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1. Civil Asset Forfeiture: 'It's a State License to Steal'
- Saturday, December 05, 2015
The drugs in Kathy Stiltner’s car were over-the-counter antacids. The $12,000 in cash was from an inheritance. Still, police took the money – quite legally – and are still fighting to keep it, even after the drug charge was dropped.
2. Memphis & The Law
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
Before there was Law Week, there was Law Day.
The observance by the Memphis Bar Association as well as bar associations and attorneys across the country was created in the mid-1950s as a way of promoting the legal community and its impact.
3. Dr. Neil Bomar Joins Support Solutions
- Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Dr. Neil Bomar has joined Support Solutions as its first staff psychiatrist, a role in which he will help individuals with intellectual disabilities and those with a history of long-term mental illness who are currently supported by the organization. Bomar’s addition makes Support Solutions one of the only industry providers in the Mid-South to provide this level of support.
4. Festive Drinks and Fun Venues
- Saturday, December 06, 2014
A number of new places opened in Nashville this year, bringing a bevy of new bourbons, crafted brews and incredible places to sit, relax and sip. If you are looking for more than a meal and want that genuine, trendy Nashville experience, here are a few hot spots.
5. This week in Memphis history: November 28-December 4
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
2006: Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton and former heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier boxed at the Peabody Hotel in an exhibition for the Shelby County Drug Court.
6. Outdoors Inc. Cyclocross Championship Returns
- Thursday, November 06, 2014
Memphis might not qualify as a cyclocross racing hotbed. That description better fits Seattle, San Francisco, Denver and Boston.
But Memphis has something they don’t: the longest continuous running cyclocross event.
7. Changing Landscape
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A “high-end” grocery store chain not currently serving the Memphis market has leased the shuttered former Kroger store at 9050 U.S. 64 in Lakeland and should open in the spring, according to a Lakeland official.
8. UT President Says School Can't Ban Sex Week Event
- Thursday, March 13, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro is urging lawmakers not to pursue legislation that would penalize the school over its student-run Sex Week.
In a letter this week to Senate Education Chairwoman Dolores Gresham and Senate Government Operations Chairman Mike Bell, DiPietro argued that First Amendment protections prevent the school from ending the event that has raised the hackles of GOP leaders in the Legislature.
9. Senate Leaders Threaten UT Funding Over Sex Week
- Thursday, March 06, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican leaders in the state Senate are warning that new funding for the University of Tennessee could be threatened over the use of student fees for a weeklong program about sex.
10. Grocery Growth
- Tuesday, January 07, 2014
By the end of this year, Kroger will have spent between $150 million and $200 million on upgrades, fixes and renovations at its Memphis-area stores.
That investment is one example among many in the Memphis area of how the stiff competition among grocers and similar retailers is playing out as they make grabs for bigger slices of the customer pie.
- Saturday, September 07, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
12. Grocery Gadgetry
- Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Kroger’s Memphis-area shoppers might not have noticed, but the supermarket chain is paying more attention to them these days.
The high-tech proof doesn’t necessarily call attention to itself, but that’s not to say it’s not hidden, either. Television screens mounted near the front of its Memphis stores are a product of Kroger making a big investment a few years ago in new infrared camera technology.
13. Kroger Plans $100 Million Overhaul of Stores
- Thursday, April 25, 2013
The footprint of the city’s dominant grocery store will undergo a facelift worth tens of millions of dollars over the next five years.
Kroger’s Memphis-based Delta Division, which operates 115 Kroger grocery stores and 70 fuel centers in five states, is pumping $100 million into its portfolio.
14. Spirited Debate
- Monday, February 04, 2013
The accessibility of wine for Tennessee residents could soon increase tenfold.
State Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, and state Rep. Jon Lundberg, R-Bristol, introduced on Thursday, Jan. 31, their bills – SB0837 and HB0610, respectively – to end the exclusive right of liquor stores to sell wine in Tennessee.
15. Tigers Must Stay on Right Path to Reach Potential
- Friday, January 04, 2013
Depending on your perspective, it was lavish praise that spoke to the Tigers’ potential still there for the realizing and great NCAA Tournament victories still there for the taking.
Or, depending on your perspective, it was an unintentional indictment of a college basketball team that so far has majored in underachievement and of a basketball equation where the sum is always less than its individual parts.
16. Midtown Momentum
- Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Midtown real estate market has long been an anomaly compared to its Bluff City counterparts, with fundamentals as diverse as its demographics.
“The types of real estate that you’ll find in Midtown can be some of the most expensive or some of the most modest when it comes to prices and facility,” said Gary Myers of Gary Myers Co. “Retail in particular.”
17. Gen X Inks State’s First Location on Austin Peay
- Friday, November 16, 2012
A trendy Vernon, Calif.-based retailer has inked its first Tennessee location in Austin Peay Plaza.
Gen X Clothing Inc. signed a 35,000-square-foot lease at 3252 Austin Peay Highway. The space was formerly occupied by Big Lots.
18. Kroger Midtown Expansion Gets Mixed Reaction
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
While the expansion of Kroger’s Midtown store is still in the early stages, the effects are apparent in the surrounding community.
Kroger Delta Division earlier this month bought the Belvedere Apartments for $2.6 million. It then purchased the Kroger store on Union Avenue that it was leasing from Art Seessels’ family, as well as two adjacent parcels for a combined $4.6 million, bringing Kroger’s ownership of property in the area from South Idlewild Street to LeMaster Street along Union.
19. MAAR Elects Board Members
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors elected six individuals to the 2013-2014 board of directors at its annual meeting and election Sept. 6.
They are: 2013 director/2014 vice president Patty Rainey of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors; 2013-2014 directors Cassandra Bell-Warren of 4 Success Realty LLC, Allen Green of John Green & Co. Realtors, Joe Steffner of Grubb & Ellis/Memphis, and Hank Hogue of Crye-Leike; and 2013-2014 associate director Jason Gaia of Prudential Collins-Maury Inc.
20. MED Foundation Announces Gala Lineup
- Wednesday, February 01, 2012
The MED Foundation has announced the lineup for its upcoming gala, “Med Night, A Soul Celebration – Soul Food, Soulful Sounds and The Soul Train Scramble Board.”
Thelma Houston, The Temptations, The Four Tops and The 5th Dimension are slated to perform at the event, which will take place March 31 at The Peabody hotel.
21. Fight Fair and We All Win
- Friday, January 27, 2012
OKAY, PEOPLE, BREAK IT UP. Are you ready to rumble?
If Terry Roland and the whole Shelby County Commission really do get into it, is it even possible they could get hit hard enough to knock some sense into the whole body?
22. Grocery Shakeup
- Friday, September 16, 2011
Despite facing stiff competition in Memphis from discount chains and department stores that have wedged rows and rows of cheap grocery offerings into their inventories, The Kroger Co. is feeling good about its position here.
23. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding
- Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Coverage of the rising waters in the Memphis area
Police Manually Checking Memphis River Gauge
The gauge that is the official measurement of the Mississippi River at Memphis has been on the blink since last week as the river has approached historic levels.
24. Take Heart
- Thursday, February 10, 2011
Memphis artist Mary Long Postal is frequently asked to donate her work to raise funds for worthy causes.
But as a survivor of child abuse, she finds it especially important to support Saturday’s Works of Heart Valentine Auction at Memphis College of Art, benefiting the Memphis Child Advocacy Center.
25. EMHC Moving to Appling Farms, Doubling in Size
- Friday, December 17, 2010
Emergency Mobile Health Care is more than doubling the size of its Memphis corporate headquarters.
EMHC has signed a 14,200-square-foot lease at 6972 Appling Farms Parkway. EMHC currently occupies 6,900 square feet at 5071 Wilfong Road, and also has an office in Jackson, Tenn.
26. Kroger to Build Store In Poplar Plaza
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
3444 Plaza Ave.
Memphis, TN 38111
Permit Amount: $10 Million
Project Cost: n/a
Permit Date: Applied September 2010
Owner: Kroger, Delta Division
27. Unsung Heroes
- Monday, April 19, 2010
It’s often said that Memphis takes its musical talent for granted.
That certainly wasn’t true Thursday night at Studio on the Square, where an overflow crowd celebrated the Bar-Kays, the Stax back-up band and funkmasters who’ve survived tragedy and setbacks during their 40-year career.
28. Tenn. Rep. Donna Rowland Not Seeking Re-Election
- Friday, April 02, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The list of Tennessee House members not seeking re-election grew longer on Thursday with Republican Rep. Donna Rowland's announcement she plans to retire after a decade of service.
29. Chen Comes ‘Full Circle’ As Symphony’s New Conductor
- Friday, March 05, 2010
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra officially handed the baton to its fourth music director Feb. 22 in a brief welcome assembly of musicians, arts patrons and local government leaders at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
30. Visible School Names Ellis To Modern Music Ministry Faculty
- Wednesday, January 06, 2010
Bill Ellis has been hired to the Visible School faculty in the Modern Music Ministry program.
Ellis will teach guitar, the history of pop music and hands-on courses in world music and ethnomusicology.
31. Treadway Joins Thomas & Betts as Senior VP for Electrical Business
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Charles L. Treadway has joined Thomas & Betts Corporation in the newly created position of senior vice president, group president – electrical. Treadway will provide strategic and operational leadership to the company’s electrical products businesses on a global basis. The electrical segment of Thomas & Betts has approximately 60 manufacturing and distribution facilities in 11 countries and employs approximately 8,000 associates worldwide. The electrical segment reported $2.1 billion in revenues in 2008. Treadway previously served as president and chief executive officer for the Custom Sensors and Technology unit of Schneider Electric.
32. Rosa Becomes GM at Holiday Inn-Wolfchase
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Chris Rosa has been named general manger of the Holiday Inn and Suites Memphis-Wolfchase. Rosa will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the property. He previously served as vice president of operations for Equity Estates, general manger at the Sheraton Meadowlands and area manger of the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta. Rosa also has been named General Manager of the Year by Patriot American Hotels and Hotelier of the Year by the Connecticut Hospitality Association.
33. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
34. Hickory Hill Residents Complain of Slow Storm Response
- Tuesday, February 12, 2008
There was no looting last week in Hickory Hill, the section of Southeast Memphis hit harder than any other place in the city by a swarm of tornadoes that devastated a five-state region. So said Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin at a weekend meeting with about 60 area residents. "There was none," he stressed.
35. Crichton Hosts Golf Classic To Benefit Athletics Department
- Monday, August 21, 2006
The first Crichton College Golf Classic benefiting the Crichton Comets athletics department is at 1 p.m. at the Tournament Players Club at Southwind, 3225 Club at Southwind. Registration, along with a light lunch and putting clinic, begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $150 and sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit www.crichton.edu or call 320-9700.
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 09, 2005
Rotary Club Presents Public Servant Awards
Rotary Club Names Public Servant Award Winners
The Rotary Club of Memphis East selected Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons and chief administrative officer of the Shelby County Registers Off...
37. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The Daily News has hired Don Fancher as the Advertising Sales Director
Baptist-DeSoto Names New Administrator
Randy King was named administrator and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. He was previously vice president ...
38. Archived Article: Council (lead)
- Thursday, June 05, 2003
Council votes down Whitehaven apartments
Council votes down Whitehaven apartments
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
The Memphis City Council voted 11-2 Tuesday against a multifamily residential planned development in Whitehaven, concurring w...
39. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, March 28, 2003
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
It was her new, or different, way of tackling problems as a social worker that led Pearson Uhlhorn Crutcher into a circle of individuals who make their livings by thinking creat...
40. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Tuesday, January 14, 2003
Food Bank Creates New Coordinator Position
Food Bank Appoints Nutrition Education Coordinator Hattie Clark was appointed to The Food Banks newly created position of nutrition education/Kids Cafe coordinator. Clark oversees education and safe food...
41. Archived Article: Soda (lead)
- Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Fountain, pharmacy blend in recipe for success Fountain, pharmacy blends in recipe for success
BY ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
When pharmacist Charles Smith was teaching at UT Memphis, colleagues said, Youre not supposed to have a soda founta...
42. Archived Article: H&r (lead)
- Friday, December 27, 2002
More tax stores open to meet customer demand
More tax stores open to meet customer demand
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
The gleeful holiday shopping season soon will be replaced with the brooding tax season.
In the Memphis area, one b...
43. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, June 28, 1996
The Memphis/Shelby County Industrial Development Board has approved a 13-year payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) program for an expansion of Cargills corn wet milling plant on Presidents Island. The expansion will involve a capital investment of close...
44. Archived Article: Gov Focus
- Friday, December 29, 1995
12/29 gov. focus Local leaders join national movement opposing budget-cutting policies, push for resolution to budget crisis. By DIANA BELL The Daily News A group of local legislators and civic leaders participated in a nationwide movement Thursday,...