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18 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Aspell sends big hearts to improvement volunteers

From the readers: The staff, board and clients of Aspell Recovery Center wish to send huge hearts to North Highland First Baptist Church, historic First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, West Bemis Baptist Church, City Baptist Church, Sunbeam Masonic Lodge, the U.S. Marine Corps and the more than 150 volunteers who turned a Month of ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Barber, Classical, Arts, Ballet

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Longtime assistant principal to head Lakeland Elementary

During a faculty meeting Thursday morning at Lakeland Elementary School, Supt. Ted Horrell named longtime assistant principal Joretha Lockhart as the school's next principal.


Related Topix: Lakeland, TN, Memphis, TN, University of Memphis

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Humboldt City Schools appoints Versie Hamlett as director of schools beginning May 1

Humboldt City Schools is proud to announce and welcome Versie Hamlett as its new director of schools, according to a news release.


Related Topix: Humboldt, TN, Madison County, TN, Lane College

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Remembering Judith Hill: 'wonderful, encouraging and enchanting soul'

Judith C. Hill was Harrisburg's first African American city councilwoman and a former member of the city school board.

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Related Topix: African-American, Virginia Union University, Tuskegee University, Hampton, VA

Marcantano Named President/CEO of Women & Infants Hospital

Dennis D. Keefe, president and chief executive officer of Care New England, this week announced that Mark R. Marcantano of Natick has been named president and chief operating officer of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.


Related Topix: Natick, MA, Albany Medical College, New York University, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University

University Business

Carla Sanderson to retire from Union University

Carla Sanderson, Union's provost and executive vice president for strategic initiatives, has announced her retirement from Union.


Related Topix: Chamberlain College of Nursing

The Jackson Sun

'I thank God for my miracle baby': March of Dimes helped Chiquita and ...

Wilziah Amon' Chism weighed 1 pound and 4 ounces and was diagnosed with albinism shortly after being born.


Related Topix: Madison County, TN, Medicine, Nursing

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Event aims to nurture peace in young people

Quinton Perry, 17, and Kendrick Brown, 16, want to set good leadership examples for their friends and peers.


World Magazine

Can free community colleges solve America's education debt crisis?

As states including Tennessee, Oregon, and Mississippi consider providing free community college for students, critics say that such a program could create unfair competition for traditional four-year colleges and actually take money away from students who need it most.


Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WTVR Richmond

VUU student's life changes with breast cancer diagnosis

Advanced physics, friends and fraternity activities are once again the focus of Cradale Waller's life at Virginia Union University.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Virginia Union University, Oncology

The Jackson Sun

Carla Sanderson to retire from Union and take position with online nursing college

Carla Sanderson, Union University's provost and executive vice president for strategic initiatives, has announced her retirement from Union.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Dockery, MS, University of Tennessee, University of Florida

Sun Apr 06, 2014


Union University sues government over Affordable Care Act

According to Local Memphis , Union said the law violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the First and Fifth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution and the Administrative Procedures Act.


Related Topix: Tennessee

The Tennessean

Engagement: Scott Talley & Leigh Andrews

Miss Andrews is a graduate of Beech Senior High School and Union University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.


Related Topix: Hendersonville, TN

The Jackson Sun

Who is Charlie Pittman? Talented golfer, godly man, friendly guy,...

Charlie Pittman was watching television with friends on Jan. 8, 2012, when his dog ran to the front window of Pittman's home in Milan.


Related Topix: Fire, Violent Crime, Madison County, TN

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Union Univ. sues over requirement for abortion-causing drugs

The suit was filed today in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, according to the news release.


Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Help, hope for Alzheimer's caregivers

An upcoming conference is designed specifically for the caregivers of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Tennessee

The Jackson Sun

The true blessing is the generosity of West Tennessee

Spring gives us such great opportunities to be outside and do the things we love.


Related Topix: Jackson, TN

Fri Mar 28, 2014

News 4 Jax

'Jeopardy!' celebrates 50 years

Yes, for 50 years the famed answer-and-question show has maintained a steady popularity, through an 11-year network run, a short-lived reboot and, finally, a syndicated version with Alex Trebek that debuted in 1984.


Related Topix: Game Show, Jeopardy!, Entertainment, Television, Alex Trebek

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Richmond Teen Charged In Murder of VUU Student

A Richmond teenager has been charged with first-degree murder in the February shooting death of a Virginia Union University student.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Richmond, VA, Virginia Union University


Sources: Suspect indicted in VUU student murder

A suspect has been indicted by a grand jury in the murder of a Virginia Union University student, according to sources.


Related Topix: Virginia Union University