Editorial Results (free)
1. 'F' is for Fraud
- Saturday, January 13, 2018
Just before the winter break, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen had a lot of questions for the Shelby County Schools system. She had just read a 258-page report from an independent investigation of the school system’s grade-changing scandal at Trezevant High School.
2. Grade Floors Revealed With Grade Tampering
- Thursday, December 14, 2017
As Shelby County Schools officials were just beginning to investigate allegations of grade tampering at Trezevant High School in September 2016, they were also looking into reports that Trezevant teachers were told in writing by the vice principal that the school had a “grade floor” – no nine-week grades lower than a 60.
3. Alabama is Media’s Overwhelming Pick To Win SEC Title
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
4. Mississippi Accused of Unequal Schooling for Black Students
- Wednesday, May 24, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students in violation of the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a legal group alleged Tuesday.
5. Kustoff, Cohen Win Seats in Congress And the Rest of Shelby County's Ballot
- Saturday, November 12, 2016
Shelby County voters re-elected all but six incumbents seeking re-election on the Nov. 8 election ballot.
And the biggest upset on the local ballot gave Democrats a gain of one seat in the state House delegation from Shelby County.
6. Collierville, Millington Mayoral Races Top Suburban Ballots in November
- Thursday, August 18, 2016
The mayors of Collierville and Millington are running for re-election on the November ballot and as the noon Thursday, Aug. 18, filing deadline approaches for the Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal ballots the two mayors have challengers.
7. Williams Joins Del-Nat as Director of Finance
- Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Ronnie Williams has joined Del-Nat Tire Corp. as director of finance. Williams, who has a 15-year background in finance and accounting, most recently served as director of finance at Health Choice LLC. In his new role, he will be responsible for finance and accounting functions and will direct operations to meet budget and financial goals.
8. Social Resumes and the Job Search
- Friday, April 5, 2013
As an adjunct accounting professor at the University of Memphis, I am constantly trying to prepare my students for their future. Part of that preparation is exposing the students to tools that will assist them in their search for employment.
9. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees
- Thursday, October 18, 2012
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.
10. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees
- Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Memphis Mayor AC Wharton joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.
11. E-Visits Just Make Cents
- Wednesday, June 6, 2012
I had the flu. Those four words, painfully small words, meant that I would be miserably affixed to my bed for the foreseeable future. The affliction attacked without warning and left me contemplating what sins I had committed in a previous life that deserved such punishment.
12. Cybercrime on the Rise
- Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Despite increased awareness of cybercrime, cyber-attacks continue to plague companies from Memphis to Brussels to Subic Bay.
Cyber attacks are typically defined as criminal activities that are conducted by means of the Internet. With more and more companies relying on the Internet to do business, the frequency of cybercrime is certain to increase. These technology-based attacks can include stealing an organization’s intellectual property, gaining access to online bank accounts, creating and distributing viruses, and posting confidential business information on the Internet.
13. 2012 Should Be Busy For Health Care
- Monday, March 5, 2012
This year is positioned to be very interesting in the world of health care. From the Supreme Court hearing in March until the presidential election in November, health care is guaranteed a place in the news for the rest of the year. In addition to the big stories, some smaller health care stories will also grab some of the limelight as the medical industry deals with changing trends and developments.
14. Taking Action Can Prevent Workplace Embezzlement
- Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Embezzlement can be a major embarrassment for a large firm or the kiss of death for a small business.
Embezzlement is the act of dishonestly appropriating company funds by the person who is trusted with the company funds, and the high frequency of these crimes is driving several business owners to search out ways to protect themselves from this form of internal theft.
15. Health Care Counts on Accounting
- Wednesday, December 28, 2011
At a time when the economy is ailing, physicians and other health care providers are writing prescriptions that will not be filled by pharmacists but rather by accountants.
Health care providers are looking more and more to accountants to assist in controlling costs and measuring quality in health care systems across the nation. Health care accounting is a somewhat new accounting discipline that is generating interest and discussions from the college classroom all the way to the executive boardroom.
16. Agents Adapt to New Market
- Monday, October 11, 2010
Molly Booth Phillips is getting back to the basics of when she started in the real estate industry 14 years ago.
17. Realizing Dreams
- Tuesday, July 6, 2010
William Adair’s quad-cab, four-wheel-drive pickup truck is splattered with mud. The office where he parks it out back, a converted country home at the corner of Tenn. 196 and U.S. 72, is littered with maps.
18. Alabama Casinos Go Upscale to Rival Mississippi
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
SHORTER, Ala. (AP) - Alabama casinos are making a $500 million bet that luxury hotels, celebrity restaurants and big-name entertainment will give southbound tourists an alternative to Mississippi's Gulf Coast gambling destinations.
19. Famed Miss. Judge Gets 18 Months for Lying to FBI
- Monday, November 16, 2009
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - Bobby DeLaughter, a history-making prosecutor who became a judge, was sentenced Friday to 18 months for federal obstruction in a case that ended his career and brought down some of the most powerful lawyers in Mississippi.
20. Weichert Realtors’ Chapman Recognized for Service Achievement
- Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Amy Chapman, broker and owner of Weichert Realtors-Chapman & Associates, has been awarded Quality Service Certified Platinum status. It is considered the highest level of service achievement in the real estate industry.
21. Shelby Goes Obama; Conrad To Council; All 10 Charter Amends Pass
- Wednesday, November 5, 2008
These are the unofficial election results for Shelby County. The state-wide results in the Presidential election as well as the U.S. Senate races in Tennessee and Mississippi are also included.
The results become official after an audit and certification by the Shelby County Election Commission as well as state election officials.
22. Pogue to Lead Public Affairs For Local Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Jim Pogue has been selected chief of the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
Pogue has worked for the Corps of Engineers for more than 19 years in public affairs positions. Pogue will be responsible for managing the Memphis District’s public information, internal communications and community relations programs.
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Rhodes Psychology Professor to Serve as Diversity Delegate at Leadership Conference
First Horizon Exec Named to Fed Advisory Council
J. Kenneth Glass was appointed to a one-year term on the Federal Reserve Boards Federal Advisory Council. Glas...
24. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, August 26, 2003
Scimitar opens Downtown brokerage office
Scimitar LLC financed $1.1 million through Trustmark National Bank, securing the loan with a building at 8 S. Third St. at Madison Avenue, according to a trust deed filed in the Shelby County Re...
25. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Fifty two Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates earned the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation this year A total of 52 Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates recently earned the accredited buyer representative designation. They jo...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 1, 1998
Dr Dr. Bill Poston has been named vice president of clinical integration and quality for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.s Memphis metropolitan area. He formerly was chief of staff for Baptist Memorial Hospital at its Medical Center and East Memph...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...