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1. Food Truck Evolution: Owners Strategize as Novelty Wears Off
- Thursday, June 14, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – Starting a food truck to sell tacos or barbecue on downtown streets may seem easy or fun, but owners are finding they need more sophisticated plans now that the novelty has worn off.
- Friday, March 9, 2018
The Southern Women’s Show returns Friday through Sunday, March 9-11, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The show will feature shopping; fashion shows; cooking demonstrations; and guest appearances by TV stars Naja Rickette from WeTV’s “LA Hair,” Vern Yip from TLC’s “Trading Spaces,” and Garrett Miller from MTV’s “Siesta Key.” Hours are Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit southernwomensshow.com for daily schedule and discounted tickets.
3. GOP's Senate Majority Shrinks With Jones Sworn Into Office
- Thursday, January 4, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama was sworn into office Wednesday, shrinking the Senate's Republican majority and leading lawmakers of both parties to plead for more bipartisanship as Congress tackles pressing issues in advance of the 2018 midterm elections.
4. 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.
5. Equifax CEO Steps Down in the Wake of Damaging Data Breach
- Wednesday, September 27, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a damaging hack to its computer system that exposed highly sensitive information for about 143 million Americans.
6. Parks Becomes Latest JUCO Prospect to Sign With Memphis
- Thursday, May 4, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Memphis has added Southwest Mississippi Community College center Mike Parks Jr. to its roster.
Tigers coach Tubby Smith announced the signing of Parks on Wednesday.
7. NFL Experts Can’t Agree On QBs in Upcoming Draft
- Friday, April 21, 2017
The NFL Draft starts on Thursday, April 27, and it seems more than likely that Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett will go first overall to the hapless Cleveland Browns.
At nfl.com, three of four draft insiders have the Browns taking Garrett and the other, naturally, has the Browns returning to the quarterback well to pick North Carolina’s Mitchell Trubisky; Garrett then goes No. 2 to San Francisco.
8. Memphis Basketball Adding More Junior College Players; Bill Self Mum on K.J. Lawson
- Tuesday, April 18, 2017
With only two returning scholarship players from last season’s team, University of Memphis basketball coach Tubby Smith continues to mine the junior college ranks for players he hopes can contribute immediately.
9. Can Top Recruiting Class, Loyalty Save Warlick’s Job With Lady Vols?
- Friday, March 31, 2017
It looks like Butch Jones isn’t the only University of Tennessee coach on the hot seat. The Lady Vols’ second-round exit from the NCAA Tournament increased the scrutiny and pressure on Holly Warlick. After five seasons and no trips to the Women’s Final Four, the clock is ticking.
10. Startup Confidential: 15 Interviews Later
- Friday, September 30, 2016
“Should I be doing this? How do I know I’m on the right track? What does success look like? Um … should I be doing this?” Those were the questions I woke up with nearly every day in the months after I launched my own business in March of this year.
11. FedEx, er, University of Memphis to Big 12?
- Friday, May 13, 2016
The slogan still resonates: When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.
All the world came to know that was Federal Express. I can remember knowing it was Federal Express.
12. Big 12 a Nice Dream but a Remote Reality
- Friday, May 6, 2016
Wading in on Big 12 expansion, steroids in baseball and a few basketball questions ….
I applaud University of Memphis president David Rudd’s efforts to get the Tigers into the Big 12, should the league expand. In a short time, Rudd has been a strong influence on U of M athletics and he understands the bigger picture – that what is good for the athletics department will, in many cases, be good for the university and the city.
13. North Texas Could Never Upset the Vols, Right?
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
No way Tennessee’s football team can lose Saturday’s homecoming game against North Texas, one of the worst teams in college football.
Tennessee (5-4) was a 40.5-point favorite early in the week coming off a 27-24 victory over South Carolina last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
14. NYSE Resumes Trading After Outage of More Than 3 Hours
- Wednesday, July 8, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – Trading has resumed on the New York Stock Exchange after an outage of more than three hours caused by technical problems.
There was no interruption at the dozens of other U.S. stock exchanges Wednesday, including the Nasdaq, so investors were still able to buy and sell stocks easily.
15. Legislators Not Moved by Hymns, Reason
- Thursday, April 9, 2015
The words of “We Shall Overcome” and “Wade in the Water” resonate through the halls as Insure Tennessee supporters descend on the Legislative Plaza for a key vote on the plan to provide coverage to 280,000 working Tennesseans.
16. Tennis Tournament Gets New Name, Lower Prices
- Saturday, November 1, 2014
The annual indoor pro tennis tournament at The Racquet Club will feature lower prices and have a new name when it’s held Feb. 9-15 next year.
Now dubbed The Memphis Open, the men’s ATP world tour stop will be slashing ticket prices by 15 to 20 percent in all categories, according to tournament director Erin Mazurek.
17. Tennis Tourney Gets New Name, Lower Ticket Prices
- Friday, October 31, 2014
The annual indoor pro tennis tournament at The Racquet Club will feature lower prices and have a new name when it’s held Feb. 9-15 next year.
Dubbed The Memphis Open, the men’s ATP world tour stop will be slashing ticket prices by 15 to 20 percent in all categories, said tournament director Erin Mazurek.
18. Coverage Gap Leaves Rural Tennessee Hospitals on Life Support
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
Four rural hospitals have closed and dozens are at risk of shuttering: That’s the fallout, some say, from Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision not to join the Affordable Care Act in 2013 and tap into millions in promised federal funds for Tennessee’s financially-strapped health care institutions.
19. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
20. School Board Approves 10 School Closings
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Shelby County Schools board voted Tuesday, Feb. 25, to close 10 Memphis schools with the new school year.
But the final plan approved by the board on a split vote and recommended by superintendent Dorsey Hopson gave a one-year reprieve on closing Northside High School, removed Alcy Elementary School from the list completely and keeps Riverview Middle School open but closes neighboring Riverview Elementary School to make Riverview Middle a k-8 school starting next August.
21. JPMorgan to Cut 8,000 Jobs This Year
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
JPMorgan Chase plans to eliminate a total of 8,000 jobs this year as its mortgage business shrinks and as the giant bank aims to control costs at its branches.
About half of those job cuts had already been announced. JPMorgan Chase now plans to cut more jobs as it tries to reduce $2 billion in consumer banking expenses by the end of 2016.
22. Tech Firms Vie to Protect Personal Data, Profits
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits.
23. World Looks to Bernanke to Clarify Stimulus Plans
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end? That's the question – and the fear – Chairman Ben Bernanke will face this week when he takes questions after a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
24. Morgan Stanley Closes a Bleak Bank Earnings Season
- Friday, July 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — It's tough being a big bank these days.
Morgan Stanley, the storied investment house, reported Thursday that its revenue was down sharply for April through June and its profit missed Wall Street expectations. Its stock was clobbered — down more than 5 percent.
25. Moore Tech Trustees Promote Director to First College Pres.
- Monday, May 28, 2012
Don Smith, director and chief administrative officer of Moore Tech for the past 13 years, has been named by the college board of trustees to be the first president of the vocational college in its 92-year history.
26. (Daily) Deal or No Deal?
- Monday, April 9, 2012
The anatomy of a deal has become a fascinating study these days among businesspeople, grappling as many of them do with coupons, daily deals, special offers – whatever magic ingredient will bring customers through the door.
27. 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.
28. Throckmorton Ready For Changing Role at St. Mary’s
- Friday, November 18, 2011
When the announcement was made during a chapel session to the St. Mary’s Episcopal School student body in mid-October that Albert Throckmorton would be the new head of school, applause broke out once the first syllable of his name was announced.
29. Girl Scouts Prepare to Celebrate Centennial
- Friday, August 26, 2011
In the age of Photoshopped billboard images, teenage breast augmentation and “Toddlers & Tiaras,” the Girls Scouts of America is preparing to celebrate 100 years of countering the latest trends through building girls’ courage, confidence and character.
30. Bryant Joins RedRover
- Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Sarah Bryant has joined RedRover Sales & Marketing as a marketing account executive. She previously worked for the Atlanta Falcons.
31. Noffsinger Receives Leadership Award
- Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Mike Noffsinger, sales manager for the Memphis location of the RJ Young Co., has received the John T. Crunk Leadership Award, an honor given to an employee who exhibits outstanding leadership traits and performance during the year.
32. Tenn. Ethics Panel Doesn't Have Quorum to Meet
- Tuesday, March 22, 2011
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Spokesmen for the governor and House speaker say they're working to fill vacancies on the Tennessee Ethics Commission that hasn't met since November because it doesn't have a quorum.
- Friday, November 19, 2010
The Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis will hold an open house Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college, located on Central Avenue near the Zach Curlin intersection. The open house is geared to middle school, high school and community college students and will provide the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, students and alumni and take guided tours. To register, call 678-4933 or visit www.memphis.edu/herff/eday/index.php.
- Thursday, November 18, 2010
The Center City Commission Board of Directors will meet Thursday at noon at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Real Police Department Services to Protect You During the Holidays” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
- Tuesday, November 16, 2010
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will speak. Cost is $18 per person. Advanced reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
37. Joseph DeVivo to Speak at MMBC Awards Luncheon
- Friday, November 5, 2010
Joseph DeVivo, president of Smith & Nephew’s orthopedic reconstruction and trauma division, is the speaker at the 2010 Robert R. Church Achievement Awards Luncheon.
The Mid-South Minority Business Council honors businesses for diversity achievements at the annual event.
38. Federal Lawsuit Seeks One Count Of Consolidation Votes
- Friday, October 8, 2010
Eight Shelby County voters have filed suit in Memphis federal court against Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper, the Shelby County Election Commission and Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett to throw out the requirement that a consolidation charter must pass in two separate votes on the Nov. 2 ballot.
39. Candidates Pour Own Money Into Congressional Races
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – Primary contests for each of Tennessee's three open congressional seats feature at least one candidate spending a hefty amount of their own money in efforts to secure the Republican nomination.
40. Heavy Fundraising in Open US House Seats in Tenn.
- Monday, April 19, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Candidates for three open congressional seats in Tennessee have reported heavy fundraising activity through the first quarter.
The retirements of Republican Zach Wamp of Chattanooga and Democratic Reps. Bart Gordon of Murfreesboro and John Tanner of Union City have led to spirited campaigns to succeed them in the U.S. House.
41. Cohen Readies for Primary With $1M on Hand
- Tuesday, February 2, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, has more than $1 million on hand as he gears up for a primary challenge by former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
42. Goodwyn Condos Sold Back to Bank for $4.5M
- Tuesday, October 27, 2009
The Goodwyn Condominiums at 127 Madison Ave. Downtown has sold back to the lender, First Tennessee Bank NA, following a foreclosure of 21 of the 18-story building’s 24 condo units. First Tennessee paid $4.5 million for the unsold units and neighboring commercial space during an Oct. 21 substitute trustee’s sale on the steps of the Shelby County Courthouse.
43. Consumers Cut Back Sharply on Spending
- Monday, November 17, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumers, taking a beating from the worst financial crisis in seven decades, cut back sharply on their spending in October, pushing retail sales down by a record amount.
As President George W. Bush and other world leaders gathered for a weekend summit to search for ways out of the mess, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted at another interest rate cut.
44. Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups
- Tuesday, November 4, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats counted on solidifying their thin leadership grip on the Senate as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday to fill 35 Senate seats. Embattled Republicans braced for losses but hoped they would be modest ones.
45. Drug Industry Spends $13 Million on Thank-You Ads
- Monday, October 27, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - The pharmaceutical industry is underwriting one of the biggest issue ad campaigns of the election season – a $13 million televised thank-you to 28 lawmakers, most of them Democrats, who supported legislation last year to expand a children's health insurance program.
46. Smith Hired as Regional Clinical Director Of Ageless Men's Health
- Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Jeff Smith has been hired as regional clinical director for Memphis-based Ageless Men's Health, which provides treatment for men with low testosterone levels.
Smith has 24 years of experience in the medical field, and is a registered nurse specializing in intensive care, neuro-trauma ICU and emergency-room disciplines. He is the founder and owner of ICU Jet International Inc., a fixed-wing, air-ambulance service.
- Wednesday, March 29, 2006
The Rotary Club of Memphis East holds a luncheon meeting today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. FedEx chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $35 per person and $300 per table. Call Lee Hughes at 754-1615.
48. Barnes Elected Chairman of FedEx/St. Jude Classic
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reggie Barnes was elected general chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and president of Youth Programs Inc., the governing body of the PGA Tour event. Barnes previously served as treasurer of Youth Programs. He also is the former chairman of the Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority and the team selection committee for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Barnes is managing director of Morgan Keegan & Co. and also works with Athletic Resource Management.
49. Memphis to Display Economic Diversity
- Friday, August 5, 2005
The office market is looking up, development is occurring in the bioscience sector, distribution centers continue to open and expand, and now, International Paper is considering a relocation of its executive headquarters to the Memphis area.
50. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
51. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 9, 2003
Michael Frederick was appointed director of radiology at Methodist
Michael Frederick was appointed director of radiology at Methodist South Hospital. He previously was the administrative director of radiology at Edinburg Regional Medical Center i...
53. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, April 4, 2003
Council says developer
Council says developer
to pay for ADA crossing
The Memphis City Council approved a resolution that included an amendment making the developer of an expanding auto dealership responsible for the cost of a new traffic l...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 6, 2002
Sheila Mitchell was appointed by Gov
Sheila Mitchell was appointed by Gov. Don Sundquist to a six-year term on the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy. She replaces Paula Hinson, whose term expired. Mitchell has been director of pharmacy and material ser...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 3, 2001
Charlotte Kelley was named marketing assistant for the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center Charlotte Kelley was named marketing assistant for the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center. She had worked as community relations/market...
56. Archived Article: Groundhog (market)
- Monday, January 31, 2000
Groundhog to see 20,000 Tennessee shadows Groundhog to see 20,000 Tennessee shadows By Sharon H. Fitzgerald and Laurie Johnson For the third straight year, Tennessees work force will be humming a collective rendition of "Me and My Shadow" ...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 6, 1999
Eileen M Eileen M. McGinley, partner of BDO Seidman LLPs Memphis office, was recently appointed associate director of accounting and auditing for BDO and a member of the firms committee on assurance issues. G. Michael Cox has been appointed the newl...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 18, 1999
Buckeye Board Elects New Officer Jeffery T. Cook has been elected vice president, product development-new fibers for Buckeye Technologies Inc. Cook is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Melissa Smith has joined Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. as media...
59. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 11, 1999
Leonard I Randall H. Brown has been appointed chief financial officer for Allen & OHara Inc. He formerly was director of corporate finance for Promus Hotel Corp. A certified public accountant, Brown has bachelors degrees from the University of M...
60. Archived Article: Graphic (gsattys)
- Thursday, June 3, 1999
Active attorneys Active attorneys More than 2,000 cases were decided in chancery court during May. Here's a look at the most active attorneys representing plaintiffs in those cases. Plaintiff attorney No. of cases Amount of judgment Bae...
61. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
62. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 19, 1998
National Commerce Bancorporation Names David Popwell to Head Mergers and Acquisitions David T. Popwell has joined National Commerce Bancorporation as executive vice president for mergers and acquisitions. He formerly was chairman for the mergers and...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 1, 1997
Ruth Wallace Archer, a teacher at Oak Forest Elementary School; Patricia Willkinson Sutton, a teacher at Sherwood Middle School; and Raydine J. Yarbrough, a teacher at Florida Elementary School have been named finalists in the National Science Found...
64. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 1, 1997
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65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 24, 1997
Frank A Frank A. Watson has joined Palmer Brothers Inc. and will specialize in commercial and investment sales and leasing. Watson has been in the real estate business for the past 29 years and is a graduate of the University of Memphis. James P. Co...
66. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 30, 1997
Dr Dr. Raymond R. Lagesse has been named assistant to the vice president for academic affairs at State Technical Institute. Lagesse previously worked at the State University of New York College at Geneseo where he was associate dean and director of ...