Editorial Results (free)
1. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 09, 2015
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
The races for four of those six open seats and the seat now held by an appointee to the council are going to a Nov. 19 runoff election – one week before Thanksgiving.
2. Shibata Named UTHSC Chair of Surgery
- Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Dr. David Shibata has been named the Scheinberg Endowed Chair of Surgery and a professor in the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
3. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
4. Square Roots
- Saturday, May 16, 2015
Lucy Woodson and George Saig went to lunch recently in Overton Square.
They chose Babalu, the site where the entertainment district began in 1970 with the opening of the former TGI Friday’s, just months after Memphis voters approved “liquor by the drink.”
5. Celebrating the Holiday Season in East Tennessee
- Saturday, December 06, 2014
Even ole Ebenezer Scrooge could find something in Knoxville to get him in the holiday spirit.
Area residents have a wide selection of holiday activities including a Clarence Brown Theatre rendition of Scrooge’s Christmas Eve’s nocturnal visitors. Many of the activities are free, but others range in price. Visit the websites for more detailed information, including time, ticket price and availability.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August
- Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.
10. Former Audit Chief Named Arkansas Treasurer
- Thursday, May 30, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Legislative Auditor Charles Robinson will replace the Arkansas state treasurer who resigned last week over charges she accepted cash payments for steering business to an investment banker, Gov. Mike Beebe announced Wednesday.
11. Cleaner Gas Rule Would Mean Higher Price at Pump
- Monday, April 01, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration's newest anti-pollution plan would ping American drivers where they wince the most: at the gas pump. That makes arguments weighing the cost against the health benefits politically potent.
- Friday, November 30, 2012
Downtown Memphis Commission will unveil Memphis’ first marker on the Highway 61 Blues Trail Friday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. at Third Street and Gayoso Avenue. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
13. River Business
- Friday, November 30, 2012
From Thanksgiving through the first full week in December, four overnight cruise boats will have docked at the Memphis riverfront.
And the Riverfront Development Corp., which manages the riverfront for the city including Beale Street Landing, has been talking with one cruise company about more of the boats coming to Memphis.
14. Agricenter International Announces New Board
- Friday, July 13, 2012
The Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road, recently elected two new board members.
15. Tigers Ace First Test, Take Talents to Maui
- Friday, November 18, 2011
Every season has a first game. But this was not a perfunctory tip to an ordinary season. This one felt different, felt like the first act of a play that could have the ultimate, dramatic, ending.
Months from now, no one will remember all the particulars from the University of Memphis’ 97-81 victory over Belmont on Tuesday, Nov. 15. People will forget that Will Barton, Wesley Witherspoon and Joe Jackson all went for at least 20 points, that the game started at 11 a.m. on a Tuesday (to accommodate ESPN) and that outside FedExForum it was a gray, rainy day.
16. In Search of an Oasis
- Monday, August 02, 2010
Part of the path to inner-city recovery appears to run through a garden, or at least through the produce section of a supermarket. Nine farmers markets operate in various parts of Shelby County this summer, from Downtown to Collierville and places such as Germantown, Agricenter International and Cooper-Young in between.
17. United Way Chooses Committee Chairman
- Thursday, May 20, 2010
The United Way of the Mid-South has announced a new chairman for its volunteer board of directors.
William J. Logue, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Freight Corp., is the chairman of the board, while Martha Perine Beard of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Memphis Branch is chairman-elect.
18. Colvett Named Greenscape President
- Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been at GreenScape since 1992 and has served in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing.
19. Glankler Brown Names Bradley Chief Manager
- Wednesday, March 03, 2010
William R. Bradley Jr. has been named chief manager of Glankler Brown PLLC.
Bradley’s primary practice areas include intellectual property, maintenance and litigation, antitrust counseling and litigation, business litigation, and construction litigation.
20. Square's History as Varied as it's Buildings
- Monday, January 18, 2010
The idea of changing Overton Square may be controversial, but in its 40-year history, the entertainment district has been all about change of one kind or another.
The square's founders – none older than 25 but all with a knowledge of how businesses were financed – undertook a bold transformation of a set of pre-World War II storefronts along the border between the Munson Park and Trimbleton subdivisions.
21. FBI Wants Public’s Help in Civil Rights Killings
- Tuesday, November 24, 2009
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Over the past three years, the FBI scoured faded documents, interviewed aging lawmen and tracked down witnesses from killings that occurred decades ago, many of them involving white police officers who shot black men or teenagers.
22. Covenant Bank Names Burnett Executive VP
- Wednesday, April 08, 2009
Charles R. Burnett has been hired as executive vice president for Covenant Bank.
23. Pitts Receives Compliance Expert Certification
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Dallas Pitts, compliance officer at FAA Federal Credit Union, has received Cuna's Credit Union Compliance Expert certification.
The certification covers all federal regulations for credit unions, as well as giving an overview of state regulations.
Pitts has worked for FAA FCU for more than 11 years, holding positions as a teller, member services representative and compliance officer.
24. Jones Receives Welcome Home Memphis Designation
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
The designation recently was created by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and is designed to increase affordable housing expertise.
- Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Rhodes College holds its annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. Dr. Charles Payne, the Sally Dalton Robinson Professor of History, African-American Studies and Sociology at Duke University, is the keynote speaker. For more information, call 843-3997.
26. Class Actions Allow Stronger Collective Voice, Attorney Says
- Thursday, September 14, 2006
When David Robinson's father died in August, the Robinson family thought the pain of losing a parent and a husband would be the only challenge they would face in the coming weeks.
But, as it turned out, the problems were only beginning.
27. Archived Article: Comm Focus (pies)
- Friday, November 03, 2000
Fried Pies Mean Big Business Fried pie maker creates recipe for success By MARY DANDO The Daily News Midtown and Crosstown residents have now an opportunity to taste real Southern soul food right at their doorstep since Charles Gammon opened his res...
28. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 01, 2000
The West Tennessee Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors offers for 2000 are Vince Mazzola of Brooks and Mazzola Con The West Tennessee Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors officers for 2000 are Vince Mazzola of Brooks and Mazzola...
29. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 07, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Central Gardens Home Tour 99 This years tour features eclectic collection of architectural styles By LAURIE JOHNSON Take a peek into seven very different houses and some beautiful gardens on Sunday, Sept. 12, when the Central Garde...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 02, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
31. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
32. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, March 20, 1997
TnEx Inc TnEx Inc. vs. Graham Development Corp., Graham Street/Tunica Mall LLC, Robinson Property Group Inc. and Robinson Property Group L.P. A local company is suing several development companies for declaratory judgment, breach of contract, and to...
33. 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 ...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 08, 1996
memos 05-08 Charles A. Ledsinger Jr. has been elected a director of TBC Corp. Ledsinger is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Promu...