Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Wessman Trouble, Selling 495 Union and An Underground Film Icon
- Friday, February 17, 2017
When Wessman Development came to town last year with the idea of a boutique hotel, the Palm Springs, California company was part of the flood of smaller hotel projects Memphis was seeing and is still seeing. Then the company added another hotel and just this month the redevelopment of a building on Madison west of Second Street as apartments with retail on the ground floor. In a very short period of time, Wessman has had a lot of plans for Memphis.
2. Last Word: De-Annexation Theories, Clash on School Vouchers and Garth & Trisha
- Friday, February 03, 2017
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and his administration come up with some surprises in de-annexation recommendations to the city task force on the issue. The three most recently annexed areas of Memphis were considered likely to be in the recommendations. Although the indication last year was that this would take a lot of discussion before someone actually wrote that on a Power Point presentation at City Hall. Not only did Strickland do that – he also included four other areas.
3. Last Word: The Grizz Farm Club Moves, Changing the NAACP and $15 An Hour
- Tuesday, January 24, 2017
How many of you knew the Iowa Energy was what amounts to a minor league team connected to the Grizz? How many of you knew that before Wade Baldwin and Troy Williams got sent there last month?
4. Last Word: The Return of First United Methodist, T-STEM at East and Road List
- Friday, January 20, 2017
For more than a decade, the skeleton of First United Methodist Church’s return on the northeast corner of Second Street and Poplar Avenue has been standing. It went up shortly after the last of the original church’s façade crumbled, dashing hopes that some of the blue-gray stones of the original church might survive following a disastrous 2006 fire. And now there are signs the church is about to return.
5. Dobbs Had a Great Run, But Manning is Still No. 1
- Friday, January 06, 2017
Tennessee senior Joshua Dobbs has created a quarterback controversy. Dobbs finished his college career Dec. 30 when UT beat Nebraska 38-24 in the Music City Bowl in Nashville. He accounted for 409 total yards – 291 passing and 118 yards rushing – and was chosen the game’s MVP.
6. Last Word: The Bridge Revisited, The Election Year and Lamar Remains Lamar
- Friday, December 30, 2016
One of the biggest stories of 2016 wasn’t planned and the spontaneous nature of the July 10 demonstration that closed the Hernando DeSoto Bridge made it a very unusual story. It was spontaneous and it tapped long held feelings and frustrations. For that reason and others, it is its own story in our continuing review of the year’s biggest stories in Memphis.
7. Last Word: Epping Way, Conley's Return and 'Ascend'
- Friday, December 16, 2016
What is the encore after a year that has included the opening of Big River Crossing, the eastward expansion of the Shelby Farms Greenline across Germantown Parkway to the old town part of Cordova and the opening of Shelby Farms Park’s Heart of the Park renovation? Two words: Epping Way.
8. The Week Ahead: December 12-18
- Monday, December 12, 2016
Good morning, Memphis! The colder, wetter weather is upon us now, but that won’t stop the American Queen. LeBron James and his gang come to town Wednesday. That’s the same day that the long-awaited Ikea store in Memphis opens. Expected to be a regional draw, some may camp out in the weather to be one of the first inside. And we offer congratulations to all of the University of Memphis graduates who will convene at FedExForum Sunday for Fall 2016 commencement ceremonies.
9. Last Word: Pinch Plans, Fusion On Wheels and The Grizz Main Two
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
If surface parking lots had a capitol in Memphis, it would probably be the Pinch. That’s why the general ideas and plans the city is currently exploring for the nine-blocks of the Pinch between the Pyramid and St. Jude can be a bit disorienting.
10. Last Word: MATA Plans Bigger, Tiger Football Exits and Heartbreak Hotel Closes
- Friday, October 28, 2016
With a set of route and schedule changes about to hit the streets in December, the Memphis Area Transit Authority is embarking on a larger more comprehensive change in the city’s bus system. It is nothing less than a rebuilding of the city’s public transportation system that starts the planning process in November.
11. Tennessee Opted Against Hart Extension Before His Retirement
- Wednesday, September 28, 2016
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee had opted against giving athletic director Dave Hart a contract extension with a raise before he announced he was stepping down, according to documents obtained in a public records request by The Associated Press.
12. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 05, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
13. Study: MLB Teams Could Do Better Hiring Minorities, Women
- Thursday, April 21, 2016
Major League Baseball teams could do a better job of hiring minority candidates for managing and GM posts or women for VP and other administrative positions, according to an annual report released Wednesday.
14. Last Word: Confirming The Spike, Methodist Changes and The Honorary Miamian
- Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Lots of Memphians spending the week in Nashville in the name of bringing down the de-annexation proposal that’s already cleared the state House and is residing for now in a state Senate committee.
15. Callahan Breaks Down UT’s 'Pretty Impressive' Recruiting Class
- Saturday, February 20, 2016
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones keeps his pulse on recruiting year-around, along with his SEC counterparts and other FBS coaches.
Chasing recruits is an endless cycle, the lifeblood of championship football teams.
16. Dobbs the Latest in Line of Dual-Threat UT Quarterbacks
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
If the University of Tennessee’s football team gains bowl eligibility with a victory Saturday at Vanderbilt, it can look back to a quarterback change Oct. 25 against Alabama as a pivotal point in the season.
17. Grizzlies Hope Upheaval Leads to Draft Unity
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014
MEMPHIS (AP) – The Memphis Grizzlies hope the recent tumultuous turnover in their front office translates into a solid, unified draft Thursday night.
For now, the team only has to concentrate on one pick – the 22nd overall – and the opportunity to add selections.
18. 17 Hall of Famers Ask Goodell for Help
- Friday, August 02, 2013
Seventeen Pro Football Hall of Famers and Dave Robinson, who will be inducted this weekend, have signed a letter telling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell they are concerned about medical care for former players and the league’s “continued denial of the link between repeated head impacts and permanent brain damage.”
19. Memphis Investment Firm Expands Into Nashville
- Saturday, February 09, 2013
Memphis-based investment firm Duncan-Williams Inc. has continued its national expansion with the opening of a Nashville office.
20. Memphis Investment Firm Expands Into Nashville
- Friday, February 08, 2013
Memphis-based investment firm Duncan-Williams Inc. has continued expansion with the opening of a Nashville office. As part of the expansion, H. Denny Taylor Jr. has joined Duncan-Williams in Nashville as a managing director and will serve as co-head of mergers, acquisitions and capital raising.
21. ‘Hairspray’ to Provide Big Boost for SRVS
- Monday, July 12, 2010
Controversial music, dramatic hairdos and original artwork combine to benefit people living with disabilities in an artistically unique kickoff event at Playhouse on the Square.
On Sunday, Shelby Residential and Vocational Services will offer the play “Hairspray” as part of its fourth annual prelude benefit that begins a summer of fundraising.
22. Cuts on Track For Medicare Doctors
- Thursday, January 28, 2010
While Congress tries to decide what to do about health care reform, the clock is ticking for severe cutbacks in Medicare reimbursements to doctors.
The 21.5 percent cutback, which is scheduled to go into effect March 1, affects Medicare, the federal insurance program for the elderly and the disabled, as well as Tricare, which provides coverage to Americans serving in the armed forces and to military retirees.
- Friday, October 10, 2008
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will host a program titled “Impact of International Information Sharing” today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Tennessee building, 165 Madison Ave. on the M level. The program will feature William F. Baity, deputy director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The program and lunch are free. For more information, contact Esther Stone at 577-8125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
24. Le Bonheur Fundraiser To Feature Dancing Docs
- Friday, September 12, 2008
Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center and Dancesmith’s Fred Astaire Dance Studio will host its second Dancing with the Docs fundraiser Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St.
25. Events - The Memphis Rotary Club
- Tuesday, June 10, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker will be R.C. Johnson, athletic director at the University of Memphis. The cost is $18 per person. Reservations are required and can be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Rhodes College holds its annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. Dr. Charles Payne, the Sally Dalton Robinson Professor of History, African-American Studies and Sociology at Duke University, is the keynote speaker. For more information, call 843-3997.
27. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 07, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Central Gardens Home Tour 99 This years tour features eclectic collection of architectural styles By LAURIE JOHNSON Take a peek into seven very different houses and some beautiful gardens on Sunday, Sept. 12, when the Central Garde...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 02, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 05, 1999
National Commerce Bancorporation Karla Merritt has joined OConnor Kenny Partners as associate art director. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Sue S. Hunter has been appointed director of attorney recruitment for Baker, Donelson, Bearma...