Editorial Results (free)
1. Shelby County Election Commission Changes Preparations Following Tabulation Issues
- Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The 2015 Memphis elections are in the books as the Shelby County Election Commission certified the results Friday, Oct. 28.
But the commission has resolved to test tabulation computer programming earlier, starting with the Nov. 19 city council runoff elections.
2. Strickland Upsets Wharton In Memphis Mayor's Race
- Friday, October 09, 2015
Not even close. Mayoral challenger Jim Strickland rolled up a wide margin over incumbent Mayor A C Wharton in the early-vote totals in advance of the Oct. 8 election day count.
And based on that and other election indicators, Wharton conceded the election shortly after 10 p.m. to Strickland after the vote count was long delayed by computer glitches.
3. Cadence Bank Supports Memphis Organizations with Direct, Indirect Aid
- Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Banks are important community institutions not just for the services they provide – consumer loans, small business financing, etc. – but also for the investment they make in communities.
Such investments include the one announced by Cadence Bank recently, a six-figure equity-equivalent investment to River City Capital to support its Small Business Loan Fund.
4. Cadence Announces Support for River City Capital
- Monday, August 03, 2015
Cadence Bank has announced a $200,000 equity-equivalent investment to River City Capital Investment Corp. to support its Small Business Loan Fund.
5. Historic Ashlar Hall in Limbo After ‘Renovation’
- Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The owner of historic but troubled Ashlar Hall says he will move forward with plans to redevelop the property into a veterans center as questions continue to swirl around the state of the building, located at 1397 Central Ave.
6. Strickland Files for Mayor One Week From Deadline
- Friday, July 10, 2015
A week before the filing deadline for candidates on Memphis’ October ballot, city councilman Jim Strickland filed his qualifying petition for mayor and said he has a campaign war chest of approximately $400,000.
7. Grizz Want NBA to Know They’re the Real Deal
- Friday, November 21, 2014
It was early. How else do you define an NBA game played on Nov. 17?
But it was important, the game seeming to hold value beyond the single win (which went to the Grizzlies) or the one loss (which went to the Houston Rockets).
8. Midtown Corner Could See Turnaround
- Monday, August 11, 2014
While Midtown as a whole is experiencing a resurgence, two properties at the key intersection of Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard remain vacant, decaying eyesores.
But a real estate agent representing the owner of the vacant office building and hotel at the southwest corner of Union and McLean says both properties are under contract to be sold.
9. Nearly 52,000 Seek Relief From Madoff Victims Fund
- Wednesday, May 14, 2014
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – Officials say the number of victims seeking relief for fraud committed by Madoff Securities is much larger – and with much larger losses – than previously thought.
- Saturday, December 21, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will host a Four Seasons Cocktail Series happy hour Saturday, Dec. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. The event will include guided tours of the theater, including areas off limits to the public. Cost is free; donations benefit Memphis Youth Symphony Orchestra. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
11. Work Pushes Ahead on Madison Ave. Building
- Wednesday, June 06, 2012
The process of shoring up a wall shared by a Downtown building on Madison Avenue and another on Court Avenue began this week even as the owner of the building on Court Square sought an injunction Monday, June 4, to stop the work.
12. City Hopes to Reopen Madison Avenue by Fall
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The wall shared by two Downtown buildings will be stabilized before one of the structures is demolished by the city of Memphis.
Part of the roof at 118 Madison Ave. collapsed in March 2011 and since then part of Madison Avenue, including the sidewalk, has been blocked by barriers to protect the public.
13. Building Owner Moves for Demolition Delay
- Friday, May 25, 2012
The owner of a building on the south side of Court Square on Thursday, May 24, in Environmental Court moved for a delay in the demolition of an adjoining building at 118 Madison Ave.
14. Building Owner’s Lawyer Disputes Delay Claims
- Friday, May 11, 2012
The attorney for the owners of the building at 118 Madison Ave. facing demolition said Wednesday, May 9, his client is waiting on a city plan for the demolition and is not intentionally trying to delay a resolution that would bring down the barricades blocking a sidewalk and part of the street.
15. Wharton Makes Appearance in Environmental Court
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. made a brief and unexpected appearance Tuesday, April 10, in Environmental Court.
Wharton showed up to urge General Sessions Court Judge Larry Potter to order the demolition of a damaged building on Madison Avenue near Main Street Downtown.
16. Bluff City Coffee Inks New Space
- Friday, January 20, 2012
Bluff City Coffee, the coffee and snack shop in Downtown’s South Main Historic Arts District, has recently unveiled some aggressive expansion plans.
The local eatery has leased a 3,000-square-foot kitchen in the Pembroke Building, 119 S. Main St., in the space behind the Center for Southern Folklore.
17. Foreclosure Activity Slows Sharply in February
- Friday, March 11, 2011
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The number of U.S. homes receiving a foreclosure-related notice fell to a 36-month low last month, as lenders delayed taking action against homeowners amid heightened scrutiny over banks' handling of home repossessions.
- Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Memphis Area Women Business Owners will hold a wine and cheese mixer today from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., Suite 122. For reservations, e-mail Tess Bear at firstname.lastname@example.org, Nita Black email@example.com or Alandas Dobbins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, March 09, 2009
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly meeting and lunch today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Will Moore of Atkins Capital Management LLC will present “Positive Things in Memphis.” Cost is $14. No reservations are required.
20. Appeals Court Upholds Judicial Election
- Tuesday, March 03, 2009
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A ruling by the Tennessee Court of Appeals says just because voters took longer than usual to cast ballots in an August 2006 election doesn't make those votes illegal.
21. Downtown Concert Series Lent a New Cadence
- Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Last November, Cadence Bank established a Downtown presence when it opened a branch in the five-story, circa-1870s building at 119 S. Court Ave. on Court Square.
Now Cadence is further entrenching itself in the neighborhood by sponsoring this year's Court Square Concert Series.
22. Despite Recent Fire, Court Square Projects Move Forward
- Monday, October 16, 2006
As intense as it was, the Oct. 6 early morning blaze that damaged three Downtown buildings overlooking Court Square apparently didn't extinguish plans to transform them into a $45 million mixed-use development.
23. Memphis Carriages on Exhibit At Rivertown Gallery
- Monday, October 02, 2006
Rivertown Gallery presents "Memphis Carriages" through Oct. 31 at 119 S. Main St. The exhibition will feature paintings depicting horses and carriages, as well as local scenes. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 527-7573 or visit www.rivertowngallery.net.
24. Pink Palace Museum Offers Brain Lecture Series
- Monday, August 28, 2006
Pink Palace Museum presents "Maintain Your Brain," as part of its Brain Lecture Series from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Memphis Pink Palace Mansion Theater, 3050 Central Ave. The lecture series is being held in conjunction with the museum's exhibits "Brain: The World Inside Your Head" and "The Brain - Outside of Your Head." The lecture is free and no reservations are needed. Call 320-6388 for details.
25. MBA Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look At Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- Monday, July 31, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association presents "The Life & Law of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the MBA conference room at Brinkley Plaza, 80 Monroe Ave. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about Ginsburg from Trevor Morrison, a former law clerk to the U.S. Supreme Court justice. Ginsburg is scheduled to speak at The Peabody Hotel at noon Sept. 11. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register. .
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) holds an unveiling ceremony for a historic marker Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Memphis I-40 Welcome Center, 119 N. Riverside Drive. The marker commemorates the U.S. Supreme Court decision that ultimately resulted in the removal of the Overton Park section of I-40 from the interstate system. Call 543-6757 or visit www.tninterstate50.com for more information.
27. Mayor Herenton to Address Commercial Real Estate Investors
- Monday, June 26, 2006
The Memphis Metro Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM) holds its monthly meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton is the guest speaker. Cost is $25 for non-members. Call 218-0782 or send an e-mail to email@example.com for more information.
28. Memphis Heritage Talks About Annesdale Snowden Neighborhood Today
- Monday, March 13, 2006
Memphis Heritage presents "Annesdale Snowden: Italianate Villa to Arts and Crafts Bungalow" as part of its 2006 Preservation Series from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, 447 N. Evergreen St. Registration is $60. Call 529-9828 or visit www.memphisheritage.org for more information.
29. Memphis Advertising Federation Hosts 2006 ADDY Briefing
- Monday, December 19, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association Criminal Law Section presents a session on criminal appeals from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Courthouse, Criminal Court Division 8. Cost is $25. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.
30. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, December 20, 2004
Center for Southern Folklore Hosts Jazz Workshop
Memphis Bar Hosts Privacy Law Seminar
The Center for Southern Folklore presents a jazz composers workshop from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 119 S. Main St. in Pembroke Square at Peabody ...
31. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, December 07, 2000
Settlement ends suit Settlement ends suit with Ford Motor Co. The family of a Tennessee woman killed in a sport utility vehicle accident has reached an out-of-court settlement of its $60 million lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. and Bridgestone/Firesto...
32. Archived Article: Graphic (2qbnkrptbyzip)
- Thursday, July 20, 2000
Little change, big numbers Little change, big numbers The number of bankruptcy petitions filed in the second quarter of 2000 in Memphis or Shelby County increased slightly over the same period in 1999, but in both cases more than 3,000 petitions wer...
33. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 13, 1999
Calendar: Calendar: Monday, Dec. 13 The Shelby County Republican Women will host their annual Holiday Party at 11 a.m. at Kirby Farms, 6792 Poplar Pike. For information, contact Jean Drumwright at 756-5808. Tuesday, Dec. 14 Center City Revenue Finan...
34. Archived Article: Graphic (probate)
- Friday, December 10, 1999
Probate filing dips Probate filing dips A slower October 1999 helped push the number of probate filings down in the past three months in a comparison to the same period of the past three years. Probate cases include wills, conservatorships, guardian...
35. Archived Article: Graphic (probate)
- Thursday, October 21, 1999
1999 Third quarter probate cases The number of cases filed in the Probate Court of Shelby County is down from both the third quarters of 1998 and 1997. August 1999 experienced the lowest number of filings with 83, while July 1998 had the highest num...
36. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, October 22, 1998
Last will and testament Last wills and testaments The number of wills filed in Shelby County Probate Court during the third quarter of 1998 was up about 5 percent over the number filed during the third quarters of 1997 and 1996. July 1998 had the hi...
37. Archived Article: Const Chg
- Monday, January 12, 1998
Cordova leads Shelby County Total construction down in fourth quarter, year Construction shifts from retail to industrial and office; Nonconnah Parkway hot area for 1998 By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Total new construction in Shelby County was...