Editorial Results (free)
1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
2. Austin Nichols Story Didn’t Have to End This Way
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
Right before the 2014-2015 University of Memphis basketball season, forward Austin Nichols said this: “Our chemistry is better this year and I say that all positive. Nothing against the guards last year, we’re just jelling better together this year.”
3. Different But Not Less
- Friday, July 01, 2016
THIS IS MINISTRY, BABY. Sometimes we don’t see the difference we can make right where we are.
Brian McLaren – pastor and celebrated theologian, activist and prolific author – was here a couple of weeks ago, and he shared some thoughts about his visit in The Huffington Post:
4. 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).
5. Won’t be the same without the head ball coach
- Saturday, November 07, 2015
I miss Steve Spurrier.
It won’t be the same without Spurrier coaching South Carolina when Tennessee (4-4, 2-3 SEC) plays host to the Gamecocks (3-5, 1-5) on Saturday.
It wasn’t the same this week without Spurrier throwing a jab or two at UT leading up to the game.
6. Attorney Rob Ratton Joins Fisher & Phillips
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Robert W. Ratton has joined Fisher & Phillips LLP’s Memphis office as of counsel, a role in which he represents employers in a wide range of employment law matters and supports clients with internal investigations and compliance issues. Ratton most recently served as a staff attorney at TruGreen LP.
7. Karlen Evins Finds Her ‘Most Authentic Self’ in Farming
- Saturday, September 19, 2015
A diminutive Karlen Evins walks from her vegetable garden to the reassembled church in which she lives, her arms full of just-picked corn, tomatoes, herbs and okra, and drops them on her kitchen counter.
8. Mathes Takes Helm at Community Legal Center
- Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Longtime attorney Anne Mathes has been named executive director of the nonprofit Community Legal Center, which has been providing civil legal services to lower-income Memphians for more than 20 years. In addition to civil cases and divorces, the CLC collaborates with other agencies to serve victims of domestic violence and elder abuse. They also take some immigration cases.
9. Swinging Church? Courts to Have Last Laugh
- Saturday, May 30, 2015
It’s official: No sex clubs are allowed outside of industrial areas or within 1,000 feet of a home, church or school in Metro Nashville.
The council passed the ordinance recently in response to a proposed swingers club’s attempt to relocate next door to Goodpasture Christian School in Madison.
10. 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.
11. Different From?
- Thursday, January 29, 2015
I’m fortunate to count Lee Martin, assistant director of Vanderbilt University’s English Language Center, as a weekly reader. Most recently, he writes about my having written, in a recent column, “No different than watching reruns on regular TV, right?
12. UT Who? Vols-Ole Miss Game a Mirror Image of ’69
- Saturday, October 18, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Bud Ford usually had no problem wearing the orange blazer in his early days as assistant sports information director at the University of Tennessee.
Not on this day, though. It was Nov. 15, 1969.
13. Kingsport Schools Pursues ‘Comprehensive Approach’
- Saturday, October 11, 2014
Kingsport City Schools goes about improving learning by coming at students and staff from every direction.
“We don’t have the luxury of having random acts of greatness,” Superintendent Lyle Ailshie says.
14. Simplifying Financial Aid
- Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Trying to receive financial aid for college? How do you feel when completing the 10-page FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Student Aid) form? Could reducing it to two questions improve the process?
15. Entercom Launches ‘Fantasy Kickoff’
- Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Entercom Memphis has started a new live local show called “Fantasy Kickoff” on ESPN 790 AM. “Fantasy Kickoff,” which airs Sundays at 11 a.m., is hosted by Ben Hogan and produced and co-hosted by Bennett Doyle.
16. Mississippi Lawmakers Eye Internet Gambling
- Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Mississippi lawmakers are watching Tuesday’s launch of Internet gambling in New Jersey.
House Gaming Committee Chairman Richard Bennett, R-Long Beach, told the Sun Herald in Biloxi that hearings and discussions on Internet gambling are planned during Mississippi’s 2014 legislative session.
17. Duncan-Williams Films New Concert Promo Video
- Monday, May 27, 2013
From the moment a video camera captured Duncan-Williams Inc.’s president stepping off the elevator last year belting out “Saturday in the Park,” it was clear the investment firm’s promotional videos for the Live at the Garden concert series would be out of the box.
18. Path to Law Career Began Early for McLaughlin
- Thursday, May 09, 2013
Julie McLaughlin has worked her way up the legal ladder for much her life.
Beginning with a degree in paralegal studies from Hinds Community College in Raymond, Miss., and then a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Memphis, the final rung was earning a law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2001.
19. Masson Named Senior Director at Caissa
- Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Rick Masson has joined Caissa Public Strategy as senior director. Masson, former chief administrative office for the city of Memphis, was also recently named special master to oversee the city-county schools merger. (For details, see the Monday, March 11, edition of The Daily News.) In his new role at Caissa, Masson will provide consultation and leadership on business development and project management.
20. City, Bass Pro File Permits for Pyramid Renovations
- Monday, January 21, 2013
1 A.W. Willis Memphis, TN 38105
Permit Costs: $21.5 million; $7 million
Project Cost: TBA
Permit Date: Applied January 2013
Owner: City of Memphis
21. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Bartlett Sells for $2.1 Million
- Tuesday, January 15, 2013
An affiliate of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based STORE Capital has paid $2.1 million for the Firebirds Wood Fired Grill at 8470 U.S. (Highway) 64 in Bartlett.
The entity, STORE Master Funding II LLC, bought the 7,168-square-foot restaurant in a Dec. 28 special warranty deed from DMLD Building Group LLC of Charlotte, N.C.
22. Local Students Give Back With Literacy Program
- Friday, December 14, 2012
A lot of people have good ideas that could change the world, or at a little piece of it. But often those ideas never quite turn into action.
Two Memphis University School seniors – basketball player Jonathan Wilfong and football player and wrestler Andrew Renshaw – had just such a good idea. Inspired by “Caddy for a Cure,” in which an individual makes a donation to a charity and in turn gets to caddy for a PGA golfer, they created “Coaching for Literacy – The Assistant Coach Program for Promoting Literacy.”
23. Haynes Joins Table Group as Principal Consultant
- Wednesday, November 07, 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.
24. Festival Seeks Best Memphis Burger
- Monday, August 27, 2012
Seth Agranov is a burger guru with a big vision.
He’s lived in Memphis since 1994 and up until a year or so ago, thought that Huey’s was the only solution to his hankerings. But upon being introduced to the griddle-fried, grass-fed beef burger at Three Angels Diner, that mindset quickly changed.
25. Teach Your Children To Give as Well as Save
- Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Ray’s Take: Philanthropy and volunteering are critical to building a better society. What better place for kids to learn important lessons about sharing and helping others than right at home?
26. Parker Joins Leadership Memphis
- Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Latoria “Tori” Parker has joined Leadership Memphis as operations manager.
Education: B.S. Business Administration – University of Phoenix
27. Morgan Keegan Settles Fraud Claim, Sale Possible
- Thursday, June 23, 2011
Regulators have announced a roughly $200 million settlement with Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. in a fraud case several agencies brought against the firm last year.
28. As Slump Continues, Remodeling Gains Steam
- Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Johnson Phillips knows a diamond in the rough when he sees one, and it is helping the homebuilder weather a tough real estate market.
The owner of Sun House Homes, Phillips started out as a general contractor and opened his own company in September 2008. And despite the downturn in the economy when he went solo, Phillips said was fortunate not to have been saddled with debt.
29. Ethics Ordinance Continues At Commission Forefront
- Friday, October 26, 2007
They never received their free tickets to University of Memphis football games and the university doesn't offer freebies for basketball games.
So, it would appear members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners are hoping for a quiet off-season after a controversial tweaking of the four-month-old ethics ordinance covering county government.
30. County CommissionDiscusses Bus Retrofitting
- Monday, October 22, 2007
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners today will discuss a resolution for the retrofitting of Shelby County Schools buses to help reduce transportation-based air pollution emissions.
31. Vive La France and Broad Avenue Corridor!
- Tuesday, January 31, 2006
The next phase of bringing Memphis and Shelby County's development codes up to date hearkens back to the 19th century, when proctors at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris are said to have circulated a cart or charrette into which students would place their artwork.
32. Harding Academy to Expand to Lakeland
- Tuesday, November 29, 2005
At the edge of Memphis' metropolitan expanse - in a bedroom community with no property taxes, soaring home values and acre upon acre of undeveloped land - a Memphis private school that has outgrown its urban setting has found a new home.
33. Archived Article: Trends
- Monday, December 13, 2004
By Andy Meek
Walkable Communities Concept Catching On
The Daily News
In Lakeland, a city of about 8,000 residents in northeast Shelby County, residents will someday be able to walk to get a cup of coffee or a newspaper and rely...
34. Archived Article: Gov
- Friday, November 12, 2004
By Andy Meek
Lakeland Undertakes Giant Planning Initiative
The Daily News
Mark Hartz has plenty of ideas for the future of Lakeland, a small town of almost 8,000 residents in northeast Shelby County. More than anything else at ...
35. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, February 11, 2002
The Public Building Authority, which is overseeing construction of Memphis $250 million NBA arena, opened its office Downtown Cleo Inc., a manufacturer of holiday gift wrap, was named 2001 Vendor of the Year by Ames Department Stores Inc. It was cho...
36. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 17, 1998
Aug Aug. 18 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6:15. The speaker will be Paula Sedgwick, who was part of an ABW...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 10, 1998
Aug Aug. 18 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:15. The speaker will be Paula Sedgwick, who was part of an ABWA...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 20, 1998
July 21 July 21 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:15. The meeting will include the installation of new o...
39. Archived Article: Env Briefs
- Wednesday, April 17, 1996
04-17 Env briefs The Tennessee Department of Labors Occupational Safety and Health Division is offering a series of seminars on the standards which protect employees from injury and illness on the job. Seminars will cover topics such as health care ...