Editorial Results (free)
1. Raising The Ceiling
- Saturday, September 02, 2017
Here’s the thing about expectations: You either embrace them, turning them into some divine combination of daily bread and rocket fuel, or they crush you.
There is no middle ground. Not when the statistical mid-point – a .500 season – would be an undisputed failure.
2. Last Word: Murphy's, Mount Arlington in Midtown and Surgery Open House
- Monday, May 15, 2017
Senses, the nightclub on the eastern side of the Poplar viaduct, is back. Apparently it’s been back for a little while but the top code enforcement official involved says it is news to him and may be a violation that puts this matter in Environmental Court.
3. Absences, Fitness, Atmosphere – New Ways to Track Schools
- Tuesday, April 18, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – How often do students miss school? Are they ready for college? Are they physically fit? Is their school a welcoming place?
States are beginning to outline new ways to evaluate their schools, rather than relying just on traditional measures such as test scores.
4. Crittenden County Deposit Leader Fidelity National Bank Turns 50
- Saturday, December 10, 2016
Fidelity National Bank in West Memphis is enjoying its 50th year in business, and through the decades the bank has become a fixture of the local community.
5. DeAngelo Made in Memphis, Outlasting Them All in NFL
- Friday, September 23, 2016
He has belonged to the NFL for a long time now, if you want to think of DeAngelo Williams that way, and truth is you’re probably divided on that. For he’ll always belong to the University of Memphis first, on that much we can agree.
6. Business Formed to Finish Germantown’s Enclave
- Saturday, July 23, 2016
Builder-developers John Duke, Mike Murphy, Chip Tayloe and Frank Uhlhorn, along with developer Dan Turley, formed a joint venture business to finish out The Enclave, a luxury estate home infill project they saved in Germantown after it had stalled during the Great Recession.
7. Elkington Promoted At ABO Marketing
- Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jamie Elkington has been promoted to director of communications at ABO Marketing & Communications. In this position, she will direct and implement public relations plans for the nonprofit and business organizations the firm serves.
8. Last Word: As The Wheel Tax Turns, New Zoo Poll and Once Every Dozen Years
- Wednesday, June 01, 2016
When the school year ends, that’s not necessarily when leaders of school systems can take it easy.
That’s because the business of school systems is about looking months if not years ahead on your mental calendar.
9. North Texas Could Never Upset the Vols, Right?
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
No way Tennessee’s football team can lose Saturday’s homecoming game against North Texas, one of the worst teams in college football.
Tennessee (5-4) was a 40.5-point favorite early in the week coming off a 27-24 victory over South Carolina last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
10. Fairgrounds’ Future
- Saturday, August 22, 2015
It’s hard to imagine that a 65,000-seat stadium could be overlooked. Perhaps it’s because the Liberty Bowl wasn’t in the center of the Mid-South Fairgrounds when the stadium was built in 1965; it was on the eastern side of 155 acres of city-owned land, with a rail spur running along its eastern boundary.
11. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 07, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
12. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
13. Boyle Sells More Lots at Spring Creek Ranch
- Friday, August 09, 2013
After an initial offering went so well earlier this year, a group of area homebuilders has acquired 17 more lots at The Village at Spring Creek Ranch from Boyle Investment Co.
14. Cargill Files $1.4M Permit App For Pres. Island Storage Bldg.
- Tuesday, April 03, 2012
2615 Channel Ave.
Memphis, TN 38113
Permit Cost: $1.4 million
Permit Date: Applied March 2012
15. Mike Murphy Builders Files Loan for 3 Lots in Enclave
- Thursday, March 29, 2012
Mike Murphy Builders LLC has filed a construction loan for three lots in Germantown’s Enclave planned development, phase 3, through Financial Federal Savings Bank for $1.1 million. The sizes of the financed lots are 6,759 square feet fronting Enclave Hollow Lane East, 7,032 square feet fronting Terrene Lane and 6,760 square feet fronting Enclave Green Lane West.
16. Occupy Protests Cost Nation's Cities at Least $13M
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – During the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.
17. Memphis Pride Signs Lease At Trinity Ridge
- Friday, May 06, 2011
An up-and-coming Mid-South cheer and tumbling company has signed a new lease to expand its business, a move that will benefit the facility’s students and parents alike.
Memphis Pride is relocating from a 5,000-square-foot space in Cordova Industrial Park to 16,080-square-foot lease at 7740 B Trinity Road, suite 126.
18. Noffsinger Receives Leadership Award
- Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Mike Noffsinger, sales manager for the Memphis location of the RJ Young Co., has received the John T. Crunk Leadership Award, an honor given to an employee who exhibits outstanding leadership traits and performance during the year.
19. Exchange Club Announces Board
- Monday, August 02, 2010
The Exchange Club Family Center has announced new board members and officers for 2010-2011.
The new board members are Grant Adams, Holly Walters Craft, Adrienne Daily-Evans, Dr. Sheryl Davis, Handel Durham, Joe Fracchia, Dr. Patrick Randolph, Mike Fay, Dr. John Holmes, Shelly Rice and Rick Holland.
20. Residential Building Heats Up in November
- Friday, December 11, 2009
Arlington is back in the news, although this time it has nothing to do with Mayor Russell Wiseman posting remarks on his Facebook page about President Obama and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” television special.
21. Miss. District Seeks to Keep Student Suspended
- Friday, November 20, 2009
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The DeSoto County Public School District has asked a federal judge to reject the ACLU's request to lift the indefinite suspension of a student who was accused of using gang signs during a school assembly.
22. Earnings Reports to Give Picture of Job Market
- Tuesday, October 27, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street may be roaring again and manufacturers see a bright future selling their wares in Asia. But for many Americans, it's still a downturn until the jobs come back.
This week, earnings from several companies with deep ties to corporate payrolls, consumer demand and the labor market will show whether employers are hiring, firing or holding off on filling vacancies.
23. Ike’s Plans Expansion to Collierville
- Friday, October 23, 2009
A 10,000-square-foot Ike’s drugstore is coming to West Poplar Avenue in Collierville now that the Arkansas-based company that owns and operates the chain has bought the land and announced plans to begin building after the start of the new year.
24. Arkansas Launches Lottery Ticket Sales
- Tuesday, September 29, 2009
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas launched its lottery early Monday, selling scratch-off tickets that officials say will raise millions of dollars for college scholarships.
The ceremonial first ticket was sold at midnight at a Murphy USA gas station in Little Rock. The ticket was sold to Jim Purcell, director of the state Department of Higher Education.
25. Fidelity Touts Conservative Values As Saving Grace
- Monday, June 22, 2009
A few years ago, in the midst of sweeping bank consolidations that brought institutions such as Regions Bank and SunTrust Inc. to the area, the owners and directors of Fidelity National Bank in West Memphis let everyone know they wanted no part of a merger or acquisition.
26. Taube Named Partner At Adams and Reese
- Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Emily Campbell Taube has been named a partner at Adams and Reese LLP. Taube is a member of the Litigation Practice Group and focuses on the areas of commercial litigation, employment litigation, product liability and estate and trust litigation.
27. Dillihunt Joins Southeast Community Capital
- Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Craig Dillihunt has joined nonprofit financial institution Southeast Community Capital as assistant fund manager for the Memphis Business Opportunity Fund, a partnership between the city of Memphis, local banks and SCC.
28. Crye-Leike's Cohn Earns GRI Designation
- Wednesday, December 05, 2007
Earlier this year, Cohn received the Senior Real Estate Specialist designation from the National Association of Realtors
Jerry Feinstone, president and founder of Bosco's, has been named the Tennessee Restaurant Association's 2007 E. Carlton Scruggs Tennessee Restaurateur of the Year. Feinstone is an active member on the Tennessee Restaurant Association board and was instrumental in rallying TRA support for the state's non-smoking ordinances.
29. Vesta Home ShowOpens to Public
- Tuesday, April 10, 2007
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association's annual Vesta Home Show opens to the public April 28.
The 2007 Spring Vesta Home Show is at Spring Creek Ranch in the Collierville Reserve. S
30. Archived Article
- Tuesday, October 10, 2006
One lot in
I-40 Business Center
Loan Amount: $4.5 million
Loan Date: Sept. 28, 2006
Maturity Date: March 28, 2008
31. Local Businessman to Head State Insurance Group
- Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Brad V. Smith, president of Cecil Smith Insurance Agency in Germantown, was elected president of Insurors of Tennessee. Smith has served on the association's board of directors and executive committee for 12 years. He won the group's Chairman of the Year award in 2004 and Insuror of the Year award in 1992.
- Wednesday, December 07, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association presents "The Paperless Law Office - Not Just a Myth Anymore" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. today at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
33. Debate Mounts on Fairgrounds Proposals
- Thursday, December 01, 2005
When local bands the Zippin Pippins and the Revolutionaires perform at Murphy's in Midtown next week, the show will be about more than music: It also will pay homage to the amusement park where Memphians have enjoyed the scent of funnel cakes, the charm of an old-fashioned carousel and the dips and dives of roller coasters since it opened in 1976.
34. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
35. Archived Article: Real
- Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Disaster Proofing Homes Becoming Vital
Disaster-Proofing Products Gain in Popularity
The Daily News
Memphis doesnt sit in Tornado Alley like Texas and the Plains states. The Bluff City isnt located near the Atlantic or Gulf C...
36. Archived Article: Real
- Tuesday, February 15, 2005
Custom Home Building Thriving in Memphis
Low Rates Trigger Surge in Custom Building
The Daily News
With the ongoing boom in new home construction, many areas of Metro Memphis are seeing a flood of starter and first-time move-...
37. 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...
38. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, July 06, 2004
2144 Madison Ave
Atlanta Firm Refinances French Quarter Suites
2144 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Cost: $4 million
Borrower: Lodgian Memphis Property Owner LLC
Lender: Merrill Lynch Mortgage Lending Inc.
Trustee: Midsouth Title...
39. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, June 29, 2004
6101 Hickory Ridge Trail
Virginia Company Finances Waterstone Landing
6101 Hickory Ridge Trail
Memphis, TN 38115
Cost: $12.2 million
Borrower: Hickory Gardens Associates LLC
Lender: Wachovia Bank NA
Trustee: Michael Champlin
40. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, June 11, 2004
Mike Murphy Builders
Mike Murphy Builders
Finances Germantown Lots
Mike Murphy Builders LLC has financed five lots in Germantowns Lansdowne Place for $1.4 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisdailynews.co...
41. Archived Article: Almadale (lead)
- Thursday, June 10, 2004
New wave of homes going up in Almandale Farms
New Phase on Tap for Almadale Farms
Upscale, small-lot homes offer new option for area buyers
The Daily News
Several area home builders have purchased about 50 lots in Collierv...
42. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 16, 2002
The Mid South Chapter Memphis Regional Office of The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to help dur
The Germantown-Nonconnah Exchange Club meets at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday for breakfast at the Crescent Club. The Memphi...
43. Archived Article: Industrial (lead)
- Monday, December 13, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Visual products supplier sets sights on warehouse By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Construction of a 10,000-square-foot light industrial warehouse has started at 830 Herbert Road, on property behind Bogeys Golf & Family Ent...
44. Archived Article: Vickery (lead)
- Thursday, December 02, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Village of Cordova continues to grow By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Construction is about to begin on an office building at 1181 Vickery Lane in the Village of Cordova. According to a building permit issued by Shelby County C...
45. Archived Article: Graph
- Monday, March 09, 1998
Commercial Construction Commercial Construction Three office construction projects were issued building permits in the past week. Commercial projects and their contractors issued permits in the past week, according to Shelby County Construction Code...
46. Archived Article: Coofclsmeet
- Monday, October 21, 1996
Notes Co Ofcls Solutions sought to bring child support payments on line By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News A glitch in the states tracking system for child support payments was a hot topic at the 28th annual convention for court clerks, trustees...
47. Archived Article: Netinschools Chg
- Wednesday, August 07, 1996
Teaching the Net Teaching the Net Tennessee schools get access to the Internet starting this fall By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Tennessees 47,000 classroom teachers and 860,000 students will make history this fall as they celebrate the states ...