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1. City Council Approves DROP Freeze, Delays Stormwater and Sewer Fee Votes
- Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The city has its third voluntary freeze on retirements in two years with a Tuesday, June 20, vote by the Memphis City Council. But it came after lots of council debate about whether the freeze might have the opposite overall effect of stabilizing the Memphis Police force at the top for future growth in the ranks below or whether it will prompt the middle ranks to exit quicker if they can’t rise in the ranks.
2. Football Recruiting: Memphis, Mississippi State Move Forward
- Friday, February 3, 2017
The top of the college football recruiting period looks like it usually does. Alabama pulled in the consensus No. 1 recruiting class for 2017 for the fifth time in six years and coach Nick Saban said the kind of ridiculous things that a guy presiding over a football factory says.
3. DuPont, Dow Chemical Seek Merger, Then 3-Way Split
- Monday, December 14, 2015
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dow Chemical and DuPont are merging to form a company valued at about $130 billion as they try to counter falling commodities prices and weakness in some key markets that have pressured their giant agriculture and chemicals businesses.
4. District 5 Council Race Produces Highest Campaign Spending Of Runoffs
- Monday, December 7, 2015
All that’s left of the 2015 Memphis elections are the year-end campaign finance reports and the campaign loans that some candidates took out to make it to election day.
Meanwhile, most of the candidates in the five Nov. 19 Memphis City Council runoff election contests have filed their reports on how much they spent up to the last week before the runoff election day.
5. Council Runoff Elections: Morgan Tops Springer, Boyd Over Anderson
- Friday, November 20, 2015
With a scant 4.8 percent turnout, Memphis voters filled in the blanks at City Hall Thursday, Nov. 19, by electing four new members to the Memphis City Council and returning an appointed incumbent.
Thursday’s winners join new council members Martavius Jones and Philip Spinosa in taking office January 1, making six new faces on the 13-member council.
6. Last Election of 2015 Decides Five Council Races
- Thursday, November 19, 2015
The last election of 2015 in Shelby County will fill in the blanks in a changing of the political guard at City Hall.
Six weeks after Memphis voters ousted incumbent Mayor A C Wharton and replaced him with Jim Strickland and elected two new members to the 13-member City Council – Martavius Jones and Philip Spinosa – voters will decide who gets five more council seats.
7. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 9, 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.
8. Memphis Chamber Backs Wharton in Mayor’s Race
- Friday, August 21, 2015
The political action committee of the Greater Memphis Chamber is backing Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. for re-election.
Wharton faces a strong challenge in his re-election bid from Memphis City Council members Harold Collins and Jim Strickland. And a key issue in the hard-fought campaign is the city's pace of economic development during Wharton’s tenure.
9. 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.
10. Polishing the Diamond
- Saturday, April 4, 2015
Paul Brehm is a baseball fan and the co-owner of a trucking company. On any given night, he personally represents one click through the AutoZone Park turnstile, if you want to think in those terms, but he has the capacity to increase that number several times over.
- Wednesday, December 10, 2014
“Miami here we come!!!” That was quarterback Paxton Lynch’s tweet, spiced up with sun and palm tree icons.
It summed up what has been a glorious football season for the University of Memphis: a 9-3 record, a 7-1 mark in the American Athletic Conference and the program’s first share of a league title in 40 years. So the Tigers are headed to the first-ever Miami Beach Bowl for a Dec. 22 game with BYU.
12. South Dominates First Playoff Rankings
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
The first College Football Playoff Rankings were released this week and if the playoff started today Mississippi State and Ole Miss would hold seeds one and four respectively, with Florida State No. 2 and Auburn No. 3.
13. Inferno Celebrates 15 Years, Charitable Milestone
- Monday, September 29, 2014
Anniversaries are a time of reflecting on past successes, and the Memphis-based advertising, marketing, design and PR firm inferno is at just such a moment. Except the 15-year anniversary it’s now celebrating is as much about where it’s going as where it’s been.
14. Cohen Prevails, Incumbents Dominate
- Friday, August 8, 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.
15. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 1, 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.
16. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 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.
17. Filing Frenzy
- Thursday, April 3, 2014
Until Tuesday, no one was running for the District 7 seat on the Shelby County Schools board. No one had pulled a qualifying petition from the Shelby County Election Commission until just two days before the filing deadline for candidates on the August election ballot.
- Friday, November 1, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will kick off its 2013-2014 family series with “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
19. Madewell Coming to Saddle Creek
- Friday, February 8, 2013
The Shops of Saddle Creek in Germantown will soon gain another national retailer with no other presence in Tennessee.
Madewell, a subsidiary of J. Crew Group Inc., has signed a 3,061-square-foot lease in The Shops of Saddle Creek North, 7509 Poplar Ave., in part of the space that was previously The Gap in between James Avery Jewelry and Brighton Collectables.
20. Why Memphis Rocks
- Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Last week we kicked off this series of reader-response columns by asking, “Why do you think Memphis Rocks?” So far, we have received some heartwarming stories, catchy slogans, and fascinating perspectives that all capture the essence of what makes our community so great. Let us go ahead and start sharing your responses while I encourage you, our readers, to keep the feedback coming, so we can share even more next week.
21. For the People
- Monday, September 3, 2012
It’s well-known that the Memphis area’s population suffers from a host of chronic health issues, from obesity to hypertension to Type 2 diabetes, making it ground zero for students and researchers dedicated to finding solutions to public health issues.
22. A Memphis Marvel
- Friday, June 3, 2011
The Real-Life Adventure Serial. “I’m going to see Halliburton Tower,” I told the Rhodes College guard. “Why?” Why indeed. On what appear to be the tower’s main doors a sign says, ironically, “Please use main door.” The tribute to Richard Halliburton that I’m told used to grace the space behind those locked doors has been covered in carpet, now the office of a college vice president. Not only is it difficult to find much evidence of Halliburton in Memphis, you can’t find much of him in his own memorial bell tower.
23. South Main Etsy Event Showcases Local Artists
- Friday, September 24, 2010
The recession-era culture has seen many consumers shunning big-box retailers and mass-produced goods in favor of independently-owned shops and more sustainable products.
The 3/50 Project, a popular ‘buy local” viral campaign launched in March 2009, warns consumers that only $43 of every $100 they spend with national retailers stays in their local community. As for online shopping, the return is zero.
24. Grisantis to Open Restaurant on South Main
- Friday, March 17, 2006
If everything goes as planned, the Grisanti family could be returning to South Main Street, where their first restaurant opened in 1909.
Plans are in the works to open a 100-seat restaurant this summer in Glasshouse 383, a gallery at 383 S. Main St. that sells studio art glass.
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Holiday Inn Founder to Receive Legacy Award
Holiday Inn Founder to Receive Legacy Award
The late Kemmons Wilson, founder of Holiday Inn, was named the recipient of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Councils Legacy Award. The ...
26. Archived Article: Small Biz
- Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Glass House 383 Shines in South Main
Glasshouse 383 Shines in South Main
The Daily News
Whether its a beautifully crafted artglass bowl or a simple cup of coffee customers are seeking, Glasshouse 383 has that and more for vis...
27. Archived Article: Bartlett (lead)
- Thursday, August 19, 2004
Jon McCreery, president of Chamb
Bartlett Benefits From Building Boom
Suburb on fast track for more growth, officials say
The Daily News
With a new 70-lot residential development planned for the Maher Trails subdivision in B...
28. Archived Article: Glass (lead)
- Monday, March 29, 2004
Glass Studio to Fuse Art, Conversation
South Main project merges new concepts in growing district
The Daily News
When the latest project to hit the South Main Arts District opens in a few months, it will bring more th...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 25, 2002
William Helms recently joined Trustmark as president of the Investment Services Division
William Helms recently joined Trustmark as president of the Investment Services Division. Prior to joining Trustmark, he was co-president of the Private Bank...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 15, 2002
Dan Robinson was promoted to branch coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union Dan Robinson was promoted to branch coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. During the past three years, he served as branch director at MATCUs Southave...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 27, 2000
Steven L Steven L. Oseman Jr. joined the family-owned Oseman Insurance Agency as administrative manager. He had worked as a financial analyst with Meridian Resource Corp. He has a bachelors degree from Millsaps College and is in a masters program at...
32. Archived Article: Midtown (lead)
- Wednesday, October 25, 2000
MIDTOWN CORRIDOR NEARS COMPLETION Midtown corridor nears completion By MARY DANDO The Daily News As the Memphis Landmarks Commission meets at 4:30 p.m. today to review plans for two Midtown homes on Garland and Peabody, the board will probably be co...
33. Archived Article: Back
- Monday, November 15, 1999
Kansas investor buys southeast Memphis property Kansas investor buys southeast Memphis property A Texas brokering firm announced it has closed on the sale of two Memphis properties. Cushman & Wakefield of Texas Inc. announced the sale of an indu...
34. 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 ...
35. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 19, 1998
Oct Oct. 20 The Institute of Management Accountants will meet from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Rhodes College. The speakers will be Dan Walker of Thompson Dunavant PLC and Bob Morris of Baker, Donaldson, Bearman and Caldwell. Their topic will be the fundame...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 29, 1998
Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co., Realtors and The French Connection. He is a graduate of the University of the South. Dan Estes has been promoted to vic...
37. Archived Article: Comm Focus St
- Friday, December 19, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Keeping the home fires burning Firewood is readily available, but consumers should strike while the iron is hot to get seasoned wood By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Theres nothing quiet as comforting on a cold winters night as...
38. Archived Article: Airfares Chg
- Monday, February 24, 1997
By CAMILLE H American starts airfare war, brings back ticketless travel By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News With the strike threat eliminated, American Airlines announced a series of promotions for passengers and cargo shippers and has reinstated AA...
39. Archived Article: Airfares Chg
- Monday, February 24, 1997
By CAMILLE H American starts airfare war, brings back ticketless travel Feb. 24, 1997 -- With the strike threat eliminated, American Airlines announced a series of promotions for passengers and cargo shippers and has reinstated AAccess Ticketless Tr...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 8, 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...