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1. Vols Need a Good Spring With So Many No. 1 Players Gone
- Friday, March 17, 2017
Butch Jones is about to embark on his most crucial of five seasons as Tennessee’s football coach, and it begins with spring practices starting Tuesday, March 21.
Jones is coming off back-to-back 9-4 seasons capped by bowl wins, but has fallen short of the SEC East Division title both years. He was the preseason favorite to win the East in 2016, and the previous year had a team with potential to win the division.
2. Vols Get Midterm B Despite Back-to-Back Losses
- Friday, October 21, 2016
Tennessee’s football team is spending this week’s open date trying to get healthy after a rugged four-game stretch of SEC football in which they defeated Florida and Georgia and lost to Texas A&M and Alabama.
3. Could This Be the Year the Crimson Tide Rolls Out With a Loss at Tennessee?
- Friday, October 14, 2016
Tennessee defensive end LaTroy Lewis was raised in Akron, Ohio, and recalls a special Saturday of football each fall when he was a youth: Ohio State vs. Michigan.
“That’s what I was taught my whole life,” Lewis says, “and then I got down here in the South, and it was kind of like: ‘Is there any other game beside Tennessee and Alabama?’”
4. Last Word: Curry Todd, Crosstown Brewing and Cursive Comeback
- Wednesday, August 03, 2016
A word at the top of Last Word about campaign signs and what happens to some of them during a campaign.
There are a couple of sayings – bits of political wisdom by the judgment of some – that are uttered numerous times during every election season.
5. BBB Names Crowder Director Of Business Development
- Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Carol Crowder has joined the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South as director of business development, responsible for increasing the number of BBB-accredited businesses and growing revenue throughout the 28 counties that BBB of the Mid-South serves. She also will work with accredited areas to help them take advantage of BBB services to help them promote and grow their businesses. Crowder has more than 20 years’ experience in sales, marketing and operations. She previously served as an associate director for ALSAC/St. Jude.
6. Medical District Stakeholders: Neighborhood Full of Potential
- Friday, April 08, 2016
Some 2,500 new employees start jobs each year at employers in the Memphis Medical District, and about 1,300 new students each year start hitting the books at educational institutions there, too.
That’s according to Medical District Collaborative president Tommy Pacello, who says the 2.5-square-mile area between Midtown and Downtown that’s home to eight anchor institutions is full of untapped potential. So much so that his organization, which launched earlier this year, is leading a revitalization of the district that leans heavily on anchors like Regional One Health and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare to help in a buy local, live local and hire local push for the neighborhood.
7. 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).
8. The Right Fit
- Saturday, December 12, 2015
It was the middle of the season and the Tigers were rolling along at 7-0. They had climbed to No. 16 in the national polls and Paxton Lynch was being talked about as potentially the best quarterback in next spring’s NFL Draft.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. Battle Lines
- Friday, June 20, 2014
The city’s operating and capital budgets are just about set for the new fiscal year next month. Hard decisions made about health insurance for city employees and retirees Tuesday, June 17, are unlikely to be revisited by the Memphis City Council.
14. 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.
15. Change of Scenery
- Saturday, July 20, 2013
After spending years or decades in their current form, longtime staples of the local real estate scene are about to disappear or undergo major changes that will forever alter the city’s built landscape.
16. Council Prepares for Long Budget Session
- Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Memphis City Council members have a long day ahead Tuesday, June 7, at City Hall with lots of numbers and important decisions.
The council will either finish its budget season Tuesday or could go into an overtime period that could stretch past the July 1 start of the new fiscal year.
17. Municipal Unions Rally Against Conrad Proposal
- Friday, June 03, 2011
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. said Thursday, June 2, he is not “seeking privatization of any of the positions” held by members of the union that represents the city’s sanitation workers.
Wharton’s written statement came the day after Memphis City Council member Kemp Conrad presented a plan for balancing the city’s operating budget in the new fiscal year and beyond with several measures including privatizing or outsourcing the city’s garbage collection.
18. Wilson Named CBU Dean Of Graduate, Professional Studies
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dr. Patrick Wilson has been named dean of the Graduate and Professional Studies program at Christian Brothers University.
Wilson will lead the marketing, recruitment and retention for evening undergraduate programs and graduate programs as well as have responsibility for the financial planning and administrative operations.
19. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
20. Black Repertory Theater to Open on Marshall
- Monday, May 08, 2006
A neighborhood on the edge of Downtown is seeing some growth, the newest of which is a black repertory theater.
The 70-seat, 3,200-square-foot Hattiloo Theater is scheduled to open Sept. 22 at 656 Marshall Ave. and will focus on black theater and art. The building belongs to Pinkney Herbert, the owner of the Marshall Arts gallery at 639 Marshall.
21. New Condo Development Slated for Fourth and Union
- Monday, March 13, 2006
Memphis' Downtown area could be getting a new front door if a Park City, Utah, and San Francisco-based development company has its way.
Cascade Development Partners LLC has four parcels of land under contract east of Fourth Street between Union and Gayoso avenues.
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
23. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, April 01, 2005
Downtown Neighborhood Rising in Popularity
Downtown Developers Eye The Edge
Revitalization efforts moving beyond Downtown core
The Daily News
A lot has changed in The Edge neighborhood since its heyday in the 1930s. The ar...
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The Daily News has hired Don Fancher as the Advertising Sales Director
Baptist-DeSoto Names New Administrator
Randy King was named administrator and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. He was previously vice president ...
25. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, August 18, 2003
slated for auction
The former Howard Johnson Express hotel on the corner of Third and Court streets is scheduled for auction Aug. 28.
The top three floors of the 10-story building contain 117 hotel rooms in 5...
26. Archived Article: Edge (lead)
- Wednesday, April 02, 2003
Memphis neighborhood living life on the Edge
Memphis neighborhood living life on the Edge
By BRYAN MASSEY
The Daily News
Only now and then during the week does Glenn Meredith come to the Edge neighborhood in Midtown from Southaven, Miss....
27. Archived Article: Cville (lead)
- Friday, January 04, 2002
Open-air mall in works for Collierville Open-air mall planned for Collierville By SUE PEASE The Daily News If planning comes to fruition, a more than 1 million-square-foot mall could make its home in Collierville. A shopping center developer based i...