Editorial Results (free)
1. House District 91 Candidates Share Stage
- Wednesday, October 02, 2013
For the first time in a shortened campaign season, all seven candidates in the Oct. 8 Democratic primary for state House District 91 shared the same stage.
Early voting in the primary continues through Thursday, Oct. 3.
2. Loose Ends Remain in Nineteenth Century Club Case
- Wednesday, October 02, 2013
The still-tentative deal to prevent the demolition of the Nineteenth Century Club building in Midtown has a crucial deadline on Oct. 15 and lots of loose ends before then that involve money and timing.
3. Strategic Change Bolsters Flashlight Media
- Saturday, August 03, 2013
John Haun was happy working for Memphis-based sports agent Jimmy Sexton.
While Sexton focused on representing clients in contract negotiations, Haun was responsible for lining up marketing and endorsement deals for the company’s clients, including University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban.
4. House Ready to Lower Rates on Student Loans
- Thursday, August 01, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The cost of borrowing for college is about to drop.
The House on Wednesday was expected to give final congressional approval to bipartisan legislation linking student loan interest rates to the financial markets. The impact: lower rates for most students now but higher ones down the line if the economy improves as expected.
5. Senators Ready to Restore Lower College Loan Rates
- Friday, July 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A bipartisan compromise on student loans promises better deals for students and parents over the next few years but could spell higher rates as the economy improves.
The Senate deal pegs the interest rates on new loans to the financial markets and was expected to come to a vote next week, well before students returning to campus this fall had to sign their loan agreements.
6. Back to Negotiations After Student Loan Plan Fails
- Thursday, July 11, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate on Wednesday clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates, but lawmakers are racing the clock before millions of students return to campus next month to find borrowing terms twice as high as when school let out.
7. House Backs Variable Rate Student Loans
- Friday, May 24, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Dismissing a veto threat from President Barack Obama, lawmakers in the Republican-led House approved legislation that links student loan rates to the ups and downs of the financial markets.
8. Critics Revive Past Promises to Knock Obama Budget
- Friday, April 12, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Advocates for seniors say President Barack Obama is breaking his promise to protect Social Security, while conservatives say he is breaking his promise not to raise taxes on the middle class.
9. Calvary Kicks Off Annual Lenten Series, Waffle Shop
- Saturday, February 16, 2013
Calvary Episcopal Church is busy preparing this week for its 90th Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop – an annual institution that many Memphians have chosen as an annual culinary rite of passage.
10. Calvary Kicks Off Annual Lenten Series, Waffle Shop
- Thursday, February 14, 2013
Calvary Episcopal Church is busy preparing this week for its 90th Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop – an annual institution that many Memphians have chosen as an annual culinary rite of passage.
11. Weak Earnings Reports Pummel Stocks
- Wednesday, October 24, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody was expecting this round of corporate earnings reports to be great. But companies' underwhelming results are still rattling investors.
Stocks plunged Tuesday in one of the worst days on Wall Street this year. Big-name companies reported weak quarterly revenue and lowered their forecasts for the rest of the year.
12. MSO Brings Orff to Audience
- Monday, May 21, 2012
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will finish out this season’s First Tennessee Masterworks concert series with an ancient work which has woven itself into present day culture.
Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” which plays Saturday, May 19, at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts and Sunday, May 20, at the Germantown performing Arts Centre, brings together an unusual mix of classical music, ancient poems, pop culture and surprisingly, children’s music.
13. Holmes Road Acreage, Lots Sell for $1.6M in Foreclosure
- Monday, December 26, 2011
Property on Holmes Road
Memphis, TN 38109
Sale Amount: $1.6 million
Sale Date: Nov. 18, 2011
Buyer: Renasant Bank
14. Holmes Road Property Sells in Foreclosure
- Thursday, December 22, 2011
Renasant Bank has bought back three parcels on Holmes Road at a foreclosure sale for $1.6 million after former owner HBT Investments LLC defaulted on a $4.8 million loan through the bank. The substitute trustee was John B. Philip.
15. Jeter Joins Accounting Firm Cannon Wright Blount
- Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Andrew Jeter has joined Cannon Wright Blount as director of assurance and accounting services.
16. Memphian Cobb Joins MIFA As Meals on Wheels Director
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Trentwood Cobb has joined Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association as director of MIFA Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to senior citizens in the greater Memphis area.
17. State Issues Can be Tricky for Presidential Field
- Friday, October 28, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mitt Romney gingerly distanced himself from a labor issue on the Ohio ballot one day. The next, he embraced the initiative "110 percent."
The equivocation not only highlighted his record of shifting positions but also underscored the local political minefields national candidates often confront in their state-by-state path to the presidency.
18. Local Artist to Attend Exhibition Opening
- Friday, March 04, 2011
Award-winning painter George Hunt of Memphis will attend the opening Friday of the “Back to Arkansas” art exhibition at Mid-South Community College in West Memphis.
19. Schlimmer Joins CBU
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Jim Schlimmer has joined Christian Brothers University as vice president of enrollment.
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
Education: Bachelor of arts degree, Luther College in Decorah, Iowa; Master of science in Education degree, Higher Education Administration, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Work Experience: Francis Marion University, director of admissions, 2008 to 2010; Louisburg College, vice president for enrollment, 2007 to 2008; Luther College, vice president for enrollment, 2006 to 2007; High Point University, dean of enrollment management, 1982 to 2006.
Family: Dr. Alexa Schlimmer, associate professor of fine arts, High Point University; Philip Schlimmer, son, second-year law student at Ohio Northern University; Kathryn Schlimmer, senior, Roanoke College, Salem, Va.
Last book read: “The World is Flat”
Favorite music: Rock ‘n’ roll
Sports team: Carolina Panthers
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I run a lawn service with our two children – A&J Lawn Service
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could sing.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? Enrollment mentor John Klockentager
What drew you to CBU? The opportunity to be on an active enrollment management team. I was impressed with the commitments the school had made in the enrollment area. Most of all, I was pleased to return to a church-related university.
What will your role as vice president of enrollment management entail? I am responsible for leading enrollment management initiatives and overseeing the undergraduate enrollment office, the office of financial aid and the career services office.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Creating an atmosphere for successful recruitment at High Point University that also attracted students to on-campus living.
What do you most enjoy about your work? I enjoy the opportunity to set up enrollment systems that engage students with the university. I also enjoy monitoring the success of the admissions recruitment cycle from the initial contact to the student’s first day on campus.
20. Tennessee Native Earl Keister Joins Thompson & Co.
- Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Earl Keister has joined Thompson & Co. as creative director.
Education: University of Tennessee, Portfolio Center
Work Experience: Fifteen years in the advertising field. I’m like Johnny Cash: I’ve been everywhere.
21. Even in Liberal Bastions, GOP Sees Election Chance
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) — In the congressional district that's home to the Kennedy family compound, a Kennedy public skating rink and a Kennedy museum, the heart of liberalism is beating uneasily.
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
The Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
23. Wynstone Mill Lots Hit Auction Block
- Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Thirty-six lots in the Wynstone Mill subdivision of the Schilling Farms Planned Development have been foreclosed and will be sold in a substitute trustee’s sale, according to a pair of notices that begin on Page 38 of today’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
24. Big Tobacco Cutting Contracts with US Farmers
- Thursday, May 20, 2010
CYNTHIANA, Ky. (AP) - After years of faithfully supplying leaf to tobacco giant Philip Morris International, farmer Jess Burrier received a postcard, thanking him for his contributions and telling him his service wasn't needed this year.
25. U of M School of Music Appoints Rushing Director
- Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Dr. Randal Rushing, professor of voice and soloist of the concert and opera stage, has been appointed director for the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis. Rushing has been a faculty member at the school for 20 years.
26. EmergeMemphis to Launch $1.3M Expansion
- Tuesday, August 11, 2009
EmergeMemphis, the 10-year-old business incubator helping groom more than two dozen companies from its 60,000-square-foot space on Tennessee Street, is ready to grow up.
After two years of planning, EmergeMemphis is poised to expand its space for fledgling startups by developing the top floor of its building, a project that will cost $1.26 million.
27. Three Memphis Firms Honored In 2010 Best Lawyers
- Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Three Memphis law firms have attorneys who have been honored in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC had four attorneys from its Memphis office honored: Donna K. Fisher, Thomas L. Henderson, Charles V. Holmes and Frederick J. Lewis were named to the list as top lawyers in labor and employment law. All four previously have been recognized by Best Lawyers.
28. Jackson Lived Like King But Died Awash in Debt
- Monday, June 29, 2009
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson the singer was also Michael Jackson the billion-dollar business.
Yet after selling more than 61 million albums in the U.S. and having a decade-long attraction open at Disney theme parks, the "King of Pop" died Thursday at age 50 reportedly awash in about $400 million in debt, on the cusp of a final comeback after well over a decade of scandal.
29. Lorenzen Wright’s Home Sold Back to Bank
- Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The Eads home of former University of Memphis and Grizzlies basketball player Lorenzen Wright has been sold back to the bank following a foreclosure.
BankTennessee on Friday bought the custom-built, 12,475-square-foot house, near Raleigh-LaGrange and Reid Hooker roads, for $1.3 million on the Shelby County Courthouse steps.
30. Budget Deficit Reaches $765B in 5 Months
- Thursday, March 12, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lower tax revenue and massive government spending on the bank bailout pushed the federal deficit to $765 billion in the first five months of the budget year, well on its way to hitting the Obama administration's projection of a record annual imbalance of $1.75 trillion.
31. Obama Urges Spending Curbs, Hands Out $15 Billion
- Tuesday, February 24, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Urging future restraint even as current spending soars, President Barack Obama pledged on Monday to dramatically slash the skyrocketing annual budget deficit as he started to dole out the record $787 billion economic stimulus package he signed last week.
32. Nationwide-Bonnie Lane Buys Vacant Lot
- Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Nationwide-Bonnie Lane LLC on Friday bought for $1 million property at 1550 Bonnie Lane in Cordova. The seller was H and H Retirement Properties.
33. Tobacco Bill Unlikely to Pass This Year
- Wednesday, September 10, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Landmark legislation that would give federal health authorities the power to regulate the tobacco industry is unlikely to pass this year.
The House overwhelmingly approved the bill this summer, and a majority of senators, including presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain, support the legislation. But President Bush has threatened a veto, and the prospect of a drawn-out debate will probably keep the Senate from taking up the measure as it races through a tight schedule this month, senior congressional officials of both parties said.
34. Weak Rules Cripple Appraiser Oversight
- Tuesday, August 19, 2008
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - As soaring home prices set the stage for America's great housing meltdown, a critical step in making sure those home sales were a fair deal - the real estate appraisal - was undermined from within.
35. Historian's Memphis Visit Presents Complexities of Slavery Emancipation
- Friday, February 08, 2008
Who freed the slaves? The answer is more complex and relevant than the question's simplicity and tense might suggest, author and Yale University history professor David W. Blight said recently.
The Civil War historian was in Memphis earlier this month to speak at the National Civil Rights Museum about his 2007 book, "A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation." The book is built around manuscripts written by two former slaves - Wallace Turnage and John Washington. Blight came across the rare manuscripts four years ago through different connections.
36. Frey Named Alpha Eta Society National President
- Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Dr. William R. Frey recently was selected as the national president of the Alpha Eta Society, the largest scholastic honor for allied health professionals. The organization has more than 60 chapters throughout the U.S.
37. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
38. FedEx Plans MajorUpgrade to Fleet
- Wednesday, September 27, 2006
FedEx will acquire and modify nearly 90 Boeing 757-200 planes for $2.6 billion. The multi-year program will replace the outdated narrow-body fleet of Boeing 727-200 aircraft.
The new pl
39. Melick Tapped to Manage Fixed Income Banking Group at Morgan Keegan & Co.
- Wednesday, July 05, 2006
Jordan Melick has joined Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. as a managing director for the firm's Fixed Income Banking Group. Melick previously was managing director of the health care finance team of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Piper Jaffray & Co. He began his career in health financing in 1991 at Detroit-based Comerica Bank.
40. First Mercantile Taps Maness to Handle National Accounts
- Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Philip E. Maness has been appointed director of national accounts and executive vice president of First Mercantile in Cordova. He began his career with First Mercantile in 1984, serving most recently as strategic planning officer.
41. Archived Article
- Tuesday, October 04, 2005
4480 New Swinnea Road
Memphis, TN 38118
Cost: $13.4 million
Buyer: TCAM Core Property Fund Operating LP
42. MAAR Commercial Council Names Board Members
- Wednesday, September 14, 2005
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council elected the following individuals to its board of directors: Bayard Snowden, president-elect; Michael Greenberg, 2005 director/2006 vice president; Andy Cates, two-year director; Kelly Truitt, two-year director; and Jim Rainer, two-year director. Returning board members include Jon Albright, president; Steve Guinn, vice president; Joel Fulmer, immediate past president; Frank Dyer, Irvin Skopp and Russ Westlake, directors; Richard Groff, Memphis Metro CCIM chapter president; John Bartlett, IREM chapter 20 president; Philip Erstine, Realtors Land Institute Tennessee chapter president; and Joe Steffner, SIOR chapter president.
43. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 07, 2004
YOUTH VILLAGES NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER
UT Bowld Hires Transplant Services Director
Barry Marshall joined UT Bowld Hospital as administrative director of transplant services. Marshall previously worked with Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati ...
44. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, February 03, 2004
Investors Have No Plans for Vacant Germantown Wal-Mart
Uses Restricted for Vacant Wal-Mart Site
1280 S. Germantown Road
Germantown, TN 38138
Cost: $7.2 million
Borrower: WMT Germantown LLC
Lender: National Bank of Commerce
45. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
46. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 15, 2003
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Campbell Clinic Doctors Named to State Board Dr. Robert Miller and Dr. William C. Warner Jr., both of Campbell Clinic, were named to the board of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society at the groups recent annual meeting. Miller w...
47. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, August 29, 2003
By Jane Aldinger
Old theater prepares for rebirth in revitalized Downtown
By JANE ALDINGER
The Daily News
In 1929, a red carpet was rolled out in front of the Old Daisy Theater on Beale Street to welcome blues legend Bessie Smith. She sh...
48. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, May 16, 2003
first quarter sales
Jackson, Tenn.-based Kirklands Inc. announced sales for the 13-week period ended May 3.
Net sales for the first quarter increased 11 percent to $73.4 million from $66.2 million f...
49. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, April 18, 2002
Tennessees death penalty debate rages on Tennessees death penalty debate rages on By MARY DANDO The Daily News When Robert Glen Coe was put to death by lethal injection April 19, 2000, he was the first person executed in Tennessee in 40 years. Coe w...
50. Archived Article: Nwa P.2
- Thursday, March 29, 2001
Local, state officials head to Mexico Local, state officials head to Mexico More than 30 business and government leaders representing Memphis, Shelby County and Tennessee left Memphis Wednesday for an economic development mission to Monterrey, Mexic...
51. Archived Article: Focus (airlink)
- Monday, October 16, 2000
Airline growth uplifts Memphis commerce Airline takes off in Memphis marketplace By SUE PEASE The Daily News The year 2000 has been extremely busy one for Northwest Airlink, as the Memphis-based company has undergone a big growth spurt this year. No...
52. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 09, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Oct. 9-Oct. 15 Oct. 10 "Europe 2000" is 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the mezzanine of the Peabody, 149 Union Ave. The seminar and exhibition features guests from Austria, Germany, Italy, Belgium, th...
53. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, October 02, 2000
Europe 2000 is 7 a "Europe 2000" is 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10 in the mezzanine of the Peabody, 149 Union Ave. The seminar and exhibition features guests from Austria, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the United Kingdom and the honored country for 2...
54. Archived Article: Graphic (probate)
- Thursday, August 17, 2000
Probate caseload Probate caseload More than 730 cases have been filed in probate court in the first seven months of 2000. In that time, more than 350 attorneys of record handled those wills, administrations, guardianships and conservatorships. Heres...
55. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, April 20, 2000
Tobacco Co's Ask For Suit Dismissal Tobacco companies ask for lawsuit dismissal Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds asked a San Francisco judge on Monday to throw out a jury's $21.7 million damage award to a dying ex-smoker, arguing that the smoker shou...
56. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, March 16, 2000
The first federal cyberspace insider trading case, an $8 SEC files charges, breaks trading scheme The first federal cyberspace insider trading case, an $8.4 million scheme involving the largest number of people ever charged with allegedly profiting ...
57. Archived Article: Graphic (probattys)
- Thursday, February 03, 2000
Most active probate attorneys Most active probate attorneys More than 1,275 cases containing an attorney of record were filed in Probate Court for Shelby County during 1999. Heres a look at the most active probate attorneys of record for the year. A...
58. Archived Article: Graphic (probatt)
- Thursday, November 18, 1999
Most active probate attorneys Most active probate attorneys More than 2,600 cases were filed in the Probate Court of Shelby County between Jan. 1, 1998 and the end of October 1999. Heres a look at the attorneys who handled the most probate cases dur...
59. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 30, 1999
Aug Aug. 31 The Memphis/Shelby County Job Service Employer Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m. at State Technical Institute. The speaker will be attorney Tim Bland of Ford and Harrison LLP. His topic will be the Americans with Disabilities Act and the ...
60. Archived Article: Graphic (probatty)
- Thursday, August 26, 1999
Most active probate attorneys Most active probate attorneys A total of 798 cases have been filed in Shelby County Probate Court since Jan. 1. Here's a look at the most active attorneys involved in those cases. Attorney of record No. of cases James E...
61. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, April 22, 1999
Most active bankruptcy attorneys Most active bankruptcy attorneys Several thousand bankruptcy petitions were filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee during the first quarter of 1999 and those petitioners need legal r...
62. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 21, 1999
Fred's Inc names Reier president John Reier has been named president of Freds Inc., effective May 1. He formerly was president and chief operating officer at Family Dollar Stores Inc. Reier also previously served as senior vice president of merchand...
63. 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 ...
64. Archived Article: Focus Box
- Thursday, February 11, 1999
Panelists: "The Legal and Ethical Implications of Business Law and E-Commerce," Bryan Campus Life Center, Rhodes College, Feb. 15; Program panelists: Daniel E. Cullen, associate professor of political science, Rhodes College Peter Granoff,...
65. Archived Article: Graphic (subtrust)
- Monday, December 21, 1998
Substitute trustee activity Most active substitute trustees Heres a look at the most active substitute trustees listed on foreclosure notices dated Nov. 1-30, according to data gathered for the Daily News Online. Joe M. Kirsch 76 Arnold M. Weiss&...
66. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 16, 1998
SCB Computer Technology Names Equity Inns Inc. has added three members to its board of directors: Raymond E. Schultz, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Promus Hotel Corp.; Howard A. Silver, president and chief operating officer of Equi...
67. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 18, 1998
Bean, Ison & Ruleman PLLC, CPAs & Consultants has announced the following promotions: Patricia M Bean, Ison & Ruleman PLLC, CPAs & Consultants has announced the following promotions: Patricia M. Colley to tax manager, Dana D. Horner ...
68. Archived Article: Market Focus
- Monday, August 31, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Bringing home South Africa International Business Council promotes trade, investment opportunities for local businesses By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Exploring trade opportunities for Memphis businesses always is a hot ite...
69. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 15, 1997
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has announce several employee promotions and additions: Brian Jones has joined Pickering Inc. as an environmental scientist. Jones previously worked for Hess Environmental and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee...
70. Archived Article: Mini-storage Lj
- Friday, December 13, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Downtown apartments get new life as storage facility By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A derelict Downtown apartment complex is undergoing a transformation into something that could be a benefit to residents and businesses in the area: ...
71. Archived Article: Real Review Lj
- Tuesday, June 04, 1996
6-4 Real Review LJ Market commentary. Last week, mortgage rates on 30-year fixed-rate conventional and government loans rose by more than one discount point. Comments by Federal Reserve officials generated fears that the economy is overheating, acco...