Editorial Results (free)
1. Dedric Lawson Voted AAC Co-Preseason Player of Year
- Tuesday, October 25, 2016
University of Memphis sophomore forward Dedric Lawson was voted Co-Preseason Player of the Year in the American Athletic Conference, sharing the honor with Cincinnati’s Troy Caupain.
Lawson averaged 15.8 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks as a freshman. He notched 17 double-doubles, which tied Keith Lee’s freshman record at Memphis.
2. Tigers to Start and End AAC Play With SMU
- Monday, September 12, 2016
The University of Memphis will open its 2016-17 American Athletic Conference schedule on Tuesday, Dec. 27, when SMU comes to FedExForum and will finish the season on Saturday, March 4, at SMU.
The 18-game conference slate includes nine games against opponents that had RPIs of 100 or better last season. Memphis, which went 19-15, returns American Conference Rookie of the Year Dedric Lawson, who averaged 15.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Lawson’s 55 blocks ranked third in the league.
3. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 05, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
4. Dangerous Time to Play Emotionally Charged Missouri
- Saturday, November 21, 2015
Tennessee’s football team may be headed into a perfect storm Saturday night at Missouri.
It’s been an emotional whirlwind the last two weeks for the Tigers (5-5, 1-5 SEC), and they will have plenty of motivation against the Vols (6-4, 3-3).
5. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 08, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
6. Sweet Potato Baby Cooks Up Awards
- Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Aryen Moore-Alston, executive chef and owner of Sweet Potato Baby, recently received two honors for the boutique catering and baked-goods company she opened in Memphis last year.
Sweet Potato Baby was named a winner of the American Small Business Championship by SCORE, a national organization that mentors entrepreneurs and small-business owners. It was also named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s “10 to Watch” in 2015 list, which recognized companies and organizations that stood out in 2014 for their leadership in the community.
7. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
8. 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.
9. Akbari Takes District 91 Democratic Primary
- Thursday, October 10, 2013
As fewer than 2,000 voters participated in the latest of 11 elections in Shelby County in a three-month span, the independent candidate in the Nov. 21 special general election for state House District 91 filed suit against state election officials in U.S. Federal Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.
- Saturday, August 31, 2013
The Center for Southern Folklore will present the Memphis Music & Heritage Festival Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Main Street between Peabody Place and Union Avenue. The event will include music, food, and arts and crafts vendors. Cost is free. Visit southernfolklore.org for a list of performers.
11. State Organized Labor Group Discards Party Labels
- Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council has changed its criteria for endorsing political candidates.
Council President Gary Moore told The Tennessean the group will support candidates whose voting records support labor, regardless of party affiliation.
12. RedRover Expands Business, Headcount
- Monday, June 24, 2013
RedRover Sales & Marketing has added several new members to its “pack” in recent weeks.
In the last quarter alone, the firm – which hit its seventh anniversary in January – added four new professionals. They are marketing account executives Rachel Carpenter and Natalie Cunningham, graphic designer Kennon Adair and sales trainer and recruiter Gary Dean.
13. 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.
14. StyleCraft Signs Lease At Airways Building E
- Friday, July 13, 2012
Home decor company StyleCraft Home Collection Inc. has signed a 167,600-square-foot lease at Industrial Developments International’s Airways Distribution Center Building E.
15. Inconclusive Prognosis
- Wednesday, December 28, 2011
It was a mixed year of highs and lows for the Memphis area health care industry – which employs one out of seven workers locally – as the nation’s uncertain economy and changing health care system prompted hospital networks and biotech companies to realign, restructure and rethink the way they operate.
16. Tenn. Lawmaker Defends New Role as Labor President
- Tuesday, August 30, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – A Democratic state lawmaker is shrugging off Republican attacks over his new position as leader of the state AFL-CIO.
Rep. Gary Moore of Joelton tells the Chattanooga Times Free Press that he doesn't see his new role as head of the labor union's operations in the state as any different than his previous position as president of the Nashville Firefighters Union (http://bit.ly/ohUmbV ).
17. DeVivo Departure Signals Shift at Smith & Nephew
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Smith & Nephew Inc. said its Memphis-based president of Orthopaedic Reconstruction and Trauma will soon leave the company as part of an organizational restructuring that will combine the company’s Memphis and Andover, Mass., divisions.
18. Cloudy Skies
- Friday, March 25, 2011
Despite this week’s bad news, the fortunes of Memphis International Airport as a Delta Air Lines hub remain closely linked with Delta’s flagship hub at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
19. Haslam Chimes in on Local Issues
- Monday, January 31, 2011
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has a warning about his developing set of regional economic development strategies.
“The days where government was able to be seen as somebody who was always giving something are gone, quite frankly,” Haslam told a group of 40 business and civic leaders at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. “They’re gone for at least the foreseeable future.”
20. Up on the Roof
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Thursday night is party night in Memphis, at least from mid-April until the end of August on the rooftop of the Madison Hotel.
Sunset atop the Madison Hotel Concert Series is a cooperative effort between the Madison Hotel, Resource Entertainment Group and local entertainment. The music ranges from jazz to blues to rockabilly to oldies.
21. Tenn. House Passes Bill To Prevent Phone Scams
- Friday, March 12, 2010
The state House has unanimously approved legislation that seeks to prevent phone scams targeting Tennessee senior citizens.
The measure, sponsored by Rep. Gary Moore, a Joelton Democrat, was approved 95-0 on Thursday.
22. Byrnes to Take MAHBA Reins
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
Tommy Byrnes of Byrnes Ostner Investments Inc. will serve as 2010 president of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, the group’s executive director, Don Glays, said this week.
23. Proposal to Extend Terms Of Tenn. Lawmakers Fails
- Thursday, February 26, 2009
A proposal to increase the terms of Tennessee lawmakers by two years has failed in a House subcommittee.
The measure sponsored by Rep. Gary Moore, a Joelton Democrat, sought to amend the state constitution, lengthening representatives’ terms to serve four years and senators’ terms to six.
24. Newspapers to Sell Buildings, But Who's Buying?
- Wednesday, December 24, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - With revenue plunging as readers and advertisers flee to the Web, many newspaper companies have turned to selling off their buildings to raise money or save on costs. But now that option may be drying up too, as frozen credit markets make commercial real estate deals scarce.
25. Gibbons’ Pressure Tactics Outed G’town Pols
- Thursday, November 06, 2008
The controversy over the Germantown ballot endorsing Gary Pruitt, Frank Uhlhorn and Mike Palazzolo in the town’s three alderman races underscores the power the local GOP ballot has in Shelby County outside the Memphis city limits.
26. Pogue to Lead Public Affairs For Local Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, September 03, 2008
Jim Pogue has been selected chief of the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
Pogue has worked for the Corps of Engineers for more than 19 years in public affairs positions. Pogue will be responsible for managing the Memphis District’s public information, internal communications and community relations programs.
27. Playhouse on the Square To Build New Theater
- Tuesday, August 19, 2008
60 S. Cooper St.
Memphis, TN 38104
Permit Cost: $8.3 million
Project Cost: $12 million
Project Date: Aug. 12, 2008
Completion: Fall 2009
Owner: Playhouse on the Square
Tenant: Playhouse on the Square
Architect: Morris Architects Planners Inc.
Contractor: Montgomery Martin Contractors LLC
28. Gov. Signs Bill to Require Paper Voting Records
- Monday, June 09, 2008
Gov. Phil Bredesen has signed into a law a measure to require a paper record for voters’ ballots in Tennessee.
The law requires any voting machine bought or leased after Jan. 1 to be able to create a paper trail that could be used in recounts and random audits.
29. Tenn. Bill Aims to Thwart Ticket Scalpers
- Tuesday, March 18, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state Legislature is taking aim at ticket scalpers.
On Monday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that would make it illegal to give, sell or use software that circumvents the security controls of online ticket vendors, a move meant to "ensure an equitable ticket buying process."
30. Bill to Lower Retention GPA Advancing in Tenn. Legislature
- Thursday, March 13, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal to lower the cumulative grade point average needed to maintain a lottery scholarship is among several lottery-funded bills advancing in the state Legislature.
The measure sponsored by Rep. Les Winningham, a Huntsville Democrat, passed the House Higher Education Subcommittee on Wednesday. The companion bill has been deferred in the Senate Education Committee.
31. Briley Addresses House on Drunken Driving Arrest, Alcoholism
- Friday, January 25, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - State Rep. Rob Briley told his colleagues in the state House of Representatives on Thursday that he is an alcoholic and asked for their forgiveness of his drunken driving conviction.
32. 2007's Top RealtorsHonored by MAAR
- Thursday, January 17, 2008
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors recently handed out awards at its annual gala, including one to John Linthicum of Crye-Leike Inc., who was named 2007 Realtor of the Year. Randy Jefferson of The Hobson Co. Realto
33. MAAR ElectsBoard of Directors
- Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) elected five directors to the organization's board at last week's annual meeting.
The new directors are Bill Maury of Hobson Co
34. Phillips to Become President of Optometry School
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Dr. Richard W. Phillips has been named president-elect of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. Phillips is a 1978 graduate of the college and the former regional executive director for Tennessee operations for TLC - Laser Eye Centers. He will be only the sixth person to hold the office in the college's 75-year history. Phillips will assume the presidency May 17. He is replacing William E. Cochran, who is retiring.
35. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.
36. Biofuels Industry Revs Up With Milagro Opening
- Friday, October 06, 2006
Milagro Biofuels of Memphis LLC is officially open for business.
The alternative fuel company at 61 Keel Ave. is slated to start selling biodiesel once it receives the necessary approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in coming days.
37. Morman Named Branch Director at MATCU
- Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Cheryl Morman has been named branch director of Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union's (MATCU) Central branch. She previously was deposit services manager at Marriott Employees' Federal Credit Union in Bethesda, Md.
38. Feibelman Honored by American College of Trial Lawyers
- Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Jef Feibelman has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Feibelman is an attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Yale University.
39. Archived Article
- Tuesday, August 30, 2005
30 units in
Cost: $22.9 million
Borrower: Lexington Partners LLC
Lender: SunTrust Bank
40. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, April 07, 2005
DeSoto Incentives Lure More Business
Growth comes at Memphis expense, some owners say
The Daily News
When Gary Moores annual membership renewal came due from the Memphis Regional Chamber, he decided he wasnt going ...
41. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Armstrong Allen attorney re-elected to ABAs House of Delegates
Noel Re-Elected to ABA House of Delegates
Randall D. Noel was elected to a third two-year term as a member of the American Bar Associations policy-making House of Delegates. Noel i...
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Shelby County Alumni Honored
MAHBA Announces New Board Members
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association announced the following new members of its board of directors: Tommy Byrnes, Phil Chamberlain III, Ginger Coggins, Michael Matthews and G...
43. Archived Article: Small Biz Focus
- Friday, April 23, 2004
Seeking success, printing company risks diversity
Seeking success, printing company risks diversity
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
JW Moore Printing Company Inc. management thought outside of the box and then about the box itself when the...
44. Archived Article: Trends Focus
- Monday, December 22, 2003
To be honest, it was slow and then it was spotty
Printers Adapt to Market, Prepare for Turnaround
The Daily News
Jeff Martin, owner of Riverside Printing, has noticed something different in the past three weeks: increased bus...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 02, 2003
Memphis memos 07-02-03
Lisa Wright was given the Presidential Honors Award in BellSouths service leader program for exemplary service to business, residential or wholesale customers. The award is the highest given for customer service within the ...
46. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, June 19, 2003
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle boosts PeopleSoft takeover bid
Oracle Corp., the No. 2 U.S.-based global software maker, Wednesday sweetened its hostile cash bid for PeopleSoft Inc. by 22 percent to about $6.3 billion, the latest ...
47. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 07, 2002
Amanda Dame joined archer>malmo as an account supervisor, with day-to-day responsibility for managing the Valent U
Amanda Dame joined archer>malmo as an account supervisor. She will manage the Valent U.S.A. team and leading new business dev...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 24, 2002
Marcia J Marcia J. Thorp was appointed president of a new division at Watkins Uiberall PLLC. Scott A. Fletcher was appointed vice president and Pamela M. Finch was named plan administrator of Plan Administration and Consulting LLC. The subsidiary is...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Davie L Davie L. Lloyd has been named as an associate at Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. Lloyd has 36 years experience in the mechanical engineering systems design of commercial, industrial and health care projects. He is the manager ...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
51. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, March 17, 1999
What is SuperCalendar Organize online Free calendar sites offer a smorgasbord of services for the busy professional By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Its happened too many times. Busy schedules get in the way of remembering important dates, events or ...
52. Archived Article: Adjust (bott)
- Tuesday, February 23, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Pizza/entertainment company seeks zoning variance for expansion By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Business has been so good at the Chuck E. Cheese pizza parlor and family entertainment complex on Hickory Hill Road that the franchise...
53. Archived Article: Gov't (ccdc)
- Thursday, December 17, 1998
Two development loans that will assist with complete renovations of two Downtown buildings were approved by the Center City Development Corp Loans will help renovate two Downtown buildings By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Two development loans that w...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 29, 1997
Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of Fogelman Properties Inc.s property management subsidiaries, Fogelman Management Co. and Fogelman Management Services LLC. Kelly most recent...
55. Archived Article: Back
- Monday, October 20, 1997
Calvary and the Arts Calvary and the Arts to feature church choir Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church Sanctuary Choir will celebrate African-American composers at Calvary Episcopal Church Wednesday as Calvary and the Arts continues its 16th seaso...
56. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, September 12, 1996
The Memphis Legal Secretaries Association will meet today at 6:15 p The Memphis Legal Secretaries Association will meet today at 6:15 p.m. at Landrys restaurant, 263 Wagner Place. The guest speaker will be Cathy Reinhart Underwood, the recipient of ...
57. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, September 05, 1996
The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on jury selection and voir dire on Friday from 1:30 p The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on jury selection and voir dire on Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at One Commerce Square....