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1. US House Votes to Name Courthouse After Fred Thompson
- Thursday, December 01, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The U.S. House has voted to name the new federal courthouse in Nashville after the late actor-politician Fred Thompson.
2. What Would It Take for Trump to Lose Tennessee Voters?
- Thursday, August 11, 2016
Murfreesboro Realtor Larry Sims almost closes his ears when Donald Trump speaks.
“He gets out of bounds. Of course, the press, they love it because they get to exploit his sayings and doings,” says Sims, who traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, as a Trump delegate for the Republican National Convention.
3. Pat Summitt Latest Exception to Tennessee Flag-Lowering Rule
- Monday, July 04, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's order for flags to be flown at half-staff following the death of former University of Tennessee coach Pat Summitt is the latest exception to state protocols that normally reserve the honor for members of the military.
4. For Minorities, Pain is Severe Decade After Housing Peaked
- Tuesday, June 21, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – When the U.S. housing bubble peaked a decade ago, soon to burst with far-reaching consequences, the pain was particularly severe for black and Hispanic Americans.
A disproportionate number of minorities succumbed to subprime mortgages and foreclosures and lost their homes. Their collective loss of home equity and shift toward rental housing could widen America's racial and ethnic divides well into the future, according to researchers and housing advocates.
- Friday, November 13, 2015
Eyewear Gallery will hold a food drive for Mid-South Food Bank throughout November at its office, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Anyone who donates two cans of food can suggest someone to receive a free vision screening on Fridays from noon to 2 p.m. Visit eyeweargallery.com or call 901-763-2020.
6. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 09, 2015
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
The races for four of those six open seats and the seat now held by an appointee to the council are going to a Nov. 19 runoff election – one week before Thanksgiving.
7. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
8. Ex-University of Tennessee President Ed Boling Dies at 93
- Monday, June 22, 2015
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Edward J. Boling, who served as president of the University of Tennessee system for 18 years, has died at 93, the university said.
Boling's tenure from 1970 to 1988 is the longest in recent history at UT, and he will be remembered for the relationships he formed with staff and students, the university said in a news release Thursday evening. His tenure also is notable because of his dedication to private fundraising and to supporting the growth of women's sports. Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville carries his name.
9. Forest Hill Technology Center Sells for $5.2 Million
- Tuesday, April 29, 2014
3860 Forest Hill-Irene Road
Germantown, TN 38125
Sale Amount: $5.2 million
Sale Date: March 31, 2014
Buyer: 3860 Forest Hills Irene LLC
Seller: BACM 2007-1 Irene Road LLC
Loan Amount: $5.6 million
Loan Date: April 17, 2014
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
10. Tillman Cove Apartments Sell for $1 Million
- Monday, April 28, 2014
The 116-unit Tillman Cove Apartments at 2998 Tillman Cove in Binghampton have sold for $1 million.
11. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 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.
12. $1.5 Million Loan Filed For Future Vantage Point Golf
- Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Future Vantage Point Golf Center
Loan Amount: $1.5 million
Loan Date: Feb. 28, 2012
Maturity Date: March 1, 2037
Borrower: Vantage Point Holdings LLC
13. ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ Production Hits Target
- Monday, August 30, 2010
They say in theater that there are no small parts, just small actors. But Theatre Memphis’s season opener shows strength and professionalism in large and small roles alike.
Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” running through Sept.12, hits several bull’s-eyes on the theater’s Lohrey Stage.
14. American Resource Systems Keeps Communications Going
- Monday, February 15, 2010
When an important order comes due at American Resource Systems Inc., the “super-duper crew” gets the job done.
15. GM All But Certain to File for Chapter 11
- Friday, May 29, 2009
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors, the company that put tail fins on a Cadillac and was once the nation's largest employer, moved to the edge of bankruptcy protection Wednesday as debtholders refused a last-ditch deal. Crosstown rival Chrysler hoped to pull off a quick exit from Chapter 11 and prove there is hope yet for a leaner Detroit.
16. Tennessee Super Tuesday Voting Could Reach 1 Million
- Monday, February 04, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - Elections officials say turnout for Tennessee's presidential primary could reach a record of one million voters by Super Tuesday.
Final numbers of early voting showed more than 320,000 Tennesseans voted early, more than tripling early turnout in the last two presidential primaries held later in the campaign calendar.
17. Obama Starts TV Ads in 4 Tennessee Markets
- Tuesday, January 22, 2008
CHATTANOOGA (AP) - Barack Obama is running television advertisements in Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga and Knoxville, in what supporters say is the first such market buy for Tennessee's Feb. 5 Democratic presidential primary.
18. 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.
19. Tuttle Elected to State Judicial Selection Commission
- Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Dale H. Tuttle of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC has been elected 2006 vice chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. The commission interviews and recommends applicants for all state courts.
20. Cambridge Court Sells for $7.1 Million
- Tuesday, November 29, 2005
3357 E. Winchester Place
Memphis, TN 38116
Cost: $5.4 million
Buyer: Village Square I LLC, c/o Cascade Affordable Housing LLC
21. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Senior Armstrong Allen attorney named managing partner
Armstrong Allen Names New Managing Partner
James McLaren Jr., a senior member of Armstrong Allen PLLC, has been elected managing partner of the firm. Members of the firms 2005 management c...
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Armstrong Allen attorneys chosen for Best Lawyers
Memphis Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following 2004-2005 officers: Mike Wood, president; David B. Jones, vice president; Frank E. Da...
24. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 24, 2004
CONGRESSMAN HAROLD FORD DISCUSSES NEW DISCOUNT CARD
HUD Presents Session on HOME Program
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development presents Basic HOME Training from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through May 26 at the Renaissance Cen...
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 03, 2003
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Greg V. Ortega was named director of corporate product marketing for TBC Corp. Ortega previously held positions as TBCs manager of strategic marketing and manager of marketing and procurement for light truck tires. He earned...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 15, 2002
Dan Robinson was promoted to branch coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union Dan Robinson was promoted to branch coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. During the past three years, he served as branch director at MATCUs Southave...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 19, 2001
Calendar of events Nov
Calendar of events Nov. 19-Nov. 25
Memphis Investors Group hosts Jeffrey Taylor of www.MrLandlord.com at the monthly meeting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Holiday Inn Select-Mount Moriah, 2490 Mount Moriah Road. Me...
29. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, November 16, 2001
Two historic Memphis homes, the Mallory-Neely House at 652 Adams Ave
Downtown Memphis Rotary Club speakers for November include Jon Thompson, addressing the recovery of Amelia Earharts plane, Tuesday. Shelby County Mayor Jim Rout will issue his S...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 13, 2000
Michele B Rhea and Ivy PLC announced the following addition and promotions: Buddy Dearman joined the firm; Emily Medlin and Andy Groscost, audit senior; Dave Erwin and Diane Thomasson, tax level II; and Erich Simpkins, audit level II. Stephanie Morg...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 19, 2000
The YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South has announced four new positions within the organization: Spencer L. Wilson and Jack R. Blair have been appointed to the board of directors for Bulab Holdings, parent company of Buckman Laboratories Internationa...
32. Archived Article: Apartments
- Monday, October 25, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Apartment values up through third quarter By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News During the first three quarters of 1999, the total value of new apartment construction increased 42.7 percent to $35.4 million from $24.8 million during...
33. Archived Article: Apartments
- Tuesday, July 06, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Second phase of Cordova apartment complex in full swing By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The second phase of The Reserves at Dexter Lake apartments is underway. Construction on the 252 units in Phase I was completed in April, a...
34. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, June 04, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Centered on solutions Attorney Barbara Lapides enjoys solving problems for clients and the community By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Barbara Lapides likes going home at the end of the day feeling like shes helped others. Wheth...
35. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, May 28, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON On a wing and a prayer Milton 'Preacher' Brandon has a long history as an airman and a preacher By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Milton "Preacher" Brandon has worked around airplanes for more than half of his 78 years...
36. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, May 24, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Roadmap to success Memphis Entrepreneurship Institute at U of M adds classes, offers business owner hopefuls training, advice By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Instructor Roger Kirk is looking forward to summer, but not b...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 31, 1999
Ralph B Ralph B. Lake, former executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Promus Hotel Corp., has become a member of Burch, Porter & Johnson. Other new members include William A. Carson II, Scott J. Crosby, Susan M. Clark and Todd...
38. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, March 19, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Fruit of the spirit "Banana Man" Al Putnam delivers blessings that have appeal By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The faces of the residents at Oakville Health Center light up when they see Al Putnam coming. Clad in a yellow swea...
39. Archived Article: Marketplace St
- Monday, March 08, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Students as teachers Graduates from the University of Memphis Entrepreneurship Institute learn as much from each other as from the instructors By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News If you are thinking about starting your own busines...
40. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, February 19, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Flying for a different cause Veteran pilot Pete Palmer commutes between Memphis and Tulsa, Okla., to graduate from Memphis Theological Seminary in May 2000 By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Although Pete Palmer does not usually ...
41. Archived Article: Harrah's
- Tuesday, August 11, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Harrahs Entertainment Inc. to acquire Rio Hotel and Casino Inc. By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Officials at Harrahs Entertainment Inc. announced Monday they have signed a merger agreement with Las Vegas-based Rio Hotel and Ca...
42. Archived Article: Commons
- Monday, February 23, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Construction underway on Cordova apartment complex By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Mid-America Apartment Communities has started construction on the Commons at Dexter Lake, an 11-building apartment property at 1501 Germantown ...
43. Archived Article: Hickory Ridge Prk
- Monday, February 16, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Hickory Ridge Business Park Phase II construction to begin By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Construction will begin in April on Phase II of the Hickory Ridge Business Park at the northeast corner of Hickory Hill Road and East S...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 11, 1998
Thompson & Co Thompson & Co. has added three employees: Suzanne Gibson has joined the company as a senior account executive. She formerly was a marketing consultant. Gibson is a graduate of Robert Morris College. Janice Chu Kelly has joined ...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
46. Archived Article: Back
- Monday, November 24, 1997
Consortium presents Consortium presents international series The Mid-South Africa Consortium will present its International Business Opportunities Presentation Series II on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memp...
47. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, October 17, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON The right way to live Educator and minister Finis Fields believes the greatest purpose in life is to serve others in some way By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Finis Fields does not like to be in the spotlight. He likes to serve...
48. Archived Article: Probate.focus
- Thursday, June 12, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Raising fees An ordinance before County Commission would raise Probate Court fees 20 percent By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News When Probate Court Clerk Chris Thomas took office in 1994, his predecessor Bobby Dunavant told him he...
49. Archived Article: Equity Inns
- Friday, May 16, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Equity Inns announces proposed stock offering By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Memphis-based Equity Inns announced Thursday that it will publicly offer 7.5 million shares of common stock to raise the $187 million necessary to c...
50. Archived Article: Gov Focus
- Friday, April 04, 1997
From the time a new drug or treatment is created to putting the drug on the market for public use, is a long and arduous road. One Memphis company, the Cell Therapy Research Foudation, is travelling that road and hopes, one day, to offer the world a...
51. Archived Article: Award
- Tuesday, March 18, 1997
The Veterans Administration Medical Center won top honors from the Greater Memphis Award for Quality ceremony held Monday at the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. VA Medical Center wins top quality honors By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The Veter...
52. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, January 23, 1997
General Sessions Criminal Court Judge Tim Dwyer is taking steps to turn the problems of women who are arrested for drug charges into opportunities for these women to receive treatment. Turning problems to potential New court will give drug offenders...
53. Archived Article: Focus
- Thursday, January 02, 1997
For the past two decades, John Robertson has been an institution in at the office of the Chancery Court. At noon today, however, all of that will change, as Robertson steps down and leadership passes to the new Clerk and Master, Kenny W. Armstrong. ...
54. Archived Article: Cordova Coll Exp Lj
- Thursday, October 31, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Roadway improvements spur Cordova property purchase By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News In anticipation of upcoming roadway improvements to a major artery in Cordova, a Memphis real estate partnership has purchased property for future dev...
55. Archived Article: Legal Briefs
- Thursday, January 25, 1996
01/25 Legal briefs Michael P. Coury II has joined the firm of Waring Cox PLC as special counsel effective this month. Coury received a bachelor of arts degree from Rhodes College in 1977 and a doctor of jurisprudence from Vanderbilt in 1980. Before ...