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1. As Rookie NBA Head Coach, Grizzlies’ David Fizdale Earns Acclaim
- Friday, February 24, 2017
He has been forthright – with his players and when speaking with the media. First-year Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale doesn’t go in for verbal gymnastics or political double-talk.
Nor does he worry about appearances. He cancelled shoot-arounds on game days multiple times right before the All-Star break because he believed his veteran guys could use the rest. A more paranoid coach, a less assured man, might have worried about the fallout if the results were not good.
2. You Gotta Have Heart: UT’s 2017 Recruiting Class
- Friday, February 10, 2017
Butch Jones did it again. The Tennessee football coach gave opponents press conference fodder with another one-liner while putting his spin on the Vols’ 2017 signing class.
It happened a day after the Feb. 1 National Signing Day when UT’s class was rated No. 17 nationally in the 247Sports composite rankings.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 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. With New Hire, Broad Avenue Arts Alliance Hits Milestone
- Monday, October 24, 2016
Broad Avenue has in recent years gone from a stretch of empty storefronts broken up by isolated businesses to a vibrant commercial district complete with abundant foot traffic and visitors making frequent trips to coffee shops, restaurants and galleries.
5. Vols Get Midterm B Despite Back-to-Back Losses
- Friday, October 21, 2016
Tennessee’s football team is spending this week’s open date trying to get healthy after a rugged four-game stretch of SEC football in which they defeated Florida and Georgia and lost to Texas A&M and Alabama.
6. Photographer Steber Captures Fading Legends on Blues Highway
- Saturday, September 10, 2016
Bill Steber stood at the crossroads in the Mississippi Delta and made a deal with the devil that would allow him to not only master his photographic skills but become one of the most respected documentarians of Mississippi Delta blues. And kind of make a living (or at least fashion his life) while he’s at it.
7. Tigers to Start and End AAC Play With SMU
- Monday, September 12, 2016
The University of Memphis will open its 2016-17 American Athletic Conference schedule on Tuesday, Dec. 27, when SMU comes to FedExForum and will finish the season on Saturday, March 4, at SMU.
The 18-game conference slate includes nine games against opponents that had RPIs of 100 or better last season. Memphis, which went 19-15, returns American Conference Rookie of the Year Dedric Lawson, who averaged 15.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Lawson’s 55 blocks ranked third in the league.
8. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 05, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
9. ‘Why Don’t We Start Our Own?’
- Saturday, July 23, 2016
The diner-style restaurant planned for 2657 Broad Ave. is a bit unique as far as commercial real estate projects go.
Yes, it’s of a piece with the rest of the groundswell of redevelopment and commercial activity that’s transformed Broad into a people-packed arts, retail and restaurant scene. One of those hotspots along the street is the combination coffee shop and retailer City & State, the owners of which have signed a lease at 2657 Broad for their next venture.
10. Last Word: Democrats Settle, Scotty Moore and the Top Cop Search
- Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Mary Mancini ordered the Shelby County Democratic Party to settle its differences with former local party chairman Bryan Carson Tuesday and accept his offer to repay the party $6,000 at $100 a month..
11. Thomas Rejoins Bass, Berry & Sims
- Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Attorney Oscar L. Thomas has rejoined Bass, Berry & Sims’ Memphis office as counsel after serving as vice president of business affairs for MRI Interventions Inc., a medical device manufacturer based in Irvine, Calif.
12. Collison Joins Kemmons Wilson Insurance
- Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Eric Collison has joined Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group as insurance sales manager. In his new role, Collison’s duties will include development and mentoring of the current and new sales force, marketing campaigns and initiatives, developing and fostering carrier relationships, and identifying new profitable areas for growth within the agency.
13. Pera Elected Vice President of Tennessee Bar
- Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Lucian T. Pera, partner in the Memphis office of Adams and Reese LLP, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Bar Association and will automatically become president of the organization in 2017-2018. Pera, who joined Adams and Reese in 2006, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, media law, and legal ethics and professional responsibility.
14. Low Inflation Likely to Keep Fed 'Patient' About a Rate Hike
- Tuesday, January 27, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are going, its patience may endure for a long while.
15. Framing a Business
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Tom Clifton loves what he does for a living so much that he’ll sometimes happily bound into the office on Sundays to take care of a project.
16. Lewis Biography Details Turbulent Personal Life
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
If you tuned into The Late Show with David Letterman Monday, Oct. 28, you saw Jerry Lee Lewis in a very unusual setting – not at the center of attention.
17. Roast of the Town
- Thursday, August 14, 2014
If you catch Jimmy Lewis these days and get him talking about coffee roasting, chances are he might never stop.
18. Home Market Still Facing Obstacles
- Friday, August 01, 2014
After suffering through a brutal slump in the wake of the worst economic downturn in decades, the local real estate industry has slowly merged onto the road to recovery, though a few speed bumps that could slow progress remain.
19. Master Your Market Seminar to Examine Housing Trends
- Monday, July 28, 2014
Real estate industry professionals will have the opportunity this week to learn more about major trends in the local real estate market, including residential and commercial sales, new housing, foreclosures and lending practices.
20. ‘Pop’ at Top of His Game One More Time
- Friday, June 20, 2014
Numbers rarely lie, and in Gregg Popovich’s case they finally piled up in a way too compelling to ignore.
Five NBA titles spread over 15 years is a dynasty, even – maybe especially – in this era of short attention spans. It’s long past time Popovich got the credit he deserves.
21. Dancing on Broad
- Tuesday, May 13, 2014
A person doesn’t have to look far to get a feel for the distinctiveness and the uniquely artistic hue that colors Memphis’ Broad Avenue neighborhood.
To cite one example: The neighborhood for eight weeks this summer is hosting a dance party.
22. Lakecrest II Sells for $4.6 Million
- Friday, March 07, 2014
The Lakecrest II office building in East Memphis has changed hands again.
Southland Primacy LLC acquired the 129,104-square-foot office building at 6055 Primacy Parkway from Jefferson-Pilot Investments Inc. Feb. 28 for $4.6 million.
23. Beale Street Music Festival Lineup Announced
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
The bill for the three-day Memphis in May Beale Street Music this year features a new night of late night dance music from a stage in Tom Lee Park and a 69-act lineup in which Memphis artists are nearly a third of the diverse set of performers.
24. Meghan McMahon Joins Glankler Brown as Associate
- Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Meghan K. McMahon has joined Glankler Brown PLLC as an associate, concentrating her practice in business and commercial litigation and intellectual property. McMahon previously worked in academic and membership affairs for the NCAA, and has experience with issues relating to NCAA compliance, sports and entertainment contracts, intellectual property.
25. Tiny Bag to Big Box
- Friday, December 06, 2013
ONE SCREW. ONE CENT. ONCE UPON A TIME.
Saturday at 491 South Highland.
That meant, if you couldn’t get out the door and out of earshot fast enough, you’d be working for Dad. “I need a #2 this or that,” he’d say – staring at the repurposed wooden Philadelphia Cream Cheese box in his hand that no longer held cream cheese and, evidently, not a single #2 this or that either – “Run down to the hardware store.”
26. Brothers to Open Brewery on Broad
- Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A new craft brewery is coming to one of Memphis’ up-and-coming areas – the Broad Avenue Historic District.
Wiseacre Brewing Co., a concept from brothers Kellan Bartosch and Davin Bartosch, has leased 13,000 square feet at 2783 Broad Ave. and is planning to open by late 2013. They chose the old warehouse for its “big open space” and the Binghampton neighborhood for its community appeal.
- Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board of commissioners will meet Thursday, Nov. 1, at 1:30 p.m. at the MLGW administration building, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com for an agenda.
- Monday, October 29, 2012
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Oct. 31, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Orpheum president and CEO Pat Halloran will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
29. MAAR Members Honored at State Association Convention
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Several members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors received recognition at the recent Tennessee Association of Realtors 93rd annual convention in Kingsport, Tenn.
Current MAAR vice president Steve Brown received TAR’s 2012 Presidential Award, which is given in honor of outstanding service to the leadership of the real estate industry.
30. Grassroots Effort
- Thursday, October 04, 2012
Approaching the second anniversary of “New Face for an Old Broad” and the Historic Broad Avenue Business Association’s painting of its own bike lanes, the Binghampton district has seen activity increase exponentially on several fronts.
31. Brown Joins REACH As Vice President
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Stephen Brown has joined REACH Human Capital as vice president of business development. In his new role, Brown will assist companies in selecting and training employees.
32. Littler Mendelson Opens Memphis Law Office
- Friday, January 20, 2012
Littler Mendelson P.C., the largest labor and employment law firm in the nation representing management, has opened an office in Memphis.
The firm has joined with Memphis labor firm Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC to form one of the largest labor and employment specialty practices in the region. The Memphis office is Littler’s 56th office and its second in Tennessee.
33. Keeping Pace
- Monday, August 15, 2011
The Tennessee chapter of the American Institute of Architects selected Memphis for its recent annual convention, not only because of the city’s history and entertainment but for its charming design.
34. Crye-Leike To Close Midtown Branch
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. will close its Midtown office by mid-July in efforts to cope with depressed market conditions and improve operating efficiencies, the firm announced Monday, June 20.
35. Crye-Leike to Close Midtown Branch
- Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. has announced it will close its Midtown office by mid-July in efforts to cope with depressed market conditions and improve operating efficiencies.
36. Broad Possibilities
- Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Back when Broad Avenue was the terminus of the Interstate-40/Sam Cooper Boulevard corridor, car traffic was a big problem.
37. Memphis Zoo Offers Polar Bear Expedition
- Thursday, February 10, 2011
The Memphis Zoo is teaming up with Classic Escapes to offer a trip to Manitoba, Canada, Nov. 6 to 13 to observe polar bears and other arctic animals in their natural habitat.
Gail Karr, assistant curator of mammals at the Memphis Zoo, will be the group’s escort and Memphis Zoo representative.
38. Broad Ambitions
- Thursday, November 18, 2010
Its title may sound like a Woody Allen movie, but an innovative, two-day street festival in a resurging Midtown neighborhood may draw in new businesses via bike traffic.
“A New Face for an Old Broad,” to be held from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, will temporarily exhibit Broad Avenue as a connector between the terminus of the Shelby Farms Greenline and Overton Park.
39. T. Clifton Art to Ring in Spring With Exhibit
- Monday, April 05, 2010
As Memphians celebrate the return of spring, a local art gallery salutes the season with collaborative art pieces themed by the natural world.
“Dimensions of Spring,” which will open April 16 at 6 p.m. at T. Clifton Art at 2571 Broad Ave., will feature works by area artists Tim Andrews, Donna Blackard, Betsy Brackin, Bryan Blankenship, Jen Winfrey and Tom Clifton.
40. Gourmet Sea Bass More Delight Than Moneymaker
- Monday, February 22, 2010
One in an occassional series on the signature dishes of local chefs.
Ben Smith flops a side of sea bass onto a cutting board on a stainless steel table.
41. Former Banker Finds Professional Passion In Arts
- Friday, January 22, 2010
Pat Brown came down from a high-rise bank with the tumbling economy and found her footing beneath an old water tower.
42. Byrnes to Take MAHBA Reins
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
Tommy Byrnes of Byrnes Ostner Investments Inc. will serve as 2010 president of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, the group’s executive director, Don Glays, said this week.
43. Voting Gets Under Way in Special House Election
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A spirited campaign to fill a vacated state House seat is drawing to a close.
Voters going to the polls Tuesday will decide whether the 99-member House remains split by a single vote or if Republicans build out their advantage to two seats.
44. Marsh, Cobb Almost Equal in Spending for House Bid
- Thursday, October 08, 2009
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The two major candidates in a special election to fill a key vacancy in the state House have nearly matched each other in campaign spending so far.
But the final campaign filing before next week's election shows Republican Pat Marsh with a large advantage in cash on hand. The co-founder of Shelbyville-based trucking company Big G Express Inc. has about $57,000 remaining, compared with Democrat Ty Cobb's $18,000.
45. Duncan Named Senior VP For Homewood Suites by Hilton
- Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Bill Duncan has been appointed senior vice president of brand management for Homewood Suites by Hilton and the newly launched Home2 Suites by Hilton.
46. Goldstein Named MAAR Associate of the Year
- Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Crye-Leike Realtors associate Pat Goldstein has been awarded the 2006 Realtor Associate of the Year Award by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Goldstein has worked as an agent for 23 years and specializes in residential, relocation, first-time homebuyers and new home real estate sales.
47. Meyerrose Heads Emerging National Businesses Division for First Horizon
- Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Sarah Meyerrose has been promoted to president of emerging national businesses for First Horizon National Corp. In her new role, she will be the executive leader of several of First Horizon's growing national efforts, such as its health savings accounts business, Msaver, and its commercial insurance business, Synaxis. Meyerrose has worked for First Horizon for more than 24 years.
48. Burford to Help Develop PR Efforts For Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Marc Burford has been promoted to business development coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). In his new role, Burford will be responsible for helping develop public relations and for coordinating various public functions that promote MATCU's products and services. He started working at MATCU in 2003 as a sales associate and was promoted to an assistant branch manager in 2004.
49. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
50. Marketing Agency Hires New Art Director
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Lyle Wardlaw has joined full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm inferno as art director. Prior to that she spent three years providing design support for clients at Imre Communications and Babcock Advertising in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated from Millsaps College in 1996 with a double major in studio art and elementary education, and has completed advertising and graphics programs from Memphis College of Art and Southwest Community College. In her position as art director, Wardlaw will serve clients and help with new creative projects.
51. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
52. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 08, 2004
Rhodes Professor Honored as Professor of the Year
LRK Hires New Project Manager
Joseph Bruce joined Looney Ricks Kiss as project manager/project architect in the Multifamily Residential Studio. Bruce previously worked for RTKL Associates in Da...
53. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 08, 2004
GMAQ Elects Officers for 2005
GMAQ Elects 2005 Officers, Directors
The Greater Memphis Association for Quality announced the election of the following officers for 2005: Pat Brown, president; Marcia Boyd, vice president; Felecia Warner, secret...
54. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
55. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 26, 2004
MLGW EXEC PRESENTED BEST COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine....
56. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 21, 2004
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Memphis Area Legal Services Hires Staff Attorney
Virginia M. Alexander was hired as a staff attorney with Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. to work on MALS family/domestic violence project. Alexander previously was a sole p...
57. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, December 08, 2003
Society of Entrepreneurs Hosts Networking Breakfast Dec. 8
Downtown Elementary School hosts an open house highlighting its optional program from noon to 1 p.m. at the school, 10 N. Fourth St. Visitors can tour the facilities and talk ...
58. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 10, 2003
Judy Caldwell, executive director of The Childrens Museum of Memphis, was named a new board member for VSA arts Project of Te
Judy Caldwell Named to Tenn. Arts Board
Judy Caldwell, executive director of the Childrens Museum of Memphis, was nam...
59. 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...
60. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 31, 2003
Calendar of events March 31-April 6
Calendar of events March 31-April 6
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1738 Galloway Ave., offers a support group for the families of military service personnel from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 2
61. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 24, 2003
Calendar of events March 24-30
Calendar of events March 24-March 30
The Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association presents its RSVP Lunch and Learn Series from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St. Co...
62. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 17, 2003
Calendar of events March 17-23
Calendar of events March 17-March 23
The Memphis Technology Council hosts Microsoft .NET evangelist Ron Cundiff at the Memphis .NET User Group meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 3175 Lenox Park Blvd., S...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Memphis memos 03-12-03
Chris Camp joined auction-marketing firm John Roebuck & Associates as vice president of business development. Camp has more than 15 years experience in real estate, development, design and building. He joined Roebuck fr...
64. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, July 18, 2002
Memphis voters get to see new redistricting plan
Memphis voters get to see new redistricting plan
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
Memphis residents will be able to decide for themselves whether the redrawn districting plan for city council ...
65. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 26, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: June 26-July 2 June 27 Flying Colors, 1068 Cresthaven, Suite 550, hosts ``Laugh Anyway," a humor therapy session for cancer patients, from noon until 2 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear a...
66. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, May 19, 2000
The 11th annual Memphis Italian Festival is set for June in Marquette Park in East Memphis The 11th annual Memphis Italian Festival is set for June in Marquette Park in East Memphis. The festival is 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. June 2 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Ju...
67. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, April 17, 2000
Mike Orenstein, U Family friendly edging 9-to-5 out the door By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News In March, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced it had taken the final step toward implementing legislation to help federal employees offset th...
68. Archived Article: Marketplace (moms)
- Monday, October 12, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Home-style work policies NationsBank, FedEx and First Tennessee serve employees and customers through their family-friendly programs By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News The term "working mom" is essentially unnecessary...
69. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 20, 1998
April 21 April 21 The Society for Human Resource Management will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin. The speaker will be U.S. Navy Capt. Ann E. Rondeau. The cost is $25 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Eloise McGee at 375-5...
70. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, November 06, 1997
The American Arbitration Association has established a national panel of 13 experts skilled in the resolution of mass claims and complex, multi-party disputes The American Arbitration Association has established a national panel of 13 experts skille...
71. Archived Article: Ywca Chg
- Friday, May 09, 1997
By CAMILLE H YWCA to train women for nontraditional jobs By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The YWCA of Greater Memphis has been awarded a grant for nearly $133,000 from the Private Industry Council Job Partnership Training Act for conducting nontr...
72. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, March 13, 1997
Washington lawmakers are currently reviewing legislation mutually benefitting employers and employees concerning overtime compensation. Family friendly legislation Proposed bill gives employees, employers flexibility in overtime compensation and tim...
73. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 17, 1996
Memos 11/17 Odell Horton Jr. has been promoted to associate general counsel for the University of Tennessee-Memphis. He has been with the office of general counsel at UT-Memphis since 1990. Horton received his juris doctorate from the University of ...