Editorial Results (free)
1. ‘Doors Always Open’ for Titans, Help Dodd Ease Injury Angst
- Friday, August 4, 2017
The NFL can be a cold and cruel business. In such a high-risk business, one injury or a sudden drop in production can put a player’s very livelihood in jeopardy. NFL, in such situations, really can mean “Not For Long.”
2. Fred's, A Small Drugstore Chain, May Become National Player
- Monday, December 26, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – Fred's, a small regional drugstore chain from Memphis, Tennessee, had a very good week last week.
It all started Tuesday, Dec. 20, when Fred's said it would pay $950 million to buy 865 stores that Rite Aid needed to sell in order to appease anti-trust regulators and close its $9.4 billion buyout deal with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.
3. Last Word: Fire Recovery, Justice Department Work Begins and Rocky Top Angst
- Friday, December 2, 2016
The death toll in the East Tennessee wildfires goes to 10 Thursday as the recovery effort moves beyond a search for those missing. The count of buildings burned in Sevier County is estimated at more than 700 – 300 just in Gatlinburg. And 47 people are injured by the latest count. The count of those who died in the fires includes confirmation that Jon and Janet Summer of Memphis are among the dead recovered so far.
4. Items Owned By Gangster 'Whitey' Bulger To Be Auctioned
- Monday, June 27, 2016
BOSTON (AP) – Some things seem to capture the public perception of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's life: a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring, a rat-shaped pencil holder, a stack of books about the Mafia.
5. Last Word: Humdingers, Gangster Disciples Paper Work and Underground Day
- Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Sometimes you think you know what is going on and then something happens like Chris Wallace, the general manager of the Memphis Grizzlies, grabbing a bite to eat Monday at Humdingers out east with former Grizz coach Lionel Hollins. Next thing you know there’s another possibility for the next Grizz coach – a return engagement that would be exceedingly rare.
6. Gangster Disciples Case Alleges Attempted Murder, Threats
- Wednesday, May 11, 2016
When reputed members of street gangs are indicted on federal charges, the indictments are usually brief and technical.
They will allege that the accused had a firearm and was a felon and thus could not legally carry a gun. Or they will allege the defendant was dealing an amount of drugs that exceeds the threshold for federal charges.
7. 16 Alleged Gangster Disciples Indicted in Memphis
- Thursday, May 5, 2016
A federal grand jury in Memphis has charged 16 alleged members of the Gangster Disciples street gang in a case linked to the separate indictment of 32 people in Atlanta, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday, May 4.
8. Memphis City Council To Vote on Pinch Hotel
- Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Memphis City Council members vote Tuesday, Nov. 3, on plans for a hotel with retail development on the northeast corner of Jackson Avenue and North Front Street.
The council delayed a September vote on the development by Front Street Group LLC because of some opposition cited by councilman Berlin Boyd, who represents the area.
9. CVS Health Launches Health, Beauty Makeover for Drugstores
- Thursday, June 18, 2015
CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers and a shot of ethnic diversity in some cases to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill.
10. County Budget Season Reflects Priorities, Angst
- Monday, May 11, 2015
It’s that time of year in Downtown’s Civic Center Plaza.
In late April, May and into June, the budget committee sessions of the Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission become the stage for the priorities – political and financial – of both bodies.
11. Drugstores, Retailers Dive Deeper Into Vaccines
- Thursday, September 18, 2014
Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles.
CVS doled out more than 5 million, or double its total from a few years ago. And Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, offers flu shots at more than 4,200 of its U.S. stores that have pharmacies.
12. Pharmacy Sales Boost Major Drugstores in June
- Friday, July 4, 2014
A jump in pharmacy revenue fueled June sales growth for two of the nation's largest drugstore chains, and they may start adding gains from the health care overhaul later this year.
Walgreen Co. and Rite Aid Corp. said Thursday that pharmacy revenue from their established stores climbed more than 11 percent at Walgreen and 5 percent at Rite Aid last month. Walgreen runs the nation's largest drugstore chain with 8,215 stores, while Rite Aid ranks third with 4,754. The company in the middle, CVS Caremark Corp., doesn't report monthly results.
13. Collierville Schools Prepares for Parent ‘Angst’
- Thursday, March 6, 2014
UPDATE: In a special meeting Friday, March 7, the Germantown Municipal Schools board voted 3-0 to rescind its tuition requirement for open enrollment of students living outside Germantown.
14. Drugstore Chain CVS to Pay $20 Million to Settle SEC Case
- Monday, August 5, 2013
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) – CVS Caremark Corp. plans to pay $20 million to resolve a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into some public disclosures and securities deals involving emloyees, among other items.
15. Drugstore Corridor
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Walgreen Co. is building a new store on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis amid some of the most important and valuable commercial real estate in the city.
16. As 'Fiscal Cliff' Looms, Voter Angst is Palpable
- Wednesday, December 12, 2012
HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) – Five hundred miles from Washington, the lunch crowd at Robie's Country Store and Deli is filled with angst over America's elected leaders and their latest struggle to prevent a fiscal crisis.
17. LGSTX Services Expands Local Warehouse
- Friday, October 19, 2012
LGSTX Services Inc. is relocating and expanding its Memphis warehouse operations. The Wilmington, Ohio-based firm, which specializes in aviation support and facility services, has leased 184,680 square feet across two facilities in the Southwide Distribution area at 363 Burma Road and 410 Burma Road.
18. Logistics Background Helps Stewart Thrive as Attorney
- Thursday, October 4, 2012
Paul W. Stewart not only represents third-party logistics companies in his law practice, but he has even served as chief legal officer to three national logistics companies and CEO of a fourth logistics company.
19. Walgreen Finishes $438 Million Deal for Drugstore Chain
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Walgreen Co. has completed its $438 million purchase of a regional drugstore chain that operates in several states under the USA Drug, Super D Drug and Med-X names.
20. Taylor-Brown Apothecary Opens Second Drugstore
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Taylor-Brown Apothecary, which claims to be the only African-American-owned and operated drugstore chain in the Southeast, will celebrate the opening of a store at 3333 Shelby Drive on Friday, Oct. 14, with an open house and mixer.
21. Walgreen to Spend About $429M for Drugstore.com
- Friday, March 25, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Drugstore operator Walgreen Co. said Thursday it will spend about $429 million to buy online retailer drugstore.com in a deal that gives it access to 3 million online customers.
22. Walgreen to Buy NYC Drugstore Operator Duane Reade
- Thursday, February 18, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Walgreen Co. reported Wednesday it has agreed to buy the drugstore operator Duane Reade in a move that will more than quadruple the number of stores it has in the New York City metro area.
23. Angst Lingers Behind Uptick In Biz Permits
- Monday, January 18, 2010
Permits issued for businesses to operate in Shelby County during 2009 indicate a rebound in entrepreneurship, but tight credit and economic angst continue to be a drag on activity.
The number of permits issued for new businesses or renewed for established ones increased 5.7 percent compared to 2008. That’s an easy benchmark for measuring success because that year business permits plunged 11 percent from 2007.
24. MED Layoffs Follow Longstanding Money Problems
- Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Officials of The Regional Medical Center at Memphis began laying off employees today at noon.
The layoffs, which include 88 employees and 62 vacant positions, have been anticipated for over a month as the board of the public hospital hired a consulting group to reorganize the hospital.
25. Memphis BrooksOffers Glimpse of Springsteen
- Friday, January 4, 2008
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is giving visitors a glimpse of "The Boss" next week, via a screening of the Bruce Springsteen concert film "Live in Barcelona."
The film is part of a pe
26. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, December 27, 2001
New tax act rewards reckless behavior New tax act rewards reckless behavior By JOE TOWNSEND Special to The Daily News Have you ever wondered how anyone in right his or her mind could find reading about a new tax law interesting? Face the facts. Get ...
27. Archived Article: Time Warner P.2
- Tuesday, September 26, 2000
Time Warner Telecom to acquire GST assets Time Warner Telecom to acquire GST assets Time Warner Telecom Inc., among the leaders in delivering converged communications services to businesses over its fiber, facilities-based networks, and GST Telecomm...
28. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, January 15, 1999
Several local companies and organizations have been awarded one of 111 Tennessee Quality Awards Several local companies and organizations have been awarded one of 111 Tennessee Quality Awards. The 1998 awards, which recognize improvements in product...