Editorial Results (free)
1. Rudd Praises Board as ‘Historic’ Step for U of M
- Friday, February 17, 2017
NASHVILLE – Calling the appointment of a board of trustees a “historic” and “essential” step for the University of Memphis, president M. David Rudd says the autonomous board will enable the university to control its own destiny.
2. Last Word: Pro-Memphis On Different Terms, Trump's Pledge and Phil Gagliano
- Friday, December 23, 2016
Be honest. How many of you are even at work Friday? And if you are, how many of you know there are cookies or egg nog in the break room? "He sees you when you are sleeping. He knows when you're awake."
3. After The Vote
- Saturday, November 12, 2016
If you stood in certain places during the last days of the 2016 campaign in Memphis you could see the 2018 elections even if you couldn’t see Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s national victory over Democratic contender Hillary Clinton.
4. Last Word: Big River Weekend, Buying Local and The Rehabilitation of Lane Kiffin
- Friday, October 21, 2016
The city’s riverfront will be a very busy place Saturday with several events – the one getting the most attention is the opening of the Big River Crossing – the bicycle and pedestrian boardwalk across the Mississippi River on the north side of the Harahan Bridge.
5. Show Time
- Saturday, June 11, 2016
For the first time in years, the Peabody Place mall was packed. On June 3, hundreds of ServiceMaster employees and a handful of business and government leaders ushered in One ServiceMaster Center, a multimillion-dollar headquarters for Memphis’ fourth-largest public company.
6. Last Word: Grizzdale?, Rio Bound and The Ways of the City Council
- Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Grizzlies just about have their new coach. He is David Fizdale who comes to Memphis from being an associate coach for the Miami Heat.
7. Pastner To Remain Tigers’ Basketball Coach
- Friday, March 18, 2016
University of Memphis President M. David Rudd and Athletic Director Tom Bowen put a lot of speculation to rest Friday, March 18, when they announced Josh Pastner will remain head coach of the men’s basketball team.
8. Duke Takes Reins at Friends for Life
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Longtime nonprofit administrator Diane Duke recently took the helm of Friends for Life as its new executive director. In her new role, the Los Angeles native leads and oversees an organization that’s helping those affected by HIV/AIDS through the provision of education, housing, food, transportation and healthy life skills training.
9. Debate Rages Over Reasons For Rising Higher-Ed Costs
- Thursday, February 18, 2016
When figures are presented detailing a 456 percent increase in tuition and fees at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville over the last 20 years, the result is usually some serious sticker shock.
That’s what happened recently when state Sen. Dolores Gresham presented the Tennessee Tuition Stability Act, a measure designed to rein in tuition growth and make it easier for students and parents to pay for a four-year degree.
10. Welcome Back
- Friday, August 07, 2015
When Shelby County’s public schools open for the first day of the 2015-16 school year, it will mark the first time in three years that there will be no historic, structural changes to the systems themselves.
11. Wal-Mart Keeps It All in the Family, Chair Passed to Penner
- Monday, June 08, 2015
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart is passing the chairmanship of the world's largest retailer from the eldest son of late founder Sam Walton to a third generation.
The company said that board Chairman Rob Walton will step down and be succeeded by Vice Chairman Greg Penner, who is his son-in-law.
12. Media Heads Rule Ranks of Best-Paid CEOs
- Wednesday, May 27, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.
13. Big Hit and Some Misses From Vols’ 2014 Early Enrollees
- Saturday, January 17, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Recruiting is anything but an exact science. Experts are everywhere. Star ratings rise and fall. Player projections are widely varied.
One thing is certain: Only time will tell if coaches hit or miss on a recruit.
14. Vols Take Plenty of Momentum Into Offseason
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.
15. Education Commissioner Leaving for Private Sector
- Monday, November 17, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Education Department Commissioner Kevin Huffman said Thursday that the scrutiny he received during his nearly four turbulent years at the helm of the state's schools didn't influence his decision to leave for the private sector.
16. U of M’s Rudd Touts Freshmen Growth
- Thursday, August 14, 2014
The student population at the University of Memphis is growing, but the city’s largest higher education institution is becoming more selective about those who apply for admission.
And University of Memphis President David Rudd said in the coming academic year, his first at the helm of the university, he plans to introduce the first needs-based scholarship program in the 102-year history of the institution as well as offer a flat tuition rate for students who continue on the school’s trajectory for graduation and attaining degrees.
17. Analyst: Wal-Mart Facing More Issues
- Monday, February 24, 2014
The growing list of issues facing Wal-Mart is becoming more of a concern for a Stifel Nicolaus analyst, who downgraded the world's biggest retailer on Friday.
On Thursday, Wal-Mart reported a 21 percent decline in its fourth-quarter profit. The company said that the Nov. 1 expiration of a temporary boost in food stamps is hurting its shoppers' ability to spend. It's also caught up in the debate about minimum wages and dealing with increasing competition from dollar stores and grocers. That's in addition to increased taxes, tighter credit and bad winter weather keeping some shoppers away from stores.
18. Yellen Stands by Fed's Low Rate Policies
- Friday, November 15, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Janet Yellen made clear Thursday that she's prepared to stand by the Federal Reserve's extraordinary efforts to pump up the economy when she's chairman, if that's what it needs.
19. ACEC Role Lets Matheny Advocate for Engineers
- Friday, June 14, 2013
Harvey Matheny, associate with the Memphis office of Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc. and current president of the Memphis chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee, has seen plenty of changes in the local engineering market over the past several years.
20. Jack Lew Expected to be Next Treasury Secretary
- Thursday, January 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – White House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement possible before the end of the week, as the administration moves to fill the most critical jobs in the Cabinet.
21. Smalley Leads American Esoteric Laboratories During Growth Initiative
- Tuesday, November 20, 2012
American Esoteric Laboratories, the largest independent provider of esoteric and clinical laboratory services in the region, is poised for strategic growth as Dr. David L. Smalley takes the helm as the new president at its Memphis headquarters.
22. AIA Honors Industry’s Local Activity
- Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Despite hard times, there has been a whirlwind of activity in Memphis’ design community over the past year.
That’s the message Josh Flowers, general counsel at Hnedak Bobo Group Inc. and president of the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, gave Saturday, March 31, at the annual Celebration of Architecture Gala and 2012 Design Awards at Circuit Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St.
23. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.
24. Light of Day
- Friday, July 22, 2011
A Collierville program is making a profound difference in the quality of life for those suffering from memory loss by providing a safe, stimulating, home-away-from-home experience, and by providing caregivers much-needed respite.
25. Governor Awaits Outcome of Nurse Licenses' Probe
- Thursday, July 21, 2011
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday that he's awaiting the outcome of an investigation into whether lawmakers improperly intervened with a state board to help three nurse practitioners whose licenses were suspended, but acknowledged he doesn't like it "when people use their leverage to accomplish a personal agenda."
26. ALSAC’s McKee Honored for Lifetime of Service
- Wednesday, February 16, 2011
You could say David McKee was baptized by fire when he first joined ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in December 1977 as the new regional director of the Southeast Region in Atlanta.
27. MCS Board Votes To Surrender Charter
- Tuesday, December 21, 2010
The Memphis City Schools (MCS) board has approved surrendering the school system’s charter subject to a referendum by Memphis voters early in the new year.
The resolution was approved on a 5-4 vote by the MCS board after hours of often emotional debate in which even Supt. Dr. Kriner Cash took a stand.
28. Appeals Loom in GM Plan to Sell Assets
- Wednesday, July 08, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Groups representing plaintiffs in car accidents said Monday they would oppose General Motors' attempt to quickly exit bankruptcy protection, arguing that hundreds of victims could be hurt by the government-led plan.
29. Obama Taps NYC Health Commissioner to Head CDC
- Monday, May 18, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Friday appointed New York City's crusading health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Frieden, to lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the disease-detective agency that spearheads the nation's fight against threats from AIDS to obesity.
30. UTHSC's Haik on Lookout for Heir Apparent
- Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Barrett Haik works 80 to 120 hours a week, and after 13 years in Memphis, he can point to one of the nation's premiere ophthalmology centers, the Hamilton Eye Institute.
Now, at the pinnacle of his career, Haik wants to turn over his empire to others so he can be a mentor and doctor.
31. Prescott Transitions To New Post at Waddell & Associates
- Monday, February 05, 2007
Since graduating from law school in 1972, Allie Prescott has had several different careers, and only once or twice did the jobs look anything like a lawyer's.
Despite that, Prescott has used his legal education to become quite successful.
32. Archived Article: Law Talk
- Thursday, November 13, 2003
Law Talk - Paul Mendelson
Mendelson Takes Helm of National Law Organization
The Daily News
Memphis lawyer Paul Mendelson, who has been a member of the Commercial Law League of America since 1975, recently was elected preside...
33. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, January 02, 2001
Memphis Area Builders Welcome In New Year With New Chief At Helm Home Builders ring in year with new chief By MARY DANDO The Daily News Memphis Area Home Builders Association welcomed in the new year with the appointment of a new executive director....
34. 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...
35. Archived Article: Graphic (divattys)
- Thursday, September 23, 1999
Most active divorce attorneys Most active divorce attorneys More than 2,000 petitions for divorce have been filed in circuit or chancery courts containing a plaintiff's address in Memphis or Shelby County during the first eight months of the year. O...
36. Archived Article: Graphic (divattys)
- Thursday, August 12, 1999
Most active divorce attorneys Most active divorce attorneys More than 1,800 petitions for divorce have been filed in circuit and chancery courts since Jan. 1. While some choose to represent themselves in the proceedings, more opt to hire an attorney...
37. Archived Article: Graphic (divattys)
- Friday, March 05, 1999
Most active divorce attorneys Most active divorce attorneys Plaintiffs most often represented themselves in divorce proceedings over the past 14 months, according to petitions filed in circuit or chancery court. When an attorney was involved, here's...
38. Archived Article: Varsity Chg
- Wednesday, May 07, 1997
New York company New York company buys Varsity Spirit By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News New York-based Riddell Sports Inc. and Memphis-based Varsity Spirit Corp. announced Tuesday they have entered a definitive merger agreement in which Riddell wi...
39. Archived Article: Govt Analysis
- Friday, November 03, 1995
11/3 Govt. analysis Politics of Competence By BERJE YACOUBIAN Special to The Daily News In politics, big re-election victories often produce grand failures. Some victors fail because they overreach and want to accomplish too much in a few short year...