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1. Overton Square Momentum Connects With History
- Tuesday, November 12, 2013
If you think Midtown’s recent momentum, particularly in and around Overton Square, is real growth, you are right.
But it is growth in development that Overton Square developer Bob Loeb believes will bring along a denser population in the area.
2. Local Health Care Changes Limited So Far, Doctors Say
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The Oct. 1 start of enrollment in health care exchanges may be the most visible part of the Affordable Care Act so far.
But changes to insurance and health care nationally already are about something other than lowering health care costs or widening access to health care and health insurance coverage.
3. Woeppel Named CEO of UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Charles “Chuck” Woeppel has been named chief executive officer of UT Medical Group Inc. Woeppel, who has served as the organization’s chief operating officer since 2012, will also continue in that role.
4. Legislature to Explore Annexation Votes
- Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The Tennessee legislature has put a moratorium on annexations, and even if the moratorium wasn’t in place, the Memphis City Council hasn’t been anxious to annex any territory beyond South Cordova for several years.
5. 'Cycle Tracks' Latest Bike Initiative for City
- Tuesday, July 09, 2013
As the $33 million Main Street to Main Street project unfolds, the term “cycle track” is sure to be heard more.
A cycle track is a bicycle lane on a street that is shielded or separated from auto traffic by some kind of barrier or wall.
6. Black Keys Manager Denies Pressuring Adversary
- Friday, March 15, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – As Tennessee lawmakers consider a proposal to crack down on ticket scalping, a Nashville lawyer who opposes the bill alleges that a manager of The Black Keys tried to persuade him to change his position in exchange for tickets to a performance by the band.
7. AP IMPACT: Deficient Levees Found Across America
- Friday, January 18, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states.
8. Rose Parade Float Honors Life-Giving Donors
- Thursday, December 13, 2012
Seventeen-year-old Lexie Davis was an outgoing, caring teenager who tried to see the good in everyone she met.
Her free-spirited nature shone through in her love for singing and belly dancing. And although she wasn’t too experienced at making meals from scratch, Davis could add a few extra ingredients to a frozen burrito and transform it into something of a culinary masterpiece.
9. Highpoint Church Buys Briarcrest’s East Memphis Campus
- Friday, November 09, 2012
After seven years of leasing space for its worship services, Highpoint Church has acquired Briarcrest Christian School Systems Inc.’s property at 6000 Briarcrest Ave. for $7.25 million.
10. Daunting Vision
- Tuesday, October 02, 2012
To say the team behind the redevelopment of the nearly 20-year-vacant Sears, Roebuck & Co. Retail and Catalog distribution facility in Midtown’s Crosstown neighborhood has their work cut out for them would be an understatement at best.
11. Still a Newspaperman
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Faith, family, philanthropy, a love of basketball and a passion for the newspaper business are the foundations of Memphian John Paul Jones’ life.
- Thursday, October 06, 2011
The Memphis Bar Association will present a continuing legal education seminar titled “Protecting the Vulnerable: Demystifying Probate” Thursday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. For more information or to register, visit www.memphisbar.org.
13. Coverage Expansion Critical To TDN Legacy
- Monday, August 15, 2011
Since its founding in 1886, The Daily News has been identified as the city’s paper of record, featuring legal notices and business listings that many companies, professionals and citizens have long relied on.
14. Tennesseans Like Sales Tax Holiday Yet Use it Less
- Friday, August 05, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennesseans taking advantage of the state's sixth annual sales tax holiday this weekend say it provides needed relief in a tough economy, but state figures show that shoppers aren't using it as much as they first did.
15. Picnic Kicks Off Political ‘Offseason’
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
There is no campaign literature in Pleasantville. The family spread in Arlington of former state Rep. Bubba Pleasant drew several hundred people – most politicians or the politically minded – over the weekend for the annual “Pleasantville” picnic hosted by Pleasant and state Rep. Ron Lollar.
16. Lynnfield Place Apartments Sell for $22.4 Million
- Tuesday, June 21, 2011
1400 Lynnfield Road
Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $22.4 million
Sale Date: June 14, 2011
Buyer: Lynnfield Holdings LLC
Seller: Lynnfield Place Tennessee LLC
Details: Lynnfield Place Apartments, on the east side of Lynnfield Road about halfway between Park Avenue to the north and Quince Road to the south, has sold for $22.4 million.
17. Wave of Lawsuits Over Seats Hit Retail Stores
- Tuesday, June 21, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Retail store operators may want to sit down for this one – if they can find a chair.
Nearly every national chain is under legal attack in California for failing to provide "suitable seating" for cashiers and other employees who are expected to spend most of their work day on their feet.
- Thursday, May 05, 2011
The Mid-South Area Business Travelers Association will host a golf scramble Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Quail Ridge Golf Course, 4055 Altruria Road. The golf scramble and a silent auction will benefit Toys for Tots. For more information or to register, visit www.msabta.org or call Graves Goforth at 848-6445.
19. Stephen Hegdale Named General Manager at BarDett
- Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Stephen Hegdale has been named general manger of BarDett, dba A.S. Barboro, a Memphis-based distributor of Miller and Coors beer with ties to Nashville’s Det Distributing Co.
20. ATTN: Mayor Wharton
- Monday, January 10, 2011
Memphians sound off on city’s most pressing needs.
Founder of Skatelife Memphis; scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hosp.
Develop and promote a citywide mentoring campaign. We must heavily invest in the positive development of our children. Many of our Memphis children suffer not from a material poverty, but a poverty of healthy relationships and ultimately a poverty of possibility – of reaching their full potential. Each of us has had supportive network of mentors (“the village”) in our lives, be they our parents, teachers or friends, that have come along side of us to build our self-esteem and to help us navigate a path that moves us closer to realizing our potential.
21. Waddell’s Legacy Will Endure at The Daily News
- Friday, September 24, 2010
Lisa Waddell was a career employee at The Daily News, beginning her work here at the age of 19. Her life story is a model of success, embodying striving for excellence through perseverance, patience and wisdom.
22. Chef’s Journey Brings Him Back to The Grove Grill
- Monday, September 20, 2010
If you question the notions that we return to our beginnings, that wheels go full circle, that, um, time is a river and so on, look at Joshua Laban Perkins.
Perkins, 37, was sous chef at The Grove Grill when that restaurant opened in Laurelwood in 1997. Shortly thereafter, he went to Europe, studied at a culinary academy in Piedmont, worked in Michelin-starred restaurants in northeastern Italy, returned to this country, ran several successful restaurants in Atlanta and now is back in Memphis as Grove Grill’s executive chef.
23. ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ Production Hits Target
- Monday, August 30, 2010
They say in theater that there are no small parts, just small actors. But Theatre Memphis’s season opener shows strength and professionalism in large and small roles alike.
Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” running through Sept.12, hits several bull’s-eyes on the theater’s Lohrey Stage.
- Thursday, August 19, 2010
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Workforce Expense Reductions” Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Baker Donelson’s office, 165 Madison Ave., 20th floor. For more information or to register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or email@example.com.
25. Great Oaks Files $1M Loan for Expansion
- Monday, June 21, 2010
Great Oaks Church of Christ at 3355 Brunswick Road in Bartlett has filed a $1 million construction loan through BancorpSouth Bank to add an education wing to an existing building.
26. SCS Files Permit For Arlington Headquarters
- Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Shelby County Schools has filed a $6 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to build an office facility at 2800 Gray’s Creek Drive in Arlington.
Details on the project – including timeline, total cost and contractor – weren’t available by press time, but the school district decided in early 2009 to build a new headquarters at that site.
27. CVS to Replace Midtown Church
- Tuesday, June 01, 2010
The regional developer of CVS pharmacies on Thursday announced plans to raze Union Avenue Methodist Church at Union and Cooper Street and build a drugstore.
The long-expected deal sets up another high-profile debate between progress and historic properties.
28. Cordova’s Woodland Hills Sold Back to Lender
- Thursday, May 27, 2010
Woodland Hills, which now houses the Love of Christ Church as well as an event center, sold May 21 for $1.7 million to the lender, BankTennessee, following a foreclosure.
The address of the facility is listed as 10000 Woodland Hills Drive and also as 15 Woodland Hills Drive on the Shelby County Assessor of Property’s website.
29. GreenScape Promotes Colvett to President
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been with GreenScape since 1992 and also has served the company in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing. His civic and community activities include serving as treasurer of the Tennessee Republican Party, and as a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church and the University Club of Memphis.
30. World Overcomers Sells Mall to CDC
- Thursday, March 25, 2010
World Overcomers Outreach Ministries Church Inc. has transferred ownership of the former Hickory Ridge Mall at 6075 Winchester Road to the Hickory Hill Community Redevelopment Corp. for $1.4 million.
31. State Lawmakers Bash Congress to Gain Voter Favor
- Friday, February 19, 2010
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - With tax collections tanking and jobless rates at record highs, state legislators hundreds of miles from Washington have found an easy way to appeal to conservative voters: Bash the federal government.
32. Life Church Buys Third Locale
- Monday, February 01, 2010
The Life Church of Memphis Inc. has added to its footprint with the purchase of Forest Hill Community Church’s former building at 650 S. Houston Levee Road in unincorporated Shelby County between Eads and Collierville.
33. Church Files Loan For Life Center Rehab
- Friday, January 29, 2010
Trafalgar Village Baptist Church Inc. has filed a $1.6 million construction loan through Triumph Bank to renovate the church gymnasium at its 6161 U.S. 70 (Summer Ave.) campus into a family life center. The loan was filed Jan. 25.
34. Solid Rock Church to Be Sold After Foreclosure
- Monday, January 25, 2010
The property that houses Solid Rock Christian Church at 4100 Ross Road in Hickory Hill South has been foreclosed and will be sold on the courthouse steps, according to a first-run foreclosure notice that appears on Page 22 of today’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
- Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Talk Shoppe will present “Home Energy Conservation Federal Tax Credits: Go Green, Save Green” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
36. Camp Cordova Sells For $2 Million
- Friday, October 23, 2009
The 74.53-acre property known as Camp Cordova has sold for $2 million to The Grove at Red Oak Lake Inc., an affiliate of Faith Baptist Church-Bartlett. The sale closed Oct. 16 and was announced earlier this month, but it wasn’t recorded by the Shelby County Register of Deeds until Thursday.
37. Charges Against White Station Principals Deeply Rooted
- Wednesday, October 07, 2009
When the school year began about two months ago, city school teachers and administrators across the city watched a video featuring Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Bill Gibbons.
38. Volunteering a Rewarding Hobby for Peabody
- Friday, July 10, 2009
Eric Peabody began volunteering as a way to meet people when he moved to Memphis two years ago. He hasn’t been able to stop.
Having devoted more than 240 hours to helping people during that time, he’s made tons of friends and garnered fans.
- Friday, June 12, 2009
The University of Memphis will host the “We Are One!” library conference, expo and concert today. The circulation conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in McWherter Library. The expo will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Rose Theatre lobby and the concert will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Rose Theatre. For more information, contact Sonji Wright at 678-2203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
40. Newspaper Moves to Open Priest Abuse Records
- Thursday, March 19, 2009
The Daily News has filed a motion to intervene in a Circuit Court lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse by a Memphis Catholic priest.
The newspaper is seeking to open records in the recently settled John Doe lawsuit filed against the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, The Dominican religious order and Father Juan Carlos Duran.
- Wednesday, August 27, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold a Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. U of M basketball coach John Calipari will speak. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
- Thursday, June 26, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its Breakfast Forum today from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. ArtsMemphis will host Neil Archer Roan with the Washington-based Roan Group as the speaker. R.S.V.P. to Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
43. MALS' Hurricane Recovery WorkHonored With $65K Check
- Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. (MALS) will be presented with a hefty check for work it's done on the Katrina/Rita Legal Assistance Project.
44. Husband and Wife Combine Talents Into New Spa/Salon Business
- Monday, April 23, 2007
Eric Johnson has been a hair stylist for more than a decade. Similarly, his wife, Belinda, has been in her profession as a fitness instructor for nearly a decade.
Eric first opened his own hair salon, Visions of Beauty in Whitehaven, in 1991. He started out with four chairs and over the years changed locations until he ended up with an 11-chair salon on Millbranch Road.
45. Archived Article
- Tuesday, January 30, 2007
1645 W. Massey Road
Memphis, TN 38120
Sale Amount: $19.7 million
Sale Date: Jan. 12, 2007
Buyer: WC-Memphis LLC
46. What's Cooking on the Highland Strip?
- Thursday, February 23, 2006
A few months ago, Marty Roberts was scouting for possible sites for a small retail complex. He bought what he considered a promising piece of vacant land along Park Avenue, where he's planning to begin construction soon on a 4,400-square-foot strip center.
47. Highland Strip Area Starts to Sizzle
- Friday, January 06, 2006
After years of inactivity, the area around the Highland Stip is starting to pick up as property renovations and other new developments continue.
Probably the most visible new addition has been RP Billiards at 525 S. Highland St. The building housed the Highland Cue for about 25 years.
48. Local Businessman to Head State Insurance Group
- Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Brad V. Smith, president of Cecil Smith Insurance Agency in Germantown, was elected president of Insurors of Tennessee. Smith has served on the association's board of directors and executive committee for 12 years. He won the group's Chairman of the Year award in 2004 and Insuror of the Year award in 1992.
49. Archived Article: Real
- Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Bill Morris Extension Means More Collierville Commercial
Commercial Developers Eye Bill Morris Extension
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When the extension of state Highway 385 through Collierville to state Highway 57 is completed later this ...
50. Archived Article: Peter (lead)
- Friday, September 26, 2003
Schutt Carries on Family Tradition
President and CEO opened doors to the Web
The Daily News
When Peter Schutt became managing editor of The Daily News in 1983, the move continued a family legacy that has been going st...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 27, 2003
<rphoto> Judge Earnestine Hunt Dorse has been sworn in as the 33rd chairperson of the Judicial Council of the National Bar Ass
Judge Earnestine Hunt Dorse was sworn in as the 33rd chair of the Judicial Council of the National Bar Associatio...
52. 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...
53. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Mid-America sells Mid-America sells Georgia property Mid-America Apartment Communities sold its 158-unit Hollybrook apartment community in Dalton, Ga., for $5.6 million. Hollybrook, a 28-year-old property, was sold at a 9.4 percent capitalization ra...
54. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 11, 1999
Jan Jan. 11 Public Issues Forum will meet at 7 p.m. at Memphis Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. The topic will be the pros and cons of affirmative action. The speakers will be attorneys Jocelyn Wurzburg and Buckner Wellford. For more informatio...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 29, 1998
Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co., Realtors and The French Connection. He is a graduate of the University of the South. Dan Estes has been promoted to vic...
56. 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 ...
57. Archived Article: Standout (haddock) Lj
- Friday, March 01, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Remembering the Negro Leagues: U of M prof profiles Memphis Red Sox in film documentary By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Out of little acorns, big trees grow. This little ditty was found to be a real truth by University of Memphis admi...