Editorial Results (free)
1. More Vigorous US Economy Appears to Be Emerging
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.
That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. Consumers, businesses and governments joined to fuel the second-quarter expansion. The government also said growth was more robust last year than it had previously estimated.
- Saturday, June 28, 2014
Hattiloo Theatre will hold a free season nine community grand opening Saturday, June 28, from 8 a.m. to midnight in its new Overton Square theater, 37 S. Cooper St. Events include performances, tours, concerts and more. Tickets to each event are on a first-come/first-served basis. Visit hattiloo.org/grand-opening-season-9.php for schedule.
- Friday, June 27, 2014
Stax Music Academy, Stax Museum and Memphis Public Library will host Steve Cropper, guitarist for Booker T. & the MGs, for a Soul & Blues Brown Bag Series concert and Q&A Friday, June 27, at noon in the amphitheater behind the academy, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Visit staxmuseum.com.
4. Orpheum Files Permit For Performing Arts Center
- Tuesday, February 18, 2014
225 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Cost: $10.2 million
Project Cost: $14.5 million
5. Orpheum Files Permit for Performing Arts Center
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The Orpheum Theatre Memphis has filed a $10.2 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for its Centre for Performing Arts.
The $14.5 million, two-story facility, which will offer advanced performing arts education programs, will rise at 225 S. Main St., adjacent to the Orpheum Theatre Downtown.
6. Aging in Style
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
A few weeks ago, Jill Stepherson fell in a Walgreens parking lot. Given that she is 90 years old, one or more broken bones could have been an unfortunate, but hardly unusual, outcome.
But Stepherson walked away with only bruises.
7. Blues Foundation Nearing Fundraising Goal for Hall of Fame
- Wednesday, January 08, 2014
The Blues Foundation is about 80 percent of the way toward securing its $2.5 million budget for construction of the Blues Hall of Fame, which will be housed at 421 S. Main St.
8. Rudy Gay Makes Memphis Return
- Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The Toronto Raptors had just finished practice on the main court at FedExForum. Rudy Gay, long-time Grizzly and current Raptor (for now), sat in a folding chair courtside with a bag of ice on each knee. It was Tuesday afternoon, and less than 24 hours after a two-overtime loss at Houston in which Gay had played 49 minutes, put up 37 shots (making 11) and scored 29 points with 10 rebounds.
9. Investing in the Right Social Media
- Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Part one of a two-part series. For the majority of industries, social media is an essential arrow in a company’s quiver of marketing tools.In fact, more than half of businesses using social media marketing for more than three years report an increase in sales over that period, according to the 2012 Social Media Industry Report.
10. Experts to Provide CRE Outlook at Seminar
- Friday, October 25, 2013
Class A office space in East Memphis reigns supreme, which should continue to drive up rental rates, while industrial developers are ramping up activity outside the city of Memphis.
Those trends and others in commercial real estate will be the subject of discussion Thursday, Nov. 7, during the 2013 Commercial Real Estate Review & Forecast, one of six seminars in The Daily News’ 2013 Seminar Series.
11. Industrial Revolution
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park was completed in 1967, but it’s only now, four-plus decades later, that the property is finally realizing its full potential.
The 3,500-acre industrial park was developed when Memphis and Shelby County paid roughly $4.5 million to buy the land in the late 1950s after city, county and Port Commission leaders saw the need for a large industrial park following the creation of Presidents Island.
- Monday, April 30, 2012
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will host the Federal Procurement Fair Monday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The fair will cover how businesses can participate in the federal government contracting process. R.S.V.P. at firstname.lastname@example.org. For details, call Michael Fulton at 202-225-3265.
- Wednesday, December 01, 2010
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Staying Ahead of the Curve workshop Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 2969 Elmore Park Road. The topic will be “Significantly Increase Sales, Customer Loyalty and Profits Through a Subscriber Base Marketing Approach.” For reservations, call 372-9457 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Tuesday, November 30, 2010
The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will hold a green certification workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Marriott Memphis Downtown, 250 N. Main St. The workshop will discuss a state green certification program for the tourism and travel industry. To register, contact Patricia Gray at 615-741-9004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, November 29, 2010
The WRVR Toy Truck will collect new toys and gifts to benefit children served by Porter-Leath Monday through Dec. 3 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave. For more information about the toy drive or how to donate, call 577-2500, ext. 1167, or visit www.porterleath.org.
16. Southwest Bringing $6M Facility to Fayette
- Friday, September 24, 2010
Southwest Tennessee Community College plans to build a $6 million educational institution in Fayette County. The facility will be located about two miles from downtown Somerville on U.S. 64.
TLM Associates of Jackson, Tenn., prepared initial drawings for the 26,050-square-foot building, dubbed the Fayette County Higher Educational Center.
17. Gill Enterprises Sells Land to CVS for Cordova Pharmacy
- Tuesday, August 03, 2010
786 N. Germantown Parkway
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $2.2 Million
Sale Date: July 28, 2010
Buyer: CVS 6628 TN LLC
Seller: Gill Enterprises GP
18. Sick, Family Leave Highlight County Commission Agenda
- Monday, July 12, 2010
Shelby County Commissioners will consider a proposal Monday to rein in the banking of sick and family leave by county employees.
The commission meets Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Vasco Smith County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. An agenda is on Page 10 of today’s print edition of The Daily News.
- Wednesday, May 19, 2010
The Center City Development Corporation Board of Directors will meet today at 9 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
- Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call 545-4301 or visit agendapub.shelbycountytn.gov.
21. A Look at Fundraising in Tenn. Governor's Race
- Monday, February 08, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Here is a breakdown of key fundraising details for the four main Republican and three main Democratic candidates for Tennessee governor.
22. Bredesen Designates October For Disability Awareness
- Friday, October 02, 2009
Gov. Phil Bredesen has designated October as Disability Employment Awareness Month.
The theme of the 2009 National Disability Employment Awareness Month is “Expectation + Opportunities = Full Participation.”
23. EBay, GM to Start Car-Selling Trial Tuesday
- Tuesday, August 11, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hundreds of General Motors' California dealers will let consumers haggle over the prices of new cars and trucks through the eBay online marketplace under a trial that begins Tuesday.
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
Christian Brothers University will present the third session of its Family Business Enrichment Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall. The topic of the lecture is “Survival of the Fittest – How to Make Your Family Business Thrive.” For reservations, call 321-3999 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Friday, May 16, 2008
Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates (A2H) will host the opening reception for two exhibits by glasswork artist Teresa White and painter John Graubman today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at A2H, 3009 Davies Plantation Road. To R.S.V.P., contact Nicole at 372-0404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
26. Tigers Ready to Pounce On UCLA, Final Four History
- Friday, April 04, 2008
When the University of Memphis Tigers play UCLA in the first semifinal game of Saturday's Final Four, it won't be the first meeting between the two schools. That came in 1973, when the Bruins defeated the Tigers 87-66 in the national championship game.
27. Art Student Galvanizes Others To Shore Up 'Broken Windows'
- Thursday, May 03, 2007
More and more police departments around the country, including the one in Memphis, have begun subscribing to the "broken windows" theory of law enforcement.
A single broken window, the theory goes, might encourage vandals to break more windows until the building and surrounding area are overrun by a variety of criminal acts. In law enforcement or any other instance, small problems thus are confronted before they have a chance to metastasize.
28. Peabody Hotel Does Booming Trade
- Friday, March 10, 2006
This weekend, The Peabody Hotel is hosting a star-studded political conference the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau expects will have a nearly $1 million economic impact on the city.
But something much more significant is expected to come out of the grand old party the South's Grand Hotel is hosting through Sunday for a crowd of Republican celebrities.
- Tuesday, October 04, 2005
Memphis Light, Gas & Water's Community Advisory Council meets at 11:30 a.m. today at the MLGW Administration Building, 220 S. Main St. Call 528-4322.
The Memphis Technology Council presents "Building Infrastructure for the Future" from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Converged Solutions Group, 225 Schilling Blvd. For more information, contact Sara Griffin at 797-3000.
- Monday, October 03, 2005
The Memphis chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators hosts "Effective Collaboration" from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20 for non-members. Contact Kathy Pleasants at 448-4261 or email@example.com to register.
31. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 02, 2005
MAAR Commercial Council Hosts Educational Session
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786. May 4
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council pre...
32. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, December 06, 2004
Society of Entrepreneurs Hosts Networking Breakfast
Society of Entrepreneurs Hosts Networking Breakfast
The Society of Entrepreneurs hosts a roundtable networking breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Junior Achievement, 307 Madison Ave. Partici...
33. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, November 08, 2004
The Mid-South Association of Health Underwriters meets at 8:30 a
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540. The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce ...
34. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, October 11, 2004
The UT Department of General Internal Medicine, the UT Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics and the UT Center for Health Ser
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. For details, ...
35. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, September 07, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors offers a HUD Foreclosure prevention class from 1 p
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors offers a HUD Foreclosure prevention class from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. today at MAAR offices, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is $...
36. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, August 11, 2004
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in Grand Salon C at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in Grand Salon C at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Judy Martin, chief of nursing for Shelby County Health ...
37. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, August 09, 2004
Department of Commerce Hosts Public Forum
State Department of Commerce Hosts Public Forum
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. at the Center City Commission offices, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540. Tennessee Departme...
38. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, July 12, 2004
Project Management Institute Offers Exam Preparation Course
Memphis Bar Association Offers Ethics Update
The Project Management Institute hosts a project management exam prep course from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through July 15 at Hampto...
39. Archived Article: Oakland (lead)
- Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Oakland Annexation Means More Growth
New residential development on tap for Fayette County town
The Daily News
Fayette County is viewed by many as a future growth area for Metro Memphis. And the small co...
40. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, June 07, 2004
WOMEN IN COMMUNICATION MEET AT LUNA ROSA
Women in Communications Hosts Networking Meeting
The Memphis chapter of Women in Communications hosts a networking meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Junior League of Memphis. The meeting is for memb...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 30, 2003
Calendar of Events June 30-July 6
Calendar of Events June 30-July 6
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting and grand reopening of Wilson Furniture Co. Inc., 225 Washington St., at 10 a.m. For information, call 8...
42. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 24, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Home, business owners give new Sam Cooper mixed reviews
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
With businesses experiencing a downturn and traffic patterns changing since the Sam Cooper Boulevard extension opened several we...
43. Archived Article: Tech Focus St
- Wednesday, June 21, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Info Hub to serve as public tech center By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Casting an eye toward the future expansion of technology was a challenge planners of the Info Hub faced as they mapped out the new $60 million Central Lib...
44. Archived Article: Graphic (2qcrime)
- Thursday, August 05, 1999
On the rise On the rise As the mercury rises, so do the number of incidents reported to local law enforcement. The three months of the second quarter 1999 reflect that trend as reports neared 7,600 in June, up from nearly 7,500 in May and more than ...
45. Archived Article: Graphic
- Friday, June 25, 1999
Crime statistics Crime statistics Whitehaven topped the list of ZIP codes with the most incidents reported in Memphis or Shelby County for the past two months. Collectively, Germantown came in with the lowest number of incidents reported to law enfo...
46. Archived Article: Graphic (crime)
- Friday, May 21, 1999
Crime statistics Crime statistics The Whitehaven ZIP code (38116) again led the county in the number of incident reports filed to a Memphis or Shelby County law enforcement agency in April. Whitehaven recorded more than 550 reports, followed by Oakh...
47. Archived Article: Gov't (library)
- Thursday, April 22, 1999
Library board considers Library board considers change in retirement system By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News A change in the way library employees receive pay caused a chain reaction that forced a change in the relationship with the library's deferre...
48. Archived Article: Commerce (bott) Lj
- Thursday, February 25, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Construction underway on Commerce Center By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a 107,000-square-foot warehouse/distribution facility on U.S. Highway 78 in Southeast Memphis. The new facility, called Commerce ...
49. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, December 10, 1998
Crime in Memphis Crime in Memphis Incident reports containing a complete ZIP code reflect a dip in crime in November, compared to October, in Memphis and Shelby County, according to data provided by those law enforcement agencies. Here's a look at h...
50. Archived Article: Library
- Friday, November 13, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Central Library will plug hole on Poplar Avenue By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News The demolition of the old AutoZone building at 3030 Poplar Ave. left a rare gap along the major Memphis thoroughfare, but it wont last long. A g...
51. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, November 17, 1995
11/17 Govt briefs The India Association of Memphis will host the Ambassador of India for a dinner on Saturday at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 225 N. Main, from 7:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. The Honorable Siddhartha Shankar Ray will answer internati...