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1. Burchett’s Mother, Father Helped Shape His Career
- Saturday, February 07, 2015
Homegrown Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett espouses the values of many East Tennessee residents: strong family connections, honoring military service and remembering where he comes from.
2. Ohio State Alters SEC-Dominated Landscape
- Friday, January 16, 2015
A year ago, Florida State put the chanting – “S-E-C! S-E-C! S-E-C! – on pause. Auburn, after all, came oh so close to winning the last BCS national championship game.
But now Urban Meyer and Ohio State have silenced SEC Country.
3. 'New Year's Six' Bowls Offer Compelling Individual Matchups
- Wednesday, December 31, 2014
It isn't just the quality of the teams that make the best bowl games so intriguing.
Each of these spotlight games also offers plenty of compelling individual matchups.
As the bowl season prepares to ring in the new year with its top games of the postseason, here's a look at noteworthy individual matchup in each of the so-called "New Year's Six" contests on Wednesday and Thursday.
4. Morgan’s Best Season Might Be His Last as Titan
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
For Derrick Morgan, Sunday’s season finale against the Indianapolis Colts could well be the end of his five-year run with the Tennessee Titans.
5. Tech Summit Addresses Industry's Lack of Diversity
- Thursday, December 11, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and Latinos at companies renowned as great places to work.
- Wednesday, December 10, 2014
“Miami here we come!!!” That was quarterback Paxton Lynch’s tweet, spiced up with sun and palm tree icons.
It summed up what has been a glorious football season for the University of Memphis: a 9-3 record, a 7-1 mark in the American Athletic Conference and the program’s first share of a league title in 40 years. So the Tigers are headed to the first-ever Miami Beach Bowl for a Dec. 22 game with BYU.
7. Dobbs the Latest in Line of Dual-Threat UT Quarterbacks
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
If the University of Tennessee’s football team gains bowl eligibility with a victory Saturday at Vanderbilt, it can look back to a quarterback change Oct. 25 against Alabama as a pivotal point in the season.
8. South Carolina Back in SEC East Race
- Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The South Carolina defense still has improvement to make, but in beating Georgia 38-35 last Saturday the Gamecocks made a fourth-quarter goal-line stand and reasserted their presence in the SEC East Division.
9. Young Volunteers Face Long Odds at Oklahoma
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
Two games into the 2014 season, and it’s time for the University of Tennessee to play some big-boy football.
The Vols (2-0) took care of business at Neyland Stadium in the first two games against Utah State and Arkansas State.
10. ‘Swamp Rat’ Remembers Last Tennessee-Oklahoma Game
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
University of Tennessee quarterback Dewey “Swamp Rat” Warren stood on the field during a timeout with a few seconds left in the Jan. 1, 1968 Orange Bowl.
Warren was the holder for UT place-kicker Karl Kremser, who lined up for a 43-yard field goal attempt against Oklahoma. The Sooners led, 26-24.
11. Pain Treatment Center to Open Second Locale
- Friday, September 12, 2014
Comprehensive Pain Specialists, a national player in the field of medical pain treatment centers from Nashville, has signed a lease for 4,713 square feet in Healthcare Realty Trust’s building at 8000 Wolf River Blvd.
12. College Football Notebook: September 9
- Tuesday, September 09, 2014
University of Memphis sophomore quarterback Paxton Lynch apparently likes the big stage. Lynch passed for a career-high 305 yards as he completed 27-of-41 passes (one touchdown, no interceptions) in the Tigers’ 42-35 loss at then-No. 11 UCLA.
13. University of Memphis Men’s Golf Earns Postseason Spot
- Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The University of Memphis men’s golf team earned an invitation to the NCAA Regionals that will be played May 15-17.
This is the fourth straight postseason trip for the Tigers. They will be the No. 10 seed at the Raleigh (North Carolina) Regional. The NCAA Regional is a 54-hold competition. Georgia Tech is the top seed in Raleigh.
14. Grinder Looks to Bring Energy to Associated Builders Role
- Saturday, March 08, 2014
Justin Grinder knew at an early age that he wanted to be involved in the construction industry.
15. Bowling for Who-Knows-What
- Wednesday, January 01, 2014
On the day after Christmas, 1958, I turned 7. The next day, Ole Miss played Florida in the Gator Bowl. The only other bowl games then were Sugar, Orange, Rose, and Cotton – all played on New Year’s Day – plus Sun, Tangerine, and Bluegrass, played earlier. Eight in all.
16. Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — To steal huge shipments of valuable cargo, thieves are turning to a deceptively simple tactic: They pose as truckers, load the freight onto their own tractor-trailers and drive away with it.
17. Montgomery Honored as Top Insurance Lawyer
- Thursday, September 05, 2013
Larry Montgomery, member with Glankler Brown PLLC, has been named a Top Lawyer in American Lawyer/Corporate Counsel’s 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Insurance Law, based on his Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating.
18. Area Teams Set Sights on Dream Seasons
- Friday, August 23, 2013
When last we saw the University of Memphis football team, the Tigers were finishing Justin Fuente’s first season on an inspiring three-game winning streak. They checked out of Conference USA with a 4-4 league record. They provided hope as they start play this season in the new American Athletic Conference.
19. Salomon Helps Clients Navigate Estate Planning
- Thursday, August 08, 2013
For Jason Salomon, an attorney with the trusts estate and personal planning service team of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP, the kinetic needs of his clients and the challenges turned into opportunities keep him involved and excited on a daily basis.
20. UT Heading Dairy Study in Southeast
- Friday, June 21, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A six-state study will attempt to pinpoint the causes of the decline in the Southeastern U.S. dairy industry.
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is the lead institution for the study, funded by a $3 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
21. Local Startup Chosen for Launch TN Conference
- Thursday, May 23, 2013
Memphis’ startup community will have a presence next month at Southland, Launch Tennessee’s new conference highlighting Southern culture and technology to be held in Nashville.
Kufikia, a subsidiary of Memphis-based startup venture Work for Pie, is one of 50 companies that will participate in the June 12-13 event. And the benefits are many, some of which carry the prospect of big rewards.
22. ZeroTo510 Accelerator Launches New Season
- Friday, May 17, 2013
Dr. Steve Bares, president and executive director of the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, is clear-eyed and unequivocal about what success looks like for the startup accelerator program his foundation operates and which launched its new season this week.
23. New ZeroTo510 Teams Chosen for 2013 Cohort
- Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The ZeroTo510 medical device accelerator program has chosen the six new teams that will participate in the program’s 2013 cohort.
They include AIS Inc., a local team led by a biomedical engineering student from the University of Memphis. It’s building a leadless, single surgery GPS- and Bluetooth-enabled hybrid cardioverter defibrillator.
24. Georgia-Pacific Pays $1.5 Billion for Buckeye Technologies
- Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Memphis-based Buckeye Technologies Inc. is being bought by Georgia-Pacific LLC, the two companies announced Wednesday, April 24.
The deal, valued at approximately $1.5 billion, including debt, still faces regulatory approval. But the boards of both companies have signed off on terms that include Buckeye stockholders getting $37.50 per share.
25. Administration Advances Brown for TVA Board
- Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Obama administration has angered Tennessee’s U.S. senators by again nominating energy-efficiency expert Marilyn Brown for a full term on the Tennessee Valley Authority board.
26. Chaos Reigns as Bowl Championship Series Picture Unfolds
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
Chaos. That’s the word, apparently the only word, to describe the current state of the Bowl Championship Series. I know this because last Sunday, after a bloody Saturday in which No. 1 Kansas State and No. 2 Oregon both lost, I performed the ultimate modern-day “scientific” test: I Googled “BCS” and “chaos” and got 3,620,000 results.
27. Richie Stories Leave Impression
- Friday, November 02, 2012
Calvin called and told me Richie was coming to town. Calvin was calling a meeting.
There are a number of reasons for getting out of town for college, out of the warm blanket you’re wrapped in to something less restrictive or out of cold circumstances to something warmer, out of the suffocating sameness of safe and familiar, out of yourself to find you. Little reasons – like nobody else does your laundry, makes you study or go to class, makes you chicken soup or makes it all OK. Big reasons – like taking responsibility, taking chances, taking on the world, taking a look at things and people you’ve never seen before and the realities they represent.
28. Back to the Gridiron
- Monday, August 27, 2012
It was the last day before fall practice would begin. First-year University of Memphis football coach Justin Fuente couldn’t wait to get started.
“This is the longest day of the year,” he said.
29. Charter School Shifts Part of Ongoing Changes
- Thursday, August 09, 2012
It was just a few months ago that Lakeview Elementary School in southwest Memphis was closed by the Memphis City Schools system – part of a shift of school-age students out of the western parts of the city to the eastern parts of the city and Shelby County.
30. Carriers Enhance Motor Coach Service
- Friday, November 04, 2011
As Greyhound prepares to move from its longtime Downtown bus station to the airport area this month, another change under way in the Memphis motor coach market reflects broader changes in the business nationally.
31. Medtronic Shows Students Possibilities in Engineering
- Friday, February 18, 2011
Horn Lake High School senior Carlos Perez hopes to head to Georgia Tech this fall to study mechanical engineering, but he’s already making valuable connections in the industry with the help of Medtronic.
32. Census: Fast-Growing US Areas Show Big Income Drop
- Wednesday, October 13, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Call it the migration bust: Many of the fast-growing U.S. areas during the housing boom are now yielding some of the biggest income drops in the economic downturn.
That could have broad impact on the political map in the coming weeks. Voter discontent over the economy and related issues such as immigration head to the polls on Nov. 2 to decide whether to keep Democrats in Congress.
33. A Lesson About Avoiding Student Loans
- Thursday, September 02, 2010
Ray’s Take: The Federal Reserve reported in August that Americans owe more on student loans than on credit card debt. That might be good news if it meant more of us were gaining knowledge while at the same time paying off our credit balances.
34. US Senate Nears Vote on Four TVA Board Nominees
- Wednesday, May 19, 2010
US Senate Nears Vote on Four TVA Board Nominees
CHATTANOOGA (AP) - The U.S. Senate is nearing confirmation votes on four new directors for the Tennessee Valley Authority.
The votes, expected this week or next, would restore the nine-member board to full strength.
35. US Senate Panel Approves TVA Board Appointees
- Monday, March 08, 2010
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A U.S. Senate panel has approved President Barack Obama's four appointees to the Tennessee Valley Authority board, putting them in line for a confirmation vote by the full Senate.
36. Study: Energy Efficiency Could Boost South
- Tuesday, August 25, 2009
ATLANTA (AP) - An aggressive strategy to replace aging equipment with more energy efficient products throughout the South would reduce the need to build more coal-fired power plants in the region through 2020, according to a Georgia Tech study released Monday.
37. Tennessee Builds Biotech Base With Less Fanfare
- Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Memphis and Tennessee failed to make the list when the 2009 BioWorld Relocation and Expansion Guide came out this summer or get a mention when The New York Times reported on communities promoting their efforts at the 2009 BIO International Convention in Atlanta.
38. TVA Planning Ash Spill Health Monitoring, Research
- Wednesday, April 01, 2009
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Valley Authority will use an independent university research group to guide health monitoring of residents and verify cleanup of contaminated areas from a massive coal ash spill, the agency's top executive said Tuesday.
39. Housing Starts Surge; Wholesale Prices Edge Up
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Housing construction posted a surprisingly large increase in February, bolstered by strength in all parts of the country except the West.
While the surge in construction was far better than the continued decline economists had expected, experts viewed the rebound as a temporary gain given all the problems the housing industry still faces.
40. CBU Finds Business Expertise With New Dean
- Monday, March 03, 2008
When Christian Brothers University promoted Mike Ryan to vice president for advancement from dean of its school of business last summer, it was the fifth time in 13 years the school's dean had left the job.
41. Bredesen Names 4 New Trustees to UT Board
- Tuesday, July 03, 2007
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen has named four businessmen, including a former Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW) chairman, to fill vacancies on the University of Tennessee board of trustees, Bredesen's office has announced.
42. Marketing Push Shows Businesses That Downtown Works
- Monday, April 23, 2007
The announcement in February that SunTrust Banks Inc. is clearing out of its 170,000-square-foot space in Downtown's One Commerce Square building - the second-tallest in the city - could be regarded as a setback for Downtown stakeholders.
43. Engineering Prof Wins Statewide Award
- Friday, January 12, 2007
Most people develop a career goal based on what they can do.
Dr. Roger Meier, associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Memphis and recent recipient of the Peter G. Hoadley Award for Outstanding Engineering Educator from the Tennessee section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), based his path on what he couldn't do.
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 06, 2002
Shawn Tidwell was promoted to a principal in the Memphis office of Stokes Bartholomew Evans & Petree Shawn Tidwell was promoted to a principal in the Memphis office of Stokes Bartholomew Evans & Petree. Tidwell joined the firm in 2001. He co...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 10, 2001
Mike Streckert was promoted to a senior associate at Fleming Associates Architects
Mike Streckert was promoted to a senior associate at Fleming Associates Architects. He has more than 15 years of experience in all areas of architectural practice....
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 10, 1999
Omega Health Systems Announces Steven J. Martin has been named financial controller for Promus Hotel Corp. He most recently was a partner in the audit and business advisory group of Arthur Anderson. Martin is a graduate of the University of Memphis....
47. Archived Article: Quake (lead)
- Wednesday, December 16, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON USGS launches Memphis earthquake study Findings may be vital for emergency response, urban planning, engineering and insurance By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A study that could provide valuable earthquake data to emergency respon...
48. Archived Article: Marketplace St
- Monday, November 16, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Stopping the brain drain Local business people form Memphis Incubator Systems Inc., a non-profit designed to encourage start-up businesses and discourage them from taking their ideas on the road By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News...
49. Archived Article: Graphic
- Wednesday, August 26, 1998
Internet User Demographics Internet User Demographics Georgia Tech Research Corp. recently released the results of its Ninth WWW User Survey, which is generally recognized as the most reliable source of demographic data on Internet users. The survey...
50. Archived Article: Dulin (lead) Lj
- Tuesday, May 19, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Expansion planned for sports academy By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News When Memphis native Tim Dulin opened Dulins Sports Academy in 1991, he wanted to offer young people something he and his friends didnt have while they were growi...
51. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, August 12, 1997
Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. has purchased the 256-unit Austin Chase Apartments in Macon, Ga., for $14 million with an assumed debt of $10.2 million. The property was built in 1996 on 29.99 acres in Bi...
52. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, May 16, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Visual visionary Dr. Carl Flinn has dedicated his life to helping others see clearly By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News In the TV room, where 2-foot-tall patients wait for their eyes to dilate, The Lion Kings Simba wails "I ...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 03, 1996
Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of several officers: Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of several officers: Robert was elected vice president and manager of the Raleigh br...