Editorial Results (free)
1. Council Takes Up Beale’s Next Act
- Monday, January 19, 2015
Memphis City Council members are likely to have some questions Tuesday, Jan. 20, about the still tentative settlement of the last part of the court fight for control of Beale Street.
The tentative terms of the settlement between the city of Memphis and the Beale Street Development Corp. leaked last week and include a share of revenues from the operation of the entertainment district for the BSDC that would otherwise go to the city, which owns the property between Second and Fourth streets.
2. Executive Inn Demolition Long Time Coming
- Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The old Executive Inn hotel on Airways Boulevard where Brooks Road dead ends is the latest problem vacant property to be demolished and touted by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. as another step in his administration’s anti-blight effort.
3. Council to Vote on New Pension Proposal
- Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Memphis City Council members start all over Tuesday, Nov. 4, in their votes on pension reforms.
A pair of ordinances representing a revised pension proposal by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. are on Tuesday’s agenda for the first of three readings. They replace another set of ordinances that had been set for final votes at the last council meeting in October.
4. Indmar Marine Engines Files Expansion Permit
- Monday, September 01, 2014
5400 Old Millington Road
Unincorporated Shelby County
Permit Cost: $2 million
- Thursday, August 28, 2014
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will hold free how-to clinics with Lowe’s and a kickoff of Habitat’s 2014 building season Thursday, Aug. 28, at Memphis Habitat, 7136 Winchester Road. Clinics will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will focus on painting and working with hardware and power tools. The short kickoff program will follow. Visit memphishabitat.com for details.
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Orion Federal Credit Union will hold a grand opening celebration for its newest branch Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. at 4805 American Way. Visit orionfcu.com.
7. Council Moves Toward Pension Changes
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Two weeks after approving changes in health insurance plans for city employees and retirees, the Memphis City Council meets Tuesday, July 1, to talk over a companion set of changes to the city’s pension plan for employees.
8. New Nonprofit Charts Role in Blight Fight
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The bulldozer went straight for the leasing office of the former Spanish Oaks apartments on Cazassa Road near Memphis International Airport.
Meanwhile another bulldozer across the two-lane road was deep into demolishing a set of buildings in the old Winchester Park apartments.
9. County Commission to Weigh New Disparity Study
- Monday, June 16, 2014
Shelby County Commissioners consider a start Monday, June 16, toward a new disparity study as a way to changing the county’s efforts in increasing minority business participation in government contracts.
10. March 14-March 20: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, March 15, 2014
2013: Executives of Bass Pro Shops went back to the drawing board for their signage on The Pyramid after renderings of the signage and details prompted concern from citizens and the Downtown Memphis Commission’s Design Review Board. The new proposal that would surface later was approved by the review board.
11. Former Democratic Senator Pleads Guilty to Theft
- Monday, March 03, 2014
WINCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) – Former Democratic state Sen. Eric Stewart has pleaded guilty to a theft charge.
12. Polo Shops Sells for $3.1 Million After Foreclosure
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014
7444 Winchester Road, 7464 Winchester Road
Memphis, TN 38125
Sale Amount: $3.1 million
13. Frustration for Fox Meadows Residents
- Tuesday, November 26, 2013
When the owner of Knight Arnold Food and Fuel gas station and convenience store was allowed to reopen his business last month, homeowners and community groups in the Fox Meadows area were furious.
The store opened a week after General Sessions Environmental Court shut it as a public nuisance.
14. Council Approves Wastewater Fix Funding
- Saturday, November 09, 2013
The Memphis City Council approved $24.8 million in funding Tuesday, Nov. 5, to rehabilitate the city’s wastewater collection system to meet terms of a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
15. Council Approves Wastewater Fix Funding
- Thursday, November 07, 2013
The Memphis City Council approved $24.8 million in funding Tuesday, Nov. 5, to rehabilitate the city’s wastewater collection system to meet terms of a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
16. Council Keeps Southbrook Mall Renovation Alive
- Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Memphis City Council members voted Tuesday, Nov. 5, to start over again in plans to find a legal use for city funds in renovating the Southbrook Mall in Whitehaven.
And the administration of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. gave a qualified endorsement through what amounts to a new feasibility study on the mall due before the council in a month.
17. City Council to Vote on Bonds, Review Land Swap
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Memphis City Council members this week take up $375 million in refunding bonds and general obligation bonds, and discuss a land swap with Church of the River for access to a boardwalk on the Harahan Bridge across the Mississippi River.
18. Winchester Court Sells for $6 Million After Foreclosure
- Tuesday, August 13, 2013
6740 Winchester Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Sale Amount: $6 million
Sale Date: July 31, 2013
Buyer: WBCMT 2007-C31 Winchester Court LLC
Seller: Harris P. Quinn, substitute trustee
Details: The Winchester Court retail center at Kirby Parkway and Winchester Road in Hickory Hill has sold for $6 million following a foreclosure.
19. Winchester Court Sells for $6 Million After Foreclosure
- Friday, August 09, 2013
The Winchester Court retail center at Kirby Parkway and Winchester Road in Hickory Hill has sold for $6 million following a foreclosure.
An affiliate of Miami Beach, Fla.-based loan servicer LNR Partners LLC bought the property – composed of four parcels – in a July 31 substitute trustee’s deed from Harris P. Quinn of the law firm Prochaska Thompson Quinn & Ferraro PC.
20. Goldin’s Footnote Heard ’Round Shelby County
- Tuesday, June 19, 2012
For many on the Shelby County Commission, last week’s 10-page ruling by Chancellor Arnold Goldin on the new structure of the commission came down to a 25-word footnote in the ruling.
21. New York Co. Buys Into Four Lenox Park Bldgs.
- Tuesday, May 08, 2012
3150 Lenox Park Blvd., 6750 Lenox Center Drive, 6745 Lenox Center Court and 6775 Lenox Center Court Memphis, TN 38115
22. Redistrict Fight About More Than Map
- Monday, May 07, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners begin a fourth effort Monday, May 7, at a redistricting plan that is five months overdue and counting.
But the new effort is more about the Shelby County charter than it is about drawing the district lines for their own districts.
23. Annexation Returns to Forefront in Schools Discussion
- Wednesday, February 01, 2012
It keeps coming back to the issue of turf between the city of Memphis and the six suburban municipalities.
The complex questions of who paid for what, how much they paid and who gets it predates the ongoing move to schools consolidation by years. And it has everything to do with whether Shelby County has one or multiple public school systems at the start of the 2013-2014 school year.
24. Bluff City Coffee Inks New Space
- Friday, January 20, 2012
Bluff City Coffee, the coffee and snack shop in Downtown’s South Main Historic Arts District, has recently unveiled some aggressive expansion plans.
The local eatery has leased a 3,000-square-foot kitchen in the Pembroke Building, 119 S. Main St., in the space behind the Center for Southern Folklore.
25. Land South of Shelby Forest Sells for $2.3 Million
- Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Near Shelby Forest Park
Sale Amount: $2.3 million
Sale Date: Nov. 17, 2011
Buyer: Warren Nickolas Nunn
Seller: Estate of William S. Howard Sr.
Loan Amount: $2.5 million
Loan Date: Nov. 18, 2011
Maturity Date: n/a
Lender: Patriot Bank
Details: Warren Nickolas Nunn has bought several large parcels of vacant land from the estate of William S. Howard Sr. for $2.3 million, financing it with a $2.5 million loan through Patriot Bank.
26. Winchester Road Apts. Sell for $1.3 Million
- Monday, December 05, 2011
Las Vegas-based Forest Creek Townhomes LLC has bought a 470-unit apartment complex at 1340 Winchester Road for $1.25 million from substitute trustee R. Hunter Humphreys after a deal between the LLC and Lloyd’s Acceptance Corp.
27. 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.
28. 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.
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council will serve as host for a breakfast Wednesday, July 27, at 8:15 a.m. at One Commerce Square Annex. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will speak. Cost is $5. For reservations, call 818-2400.
- Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The GOTV Club will present a seminar titled “Healthcare Reform for Business Owners” Tuesday, July 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Philip Johnson of Argyle Benefits Consultants will speak. Cost is $25. To register, visit thegotvclubjuly.eventbrite.com.
31. MC Ionic Solutions US Begins Work on Fite Rd. Site
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
2665 Fite Road
Memphis, TN 38127
Permit Amount: $1.3 million
Permit Date: Applied July 2011
- Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “The Mastermind Principle” Wednesday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hyatt Place, 9161 Winchester Road. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Tuesday, June 28, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will learn how to search for and find the most promising grant opportunities for their organizations. Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, June 27, 2011
Visible Music College and the Cooper Young Business Association will present Visible Live, a free live concert featuring Visible students, alumni and staff, Monday, June 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the corner of Cooper Street and Young Avenue. The Teacher’s Lounge Trio will perform. For more information, visit www.cooperyoung.biz.
35. Owner of New Horizon Apts. Summoned On Nuisance
- Friday, May 13, 2011
The Shelby County District Attorney General’s office is taking the Fountain Green, Utah, company that owns New Horizon Apartments in Whitehaven to court.
Memphis police served the court order Wednesday at the apartment complex at Millbranch and Winchester roads under the state’s public nuisance law.
36. Infinity Real Estate Buys Office Building for $1.2 Million
- Tuesday, March 08, 2011
5100 Sanderlin Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Amount: $1.2 million
Sale Date: Feb. 16, 2011
Buyer: Infinity Real Estate LLC
Seller: Blanchard E. Tual, successor trustee of the Don Wallace Morgan Family Trust created under the last will and testament of Don Wallace Morgan dated Dec. 8, 2003, and Mary Katherine Fouts and Douglas A. Garner, co-trustees of the Fouts Estate Family Trust created under the last will and testament of Jimmie Darrell Fouts dated June 15, 2005
Loan Amount: $1.3 million
Loan Date: Feb. 16, 2011
Maturity Date: Feb. 16, 2026
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
37. Council Marks Year’s End With Full Agenda
- Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Memphis City Council members end their year Tuesday with an agenda that includes final approval of the Power Center planned development in Hickory Hill.
The council meeting begins at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St.
38. Skyline Grows Local Footprint on Vantech Dr.
- Friday, December 10, 2010
Skyline Exhibits MidSouth is expanding its presence at East Pointe Business Center.
The St. Paul, Minn.-based tradeshow exhibits company renewed its 9,958-square-foot lease at 3895 Vantech Drive, Suite 9, and expanded into an additional 3,524 square feet. The additional space will enable Skyline to assemble and store exhibits for clients.
39. Council to Hear Latest MCS Payment Pitch
- Tuesday, December 07, 2010
At the next-to-last meeting of the year, Memphis City Council members take up some complex financial and political matters.
For now they are discussing matters during committee sessions Tuesday that precede the main council session at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. An agenda is on page 10.
40. Rotary Seeks Nominations for Dunavant Award
- Monday, November 29, 2010
The Rotary Club of Memphis East is seeking nominees for its 8th annual Bobby Dunavant Public Service Award, an event that honors distinguished work by public officials.
41. Wharton Files Blight Suits
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
For months, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. has been standing outside old homes and warning owners of the vacant decaying properties that the city is coming with attorneys and legal papers.
On Tuesday he launched the first wave of lawsuits under the state’s Neighborhood Preservation Act.
42. Kent H. Landsberg Co. Doubles Space
- Friday, October 08, 2010
Kent H. Landsberg Co. has finally inked a deal that had been in the works for quite some time.
Landsberg, a packaging, janitorial and food service shipping supply company, stayed in Memphis and expanded when it purchased Wurzburg Inc., a Memphis-based provider of supply-chain logistics and packaging.
- Thursday, September 30, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Tal Frankfurt will speak on the topic “How to Budget for IT and Develop an RFP for Services.” Cost is for $15 members, $30 for nonmembers and $10 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
44. Lasting Legacies
- Monday, September 27, 2010
Consider the continent as it was when Memphis was founded in 1819. No railroads crisscrossed the land and Tennessee roads would not be paved until after World War I.
For a city to thrive and prosper, transportation would be paramount. For Memphis, the Mississippi River, an integral artery of commerce and communication in America, would be its gateway to greatness.
45. Winbranch Apartments Sell for $2.4 Million
- Tuesday, September 21, 2010
3595 Millbranch Road
Memphis, TN 38116
Sale Amount: $2.4 million
Sale Date: Sept. 7, 2010
Buyer: Winbranch Realty Partners LLC
Seller: LBUBS 2004-C4 Millbranch Road LLC
Loan Amount: $975,000
Loan Date: Sept. 7, 2010
Maturity Date: Sept. 1, 2011
Lender: The Leshum Group LLC
46. Power Center Partners With A2H On Marina Cove Project
- Wednesday, September 01, 2010
A Hickory Hill community development corporation unveiled a five phase plan Tuesday evening for developing the old Marina Cove Apartments.
Power Center CDC, founded by New Direction Christian Church, developed the plan with Askew, Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc.
47. Milestone Close For Hickory Hill’s Marina Cove
- Tuesday, August 31, 2010
The next step in the saga of a vacant Hickory Hill apartment complex could be announced Tuesday evening.
After years of working with the Atlanta-area owners of the Marina Cove Apartments, the city of Memphis in June was finally able to talk Water Gardens LLC of Smyrna, Ga., into selling the complex to a nonprofit community development corporation.
48. Elmwood Cemetery: Where History Never Dies
- Friday, August 13, 2010
Memphis. Forever and ever.
Turns out Boss Crump and Ben Hooks were closer to each other than you might have thought – about 25 feet.
49. ‘Major Developer’ to Save Blighted Marina Cove
- Friday, June 25, 2010
For years the owners of Marina Cove apartments at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill have defied city attempts to force a demolition or at least a cleanup of the property.
50. Council Adjusts Waste Fees - Helps CDC Buy Marina Cove Apartments
- Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Memphis City Council members made a few changes to the new city budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. But coming up with $57 million in funding for the Memphis school system wasn’t one of them.
51. Brownstone Lands First Tenant In Radiological and Vascular Center
- Tuesday, June 15, 2010
7695 Poplar Pike
Germantown, TN 38138
Sale Amount: $1.6 Million
Sale Date: May 28, 2010
Buyer: MRPC Building LLC
Seller: Salvaggio Group LLC
Loan Amount: $1.2 million
Loan Date: May 28, 2010
Maturity Date: Aug. 21, 2011
Lender: MedArm Inc.
52. Multifamily Owner Defaults On $19.5M Loan
- Friday, May 07, 2010
In what has become a common theme in the multifamily industry, another pair of large apartment complexes will be sold on the courthouse steps.
The Waterford Pointe Apartments at 5045 Airways Blvd. in Whitehaven and the Carrington Manor Apartments at 4805 Winchester Road in Oakhaven have been foreclosed, according to a first-run notice in today’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
53. Starts With Food
- Wednesday, April 07, 2010
The arrival of Winchester Farmer’s Market at 6616 Winchester Road a number of years ago all but removed the memory of Seessel’s, the grocery stalwart that once occupied the space.
54. New & Improved
- Friday, April 02, 2010
Just more than two years after being ravaged by a tornado, Hickory Ridge Mall will reopen this weekend under new ownership and having undergone millions in renovations.
The mall now will be a community center featuring retail components and eventually will include a medical center.
55. Wooddale Condos’ Future Uncertain After Nuisance Action
- Wednesday, February 24, 2010
A 43-year old set of decaying condominiums in Fox Meadows got a new crop of plywood and fresh signs this week warning people to keep out.
The Wooddale Condominiums, 4876 Winchester Road, also got a court order from the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office declaring the complex a nuisance under state law.
56. Ripley Hitches Its Wagon To Surrounding Counties’ Growth Efforts
- Tuesday, January 26, 2010
RIPLEY, Tenn. – If this city in Northwest Tennessee wilted away on a vine, its demise would not be difficult to understand.
Few small cities and towns can survive the population stagnancy and jobs erosion that have beset Ripley. Fifty miles north of Memphis off U.S. 51 and the seat of Lauderdale County, Ripley has the state’s highest unemployment rate – 18.6 percent.
57. Grocery, Health Clinic Among New Soulsville Tenants
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Although the biggest vibrations in Soulsville come from heavy equipment right now, that will soon change when grocery shoppers will be able to prance through the aisles and pick out produce to the beat of old-school classics.
58. Lowery Notches Up Credentials as Election Nears
- Thursday, October 08, 2009
Myron Lowery has about a week to go in his tenure as Memphis’ mayor pro tem depending on how long it takes to certify the Oct. 15 election results.
59. Owners Serious About Kick-Starting Troubled Subdivision
- Monday, September 14, 2009
The Vinings at Germantown, a 63-lot development off Winchester Road, appears poised to close the book on a checkered past that includes several ownership groups and a litany of financial woes.
The 32-acre subdivision seemed doomed from its earliest stages when developer Levitt and Sons filed for bankruptcy in 2007. Then its second owner, The Hyneman Cos. LLC – led by developer William “Rusty” Hyneman – sold the property soon after buying it in December 2007 for a little less than $10 million.
60. Barlow Leaves UNDC To Build Law Practice
- Thursday, September 03, 2009
Memphis attorney Steve Barlow has left his full-time position as executive director of the neighborhood group that promotes revitalization around the University of Memphis.
61. Braking Point: Inside MATA's identity crisis
- Monday, August 24, 2009
The bus system in Memphis has an undeserved “mythology,” according to the people who run it. However, some who ride Memphis Area Transit Authority buses everyday – and many who don’t – contend the system is far from perfect.
62. Police Push For Motel Demolition
- Wednesday, July 15, 2009
The owner of a vacant airport area motel described as resembling war-torn Baghdad is due in Memphis Environmental Court this morning.
The Shelby Inn at 1970 East Shelby Drive and Interstate 55 was secured by authorities a week ago as a nuisance under state law.
63. Marina Cove Owner Ordered to Clean Complex
- Thursday, June 25, 2009
The owner of the Marina Cove apartment complex at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill has been ordered by Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons to clean the property and abate the nuisance it is causing.
64. Public Nuisance Declaration Latest Chapter for Marina Cove
- Friday, May 29, 2009
The end could be near for the Marina Cove apartments at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill now that public nuisance charges have been filed against the complex and police have secured the sprawling property.
65. Officials Try to Force Marina Cove Owner's Hand With Nuisance Charges
- Thursday, May 28, 2009
City and county officials announced Wednesday that they had filed public nuisance charges against the Marina Cove apartment complex at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill and that the Memphis Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit had secured the 394-unit, 24.16 acre property.
- Friday, April 17, 2009
The University of Memphis and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host a rural development conference today from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the university’s Fogelman Executive Conference Center. The conference is titled “Promoting Economic Development in Rural Areas and Small Towns During Tough Times: Lessons From the Field.” To register, contact Vickie Peters at email@example.com or visit the conference center between noon and 1 p.m. today.
67. Robilio Takes Helm of Bar Auxiliary
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
Victor Robilio Jr. has been elected as the first male president in the Memphis Bar Auxiliary’s history. But that’s not all he has on his plate.
68. Reappraisal Notices To Go Out Friday
- Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Some of the most expensive pieces of commercial real estate in Shelby County are the area’s shopping malls. Reappraisal notices sent out last week to the mall owners show the degree to which that’s the case.
69. Developers Sue Lakeland for Killing Project
- Wednesday, February 04, 2009
The owners of a more than 40-acre property in Lakeland where they envisioned a large retail center that would be known as Lakeland Commons have filed a lawsuit against the town for nixing the project.
70. ’08 Bankruptcy Filings Swelled With Faltering Economy
- Friday, January 16, 2009
Public television audiences around the U.S. watched Tuesday night as historian Niall Ferguson narrated and hosted “The Ascent of Money,” a two-hour PBS documentary about the evolution of money within a global context.
71. Aldi Inc. Buys Land For Collierville Store
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009
523 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Sale Amount: $1 Million
Sale Date: Nov. 25, 2008
Buyer: Aldi Collierville LLC
Seller: Martin and Mildred Tippit
72. Retailers With Strong Local Ties Report Losses
- Thursday, November 13, 2008
More signs of economic woe appeared Wednesday with news of sagging sales from retail behemoths Macy’s Inc. and Best Buy Co., both of which have a significant presence in Memphis.
73. Circuit City Files for Bankruptcy Protection
- Tuesday, November 11, 2008
One week after announcing it would close 155 of its stores, including two in the Memphis area, Circuit City Stores Inc. reported Monday that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
74. Towne Center Tenant Files Bankruptcy
- Wednesday, October 22, 2008
As the economy tightened and credit dried up over the past several weeks, a South Memphis grocery store owner who is planning to open a new location in the mixed-use Towne Center at Soulsville hit a rough patch.
75. Lightman Realty to Begin Phase II of Centennial Gardens
- Tuesday, October 14, 2008
7751 Centennial Drive
Memphis, TN 38125
Permit Amount: $10.6 Million
Project Cost: $14 million
Permit Date: Applied October 2008
Owner: Michael Lightman Realty Co.
Tenant: Michael Lightman Realty Co.
Contractor: Patton & Taylor Construction Co.
Architect: MMH Hall Architects and Planners Inc
76. U of M to Honor Legal Pillars Of Excellence
- Thursday, August 14, 2008
The University of Memphis Law School Alumni Chapter will honor four of the legal community’s leaders Saturday during its “Striving for Excellence: Pillars of Excellence” ceremony at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis.
- Friday, July 11, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will host “How to Prove Your Case” today from noon to 2:15 p.m. The seminar will be held in the courtroom of David S. Kennedy, chief judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, on the ninth floor at 200 Jefferson Ave. The seminar is worth two hours of continuing legal education credit. Registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. For more information, call the MBA at 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
78. Hickory Hill Residents Complain of Slow Storm Response
- Tuesday, February 12, 2008
There was no looting last week in Hickory Hill, the section of Southeast Memphis hit harder than any other place in the city by a swarm of tornadoes that devastated a five-state region. So said Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin at a weekend meeting with about 60 area residents. "There was none," he stressed.
79. School Overcrowding Collides With Desegregation Decision, Appeals
- Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Shelby County Schools officials want to build two new schools - a middle school and an elementary school in the Arlington-Lakeland area and Southeast Shelby County - and open them in time for the 2009-2010 school year.
80. Hyneman Cos. Buys LandFrom Bankrupt Levitt
- Monday, January 07, 2008
The Hyneman Cos. LLC, the development company headed by William "Rusty" Hyneman, has bought Memphis property owned by now-bankrupt Levitt and Sons LLC for nearly $10 million, according to documents filed with the Shelby
81. New Lawsuit Could Take Big Bite Out of Big Tax Revenue Generator
- Friday, December 07, 2007
The 67-acre property off Germantown Parkway that's home to the Woodchase Apartment complex is one pricey piece of land. Its 2007 property assessment - $12.8 million - was one of the largest in Shelby County.
82. Archived Article
- Tuesday, September 11, 2007
7819 Crescent Ridge Lane
Memphis, TN 38133
Sale Amount: $16.3 million
Sale Date: Aug. 16, 2007
Buyer: Morgan Crescent at Wolfchase LLC
83. County School Board Chooses to Fight Desegregation Order
- Monday, August 06, 2007
Members of the Shelby County Schools Board of Education wasted little time in answering a stunning federal court ruling that promises to revive court-ordered desegregation of the county school system.
84. Archived Article
- Tuesday, July 31, 2007
6125 Shelby Drive
Memphis, TN 38141
Sale Amount: $13.5 million
Sale Date: July 20, 2007
Buyer: NatTennessee GP
85. Schools Desegregation Case At Crossroads
- Thursday, July 26, 2007
It began with the parents of 21 black Shelby County Schools students filing a lawsuit in the summer of 1963 to desegregate and integrate the school system.
In court records the case is called Claude Bernard Robinson vs. Shelby County Board of Education. It was filed nine years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Topeka Board of Education (1954) that racial segregation in schools should end with "all deliberate speed."
86. Atlanta Co. Pays $9.2MFor Coventry Village
- Thursday, July 26, 2007
The 470-unit Coventry Village Apartments at 1340 Winchester Road have sold to an Atlanta-based company for $9.2 million. Miles Properties Inc., working under the name MPI Coventry Village LLC, bought the property from Co
87. NY Company Brings Brisk Pace To Whitehaven Developments
- Friday, July 06, 2007
Monday morning was a whirlwind for New York developer George Fakiris.
Though Fakiris wasn't in town, his company Apollon Group LLC within a short span opened the sales office for one of its Whitehaven apartment-turned-condominimum properties and began construction on another.
88. Archived Article
- Tuesday, June 19, 2007
1130 Legacy Farm Court
Collierville, TN 38017
Sale Amount: $36.5 million
Sale Date: June 12, 2007
Buyer: Legacy Farm LLC
89. Whitehaven Apartments Slated For Renovation, Condo Conversion
- Tuesday, May 29, 2007
2115 Oxford Square Court
Memphis, TN 38116
Loan Amount: $5.3 million
Loan Date: May 11, 2007
Maturity Date: n/a
90. Malled by the Competition
- Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Editor's note: This is the third in The Daily News' five-part Retail Reinvented series about the past - and future - of the local shopping landscape.
Pat Jacobs knows a thing or two about Memphis malls. He served as general manager of Southland Mall for 18 years before taking the same job at Hickory Ridge Mall in 2003.
- Tuesday, February 06, 2007
The David Lusk Gallery presents "John Torina: Path Into the Wilderness" through Feb. 24 at 4540 Poplar Ave. For more information, call the gallery at 767-3800.
The Eclectic Eye in Midtown presents "Life As I See It," an exhibit by Tom Clifton, through March 1 at 242 South Cooper St. For more information, call 276-EYES (3937).
92. Brighton Students Punished For MySpace Page Spoofing Teacher
- Thursday, February 01, 2007
There's a reason that Internet sensation MySpace.com is so popular that Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. spent almost $600 million in 2005 to buy it. The site reportedly signs up about 230,000 new users a day.
93. Archived Article
- Tuesday, January 09, 2007
1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Memphis, TN 38120
Sale Amount: $38.1 million
Sale Date: Dec. 11, 2006
Buyer: PKY Fund Memphis I LLC
94. Winchester Court Sold To DLC Management Corp.
- Tuesday, November 14, 2006
DLC Management Corp. has bought Winchester Court shopping center near Winchester Road and Kirby Parkway in addition to eight other retail properties in Georgia, Florida and Alabama.
95. Annexation Move Creeps Ahead Despite Residents' Concerns
- Monday, November 06, 2006
"My shoot-from-the-hip idea is that now is a terrible time for Memphis to be taking another bite of the apple."
Those are the words of Rick Winchester, the Memphis attorney representing homeowners in southeast Shelby County as well as in Bridgewater, a 2.7-square-mile community of about 8,000 people, who are opposed to a flurry of planned city annexations.
96. Courtroom Technology Bytes into an Increasingly 'Show-and-Tell World'
- Thursday, June 15, 2006
Overhead projectors are giving way to computers and large display screens in Memphis-area courtrooms, while jurors are becoming more accustomed to technological presentations.
Charles Wright, president of The Data Co., a company that helps lawyers with visual presentations during trials, has seen the technological shift in Memphis' law community. A few years ago, law firms would use technology for presentations only intermittently.
97. Emmy Award-Winning CBS Sports Producer to Address AdFed
- Monday, May 22, 2006
The Small Business Chamber holds a speed networking meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Owen Brennan's restaurant, 6150 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com to register.
98. Archived Article
- Tuesday, April 25, 2006
5900 Cedar Forrest Drive
Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $21.6 million
Sale Date: April 12, 2006
- Friday, March 17, 2006
National Seminars Group presents "Design and Page Layout Skills" today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Radisson Inn Airport, 2411 Winchester Road. Call (800) 258-7246 or visit www.nationalseminarstraining.com.
100. Memphis Heritage Talks About Annesdale Snowden Neighborhood Today
- Monday, March 13, 2006
Memphis Heritage presents "Annesdale Snowden: Italianate Villa to Arts and Crafts Bungalow" as part of its 2006 Preservation Series from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, 447 N. Evergreen St. Registration is $60. Call 529-9828 or visit www.memphisheritage.org for more information.