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1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
2. Shipping Container Retail Village Coming to Medical District
- Monday, November 6, 2017
A shipping container retail village is planning to open in the Memphis Medical District in mid- to late-November as part of an effort to give entrepreneurs a creative alternative to traditional bricks and mortar.
3. Experts Differ on Convention Center Hotel Financing
- Friday, September 1, 2017
At the end of the final hour-long panel discussion during the two-day Southern Lodging Summit Downtown, Chad Crandell, the managing director and CEO of CHM Warnick – one of the best-known hotel asset management firms and advisers to hotel owners – made his pitch.
4. Hotel Summit Panel Differs On Ways to Finance Convention Center Hotel
- Thursday, August 31, 2017
At the end of an hour-long panel discussion at the very end of the two-day Southern Lodging Summit Downtown, Chad Crandell – the managing director and CEO of CHM Warnick, one of the best known hotel asset management firms and advisors to hotel owners in the business -- made his pitch.
5. Last Word: Lawsons Exit, LaRose Lessons and No Medicaid Expansion This Year
- Thursday, April 6, 2017
The Lawson Brothers exit Tigers basketball seeking a release from the University of Memphis. The statement from Dedric and K.J. Lawson was all sweetness and light and apparently about as sincere as one of those interviews where players and coaches declare that if they will just play hard and put more points on the board than the other team then they should win.
6. Sector-by-Sector Highlights of the Commercial Property Forecast Summit
- Monday, February 20, 2017
Many of the area’s best and brightest commercial real estate minds were on hand for the Memphis Area Association of Realtor’s Annual Commercial Property Forecast Summit at the Halloran Centre for Performance Thursday afternoon.
7. Random Matter
- Thursday, September 8, 2016
This column will be a listicle of sorts: Stuff that has somehow just been floating through my mind of late.
Personal competencies. Not just a buzz-phrase, this term of art. The University of Pennsylvania Law School’s website addresses it under a section captioned “Professionalism.” Personal competencies, it says, include
8. City, Wiseacre Set to Discuss Brewery’s Proposal for Coliseum
- Friday, August 19, 2016
The first order of business is to figure out what the city and the owners of Wiseacre Brewing Co. are negotiating about when it comes to Wiseacre’s proposal to convert the Mid-South Coliseum into a brewery.
9. 5 Honorees Chosen For Freedom Awards
- Thursday, July 14, 2016
Two civil rights attorneys, a federal appeals court judge and a Yemeni journalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner are among the recipients of the National Civil Rights Museum’s 25th annual Freedom Awards.
10. Apple Releases Small New iPhone, iPad for Business Use
- Tuesday, March 22, 2016
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet for business use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum in the face of mounting challenges.
11. New Regime Begins Rebuild at NFL Combine
- Saturday, February 27, 2016
The sports nation’s eyes are rarely fixed on the Tennessee Titans. The upcoming season will be the franchise’s 20th year in the state of Tennessee, and except for their Super Bowl run in 1999 and a couple of playoff years where they were the No. 1 seed, the Titans haven’t really commanded the full attention of the football world.
12. Thanks, But Go Save Someone Else
- Friday, February 26, 2016
COMING TO SAVE US IS STARVING US. We recently dodged the state Legislature’s latest effort to save us from ourselves, reaching into Shelby County to raise our poor and pitiful children from the depths of despair – Shelby County Schools.
13. The Week Ahead: Feb. 22, 2016
- Monday, February 22, 2016
Good morning Memphis. The Monday holidays are gone for a while, we’re afraid, but you’ve got a whole week to finish that work instead of just four days. Here are a few items to look forward to this week, led by the annual announcement of performers who will descend on Memphis this May for the Beale Street Music Festival.
- Thursday, January 7, 2016
Safer Shelby Summit, a roundtable discussion of criminal justice reforms the Tennessee Legislature will consider this year, will be held Thursday, Jan. 7, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. State Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Brian Kelsey has invited local leaders to participate.
15. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 7, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
- Friday, January 9, 2015
2015 Memphis International Auto Show will be held Friday, Jan. 9, through Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The show will feature hundreds of new models, hot rods and high-end luxury vehicles, as well as test drives and family fun. Visit memphis-autoshow.com for details and discounted tickets.
17. Tech Summit Addresses Industry's Lack of Diversity
- Thursday, December 11, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and Latinos at companies renowned as great places to work.
18. Yoakum Helps Businesses ‘Move On With Their Lives’
- Thursday, August 22, 2013
Though the jump Brian Yoakum made at the beginning of August from The Biller Law Firm to Evans Petree PC was only a floor away, he saw a greater opportunity to broaden his practice areas and expand the services he could offer clients.
19. APNewsbreak: States Fear Loss of Health Care Aid
- Monday, May 6, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say.
20. Tech Talk
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
It is a pleasant lunchtime hour on a recent weekday, and a small gathering of technologists has huddled at Panera Bread in the Laurelwood shopping center for their monthly confab.
They’re participants in a recurring series of “Tech Lunches” spearheaded by Brian Swanson. He’s a software developer and the founder of Purple Ant Software, which focuses on Web and desktop software development.
21. Crew Training International Names Woodward Director
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Steve Woodward has joined Crew Training International as director of learning. In his new role, Woodward will manage CTI’s core learning centers, oversee professional development programs and develop metrics to measure and manage the most efficient learning systems.
22. Report: Premium Hikes for Top Medicare Drug Plans
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of seniors enrolled in some of the most popular Medicare prescription drug plans face double-digit premium hikes next year if they don't shop for a better deal, says a private firm that analyzes the highly competitive market.
23. Panel: State Has ‘Robust’ Bioscience Community
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Members of the region’s scientific, medical, academic and business communities seeking more knowledge about innovative early-stage investment strategies in the biosciences packed the ballroom of The University Club, 1346 Central Avenue, on Thursday, Feb. 23, for a panel discussion hosted by Memphis Bioworks Business Association.
24. FDA Revokes Approval of Avastin for Breast Cancer
- Monday, November 21, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government delivered a blow to some desperate patients Friday as it ruled the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used to treat advanced breast cancer.
Avastin is hailed for treating colon cancer and certain other malignancies. But the Food and Drug Administration said it appeared to be a false hope for breast cancer: Studies haven't found that it helps those patients live longer or brings enough other benefit to outweigh its dangerous side effects.
25. Higher Copays Seen for Medicare Brand-Name Drugs
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – With three weeks left for seniors to change their Medicare prescription plan for 2012, a study released Wednesday finds that copays for brand-name drugs are going up – sharply in some cases.
26. Orion Federal Credit Union Helps Auto Loan Borrowers
- Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Orion Federal Credit Union in Memphis has begun something it’s calling Orion’s Rule.
The credit union has started making the first payment on every new, used or refinanced auto loan booked.
27. APNewsBreak: A Twist in Obama's Health Care Law
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's health care law would let several million middle-class people get nearly free insurance meant for the poor, a twist government number crunchers say they discovered only after the complex bill was signed.
28. Consortium Promotes Minority Health Equity
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The Consortium for Health Education, Economic Empowerment and Research is wrapping up a three-day regional conference held at Memphis’ Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St., focused on promoting health equity among minority communities.
29. ‘The Rat’ at Rhodes Gets Makeover
- Friday, May 13, 2011
Rhodes College has filed an $11 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to expand and renovate its main dining hall facility.
Known by students as “The Rat,” Catherine Burrow Refectory opened in 1958 and has three dining areas – Neely Hall, Hyde Hall and Rollow Hall. Smaller meeting rooms include the Alburty Room, the Davis Room and the Bell Room.
30. Obama Administration Eases Pain of Medicare Cuts
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of seniors in popular private insurance plans offered through Medicare will be getting a reprieve from some of the most controversial cuts in President Barack Obama's health care law.
31. St. Louis Provides Model for Convention Center Future
- Wednesday, November 24, 2010
On a rainy day when The Rendezvous was closed yet still offered stragglers a menu of ribs only, a group of leaders from the Memphis Cook Convention Center board met in a subterranean corner of the Downtown restaurant.
32. Paul Stanley's Fall From Grace
- Monday, August 17, 2009
Jim Kyle, a Memphis Democrat who serves as minority leader in the state Senate, gave the first lunchtime address of 2009 to the Memphis Rotary Club.
Rotarians got a bird’s-eye view of the state’s financial picture from Kyle, who described choices needed to close the state’s budget shortfall. Kyle this week announced his candidacy in the 2010 gubernatorial race.
33. Fairway Apartments Utah Takes Out $800K Loan
- Friday, February 27, 2009
Fairway Apartments Utah LLC has taken out a $787,000 loan for property in the Fairway Apartments Subdivision. The loan document included an assignment of rents and security agreements, including a fixture filing. PNC ARCS LLC was the lender for this Fannie Mae-backed loan.
34. Plan to Stem Foreclosure Process Comes Into Focus
- Monday, December 1, 2008
Little by little, a comprehensive plan for solving the foreclosure problem in the Memphis area is coming together. A makeshift task force has been assembled, and its members continue to receive their individual marching orders.
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The Freedom Award Dinner and Ceremony will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The annual award ceremony will pay tribute to the people whose accomplishments depict the spirit of the civil rights movement. Faith Hill and Oleta Adams will perform. Cost is $200. For more information, call 521-9699, Ext. 237.
36. Commission to Decide Ultimate Role in Pyramid Deal
- Friday, September 19, 2008
Shelby County government may or may not give up its share of The Pyramid in advance of a deal to bring Bass Pro Shops there. The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will make that decision Monday.
37. Penn Specialty Chemicals Sells Assets to PennAkem
- Tuesday, July 22, 2008
3324 Chelsea Ave.
Memphis, TN 38108
Sale Amount: $1.5 Million
Sale Date: July 2, 2008
Buyer: Penn A Kem LLC
Seller: Penn Specialty Chemicals Inc.
Details: Memphis-based Penn Specialty Chemicals has been acquired by PennAkem, a wholly owned subsidiary of the French company Minakem Group.
- Monday, August 20, 2007
The Shelby County Committee on Budget and Finance and the Committee on Community Services will meet today at 9 a.m. in the fourth-floor conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
39. Reynolds Named Head Baseball Coach at STCC
- Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Alan "Bo" Reynolds has been named the new head baseball coach at Southwest Tennessee Community College. He previously worked at Olive Branch High School, where he was head baseball coach in 2005-2006 after serving as assistant coach from 2003 to 2005. He also coached at Rhodes College from 1990 to 2003, where he was both an assistant coach and head coach and the University of Memphis from 1987 to 1990. There, he was an assistant under head coach Bobby Kilpatrick.
40. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Fidelity Investments Names Memphis Center Manager
Fidelity Investments named Dwayne Craft vice president and manager of the companys Memphis Investor Center. Craft has worked with Fidelity Investments for 14 years. He graduated from N...
41. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003
top guns reorganize
Steady growth over the past 10 years in customers, capabilities, geographic reach and employees has led Crew Training International Inc. to reorganize its leadership. Alan Mullen, company co-f...
42. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 12, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Feb. 12-Feb. 18 Feb. 13 The University of Memphis and Black Scholars Unlimited are sponsoring the third annual Memphis Career Showcase from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center. More than ...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 5, 2000
ARCHER/MALMO HIRES BRIAN DIXON AS ART DIRECTOR Brian Dixon joined Archer/Malmo as art director. Dixon comes to the agency from Earle Industries Inc., where he has served as art director since 1992. Prior to joining Earle, Dixon interned as a summer ...
44. Archived Article: Page 3
- Tuesday, November 5, 1996
Bar association nominees announced Bar association nominees announced Charles F. Newman, president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee chaired by Blanchard E. Tual. The 1997 president wi...