Editorial Results (free)
1. AMC U-Turns; Texting in Theaters Now on 'Cutting Room Floor'
- Monday, April 18, 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oops. The idea lasted about as long as a Snapchat text: the head of AMC Theatres mulled openly about creating texting-friendly movie theaters to appeal to smartphone-addicted youngsters. Two days later, after a backlash on social media, the company says it's leaving the idea on "the cutting room floor."
2. R.I.P. Sears Laurelwood
- Friday, April 15, 2016
DOUG, JANICE, SUSAN, PETE, DAD. AND SEARS. Doug Ford – two-time major winner and golf Hall of Famer – is 93, and coincidently that’s what I shot at Ridgeway last week.
Janice was a high school girlfriend, and she liked her horse a lot more than me. Susan was a junior-high girlfriend, or whatever you are when you’re 12, and our relationship was worth peanuts. Pete was my best friend, and just about the coolest things we’d ever seen were vending machines that served hot food and Cokes in cups. My father believed in my mother, the United States Navy and Sears – because whatever story he was telling or advice he was giving, at least one and probably all three got in the conversation.
3. Last Word: Watching The River, The Clerk's Inner Circle and Universal Bankers
- Tuesday, December 29, 2015
The Mississippi River is on the rise here and elsewhere which means for many of us the New Year will include a look at the river and memories of 2011 when the river at Memphis was the highest it had been since the record 1937 flooding.
4. If Fear Is Goal, Terrorists Have Won in Tennessee
- Thursday, November 26, 2015
The terrorists who struck Paris three weeks ago succeeded in more than killing and wounding hundreds of people. Their attack is pitting Americans against each other in how to respond, and Tennessee politicians are no exception.
5. Annual Giving – Five Ways To Say Thank You
- Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Many nonprofits will see an increase in gifts from individuals over the next few weeks. Some will be from faithful annual donors. Others may respond for the first time to your year-end appeal. Still others will feel an emotional tug on their heart strings and impulsively give online. As you prepare to say thank you we offer five things to consider.
6. Keeping the Beat
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
Jody Stephens may best be known as a rock 'n' roll timekeeper, the guy whose drum kit kept the beat and provided the rhythmic foundation for the pioneering power pop group Big Star.
7. Christmas As It Was
- Saturday, December 06, 2014
The hustle and bustle of a 21st Century Christmas and holiday season can be overwhelming, but the Historic Ramsey House offers a view of a bygone era.
Area residents and visitors have an opportunity to travel back to a time when life was slower and an orange in the stocking and a wooden doll under the tree was reason for excitement.
8. Purrfect Combination
- Saturday, September 06, 2014
Nancy Keen Palmer is worried about Lily and Holly.
The worry doesn’t show, though. Only a bright smile lights her face as Lily, a 6-year-old miniature dachshund-Yorkie mix, and her half-sister, Holly, a 7-year-old Yorkie, take turns climbing into Palmer’s lap and lavishing her with licks.
9. Brokers Simplify, Confuse Health Exchange Shopping
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
This month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading consumers.
- Monday, October 14, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” Tuesday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 20, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
11. Now Showing: Memphis Rocks
- Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Last week we discussed the importance of crafting a legacy statement to help steer your life and priorities, while affording future generations something to cherish. This week, let us re-focus on our civic pride campaign, “Memphis Rocks,” which is now featured on thousands of T-shirts being worn around the Mid-South and in various cities around the globe.
- Saturday, February 02, 2013
Nike Inc. will host construction symposiums for locally owned small, women-owned and minority businesses Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Attendees will learn about construction opportunities at Nike’s Memphis expansion. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3500.
13. Memphis Rocks in Film Festival
- Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Last week we discussed Crosstown Arts, which is a local nonprofit working to cultivate the arts and revitalize the Sears Crosstown Building. This week let us refocus on “Memphis Rocks,” which recently was the subject of a reader-response series featuring your perspectives on what makes Memphis so unique and special. As a quick refresher, “Memphis Rocks” is a civic pride campaign that promotes our city and is designed as a give back, supporting the Memphis Police Department Fallen Officer Memorial. Now for the exciting news: Memphis Rocks will be a category at the 14th Annual Memphis International Film & Music Festival.
14. Jason Baldwin Part of U of M Law Event
- Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Jason Baldwin has been a free man for about seven months. To understand how dramatically the life of Baldwin, of the West Memphis Three, has changed since then, he’s currently planning to go to law school.
15. Harbor Town Apts. Sell For $31.5M
- Friday, December 23, 2011
Dallas-based Behringer Harvard has acquired the Arbors Harbor Town Apartments – a 345-unit multifamily community in Harbor Town on Mud Island – for $31.5 million, or $91,304 per unit.
16. Community Connector
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
For more than 30 years, Calvary Episcopal Church – the mother parish of the Episcopal Church in Memphis – each autumn has delivered a unique, free and convenient lunchtime musical experience in the heart of Downtown Memphis.
17. Holly Springs Mansion Up for Auction
- Friday, October 08, 2010
Morris Auction Group is conducting a live auction of Airliewood, one of the most unique landmarks in Mississippi, this Saturday.
The mansion is known for its Gothic architecture and follows the story of America from the days of extravagance, when it was the first bathroom in the area with running water when Gen. Ulysses S. Grant used the property as his personal headquarters.
- Wednesday, April 08, 2009
Talk Shoppe will present “Keep Swinging: An Entrepreneur’s Story of Overcoming Adversity and Achieving Small Business Success” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Jay B. Myers, president and chief executive officer of Interactive Solutions Inc., will present the seminar. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
19. Hilton Garden Inn Planned For Land Behind Cordova Retail Center
- Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Cordova, TN 38016
Sale Amount: $1 million
Sale Date: Feb. 9, 2009
Buyer: Globus Partnership
Seller: TomBo Properties Inc.
20. MidSouth Pain Clinic To Open Germantown Location
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
MidSouth Pain Treatment Center LLC recently bought for $725,000 property at 1365 W. Brierbrook Road in Germantown. A loan was filed with Sycamore Bank Hernando in conjunction with the sale for $500,000.
21. Kiesewetter Wise’s Thompson Named Among Top 100 Labor Attorneys
- Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Tanja L. Thompson has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Labor Attorneys by the Labor Relations Institute for the second consecutive year.
Thompson is a member of Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC and is the only labor attorney in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to receive this professional honor, which puts her in the top 1 percent of labor attorneys throughout the U.S.
22. Retired Memphian Channels Work Ethic Into Library Lectures
- Friday, August 18, 2006
He makes no promises of door prizes; he offers no sweet or salty snacks. And he doesn't give free sodas to guests.
Still, you can bet that on the second Thursday of every month, Curtis White manages to bring in enough people to fill every chair of the meeting room at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library.
23. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, January 10, 2003
Childrens Museum honors grandparents with
Childrens Museum honors grandparents in January
By HOLLY H. FAVA
Special to The Daily News
Got grandkids? Get them together and head on over to the Childrens Museum of Memphis in January.
24. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, December 15, 1999
Its never too early to begin teaching children about money management Its never too early to begin teaching children about money management. A Web site designed to improve childrens money management skills has been launched at www.wisepockets.com. T...
25. Archived Article: Bottom
- Friday, October 01, 1999
Construction starts on Woodland Hills Office Park Construction starts on Woodland Hills Office Park By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on the first office building in Woodland Hills Office Park, located in the Woodland Hills p...
26. 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...
27. Archived Article: Desoto Box Items Lj
- Tuesday, November 19, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Box Items: DeSoto Story Eighteen cities in Mississippi have received the state certification as retirement communities. Cities in Mississippi receiving this designation include: Southaven Oxford Booneville West Point Starkville Aberdee...
28. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, July 18, 1996
7/18 law focus State of confusion By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Its been said what happened last week has left the state of Tennessee in a state of confusion. But the controversy over judicial appointments and elections also has left the state in s...