Editorial Results (free)
1. The Metrics Mayor
- Saturday, February 10, 2018
At times in the last two years, political supporters of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland have been worried. They agree with what got him elected, his “brilliant at the basics” philosophy that makes basic services and fundamental play-it-safe financial strategies the priority at City Hall.
2. Faropoint Buys 2 Properties After Trustmark Centre Sale
- Saturday, November 11, 2017
Fresh off of the sale of Trustmark Centre, Faropoint Ventures has acquired two more substantial office assets.
The Israeli investment firm bought the Lipscomb & Pitts Building, 2670 Union Ave. Extended, and Poplar Towers, 6263 Poplar Ave., for a combined $19.3 million using capital from the Trustmark Centre sale. The purchase also includes the high-end restaurant Fleming’s, 6245 Poplar, and an AT&T store at 6267 Poplar, both outparcels to Poplar Towers.
3. Iconic E. Memphis Office Building Sells for $19.7M
- Monday, November 6, 2017
Nashville-based Magnolia Capital Investments has purchased the Trustmark Centre located at 5350 Poplar Ave. from Israeli investors, Faropoint Ventures. Faropoint intends to reinvest proceeds from the sale to buy other Memphis properties.
4. Faropoint Acquires Office Portfolio for $19.3M
- Friday, November 3, 2017
Fresh off of the sale of the Trustmark Centre, Faropoint Ventures has acquired two more substantial office assets.
The Lipscomb Pitts Building, located at 2670 Union Ave. Ext., and Poplar Towers, located at 6263 Poplar Ave., were both purchased by the Israeli investment firm for $19.3 million using the capital they accrued from the aforementioned deal.
5. Busiest Season for Sports Hits Big Orange Country
- Friday, March 3, 2017
It’s the busiest time of the year for Tennessee athletics. There’s even some football to whet your gridiron appetite.
The Vols begin spring football practices March 21, and the DISH Orange & White Game is April 22 at Neyland Stadium. By then, much will have happened in Big Orange Nation.
6. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
7. Confident Serrano Playing for Future at UT
- Saturday, February 6, 2016
Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano wasn’t setting the bar too high when he met with the media for his 2016 preseason press conference.
Serrano made that mistake before the 2015 season with talk of reaching an NCAA regional and perhaps Omaha, Nebraska, site of the College World Series.
8. CFB Notebook: Memphis Still Ranked, Alabama Still Tops in SEC
- Tuesday, November 10, 2015
In one tumultuous weekend of college football, we learned the following: The University of Memphis could not keep winning forever; the 15-game winning streak and undefeated season ended in a 45-20 loss to Navy.
9. Time to Produce
- Friday, May 22, 2015
MEMPHIS: THE SEQUEL. “People who make movies – people like Francis Ford Coppola and Milos Forman and Sydney Pollack, and our own Craig Brewer and Willy Bearden – and people like me who write and produce TV spots and videos all have something in common. We know just how damn good Memphis looks through a lens, we know how deep the local talent pool is for actors and crew, we know how wide the choice is for great locations.
10. Relevant Again? 10 Keys to Success for UT Baseball
- Saturday, February 21, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano wasn’t pushing the panic button after his team lost two of three games in their season opening series at Florida International University in Miami last weekend.
11. Council Approves Schools Deal, Appoints Boyd
- Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Two weeks after they ignored a proposed $43.1 million settlement of the six-year old schools funding legal standoff, Memphis City Council members Tuesday, Jan. 20, approved a $41.8 million settlement with Shelby County Schools.
12. Lee Joins MOGA’s DeSoto Office
- Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Dr. Daniel Lee has joined the DeSoto office of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC. Lee provides comprehensive women’s health services, including office gynecology, obstetrics and surgical management, to women of all ages.
13. Moore Rejoins Girls Inc. as President/CEO
- Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Lisa Moore recently joined Girls Inc. of Memphis as president/CEO, returning to the organization where she began her career in the late 1980s. In her new role, Moore said, she will provide leadership and support to equip Girls Inc. of Memphis to effectively and efficiently fulfill its mission of equipping all girls to live strong, smart and bold.
14. Construction Lending Still Facing Tepid Improvement
- Saturday, May 11, 2013
As the economy starts to rebound, local lenders like Magna Bank, First Tennessee Bank and Renasant Bank are seeing moderate improvement in activity for new commercial and residential construction projects, and competition is intensifying to land deals.
15. Briglia Joins Archer-Malmo as Web/Broadcast Artist
- Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Kristen Briglia has joined archer-malmo as web/broadcast turbo artist. In her new role, Briglia will produce web graphics, HTML and video-editing services for the growing digital and broadcast departments, and will also help on print projects as needed.
16. McLain Joins Counterpart in Copywriting Role
- Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Rebekah McLain has joined Counterpart Communication Design as copywriter. In her new role, McLain will write copy for print and websites, with areas of expertise including higher education, security and disability law, neuropsychology and hospitality.
17. Gay, Transgender City Workers Protected From Discrimination
- Thursday, October 18, 2012
At the end of a long night at City Hall with a relatively short agenda, Shelby County Commissioner Sidney Chism told Memphis City Council members that their meetings looked like more “fun” than the commission’s meetings.
18. RedRover Names Thomson Account Manager
- Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Melissa Thomson has been promoted to account manager from account executive at RedRover Sales & Marketing. In her expanded role, Thomson serves as a fractional chief marketing officer for growing Mid-South companies by conducting critical market research then creating and executing marketing strategies.
19. Evans Joins American Esoteric as Vice President
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dr. Jess Evans has joined American Esoteric Laboratories as vice president of technical operations. In his new role, Evans is responsible for instrumentation, personnel, operational performance and quality assurance for the Memphis laboratory.
20. Pratt Joins Counterpart As Account Manager
- Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Lisa Pratt has been named senior account manager at Counterpart Communication Design, where she will manage campaigns for several clients from concept to execution. She previously worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
21. Holiday Season Marked by Different Shopper Types
- Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Four types of American shoppers have altered the shopping landscape this holiday season.
There's the bargain hunter who times deals. The midnight buyer who stays up late for discounts. The returner who gets buyer's remorse. And the "me" shopper who self-gifts.
22. Glankler Brown Attorneys Named SuperLawyers
- Monday, November 21, 2011
Fourteen attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine.
23. Memphian Cobb Joins MIFA As Meals on Wheels Director
- Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Trentwood Cobb has joined Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association as director of MIFA Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to senior citizens in the greater Memphis area.
24. Woodruff to Deliver Message of Love, Hope
- Monday, October 17, 2011
Best-selling author and ABC “Good Morning America” contributor Lee Woodruff will deliver her message of love, hope and perseverance to a Memphis audience Tuesday, Oct. 18, at The Peabody hotel.
25. Jackson Joins Devcon Security as GM
- Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Eric Jackson has joined Devcon Security as general manager of the company’s Memphis branch. Jackson’s primary focus will be hiring and training sales people and technicians, as well as building daily branch operations and acting as the brand ambassador to building partnerships in the community.
26. Bryant Joins RedRover
- Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Sarah Bryant has joined RedRover Sales & Marketing as a marketing account executive. She previously worked for the Atlanta Falcons.
27. 20 Glankler Brown Attorneys in Best Lawyers in America ‘11
- Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Twenty attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011.
28. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 6, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
29. 12 Glankler Brown Attorneys Included in SuperLawyers
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Twelve attorneys from Glankler Brown PLLC have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mid-South SuperLawyers.
30. Weak Homebuilding a Drag on Economic Recovery
- Thursday, November 19, 2009
WASHINGTON - The budding economic recovery isn't getting much help from the home-building industry, which normally creates jobs and drives growth when a recession ends.
Uncertainty over whether a homebuyer tax credit would be extended weighed down construction last month – a sign of how much the fledgling recovery depends on government support.
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Fayre Crossley, director of the Grant Center, will speak. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
32. CN’s Harrison Yard Elevates Railroad, Memphis
- Monday, September 28, 2009
E. Hunter Harrison’s railroad legacy was cemented last week when Canadian National Railway Co. renamed its Johnston Yard freight car switching facility after him.
33. CN’s $100M Renovation Draws to a Close
- Thursday, September 17, 2009
Canadian National Railway Co. next week will unveil the three-year, $100 million renovation to its Johnston Yard freight car switching facility in South Memphis. The railroad will commemorate its massive investment of time and money on Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. at the yard, 297 Rivergate Road, off Horn Lake Road.
34. 16 Glankler Brown Attorneys Chosen for Best Lawyers
- Friday, August 7, 2009
Sixteen attorneys from the Memphis law firm Glankler Brown PLLC recently were selected by their colleagues for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
The attorneys selected were Louis F. Allen, Saul C. Belz, John David Blaylock, William L. Bomar, R. Grattan Brown Jr., Oscar C. Carr III, Lee J. Chase III, B. Douglas Earthman, Charles W. Hill, R. Hunter Humphreys, Robert L. Hutton, William T. Mays Jr., George T. Nassar Jr., J. William Pierce Jr., Douglas P. Quay and C. Barry Ward. All of these lawyers were selected within their specific areas of practice.
35. U of M’s Preza Receives $740K Award for Research
- Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Dr. Chrysanthe Preza has received a more than $740,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for her research to improve live cell imaging. Preza is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering.
36. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
37. Pogue to Lead Public Affairs For Local Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, September 3, 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.
38. Morris Promoted to VP At Harrah's Mid-South
- Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Valerie Morris has been promoted to regional vice president of communications and community affairs for Harrah's Mid-South Region.
The region includes Harrah's Memphis corporate office and Grand, Horseshoe and Sheraton casinos in Tunica County.
39. Pitts Receives Compliance Expert Certification
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Dallas Pitts, compliance officer at FAA Federal Credit Union, has received Cuna's Credit Union Compliance Expert certification.
The certification covers all federal regulations for credit unions, as well as giving an overview of state regulations.
Pitts has worked for FAA FCU for more than 11 years, holding positions as a teller, member services representative and compliance officer.
40. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Names Byrd Executive Director
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
41. Leadership Memphis Names Sessoms Board Chair
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Leadership Memphis has named Glenn Sessoms its board chair for 2007-2008. Sessoms is currently the vice president of the FedEx Memphis Hub Day Sort, where he manages 3,500 employees, four directors, 25 senior managers and 150 managers. He is a twice-decorated Five Star Award winner, the highest level of recognition at FedEx. Sessoms also is a 1997 graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Program.
42. After 30 Years in Business, Front Street Deli Still Going Strong
- Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Lee Busby, owner and lone employee of Front Street Deli at 77 S. Front, says about 75 percent of his business is regular customers, and it's easy to see why people keep coming back to the 30-year-old establishment.
43. Burford to Help Develop PR Efforts For Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Marc Burford has been promoted to business development coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). In his new role, Burford will be responsible for helping develop public relations and for coordinating various public functions that promote MATCU's products and services. He started working at MATCU in 2003 as a sales associate and was promoted to an assistant branch manager in 2004.
44. Archived Article: Real Estate Recap
- Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville
Trezevant Adds New Phase to Shops of Collierville 875 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Cost: $6.5 million
Borrower: Shops of Collierville LLC
Lender: National Bank of Commerce
45. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, March 19, 1996
3-19 back Downtown Memphis Award nominees announced The Exchange Building and the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau are among this years nominees for the Center City Commissions Downtown Memphis Awards. The commission received over 50 percent...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 5, 1996
01/05 Calendar Feb. 6 The 1996 Hazardous Waste Annual Report Workshop will be at State Technical Institute from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services at (615) 532-8657. The Tennessee Ba...