Editorial Results (free)
1. Startup Conference Prepares to Return to Memphis
- Thursday, April 10, 2014
Final preparations are underway for the startup-focused Everywhere Else conference, which is returning to Memphis at the end of the month after its launch here last year and will bring entrepreneurs, investors and creatives from around the country to the Bluff City.
2. City Council to Revisit Water, Waste Fee Hikes
- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Memphis City Council members will at least talk at their last meeting of the year about undoing two votes they’ve taken recently.
The Tueday, Dec. 17, council agenda includes revisiting its Nov. 19 approval of a 2.13 percent increase in Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division water rates.
3. Lunch Offers Networking for Entrepreneurs
- Friday, November 01, 2013
Difficult journeys are best undertaken with map in hand – or, barring that, some wisdom from an experienced traveler who has already made the same journey.
With that idea in mind, the Society of Entrepreneurs and EmergeMemphis are assembling a diverse set of business leaders this month for a networking lunch, where attendees will be able to pick the brains of the gathered veterans for insight and practical advice.
4. Ricin in Obama Letter, Odd Packages Scramble Hill
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks Wednesday, and authorities chased reports of other suspicious mail at a U.S. Capitol already on edge.
5. State Delays Auto Inspection Takeover
- Thursday, March 07, 2013
The state of Tennessee has told the city of Memphis it will probably take two years for it to take over auto inspection duties in Shelby County.
But city funding for the auto inspection stations and employees runs out when the current fiscal year does, at the end of June.
- Tuesday, October 30, 2012
It seemed an unlikely place to form a clay target shooting team.
Funding would be an issue. Transportation to and from the practice range could be tricky.
And the biggest hurdle for bringing the Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program (TNSCTP) to Manassas High School in Memphis was the fact that those who were being recruited to participate had no familiarity whatsoever with the sport.
7. A Year After Floods, Shippers Face low Miss. River
- Tuesday, July 17, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A year after the Mississippi River swelled to near-historic proportions and flooded farms and homes from Illinois to Louisiana, the level along the waterway's southern half is so low that cargo barges have run aground and their operators have been forced to lighten their loads.
8. Resource Entertainment Group Plans Growth, New Offerings
- Monday, July 16, 2012
Resource Entertainment Group is continuing a steady growth path and looks to expand thanks to a new website as well as management of a new Downtown event space called The Columns.
The entertainment services company specializes in live entertainment, production services, entertainment consulting and event programming expertise. The company manages some of the Mid-South’s most popular entertainers and provides bands, DJs, speakers, audio systems, concert lighting, staging and tech crews.
9. Thorpe Products Inks New Deal On Democrat
- Friday, April 06, 2012
Thorpe Products Co. is relocating its Memphis branch location to a site with higher ceiling heights and better proximity to its clients.
10. City Prepares for Mississippi River Crest
- Monday, May 09, 2011
As the week began the coalition of emergency responders across Shelby County had already gone from planning to action.
The groups got highly detailed marching orders Friday morning from Shelby County preparedness director Bob Nations, who coordinated with dozens of agencies across local, state and federal government boundaries in putting together the master plan.
11. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding
- Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Coverage of the rising waters in the Memphis area
River Forecast to Crest at 48 Feet
County Emergency Preparedness officials said Monday afternoon they still expect the Mississippi River to crest on May 11.
12. In Tough Economy, Rental Property Investments Shine
- Wednesday, March 02, 2011
With the housing market depressed and credit tight, Memphis’ home rental business doesn’t appear to be losing steam any time soon.
Last week, Memphis Investment Properties LLC hosted a three-day tour for a group of 19 New Zealand investors that bought 16 houses for a total $1.08 million.
13. ServiceMaster Company Reaches for ‘Stratosphere’
- Monday, May 24, 2010
About six months ago, ServiceMaster Building Maintenance decided it needed to launch a rebranding campaign as it changed its name to ServiceMaster by Stratos – part of an effort to become the standard by which all others in the janitorial industry are measured.
14. ABRA Expands to Collierville
- Monday, March 22, 2010
ABRA Auto Body & Glass will expand its Memphis-area footprint this year by building a $2 million facility at 430 E. Winchester Blvd. in Collierville.
15. A City in Transition
- Monday, November 09, 2009
Just before sunrise on a rainy Tuesday morning, the armed officers raided the city office. They didn’t make any arrests, but they took files, interviewed employees and served search warrants. And they temporarily closed the Memphis Animal Shelter.
16. Numbers Show Industrial Real Estate Taking Plenty Of ‘Licks’
- Friday, June 19, 2009
A healthy industrial real estate market is imperative for Memphis to live up to its longtime moniker of “America’s Distribution Center” or its new one of “America’s Aerotropolis.”
In other words, a viable warehouse sector – which bolsters the city’s ability to store goods before they’re distributed and supports the city’s robust transportation assets – is mission critical no matter how the city’s marketing is phrased.
17. Rasberry Lobbies To Build On 'Underground' Lot
- Tuesday, April 08, 2008
To longtime Memphians, the lot on the northeast corner of McLean Boulevard and Cowden Avenue is known as the "underground house" because of its architecture. That's even though the strikingly modern house surrounded by mounds and bushes and shrubs has been just a memory for two years and counting.
18. After Three Years In the Making, Uptown Development Nears Completion
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Three years after the first construction crews arrived in Uptown to move dirt and lay the foundations for a few hundred homes, the end is finally in sight for the revitalization of this once-blighted neighborhood.
19. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 08, 2004
GMAQ Elects Officers for 2005
GMAQ Elects 2005 Officers, Directors
The Greater Memphis Association for Quality announced the election of the following officers for 2005: Pat Brown, president; Marcia Boyd, vice president; Felecia Warner, secret...
20. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, May 23, 2003
Retired police chief takes helm Retired police chief takes helm of Crime Stoppers
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Walter Crews retirement plans, he believed, were set.
They included an unhurried agenda and leisurely relaxation.
I was re...
21. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, April 21, 2003
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton is scheduled to discuss his county growth and development management plan today when he meets
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton is scheduled to discuss his county growth and development management plan today when he ...
22. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 20, 2003
Jim Phillips, FedEx Technology Institute
Jim Phillips, FedEx Technology Institute executive director, will speak at the Entrepreneurs Roundtable luncheon at noon today at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
For more inform...
23. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 08, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events April 8-April 14 April 8 The Shelby County Republican Women's Club invited 19 Republican County Commission candidates for districts 1, 3, 4 and 5 to speak at the club's meeting. The program begins at 11 a.m....
24. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 01, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events April 1-April 7 April 1 Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts a free workshop on building a budget from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313. Mississippi Muse...
25. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, October 26, 2000
The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education opened the nominating perio The Memphis Bar Association presents "Criminal Law for the General Practitioner" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Fri...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...
27. Archived Article: Standout Lj
- Friday, January 19, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Department veteran takes reins of code enforcement Schultz caps off 27-year county career with top spot By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Shelby County Construction Code Enforcements new top administrator has been "getting his feet...