Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: James Cotton, A Quiet Jackson Day in Memphis and 'A Football School'
- Friday, March 17, 2017
When you think of the blues and harmonica – James Cotton probably comes to mind – Sonny Boy Williamson too, who taught Cotton how to play.
2. Fans Finally Get to Enjoy Watching Titans’ Players in Pro Bowl Again
- Friday, January 27, 2017
For those needing a Titans fix this week, there are a couple of things to occupy your mind and perhaps pique your curiosity.
First, there is one last chance to get another glimpse at the 2016 Tennessee Titans, who finished a surprising 9-7.
3. Northwestern Defense Tough, But Give Edge to UT
- Saturday, December 26, 2015
There’s nothing like spending the Christmas holidays in Florida, and Tennessee’s football team will savor every minute of it for the second consecutive year.
The Vols (8-4) board a flight Saturday morning to Tampa, Fla., where they will spend almost a week before the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against Northwestern (10-2).
4. One Step Initiative Taking Education Beyond Memphis
- Friday, December 11, 2015
For some high school seniors, college is the first time they leave home. For others, college isn’t in the cards. A local nonprofit, One Step Initiative, is looking to make college a nearer possibility by sending high school seniors abroad and providing them with ongoing professional support.
5. Here’s How Vols Grade Going Into Second Half
- Saturday, October 17, 2015
Order has been restored in Vol Nation, at least for now.
Tennessee’s football team restored it with a 38-31 victory over then-No. 19 Georgia last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
UT’s rally from a 24-3 deficit has much of the fan base back on board with Vols coach Butch Jones and his staff after a precarious week leading up to the game.
6. Despite Rhetoric, Florida Game Critical for Tennessee's Butch Jones
- Saturday, September 26, 2015
Tennessee’s Butch Jones will coach the biggest game of his three-year tenure with the Vols – and probably the biggest of his entire coaching career – at Florida on Saturday.
Like it or not, Jones is carrying the weight of UT’s 10-game losing streak to Florida on his shoulders.
7. Rocky Top In Nashville: Good For City, Bad For Vols
- Saturday, September 05, 2015
I can’t help but get fired up for a college football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech in front of 150,000 people at Bristol Motor Speedway.
8. Despite Personnel Losses, UT’s Defense Should Be Much-Improved
- Saturday, August 29, 2015
John Jancek begins his third season as Tennessee’s defensive coordinator under head coach Butch Jones, and thanks to two solid recruiting classes should have his best defense with the Vols.
UT is bigger and faster on the defensive side than the previous two seasons, when the Vols showed improvement from the 2012 season by shaving more than 100 yards and 11 points per game allowed.
9. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 08, 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.
10. Clarksville Star Can’t Wait to Be Part of Lady Vols
- Saturday, May 30, 2015
Haley Bearden will watch every pitch this weekend as the University of Tennessee softball team pursues its ultimate goal in the NCAA Women’s College World Series.
The 2015 Clarksville High School graduate and UT softball recruit has been a fan since she was young, hardly ever missing a televised game, and dreamed of playing for the Lady Vols one day.
11. Conn’s Acquires Site for Third Memphis-Area Location
- Friday, May 29, 2015
A Texas-based retailer has acquired a fully leased shopping center in Southaven and will build a new store on an outparcel of the existing retail center.
Conn’s Appliances Inc. acquired the Stateline Square Shopping Center at 550 Stateline Road in Southaven for $5 million from Brixmor Commercial Real Estate, which was doing business as NPK Southaven LLC.
12. Shops at Kirby Gate Sells for $3.4 Million
- Friday, May 08, 2015
A California-based investor has purchased the Shops at Kirby Gate in East Memphis for $3.4 million.
An affiliate of Los Angeles-based Westwood Financial Corp. acquired the shopping center at the northwest corner of Quince Road and Kirby Parkway from Shops at Kirby Gate LLC, according to public records.
13. Kelly, Berry Battle for Safety Spot in Legacy Showdown
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
Todd Kelly Jr. concludes his first spring practice with Tennessee’s football team this week in a heated competition for a safety job.
14. Injuries Slow Development of Vols Defensive Players
- Saturday, April 11, 2015
Tennessee football fans might want to look past the defensive lineup for the Orange & White Spring Game. It will bear little resemblance to the unit that will start the 2015 season opener against Bowling Green on Sept. 5 at Nashville’s LP Field.
15. Council Critical of Wharton Debt Restructuring
- Wednesday, February 18, 2015
First reviews from Memphis City Council members Tuesday, Feb. 17, to Memphis Mayor A C Wharton’s plan to restructure the city’s debt payments were harsh and skeptical.
Wharton wasn’t present in council committee sessions Tuesday as council member Jim Strickland played audio of Wharton in 2010 telling council members that the restructuring of city debt then was a “plain vanilla” transaction.
16. Debt, Pension Overhang Top City Council Priorities
- Tuesday, February 17, 2015
UPDATE: Council committee sessions are beginning late Tuesday – at 10:30 a.m. – because of weather-related road conditions, and committees will have a condensed schedule, according to council staff.
17. Vols Take Plenty of Momentum Into Offseason
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.
18. Target's Chairman and CEO Out in Wake of Breach
- Tuesday, May 06, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Target's massive data breach has now cost the company's CEO his job.
Target announced Monday that Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel is out nearly five months after the retailer disclosed the breach, which has hurt its reputation among customers and hammered its business.
19. 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.
20. Primaries Offer First Major Test of Voter ID Laws
- Monday, March 03, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots – the first major test of voter ID laws after years of legal challenges arguing that the measures are designed to suppress voting.
- Monday, September 09, 2013
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will screen the U.S. premiere of BBC documentary “Otis Redding: Soul Ambassador” Monday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Cost is free. Visit staxmuseum.com.
- Saturday, September 07, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
23. LaVere Stays Busy in Preparation of New Album
- Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Memphis-based musician Amy LaVere’s third solo album, “Runaway’s Diary,” won’t be released until early next year, but the songwriter, bassist and vocalist has a few summer projects that should keep anxious fans satisfied.
24. Tech Talk
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
It is a pleasant lunchtime hour on a recent weekday, and a small gathering of technologists has huddled at Panera Bread in the Laurelwood shopping center for their monthly confab.
They’re participants in a recurring series of “Tech Lunches” spearheaded by Brian Swanson. He’s a software developer and the founder of Purple Ant Software, which focuses on Web and desktop software development.
25. Starting Up
- Friday, September 14, 2012
Shawn Flynn and Ryan Ramkhelawan have, both literally and figuratively, come a long way in a few months.
They moved to Memphis recently to bring their medical industry-focused startup here and take it through the inaugural round of a new startup accelerator program, ZeroTo510. Since the end of that program – a boot camp-style mix of mentorship, networking and related instruction that came with an infusion of cash – their startup Restore Medical Solutions got a term sheet and an invitation to negotiate for a Series A round of venture capital funding.
26. Online-Gambling Fight Now About When, Who – Not If
- Wednesday, January 04, 2012
LAS VEGAS (AP) – The fight to fully legalize online gambling in the U.S. is now less about whether Americans will be able to play and more about who will bring the action to them – and when.
27. ‘Undefeated’ Highlights Indie Festival
- Monday, October 31, 2011
Two true but very different stories of triumph and trials in Memphis will lead the schedule at the 14th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival, Nov. 3-6.
Erik Jambor, executive director of Indie Memphis, said the festival wasn’t intended to have such a hometown focus but the timing was right for a pair of award-winning films set locally.
28. Hacks Cross Center Sells For $1 Million
- Friday, June 17, 2011
A shopping center in the Southeast submarket has traded hands. AAK Ventures LLC acquired the 10,500-square-foot Players Crossing Retail Center, 3285 Hacks Cross Road, from BancorpSouth for $1 million.
29. Davidson Hired as Manager of Habitat ReStore
- Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Joseph Yates Davidson has been hired as the manager of the new Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 7130 Winchester Road.
30. Two Memphis Malls Get New Leadership
- Monday, February 28, 2011
Oak Court Mall and Wolfchase Galleria have been assigned new general managers, Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc. said Thursday.
31. Skyline Grows Local Footprint on Vantech Dr.
- Friday, December 10, 2010
Skyline Exhibits MidSouth is expanding its presence at East Pointe Business Center.
The St. Paul, Minn.-based tradeshow exhibits company renewed its 9,958-square-foot lease at 3895 Vantech Drive, Suite 9, and expanded into an additional 3,524 square feet. The additional space will enable Skyline to assemble and store exhibits for clients.
32. Paul Stanley's Fall From Grace
- Monday, August 17, 2009
Jim Kyle, a Memphis Democrat who serves as minority leader in the state Senate, gave the first lunchtime address of 2009 to the Memphis Rotary Club.
Rotarians got a bird’s-eye view of the state’s financial picture from Kyle, who described choices needed to close the state’s budget shortfall. Kyle this week announced his candidacy in the 2010 gubernatorial race.
33. Uncertainty Follows Stanley’s Political Demise
- Thursday, July 30, 2009
On his way to the electric chair in the 1934 gangster movie “Manhattan Melodrama,” Clark Gable’s doomed character encourages a fellow prison inmate to “die like you live – all of a sudden.”
All of a sudden is the way state Sen. Paul Stanley’s political career died Tuesday, with the Germantown Republican’s decision late in the afternoon to step down after a nine-year career in the state Legislature. Stanley is resigning effective Aug. 10.
34. Getwell Road Apartments Foreclosed, to Be Sold
- Monday, July 20, 2009
The Kensington Manor apartments at 2893 Getwell Road in Oakhaven/Parkway Village have been foreclosed and will be sold next month on the Shelby County Courthouse steps, according to a notice that appears on Page 36 of today’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
35. Archived Article: Opd (lead)
- Tuesday, September 12, 2000
By Sue Pease City, county to discuss N. Memphis intersection By Sue Pease The Daily News A decision to rezone two acres of land near a busy intersection rests in the hands of city and county lawmakers. The owner of the 2.24-acre property on the east...
36. Archived Article: Seniors (lead)
- Tuesday, June 27, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER New facilities to serve growing senior market By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Two projects that will provide living space for Memphis older citizens are on track to move forward following their recent approval by the Memphis Cit...