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1. Last Word: T.A. Talks Memphis, EDGE Debate and Politics, Lots of Politics
- Thursday, October 19, 2017
Grizz season opener at the Forum Wednesday is a win over NOLA 103 – 91. And Tony Allen’s Grizz jersey is retired. The day before, Allen wrote a piece for The Players’ Tribune on the Memphis experience and it is just about the best thing that will happen to you all day. He just walks right off the court and into the soul of this place.
2. Week Ahead: Oct. 9-15
- Monday, October 9, 2017
Hey, Memphis! The real NBA and college basketball seasons creep closer with teasing events this week and the schedule of fun things to do is highlighted by the second annual Memphis Food & Wine Festival Saturday evening. Here’s toasting to a great week.
3. Last Word: Haslam Talks, Harding Consolidates and Lenoir Launches
- Friday, September 29, 2017
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam had a bit more to say Thursday about a possible run for the U.S. Senate seat Bob Corker is leaving than the “I love my job” quote we chronicled earlier in the week that Corker quickened the pace of with his decision on re-election. Haslam says he is giving a run for the Senate serious consideration. Meanwhile, Peyton Manning is not.
4. Alabama is Media’s Overwhelming Pick To Win SEC Title
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
5. Sports Notebook: Grizz Moves Bring Tyreke Evans Back to Memphis
- Monday, July 10, 2017
The Memphis Grizzlies continued changing their roster for the upcoming season by agreeing to a one-year contract with free agent guard Tyreke Evans.
Evans, according to ESPN, will make $3.3 million on the one-year deal. Evans, 27, played one year for the University of Memphis and then was the fourth overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Sacramento Kings.
6. Last Word: Vince Carter Leaves, Fairgrounds and Pulling the Plug on Green Tech
- Friday, July 7, 2017
Vince Carter joins Zach Randolph with the Sacramento Kings next NBA season with an $8 million one-year pact for Carter. Still no word on Tony Allen’s free agency status as we put this up. The Grizz plan to retire Randolph’s jersey.
7. How Did Vols Not Win More With This Talent?
- Friday, May 5, 2017
One check of the 2017 NFL Draft shows why Tennessee was the favorite to win the SEC East Division last fall.
UT had six players drafted in the first four rounds, the most for the program since 2002, breaking a two-year drought with no players. The six Vols drafted tied for the most since 2010 and 2007. Eight Vols were drafted in 2003 and 10 drafted in 2002.
8. No Time to Rest: NBA Has a Problem
- Friday, March 24, 2017
We know from Genesis 2:2 that on the seventh day God finished his creation and rested. So everybody needs rest.
Of course, there is no mention of changing time zones in that passage. Nor anything about the challenge of creating on the second night of a back-to-back.
9. Dobbs Makes His Stand to Join NFL Roster
- Friday, February 24, 2017
Josh Dobbs has spent the last four years preparing for a future in aerospace engineering. For now, though, that career is still on the runway. First, he’s hoping to take flight in the NFL. After establishing himself as one of the most productive quarterbacks in University of Tennessee history, Dobbs isn’t ready to give up on football. It remains to be seen if football is ready to give up on him.
10. ‘Hamilton’ a Year Away as The Orpheum, Playhouse Announce 2017-18 Seasons
- Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Hamilton” will be coming to The Orpheum Theatre, but not until the 2018-2019 Broadway season.
The Orpheum’s 2017-2018 season, announced Monday, Feb. 20, features seven traveling Broadway musicals with no dates announced for the “Hamilton” stand the following season.
11. Hamilton Looms as Orpheum, Playhouse on the Square Announce Seasons
- Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton will be coming to the Orpheum theater, but not until the 2018-2019 Broadway season, those running the Downtown landmark announced Monday, Feb. 20.
The Orpheum’s 2017-2018 season features seven traveling Broadway musicals with no date announced for the Hamilton stand the following season.
12. NBA Writer Sees Gasol, Conley as All-Stars
- Thursday, January 26, 2017
At espn.com, senior writer Zach Lowe has made his All-Star reserve picks and he has deemed both point guard Mike Conley and center Marc Gasol worthy of representing the Grizzlies on the Western Conference team.
13. Dobbs Had a Great Run, But Manning is Still No. 1
- Friday, January 6, 2017
Tennessee senior Joshua Dobbs has created a quarterback controversy. Dobbs finished his college career Dec. 30 when UT beat Nebraska 38-24 in the Music City Bowl in Nashville. He accounted for 409 total yards – 291 passing and 118 yards rushing – and was chosen the game’s MVP.
14. 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.
15. Tennessee Vols Doing What the Rest Of the Country Can’t: Come Back Big
- Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Suppose Tennessee’s 5-0 start to the college football season (2-0 in SEC play) included only last Saturday’s impossible comeback victory over Georgia on the Joshua Dobbs Hail Mary pass on the game’s last play? That would be incredible enough, wouldn’t it?
16. Up-Tempo Offense Will Need ‘Nasty’ O-Line
- Wednesday, March 23, 2016
If all goes well, the attention probably will be on the quarterback – an open competition at the moment – and the receivers and the running backs. That’s just how football works.
But ultimately the success of the University of Memphis offense next season will be about much more than the fast guys and the guy who gets the ball to them. First-year head coach Mike Norvell was offensive coordinator at Arizona State and he has brought with him Chip Long, who will serve as Norvell’s offensive coordinator, and who worked with Norvell from 2012 through 2015.
17. Duke Takes Reins at Friends for Life
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Longtime nonprofit administrator Diane Duke recently took the helm of Friends for Life as its new executive director. In her new role, the Los Angeles native leads and oversees an organization that’s helping those affected by HIV/AIDS through the provision of education, housing, food, transportation and healthy life skills training.
18. Trust Fund Mentioned as Possible $1.1B Solution on School Benefits Liability
- Monday, February 8, 2016
A trust fund is one possibility that has surfaced early in the formal discussions of the Shelby County School system’s $1.1 billion benefits liability.
The first meeting of the ad hoc committee on the matter last week drew nine of the 13 Shelby County Commissioners, the administration of Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and two of nine Shelby County Schools board members.
19. Memphis Sports Leaders to Speak on Local Impact
- Wednesday, January 27, 2016
You will find Memphis sports fans everywhere – including in the Redbirds dugout at AutoZone Park.
“Our players like having the NBA here and FedExForum nearby,” said Memphis Redbirds general manager Craig Unger.
20. In the Game
- Saturday, January 23, 2016
Way back in the 1990s, perhaps before the Grizzlies and FedExForum were even a twinkle in anyone’s eye, Chris Wallace came to Memphis and The Pyramid for a preseason NBA game featuring Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
- Thursday, December 17, 2015
AARP Cordova Chapter #5449 will meet for a holiday luncheon Thursday, Dec. 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Cheddar’s Restaurant, 2147 N. Germantown Parkway.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Attorney J. Anthony Bradley will host a free seminar for World War II, Korea and Vietnam wartime veterans and spouses Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. at Legacy Estates at Lenox Park, 6551 Knight Arnold Road. The seminar will cover VA Aid and Attendance Improved Pension benefits. Visit bradley-law.com.
- Monday, December 14, 2015
Touchdown Club of Memphis will meet Monday, Dec. 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. University of Alabama wide receivers coach Billy Napier is the guest speaker. Cost is $60. Visit tdcmemphis.com.
25. Grizzlies Bites: October 2-8
- Saturday, October 3, 2015
FedExForum Increases Security for Grizzlies Games: Walk-through magnetometers (metal detectors) have been installed at all entrances to FedExForum, and will be standard practice for entering fans starting with the Memphis Grizzlies’ first preseason game Tuesday, Oct. 6, vs. the Houston Rockets.
26. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 8, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
27. Memphis Touchdown Club Scores With 2015 Speaker Lineup
- Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Often, the lineup of speakers for the Touchdown Club of Memphis includes one or more coaches on the hot seat. But this season, University of Memphis coach Justin Fuente, Tennessee coach Butch Jones, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen all are coming off strong seasons.
28. Jones, Vols Make Honor Roll With Recruiting Class
- Saturday, February 14, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Butch Jones has done it again.
Tennessee’s football coach has created a national buzz with his 2015 recruiting class.
UT finished with the No. 4 class in the nation as rated by 247Sports and ended up ranked No. 5 by Rivals when the Feb. 4 national signing day was over.
29. Entrepreneurs Find Creativity In Shared Space
- Monday, February 9, 2015
In 2012, designer K. Brandon Bell in Memphis and photographer Sarah Rossi in New York City joined forces to help create virtual sets for the Tony Awards, the beginning of a mutually beneficial business partnership that continues to evolve.
30. Dobbs the Latest in Line of Dual-Threat UT Quarterbacks
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
If the University of Tennessee’s football team gains bowl eligibility with a victory Saturday at Vanderbilt, it can look back to a quarterback change Oct. 25 against Alabama as a pivotal point in the season.
31. After Florida, How Do Vols Get Excited About UTC?
- Saturday, October 11, 2014
Look around the University of Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium about mid-afternoon Saturday.
No more human orange-and-white checkerboard in the stands. Some empty seats, for sure. The most diehard of UT football fans will turn out to cheer for their beloved Vols against Tennessee-Chattanooga.
32. Which Titans Team Will Show Up at Cincinnati?
- Saturday, September 20, 2014
You only get one chance to make a first impression, as the old saying goes.
Such was the case Sunday at LP Field when the home fans got their first real look at Ken Whisenhunt’s first edition of the Tennessee Titans.
33. Goodwill Center Helps Job Seekers Reclaim Dreams
- Monday, August 25, 2014
The event was held in the shadow of the shuttered Raleigh Springs Mall, in the expanded section of the Goodwill store at 3830 Austin Peay Highway. It was the grand opening of the Goodwill Job Center.
34. Heisley’s Legacy: Believing in Memphis
- Friday, May 2, 2014
It is said that the famous have their lives summed up in the first paragraph of their public obituary.
The first sentence from a recent obit in The New York Times read: “Michael Heisley, the billionaire financier, who bought the N.B.A.’s floundering Vancouver Grizzlies in April 2000 and soon moved them to Memphis, where he revitalized the franchise, died on Saturday in Illinois. He was 77.”
35. Pahlow Wins Broker of the Year
- Monday, April 7, 2014
After enduring early struggles in his commercial real estate career, Scott Pahlow has reached the top of his industry.
Pahlow, an executive vice president with Newmark Grubb Memphis, was named Commercial Broker of the Year Thursday night at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council’s 13th annual Pinnacle Awards gala.
36. Silva Strikes Right Chord With Immigration Practice
- Thursday, December 5, 2013
Tony Silva with Donati Law Firm LLP grew up in Nashville and with a background in music. He left the Music City for the University of Memphis as a classical performance major, with plans to become a performer and professor. He would go on to receive bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in music performance in classical piano before taking a turn towards law.
37. Berklee City Music Network Conference Returns to Memphis
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
A national music conference is headed to Memphis, bringing a variety of leaders in education and fundraising, plus youth groups and music teachers, to the Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel and Minglewood Hall for a concert and master class.
38. LRK Turns 30 With Eye Toward Growth
- Saturday, October 12, 2013
LRK Inc. is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and the full-service architectural, planning, environmental and interior design firm is involved with a diverse range of high-profile projects, both locally and nationally, with the intent of creating special places for clients and users.
- Saturday, August 31, 2013
The Center for Southern Folklore will present the Memphis Music & Heritage Festival Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Main Street between Peabody Place and Union Avenue. The event will include music, food, and arts and crafts vendors. Cost is free. Visit southernfolklore.org for a list of performers.
40. O-Line’s Job: Keeping the Star Players Clean
- Friday, August 30, 2013
Of all the talented yet anonymous offensive linemen in the country, Vanderbilt senior Wesley Johnson might be the closest thing to a 6-5, 295-pound invisible man as there can be. Johnson has made 38 straight starts and was expected to make his 39th on Thursday, Aug. 29, against Ole Miss.
41. Cordova Building Sees Solid Leasing Activity
- Friday, July 19, 2013
The commercial building at 584 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova has recently seen strong leasing activity. Advanced Prosthetics and Orthotics LLC, which opened in 2004 and provides prosthetic limbs and orthotics to support or supplement weakened or abnormal joints or limbs, inked a lease to occupy the 4,000 square feet of space that once housed a Baptist Memorial Health Care minor medical center. Last year, the center signed a 5,050-square-foot lease at the former Blockbuster space in Trinity Commons, 670 N. Germantown.
42. LRK Works to Rise From Bankruptcy Ashes
- Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Many architecture and engineering firms spent the past two years adapting to the changing economic times, but the most prominent example occurred last winter when Looney Ricks Kiss Architects Inc. filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition.
43. Real Estate Commission Issues Insurance Fines
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
During its May meeting, the Tennessee Real Estate Commission slapped more fines on real estate agents who failed to maintain errors and omissions insurance.
Eleven agents received fines for not having the insurance. The commission at its April meeting had fined more than 70 agents for failing to maintain the insurance.
44. Economy Declined 0.5 Percent in Third Quarter
- Friday, December 26, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - As the longest recession in a quarter century intensifies, analysts believe the small decline in economic activity in the third quarter has worsened significantly in the current fourth quarter.
45. OPEC Slashes Production; Crude Continues to Tumble
- Monday, October 27, 2008
VIENNA, Austria (AP) - OPEC said at an emergency meeting Friday that it will slash oil production by 1.5 million barrels to stem the "dramatic collapse" of oil prices, but crude prices plunged 5 percent anyway as financial markets spiraled downward across the globe.
46. Worries Over Economy Spread; Global Markets Sink
- Friday, October 17, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Fears of recession are trumping fears of inflation.
A crucial barometer of inflation came in flat last month, temporarily halting Wall Street’s slide. But stocks seesawed in a wide range Thursday.
47. Interbank Rates Still High After Rate Cut
- Friday, October 10, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Reserve's interest rate cut failed to pull down bank-to-bank lending rates Thursday, and the amount of commercial paper in the market fell for the fourth straight week.
48. Congress Leaders Optimistic On Revived Bailout
- Thursday, October 2, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional leaders talked optimistically of chances the Senate would pass the $700 billion financial industry bailout Wednesday night, but the message wasn’t resonating much with a still-skidding stock market by press time.
49. Financial Bailout Agreement Reached
- Friday, September 26, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Warned of a possible financial panic, key Republicans and Democrats reported agreement in principle Thursday to a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry and said they would present it to the Bush administration in hopes of a vote within days.
50. Hennessy Joins Board Of Opportunity Scholarship Trust
- Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Scott C. Hennessy, president and chief executive officer of True Temper Sports, has joined the board of directors of Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust.
Hennessy will help direct the operations and growth of the nonprofit organization, which provides scholarships and tuition assistance. Hennessy also serves on the Board of Governors of the National Golf Foundation.
51. MusiCares Provides Hope to Entertainers
- Friday, February 29, 2008
In the past 12 months, singing diva Celine Dion pulled down a cool $45 million, according to Forbes. Meanwhile, country crooner Tim McGraw earned $37 million and rapper 50 Cent had to make do on $33 million.
52. One More Time
- Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Memphis long has been known as the home of the blues - and it's no wonder, considering the city's rich musical history.
It's home to Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion, B.B. King's Blues Club, Isaac Hayes' restaurant in the Peabody Place mall and Beale Street, among other venues.
53. 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...
54. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 10, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: June 10-June 16 June 10 The Memphis Bar Association presents "Designated Topics in Bankruptcy," from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 200 Jefferson Ave., sixth floor. Bankruptcy court Chief Judge David...
55. Archived Article: Adopt (lead)
- Tuesday, October 3, 2000
ADOPT-A-SCHOOL Businesses lend a hand to city schools By MARY DANDO The Daily News Organizations such as the Center City Commission, Buckeye Technologies Inc., Troll Communications and the Tennessee Valley Authority have more in common other than ke...
56. Archived Article: Timber Jts
- Wednesday, November 1, 1995
11/1 jts Timber Housing starts increase lumber consumption Local growth matches national trend By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Memphis home building is pacing a growing trend nationwide and increasing demand for lumber products in the area, according...