Editorial Results (free)
1. Cohen Prevails, Incumbents Dominate
- Friday, August 08, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen held off Thursday, Aug. 7, the most serious electoral challenge he’s faced since winning the Congressional seat in 2006, in the form of attorney Ricky E. Wilkins.
2. Cohen, Luttrell, Weirich, Harris Take Early Vote
- Friday, August 08, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen has taken the early vote over challenger Ricky Wilkins in the hard fought Democratic Congressional primary on Thursday’s Shelby County election ballot.
3. Haslam, Alexander Look to Boost Republican Turnout
- Wednesday, August 06, 2014
U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher remembers the first time that he talked with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.
Fincher had been elected to Congress long enough to have made several votes after a 2008 campaign in which he touted his conservative values and stances. And in the process, Fincher admitted to Alexander that he had been critical of Alexander’s voting record during the campaign.
4. Republicans Rally In Bartlett
- Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam told a group of several hundred Republicans in Bartlett Monday, Aug. 4, that he would like to see a statewide turnout in the August Republican primaries of 750,000.
Haslam and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander have been on a statewide bus tour since last week to pump up overall Republican turnout even as they face opposition in the GOP primaries for governor and the U.S. Senate. The goal is to also boost the turnout for Republican candidates in local general election races on the ballot.
5. Multiple Choice
- Saturday, August 02, 2014
It could have been an election about the local criminal justice system. The set of once-every-eight-years judicial races was the perfect frame for competitive races for district attorney general and juvenile court judge as the main events.
6. ‘Big Ballot’ Moves to Early Voting Friday
- Friday, July 18, 2014
Voters begin making their decisions Friday, July 18, on the longest ballot of any election cycle in Shelby County politics.
Early voting in advance of the Aug. 7 election day begins Friday at the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
7. Lamar Alexander Shows Little Interest in Debates
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – Lamar Alexander showed little interest Monday in taking up challenger Joe Carr's call for a debate in advance of the Republican Senate primary in August.
8. U.S. Senate Primaries Feature Different Realities
- Tuesday, June 03, 2014
The statewide primary races for U.S. Senate on the August ballot feature the longest and best-known political back story in Tennessee politics and competing realities about what it takes for Democrats to end their shutout in statewide offices.
9. August’s ‘Big Ballot’ Awaits County’s Voters
- Wednesday, May 07, 2014
With the unofficial results in the Shelby County primary elections in, get ready for the “big ballot.”
The candidates who won the Democratic and Republican primaries in Tuesday’s elections advance to the August ballot where they will join a much larger group of candidates and races that once every eight years produce the largest ballot of any election cycle in Shelby County politics.
10. Haslam Unveils $1.5B Transportation Plan
- Saturday, April 12, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam and Transportation Commissioner John Schroer have released the state’s three-year, $1.5 billion transportation program.
The Haslam administration said the plan unveiled Thursday takes a conservative approach because of uncertainty over future federal transit funding. It contains no money to pay for early engineering work on new projects.
11. Alexander has $3.1 Million for Senate Campaign
- Monday, April 07, 2014
Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander raised $614,000 in the first quarter, leaving him with $3.1 million on hand for his bid for a third term.
Alexander said he received formal notification on Thursday that he has qualified for the Aug. 7 primary. His eight opponents in the GOP nomination contest include state Rep. Joe Carr of Murfreesboro and former Shelby County Commissioner George Flinn.
12. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
13. April 12-18: This Week in Memphis History
- Saturday, April 13, 2013
2012: The largest solar farm in the state opened in Haywood County along Interstate 40. The West Tennessee Solar Farm has 21,000 solar panels, and its opening in Haywood County came one day after Agricenter International formally opened its solar farm, a 998,400 watt photovoltaic system on five acres.
14. Baseball History
- Friday, March 29, 2013
The last time the Leftfield Loonies were heard from in Memphis, leftfield was near Early Maxwell Boulevard and Central Avenue at the Mid-South Fairgrounds and they were loony for the Memphis Chicks baseball team.
15. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.
16. Crimson Tide
- Monday, January 25, 2010
Twelve days into the new year, Gov. Phil Bredesen stood in the well of the state House in Nashville and talked about leading the nation in education reform.
Later this year, Bredesen will return to address legislators on a less lofty but more immediate topic – a pool of red ink in the state budget unprecedented at least since the Depression years of the 1930s. For more than a year and a half, Tennessee has failed to meet its monthly revenue projections.
17. US Ups Ante On Haitian Assistance; Memphians Chip In
- Friday, January 15, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama said Thursday that “one of the largest relief efforts in our recent history” is moving toward Haiti as he continued to mobilize the U.S. response to the island’s devastating earthquake.
18. Local Support for Haiti Relief Effort Picks Up
- Thursday, January 14, 2010
Memphis-area organizations and businesses are participating in big and small ways in relief efforts for Haiti, the Caribbean nation that was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake Tuesday.
Tennessee Task Force One has not yet been deployed to Haiti. But Dr. Joe Holley, medical director for TNTF1, told The Daily News in an e-mail today that deployment could be coming.
19. Overton Square Developers Ready for Next Step
- Friday, December 11, 2009
It’s crunch time for the future of Overton Square, the 10-acre Midtown landmark where a new retail development anchored by a big-box grocery store has been proposed.
The square’s owners have agreed to delay for 60 days their official request to begin knocking down several old buildings along Madison Avenue. That demolition would pave the way for a roughly 53,000-square-foot grocery store and several smaller retail buildings.
20. Building Permit Brings Wally Joe Restaurant Closer to Reality
- Tuesday, November 03, 2009
690 S. Perkins Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Amount: $800,000
Project Cost: $800,000
Permit Date: Applied October 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: Wally Joe Realty LLC
Contractor: Day Construction LLC
Architect: Doug Enoch
21. Drugmaker Wyeth Posts Flat 1st-Quarter Profit
- Thursday, April 30, 2009
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Wyeth, which is being acquired by drug giant Pfizer, on Wednesday posted a flat first-quarter profit but beat analysts' expectations, as cost cuts offset lower revenue, particularly for its top seller, blockbuster antidepressant Effexor.
22. Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats counted on solidifying their thin leadership grip on the Senate as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday to fill 35 Senate seats. Embattled Republicans braced for losses but hoped they would be modest ones.
23. Bredesen Reaffirms Commitment To Tennessee Plan
- Monday, August 04, 2008
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen wants the Tennessee Plan for selecting appeals court judges to remain in place.
Bredesen commented last week during a trip to Memphis that included the ceremonial swearing in of new Tennessee Criminal Appeals Court Judge Camille McMullen of Memphis.
24. Smith Hired as Regional Clinical Director Of Ageless Men's Health
- Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Jeff Smith has been hired as regional clinical director for Memphis-based Ageless Men's Health, which provides treatment for men with low testosterone levels.
Smith has 24 years of experience in the medical field, and is a registered nurse specializing in intensive care, neuro-trauma ICU and emergency-room disciplines. He is the founder and owner of ICU Jet International Inc., a fixed-wing, air-ambulance service.
25. Archived Article
- Tuesday, March 25, 2008
6101 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
Loan Amount: $2.4 million
Sale Date: March 13, 2008
Buyer: Splendid Hospitality LLC
26. Dead in the Water?
- Wednesday, November 15, 2006
When Joe Darion wrote the lyrics to the popular song "The Impossible Dream," it was for a 1960s Broadway musical about Miguel de Cervantes' classic novel "Don Quixote."
But it's beginning to seem like the same idea also could be applied to a landmark structure in Downtown Memphis - the castle-like Tennessee Brewery, whose towering presence has loomed over the South Bluffs community for more than 100 years.
27. Momentum Continues on South Main
- Thursday, April 06, 2006
Whenever she can, Guillermo Umbria's wife, Amanda, leaves her job at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to have lunch with him in the cozy, Victorian-era house on Vance Avenue the couple has just restored.
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
29. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 01, 2005
St. Jude Researcher Named to Royal Society
Dr. Tom Curran, chair of the department of Developmental Neurobiology and the co-leader of the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor program at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, was elected to the Fello...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Flintco Companies Names New Senior Vice President
Flintco Names New Senior Vice President
Kevin Moyes was appointed senior vice president of The Flintco Cos. Inc. Moyes has worked with Flintco for 18 years. He earned a bachelors degree from Ok...
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 12, 2005
Judge George Brown Joins National Arbitration Firm
Judge George Brown to Join Arbitration Firm
Judge George Brown will join Resolute Systems Inc. as a private mediator and arbitrator in the companys Memphis office upon his retirement from the ...
32. Archived Article: Swig (lead)
- Wednesday, December 31, 2003
From Raifords Hollywood where patrons can drink beer by the quart while listening to disco music, to The Flying Saucer where
Martini Bar Expands Downtown Mix
Swig adds to venues targeting local, professional crowd
The Daily N...
33. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 09, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Sept. 9-Sept. 15
The Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., hosts Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe and Standing in the Rainbow, at the taping of Book Talk f...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 11, 1999
Leonard I Randall H. Brown has been appointed chief financial officer for Allen & OHara Inc. He formerly was director of corporate finance for Promus Hotel Corp. A certified public accountant, Brown has bachelors degrees from the University of M...
35. Archived Article: Graphic (gsattys)
- Thursday, June 03, 1999
Active attorneys Active attorneys More than 2,000 cases were decided in chancery court during May. Here's a look at the most active attorneys representing plaintiffs in those cases. Plaintiff attorney No. of cases Amount of judgment Bae...
36. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 19, 1998
National Commerce Bancorporation Names David Popwell to Head Mergers and Acquisitions David T. Popwell has joined National Commerce Bancorporation as executive vice president for mergers and acquisitions. He formerly was chairman for the mergers and...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 17, 1996
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Memphis has named 16 new board members: James N. Augustine, Rick Bobo, Michael J. Bruns, Darrow R. Calhoun, Mark R. Giannini, James P. Going, Tati Guzman, Lorenzo Hester, Stanley Horton, Trezette T. McNeal, Larry ...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 28, 1996
02-28 memos Linda Michael has joined Spectra Behavioral Healthcare Systems as director of marketing. Prior to joining Spectra, she was corporate accounts manager for Crye-Leike Relocation Management Co. She also spent seven years in government and p...
40. Archived Article: Inv Briefs
- Monday, January 29, 1996
01/29 Inv briefs The Mid-South Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners will hold its monthly luncheon meeting on Feb. 7 at 11:45 a.m. at the Racquet Club. Robert M. Crowe, a financial consultant, writer and educator, will speak on t...