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1. Kustoff, Cohen Win Seats in Congress And the Rest of Shelby County's Ballot
- Saturday, November 12, 2016
Shelby County voters re-elected all but six incumbents seeking re-election on the Nov. 8 election ballot.
And the biggest upset on the local ballot gave Democrats a gain of one seat in the state House delegation from Shelby County.
2. Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules on Equal Internet Access
- Wednesday, June 15, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally.
3. Super Bowl Advertising Huge Gamble
- Wednesday, February 03, 2016
History has already been made at this year’s Super Bowl of advertising – thanks to a record price tag of $5 million for a 30-second spot. It’s a hefty spike from the $4.5 million advertisers ponied up last year, but it didn’t slow CBS from nearly selling all of its big-game ad time by last November.
4. Major Retailers Step Up to Support St. Jude
- Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Several national businesses including major retailers have begun lining up to again raise money during the holiday season for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
For St. Jude, the holiday shopping season doubles as a time when the hospital works to raise awareness – and funds – for its battles to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Along those lines, its annual “Thanks and Giving” campaign that runs through the end of December gives the public a way to support the hospital and its mission while also shopping at a variety of businesses.
5. Yellen: Job Market Makes Fed Hesitant on Rate Hike
- Monday, August 25, 2014
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.
6. Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board
- Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.
7. Twitter Soars in Market Debut
- Friday, November 08, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street's lofty hopes.
8. Car Company's Tunica Plans Haven't Come to Fruition
- Tuesday, August 13, 2013
TUNICA, Miss. (AP) – It seemed like a win for everyone involved when a startup car company, backed by political heavyweights, wooed investors with plans to build a massive auto plant in the Mississippi Delta, hire thousands of people and pump out a brand new line of fuel-efficient vehicles.
9. Williams Continuing Family’s Tennis Legacy
- Friday, February 22, 2013
The other shoppers in the Knoxville grocery store probably don’t know who she is and certainly have no idea what she is doing.
Michelle DePalmer-Williams is, from all appearances, just another mom loading the cart with milk and bread and orange juice, checking her iPhone for text messages and emails.
10. Commercial Advisors Hires Ewen as Controller
- Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Erika Ewen has joined Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors Asset Services LLC as controller. Ewen will direct the accounting department in all accounting functions and financial reporting of Commercial Advisors Asset Services as well as all property management clients.
11. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 07, 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.
12. Ciaramitaro Joins Grace-St. Luke’s as School Counselor
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Licensed clinical social worker Courtney Ciaramitaro has joined Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School as school counselor. She will work primarily with middle school students.
- Friday, August 31, 2012
The Circuit Playhouse will present “Good People” Aug. 31 through Sept. 23 at Circuit, 51 S. Cooper St. For more information or tickets, visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org or call 726-4656.
- Thursday, August 30, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Steve Ehrhart, AutoZone Liberty Bowl executive director, will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at email@example.com.
15. 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.
16. Day of Answers
- Thursday, August 02, 2012
Polls open across Shelby County at 7 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, in elections that already promise to be memorable for problems during the early voting period as well as the mixture of issues and one-of-a-kind contests on the ballot.
17. New Welfare Restrictions Target Booze, Tattoos
- Thursday, July 19, 2012
BOSTON (AP) — Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.
18. Wal-Mart's Proxy Vote Shows Dissent Against Execs
- Tuesday, June 05, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart's final shareholder vote for its board of directors showed unprecedented dissent against key executives and board members, including CEO Mike Duke, in the wake of allegations of bribery in Mexico.
19. ADDY Awards Grapple With Bad Economy
- Tuesday, March 02, 2010
A fight between the emcee and a performer interrupted the 2009-2010 Addy Awards ceremony Saturday night, and the fight itself was then interrupted when a man drove a motorcycle through the crowd of Memphis’ creative elite.
20. Judicial Nominating Commission Seeks Leader
- Thursday, February 04, 2010
The state commission that recommends finalists for judicial vacancies has a vacancy of its own.
Bill Young of Chattanooga is acting chairman of the Judicial Nominating Commission following the resignation of former JNC Chairman David Bautista of Johnson City.
21. US Economic Recovery Just Beginning, Treasury Official Says
- Friday, September 25, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economic recovery has just begun and “we still have work to do,” a senior Treasury official told Congress Thursday, sending the strongest signal yet that the administration is prepared to extend its $700 billion bank bailout fund.
- 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.
24. Caraway Named ‘Rising Star’ By Midsouth Superlawyers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Kirk Caraway of Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham PLLC has been selected as a “Rising Star” in the field of Labor and Employment Litigation by Law & Politics Midsouth Superlawyers publication for 2008.
25. U of M’s Bingham Elected To Board Of American Psychological Association
- Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham, vice president for student affairs and a professor in counseling, education psychology and research at the University of Memphis, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Psychological Association.
26. Stallworth Named Board President At Association of Fundraising Professionals
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Virginia Stallworth is the new president of the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Stallworth has served on the board since 2005. She is the associate director at the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, where she has worked for nine years. Stallworth also serves on the board of directors for the Memphis Area Women's Council.
27. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 03, 2003
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Greg V. Ortega was named director of corporate product marketing for TBC Corp. Ortega previously held positions as TBCs manager of strategic marketing and manager of marketing and procurement for light truck tires. He earned...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 27, 2003
<rphoto> Judge Earnestine Hunt Dorse has been sworn in as the 33rd chairperson of the Judicial Council of the National Bar Ass
Judge Earnestine Hunt Dorse was sworn in as the 33rd chair of the Judicial Council of the National Bar Associatio...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 07, 2003
Sgt. Jackie Setliff
Sgt. Jackie Setliff of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office was chosen as Officer of the Year by the Optimist Club. A ceremony honoring Setliff begins at 10 a.m. today in the Sheriffs Conference Room, 201 Poplar Ave., ninth floor...
31. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, February 10, 2003
Memphis-based Bishop Architectural Systems was chosen as Wausau Window and Wall Systems representatives for Arkansas, Louisia
Memphis-based Bishop Architectural Systems was chosen as Wausau Window and Wall Systems representatives for Arkansas, Lo...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 28, 1999
Mike W Mike W. Myers has been named chief operating officer for Back Yard Burgers Inc. Myers formerly was regional vice president of Whataburger Inc. in Irving, Texas. He has a masters degree from the University of Phoenix. Lawrence C. Day has been ...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 27, 1999
Albert Cantu Appointed Terminix Jeff Sanford was named president and chief executive officer of the Center City Commission. He has served in the position on an interim basis since June. Since 1988, he has been president of Jeff Sanford Co. He is a g...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 12, 1998
Storage USA names official Ian McFadden has been named chief operating officer for The Regional Medical Center. He formerly was vice president of hospital services for West Tennessee Healthcare Inc. He has masters degrees from the University of Memp...