could provide funding. You set personal appointments, talk with people in person. You know you have a good project that will make an impact. Yet all you hear is “no.” When do you give up? Russell Joel Brown heard “no” 75 times before he got to “yes.”
12. Music City Christmas
- Saturday, December 6, 2014
In years past, Carl Haley has offered his Grand Avenue transportation passengers the customary Christmas lights tour packages – about the same as other tours in Nashville – with a cruise by Opryland and a trip to a few choice, heavily decorated neighborhoods.
13. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
14. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
15. 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.
16. Beale Street Music Festival Lineup Announced
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
The bill for the three-day Memphis in May Beale Street Music this year features a new night of late night dance music from a stage in Tom Lee Park and a 69-act lineup in which Memphis artists are nearly a third of the diverse set of performers.
17. Evans Joins American Esoteric as Vice President
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dr. Jess Evans has joined American Esoteric Laboratories as vice president of technical operations. In his new role, Evans is responsible for instrumentation, personnel, operational performance and quality assurance for the Memphis laboratory.
- Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 9 a.m. at the board’s office, 114 N. Main St. Call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540 for details.
19. 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.
20. Soul Celebration to Benefit MED Foundation
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The Four Tops, The Temptations Review, Thelma Houston, and Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. will bring their legendary brand of soul to The Peabody hotel’s Grand Ballroom Saturday, March 31, during “Med Night: A Soul Celebration.”
21. Hivner Takes Admin Job in Chancery Clerk's Office
- Tuesday, February 21, 2012
James Hivner, a member of the law firm Glankler Brown PLLC since 2001 and a certified public accountant, will become chief administrative officer of the Chancery Court Clerk’s office effective March 16.
22. Peabody Soul Gala Nets $250K for MED
- Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Heavy soul and deep grooves were in the air at The Peabody hotel’s Grand Ballroom Friday night as 14 soul legends took the stage to raise money for The Regional Medical Center at Memphis and to celebrate two-time Grammy Award winner Peabo Bryson’s 60th birthday.
23. Bryson Birthday Bash to Benefit MED Foundation
- Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Fourteen soul musicians will take the stage to celebrate two-time Grammy winner Peabo Bryson’s 60th birthday and raise money for The MED Foundation.
The party will include a seated dinner followed by a three-hour concert, cocktails, dancing, photos with the musicians and a live auction. It will be held April 15 at 7 p.m. at The Peabody hotel Grand Ballroom, 149 Union Ave.
- Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “Getting To Your Next Step With Your Personal Finances” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
25. Despite Poor Economy, Business Startups on Rise
- Friday, October 15, 2010
A down economy doesn’t mean it’s necessarily a bad time to start a business.
In fact, according to business counselor G.E. “Russ” Russell, many Fortune 500 companies got their start during the Great Depression.
26. Caravan Event A 'Blowout' Success
- Monday, June 7, 2010
Two of Memphis’ biggest musical assets came together last week when Ardent Studios hosted the Beale Street Caravan’s annual Blowout fundraiser.
Ardent has been bringing in major talent to Memphis for years: The Vaughn Brothers, the White Stripes, ZZ Top and B.B. King have all recorded there. The Beale Street Caravan has been exposing the world to Memphis music for years.
27. Cold-Weather States Lose Heating Aid to South
- Friday, February 12, 2010
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The recent cold snap in the Deep South has sucked federal emergency home heating dollars away from traditional cold-weather states, causing heating aid to dry up faster than usual in many northern states.
28. Residential Building Heats Up in November
- Friday, December 11, 2009
Arlington is back in the news, although this time it has nothing to do with Mayor Russell Wiseman posting remarks on his Facebook page about President Obama and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” television special.
29. Big Names, Big Plans For TBA Convention
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
Attorneys and judges from throughout the state will convene this weekend at The Peabody hotel for the 2009 annual Tennessee Bar Association convention, where big-name speakers such as former Democratic U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. will speak – and where current TBA president, George “Buck” Lewis, will pass the gavel to the new TBA president for 2010-2011.
30. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
31. UT Medical Group Names Truitt VP of Information Systems
- Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Jill Truitt has been appointed vice president of information systems and chief information officer at UT Medical Group.
Truitt formerly was information services director and program director for Allina Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis. She has more than 25 years of experience in health care information technology and management.
32. Dixon Gallery and Gardens Appoints Sharp as Director
- Wednesday, July 25, 2007
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens Board of Trustees has appointed Kevin Sharp as the museum's new director. Sharp received a bachelor's degree in art history from Central Missouri State University and completed graduate studies at the University of Illinois in art history and architecture. He previously served as the research curator for The Art Institute of Chicago and as the curator of American art at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Fla.
33. From 'Nerve-Wracking' Experiences To High Honors,Glankler Brown's Carr Has Seen it All
- Thursday, June 28, 2007
Oscar "Bo" Carr III has been practicing law at Glankler Brown PLLC for more than 30 years, but one experience that happened a few years after he joined the firm will stay with him forever.
Carr, now a member of the firm, was in court with Frank J. Glankler Jr., who was the firm's lead litigator at the time and now is of counsel with the firm. One of the firm's clients, Union Planters Bank, was involved in a lawsuit in the late 1970s with Stax Records' owner Al Bell. The Rev. Jesse Jackson had taken the stand as a character witness for Bell.
34. Herman Morris 'Going to the Mattresses' In Mayoral Race
- Monday, April 2, 2007
Anyone who has seen "The Godfather" probably knows what it means when a person is said to be "going to the mattresses."
The phrase is a throwback to the era of organized crime, when one crime family went to war against another and, for the duration of the conflict, stayed tucked away in sparsely furnished hideouts. Mattresses were spread out on the floor so they could sleep.
35. Development, Compliance Issues Become Hot Topics in Environmental Law
- Thursday, March 29, 2007
When attorney Allen Malone first began practicing law in 1969 in Memphis, no agency existed governing air pollution or the disposal of hazardous waste.
But the timing to begin his practice was just right, because the United States was about to enter a decade in which significant environmental legislation would be passed.
36. ABWA Chapter Names Woman of the Year
- Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Cheryl D. Fleming of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was named 2005 Woman of the Year by the local chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Fleming currently serves as president of the association.
37. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 31, 2003
Edmiston, Lollar Named Master School Board Members
Edmiston, Lollar Named Master School Board Members Shelby County Board of Education members Anne Edmiston and Ron Lollar earned the designation Master School Board Member, the highest title confe...
38. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 8, 2003
WMC Forecaster Wins Speech Communicator Award Dave Brown, senior weather forecaster for WMC-TV 5, was named Tennessee Speech Communicator of the Year by the Tennessee Communicator Association. Brown, who has worked for WMC for 26 year...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 19, 2003
Calendar of events May 19-25
Calendar of events May 19-May 25
Memphis Investors Group hosts Shelby County Commissioner David Lillard at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Lillard will dis...
40. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 15, 2003
It Matters: Memphis City Schools, a live public forum, begins at 8 p
It Matters: Memphis City Schools, a live public forum, begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday on WKNO-TV.
The public is invited to attend the forum in the University of Memphis Mike Rose T...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Memphis memos 03-12-03
Chris Camp joined auction-marketing firm John Roebuck & Associates as vice president of business development. Camp has more than 15 years experience in real estate, development, design and building. He joined Roebuck fr...
42. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, November 20, 2001
Downtown Neighborhood Association will host its fifth annual Downtown Home Tour featuring a variety of seven new and renovated
Downtown Neighborhood Association will host its fifth annual Downtown Home Tour from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 2, featurin...
43. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, August 16, 2001
Five Memphis law firms were included in Corporate Board Member magazines inaugural survey of the best corporate law firms and Five Memphis law firms were included in Corporate Board Member magazines inaugural survey of the best corporate law firms a...
44. 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....
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 1, 1999
Memphis Memos Memphis Memos Thompson & Co., a Memphis advertising firm, garnered three out of five judges awards for excellence in design and concept during the 1999 design conference sponsored by the Memphis Advertising Federation. Thompson &am...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 8, 1998
J J. Russell Phillips Jr. has joined Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at Carpenter and Phillips in Macon, Ga. He received his bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi and his la...
47. Archived Article: Da Adopt Schl
- Friday, December 20, 1996
12-23 notes Adopt-a-school angels Program fosters acheivement of students career goals By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News Red and green paper chains and silver stars hung from the ceiling, poinsettias dotted the stage and six wreaths adorned the...
48. 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 ...
49. Archived Article: Legal Briefs
- Thursday, December 7, 1995
12/07 Legal briefs The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on securities law today from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Racquet Club. Topics that will be discussed an overview of federal securities laws, initial public offerings and securities...