Editorial Results (free)
1. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
2. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, Dec. 19, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
4. Scartozzi Named Sales Director at Hilton Memphis
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Heidi Scartozzi has joined the Hilton Memphis, managed by Davidson Hotels & Resorts, as director of sales. Scartozzi is a 15-year hospitality veteran, most recently serving as a regional director of sales for JQH Hotels and Resorts, servicing 13 hotels on the West Coast.
5. Community Impact
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Attendees on the opening night of the Indie Memphis Film Festival a few weeks ago saw splashed on movie screens, before their features got underway, the logo of Memphis-based investment firm Duncan-Williams Inc. and its two-word motto of “Do Well.”
6. Community Oasis
- Saturday, October 19, 2013
A visitor walking the winding, sun-dappled paths of Memphis Botanic Garden past stands of maple trees and beds of hydrangeas might never guess that there was a time when a black cloud hung low over the East Memphis attraction.
7. Tennessee Republicans at Odds Over Shutdown Blame
- Wednesday, October 09, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam and fellow Republicans in the Tennessee General Assembly appear to be at odds about who will be blamed for the shutdown of the federal government.
The Republican caucus in the state Senate on Tuesday sent a letter to President Barack Obama, claiming that the president and his Democratic allies in the U.S. Senate are behind the move to close down parts of the federal government to protect the new health care law.
8. Holiday Shopping is Expected to Be Up ... Unless
- Friday, October 04, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans, who're increasingly optimistic about improving economic conditions, are expected to spend at a more rapid clip during the upcoming holiday shopping season than they did last year.
9. US Businesses Worry About a Prolonged Shutdown
- Thursday, October 03, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – As the government's partial shutdown enters a second day, most companies across the country are doing business as usual. Yet concern is rising that a prolonged shutdown would cause some work at private companies to dry up and consumers to lose faith in the U.S. economy.
10. Spotlight on Redbirds as Only Game in Town
- Friday, June 14, 2013
A year ago at this time, the Memphis Redbirds were in the midst of a season so bad they were already almost 20 games out of first place. It was, as infielder Ryan Jackson recalled, a “grind.”
11. The Ultimate Gift: Family Raises Donor Awareness
- Monday, April 15, 2013
On Rachel Escue’s 16th birthday, she went with friends to take her driver’s license test. She also signed up to become an organ donor.
12. Mid-South Transplant Foundation Tops in US
- Tuesday, April 09, 2013
When an organ donor dies in the Mid-South Transplant Foundation’s geographic territory, hospitals are able to procure an average of 4.24 organs per donor.
That’s the No. 1 rate in the nation for the number of organs transplanted per healthy donor by the United Network for Organ Sharing.
13. Give Up These 40 Things for Lent
- Friday, February 15, 2013
40 THINGS TO DO WITHOUT. Lent has begun – a season of reflection and sacrifice for believers seeking spiritual strength, a season bridging the gray gloom of winter and the green promise of spring for those seeking renewal, a season of waffles and chicken hash for those seeking comfort in the caloric basement of Calvary Church – 40 days of all of that for me.
14. Mays Hears of Cell Phones and Drug Delivery Planned Behind Bars At Mason
- Friday, February 01, 2013
Two leaders of the Craig Petties drug organization were caught with cell phones while they were prisoners at the federal prison in Mason, Tennessee last year and a third was suspected of trying to have a kilogram of cocaine delivered to him in prison.
15. White Joins BankTennessee As Mortgage Specialist
- Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Judy Sulton White has joined BankTennessee as a mortgage loan specialist. White has worked in the mortgage industry for 30 years and will focus on new-home financing options, mortgage refinances and custom construction loans.
16. Changes in Dining Scene Highlight Dynamic Year
- Monday, December 26, 2011
On Thanksgiving Eve, we drove to the airport to pick up my stepson, one of whose flights had been delayed, so it was after 10 by the time he emerged from baggage claim. All being hungry, I drove to Cooper-Young, thinking we could easily get in at the recently opened Alchemy at 10:30.
17. Saddle Up
- Monday, November 07, 2011
When preparing to embark on a guided trail ride, staff members of The Kessler Stables at Shelby Farms line the horses up according to equine relationships; buddies Bullet and Blackjack dislike being separated, and Copper prefers to be near either his best friend, Prints, or girlfriend Rose.
18. Architecture Inc. Breaks Ground on Illinois Plant
- Thursday, October 27, 2011
Memphis-based Architecture Inc. recently broke ground on a $30 million expansion of a manufacturing plant for Eakas Corp. in Peru, Ill.
19. Netflix Nirvana
- Thursday, August 11, 2011
Regarding the recent piece on “Friday Night Lights,” David from Chattanooga writes, “Good column. I’ve not seen the show, but your piece made me want to watch it. And I have Netflix, too!”
20. Roundtable Tackles Trademark Infringement
- Thursday, March 31, 2011
The law firm of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will hold a roundtable discussion Thursday on the topic “Use of Competitor’s Trademark in Keyword Advertising: Infringement or Not?”
The event is part of the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property litigation series.
21. Angry Students Protest Cuts to Schools, Colleges
- Monday, March 08, 2010
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Anger over rising tuition and school budget cuts boiled over as students across the country staged rowdy demonstrations that led to clashes with police and the rush-hour shutdown of a major freeway in California.
22. Mega Bucks
- Monday, December 14, 2009
Ten years ago, Jim Ewing and Jim Bruce wrote a piece for Site Selection, a trade magazine for people in the business of consulting on the best locations to build industrial plants. It was called “The Approaching Industrial Land Shortfall.”
23. Local ULI Leads Green Charge
- Monday, November 16, 2009
Memphis might lag behind other cities when it comes to developing and connecting green spaces, but a collaboration of organizations is working to improve this community’s “greenprint,” or its collection of parks, trails and other natural areas, and then link them to regional and national green spaces.
24. Job Data to Show Stimulus Aided Teachers, Laborers
- Tuesday, October 13, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's stimulus plan spared tens of thousands of teachers from losing their jobs, state officials said Monday amid a nationwide effort to calculate the effect of Washington's $787 billion recovery package.
25. Politicians Out in Full Force
- Tuesday, August 11, 2009
With back-to-school supplies to hand out and a new crop of brightly colored campaign signs, the October special election race for Memphis mayor and several other races on the 2010 ballot came alive this past weekend.
26. Head of Tenn. Gun Advocacy Group Not Registered to Lobby
- Wednesday, June 03, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Firearms Association head John Harris, a driving force behind a slew of gun bills in the Legislature this year, is not registered as a lobbyist.
27. Down Time
- Wednesday, January 16, 2008
It was the year the Cordova headquarters of Shelby County's largest homebuilder was foreclosed and sold at auction.
Yet 2007 was the same year that four homebuilders broke ground on the massive six-phase Villages at White Oaks development near Arlington.
28. Jones Receives Welcome Home Memphis Designation
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
The designation recently was created by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and is designed to increase affordable housing expertise.
29. Prescott Transitions To New Post at Waddell & Associates
- Monday, February 05, 2007
Since graduating from law school in 1972, Allie Prescott has had several different careers, and only once or twice did the jobs look anything like a lawyer's.
Despite that, Prescott has used his legal education to become quite successful.
30. Family Ties: Bartlett subdivision brings together four building companies under the Grant family umbrella
- Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Elpine Gray Estates
Loan Amount: $2.6 million
Loan Date: Jan. 9, 2007
Maturity Date: Jan. 9, 2008
31. State Film Incentives Offer Clue About Village Roadshow in Memphis
- Friday, September 08, 2006
For the big-league Hollywood film company that's in talks to set up a movie production hub in Memphis, it's lights, camera, inaction - at least for now.
On the one hand, sources have confirmed that either Village Roadshow Pictures Group or a division of that company is interested in opening a major operation in Memphis, an undertaking that would include building a soundstage and production offices. Village Roadshow, in turn, would spend $250 million on productions in the city over a five-year period.
32. Major Hollywood Studio Eyes Memphis
- Thursday, August 24, 2006
After producers from Twentieth Century Fox chose the Memphis area as the location for 2005's Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning movie "Walk the Line," they pointedly told a state official, "Enjoy it - it's the last film we're doing in Tennessee without a strong package of incentives."
33. Lewis Becomes Vice President of State Bar Association
- Wednesday, February 22, 2006
George T. "Buck" Lewis, a shareholder in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Bar Association.
Ellers, Oakley, Chester & Rike Inc. has hired Alan Otts as director of its plumbing and fire protection division. He previously served as head of the plumbing and fire protection department for Barham/Cain/Mynatt Inc. in Cordova. He is a member of the Memphis Joint Engineers Society, serving as its chairman from 2002-2004 and student contest chairman from 2004-2005. Otts also is on the technical advisory board for Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville.
34. Archived Article: Mpact (lead)
- Friday, October 01, 2004
Mpact Helps Memphis Reach Potential
Mpact Helps Memphis Reach Potential
Group helps recruit new professionals, retain area grads
The Daily News
Mpact Memphis is definitely living up to its name. The organization is making...
35. Archived Article: Sccb (lead)
- Wednesday, June 20, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY ATV park plan tops county board agenda By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Preliminary discussion of an organized all terrain vehicle park is scheduled for todays Shelby County Conservation Board meeting, which begins at 8 a.m. in t...
36. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, January 02, 2001
Memphis Area Builders Welcome In New Year With New Chief At Helm Home Builders ring in year with new chief By MARY DANDO The Daily News Memphis Area Home Builders Association welcomed in the new year with the appointment of a new executive director....
37. Archived Article: Real Focus (tour)
- Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Downtown Living Goes on Show Downtown living goes on display By MARY DANDO The Daily News Anyone wishing to know what its like to live Downtown is in for a treat Sunday when the Downtown Neighborhood Association hosts its annual home tour. The tour ...
38. Archived Article: Handy Park (lead)
- Friday, May 12, 2000
Work starts on stage, exhibit hall for Handy Park Walking in Memphis to get better on Beale By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on new and improved facilities for Beale Streets Handy Park. Plans for park renovations include the...
39. Archived Article: Weston St
- Friday, April 28, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Weston continues development in SE quadrant By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Weston Co. Inc. is planning to add speculative buildings to two of its industrial office parks in Southeast Shelby County - Airport Logistics Center a...
40. Archived Article: Real Focus (halle)
- Tuesday, November 30, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Construction set to start on final phase of Halle Plantation By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News On a crisp fall day in 1988, David Halle stood in the middle of a pasture watching as bulldozers began turning the first hunks of dirt fo...
41. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, May 10, 1999
Economic exuberance Economic exuberance During boom times, smart companies prepare for the inevitable doldrums By DR. DAVID H. CISCEL Special to The Daily News The Memphis economy has become a boom economy. We are so used to being behind the other c...
42. Archived Article: Gov't (lead)
- Friday, October 02, 1998
South Memphis residents will gather Saturday at a neighborhood church in what seems to be shaping up as a classic David and Goliath battle between industrial use and preservation of public lands Project opponents rally to oppose park project By KATH...
43. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 19, 1998
The St The St. Joe Co. has agreed in principle to acquire 400 acres of the core commercial portion of Saint Johns corporate park in Saint Johns County, Fla., from SJH Partnership Ltd., an affiliation of Dunavant Enterprises. Saint Johns eventually w...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 04, 1998
Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc. He is a graduate of th...
45. 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...
46. Archived Article: Lenox Courtyard Lj
- Wednesday, February 26, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Land purchased for hotel in Lenox Park By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A local hotel developer has purchased land in Lenox Park and plans to build a hotel that will cater to corporate travelers visiting businesses along the Nonconnah ...
47. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, January 31, 1997
The Tennessee Department of Human Services will administer Tennessees federally funded summer food service program, which fed a daily average of 38,575 children last summer The Tennessee Department of Human Services will administer Tennessees federa...