Editorial Results (free)
1. Hillsboro’s Phillips Playing for Bragging Rights
- Thursday, November 23, 2017
Tennessee’s football team and interim head coach Brady Hoke will try to avoid a historically bad season Saturday.
If the Vols (4-7, 0-7 SEC) lose to Vanderbilt (4-7, 0-7), it would be the first team in program history to lose eight games and go winless in the conference. Kickoff is 3 p.m. CST at Neyland Stadium (TV: SEC Network).
2. Alabama is Media’s Overwhelming Pick To Win SEC Title
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
3. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 5, 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. Bertelkamp Made Right Call in Going with the Vols
- Saturday, January 30, 2016
Bert Bertelkamp would be the first to tell you he’s pulling for Tennessee when calling basketball games as color commentator for the Vol Network.
And why wouldn’t he?
Bertelkamp is Big Orange to the bone. His father Hank played for the Vols (1951-53), was a team captain and remains a big supporter of UT.
5. No. 25 Memphis Stunned in Closing Minutes by No. 16 Houston
- Monday, November 16, 2015
HOUSTON (AP) — After scoring to start the fourth quarter, No. 25 Memphis was up by 20 and looked well on its way to a big win over undefeated Houston.
The Tigers were left stunned less than 15 minutes later.
6. Appraisals, Inspections Getting More Complex
- Saturday, December 20, 2014
As if things were not crazy enough in Nashville real estate – with inspectors now writing 50-page reports with scores of photographs, underwriters overwriting and overriding, new disclosures and disclaimers proliferating the transaction – appraisers are requiring more and more documentation.
7. ReStoring Hope
- Thursday, December 11, 2014
The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis ReStore is feeling the holiday love.
The store’s November “Go North ReStock the ReStore” event brought in a large number of donations and the Hickory Hill store recorded $10,673 in sales the day of the event, the store’s biggest day of sales so far this fiscal year. In addition, November Web traffic was more than double that of November 2013.
8. ‘Back to Life’
- Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Memphis resident Geraldine Harris has been shopping at the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis ReStore since it opened two years ago, finding discount prices and unique items she couldn’t locate anywhere else.
9. Building Blitz
- Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Some of the city’s prominent homebuilders huddled up at McDonald’s on Winchester and Tchulahoma roads around 4:30 a.m. on Monday, June 4, trying to decide what the weather had in store for the first morning of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis/Memphis Area Home Builders Association Home Builders Blitz.
10. Habitat Preps New Headquarters, ReStore
- Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Habitat for Humanity of Memphis is in the process of relocating to a much larger facility to accommodate its growing base of clients, programs and services.
The local affiliate of the organization – an international ecumenical Christian housing ministry working to provide affordable, quality shelter for all people – makes home ownership affordable for Mid-South families for whom it might otherwise be out-of-reach, by not charging interest or profit on the mortgage and keeping the cost of construction low through the use of volunteer labor.
11. Staples to Build First Memphis Location
- Friday, February 25, 2011
The world’s largest office products company will soon enter the Memphis market.
Framingham, Mass.-based Staples Inc. has signed a 17,945-square-foot lease at Ridgeway Trace, the shopping center at Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240 developed by Houston-based Weingarten Realty Investors.
12. IBERIABANK Files $2.5 Million Permit
- Tuesday, February 22, 2011
4894 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Amount: $2.5 million
Project Cost: Applied January 2011
Completion: Fall 2011
Contractor: Webb Building Corp.
Architect: Chrestia Staub Pierce Inc.
13. Shadows of Doubt
- Monday, November 29, 2010
As the housing market continues to improve, a significant backlog of foreclosed and distressed properties that have not been put on the market could bring the recovery to a screeching halt.
Many lenders across the nation – mostly banks – are struggling to keep up with the overwhelming number of borrowers who have stopped making their mortgage payments. And with the fledgling recovery in housing still weak, banks, institutional investors and even some homeowners who want to sell their homes are waiting until the market shows marked improvement.
14. Split Vote Takes Down Metro Charter Proposal
- Wednesday, November 3, 2010
The metro consolidation charter won a narrow victory with Memphis voters Tuesday but was crushed by Shelby County voters outside Memphis.
The first consolidation charter to go to voters in 39 years had to win both in Memphis and outside Memphis in order to consolidate the city of Memphis and Shelby County governments.
15. New Revelations Could Alter Foreclosure Suit
- Thursday, October 21, 2010
Widespread disruptions in the foreclosure assembly line around the country may impact a lawsuit against one particular lender filed on behalf of Memphis and Shelby County governments.
The city-county predatory lending lawsuit against Wells Fargo filed in late 2009 is still at an early stage. But one of the attorneys said he can foresee an expansion of its focus to include questions that have dogged other lenders around the country, some of which were letting their foreclosure efforts outpace their back office paperwork operations.
16. Whalum and Webb Draw Challengers In School Board Races
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Memphis school board members Betty Mallott and Martavius Jones were unopposed at Thursday’s filing deadline for the four Memphis school board races on the Nov. 2 ballot. Noon was the deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions in the school board races as well as three sets of municipal elections in Bartlett, Collierville and Germantown.
17. Stephens Named Executive Director Of Exceptional Foundation of West Tenn.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Jeni Stephens has been named the executive director of the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee.
Stephens was appointed following a national search conducted by the EFWT.
She joins the EFWT with a 14-year background in nonprofit administration. She most recently served as deputy director of development for the Pink Palace Family of Museums. She also has served as director of marketing and development for the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Memphis Academy of Science in Engineering.
18. Auto Title Lending ForumOn Tap for Friday
- Thursday, March 1, 2007
A public forum on auto title lending, sponsored by the Memphis-Shelby County Anti-Predatory Lending Coalition, will be held Friday at noon at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St.
19. Recruiting Agency Finds Unique Niche
- Thursday, December 8, 2005
Over the last year, Greg Webb has built a new employment pipeline for the country's pharmaceutical industry, a service that's being used by scores of young college graduates with million-dollar smiles, toned physiques and persuasive charm.
20. Public Administrator Named for Probate Court
- Wednesday, July 13, 2005
The Shelby County Commission appointed Scott Peatross to the position of public administrator in Shelby County Probate Court. Peatross is a partner in the law firm of Bateman Gibson LLC. He graduated from Rhodes College and Tulane Law School.
21. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 16, 2003
Calendar of Events June 16-22
Calendar of Events June 16-22
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., presents You and Your Medications from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Serie...
22. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, June 11, 2003
The Memphis Bar Association offers Executive Compensation Arrangements Tuesday from 1:30 p
The Memphis Bar Association presents Executive Compensation Arrangements from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Squar...