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1. US Cold Storage Latest Growth For Tipton County
- Monday, October 12, 2015
Phil Coles remembers one job interview in particular as he was hiring for the new United States Cold Storage plant in Covington, Tenn.
The job applicant, who was from Covington, had questions for Coles, the plant’s general manager. Was the plant paid for? Or was U.S. Cold renting? The bottom line was job stability in a town and county that has had a rough recession.
2. A Pothole 26 Years Deep
- Friday, October 09, 2015
CRUISING LIKE IT’S 1989. Let’s pretend you can get three cans of tomato soup at Seessel’s for a buck instead of just one, a six-pack of Bud for four bucks instead of six or seven, and a pound of hamburger for 89 cents instead of five bucks. Hell, let’s pretend there’s a Seessel’s.
3. Ag Secretary: Smartphones Could Tell Buyers What's in Food
- Friday, February 27, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offers this idea: Use your smartphone.
Vilsack told members of Congress on Wednesday that consumers could just use their phones to scan special bar codes or other symbols on food packages in the grocery store. All sorts of information could pop up, such as whether the food's ingredients include genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
4. Not So Sweet: Chocolate Prices Are Set to Rise
- Friday, October 31, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.
The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned of price hikes next year. And it's not just costs that are pushing up prices. A growing sweet tooth around the world means more demand for chocolate.
5. Marine Hospital, I-55 Roundabout Draw Interest
- Friday, October 24, 2014
The public’s first opportunity to get a look at the old U.S. Marine Hospital by Chickasaw Heritage Park earlier this year included a chance to walk around the old set of buildings and the grounds overlooking the Mississippi River.
6. Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founder Talks About Values During Visit at Rhodes College
- Friday, March 21, 2014
Jerry Greenfield’s name is part of one of the most well-known snack brand names in the country.
Talk to him about his company, though, and it quickly becomes clear the co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s puts his company’s culinary salience on the same level as its goal of acting as a benevolent corporate citizen – championing social causes both internally and outside the company.
7. The Sweet Spot
- Saturday, February 15, 2014
Gary Wilkes usually doesn’t notice the smell at the family business, Wayne’s Candy Co. Inc., unless he has just returned from vacation.
8. Food Industry Cuts Calories Four-Fold Over Pledge
- Friday, January 10, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Some of the nation's largest food companies have cut daily calorie counts by an average of 78 per person, a new study says, more than four times the amount the industry pledged to slash by next year.
9. Veteran Marketer to Discuss Loyalty at Chamber Lunch
- Friday, January 10, 2014
Chris Malone, a veteran marketer who has worked with organizations such as the NBA and The Coca-Cola Co., will be the featured speaker this month at the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Small Business Council program launch luncheon.
- Saturday, November 09, 2013
“Mechatronics.” Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said the word so fast that it got lost in the echo of the large aircraft hangar at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology near Memphis International Airport.
11. When Siri Speaks
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
My smartphone was, of course, in my pocket. Apparently, though, I’d unknowingly pressed the button that activates it. Through my judicial robe and the fabric of my trousers. The lawyer in front of me wound up his remarks. There was a longer-than-normal pause.
12. Group Kicks Off National Tour on Health Law Defunding
- Wednesday, August 21, 2013
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – One of the chief backers of a plan to defund the federal health care law by tying it to budget negotiations said Monday that he didn't believe Republicans would be blamed for a government shutdown as supporters of the approach launched a national tour to spur support for the idea.
13. Going Green
- Friday, July 27, 2012
Many organizations of all sizes and across all sectors seek to “green” their facilities and operations but often worry about how reducing their carbon footprint could affect their bottom lines.
14. Global Connections
- Monday, May 07, 2012
Although the Memphis in May International Festival is widely known for its Beale Street Music Festival and World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, the festival’s focus on developing international economic trade and fostering Memphis companies’ global business relationships remains central to its mission.
15. Fred's Super Dollar Raises $637,916 for Hospitals
- Monday, April 30, 2012
Record-breaking donations from customers at fred’s Super Dollar stores have raised more than half-million dollars during its annual campaign to collect money to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
16. US Curbs Work Program for Foreign College Students
- Tuesday, November 08, 2011
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The State Department put a freeze Monday on expansion of a program that lines up summer jobs in the U.S. for foreign college students, citing persistent complaints about young people getting ripped off and exploited.
17. Hoop It Up 3-On-3 Tourney Coming to FedExForum
- Monday, October 03, 2011
Basketball enthusiasts in Memphis soon will have an opportunity to prove why the Bluff City is considered one of the best basketball cities in the country. The Hershey’s Milk and Milkshakes Hoop It Up 3-on-3 Tournament presented by Everfresh Juice and Rip It Energy Fuel comes to FedExForum Oct. 22.
18. 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.
19. Economy Adds 431K Jobs But Few in Private Sector
- Monday, June 07, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Job creation by private companies grew at the slowest pace of the year in May, even while the hiring of temporary census workers drove overall payrolls up 431,000. The unemployment rate dipped to 9.7 percent as many people gave up searching for work.
20. First-Time Jobless Claims Drop for Second Week
- Friday, June 04, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - New claims for unemployment insurance fell for the second straight week, fresh evidence the job market is slowly improving.
And productivity grew at a slower rate in the first quarter of this year than previously thought, suggesting that businesses are reaching the limits of their ability to boost output with fewer workers. That implies they will need to hire more employees.
21. Dillard Door Named Top 100 Security Integrator
- Thursday, July 17, 2008
Memphis-based Dillard Door & Security Inc. has been named one of the Top 100 Security System Integrators in the United States, according to Security Distribution and Marketing Magazine.
This is the third time the company, which was ranked 80 out of 100, has been named to the list.
22. Dr. Lendel Joins Memphis Heart Clinic
- Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Dr. Vasili Lendel has joined Memphis Heart Clinic. Lendel is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology. A native of Siberia, Lendel received the Russian Government Award for Academic Excellence. He did his cardiology fellowship at Penn State's medical center in Hershey, Penn., where he received the Chief Cardiology Fellow award.
23. TV or Oval Office? U of M Grad Thompson Faces Decision
- Monday, March 19, 2007
When Fred Dalton Thompson graduated from Lawrence County High School in 1960, his classmates probably didn't envision the gregarious, fun-loving son of a used-car salesman one day becoming the leader of the free world.
24. Year of Events Marks30th Anniversary of Elvis' Death
- Friday, December 29, 2006
2007 marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley and the 25th anniversary of the opening of Graceland Mansion for public tours, and as such, the year will be filled with a number of major happenings besides
25. Dillard Door GarnersNational Recognition
- Friday, July 28, 2006
Dillard Door & Security Inc. has been recognized as one of the top 100 security integration companies in the United States, according to a report released by Pennsylvania-based Security Distribution & Marketing Magazine.
26. Archived Article: Cemetery (lead)
- Tuesday, October 08, 2002
Neither granite-etched names nor stirring epitaphs let trail walkers and lunchtime daydreamers know of the more than 30,000 an
Churches unite to honor those known only to God
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
No one brings flowers.
27. Archived Article: Hershey (lead)
- Friday, April 13, 2001
Hershey revamping for bubble gum Hershey bubbles over new production line By SUE PEASE The Daily News Hershey Foods Corp. is making plans to begin production of Bubble Yum brand bubble gum at its Memphis plant and is asking for a tax assessment free...
28. Archived Article: Memphis Invests
- Monday, December 21, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Record $1.4 billion invested in Memphis in 1998 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Private companies invested a record $1.4 billion to relocate and expand in Memphis and Shelby County in 1998, according to figures released by the Mem...
29. Archived Article: Labor Day Trivia
- Thursday, September 03, 1998
It's Almost Labor Day 1998 Wells Fargo assembles Labor Day trivia Although most businesses today pay employees with a printed payroll check or an electronic payment deposited directly into a bank account, it hasnt always been that way. In anticipati...
30. Archived Article: $1 Billion (lead)
- Wednesday, June 17, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Corporate investments top $1 billion in state By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News New and expanding companies have invested more than $1 billion in Tennessee during the past 30 days, and Memphis got more than 25 percent of the pie. Go...
31. Archived Article: Hershey's Lj
- Friday, May 15, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Hersheys revamping for Twizzlers, Good n Plenty By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a $5.5 million renovation of the Hershey Foods plant at 975 Kansas St. near Downtown. The interior of the plant is being r...
32. Archived Article: Hope Pres Chg
- Wednesday, May 06, 1998
B0772066 Apr 29 1998 12:00AM 975 Kansas 38106 MEM (null) (null)(null) Hershey Foods Corp 100 Crystal 170330000 7175345052 Smith-Doyle Contractors, Inc Hope Presbyterian Church plans new worship center New multi-purpose building to seat 1,300 people ...