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1. Civil Rights Cold Case Bill Nears Passage
- Thursday, April 19, 2018
Years of work behind her, state Rep. Johnnie Turner is making the final push for creation of a state body designed to initiate investigations into civil rights cold cases, potentially solving decades-old murders or giving people the opportunity to put a heinous act behind them.
- Monday, January 29, 2018
Memphis Toys R Us
To Remain Open
A representative with Toys R Us has confirmed to The Daily News that the retailer’s Memphis location, at 7676 Polo Ground Blvd., won’t close after all.
3. Last Word: Snow Week, Liberal Arts and Their Critics and Tunica Casinos
- Thursday, January 18, 2018
Snow Day 3 as this becomes a snow week for many of us. Granted one of those days was a federal holiday in which the temperature was above freezing and the sun was out. During the second consecutive snow day Wednesday for Shelby County Schools students, Candous Brown, a teacher at Raleigh Egypt High School held class anyway via Facebook.
4. RCV Goes To Ballot, Term-Limit Change May Join It
- Thursday, December 7, 2017
Memphis City Council members gave final approval Tuesday, Dec. 5, to a November 2018 referendum that would repeal the use of ranked-choice voting (RCV) in some city council races starting with 2019 city elections.
5. Frayser Recovery Efforts Before Storm Continue Afterward
- Monday, June 5, 2017
Recovery efforts in Frayser aren’t just about the weather and they didn’t just start after the Memorial Day weekend storm that did plenty of damage in neighborhoods with old, large trees.
6. Last Word: Your Neighbor Has Power, City Budget Wrap Take One and BBQ
- Wednesday, May 31, 2017
We are at the point in our storm recovery where the novelty and sense of adventure have reached the end of their very short lives in areas where the power is still out. And the restoration of that service is at a point where you now have people on one side of a street with power and those on the other side may still be in the dark and the heat.
7. April 14-20, 2017: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, April 15, 2017
1960: The Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians play an exhibition baseball game at Russwood Park. In the sixth inning, Cleveland star Rocky Colavito walked. Indians manager Joe Gordon calls Colavito, the most popular baseball player in Cleveland, to the dugout from first base and tells him he has been traded to Detroit. That night, the wooden ballpark that had been the home for decades of first the Memphis Turtles and then the Memphis Chicks baseball teams burns to the ground.
8. Last Word: The Curses, Early Voting's Last Day and Midtown Kroger's First Day
- Thursday, November 3, 2016
The goat, the curse, whatever you choose to call it – it’s over for the Cubs who are baseball’s world champions. And even in this basketball town, there is something about the tradition of baseball that commands attention. But alas October belongs to the political surprise in Presidential races exclusively as once again the World Series is decided in November.
9. Poplar Place Apartments Sell for $15.3 Million
- Thursday, May 19, 2016
1669 Randolph Place
Memphis, TN 38120
Sale Amount: $15.3 million
Sale Date: May 6
Buyer: Poplar Place TN Townhomes LLC
10. 2 Self-Storage Facilities Sell for $5 Million
- Tuesday, May 17, 2016
An international real estate investment firm has sold two of its Memphis-area assets in two separate May 3 warranty deeds.
Oaktree Capital Management, acting as SSSP South Rowlett Collierville, sold a Simply Self Storage facility at 651 S. Rowlett St. in Collierville to SS South Rowlett Collierville for $3.9 million.
11. Akbari Proving to be Worthy Successor to Iconic DeBerry
- Friday, May 6, 2016
Those who wondered how Raumesh Akbari would do in following legendary Memphis legislator Lois DeBerry now have a much clearer picture.
12. New Tax Incentive Aims to Boost Declining Memphis Neighborhoods
- Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Just north of Interstate 40, the commercially empty gateways to the Frayser neighborhood between North Hollywood Street and North Watkins Street are hardly fit to accommodate the thousands of vehicles that pass by every day.
13. Supreme Court Upholds Use of Controversial Execution Drug
- Tuesday, June 30, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.
14. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 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.
15. Former Motel 6 Sells for $1.4 Million
- Tuesday, January 28, 2014
1321 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134
Sale Amount: $1.4 million
Sale Date: Jan. 13, 2014
Buyer: P & S Hospitality LLC
Seller: G6 Hospitality Property LLC
Loan Amount: $1.1 million
Loan Date: Jan. 14, 2014
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: Argent Bank
Details: The former Motel 6 at 1321 Sycamore View Road in Northeast Memphis has traded hands for $1.4 million.
16. Frayser Walgreens Sells for $2.2 Million
- Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The 17,062-square-foot Walgreens at 3360 Frayser Blvd. (alternatively 3360 N. Watkins St.) in Frayser has sold for $2.2 million.
- Saturday, February 2, 2013
Nike Inc. will host construction symposiums for locally owned small, women-owned and minority businesses Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Attendees will learn about construction opportunities at Nike’s Memphis expansion. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at email@example.com or 543-3500.
18. MemShop Latest Boon for Overton Square
- Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A year ago, Loeb Properties Inc. was granted the green light from Memphis City Council for the funds necessary to construct a parking lot and detention pond west of Cooper Street – the last component in the more than $30 million public/private partnership to revitalize the once thriving Overton Square district.
19. City Moves Forward With 25-Square Blight Strategy
- Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The city started a pilot program last year to clean up blight by utilizing a 25-square-block strategy.
Due to the program’s success, the 25-square strategy is being implemented as the strategy for neighborhood improvement going forward. The program entails crews working in predetermined “target zones” to mitigate grass and weed overgrowth, abandoned and dilapidated houses, litter and debris, impassable sidewalks, congested alleys, potholes and vacant lots.
20. Lifeblood Elects Board Members
- Monday, November 15, 2010
Lifeblood has elected new members to its board of directors.
New board members include Bill Appling, president of Watkins Uiberall Healthcare Consulting Group; Al Bright Jr., attorney at Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada PLLC; Sam Cole, attorney; Dr. Lawrence Madlock, medical director at University Health Services; Jim Martin, retired from the Shelby County Division of Corrections; Kem Mullins, chief executive officer at St. Francis Hospital Bartlett; and Dr. Ted Strom, blood bank medical director and director of the hematology section, pathology and laboratory medicine services at the Memphis Veteran Affairs Medical Center.
21. Baptist Health Care’s Pounds Elected to Novation Board
- Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Don Pounds, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., has been elected to serve on the board of Novation LLC, the health care supply contracting company for VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium and Provista LLC.
Since coming to Baptist in 1987, Pounds has served in a variety of roles, starting as chief financial officer at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County.
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
23. Effort to Overhaul Unified Development Code Continues
- Friday, March 31, 2006
When Lee Einsweiler's children were growing up, he was often the parent who made the dinner runs to fast food joints like Wendy's, Burger King and McDonald's. With three kids, that usually meant orders from three different restaurants, which meant three trips and - most important - three parking lots to navigate.
24. Archived Article: Market Focus
- Monday, April 14, 2003
Tax tales can stave off troubles with Uncle Sam
Tax tales can stave off troubles with Uncle Sam
By STEVEN H. LIEB
Special to The Daily News
With the April 15 tax deadline looming, following are some tax tales provided by the Tennessee So...