Editorial Results (free)
1. Kemmons Wilson Cos. Continues in the Spirit of its Founder
- Saturday, May 6, 2017
McLean T. Wilson has a statistic he likes to keep top of mind: 94 percent of third-generations businesses fail. Kemmons Wilson Cos. (KWC), the enterprise founded by McLean’s grandfather, Kemmons Wilson, is in the other 6 percent.
2. Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner Says Political Path Kept Calling
- Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Before he ever ran for anything in Collierville, Stan Joyner spent a dozen years on the town’s planning commission. And he was an elected alderman for another 12 years before he ran for and was elected mayor of the town of 48,000 people.
3. 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.
4. Summitt: A Coaching Legend Who Changed Her Sport
- Saturday, July 2, 2016
My parents were big fans of Pat Summitt. They loved the Lady Vols. They reveled in the program’s glory days.
Both of them died several years ago, so they weren’t here to see Summitt’s demise from early onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type, or her death from the brain disease Tuesday. She was 64.
5. Last Word: Mud Island Money, Elvis Mystery and Beyond Barbecue
- Friday, May 13, 2016
It looks like the dry rub will be in order for Memphis in May's barbecue weekend with a shower or two keeping the dust down in Tom Lee Park Wednesday.
If you can see it through the smoke, Mud Island might strike a first-tme observer as a marked contrast to all of the activity in Tom Lee Park that goes right up to the bluff's edge.
6. Robots Are Taking Tennessee’s Jobs
- Saturday, April 23, 2016
MTSU student Nathan Simpkins found the perfect major when the university started its mechatronics engineering program in 2013, a pursuit practically guaranteeing him a high-paying job in an increasingly automated manufacturing industry.
7. Country Icon Merle Haggard, Champion of the Underdog, Dies
- Thursday, April 7, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame through his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.
8. Grimes Joins Barge Waggoner As Transportation Project Manager
- Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Keafur Grimes has joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon Inc. as transportation project manager, bringing with him more than 35 years of experience. In his new role, Grimes manages transportation planning and construction projects to meet federal, state and local regulations; ensures that projects meet quality compliance and assurance standards as well as customer needs; and are delivered on time and within budget.
9. Last Word: Redbirds Sold, Memphis Burning and When Old Dominick Was Young
- Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Grizzlies over the Cavaliers 106-103 Monday evening in Cleveland despite the pre-game injury story dominating up to tip-off.
10. 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.
11. Acting Up
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
The Knoxville area has a rich legacy of actors who have found success in show business: Patricia Neal, David Keith, Cylk Cozart, David Dwyer, John Cullum, Bruce McKinnon, Polly Bergen, Dale Dickey, Brad Renfro, Johnny Knoxville, perhaps the most famous of all, Dolly Parton, singer/songwriter turned actress.
12. ‘Magnificent’ Vineyard in Perrin’s Blood
- Saturday, March 7, 2015
The grapevines are still brown and bare as they wait for spring, but the work at Richland Vineyards doesn’t stop for winter.
Connie Perrin has been working these grapes with her late husband, Troy, for more than 20 years. The vineyards now belong to his children, who purchased the farm from the estate, but Connie remains involved and shares her years of grape growing to help them as they learn the business.
13. Legacy Farm Owner Files $29.8 Million Loan
- Tuesday, June 24, 2014
1120 Winchester Road
Collierville, TN 38017
Loan Amount: $29.8 million
Loan Date: June 18, 2014
Maturity Date: July 1, 2021
Borrower: Legacy Farm LLC
Lender: CBRE Capital Markets Inc.
Details: The owner of the 368-unit Legacy Farm apartment complex at 1120 Winchester Road in Collierville has filed a $29.8 million loan on the property.
14. Legacy Farm Owner Files $29.8 Million Loan
- Monday, June 23, 2014
The owner of the 368-unit Legacy Farm apartment complex at 1120 Winchester Road in Collierville has filed a $29.8 million loan on the property.
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host the “All in for Animals” Texas Hold ’Em charity poker tournament Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. at 935 Farm Road. The poker tournament will feature prizes, food, and a beer and bourbon bar. Cost is $50 before Friday, Feb. 21, or $60 at the door. Visit memphishumane.org.
16. Interior Chief Salazar Stepping Down in March
- Thursday, January 17, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources throughout the nation, will step down in March.
17. Bearden’s Legacy Project Archives Present-Day Memphis
- Thursday, February 17, 2011
The Memphis & Shelby County Room at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library is a treasure trove of information about the area and its people.
Among the library’s catacombs of flat files, cabinets, boxes and shelves are hundreds of thousands of newspapers and magazine articles, maps, oral histories, school yearbooks and pamphlets.
18. Groups to Form Partnership to Preserve Farmland
- Wednesday, February 17, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State agencies and nonprofit groups will form the Tennessee Farmland Legacy Partnership on Tuesday.
The partnership will provide information and encourage both farm level and community planning that promotes the preservation and viability of working farms in Tennessee.
19. US Trade Deficit Declined in 2007 After Setting Records for 5 Straight Years
- Friday, February 15, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite a soaring foreign oil bill and another record deficit with China, the overall U.S. trade deficit declined in 2007 after setting records for five consecutive years.
The Commerce Department reported Thursday that the deficit dropped to $711.6 billion last year, a decline of 6.2 percent. The trade deficit with China continued to rise, jumping by 10.2 percent to $256.3 billion. That was the largest gap ever recorded with a single country, as Chinese imports surged despite a string of high-profile recalls of tainted products.
20. Archived Article
- Tuesday, June 19, 2007
1130 Legacy Farm Court
Collierville, TN 38017
Sale Amount: $36.5 million
Sale Date: June 12, 2007
Buyer: Legacy Farm LLC
21. Tunica Heritage Tourism Takes Step Forward With Blues Marker
- Monday, June 18, 2007
The setting is the back room of the Clack Store, a modest shack that once operated on Old Highway 61 in Tunica County as part store, part farm commissary, part train station.
The image is of a black Baptist preacher, perhaps dressed in his usual white shirt and string tie. One of the most influential bluesmen to emerge from the cotton fields and fertile farmland of the Mississippi Delta, the man furiously slaps the strings of his guitar and sings into the microphone of an archivist from the Library of Congress.
22. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 17, 2005
2965 Germantown Parkway
Shops of Wolflake Property Sells for $5.7 Million
2965 N. Germantown Road
Bartlett, TN 38133
Cost: $5.7 million
Buyer: PREF Wolflake Partners GP
Seller: 64 Investments Partnership
Property: The Shops of W...
23. Archived Article: Standout (uhlhorn) Lj
- Friday, April 19, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Ready, fire, aim! Local business innovator ensures future of entrepreneurial spirit By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A local business and community leader firmly believes in a small yet crucial twist of an age-old battle cry. "Rea...