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1. Ford Outlines Budget Process As Memphis’ New CFO
- Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Shirley Ford has been named chief financial officer for the city of Memphis. Ford, who was selected to be CFO by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and confirmed by the City Council, has served as the city’s comptroller since 2014. She has more than 30 years of financial, accounting and managerial experience. In addition, she is a certified public accountant and a certified municipal finance officer as designated by the state comptroller.
2. Council Reopens MLGW Rate Hike Consideration, Approves Term Limit Referendum
- Thursday, January 25, 2018
Memphis City Council members decided Tuesday, Jan. 23, to take a second look at the gas and electric rate-hike proposals they rejected two weeks ago, but put off any new votes on the matter until February.
3. Council Reopens MLGW Rate Hike Consideration, Approves Term Limit Referendum
- Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Memphis City Council members decided Tuesday, Jan. 23, to take a second look at the gas and electric rate hike proposals they rejected two weeks ago. But they put off any new votes on the matter until the first council meeting in February after what is expected to be a lengthy discussion in committee earlier that same day at City Hall.
4. Teen Idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Star, Dies at 67
- Thursday, November 23, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67.
- Saturday, August 19, 2017
Church Health will hold its 11th annual Rock for Love summer music event Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18-19, in collaboration with the grand opening of Crosstown Concourse. All events are free with a $10 suggested donation that benefits Church Health. Visit churchhealth.org/events for full details and lineups.
- Friday, August 18, 2017
Church Health will hold its 11th annual Rock for Love summer music event Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18-19, in collaboration with the grand opening of Crosstown Concourse. All events are free with a $10 suggested donation that benefits Church Health. Visit churchhealth.org/events for lineups.
7. Arkansas Inmate on Lam for 32 Years Visiting Mom When Caught
- Tuesday, June 27, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after his escape and that he was visiting her when he was arrested.
8. 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.
9. Funding Cut Has MATA at Crossroads
- Friday, August 9, 2013
The city’s bus system isn’t out of the woods yet.
The Memphis Area Transit Authority’s long drive through a wilderness of record ridership for the trolley system, years of operating funding cuts, withering criticism and millions of dollars in capital funding showed signs this week of continuing for some time.
10. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 7, 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.
11. 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.
12. Memphis Excellence In Fundraising Pitches
- Friday, April 20, 2012
Here are the ABCs of making a fundraising pitch. Keep it short, clear and simple. Tell people what you are raising money for and how their gift will make an impact.
Here’s a local example. Returning to our workout program means, for us, returning to the Fogelman Downtown YMCA. Before we could even get in the door we knew fundraising was in full swing. We saw a more-than-life-sized fundraising “thermometer” and the names of people and families who had donated as we entered the facility.
13. Bornblum Honored with New Southwest Library
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The Bert Bornblum Library, a new 69,300-square-foot building at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Cove campus, was named in a ceremony earlier this month.
Among the speakers was John Farris of the Tennessee Board of Regents, who explained that the naming of Board of Regents-governed facilities is a serious matter.
14. U of M’s Raines Appointed To Southern Regional Education Board
- Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Dr. Shirley C. Raines has been appointed to the Southern Regional Education Board by Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen. Raines, president of the University of Memphis, will serve a four-year term.
15. Settlement Funds To Honor Cauley
- Thursday, September 18, 2008
It was the kind of gathering you normally wouldn’t associate with the settlement of a class action case involving urethane.
Several hours in advance of the hearing before Circuit Court Judge Jerry Stokes last week, some of those who would benefit from the settlement gathered at the Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC law firm across from Court Square in Downtown.
16. Homeowners Pull out All the Stops to Sell These Days
- Friday, August 3, 2007
Editor's Note: This is the third in The Daily News' three-part series "Housing Hurdles," an examination of the slumping real estate market and what it means for Realtors, builders and homeowners.
On the popular Home & Garden Television (HGTV) show "Designed to Sell," a team of experts is brought in to help homeowners spruce up their abodes with hopes of getting more offers - and more money - for their homes.
17. Second Phase of U of MMillington Center Opens
- Thursday, October 26, 2006
The second phase of the University of Memphis' Millington Center will open Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon.
The second phase of the facility, at 6500 Navy Road in Millingt
18. 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...
19. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 2, 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...
20. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 26, 2004
MLGW EXEC PRESENTED BEST COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine....
21. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 1, 2003
(ephotos) Commercial property manager Dan Chancey and commercial property administrator Donna Palmer of Clark & Clark received
DAs Office Appoints New Prosecutors The Shelby County District Attorneys Office announced the appointments of three...
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 10, 2003
Judy Caldwell, executive director of The Childrens Museum of Memphis, was named a new board member for VSA arts Project of Te
Judy Caldwell Named to Tenn. Arts Board
Judy Caldwell, executive director of the Childrens Museum of Memphis, was nam...
23. Archived Article: Market Focus
- Monday, August 11, 2003
Matrimony means more planning before vows
Tighter budgets mean more planning before brides spend
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
The nations lukewarm economy is taking the bite out of wedding cakes.
Expensive nuptial ceremonies costing ...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
25. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, June 2, 2003
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce has set a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Place, 449 U.S. Highway 72, Suite 5, for 11 a.m. Thursday.
The Place is an activity center and supervised dance club for teenag...
26. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 10, 2003
Calendar of events Feb. 10-16
Calendar of events Feb. 10-16
The Shelby County Republican Women's Club hosts Judge Phyllis Gardner at 11 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Edward Jones investment representative Steven Hefn...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 4, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Nov. 4-Nov. 10
The Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., presents artwork by Everett Charles Yates, on display through Jan. 15. Nov. 5
The Center for Historic Preservation, a clea...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 2, 2000
William H William H. Masters joined the electrical department of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates as an electrical project manager. He earned his bachelors degree from Vanderbilt University and masters degree from the University of Memphis. M...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 13, 1999
Resource Bancshares Mortgage Bruce Clark has been named senior vice president, systems technology and support, and chief information officer for AutoZone Inc. He most recently was chief information officer and senior vice president, telemarketing, f...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 10, 1997
March 10 March 10 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The speaker will be Shirley Jones, past president of the state division of PSI. The cost is $13. For more information, call Nathal...
32. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, February 29, 1996
02-29 Benchmark J. P. Mosby vs. Circle K Stores Inc. A Shelby County man has is suing Circle K Stores in response to an incident at the 4260 Winchester Road store. According to the suit, the plaintiff and his family stopped at the Circle K on Winche...