Editorial Results (free)
1. Council to Discuss Police Retention Bonus Grant As Union Objects
- Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Memphis City Council members review a $6.1 million four-year grant for police retention bonuses Tuesday, March 7, during council committee sessions.
The grant from the Memphis-Shelby Crime Commission was announced last week by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Crime Commission president Bill Gibbons.
2. Busiest Season for Sports Hits Big Orange Country
- Friday, March 03, 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.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
4. What Lies Ahead for UT Athletics in 2017
- Friday, December 30, 2016
Hey Vols fans, Happy New Year. May your 2017 year in Tennessee sports be better than your 2016 year in Tennessee sports. Perhaps, a fresh start is what we all need. Let’s face it. The Music City Bowl wasn’t where Tennessee wanted the 2016 football season to end. The Vols were picked to win the SEC East Division in preseason and floundered to an 8-4 record in the regular season, 4-4 in the SEC. Their football season was about the norm for most UT sports in 2016: average. Here are some dates to mark in hope of better things ahead in 2017...
5. Rhodes Honors Judith Haas With Faculty Service Award
- Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Dr. Judith Haas, associate professor of English at Rhodes College, has been presented the 2016 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service, which honors a current faculty member who has rendered exemplary service and provided leadership to the Rhodes community.
Haas, who joined the Rhodes faculty in 2002, has served as co-director of the college’s post-graduate fellowships and scholarships initiatives; secretary-treasurer for the Rhodes chapter of Phi Beta Kappa; and director of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. She also serves on the committee charged with revising the college’s Title IX policy on Sexual Misconduct.
6. Sports Notebook: Norvell and Tigers Making Mark in Recruiting
- Wednesday, August 17, 2016
One spot behind Wisconsin and just ahead of Kentucky, 44th nationally. That’s where scout.com has the University of Memphis in its recruiting rankings for the class of 2017. Maybe even more telling is that first-year Tigers coach Mike Norvell and his staff aren’t that far behind Texas (40th) or Oregon (35th) or Ole Miss (31st).
7. Beale Street Music Festival Marks 40th Year With 64 Acts
- Thursday, February 25, 2016
The last time Neil Young played Memphis, it was at the Mid-South Coliseum with a rockabilly band called the Shocking Pinks and Ronald Reagan was president.
8. Neil Young, Paul Simon, Modest Mouse Top Beale Street Music Fest Lineup
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Neil Young, Beck, Paul Simon, Train and Modest Mouse are among the headliners for the 2016 Beale Street Music Festival, April 29-May 1, in Tom Lee Park.
9. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 08, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
10. Several Reasons for Titans Not to Take Mariota in NFL Draft
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
As the NFL Draft edges ever closer, the Tennessee Titans appear to hold the key.
The Titans hold the No. 2 pick in the draft, which begins April 30, and could go any number of directions with the choice.
11. Just When We Started to Feel Good About UT Football
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
KNOXVILLE – All seemed so right for the University of Tennessee’s football team for 36 hours or so after last Saturday’s 50-16 victory over Kentucky at Neyland Stadium.
UT (5-5, 2-4 SEC) won its second straight conference game and moved within one victory of gaining bowl eligibility for the first time since 2010.
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. In Rare Move, Police Confirm ‘Blue Flu’
- Tuesday, July 08, 2014
In the storied history of labor relations between City Hall and the rank and file of the Memphis Police Department, there is a standing rule about work slowdowns, sometimes referred to as “blue flu.”
14. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
15. 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.
16. Brimhall Named Bartlett Entrepreneur of Year
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Terry Brimhall, founder and president of Brimhall Foods Co. Inc., has been named entrepreneur of the year by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.
17. Wright Joins Magna Bank as Senior Vice President
- Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Andy Wright has joined Memphis-based Magna Bank as senior vice president and manager of commercial banking. Wright, who previously held senior vice president positions at Iberiabank and First Tennessee Bank, has experience working with a variety of industries, with in-depth expertise in the transportation and logistics industries.
- Thursday, May 31, 2012
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will hold a labor and employment breakfast briefing Thursday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn, 280 Marathon Way in Southaven. Brent E. Siler and Robert Williams will present “Top Ten Employer Mistakes in Employee Leave Issues.” Registration begins at 8 a.m. Cost is free. Email email@example.com.
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber will present “Speed Networking at Supersonic Speeds: Build Relationships With Other Top Business People” Wednesday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
20. School Board Races Set
- Monday, April 09, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, has effectively won election to his District 7 school board seat without opposition.
Five other incumbents appointed to the seven-district school board seats by the Shelby County Commission filed for re-election at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline.
21. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
22. Newcomers Highlight BSMF Lineup
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Memphis in May’s salute to Belgium will once again kick off with headline musical acts from across the country, singing on the river, in the sometimes muddy Tom Lee Park.
23. Grant & Co. to Launch Joint Advertising Initiative
- Monday, February 28, 2011
As companies reduce advertising efforts to cope with the slumping economy, Grant & Co. has created a marketing program with its vendors where they are able to pool their money together for radio advertising.
24. Consolidation Sides Gather Steam for Battle
- Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Organizers on both sides of the consolidation issue are stepping up their efforts on the way to the Nov. 2 ballot.
A proposed consolidation charter goes to voters on the ballot and must pass in the city of Memphis and the county outside Memphis in separate vote counts.
25. Famed Miss. Judge Gets 18 Months for Lying to FBI
- Monday, November 16, 2009
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - Bobby DeLaughter, a history-making prosecutor who became a judge, was sentenced Friday to 18 months for federal obstruction in a case that ended his career and brought down some of the most powerful lawyers in Mississippi.
26. Bloodworth Named Chair of Urban Land Institute’s District Council
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Russell Bloodworth has been named chair of the Urban Land Institute’s District Council representing Memphis and the Mid-South. He most recently served as assistant chairman to the previous chair, Frank Ricks of Looney Ricks Kiss.
27. 10 Members of 'Memphis Mob' Indicted in NM
- Monday, July 27, 2009
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Bernalillo County grand jury has indicted 10 members of a gang called the "Memphis Mob" on racketeering and other charges.
District Attorney Kari Brandenburg said Friday the indictments are associated with the gang's alleged efforts to import drug trafficking and violent criminal enterprise to Albuquerque from the Memphis, Tenn., area.
28. Weichert Realtors’ Chapman Recognized for Service Achievement
- Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Amy Chapman, broker and owner of Weichert Realtors-Chapman & Associates, has been awarded Quality Service Certified Platinum status. It is considered the highest level of service achievement in the real estate industry.
29. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
- Wednesday, February 07, 2007
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art hosts "Marti Gras," a tribute to Creole culture, art and food, today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1934 Poplar Ave. The event includes a tour of Maritza Davila's exhibit "Cityscapes and Country Views: America through Prints 1900-1955" at 7 p.m. Admission is free for members and $6 for non-members. Call 544-6209 for more information.
- Tuesday, February 06, 2007
The David Lusk Gallery presents "John Torina: Path Into the Wilderness" through Feb. 24 at 4540 Poplar Ave. For more information, call the gallery at 767-3800.
The Eclectic Eye in Midtown presents "Life As I See It," an exhibit by Tom Clifton, through March 1 at 242 South Cooper St. For more information, call 276-EYES (3937).
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 15, 2005
Small Business Chamber Names Board Chairman
The Small Business Chamber of Commerce announced that Austin Baker, vice president of Eserv LLC, has been elected chairman of the board. Baker received a bachelors degree from the University...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters & Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of Prudential Collins-M...
34. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, January 13, 2005
By Andy Meek
Development Blitz Continues in DeSoto
2004 characterized by retail, medical, industrial expansion
The Daily News
New retail development, an expanded regional hospital and money to build 10 new schools were only ...
35. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Senior Armstrong Allen attorney named managing partner
Armstrong Allen Names New Managing Partner
James McLaren Jr., a senior member of Armstrong Allen PLLC, has been elected managing partner of the firm. Members of the firms 2005 management c...
36. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, November 12, 2004
GIS Opens Doors in Many Industries
Local leaders come together to share GIS uses, ideas
The Daily News
When the space shuttle Columbia broke up over the state of Texas nearly two years ago, it was a devastating day...
37. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, October 28, 2004
Clay lane notes:
Mixed-Use Project Planned for DeSoto
Reunion development to offer blend of home, work, retail
The Daily News
Mississippi developer Clay Lane found inspiration for his latest venture by looking north.
38. Archived Article: Great Workplace Ii (lead)
- Friday, July 30, 2004
Great Place to Work Impact
Positive Workplace Fosters Productivity
National recognition offers morale boost, financial benefit
The Daily News
Placing nationally as one of Americas top companies apparently goes far beyond ...
39. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
40. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 08, 2003
WMC Forecaster Wins Speech Communicator Award Dave Brown, senior weather forecaster for WMC-TV 5, was named Tennessee Speech Communicator of the Year by the Tennessee Communicator Association. Brown, who has worked for WMC for 26 year...
41. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, June 23, 2003
International Trade Centers-Tennessee Small Business Development Centers, Memphis Regional Chamber and the University of Memph
International Trade Centers-Tennessee Small Business Development Centers, Memphis Regional Chamber and the University o...
42. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 19, 2003
Calendar of events May 19-25
Calendar of events May 19-May 25
Memphis Investors Group hosts Shelby County Commissioner David Lillard at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Lillard will dis...
43. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 15, 2003
It Matters: Memphis City Schools, a live public forum, begins at 8 p
It Matters: Memphis City Schools, a live public forum, begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday on WKNO-TV.
The public is invited to attend the forum in the University of Memphis Mike Rose T...
44. Archived Article: Passport (lead)
- Tuesday, August 27, 2002
Passport fees increase
Passport fees hit sluggish tourism industry
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
Fees for U.S. passports jumped sharply this month, as the U.S. Department of State made a move to recover the true costs of providing the serv...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 14, 2002
Dr. Carlos E. Rivera joined the staff at Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics as a physiatrist with a subspecialty in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Prior to this appointment, Rivera was the attending physician at Buffalo Spine and Sports Medic...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 14, 2000
Calendar Calendar: Feb. 15 The National Association of Women in Construction will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Dinner is $15. For reservations or information, call Beverly Wade at 683-8310. The monthly forum of the Wo...
47. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
48. Archived Article: Vesta Awards Lj
- Wednesday, September 25, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Trinity Group wins top Vesta awards By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News When Memphis home building newcomers the Trinity Group decided to debut their talents at this years Vesta Home Show, little did they know just how big an impression t...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 17, 1996
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Memphis has named 16 new board members: James N. Augustine, Rick Bobo, Michael J. Bruns, Darrow R. Calhoun, Mark R. Giannini, James P. Going, Tati Guzman, Lorenzo Hester, Stanley Horton, Trezette T. McNeal, Larry ...