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1. Prosecutor Censured for Book About Facebook Slayings
- Friday, July 20, 2018
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Supreme Court has censured a prosecutor who wrote a book about trying a double murder arising from a Facebook spat.
The Johnson City Press reports the court's Board of Professional Responsibility said in a release Tuesday that Dennis D. Brooks' book poses a conflict of interest and prejudice to the administration of justice. Brooks was lead prosecutor in the 2015 trial of Barbara Potter and Jenelle Potter, both convicted of murder in the deaths of Billy Payne and Billie Hayworth.
2. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
3. Ex-Tennessee TV News Personalities File Ageism Lawsuit
- Friday, December 1, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Three former Tennessee on-air news personalities have sued their old station, claiming station officials discriminated against them because of their ages.
Former WSMV-TV anchor Jennifer Johnson, ex-meteorologist Nancy Van Camp and ex-reporter Dennis Ferrier filed the lawsuit against parent company Meredith Corporation this week in U.S. District Court in Nashville.
4. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
5. Photographer Steber Captures Fading Legends on Blues Highway
- Saturday, September 10, 2016
Bill Steber stood at the crossroads in the Mississippi Delta and made a deal with the devil that would allow him to not only master his photographic skills but become one of the most respected documentarians of Mississippi Delta blues. And kind of make a living (or at least fashion his life) while he’s at it.
6. Why Optimism About the US Economy's Strength Has Dimmed
- Wednesday, October 21, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers, fueled by job growth, cheaper gas and higher home values, would drive the U.S. economy through a global slump.
That was the widespread hope just a few months ago. Now, doubts are growing that the United States can withstand economic pressures flowing from overseas. Economies in China, Canada, Brazil and Europe are struggling. Canada, the largest U.S. trading partner, is in recession.
7. County Commission Expected to Fill Vacancy
- Monday, January 13, 2014
The Shelby County Commission starts with a dozen members at the first meeting of 2014. But it should be back up to the full 13 members by the end of the Monday, Jan. 13, session.
The commission meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Vasco Smith County Administration Building. Follow the meeting @tdnpols, www.twitter.com/tdnpols.
8. New Prospects in 2014 for an Immigration Overhaul
- Wednesday, January 8, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – His agenda tattered by last year's confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of immigration laws.
9. 15 Vie for County Commission Seat
- Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Shelby County Commissioners will interview a group of 15 citizens Wednesday, Jan. 8, who want to become the newest member of the elected body.
The committee session interviews come before the full commission is to vote Monday, Jan. 13, on a replacement for Commissioner Wyatt Bunker.
10. Moore Rejoins Girls Inc. as President/CEO
- Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Lisa Moore recently joined Girls Inc. of Memphis as president/CEO, returning to the organization where she began her career in the late 1980s. In her new role, Moore said, she will provide leadership and support to equip Girls Inc. of Memphis to effectively and efficiently fulfill its mission of equipping all girls to live strong, smart and bold.
11. American, US Airways Name Post-Merger Leadership
- Tuesday, June 11, 2013
DALLAS (AP) – The new American Airlines will have more top executives from smaller but more successful US Airways than from the current American.
Five US Airways executives will follow their current CEO, Doug Parker, when he takes control after the airlines complete their proposed merger. Three executives from American parent AMR Corp. were named to the new company's leadership team.
12. Holiday Sales Seen Rising 4.1 Percent in 2012
- Wednesday, October 3, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans are expected to spend more during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, but they're not exactly ready to shop 'til they drop like they have been in the past two years.
13. Magna Bank Taps Stewart To Lead SBA Division
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Tom Stewart has been named senior vice president and manager of the small business administration division at Magna Bank. Since joining Magna in March, Stewart has led the bank in obtaining national preferred lending provider status. In his new role, Stewart will oversee all business development activities for the Mid-South along with portfolio management and loan servicing.
14. Owner: Titans to Meet With Manning Wednesday
- Wednesday, March 14, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Titans will be meeting with Peyton Manning on Wednesday, according to owner Bud Adams.
Adams told WSMV-TV the Titans' contingent will fly out of Nashville on Wednesday and spend the day with Manning, a meeting delayed apparently by trouble getting a co-pilot for his private plane. Adams told the TV station he thinks Manning really is interested in the Titans' offer, and he expects a quick decision from the four-time MVP.
15. Elmwood Cemetery Launches Education Initiative
- Monday, February 13, 2012
Historic Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis’ oldest active cemetery, has started its own “university” to educate Memphians about the lives of the individuals who helped shape a small river town into a modern metropolis.
16. Binkley Promoted to VP at Boyle
- Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Les Binkley has been promoted to vice president at Boyle Investment Co.
17. Tenn.’s Duncan Among Congressmen Suing Obama Over Libya Strikes
- Thursday, June 16, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – A bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers is suing President Barack Obama for taking military action against Libya without war authorization from Congress.
Among the lawmakers is U.S. Rep. Jimmy Duncan, R-Tenn., who represents Tennessee’s Second District: Knox, Blount, Loudon, Monroe and McMinn counties, as well as a potion of Sevier County.
18. State Bills Would Reduce Foreclosure Notices
- Tuesday, April 19, 2011
A bill making its way through the Tennessee Legislature would give homeowners less advance warning before their homes are sold at a foreclosure auction.
State Sen. Jack Johnson, R-Franklin, and state Rep. Jimmy Matlock, R-Lenoir, have filed companion bills that would allow lenders to publish only one newspaper notice – instead of the current three – announcing that a mortgage is in default and a home is headed to the auction block.
19. Tennessee Native Earl Keister Joins Thompson & Co.
- Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Earl Keister has joined Thompson & Co. as creative director.
Education: University of Tennessee, Portfolio Center
Work Experience: Fifteen years in the advertising field. I’m like Johnny Cash: I’ve been everywhere.
20. Criminal Court Candidates Lined Up for August Ballot
- Wednesday, June 16, 2010
A total of 21 candidates are in the race for General Sessions Court Judge Division 7.
The field remained at 21 at Monday’s deadline for candidates to withdraw. It is the largest field of any election, primary or general, on the Aug. 5 ballot.
21. 21 In Field for General Sessions Criminal Court Judge Race
- Tuesday, June 15, 2010
A total of 21 candidates are in the race for General Sessions Court Judge Division 7.
The field remained at 21 at Monday’s noon deadline for candidates to withdraw. It is the largest field of contenders of any election, primary or general on the Aug. 5 ballot.
22. Congress: Connections With Toyota
- Thursday, February 25, 2010
Several lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Toyota recalls, have Toyota factories and offices in their states or even their districts. A look at some of the automaker's ties:
23. Stephens Named Executive Director Of Exceptional Foundation of West Tenn.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Jeni Stephens has been named the executive director of the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee.
Stephens was appointed following a national search conducted by the EFWT.
She joins the EFWT with a 14-year background in nonprofit administration. She most recently served as deputy director of development for the Pink Palace Family of Museums. She also has served as director of marketing and development for the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Memphis Academy of Science in Engineering.
24. Johnson Big Winner at MBA YLD Elections
- Monday, November 23, 2009
Shon Johnson, an associate at Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee PC, was elected vice president/president-elect at the Memphis Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division’s annual meeting and elections Thursday night.
25. Events - The Memphis Rotary Club
- Tuesday, June 10, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker will be R.C. Johnson, athletic director at the University of Memphis. 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 9, 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. Ray Wofford, the special projects executive for ACO Polymer Products, will speak on “The ABC’s of Trench Drainage.” The cost is $12 and no reservations are required.
27. Jones Receives Welcome Home Memphis Designation
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
The designation recently was created by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and is designed to increase affordable housing expertise.
28. FedEx Institute of Technology Names Mandle Executive Director
- Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Shaye R. Mandle has been named executive director of the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. Previously, he worked for the Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), where he led the business activities of SAIC's Reconnaissance and Surveillance Operation. Mandle has worked as a district director for the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, and as a legislative liaison to the Illinois Department of Revenue.
29. Methodist Le Bonheur's Wade Becomes First to Achieve BCIA Certification
- Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Deanne Wade has become the first therapist in the tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi) to become certified through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback. Wade is a physical therapist and supervisor in incontinence and pelvic rehabilitation at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital.
30. 'If You Build It'
- Monday, June 19, 2006
In the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams," a mysterious voice tells Kevin Costner's character, Ray Kinsella, "If you build it, they will come," referring to the construction of a baseball field in the middle of Iowa farmland. A Chicago-based development company is taking that approach, except with a large-scale warehouse project at the northwest edge of West Memphis, Ark., touching the border of Marion.
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 1, 2004
Crye-Leike CEO Named Secretary of International Organization
New Assistant District Attorneys Appointed
Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced the reappointment of former assistant district attorney Ray Lepone and the appointme...
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Baptist Physician Named Distinguished Visiting Professor
Ward Named to Chair Judicial Selection Commission
C. Barry Ward was elected chair of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. Ward, an attorney with Glankler Brown PLLC, has been inc...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 18, 2004
VA Medical Center Physician Recognized
Memphis Attorneys Complete Leadership Program
The Tennessee Bar Association announced that the following Memphis attorneys have completed the TBA Leadership Law program: Karen Campbell, Gary K. Smith &...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
35. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, April 28, 2003
Immigration influx raises demand for translators
Immigration influx raises demand for translators
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
As the arrival of new immigrants particularly Hispanics increases nationally and locally, the demand for tran...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 21, 2002
David A. Darrohn was appointed general manager in Memphis XO Communications office. As general manager, Darrohn will direct the sales and service staff in the region. Prior to joining XO, he was vice president and general manager for Time...
37. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, July 9, 2001
Seminar discusses NAFTA markets Chamber seminar highlights NAFTA markets By SUE PEASE The Daily News Some Tennessee companies claim trading products to Mexico and Canada has become much easier over the past few years. Dudley Baker, an international ...
38. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, December 12, 2000
Beginning with Wednesdays meeting, the Memphis Landmarks Commission will meet once monthly, instead of twice monthly, which i Beginning with Wednesdays meeting, the Memphis Landmarks Commission will meet once monthly, instead of twice monthly, which...
39. Archived Article: Real Focus (housing)
- Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Parties unveil homeownership platforms GOP, Democratic parties unveil homeownership platforms By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The race is on for the presidency of the United States. And, unless youve been living under a rock with no access to TV, n...
40. Archived Article: Dairy Queen (lead)
- Wednesday, May 24, 2000
Dairy Queen opens Blizzards hit DeSoto County By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News For several generations of Memphians, the name "Dairy Queen" conjures fond memories of celebrations surrounding childhood birthdays, ballgames and good report c...
41. Archived Article: 1q Home Sales (lead)
- Friday, May 5, 2000
The Memphis area residential real estate market continued to strengthen in March 1999 and surpassed first-quarter 1998s record pace by 3 First quarter home sales shatter previous records By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Memphis area home sales and s...
42. Archived Article: Ip (lead)
- Thursday, February 3, 2000
By LAURIE JOHNSON International Paper to lease building at Lenox Court By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News International Paper is in the process of further expanding its operations in Memphis. The company has signed a lease to occupy a four-story, 97,0...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 25, 1999
Oct Oct. 25 The Tennessee Land Trust and the Wolf River Conservancy will sponsor a seminar at 9:30 a.m. at Shelby Farms and at 5:30 p.m. at Somerville Bank and Trust on income tax and estate planning considerations relating to protecting family land...
44. Archived Article: Bott
- Friday, August 27, 1999
Trammell Crow completes sale, lease of 371,500 sf of property Memphis City Schools, Global ink property deals By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Trammell Crow Co. has completed the sale of one property and closed a deal for the lease of another, for a...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 23, 1999
William B The YWCA of Greater Memphis presented its 11th annual Awards for Women recently. The winners were Debra P. Brown, director of housing and community development for the city of Memphis, the Addie G. Owen Award for Racial Justice; Sandy S. N...
46. Archived Article: G'town Fire Station Lj
- Friday, March 19, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Construction starts on Germantown fire station By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a fire station at 2700 Cross Country Drive in Germantown that will replace the citys existing Fire Station No. 1 at Poplar ...
47. Archived Article: Real Fcs (comm Int) Lj
- Tuesday, March 9, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Big deals on the Net Buyers looking for retail, commercial and industrial properties are finding the Internet a good place to start their search By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News During the course of the past several years, the Inte...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 20, 1999
Mark VII names president William S. Harrison has been named senior vice president, treasurer/mergers and acquisitions, for Promus Hotel Corp. He formerly served as vice president, business development, for USF&G Corp. Harrison received a law deg...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 2, 1998
March 3 March 3 The Society of Professional Journalists, University of Memphis chapter, will sponsor its 17th annual Freedom of Information Congress at 7:30 p.m. in the Faulkner Lounge of the University Center. The speaker will be Barrie Dunsmore, f...
50. Archived Article: Gas Prices Lj
- Friday, May 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Gas price hikes put pressure on local truckers By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Although Memorial Day travelers will be happy to know gasoline prices are finally beginning to level off, sharp increases during April have left transporta...
51. Archived Article: St. Mary's Lj
- Wednesday, April 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates St. Marys performing arts center should be ready for 1996 school year By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Starting next school year, students and staff involved in the fine and performing arts at St. Marys Episcopal School will find a lot...
52. Archived Article: Real Fcs (col Fest) Lj
- Tuesday, April 16, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Colliervilles 10th annual festival of homes to showcase Rosewood Plantation By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News This weekend thousands of Mid-Southerners will be accepting Colliervilles invitation to "experience the wonderful life.&q...
53. Archived Article: Eminent Domain Lj
- Tuesday, April 16, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Proposed legislation raises economic development hurdles By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A series of proposed state legislative bills could hinder the states ability to attract new industrial development by adding a further obstacle t...
54. Archived Article: Mals Jts
- Thursday, February 1, 1996
2/1 jts Camp. for Leg. Just. Memphis Area Legal Services begins fifth fundraising campaign Facing cuts, MALS hopes for six-figure donations By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Facing a budget shortfall and an undoubtedly leaner future, Memphis Area Legal...
55. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, January 25, 1996
benchmark Kelly Watson vs. Mid-South Eye Bank for Sight Restoration, Louise Jones and Dennis Spears. A Millington man has filed suit in Circuit Court against his employer for wrongful termination. While employed by Mid-South Eye Bank for Sight Resto...
56. Archived Article: Govt Focus Lj
- Friday, January 19, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Small business loans get protection SBA allowed to process certain loans in the event of future shutdowns By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The U.S. Small Business Administration recently received some reassurance that work on its most ...
57. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, January 16, 1996
01/16 Real briefs Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. has declared a dividend for its fourth quarter of 1995 of 51 cents per share, an increase of 1 cent over the prior quarter. The dividend is payable on Jan. 31 to holders of record on Jan. 24. ...