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1. Harvey Joins Family Safety Center
- Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Mia Harvey has joined the Family Safety Center as community outreach specialist, a newly created position. In that role, she recruits and trains volunteers, and organizes outreach and other special events that create greater visibility for the center. She also develops presentations on domestic violence, showcasing the many Family Safety Center programs that serve victims and their families.
2. Northwestern Defense Tough, But Give Edge to UT
- Saturday, December 26, 2015
There’s nothing like spending the Christmas holidays in Florida, and Tennessee’s football team will savor every minute of it for the second consecutive year.
The Vols (8-4) board a flight Saturday morning to Tampa, Fla., where they will spend almost a week before the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against Northwestern (10-2).
3. Whisenhunt’s Failed Tenure Now Easier to Understand
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
It was only one game, one win, but it was clear in the aftermath Sunday just how much the Tennessee Titans needed the victory they got in overtime against the New Orleans Saints.
After an emotional week highlighted by the firing of Ken Whisenhunt, interim coach Mike Mularkey and the remainder of Whisenhunt’s staff was able to rally the team and find a way to end a six-game losing streak that derailed the 2015 season almost from the start.
4. Better Titans Doing Nothing for Whisenhunt’s Record
- Saturday, October 17, 2015
The whispers are already out there. How much job security does Ken Whisenhunt really have with the Tennessee Titans?
It seems a little soon for message boards and talk radio to be discussing the ouster of the Titans coach, but such is life in the coaching fish bowl when you lose games that should go into the win column, like the Titans have done in their past two games.
5. AutoZone Executives Talk Up Growth Prospects
- Monday, April 27, 2015
AutoZone chairman, president and CEO Bill Rhodes doesn’t often participate in investor roadshows.
The meetings between a company’s executives and analysts who cover that company’s stock can serve up insights not always found during the more formal question-and-answer sessions that accompany earnings presentations.
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. Bell Joins First State Bank as Commercial Loan Officer
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Jonathan Bell has joined First State Bank as vice president/commercial loan officer. Bell, who has more than 13 years of experience in the banking industry, will provide banking services for businesses in Collierville and the surrounding area.
8. Campbell, Weiss Open Judicial Campaigns
- Monday, January 27, 2014
John Campbell and Robert Weiss are judges on different sides of the civil-criminal divide in Shelby County jurisprudence.
9. Sesley-Baymon Named CEO of Memphis Urban League
- Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Tonja Sesley-Baymon has been appointed president and CEO of the Memphis Urban League by its board of directors. Sesley-Baymon, who has worked with the league for eight years, previously served as programs director for the 70-year-old organization. In her new role, she will provide executive leadership to the league and advocate on behalf of social justice and economic issues affecting Memphis.
10. Fairway Manor to Rise in Westwood
- Thursday, December 13, 2012
An $8.5 million public housing project called Fairway Manor soon will break ground in Westwood’s 38109 ZIP code.
The facility at 12 W. Fairway Ave. will include a three-story senior living space and a seven-building townhouse apartment complex with clubhouse. The 110,000-square-foot project will contain 96 units between the two properties.
11. Consultant’s Advice For Memphis: Fly Delta
- Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The advice seemed to take aim at the most tender part of the raw nerve running through the recent civic discussion about Delta Air Lines Inc.’s cuts in air service at Memphis International Airport and the higher fares that have come with the cuts.
12. Fly Delta More Airline Consultant Tells Mayors
- Monday, July 23, 2012
Fly Delta whenever you can especially if you are flying business class on the company and don’t complain publicly or privately about high fares as local leaders work to build more competition for Delta at Memphis International Airport.
13. Tenn. High Court Considers Changes to Lawyer Rules
- Tuesday, June 08, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Supreme Court is reviewing proposed changes to the rules that govern the state's lawyers.
The state Supreme Court recently held a five-hour meeting to discuss the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct. The rules were last amended more than six years ago. The latest round of proposed changes was offered by the Tennessee Bar Association.
- Thursday, September 17, 2009
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law School Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will hold a seminar today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 3715 Central Ave. Steven J. Mulroy and Christopher Green will present “A Constitution Day Debate: Living Constitution vs. Original Intent.” To register, call Greg Grisham at 527-0214.
- Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Talk Shoppe will present “Home Financing: How to Get the Best Deal in Today’s Market” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
16. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
17. Consumers Cut Health Spending Amid Downturn
- Tuesday, September 23, 2008
As the credit crunch threatens to throw the economy into a deep slump, Americans are already cutting back on health care, a sector once thought to be invulnerable to recession. Spending on everything from doctors' appointments to preventive tests to prescription drugs is under pressure.
18. Few Surprises At Filing Deadline
- Monday, April 07, 2008
About half of Shelby County's delegation to the Tennessee Legislature won re-election at Thursday's filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 7 ballot.
Eight of the 16 state House seats had only one candidate - the incumbent. And all three of the state Senate seats on the ballot were incumbent-only affairs.
19. Judge Rules Against Commercial Appeal In Ford Case
- Thursday, October 18, 2007
NASHVILLE (AP) - A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Memphis newspaper cannot get transcripts of wiretapped conversations by former state Sen. John Ford that were gathered during a public corruption investigation.
20. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
21. Real Estate Consultant Pivots From Political Loss to Financial Gain
- Friday, May 12, 2006
What's a real estate industry veteran to do after losing a race for public office in Shelby County?
If you're Joe Cooper - a real estate consultant and former associate of the late William Tanner, one of the most colorful, fascinating Memphis businessmen of them all - you turn your attention south: specifically, to South Memphis.
22. Adams and Reese Absorbs 15 Armstrong Allen Attorneys
- Wednesday, April 19, 2006
New Orleans-based Adams and Reese LLP has announced 15 lawyers with Memphis-based Armstrong Allen PLLC will join the law firm effective May 1. Adams and Reese has more than 300 lawyers in 10 offices across the United States. Attorneys joining Adams a
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 09, 2005
Rotary Club Presents Public Servant Awards
Rotary Club Names Public Servant Award Winners
The Rotary Club of Memphis East selected Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons and chief administrative officer of the Shelby County Registers Off...
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
25. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, January 21, 2004
Equity Inns Replaces
Memphis Fifth on List
of Hottest Cities for Expansion
Expansion Management magazines sixth annual list of Americas Hottest Cities for business relocations and expansions ranks Memphis No. 5 out of 370 metro areas...
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 07, 2004
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies
Sheriffs Office Graduates Reserve Deputies The Shelby County Sheriffs Office graduated the following reserve deputies, who received training through the Memphis Police Department Training Academy between...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 08, 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...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 24, 1999
First Funds Family of Mutual Funds Robert M. Solmson and Spence L. Wilson have joined the board of directors of Morgan Keegan Inc. Solmson currently serves as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of RFS Hotel Investors Inc. Wilson is pr...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 06, 1998
Don Goodlow has been promoted to direct sales manager for Powertel Don Goodlow has been promoted to direct sales manager for Powertel. He was most recently the top account executive in Powertels Southeastern market area. Dr. Lisa Fara has been named...
30. Archived Article: Filler
- Tuesday, June 24, 1997
Governor creates Governor creates work force board Gov. Don Sundquist signed an executive order on Monday establishing a state Workforce Development Board. The board will consist of 36 members who will help guide the states efforts to develop a bett...