Editorial Results (free)
1. Funds Rolling In for 8th Congressional District Race
- Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Five of the six major contenders in the Republican primary for the 8th Congressional District raised a total of $1.8 million from Jan. 1 to June 30 going into the critical last month of the campaign.
2. August Primaries Feature Intra-Party Challenges
- Monday, April 11, 2016
Two years after a disastrous slate of races for countywide offices, there is a move among younger Democratic partisans in Memphis to shake up the Democrats who represent the city in the Tennessee Legislature.
3. 8th Congressional District Primaries Draw 22 Contenders, 13 Republican
- Friday, April 08, 2016
The Republican primary race to fill the 8th District Congressional seat Republican incumbent Stephen Fincher is giving up drew a field of 13 contenders – seven from Shelby County and four from Jackson, Tennessee – at the Thursday, April 7, noon filing deadline for the Aug. 4 ballot.
4. Murphy Joins Paragon’s Aircraft Lending
- Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Ronald Murphy has joined Paragon Bank as vice president, aircraft lending. Murphy – who worked at Paragon from 2005 to 2008 as senior vice president, aircraft lending – will originate and service aircraft loans for the bank by developing relationships with dealers, brokers and end users of business aircraft.
5. Super Bowl Advertising Huge Gamble
- Wednesday, February 03, 2016
History has already been made at this year’s Super Bowl of advertising – thanks to a record price tag of $5 million for a 30-second spot. It’s a hefty spike from the $4.5 million advertisers ponied up last year, but it didn’t slow CBS from nearly selling all of its big-game ad time by last November.
6. Craving Cooper-Young
- Saturday, October 10, 2015
If a neighborhood can be said to possess whatever the real estate equivalent is of that new car smell – a sense that there’s something new here to enjoy, of possibilities, of happy things to come – Cooper-Young would seem to have that, in spades.
7. Soul Fish Cafe Expanding in Cooper-Young, Opening in Little Rock
- Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Memphis-based Soul Fish Cafe is cooking up an expansion, both in Memphis and beyond.
The restaurant, with three locations in Shelby County, is preparing to break ground on No. 4 next month. It’s set for downtown Little Rock, the company’s first location outside of the Memphis area as well as its first in a Downtown district.
8. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
9. Community Impact
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Attendees on the opening night of the Indie Memphis Film Festival a few weeks ago saw splashed on movie screens, before their features got underway, the logo of Memphis-based investment firm Duncan-Williams Inc. and its two-word motto of “Do Well.”
10. Weddle-West Voted GRE Board Chair-Elect
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, dean of the graduate school, vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis, has been voted chair-elect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Board. The national board establishes all policies for the GRE program, the most widely used graduate-school admissions test, and oversees GRE assessments, services and research.
11. Another Helping
- Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Raymond Williams, who co-owns Soul Fish Café with Tiger Bryant, repeatedly stresses that his 7-year-old restaurant has been blessed with both a loyal crew of hard-working employees and a run of great luck.
12. Soul Fish to Open in Wolf Camera Spot on Poplar
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Soul Fish Café has selected a prime piece of real estate in East Memphis for its third location.
The catfish and Southern-inspired restaurant has signed a lease for the old Wolf Camera space in the Poplar Avenue/Perkins Road corridor. The 3,100-square-foot freestanding building at 4720 Poplar Ave. will mark Soul Fish’s third location in Memphis, behind its original spot in Midtown’s Cooper-Young district and its Germantown location near Forest Hill-Irene Road.
13. Soul Fish to Open in Old Wolf Camera at Poplar and Perkins
- Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Soul Fish Café has selected a prime piece of real estate in East Memphis for its third location.
The catfish and Southern-inspired restaurant has signed a lease for the old Wolf Camera space in the Poplar Avenue/Perkins Road corridor. The 3,100-square-foot freestanding building at 4720 Poplar Ave. will mark Soul Fish’s third location in Memphis, behind its original spot in Midtown’s Cooper-Young district and its Germantown store near Forest Hill-Irene Road.
14. Changing Market
- Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Much of 2012’s commercial real estate deals could be summed up in one of three phrases: speculative construction, institutional buyers and unusual transactions.
The first quarter was kicked off when Industrial Developments International Inc. revealed plans to add one build-to-suit and two speculative buildings in its Crossroads Distribution Center in Olive Branch – marking the area’s first spec construction since 2008.
15. Duncan-Williams Opens New Offices, Adds Staff
- Monday, July 16, 2012
In recent weeks, it sometimes has seemed that Duncan Williams is never in one place for too long.
Almost as soon as the president of Memphis-based investment firm Duncan-Williams Inc. has settled back into the swing of things after returning from one trip, he’s boarding a plane for the next. And that pattern doesn’t look like it will slow down anytime soon, given that the firm has been opening offices around the country at a steady clip.
16. New Chapters
- Tuesday, April 10, 2012
It’s a new day at prominent investment firms in Memphis. Different degrees of change are on tap at Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., Duncan-Williams Inc. and Wunderlich Securities Inc. And though it’s reshaping the inner workings of those firms at the moment, some of those changes also could have an impact on the city around them.
17. Trading Hands
- Monday, January 16, 2012
It’s been something of a roller coaster ride for a little more than six months in the drawn-out process by Regions Financial Corp. to sell Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., its Memphis-based investment unit.
18. Increased Food Prices Passed Down the Chain
- Monday, November 28, 2011
The cost of your Thanksgiving dinner wasn’t much to be thankful for, was it?
Let’s put the situation in this light: According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, prices for 55 food commodities are at their highest level since tracking began in 1990.
19. Soul Fish Cafe’s Po Boy True Taste of Memphis
- Monday, July 18, 2011
The first in an occasional series, “The Anatomy of a Sandwich.”
Just think, if the Earl of Sandwich had been, say, the Earl of Glastonbury, we’d all be going around saying, “Hey, I’m really in the mood for a peanut butter and jelly glastonbury.” Glad that didn’t happen!
20. Memphis Aces
- Monday, February 14, 2011
The Racquet Club of Memphis is in full swing this week as it hosts the 2011 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships & Cellular South Cup through Feb. 20.
Big improvements to The Racquet Club, like new video boards for the fans and new locker rooms for players and trainers, are helping to elevate the tournament experience for everyone.
21. Soul Fish Café Owners Buck Economic Trends
- Monday, April 05, 2010
When Soul Fish Café opened in the Cooper-Young neighborhood in 2006, few people, including its owners, could have predicted its success.
Now Raymond Williams and Tiger Bryant have opened a second Soul Fish Café in Germantown, an optimistic move that might seem to run counter to the prevailing economy, but Williams said, “Despite the recession, our sales were up 20 percent in 2009,” a year that was rife with the closing of local restaurants.
22. Soul Fish Team Preps for Germantown Expansion
- Friday, November 13, 2009
Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans, the old saying goes. And that explains why Soul Fish restaurant co-owners Tiger Bryant and Raymond Williams – who long have wanted to expand into neighborhoods beyond their Cooper-Young location – have skipped a step in their plan.
23. Wilder Lends $500K to his Re-Election Campaign
- Tuesday, February 05, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - If state Sen. John Wilder doesn't win re-election this year, it won't be for lack of money.
Wilder's most recent campaign finance report shows the 86-year-old Mason Democrat lent his own campaign $500,000 earlier this month. Wilder has served in the state Senate continuously since 1967.
24. Flying Fish Takes Flying Leap Into Cooper-Young Area
- Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Long-time friends Tiger Bryant and Raymond Williams have been in the restaurant business since high school, which partly explains why the pair is eager to serve up another addition to the bustling dining corridor in the Cooper-Young neighborhood.
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 24, 2002
Lucian T. Pera, an attorney with Armstrong Allen, is one of the newest members of the American Law Institute. A Memphis native, Pera received a bachelors degree from Princeton University and a law degree from Vanderbilt University law sc...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 28, 1999
Mike W Mike W. Myers has been named chief operating officer for Back Yard Burgers Inc. Myers formerly was regional vice president of Whataburger Inc. in Irving, Texas. He has a masters degree from the University of Phoenix. Lawrence C. Day has been ...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 16, 1998
SCB Computer Technology Names Equity Inns Inc. has added three members to its board of directors: Raymond E. Schultz, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Promus Hotel Corp.; Howard A. Silver, president and chief operating officer of Equi...
28. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 30, 1998
Williams Sonoma presented St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital with an $8,000 doantion its Memphis-area employees raised through local fund-raising efforts. The International Paper Company Foundation will contribute $150,000 to Youth Villages over t...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 02, 1998
Morgan Keegan Promotes Four Jeffrey C. Kline has been appointed vice president of fulfillment for Genesis Direct Inc. He will oversee operations at the companys local distribution center. Kline formerly was director of fulfillment operations for Nor...
30. Archived Article: Rest Hardware Chg
- Wednesday, February 25, 1998
Restoration Hardware coming to Germantown Restoration Hardware coming to Germantown By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Corte Madera, Calif.-based Restoration Hardware, a chain of specialty home furnishing stores, soon will open its first Tennessee ...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 04, 1997
Dansherryl Chewe has been appointed account executive for Powertel PCS Memphis region Dansherryl Chewe has been appointed account executive for Powertel PCS Memphis region. She previously spent three years as an account executive with Cellular South...