Editorial Results (free)
1. The Rest of the August Ballot
- Saturday, July 09, 2016
If all goes according to plan on the Aug. 4 election day, Linda Phillips hopes the result is that you don’t see her in any of the reporting on election night.
2. This Week in Memphis History: June 17-23
- Saturday, June 18, 2016
2008: The first issue of The Memphis News features a cover story on the suburbs of Memphis. Developer Henry Turley: “It’s ‘This is not the city -- county taxes, county schools. Don’t look back.’ That’s the only reason they are built, so why should they be built well? They’re not.”
Collierville Mayor Linda Kerley: “Years ago, you thought of it as just being away from the city. And now you have so many multilevel cities that are suburbs.”
Arlington alderman Gerald McGee: “They know we’re there. But they don’t really know what we are. They just know that we’re way out there. I was the same way.”
3. Klondike Wants Plan To Stave Off Gentrification
- Thursday, March 10, 2016
With multimillion-dollar investments growing up around it in the Crosstown and Uptown neighborhoods, the Klondike/Smokey City Community Development Corp. is working with the University of Memphis on a grassroots action plan to stave off gentrification.
4. Midway Point
- Saturday, December 26, 2015
A quality, affordable neighborhood for low- to moderate-income Memphians. That’s developer Henry Turley’s ongoing vision for Uptown, a North Memphis neighborhood benefiting from $150 million in redevelopment efforts.
5. College Football Notebook: Nkemdiche’s Long Fall, Vegas’ Top College Bets
- Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Some things don’t change no matter what. And Robert Nkemdiche is still a 6-foot-3, 296-pound defensive tackle that a lot of NFL teams still believe looks pretty good in pursuit of somebody else’s quarterback.
6. Binghampton, Uptown Grocery Projects Win Tax Breaks
- Thursday, October 22, 2015
Two community development groups are the first recipients of Community Builder PILOTS, a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes incentive housed at the Memphis-Shelby County Economic Development Growth Engine.
Binghampton and Uptown are both USDA-Certified Food Deserts, and that could change with Community Builder PILOT incentives intended to attract grocery stores.
7. New Tax Breaks Attract Grocers to Memphis Food Deserts
- Saturday, October 17, 2015
Two of Memphis’ prominent food deserts are on the mend with possible tax breaks to attract grocery stores.
Binghampton and Uptown are set to receive Community Builder PILOTs, a new payment-in-lieu-of-taxes incentive granted by the Memphis and Shelby County Economic Development Growth Engine.
8. Tennessee Appeals Court Reverses Another Shelby County Conviction
- Friday, May 15, 2015
As two high profile Memphis murder cases moved toward retrial this week, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals reversed another murder conviction in Shelby County Criminal Court earlier this month.
9. Six Criminal Court Convictions Reversed Since August
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
Since August, Tennessee appeals courts have overturned the convictions of six Shelby County Criminal Court defendants on charges that ranged from murder to bad checks.
The latest reversal and new trial involved jurors in the 2012 first-degree murder trial of Eric Williams being passed a shotgun to examine after a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent testified about how double-barrel shotguns operate.
10. Vols’ Dobbs Embraces the Role of ‘CEO Quarterback’
- Saturday, April 04, 2015
Joshua Dobbs enters his junior season as Tennessee’s undisputed No. 1 quarterback and team leader, the player most responsible for the Vols’ relevance again in SEC football.
11. New Trial Ordered for Fifth Memphis Case
- Monday, March 30, 2015
For the fifth time since August a state appellate court has reversed a conviction in Shelby County Criminal Court and ordered a new trial for the defendant.
The latest reversal came Thursday, March 26, from the Tennessee Supreme Court in the case of Frederick Herron, who was convicted by a jury in 2012 of raping a child. Criminal Court Judge Carolyn Wade Blackett sentenced him to 25 years in prison.
12. Harbor of Health Doctor Closing Downtown Practice
- Saturday, March 14, 2015
Dr. Susan Nelson’s health practice at Harbor of Health is closing next month, as she prepares to move to the Church Health Center this summer.
13. Harbor of Health Doctor Closing Harbor Town Practice
- Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Dr. Susan Nelson’s health practice at Harbor of Health is closing next month, as she prepares to move to the Church Health Center this summer.
14. Google Sues Mississippi Attorney General
- Wednesday, December 24, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge has denied Google Inc.'s motion to block enforcement of a subpoena issued by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood that seeks information from Google about parts of its operations, including information about advertising for imported prescription drugs.
15. State Supreme Court Reverses Bartlett Murder Conviction
- Monday, September 29, 2014
The man convicted and sentenced to death for the brutal 2003 double murder of a husband and wife in Bartlett will get a new trial, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled last week.
The court decision Thursday, Sept. 25, in the case of Henry Lee Jones is the latest reversal of a conviction in Shelby County Criminal Court by the highest court in the state.
16. Prep Coaches, Players Sold on Jones the Recruiter
- Saturday, September 20, 2014
Nothing surprises Murfreesboro Blackman High School football coach Philip Shadowens when it comes to college recruiting.
Shadowens has seen it all – including the flurry of activity created by Blackman senior quarterback and safety Jauan Jennings, rated the No. 18 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com.
17. August 1-7: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, August 02, 2014
2013: Owners of the Nineteenth Century Club began preliminary demolition work on the Union Avenue mansion, which would later be stopped by court order.
1978: Shaun Cassidy at the Mid-South Coliseum.
18. Sherman Joins Campbell Clinic as Sports Medicine Physician
- Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Dr. Henry “Hank” Sherman has joined Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics as a sports medicine family practice physician in its Southaven office. Sherman treats patients who suffer from a variety of orthopedic injuries – from competitive athletes looking to get back in the game to weekend warriors who want to stay active later in life.
19. Stewart Joins Metal Museum as Collections Manager
- Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Grace Stewart has joined the Metal Museum as collections manager/registrar. Stewart, who previously served as registrar for the National Civil Rights Museum for a year and a half, says her goals are to help grow and define the Museum’s permanent collection and facilitate greater access to the collection through exhibits and education opportunities.
20. January 24-30: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, January 25, 2014
1985: Prince played two of three sold-out shows that winter at the Mid-South Coliseum on the Purple Rain tour. He returned in February for the third show.
1974: The real estate firm Poplar Pike Inc installed a Mark VI computer at its offices in the Eastwood Building at 6209 Poplar Ave., reported Joe Wade III, president of Poplar Pike Inc.
21. Obama Tightens Reins on Surveillance Programs
- Monday, January 20, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Tightening the reins on the nation's sweeping surveillance operations, President Barack Obama on Friday ordered new limits on the way intelligence officials access phone records from hundreds of millions of Americans – and moved toward eventually stripping the massive data collection from the government's hands.
22. Gold Strike Promotes Slade to PR Manager
- Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Elizabeth Slade has been promoted to public relations manager at Gold Strike Casino Resort. In her new role at the MGM Resorts International property, Slade will lead in developing and executing integrated marketing communication plans with components such as media relations, social media strategy, community partnerships and brand management.
23. Building Capacities
- Saturday, December 21, 2013
Major road and highway projects like the Interstate 269 loop, I-40/240 and the Mallory Road interchange near Frank Pigeon Industrial Park made substantial progress during 2013, with several phases of important transportation corridors wrapping up and new projects planned for 2014 and beyond.
24. Obama, Clinton Families Pay Tribute to JFK
- Thursday, November 21, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to former President John F. Kennedy's legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy's grave and presenting a freedom medal that Kennedy conceived before his assassination 50 years ago this week.
25. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 08, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
26. Agape Brings Back Holiday Card Sets
- Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Agape Child & Family Services is bringing back its Pictures of Hope holiday card sets fundraiser from last holiday season, and the sets are the result of a nationally sponsored program targeting children in need.
27. A Deal: Voting to Avoid Default, Open Government
- Thursday, October 17, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Up against one last deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday avoiding a threatened national default and ending a 16-day partial government shutdown along the strict terms set by President Barack Obama when the twin crises began.
28. New House GOP Plan as Debt-Limit Deadline Nears
- Wednesday, October 16, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened Treasury default, end a 15-day partial government shutdown and extricate divided government from its latest brush with a full political meltdown.
29. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
30. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.
31. Tommy Bronson Sporting Goods Stays True to Roots in New Spot
- Monday, September 23, 2013
For Tommy Bronson Sporting Goods, cooler temperatures in the air mean one thing – hunting season.
32. Rock’n Dough Pizza Opening in Jackson
- Friday, September 20, 2013
The little Memphis pizzeria that could will soon be opening a new location in Jackson, Tenn.
The Rock’n Dough Pizza Co., owned by Jeremy and Amanda Denno, is slated to open a new restaurant and microbrewery at the Jackson Walk development in Jackson in October. The Dennos will team up with veteran local brewer Ben Pugh to create signature suds at the 4,100-square-foot restaurant.
33. Henry Named Sales Manager at Mercedes-Benz of Collierville
- Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Edgar L. Henry II has been named sales manager for Mercedes-Benz of Collierville, scheduled to open next spring. In his new role, Henry will manage the sales of all new and pre-owned cars sold at the dealership.
34. Kirby Finds Home With Harris Shelton
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
When he was in the second grade, Matthew Kirby’s mother was told he needed to either be a lawyer or a preacher.
35. Turley Shows Interest in Developing Central Station
- Friday, August 16, 2013
A partnership consisting of Henry Turley and Community Capital is the only entity so far to express interest in the management and development of Central Station.
36. Democratic Sen. Lowe Finney Won't Seek Re-Election
- Thursday, August 01, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – State Sen. Lowe Finney, who chairs the Democratic caucus in the Tennessee Senate, announced Wednesday that he won't seek a third term.
The Jackson attorney ruled out a run for governor next year, but wouldn't say whether he will make a bid for Jackson mayor.
37. 10 Tennessee Airports to Get Grant Funds
- Thursday, June 06, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Department of Transportation announced this week that state aeronautics grants totaling more than $2 million have been approved for 10 Tennessee airports.
38. Ricin in Obama Letter, Odd Packages Scramble Hill
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks Wednesday, and authorities chased reports of other suspicious mail at a U.S. Capitol already on edge.
39. Boyle Celebrates 80 Years, Sponsors Art Exhibit
- Monday, March 18, 2013
Boyle Investment Co. turns 80 this year, and has partnered with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to celebrate.
40. Two Family Dollar Stores Sell for Combined $3 Million
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Family Dollar stores at 1688 Jackson Ave. and 2711 Getwell Road have sold for a combined $3 million.
41. Bryant Wants to Ease Mississippi Veterans' Job Searches
- Thursday, January 17, 2013
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant wants to make it easier for veterans to get jobs when they leave the military and for the spouses of military members to get jobs when they transfer to Mississippi.
42. Endocrinologist Detti Joins UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Laura Detti has joined the Germantown office of UT Medical Group Inc., where she specializes in male and female infertility. Detti provides genetic diagnosis and counseling; management of conditions such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent miscarriages and premature menopause; and pre- and post-cancer care for fertility issues.
43. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
44. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
45. History for Sale
- Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Three historic properties in the Midtown and Downtown areas are on the market, all listed with major Memphis commercial real estate firms.
The most recent listing is the Hunt-Phelan house at 533 Beale St., priced at $2.9 million with Henry Stratton and Andy Cates of Colliers International Memphis. The mansion has hosted guests including Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson.
46. Hunt-Phelan Listed With Colliers for $2.9M
- Friday, July 13, 2012
Downtown’s Hunt-Phelan house – a historic mansion at 533 Beale St. that hosted guests including Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson – has been listed on the market for $2.865 million with the Memphis office of Colliers International.
47. Report: Countrywide Won Influence With Discounts
- Friday, July 06, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The former Countrywide Financial Corp., whose subprime loans helped start the nation's foreclosure crisis, made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of Congress, congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage giant Fannie Mae, according to a House report.
48. Former Mall Acreage to be Industrial Development
- Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Acreage on Former
Mall of Memphis Site
Sale Amount: $2.7 million
Sale Date: April 18, 2012
Buyer: Memphis Industrial Properties LLC
49. Marketplace Dev. Buys Jackson Ave. Center
- Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Marketplace Development LLC has bought a strip shopping center at 1688 Jackson Ave. from The Bornblum Foundation for $337,500, financing it with a $1.2 million loan through Iberiabank.
50. Hamilton, Warren Lead LSU Past Ole Miss 81-55
- Monday, January 09, 2012
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – It had been a long time since LSU enjoyed such a performance in its Southeastern Conference opener as it did Saturday against Ole Miss.
The Tigers led from start to finish in a dominating 81-55 victory against the Rebels on Saturday. The 26-point margin of victory was the largest for LSU in a league opener since its 92-66 victory against Florida in the 1980-81 campaign.
51. Memphis has Long Team Meeting After Loss to Hoyas
- Monday, December 26, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – After yet another disappointing loss, Memphis coach Josh Pastner decided it was time for a long, long talk with his team.
Pastner addressed his players in the locker room behind closed doors for more than 90 minutes after a 70-59 defeat against Georgetown on Thursday night, the Tigers' third loss in four games.
52. 4 Airports Try Limited Low-Hassle Security Checks
- Wednesday, October 05, 2011
ATLANTA (AP) – A small group of frequent fliers began using lower-hassle security lines Tuesday in exchange for sharing more personal information with the government in a trial program at four U.S. airports.
53. KIPP Memphis Hosts Dress for Success Day
- Friday, May 06, 2011
On Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Memphis middle school students from KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) DIAMOND Academy, 230 Henry St., will host Dress for Success Day, where students dressed in business attire will ask community leaders questions concerning their fields of work.
- Monday, April 04, 2011
The April 4th Foundation will hold its 11th Annual Commemorative Awards Banquet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Civil rights activist Charles Patrick will receive the Open Door Award. The I Am A Man award recipient and keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright. For more information or tickets, call 859-3364.
55. Memphis Mag Releases 35th Anniversary Issue
- Tuesday, March 29, 2011
In celebration of its 35th anniversary issue, the editorial staff of Memphis magazine features 35 Memphians whose influence was critical to the growth and evolution of the city over the three-plus decades of Memphis magazine’s existence.
56. Friday is Deadline to Apply for Disaster Loans
- Wednesday, February 02, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Friday is the deadline for private, nonprofit organizations in Tennessee to submit disaster loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available because of severe storms, flooding, winds and tornadoes between last April 30 and May 18.
57. EMHC Moving to Appling Farms, Doubling in Size
- Friday, December 17, 2010
Emergency Mobile Health Care is more than doubling the size of its Memphis corporate headquarters.
EMHC has signed a 14,200-square-foot lease at 6972 Appling Farms Parkway. EMHC currently occupies 6,900 square feet at 5071 Wilfong Road, and also has an office in Jackson, Tenn.
58. Evolve Systems Grows Memphis Location
- Friday, November 19, 2010
Evolve Digital Media has more than doubled its Memphis location at Apple Tree Center in Hickory Hill.
The Memphis-based company expanded its lease from 2,520 to 6,327 square feet at 6073 Mount Moriah Road Extended. Tyler Tapley, associate with CB Richard Ellis Memphis, represented the landlord, Apple Tree Center Partnership.
59. Lasting Legacies
- Monday, September 27, 2010
Consider the continent as it was when Memphis was founded in 1819. No railroads crisscrossed the land and Tennessee roads would not be paved until after World War I.
For a city to thrive and prosper, transportation would be paramount. For Memphis, the Mississippi River, an integral artery of commerce and communication in America, would be its gateway to greatness.
60. Rhodes Examines Katrina’s Impact On Fifth Anniversary
- Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Photographer Aric Mayer spends a lot of his time thinking about the ways in which the larger events of nature overlap with those of civilization.
And still, Mayer, the lead photographer who covered Hurricane Katrina for The Wall Street Journal, said he has difficulty fully communicating what he experienced when he arrived in New Orleans a week after the storm devastated the city.
61. Elmwood Cemetery: Where History Never Dies
- Friday, August 13, 2010
Memphis. Forever and ever.
Turns out Boss Crump and Ben Hooks were closer to each other than you might have thought – about 25 feet.
62. Senate Rejects Efforts to Revive Coal Mining Bill
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Senate on Wednesday defeated a parliamentary effort to resurrect a bill to curb mountaintop removal coal mining in Tennessee.
The chamber voted 14-12 to reject the motion brought by Sen. Andy Berke. The Chattanooga Democrat said the vote would show the level of influence of the coal lobby on lawmakers.
63. Mississippi Man Finds HogWine Dreams
- Monday, March 29, 2010
After a long career in mental health, David Wilson decided to cash in on his chips –potato chips, that is.
Wilson, 57, of Madison, Miss., talks about his company Southern Spoon LLC like he talks about his uncle James “Fig” Newton – in long, porch-swing yarns.
64. Bill Clarifies Law Allowing Ammo Near Rifles
- Friday, February 19, 2010
The Tennessee Senate has unanimously approved legislation that makes it clear ammunition can be transported alongside rifles or shotguns as long as the weapon is not loaded.
The measure, sponsored by Democratic Sen. Doug Jackson of Dickson, was approved 32-0 on Thursday.
65. FBI Wants Public’s Help in Civil Rights Killings
- Tuesday, November 24, 2009
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Over the past three years, the FBI scoured faded documents, interviewed aging lawmen and tracked down witnesses from killings that occurred decades ago, many of them involving white police officers who shot black men or teenagers.
66. Building Permit Brings Wally Joe Restaurant Closer to Reality
- Tuesday, November 03, 2009
690 S. Perkins Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Amount: $800,000
Project Cost: $800,000
Permit Date: Applied October 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: Wally Joe Realty LLC
Contractor: Day Construction LLC
Architect: Doug Enoch
67. Baldwin Joins Visible School As Department Chair, Professor
- Wednesday, July 29, 2009
George Baldwin has been hired by Visible School as department chair and assistant professor of music business ministry and audio production.
68. Fogerty Joins Jackson Lewis In Of Counsel Role
- Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Whitney King Fogerty has joined Jackson Lewis LLP as of counsel.
Fogerty was previously a shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, where she specialized in labor and employment litigation. She has practiced law for 10 years and has been named among Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers for Business the past two years.
69. Industry Makes Effort on Health Care Costs
- Tuesday, May 12, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama praised the health care industry's promise to cut $2 trillion in costs over 10 years, but lawmakers questioned how much it really helps in coming up with a solution for the millions of uninsured.
70. ProLogis to Begin Rehab On Hickory Hill Warehouse
- Tuesday, July 01, 2008
5700 Challenge Drive
Memphis, TN 38115
Permit Amount: $1.1 Million
Project Cost: N/A
Permit Date: Applied June 2008
Completion: End of 2008
Contractor: The Conlan Co.
Details: Denver-based ProLogis has filed a permit application to rebuild the foundation of its warehouse at 5700 Challenge Drive. The building, in the Memphis Distribution Center near Raines and Hickory Hill roads, was damaged in the Feb. 5 storms that ripped through the industrial section of Southeast Memphis.
71. House Speaker Pro Tem Lois DeBerry Tops 2007 Per Diem List
- Tuesday, March 04, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - House Speaker Pro Tempore Lois DeBerry received $31,967 in "per diem" payments last year, more than any other state lawmaker, according to a review of 2007 legislative expense payments.
72. Administration Announces Program To Help Embattled Homeowners
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeowners threatened with foreclosure would in some instances get a 30-day reprieve under an initiative the Bush administration announced Tuesday.
Dubbed "Project Lifeline," the program will be available to people who have taken out all types of mortgages, not just the high-cost subprime loans that have been the focus of previous relief efforts.
73. Interest Rate Freeze Could Have Minimal Impact in Memphis
- Tuesday, December 11, 2007
U.S. homeowners facing a spike in the interest rates of their adjustable-rate mortgages could benefit from a plan outlined last week by the Bush administration, but how much aid it brings to Memphis and the Mid-South remains to be seen.
74. Bush Mortgage Plan Will Freeze Certain Subprime Interest Rates for 5 Years
- Thursday, December 06, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - One wag has called it the "teaser freezer." But whatever the name, it is going to mean relief for thousands of homeowners facing a painful jump in their mortgage rates in coming months.
75. Bush Outlines Steps To Help Homeowners
- Tuesday, September 04, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - Offering federal help for strapped mortgage holders, President Bush is proposing to aid hundreds of thousands of borrowers hard hit by the housing slump.
The president on Friday was to talk about several initiatives and reforms to help homeowners with risky mortgages keep their homes, a senior administration official said Thursday. Bush also was to discuss efforts to prevent these kinds of problems from arising in the future.
76. U.S. Senator Urges Gov.To Make FHA Changes
- Monday, August 27, 2007
As bipartisan support grows for expanding the role of a federal housing agency in response to the mortgage market crisis, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Thursday called on top administration officia
77. Catholic Diocese Settles Lawsuits
- Thursday, August 23, 2007
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has settled three lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by two priests. Confirmation of the settlements and dismissals last month come a week after two new lawsuits were filed alleging a fourth instance of child sexual abuse by a priest named in three other lawsuits and the rape of an adult by another priest.
78. After Three Years In the Making, Uptown Development Nears Completion
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Three years after the first construction crews arrived in Uptown to move dirt and lay the foundations for a few hundred homes, the end is finally in sight for the revitalization of this once-blighted neighborhood.
79. Diocese Settles Sex Suits for More Than $300K
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has settled three lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by a priest assigned to minister to the city's Vietnamese Catholic community.
The settlements, announced last week, are the first in any of the nine civil lawsuits filed beginning in August 2004 against the Memphis Diocese and five priests. All nine allege child sexual abuse and a cover-up by the Diocese.
80. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
81. Dollar Signs Point South
- Friday, March 09, 2007
For the first time in its 130-year history, Commercial Bank and Trust Co. has ventured across the Tennessee state line.
Following an industry trend of setting up shop in booming DeSoto County, the Paris, Tenn.-based bank recently opened a loan production office in Southaven at 5740 Getwell Road.
82. A Downtown Grocery Store at Last?
- Wednesday, September 13, 2006
A little more than a year from now, a mixed-use commercial development will have risen from the ground in Downtown Memphis and presented consumers there with something they've long craved.
Namely, the opportunity to shop at a large, brand-name grocery store.
83. The Next Chapter Unfolds in Tale of Two Bookstores
- Monday, September 11, 2006
The numbers he was crunching seemed too good to ignore.
Hugh Hollowell - a former financial planner-turned-bookstore owner - wanted to expand Midtown Books, the small used book shop he once operated across the street from Blue Monkey on Madison Avenue.
84. Archived Article
- Tuesday, August 15, 2006
2996 Kate Bond Road
Bartlett, TN 38133
Loan Amount: $10.9 million
Loan Date: July 31, 2006
Maturity Date: Aug. 1, 2016
85. Meyerrose Heads Emerging National Businesses Division for First Horizon
- Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Sarah Meyerrose has been promoted to president of emerging national businesses for First Horizon National Corp. In her new role, she will be the executive leader of several of First Horizon's growing national efforts, such as its health savings accounts business, Msaver, and its commercial insurance business, Synaxis. Meyerrose has worked for First Horizon for more than 24 years.
86. Grinder Haizlip Aims for Steady Growth
- Tuesday, November 01, 2005
For the two men who run Grinder Haizlip Construction Co. Inc., the job of building their company's future is done brick by brick, one employee at a time.
The low-key construction business has been around since 1992, and co-owners Greg Grinder and Henry Haizlip - perhaps now more than ever - are thinking big. Not just in the size of their business, but also in the imagination with which they and their next generation of project managers tackle new jobs.
87. Archived Article: Real
- Tuesday, April 05, 2005
Memphis Joins National Second-Home Trend
Downtown Develops as Second-Home Site
The Daily News
When the National Association of Realtors recently reported a record number of second-home purchases across the country in 2004, so...
88. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, January 13, 2005
Creekside Homes Buys
Creekside Homes Buys
Lots in Arlington Crossing
Creekside Homes LLC has purchased 27 lots in phase one of the Arlington Crossing Subdivision from Goodwin Henry Properties LLC for $1.2 million, according to The Daily New...
89. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 04, 2004
Tennessee Press Association elects vice president
Pitts Named Principal Owner at Pickering
Robert J. Pitts was named principal owner of Pickering Inc. Pitts is the companys civil engineering team leader. He received a bachelors degree from the...
90. Archived Article: Trends Focus
- Monday, April 12, 2004
Take care of whole southeast and southwest
Unions Endure Changing Work Force, Economy
The Daily News
Skyrocketing health care costs, continual loss of jobs to cheaper labor overseas and an increasingly self-employed work forc...
91. Archived Article: Lenox (lead)
- Monday, November 03, 2003
Lenox Begins Sixth Phase of Mud Island Development
Mud Island Sees More New Homes
Lenox begins sixth phase of affordable Downtown community
The Daily News
With a growing number of residents now more than 8,000 calling Dow...
92. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
93. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 23, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Sept. 23-Sept. 29
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free budget and credit workshops on developing and maintaining a personal budget and using credit cards wisely. Using credi...
94. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, May 07, 2002
By JENNIFER MURLEY Preservation Week gives Memphis past a future By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Its hard to imagine Downtown Memphis with no Peabody Hotel, South Memphis sans Elmwood Cemetery or Midtown minus its eclectic historic housing stock. ...
95. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 15, 2001
Oct Calendar for Oct. 15-Oct. 21
Memphis Investors Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Adams lecture hall at the Holiday Inn-Mount Moriah. The guest speaker is David Scott, a building and home inspector. The MIG-REI 101 seminar with Hal Wilso...
96. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, July 17, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY Uptown Memphis enters revitalization movement By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News As part of the broad $180 million Uptown Memphis planned redevelopment, a couple of deteriorating housing projects are about to undergo a metamorphosi...
97. Archived Article: Real Focus Justine's
- Tuesday, October 10, 2000
JUSTINES CHANGES HANDS AGAIN Memphis landmark changes hands again By MARY DANDO The Daily News A piece of Memphis history is to change hands again shortly when the Italianate Victorian mansion known to its many patrons over the years as Justines Res...
98. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 03, 1999
RFS Hotel Investors Inc RFS Hotel Investors Inc. has announced several management changes. Randy Churchey has been named president and chief operating officer of RFS Hotel Investors Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial offi...
99. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 27, 1999
AutoZone Inc AutoZone Inc. has announced the following promotions: Bill Rhodes, previously vice president of finance, was promoted to senior vice president of finance. Mike Broderick, previously regional manager, was promoted to vice president-store...
100. Archived Article: Focus1
- Wednesday, September 01, 1999
Friday August 27, 5:46 pm Eastern Time Merging the airwaves FCC approves MCI WorldCom, SkyTel merger The Federal Communications Commission has approved the acquisition of paging company SkyTel Communications Inc. by MCI WorldCom. The FCC said it had...