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1. Last Word: Firestone's Legacy, Malco In Lakeland and Alexander on Cell Phones
- Friday, June 8, 2018
What about Firestone? That’s the quick way of getting into the latest turn in our ongoing civic discussion about whether there should be changes to how Memphis approaches economic development and the growth it brings. Eric Robertson, the president of Community LIFT, which works with community development corporations across the city, says the definition of economic development should be broader and the approach to it should go beyond answering the questions of site consultants to keep them from walking away to the next city on their list.
2. Last Word: Monuments Ruling, The Open Council Seat and Not So Great Streets
- Thursday, May 17, 2018
It is likely just the first round. But the city of Memphis prevailed on every major point in the Wednesday ruling out of Nashville by Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle upholding the removal of Confederate monuments this past December from two city parks.
3. Two Shots Didn’t Phase Lawmakers in Jack Daniel’s Case
- Thursday, May 17, 2018
When Van Halen front man David Lee Roth opened a bottle of Jack Daniel’s on stage back in the ’80s, the last thing he thought about was taxes and court appeals when he took a big swig of whiskey.
4. Lawmakers Seek to Ease Jack Daniel’s Tax Burden
- Tuesday, March 27, 2018
NASHVILLE – Jack Daniel’s is over a barrel – literally – regarding a tax assessment, an attorney general’s opinion and the potential impact of President Donald Trump’s trade tariff.
5. Last Word: City Hall Fallout, 8Ball on Room 306 and Clark Tower Update
- Tuesday, February 27, 2018
A group of students at Maxine Smith STEAM Academy at the Fairgrounds started the school week Monday with a gathering in a circle outside the art deco school building at Central and East Parkway in a student-led memorial for the students killed in Parkland, Florida almost two weeks ago. There was a moment of silence followed by reading the names of the 17 students who died in the massacre.
6. Jack Daniel's Fights Possible Tennessee Whiskey Barrel Tax
- Tuesday, February 27, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Jack Daniel's wants state lawmakers to ensure that distillers aren't subject to Tennessee property tax on whiskey barrels, which the company says it hasn't had to pay at least since Prohibition ended eight decades ago.
7. Poll: Many Want to Avoid Political Talk This Thanksgiving
- Thursday, November 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Pass the turkey – but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians of various political stripes.
8. Bad Leadership or Politics? Motlow President’s Fall
- Thursday, July 27, 2017
One day he was the golden boy, touting Motlow State’s success and posing with the governor for the signing of the Reconnect Act. The next, seemingly, he was gone with the wind.
At least publicly, everything was grand as Anthony “Tony” Kinkel helped Gov. Bill Haslam meet his Drive to 55 effort to put certificates or degrees in the hands of half of Tennessee adults by 2025. With limited space and resources, Kinkel pushed the Tennessee Promise scholarship at Motlow, the state’s fastest-growing community college, bolstering student retention, graduation and fundraising.
9. Alabama is Media’s Overwhelming Pick To Win SEC Title
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
10. Culinary Medicine Takes Center Stage
- Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Church Health is ramping up its culinary medicine efforts as it prepares to move to Crosstown Concourse in the coming weeks, efforts that include forming an advisory board to help spread the word about culinary medicine in Memphis.
11. What Lies Ahead for UT Athletics in 2017
- Friday, December 30, 2016
Hey Vols fans, Happy New Year. May your 2017 year in Tennessee sports be better than your 2016 year in Tennessee sports. Perhaps, a fresh start is what we all need. Let’s face it. The Music City Bowl wasn’t where Tennessee wanted the 2016 football season to end. The Vols were picked to win the SEC East Division in preseason and floundered to an 8-4 record in the regular season, 4-4 in the SEC. Their football season was about the norm for most UT sports in 2016: average. Here are some dates to mark in hope of better things ahead in 2017...
12. Jack Daniel Distillery Announces $140 Million Expansion
- Thursday, February 11, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that the historic Jack Daniel Distillery is planning a $140 million expansion project to help meet global demand for prized Tennessee Whiskey.
13. Crone Promoted at Trane Mid-South
- Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Crone has been promoted to comprehensive solutions business development manager with Trane Mid-South. In his new role, Crone will work with large commercial, industrial and institutional customers throughout the Mid-South to develop performance-based comprehensive solutions for capital improvements and operational efficiencies.
14. Taxing Question
- Saturday, January 24, 2015
With gas prices in a historic plunge, the idea of hiking state and federal gas taxes and fees to pay for transportation infrastructure improvements is gaining traction.
Democratic and Republican leaders in both chambers of Congress in recent weeks have signaled a willingness to approve an increase in the federal gas tax to help fund improvements to the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges. Meanwhile, a new statewide coalition has launched to support an increase and reform in Tennessee’s transportation fees.
15. In Wake of Spotify Pullout, Music Industry Debates Streaming
- Tuesday, November 25, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.
16. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
17. Eddleman Joins Family Safety Center
- Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Vernetta Eddleman has joined the Family Safety Center, Memphis and Shelby County’s center for victims of domestic violence, as director of client services.
In her new role, Eddleman will be responsible for the planning, design, development and management of client services, and will also supervise and train staff and partner agency providers in delivering quality care to victims and their families.
- Thursday, April 4, 2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, April 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Daniel Moore of Watkins Uiberall PLLC will discuss best practices in nonprofit accounting. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.
19. Humane Soc. Names Walker Development, Marketing Mgr.
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Leah Walker has joined the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County as development and marketing manager. Walker represented her home state as Miss Georgia in 2008 before joining the Greater Memphis Chamber as a development consultant.
20. Proposal to Tax Jack Daniel's Whiskey Derailed
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal by local officials to tax Jack Daniel's whiskey was derailed before it could reach the Tennessee Legislature.
21. Jack Daniel Distillery Targeted for More Taxes
- Friday, October 21, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee's Jack Daniel distillery, celebrated for years in folksy advertising, is being targeted to pay more taxes – with a tab of up to $5 million.
22. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding
- Monday, May 16, 2011
Coverage of the rising waters in the Memphis area
Memphis Believe T-Shirt to Benefit Red Cross
In an effort to promote Memphis pride and the power of a strong community, Tampa, Fla.-based Encore Select Inc. is introducing T-shirts that will unite the community by aiding those in need.
23. More Than 180 Apply For Countywide School Board
- Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Shelby County Commissioners have a busy day Wednesday as they interview 182 candidates for appointment to a 25 member countywide school board.
The deadline for the applications to the school board being contested in Memphis federal court was the end of the business day Tuesday. And there was a deadline rush with 32 applications on Tuesday alone.
- Thursday, September 23, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Daniel Moore, audit manager at Watkins Uiberall PLLC, will speak on the topic “Understanding Nonprofit Accounting.” Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
The University of Memphis Career Services Office and the Academic Internship Office will hold its annual Career and Internship Expo Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom on campus. The fair is free and open to students and alumni. For more information, call 678-2239 or visit www.memphis.edu/careerservices.
- Thursday, September 24, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Memphis City Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash will give a speech titled “Update on the State of the District.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
28. Law Allows Distilled Spirits in Approving Counties
- Monday, June 29, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - County governments can decide whether they want distilleries to be located in their communities under a proposal signed by the governor.
Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen signed the measure into law on Thursday and it takes effect immediately.
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Best Practices in Internal Controls” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Daniel Moore will lead the workshop. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, June 22, 2009
Memphis City Schools will host its first Memphis Interscholastic Athletic Association Golf Classic today at 8 a.m. at Irene Golf & Country Club, 8141 Irene Blvd. Tournament fees are $250 per person and $1,000 for teams of four. For more information or tickets, call 748-8889.
31. Squeezing More Miles Out of that Hybrid
- Friday, January 2, 2009
At the Detroit auto show next month, one of the most highly anticipated new vehicles will be Toyota Motor Corp.'s third-generation Prius hybrid. It features a roomier interior and better gas mileage than the current model, the best-selling hybrid in the world.
32. Commercial Appeal Management Dealt Legal Blow
- Friday, February 24, 2006
In 1997, the future looked good for the Spokane Spokesman-Review, the daily newspaper of the city of Spokane, Wash., and one of the few family-owned newspapers left in the country.
That year, the paper and its staffers took home top honors in two journalism contests. The paper's editor at the time, who would later serve as president of the Associated Press Managing Editors association, already had helped it garner a slew of awards for reporting, design and photography. During his tenure, the Columbia Journalism Review named the paper one of the 25 best in the country.
33. Stotts Honored by Association for Women Attorneys
- Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Circuit Court Judge Rita L. Stotts received the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award presented annually by the Association for Women Attorneys. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to women in the legal profession.
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 2, 2005
Armstrong Allen attorney re-elected to ABAs House of Delegates
Noel Re-Elected to ABA House of Delegates
Randall D. Noel was elected to a third two-year term as a member of the American Bar Associations policy-making House of Delegates. Noel i...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 3, 1999
RFS Hotel Investors Inc RFS Hotel Investors Inc. has announced several management changes. Randy Churchey has been named president and chief operating officer of RFS Hotel Investors Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial offi...
36. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, September 12, 1996
The Memphis Legal Secretaries Association will meet today at 6:15 p The Memphis Legal Secretaries Association will meet today at 6:15 p.m. at Landrys restaurant, 263 Wagner Place. The guest speaker will be Cathy Reinhart Underwood, the recipient of ...
37. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, September 5, 1996
The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on jury selection and voir dire on Friday from 1:30 p The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on jury selection and voir dire on Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at One Commerce Square....