Editorial Results (free)
1. One Family
- Saturday, May 21, 2016
An unprecedented private investment aims to restore a commercial heart to the Soulsville USA neighborhood, where a pair of sprawling buildings take up nearly a full block across from the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. It isn’t an eyesore, but inactivity within those walls has been a drag on the community.
2. Shadyac Takes Over Soulsville Project With ‘Different Type of Model’
- Monday, April 18, 2016
Tom Shadyac wants to pump $10 million into the heart of Soulsville. That’s the initial ask for his community center concept, One Family Memphis.
In September, the Hollywood filmmaker-turned-University of Memphis professor purchased for $1.9 million the bankrupt New Towne Center, a 77,000-square-foot community anchor that a local community development corporation tried to develop during the economic downturn.
3. ‘Pioneering is a Bitch’
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
Christy Shuff was robbed on the night she moved some equipment into her soon-to-open new business, Rumours Gallery, on 12South Avenue.
That was 12 years ago, and Shuff, now 40, and her then-husband Will Shuff were aspiring urban pioneers, ready to take a chance on the downtrodden, but affordable 12South area, then home to a few businesses and mostly older houses.
4. Bass Pro Announces Opening Week Lineup
- Friday, April 17, 2015
Bass Pro Shops has unveiled the celebrity lineup and schedule for its opening festivities, kicking off with a free Evening for Conservation event Wednesday, April 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Here is the press release from Bass Pro:
5. Living Well Network Battles Depression in the Mid-South
- Tuesday, December 03, 2013
The Dennis H. Jones Living Well Network and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are seeing increased activity in the second year of helping people navigate depression, stress and the challenges of life.
6. Clients, Service Take Precedence at Harris Law Firm
- Thursday, July 04, 2013
Michael Harris of The Harris Law Firm PLLC has high praise for the Drake University Law School, where he earned his juris doctorate.
7. Understanding the Importance of a Getaway
- Friday, April 19, 2013
THE TIME TO GET AWAY IS CLOSE. One morning last week. Anderson’s dogs were running, impossibly fast, circling a field of new wheat, impossibly green, and then through the woods and past the ponds, Snuffy bounding just ahead of us and Bow Wow off to our right in the trees. Their eyes were bright and their joy obvious, impossibly happy.
- Saturday, April 13, 2013
New Ballet Ensemble will present Springloaded Friday, April 12, through Sunday, April 14, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The annual event fuses ballet, contemporary and urban dance with works by local and guest choreographers. Visit nbespringloaded13.eventbrite.com for times and tickets.
- Monday, April 15, 2013
Greater Memphis Chamber will host a Lunch in the Know titled “Website Design Strategy & Analytics to Measure Success” Tuesday, April 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Baptist Memorial Hospital campus, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. Lou Powell and Leigh Pegram of Vanick Digital will speak. Cost is free for member and prospective members; lunch is provided. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Memphis Bioworks Business Association, the U.S. Small Business Administration and The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service will host Memphis Bioworks SBA Fast Conference: Growing Your Bioscience Business Wednesday, Sept. 19, and Thursday, Sept. 20, at the MBBA conference center, 20 S. Dudley St., first floor. Visit bioworksbusiness.com.
- Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Billy Elliot the Musical” Tuesday, Sept. 18, through Sept. 23 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for showtimes and tickets.
12. MasterIT Chairman, CEO Honored on Industry List
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
J. Michael Drake, chairman and CEO of masterIT, was selected for Nine Lives Media’s fifth annual MSPmentor 250.
13. Defining Memphis: The Wrap-Up
- Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Last week we spotlighted more heartfelt responses to the question: “What does Memphis mean to you?” It has been amazing, over the last few weeks, to have Memphians share their personal thoughts and how they define our great city. This week let us offer one last set of colorful responses – but I encourage you to keep the conversation alive as we work together to create our Memphis narrative and spread it worldwide.
14. Instigators of Change
- Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club is an organization that defies a simple description.
Is its purpose business networking? Community service? Career-building? Is it a civic booster, a promoter of nationally known speakers or a matchmaker between employees and employers?
15. Nichols Joins Spirco As Engineering Mgr.
- Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Matthew Nichols has joined Spirco Manufacturing as engineering manager.
Hometown: I currently live in Olive Branch. My hometown is Thaxton, Miss.
16. ‘Innovation Conference’ Comes to U of M
- Friday, May 20, 2011
The University of Memphis Saturday will host some of the city’s most dynamic, innovative dreamers, thinkers and doers during TEDx Memphis 2011.
The day-long event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology’s Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Deloach St.
17. Shed Fear and Shine
- Wednesday, February 09, 2011
It’s interesting that the movie “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” pops us just when trust in the workplace may be at low ebb. In 1987, Michael Douglas introduced us to the inimitable villain Gordon Gekko, whose greed and unethical actions mirror some true story lowlifes. He’s back.
18. Providers Elevate Need for Improved IT
- Monday, December 20, 2010
The pressure continues for health care providers to complete the transition from paper charts to electronic health records technology.
The 2009 American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), otherwise known as the stimulus bill, allocated just under $25 billion for health information technology investment and incentives.
19. Drake, masterIT Recognized for Innovation
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Michael Drake is founder, chairman and chief executive officer of masterIT. masterIT has been named one of North America’s Most Innovative MSPs by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. The list recognizes the IT industry’s top 40 managed service providers for their ingenuity, leadership and success.
20. New Lunch Series Brings Biz Leaders Together
- Wednesday, August 25, 2010
The Lipscomb & Pitts Breakfast Club and the University of Memphis are teaming up to bring students, faculty members and business leaders together with the Leading Tomorrow Lunch Series.
The breakfast series has brought area executives together to strengthen the business community since 2005, and has organized at least 100 events per year including the Signature Breakfast, which brings 300 business leaders together. The Executive Lunch Series was built on that success to bring leaders together to discuss issues of the day and business strategies.
21. Small Biz: Where’s Our Stimulus?
- Monday, March 08, 2010
The U.S. government has pumped billions of dollars into the economy to stabilize the banking system and keep money flowing, but not much is trickling down to small-business owners like Mitch Jacobs.
- Thursday, February 18, 2010
Michael Drake, Amy Howell and John Simmons will present the seminar “Your Brand: Save – Protect – Promote” today from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather’s conference room, 3725 Champions Hill Drive, Suite 3000. The event is free but seating is limited. For reservations, call 521-1453.
- Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call 545-4301 or visit agendapub.shelbycountytn.gov.
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, August 11, 2004
e-photo) Rebecca DeRousse was named assistant administrator of Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown
Kiwanis Club Names Luttrell Lawman of the Year
The Kiwanis Club named Shelby County Sheriff Mark H. Luttrell Jr. as Lawman of the Year for the Lou...
26. Archived Article: West Tn (bott)
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON West Tennessee sets capital investment record in 1998 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Companies spent more than $857 million to build new plants or expand existing ones in West Tennessee during 1998 a record high for capital inves...