Editorial Results (free)
1. Special Action on Same-Sex Nuptials a Waste of Time
- Thursday, July 09, 2015
With Republican lawmakers scrambling for a response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s gay-marriage ruling, Tennesseans on both sides of the issue say they are seeking "equality."
Immediately after the court’s decision on Obergefell v. Hodges, Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper of Nashville said, "Love and equality won. I’m glad the Supreme Court ruled on the right side of history."
2. Gay Marriage Marks First Day in Memphis
- Saturday, June 27, 2015
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was in Memphis taking a tour of the Nike plant expansion in Frayser when the highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage was released Friday, June 26, in Washington, D.C.
3. New Coach, Fans Will Keep Eye on Rocky Top League
- Saturday, June 13, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Hoops fans, rejoice. Your summer basketball fix is almost here.
The Pilot Rocky Top League returns for its eighth year starting June 15 and should feature 11 players who will be on the University of Tennessee’s roster in 2015-16.
4. Council Approves Schools Deal, Appoints Boyd
- Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Two weeks after they ignored a proposed $43.1 million settlement of the six-year old schools funding legal standoff, Memphis City Council members Tuesday, Jan. 20, approved a $41.8 million settlement with Shelby County Schools.
5. Expedient Data Centers Expands to Memphis
- Thursday, November 20, 2014
Expedient Data Centers, a leading provider of cloud computing and other related services, has settled on Memphis as the site of its first data center in Tennessee.
Expedient currently operates 10 data centers in six markets, and its 11th is planned for 3180 Players Lane in Memphis, close to the TPC Southwind Golf Course and FedEx headquarters.
6. Walnut Hill Apartments Sells for $28 Million
- Tuesday, September 09, 2014
8920 Walnut Grove Road
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $27.9 million
Sale Date: Aug. 28, 2014
Buyer: IRT Walnut Hill Apartments Owner LLC
Seller: 30 California-based limited liability companies
Details: The 324-unit Walnut Hill Apartments in Cordova has sold for $27.9 million to an entity affiliated with Philadelphia-based RAIT Financial Trust.
7. Harmony Park Apartments Sells for $2.6 Million
- Thursday, September 04, 2014
The 164-unit Harmony Park Apartments and Townhomes at 3365 Steve Road has sold for $2.6 million to two entities.
8. Weddle-West Voted GRE Board Chair-Elect
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, dean of the graduate school, vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis, has been voted chair-elect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Board. The national board establishes all policies for the GRE program, the most widely used graduate-school admissions test, and oversees GRE assessments, services and research.
9. Made in Memphis
- Saturday, August 03, 2013
Memphis’ geography is limited to roughly 300 square miles, but its identity stretches beyond the city limits, resonating to the far corners of the globe.
The city’s brand has obvious cornerstones, such as its place in the nation’s cultural topography. But setting aside those no-brainers, like the rock ‘n’ roll innovator whose mansion in Whitehaven still attracts gawkers from around the world, a lot of what makes Memphis’ story is the story of what’s made in Memphis.
10. Johnson Blends Law, Love of Writing at QP Legal
- Thursday, January 24, 2013
As a student at Central High School and the University of Miami, Tiffany Johnson enjoyed writing more than anything.
11. Local Logistics Firms Expand Medical Real Estate Offerings
- Monday, December 03, 2012
Memphis area industrial brokers are reporting an increase in activity with third-party and proprietary logistics companies involved in distribution of medical/pharma-related product.
During the second half of this year, several local companies have inked new leases that will expand their overall space in the Memphis area, creating new jobs in the process.
12. Bioventus Inks Deal for 40,000 Square Feet
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
A Durham, N.C.-based biologics company is relocating its Memphis presence, signifying a boon to the Northeast office submarket.
Bioventus LLC has inked 38,880 square feet of office and manufacturing space in Goodlett Farms Business Campus, 1900 Charles Bryan Road, in Cordova.
13. Mitsubishi Chem Subsidiary Files Permit App for HQ
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
2665 Fite Road
Memphis, TN 38127
Permit Cost: $8.2 million
Permit Date: Applied March 2012
14. Leadership Memphis Announces Board Members
- Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Leadership Memphis has announced new board members and officers for its new fiscal year.
The officers and executive committee include Eric Robertson, chair; Beverly Jordan, vice chair; Bryan Ford, treasurer; Veronica Coleman Davis, secretary; Chris McLean, immediate past chair; Jeff Gaudino, alumni chair; Christine Munson, development chair; Lemoyne Robinson, program chair; and Jeane Chapman, marketing chair.
15. Tenn. Senate OKs Ban on Teaching of Homosexuality
- Monday, May 23, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State law would forbid Tennessee public school teachers and students in grades kindergarten through eight from discussing the fact that some people are gay, under legislation that passed Friday in the state Senate.
16. Humphreys Joins Keller Williams Realty
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Herbo Humphreys has joined the Crump Realty Group of Keller Williams Realty. Humphreys previously worked as a project supervisor for Bryan-Turley Properties.
17. Hybrid Luxury
- Thursday, February 24, 2011
With gas selling at $3 a gallon, the staff at Lexus of Memphis gathered earlier this month for a training session.
The East Memphis dealership had just taken delivery of a first for the luxury carmaker – a five-door hybrid hatchback Lexus. The CT200h is the fifth hybrid Lexus has offered, but the first hybrid car classified as a luxury car that promises to top 40 miles per gallon of gas.
18. Dollar Signs
- Monday, February 21, 2011
From wealth management to accounting to investment firms, plenty of financial services companies in Memphis are enjoying a robust level of growth that might seem surprising to an outsider.
Yet it’s clear the economic recovery is well under way, and companies with strong fundamentals are reaping rewards.
19. Tsunami Ushers in Holiday Artists Market
- Friday, November 26, 2010
In the past two years eating local food has been promoted heavily in Memphis.
Now with the holiday-shopping season approaching, local artists are hoping that buying local gifts will take on the same kind of fervor.
- Friday, November 19, 2010
The Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis will hold an open house Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college, located on Central Avenue near the Zach Curlin intersection. The open house is geared to middle school, high school and community college students and will provide the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, students and alumni and take guided tours. To register, call 678-4933 or visit www.memphis.edu/herff/eday/index.php.
21. Architectural Stories
- Wednesday, September 08, 2010
The houses on this year’s Central Gardens Home and Garden Tour chronicle a century of architectural styling.
They begin with traditional designs that borrow from past times and end with a 1967 residence built for the modern age. The 34th annual tour, which features six homes, will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
22. Lexington Owner Files Loan on 12 Unsold Units
- Tuesday, July 20, 2010
The Lexington Partners LLC has filed a $3.8 million loan through Metropolitan Bank for 12 units in The Lexington Condominiums at Sanderlin and White Station in East Memphis.
23. U of M Close to Choosing New Law Dean
- Thursday, February 12, 2009
Nearly 30 law schools across the country currently have open dean positions, including the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
24. Topless-Club Owner in Court Over Cordova Restaurant
- Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Over the past several months, construction has appeared to progress slowly or not at all at the Cordova property where topless-nightclub businessman Steve Cooper is building what he says will be a restaurant.
25. York Elected President Of Memphis Tri-State Fence Association
- Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Bill York, vice president of sales and marketing for Dillard Door and Entrance Central, has been elected president of the Memphis Tri-State Fence Association, a chapter of the American Fence Association (AFA).
- Friday, November 30, 2007
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar titled "Understanding Workplace Conflict" today from 1:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220. Visit www.memphisbar.org for more information.
- Monday, September 17, 2007
Rhodes College will host Dr. Mark Smith, the Skirball Professor of Hebrew and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University, today at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. Smith will present "The Origins of Monotheism." This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-3888.
- Friday, September 14, 2007
The Memphis Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will host sales management consultant and author Garry Kinder at its luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. To reserve space, call 360-1478.
- Thursday, September 13, 2007
The Cordova Leadership Council and the Memphis Area Home Builders Association will host "The Future of Cordova Politics: City Candidates Forum" today at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. For additional information, contact Gene Bryan at email@example.com or 486-9679.
30. Smith Among InducteesOf Aviation Hall of Fame
- Tuesday, July 24, 2007
FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith was among five people inducted Saturday into the National Aviation Hall of Fame.
Smith joined Steve Fossett, 63, a record-setting daredevil who was the f
- Thursday, February 15, 2007
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce holds its general membership luncheon today at 11:15 a.m. at the Germantown Country Club, 1780 Kimbrough Road. Dr. Jeff L. Myers will speak.
The Institute of Management Accountants-Memphis Chapter (IMA) holds its monthly Technical Session today at 11:45 a.m. in the Medallion Restaurant at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Ernest Nichols, director of the FedEx Center for Supply Chain Management at the FedEx Institute of Technology, is the guest speaker. The meeting is open to the public and costs $20. To make reservations, visit the IMA Web site at www.imamemphis.org.
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its member orientation meeting today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., 22 N. Front St., Suite 200. Call 543-3502 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.
- Tuesday, February 13, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its member orientation meeting Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., 22 N. Front St., Suite 200. Call 543-3502 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.
- Monday, February 12, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its member orientation meeting Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber, 22 N. Front St., Suite 200. Call 543-3502 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.
35. Expo to Cover All Things Baby
- Monday, March 20, 2006
The Institute of Real Estate Management presents "Successful Site Management (RES201)" through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 6393 Poplar Ave. Registration is $555 for members and $715 for non-members. Visit www.irem-memphis.org.
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
37. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Public Relations Group Honors Soulsville Director
Public Relations Group Honors Soulsville Director Deanie Parker, president and executive director of Soulsville, was named 2003 Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relati...
38. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, June 26, 2003
Law briefs 06-26-03
The Memphis-Shelby County Public Library presents book discussions with The Outsiders author S.E. Hinton today in the meeting rooms of the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The Outsiders is the chosen book for this years Same ...
39. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, March 06, 2003
St Mary's 'dream team'
St. Marys dream team going to state competition
By BRYAN MASSEY
The Daily News
At first, they appeared an unlikely group for discussing courtroom strategy.
Yet 15 high-schoolers from St. Marys Episcopal School m...
40. Archived Article: Lexus (lead)
- Friday, February 28, 2003
Lexus of Memphis readies for new location
Lexus of Memphis readies for new location
By BRYAN MASSEY
The Daily News
Its only I-beams and silver stud work now, but by the end of this summer, Lexus of Memphis owner-operator Stefan Smith sho...
41. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, February 05, 2003
The Association of Fundraising Professionals holds a luncheon from 11:30
The Association of Fundraising Professionals hosts a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Thomas Center East Lounge at Christian Brothers University. Speakers are...
42. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, October 09, 2002
The Web Marketing Association honored FedEx Corp
MPact Memphis will host a leadership forum discussing the Memphis Biotechnology Initiative today at 5:30 p.m. at the Dixon Gallery. The forum will include discussions on the statewide biotech initi...
43. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, October 07, 2002
The Executive Women International, Memphis Chapter, will celebrate its 45th Anniversary at 5:30 p
The Executive Women Internationals Memphis Chapter will celebrate its 45th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Continental Ballroom at the Peabo...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Dr. E. Greer Richardson was elected 2002-2003 American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society president. Richardson is an orthopaedic surgeon at Campbell Clinic who sub-specializes in the care of the foot and ankle. He joined the Campbell Clinic s...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 07, 2001
Timothy Winton Smith has become associated with Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC in its litigation section Timothy Winton Smith has become associated with Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC in its litigation section. Smith earned his bachelors degre...
46. Archived Article: Mlk (lead)
- Friday, January 12, 2001
MLK summit leads events commemorating day Summit leads events commemorating MLK By SUE PEASE The Daily News For those wanting to do something to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday Monday, there are a lot of options in Memphis. Starting tom...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 06, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Nov. 6-Nov. 12 Nov. 7 First Tennessee is offering a free Estate Planning 2001 seminar at First Tennessee Oak Court auditorium, 4385 Poplar Ave., next to Oak Court Mall. The one-hour seminar will be o...
48. Archived Article: Real Focus Justine's
- Tuesday, October 10, 2000
JUSTINES CHANGES HANDS AGAIN Memphis landmark changes hands again By MARY DANDO The Daily News A piece of Memphis history is to change hands again shortly when the Italianate Victorian mansion known to its many patrons over the years as Justines Res...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 06, 2000
Michael K Holly Seek was hired as a graphic artist by Chandler Ehrlich advertising agency. Prior to joining Chandler Ehrlich, Seek was graphic designer at Catherines Stores Inc. She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis. Archer Ma...
50. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, March 27, 2000
The Memphis Arts and The Center for Arts Education will host the Memphis Artists Financial Seminar from 7 p The Memphis Arts and The Center for Arts Education will host the Memphis Artists Financial Seminar from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at Playhouse ...
51. Archived Article: Real Fcs (waverly) Lj
- Tuesday, July 21, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON A view of the green Pickering Inc. teams up with Old Waverly Golf Course in West Point, Miss., to develop $3 million residential project By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News When cameras pan the crowd at the 1999 U.S. Womens Open golf ...
52. Archived Article: Graph
- Thursday, April 30, 1998
Affordable home markets Affordable home markets Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp. on Wednesday released the results of its 1998 Home Price Comparison Index study, which shows a $711,875 price difference between the most expensive and most affordable...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 24, 1996
04-24 memos Angie Solomito Peek, director of quality management for Trinity HealthCare Services, has been appointed to the 1996 Board of Examiners of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Kitty Allum has been appointed promotions director at ...
54. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 20, 1996
02-20 Real briefs Ben Antwine, an asset manager of retail properties with Belz Enterprises, has earned professional accreditation as a Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) from the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is the first Belz e...