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1. Pettit Joins Food Bank As Chief Development Officer
- Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Attorney Peter Pettit has joined Mid-South Food Bank as chief development officer following his recent retirement as a partner in the Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC. In his new role, Pettit works closely with food bank leaders to develop strategies and relationships with major gift donors, and specifically is working to complete the $12.5 million “Hunger to Hope” capital campaign.
2. Crosstown Concourse Opens With High Hopes
- Tuesday, August 22, 2017
With the First Baptist Church – Broad choir singing “Amazing Grace,” the $200 million mixed-use Crosstown Concourse development opened Saturday, Aug. 19, 90 years to the month that the building opened as a Sears, Roebuck & Co. store and distribution center.
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. Austin Nichols Story Didn’t Have to End This Way
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
Right before the 2014-2015 University of Memphis basketball season, forward Austin Nichols said this: “Our chemistry is better this year and I say that all positive. Nothing against the guards last year, we’re just jelling better together this year.”
5. What Would It Take for Trump to Lose Tennessee Voters?
- Thursday, August 11, 2016
Murfreesboro Realtor Larry Sims almost closes his ears when Donald Trump speaks.
“He gets out of bounds. Of course, the press, they love it because they get to exploit his sayings and doings,” says Sims, who traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, as a Trump delegate for the Republican National Convention.
6. Tigers Hang to Beat GW in NCAAs
- Saturday, March 22, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – Senior guard Michael Dixon Jr. once thought his college basketball career was done.
You know the story. From Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year at Missouri to being exiled after sexual assault allegations that never became more than that, never turned into actual charges.
7. Shutdown Puts Businesses, Foreign Workers in Limbo
- Monday, October 14, 2013
The partial government shutdown has left high-skilled immigrant workers and the companies that employ them in limbo.
The Labor Department’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification is closed and applications for job changes, new hires or any other adjustments for foreign workers are on hold until the government reopens.
8. Historic Transformation
- Thursday, July 11, 2013
Around nine years ago Scott Blake was walking to St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral when he noticed a window in the tower at the historic James Lee House in Victorian Village had been blown out, exposing it to the elements.
9. Meadows Named Director of Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab
- Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Bobby Meadows has joined Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab as executive director. Meadows, a licensed nursing home administrator, has 13 years of nursing home experience, including 11 as an executive director. Most recently, he served for six years at Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Memphis.
10. CBU Names Sumner-Winter Director of Stewardship
- Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Wendy Sumner-Winter has been appointed director of stewardship and donor engagement at Christian Brothers University. In the newly created position, Sumner-Winter will oversee planning, strategy development and implementation of initiatives to increase communication and connections with the CBU community, including donors, alumni and friends.
11. Senate Report: 'Dirty Money' Still Entering US
- Friday, February 5, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Foreign leaders and their families are still able to channel hundreds of millions of dollars in potentially corrupt money into the United States despite post-Sept. 11 laws cracking down on money laundering, according to a report released at a Senate hearing Thursday.
12. Police Investigating Death of Freddie Mac Official
- Thursday, April 23, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chief financial officer of money-losing mortgage giant Freddie Mac was found dead in his basement early Wednesday morning in what police said was an apparent suicide.
A law enforcement official familiar with the investigation said it was an apparent hanging. He declined to be identified because the investigation was ongoing.
13. New Laws in 5 States Call for Fire-Safe Cigarettes
- Monday, January 5, 2009
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Laws mandating stores only sell cigarettes that are slow-burning and fire-safe went into effect in five states on New Year's Day.
Delaware, Iowa, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas on Thursday joined 17 other states in mandating the fire-safe cigarettes. Fifteen other states have laws that will take effect this year or next, according to the Coalition for Fire-Safe Cigarettes.
- Friday, October 31, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will host a continuing legal education seminar today from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220. Patrick Wrenn will apply Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” to the practice of law. Registration is $45 and the class is worth 1.5 hours of credit. For more information, call 527-3573.
- Thursday, October 30, 2008
The University of Memphis will host a five-part series titled “Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature–Identity and Imagination,” in Room 226 of the University of Memphis McWherter Library. The next session will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. The final session will be held Dec. 4. The series, which discusses Jewish literature, is free and will be led by Dr. David Patterson. For more information or reservations, contact Ross Johnson at 678-8211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
16. Rogers Named News Director At WMC-TV 5
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Tracey Rogers has joined the WMC-TV Action News 5 team as news director. Rogers has spent the past six years as news director at WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Ala., which, like WMC-TV, is owned by Raycom Media. She also has worked as assistant news director of WKRN, Nashville's ABC affiliate, as well as WSMV (NBC) and WTVF (CBS). She is a three-time Emmy winner, four-time Associated Press Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for "Best Spot News Coverage." Her first day is Monday.
17. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.
18. University of Memphis Law School Hosts Open House
- Monday, November 14, 2005
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law hosts an open house and admissions workshop from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in room 250 at the law school, 3715 Central Ave. Call 678-5403.
19. Census Bureau Pinpoint's City's Daytime Population
- Monday, November 14, 2005
Each weekday after sunrise, Memphis gets a taste of suburban flight in reverse.
More than 100,000 people commute to work in Memphis five days a week from outside the city, offering literally a moving portrait of the city's magnetic pull. That number, calculated for the first time this year by the U.S. Census Bureau, has implications for city planners, businesses - and even supporters of a tax proposal aimed at commuters that has been quietly simmering in the legislature.
20. Gift Shop Adds Unique Flavor to Cordova Home
- Wednesday, July 6, 2005
If customers miss the sign out front, they might spy the miniature table under a tree in the front yard, set with an empty lemonade pitcher, four little glasses and a beautiful green plant. All that's missing from the scene are young children chasing each other around the spacious front lawn, all but ignoring their pretend afternoon tea party.
21. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, February 24, 2005
By Andy Meek
Federal Agency Constructs Local Office
USCIS to fill build-to-suit space in Summer business park
The Daily News
The Memphis office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is getting 30,000 square feet of ne...
22. 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...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 2003
James Pascover was appointed Better Business of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications
James Pascover was appointed Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications. Pascover brings more than 20 yea...
24. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, June 1, 2001
Riverboat ride to celebrate life for cancer survivors Week celebrates life of cancer survivors By MARY DANDO The Daily News The Memphis Cancer Foundation, Flying Colors Cancer Resource Center and the Memphis Cancer Center invite area cancer survivor...
25. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, January 4, 1996
11/4 jts MBA awards MBA honors Whos Who of Memphis law By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News James Manire received the Lawyers Lawyer Award, the highest honor of the Memphis Bar Association, during the MBAs annual meeting and banquet last month. Manire, co...