Editorial Results (free)
1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
2. Meet Olli
- Saturday, October 08, 2016
With deep and well-funded resources such as Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, the Knoxville region is no stranger to innovation in science and technology.
But a new kid on the block, Local Motors, has the potential to spark a whole new era of manufacturing innovation and make Knoxville a hotbed for a technology sector widely considered to be truly revolutionary – self-driving cars.
3. More Student Housing For University District
- Thursday, May 12, 2016
3557 Mynders Ave.
Memphis, TN 38111
Permit Amount: $15.5 million
Completion: Fall 2017
Owner: 908 Group
Tenant: The Nine
Architect: BDG Architects
Details: A student housing tower near the University of Memphis has taken a step forward nearly two years after a development on that site was first announced.
4. Big Year for Barton; Tigers Can Earn AAC Bye
- Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Former University of Memphis Tiger Will Barton competed in the Slam Dunk Contest at the NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto. He got good reviews on his first-round dunk; things didn’t go so well after that.
5. The Art of Productivity in the Workplace
- Tuesday, January 12, 2016
It’s no secret that a happy employee is a productive employee. What makes a happy employee? There are many factors, such as compensation, respect, open communication, ownership in work, etc., that an employer must cultivate over time to see results. However, one of the simplest ways to boost productivity in the workplace is by creating an enjoyable work environment.
6. Dangerous Time to Play Emotionally Charged Missouri
- Saturday, November 21, 2015
Tennessee’s football team may be headed into a perfect storm Saturday night at Missouri.
It’s been an emotional whirlwind the last two weeks for the Tigers (5-5, 1-5 SEC), and they will have plenty of motivation against the Vols (6-4, 3-3).
7. Sam’s Hamburgers in 100 N. Main Could Be Forced to Close
- Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Amjad “AJ” Odeh moved to Memphis in 1996 to partner with Osama Eltaych at the old Sam’s Hamburgers & More that was operating at 16 S. Front St.
8. Commission Debates School Voucher Bill
- Monday, March 09, 2015
Shelby County Commissioners have a lively difference of opinion about the schools voucher bill moving through the Tennessee legislature in Nashville even though nobody on the commission has a vote on the proposal.
9. More Tax Incentive Changes Likely
- Monday, February 09, 2015
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell made the argument last week in his State of the County speech that local economic development and economic recovery is not the singular pursuit of jobs.
10. Mary Carter Decorating Center to Grow, Relocate
- Friday, September 13, 2013
A venerable Memphis cake decorating and supply store is moving to a new location on Summer Avenue.
Mary Carter Decorating Center signed a 4,800-square-foot lease in Cloverleaf Shopping Center at 733 N. White Station Road.
11. J-Line Pump Growing in Collierville
- Friday, February 22, 2013
A local pumping equipment manufacturer is increasing its presence in the Collierville market.
J-Line Pump Co., doing business as American-Marsh Pumps, bought the 81,260-square-foot warehouse on 12.4 acres at 550 E. South St. for $1.4 million. This will be in addition to the adjoining 110,000-square-foot warehouse at 185 Progress Road the company has occupied since 1999.
12. Grizz Proving It’s No ‘One-and-Done’ Team
- Friday, April 20, 2012
If last season culminated with the unanticipated “Believe Memphis” playoff run, then this Grizzlies season has been full of opportunities for concern and panic – your basic building blocks for widespread disbelief.
13. Land Use Board Considers More Racquet Club Space
- Tuesday, February 07, 2012
The Memphis-Shelby County Land Use Control Board will meet Thursday, Feb. 9, to review an application to add space at the 11.94-acre The Racquet Club of Memphis at Sanderlin and White Station roads.
14. Harbor Town Apts. Sell For $31.5M
- Friday, December 23, 2011
Dallas-based Behringer Harvard has acquired the Arbors Harbor Town Apartments – a 345-unit multifamily community in Harbor Town on Mud Island – for $31.5 million, or $91,304 per unit.
15. TNC Sports Expands Product Mix, Space
- Monday, December 19, 2011
Part of the experience that often goes hand in hand with packing ballparks and swarming stadiums to watch two sports teams clash is the need to keep some memento of the occasion.
It could be an oversized foam glove frozen in the “We’re No. 1” gesture, a team jersey, brightly colored license plates or something as simple as a trading card. And that’s where Mike Stramel comes in.
16. ‘Modified and Decreased’
- Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The Memphis condominium market is hoping to gain some positive momentum through the rest of this year thanks to historically low interest rates and decreasing condo supply across the city.
Condo sales in the Memphis area in 2011 are down 27 percent compared to 2010, with 310 sales through July this year versus 422 sales in the same time during 2010, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
17. Turnip Greens, Peanuts And Personality
- Friday, July 15, 2011
LOCAL FLAVOR, AGED AND SEASONED. My friend in the snappy bowtie is eating pea soup, drinking buttermilk and telling me a story. He thinks he’s told me this story before and he’s right. He also thinks he’s not very good at telling stories and he’s wrong. He’s interrupted several times as people wander over to speak to him. A judge here, a legislator there, lawyers everywhere.
18. Pow! Duo of Comic Book Stores See Continued Success
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and many other comic book heroes and heroines have commanded the attention of dedicated fans since their debuts in the middle of the last century.
Just last month, a copy of “Amazing Fantasy #15,” a comic featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man back in 1962, sold for $1.1 million to a private collector.
19. Yogurt Shop Slated for South Main Street
- Tuesday, February 01, 2011
94 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $80,000
Project Cost: n/a
Permit Date: Applied January 2011
Owner: BMJ LLC
Tenant: BMK of Memphis LLC
20. Yogurt Shop Slated for South Main Spot
- Wednesday, January 26, 2011
An $80,000 building permit application has been filed with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for a yogurt shop at 94 S. Main St.
21. Change of Pace
- Monday, January 03, 2011
In this buyer’s market, one local homebuilder is responding to customer feedback in a big way – by going small.
After a slow 14 months, construction on Magnolia Homes Inc.’s speculative homes on four lots in Winstead Farm LLC’s Lakeland development is well under way. Out of Winstead’s 77.4 acres and 115 lots, Magnolia has bought 94 lots with plans to acquire more.
22. Entercom’s Move Done by Feb., GM Says
- Friday, December 05, 2008
In 2006, Entercom Memphis LLC acquired three radio stations, doubling its broadcast footprint. Earlier this year, it signed a lease to move into 18,000 square feet at Moriah Woods business park, doubling its office space.
23. On the Way Down
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
A number of notable building permits have been filed in the Memphis area during 2006's first quarter.
The State of Tennessee filed a $23 million permit for property at 951 Court Ave. in March and is planning to build the new Memphis Mental Health Institute on the site, said John Hundley of TRO, the project's architect.
24. Archived Article
- Tuesday, October 18, 2005
49 lots in
Cost: $6 million
Borrower: Creekside Homes LLC
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
25. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, February 17, 2005
Price Ford Property
Price Ford Property
Financed for $2.3 Million
Price Ford LLC has financed six acres near state Highway 51 in the Price Ford Business Center for $2.3 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memph...
26. Archived Article: Multifam (lead)
- Thursday, June 03, 2004
The Living is Easy Downtown
In Downtown Memphis, the Living is Easy
Myriad housing options bring more residents Downtown
The Daily News
It wasnt all that long ago that when someone asked, Whats available in Downtown livin...
27. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Four Local Builders
Purchased for $20 Million
G&I IV Wolf River has purchased property on North Humphreys Boulevard from WR Apartments for $20 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisd...
28. Archived Article: Gov Focus
- Friday, March 26, 2004
What could be considered the main intersection of Memphis riverfront is rapidly becoming the subject of lively discussion and
City, County 911 Dispatchers to Share Space
The Daily News
Beginning July 1, phone bills for all Sh...
29. Archived Article: Ccdc (lead)
- Thursday, September 18, 2003
CCDC to re-purchase Family Dollar building
CCDC to Take Back Family Dollar Building
Owners failed to meet renovation deadlines
The Daily News
Members of the Center City Development Corp. voted unanimously to exercise a con...
30. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 18, 2003
Real estate briefs 02-18-03
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon runs from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
The speaker is Dexter Muller Sr., vice president for infrastruct...
31. Archived Article: Ccdc (lead)
- Thursday, November 21, 2002
CCDC moves forward with Main Street and Rhodes Jennings projects
CCDC moves forward with renewal plans
By SUE KIRSTEIN
The Daily News
Two blighted sections of Downtown Memphis took another step toward renewal Wednesday as a Center City C...
32. Archived Article: Lead (ccdc)
- Thursday, October 17, 2002
Center City reviews proposals for Main St
CCDC reviews S. Main Street block plans
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
The Center City Development Corp. reviewed three proposals Wednesday to renovate vacant and run-down Main Street properties in ...
33. Archived Article: Lead (idb)
- Friday, June 15, 2001
By SUE PEASE New jobs to rise from yeast facility By SUE PEASE The Daily News A tax freeze application for a $21.8 million project will be considered by the Industrial Development Board at its meeting next week. Lallemand/American Yeast Division is ...
34. Archived Article: Cville Sq (lead)
- Thursday, December 21, 2000
New Collierville store keeps square solid Stores add to Collierville Town Square charm By Sue PEASE The Daily News Two new stores opened in the past three months in Colliervilles historic Town Square, are keeping what many people call a "charmi...
35. Archived Article: Bluff (lead)
- Wednesday, March 29, 2000
Bluff City Academy opens up Bluff City Academy expands Downtown child care options By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Parents working in Downtown Memphis now have another option for child care. Bluff City Academy, located in the Memphis Area Transit A...
36. Archived Article: Graphic (bizlic)
- Tuesday, February 01, 2000
Economic indicator Economic indicator The number of new and renewed business license filings increased by about 1.5 percent in 1999 when compared to 1998 totals. The Oakhaven/Parkway Village area recorded the most licenses for 1999 and showed strong...
37. Archived Article: Graphic (ch13)
- Thursday, November 04, 1999
Property ZIP code Bankruptcy slowdown Chapter 13 (wage-earner cases) is the most common type of bankruptcy filed in Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of West Tennessee. Trustees are working to reduce repeat filings and it's working. For Octo...
38. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, March 18, 1999
Crime decline Crime decline Fewer days or cooler temperatures could have contributed to an overall drop in incident reports made to Memphis and Shelby County law enforcement agencies in February. Here's a comparative look at January and February rep...
39. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, February 25, 1999
Crime statistics Crime statistics Whether the aftermath of holiday parties or mild temperatures, incident reports filed in Memphis or Shelby County during the first 15 days of January were nearly 10 percent higher than those filed during the same pe...
40. Archived Article: Graphic (crimezip)
- Thursday, February 04, 1999
Crime statistics Crime statistics Whitehaven recorded the most incident reports filed by Memphis or Shelby County law enforcement during the first half of January. The South Memphis ZIP code was followed in the number of reports by the Oakhaven/Park...
41. Archived Article: Council (bott)
- Thursday, December 31, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER City Council starts new year by revisiting the old By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Memphis City Council will start the new year by reverting back to an old way of doing things. Council committee meetings now will be held on ...
42. Archived Article: Graphic (bizlic)
- Monday, December 28, 1998
Business is booming Business is booming The number of business licenses containing a complete Memphis or Shelby County ZIP code shows a slight increase in businesses making their home in the area. Here's a comparison of the figures for 1998 and 1997...
43. Archived Article: Graphic
- Monday, December 07, 1998
Corporate growth Corporate growth The Downtown/Mud Island area of Memphis is the birthplace of many corporations according to corporate charters filed in the Shelby County Register's Office through the first 11 months of 1998 and 1997. Downtown lead...
44. Archived Article: Community
- Friday, April 03, 1998
Driving academic performance Driving academic performance State tries to improve high school attendance and academics through driving privileges By DIANNA DEAREN The Daily News In 1997, 32 percent of the students in Memphis City Schools dropped out,...
45. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, February 26, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Through the front door Tennessee Protection and Advocacy Inc. serves as a watchdog to guard the rights of people with disabilities By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Disabilities come in all forms but what is common to most disab...
46. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, August 07, 1996
The Memphis Connection, a division of Internet Solutions, a Memphis-based company providing Internet software, training and marketing, announced that it has added to its virtual mall a used car locator The Memphis Connection, a division of Internet ...
47. Archived Article: Tunica
- Thursday, June 20, 1996
Casino gambling in Mississippi is changing the economic landscape in Mississippi, Tunica County, and their neighbors. But behind the boom is the potential for altering the political landscape as well. Casino donations enter political arena By JAMES ...