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1. Penny Mania
- Saturday, May 19, 2018
Derek Jett was coming home from a business trip on the West Coast and making a connection at the airport in Dallas. It was football season, and because it was football season (and not basketball season), he was wearing his University of Memphis cap.
2. 2 Quarterbacks Are Seldom Better Than 1
- Friday, August 4, 2017
The old adage holds that if you have two quarterbacks you really have none. Are you listening, Butch Jones?
Jones continues to send signals that Tennessee may proceed with a plan to use both junior Quinten Dormady and redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano in the opener against Georgia Tech. If the two-quarterback system is successful, the Vols could continue to play both in subsequent games.
3. SEC Hot Seat Index: From Saban to Sumlin
- Friday, July 21, 2017
When it comes to Southeastern Conference football coaches, there are three kinds of seats – hot, hotter and hottest.
There is, of course, one exception. You guessed it.
Nick Saban. To quote the late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, Saban’s seat is as cool as the other side of your pillow.
4. If Saban’s the Best, Why Aren’t His Protégés?
- Friday, May 19, 2017
In a recent article at CBSSports.com, Nick Saban was ranked the top coach in the so-called Power Five conferences.
No surprise there.
With all due respect to what Urban Meyer has accomplished at Bowling Green, Utah, Florida and now Ohio State, he’s still playing catch-up to Saban. The same can be said for Dabo Swinney and his recent run at Clemson.
5. Saban Dominance Bad for SEC? Not Buying It
- Friday, January 20, 2017
I keep reading that Nick Saban is ruining SEC football because his Alabama program is so dominant.
And I just don’t get it.
The misguided Saban-as-Satan logic goes this way:
6. Most memorable interviews …
- Saturday, November 21, 2015
Although Jim Bouton won a combined 39 games in the 1963-64 seasons with the New York Yankees, he is best known as the author of the ground-breaking book Ball Four, which I had read and reread.
In the spring of 1977, seven years after publication of the tell-all book, Bouton was making a comeback as a knuckleball pitcher in the minor leagues.
7. Blast of Winter Weather Can't Faze US Employers
- Monday, March 10, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Brutal winter weather snarled traffic, canceled flights and cut power to homes and factories in February. Yet it didn't faze U.S. employers, who added 175,000 jobs, far more than the two previous months.
8. Some Employers See Perks of Hiring Older Workers
- Monday, September 16, 2013
Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants. But as a wave of baby boomers seeks to stay on the job later in life, some employers are finding older workers are precisely what they need.
9. Spring Creek Ranch Addition Tops Shelby County Commission Agenda
- Monday, August 5, 2013
Shelby County Commissioners consider an events center for Spring Creek Ranch golf course Monday, Aug. 5, as well as a mixed-use commercial site at Austin Peay Highway and Millington-Arlington Road by First Citizens National Bank.
10. Spring Creek Ranch Eyes Resort Status
- Monday, July 15, 2013
The Spring Creek Ranch golf course is ready to tee off in a major way. The private golf club north of Collierville is aiming to become more of a destination “resort” and is seeking to build a new special events center with a culinary arts school and microbrewery, along with cabins and a day spa, to attract a much wider audience.
11. US Poverty Rate 15 Percent; Record Numbers Persist
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The ranks of America's poor remain stuck at a record 15 percent, the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.
Roughly 46.2 million people remained below the poverty line in 2011, unchanged from 2010. The figure is the highest in more than half a century.
12. Berkshire Hathaway to Buy Back Shares
- Tuesday, September 27, 2011
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Warren Buffett is sending a clear signal that he believes Berkshire Hathaway's stock is undervalued by announcing a plan to repurchase stock for the first time since taking over the firm in 1965.
13. Kroger Co. Focuses on Building What it Already Has
- Friday, June 24, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) – Kroger Co.'s CEO says the nation's largest grocery store operator is focused more on increasing sales from its existing customers than entering new markets or buying out competitors.
14. Poteat Recognized With Active Living Award
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
David Poteat, executive vice president of Meritan, has been awarded the Josephine W. Burson Active Living Award by Meritan’s board of directors, recognizing his contributions to the community.
15. Kroger 1Q Profit, Revenue Jump; Raises Outlook
- Friday, June 17, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) – Kroger Co. rang up double-digit jumps in first-quarter revenue and net income, as the grocery chain's fuel stations and loyalty discounts helped draw more frequent shoppers when gas and grocery prices rose.
16. Kroger Affirms Forecast, Sees Grocery Prices Hikes
- Wednesday, April 27, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) – Kroger Co. says grocery prices are rising slightly, and it is passing along those hikes, but it may benefit from fuel prices going up because the discounts it offers on gasoline could attract more shoppers.
17. Grocer Kroger Cautiously Upbeat, Says Q4 Profit Up
- Monday, March 7, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) – The nation's largest traditional grocery chain says more households are buying most of their groceries at its stores while stretching out their spending over more trips as they face higher food and gas prices.
18. Grocer Kroger Rings Up Q3 Profit
- Friday, December 3, 2010
CINCINNATI (AP) – Kroger Co. rang up better sales and returned to third-quarter profitability behind a focus on building customer loyalty in a rough economy, but the nation's largest traditional grocery operator says shoppers remain cautious.
19. Yoser Sentenced To 42 Months
- Friday, February 19, 2010
Dr. Seth Yoser fainted Thursday, immediately after U.S. District Judge S. Thomas Anderson sentenced him to 42 months for mail fraud, wire fraud and selling drugs without a license.
20. Kroger Reports $875M Q3 Loss on Charge at CA Chain
- Wednesday, December 9, 2009
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Kroger Co. is hurting from California's especially soft economy and the overall bite of a dollar-by-dollar battle under way nationwide for recession-pinched households' grocery spending.
21. Kroger Cuts Guidance as Q2 Profit Falls 8 Pct
- Wednesday, September 16, 2009
CINCINNATI (AP) - The nation's largest grocery store operator says worried shoppers are still cautiously stretching their dollars by coming in more often while buying only what they need right away and at the lowest prices.
22. Vice Chairman to Become Kroger President
- Friday, June 26, 2009
CINCINNATI (AP) - The nation's largest traditional grocery store chain said Thursday the company will have a new president.
The Kroger Co. announced at its annual shareholders meeting that W. Rodney McMullen, currently vice chairman, will succeed Don McGeorge as president and chief operating officer on Aug. 1. McGeorge, 55, is retiring after 32 years at the Cincinnati-based company.
23. Kroger Q1 Profit Jumps 12.7 Percent
- Wednesday, June 24, 2009
CINCINNATI (AP) – Grocery operator Kroger Co.’s first-quarter profit shot up 12.7 percent as recession-hit households continue to eat at home more and seek food bargains including buying more store brands.
24. Kroger Says Storm Hit Q3 Earnings, Sees Slower Q4
- Wednesday, December 10, 2008
CINCINNATI (AP) - Hurricane Ike battered Kroger Co.'s third-quarter profits, and the grocery chain offered a cautious forecast Tuesday amid the churning U.S. economic storm.
25. Landmark Community Bank Names Newell Chairman of Board
- Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Chuck Newell has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Landmark Community Bank and will be based in Landmark’s Collierville branch.
Newell brings more than 28 years of banking experience to the board and currently serves as the president and CEO of Merchants and Planters Bancshares.
26. Todd Named CFO at Methodist North
- Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Kevin Todd has been named chief financial officer at Methodist North Hospital.
Todd joined Methodist Healthcare in 1996 and has held various positions in corporate accounting and financial analysis. He previously served as director of finance at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center from 2002 to 2005 before becoming the CFO at Methodist South Hospital in 2005.
27. Investigation of CollapseOf RMK Funds Continues
- Monday, January 7, 2008
An investigation into the collapse of several Regions Morgan Keegan mutual funds is still unfolding, prodded along by an ad hoc group of four separate law firms.
Lawyers from other firms
28. RMK Funds Have Legal Wheels Rolling
- Monday, December 17, 2007
At the four law firms across the U.S. where attorneys are jointly investigating the recent management and performance of several Regions Morgan Keegan mutual funds, the phones ring just about every day.
29. Lawsuits Imminent on Behalf of RMK Investors
- Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Lawyers from four firms across the U.S. are working together to investigate the management and performance of several Regions Morgan Keegan mutual funds.
As a result of that investigation, as many as a dozen complaints are expected to be filed in the near future on behalf of investors who've seen the value of their investments in those funds plummet dramatically. If other investigators and lawyers are looking into the funds too, still more complaints could be on the way.
30. Future Home of PGA Tour Stop?
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
The Vesta Home Show definitely is coming to Collierville's Spring Creek Ranch in 2007, but whether the Stanford St. Jude Championship, formerly known as the FedEx St. Jude Classic, will call the development's golf course home is another matter altogether.
31. Archived Article: Golf Story (lead)-ks
- Thursday, August 12, 2004
Boyle Moves Ahead on New Development
Company awaits approval to build residential project
By Andy Meek
Boyle Investment Co. is moving ahead with plans to develop an upscale residential community north of Collierville nea...
32. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, April 20, 2004
825 Ridge Lake Blvd
Doctors Purchase East Memphis Eye Care Clinic
825 Ridge Lake Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120
Cost: $8.2 million
Buyer: VRF Building Partners LLC
Seller: RME Associates
Property: 1.76 acres at 825 Ridge Lake Blvd. The...
33. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 1, 2003
The Millington-Tipton County Realty Group meets at 8:30 a
The Millington-Tipton County Realty Group meets at 8:30 a.m. today at Old Timers Restaurant, 7918 C St. in Millington.
The group provides networking opportunities for real estate agents...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Arthur E Arthur E. Horne III joined the Memphis office of Stokes Bartholomew Evans & Petree as an associate. Before joining Stokes, Horne worked as an associate with Glankler Brown PLLC in Memphis. His areas of practice include litigation, enter...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 13, 1999
FDX Corp David J. Bronczek, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Federal Express Corp., has been tapped to succeed retiring president and chief executive officer Theodore L. Weise. Bronczek currently oversees the companys global o...