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1. Last Word: Making Memphis Easier, Strickland on Graceland and Construction Jobs
- Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Some of the BSMF reviews in from this past weekend are thumbs up for the way Memphis In May has ramped up what you might call its infrastructure around Uber, Lyft and little items like muddy boots for the increasing number of Memphians and visitors who are ready to go no matter what the weather is doing. And they may opt for some other way into Downtown beyond driving a car and finding a parking place and walking, especially when there’s a drop off at the northern end of the music festival. Even a fire hydrant water flow to take the mud off your boots. We can make Memphis easier with less effort than we think at the outset.
2. 'Enough is Enough': US Students Stage Walkouts Against Guns
- Thursday, March 15, 2018
Declaring enough is enough, tens of thousands of young people from Maine to California walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in one of the biggest student protests since the Vietnam era.
3. Memphis Sound at 60
- Saturday, December 23, 2017
As Stax Records and Royal Studios both wrap up a year of celebrating their 60th anniversary, The Memphis News looks back at the creators and purveyors of the Memphis sound and its significance, both in its heyday and today.
4. Pay for No Play: Paying Millions to Former Coaches
- Friday, December 8, 2017
Tennessee’s bungled search for a football coach will come at a cost for the university. A big cost.
There are buyouts everywhere. A potential lawsuit looms. And a rift between boosters caused by the botched search may be the costliest item of all for the university long term.
5. UT QBs, Receivers, Coaches Struggling So Far
- Friday, October 6, 2017
Tennessee’s football players are on fall break this weekend during the open date. You’ve got to wonder how many players fifth-year UT coach Butch Jones will get back after the break.
Fallout from last Saturday’s 41-0 loss to No. 5 Georgia is massive. Fans were leaving Neyland Stadium by halftime with the Vols trailing 24-0. Jones took a beating from fans on social media and sports talk radio all week.
6. Vols Roster Gets Little Respect from SEC Media
- Friday, July 21, 2017
It was no surprise last week when Tennessee’s football team was picked to finish third by the media in the East Division at 2017 SEC Media Days.
Almost every national publication is picking the Vols third in the East behind Georgia and Florida, although not necessarily in that order.
7. Redbirds’ Chad Huffman Grinding For a Return to Big Leagues
- Friday, June 9, 2017
The Memphis Redbirds had just finished a Tuesday afternoon game at AutoZone Park. Wednesday was a cherished off day at home. It was a good time for a player to exit quickly, to get the most of the down time before coming back for the next game on Thursday night.
8. Spring Lessons: Here’s Who Vols Will Start
- Friday, April 28, 2017
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones isn’t big on naming starters and divulging depth charts. Not until he has to. So it comes as no surprise the Vols enter summer workouts and fall camp with junior Quinten Dormady and redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano still competing for the starting quarterback’s job.
9. Who Will Grab the Spotlight in Vols' Spring Game?
- Friday, April 21, 2017
Tennessee completes its fifth spring practice under head coach Butch Jones on Saturday, April 22, at 4 p.m. with the DISH Orange & White Game at Neyland Stadium.
It’s merely the beginning as the Vols prepare for the 2017 season.
10. Vols Need a Good Spring With So Many No. 1 Players Gone
- Friday, March 17, 2017
Butch Jones is about to embark on his most crucial of five seasons as Tennessee’s football coach, and it begins with spring practices starting Tuesday, March 21.
Jones is coming off back-to-back 9-4 seasons capped by bowl wins, but has fallen short of the SEC East Division title both years. He was the preseason favorite to win the East in 2016, and the previous year had a team with potential to win the division.
11. Vols Get Midterm B Despite Back-to-Back Losses
- Friday, October 21, 2016
Tennessee’s football team is spending this week’s open date trying to get healthy after a rugged four-game stretch of SEC football in which they defeated Florida and Georgia and lost to Texas A&M and Alabama.
12. Panthers OT Michael Oher Not a Big Fan of 'The Blind Side'
- Tuesday, August 4, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – When people first meet Michael Oher naturally they want to ask him about the 2009 hit movie "The Blind Side," which is based on his life as an underprivileged youth growing up in Memphis, Tennessee.
13. Local Charities' Needs Visible During Holidays
- Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Local charities get a lot of attention during the holiday season. But those running the nonprofits are quick to point out that their work goes on year-round. And the holiday season can be a time of great stress for those who rely on their programs, despite the extra attention.
14. Athletes Behaving Badly
- Friday, September 19, 2014
Make us laugh. That’s all we ask. Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston gets cited for stealing $32 worth of crab legs from a Publix: That’s funny.
Winston gets suspended for the first half of the upcoming Clemson game after shouting an obscene sexual phrase on campus while reportedly mimicking an Internet video: Not funny, and really stupid.
15. Bell Joins First State Bank as Commercial Loan Officer
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Jonathan Bell has joined First State Bank as vice president/commercial loan officer. Bell, who has more than 13 years of experience in the banking industry, will provide banking services for businesses in Collierville and the surrounding area.
16. Health Care Decisions
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
In the past four years, the health care premiums Courtney Liebenrood Ellett has paid for her 12 employees have risen about 70 percent.
Liebenrood Ellett, the founder and principal at Obsidian Public Relations in Memphis, has paid 100 percent of her employees’ premiums since 2009.
17. Long, Winding Road Brings Frulla Home for Legal Career
- Thursday, March 28, 2013
Before exploring the hushed recesses of a law library and the endless indexes of a legal textbook, Chris Frulla of Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell PLC wanted to explore some of the country.
His wanderlust took him from Memphis, where he’d attended White Station High School, to South Carolina and College of Charleston. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in anthropology and minor in geology and environmental geostudies.
18. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 6, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
19. Burton Promoted to PR Manager at inferno
- Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Ashley Burton has been promoted to public relations manager at inferno. Burton joined the agency in 2005 and most recently served as a public relations account executive.
20. Rainey Kizer Law Firm Announces New Partners
- Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The law firm of Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell PLC has announced four new partners: Ashley Cleek, Adam Crider, Jonathan Stewart and J.V. Thompson.
21. Take Heart
- Thursday, February 10, 2011
Memphis artist Mary Long Postal is frequently asked to donate her work to raise funds for worthy causes.
But as a survivor of child abuse, she finds it especially important to support Saturday’s Works of Heart Valentine Auction at Memphis College of Art, benefiting the Memphis Child Advocacy Center.
22. Dow Falls Below 11,000 as Dollar Rises
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) — A stronger dollar and a surprise interest rate hike in China that may slow that country's economy helped push stocks sharply lower Tuesday.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell below 11,000 for the first time in a little more than a week, reversing a streak that had sent the index up nearly 8 percent for the year.
23. State Court Rules in MED Immunity Case
- Thursday, September 2, 2010
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled for the second time that a 2003 law granting The MED protections from lawsuits because of its governmental ownership is not retroactive.
The court this week filed an opinion denying a petition from The Regional Medical Center at Memphis to rehear its prior decision.
24. Yum Brands Cutting Several Hundred Jobs
- Thursday, November 13, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Fast-food company Yum Brands Inc. said Wednesday it will eliminate several hundred jobs and shift up to a couple hundred more as part of a restructuring of its sluggish U.S. business.
25. Leadership Law Class is Off to Sprinting Start
- Thursday, January 25, 2007
The Tennessee Bar Association is on a mission to groom the next generation of leaders in the state's legal community. The TBA has been doing that for the past three years with its Leadership Law program.
26. Archived Article: Trends & Analysis
- Monday, October 6, 2003
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27. Archived Article: Benchmark Lj
- Thursday, March 30, 2000
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