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1. Around Memphis: Sept. 10, 2018
- Monday, September 10, 2018
The Daily News offers a weekly roundup of Memphis-related headlines from around the web, adding context and new perspectives to the original content we produce on a daily basis. Here are some recent stories worth checking out…
2. Memphis Tigers Travel to Naval Academy for Key AAC West Game Saturday
- Thursday, September 6, 2018
What’s not to like about a trip to Hawaii? If you’re the Navy Midshipmen, a lot. Despite going to Hawaii early to make the adjustment to the time change, Navy spotted the home team a 28-0 lead before losing 59-41 last weekend.
3. 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.
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. The Week Ahead: Dec. 4-10
- Monday, December 4, 2017
Good morning, Memphis! The holidays are in full swing, and several events this week aim to help you make a dent in your shopping list while also supporting local artisans and small businesses. Check out the details on those, plus our entertainment picks and more you need to know about in The Week Ahead...
6. VW Executive Pleads Guilty in Emissions Scandal
- Monday, August 7, 2017
DETROIT (AP) – A German Volkswagen executive pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and fraud charges in Detroit in a scheme to cheat emission rules on nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles.
Shackled at the wrists and ankles and wearing red prison garb, Oliver Schmidt appeared before U.S. District Judge Sean Cox as part of the U.S. government's case involving the automaker, which has admitted to using software to get around U.S. emission standards.
7. NCAA South Regional Ends in Victory for NC as Calipari Plays the Poor Sport
- Monday, March 27, 2017
John Calipari and Kentucky did not cut down the nets at FedExForum. But Calipari did open his postgame press conference with a cut, one directed at the officials following the Wildcats’ 75-73 loss to North Carolina here Sunday in the NCAA South Regional Elite Eight.
8. WikiLeaks Reveals CIA Trove Alleging Wide-Scale Hacking
- Wednesday, March 8, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – WikiLeaks published thousands of documents Tuesday described as secret files about CIA hacking tools the government employs to break into users' computers, mobile phones and even smart TVs from companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung.
9. Distracted To Death
- Saturday, November 26, 2016
When the Tennessee Highway Patrol began using a tractor-trailer on the interstate to catch people texting while driving, the troopers knew their view from above would help their cause. From that higher vantage point, they could see drivers holding their phones in their laps and typing.
10. Why Tennessean’s Mayoral Poll Was a Failure
- Thursday, September 8, 2016
When a Nashville newspaper poll showed Megan Barry in a dead heat with David Fox shortly before the 2015 mayoral runoff vote, the Barry campaign refused to panic.
11. Aggies DE Garrett: Talented And ‘Low Maintenance’
- Friday, August 19, 2016
He’s a first-team All-American, possibly could be the first pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, and his head coach has called him “low maintenance.”
Perhaps the college football gods believe Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin had suffered enough, first with Johnny Manziel – a guy dubbed Johnny Football never qualifies as low-maintenance – and then with the Aggies’ infamous quarterback exodus.
12. The SEC is TEC – Tight End Conference
- Friday, July 29, 2016
Last season, Hunter Henry became the second Arkansas Razorback to win the John Mackey Award, which for the last 16 years has annually recognized the best tight end in college football. Henry, famously known for the fourth-and-long “Hunter Heave” in the Razorbacks’ wild 53-52 overtime win over Ole Miss, also produced a strong body of work for the entire season, including 46 receptions for 647 yards and three touchdowns.
13. Tigers’ Dedric Lawson selected AAC Rookie of the Year
- Thursday, March 10, 2016
University of Memphis freshman forward Dedric Lawson has been named the American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year.
Lawson was a unanimous choice for the Rookie of the Year award after earning a conference-record six Rookie of the Week honors. He led the AAC in rebounding, averaging 9.2 rebounds per game, including grabbing 96 offensive rebounds. His 275 rebounds this season are fourth-most by a freshman in Memphis history, and is nine away from moving past David Vaughn into third overall.
14. New Brass
- Saturday, February 6, 2016
Just days before Toney Armstrong was off the city payroll, his successor as interim director of the Memphis Police Department, Michael Rallings, was getting used to the attention and ring kissing that comes with being the city’s top cop.
15. Last Word: El Chapo and Memphis, First Filers for August and Origins in Graffiti
- Monday, January 11, 2016
The Mississippi River at Memphis crested and then it rained.
The weekend rain added about two-tenths of an inch by Saturday to Friday’s crest.
But by Sunday, the river had dropped to 39.12 feet, which is still more than five feet above flood stage.
16. Memorable Events of 2015 will Spill Into 2016
- Saturday, January 2, 2016
When you really get down to it, history is a collection of moments, moments that, when they fall one after the other over the long arc of time, eventually form the tapestry representing who we are.
17. New Laws in 2016 Show States are Diverging on Guns, Voting
- Thursday, December 31, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Laws taking effect at the start of the new year show states diverging on some hot-button issues.
Restrictions on carrying guns will ease in Texas, for example, but will get tighter in California. It will be easier to register to vote in Oregon, but there will be another step to take at the polls in North Carolina.
18. Suspect in Memphis Officer's Death Says He's No Coward
- Wednesday, August 5, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.
19. Your Fantasy Celebrity Board
- Tuesday, May 12, 2015
If you could have any five celebrities on your nonprofit board, who would you pick?
Visualize yourself as chair of the board of a nonprofit you believe in. Maybe it’s a university, an early childhood education center, a food bank, international research institute or performing arts company. You pick the nonprofit – and the board members!
20. Spring has Sprung Mixed Success for Vols
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
Turn on local TV news in Knoxville, and University of Tennessee spring football is the usually the lead story.
Pick up the daily newspaper, and the Vols’ football team is all over the front page.
21. Twitter Plays Outsize Role in 2012 Campaign
- Tuesday, May 8, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – @BarackObama is on Twitter. So is @MittRomney. And so are all the voters following the 2012 presidential contest, whether they know it or not.
Candidates, strategists, journalists and political junkies have flocked to Twitter, the social networking hub where information from the mundane to the momentous is shared through 140-character microbursts known as tweets.
22. Service and Community at Heart of Chastain’s Career Choices
- Friday, January 21, 2011
Chris Chastain’s career can be characterized by two main themes: service and community.
Before stepping into his current role as executive director of the Crittenden Regional Hospital Foundation in June of 2008, Chastain served as associate director of annual giving at Rhodes College, development officer at Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation and director of institutional advancement at Lausanne Collegiate School.
23. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 6, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
24. Dewald Selected to Chair Life and Health Insurance Foundation
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Jack Dewald will serve as chairman of the board for the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education.
Dewald is president and owner of Agency Services Inc.
25. AP Analysis: Economic Stress Up In Much of Nation
- Tuesday, July 7, 2009
California, Michigan and South Carolina suffered the most financial pain in May as unemployment, home foreclosures and bankruptcies rose, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis of economic stress in more than 3,100 U.S. counties.
26. The Flintco Cos. Names Musson Business Development Director
- Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Troy Musson has been hired by The Flintco Cos. Inc. as its director of business development for Flintco’s Memphis and Springdale, Ark., offices.
27. Memphis Library Board Elects Officers
- Friday, October 3, 2008
The Memphis Public Library & Information Center’s board of trustees has elected officers.
The seven-member board elected David Williams, CEO of Leadership Memphis, as chair; Dorothy Boggan, Memphis Public Library retiree, as vice chair; and Margaret McLean, a stay-at-home mom, as secretary.
28. Cullison Moves Up At Methodist LeBonheur in Germantown
- Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital has named Rebecca Cullison assistant administrator of clinical support services.
Cullison has been with Methodist for three years, first as an administrative resident and most recently as the manager of system operations.
29. Mayor Herenton's Executive Assistant Moves to MLGW
- Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Gale Jones Carson has been named director of corporate communications for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. In her new executive-level position, she will report directly to MLGW president and CEO Joseph Lee III. She previously was executive assistant to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
30. Trezevant Manor Foundation Names Development Director
- Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Martha Boyd was named director of development for the Trezevant Manor Foundation.
The New York Times Co. Broadcast Media Group announced that Bruce Moore was named news director of WREG-TV in Memphis, effective Jan. 30. Moore is a 15-year veteran of WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Va. He served as assistant director of WVEC-TV for seven years. He graduated from the University of Georgia.
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...