Editorial Results (free)
1. Looks Like Another 8-4 Season for Tennessee
- Friday, August 25, 2017
Oops. I goofed last year. So did lots of other people who thought Tennessee’s football team would win the SEC East Division and go to the league championship game for the first time since 2007.
2. Developers Lay Out Latest Plans for Proposed Midtown Gated Community
- Monday, July 24, 2017
In a quiet room inside of his Midtown architecture firm, Lee Askew of ANF Architects presented the latest incarnation of his plans to turn the former Red Cross building at the corner of Central Avenue and Mansfield Street into a 12-unit luxury gated community.
3. 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.
4. Nike’s Global Expansion Connected to Memphis
- Thursday, December 24, 2015
Name the earnings conference call this company CEO quote is from: “The success you see today and the opportunities ahead are driven by the strength of our portfolio.”
You could be forgiven for guessing it came from a FedEx Corp. call since Fred Smith, founder and CEO of the Memphis-based corporation, frequently speaks of the FedEx “portfolio.” He also frequently lectures analysts about the perils of judging FedEx by the performance of one part of the portfolio or looking at the portfolio a piece at a time.
5. Real Estate Pros Upbeat
- Saturday, February 28, 2015
After finally latching on to the broader national economic recovery in 2013, the Memphis-area commercial real estate market shook of the last vestiges of the Great Recession and roared back to life in 2014 with the office, retail, industrial and apartment sectors all producing solid gains.
6. 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.
7. Authors, Readers Converge for Book Festival
- Friday, September 12, 2014
Earlier this year, interest in the first Mid-South Book Festival, scheduled to take place later this month, began to reach what seemed like a fever pitch, according to Literacy Mid-South executive director Kevin Dean.
8. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
9. Corporate Avenue Building Sells for $1.2 Million
- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
1721 Corporate Ave. Memphis, TN 38132
Sale Amount: $1.2 million
Sale Date: Oct. 26, 2012
- Thursday, September 6, 2012
Rock for Love 6, the sixth annual Church Health Center benefit concert festival, will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 9. Visit churchhealthcenter.org/rockforlove for a list of venues and performers.
- Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Jason Sullivan of LaunchMemphis will present “Is Your Business Hitting Your Target Market.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
- Monday, September 3, 2012
The Chick-fil-A 5K benefiting Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South will be held Monday, Sept. 3, at 9 a.m. starting at AutoZone Park, 200 Union Ave. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. For costs and to register in advance, visit chickfila5k.com.
- Thursday, August 30, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Steve Ehrhart, AutoZone Liberty Bowl executive director, will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber will present “The Mastermind Principle: Based on the Book ‘Think and Grow Rich’” Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
- Thursday, August 23, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 23, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Glen Vanderford, regional Rotary Foundation director, will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at email@example.com.
- Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Cynthia Thompson of HR Professionals of Greater Memphis will speak. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
- Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Better Business Bureau will continue its 2012 breakfast series with “How to Remember Almost Anything – Even if You’re 100” Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at BBB, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Cost is free for BBB-accredited businesses and $15 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Cheryl Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-8603.
- Monday, August 20, 2012
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host Conversations With: Wattstax 40th anniversary panel discussion Monday, Aug. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit staxmuseum.com.
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at email@example.com.
20. EDGE Agency’s Dillihunt Loves Selling Memphis
- Friday, June 8, 2012
One good way of determining a person’s love for the city in which they live is to ask them to sell that city to other people.
Keith Dillihunt has done that before as an executive recruiter. He also does it for his new job with the Economic Development Growth Engine, a still relatively new player on the scene in Memphis that’s trying to shake out some of the bureaucratic tangles from the area’s business recruitment and retention efforts.
21. Privatization Thoughts Highlight Changes
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Here’s a roundup of what some of the city’s banks and bankers, investment professionals, mortgage brokers, asset management firms and other financial services shops have been up to in recent weeks.
22. Restaurateurs Remain Upbeat About 2012
- Monday, January 16, 2012
The good news is that in November, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index rose to its highest level in five months. The bad news – well, can there be any bad news if these indices hold true for 2012? Naturally the National Restaurant Association is bullish about the figures they have complied, but let’s do a little analysis.
23. Patrick Travels Long Road Before Opening Rizzos
- Monday, January 9, 2012
Michael Patrick came to Memphis in 1997. Things are finally starting to look up.
“Well, maybe that’s an exaggeration,” the chef said, sitting at the front sun-drenched table in his three-month-old Rizzos Diner. “At certain times, my time in Memphis has been disappointing. Sometimes it was going great, and then I had the carpet pulled out from under me. I got the rep of a person who had too many jobs.”
24. More About Mondegreens
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
The columns on mondegreens and mis-sung lyrics generated reader mail. Randy Hyde writes, “I was in college before I realized I didn’t put my clothes in a chester drawers.”
- Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Jackson Lewis LP will present a continuing legal education program titled “Best Practices and legal Tips in Conducting Workplace Investigations” Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Breakfast and registration begin at 8 a.m. To register, contact Jill Edwards at 462-2605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
26. Who’s Who of Soul to Perform for MED Foundation
- Thursday, March 31, 2011
More than a dozen legendary soul artists plan to bring down the house – in this case The Peabody hotel – during a one-night-only, blowout concert benefiting The MED Foundation, the fundraising arm of The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
27. Bank On Memphis Aims to Aid Unbanked, Underbanked
- Friday, March 25, 2011
The everyday financial transactions of 45,000 Memphis households are done in cash, car title loans, money orders, third-party check cashing and payday loans.
And those “unbanked” transactions mean lost savings opportunities estimated by Federal Reserve Bank officials at $45 million locally.
28. Spirit Fest Attracts Wide Array of Vendors, Speakers
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Energy healers, tarot readers and crystal dealers from as far away as Illinois and Florida are preparing to set up shop this weekend at Spirit Fest 2010, which organizers and vendors expect to be the Mid-South’s most eclectic and expansive mind-body-spirit event.
29. Rescuers Pray for No More Victims in Tenn. Floods
- Wednesday, May 5, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) — The dark waters of the Cumberland River slowly started to ebb Tuesday as residents who frantically fled the deadly flash floods returned home to find mud-caked floors and soggy furniture. Rescuers prayed they would not find more bodies as the floodwaters receded.
30. First Horizon Shuffles Ranks To Guide Growth
- Monday, September 14, 2009
Several top executives of First Tennessee Bank have been moving into new offices over the past few weeks as the 145-year-old company has shuffled its upper ranks and named new heads of important business lines.
31. Shanker Named Partner At Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
- Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Jill Uiberall Shanker has become a partner at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP. Shanker is a member of Wyatt’s Corporate and Securities Team.
32. Partners Proceed With Millington Development
- Tuesday, January 6, 2009
At a time when many real estate developers are putting the brakes on projects, the partners behind Thornhill Estates in Millington are keeping their feet on the proverbial gas pedal.
Martin Edwards and Bob Turner, the pair who comprise Thornhill Partners, bought the 95-acre development for $1.8 million from Jada Enterprises LLC in September 2007, just as the housing slump was hitting full stride.
33. Bush Mortgage Plan Will Freeze Certain Subprime Interest Rates for 5 Years
- Thursday, December 6, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - One wag has called it the "teaser freezer." But whatever the name, it is going to mean relief for thousands of homeowners facing a painful jump in their mortgage rates in coming months.
34. Memphis Contributors Put Dollars Behind Thompson
- Friday, October 19, 2007
Memphians cracked open their checkbooks and whipped out their wallets, shelling out more than $320,000 on presidential candidates in the third quarter, according to reports filed this week with the Federal Election Commission.
35. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Names Byrd Executive Director
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
36. Perrin to Oversee Orpheum's Fundraising Efforts, Special Events
- Wednesday, August 22, 2007
The Orpheum Theatre announced Jim Perrin has been named vice president of development. Perrin previously served as the president of Junior Achievement of Memphis & the Mid-South Inc. In his new position, he will oversee the Orpheum's fundraising efforts, special events and other projects.
37. Tinker Works To Out-Fundraise Cohen For His Congressional Seat
- Friday, August 17, 2007
In last Friday's edition of The Washington Post, columnist Mary Ann Akers introduced her readers to Memphis congressman Steve Cohen, summing up her interviewee as a "fun-loving hipster in an aging man's body."
38. Here's to Being 'A Maverick Pain in the (Expletive)'
- Friday, July 20, 2007
When I was in college, I worked in a grocery store on the weekends in a rural West Tennessee town when I wasn't commuting to school or studying like a mad demon.
My mother and I lived with my grandmother at the time, so the roughly $60 to $80 I earned each week at E.W. James & Sons went toward our groceries and other living expenses. It was not an easy life.
39. Top Cops NamedTo COMEC Advisory Board
- Monday, February 5, 2007
The two top cops in Memphis and Shelby County have signed on to work with a nonprofit group whose work involves promoting the safety and wellness of children in the area.
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- Wednesday, August 23, 2006
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce Industrial Roundtable Group meets today at noon at the Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. State Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, is the keynote speaker. Discussion topic is "Outlook for Business in Tennessee in 2007." Call 853-1949 for more information.
41. National, Local Small Businesses Hit Hard on Health Coverage Front
- Wednesday, May 24, 2006
As managing partner of Mid-South Marking Systems, Rick Summers makes critical business decisions every day. But one such decision had nothing to do with the bar code/RFID systems integrations his company has performed since 1981.
42. Joseph Kyles to Discuss the Merits of Black History Month
- Monday, January 30, 2006
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council presents a Commercial Property Tax and Reappraisal Forum from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center of the MAAR offices, 6393 Poplar Ave. This is the first in the 2006 MAAR Commercial Council broker forum series. Cost is free for members and $15 for non-members. Call 818-2428 for more information.
43. Barnes Elected Chairman of FedEx/St. Jude Classic
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reggie Barnes was elected general chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and president of Youth Programs Inc., the governing body of the PGA Tour event. Barnes previously served as treasurer of Youth Programs. He also is the former chairman of the Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority and the team selection committee for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Barnes is managing director of Morgan Keegan & Co. and also works with Athletic Resource Management.
44. Realtors Adapt as Online Technology Changes
- Tuesday, August 30, 2005
An estimated 34.6 billion e-mail messages are sent on a daily basis, and an estimated 74 percent of the total U.S. population is online. Those statistics, published in The Industry Standard magazine, are making a big impact on the real estate industry, which has seen rapid change in recent years as technology advances and use of tech tools increases among prospective buyers.
45. Archived Article: Events
- Thursday, September 16, 2004
The Insurors of Memphis meet at 11:45 a
The Insurors of Memphis, an association of independent insurance agents, meets at 11:45 a.m. today at the Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Tennessee Sen. Mark Norris will discuss recent legislativ...
46. Archived Article: Commercial (lead)
- Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Commercial Sales Rise, Prices Skyrocket
Most market sectors show improvement from 2003
The Daily News
Anyone seeking signs of economic recovery could look no further than the commercial real estate market i...
47. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, July 12, 2004
Project Management Institute Offers Exam Preparation Course
Memphis Bar Association Offers Ethics Update
The Project Management Institute hosts a project management exam prep course from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through July 15 at Hampto...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
49. Archived Article: Market Focus
- Monday, April 21, 2003
Citys hotel industry rearranges, renews to keep in step
Citys hotel industry rearranges, renews to keep in step
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Not unlike a womans proclivity to rearrange furniture inside her home, the hotel industry also ...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 13, 2002
John Koonce, Michael A
John Koonce, Michael A. Wells and Tarie Smith, all Memphis residents, were chosen to win Canadian National Railway Co.s President's Awards for Excellence for 2002. Koonce is general chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive...
51. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 22, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: April 22-April 28 April 22 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Ms. Booths Garden: Photographs by Jack Kotz, a collection of photographs by Santa Fe-based photographe...
52. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 15, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: April 15-April 21 April 15 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Ms. Booths Garden: Photographs by Jack Kotz, a collection of photographs by Santa Fe-based photographe...
53. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Mark Ruleman Advisers say investing in tech stocks OK with caution By SUE PEASE The Daily News While the economy is supposedly in an upswing, many investors are still a bit skittish, especially when it comes to the technology sector. Mention a stock...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 18, 2001
Mark Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc Mark Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., recently was installed as president-elect of the Consulting Engineers of Tennessee for 2001-2002. He is t...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 2, 2001
Bob Carroll was appointed vice president of business development for BusinessResources Bob Carroll was appointed vice president of business development for BusinessResources.Coms Memphis B2B Community membership campaign. A member of BusinessResourc...
56. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, January 14, 2000
Museum, Rhodes mark Museum, Rhodes mark King holiday with events A myriad of events are on tap to mark the observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Although Monday is the official holiday, with banks, and city, county and state offices c...
57. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, December 3, 1999
Tougher license laws designed to curb highway deaths Tougher license laws designed to curb highway deaths Bereaved parents among those pleading for change It's a momentous occasion in many American homes: The day a child turns 16, and parents hand o...
58. 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 ...