Editorial Results (free)
1. Tito Jackson’s Pursuit of Blues Finds Memphis
- Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Tito Jackson has the blues. The third of the Jackson 5 by age, the lead guitar player, has always wanted to play the blues but as a show-business veteran he also knows you play what the audience knows you for.
2. Men Rock Pink to Raise Awareness For Breast Cancer
- Friday, October 27, 2017
Men don’t typically have a big voice in the fight against breast cancer, but the American Cancer Society is changing that by partnering with prominent local businessmen, health care professionals, and public servants.
- Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis will host the 45th annual Steak n’ Burger Dinner, featuring a keynote by Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, on Tuesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Kids can enjoy a pre-event games area before sitting down to enjoy a meal where adults eat burgers and kids eat steak. Tickets are $200; proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs. Visit bgcm.org for details.
4. Cycle for Life
- Wednesday, October 1, 2014
She’s young, physically active, and the family history did not suggest she was at risk. Yet Kate Horton was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
5. Agape Celebrates Young ‘Pictures of Hope’ Artists
- Thursday, December 5, 2013
Agape Child & Family Services celebrated 14 young photographers Tuesday, Dec. 3, unveiling the Pictures of Hope holiday cards based on the children’s missive to capture their dreams on camera. The celebration and unveiling were part of Agape’s second-annual Meet the Young Artist holiday party, held at Chuck Hutton Chevrolet in East Memphis.
- Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host a visual arts exhibition by Ron Olson and Saj Crone Tuesday, Dec. 3, to Jan. 3 in the GPAC lobby, 1801 Exeter Road. Cost is free. Visit gpacweb.com.
- Monday, December 2, 2013
The WRVR Toy Truck will be at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave., from Monday, Dec. 2, to Friday, Dec. 6 to collect gifts for children served by Porter Leath. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. Visit porterleath.org.
- Saturday, November 30, 2013
Small Business Saturday will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, at participating small businesses across Memphis. The nationwide event includes retailers, restaurants, museums, entertainment venues and more. Visit shopsmall.com for a list of participating businesses.
9. Agape Helps Families Out of Homelessness
- Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Agape Child & Family Services continues to grow its Families In Transition program, which provides housing to homeless women who have children or are pregnant.
This year, the program will simultaneously serve 63 families, with an impact to more than 150 families.
10. Agape Brings Back Holiday Card Sets
- Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Agape Child & Family Services is bringing back its Pictures of Hope holiday card sets fundraiser from last holiday season, and the sets are the result of a nationally sponsored program targeting children in need.
11. ‘Dreams Matter’
- Thursday, August 22, 2013
Agape Child & Family Services on Tuesday, Aug. 20, welcomed back award-winning photojournalist and author Linda Solomon and her nationally acclaimed program, “Pictures of Hope,” for the second straight year.
12. J.D. Byrider Brings First Franchise To Memphis
- Friday, October 26, 2012
The nation’s largest used car franchise company has entered the Memphis market. Carmel, Ind.-based J.D. Byrider has inked 30,900 square feet at 2580 Mount Moriah Road, marking the company’s second Tennessee dealership.
13. Solomon Shares ‘Pictures of Hope’ With Children
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
Nationally recognized photojournalist and author Linda Solomon traveled to Memphis Tuesday, Sept. 18, to share her lifelong passion for photography and to encourage children from underprivileged backgrounds to follow their own hopes and dreams.
14. Metamorphoses Targets Memphis’ At-Risk Boys
- Friday, March 4, 2011
When the national news media early this year zeroed in on reports of high rates of pregnancy among Memphis’ adolescent girls and the programs being implemented to address the issue, many Memphians asked, “So, what about the boys?”
15. Marketing for a Cause
- Friday, January 21, 2011
Part two of a two-part series
Cause marketing is one way that businesses and corporations support and promote nonprofit organizations. A cause marketing program allows a business to engage with nonprofits over and above their community relations program. As the name suggests, the emphasis is on marketing, and that means that a business will draw on its sales and marketing resources to make the program successful.
16. Looking at Local Cause Marketing
- Friday, January 14, 2011
Part One of Two-Part Series
The nonprofit sector survives and thrives with the support of all of us. Individuals, families, foundations, public agencies, and businesses and corporations all play key roles in the work of nonprofit organizations across Memphis, the Mid-South and our country. One way that businesses support nonprofits is through cause-marketing campaigns that highlight selected organizations through the promotion of products and services.
17. Gaining Speed
- Monday, August 16, 2010
For years the Whitehaven community has been fighting against urban decay, crime and economic decline, including the effects of the recent recession.
But with ambitious plans for Graceland in the offing, committed political leadership in place and cooperation from the major players in the area, Whitehaven seems poised to turn an important corner.
18. Work to Begin Soon On U of M’s ‘Penny’ Hall of Fame
- Tuesday, May 5, 2009
570 Normal St.
Memphis, TN 38152
Permit Amount: $2.9 Million
Project Cost: $2.9 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: University of Memphis Foundation
Tenant: University of Memphis
Contractor: Patton & Taylor Enterprises LLC
Architect: Evans Taylor Foster Childress Architects
19. Diamond Cos. Files Expansion Permit
- Thursday, April 30, 2009
About two months after buying the former Chuck Hutton Toyota dealership at 1710 E. Brooks Road, Diamond Cos. has filed its application permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to renovate the property.
20. Sweebe Honored With Trucking Award
- Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Richard “Dick” Sweebe, president and CEO of Memphis-based Diamond Cos., was named “Truck Dealer of the Year” by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and the American Truck Dealers (ATD).
Sweebe, one of six nominees, received the award last weekend at the opening general session of the 46th annual ATD Convention & Exposition in Washington. Candidates were selected for business excellence, industry participation and outstanding civil accomplishments by a panel of professors from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, according to a release.
21. Lots of Work Awaits New Airport Area Leader
- Wednesday, April 1, 2009
The Memphis Airport Area Development Corp. has a new pilot at the helm.
Fred Jackson, a Memphis native and retired U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer, recently took over as executive director of the organization. And though Jackson is three months into his new post, he has spent that time getting his feet wet with the priorities and objectives of MAADC, www.maadc.com, a private nonprofit group dedicated to improving neighborhoods surrounding the airport.
22. 50 Jobs Shed From Stanford Investigation
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
The court-appointed receiver overseeing the assets of Stanford Financial Group has given the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development a little more detail about the employees who lost their jobs at Stanford following the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation of the larger company. The SEC has described it as a massive Ponzi scheme.
23. Diamond Int’l To Expand
- Thursday, March 5, 2009
Change is coming to the northeast corner of East Brooks and Millbranch roads in Whitehaven, where Diamond International Trucks Inc. will double its size by taking over the former Chuck Hutton Toyota dealership.
24. Former Hutton Toyota Sells for $1.8M
- Wednesday, March 4, 2009
The former Chuck Hutton Toyota dealership at 1710 E. Brooks Road has sold for $1.8 million to Brooks Realty Partners, whose general partner, Richard “Dick” Sweebe, owns Mid-America International Trucks Inc. That company has a truck dealership at 1750 E. Brooks Road, next door to the Chuck Hutton property.
25. ProLogis to Begin Rehab On Hickory Hill Warehouse
- Tuesday, July 1, 2008
5700 Challenge Drive
Memphis, TN 38115
Permit Amount: $1.1 Million
Project Cost: N/A
Permit Date: Applied June 2008
Completion: End of 2008
Contractor: The Conlan Co.
Details: Denver-based ProLogis has filed a permit application to rebuild the foundation of its warehouse at 5700 Challenge Drive. The building, in the Memphis Distribution Center near Raines and Hickory Hill roads, was damaged in the Feb. 5 storms that ripped through the industrial section of Southeast Memphis.
26. Hutton Files Loan For New Dealership
- Thursday, June 26, 2008
Henry Hutton LLC has taken out a $5.8 million construction loan to build a new Chuck Hutton Toyota dealership at 1733 Metro Plex Loop in Whitehaven’s Southbrook Office Park. The company also filed a $936,000 trust deed on the property; both loans were made through Toyota Motor Credit Corp.
27. Henry Hutton LLC Closes On I-55/Shelby Drive Land
- Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Henry Hutton LLC has bought 35.3 acres in Southbrook Office Park from Southland Development Partners of Memphis for $1.9 million. The deal closed Thursday.
The 13-parcel tract is bounded
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 19, 2003
Calendar of events May 19-25
Calendar of events May 19-May 25
Memphis Investors Group hosts Shelby County Commissioner David Lillard at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Lillard will dis...
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 12, 2003
Calendar of events May 12-18
Calendar of events May 12-18
Network of Memphis meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Dinner is $21. May 13
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. at the Crump Building, ...
30. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 8, 2003
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Universit...
31. Archived Article: Real Review Lj
- Tuesday, November 19, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Market commentary. Last week, interest rates on 30-year, fixed- rate conventional and government loans fell by about one-half of a discount point. Mortgage bond prices improved and interest rates fell slightly last week as economic dat...