Editorial Results (free)
1. Kelsey’s New Private School Voucher Plan Looks More Like Haslam’s
- Friday, February 27, 2015
Momentum is building this session for voucher legislation that would allow state dollars to follow students from struggling public schools to private and religious institutions.
But it is hardly etched in stone.
2. Sharp & Robbins Names Popwell Partner
- Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Chris Popwell has been named the newest partner at Sharp & Robbins Construction, which will now operate as Sharp, Robbins & Popwell LLC. Popwell joined Sharp & Robbins’ Memphis office in 2008 as an estimator/project manager and most recently served as general operations manager of the Nashville office since 2012.
3. Real Estate Rally
- Saturday, November 01, 2014
Commercial real estate can offer insight into the strength of the local economy. Through the office, retail, industrial and apartment developments that mark the region the economy at work in the real world can be seen.
4. Minyard Joins Barge Waggoner
- Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Tom Minyard, a 31-year veteran of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon Inc. as the civil works program manager. In his new role, Minyard’s responsibilities include the advancement of the firm’s strategic direction as it relates to its civil works program for local, state and federal governments. His areas of technical interest include flood risk reduction, navigation, ecosystem restoration and emergency response.
5. Changing Landscape
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A “high-end” grocery store chain not currently serving the Memphis market has leased the shuttered former Kroger store at 9050 U.S. 64 in Lakeland and should open in the spring, according to a Lakeland official.
6. Council Hears Alternatives to Health Insurance Cuts
- Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Memphis City Council members fielded several plans Tuesday, July 15, for alternatives to health insurance cuts approved by the council last month. But leaders of the police and fire unions were not among those making an alternative proposal at the committee session, the first in a series of what amount to public hearings.
7. Flood Insurance Policies Face Hike in Tennessee
- Tuesday, March 25, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For many Tennessee property owners in flood-prone areas, a move by Congress to soften steep increases to subsidized insurance policies may come as little comfort.
8. Mississippi River Geotourism Effort Touted
- Friday, March 14, 2014
The National Geographic Society wants to create an interactive media geotourism project that guides visitors on journeys they can coordinate up and down the length of the Mississippi River.
Jim Dion, coordinator of the Geotourism Map Guides division of National Geographic’s Center for Sustainable Destinations, has been in Memphis this week, meeting with local and regional tourism leaders and possible donors to the effort.
9. Williams to Lead Marketing at Junior Achievement
- Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Priscilla Williams has joined Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South as director of marketing and special events. In her new role, Williams will work to increase the organization’s visibility, funding and branding.
10. J-Line Pump Growing in Collierville
- Friday, February 22, 2013
A local pumping equipment manufacturer is increasing its presence in the Collierville market.
J-Line Pump Co., doing business as American-Marsh Pumps, bought the 81,260-square-foot warehouse on 12.4 acres at 550 E. South St. for $1.4 million. This will be in addition to the adjoining 110,000-square-foot warehouse at 185 Progress Road the company has occupied since 1999.
11. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees
- Thursday, October 18, 2012
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.
12. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees
- Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Memphis Mayor AC Wharton joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.
13. Transcript: Luttrell Discusses Schools, Other Issues Facing County
- Monday, August 13, 2012
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell talked several weeks ago with The Memphis News editorial board about the coming merger of schools and the creation of municipal school districts.
The conversation took place a few days before voters in all six suburban towns and cities approved the creation of municipal school districts.
14. Reactions to Schools Legislation Changing in Nashville
- Friday, April 13, 2012
Tennessee legislators from outside Shelby County got a look at where the Shelby County schools reformation discussion was in January this week on Capitol Hill in Nashville.
And they didn’t like the idea that their counties could be living with Shelby County rules.
15. Sides Firm on Annexation but Stand Down
- Thursday, February 02, 2012
A year after the Memphis City Council and Republican state legislators from Shelby County had their first race to see who could pass their school consolidation measures first, there is hesitancy on both sides to stage a second political drag race on annexation.
16. Dr Pepper Ten: 'No Women Allowed'
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Dudes don't drink diet.
Or at least that's the idea behind Dr Pepper Ten, a 10-calorie soft drink Dr Pepper Snapple Group is rolling out on Monday with a macho ad campaign that proclaims "It's not for women." The soft drink was developed after the company's research found that men shy away from diet drinks that aren't perceived as "manly" enough.
17. Noel Becomes ABA Delegate From Tennessee
- Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Randall D. Noel has been elected as the Tennessee delegate to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates.
Noel is a member of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC’s Commercial Litigation Group. Noel is a Fellow of the American, Tennessee and Memphis Bar Foundations and has served as president of the Tennessee Bar Association.
- Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Talk Shoppe will host a presentation by Jim Piatchek and Jo Garner titled “Speed Networking that is Out of this World” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
19. Neediest Areas Not First for Stimulus
- Tuesday, July 21, 2009
SABINAL, Texas (AP) – Under the Obama administration’s economic stimulus plan, needy communities were supposed to be first in line for money to rebuild highways and jump start the economy.
It hasn’t worked out that way.
20. Down in DeSoto
- Thursday, March 20, 2008
Like elsewhere in the region and across the nation, the commercial real estate market in DeSoto County has experienced a rise in "tire kicking."
Business owners and company executives continue shopping for properties - perhaps even taking proverbial test drives - but not many are inking contracts and driving off the lot, said Sam Mitchell, a commercial broker with McCullar Ferguson Realty LLC in Southaven.
21. Things Go From Hot To Smoking Hot In Election Contests
- Thursday, July 12, 2007
With one week to the filing deadline for the Oct. 4 Memphis city elections, 124 citizens have thought seriously enough about running for the 15 offices on the ballot to check out qualifying petitions. Nearly 40 had filed by the end of the first week.
22. Crye-Leike's Truong Receives Broker's License
- Wednesday, February 07, 2007
The Tennessee Real Estate Commission (TREC) has announced that David N. Truong from Crye-Leike's Quail Hollow office, 6525 Quail Hollow Road, has successfully passed the real estate broker licensure exam and has received his broker's license. Truong completed strict experience and education requirements, including 120 classroom hours of real estate education. He has been a real estate agent for four years in and around Shelby and DeSoto counties, where he specializes in all areas of real estate sales.
23. Down to the Wire
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
Imagine a homeowner who goes to court to keep from paying his property taxes because he believes the city keeps charging him - and only him - too much money. The court agrees, and for about a year, this particular homeowner doesn't have to worry about any tax bills showing up in his mailbox.
24. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
25. Prestidge Chosen to Head Kroger Delta Division
- Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Mark Prestidge has been promoted to president of The Kroger Co.'s Delta Division. The Delta Division is based in Memphis and includes 111 Kroger stores in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Prestidge succeeds Richard Tillman, who recently announced his retirement after a 42-year career with Kroger. Prestidge previously served as vice president of operations for Kroger's Southwest Division.
26. Former Mayor Hackett Tapped For CEO Post at Children's Museum
- Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Richard C. "Dick" Hackett has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the Children's Museum of Memphis. Hackett officially will take office July 17. Hackett served as mayor of Memphis from 1982 to 1992. He also served as senior vice president at ALSAC, the fundraising arm of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, for nine years after his mayoral term.
27. Kustoff Puts Leadership Skills to the Test As Lead Prosecutor for West Tennessee
- Thursday, April 06, 2006
David F. Kustoff, the recently appointed U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, is settling in after almost a week on the job. President George W. Bush nominated Kustoff in February and the U.S. Senate confirmed him in mid-March to replace Terry Harris, who recently accepted a position as vice president for security for FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. As such, Harris is responsible for security operations throughout the company's global network.
28. Tuttle Elected to State Judicial Selection Commission
- Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Dale H. Tuttle of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC has been elected 2006 vice chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. The commission interviews and recommends applicants for all state courts.
29. Med Nurse Earns State Leadership Award
- Wednesday, November 02, 2005
The Tennessee Nurses Association recognized Dr. Diane Todd Pace with the Alma E. Gault Leadership Award. Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/Health Loop Clinics. She earned a doctorate from the University of Tennessee.
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
32. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, April 04, 2003
Council says developer
Council says developer
to pay for ADA crossing
The Memphis City Council approved a resolution that included an amendment making the developer of an expanding auto dealership responsible for the cost of a new traffic l...
33. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 03, 2003
Calendar of events Feb. 3-9
Calendar of events Feb. 3-9
The University of Memphis presents the Suzuki String program at 6 p.m. in Harris Concert Hall in the music building. Admission is free. Call 678-2541 for more information. Missi...
34. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 14, 2002
Calendar of events Oct
Calendar of events Oct. 14-Oct. 20
The Jewish Community Center Theatre, 6560 Poplar Ave., hosts a lottery referendum debate at 7 p.m. Speaking for the lottery referendum is state Sen. Steve Cohen, Student Scho...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 06, 2002
Calvin Anderson, Ray Pohlman and Steve West join the Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation Board that oversees the operation of Kirk Bobo, managing principal of the architectural firm Hnedak Bobo Group Inc., will become the fourteenth Goals for Memph...
36. Archived Article: Ford (lead)
- Tuesday, December 18, 2001
Education pursuit team goes into action Ford calls for an education pursuit team By MARY DANDO The Daily News At the kickoff meeting of a task force set up by U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. Monday, the congressman called on the business community to brin...
37. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, July 06, 2001
Navy veteran reaches out to former shipmates online Navy veteran reaches out to former shipmates online By MARY DANDO The Daily News Nowadays, an old sea dog doesnt just sail away. Instead, he becomes the Webmaster of a site dedicated to keeping in ...
38. Archived Article: Daisytek P.2
- Wednesday, May 30, 2001
Daisytek finalizes deal for Memphis hub Daisytek finalizes deal for Memphis hub Daisytek International, the $1.2 billion wholesale distributor of computer and office supplies and provider of marketing and demand-generation services, has completed th...
39. Archived Article: Lead (sc Budget)
- Thursday, May 17, 2001
By SUE PEASE Board weighs in on county budget By SUE PEASE The Daily News The two biggest budget challenges looming in front of the Shelby County Commission are finding funds needed for schools and jails. The budget committee reviewed the numbers fo...
40. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, March 10, 2000
NCCJ names honorees of 2000 Humanitarian Awards NCCJ names honorees of 2000 Humanitarian Awards Four well-known men who have contributed to Memphis in a variety of ways over the years have been selected as the recipients of the Year 2000 Humanitaria...
41. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, February 28, 2000
University of Washington professor Andrea Y University of Washington professor Andrea Y. Simpson will discuss the participation of African-American women in politics during a lecture at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Mitchell Hall Auditorium on the University ...
42. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, September 09, 1998
There is a trend afoot to find ways to keep youngsters busy after the final school bell of the day rings Memphis schools may get funding for distance learning centers By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News There is a trend afoot to find ways to keep...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 08, 1997
Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. She pr...
45. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, August 21, 1997
Manufacturers Consolidation Service Inc Manufacturers Consolidation Service Inc. vs. Rick Rodell; Cornerstone Systems Inc.; Tim Clay; Pat Nieman; Jerry Rice; Ricardo Fernandez; Guy Wallace; Bruce Hallman; Larry Pritchett; Jack Billingsley; Jim Chalt...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 27, 1997
Jan Jan. 28 The Centre for Global Enterprise at Christian Brothers University will host the second Farm Policy Conference and Exhibition at AgriCenter International from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The program will focus on agricultural economic opportu...
47. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, February 02, 1996
02/02 Govt briefs City council representative Dr. Talib-Karim Muhammad will sponsor a community meeting at the Whitehaven Community Center, 4318 Graceland Drive, on Saturday at noon. The meeting is the fourth in a series of community meetings design...