Editorial Results (free)
1. Claiming Our Responsibility
- Friday, March 31, 2017
4,000, 801, 70, 24 AND COUNTING. It’s well past time to be honest about our numbers and their toll. About 4,000 people were lynched in the South between the Civil War and the civil rights movement, about 800 more than previously thought due to the research of the Equal Justice Initiative. The “about” part is significant since those kinds of statistics are more carefully hidden than proudly claimed.
2. Last Word: ServiceMaster's Choice, Democrats Regroup, Oprah Goes To Church
- Friday, June 03, 2016
The ServiceMaster headquarters search is over and the pick is a real surprise as office spaces goes – Peabody Place – not the office building but the shuttered mall south of the Peabody hotel.
- Saturday, March 19, 2016
T.O. Fuller State Park will host its annual Spring Hike on the Discovery Trail Saturday, March 19, at 9:45 a.m. starting at the Visitors Center, 1500 W. Mitchell Road. The moderate, 4.5-mile hike will be followed by a birds of prey program. Cost is free; all ages welcome. For more information, call the park office at 901-543-7581.
- Friday, March 18, 2016
Memphis Area Master Gardeners will host the Spring Fling plant sale and garden show Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Farmers Market Big Red Barn at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The free expo will feature lectures, demos, vendors and children’s activities. Visit memphisareamastergardeners.org.
5. Memphis Banking Officials Brace for Changes In New Year
- Tuesday, December 29, 2015
As he chatted about the Memphis banking market with a few guests in a conference room at his bank’s headquarters on Quail Hollow Road back in 2010, Magna Bank chairman, president and CEO Kirk Bailey looked into the future and imagined how local mergers must surely be on the way.
6. Warehouse At Perimeter Point Sells for $775,000
- Friday, July 31, 2015
A Perimeter Point industrial building has been sold for $775,000.
Missouri-based Martabra Real Estate LLC acquired the flex warehouse building at 5055 Covington Way, just off Covington Pike south of Elmore Road, from CP Perimeter Point LLC, an affiliate of California-based Coastal Partners LLC.
7. Boyd Gets Encore as City Council Member
- Thursday, January 22, 2015
After serving less than a year on the Memphis City Council in 2011, Berlin Boyd is back on the council and working toward a longer stay.
Boyd was the pick of the other 12 council members Tuesday, Jan. 20, to fill the District 7 vacancy created when Lee Harris resigned to take his seat in the state Senate.
8. Cohen Prevails, Incumbents Dominate
- Friday, August 08, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen held off Thursday, Aug. 7, the most serious electoral challenge he’s faced since winning the Congressional seat in 2006, in the form of attorney Ricky E. Wilkins.
9. Democratic Sample Ballot Omits Some Names
- Friday, July 25, 2014
Not every candidate who claimed the Democratic nomination in the May county primaries is on the Shelby County Democratic Party’s endorsement ballot that hits the streets this week.
With early voting underway in advance of the Aug. 7 election day, the sample ballot does not include Juvenile Court clerk candidate Henri Brooks, Circuit Court clerk nominee Rhonda Banks, Probate Court clerk candidate William Chism and County Clerk nominee Charlotte Draper.
10. Memphis Bar Reveals Judicial Candidate Poll
- Wednesday, July 02, 2014
All but three of the 24 local judicial incumbents on the Aug. 7 ballot came out on top in the Memphis Bar Association poll of judicial candidates released Monday, June 30.
Attorneys were asked by the bar to select candidates based on who they felt was best qualified to hold the office.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. County Primary Filing Deadline Arrives
- Thursday, February 20, 2014
A couple of days before the filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries, it looked like a political season with lots of action at the deadline itself.
The deadline is noon Thursday, Feb. 20, with another week for any candidates who meet that deadline to withdraw if they wish.
- Monday, September 16, 2013
FedEx will host the 34th annual fashion show and auction benefiting The Baddour Center on Monday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Registration begins at 10 a.m.; the luncheon and program begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are $40. Visit baddour.org or call 662-366-6930.
15. Former Theater Site Heads to Auction Block
- Friday, July 26, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning a Midtown building with an interesting history.
On Friday, Aug. 9, at the Shelby County Courthouse, the IRS will auction the building and a vacant lot at 319 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive and 323 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive. The minimum bid the IRS is seeking is $12,356. The IRS seized the building for nonpayment of IRS taxes due from Faith Village.
16. Bailey Finds Ideal Job With Community Legal Center
- Thursday, January 31, 2013
At the beginning of January, Johnna Bailey began work as immigration attorney for the Community Legal Center, a resource for the working poor.
“It’s defined as those who are just above the poverty line, meaning that legal aid would not serve them, but it’s still too expensive for them to hire a private attorney,” Bailey said.
17. Brighter Future
- Friday, July 23, 2010
The financial services industry in Memphis is apparently back to thinking about tomorrow, rather than simply making it through today.
Firms are hiring again, deepening their bench strength in key areas, recommitting to a focus on customer relationships – and, in some cases, once more turning a tidy profit.
18. Criminal Court Candidates Lined Up for August Ballot
- Wednesday, June 16, 2010
A total of 21 candidates are in the race for General Sessions Court Judge Division 7.
The field remained at 21 at Monday’s deadline for candidates to withdraw. It is the largest field of any election, primary or general, on the Aug. 5 ballot.
19. 21 In Field for General Sessions Criminal Court Judge Race
- Tuesday, June 15, 2010
A total of 21 candidates are in the race for General Sessions Court Judge Division 7.
The field remained at 21 at Monday’s noon deadline for candidates to withdraw. It is the largest field of contenders of any election, primary or general on the Aug. 5 ballot.
20. New Vacancies Add to Judicial Races on Ballot
- Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The Aug. 5 election will feature five special judicial elections.
One of the two latest races to go on the ballot is for the Criminal Court Division 3 judge’s position being vacated by John Colton, whose resignation is effective April 30. He originally set the date for June 30, but changed it so the vacancy could be up for public vote.
21. Banks Find Time Right to Repay TARP
- Monday, February 01, 2010
President Barack Obama made an effort to show his disdain for the taxpayer-funded bank bailout during his State of the Union address Wednesday night, likening its popularity to that of a root canal.
22. Local Banks Hanker To Repay TARP Money
- Monday, June 15, 2009
Wall Street megabanks poised to repay the government’s bailout money aren’t the only ones eager to disentangle themselves from the grip of Uncle Sam.
Smaller banks on the local level also are intent to pay back loans they got last fall through the Troubled Asset Relief Program. And some of them want to dispose of those government IOUs soon – by the end of the year, if possible.
23. Bailout Questions Remain in ’09
- Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Back in October, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., stood before an audience of bankers, civic leaders and businesspeople at the University of Memphis and defended his vote for the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
24. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, December 08, 2003
Society of Entrepreneurs Hosts Networking Breakfast Dec. 8
Downtown Elementary School hosts an open house highlighting its optional program from noon to 1 p.m. at the school, 10 N. Fourth St. Visitors can tour the facilities and talk ...
25. Archived Article: Real Fcs (385) Lj
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON The last leg A recent public hearing ushers a 3.9-mile stretch of Collierville-Arlington Parkway into its final design phase By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A section of the connecting road between Nonconnah Parkway and Paul Barre...
26. Archived Article: United Bank Chg
- Tuesday, December 31, 1996
By CAMILLE H United American buys branch on Germantown Merger between W.B.T. Holding, First Commercial scheduled to be complete March 1 DEC. 31 -- United American Bank of Memphis will add a seventh bank branch to its portfolio after the purchase of ...