Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Wiretaps in the Wright Case, Target Layoffs and SCS Looks To Move
- Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Democratic Congressman Steve Cohen of Memphis among those boycotting the State of the Union address Tuesday evening by President Donald Trump. “The president is unworthy of the podium, the position and the power.” Republican Congressman David Kustoff of Germantown among those not boycotting SOTU. “Just one year after president Trump took the oath of office, our economy is the strongest it has been in decades. … We passed historic tax reform and we bolstered our military and support our veterans. Last year, the president kept his promises and tonight, he told the American people that he is not done.”
2. Railroad Reopens After Fiery Crash in Mississippi Delta
- Tuesday, May 2, 2017
MONEY, Miss. (AP) – Canadian National Railway Co. has reopened a Mississippi railroad after two southbound trains collided Sunday, sparking a fire.
3. Mississippi House to Colleges: Fly Flag or Lose Tax Break
- Thursday, March 9, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi universities that refuse to fly the Confederate-themed state flag could lose proposed tax breaks, the latest twist in a long battle over a symbol critics see as racist.
4. Suburban Challengers Emerge at Filing Deadline For November Ballot
- Monday, August 22, 2016
Thirteen incumbents in the four suburban municipal elections on the Nov. 8 ballot were effectively re-elected to new terms at the Thursday, Aug. 18, filing deadline for the set of 30 races.
And Chris Denson claimed a seat on the Millington School Board with no opposition for the position incumbent Donald Holsinger is giving up to run for alderman in Millington.
5. Suburban Challengers Emerge at Filing Deadline For November Ballot
- Friday, August 19, 2016
Thirteen incumbents in the four sets of suburban municipal elections on the Nov. 8 ballot were effectively re-elected to new terms at the Thursday, Aug. 18, filing deadline for the set of 30 races.
6. Collierville, Millington Mayoral Races Top Suburban Ballots in November
- Thursday, August 18, 2016
The mayors of Collierville and Millington are running for re-election on the November ballot and as the noon Thursday, Aug. 18, filing deadline approaches for the Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal ballots the two mayors have challengers.
7. Rudd Charts Path at University of Memphis
- Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The incoming president of the University of Memphis should name his provost or chief academic officer this week as he prepares to take office May 16.
M. David Rudd was appointed president of the city’s largest institution of higher learning last week by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
8. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 8, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
9. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
10. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.
11. Arlington, Lakeland Early Voting Ends Saturday
- Friday, September 13, 2013
Early voting comes to an end Saturday, Sept. 14, in the first two of 11 elections between now and Thanksgiving.
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the last chance for voters in Arlington and Lakeland to vote in municipal elections at the Shelby County Election Commission offices at 157 Poplar Ave. Lakeland voters can also vote Saturday only at theRefuge church, 9817 Huff ‘n’ Puff Road.
12. 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.)
13. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
14. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
15. Haslam Awards Trans Grants, Visits Frayser School
- Friday, July 27, 2012
During a day in West Tennessee Thursday, July 26, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam talked about higher education on the campus of the University of Memphis-Lambuth campus in Jackson and dropped in on preparations for the first day of classes next month at Corning Achievement Elementary School.
16. Tuition Hike Comes As Funding Restrictions Could Ease
- Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Tuition increases for the fall approved last week by the Tennessee Board of Regents come as years of tight funding by the state for colleges, universities and community colleges may be about to ease.
17. Determine Your Organization’s Economic Impact
- Friday, April 6, 2012
For every dollar invested into your institution what is the return to Memphis and the region? Is there a social impact? Political impact? Economic impact? How do you measure it? What do you track? These are questions to ask as you consider how to make the case for giving and investing in the nonprofits you are involved with.
18. 100 Years of Higher Learning
- Monday, January 23, 2012
You can find the origins of the University of Memphis in the 19th century – the 19th Century Club, that is.
It’s because the idea for the institution took root more than 100 years ago among a group of women who were members of the service and philanthropy group that still exists today.
19. Universal Commercial Built On Deep Family Legacy
- Tuesday, September 6, 2011
For some people, the prospect of working with one’s brother, wife and mother on a daily basis would be a less than enticing proposition.
But as far as Darrell Cobbins, the owner, president and CEO of Memphis-based Universal Commercial LLC, is concerned, there’s no other way he’d rather do business.
20. Unusual Help Comes for Delta's Ills
- Tuesday, January 5, 2010
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) – Behind the veil of political strife between the United States and Iran, may be a glimmer of hope for the health and well being of the people of the Mississippi Delta.
21. Out of Bounds
- Monday, November 16, 2009
The August report from the NCAA calls him “student-athlete 1.” Everyone but the NCAA and the University of Memphis calls him Derrick Rose.
22. Chairmanship Battle a Preview Of Coming Political Landscape
- Friday, July 17, 2009
The political fortunes of the Shelby County Democratic Party haven’t been this high in awhile.
Democrats have high hopes for the 2010 county elections. In the 2006 elections, four Democratic challengers of Republican incumbents in countywide offices came within 1,000 votes of wins. Democrats picked up a countywide office in the 2008 elections when Otis Jackson, one of the four Democrats who got close but not close enough two years earlier, upset Republican incumbent Chris Turner in the General Sessions Court clerk’s race.
23. Stores Sell Out of Jackson Recordings
- Monday, June 29, 2009
Fans rushed to Memphis music stores and snatched Michael Jackson recordings from the shelves as soon as news broke of his death Thursday, buying out the inventories of Poplar Tunes and Spin Street within a couple of hours.
24. Tenn. Gov. Bredesen Addresses Georgia Democrats
- Thursday, May 14, 2009
ATLANTA (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen said Democrats must still prove themselves to American voters, some of whom crossed party lines for the first time to lift the party to victory in last November's election.
25. Public Comment Period Open for Constitutional Offices
- Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Now that Republican lawmakers have grilled several applicants for Tennessee’s state constitutional offices of treasurer, comptroller and secretary of state, legislators are encouraging the public to provide feedback about the candidates and the process.
26. National News Correspondent Lends Celebrity to YWCA Fund-Raiser
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
The YWCA of Greater Memphis bills itself as one of the greatest advocates for women and girls in the Memphis and Mid-South. And YWCA officials say they hope getting a little celebrity support will help shed the light on all the organization does.
27. FedEx Plans MajorUpgrade to Fleet
- Wednesday, September 27, 2006
FedEx will acquire and modify nearly 90 Boeing 757-200 planes for $2.6 billion. The multi-year program will replace the outdated narrow-body fleet of Boeing 727-200 aircraft.
The new pl
28. Trezevant Manor Foundation Names Development Director
- Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Martha Boyd was named director of development for the Trezevant Manor Foundation.
The New York Times Co. Broadcast Media Group announced that Bruce Moore was named news director of WREG-TV in Memphis, effective Jan. 30. Moore is a 15-year veteran of WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Va. He served as assistant director of WVEC-TV for seven years. He graduated from the University of Georgia.
29. Baptist Names College of Health Sciences President
- Wednesday, August 3, 2005
Baptist Memorial Health Care named Betty Sue McGarvey president of the Baptist College of Health Sciences. McGarvey recently served the college as provost and is a graduate of the Baptist School of Nursing. She was a nursing instructor for two years and was among the 10 founders of the Baptist College of Health Sciences.
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 5, 2005
The Memphis Orchestral Society has elected its officers for the 2004 fiscal year
Association of Fundraising Professionals Elects Board Members
The Association of Fundraising Professionals elected the following board members for 2005: Laurie Mc...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 4, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Nov. 4-Nov. 10
The Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., presents artwork by Everett Charles Yates, on display through Jan. 15. Nov. 5
The Center for Historic Preservation, a clea...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 16, 2002
Connie Cupples, Methodist Schools of Nursing senior instructor, is the most recent recipient of the Lola Llewellyn Excellence
Connie Cupples, Methodist Schools of Nursing senior instructor, is the most recent recipient of the Lola Llewellyn Excel...
34. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, February 21, 2002
Dan Palmer, Concord EFS founder and chief executive officer, has created and funded the $400,000 Suzanne Downs Palmer Professo Dan Palmer, Concord EFS founder and chief executive officer, has created and funded the $400,000 Suzanne Downs Palmer Prof...
35. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, January 11, 2002
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton will give his state of the city address at the Jan Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton will give his state of the city address Tuesday at the meeting of the Memphis Rotary Club beginning at noon at City Hall. Upcoming speaker...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 24, 2001
Archer/Malmo made the following additions to its staff
Archer/Malmo made the following additions to its staff.
Gary Bridgman has joined the agency as public relations account executive. He was a member of International Paper Corporate Communic...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 15, 2001
Oct Calendar for Oct. 15-Oct. 21
Memphis Investors Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Adams lecture hall at the Holiday Inn-Mount Moriah. The guest speaker is David Scott, a building and home inspector. The MIG-REI 101 seminar with Hal Wilso...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 8, 2001
Calendar for Oct. 8-Oct. 14
The International Association of Administrative Professionals monthly meeting is 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East. The speaker is Charlotte Doyle, IAAP Tennessee division adviser and immediate past Ten...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 1, 2001
Minority Enterprise Development Week, Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, brings together minority business owners, buyers and procurement representatives from corporate America, federal, state and local governments. In keeping with this years t...
40. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 6, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Aug. 6-Aug. 12 Aug. 6 The "Gods of Ancient Memphis" will be on exhibit at the Art Museum of Memphis through Oct. 4. The exhibit presents a multifaceted image of the sacred world and everyda...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 13, 1999
FDX Corp David J. Bronczek, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Federal Express Corp., has been tapped to succeed retiring president and chief executive officer Theodore L. Weise. Bronczek currently oversees the companys global o...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
43. Archived Article: Gov't (ccrfc)
- Monday, May 10, 1999
By KATHLEEN BURT South Main bunker could get new life By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News A building that "looks like a bunker" could get a new lease on life if tax abatements are approved at Tuesdays Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meeting....
44. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 10, 1997
March 10 March 10 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The speaker will be Shirley Jones, past president of the state division of PSI. The cost is $13. For more information, call Nathal...
45. Archived Article: Tunica6 Crime
- Friday, June 14, 1996
Crime comes to Tunica with casino visitors Crime comes to Tunica with casino visitors By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News An execution-style murder at Sams Town Casino in Robinsonville early this April focused new attention on an old story in gambling. C...