Editorial Results (free)
1. Tennessee Hearings Show Most Oppose New Public Records Charges
- Friday, September 18, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lawmakers are asking taxpayers to weigh in on a proposal to charge people to view public records, and the taxpayers' response so far is clear: No.
The meetings were organized by the state Office of Open Records Counsel at the behest of lawmakers who want to change the current law that allows custodians to charge for copies but not for simply inspecting records.
2. Memphis Symphony Eyes Move to Midtown
- Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Memphis Symphony Orchestra president and CEO Roland Valliere is not shy when it comes to talking about the future of the organization.
After all, it wasn't that long ago that the symphony made the painful acknowledgement that its finances were in dire straits, that it needed support from patrons and the public more than ever and that its future was far from guaranteed.
3. Daily News Names Managing Editor
- Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Jane A. Donahoe has joined The Daily News Publishing Co. as managing editor. In her new role, she oversees award-winning coverage of business and government news for both The Daily News and The Memphis News.
4. Open Meetings Laws Don't Apply to Tennessee Transparency Panel
- Tuesday, March 10, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A panel of experts assembled to offer advice on transparency issues is not subject to the state's open meetings law. At least that's the opinion of Ann Butterworth, who heads the Comptroller's Office of Open Records Counsel.
5. Wade to Lead Southern College of Optometry's Hayes Center
- Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Dr. Lisa Wade has been named director of the Hayes Center for Practice Excellence at Southern College of Optometry, which focuses on teaching business principles to help optometrists succeed in independent practice.
6. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 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.
7. Residency Scratches Moore From Commission Ballot
- Friday, March 21, 2014
Less than a month before early voting opens for the Shelby County primary elections, former Shelby County Commissioner Edith Ann Moore is off the ballot in the Democratic primary for commission District 6.
8. Crosstown Leaders Discuss Ambitious Project
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
Leaders of the Crosstown Development Project talked this month with The Memphis News editorial board about their plans for the adaptive reuse of the 1.5 million-square-foot, circa-1927 Sears Crosstown building.
9. ‘Pipe Kitty’ Shows Power of Viral Marketing
- Wednesday, June 13, 2012
If the phrase “pipe kitty” means anything to you, you’ve likely witnessed the tremendous power of viral marketing. Though certainly not a concerted marketing effort, Greenway Home Services, a local HVAC, plumbing and appliance repair company, began a viral marketing sensation this past weekend.
10. Honors Continue For Architect Of Memphis Sound
- Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Memphis music icon Willie Mitchell was honored on what would have been his 84th birthday last week with a Tennessee state historical marker at his Royal Studios.
- Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The University of Memphis Papasan Policy Institute will present a CEO Energy Summit titled “Memphis 2025 Energy and Alternative Energy: How Do We Become Sustainable?” Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on the U of M campus. Presenting partners include FedEx Corp.; Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division; the Tennessee Valley Authority; and more. The event is free. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.memphis.edu/ifti.
- Monday, November 28, 2011
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold its monthly meeting and educational program Monday, Nov. 28, at 5:45 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave.
13. MC Ionic Solutions US Begins Work on Fite Rd. Site
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
2665 Fite Road
Memphis, TN 38127
Permit Amount: $1.3 million
Permit Date: Applied July 2011
14. At Spill Hearing, BP CEO Says He's 'Deeply Sorry'
- Friday, June 18, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chastened by heavy criticism from lawmakers, a grim-faced BP chief executive Tony Hayward said Thursday he was "deeply sorry" for his company's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
15. Payne-Johnson Joins Arlington’s Baptist Memorial Medical
- Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Dr. Ann Payne-Johnson, a family medicine physician at Baptist Memorial Medical Group, recently began practicing medicine at Baptist Memorial Medical Group Arlington Family Medicine.
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
Education: Residency, University of Tennessee Department of Family Medicine, Jackson, Tenn.; Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine; master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Southern Mississippi
Work Experience: Family medicine physician at BMMG, clinician at Saint Francis Hospital, aerobics instructor/fitness instructor (stopped when I was 5 months pregnant with my son)
Family: Married. Five-year-old son, Donovan, in kindergarten at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School; daughter, Ashley, 2.
Last book read: “Llama Llama Mad at Mama”
Music: Disco. Favorite song: “I Will Survive.”
Favorite movie: “Scarface” (“Avatar” is a close second)
Sports team: New Orleans Saints (Who Dat!!!)
Activities you enjoy outside of work: Farmville on Facebook, gadgets, spending time with the kids
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My father, who was a musician and scientist.
Why did you pursue a career in medicine? I have always wanted to practice medicine.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Becoming board certified.
What do you most enjoy about your work? The people I work with every day are phenomenal. Baptist is growing to continue to meet the community’s needs for primary care.
16. 2009 Year In Review
- Monday, December 28, 2009
2009 was a year without a script – and plenty of improvising on the political stage.
It was supposed to be an off-election year except in Arlington and Lakeland.
2008 ended with voters in the city and county approving a series of changes to the charters of Memphis and Shelby County governments. Those changes were supposed to set a new direction for both entities, kicking into high gear in 2010 and ultimately culminating two years later.
17. Bloodworth Named Chair of Urban Land Institute’s District Council
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Russell Bloodworth has been named chair of the Urban Land Institute’s District Council representing Memphis and the Mid-South. He most recently served as assistant chairman to the previous chair, Frank Ricks of Looney Ricks Kiss.
18. Baptist, Methodist Go Forward With Hospice Homes
- Wednesday, June 03, 2009
An unmet community need to provide a place where people can live their last days with dignity is being fulfilled.
Construction began earlier this year on the city’s first hospice home, and work on a second home is expected to begin in November.
19. State Real Estate Commission Cracks Down on Agents
- Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The Tennessee Real Estate Commission has fined numerous real estate agents in the state for failing to maintain errors and omissions in insurance.
More than 70 real estate agents were assessed fines for failing to maintain the insurance, including Leena C. Bolton of Germantown, Bertha Ann Boyland of Memphis, Yarmilla G. Bryant of Memphis, Melissa A. Clark of Cordova, Robert Cooper Jr. of Bartlett, Belinda Johnson of Memphis, Jeffery M. Wilson of West Memphis and Maria M. Wilson of West Memphis....
20. Contenders Focus On Stotts Vacancy
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
It’s on to the Tennessee Judicial Commission for some of the contenders who failed to land this week’s appointment of a new judge for General Sessions Criminal Court.
Candidates for a vacant judgeship in Shelby County Circuit Court have until Tuesday to turn in their applications to the commission. The commission will send a list of three finalists to Gov. Phil Bredesen, who will fill the vacancy created by the death this month of Judge Rita Stotts. Stotts died Jan. 2 from complications of cancer.
21. Groups Line Up for Another Bailout
- Monday, November 17, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - All aboard, there may be another bailout train leaving the station on Capitol Hill.
Talk of a $25 billion emergency loan package for the Big Three carmakers that could see a vote in a postelection session of Congress next week has a wave of business lobbyists clamoring for action – and a slice of the pie.
22. Democrats at Work to Tap Bailout for Automakers
- Friday, November 14, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional Democrats are marshaling support for a rescue package to pump $25 billion in emergency loans to U.S. automakers in exchange for a government ownership stake in Detroit's car companies.
23. GOP Open Seats Boost Democrats House Chances
- Monday, October 27, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - A rush of Republican retirements has positioned Democrats to pick up 20 or more seats in the House and transform what might otherwise be a march to modest gains on Election Day into a wave to a lopsided majority.
- Tuesday, June 17, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker will be Betty Ann Wilson, who will speak on international efforts for water purification. The cost is $18 per person. Reservations are required and can be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
- Monday, June 16, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly lunch meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Edwin McLean, regional engineer for CTS Cement Manufacturers, will speak on “The Evolution of Concrete Repairs and Patching: Materials and Methods.” The cost is $12 and no reservations are required.
- Friday, February 22, 2008
The National Black MBA Association Inc.will hold a "Strategy Development" workshop today at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. "Leading Strategy into Action" will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon, and "Competing in a Dynamic Environment" will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free for members and $50 for nonmembers. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Ann Strong-Jenkins at 679-3094 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, February 21, 2008
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce General Membership Luncheon will be held today at 11:15 a.m. at the Germantown Country Club. Dave Klevan of Corporate Benefit Management Group, Al Fowler of Fowler Insurance & Employee Benefits and Mike Simpson of Mike Simpson & Associates will present "The Health of Healthcare in 2008." To make reservations, call 755-1200.
- Thursday, October 18, 2007
MedConnect 2007, a symposium highlighting the latest innovations in technology and health care, will be held today from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive on the University of Memphis campus. Cost is $50 for the general public.
29. MBA Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look At Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- Monday, July 31, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association presents "The Life & Law of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the MBA conference room at Brinkley Plaza, 80 Monroe Ave. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about Ginsburg from Trevor Morrison, a former law clerk to the U.S. Supreme Court justice. Ginsburg is scheduled to speak at The Peabody Hotel at noon Sept. 11. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register. .
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Holiday Inn Founder to Receive Legacy Award
Holiday Inn Founder to Receive Legacy Award
The late Kemmons Wilson, founder of Holiday Inn, was named the recipient of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Councils Legacy Award. The ...
31. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, July 12, 2004
Project Management Institute Offers Exam Preparation Course
Memphis Bar Association Offers Ethics Update
The Project Management Institute hosts a project management exam prep course from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through July 15 at Hampto...
32. Archived Article: Coll Retail (lead)
- Monday, May 17, 2004
Collierville Experiences Retail Boom
Open-air mall brings new development south of Poplar
The Daily News
When Cousins Properties Inc. and Jim Wilson & Associates Inc. purchased 135 acres of land for the much-talke...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 12, 2004
MEMPHIS AD-FED PRESENTS PYRAMID AWARDS
Memphis Symphony Orchestra Adds to Staff
Barbara Frederick joined the Memphis Symphony Orchestra as director of corporate sales. Frederick formerly was president of the Memphis Symphony League. She has a ...
34. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, May 11, 2004
25 Lots in Bartlett
Skip Hobbs Construction LLC has financed 25 lots in the Burloe Subdivision, first addition, near U.S. Highway 70 and Fletcher Creek in Bartlett for $2.5 million, according to The Daily N...
35. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 05, 2003
Peace & Justice Center Awards Local Peacemakers
Peace & Justice Center Presents Annual Honors The Mid-South Peace & Justice Center will present the following Peacemaker 2003 awards Thursday at its annual banquet: Diamond Printing, soc...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division. Mark Pierce and Jeremy Metheny joined the organization as mo...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 13, 2000
Dr Dr. Robert McDowell, associate professor in the University of Memphis Department of Communication, has garnered another national and state award for work on the Keep Tennessee Beautiful radio public service campaign. McDowell produced and did voi...
38. Archived Article: Graphic (divattys)
- Thursday, December 02, 1999
Plaintiff attorney From courting to court More than 2,400 petitions for divorce have been filed in circuit or chancery courts in Shelby County for the first 10 months of 1999. Heres a look at the attorneys who handled the most cases for plaintiffs d...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 01, 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...
40. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, September 23, 1998
There's a very old joke about a father who wishes to breach the subject of the birds and the bees with his son Teach-ins help parents keep up with their children on the Internet By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily New There is an old joke about a fath...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Gary L Gary L. Osing has joined the Waring Cox law firm as chief operating officer. He formerly was director of administration for the law firm of Hand Arendall LLC in Mobile, Ala. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Springfield ...
42. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, December 23, 1996
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Christmas creations Consignors sell unique hand-made items through Womens Exchange holiday shop By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News To many Memphians, the holiday season means a trip to the Womens Exchange to meander through a Chr...
43. Archived Article: Back1
- Monday, November 18, 1996
Final slate of Memphis Bar Final slate of Memphis Bar Association nominees set The slate of candidates for 1997 Memphis Bar Association officers and directors has been finalized. No nominations were received from the membership in the time allotted ...
44. Archived Article: Page 3
- Tuesday, November 05, 1996
Bar association nominees announced Bar association nominees announced Charles F. Newman, president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee chaired by Blanchard E. Tual. The 1997 president wi...
45. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 10, 1996
June 12 June 12 The Mid-South Workers Compensation Association will hold a seminar and golf tournament at Holiday Golf Club, 11300 Goodman Road in Olive Branch, Miss. Registration for the seminar begins at 8 a.m., and the four-man scramble begins at...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 03, 1996
June 4 June 4 The Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute will hold a program titled "Memphis Area Industrial Report" at 11:45 a.m. at the Chickasaw Country Club. The speaker will be Dudley Mitchell, partner with Panattoni & Van Va...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 20, 1996
05-20 calendar May 20 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at the Racquet Club at 11:30 a.m. The speakers will be Gary Gitchell and Halsey Fischer, managing director and senior vice president of Pinkerton Investigation Services, r...