Editorial Results (free)
1. City Master Plan Development Aims To Reverse Random Development
- Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Not too far past a new generation of civic plans is the filter of reality – what is possible by a business bottom line.
At the outset of the still-forming Memphis 3.0 master development plan, the reality without a plan is striking.
2. Last Word: Freeze Warning, Corker on Obamacare Repeal and The Disney Example
- Friday, July 21, 2017
What do you call it when you expect a lot of trouble coming from a specific direction – with a detailed roadmap -- and a completely different controversy comes in from a different direction, hits and leaves a crater. Whatever you call it, that is what happened to Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze Thursday evening. Or did it?
3. Memphis 3.0 Effort Gets to Basic Facts
- Monday, July 3, 2017
Putting together the city’s first long-term comprehensive development plan since the 1980s is proving to be about covering a lot of the same material at public meetings.
Before a standing-room-only crowd Thursday, June 29, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Ashley Cash, the comprehensive planning administrator for the city, dutifully covered how the city is going about putting together the Memphis 3.0 plan that will debut in 2019. The emphasis is on letting those at the meeting know the city wants input from them and people they know. And the appeal can’t be made too often.
4. Memphis 3.0 Plan Weighs Scale Of Development
- Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Office towers close to smaller-scale retail or residential development is one of the themes in the still emerging plan for the expansion of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the Pinch district.
5. City’s Bicentennial in 2019 Prompts Memphis 3.0 Plan to Map Future
- Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The city of Memphis turns 200 years old in 2019. And the city’s bicentennial is the target date for the roll out of a comprehensive city plan the administration of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is calling Memphis 3.0.
6. Turbett Joins First Horizon as CRA Officer
- Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Keith D. Turbett has joined First Horizon National Corp., parent company of First Tennessee Bank, as corporate Community Reinvestment Act officer and community development manager. In that role, Turbett ensures First Tennessee is making credit and financial products available in all parts of the community, consistent with safe and sound banking practices.
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
Repticon Memphis, a reptile and exotic-animal expo, will be held Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Landers Center, 4650 Venture Drive in Southaven. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for children younger than 5. Visit repticon.com/memphis.html.
8. Nashville’s Long, Hot, Delicious Summer
- Saturday, June 27, 2015
Summertime brings us wedges of juicy watermelon and drippy ice cream cones. It yields pies piled with blackberries and peaches so fresh they can fill a room with their aroma.
It offers jewel-toned tomatoes for slicing and piling onto BLTs.
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Project Management Institute Memphis Chapter will meet Wednesday, May 13, at 6 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Ashley Calvert will present “The Future of Software Quality Management.” Visit pmimemphis.org for details and registration.
- Tuesday, May 12, 2015
NAWBO Memphis, the local chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, will meet Tuesday, May 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Denise Hodges, co-founder of the Business BreakThrough Institute, will discuss how to build your business by speaking. Cost is $40 at the door. Visit nawbomemphis.org.
11. Dr. Neil Bomar Joins Support Solutions
- Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Dr. Neil Bomar has joined Support Solutions as its first staff psychiatrist, a role in which he will help individuals with intellectual disabilities and those with a history of long-term mental illness who are currently supported by the organization. Bomar’s addition makes Support Solutions one of the only industry providers in the Mid-South to provide this level of support.
12. Appeals Court Reverses Conviction in Second Memphis Case
- Friday, March 13, 2015
For the second time in as many days, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals has reversed a conviction in a Memphis case.
This time, prosecutorial misconduct in a bad check case prompted the overturn. Specifically the court focused on an assistant district attorney’s closing statement to the jury in the 2012 trial in which he repeatedly included his personal opinions on the credibility of the evidence and testimony.
13. Downtown Investment
- Thursday, March 14, 2013
Downtown’s housing market is seeing more sales, less time on the market, lower price points and inventory shortages.
There were 51 home sales year to date through February for Downtown’s 38103 ZIP code, a 104 percent increase from the 25 sales through the first two months of 2012, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
- Thursday, June 9, 2011
The National Hispanic Association will meet Thursday, June 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Rakesh Kochhar, associate director of research for the Pew Hispanic Center in Washington, will speak about the growth of Tennessee’s Hispanic population. Cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Ashley Hardin at 466-6476.
15. Bonne Terre Hosts New Year's Eve Gala
- Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Bonne Terre will host a New Year’s Eve Gala Dec. 31 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Ashley Hall Ballroom at its location, 4715 Church Road W. in Nesbit, Miss.
16. Market Gains Set Up CEO Pay Bonanza
- Tuesday, May 11, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) — America's top CEOs are set for a once-in-a-lifetime pay bonanza.
Most of them got their annual stock compensation early last year when the stock market was at a 12-year low. And companies doled out more stock and options than usual because grants from the previous year had fallen so much in value that many people thought they'd never be worth anything.
17. Furniture Stores Struggle, Adapt Through Recession
- Tuesday, May 4, 2010
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - Richard Sexton's small furniture store has survived the recession by focusing on online sales. Steve Travers, meanwhile, is still in business because he fired four employees and renegotiated his lease. And Tad Lanford is trying a no-frills approach to selling sofas.
18. Memphis’ Story Explodes Onto Broadway Stage
- Monday, October 26, 2009
The neon shines down on Beale Street every weekend, but on Oct. 19, Beale Street made its way to Broadway, as a Memphis-themed musical made its debut in New York.
“Memphis,” a highly anticipated, original Broadway musical, exploded on the stage of New York’s Shubert Theatre, highlighting the birth of a musical genre that changed the world.
19. ‘Hoops of Fire’ Squelch Commercial Real Estate Activity
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
The economy hasn’t extinguished commercial real estate deals, but it certainly has changed the way they get done.
Shane McElveen learned about the tedious process of property acquisition when he looked into buying the High Point Funeral Chapel at 3788 Summer Ave. in the Berclair area. McElveen, who had worked at the chapel as senior vice president, was trying to buy the business from owner G. David Keller.
20. Developments Along Lamar Avenue Could Become Big 'Wow'
- Monday, February 27, 2006
When it comes to new development, Lamar Avenue might not be the first place that springs to mind.
Running from the intersection of Perkins and Raines roads to Interstate 240, this South Memphis corridor doesn't have the retail glamour of Cordova's Germantown Parkway or DeSoto County's Goodman Road.