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1. Last Word: 50 Years Ago, Skeleton Hotel in Court and New Moves on Forrest
- Thursday, February 1, 2018
It was 50 years ago Thursday that the event that sparked the 1968 sanitation workers strike happened near Colonial and Sea Isle in East Memphis. City sanitation workers Robert Walker and Echol Cole were killed when the trash compactor on back of their city truck malfunctioned and crushed them.
2. Last Word: Brunch Overload, Grade-Changing Misdemeanor and Sports Rebirth
- Monday, January 22, 2018
What happens when Memphians have been home and/or work bound for about two weeks between a national flu outbreak and snow and ice that hangs tough in below freezing temperatures and the temperature Sunday under sunny skies is almost 60? The correct answer is brunch overload.
3. Southern States Join To Promote Civil Rights Tourism
- Wednesday, January 17, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.
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. Memphis Sound at 60
- Saturday, December 23, 2017
As Stax Records and Royal Studios both wrap up a year of celebrating their 60th anniversary, The Memphis News looks back at the creators and purveyors of the Memphis sound and its significance, both in its heyday and today.
6. Pay for No Play: Paying Millions to Former Coaches
- Friday, December 8, 2017
Tennessee’s bungled search for a football coach will come at a cost for the university. A big cost.
There are buyouts everywhere. A potential lawsuit looms. And a rift between boosters caused by the botched search may be the costliest item of all for the university long term.
7. Fogelman Properties Adds Day As Senior VP of Investments
- Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Matthew Day has joined Fogelman Properties as senior vice president of investments. Day comes to the Memphis-based multifamily real estate services company with 15 years of investment experience and will spearhead its investment platform across the Southeast, Southwest and Midwest regions.
8. UT QBs, Receivers, Coaches Struggling So Far
- Friday, October 6, 2017
Tennessee’s football players are on fall break this weekend during the open date. You’ve got to wonder how many players fifth-year UT coach Butch Jones will get back after the break.
Fallout from last Saturday’s 41-0 loss to No. 5 Georgia is massive. Fans were leaving Neyland Stadium by halftime with the Vols trailing 24-0. Jones took a beating from fans on social media and sports talk radio all week.
9. Deadly Rally Accelerates Removal of Confederate Statues
- Wednesday, August 16, 2017
In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare.
In Baltimore, Mayor Catherine Pugh said she's ready to tear down all of her city's Confederate statues, and the city council voted to have them destroyed. San Antonio lawmakers are looking ahead to removing a statue from a prominent downtown park.
10. Kelly, Legacy Teammates Ready for Final Season With Vols
- Friday, August 11, 2017
Todd Kelly Jr. can’t believe it’s his last hoorah. The senior safety from Webb School of Knoxville enters his final season at Tennessee with thoughts of how it all started in fall of 2014.
11. Spring Lessons: Here’s Who Vols Will Start
- Friday, April 28, 2017
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones isn’t big on naming starters and divulging depth charts. Not until he has to. So it comes as no surprise the Vols enter summer workouts and fall camp with junior Quinten Dormady and redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano still competing for the starting quarterback’s job.
12. Who Will Grab the Spotlight in Vols' Spring Game?
- Friday, April 21, 2017
Tennessee completes its fifth spring practice under head coach Butch Jones on Saturday, April 22, at 4 p.m. with the DISH Orange & White Game at Neyland Stadium.
It’s merely the beginning as the Vols prepare for the 2017 season.
13. Vols Need a Good Spring With So Many No. 1 Players Gone
- Friday, March 17, 2017
Butch Jones is about to embark on his most crucial of five seasons as Tennessee’s football coach, and it begins with spring practices starting Tuesday, March 21.
Jones is coming off back-to-back 9-4 seasons capped by bowl wins, but has fallen short of the SEC East Division title both years. He was the preseason favorite to win the East in 2016, and the previous year had a team with potential to win the division.
14. Trump Moves to Pull US Out of Pacific-Rim Trade Deal
- Tuesday, January 24, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office.
15. 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.
16. Dobbs’ Change of Heart a Great Gift to Vol Fans
- Friday, December 23, 2016
In the spirit of the holiday season, Joshua Dobbs is the gift that keeps on giving. Despite all the disappointments of 2016 for Tennessee football, it would be a mistake not to appreciate Dobbs for what he is: a scholar, an athlete, a leader, a role model and a winner.
17. Florida Didn’t Kill UT’s Season; Vanderbilt Could
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
Tennessee’s primary goal for the 2016 football season was to win the SEC East Division, and the Vols failed.
Does that mean the season was a failure?
Not until the No. 24-ranked Vols play Vanderbilt on Saturday night (7:30, SEC Network) in Nashville and find out their bowl destination.
18. Vols Get Midterm B Despite Back-to-Back Losses
- Friday, October 21, 2016
Tennessee’s football team is spending this week’s open date trying to get healthy after a rugged four-game stretch of SEC football in which they defeated Florida and Georgia and lost to Texas A&M and Alabama.
19. Could This Be the Year the Crimson Tide Rolls Out With a Loss at Tennessee?
- Friday, October 14, 2016
Tennessee defensive end LaTroy Lewis was raised in Akron, Ohio, and recalls a special Saturday of football each fall when he was a youth: Ohio State vs. Michigan.
“That’s what I was taught my whole life,” Lewis says, “and then I got down here in the South, and it was kind of like: ‘Is there any other game beside Tennessee and Alabama?’”
20. Carter Says Disparities Keeping Underprivileged From Better Lives
- Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Last week, former President Jimmy Carter and nearly 1,500 volunteers flocked to Uptown to build 19 homes that will help improve the lives of underprivileged Memphians. In between swinging hammers, Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter took time to visit the blues bars of Beale Street. Carter said Beale Street bears commonalities with the National Civil Rights Museum in that both cultural touchstones have reclaimed the city’s history and bring local heritage into a greater context.
21. Longtime Tenn. School Needs Dropped From BEP Panel Report
- Tuesday, November 10, 2015
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A state panel that makes annual recommendations for improving Tennessee's school-funding formula has dropped longtime school needs costing millions from its latest report.
- Saturday, October 10, 2015
Phillip Ashley Chocolates will host a Spectrum tasting event Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The tasting will feature seven flights of chocolate paired with seven varieties of whiskey, plus live music and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $60. Visit phillipashleychocolates.com/spectrum for tickets.
23. Panthers OT Michael Oher Not a Big Fan of 'The Blind Side'
- Tuesday, August 4, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – When people first meet Michael Oher naturally they want to ask him about the 2009 hit movie "The Blind Side," which is based on his life as an underprivileged youth growing up in Memphis, Tennessee.
24. Batts Joins HealthChoice as Complex Care Manager
- Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Kenneth Batts has joined HealthChoice’s new Population Health team as complex care manager. In his new role, Batts will reach out to patients identified with complex medical needs to schedule home visits, where he’ll provide customized intervention and condition education, including goal setting, care coordination, and long-term support with the goal to achieve improvements in their health.
25. Cauliflower as Main Course? Restaurant Trends for 2015
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
To know where we’re headed, as the adage goes, we must first understand where we’ve been. And in Nashville, where we’ve been is eating at restaurants. Many, apparently.
A slew of new restaurants opened their doors in 2014, including showpieces like Prima in The Gulch and a few celebrity chef spots that made a stir, such as Adele’s from Jonathan Waxman, Sinema with Top Chef star Dale Levitski and Chauhan Ale and Masala House from Maneet Chauhan of Food Network.
26. Ignite Memphis Returns With More Rapid-Fire Ideas
- Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ignite Memphis returns next week with what organizers say looks to be the biggest Ignite event ever, on track for another sellout.
The basic idea behind Ignite Memphis: Get a group of creative professionals and Memphians of all stripes, really, to take the stage and make a presentation. That’s pretty much it, other than a few parameters, such as the requirement that the presentations include slides and last a total of five minutes.
27. Sales Pitch
- Wednesday, March 5, 2014
For every professional sports team, there are at least two running narratives: the one on the court or field of play and the one at the box office.
As Grizzlies fans watch the team finish out the season in pursuit of a playoff berth, everyone understands each victory is invaluable. But for the people in charge of filling the seats at FedExForum, so is every season-ticket holder.
28. Actions Should Speaker Louder Than Words
- Friday, February 28, 2014
The Sports Morality Police have pinned on their badges and are cracking down on athlete-on-athlete crime.
You know, those vicious moments where one millionaire calls another millionaire a name across the line of scrimmage in what amount to little more than a grunt.
29. Bell Joins First State Bank as Commercial Loan Officer
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Jonathan Bell has joined First State Bank as vice president/commercial loan officer. Bell, who has more than 13 years of experience in the banking industry, will provide banking services for businesses in Collierville and the surrounding area.
- Saturday, January 25, 2014
Literacy is Key: A Book and Author Affair, sponsored by the Memphis Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma, will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The program will feature W. Bruce Cameron, Joshilyn Jackson and Molly Crosby. Tickets start at $45; proceeds benefit First Book Mid-South. Visit memphiskkg.org.
31. Shankman-Cohn to Lead Interior Design Coalition
- Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Leslie Shankman-Cohn has been elected the 2014 president of the Tennessee Interior Design Coalition, a statewide coalition committed, through legislative and regulatory endeavors, to enhance and protect the right to practice interior design. Shankman-Cohn is a partner in Jill Hertz Interior Design, a division of Eclectic Interiors. She specializes in custom-designed furniture, space planning, furnishings and finishes specifications, universal design, Aging in Style and sustainable design issues.
32. Indie Memphis Offers Innovation-Themed Programs
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
This year’s Indie Memphis Film Festival will again offer a slate of programming tied to the concept of innovation and include guest speakers such as the president of the multimedia news organization The Onion, as well as presentations that complement the festival’s film offerings.
33. UAW Confirms Talks with Volkswagen About Tennessee Plant
- Monday, September 9, 2013
DETROIT (AP) – The United Auto Workers union confirmed Friday that it's in talks with Volkswagen about representing workers a factory in Chattanooga, Tenn.
The union said its representatives met with VW officials last week in Wolfsburg, Germany, to discuss a German-style "works council" at the plant as well as full UAW representation. A works council would give workers a say in plant operations.
34. Woeppel Named CEO of UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Charles “Chuck” Woeppel has been named chief executive officer of UT Medical Group Inc. Woeppel, who has served as the organization’s chief operating officer since 2012, will also continue in that role.
35. Kroc Center Opens to Big Crowds
- Wednesday, February 27, 2013
To cap off Healthy Heart Month, the new 100,000-square-foot Kroc Center held its open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony last weekend.
The state-of-the-art Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center has welcomed more than 10,000 visitors in its first few days.
36. Gowen Named Marketing Head at Renshaw Property Management
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Kellyn Gowen has joined Renshaw Property Management as marketing coordinator. In her new role, Gowen manages social media, marketing and communications for the company’s 800 Mid-South rental properties, serves as a liaison for property owners and real estate agents, and spearheads marketing efforts for vacant properties.
37. Jonathan Lindsey Joins Martin Tate Law Firm
- Saturday, January 19, 2013
Jonathan Lindsey has joined the law firm of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston PC.
Lindsey joined the firm as an associate, and he’ll focus his practice in the area of litigation. He’s a 2012 graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where he graduated first in his class of 134 law students.
38. Lindsey Joins Martin Tate Law Firm
- Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Jonathan Lindsey has joined the law firm of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston PC. Lindsey joined the firm as an associate, and he’ll focus his practice in the area of litigation. He’s a 2012 graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where he graduated first in his class of 134 law students.
39. Lowery, Illsley Honored With Dunavant Awards
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Memphis City Council’s longest serving member and the plans review manager for the Shelby County Code Enforcement Department are the two winners of the 2012 Bobby Dunavant Public Service Awards.
40. Leadership Academy Announces Graduates
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Leadership Academy has announced its September 2011 Fellows Program graduates.
They are Mary Elizabeth Anthony of Smith & Nephew; Gene Baker of Smith & Nephew; TaKeisha Butler of Smith & Nephew; Brenda Caldwell of Dr. B Empowerment Services; Donnell Cobbins Jr. of Universal Commercial Real Estate LLC; Jonathan Cross II of Jonathan Cross Venture & Holdings Corp.; Reggie F. Davis of Street Ministries; Shenenka Davis of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis; Jeb Fields of Commercial Advisors; Jonathan Flynt of Bryce Corp.; Lori Guy of First Horizon National Corp.; Channa Halmon of Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents; Ursala Holmes of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Shannon Izquierdo of FedEx Corp.; Jared Johnson of Pier 1 Imports; Ken Kimble III of Boy Scouts of America – Chickasaw Council; Joy Lockridge of Spherion Staffing Services; Nathan Martin of the University of Memphis; Shawn McCutcheon of Regions Bank; Katie Midgley of the Urban Child Institute; Tanner Mueller of First Tennessee Bank; Bettina Kurtz Pearson of First Tennessee Bank; Robin Poston of the University of Memphis; Kerra Saine of First Tennessee Bank; Joy Stephens of Joy Factor Consulting; Colby Stough of Youth Villages; Carrie Strehlau of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Marvin Todd of FedEx Corp.; Brittney Rogers of Duncan-Williams Inc.; Lindsey Waugh of Medtronic Inc.; Carsett Webber of Wright Medical Technology; Josh White of MAA (formerly Mid-America Apartment Communities); and McLean Wilson of Kemmons Wilson Cos.
41. Millstone Medical To Open Memphis Facility
- Thursday, September 13, 2007
Fall River, Mass.-based Millstone Medical Outsourcing is preparing to open its first facility outside of its home operations right here in Memphis.
By Oct. 1, Millstone officials are slated to open the company's 105,000-square-foot facility in a space they are leasing at the South Park Business Park on Pleasant Hill Road, said Millstone vice president of sales Jonathan Tillman.
42. Meyerrose Heads Emerging National Businesses Division for First Horizon
- Wednesday, August 9, 2006
Sarah Meyerrose has been promoted to president of emerging national businesses for First Horizon National Corp. In her new role, she will be the executive leader of several of First Horizon's growing national efforts, such as its health savings accounts business, Msaver, and its commercial insurance business, Synaxis. Meyerrose has worked for First Horizon for more than 24 years.
43. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, December 2, 2004
Young Attorneys Find Rewards in Pro Bono
Pro Bono Offers Vital Experience, Rich Rewards
The Daily News
Attorneys could probably spend twice the amount of time many employees spend at work in a week to serve their clients. To ...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 6, 2000
Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt announced the following activity at the law firm: Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt announced the following activity at the law firm: Robert A. Cox has become a partner; Sarah F. Henry and Jonathan W. McCrary ha...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 24, 2000
Monica Wilbur has joined myonlinebookkeeper.com as a computer analyst. Wilbur, a recent graduate of the University of Memphis, has worked for the firm part time for a year and a half.The Germantown company soon plans to offer small businesses a mean...