Editorial Results (free)
1. Editorial: The Ultimate Sustainability At the Corrections Center
- Saturday, August 5, 2017
A life is a natural resource, more valuable than the resources being conserved at the Shelby County Corrections Center to great effect. So, with inmate levels at the corrections center currently at a relatively low level, we think there is another kind of opportunity for the aging prison.
2. Summer in the City
- Saturday, July 15, 2017
Saturday night on Beale Street is more than a catch phrase for businesses there.
It is chapters in old, out-of-print books like Lt. George W. Lee’s “Where The Blues Began” that you can only see in the Memphis-Shelby County Room of the Central Library. You can’t check the book out because of its rarity and age. But you can also find references to the lore of Saturday nights on Beale Street on plaques in the entertainment district that current patrons walk past without even noticing.
3. Last Word: Changes on EP Boulevard, March Madness at Rhodes and Cheffies
- Friday, March 3, 2017
I don’t think it worked out this way on purpose – but the $45 million, 200,000 square foot entertainment complex “Elvis Presley’s Memphis” opens the same day that episode two of “Sun Records” airs on CMT.
4. The Week Ahead: October 3-9
- Monday, October 3, 2016
Well, Memphis, it’s a new month and your Grizzlies return to the court for another season of thrills under a new head coach, David Fizdale. The week starts off with a presidential visit – no, not one of the frontrunners, but a Green Party candidate who will be stumping in Crosstown. Here's what else you need to know in The Week Ahead...
5. Last Word: Mud Island Money, Elvis Mystery and Beyond Barbecue
- Friday, May 13, 2016
It looks like the dry rub will be in order for Memphis in May's barbecue weekend with a shower or two keeping the dust down in Tom Lee Park Wednesday.
If you can see it through the smoke, Mud Island might strike a first-tme observer as a marked contrast to all of the activity in Tom Lee Park that goes right up to the bluff's edge.
- Thursday, October 8, 2015
Central Defense Staffing will host a recruitment event Thursday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Memphis East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. CDS is seeking to fill hundreds of open positions for large industrial accounts in Memphis and the area. For details on available positions, call 901-473-6385.
- Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Networking in Memphis will hold its fifth-year celebration, hosted by The Bar-Kays, on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 300 Art Gallery, 300 S. Main St. Admission is $10; all proceeds go to the Memphis Entrepreneurship Academy. Tickets sold online only. Visit networkinginmem.com.
8. County Commission to Discuss Brooks’ Residency
- Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A challenge of Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks’ residency is serious enough that her fellow commissioners are prepared to discuss it at a special meeting next week.
The Shelby County Attorney’s office is investigating whether Brooks lives in the district she has represented for the last eight years.
9. Loeb Midtown Center Now Fully Leased
- Friday, April 11, 2014
Loeb Properties’ Belvedere Collection on Union Avenue in Midtown is 100 percent leased.
Agilitas USA Inc., operating as Results Physiotherapy, signed a new lease for 2,280 square feet in Suites 105-106 at the retail strip center.
10. Microsoft Names Cloud Computing Chief as Next CEO
- Wednesday, February 5, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Microsoft has named the head of its cloud computing business as the company's next CEO, tapping a longtime insider to lead efforts to catch rivals in mobile devices and offer more software and services over the Internet.
11. Combined Net Worth of America's Richest Rises
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Life is good for America's super wealthy.
Forbes on Monday released its annual list of the top 400 richest Americans. While most of the top names and rankings didn't change from a year ago, the majority of the elite club's members saw their fortunes grow over the past year, helped by strong stock and real estate markets.
12. Questions Raised About Criminal Justice System
- Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Shelby County’s public defender and the head of the Shelby County Corrections division say courts and prisons are changing and evolving as views about crime and punishment begin to change.
But Public Defender Stephen Bush and County Corrections Division director James Coleman said the intervention needs to start before citizens come into contact with the criminal justice system.
- Saturday, June 29, 2013
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature Standby for Mars as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, July 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Cost is free. Visit cooperyoung.biz.
- Monday, July 1, 2013
Downtown Memphis Commission, Victorian Village Inc. and the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities will host a launch party for the James Lee House renovation Monday, July 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the house, 690 Adams Ave. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
15. Five Years in the Life
- Saturday, June 22, 2013
Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines has just merged with more than 150 flights a day at Memphis International Airport shifting to the Delta brand. And Delta’s CEO, Richard Anderson, said Memphis would be an integral hub with more traffic.
16. 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.
- Saturday, February 2, 2013
Nike Inc. will host construction symposiums for locally owned small, women-owned and minority businesses Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Attendees will learn about construction opportunities at Nike’s Memphis expansion. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3500.
18. Highpoint Church Buys Briarcrest’s East Memphis Campus
- Friday, November 9, 2012
After seven years of leasing space for its worship services, Highpoint Church has acquired Briarcrest Christian School Systems Inc.’s property at 6000 Briarcrest Ave. for $7.25 million.
19. MULYP Awards Honor ‘Agents of Change’
- Friday, December 2, 2011
Memphis Urban League Young Professionals celebrates its second annual Agents of Change Awards Saturday, Dec. 3, honoring individuals and organizations that have made contributions to the community.
20. TSA: Some Gov't Officials to Skip Airport Security
- Friday, November 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Cabinet secretaries, top congressional leaders and an exclusive group of senior U.S. officials are exempt from toughened new airport screening procedures when they fly commercially with government-approved federal security details.
21. Baker Donelson Attorneys Named Super Lawyers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Twenty-two attorneys from the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC have been named to the 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers.
The attorneys are Ben C. Adams, Mary L. Aronov, Leo M. Bearman Jr., Sam B. Blair Jr., Michael B. Chance, E. Franklin Childress Jr., Angie C. Davis, Robert J. DelPriore, Gregory G. Fletcher, William H.D. Fones Jr., Grady M. Garrison, Stephen D. Goodwin, James R. “Josh” Hall Jr., Matthew S. Heiter, George T. “Buck” Lewis III, Robert C. Liddon Jr., Eugene J. Podesta Jr., Jackie G. Prester, Jill M. Steinberg, Buckner Wellford, Maurice Wexler and Edward R. Young.
22. Officials: Belt-Tightening Will Cut Major Command
- Tuesday, August 10, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Defense Department plans to shed one of its 10 major military commands as Defense Secretary Robert Gates tries to pare billions from the Pentagon budget, officials briefed on the plan said Monday.
23. 2009 Year In Review
- Monday, December 28, 2009
2009 was a year without a script – and plenty of improvising on the political stage.
It was supposed to be an off-election year except in Arlington and Lakeland.
2008 ended with voters in the city and county approving a series of changes to the charters of Memphis and Shelby County governments. Those changes were supposed to set a new direction for both entities, kicking into high gear in 2010 and ultimately culminating two years later.
24. Gov't Imposes 3-Hour Limit on Tarmac Strandings
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stinky toilets, crying babies, airless cabins – the Obama administration said Monday passengers don't have to take it any more. It ordered airlines to let people get off planes delayed on the ground after three hours.
25. Obama Adds Econ Advisers, Says 'Help on the Way'
- Friday, November 28, 2008
CHICAGO (AP) - President-elect Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to have an economic plan ready for action on the nation's financial crisis on his first day in office. "Help is on the way," he declared.
26. As Home Values Rise, Eastview Residents Keep Waiting For Neighborhood Improvements
- Friday, May 25, 2007
"When I drive across this city," Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton told the audience at his New Year's Day Prayer Breakfast earlier this year, "there are some sections of Memphis that I'm not proud of. I see urban blight. I see neighborhood deterioration. I see people living in housing that's unfit for human habitation. And I want to do something about it."
27. FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."
28. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
29. Fox Named Senior Lending Officer with MATCU
- Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Anthony Fox has been named senior business lending officer at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union. He previously was operations manager of sales and service for the FedEx Employees Credit Association. Before working at FedEx, he was a branch manager and commercial lender at Munford Union Bank.
30. Future Home of PGA Tour Stop?
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
The Vesta Home Show definitely is coming to Collierville's Spring Creek Ranch in 2007, but whether the Stanford St. Jude Championship, formerly known as the FedEx St. Jude Classic, will call the development's golf course home is another matter altogether.
31. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
32. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, January 30, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts Ethics Dilemmas and Practices: The Code and the Law from 9 a
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts Ethics Dilemmas and Practices: The Code and the Law from 9 a.m. to noon today at Germantown...
33. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, January 26, 2004
Regional Chamber Hosts Member Orientation
Regional Chamber Hosts Member Orientation Jan. 26
Millington residents interested in becoming charter members of the now-forming Millington Civitan Club meet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Baker Community ...
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Realtors Association Announces President, Board
MAAR Confirms Officers, Board Members The Memphis Area Association of Realtors confirmed president-elect Bob Turner as 2004 president and elected Sue Stinson-Turner as 2004 president-elect. Neil Hub...
35. Archived Article: Central (lead)
- Tuesday, March 27, 2001
By SUE PEASE Developer gets approval for Central Garden plan By SUE PEASE The Daily News With the Land Use Control Board giving a nod to the development, plans are underway to build a gated community in Central Gardens called Roland Place. Earlier t...
36. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, June 2, 2000
``Mosaics: Multicultural Festival, a blend of education and fun, is June 24-25 ``Mosaics: Multicultural Festival," a blend of education and fun, is June 24-25. The National Civil Rights Museum is sponsoring the event, which includes a multi-cul...
37. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, June 11, 1999
Lifeblood, Mid-South Regional Blood Center and Hollywood Video are teaming up to promote blood donation in June Volunteers for the Mid-South Air Show '99 presented a check for $250,000 to the Madonna Learning Center. The center is a special educatio...
38. Archived Article: Prime
- Tuesday, December 15, 1998
6254 Poplar Ave 6254 Poplar Ave. for lease Office space in the 6254 Poplar Ave. building is available for lease. Suitable for a single-person office or a combination of offices up to 1,500 square feet, this property offers front door parking, 24-hou...
39. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 6, 1998
Tashal LLC has purchased 2 Tashal LLC has purchased 2.2 acres at Southwind on T&B Boulevard to build at 20,000-square-foot office building. The office building is 80 percent pre-leased, said managing partner Jon Albright. Construction is expecte...
40. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, July 1, 1998
Preparations are underway for Elvis Week 1998 The Better Business Bureau offers tips for U.S. and international travelers via its Web site By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Every year, tens of thousands of Elvis faithful file solemnly th...
41. Archived Article: G&g Mini Storage Lj
- Tuesday, August 19, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON New mini-storage to open at Kirby and Winchester Area growing into popular hub for development By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is almost complete on a self-storage facility that will provide more than 62,000 square fe...
42. Archived Article: Real Fcs (resid Archi) Lj
- Tuesday, August 12, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON On the cover of the ... residential architect Carson Looney and Looney Ricks Kiss featured in premiere issue of new publication created for architects who specialize in housing By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A national publisher ...
43. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, November 26, 1996
The Home Builders Association of Memphis has announced that Winderly Place at Southwind will be its main site for the 1997 Vesta Home Show The Home Builders Association of Memphis has announced that Winderly Place at Southwind will be its main site ...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 22, 1995
11\22 memos Bena Cates is the new assistant to the executive director of the Church Health Center. Cates created the centers first development board, jointly originated the Good Samaritan Awards, which recognize health care professionals who volunte...