Editorial Results (free)
1. View From the Hill: IMPROVE Act an Insight Into Testy Election Ahead
- Thursday, April 27, 2017
In case anyone’s keeping stats, Senate leadership soundly defeated House leadership this session in the gas tax/tax cut battle.
Whether this is a forerunner to a Republican gubernatorial primary remains to be seen as Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris and House Speaker Beth Harwell weigh decisions. It’s not as if they’d be facing off against each other, though, since businessman Bill Lee and former Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd are definitely in the race and not hurting for money.
2. Vols Defensive Coordinator Shoop Looks to Improve Team’s Defense
- Friday, April 14, 2017
The most unexpected development during Tennessee’s 2016 football season wasn’t three straight losses in October or the disappearing act at Vanderbilt.
It was the utter collapse of the Vols’ defense.
- Thursday, January 12, 2017
“Breaking the Rules & Getting the Job” author Angela Copeland will hold a discussion and book signing Thursday, Jan. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at South Main Book Juggler, 548 S. Main St. Visit copelandcoaching.com.
- Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in NovaCopy’s conference room, 7251 Appling Farms Parkway. Eric Eurich of FocalPoint Business Coaching will present “Achieving Success in 2017.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
5. Dobbs’ Change of Heart a Great Gift to Vol Fans
- Friday, December 23, 2016
In the spirit of the holiday season, Joshua Dobbs is the gift that keeps on giving. Despite all the disappointments of 2016 for Tennessee football, it would be a mistake not to appreciate Dobbs for what he is: a scholar, an athlete, a leader, a role model and a winner.
6. Bellhops Looks to Add Memphis Workers
- Thursday, June 30, 2016
One of the tech-driven trends reshaping much of modern life is the Uber-ization of the mundane and the commonplace – bringing the mobile payment features and quick-tap instant gratification of hailing an Uber to almost anything an entrepreneur can think of.
7. Tennessee Leads the Nation in Bankruptcies
- Saturday, May 07, 2016
Tennessee has a model program for financial literacy in its public schools. All high school students must pass a personal finance course to graduate, and even kindergartners are learning about money under a new initiative to extend the curriculum to primary school.
8. Constitutional Violations Easy as Pie
- Thursday, April 28, 2016
His name is Cameron Ward. He was born in Montreal in 1957, graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1979, and received his law degree in 1983 from the University of Ottawa. He was admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1984, practiced with major Vancouver firms for nine years, and then founded his own firm in 1993.
9. Snapshot: Ballet Memphis ‘In the Mix’ at Chamber Luncheon
- Thursday, December 10, 2015
Ballet Memphis’ Rafael Ferreras and Crystal Brothers performed Wednesday, Dec. 9, for more than 1,000 business and community leaders at the Greater Memphis Chamber’s annual chairman’s luncheon – an event at which Carolyn Hardy officially took the reins as chamber chairman.
10. Kelly, Berry Battle for Safety Spot in Legacy Showdown
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
Todd Kelly Jr. concludes his first spring practice with Tennessee’s football team this week in a heated competition for a safety job.
11. Big Hit and Some Misses From Vols’ 2014 Early Enrollees
- Saturday, January 17, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Recruiting is anything but an exact science. Experts are everywhere. Star ratings rise and fall. Player projections are widely varied.
One thing is certain: Only time will tell if coaches hit or miss on a recruit.
12. Vols Take Plenty of Momentum Into Offseason
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.
13. Best Honored for Exchange Club Family Center Work
- Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Dr. Jara Best has received Volunteer Mid-South’s Spirit of Giving award for Adult Volunteer of the Year for her work with The Exchange Club Family Center. Best, a pediatrician, is a member of the center’s board and has served as a volunteer with the facility’s domestic violence programs for children and women, as well as the First STEPS (Skills to Ensure Parenting Success) program.
14. EU, US to Launch Trade Talks Next Month
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Talks on a sweeping trade deal between the European Union and the United States, the world’s two largest trading partners, are to get underway in Washington next month, President Barack Obama and top European Union officials said Monday.
15. Youth Concussion Policy Bill Headed to Governor
- Friday, March 22, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – Coaches and school athletic directors would be required to complete a concussion safety education course under legislation that's headed to the governor for his consideration.
16. 1 in 2 New Graduates are Jobless or Underemployed
- Tuesday, April 24, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work.
A weak labor market already has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills and knowledge.
17. Obama, European Leaders Discuss Financial Crisis
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says President Barack Obama urged decisive action to resolve Europe's financial crisis during calls Monday with the leaders of Britain and France.
Obama spoke separately with British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy. The White House says the three leaders agreed to coordinate closely in the run-up to a European Union summit later this month and the G-20 summit in early November.
18. GDP Challenged As Main Progress Indicator
- Wednesday, May 25, 2011
An international agency known for its number crunching is offering a new way to measure how good life in your country is compared with others.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Tuesday, May 24, it is launching an online tool that will let people select priorities in life and compare how their country measures up internationally.
19. Fed Board Questions Gulf Fail-Safe Device's Design
- Monday, April 11, 2011
METAIRIE, La. (AP) – A senior official for the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to stop last year's Gulf oil spill said Friday the device hadn't been tested to see if it could cut through a bent drill pipe.
20. Geithner to Confer With European Leaders
- Wednesday, May 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will meet with European finance officials this week to review a $1 trillion rescue package that is being assembled to help stem the spreading debt crisis.
21. Only Remaining Avenue in Miss. Water Case is to Sue Tenn.
- Wednesday, January 27, 2010
If Mississippi wants to pursue its water rights lawsuit against Memphis, it will have to sue the state of Tennessee.
That’s the effect of this week’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear an appeal by Mississippi’s attorneys. The nation’s highest court passed on hearing the case against Memphis and Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division without comment.
22. 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.
23. Work to Begin Soon On U of M’s ‘Penny’ Hall of Fame
- Tuesday, May 05, 2009
570 Normal St.
Memphis, TN 38152
Permit Amount: $2.9 Million
Project Cost: $2.9 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: University of Memphis Foundation
Tenant: University of Memphis
Contractor: Patton & Taylor Enterprises LLC
Architect: Evans Taylor Foster Childress Architects
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
The Center City Development Corp. Board of Directors will meet today at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.
- Tuesday, March 17, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. State Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
26. Apartment Owners May Avoid Court-Enforced Sale with Reorganization Plan
- Tuesday, October 16, 2007
A federal bankruptcy judge has brokered a compromise in a complicated dispute between two cash-strapped apartment properties and an out-of-state bank.
Part of the solution called for the nonprofit group that owns the two properties - Cornerstone-Cameron & Stonegate Inc. - to submit a business reorganization plan. Should the bankruptcy court approve that plan, the apartments' ownership will avoid a bank-proposed sale of the properties and gain a chance to turn their finances around.
27. Charges of Default
- Tuesday, September 04, 2007
Depending on what a federal bankruptcy judge decides, two Memphis apartment properties struggling to make debt payments while trying to overcome insufficient occupancy rates and rental revenue may be put up for sale.
28. CBU Business School to Honor Buckman
- Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Christian Brothers University's School of Business honors Memphis businessman/entrepreneur Robert Buckman at the school's annual Founders Dinner Saturday. Buckman is president and chairman of the board of The Applied Knowledge Group Inc. He also serves as chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors of Bulab Holdings Inc., parent company of Buckman Laboratories.
29. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...