Editorial Results (free)
1. 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.
2. Harwell Plans to Back Faison’s Medical Marijuana Legislation
- Wednesday, February 7, 2018
House Speaker Beth Harwell is supporting medical marijuana legislation, saying she believes Tennesseans “deserve” an option to dangerous opioids.
3. Rotating Forrest Bust Out of Capitol Gains Momentum
- Thursday, February 1, 2018
Confederate Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s days in the State Capitol could be numbered. Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, an Oak Ridge Republican, says he could support a move to rotate Forrest’s bust out of the Capitol and make sure Capitol displays are “more reflective of the entire history of Tennessee.”
4. Wiping Slate Clean: Now Less About Who Can Afford It
- Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The scales of justice in Tennessee are slowly tipping back toward the poor – and not so poor – helping them regain traction lost to often-minor transgressions.
Change is taking place in court battles and in the Republican-controlled Legislature, believe it or not.
5. Despite Massive Turnover, GOP Owns Legislature
- Thursday, November 16, 2017
2018 will be a year of change for the Tennessee General Assembly, and 2019 will bring even more, especially in leadership – much depending on the popularity of President Donald Trump.
Not only is the Legislature moving to the Cordell Hull Building, vacating the Legislative Plaza after 45 years or so, a number of legislative faces are changing, too, even before next year’s election.
6. Crust Named MSO Assistant, Youth Symphony Conductor
- Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Andrew Crust, who recently was named assistant conductor of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and conductor of the Memphis Youth Symphony, shares why young musicians inspire him and how orchestras can reach a younger audience in this week's Newsmakers Q&A.
7. Broke and Broken: Democrats Lose More Ground in State Legislature
- Thursday, November 17, 2016
Tennessee House Democrats will have to start calling themselves the “Fighting 25,” down from the “Fighting 26,” after dropping a district in the battle to regain relevance statewide.
8. Schism Among State Republicans Hits Critical Point With Resignation
- Thursday, July 14, 2016
A rift within the Tennessee Republican Party, whether a tempest in a teapot or the early signs of implosion, isn’t likely to hit the big tent party hard at the polls this fall.
But make no mistake, there is some trouble in paradise.
9. Haves, Have-Nots Get Varied Tax Relief
- Thursday, May 12, 2016
Amid the rancor of bathroom and counseling bills, two major pieces of legislation slipped through the General Assembly this session with hardly a peep – elimination of the Hall tax and a partial revitalization of property tax relief for seniors and disabled veterans.
10. Vote on Loosening Emissions Testing Awaits Tenn. Lawmakers
- Thursday, October 8, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers are set to vote on loosening vehicle emissions testing requirements as soon as they return in January, undeterred by Volkswagen's recent admission that it had been gaming the tests already in place.
11. Sliding Into Home Easier Without Balks, Walks, Brushbacks
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
Real estate is a bit like baseball. It seems easy enough until a person takes a shot at explaining the intricacies of the respective fields.
Training a new agent how to use the various contracts such as the Purchase and Sale Agreement, Confirmation of Agency Status, Disclaimer, Lead Based Paint Disclosure, the various releases, disclosures are as confusing as why a foul ball is a strike unless it isn’t on the would-be third strike.
12. 1 Million New Residents: Where Will They Live?
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
At least 1 million people are expected to move to the Nashville region over the next 20 years. Already, the early arrivals have begun to dramatically change the landscape of the suburban counties surrounding the city.
13. The Ransom Note on Tennessee Public Records
- Saturday, March 7, 2015
The fastest way to shut down access to government records is to charge fees people can’t afford to pay.
Another way is to simply ignore or delay responding to citizens or media who make requests under the Tennessee Public Records Act.
14. Kelsey’s New Private School Voucher Plan Looks More Like Haslam’s
- Friday, February 27, 2015
Momentum is building this session for voucher legislation that would allow state dollars to follow students from struggling public schools to private and religious institutions.
But it is hardly etched in stone.
15. Green Hills in Full Boom Despite Traffic Woes
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
Stephen Graw first moved to Green Hills in 2004 right after college, renting a house with a bunch of buddies from school. Like his neighborhood, he’s done a lot of growing in the last decade and is now a senior advisor at Sperry Van Ness Nashville and on the Chamber West Leadership Council.
16. One and One for the Morrisseys
- Thursday, April 3, 2014
Robin and Darren Morrissey, wife and husband, finished one and one at the 2014 Clinton School Puzzle Festival. That would be first place in crosswords and first place in Sudoku.
17. Henneberger Joins First State Bank Small-Business Lending Division
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Sean Henneberger has joined First State Bank’s small-business lending division as vice president/business development officer in the Memphis market. In his new role, Henneberger will help small businesses pursue loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.
- Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, July 31, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. David Rutherford will present “Global Warming in the U.S. South,” a collaboration among the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Cost is $18 per person. Email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
- Monday, July 30, 2012
The Arc Mid-South will hold a self-advocacy workshop and panel discussion for individuals with disabilities Monday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library meeting room A, 3030 Poplar Ave. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
20. Navy SEAL Shares Missions for Success
- Monday, February 27, 2012
David Rutherford had an epiphany in the laundromat during his fourth year of college. He had turned down the wrong path in life, partying too hard and studying too little. He was going astray, so he made a drastic change.
21. With Lockout Nearing End, Basketball Back in Focus
- Friday, December 2, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – These are the kinds of negotiations NBA fans have been waiting for.
Teams began talking to agents Wednesday as the lockout inched closer to its end, and basketball moved back into focus. Dwight Howard and Chris Paul were linked to trade speculation, while free agents such as Tyson Chandler and Nene were in the news after months of attorneys getting all the ink.
22. Storm Spotters Help Forecasters Warn of Danger
- Wednesday, July 6, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Who wouldn't want to be that guy? The one whose timely warning saves lives when violent weather strikes.
National Weather Service forecaster Tom Johnstone believes that impetus drives many of the volunteers he trains to be storm spotters.
23. Cohen Readies for Primary With $1M on Hand
- Tuesday, February 2, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, has more than $1 million on hand as he gears up for a primary challenge by former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
24. Black Joins Race to Succeed Gordon in Congress
- Monday, December 21, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican state Sen. Diane Black of Gallatin announced Thursday she is joining the race to succeed Democratic U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon.
25. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 23, 2005
Urban Planning Firm Hosts Form Based Codes Workshop
SCORE Hosts Small Business Workshop
The Shelby County Commission hosts its Executive Lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the chamber conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building,...