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1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
2. Germantown High Grad Mickey Callaway New N.Y. Mets Manager
- Wednesday, October 25, 2017
When Germantown High School graduate Mickey Callaway manages his first professional baseball game, it will be from the dugout of the New York Mets.
Callaway, 42, the highly respected pitching coach for the Cleveland Indians, was introduced as the new manager of the Mets at a press conference on Monday, Oct. 23.
3. Shaky Start Exposes Raw Nerves as Dawgs Roll In
- Friday, September 29, 2017
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones had more than Georgia on his mind this week. Rumors on message boards and reports on sports talk radio flamed the fires around Jones and the Vols after last Saturday’s 17-13 victory over Massachusetts at Neyland Stadium.
4. Last Word: Vince Carter Leaves, Fairgrounds and Pulling the Plug on Green Tech
- Friday, July 7, 2017
Vince Carter joins Zach Randolph with the Sacramento Kings next NBA season with an $8 million one-year pact for Carter. Still no word on Tony Allen’s free agency status as we put this up. The Grizz plan to retire Randolph’s jersey.
5. Last Word: De-Annexation Theories, Clash on School Vouchers and Garth & Trisha
- Friday, February 3, 2017
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and his administration come up with some surprises in de-annexation recommendations to the city task force on the issue. The three most recently annexed areas of Memphis were considered likely to be in the recommendations. Although the indication last year was that this would take a lot of discussion before someone actually wrote that on a Power Point presentation at City Hall. Not only did Strickland do that – he also included four other areas.
6. Last Word: About Last Night, The Long Vote Count and New Homeowner Numbers
- Wednesday, November 9, 2016
If you followed John Podesta’s lead and called it a day sometime around midnight expecting this whole Presidential thing would get wrapped up later in the day Wednesday, you have some catching up to do.
7. Will We One Day Look at Lions Win as Turning Point?
- Friday, September 23, 2016
Was Sunday’s stunning victory in Detroit the start of a turning point for the Tennessee Titans?
For a team that has just six wins since 2013, erasing a 12-point deficit on the road was certainly a sign of hope for a franchise that has experienced virtually nothing but despair for several years now.
8. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 5, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
9. Local Task Force Prepares For Return of Deannexation Issue
- Monday, August 22, 2016
You might call it round two of the deannexation battle.
In Nashville Monday, Aug. 22, a summer study committee of legislators picks up where the debate on a deannexation proposal during the Tennessee Legislature’s regular session ended earlier this year.
10. August Ballot Known for What’s Not at the Top
- Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Just before the Memorial Day weekend, candidates in the most hotly contested races on the Aug. 4 ballot got the packages they’ve been waiting on – yard signs.
And social media messages were out by Friday afternoon urging supporters to sign up for them.
11. Bertelkamp Made Right Call in Going with the Vols
- Saturday, January 30, 2016
Bert Bertelkamp would be the first to tell you he’s pulling for Tennessee when calling basketball games as color commentator for the Vol Network.
And why wouldn’t he?
Bertelkamp is Big Orange to the bone. His father Hank played for the Vols (1951-53), was a team captain and remains a big supporter of UT.
12. Shoot to Score: Lee and Grizzlies Find Touch and Go Up 2-0 on Portland
- Friday, April 24, 2015
Plenty of NBA players need to shoot less. But pretty much everyone on the Grizzlies roster is in agreement that guard Courtney Lee needs to shoot more.
And they told Lee so on a night when he would finish with 18 points, hitting on 8-of-11 shots from the floor, 2-of-3 from 3-point range.
13. 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.
14. Q&A: Can't Afford Health Plan, Will I Be Fined?
- Monday, March 24, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running into as the March 31 deadline approaches to sign up for coverage in new insurance markets.
15. Head Start Funding Deadline Looms for County
- Monday, October 14, 2013
Shelby County Commissioners will probably talk again Monday, Oct. 14, about who should apply for $23 million in federal funding for the Head Start program.
Last month the commission approved a resolution urging Shelby County Schools to apply for the early childhood development program now administered by Shelby County government.
16. Stretched Care
- Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Herb Kosten Foundation and the International Children’s Heart Foundation (ICHF) are two of many local health care-related nonprofit organizations that face ongoing funding challenges.
A November report from the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence concluded that, in general, local nonprofits are facing increased costs for running operations, and some cannot fully meet the demand for their services because of funding constraints.
17. Missions Double for Heart Foundation
- Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Children around the globe in countries that do not have the medical resources available here in the U.S. are getting a helping hand from The International Children’s Heart Foundation, a local organization targeting congenital heart disease.
18. Jones Back in Familiar Post at Millington City Hall
- Friday, November 16, 2012
After four years away from City Hall, Terry Jones returns to the Millington mayor’s office in January.
19. Development Accelerator
- Friday, November 16, 2012
The city of Millington didn’t have a city engineer until 2008 when it had to have one in order to have local control over the Veterans Parkway road construction project.
“I thought it was kind of my cross to bear since I was hired in 2008,” Millington City Engineer Darek Baskin said this week of the road.
20. 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.
21. Decision Day
- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The last election of 2012 will be one where questions continue to command as much attention if not more than candidates.
The polls are open Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Voters come to the polls in this election to vote in the presidential general election. That is what drives the only election cycle in which more than half of the county’s registered voters consistently show up.
22. County Sees 21.6 Pct. Voter Turnout
- Monday, August 6, 2012
Slightly less than 127,000 Shelby County residents – or 21.6 percent of 584,443 registered voters – cast ballots in the Aug. 2 elections.
The turnout in early voting and election day combined was a higher percentage than the 15 percent turnout four years ago in the same election cycle, but it was well below the 44-year high of 39.4 percent set in the August 1992 elections.
23. Muni Schools Questions Pass, Cohen Wins Big
- Friday, August 3, 2012
Voters in each of the six suburban towns and cities in Shelby County approved establishing municipal school districts in the unofficial results of the Thursday, Aug. 2, county general and state and federal primary elections.
24. YMCA Announces Board Members
- Monday, February 6, 2012
YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South has installed its 2012 metropolitan board of directors.
Sandra Bailey of Methodist Extended Care Hospital will serve as board chair; Ted Ferris of the Greater Memphis Chamber will serve as secretary; and Perry Green of Waddell and Associates Inc. will serve as treasurer.
25. Hansen Promoted to Store Manager at Macy’s
- Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Greg Hansen has been promoted to vice president/store manager at Macy’s Oak Court.
Hometown: Lynbrook, N.Y.
26. Last-Minute Negotiations Ease Some Foreclosures
- Monday, August 24, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Peter and Gina Fochtman sat stone-faced at the courtroom table. Across from them was the man who could determine their family's future: an attorney for the bank trying to foreclose on their home.
27. New machines to help avoid voting irregularities
- Friday, January 6, 2006
The Shelby County Election Commission voted 3-1 this week to recommend technology giant Diebold Inc. for the contract to purchase between 1,300 and 1,500 new voting machines in time for the August 2006 primary election.
- Tuesday, July 12, 2005
The Center City Commission park committee meets at 4:30 p.m. today in the CCC boardroom, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The South Main Association meets at 6:30 p.m. today at Jay Etkin Gallery, 409 S. Main St. Terry Lynch of the Southland Cos. discusses plans for South End development. Visit www.southmainmemphis.org.
29. Federalist Society Presents Legislative Update
- Monday, July 11, 2005
The Memphis Lawyers' chapter of the Federalist Society presents "A Tennessee Legislative Update" from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Grille 83, 83 Madison Ave. State Rep. Brian K. Kelsey, R-Germantown, is the featured speaker. Cost is free. Call 526-0431.
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 15, 2004
MBA Elects Officers
Memphis Bar Names 2005 Officers, Directors
The Memphis Bar Association announced the election of the following 2005 officers: Susan M. Clark, president; Barbara Zoccola, vice president; David Cook, treasurer; and Amy Amunds...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 9, 2002
Kim Carter joined Coastal Securities in Memphis as public finance vice president. She earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Memphis and a bachelors degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C. &nbs...
32. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Fifty two Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates earned the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation this year A total of 52 Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates recently earned the accredited buyer representative designation. They jo...
33. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 30, 1997
Rosemarie Fair Stack was confirmed as the 1998 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Rosemarie Fair Stack was confirmed as the 1998 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Robin Hyde and Doug Collins were chosen secret...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 22, 1997
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has announced the election of 16 new managing directors: Joseph K. Ayres, investment banker, Cumberland Securities Co., Inc., a subsidiary of Morgan Keegan; Thomas P. Brown, director, Fixed Income Research; Paul Stephens...