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1. Tennessee Governor Grants Executive Clemency to 4
- Friday, July 27, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to four people and is considering more requests.
Haslam announced Thursday that Michelle Lea Martin's 25-year prison sentence was commuted to supervised parole.
2. Fed Chair Powell Stresses Importance of an Independent Fed
- Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned Friday that the Fed's independence from political pressure must be respected if it is to succeed in controlling inflation, maximizing employment and regulating the financial system.
3. George W. Bush Says His Mother Didn't Fear Death
- Thursday, April 19, 2018
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George W. Bush said Wednesday that his mother, Barbara Bush, didn't fear death because she believed in an afterlife and that she would be "wonderfully received in the arms of a loving God."
4. 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.
5. Lawmakers Blast Haslam Administration for Process Toward JLL Contract
- Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Tennessee Department of General Services is set to award a statewide contract for facility management services to Jones Lang LaSalle, a company that already handles 10 percent of state office space and estimates a 15.9 percent savings if all higher education institutes participate.
6. Last Word: How Do You Get On The List, Sedgwick & Thornwood and Musicals
- Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Monday was Presidents Day and thus a holiday at City Hall. But for the occupant on City Hall’s top floor it was anything but a holiday. The list Memphis Police made for who has to have a uniformed police officer next to them to go anywhere in City Hall is turning into a controversy over possible surveillance of citizens participating in the last year or so of protests around the city.
7. UTHSC Names Director for Health Equity Research Center
- Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Dr. Michelle Martin will be the focus of a reception at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center this week that also will highlight the new Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research that she’s been brought in to lead.
8. Outsourcing: Savings, But No Specifics
- Thursday, December 8, 2016
The Haslam administration is forging ahead with plans to nab a statewide facilities services contractor after an outside analysis backed up a study showing estimated cost savings of more than $35 million a year at Tennessee universities.
9. County Law Library Director Johnson Celebrates 50 Years as Librarian
- Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Gary Johnson, director of the Shelby County Governmental Law Library, is celebrating his 50th year as a librarian. In his current role, he directs the county law library’s operations, including budgeting, staffing and library services, and reports to a 10-member board that include nine attorneys and one judge.
When asked about his longevity in the field, Johnson says the libraries where he’s worked – which include public, school and law libraries – have been different enough to keep him challenged and interested.
10. Outsourcing Savings Estimates Strain ‘Credulity’
- Thursday, May 19, 2016
Terry Cowles flashes a photo of ceiling lamp fixtures on the screen and tells state legislators a vendor’s state Capitol team used its electrical training to remove, repair and reinstall fixtures, saving taxpayers $15,500.
11. Fuchs Joins Vaco Logistics as Recruiter
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Eddie Fuchs has joined Vaco Memphis as an executive recruiter for Vaco Logistics, where he’ll consult with distribution, transportation and manufacturing companies to help identify candidates for leadership and specialized skill positions. Fuchs, who previously worked in the business development department of Intermodal Cartage Co., was recently named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s 2014 Young Memphians list.
12. 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.
13. Scartozzi Named Sales Director at Hilton Memphis
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Heidi Scartozzi has joined the Hilton Memphis, managed by Davidson Hotels & Resorts, as director of sales. Scartozzi is a 15-year hospitality veteran, most recently serving as a regional director of sales for JQH Hotels and Resorts, servicing 13 hotels on the West Coast.
14. Ady Joins Ballet Memphis as Ballet Master
- Wednesday, July 24, 2013
James Ady has joined Ballet Memphis as ballet master. In his new role, Ady will teach morning technique classes, assist with community outreach programs, and rehearse and coach dancers for upcoming performances.
15. Commission To Pick School Board Members
- Monday, September 12, 2011
Shelby County Commissioners take the final step Monday, Sept. 12, to the creation of a new countywide school board that will take office in three weeks.
The commission meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Vasco Smith County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
16. County Commission Interviews School Board Applicants
- Thursday, September 8, 2011
It took Shelby County Commissioners nearly 10 hours Wednesday, Sept. 7, to interview nearly 100 contenders for seven appointments to the countywide school board that takes office Oct. 1.
The general government committee session with the applicants is a good indicator of what is likely to happen Monday when the full commission makes the appointments. The seven non-binding straw polls of the commission included selections by most of the 13-member body. But they selected either three or four finalists each which means there will probably a lot of shifts in votes Monday when commissioners are limited to one vote each.
17. Obama Reaps Victory as Judges Uphold Health Law
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) – In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati handed the administration a victory Wednesday by agreeing that the government can require a minimum amount of insurance for Americans.
18. Labor Leaders Remembrance of MLK Timely
- Friday, April 1, 2011
Organized labor supporters from around the country will descend on Memphis Monday to join members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1733 in solidarity as they march through Downtown’s streets on the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
19. Memphis College of Art Files Permit for South Main Building Renovation
- Tuesday, April 13, 2010
477 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $2.2 Million
Project Cost: $3 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2010
Completion: Fall 2010 (Phase I)
Owner: Memphis College of Art
Tenant: Memphis College of Art
Contractor: Montgomery Martin Contractors LLC
Architect: Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects
20. MCA Files Permit For South Main Building
- Friday, April 9, 2010
The Memphis College of Art has filed a $2.2 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to renovate its newly acquired 49,025-square-foot building at 477 S. Main St. in the South Main Historic Arts District, where the college will house its graduate school.
21. Schools Face Big Budget Holes as Stimulus Runs Out
- Tuesday, February 16, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The nation's public schools are falling under severe financial stress as states slash education spending and drain federal stimulus money that staved off deep classroom cuts and widespread job losses.
22. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
23. Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Record High in Q2
- Friday, August 21, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the recession throwing thousands of people out of work daily, more than 13 percent of American homeowners with a mortgage have fallen behind on their payments or are in foreclosure.
24. Winbranch Apartments Sold Following Foreclosure
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
3595 Millbranch Road
Memphis, TN 38116
Sale Amount: $4 Million
Sale Date: June 4, 2009
Buyer: LBUNS 2004-C4 Millbranch Road LLC
Seller: Ronald G. Steen Jr., successor trustee
25. MCA Files $3.3M Permit For New Student Dorm
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
The Memphis College of Art this week filed a $3.3 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to build a four-story student residence hall at 139 N. Barksdale St. south of the college’s Overton Park campus in Midtown.
26. Stress Test Concerns Sink BoA, Citi Shares
- Wednesday, April 29, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America Corp. will need to raise more capital if they can’t convince regulators that “stress test” results were mistaken, said two people familiar with the matter.
27. Time Warner Swings to Q4 Loss on Hefty Writedown
- Thursday, February 5, 2009
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Media and entertainment giant Time Warner Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a previously expected $24.2 billion writedown for its cable, publishing and AOL assets.
28. Volunteer State Records 100th Death from Wars
- Tuesday, January 20, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than seven years after the Sept. 11 attacks, 100 service members who called Tennessee home have died fighting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to an Associated Press count.
29. Obama Presidency Inspires Artists
- Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The celebration of Barack Obama becoming president today transcends political slogans and mass-marketed collectibles for people like Charlie Dyer.
30. 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.
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 1, 2004
MAAR Elects Board of Directors
MPD Names Public Information Officer
Larry Godwin, interim director of the Memphis Police Department, selected Sgt. Vince Higgins to serve as the departments new public information officer. Higgins, a 14-year vet...
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Le Bonheur Hires Two New Surgeons
Taylor Elected to TTLA Board of Governors
Chris Taylor was elected to the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors. Taylor, a shareholder in Hill Borens Memphis office, also will serve as a TTLA ...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 28, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr
MAAR Dedicates Center in Honor of Past President
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr. with the dedication of the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Cen...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 30, 2003
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Rear Adm. Jeffrey L. Fowler was named commander of Navy recruiting following the retirement of Rear Adm. George E. Voelker. Fowler completed a military fellowship in 2002-2003 and is a life member at the Council of Foreign...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 7, 2001
Timothy Winton Smith has become associated with Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC in its litigation section Timothy Winton Smith has become associated with Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC in its litigation section. Smith earned his bachelors degre...
36. 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...
37. Archived Article: Mba P.2
- Friday, November 3, 2000
Bar Association announces nominees Bar Association announces nominees William H. Haltom Jr., president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee for 2001. The 2001 president will be G. Patrick...
38. 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...
39. 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...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 1, 1997
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41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 25, 1997
Joseph Kyles, an assistant professor of education at Shelby State Community College, has been elected to serve as president of the Tennessee Young Democrats Joseph Kyles, an assistant professor of education at Shelby State Community College, has bee...
42. Archived Article: Surgery Center
- Monday, May 20, 1996
5/20 jts surgery center New surgery center to break ground in midtown By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Montgomery Martin Contractors Inc. will break ground on an 18,000-square-foot Midtown Surgery Center late this month and expects to complete the $2....