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1. What’s in a Name?
- Friday, June 27, 2014
Let’s consider our own Memphis Grizzlies. The team kept a nickname that migrated from Vancouver because fans here have embraced it. In fact, you or someone in your family probably owns a cap or a shirt bearing the team nickname or the likeness of a grizzly bear.
2. Change Agents
- Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Greg Smith was a hard worker. Ran a carpet cleaning crew, didn’t mind putting in 10 or 12 hours a day to get the job done.
3. Fewer Reservations
- Monday, December 30, 2013
The Memphis hotel market is being classified as somewhat sluggish in 2013 because of slower than anticipated convention traffic, but hotels such as the Memphis Marriott East and Downtown’s Madison Hotel reported busier second halves of the year.
4. Tigers Prepare for Life After Black, Thomas
- Friday, April 12, 2013
Wading in with some thoughts on several topics, starting with Adonis Thomas and Tarik Black leaving the University of Memphis basketball program:
• First off, the Tigers will be fine without them. The No. 2-ranked recruiting class in the country is on the way and while the Tigers still want another big man to replace Black, the truth is that both Thomas and Black were disappointments this past season. This is also why I wish Adonis and Tarik were staying; odds are it would be better for them if they stayed.
5. Kroc Center Opens to Big Crowds
- Wednesday, February 27, 2013
To cap off Healthy Heart Month, the new 100,000-square-foot Kroc Center held its open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony last weekend.
The state-of-the-art Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center has welcomed more than 10,000 visitors in its first few days.
6. Wage Theft Ordinance Causes Concern
- Monday, December 17, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners take what is expected to be their next-to-last vote Monday, Dec. 17, on a “wage theft” ordinance that will probably be amended as it faces organized resistance from the local restaurant and hospitality industries.
7. Oklahoma, Arkansas Fear Repeat of 2011 Drought
- Thursday, July 12, 2012
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — As extreme drought and scorching heat creep back into the Southern Plains, ranchers and state foresters fear a repeat of last summer's tinderbox conditions that turned pastures into wasteland, sparked hundreds of wildfires and ravaged countless acres of crops.
8. Weather Alerts Coming Soon to Smartphone Near You
- Friday, June 29, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more – free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system.
- Monday, June 11, 2012
Two frequent-flyer businessmen booked side-by-side seats on Delta Air Lines flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis last month, with one of them getting charged a higher price than the other each time they tried booking it.
10. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.
11. Client Satisfaction Key To Linkous’ Success
- Monday, February 13, 2012
Since its grand opening on May 2, 2010, Highland Church of Christ on Houston Levee Road in Cordova has been a special source of inspiration and promise for congregation member Rusty Linkous, owner and director of business development for Linkous Construction Co. Inc.
12. Touch and Go
- Monday, December 19, 2011
In the aviation industry, Memphis International Airport is considered a fortress hub, an airport where a single airline – in Memphis’ case, Delta Air Lines Inc. – handles 70 percent or more of the passenger flights.
13. State Issues Can be Tricky for Presidential Field
- Friday, October 28, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mitt Romney gingerly distanced himself from a labor issue on the Ohio ballot one day. The next, he embraced the initiative "110 percent."
The equivocation not only highlighted his record of shifting positions but also underscored the local political minefields national candidates often confront in their state-by-state path to the presidency.
14. Former C’ville Fitness Center Sells For $2.7M
- Friday, October 21, 2011
Memphis-based Hackmeyer Properties has bought the former Prairie Life Fitness Center at 3690 S. Houston Levee Road in Collierville from Prairie Life Fitness LLC for $2.7 million and is leasing the 57,264-square-foot facility to a new fitness company.
15. Hackmeyer Buys Fitness Center, Leases to New User
- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Memphis-based Hackmeyer Properties has bought the former Prairie Life Fitness Center at 3690 S. Houston Levee Road in Collierville from Prairie Life Fitness LLC for $2.7 million and is leasing the facility to a new fitness company.
16. Back into the Fold
- Monday, October 03, 2011
Before there was South Bluffs, there was French Fort.
Before the Hernando DeSoto Bridge was built and city zoning regulations placed more distance between commercial, industrial and residential areas, this neighborhood by the trio of older Mississippi River bridges south of Downtown survived in one of the most historic and isolated parts of the city.
17. Methodist Selects OB Hospital Build Team
- Friday, September 09, 2011
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has announced it has selected the design and construction team to build its new $137 million hospital in Olive Branch, and that the team is expected to break ground on the project Oct. 19.
18. Haslam's Cabinet Makes Fewer Out-of-State Trips
- Monday, July 25, 2011
Gov. Bill Haslam’s Cabinet members have taken fewer out-of-state trips this year than their predecessors did in their last six months of Gov. Phil Bredesen’s administration.
Haslam’s Cabinet members have made 18 trips outside the state between Jan. 20 and July 1, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel, which compared reports posted on the Department of Finance and Administration’s website. The reporting of reimbursements for the trips online was a practice begun under the Bredesen administration that has been continued by Haslam.
19. Aviation Summit
- Wednesday, April 13, 2011
FedEx Corp. founder Frederick W. Smith told several hundred attendees of the Airport Cities World Conference & Exhibition Tuesday that the U.S. is a leader in aviation.
20. Myers Tire Finds ‘Ideal’ Spot in Miss.
- Friday, April 01, 2011
Airways Distribution Center at 8474 Marketplace Drive in Southaven is nearly at capacity with a new lease.
21. Tenn. Ethics Panel Doesn't Have Quorum to Meet
- Tuesday, March 22, 2011
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Spokesmen for the governor and House speaker say they're working to fill vacancies on the Tennessee Ethics Commission that hasn't met since November because it doesn't have a quorum.
- Friday, March 18, 2011
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will present a panel discussion on attorney general selection in Tennessee Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Panelists will include state Sen. Mark Norris and attorneys W.J. Michael Cody and J. Ammon Smartt. U of M Law School Dean Kevin H. Smith will moderate. The event is free and open to the public and worth one continuing legal education credit. To register, contact Greg Grisham at 312-9413 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
23. Drake, masterIT Recognized for Innovation
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Michael Drake is founder, chairman and chief executive officer of masterIT. masterIT has been named one of North America’s Most Innovative MSPs by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. The list recognizes the IT industry’s top 40 managed service providers for their ingenuity, leadership and success.
24. 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.
25. MAAR Elects 2011-2012 Board of Directors
- Tuesday, September 07, 2010
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors elected its board of directors for 2011-2012 at its annual meeting and election last week.
MAAR members elected six real estate agents to serve on the board during the next two years.
26. Hamilton Beach Signs Lease in Olive Branch
- Friday, July 30, 2010
ProLogis announced Thursday it has leased 1.2 million square feet of warehouse space in Olive Branch to Washington, N.C.-based Hamilton Beach Brands Inc. for a distribution center.
27. Former Government Programmer Finds Passion in Unseen Things
- Monday, July 19, 2010
When computer programmer Greg Dunn willingly left his job in the Shelby County District Attorney’s office last November to pursue his own freelance business, Unseen Things Inc., he was repeatedly asked the same question.
28. Allen: Relief Well Timing Depends on Oil's Spread
- Friday, July 09, 2010
THEODORE, Ala. (AP) — A relief well being drilled deep into the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico to shut down the gushing well could be completed ahead of a long-set deadline of mid-August only if conditions are ideal, government and BP officials said Thursday.
29. Orthopedic Forum Returns To Memphis
- Wednesday, April 28, 2010
The Orthopedic Design & Technology Forum is well on its way to becoming an annual event for Memphis.
The forum returns Wednesday to the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis for the second year. The New Jersey-based industry magazine Orthopedic Design & Technology launched the forum in Memphis in addition to the annual conference and exhibition it hosts in Fort Wayne, Ind.
30. Third District Congressional Race Now Has Democrat
- Tuesday, March 09, 2010
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - There is finally a Democrat in the race for Tennessee's 3rd District congressional seat.
Brenda Short of East Ridge held a kickoff event Friday. The seat is up for grabs with incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp running for governor.
31. No More Democrats in Tennessee's 3rd District Race
- Monday, December 14, 2009
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Democrats no longer have a candidate in the race for Tennessee's 3rd District congressional seat with the exit of Brent Benedict of Chattanooga.
- Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will present the third breakfast meeting in its Human Health Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The meeting is free to members and prospective members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at email@example.com or 543-3518.
- Monday, August 17, 2009
The Madison Hotel will kick off its fall rooftop cigar series, “Smoking Up High: High-Class, Low Key,” today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The event will feature selections of cigars from Havana Mix Cigar Shop, a cash bar and a special rooftop terrace menu. The series will run through November. Reservations are recommended, as capacity is limited. For reservations, call 333-1223.
34. Some Bailout Firms Up Lobbying Spending in Q2
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Congress spent much of the last three months looking at ways to tighten regulations on financial institutions, some of the biggest recipients of the government's $700 billion bailout increased their spending on influencing legislators.
35. Dental Building Sold In Cordova
- Tuesday, March 24, 2009
850 Willow Tree Circle, Suite 101
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $800,000
Sale Date: March 11, 2009
Buyer: Jason Collier
Seller: William and Jeanne Locante
Loan Amounts: $633,200; $160,000
Loan Dates: March 11, 2009 (both)
Maturity Date: N/A
Lenders: The Huntington National Bank; William and Jeanne Locante
36. Countrywood TIC Activity Surpasses Purchase Price
- Monday, March 23, 2009
The Countrywood Crossing shopping center at 2257 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova added its 32nd tenant-in-common (TIC) with the arrival of Countrywood-Hardt LLC of San Diego. That entity paid $2.2 million for 3.56 percent of the 175,000-square-foot shopping center.
37. Countrywood Crossing Adds 31st Tenant-in-Common
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Yet another tenant-in-common (TIC) has bought into the Countrywood Crossing shopping center at 2257 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova, bringing the total to 31. Countrywood-Summerlin LLC of New York in late December paid $3.2 million for 5.17 percent of the 175,000-square-foot shopping center.
38. McDowell Named Radiology Director At Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Tina McDowell has been promoted to director of radiology at Methodist University Hospital. She served as the manager of diagnostic radiology at MUH for the past six years.
39. Countrywood Crossing Lands 4 More TICs
- Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Four more tenant-in-common (TIC) partners have bought into the Countrywood Crossing shopping center at 2257 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova, bringing the total to 30. All four warranty deeds, totaling $6.7 million, closed within the past three weeks.
40. Countrywood Owner Continues TIC Activity
- Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Four more tenant-in-common (TIC) partners have bought into the Countrywood Crossing shopping center in Cordova, bringing the total to 19.
Countrywood 1031 LLC, the entity that bought the 175,000-square-foot shopping center for $55.2 million earlier this year, has sold $39 million worth of TIC shares since the March acquisition.
41. Countrywood Crossing Owner Adds Trio of TICs
- Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Countrywood 1031 LLC, the entity that bought Countrywood Crossing shopping center in Cordova earlier this year, has sold three more tenant-in-common (TIC) shares totaling $6.5 million, giving the company a total of 14 TICs worth $34.1 million. All were classified as “special” warranty deeds, closing the last week of August.
42. Countrywood Crossing Owner Ramps Up TIC Activity
- Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Countrywood 1031 LLC, the entity that bought Countrywood Crossing shopping center in Cordova earlier this year, has sold four tenant-in-common (TIC) shares totaling $9 million. All were classified as “special” warranty deeds, closing the last week of July.
43. Hnedak Bobo Group Grows Firm With Merger
- Friday, July 11, 2008
The principals who formed the architecture and design firm Hnedak Bobo Group Inc. nearly 30 years ago have merged with Bullock Smith & Partners, giving the longtime Memphis company 30 new employees, two additional offices and a unified front in this difficult economy.
44. Fullwood Joins inferno As Strategic Operations Director
- Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Kimberley Fullwood has joined inferno as strategic operations director.
Fullwood has more than 13 years of experience in project, traffic and operations management. Previously, she served as vice president of traffic and operations at HSR Business to Business Inc. in Cincinnati.
45. Tight Times in RE Market In Spite of High-Dollar Deal
- Thursday, March 27, 2008
Even though StoneCrest Investors LLC just unloaded $55.2 million worth of Cordova real estate, the Round Rock, Texas-based development company remains committed to the area, company CEO Brad Smith said this week.
46. $55M Transaction Lifts Commercial RE
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Shelby County's sluggish commercial real estate market got a boost when a portfolio that includes Cordova's Countrywood Crossing shopping center and Dick's Sporting Goods sold to an out-of-town real estate investor for $55.2 million.
47. Cordova Retail CenterFetches $55.2 Million
- Monday, March 24, 2008
The Countrywood Crossing shopping center on Germantown Parkway in Cordova sold last week to an out-of-town real estate investor for $55.2 million in three separate transactions involving the property's strip centers and
48. Hampton Hotels Names Smith Senior Director of Product Service
- Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Kurt Smith has been named senior director of product service and development at Hampton Hotels. Previously, Smith served Hampton as director of global brand integration. Prior to that position, he was the director of hotel performance support.
49. Dick's Sporting Goods to Enter Memphis Market
- Tuesday, March 06, 2007
Fitness buffs and athletes in the Bluff City soon will have a new resource from which to buy their wares. Investors are working to close a deal that could bring Dick’s Sporting Goods to the Memphis market.
50. StoneCrest Begins Work On Wolfchase-Area Retail Center
- Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Investors related to Round Rock, Texas-based StoneCrest Investments have bought nearly two acres on Germantown Parkway slated to become a multi-tenant retail center.
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51. In Step with Biotech
- Wednesday, October 04, 2006
A plan proposed by Gov. Phil Bredesen in September to increase Tennessee's high school graduation rate could shine light on something that's been going on in Memphis for some time.
Bredesen's plan would offer free tuition to high school graduates who attend two-year community colleges, helping them get jobs that range in pay from $25,000 to $30,000 almost immediately after they graduate. The governor's plan would add much-needed tuition funding to a program that was implemented in 1997 at State Technical Institute at Memphis, now Southwest Tennessee Community College.
52. Medtronic Expansion Heralds 600 New Jobs
- Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Construction recently began on the expansion of Medtronic Sofamor Danek Inc.'s Memphis headquarters, a project that will add 600 new jobs over the next four years.
The annual median wage for the project will be $55,700, making it one of the highest median wage projects the Memphis Regional Chamber has seen, said Mark Herbison, senior vice president of economic development at the chamber.
53. Private Involvement in Public Schools Offers Hope
- Monday, February 06, 2006
In a speech to the nation's governors at an education summit last year, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates called the nation's high schools obsolete - and his ideas about how to fix that problem are having a profound effect on the way Memphis schools operate.
54. 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.
55. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
56. Riverfront Development Corp. Elects New Officers
- Wednesday, July 06, 2005
The Riverfront Development Corp. named the following members to its board of directors: Kemp Conrad, Tomeka Hart and Dan Turley. The following members were elected as officers: Rick Masson, chairman; Greg Duckett, vice chairman; John Farris, secretary; Angus McEachran, assistant secretary; Bill Taylor, treasurer; and John Pontius, assistant treasurer.
57. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 09, 2005
Rotary Club Presents Public Servant Awards
Rotary Club Names Public Servant Award Winners
The Rotary Club of Memphis East selected Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons and chief administrative officer of the Shelby County Registers Off...
58. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, July 22, 2004
Lawyers Find Success in Going Solo
The Daily News
When starting a business, timing almost always plays an important role. Its no different for attorneys who decide to leave a large firm to open a solo practice. Timing can...
59. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 07, 2003
Calendar of Events July 7-13
Calendar of Events July 7-13 July 7
Memphis Dance Group presents Take Flight: A Journey in Dance at 9:30 a.m. today through Friday at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center, 60 Perkins Extended. Enjoy music, d...
60. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, June 25, 2003
American Business Women's Association
The American Business Womens Association hosts its Woman of the Year luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Deloach St., Room 206.
Each ABWA chapter has...
61. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 23, 2003
Calendar of Events June 23-29
Calendar of Events June 23-29
The Pink Palace Museum presents its half-day museum adventure camps today through Friday at its facility, 3050 Central Ave. The camps combine museum resources with games, c...
62. Archived Article: Cici's (lead)
- Monday, June 09, 2003
CiCis Pizza eatery among three new Poplar Plaza tenants
CiCis Pizza eatery among three new Poplar Plaza tenants
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Attention, college students: Check the couches for lost change.
Popular, inexpensive pizza-b...
63. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, March 17, 2003
Keep Tennessee Beautiful and the Tennessee Department of Transportation recently presented the Memphis City Beautiful Commissi
Keep Tennessee Beautiful and the Tennessee Department of Transportation recently presented the Memphis City Beautiful C...
64. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 03, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER Many firms concentrating on work outside the courtroom By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News A lot of work is going on in the Memphis legal scene these days, but not all of it surrounds the courtroom. Several local law firms have deci...
65. Archived Article: Real Focus (hbg)
- Tuesday, May 30, 2000
Hnedak Bobo creates master plan for firms future Hnedak Bobo creates blueprint for firms future By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News In an effort to ensure its success into the 21st century and beyond, Memphis architecture firm Hnedak Bobo Group has exp...
66. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
67. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 29, 1998
W W. Michael Potts has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of human resources for TBC Corp. He formerly was vice president of human resources for Millard Refrigerated Services Co. in Omaha, Neb. He is a graduate of the Uni...
68. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...
69. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 18, 1998
Lawrence C Lawrence C. Day has been elected to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer for TBC Corp. Day comes to TBC from Monro Muffler Brake Inc. of Rochester, N.Y., where he was president and chief execu...
70. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Gary L Gary L. Osing has joined the Waring Cox law firm as chief operating officer. He formerly was director of administration for the law firm of Hand Arendall LLC in Mobile, Ala. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Springfield ...
71. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 03, 1997
Dede Malmo has joined Re/Max Commercial and Industrial of Memphis and will handle commercial leasing and sales as well as property management Dede Malmo has joined Re/Max Commercial and Industrial of Memphis and will handle commercial leasing and sa...
72. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 26, 1997
Dr. Herb McCree was appointed coordinator of the University of Memphis' extended programs in northwest Tennessee. A retiree from the U.S. Navy, he received an associate's degree from State Technical Institute, a bachelor's degree from Southern Illin...
73. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 20, 1996
John J. Campbell Co. has announced several promotions and new employees: John J. Campbell Co. has announced several promotions and new employees: Richard C. Landers has been promoted to vice president, production department. He has been with the com...
74. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 13, 1996
05-13 calendar May 14 Memphis Heritage Inc. and the Memphis Landmarks Commission will hold their 20th annual historic preservation awards at Central Station, 545 S. Main St. A reception begins at 5 p.m., and the awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m. For ...
75. Archived Article: Chg Hotels
- Thursday, March 21, 1996
03-21 CHG hotels Germantown, Collierville hot areas for new hotels By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Several hotel developments are underway in the Mid-South, and the hot markets seem to be the Wolf River Parkway and Germantown Parkway areas. A 93...
76. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 12, 1996
01/05 Calendar Feb. 12 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club. The speaker will be Dr. William Bourland of The Orthopaedic Clinic, who will address "Reduction of Workers Compensation Costs by P...