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1. Last Word: Recovery Day 6, Trezevant Allegations Resurface and Memphis Is Hard
- Friday, June 2, 2017
There is some debate about how the Memorial Day weekend storm compares to the Ice Storm of 1994 and Hurricane Elvis in 2003. A city public works supervisor who is a veteran of both earlier incidents weighed in this week as Mayor Jim Strickland stopped by Collins Yard to rally the city’s troops in the recovery effort. Rodney Wakefield also had a lot to say about what motivates city workers to tackle this hard work in a sweltering spring and do it as quickly and as safely as possible.
2. Delta Cancels More Flights in Wake of Computer-System Outage
- Wednesday, August 10, 2016
DALLAS (AP) — Travelers on Delta Air Lines endured hundreds more canceled and delayed flights on Tuesday as the carrier slogged through day two of its recovery from a global computer outage.
3. LGBT Community Braces for Impact of New Counseling Law
- Monday, May 9, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay.
It took time because he hadn't fully acknowledged his sexuality, but also because he had to trust the therapist, he said.
4. Legislators Playing Expensive Game With LGBT Issues
- Thursday, April 14, 2016
The silly season is in full swing on Capitol Hill, but the “bathroom bill” and any jokes surrounding it are no laughing matter anymore. It’s getting downright expensive.
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery said this week the bill dealing with transgender student use of restrooms could cost the state more than $1.2 billion in federal funds for K-12 and higher education.
5. Hoops & Dreams
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
They were but a few words, yet they seemed to capture the mindset of the University of Memphis basketball program’s high-expectation fan base.
“Get back to like it was,” said former Tigers guard Jeremy Hunt.
6. Bill Would Make Bible Official State Book of Tennessee
- Friday, April 10, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Despite concerns that giving the holy Bible the same status as a salamander is a little tawdry and could be unconstitutional, Tennessee lawmakers are forging ahead with plans to make it the official state book – something at least two other states have failed to do.
7. Golf Tourney Welcoming Deep Field
- Thursday, June 5, 2014
A year ago, former University Georgia standout Harris English tamed TPC Southwind for his first career victory on the PGA Tour, holding off Phil Mickelson and three others in the final round.
“I have a lot of good thoughts for this place,” English said Wednesday, on the eve of the 57th FedEx St. Jude Classic that tees off the morning of Thursday, June 5.
8. Cannon Works for Golf Tournament's Success
- Friday, May 30, 2014
The putter and a few white golf balls sit next to a wall in Phil Cannon’s office at TPC Southwind. It seems logical, the long-time director of the FedEx St. Jude Classic having golf equipment within easy reach.
9. Scartozzi Named Sales Director at Hilton Memphis
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Heidi Scartozzi has joined the Hilton Memphis, managed by Davidson Hotels & Resorts, as director of sales. Scartozzi is a 15-year hospitality veteran, most recently serving as a regional director of sales for JQH Hotels and Resorts, servicing 13 hotels on the West Coast.
10. Cresthaven Medical Building Sells for $2.5 Million
- Tuesday, May 21, 2013
1068 Cresthaven Road Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $2.5 million
Sale Date: May 2, 2013
11. Cresthaven Building Sells for $2.5 Million
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The 125,160-square-foot Cresthaven Medical Building at 1068 Cresthaven Road in East Memphis has sold for $2.5 million.
12. Critics of Vanderbilt Policy Seek to Strip Police Power
- Thursday, March 7, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – Opponents of a Vanderbilt University policy banning discrimination in student groups want to enact a law to strip the private school of its police powers if it doesn't change its ways.
13. Senator's Traffic Stop Part of Vanderbilt Police Debate
- Thursday, March 7, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – The effort to strip Vanderbilt University of its police force over a nondiscrimination policy for student groups has brought up a traffic stop involving the chairwoman of the Senate committee handling the bill, but the lawmaker says she doesn't know why the incident has become part of the debate.
14. Haslam, Speakers Want to Keep Judge Appointments
- Thursday, January 26, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The state's top Republicans want to place a ballot measure before Tennessee voters to eliminate any constitutional questions about the current system for appointing judges.
15. Conservative Group Head Blasts Tenn. BlueCross Diversity
- Friday, September 9, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – The head of a conservative group berated BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee for showing a "cultural acceptance of homosexual conduct" in dealing with suppliers. A spokeswoman for the state's largest insurer said its commitment to diversity was nothing new.
16. Nominees Named for State Education Awards
- Wednesday, August 10, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Department of Education has announced nominees for 2011 principal and supervisor of the year.
The principal nominees are: Evangeline Montgomery, Blountville Elementary; David Watts, Sweetwater High; Karen Hollis, Ganns Middle Valley Elementary, Hamilton County; Geeta McMillan, Cassville Elementary, White County; Larry Brown, J.E. Woody Elementary, Maury County; Debbie Bogdan, Discovery School, Dickson County; Teresa Jackson, Martin Elementary; Ricky Catlett, West Middle, Jackson-Madison County; Rita White, Riverwood Elementary.
17. Southwest Bringing $6M Facility to Fayette
- Friday, September 24, 2010
Southwest Tennessee Community College plans to build a $6 million educational institution in Fayette County. The facility will be located about two miles from downtown Somerville on U.S. 64.
TLM Associates of Jackson, Tenn., prepared initial drawings for the 26,050-square-foot building, dubbed the Fayette County Higher Educational Center.
- Wednesday, February 20, 2008
The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select at Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240. David Yawn, assistant publisher and executive editor for The Daily News, will present "Better Prospecting through Localized Data Mining." The event is free for members and $25 for nonmembers, including lunch. Reservations can be made online at www.sms-midsouth.org, or by calling 937-5532.
- Tuesday, February 19, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet will be provided for $18. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will give his annual State of the County address. Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
20. Former State Senator First to Register as Lobbyist Under New Rules
- Thursday, January 10, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - David Fowler has become the first former lawmaker to register as a lobbyist under the state's new law that requires a one-year cooling-off period after leaving office.
Fowler, a Republican who represented Signal Mountain in the state Senate, left after the 2006 session to become president of the conservative Family Action Council of Tennessee. He officially signed up as a lobbyist last month.
21. Union University Acquires Olford Center Assets
- Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Sale Date: May 31, 2007
Buyer: Union University Foundation LLC
Seller: Olford Ministries International Inc.
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
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23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 30, 2003
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Rear Adm. Jeffrey L. Fowler was named commander of Navy recruiting following the retirement of Rear Adm. George E. Voelker. Fowler completed a military fellowship in 2002-2003 and is a life member at the Council of Foreign...
24. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, May 17, 2001
She who pays the clinic gets the abortion Language of abortion amendment draws Kyles ire By MARY DANDO The Daily News State legislators might be heading for a heated debate as to who pays for abortions in Tennessee. Sen. David Fowler (R-Signal Mount...
25. Archived Article: Minority Biz Committee
- Thursday, September 17, 1998
Sunquist creates minority business advisory committee Sunquist creates minority business advisory committee Gov. Don Sundquist announced Tuesday the establishment of the Minority Business Development Advisory Committee. The committee is designed to ...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 19, 1998
National Commerce Bancorporation Names David Popwell to Head Mergers and Acquisitions David T. Popwell has joined National Commerce Bancorporation as executive vice president for mergers and acquisitions. He formerly was chairman for the mergers and...
27. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, October 16, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Changing probate Probate law changes to go into effect Jan. 1 will affect attorneys and the general public By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News During the most recent legislative session, Tennessee lawmakers made changes to several...
28. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, October 16, 1997
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29. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, June 5, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Student religious rights New law spells out the rights of students to pray while attending public schools By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News A new law passed by the Tennessee General Assembly is drawing fire because some say inst...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 31, 1996
01/31 Memos Jennifer Combs has joined Interstate Realty Corp. as the property manager of Apple Tree Center. Combs formerly was a property manager with Trammell Crow Co. in Florida and with Henry Turley Co. in Memphis. Stephen C. Reynolds, president ...