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1. Paula Deen to Open Eatery in Pigeon Forge
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Paula Deen's comeback trail is leading her to the Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee.
2. Gambling Industry Fights Self on Internet Gambling
- Tuesday, February 11, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Many experts believe online wagering is the future of gambling, but the casino industry is increasingly divided on the issue.
The latest evidence of the split came Monday as the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling launched the first commercial in a six-figure campaign warning of the dangers of legalized Internet gambling. The coalition is emphasizing the possibility that criminals and terrorists may use online gambling to launder money.
3. $1 Million Casino Promotion Wraps Up
- Monday, July 29, 2013
Caesars Entertainment at week’s end had minted the 17th and final millionaire in a consecutive weekly millionaire drawing at its Harrah’s, Horseshoe and Tunica Roadhouse casinos in Tunica.
4. Sears, JC Penney Sever Ties With Paula Deen
- Monday, July 01, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – The exodus continues.
Sears, J.C. Penney and Walgreen said Friday that they're cutting ties with Paula Deen, adding to the growing list of companies severing their relationship following revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past.
5. Target Cuts Ties With Deen; Drugmaker Distances
- Friday, June 28, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Paula Deen's multimillion-dollar merchandise and media empire continues to unravel following revelations that she used racial slurs in the past.
6. Horseshoe Celebrates Newly Minted Millionaires
- Thursday, June 27, 2013
Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Tunica recently hosted a Millionaire Maker dinner for eight of its weekly $1 million winners in the Millionaire Maker promotion dubbed “One Winner. One Million Dollars. Every Saturday.”
7. House Money
- Friday, April 05, 2013
Like the gamblers who pace their floors, pull their levers and hover over their betting tables hoping for a payday, sometimes casino companies feel compelled to make uncommonly big bets of their own.
8. Business CEOs Call for Raising Retirement Age
- Thursday, January 17, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – An influential group of business CEOs is pushing a plan to gradually increase the full retirement age to 70 for both Social Security and Medicare and to partially privatize the health insurance program for older Americans.
9. Caesars Mid-South Awarded for Philanthropy
- Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Caesars Entertainment Mid-South Region, which includes Harrah’s, Horseshoe and Tunica Roadhouse casinos, has been awarded the Partners in Philanthropy award from the Memphis Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
10. Crystal Awards to Honor Memphis Philanthropists
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
The 2011 Crystal Awards luncheon, honoring individuals, businesses and organizations for their outstanding philanthropic efforts in the greater Memphis community, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
11. Tunica Recovery
- Friday, May 20, 2011
Two weeks after rising Mississippi River floodwaters forced a mandatory closure of all of Tunica County’s nine casinos, the area is doing its best to recoup.
Six of Tunica County’s nine casinos and resorts remain closed. Tunica County Emergency Management officials and the Mississippi Gaming Commission are currently working with all nine casino resorts in an effort to assess flood damage, begin the clean-up process and prepare for facility re-openings.
12. Elvis Presley Enterprises Parent Acquired
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
CKx Inc., the parent company of Elvis Presley Enterprises since 2005, will now be in the hands of a New York private equity firm.
13. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding
- Friday, May 06, 2011
DeWitt Spain Airport Inundated With Water
General DeWitt Spain Airport was inundated with flood waters early Thursday morning. Reports said around midnight, part of a berm washed out as well as part of North Second Street, which had already been closed because of rising water. A broken water main contributed to the high water.
14. Harrah's Changes Name to Caesars Entertainment
- Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., the world’s largest casino company, has changed its name to Caesars Entertainment Corp.
15. Harrah's Cancels Plans for IPO
- Monday, November 22, 2010
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Harrah's Entertainment Inc. canceled its initial public offering Friday, folding its hand for now on a risky bet on returning to the stock market just three years after it went private.
16. Harrah's Entertainment Going Public Again With IPO
- Tuesday, October 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harrah's Entertainment Inc., the world's largest casino company, says it plans to become a public company again nearly three years after it was taken private.
17. Fitzgerald’s Parent Company on Shaky Ground
- Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Majestic Star Casino LLC, the company that owns Fitzgerald’s Casino in Tunica, is in dire financial straits, according to statements it issued last week.
18. Harrah’s Footprint Shrinks in the South
- Friday, November 21, 2008
Harrah’s Entertainment, which announced this week the closure of its Memphis operations, already had been shrinking its presence in the South although it remains the dominant player in the Tunica market.
19. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, June 15, 2005
Financed for $9.5 Million
Shrine Investment Co. has financed 0.17 acres containing the Shrine Building apartments and assorted shops at 66 Monroe Ave. near Front Street through First Tennessee Bank fo...
20. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, June 10, 2005
St. George's Buys
St. George's Episcopal Church has purchased seven acres of vacant land, part of an 18-acre tract that contains one single-family home, from Barbara Barwick Apperson for $2 million. A $1.1 m...
21. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, March 21, 2005
Elm Creek Property
Elm Creek Property
Purchased for $1.4 Million
MDM Co. LLC has purchased 17 lots in the Elm Creek Subdivision in Collierville from JHC Properties LLC for $1.4 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, w...
22. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, March 14, 2005
Collierville Farms Land
Collierville Farms Land
Financed for $4.9 Million
Vintage Homes LLC has financed 12 lots in the Fleming Gardens section of Collierville Farms Planned Development for $2.6 million, and Klazmer-Sklar LLC has financed n...
23. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, September 01, 2004
Financed for $2.2 Million
Duck Shack Real Estate Partners has financed property at 505 N. Germantown Parkway in the Germantown Crossing Subdivision for $2.2 million, according to The Daily News Public...
24. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, August 02, 2004
Island Point Lots
Island Point Lots
Financed for $11 Million
Island Point LLC has financed 88 lots in phase one of the Island Point Planned Development for $11 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisdailyne...
25. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, July 16, 2004
Financed for $2 Million
Houston Levee Commercial Partnership has financed 8.36 acres near Houston Levee and Dogwood roads for $2 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisda...
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 07, 2004
YOUTH VILLAGES NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER
UT Bowld Hires Transplant Services Director
Barry Marshall joined UT Bowld Hospital as administrative director of transplant services. Marshall previously worked with Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati ...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
29. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Allstate Insurance Honors Scientists with Awards
Allstate Insurance Honors Area Scientists
Allstate Insurance honored the following scientists with its From Whence We Came awards: Dr. Daniel L. Hunt, biostatistician with St. Jude Childrens Res...
30. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, January 07, 2004
CCC Recommends Firm
CCC Recommends Firm
for Downtown Study
A Center City Commission subcommittee recommended Tuesday that Atlanta-based Cushman & Wakefield be approved to conduct a study of four Downtown markets: residential, office, re...
31. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, December 09, 2003
Achieve Record Growth
Concord EFS Inc. has announced that its alliance with Money Network generated record growth in 2003. New clients include Auto Zone, Best Buy, Kmart, Payless Shoe Source, Amer...
32. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, September 12, 2003
Takes Caesars Name
Shareholders of Park Place Entertainment Corp. approved a company name change to Caesars Entertainment Inc. effective in January. In addition to Caesars, the company owns the Ballys, Flamingo,...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Tuesday, January 14, 2003
Food Bank Creates New Coordinator Position
Food Bank Appoints Nutrition Education Coordinator Hattie Clark was appointed to The Food Banks newly created position of nutrition education/Kids Cafe coordinator. Clark oversees education and safe food...