Monday, October 25, 2021

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Update: First woman elected to serve in LOC ‘s 153 year plus journey

A three-sentence statement from the President-elect of The LeMoyne-Owen College gives a glimpse of Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller’s understanding of the need for motion and change balanced with continuity. Miller becomes the person in charge – and notably LOC’s first woman president – on Sept....

It’s Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller

Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller has accepted the call of The LeMoyne-Owen College’s Board of Trustees and will assume the presidency of the college on Sept. 1. Robert Lipscomb, chairman of the board of trustees, made the announcement Thursday morning on the steps of Brownlee Hall...

Cooking up good health

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The second time around!

It’s possible to do something a second time and experience it as never before. Marvin Johnson is a witness. Johnson was baptized in 1970. Last Sunday (Oct. 4.), he did it again, this time at Safe Harbor of Memphis – “A Church of Refuge.” Pastor Eldridge...

LEGACY: Ben Cauley dies at 67

Ben Cauley was at home on stage. He’d raise his trumpet, close his eyes and with intensity signaled by the tightening of his brows send air flowing through his horn routinely causing goose bumps to dance on the arms of listeners. An original member of...

Rotary forum gives glimpse of race for City Counsil Super District 9, Position 2

Super District 9 encompasses roughly half the city, being made up of Districts 1, 2 and 5, and a small section of Districts 3 and 4. Three council positions are carved out of that swath and five people are trying to get voters to...

Dr. Glover speaking

Firmly anchored in the present, Tennessee State University President – and Memphis product – Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover takes a look back to her January 2013 start and peeks forward in a sit-down exclusive with the TSD. Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover took over as president...

Traffic-stop-to-jail aftermath leaves Memphis doctor ‘completely undone’

Dr. Marcia Bowden and her husband, Ira Marche, are to be in court on Sept. 16 to answer charges related to a Southaven, Miss. traffic stop that degenerated into an experience – including jail – that the Memphis doctor says has left her “completely...

Model job readiness program for high school students draws SCS career technical instructors to take a look

A pipeline connects West Memphis-area high schools with Arkansas State University/Mid-South and through it flows young people who get a head start on graduating from college as qualified technical workers. The U.S. Department of Labor and the Southern Regional Education Board consider the ASU Mid...

House trim is a court matter

Barring an unanticipated settlement, Harbor Point resident Roby S. Williams will be in Chancery Court on Tuesday defending himself about the color of the trim on his house. The Harbor Point Homeowners’ Association, Inc. is suing Williams, the president and CEO of the Black Business...