Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Convention Center Hotel, The Crime Discussion and A Gas Tax Hike Plan
- Thursday, January 05, 2017
Grizzlies fall to the Clippers 115-106 in Los Angeles. They play Golden State Friday in another West Coast road game.
During the California sojourn, Chandler Parsons turned up on the tabloid TV show TMZ clubbing in the general vicinity of Kendall Jenner after New Year’s Eve with Kate Beckinsale.
- Friday, September 30, 2016
UT Health Science Center and its partners will hold a community event aimed at ending domestic violence Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UTHSC Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. “Bridging Troubled Waters, a Community Conversation” will feature a keynote by former Memphis reporter/anchor Dee Griffin, a domestic violence survivor, as well as breakout sessions. Seating is limited; registration encouraged. Visit uthsc.edu/btw or call 901-448-2704.
3. Will Mariota’s Second Season Resemble Luck or RG3?
- Friday, July 22, 2016
The Tennessee Titans’ offensive playbook has been rewritten. The verbiage for calling plays has been edited. The line has been revamped with three new starters.
Why? The team’s ownership and coaches desperately want to get the most out of quarterback prodigy Marcus Mariota.
4. Chamber Names Simmons Director of Public Policy
- Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Haley Simmons has joined the Greater Memphis Chamber as the director of public policy, a new position in the chamber’s community development department. In this role, Simmons will be focused on enhancing the chamber’s advocacy efforts to inform and engage its members on important policy issues, and he’ll also be responsible for growing the chamber’s role in education initiatives.
5. Believe It or Not
- Saturday, June 18, 2016
Long before Jim Strickland was mayor of Memphis, he was a thirtysomething lawyer and sports fan. Not always in that order. He loved the University of Memphis – his alma mater – and rooted like crazy for the basketball team. And on those less frequent occasions when there was a reason to believe, for the football team, too.
6. USA Today Owner Gannett Bids for LA Times Publisher Tribune
- Tuesday, April 26, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the owner of USA Today control of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and several other newspapers.
7. Grizzlies Double-Down on ‘Nasty’ With Addition of Once-Heartless Matt Barnes
- Friday, July 31, 2015
Here's the Matt Barnes resume ...
• Kicked a water bottle and cussed at a fan during an L.A. Clippers game at the Washington Wizards and fined $25,000 by the NBA.
• Fined $25,000 by the league for profane language directed at Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver.
8. Gasol Back in Fold, Grizzlies Still In Thick of Tough Western Conference
- Friday, July 10, 2015
There were a few mildly uneasy days between the arrival of Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera in Spain and the news that, yes, All-Star center Marc Gasol would indeed re-sign with the team. And not just for a short-term deal, but a five-year max contract (about $113 million) with a player option after the fourth year.
9. Murfreesboro, Nashville Players Get Jump on UT Careers
- Saturday, January 24, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Jack Jones didn’t want to waste any time getting started with his football career at the University of Tennessee, so he graduated in December from Murfreesboro Oakland High School.
10. Watchdog: VA Managers Lied About Delays
- Wednesday, September 10, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Managers at more than a dozen Veterans Affairs medical facilities lied to investigators about scheduling practices and other issues, the department's inspector general said Tuesday.
11. Medical Office Facility Sells for $5.9 Million
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
7865 Educators Lane
Memphis, TN 38133
Sale Amount: $5.9 million
Sale Date: Sept. 26, 2013
Buyer: GA HC REIT II Bartlett TN MOB LLC
Seller: APD Investments LLC, Robert S. Biscan, The Colony Group LP and Amir H. Mehrabi
Details: An affiliate of Newport Beach, Calif.-based Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II Inc. has paid $5.9 million for the medical office building at 7865 Educators Lane in Northeast Memphis.
12. Medical Office Facility Sells for $5.9 Million
- Wednesday, October 09, 2013
An affiliate of Newport Beach, Calif.-based Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II Inc. has paid $5.9 million for the medical office building at 7865 Educators Lane in Northeast Memphis.
13. Grizz Hope to Extend Honeymoon Period
- Friday, October 04, 2013
Marc Gasol got married during the offseason so, naturally, he was asked how he was enjoying married life.
“It’s not that different,” Gasol said. “We’re still in the honeymoon phase.”
What’s true for the Grizzlies’ All-Star center is true for the entire organization as the team prepares for its first season after the best season in franchise history.
14. Ady Joins Ballet Memphis as Ballet Master
- Wednesday, July 24, 2013
James Ady has joined Ballet Memphis as ballet master. In his new role, Ady will teach morning technique classes, assist with community outreach programs, and rehearse and coach dancers for upcoming performances.
15. Grizzlies Trying to Create Season to Remember
- Friday, May 03, 2013
Disappointments past can set up unmitigated joy in the present. At its best, that’s how this whole sports fandom thing works.
You invest yourself emotionally (yes, perhaps financially, too) and if you hold the stock (your loyalty) long enough, there’s a nice payoff.
16. Basketball Boon
- Saturday, April 27, 2013
Before the Grizzlies began their first-round playoff series with the Clippers in Los Angeles, Dennis Flanagan looked ahead to Game 3, which was to be played on Thursday night, April 25, in Memphis.
17. ‘Roberta’ Arrives
- Thursday, March 07, 2013
The due date was Feb. 7. First child. The expectant couple declined all invitations, exhortations and overt begging from friends and relatives to disclose, or even hint at, the name they planned to give their daughter.
18. Phillips Joins Spirco as Manager, Vice President
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Mike Phillips has joined Spirco Manufacturing as general manager and vice president of operations. In his new role, Phillips will oversee all divisions of the metal-building manufacturer and direct its organizational needs.
19. Land South of Shelby Forest Sells for $2.3 Million
- Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Near Shelby Forest Park
Sale Amount: $2.3 million
Sale Date: Nov. 17, 2011
Buyer: Warren Nickolas Nunn
Seller: Estate of William S. Howard Sr.
Loan Amount: $2.5 million
Loan Date: Nov. 18, 2011
Maturity Date: n/a
Lender: Patriot Bank
Details: Warren Nickolas Nunn has bought several large parcels of vacant land from the estate of William S. Howard Sr. for $2.3 million, financing it with a $2.5 million loan through Patriot Bank.
20. Chattanooga Co. Buys Summer Ave. Property
- Friday, December 02, 2011
Chattanooga-based FD Group Inc. has bought 1.1 acres at 3400 Summer Ave. from Robert L. Griffin for $480,000, filing a $1.3 million construction trust deed at the time of purchase. The lender is Whoriskey Inc.
21. Gibson Honored as Part of ‘30 Under 30’ List
- Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Andre Gibson, chair of the Memphis City Beautiful Commission and vice president of the Memphis Urban League Young Professionals, has been named among Rosewood Hotels’ national 30 Under 30 campaign.
22. Baker Donelson Attorneys Named Super Lawyers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Twenty-two attorneys from the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC have been named to the 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers.
The attorneys are Ben C. Adams, Mary L. Aronov, Leo M. Bearman Jr., Sam B. Blair Jr., Michael B. Chance, E. Franklin Childress Jr., Angie C. Davis, Robert J. DelPriore, Gregory G. Fletcher, William H.D. Fones Jr., Grady M. Garrison, Stephen D. Goodwin, James R. “Josh” Hall Jr., Matthew S. Heiter, George T. “Buck” Lewis III, Robert C. Liddon Jr., Eugene J. Podesta Jr., Jackie G. Prester, Jill M. Steinberg, Buckner Wellford, Maurice Wexler and Edward R. Young.
23. Caterpillar to Lay Off 2,454 Workers in 3 States
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. on Tuesday announced plans to lay off more than 2,400 employees at five plants in Illinois, Indiana and Georgia as the heavy equipment maker continues to cut costs amid the global economic downturn.
24. UTHSC's Netland Honored by American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Dr. Peter A. Netland will receive the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology at its annual conference this fall.
Netland, a Siegal Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is the director of the Glaucoma Service and vice chair for academic affairs for the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology. He is also the site leader in Memphis for the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus.
25. Kennedy Takes Reins as Comcast's Memphis VP, General Manager
- Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Terry Kennedy has been named vice president and general manager for the Comcast Mid-South systems location in Memphis. Kennedy previously served as the company's area vice president in Alabama and Mississippi. Before joining Comcast, Kennedy was group vice president of operations for Charter Communications in Texas.
26. 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.
27. Ward Named Judge of the Year by Bar Association
- Wednesday, January 11, 2006
The Criminal Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association recently presented Criminal Court Judge Mark Ward its judge of the year award. Ward presides over Division 9 of Shelby County's 30th Judicial District. Ward was appointed to the bench in 2004. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant public defender and in private practice. Ward's bachelor's degree in law enforcement and his law degree are both from the University of Memphis.
28. Mathews Named to New Post at FedEx Institute
- Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Eric Mathews was named associate director of corporate research and development at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology. Mathews previously served FIT in temporary roles directing research and business development and was part of the institute's founding executive management. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a master's degree from the University of Memphis.
29. Dwyer Awarded by Governor's Highway Safety Office
- Wednesday, September 07, 2005
Judge Tim J. Dwyer of the criminal division of Shelby County General Sessions Court received the annual Lifesaver Award from the Governor's Highway Safety Office. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions toward highway safety in Tennessee.
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 25, 2004
Armstrong Allen Names New Recruitment Chair
Le Bonheur Names New HR Director
Karen Burks was named director of human resources for Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center. Burks previously worked as director of clinical support for Healthsouth Reh...
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 08, 2003
WMC Forecaster Wins Speech Communicator Award Dave Brown, senior weather forecaster for WMC-TV 5, was named Tennessee Speech Communicator of the Year by the Tennessee Communicator Association. Brown, who has worked for WMC for 26 year...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 21, 2000
Thomas B Thomas B. Lannan was promoted and Robert Whitsett, Laura R. Weins and Andrew Jacuzzi were added to the staff of Health Communications, an integrated marketing communications firm. Lannan is vice president, provider division. Whitsett is vic...
33. Archived Article: Page 2
- Thursday, November 18, 1999
MBA finalizes officer, director slate for 2000 MBA finalizes officer, director slate for 2000 The slate of candidates for the Memphis Bar Associations election of officers and directors for 2000 has been finalized, the MBA announced last week. David...
34. Archived Article: Law Focus1
- Thursday, October 28, 1999
Memphis Bar Association announced nominees Memphis Bar Association announced nominees The Memphis Bar Association has released the report of its nominations and elections committee, which was chaired by Prince Chambliss. The association president fo...
35. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 13, 1999
Sept Sept. 13 The Quality Center will sponsor an ISO 9000 internal auditor workshop through Sept. 14. The cost is $395. For more information, call 543-3530 or visit the organizations Web site at www.msqpc.com. Shelby County Republican Women will mee...