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1. Jones Has Definitely Proven He Can Recruit
- Friday, July 14, 2017
When in doubt, do what you do best – recruit. That seems to be the approach of Tennessee Vols coach Butch Jones. While many UT fans, and some in the media, are portraying this as a make-or-break season, Jones is planning for his future by stockpiling commitments for 2018 and beyond.
2. Last Word: No Deal, Ivan Rabb and Intermodals in Overton Park
- Friday, June 30, 2017
And the winner is … not Fred’s. After months of speculation about the Memphis-based discount retail store’s transformation into a pharmacy-based enterprise with the purchase of hundreds of Rite Aid stores in a third-party divestment move, Fred’s was nowhere to be found when Walgreens announced a deal Thursday to buy the Rite Aid stores. The corporation told investors it will still pursue its strategy but acknowledged its trajectory is “stunted” – that as Fred’s got hammered on Wall Street.
3. 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.
4. The Week Ahead: February 7-13
- Monday, February 06, 2017
There’s a lot to love this week, Memphis! The 41st annual Memphis Open tennis tournament begins Saturday at The Racquet Club of Memphis. That same morning historic Elmwood Cemetery hosts a “Love on the Rocks” walking tour featuring tragic and humorous tales of love gone wrong. And if you love the Grizzlies, they are playing the not-so-loved San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors this week.
5. New Coaches Highlight Past Year in Memphis Sports
- Thursday, December 29, 2016
As always, you can categorize the sports year by the wins and losses. By the Grizzlies making a sixth straight playoff appearance and by the University of Memphis football team going to a third consecutive bowl game. And by the Big 12 eliminating U of M from the expansion process before the league ditched the idea altogether.
6. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 05, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
7. Summitt: A Coaching Legend Who Changed Her Sport
- Saturday, July 02, 2016
My parents were big fans of Pat Summitt. They loved the Lady Vols. They reveled in the program’s glory days.
Both of them died several years ago, so they weren’t here to see Summitt’s demise from early onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type, or her death from the brain disease Tuesday. She was 64.
8. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 09, 2015
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
The races for four of those six open seats and the seat now held by an appointee to the council are going to a Nov. 19 runoff election – one week before Thanksgiving.
9. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
10. Vols’ Dobbs Embraces the Role of ‘CEO Quarterback’
- Saturday, April 04, 2015
Joshua Dobbs enters his junior season as Tennessee’s undisputed No. 1 quarterback and team leader, the player most responsible for the Vols’ relevance again in SEC football.
11. Vol Players See TaxSlayer Win as a Big Step for Program
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Christmas break has come and gone for the University of Tennessee’s football team. Now it’s back to business.
The Vols return to campus for practice Saturday and, after a Sunday practice, fly to Jacksonville for the Jan. 2 game against Iowa in the TaxSlayer Bowl, formerly the Gator Bowl.
12. Jones’ Wide Net Gathers Old Friends, Top Prospects
- Saturday, September 20, 2014
Butch Jones was sitting in the office of Knoxville’s South-Doyle High School athletic director and football coach Clark Duncan during a visit to see recruit Jocquez Bruce last winter.
13. Young Volunteers Face Long Odds at Oklahoma
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
Two games into the 2014 season, and it’s time for the University of Tennessee to play some big-boy football.
The Vols (2-0) took care of business at Neyland Stadium in the first two games against Utah State and Arkansas State.
14. Jones, Volunteers Still Face Steep Climb Up Rocky Top
- Friday, July 18, 2014
HOOVER, Ala. – It’s Tennessee against the world. Don’t believe that? Just ask second-year coach Butch Jones.
Last season’s “brick-by-brick” theme has been replaced by the “power of one,” as in one team against all odds. Given the power/opportunity of the microphone and a large contingent of reporters at SEC Media Days, Jones used his pulpit to say, without exactly saying it, please don’t expect too much too soon.
15. Gonitzke Named CEO of National Foundation for Transplants
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Connie Gonitzke has been appointed president and CEO of the National Foundation for Transplants. Gonitzke joined the Memphis-based organization in 2002 as a patient advocate. In 2006, she was named director of resource development, and in 2008, she became the senior vice president of development.
16. Biz Owners Weighing Health Care Law Impact
- Monday, August 13, 2012
So far, it’s not easy to get a clear picture of how President Barack Obama’s health care law will affect Memphis-area small businesses.
That’s mainly because there are lots of business owners – including both supporters and even strident critics of the Affordable Care Act – who themselves don’t know what impact the law will have.
17. Disclosure Requirement Finds Resistance in Tenn. House
- Friday, April 20, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – A bill seeking to require local and regional planning commissioners to file interest disclosures with the Tennessee Ethics Commission was met with last-minute resistance in the House on Thursday.
18. Seminar Looks At Health Care Law Impact
- Monday, April 09, 2012
As the nation awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision on the Affordable Care Act, local experts weighed in at The Daily News Health Care Reform Seminar, held Thursday, April 5, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
19. Irving Leads Research Co. Animal Cell Therapies
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Adam M. Irving is chief executive officer of San Diego-based Animal Cell Therapies Inc., a company that develops stem cell treatments to treat a variety of ailments for animals. Irving is based in Memphis.
20. Tenn. GOP Puts Off 'Don't Say Gay' Ban in House
- Thursday, February 23, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – Supporters of a measure to ban the teaching of gay issues to elementary and middle school students have put off consideration of the proposal after being told of fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's concerns.
21. Logan New Director Of AHA Heart Ball
- Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Sarah Logan has joined the American Heart Association as director of the Heart Ball.
Hometown: Hernando, Miss.
22. Health Care Seminar Tackles Tough Issues
- Monday, July 18, 2011
The topic was contentious, but the discourse remained civil Thursday, July 14, during The Daily News’ Healthcare Reform Seminar, the third in a series of six seminars hosted by the newspaper this year.
23. House OKs Naming Section of I-40 After Isaac Hayes
- Wednesday, April 21, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state House has unanimously approved a measure to name a stretch of Interstate 40 in Shelby County after legendary soul singer Isaac Hayes.
- Tuesday, August 04, 2009
JMS Strategies will hold a business education and development series titled “The Compass Series” beginning today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 2700. Classes will be on the first Tuesday of each month through July. Tuition for the 12-class series is $2,080 per person. To register, call 786-3400 or visit www.jmsstrategies.com.
- Monday, August 03, 2009
JMS Strategies will hold a business education and development series titled “The Compass Series” Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 2700. Classes will be on the first Tuesday of each month through July. Tuition for the 12-class series is $2,080 per person. To register, call 786-3400 or visit www.jmsstrategies.com.
26. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
27. Wilson Named CBU Dean Of Graduate, Professional Studies
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dr. Patrick Wilson has been named dean of the Graduate and Professional Studies program at Christian Brothers University.
Wilson will lead the marketing, recruitment and retention for evening undergraduate programs and graduate programs as well as have responsibility for the financial planning and administrative operations.
28. Morman Named Branch Director at MATCU
- Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Cheryl Morman has been named branch director of Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union's (MATCU) Central branch. She previously was deposit services manager at Marriott Employees' Federal Credit Union in Bethesda, Md.
29. Public Administrator Named for Probate Court
- Wednesday, July 13, 2005
The Shelby County Commission appointed Scott Peatross to the position of public administrator in Shelby County Probate Court. Peatross is a partner in the law firm of Bateman Gibson LLC. He graduated from Rhodes College and Tulane Law School.
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 01, 2005
St. Jude Researcher Named to Royal Society
Dr. Tom Curran, chair of the department of Developmental Neurobiology and the co-leader of the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor program at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, was elected to the Fello...
31. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division. Mark Pierce and Jeremy Metheny joined the organization as mo...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Todd Proctor was promoted to director of institutional sales at First Mercantile Todd Proctor was promoted to director of institutional sales at First Mercantile. He joined First Mercantile in 1997 as a retirement plan consultant from Merrill Lynch ...
34. Archived Article: River Center Lj
- Friday, February 20, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON McNeill plans office, retail center for Germantown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is about to begin on a multi-tenant office and retail center in Germantown under development by partners of McNeill Investment Co. Inc...
35. Archived Article: Acs Renovation Lj
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON American Cancer Society to move to Midtown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Memphis branch of the American Cancer Society has started renovating a 12,000-square-foot building in Midtown it plans to move into this summer. The bu...
36. Archived Article: Midtown Medical Lj
- Thursday, June 19, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Construction starts on Midtown surgery center By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News After a brief hiatus due to plan revisions, construction has resumed on the Mid-South Gastroenterology and Outpatient Surgery Center at 1417 Monroe Ave. in ...
37. Archived Article: Raleigh Woods Apts Lj
- Wednesday, March 12, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Non-profit agencies buy Raleigh Woods apartments By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News An apartment complex in northeast Memphis has been purchased by two out-of-state, non-profit agencies which plan to transform the property into affordabl...
38. Archived Article: Days Inn Airport Lj
- Tuesday, February 11, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Days Inn Airport changes owners, gets renovation By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A hotel in the vicinity of the Memphis International Airport has changed hands, and its new owners plan to give the property a $500,000 facelift as part ...
39. Archived Article: 64 Ltd. Partners Lj
- Thursday, January 30, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Work to begin on $1 million commercial center in Bartlett By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Groundwork is about to begin on a multi-tenant, commercial strip center in Bartlett under development by partners of McNeill Investment Co. Inc....
40. Archived Article: Idi (century Cntr) Lj
- Friday, December 06, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Century Center property changes hands By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Industrial Developments International closed a deal last week for $13.2 million, selling all four of the buildings it had developed and leased out in the Century Ce...
41. Archived Article: Equity Inns Nyse Lj
- Thursday, August 08, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Equity Inns switches markets for higher visibility Equity Inns hopes market switch attracts more high-volume investors By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Memphis-based Equity Inns Inc., one of the countrys largest hotel real estate inves...
42. Archived Article: Market Equity Inns Lj
- Monday, July 29, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Equity Inns reports strong second quarter Strong hotel industry, property acquisitions expand hotel REITs portfolio By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Memphis-based Equity Inns, Inc., one of the countrys largest hotel real estate investm...
43. Archived Article: Real Focus Lj
- Tuesday, January 23, 1996
lj 10/5 cates REIT returns increase in 1995 High performance anticipated to continue through 1996 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Real estate investment trusts, which proved a good investment strategy in 1995, are being touted as strong performers ...
44. Archived Article: Reits Lj
- Wednesday, January 17, 1996
lj 10/5 cates 1995 good year for REITs in Mid-South By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Real estate investment trusts have been enjoying increased growth in the Mid-South, with at least two local REITs doubling their revenues in 1995. "1995 was a ...
45. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, January 16, 1996
01/16 Real briefs Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. has declared a dividend for its fourth quarter of 1995 of 51 cents per share, an increase of 1 cent over the prior quarter. The dividend is payable on Jan. 31 to holders of record on Jan. 24. ...
46. Archived Article: Equity Inns Lj
- Wednesday, December 06, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Equity Inns gets "gift certificate" for growth By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Credit card owners arent the only ones finding their credit limits raised before the holiday season. Equity Inns Inc., received a $61 million inc...