Editorial Results (free)
1. Heros Receives Top Honor from TDA
- Thursday, August 23, 2018
Giving back to the local community that has given him so much just comes naturally for dentist Dr. Fernando “Fred” Heros, who was recently honored with the Jack Wells Memorial Dedication to Dentistry Award, the highest recognition from the Tennessee Dental Association. “It’s an incredible award, and receiving it is one of the highlights of my life,” Heros said. “I’m so proud.”
2. Last Word: Storm and Early Voting Numbers, Frayser Revival and FCC at Baptist
- Monday, July 16, 2018
That was loud and wet. After the storms moved through the city Sunday evening, about 20,000 MLGW customers were without power. That was down to 5,000 by midnight. With that let’s begin with early voting turnout, shall we. Monday being the last day of early-early voting with five of the 27 sites across the county. The others open Tuesday with early voting running through July 28 and election day Aug. 2. Here is the list of early voting sites and their hours from the Shelby County Election Commission.
3. Last Word: Mimeo Move, Food Fight and Sundquist for Blackburn
- Monday, May 14, 2018
There aren’t any renderings just yet of what a second convention center hotel with the 100 North Main Building as its centerpiece would look like. That’s probably a good thing for now because some of the specs and the footprint are still in flux. The developers of the proposed convention center hotel said as the weekend began that they plan a 600 room hotel and a complex that includes two 30-story towers in addition to the 37-story tall 100 North Main Building – the tallest building in the city. And the foot print will likely jump Second Street to take in the vacant Jefferson Plaza building. Here is the update and some perspective on how we got to this point.
4. Last Word: On The EDGE, Tubby Smith and Timing and TVA Keeps Its Wells Off
- Thursday, March 8, 2018
Remember when the Memphis City Council and the Shelby County Commission got together a week ago at Beale Street Landing? Here’s a refresher. Among those watching the discussion was Richard Smith, the chairman of the Greater Memphis Chamber, who responded to the criticism of the local approach to economic development this week with an email to members of both bodies that could prompt some changes to the approach and specifically to EDGE.
5. Mortgage Market Up 17 Percent in January
- Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Lenders at year’s end were already predicting solid mortgage-banking activity to continue heading into 2018 – a feeling that’s been born out by the housing sector’s first monthly performance totals for the year.
6. Last Word: End of the Camp Out, Megasite Views and The Glory Years
- Monday, January 29, 2018
No camp out this year for the opening of applications for optional schools because it is online at Shelby County Schools this year. Also the applications are available at the same time – Monday morning at 10 a.m. – for the open enrollment at any other SCS school that has available space. Those were some hardcore campers that in some cases had been at this for a couple of generations. Persisting through barcodes and a 99.9 percent probability that their first choice of school would happen without the tent, generator and heaters.
7. Z-Bo Flashback as Kings Stun 76ers; NBA Mock Drafts Relevant to Grizzlies Fans
- Thursday, December 21, 2017
If you happened to check in on Tuesday’s game in Philadelphia between the 76ers and Sacramento Kings, it had to make you a little nostalgic. Former Grizzly Zach Randolph led the Kings back from a 16-point deficit to a 101-95 victory at Wells Fargo Center.
8. Former AD Dickey has Confidence in Fulmer, Pruitt
- Friday, December 15, 2017
Doug Dickey lived and breathed some of Tennessee’s football glory days, and he would like nothing better than to see those days return.
Dickey, 85, retired and living in Jacksonville, Florida, still loves Tennessee football. He coached the Vols to the Litkenhous national championship in 1967 when the Vols finished 9-2. USC, 9-1, was declared the national champs in the AP, Coaches, FWAA and NFF polls.
9. Mortgage Market Up 10 Percent in October
- Friday, November 10, 2017
With the first month of the final quarter of 2017 now in the books, this is supposed to be the period when business gets a little slower for mortgage lenders, with the colder weather setting in and consumer focus turning to the holidays.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. Football Staff Shakeups Rarely Save Coaching Jobs, History Has Shown
- Friday, March 17, 2017
Phillip Fulmer was notorious during his glory years as Tennessee’s football coach for maintaining staff stability.
Some of his assistant coaches were mediocre recruiters. So, what? Fulmer figured he could take up the slack. It was more important to him that the staff have year-to-year continuity.
13. New Tennessee Athletic Director Currie Gets Five-Year Deal
- Monday, March 6, 2017
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – New Tennessee athletic director John Currie has a five-year contract worth at least $900,000 annually with opportunities for raises and additional bonuses.
14. The Week Ahead: March 7-13
- Monday, March 6, 2017
Happy Monday, Memphis! Get your taste buds ready: Both Memphis Black Restaurant Week and the inaugural Vintage901 festival are taking place in the coming days. We’ve got details on those, plus plenty of other fun activities and entertainment to check out in The Week Ahead…
15. 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.
16. Last Word: How Do You Get On The List, Sedgwick & Thornwood and Musicals
- Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Monday was Presidents Day and thus a holiday at City Hall. But for the occupant on City Hall’s top floor it was anything but a holiday. The list Memphis Police made for who has to have a uniformed police officer next to them to go anywhere in City Hall is turning into a controversy over possible surveillance of citizens participating in the last year or so of protests around the city.
17. Last Word: Pot's Second, Marina Cove to Eden Square and Deadspin on the NCRM
- Tuesday, September 20, 2016
With the work week underway, the gas price spike is official and regional.
18. Q2 Data Show Strong Memphis Economy
- Friday, July 22, 2016
From lending activity to bank data to anecdotal evidence from businesses in the area, the Memphis economy seems to be moving into the summer months from a position of strength.
That’s based on a comprehensive look at second quarter metrics and data – everything from recaps of big real estate deals to home sale numbers and the stock prices of Memphis-based companies – included in The Daily News Quarterly Review.
19. Mortgage Market Up 26 Percent In May
- Thursday, June 9, 2016
Shelby County’s mortgage market continued heating up in May, and when combined with April’s numbers makes it likely the second quarter will end up well above where things stood at this time last year.
20. Grizzlies Hope to Grind Out a Playoff Win at Home
- Thursday, April 21, 2016
April 22, 2004. The Memphis Grizzlies’ first home playoff game in franchise history at The Pointed House now known as Bass Pro Shops.
Hubie Brown was the Grizzlies coach then, and the NBA’s Coach of the Year for overseeing a 50-win season. The Gasol on the team was Pau and Bonzi Wells was the more controlled forerunner to Lance “Born Ready” Stephenson.
21. Expect Less and Buy Antacid: 2016 Investment Forecasts
- Wednesday, December 23, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Investing is becoming more of a grind. Expect it to stay that way.
Analysts, mutual-fund managers and other forecasters are telling investors to expect lower returns from stocks and bonds in 2016 than in past years. They're also predicting more severe swings in prices. Remember that 10 percent drop for stocks that freaked investors out in August? It likely won't take another four years for the next one.
- Monday, October 26, 2015
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services will host an OnlineTNJustice virtual clinic Monday, Oct. 26. Volunteer attorneys and law students will help answer civil legal questions from vulnerable Tennesseans during this Pro Bono Month event. To volunteer, attorneys must be registered with onlinetnjustice.org. Visit tals.org/otjcalendar for details.
23. Browne Named RISE Foundation Board Chair
- Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Terri Browne, chief people officer for Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc., has been named board chair of the nonprofit RISE Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of low-income working Memphians through financial literacy.
24. Greenstein Touts Doug Carpenter & Associates' ‘Connection Factor’
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Cara Greenstein serves as public relations coordinator of doug carpenter & associates, where she practices her passion for connection through the pen, on the screen and at the table. Equal parts researcher, writer, administrator and collaborator, Greenstein advances social media engagement and helps cultivate relationships between clients, media and the community.
25. The Joy of Tony Allen; Inflategate Worse Than Deflategate
- Friday, May 8, 2015
Wading in with a few quick takes …
If I had the money and the inclination to open up a bar on Beale Street, the name is set: One-Eyed Charlie.
Mike Conley’s masked-man performance in Game 2 as the Grizzlies defeated Golden State to even their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1 now stands atop the list of true grit-n-grind moments. And for the record, playing point guard with a broken face > than pitching with a bloody sock.
26. Economist Outlines US Freight Network at Intermodal Conference
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
The Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute at the University of Memphis welcomed a distinguished list of guest speakers to its seventh annual Intermodal Freight Conference at the FedEx Institute of Technology Tuesday, Sept. 24.
27. Banks' Earnings Pop Masks Deeper Concerns
- Thursday, July 18, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Major U.S. banks have turned in big profit gains this season, but the news isn't all good.
Much of the earnings increase is coming from cutting costs, rather than growing their core lending businesses. A boom in mortgage refinancing looks like it's about to peter out. And regulators are considering stricter new rules that would force the banks to shore up their cash.
28. Lawmakers Seek Probe on Banks' New Debit Card Fees
- Friday, October 14, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic lawmakers are asking the Justice Department to investigate whether Bank of America and other major banks improperly worked together to charge customers new monthly fees for using their debit cards.
29. 30-Year Mortgage Below 4 Pct. for First Time Ever
- Friday, October 7, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage this week fell below 4 percent for the first time ever, to 3.94 percent.
For those who can qualify, it's an extraordinary opportunity to buy a home or refinance.
30. Ark. Commission Votes to Shut Down Wells
- Thursday, July 28, 2011
EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — State commissioners voted Wednesday to close a well that's used to dispose of natural gas fluids and ban others from being drilled in a gas-rich area north of Conway where hundreds of earthquakes have struck.
31. A New Era
- Monday, October 25, 2010
As the Grizzlies mark their 10th season in Memphis, whispers of “contender” and “dark horse” can be heard in the halls of FedExForum.
The positive outlook is an encouraging sign for a team that sat at the bottom of the league just two seasons ago and has endured a bumpy ride during its decade-long tenure in Memphis.
32. Schoolhouse Shuffle
- Monday, April 26, 2010
On a cold February morning, a group of excited parents clustered in a tent in back of Kate Bond Elementary School.
33. UofM-Area Residents Work to Salvage 38111
- Wednesday, February 17, 2010
For Tk Buchanan, community development specialist for the University of Memphis Center for Community Building and Neighborhood Action (CBANA), the 587 foreclosures last year in the 38111 ZIP code are more than a statistic.
34. Wells Fargo Reports Unexpected Q4 Profit
- Thursday, January 21, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Wells Fargo & Co. on Wednesday took a more optimistic view than other banks about consumer resilience, after it reported a surprise profit for the fourth quarter.
35. Trash to Gas: Landfill Energy Projects Increasing
- Wednesday, January 6, 2010
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of trash trucks across California are rumbling down city streets using clean fuel made from a dirty source: garbage.
The fuel is derived from rotting refuse that San Francisco and Oakland residents and businesses have been discarding in the Altamont landfill since 1980. Since November, the methane gas created from decaying detritus at the 240-acre (96-hectare) landfill has been sucked into tubes and sent into an innovative facility that purifies and transforms it into liquefied natural gas.
36. Meltdown 101: Housing Help Lags High Expectations
- Monday, September 14, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government set expectations sky-high earlier this year when President Barack Obama launched an effort to help up 7 to 9 million homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Now, reality is setting in. The effort, dubbed Making Home Affordable, appears on pace to make a far smaller impact on the foreclosure crisis than officials had hoped.
37. Mortgage Aid Program Helping Fraction of Borrowers
- Wednesday, August 5, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government’s $50 billion program to ease the foreclosure crisis is helping only a tiny fraction of struggling homeowners.
As of July, only 9 percent of eligible borrowers had seen their mortgage payments reduced. And a progress report on the plan Tuesday showed 10 lenders had not changed a single loan.
38. CSG Still County’s Pension Adviser – for Now
- Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Undaunted by possible regulatory action against its investment adviser, Shelby County’s retirement board rejected a proposal Tuesday that would have replaced Memphis-based Consulting Services Group as the county’s pension fund adviser.
39. Wells Fargo Posts Q2 Profit, Surpasses Street
- Thursday, July 23, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Wells Fargo & Co. joined other big banks in announcing a big second-quarter profit and tempering the news by reporting it is still contending with losses from failed loans.
40. GM, Chrysler Say Slashing Dealerships Necessary
- Thursday, June 4, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chiefs of General Motors and Chrysler told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday they have too many dealers to support their slimmed down operations and sacrifices must be shared as they fight to overcome bankruptcy and survive. They acknowledged that slashing dealerships is causing pain in communities around the country.
41. Wells Fargo Q1 Results in Line with Forecast
- Thursday, April 23, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Wells Fargo & Co.'s first-quarter report on Wednesday had few big surprises, as results fell in line with the bank's forecast and easily beat Wall Street's estimates. But like most of its peers, the bank continues to post higher credit costs.
42. JPMorgan Posts Profit, But 'Disappointing' One
- Friday, January 16, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - JPMorgan Chase eked out a fourth-quarter profit, but its results were anything but calming to investors worried about the mountain of upcoming losses in the troubled banking sector.
43. Swaggers Turn to Shudders a Year After Market High
- Monday, October 13, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Just a year ago, investors were swaggering as the stock market surged to an all-time high. Now, almost everyone on Wall Street and Main Street seems to be shuddering amid a frightening reversal of fortune that has erased $8.3 trillion in shareholder wealth in the past year.
44. JPMorgan Chase Profit Falls 53% On Loan Losses
- Friday, July 18, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – JPMorgan Chase’s profit took a 53 percent hit in the second quarter as mortgage and other loan defaults worsened, but the bank’s results were better than expected and gave Wall Street a lift.
45. PharMEDium Expected to Create Up to 250 Jobs In First Five Years
- Friday, July 13, 2007
Illinois-based pharmacy compounding company PharMEDium Healthcare Corp. has closed on nine acres of property in the Distriplex Farms industrial park south of Holmes Road and is moving ahead with plans to create a compounding facility in Memphis.
46. PharMEDium Buys LandFor Memphis Facility
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
PharMEDium Healthcare Corp. is moving ahead with plans to create a Memphis compounding facility with the purchase of nine acres in Distriplex Farms industrial park. The company bought the land from Net Magan Land Owner O
47. Rogers Named News Director At WMC-TV 5
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Tracey Rogers has joined the WMC-TV Action News 5 team as news director. Rogers has spent the past six years as news director at WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Ala., which, like WMC-TV, is owned by Raycom Media. She also has worked as assistant news director of WKRN, Nashville's ABC affiliate, as well as WSMV (NBC) and WTVF (CBS). She is a three-time Emmy winner, four-time Associated Press Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for "Best Spot News Coverage." Her first day is Monday.
48. Archived Article: Soccer (lead)
- Monday, June 2, 2003
Olive Branch, Miss., soccer complex
Olive Branch, Miss., shoots to create new soccer complex
By LANCE ALLAN
The Daily News
The Olive Branch, Miss., parks and recreation department has fielded a soccer league since 1997.
But the league...
49. Archived Article: Mba P.2
- Friday, November 3, 2000
Bar Association announces nominees Bar Association announces nominees William H. Haltom Jr., president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee for 2001. The 2001 president will be G. Patrick...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 2, 2000
William H William H. Masters joined the electrical department of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates as an electrical project manager. He earned his bachelors degree from Vanderbilt University and masters degree from the University of Memphis. M...