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1. Principal Accused of Cheating Removed, License Questioned
- Friday, July 29, 2016
CLARKSDALE, Miss. — A woman accused of orchestrating cheating at Clarksdale's Heidelberg Elementary School is no longer its principal, and her administrator's license is in question.
Superintendent Dennis Dupree said Wednesday that the Clarksdale school board last week named Lowanda Tyler-Jones the communications coordinator for the district's magnet school program.
2. Fisher & Phillips Adds David Jones
- Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Attorney David S. Jones has joined Fisher & Phillips LLP as a partner in the firm’s Memphis office. Jones has more than 15 years’ experience in immigration and employment law, most recently serving as a partner at Jackson Lewis P.C. In his new role, he represents corporate clients in complex matters relating to both immigration benefits and enforcement, as well as export control compliance under the Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
3. 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.
4. Reveiz Knows What Vols Need to Snap Streak
- Friday, October 23, 2015
Tennessee place-kicker Fuad Reveiz was anxious and nervous much of the week leading up the Vols’ game against Alabama on Oct. 16, 1982.
It was a tall order for the Vols.
Alabama coach Paul “Bear” Bryant had an 11-game winning streak against UT. The Crimson Tide was 5-0, ranked No. 2 in the country and coming off a 42-21 victory against then-No. 3 Penn State.
5. Gescheit Joins Dunavant Logistics
- Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Rangi Gescheit has joined the Dunavant Logistics Group as logistics services & operations administrator, export. Gescheit, who served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a deputy in criminal special investigation, began his career at Port Elizabeth, N.J. Most recently he was a trade lane manager with DHL Global Forwarding.
6. Challengers Unseat 4 DeSoto County State GOP House Members
- Thursday, August 06, 2015
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four DeSoto County House Republican incumbents targeted by a pro-school choice group because of opposition to charter schools are among at least nine incumbents who lost party primaries Tuesday.
7. Time to Produce
- Friday, May 22, 2015
MEMPHIS: THE SEQUEL. “People who make movies – people like Francis Ford Coppola and Milos Forman and Sydney Pollack, and our own Craig Brewer and Willy Bearden – and people like me who write and produce TV spots and videos all have something in common. We know just how damn good Memphis looks through a lens, we know how deep the local talent pool is for actors and crew, we know how wide the choice is for great locations.
8. Living Well
- Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Depression doesn’t make reservations in advance. It just descends. There is also no formula for a human being’s breaking point. Especially when there could be neurologic or psychiatric forces in play, perhaps without the affected person even being aware of them.
9. Living Well Network Battles Depression in the Mid-South
- Tuesday, December 03, 2013
The Dennis H. Jones Living Well Network and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are seeing increased activity in the second year of helping people navigate depression, stress and the challenges of life.
10. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
11. Tenn. House Approves GOP Redistricting Plan
- Friday, January 13, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The state House has approved a plan to redraw the chamber's 99 districts, overriding Democrats' objections that it placed five African-American incumbents into three seats.
12. Wharton, Fullilove & Conrad Re-Elected -- Harris-Ford to Runoff
- Friday, October 07, 2011
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. won a full four-year term of office as mayor Thursday, Oct. 6, two years after he claimed the mayor’s office in a special election.
And all 12 of the Memphis City Council members seeking re-election won new four year terms in the city election cycle, marking the largest return of incumbents to the 13-member council in the 43-year history of the mayor-council form of government.
13. 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.
14. AP-CNBC Poll: Investors Wary of Stock Trading
- Wednesday, September 15, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Wild gyrations on Wall Street have made U.S investors leery of buying individual stocks and skeptical that the market is a fair place to park their money.
In an Associated Press-CNBC poll of investors, 61 percent said the market's recent volatility has made them less confident about buying and selling individual stocks. And the majority of those surveyed – 55 percent – said the market is fair only to some investors.
15. Consumer Confidence Rises in May
- Wednesday, May 26, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans' confidence in the economy rose in May for the third straight month, fueled by growing optimism about future job prospects.
Still, many worry improvements in shoppers' mood and spending may be reversed because of sharp declines on Wall Street fueled by fears that a debt crisis in Europe could hammer global growth. Already, there are signs pointing to a weakening business at stores in May after a solid spring season.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. Bredesen Bill on Restaurant Calorie Counts Fails
- Thursday, May 07, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen's proposal to require calorie counts on menus at chain restaurants in Tennessee has failed for the year.
The proposal carried by House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner of Old Hickory was sent to a summer study committee by the Public Health and Family Assistance Subcommittee on Tuesday.
19. Morgan Keegan Acquires Burke Capital Group
- Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Memphis-based Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has acquired Burke Capital Group LLC, an Atlanta-based investment banking firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions and private capital advisory services to financial institutions in the Southeastern U.S. Morgan Keegan is a subsidiary of Regions Financial Corp.
20. Fed Predicts 'Slowing But Growing' Economy
- Wednesday, January 09, 2008
ATLANTA (Dow Jones/AP) - More interest-rate cuts may be on the way, but Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart still doesn't see a U.S. recession on their heels.
The central banker said he "wouldn't foreclose" the possibility that the Fed will lower its target rate again, having cut at each of the last three meetings.
21. 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.
22. A Fast Company
- Thursday, September 06, 2007
Some boxes need to be unpacked, some furniture needs to be rearranged and some décor needs to be hung on the walls, but Securas Consulting Group LLC's new Collierville headquarters soon will feel like home.
23. Med Nurse Earns State Leadership Award
- Wednesday, November 02, 2005
The Tennessee Nurses Association recognized Dr. Diane Todd Pace with the Alma E. Gault Leadership Award. Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/Health Loop Clinics. She earned a doctorate from the University of Tennessee.
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 16, 2005
YMCA Appoints Senior Vice President for Development
YMCA Appoints Senior Development Officer
Rorie Trammel was promoted to senior vice president for development and community relations for YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South. Trammel joined the ...
25. Archived Article: Hotel (lead)
- Thursday, February 26, 2004
Within the next month, plans are likely to be finalized that would bring construction of a new major hotel across from the Fed
Downtown Readies for Upscale Hotel
Westin near arena to round out entertainment corridor
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 04, 2004
Area Fire Fighters, Police Awarded for Bravery
Firefighters, Officers Awarded for Bravery The 100 Club of Memphis presented Valor Awards, the highest honor for bravery in Memphis and Shelby County, to Collierville police officer Michael Riley and...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 31, 2003
Edmiston, Lollar Named Master School Board Members
Edmiston, Lollar Named Master School Board Members Shelby County Board of Education members Anne Edmiston and Ron Lollar earned the designation Master School Board Member, the highest title confe...
28. 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...
29. 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 ...
30. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, July 09, 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 ...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 02, 2000
William H William H. Masters joined the electrical department of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates as an electrical project manager. He earned his bachelors degree from Vanderbilt University and masters degree from the University of Memphis. M...
32. Archived Article: Back
- Friday, November 05, 1999
FDX expands e-commerce solutions FDX expands e-commerce solutions with multi-carrier shipping system FDX Corp. has introduced FDX PowerShip mc, a multi-carrier electronic shipping system that will be offered free to medium- and large-volume shippers...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 17, 1999
Vastera Adds Dennis Jones, FDX CIO, Dennis H. Jones, executive vice president of information technology and chief information officer for FDX Corp., has been appointed to the board of directors for Vastera Inc. Ernst & Young announced the follow...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 13, 1999
Resource Bancshares Mortgage Bruce Clark has been named senior vice president, systems technology and support, and chief information officer for AutoZone Inc. He most recently was chief information officer and senior vice president, telemarketing, f...
35. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 16, 1996
Sept Sept. 16 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at Lulu Grille, 565 Erin Drive. Networking begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Representatives from the Bill Clinton and Bob Dole campaigns will discuss issues dealing with w...
36. Archived Article: Fedex In Coll
- Tuesday, June 04, 1996
Federal Express Corp. announced Monday that the company plans to build a 400,000-square-foot technology complex in Collierville. FedEx to build 400,000-square-foot technology complex in Collierville Federal Express Corp. announced Monday the company...
37. 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...
38. 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. ...