Editorial Results (free)
1. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
2. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
3. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 07, 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.
4. 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.
- Thursday, July 26, 2012
Women Against MS will hold its sixth annual luncheon benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Thursday, July 26, from noon to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cookbook author Ronda Giangreco will speak. Cost is $50. Contact Sherry Bramucci at email@example.com or 755-0994.
- Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Talk Shoppe will present the seminar “Mastermind Principle: Based on the Book Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill” Wednesday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will host an executive lunch with Doug McGowen Tuesday, March 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. McGowen will discuss starting new businesses, growing existing businesses and how to use commercial blight as an opportunity. Email Jeremy Park at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
- Monday, March 26, 2012
The Tennessee Solar Institute will offer a free course in the basics of solar installation and photovoltaic technology Monday, March 26, through Friday, March 30, at the University of Memphis Fogelman Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. The 40-hour course will be held each day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and lunch will be provided. At the conclusion of the course, an entry-level certificate of knowledge exam will be given. For more information, contact Patricia Wells at email@example.com or 615-253-6371.
9. Humane Soc. Names Walker Development, Marketing Mgr.
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Leah Walker has joined the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County as development and marketing manager. Walker represented her home state as Miss Georgia in 2008 before joining the Greater Memphis Chamber as a development consultant.
10. Pruitt Keeps Centre Group Running Smoothly
- Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Holly Pruitt is office manager of The Centre Group, a human resources consulting firm. Pruitt handles accounting and administrative duties and works closely with the company’s marketing firm.
11. Inside The Priest Files: Documents reveal 50 years of abuse, cover-ups in Memphis diocese
- Monday, April 12, 2010
John Doe and his family watched 1999 change to the year 2000 in Memphis.
They were visitors to the city, here for a family medical emergency.
Looking back on it seven years later, Doe would remember “mentally trying to see if the world was going to end because everybody was scared something was going to happen.”
12. Priest Abuse Case Goes to Higher Court
- Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Attorneys for a man who claims he was abused by a Catholic priest more than 30 years ago are expected to file their answer this week to an appeal by the local diocese to the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
13. Group to Interview Priest in Sex Abuse Case
- Friday, February 13, 2009
This morning, a group of attorneys and a court reporter are to meet at the Nashville home of a retired and suspended Catholic priest to talk about his time in Memphis.
The Rev. Paul St. Charles, who served in Memphis from the 1960s to the 1980s, is accused in six civil lawsuits of sexually abusing teenagers.
14. New Info Surfaces in Priest Sex Cases
- Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Fifteen priests in the Catholic Diocese of Memphis have been accused of sexually abusing children since the diocese was formed in 1971.
That was among the disclosures made in a Circuit Court hearing late last week to set the ground rules for the pending civil trial of a lawsuit against the diocese and the Dominican religious order. The hearing continues Thursday.
15. Another Suit Filed Against Diocese
- Friday, September 12, 2008
A Catholic priest who led youth groups in the 1970s has been accused in another civil lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
Father Paul W. St. Charles is accused in the latest John Doe lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Catholic Diocese of Memphis.
16. Superior of Ex-Priest Claims He Lied to Pope
- Friday, March 07, 2008
A Dominican priest has claimed he lied to now-deceased Pope John Paul II when he told the pontiff in a letter that he had tried to get other church assignments for a Memphis priest who sexually abused a 14-year-old boy in 2000.
17. New Forensics Center Slated For Madison and Manassas
- Thursday, August 16, 2007
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton envisions more than just a newer, state-of-the-art facility to replace the dilapidated quarters that currently house the county's regional forensics center.
He and other county officials also say the county needs a forensics lab that's a research center of sorts, one concerned with more than the type of forensics work depicted on hit TV shows such as "C.S.I." When he interviewed current Shelby County Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Chancellor, he stressed that point.
18. Ronald McDonald HouseNames Board Members
- Friday, February 23, 2007
The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis announced Wednesday its new board of directors.
Sandra McQuain has been named president, Allison Tweel Gilbert was named vice president, John E. Kim
19. Jones and Colleagues Receive LEED Accreditation from Green Building Council
- Wednesday, April 05, 2006
Michael Grey Jones, Chris Root and Karen Cauthen have received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation. Jones is an architect for Johnson Bailey Henderson NcNeel Architects, and Root and Cauthen are architectural interns. Created by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings.
20. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
21. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 25, 2005
SBA and SCORE Host Loan Workshop
SBA and SCORE Host Business Loan Workshop
The Small Business Administration and Service Corps of Retired Executives of Memphis host free community loan workshops at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Rena...
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 18, 2004
VA Medical Center Physician Recognized
Memphis Attorneys Complete Leadership Program
The Tennessee Bar Association announced that the following Memphis attorneys have completed the TBA Leadership Law program: Karen Campbell, Gary K. Smith &...
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
24. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, February 19, 2004
Statewide Program Develops Law Leaders
The Daily News
Seeing a need to develop leaders in the law field, John Tarpley also felt the need to do something about it.
As 2004 president of the Tennessee Bar Association, Tar...
25. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, January 21, 2004
Equity Inns Replaces
Memphis Fifth on List
of Hottest Cities for Expansion
Expansion Management magazines sixth annual list of Americas Hottest Cities for business relocations and expansions ranks Memphis No. 5 out of 370 metro areas...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 08, 2002
Susan Hugel of Shelby County was elected to the Tennessee Education Association Susan Hugel of Shelby County was elected to the Tennessee Education Association board. Florestine Evans of Memphis was elected as a representative on the Tennessee Conso...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 28, 1998
David A David A. Boelter has joined Medshares Inc. as president of Medshares Nursing Services Inc. and Medshares Infusion Group Inc. He formerly was national director of home care and hospice services for Vencor Inc. Thomas W. Clarke has been appoin...