Editorial Results (free)
1. Google Shareholders Revel in Record 1-Day Windfall of $65.1 Billion
- Monday, July 20, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google's stock roared out of a long slumber Friday to produce the biggest shareholder windfall in U.S. history as investors rewarded the Internet company for promising to curb its spending on risky projects.
2. Browne Named RISE Foundation Board Chair
- Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Terri Browne, chief people officer for Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc., has been named board chair of the nonprofit RISE Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of low-income working Memphians through financial literacy.
3. Hitting the Accelerator
- Saturday, January 17, 2015
Five years after the Great Recession rocked the nation and nearly destroyed auto manufacturing in Tennessee, the Midstate’s industry is booming again.
Nissan’s growth is no small part of that, largely because of the company’s confidence in the state of Tennessee and Gov. Bill Haslam, according to José Muñoz, executive vice president of Nissan Motor Co. and chairman of Nissan North America, which is headquartered in Franklin.
4. August 15-21: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, August 16, 2014
2013: Norah Jones was a surprise guest at a Levitt Shell concert by Cory Chisel and the Wild Rovers Tour.
1984: The Center City Commission reported $450 million in construction Downtown since 1976, counting public as well as private financing. The construction boom included the Memphis Plaza Hotel, Morgan Keegan Tower and the Scimitar Building.
5. Innovation for the Rest of Us
- Monday, February 24, 2014
Innovation, as a discipline, tends to be special assignment work that is reserved for the creative hotshots, iconoclasts, those in hot spots like Palo Alto, or on an esteemed university campus, such as MIT.
6. Phillips Joins Spirco as Manager, Vice President
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Mike Phillips has joined Spirco Manufacturing as general manager and vice president of operations. In his new role, Phillips will oversee all divisions of the metal-building manufacturer and direct its organizational needs.
7. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
8. Storm's Cost May Hit $50 Billion; Rebuilding to Ease Blow
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.
9. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
10. Less Worried About Layoffs, Jobholders Spend More
- Tuesday, January 11, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – A steady decline in layoffs is giving the vast majority of adults who have jobs the confidence to spend more freely and help energize the economy. They no longer worry so much about losing their jobs.
11. Memphis R&D Team Reinvents Dr. Scholl’s Brand
- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
The Memphis-based research and development team behind Dr. Scholl’s has scored another hit with the latest innovation for the more than 100-year-old brand of foot care products.
Kiosks that allow shoppers to step onto a sensor that measures their feet, identifies pressure points and recommends the proper insole are now up nationwide at major retailers. The 3,000-plus Dr. Scholl’s Custom Fit Orthotic Centers are on track to number 4,200 by October.
12. Alabama Casinos Go Upscale to Rival Mississippi
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
SHORTER, Ala. (AP) - Alabama casinos are making a $500 million bet that luxury hotels, celebrity restaurants and big-name entertainment will give southbound tourists an alternative to Mississippi's Gulf Coast gambling destinations.
13. AP Sources: Comcast Exploring Stake in NBC
- Friday, October 02, 2009
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Comcast Corp. is exploring whether to buy a controlling stake in NBC Universal, which would increase Comcast's ownership of the TV shows and movies it distributes to its cable subscribers, people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday.
14. Fogerty Joins Jackson Lewis In Of Counsel Role
- Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Whitney King Fogerty has joined Jackson Lewis LLP as of counsel.
Fogerty was previously a shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, where she specialized in labor and employment litigation. She has practiced law for 10 years and has been named among Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers for Business the past two years.
15. Banks to Use Gov't Funds for Lending, Dealmaking
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - A number of financial institutions, including Capital One inancial Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc., have announced they will receive funds under the Treasury Department's capital purchase program.
16. RISE Foundation Names Board Members
- Wednesday, September 17, 2008
The RISE Foundation has named its 2008-2009 board of directors.
The members are Jay Healy, board chair; Beverly Robertson, vice chair; Marianne Parrs, treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee; Chuck Schadt, secretary; Tomeka Hart, community initiatives chair; Scott Cromie, new markets chair; and David Waddell, board development chair.
17. Businesses Rely More on Tech Tools, Less on Travel
- Monday, August 01, 2005
Like many of today's companies, Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. isn't limited to one location.
EPE, the corporate entity created by the Elvis Presley Trust to manage its assets, has a home office in the Bluff City, as well as a two-person office in Los Angeles. Despite the distance, though, staying in touch isn't a problem. Instead of requiring a plane ticket and hotel reservation before staff meetings can be held, the organization depends on an increasingly popular tool: videoconferencing technology.
18. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 04, 2004
Developer Refinances South Main Apartments
10 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Cost: $7.9 million
Borrower: CTB LLC
Lender: Morgan Stanley Mortgage Capital Inc.
Trustee: Mid-South Title Corp.
Property: No. 10 Main Apartment...
19. Archived Article: Dentist (lead)
- Wednesday, April 07, 2004
Clinic taps growing Downtown needs
New Services Add to Growing Downtown
Downtown dentist says timing is right to enter market
The Daily News
Count Kelli Dumas as one of many people who have moved to Memphis and fallen in l...
20. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 31, 2003
Calendar of events March 31-April 6
Calendar of events March 31-April 6
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1738 Galloway Ave., offers a support group for the families of military service personnel from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 2
21. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 24, 2003
Calendar of events March 24-30
Calendar of events March 24-March 30
The Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association presents its RSVP Lunch and Learn Series from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St. Co...
22. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 17, 1998
Rick Ruffin has joined Morgan Keegan & Co Rick Ruffin has joined Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. as a first vice president in institutional fixed income sales. Ruffin formerly was manager of J.C. Bradfords client services group. He has a bachelors ...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 10, 1998
Charles T Charles T. Tuggle has become the chairman and chief executive officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. He previously served as the corporate department chair for the firm and as firm managing partner from 1988 to 1993. He receiv...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 13, 1998
PSI Process Systems Inc PSI Process Systems Inc. has announced two new employees. Jay Patel has joined PSI as a principal engineer. He formerly worked for Brown & Root in Mobile, Ala. Patel received a bachelors degree at the Sardar Patel Univers...
25. 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 ...
26. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, December 12, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Tax proposal falls flat with builders Group favors simplifying tax code, but fears negative effect on building industry By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A national builders group is encouraging its members to oppose proposed tax reform...