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1. Major League Soccer: Nashville Granted Latest Expansion Team
- Friday, December 22, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Major League Soccer is expanding its presence in the southeast, awarding Nashville the first of its newest expansion franchises as MLS' 24th team .
Commissioner Don Garber made the announcement Wednesday at a news conference with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and John R. Ingram, head of the group that will own the team.
2. AP Source: MLS Plans to Announce Nashville Team
- Wednesday, December 20, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Major League Soccer plans to announce Wednesday that Nashville will be awarded an expansion team, a person with direct knowledge told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because a public announcement was not authorized.
3. Nashville City Council Approves Financing for MLS Stadium
- Thursday, November 9, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Nashville's bid to land an expansion franchise from Major League Soccer now has $275 million in financing approved to build a new stadium, giving Music City a major boost weeks before a final decision from the league.
4. Nashville Mayor Presents Stadium Financing Proposal for MLS Bid
- Wednesday, October 4, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Mayor Megan Barry has proposed a $250 million stadium deal as the final piece in Nashville's bid for a Major League Soccer expansion team.
5. Real Estate Awakening
- Saturday, October 29, 2016
The year’s biggest office deal didn’t affect Memphis’ office absorption at all, but everyone in real estate has felt its reverberations.
When ServiceMaster Global Holdings announced its move to the shuttered Peabody Place Mall from Ridge Lake office park, it promised new life for a 328,000-square-foot black hole in Downtown’s retail market.
6. Residents Embracing Big River Crossing
- Tuesday, October 25, 2016
On the first Saturday morning in which it was consistently autumn by the weather conditions as well as the calendar, political leaders on both sides of the Mississippi River walked from Memphis and West Memphis to meet in the middle of the Big River Crossing.
7. Open and Shut
- Saturday, September 24, 2016
The office of the future hacks down cubicle walls in favor of modular furniture that encourages collaboration. As many business sectors, from banking to legal services, move to a tech-first approach, companies are turning away from traditional office configurations to attract the next generation of talent.
8. Grizzlies Get Wade Baldwin 17th, Deyonta Davis at 31 in NBA Draft
- Friday, June 24, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies selected Vanderbilt combo guard Wade Baldwin with the 17th overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and then nabbed three second-round players after making a trade with the Boston Celtics.
9. Council Committee Probes Grant Requests
- Thursday, May 26, 2016
Memphis City Council Budget Committee Chairman Edmund Ford Jr. likens it to the television show “Shark Tank.”
Instead of entrepreneurs, leaders of nonprofits made their pitches to the budget committee Tuesday, May 24, for grants from the council as part of the budget process.
10. Sports Notebook: If He’s Available, Should Grizzlies Take Labissiere In First Round?
- Wednesday, May 25, 2016
While it’s difficult to imagine the NBA matching the NFL for draft night drama this year – hopefully there are no Twitter bong photos seconds before tipoff – the mock drafts don’t seem to agree a lot beyond LSU forward Ben Simmons going to Philadelphia first overall and Duke forward Brandon Ingram going second overall to the Los Angeles Lakers.
11. Lawmakers Lure Us In With Momentary Sanity, And Then...
- Thursday, April 7, 2016
Just when it appears the Tennessee Senate is made up of sensible people – as evidenced by the killing of de-annexation legislation – the body is changing course with a Bible-thumping measure.
12. Cooking Companies
- Wednesday, July 29, 2015
One indication of the pervasiveness of an area’s startup culture is arguably the presence of incubators and accelerators focused on a variety of narrow purposes.
It’s why the Memphis area is home to plenty of such organizations focused on tech startups, social startups, medical device startups and startups led by women. And it’s why a kitchen incubator in West Memphis that launched in recent weeks is focused on startups in the food industry.
13. Memphis Industrial Market Rebounds in 2014
- Monday, January 5, 2015
The upswing in the industrial real estate sector that started in 2012 and gained momentum in 2013 continued in 2014 and the Memphis market, fueled by several large transactions late in the year, should top 2013's level of around 3.2 million square feet of absorption.
14. Achievement Schools Opposition Finds Frustration
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
Charter school operators who are being considered for the next round of schools entering the state-run Achievement School District are facing the most organized opposition effort in the three-year history of the district in Memphis.
15. Ford Chairmanship Continues Commission Tumult
- Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Democratic Shelby County commissioner considered a swing vote on controversial items during his first term on the commission won the chairmanship of the body Monday, Sept. 8, for the next year in a decidedly non-party line vote – at least in terms of those in his own party voting for him.
16. Hot Yoga Plus Expands in Memphis
- Friday, August 29, 2014
Hot Yoga Plus, a Nashville-based yoga concept, is opening a second Memphis area location.
Hot Yoga Plus, founded by Memphian Susannah Herring, has signed a 2,015-square-foot lease at 9037 Poplar Ave. in Germantown. The new store is expected to open this fall and follows the original Memphis location in Laurelwood.
17. Armstrong Rules Commission Can Weigh Brooks' Residency
- Thursday, July 3, 2014
Chancellor Kenny Armstrong ruled Thursday, July 3, that the Shelby County Commission can take up the question Monday, July 7, of whether Commissioner Henri Brooks lives in the district she represents.
18. Armstrong Questions Finding in Brooks Residency Case
- Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Chancellor Kenny Armstrong wants to know who made a specific finding that county commissioner Henri Brooks doesn’t live in the district she represents.
19. Campbell Foundation Honors Class of 2014
- Monday, June 30, 2014
The University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering and the Campbell Foundation recently celebrated the graduation of the class of 2014 orthopedic surgery residents and orthopedic fellows at the Memphis Country Club.
20. Brooks' Attorneys Claim Different Address
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks still lives in her district but at a different address than the one she listed on numerous records, including her recent arrest report, according to her attorneys.
21. Commission Prepares Final Budget Moves
- Wednesday, May 28, 2014
When Shelby County Commissioners make the last adjustments to the county budget in committee sessions Wednesday, May 28, they will likely increase the 2.5 percent pay raise county Mayor Mark Luttrell proposed for county employees to 3 percent.
22. Haslam Adviser Listed As Campaign Consultant
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
A newspaper’s review of state lobbyist registrations shows Tom Ingram is identified three times as either a “campaign consultant to the governor” or “consultant to campaign for governor.”
23. More Charges May Come in Case Involving Haslams
- Friday, May 31, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sudden guilty pleas by a pair of mid-level executives show the investigation into the truck stop chain controlled by the family of Tennessee's governor and the Cleveland Browns' owner is picking up steam, with prosecutors likely setting their sights on higher-ups at the company, experts say.
24. Lovette Heads Career Services at Remington College
- Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Demetrius “Dee” Lovette has been named director of career services at Remington College’s Memphis campus. In the role, Lovette provides job placement services to students and graduates, and works with local employers to assess their workforce needs and provide qualified applicants.
25. On Economics, Foreign Policy, Corker Eager to Act
- Monday, December 10, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Sen. Bob Corker is spending a lot of time lately talking to Democrats.
The freshman lawmaker from Tennessee unveiled his own 10-year, $4.5 trillion solution for averting the end-of-year, double economic hit of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts and then spoke briefly last week with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Deficit-cutting maven Erskine Bowles had forwarded Corker's proposal to White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.
26. State Overhauls Phone System for Jobless
- Thursday, December 8, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – A balky telephone system that quickly became overwhelmed when unemployment soared in Tennessee has been overhauled and should be less frustrating for callers.
Don Ingram of the Tennessee Department of Labor says there are now additional telephone lines and the system has been upgraded with more self-service components, according to WSMV-TV (http://bit.ly/u2tAPz ).
27. Fed Report Questions Tenn. Jobless Benefits
- Tuesday, November 29, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – A U.S. Department of Labor report has questioned how well Tennessee is overseeing unemployment payments to an estimated 120,000 people as the state’s jobless rate lingers at near historic high levels.
28. Holder to be Tenn. Supreme Court's First Woman Chief Justice
- Friday, May 2, 2008
The next chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court will be Memphis Justice Janice Holder - who will be the state Supreme Court's first woman chief justice.
Holder will replace William M. Barker, who announced this week he will retire effective Sept. 1. Barker told his fellow justices two years ago that he would retire soon, Justice Gary R. Wade told the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Wade said the justices selected Holder as the new chief justice then and there.
29. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, October 2, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY
Vesta touts small-town American charm
By JENNIFER MURLEY
The Daily News
Brimming with small-town charm, Millington is about family. But, situated just 15 minutes up U.S. Highway 51 from Memphis, Millington is also abou...
30. Archived Article: Real Estate Focus
- Tuesday, October 2, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY
By JENNIFER MURLEY
The Daily News
Brimming with small-town charm, Millington, Tenn. is about family. But, situated just 15 minutes up Highway 51 from Memphis, Millington is also about accessibility.
And both of those q...
31. Archived Article: Ingram Micro Lj
- Thursday, October 30, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Ingram Micro celebrates grand opening of Millington facility By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Ingram Micro celebrated on Wednesday the grand opening of its new 600,000-square-foot distribution facility at 3820 Micro Drive in the Mi...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 27, 1997
Gene Stone has been selected as the Chickasaw Councils new scout executive. He replaces Bob Salser, who has been named area director of the BSAs South Georgia/North Florida region. Stone has served as director of the Cub Scout Division at the nation...
33. Archived Article: Marketplace Chg
- Monday, August 25, 1997
Thrift success Thrift success Three-year study reveals that thrift institutionsí success rides on fixed-rate mortgages By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News A recent study reveals that there is a key to making a thrift institution ìhighl...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 3, 1996
Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of several officers: Boatmens Bank of Tennessee recently announced the election or promotion of several officers: Robert was elected vice president and manager of the Raleigh br...
35. Archived Article: Govt Focus
- Friday, June 14, 1996
Initiative encourages greenways, trails Initiative encourages greenways, trails Project is designed to provide recreational, educational opportunities Mobilizing Tennessee communities to initiate new greenways and trails projects this year is the go...