Editorial Results (free)
1. Candidates Stake Claims For November Elections
- Wednesday, May 30, 2018
At the Memorial Day holiday, the incumbent mayors of Bartlett, Germantown and Lakeland had pulled petitions to seek re-election in municipal elections on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald and Lakeland Mayor Wyatt Bunker pulled their qualifying petitions from the Shelby County Election Commission on May 18, the opening day of the filing period. Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo, who has already kicked off his re-election campaign, pulled his petition four days later.
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. Bartlett Mayor McDonald Re-Elected at Filing Deadline
- Thursday, August 21, 2014
Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald was re-elected to another four-year term of office at the noon Thursday, Aug. 21, filing deadline for candidates in four sets of suburban municipal elections on the Nov. 4 ballot.
4. Wine Referendums Down to Final Day
- Thursday, August 21, 2014
The deadline for signatures to be gathered on the still-forming proposed referendums to allow wine in grocery stores is Thursday, Aug. 21.
The deadline for candidates to file in the set of Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal elections on the November ballot is at noon the same day.
5. Elliott, Berry File in Bartlett Elections
- Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Bartlett alderman Emily Elliott has filed for re-election to her Position 2 seat in the Nov. 4 suburban elections.
6. Candidates Pull Petitions in Suburban Mayoral Races
- Thursday, May 29, 2014
Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald and Germantown Alderman Mike Palazzolo are on the cusp of entering the mayoral races in their respective communities.
7. Eddleman Joins Family Safety Center
- Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Vernetta Eddleman has joined the Family Safety Center, Memphis and Shelby County’s center for victims of domestic violence, as director of client services.
In her new role, Eddleman will be responsible for the planning, design, development and management of client services, and will also supervise and train staff and partner agency providers in delivering quality care to victims and their families.
8. Gonitzke Named CEO of National Foundation for Transplants
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Connie Gonitzke has been appointed president and CEO of the National Foundation for Transplants. Gonitzke joined the Memphis-based organization in 2002 as a patient advocate. In 2006, she was named director of resource development, and in 2008, she became the senior vice president of development.
9. Suburban School Boards Set, Other Issues Remain
- Monday, November 11, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities completed the process Thursday, Nov. 7, of establishing the basics of their municipal school districts, with elections for their respective school boards.
10. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 8, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
11. Suburban School Board Early Vote In
- Friday, November 8, 2013
The early vote is in for the Thursday, Nov. 7, suburban school board races in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities which are forming their own municipal school districts.
Only six of the school board races are contested with Lakeland voters choosing from a single list of seven contenders for five positions on the Lakeland school board.
12. Election Day Arrives for Municipal School Boards
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities go to the polls Thursday, Nov. 7, for the second time in a year to elect school boards for their respective municipal school districts.
13. Early Voting Opens in Three Suburbs for Boards
- Monday, October 28, 2013
Early voting in three of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities opens Monday, Oct. 28, at locations in Germantown, Bartlett and Millington for newly created suburban school boards.
The early voting period for those cities and Lakeland in advance of the Nov. 7 election day began Oct. 18 at Shelby County Election Commission officers Downtown at 157 Poplar Avenue.
14. Seven Suburban School Board Races Contested
- Thursday, October 3, 2013
The suburban school board races next month come down to seven contested elections in four of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities.
With the decisions in those races and 21 uncontested school board races, voters will have taken the final votes to put in place their own municipal school districts separate from the countywide school system that opened for its first school year Aug. 5.
15. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
16. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.
17. Arlington, Lakeland Early Voting Ends Saturday
- Friday, September 13, 2013
Early voting comes to an end Saturday, Sept. 14, in the first two of 11 elections between now and Thanksgiving.
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the last chance for voters in Arlington and Lakeland to vote in municipal elections at the Shelby County Election Commission offices at 157 Poplar Ave. Lakeland voters can also vote Saturday only at theRefuge church, 9817 Huff ‘n’ Puff Road.
18. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 7, 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.
19. 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.
20. LensRentals.com Moves Into Trinity Ridge
- Friday, July 22, 2011
A local camera- and lens-rental company is expanding into a significant amount of space in the already tight Northeast submarket.
LensRentals.com has signed a 16,800-square-foot lease in Cordova’s Trinity Ridge Business Center, 7730 A Trinity Road, suite 110.
21. Grubb & Ellis’ deWitt Appointed To MAAR Commercial Council
- Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Co. has been appointed to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council. He will take over one of the council’s director seats next year before becoming the council’s vice president in 2012.
22. Ranta Elected Treasurer Of Southern Arts Federation
- Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Frederick W. Smith, founder of FedEx, has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Memphis. Smith is chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corp. He oversees the company’s branches, including FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight and FedEx Office. Smith has served on the boards of several companies, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Mayo Foundation. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and co-chairman of the Energy Security Leadership Council.
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar, "Family Law Seminar," today from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 200. For more information, call the MBA at 527-3573.
24. MATCU Banks on Judy Conrad as VP of Lending
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Judy Conrad has been named vice president of lending at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). Conrad previously served as vice president and manager of BankTennessee in Ripley. She has worked in the financial industry for almost 40 years.
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 22, 2004
Local Attorney Named Chairperson of ABA Business Law Section
SCO President Earns Distinguished Service Award
The Tennessee Optometric Association presented Dr. William E. Cochran with its 2004 Distinguished Service Award. Cochran is president ...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Memphis Memos March 19
Ken Newberry was appointed senior vice president at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. He earned a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University. Prior to joining MATCU, he worked at Union Planters Bank. Stan Cardwel...