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1. Burt Reynolds, Star of Film and TV, Dead at 82
- Friday, September 7, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field, has died at age 82.
2. Wiuff Looks to Boost Engagement As MAAR Board President
- Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Lauren Harkins Wiuff, a broker at Marx-Bensdorf Realtors, has begun her tenure as the 2018 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors board of directors. Wiuff, who will serve a one-year term as board president, is also a lifetime member of MAAR’s Multi Million Dollar Club. At Marx-Bensdorf, she leads a team that includes her sister, Stephanie Sheahan.
3. Nostalgic Space
- Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Frank Roberts has a passion for recapturing pieces of history. And while a 65-year-old Quonset hut on the outskirts of Tobey Park may not be have the elegant art deco accents of Crosstown Concourse, it certainly captures the essence of its post-war industrial beginnings the same way the former Sears building did in the 1920s.
4. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
5. Duke Takes Reins at Friends for Life
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Longtime nonprofit administrator Diane Duke recently took the helm of Friends for Life as its new executive director. In her new role, the Los Angeles native leads and oversees an organization that’s helping those affected by HIV/AIDS through the provision of education, housing, food, transportation and healthy life skills training.
6. Let’s Not Forget
- Friday, January 8, 2016
BELL. BOWLING. CROWE. GARDENHIRE. KELSEY. NICELY. ROBERTS. AND NORRIS. As the Tennessee General Assembly gets going in 2016, let’s remember how they started 2015 – with the abandonment of common sense and decency and hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans.
The story of what they did bears repeating as a cautionary tale. If we let them do it again, we all bear responsibility.
7. Minglewood Hall, 1884 Lounge Sell for $2.7 Million
- Tuesday, November 10, 2015
1553 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Sale Amount: $2.7 million
Sale Date: Oct. 9, 2015
8. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
9. Judge Denies Open Records Lawsuit Against Haslam
- Wednesday, April 1, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A tax attorney who sued for the release of records from Gov. Bill Haslam's administration related to a $350,000 analysis of business tax collections in Tennessee said Tuesday that he likely will appeal a judge's denial of his lawsuit.
10. Done Unto
- Friday, February 13, 2015
BELL. BOWLING. CROWE. GARDENHIRE. KELSEY. NICELY. ROBERTS. AND NORRIS. Since last week’s debacle in the state Legislature – the abandonment of common sense and decency and hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans by their elected representatives – the ether and printed pages here and elsewhere have been full of various explanations and finger pointing. Let’s keep it simple. Let’s simply point that finger at those who raised their hands.
11. 6 of 7 Who Killed Insure Tennessee are on State Health Plan
- Friday, February 6, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Six of the seven Republican senators who voted to kill Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans are enrolled in the state government health plan.
12. Art Introduction
- Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Art Factory in Cooper-Young is preparing to throw open its doors later this week for an open studio night that will introduce the public to the artists and artisans there hard at work on their craft – and also give a peek inside the creative process.
13. Meritan’s Branch Named Among Top Nurses
- Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cindy Branch, Meritan’s associate vice president for health services, has been selected to represent Tennessee as one of the nation’s top 50 home care and hospice nurses by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association. Branch, a registered nurse, has oversight of Meritan’s nursing programs, including home health, private duty nursing and medical residential homes. She will be recognized at NACH’s annual meeting in October.
14. Supreme Court Revives 'Raging Bull' Lawsuit
- Tuesday, May 20, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a copyright lawsuit over the 1980 Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull" can go forward, a decision that could open Hollywood studios to more claims from people seeking a share of profits from classic films, TV shows and other creative works.
15. Building Capacities
- Saturday, December 21, 2013
Major road and highway projects like the Interstate 269 loop, I-40/240 and the Mallory Road interchange near Frank Pigeon Industrial Park made substantial progress during 2013, with several phases of important transportation corridors wrapping up and new projects planned for 2014 and beyond.
16. Median CEO Pay Rises to $9.7 Million in 2012
- Thursday, May 23, 2013
CEO pay has been going in one direction for the past three years: up.
The head of a typical large public company made $9.7 million in 2012, a 6.5 percent increase from a year earlier that was aided by a rising stock market, according to an analysis by The Associated Press using data from Equilar, an executive pay research firm.
17. Senate Panel Approves Massive Farm Bill
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved a massive five-year farm bill that would cut spending while also creating new subsidies for farmers.
The legislation approved 15-5 by the panel on Tuesday includes concessions to Southern rice and peanut farmers, thanks to a new top Republican on the committee, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran. The bill eliminates $5 billion in annual subsidies called direct payments that are important to those Southern farmers but makes it easier for them to receive alternate subsidies if prices dip.
18. Electrolux Construction Reaches Milestone
- Thursday, October 4, 2012
Construction on the Electrolux North America Cooking Products Memphis plant reached a milestone this week as workers put the company logo and name on the headquarters building in the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park.
19. Midtown Utopia
- Monday, September 24, 2012
Of Memphis’ tales of humble beginnings, of which there are many, the fluctuating renaissance of the Cooper-Young neighborhood is certainly compelling throughout.
The area has cycled from its 19th century roots to 1970s crime and neglect to its present-day status as one of the largest historic districts in the Southeast, a magnet of all ages and walks of life. All thanks to individuals and organizations that wouldn’t settle for sub-par quality in their tiny town within the bustling Bluff City.
20. New Plants Point to Infrastructure Needs
- Friday, September 14, 2012
Greater Memphis Chamber leader Dexter Muller is fond of recounting how hard it was to sell the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park to site consultants for manufacturing companies.
21. Gastro Group Opens Office In Senatobia
- Friday, February 17, 2012
Utley Properties has closed on a flurry of deals in its Northwest Plaza Shopping Center in Senatobia in recent weeks.
Dr. Ulric Duncan of Delta Gastroenterology PC has leased 1,200 square feet of space at 113 Northwest Drive for two years.
22. Farm-State Lawmakers Pushing New Farm Subsidy
- Tuesday, November 8, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Corn and soybean farmers are pushing for – and Congress is moving to create – a whole new subsidy that could maintain farm incomes at a nearly four-decade high should prices fall or crops be destroyed by weather.
23. Colliers Sells Property to Union Forklift
- Friday, October 22, 2010
Colliers International recently sold an 18,750-square-foot building in the Perimeter Point Business Park, 2188 Spicer Cove.
24. Palladio Group Participates In Brooks’ Showhouse
- Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The Palladio Group will participate in The Brooks Museum League’s Decorator Showhouse XVI.
This year’s Showhouse will be held at the historic Robert M. Carrier home, known as Carrier Hall, 642 S. Willet St. in the Central Gardens District.
25. Art Infusion
- Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Frank Roberts, the owner of nine businesses in six buildings known collectively as The Palladio Group, understands the way to best use retail space.
26. Thornton Receives Glankler Pro Bono Award
- Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Laurie M. Thornton of Glankler Brown PLLC has received the second annual Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award given by James S. Gilliland and the Glankler Brown law firm.
27. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, January 19, 2005
By Andy Meek
Midtown Antiques Corridor Set to Grow
Multi-building project to add retail, gallery, studio space
The Daily News
Many of the buildings at the corner of Central Avenue and Cox Street are vacant and decaying. But ...
28. Archived Article: C-y (lead)
- Wednesday, September 15, 2004
By Andy Meek
Cooper-Young Undergoes Growth Spurt
New shopping, dining options emerge in Midtown area
The Daily News
Though this weekends Cooper-Young Festival is expected to bring more than 300 artists, craftsmen and other v...
29. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, February 16, 2004
The Society of Entrepreneurs hosts Five Family Companies, Five Different Strategies for the Continuation of the Business fro
The Society of Entrepreneurs hosts Five Family Companies, Five Different Strategies for the Continuation of the Business ...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 14, 1999
Gene Auerbach Named AutoZone's Gene Auerbach has joined AutoZone Inc. as senior vice president, store development. Auerbach previously was director of Asian operations for The Dairy Farm Co. and senior vice president, international, at PriceCostco. ...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 8, 1995
11/8 Memos Holland Burns has been promoted to catering and conference manager for The Peabody Hotel. Burns previously served as the hotels executive conference center manager. She attended Christian Brothers University. Dawn Dugan has been named pub...