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1. Senate Nears Passage of Jobless-Benefits Bill
- Tuesday, April 08, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Capping a three-month struggle, the Senate closed in Monday on passage of election-year legislation to restore jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed that expired late last year.
2. 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.
3. AP Exclusive: New Jobless Benefit Plan Advanced
- Friday, January 10, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed optimism Thursday about chances for compromise on jobless legislation, and officials said talks were focused on a scaled-back program that is fully paid for and would provide up to 31 weeks of benefits for the long-term unemployed.
4. Leases Push Renaissance Center Near Capacity
- Friday, November 22, 2013
The Renaissance Center office building in East Memphis should be near capacity early next year, following a series of recent lease signings.
Financial Federal signed a lease on Tuesday, Nov. 20, to occupy 27,000 square feet on the first and second floors of the Renaissance Center, 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive. In addition to the new location, the growing financial firm will have signage atop the East Memphis office building along Poplar Avenue east of Interstate 240.
5. Winchester Law Firm Inks Lease at Triad Centre
- Friday, November 08, 2013
The Winchester Law Firm is moving to a new space within the Triad Centre II office building in East Memphis with a new buildout.
The law firm will occupy 5,523 square feet in the Highwoods Properties office building at 6060 Poplar Ave.
6. East Memphis Retail Center Sees Positive Lease Activity
- Friday, October 25, 2013
The Shops at Chickasaw Gardens, on Polar Avenue near the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, has seen good leasing activity recently.
Shark’s Fish and Chicken, an Arkansas-based restaurant chain, signed a lease for 2,330 square feet at 3183 Poplar Ave., taking the former Back Yard Burgers space. David’s Frames & Art renewed its lease for 3,080 square feet at 3151 Poplar Ave. Create A Cig, an electronic cigarette shop, will open soon at 3175 Poplar Ave.
7. Shutdown Gives Obama Unlikely Ally: Big Business
- Thursday, October 03, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Business leaders are taking sides with Democratic President Barack Obama after failing to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown.
8. Fresh Market Eyes Midtown Property for New Store
- Monday, July 22, 2013
The Fresh Market, the upscale specialty grocery store, has had its sights on Midtown Memphis for some time and may have found the right address.
The Greensboro, N.C.-based grocer and retailer is eyeing the vacant office building and hotel at the southwest corner of Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard, according to several sources, who said the property is under contract to be purchased.
9. 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.
10. Supreme Court: 'Pay to Delay' Generic Drugs Can be Illegal
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ruled Monday that deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can be sometimes be illegal and therefore challenged in court.
11. Next Wave
- Friday, June 07, 2013
What do you follow a splash park with at the Children’s Museum of Memphis?
A robotic cow, of course.
As children out of school for the summer enjoy the newly opened “H2Oh! Splash” water park at Hollywood Street and Central Avenue, museum public relations and marketing director Carrie Roberts says plans are being made for the robotic cow and a barn on the other side of the museum property including an outdoor classroom.
12. Shopping Center Group Sees Retail Starting to Rally
- Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Shopping Center Group is seeing activity perk up a bit in 2013 following several years of sluggishness in the local retail market due to the recent recession.
“It is definitely a lot better than it was two to three years ago. We are busier than we were then,” said Danny Buring, managing partner of The Shopping Center Group’s Memphis office.
13. Republicans to Back Obama's Student Loan Plan
- Friday, May 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans.
- Monday, January 14, 2013
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Pamela D. Pitts, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed Inc., will discuss financial planning and investments. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to Sharon Gardner at email@example.com or 752-6213.
15. 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.
16. LGSTX Services Expands Local Warehouse
- Friday, October 19, 2012
LGSTX Services Inc. is relocating and expanding its Memphis warehouse operations. The Wilmington, Ohio-based firm, which specializes in aviation support and facility services, has leased 184,680 square feet across two facilities in the Southwide Distribution area at 363 Burma Road and 410 Burma Road.
17. New Panera Underscores Midtown’s ‘Tipping Point’
- Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Panera Bread Co. is coming to one of Midtown’s busiest streets following years of site selection in the area.
18. 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.
19. Poplar Transformation
- Monday, July 09, 2012
Two big retail deals have recently been inked on the Poplar Avenue corridor, soon filling empty spaces on the city’s busiest street.
A new Family Dollar is going in the old Stringer’s Garden Center site at 2974 Poplar, while Office Depot and Hollywood Feed are going in the former Samuel’s Furniture space at 5502-5510 Poplar, near South Yates Road.
20. School of Rock to Open Locale in Germantown
- Tuesday, June 05, 2012
National music store School of Rock will open a location in Germantown next month adjacent to Lane Music, marking a unique partnership from both a synergistic and commercial real estate standpoint.
21. Tupelo to Study Entertainment District
- Wednesday, May 09, 2012
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – Five Tupelo groups have partnered to pay for a market analysis that will target the possibility of building an entertainment venue in the Fairpark District.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the Tupelo Redevelopment Agency on Monday said it has joined with the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Coliseum Commission, the Community Development Foundation and the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association for the study.
22. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
23. 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.
24. Hansen Promoted to Store Manager at Macy’s
- Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Greg Hansen has been promoted to vice president/store manager at Macy’s Oak Court.
Hometown: Lynbrook, N.Y.
25. CrescoAg Inks Lease for New Downtown HQ
- Friday, July 15, 2011
Downtown Memphis has landed another corporate headquarters. CrescoAg LLC, an independent information management company, has signed a new lease on 4,594 square feet at 88 Union Ave.
26. MBIN Signs New Lease At Bellbrook Park
- Friday, April 22, 2011
A Memphis-based wholesaler of collectable items has signed a new industrial lease in the Southwest submarket.
MBIN Global Inc. has signed a new lease for 26,250 square feet at Bellbrook Industrial Park, 1004 Brooks Road.
27. Interstate Brands Renews, Expands Lease
- Friday, January 14, 2011
Interstate Brands Corp. has renewed and expanded its lease in the Germantown Park - Kimbrough Building in Cordova, more than doubling its footprint.
28. Chipotle to Open First Memphis Locale
- Friday, November 05, 2010
A Mexican eatery will be the latest tenant to occupy space in one of Memphis’ most populated areas, where it is joining several corporate retail giants.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has leased 2,400 square feet of space in Ridgeway Trace center, 5963 Poplar Ave. It will be Denver-based Chipotle’s first Memphis-area restaurant.
29. Congress to Tread Carefully in Run-Up to Election
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress returns this week with embattled Democrats torn between trying to show they have the economic answers and fearing the further wrath of voters over new government programs.
30. Bloodworth Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award
- Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Russell Bloodworth, executive vice president of Boyle Investment Co., has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Memphis Chapter of Lambda Alpha International, the land economics society.
31. BP Floating Financial Lifeline to Station Owners
- Wednesday, June 30, 2010
HOUSTON (AP) – Oil giant BP PLC is floating a financial lifeline to the owners, operators and suppliers of the gas stations around America that bear its name and have been struggling because of boycotts prompted by the Gulf spill.
32. Anti-Incumbency Takes Down Another Congressman
- Thursday, June 03, 2010
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The political shooting-star otherwise known as anti-incumbency fell on Alabama, taking down a first-term congressman who switched from Democrat to Republican just last December.
33. Senators Await Kagan Papers from Clinton Library
- Wednesday, June 02, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Researchers at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library are working overtime to produce more than 160,000 pages of documents – some of them possibly holding clues to the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
34. Byrnes to Take MAHBA Reins
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
Tommy Byrnes of Byrnes Ostner Investments Inc. will serve as 2010 president of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, the group’s executive director, Don Glays, said this week.
35. MERI Names Roberts Human Resources Coordinator
- Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Nancy Roberts has joined the Medical Education & Research Institute (MERI) as human resources coordinator.
Roberts joins MERI after working as vice president of organization development for a large apartment real estate investment trust. In addition, Roberts has more than 15 years of HR experience, including serving in the human resources capacity for a large retail operation and a large marketing firm.
36. Delta Seeks Subsidies for Tupelo Flights
- Thursday, July 16, 2009
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Delta Air Lines Inc. is trying to get a federal subsidy for flights into Tupelo Regional Airport because of a drop in customer demand and a rise in fuel prices.
Tupelo Regional Airport Director Terry Anderson said the procedure can sound more ominous than it is because Atlanta-based Delta will file a "notice of termination" to begin the process of seeking subsidies.
37. SunTrust Exec’s Consulting Role Follows Other Leadership Changes
- Monday, June 29, 2009
William R. Reed Jr., vice chairman of Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc., will retire at the end of August to work as a consultant for the bank with a focus on Memphis.
Reed has entered into a contract with the bank under which he’ll be paid $502,000 over the next two years. He’ll get office space in Memphis and will be expected to promote “the business interests of SunTrust and its affiliates both at the corporate level and, in particular, in the Memphis, Tenn., market,” according to SunTrust.
38. Marshall’s Latest Effort Combines Memphis, London Sounds
- Monday, June 29, 2009
Memphis soul singer Susan Marshall said she “really gets off on harmonizing and singing backup” for other artists, and to that end, she has a list of credits with various touring artists the likes of Lenny Kravitz and Lucinda Williams.
39. EM Printing Moves HQ to Bartlett
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Ken Quick launched EM Printing from his parents’ garage in 1981. Back then, it was a two-person operation called East Memphis Printing, with Quick and his mother managing all of the nascent company’s printing jobs.
40. Hottel Appointed Dean At UT College of Dentistry
- Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Dr. Timothy L. Hottel has been appointed dean for the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry.
Hottel currently serves as executive associate dean and chief financial officer, associate dean for academic and financial affairs, division chief for primary care, professor in the Department of Prosthodontics, and interim chair of the Department of Cariology and Restorative Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University in Ford Lauderdale, Fla.
41. Urban Farms Grow as Cities Seek Safe, Cheap Food
- Tuesday, August 26, 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Dan Schuster breezes down the road in his green and yellow John Deere tractor, passing fast-food restaurants and strip malls on his way to work.
You might say Schuster is an urban farmer.
42. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
43. Early Voting in 2008 Presidential Race Playing an Important Role
- Wednesday, January 23, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - For many people, the question this year isn't just which presidential candidate to vote for, it's when.
States like Tennessee have done backflips to make it easier for people to vote in advance of election day. Presidential candidates are turning cartwheels to lock in early votes.
44. UT Medical Group Names Truitt VP of Information Systems
- Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Jill Truitt has been appointed vice president of information systems and chief information officer at UT Medical Group.
Truitt formerly was information services director and program director for Allina Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis. She has more than 25 years of experience in health care information technology and management.
45. Magic Johnson Leads ListOf Freedom Award Recipients
- Thursday, July 26, 2007
Former NBA star Magic Johnson, historian John Hope Franklin and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf were named as recipients of the National Civil Rights Museum's annual Freedom Awards.
46. Magic Johnson Leads List of 2007 Freedom Award Recipients
- Wednesday, July 25, 2007
MEMPHIS (AP) - Former NBA star Magic Johnson, historian John Hope Franklin and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf were named Tuesday as recipients of the National Civil Rights Museum's annual Freedom Awards.
47. Frazer to LeadSunTrust's Memphis Region
- Monday, May 14, 2007
SunTrust Banks Inc. has named veteran banker John Frazer president and CEO of the company's Memphis region, which comprises 39 retail offices throughout the Mid-South.
Frazer, who took o
48. FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."
49. Wassmer Captures Account Exec Spot at Thompson & Berry
- Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Katie Wassmer has been promoted to account executive at Thompson & Berry Public Relations, a division of Thompson & Co. Wassmer has been with Thompson & Berry for two years. She joined the company as an intern. Wassmer graduated from the University of Memphis in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in journalism/public relations.
50. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 19, 2004
GLANKLER BROWN ATTORNEYS SOME OF THE BEST IN AMERICA
VA Researcher Awarded for Scientific Achievement
Dr. Andrew H. Kang was presented the William S. Middleton Award, the Department of Veterans Affairs most prestigious award for scientific ach...
51. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 21, 2004
(e-photo) Virginia M
Memphis Area Legal Services Hires Staff Attorney
Virginia M. Alexander was hired as a staff attorney with Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. to work on MALS family/domestic violence project. Alexander previously was a sole p...
52. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, July 02, 2003
Committee doles out
Committee doles out
dough for Memphis wing
The Senate version of the fiscal 2004 Military Construction Appropriations Bill includes more than $88 million in funding support for Tennessee military projects. The Senate App...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 04, 2003
Susan Ratner joined Memphis Area Legal Services Inc.
Susan Ratner joined Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. as a staff attorney. She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis, masters degree from the University of Tennessee and law d...
54. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, May 15, 2003
SEC sues spammer for alleged Web fraud
SEC sues spammer for alleged Web fraud
Regulators filed fraud charges Monday against a 20-year-old Kentucky man who allegedly scammed money from would-be investors by creating a Web site for a fictitious ...
55. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, September 06, 2002
An opening reception for local artists Elizabeth Alley and Mary Reed is 6 p
An opening reception for local artists Elizabeth Alley and Mary Reed is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Perry Nicole Fine Art in Chickasaw Oaks Plaza, 3092 Poplar Ave. The exhi...
56. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 09, 2001
HOUSING AND Urban Development secretary Mel Martinez announced that for the first time since the Gulf War, reservists and memb
For the first time since the Persian Gulf War, National Guard reservists and members called to active service will rece...
57. Archived Article: Real Focus (vesta)
- Tuesday, April 24, 2001
The 17th annual Vesta Home Show is taking the public back to the heart of homebuilding by showcasing seven affordable homes ne Vesta drawing up plans for Millington show By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News The 17th annual Vesta Home Show is taking the...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Sue Reed joined Neilson Group LLC GMAC Real Estate corporate office as an affiliate broker Sue Reed joined Neilson Group LLC GMAC Real Estate corporate office as an affiliate broker. She has more than 15 years experience in residential sales. Angela...
59. 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...
60. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, September 25, 2000
Chandler, Ehrlich and Co Chandler, Ehrlich and Co. Inc. added three national accounts to its portfolio. TOTO Frontier USA, the marketing arm of Japan-based TOTO Ltd., a manufacturer of bath, kitchen and lavatory products, contracted with Chandler, E...
61. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, September 11, 2000
Union Planters Corp Union Planters Corp. was named the third most small business-friendly bank holding company in the nation by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In the SBAs study of large banks, Union Planters ranked third, trailing BB&T ...
62. Archived Article: Real Focus (vesta)
- Tuesday, June 20, 2000
Excitement building along with Vesta homes Excitement building along with Vesta homes By KEN GARLAND JR. Special to The Daily News The kick off of the 2000 Vesta Home Show began in May with its annual groundbreaking ceremony. The show will open in O...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 28, 1999
Buckeye Board Elects Four New Buckeye Technologies announced the election of four new officers. Howard Drew was elected vice president, technology; Gayle Powelson was elected vice president, finance and accounting; Reggie Thompson was elected vice p...
64. 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...
65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 03, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...
66. Archived Article: Tanner Lj
- Wednesday, January 22, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Tanner acquires 183 acres for Cordova development By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News As part of a master plan to acquire about $15 million in real estate holdings in the area, Memphis entrepreneur William B. Tanner recently closed a $2.9...
67. Archived Article: Shelter Chg
- Friday, January 10, 1997
By CAMILLE H Shelter Insurance builds office facility in Cordova By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News A Columbia, Mo.-based insurance company has purchased 3 acres of property in Appling Corporate Park to build a 10,000-square-foot office. Shelter Mu...
68. Archived Article: Shelter Chg
- Friday, January 10, 1997
By CAMILLE H Shelter Insurance builds office facility in Cordova JAN. 10, 1997 -- A Columbia, Mo.-based insurance company has purchased 3 acres of property in Appling Corporate Park to build a 10,000-square-foot office. Shelter Mutual Insurance Co. ...
69. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 14, 1996
Oct Oct. 14 The Sales Forum of Memphis will meet at noon at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. For reservations, call Lucy Formby at 323-4304. Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oak...
70. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 21, 1996
02-21 Memos ETI Corp. has announced the addition of two staff members. Janet Smith has joined ETI as marketing coordinator for the land development department. She most recently served as executive secretary for a Memphis-based architecture and engi...
71. Archived Article: Env Focus
- Wednesday, January 10, 1996
01/10 Env focus Calling all conservationists By PETER SCHUTT The Daily News The Tennessee Conservation League, a statewide organization, has called for nominations for its Conservation Achievement Awards given annually to those Tennesseeans who make...