Editorial Results (free)
1. Memphis Chamber Announces Program to Assist Minority-, Women-Owned Businesses
- Friday, December 16, 2016
At a press conference fittingly held at the National Civil Rights Museum, The Greater Memphis Chamber announced their newest pilot program Thursday, Dec. 15: the Ascend Memphis Business Development Pilot Program.
2. Impact of Three-Day RiverArtsFest Felt Year-Round
- Friday, October 21, 2016
RiverArtsFest is gearing up for its 10th annual fine arts festival this weekend Downtown in the South Main Arts District, where more than 20,000 people are expected to attend the three-day event.
Launched in 1989 as Arts in the Park in Overton Park before relocating to the Memphis Botanic Garden in 1992, the fest was revitalized in 2007 as RiverArtsFest and moved to its present location.
3. Will This Young Quarterback Ever Be a Success?
- Friday, October 07, 2016
In his first 16 NFL starts, the jury is out on the quarterback. Is he destined to be the cornerstone of the franchise or just another first-round draft pick who ultimately will fade away?
He struggles to complete passes downfield. He throws too many interceptions. He keeps fumbling. Sometimes it appears his biggest strength is running the ball, not throwing it.
4. Former Mayor A C Wharton Joins Board at Trezevant
- Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Trezevant recently announced that it has named A C Wharton, Jr. to its board of directors. Wharton is the former mayor of both the city of Memphis and Shelby County. An attorney by trade, he has also served in a number of leadership roles, including as director of Memphis Area Legal Services, chief public defender for Shelby County and chairman of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
- Friday, April 15, 2016
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold the Spring’s Best Plant Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. MBG’s largest sale of the year features a wide assortment of plants plus specialty garden items by local artisans. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
6. World Series of Drag Racing Moves to Memphis
- Saturday, March 12, 2016
IRG Sports & Entertainment and the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau have announced that the World Series of Drag Racing will make its debut at the Memphis International Raceway on Aug. 26-27.
7. World Series of Drag Racing Moves to Memphis
- Thursday, March 10, 2016
IRG Sports & Entertainment and the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau have announced that the World Series of Drag Racing will make its debut at the Memphis International Raceway on Aug. 26-27.
8. Bertelkamp Made Right Call in Going with the Vols
- Saturday, January 30, 2016
Bert Bertelkamp would be the first to tell you he’s pulling for Tennessee when calling basketball games as color commentator for the Vol Network.
And why wouldn’t he?
Bertelkamp is Big Orange to the bone. His father Hank played for the Vols (1951-53), was a team captain and remains a big supporter of UT.
9. Council OKs Strickland's Directors, He Defends Pay Raises
- Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Memphis City Council members approved Mayor Jim Strickland’s slate of 12 division chiefs and directors Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the first council meeting of 2016. And Strickland defended the pay raises for some of those positions compared to the salaries those appointed positions paid in the Wharton administration.
10. Rotten to the Core: Titans Fail to Develop Talent
- Saturday, December 19, 2015
As the Tennessee Titans sink toward the end of another lackluster season, they head into the off-season with still more holes to fill for 2016.
Some of that, of course, is inevitable with any team as an NFL roster. Even on the best teams can have a 20 percent roster turnover in the off-season due to injuries, free agency and new draft picks coming on board.
11. Barry Elected 1st Female Nashville Mayor, Dashing GOP Hopes
- Monday, September 14, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Megan Barry's election as Nashville's first female mayor dashed Republican hopes of making inroads in one of the few remaining Democratic strongholds in Tennessee.
12. Republicans Hope Fox Can Break Democratic Grip on Nashville
- Thursday, September 10, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A closer-than-expected mayor's race in Nashville has Republicans hoping they can grab one of the last remaining major elected offices in Tennessee that has eluded their grasp amid a statewide GOP wave.
13. Vols Nearly Set on Offense as Season Approaches
- Saturday, August 22, 2015
With Tennessee’s football team three weeks into fall camp, the offensive depth charts are set at some positions, while others remain open.
UT coach Butch Jones enters the 2015 season with no questions at quarterback or running back. His has plenty of receivers and all should get their share of playing time.
14. Ramsey Uses ‘System’ to Reshape State’s Political Landscape
- Thursday, May 28, 2015
Senate Speaker and Lieutenant Gov. Ron Ramsey laughs at the notion he’s changed since being elected to the Legislature 23 years ago, that he’s lost touch with the common man or become “arrogant” as lieutenant governor of Tennessee.
15. Changing Hometown, Careers Pays Off for Hyams
- Saturday, May 09, 2015
Jimmy Hyams moved to Knoxville from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the summer of 1985 looking for a fresh start to his journalism career and found a job as a sportswriter for the Knoxville News Sentinel.
16. 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.
17. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 07, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
18. Randy Odom Named CEO of Memphis Athletic Ministries
- Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Randy Odom has been named president and chief executive officer of Memphis Athletic Ministries. Odom joined MAM in 2006 as a neighborhood center director and became chief operating officer in 2012. In his new role, he oversees all operations and programming for 10 neighborhood youth centers that serve more than 900 underserved youth after school each day.
19. 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.
20. Spillyards Leads Community Advisors Launch
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Greg Spillyards has joined the brokerage team at Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors to launch the firm’s Community Advisors service line.
Community Advisors is focused on the Memphis city core, with a goal to provide real estate advisory services to assist in the revitalization of the city’s underserved areas with passion, creativity and entrepreneurship, and with service to those already living and leading in their neighborhoods.
21. Jones’ Wide Net Gathers Old Friends, Top Prospects
- Saturday, September 20, 2014
Butch Jones was sitting in the office of Knoxville’s South-Doyle High School athletic director and football coach Clark Duncan during a visit to see recruit Jocquez Bruce last winter.
22. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
23. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
24. 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.
- 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.
- Friday, February 21, 2014
Ballet Memphis and Crosstown Arts will present “spark: behind the scenes of ‘World Wonders’” Friday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Attendees will meet the dancers and artistic staff before the 8 p.m. performance. Cost is free. Visit balletmemphis.org.
27. 15 Vie for County Commission Seat
- Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Shelby County Commissioners will interview a group of 15 citizens Wednesday, Jan. 8, who want to become the newest member of the elected body.
The committee session interviews come before the full commission is to vote Monday, Jan. 13, on a replacement for Commissioner Wyatt Bunker.
28. Wealthy Business Executives Eye Political Races
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
CHICAGO (AP) – He has never been elected to anything, not even "student council in high school," as he boasts. He has little patience for schmoozing. In dealing with people, he admits to being "pretty blunt" - more suited to running a large private equity firm, which Bruce Rauner did successfully for 30 years, than seeking votes for governor, which he intends to do in Illinois next year.
29. Kramer Given Crystal Award by Carwash Association
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Bruce Kramer, an attorney with Apperson Crump PLC, has been given the Crystal Award by the International Carwash Association for his 20 years of service as the association’s general counsel. The association, which was started in Memphis in 1955, is comprised of 15,000 professional car wash operators, retailers and suppliers in 25 nations.
30. US Poverty Rate 15 Percent; Record Numbers Persist
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The ranks of America's poor remain stuck at a record 15 percent, the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.
Roughly 46.2 million people remained below the poverty line in 2011, unchanged from 2010. The figure is the highest in more than half a century.
31. ETSU Official Named State Medical Examiner
- Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Tennessee has named Dr. Karen Cline-Parhamovich, the current director of forensic pathology at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, as the state’s new chief medical examiner.
- Thursday, June 14, 2012
The Memphis alumni chapter of LeMoyne-Owen College will kick off the Jerry C. Johnson Sports Weekend with a ceremony renaming the school’s gymnasium to the C. Arthur Bruce Hall/Jerry C. Johnson Gymnasium Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at LOC, 807 Walker Ave. Call 435-1235.
- Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Ave. Anthony Bradley of The Bradley Law Firm PLLC will present “The Truth About the VA Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit.” Cost is free. Contact Jo Garner at 482-0354.
34. Child Advocacy Center Remembers Lost Children
- Monday, April 09, 2012
Reinyah Ballard, 2, died Sunday, April 1, from abuse. Her father has been charged with criminally negligent homicide, after leaving her, along with her young siblings, unattended inside his vehicle with the engine running.
35. Binkley Promoted to VP at Boyle
- Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Les Binkley has been promoted to vice president at Boyle Investment Co.
36. Marty Regan Blends Civic, Community Duties
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
When Marty Regan looks out from his penthouse view at One Commerce Square, he sees an array of public and private partnerships that wouldn’t have been possible without real estate attorneys.
37. Bad Economy? Farmers Have One of Best Years Ever
- Tuesday, December 13, 2011
ST. LOUIS (AP) – An Illinois farmer made so much money this year he made loan payments on one tractor a year in advance and exchanged some older ones for newer models. An Iowa farmer upgraded his combine and also paid off debt, while an elderly Oregon farmer poured into retirement funds a bundle of his $2 million take from a well-timed sale of much of his turf and equipment.
38. ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Makes Memphis Stop
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011
After a week in Memphis, the second generation of the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital and its crew of 22 goes back to work for one more year of flights around the world.
Memphis was the final stop in the goodwill tour of the DC-10 donated and outfitted by FedEx Corp. and maintained by the Memphis-based company since 1992.
39. Realtors Recognized for 4 Decades of Service
- Friday, October 21, 2011
Thirteen real estate professionals were honored Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the annual Realtors Emeritus Reception held by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors.
Honorees must be members of the National Association of Realtors for 40 consecutive years and also hold membership in a local Realtors association.
40. Sears Interim CEO 2010 Pay More Than Triples
- Tuesday, April 12, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Sears Holdings Corp.'s interim CEO W. Bruce Johnson, who gave up the top role in February, received compensation worth $5.3 million in 2010, more than triple the prior year, according to an analysis by the Associated Press.
41. Sears Q3 Loss Widens on Poor Appliance, Clothing Sales
- Friday, November 19, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Sears Holdings Corp.'s third-quarter loss nearly doubled, dragged down by weak revenue at its long-suffering Sears chain, hurt by poor sales of appliances and clothing.
42. ‘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.
43. Analysis: Local Projects Dominate Arkansas Session
- Tuesday, February 23, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Legislative leaders wanted to keep Arkansas' first fiscal session short, sweet and focused on the state's budget. But, even in an abbreviated session, they're learning that there's always room for pork.
44. Analysis: Budget Cuts Suggest Bleak Fiscal Session
- Monday, January 11, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Lawmakers knew they would face a tight budget when they return to the Capitol for their first fiscal session next month. Now they know it could be downright ugly.
The state fiscal officer's declaration that Arkansas – facing a nearly $55 million shortfall – will likely face budget cuts this year was a reminder of the state's economic picture as lawmakers prepare for the first-ever fiscal session.
45. Struggle Over Ethics Role Led to Director’s Firing
- Wednesday, May 27, 2009
NASHVILLE (AP) – When Bruce Androphy was hired to run the Tennessee Ethics Commission in 2006, he took to heart pronouncements that the state wanted the panel to be independent and assertive.
46. Sears Q4 Profit Falls 55 Percent on Charges
- Friday, February 27, 2009
CHICAGO (AP) - Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit dropped by more than half as charges for store closings, valuation declines and severance dragged down results.
47. Caraway Named ‘Rising Star’ By Midsouth Superlawyers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Kirk Caraway of Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham PLLC has been selected as a “Rising Star” in the field of Labor and Employment Litigation by Law & Politics Midsouth Superlawyers publication for 2008.
48. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
49. $1M Grant to Fund Dispensaries, Including Memphis
- Thursday, December 27, 2007
A nonprofit organization that provides free sample medications to Tennesseans who don't have insurance will be able to expand its program with the help of a $1 million grant from the state.
50. Barrett Opens Design and Marketing Firm
- Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Stefanie Barrett has opened Barrett Creative, a full-service graphic design and marketing firm. Barrett has more than 15 years of experience. She is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the Memphis Chamber of Commerce and Women on the Move, and serves as the marketing sponsor for the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children (COMEC) and the Small Business Chamber.
51. FAA Memo Questions Air Traffic Compliance at Memphis International
- Monday, April 16, 2007
The air traffic control tower at Memphis International Airport is out of compliance with a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) order that governs the allowance of aircraft flying over other aircraft, according to an internal FAA memorandum obtained by The Daily News last week.
52. Snowden Principal Brings it Home For Memphis City Schools
- Friday, October 27, 2006
A string of carjackings has been taking place on the campuses of some city schools lately, with the latest on Oct. 20 at Overton High School on Lanier Lane.
When Catherine Battle recently discussed the negative press associated with the city school system, she became visibly upset - upset about the outside people who "perpetrate crimes on our campuses."
53. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
54. Trezevant Manor Foundation Names Development Director
- Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Martha Boyd was named director of development for the Trezevant Manor Foundation.
The New York Times Co. Broadcast Media Group announced that Bruce Moore was named news director of WREG-TV in Memphis, effective Jan. 30. Moore is a 15-year veteran of WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Va. He served as assistant director of WVEC-TV for seven years. He graduated from the University of Georgia.
55. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 08, 2004
Rhodes Professor Honored as Professor of the Year
LRK Hires New Project Manager
Joseph Bruce joined Looney Ricks Kiss as project manager/project architect in the Multifamily Residential Studio. Bruce previously worked for RTKL Associates in Da...
56. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 18, 2004
VA Medical Center Physician Recognized
Memphis Attorneys Complete Leadership Program
The Tennessee Bar Association announced that the following Memphis attorneys have completed the TBA Leadership Law program: Karen Campbell, Gary K. Smith &...
57. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 28, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr
MAAR Dedicates Center in Honor of Past President
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr. with the dedication of the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Cen...
58. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, February 19, 2004
Statewide Program Develops Law Leaders
The Daily News
Seeing a need to develop leaders in the law field, John Tarpley also felt the need to do something about it.
As 2004 president of the Tennessee Bar Association, Tar...
59. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, June 19, 2003
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle Corp., the No. 2 U.S.-based global software maker, Wednesday sweetened its hostile cash bid for PeopleSoft Inc. by 22 percent to about $6.3 billion, the latest ...
60. Archived Article: Churches (lead)
- Friday, June 09, 2000
Construction is starting on a series of additions planned for Second Presbyterian Church, located at 4055 Poplar Ave. at Goodlett in East Memphis. Growth pushes two churches to expand By LAURIE JOHNSON and STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Two Presbyte...
61. Archived Article: Tdot (lead)
- Wednesday, April 12, 2000
By LAURIE JOHNSON New interstate marker system helps drivers help themselves By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News "Where are we? Uh, a little bit past the Poplar exitI think." Statements like this will soon be a thing of the past for Memphis l...
62. Archived Article: Law Focus1
- Thursday, October 21, 1999
PRESSRELEASE Building the bridge of hope Memphis Area Legal Services will raise funds through Nov. 4 for its Campaign for Equal Justice By Sonja Currie Special to The Daily News Memphis Area Legal Services Inc.s 1999 Campaign for Equal Justic...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 21, 1999
AutoZone Names Senior Vice James M. Evans Jr. has joined PSI as a staff consultant. He has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis and previously worked as a structural engineer. Emily Forman has joined CB Richard Ellis as resea...
64. Archived Article: Back-top
- Thursday, July 01, 1999
Germantown Animal Shelter expansion starts Germantown Animal Shelter expansion starts By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on an expansion project at the Germantown Animal Shelter at 7700 Southern Ave. Plans for the project incl...
65. Archived Article: Highway (bott)cts Lj
- Thursday, March 11, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON State transportation budget funds seven county projects By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Tennessees proposed transportation budget for the 1999-2000 fiscal year will total $1.3 billion and include 118 projects in 67 counties, Gov. ...
66. Archived Article: Real Fcs Expo 99 Lj
- Tuesday, March 02, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Home Expo 99 Memphis Area Home Builders Associations annual products showcase starts Friday By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Anyone considering remodeling, buying or building a home will have the opportunity this weekend to see som...
67. Archived Article: Shoney's Sells Lj
- Wednesday, August 05, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Shoneys sells two Memphis businesses to local owners By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Nashville-based Shoneys Inc. has divested itself of two Memphis-based insurance companies as part of a plan to concentrate more fully on the food...
68. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Gary L Gary L. Osing has joined the Waring Cox law firm as chief operating officer. He formerly was director of administration for the law firm of Hand Arendall LLC in Mobile, Ala. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Springfield ...
69. Archived Article: Charjean Renov
- Friday, February 27, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Work underway on Charjean Elementary By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on the renovation of Charjean Elementary School at 2140 Charjean Road in South Memphis. The $3.2 million project will include a complete...
70. Archived Article: Real Fcs LJ
- Tuesday, October 21, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Investing in success Cabinet company Architectural Caseworks Manufacturing Inc.s emphasis on quality and delivery earns it a bonus: CabinetMaker magazines 1997 Cabinet Industry Award By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Steve Chafetz, ...
71. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 08, 1997
Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. She pr...
72. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 30, 1997
Rosemarie Fair Stack was confirmed as the 1998 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Rosemarie Fair Stack was confirmed as the 1998 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Robin Hyde and Doug Collins were chosen secret...
73. Archived Article: Carnes Elem. Renov
- Friday, September 26, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Renovations underway on Carnes Elementary Downtown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on the $5.7 million renovation of Carnes Elementary School at 943 J. W. Williams Lane in Downtown Memphis. The project wil...
74. Archived Article: Real Fcs (alum Roof) Lj
- Tuesday, September 09, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON From refrigerator to roof Roofing products made from recycled aluminum are an ecological option for homeowners By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Question: What is "green," has a lifespan of 50 years or more, looks like the...
75. Archived Article: Snyder Hombldrs Lj
- Thursday, July 25, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Trio of developments to begin in Arlington By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News When Mark Snyder traveled to Arlington several years ago to look at a piece of land he was offered as part of a trade, he looked beyond the deal at hand and sa...
76. Archived Article: Back
- Wednesday, June 26, 1996
Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Top business executives, administrators, civic volunteers and ministers are among the 55 leaders in the public and private sectors who have been selected to participate ...
77. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, March 28, 1996
03-28 Benchmark Ritta Owens, Lesia G. Johnson, Cheryl L. Mitchell, Clara M. Sharp, William A. Smith and Jobe L. Taylor vs. the University Club of Memphis. Several former and current employees of the University Club of Memphis have filed a class acti...