Editorial Results (free)
1. 11 of 30 Suburban Races in November Decided at Filing Deadline
- Monday, August 20, 2018
Of the 30 elected positions on the Nov. 6 ballot in five suburban towns and cities in Shelby County, 11 were decided at the Thursday, Aug. 16, deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions.
2. 11 of 30 Suburban Races in November Decided at Filing Deadline
- Friday, August 17, 2018
Of the 30 elected positions on the Nov. 6 ballot in five of the six suburban towns and cities in Shelby County, 11 were decided at the noon, Thursday, Aug. 16, deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions.
3. Congress Nears Dismantling of Post-Crisis Bank Rules
- Wednesday, May 23, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress was taking a final step Tuesday toward dismantling a chunk of the rules framework for banks installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes.
4. Pruitt Brings Fresh, Quieter Approach To Football Practice
- Friday, April 13, 2018
I find the culture shift of Tennessee football under new head coach Jeremy Pruitt this spring to be refreshing.
5. Senate Poised to Ease Dodd-Frank Rules for Most Banks
- Tuesday, March 6, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten years after a financial crisis rocked the nation's economy, the Senate is poised to pass legislation that would roll back some of the safeguards Congress put into place to prevent a relapse.
6. Powell Taking Over as Fed Chairman at Time of Economic Calm
- Thursday, January 25, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – It would seem like a pretty good time to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Jerome Powell has won Senate confirmation to head the U.S. central bank, inheriting an economy on a roll, a booming stock market and unemployment at a 17-year low.
7. After Disaster of 2017, New Year Looking Good for Vols
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Vol Nation should celebrate. It’s a new year. It’s got to be better than 2017. Tennessee athletics had a bad year, one of the worst ever. It was rough for fans, alumni and boosters.
8. Who's in Charge? 2 Fight for Control of US Consumer Watchdog
- Tuesday, November 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – With emails, tweets and doughnuts, the two dueling acting directors battled for control of the nation's top financial watchdog agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, on Monday.
9. Public Shaming Likely but GOP Wary of New Laws After Equifax
- Monday, September 25, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.
10. Bielema Sees Progress on Targeting Rule; Open Door at Tennessee for Fulmer
- Wednesday, July 12, 2017
HOOVER, ALA. – Arkansas coach Bret Bielema understands as well as anyone that football and the risk of severe injury can’t be separated. Running back Rawleigh Williams gained more than 1,300 yards last year. But he suffered a second neck injury in this year’s spring game and decided, after consulting with doctors, to retire from the game.
11. Trump's SEC Pick, an Ex-Goldman Lawyer, to Face Skepticism
- Thursday, March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington.
Jay Clayton, a well-connected Wall Street lawyer who is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, is sure to face sharp questions from Democrats at his confirmation hearing Thursday over his years of work for Goldman and other financial giants.
12. $12 Million Permit Filed For Hickman Building
- Thursday, March 2, 2017
240 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $12 million
Project Cost: $16 million
Application Date: February 2016
13. 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.
14. Yellen: Too Early to Determine Impact of Global Developments
- Friday, February 12, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the Fed's interest-rate policies.
15. Electrolux Cooks
- Friday, January 10, 2014
Executives at Electrolux Major Appliances North America formally opened their Memphis plant Thursday, Jan. 9, at Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park.
But as Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and local elected leaders toured the facility, there were plenty of indications the $266 million plant has been turning out ovens and stoves for a couple of months.
16. AP IMPACT: Aggressive Start for Consumer Bureau
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The new federal agency charged with enforcing consumer finance laws is emerging as an ambitious sheriff, taking on companies for deceptive fees and marketing and unmoved by protests that its tactics go too far.
17. Economists See Higher Taxes as Way to Cut Deficit
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Economists say a combination of higher taxes and lower spending is the best way to reduce the federal budget deficit.
A survey on economic policies conducted by the National Association for Business Economists released Monday also forecast that short-term interest rates would remain at current levels for at least another year.
18. House Tries to Shackle New Consumer Agency
- Friday, July 22, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – As the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially opened its doors Thursday, the House was considering legislation that would restrict its power.
Republican sponsors of the bill say they are simply trying to promote transparency and accountability in the agency that was created a year ago as part of President Barack Obama's overhaul of the rules governing financial markets.
19. GOP Uses Budget, Other Tools to Sap Financial Law
- Wednesday, July 6, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional Republicans are greeting the one-year anniversary of President Barack Obama's financial overhaul law by trying to weaken it, nibble by nibble.
Wary of attempting to dismantle the entire statute and being portrayed as Wall Street's allies – banks are among the nation's most unpopular institutions – GOP lawmakers are attacking corners of it. They can't prevail because they don't control the White House or Senate, but they may be able to force some compromises on agency budgets, pressure regulators and influence some of Obama's nominations.
20. Local Companies Working to Navigate Economic Straits
- Monday, June 13, 2011
The financial services business seems like a tough one to be in these days.
Investors have for the last few weeks treated bank stocks like the piñata of Wall Street. Bankers, attorneys and investment professionals have boiled a massive government overhaul of the country’s financial regulations down to clipped phrases like “finreg” and “Dodd-Frank” that they speak of often with a grumble or a shaking of the head.
21. Butler Snow’s Wilmesherr to Discuss Financial Reform
- Thursday, September 16, 2010
Edward Wilmesherr, a partner in the law firm of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC, admits he doesn’t do a lot of texting.
22. Memphis Bar Association Names New Board Members
- Tuesday, December 8, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association has appointed new officers and new members to the board of directors for 2010.
Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins will serve as president. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC will serve as vice president and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump Maxwell PLC will serve as treasurer. Linda Warren Seely of Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. will serve as secretary.
23. Memphis Bar Assn. Elects New Officers, Board Members
- Monday, December 7, 2009
At the Memphis Bar Association’s Annual Meeting Thursday at The Peabody hotel, the MBA announced its 2010 officers and new members of its board of directors.
Immediate past president Art Quinn passed the gavel to incoming president Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump & Maxwell PLC automatically move to the positions of vice president/president-elect and treasurer, respectively. Linda Warren Seely, director of pro bono projects at Memphis Area Legal Services Inc., was chosen as secretary.
24. Pro Bono Crusade Marches on in Legal Community
- Thursday, October 8, 2009
The Tennessee Bar Association is continuing the access to justice fight by decreeing October “Celebrate Pro Bono Month.”
More than a million Tennesseans are unable to afford legal services and about 700,000 of them face legal problems each year, according to Gov. Phil Bredesen’s office. Legal aid providers such as Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. often have to turn away as many as 80 clients at any given pro bono clinic because of a lack of resources to care for them all.
25. Baker Donelson’s Williams Appointed To Volunteer Leadership Role at ILTA
- Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Merideth L. Williams has been appointed to the volunteer leadership role of conference vice president in the International Legal Technology Association. She will work with other volunteers in the delivery of educational programming to members of ILTA.
26. Big Names, Big Plans For TBA Convention
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
Attorneys and judges from throughout the state will convene this weekend at The Peabody hotel for the 2009 annual Tennessee Bar Association convention, where big-name speakers such as former Democratic U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. will speak – and where current TBA president, George “Buck” Lewis, will pass the gavel to the new TBA president for 2010-2011.
27. Oversight Panel Questions Treasury On Bailout Plan
- Thursday, December 11, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – A congressional panel reviewing the government’s $700 billion rescue of the financial sector questioned how the money is being spent and whether it’s helping homeowners avoid foreclosure.
28. Exec Pay Limits Gain Support as Bailout Questioned
- Thursday, September 25, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Executives whose companies get a piece of the $700 billion government bailout will have their pay packages strictly limited under proposals that are broadly supported by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress.
29. Spiegel to Begin Work Friday as CEO At Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Kevin M. Spiegel Friday will begin work as chief executive officer and administrator of Methodist University Hospital.
Spiegel is board-certified in health care administration and is a fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives. He previously served as president and chief operating officer of Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Ohio.
30. Pro Bono Commitment Starts From Top At Glankler Brown
- Thursday, May 3, 2007
Attorney George Nassar compares taking on a new case to grabbing a piece of chocolate from a box - when you bite into it, sometimes you don't know what you're going to get.
In his more than 25 years of practicing law at Glankler Brown PLLC, Nassar said he knows that to be true of all types of work, including pro bono cases.
31. Former FBI Agent, Attorney, Lobbyist, Security Expert to Appear on WKNO Program Monday
- Thursday, June 8, 2006
William "Bill" Carter says he's never planned anything; things just seem to happen in his life. Carter's career, so far, spans some 50 years, from serving as a Secret Service agent during President John F. Kennedy's administration to waging a legal battle with the U.S. government on behalf of the Rolling Stones, to acting as executive producer for a recent documentary on religious icon Billy Graham that was endorsed by the Graham family.
32. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, June 22, 2004
UT Medical Group Finances Wolf River Office
UT Medical Group Finances Wolf River Office
7945 Wolf River Blvd.
Germantown, TN 38138
Cost: $10 million
Borrower: UT Medical Group Inc.
Lender: National Bank of Commerce
33. Archived Article: Gov't (lead)
- Friday, October 1, 1999
Criminal court Court costs on increase By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Beginning today, those who have cases in many of the courts of Shelby County will see increases in service fees. The increases were approved during the 1999 legislative session. ...
34. Archived Article: Salem Manor Chg
- Friday, January 17, 1997
By CAMILLE H Salem Missionary Baptist Church to renovate apartments Church borrows $2.35 million from First Tennessee Bank to finance construction By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News New Salem Missionary Baptist Church has borrowed $2.35 million fro...