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1. Vitello Era Begins as Vols Launch 2018 Season
- Friday, February 9, 2018
Tennessee baseball is off to a fresh start under first-year coach Tony Vitello, and senior catcher Benito Santiago is savoring every minute of it.
Santiago was along for the ride as the Dave Serrano coaching era ended last spring after six seasons. He says Vitello has brought a new vibe to the program.
2. After Disaster of 2017, New Year Looking Good for Vols
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Vol Nation should celebrate. It’s a new year. It’s got to be better than 2017. Tennessee athletics had a bad year, one of the worst ever. It was rough for fans, alumni and boosters.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
4. Chain Reaction: Memphis Builds on National Restaurant Trend
- Saturday, October 28, 2017
Morgan Hughes is a 22-year-old college student who regularly spends more than $100 a week going out to eat. Sometimes it’s a trip to Sonic, other times it’s a meal at Next Door in Crosstown Concourse, still other times it’s food from the restaurant where she works, Hog & Hominy.
5. Power Pitching, Hitting Goal Of New UT Baseball Coach
- Saturday, June 17, 2017
Tony Vitello wants to put a Power T in Tennessee baseball, and with it a yearly contender for SEC championships and NCAA tournament bids.
The new UT baseball coach was introduced last Friday at Tennessee’s Lindsey Nelson Stadium. He emphasized power pitching and power hitting as part of his rebuilding plan.
6. Big Names With UT Ties Eyed for Vol Baseball Job
- Friday, May 26, 2017
Tennessee baseball is starting a new era. Dave Serrano coached his final games for the Vols (27-25, 7-21 SEC) last weekend when the Vols were swept by Missouri (35-21, 14-16) in a three-game series at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
7. Last Word: Weekend Sonic Boom, CLERB's Response and Irvin Salky
- Friday, May 12, 2017
Yes, those were the United States Navy Blue Angels buzzing Downtown Thursday afternoon in advance of their appearance at the Memphis Airshow Saturday and Sunday in Millington. That sound you heard after the flyover wasn’t a sonic boom. I don’t think they have those anymore. It was the sound of a really busy weekend following close behind.
8. Busiest Season for Sports Hits Big Orange Country
- Friday, March 3, 2017
It’s the busiest time of the year for Tennessee athletics. There’s even some football to whet your gridiron appetite.
The Vols begin spring football practices March 21, and the DISH Orange & White Game is April 22 at Neyland Stadium. By then, much will have happened in Big Orange Nation.
9. Helton Providing Priceless, Free Service to Vols
- Friday, February 17, 2017
Todd Helton stands behind the batting cage at Tennessee’s Lindsey Nelson Stadium, eyeing swings and chatting with UT baseball players.
He’s back in his comfort zone.
10. High-Scoring Ohio Good Warmup for Florida Game
- Friday, September 16, 2016
Tennessee football returns to normalcy this week, if you call a noon EDT kickoff normal.
The Vols survived a Thursday night scare in the season opener against Appalachian State in Neyland Stadium. Then they roared from behind last Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway and beat Virginia Tech 45-24 in the Pilot Flying J. Battle at Bristol before a college football record crowd of 156,990.
11. Last Word: Chips Moman, ServiceMaster Incentives and Crosstown High
- Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Chips Moman has died. Word of his death Monday at a hospice in Georgia came two years after Moman was honored for his contributions to Memphis music and the city's history.
Those contributions were substantial and for quite a while they were overlooked – even while he was running the definition of a hit factory at American Sound Studios, a non-descript recording studio on Danny Thomas Boulevard at Chelsea Avenue in North Memphis.
12. Ben Folds Leaving Nashville's RCA Studio A
- Monday, January 18, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The musician who led an effort to preserve Nashville's RCA Studio A from demolition is leaving after 14 years as the studio's producer in residence.
Ben Folds is passing the baton to one of Nashville's hottest producers, Dave Cobb, The Tennessean reported (http://tnne.ws/1n34Hsk).
13. Fallon, Richards to Attend Memphis Music Hall of Fame Induction
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” and Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will be among the attendees at this weekend’s Memphis Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
14. Fallon, Richards to Attend Music Hall Of Fame Induction in Memphis
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” and Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will be among the attendees at this weekend’s Memphis Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Downtown Cannon Center on Saturday, Oct. 17.
15. ‘Pioneering is a Bitch’
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
Christy Shuff was robbed on the night she moved some equipment into her soon-to-open new business, Rumours Gallery, on 12South Avenue.
That was 12 years ago, and Shuff, now 40, and her then-husband Will Shuff were aspiring urban pioneers, ready to take a chance on the downtrodden, but affordable 12South area, then home to a few businesses and mostly older houses.
16. Spring has Sprung Mixed Success for Vols
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
Turn on local TV news in Knoxville, and University of Tennessee spring football is the usually the lead story.
Pick up the daily newspaper, and the Vols’ football team is all over the front page.
17. 'The Wizard of Oz' Coming to Collierville’s Harrell Theatre
- Wednesday, April 1, 2015
From April 17-27, The Harrell Theatre in Collierville will be home to a stage production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
Join Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Man as they travel to the Land of Oz and meet the munchkins, witches and the Wizard himself.
18. Relevant Again? 10 Keys to Success for UT Baseball
- Saturday, February 21, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano wasn’t pushing the panic button after his team lost two of three games in their season opening series at Florida International University in Miami last weekend.
19. Grizzlies Part of Crowded Western Conference Race
- Monday, October 27, 2014
Calling it the Wild West just doesn't do it justice anymore.
The NBA's Western Conference is brutal. It's loaded with talent. And the eight teams that make it through a gruelingly competitive regular season to reach the playoffs will only find slugging their way to the NBA Finals even more daunting.
20. Haynes Joins Table Group as Principal Consultant
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Brad Haynes has joined The Table Group Inc. as principal consultant. Haynes will provide executive teams with customized consulting and training sessions built around teamwork, leadership and overall organizational health.
21. Lease on Former Three Alarm Studio in Foreclosure Again
- Friday, September 16, 2011
The leasehold on a former Downtown Memphis fire station with a checkered 25-year history and a strategic location – 200 Linden Ave. – is facing foreclosure again.
22. Memphis Hosts Biomass South 2010 This Week
- Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Mid-South residents who want to learn about opportunities in the new age of agriculture can learn from national experts this week as Memphis hosts Biomass South 2010.
The conference focuses on how the global economy is transitioning from one based on fossil fuels to one based on biomass products. The possibilities extend far beyond ethanol, said Pete Nelson, AgBio co-coordinator for Memphis Bioworks Foundation.
23. Morgan Freeman Helps Friend in Miss. Gov.'s Race
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) - Academy-Award winner Morgan Freeman says Mississippi is "starving" for the right leadership, so the actor is using his celebrity status to help his friend run for governor in 2011.
24. U.S. Bank BuysCollierville's AIMS Logistics
- Thursday, October 11, 2007
U.S. Bank, lead bank and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, has purchased Collierville-based AIMS Logistics for an undisclosed amount. The purchase agreement was closed Oct. 1 and terms of the deal were not disclosed.
25. Royalty Money Better Late Than Never, Music Heritage Group Insists
- Thursday, September 21, 2006
The Stax record label could be headed for a potential rebirth, thanks to Justin Timberlake's announcement Sept. 15 that he wants to build a contemporary version of the iconic label, which started in 1959 as a small record store in South Memphis and later helped launch the careers of music legends like Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding.
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 30, 2002
Andy Lessin was appoixnted International Paper senior vice president of internal audit
Andy Lessin was appointed International Paper senior vice president of internal audit. Lessin has served as vice president of finance and chief accounting offi...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 30, 1998
US LEC Appoints Director Of Sales Todd Nelson has been appointed to director of sales for US LEC. He previously was a national account manager. John McCullough has been named vice president of finance and secretary-treasurer for Memphis Light, Gas a...