Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: A Centennial, Corker Controversy Goes Wider and Ranked Choice Votes
- Tuesday, October 10, 2017
One of the most influential political figures in the city and state in the last half of the 20th century turned 100 years old Monday – Lewis Donelson, cofounder and senior counsel at Baker Donelson. A direct descendant of Andrew Jackson, the president from Tennessee who made the mold of the modern Democratic Party, Donelson started out, of course, as a Democrat. But by the 1950s was shaping the modern local and state Republican parties.
2. Last Word: Election Impact, Fun with Election Cross Tabs and DeSoto vs. Marshall
- Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Now, about the idea being discussed starting late last week that when the Feds are looking at someone running for office or holding office they have to take into consideration how close the next election is for that person.
3. Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules on Equal Internet Access
- Wednesday, June 15, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally.
4. 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.
5. 8th Congressional District Primaries Draw 22 Contenders, 13 Republican
- Friday, April 8, 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.
6. First Tennessee Again Eyes Sale Of Downtown HQ Building
- Wednesday, October 7, 2015
One of Memphis’ tallest buildings could come under new ownership as First Tennessee Bank looks to sell its Downtown tower at 165 Madison Ave.
7. NCAA Contenders Include the 'Little Guys'
- Thursday, January 1, 2015
Every March they become the nation's darlings.
This year, a host of stalwarts aren't waiting nearly that long to establish themselves as contenders – either for their own, non-power conferences or possibly the Final Four after another round of realignment.
8. Spillyards Leads Community Advisors Launch
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Greg Spillyards has joined the brokerage team at Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors to launch the firm’s Community Advisors service line.
Community Advisors is focused on the Memphis city core, with a goal to provide real estate advisory services to assist in the revitalization of the city’s underserved areas with passion, creativity and entrepreneurship, and with service to those already living and leading in their neighborhoods.
9. Contrasting Ballot
- Friday, November 7, 2014
The midterm election saw contrasting issues and candidates, particularly in Tennessee where an incumbent governor and U.S. senator were both re-elected while four amendments to the state Constitution were passed.
- Friday, August 15, 2014
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “Mary Poppins” Friday, Aug. 15, through Sept. 7 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
11. Miles to Lead Germantown Community Theatre
- Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Michael D. Miles took over as executive director of Germantown Community Theatre Monday, April 28, about two weeks before the theater closes its 2013-2014 season with “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” May 16 to June 1.
12. Attorney Pierotti Joins Thomas Family Law Firm
- Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Nicholas J. Pierotti has joined Thomas Family Law Firm PLC as an attorney, marking the firm’s expansion to include probate issues. Pierotti, a third-generation attorney, joins founder Justin K. Thomas in the Memphis-based practice and will work with clients on both family law and probate matters, including wills and estates.
13. Fisher Joins Boy Scouts Chickasaw Council as CEO
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Richard L. Fisher has joined the Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America as chief executive officer. In his new role, Fisher will extend character development and leadership skills to youth who live in the Chickasaw Council territory, which includes the Mississippi Delta, Memphis, and Shelby and Crittenden counties.
14. Bass Pro Shops Files $40 Million Permit
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
1 A.W. Willis Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Cost: $40 million
Project Cost: $150 million
Permit Date: Applied September 2013
Owner: City of Memphis
15. Dallas Company Buys Cordova Storage Facility
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
The Cordova Stor-N-Lock at 1570 Bonnie Lane has sold for $2.1 million for the second time in four months after facing foreclosure.
- Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The Fayette County chapter of West Tennessee Home Builders Association will meet Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 11:30 a.m. at Somerville Bank & Trust, 16790 U.S. 64. U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher will discuss proposed government-sponsored enterprises reform bill. The meeting is open to the public. Cost is $10. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
17. Cordova Stor-N-Lock Sells for $2.1 Million
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Cordova Stor-N-Lock at 1570 Bonnie Lane has sold for $2.1 million following a foreclosure.
Special servicer C-III Asset Management LLC of Irving, Texas, bought the 54,199-square-foot property in an April 26 substitute trustee’s deed from R. Spencer Clift of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, acting on behalf of the lender.
18. Berger, McIntosh Acquire Memphis Contract Furniture
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
Taylor Berger, principal in YoLo Frozen Yogurt & Gelato, recently bought Memphis Contract Furniture, a designer and manufacturer of custom furniture for the hospitality industry, for $190,000.
19. Two Memphis Law Firms Combine Forces
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Two Memphis law firms announced a merger earlier this week.
The nine attorneys of 45-year old Williams McDaniel PC are merging with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP to form one of the largest estate planning law groups among regional firms in the country.
20. IPhone Appeal Dims as Samsung Shines
- Tuesday, July 31, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – The latest iPhone looks much the same as the first iPhone, which came out more than five years ago. That hasn't been a problem for Apple – until, now.
The pace of iPhone sales has slowed, Apple revealed last week. Part of the problem is that the competition has found a formula that works: thinner phones with big screens that make the iPhone look small and chubby.
21. TVs are Hot Sellers This Holiday Season
- Friday, December 2, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – In an unexpected twist, TVs are topping many Christmas shopping lists this year.
Wal-Mart says TVs are among the top gifts people are putting on layaway at its 3,000-plus U.S. stores during the holiday season. The Westinghouse 46-inch LCD HDTV that was on sale for half off at Target for $298 was a top seller during the start to the season last weekend. And Abt Electronics already has sold out of 55-inch Samsung LED TVs that were marked down by half to $1,099.
22. State House Approves Foreclosure Bill
- Monday, May 16, 2011
Tennessee lawmakers have moved closer toward cutting back the number of foreclosure notices lenders have to publish in newspapers before borrowers in default lose their home.
Legislation drafted by the Tennessee Bankers Association and amended in legislative committees would allow lenders to reduce the current mandate from three foreclosure notice publications to two. The new notices also likely won’t include the lengthy descriptions they feature now.
23. Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
- Wednesday, February 9, 2011
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
24. Saint Francis Entity Acquires Memphis Medical Specialists
- Monday, December 27, 2010
Saint Francis Medical Partners announced last week the acquisition of Memphis Medical Specialists PC, an internal medicine practice.
25. Baker Donelson Attorneys Named Super Lawyers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Twenty-two attorneys from the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC have been named to the 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers.
The attorneys are Ben C. Adams, Mary L. Aronov, Leo M. Bearman Jr., Sam B. Blair Jr., Michael B. Chance, E. Franklin Childress Jr., Angie C. Davis, Robert J. DelPriore, Gregory G. Fletcher, William H.D. Fones Jr., Grady M. Garrison, Stephen D. Goodwin, James R. “Josh” Hall Jr., Matthew S. Heiter, George T. “Buck” Lewis III, Robert C. Liddon Jr., Eugene J. Podesta Jr., Jackie G. Prester, Jill M. Steinberg, Buckner Wellford, Maurice Wexler and Edward R. Young.
26. Bankers’ Reactions Mixed to Fed Jumpstart Attempt
- Friday, November 5, 2010
A harbinger of rampant inflation. A sign the economy is still not on the right track. A Hail Mary pass.
That’s a sampling of the reaction from Memphis bankers and financial professionals to this week’s news the Federal Reserve Board is effectively printing money to buy $600 billion of U.S. government bonds over the next eight months.
27. State Applies for Permit for Forensic Center
- Wednesday, October 6, 2010
The state of Tennessee recently applied for a building permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for the Regional Forensic Center, which will be at 673 Poplar Ave.
28. Galloway Gardens Apartments Sells for $1.1 Million
- Tuesday, September 7, 2010
1565 Galloway Ave.
Memphis, TN 38112
Sale Amount: $1.1 Million
Sale Date: Aug. 27, 2010
Buyer: Galloway Gardens LLC
Seller: Steve Benetti and Virginia Benetti
Loan Amounts: $200,000; $200,000; $916,937 (assumption)
Loan Date: Aug. 27, 2010
Maturity Dates: Aug. 27, 2011 ($200,000); Sept. 15, 2015 ($200,000); Sept. 10, 2013 ($916,937)
Lender: Regions Bank
29. 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.
30. Dress Newest Pathologist At Pathology Group of the MidSouth
- Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Dr. Matthew A. Dress has joined Pathology Group of the MidSouth PC as its newest pathologist.
Before joining Pathology Group of the MidSouth, Dress served as the chief resident in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He then completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center-Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y.
31. Troubled Frayser Apartment Complexes Land New Owner
- Tuesday, August 18, 2009
3081 St. Charles Drive
and 931 Frayser Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38127
Sale Amount: $2.2 Million
Sale Date: July 22, 2009
Buyer: Group 40 LLC
Seller: Whitney Frayser Manor Memphis LLC
Loan Amount: $1.5 million
Loan Date: July 21, 2009
Maturity Date: July 1, 2012
Lender: Madison Realty Capital LP
32. Westwood Shell Sold After Foreclosure
- Thursday, August 13, 2009
The Shell gas station and convenience store at 4670 U.S. 61 (S. Third St.) in Westwood sold Aug. 3 for $1.1 million to the lender, BLX Capital Real Estate LLC, in a trustees’ sale. BLX Capital, which lists a Charlotte, N.C., address, foreclosed on the previous owner.
33. BofA Delays Release of Votes on CEO Lewis
- Thursday, April 30, 2009
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) - Ken Lewis is keeping his seat on the Bank of America Corp. board, but his job title is less certain.
34. After 60 Years Circuit City Powers Down
- Tuesday, March 10, 2009
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - What began 60 years ago as a humble television store in this sleepy Southern capital ended Sunday as Circuit City closed its doors for good – its 567 remaining U.S. stores to be left broom clean and vacant.
35. Ranta Elected Treasurer Of Southern Arts Federation
- Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Frederick W. Smith, founder of FedEx, has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Memphis. Smith is chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corp. He oversees the company’s branches, including FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight and FedEx Office. Smith has served on the boards of several companies, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Mayo Foundation. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and co-chairman of the Energy Security Leadership Council.
36. White Joins Junior Achievement As Exchange City Manager
- Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Michael White has joined Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South as Exchange City manager.
Previously, White has served in various youth development positions in the community including as a YMCA youth counselor and director of the Stax Music Academy Summer Camp. He earned a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Memphis.
37. Baker Donelson Names Roberts Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
- Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has named Kristine L. Roberts its Memphis Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. Roberts was honored for her work as a volunteer with the Attorney of the Day Courthouse Advice Clinic at the Shelby County Courthouse. She also is handling a case for Memphis Area Legal Services. Roberts serves on the Access to Justice Committee of the Memphis Bar Association and volunteers as a judge for educational mock trial events.
38. State Supreme Court Candidates Bust a Move
- Thursday, April 13, 2006
Several individuals have applied for two vacancies on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Local applicants include Circuit Court Judge D'Army Bailey; George T. "Buck" Lewis of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Criminal Appeals Court Judge J
39. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
- Thursday, February 23, 2006
Law firm Young & Perl PC, which has been Downtown for 30 years, is separating. Edward Young, as well as partners William Dougherty and William Levy, will join Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, with Young becoming a shareholder in tha
40. Bar Foundation Greets 2006 With Enthusiasm
- Thursday, January 5, 2006
The Memphis Bar Foundation is looking to follow up a successful year with an encore performance in 2006.
The foundation, a charitable organization made up of local attorneys, reached a number of milestones last year. The group had a record number of fellows in 2005, and contributions to its endowment fund reached an all-time high.
41. Legal Community Deals With Gulf Coast Disaster
- Thursday, September 8, 2005
It's an unimaginable scene that will be ingrained in the memories of Americans for a lifetime. The death and destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast is affecting lives in ways that will be felt for years to come.
42. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Front Street Property to Become Condos
Front Street Property to Become Condos
338-352 S. Front St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Cost: $3.5 million
Borrower: Front Bluff Partners LLC
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
Trustee: Thomas F. Baker ...
43. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, November 23, 2004
4775 American Way
American Way Property Refinanced for $2.5 Million
4775 American Way
Memphis, TN 38118
Cost: $2.5 million
Borrower: American Way Partnership
Lender: Shenandoah Life Insurance Co.
Trustee: Andrew B. Gibson Jr.
44. Archived Article: Law Talk
- Thursday, September 16, 2004
Law Talk - Stephen H
Biller to Chair Tennessee Bar Foundation
LANE GARDNER CAMP
The Daily News
Stephen H. Biller, an attorney with the Bogatin Law Firm in Memphis since 1997, has been named chairman-elect of the Tennessee Bar Foundation ...
45. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, September 13, 2004
Department of Revenue Hosts New Business Workshop
Reality Based Management presents The Charge Nurse at 8 a.m. at Holiday Inn-Sycamore View, 6101 Shelby Oaks Drive. Cost is $149 per person. Call (800) 815-9379 or visit www.rbm...
46. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, April 20, 2004
825 Ridge Lake Blvd
Doctors Purchase East Memphis Eye Care Clinic
825 Ridge Lake Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120
Cost: $8.2 million
Buyer: VRF Building Partners LLC
Seller: RME Associates
Property: 1.76 acres at 825 Ridge Lake Blvd. The...
47. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, June 30, 2003
The state Department of Environment
The state Department of Environment and Conservation issued certificates of competency to the following Shelby County water or wastewater treatment operators: Rickie L. Berryhill, Grade II wastewater collection...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Cindi Gresham was promoted to senior vice president with the Boyle Insurance Agency
Cindi Gresham was promoted to senior vice president with Boyle Insurance Agency. She joined Boyle in 1987 as a customer service representative. Prior to the promo...
49. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, April 11, 2003
Rhodes College and Vanderbilt University announced an alliance Thursday designed to help Rhodes students seeking graduate education, enhance research options for faculty and...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Memphis memos 01-15-03
Edward L. Ted Nerren III joined Bean & Ison as a consultant. Prior to that, he served Robert Halfs Management Resources Division as an account executive and as a project consultant for APL Logistics. Nerren earned a mas...
51. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 15, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events July 15-July 21
The Memphis Bar Association hosts Obtaining a Patent and Litigating Patent Infringement for the Non-Practitioner from noon to 2 p.m. in the Memphis Bar Association conference...
52. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 8, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events July 8-July 14
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a community seminar, "Journal Keeping" from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., for four Tuesdays beginning thi...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 3, 2001
Gary Shorb, Methodist Healthcare president and chief operations officer, was appointed the new chief executive officer of the
Gary Shorb, Methodist Healthcare president and chief operations officer, was appointed the new chief executive officer o...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 11, 2001
Wileen Hastings was named administrative assistant at Methodist Healthcare-South Hospital Willeen Hastings was named administrative assistant at Methodist Healthcare-South Hospital. Previously, she was administrative director of clinical services at...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Jim Hartigan has been named senior vice president for quality assurance and guest assistance for Hilton Hotels Corp Jim Hartigan has been named senior vice president for quality assurance and guest assistance for Hilton Hotels Corp. Hartigan most re...
56. Archived Article: Mlc (lead)
- Wednesday, April 25, 2001
By: JENNIFER MURLEY Landmarks hears case in new historic district By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News The Memphis Landmarks Commission will hear the first application for a certificate of appropriateness in the newly created Glenview Historic Preserva...
57. Archived Article: Marketplace (pilots)
- Monday, January 8, 2001
2000 showed similar growth for PILOT program 2000 shows steady growth for PILOT programs IDB stays steady; CCFRC fills in with smaller projects By SUE PEASE The Daily News Much of the industrial growth in 2000 mirrored the previous year as far as nu...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 20, 2000
PlanetRx PlanetRx.com Inc. announced the addition of three new members to its senior management team: Paul E. Risner is vice president and general counsel. Paul was most recently of counsel to the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell....
59. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 21, 2000
Thomas B Thomas B. Lannan was promoted and Robert Whitsett, Laura R. Weins and Andrew Jacuzzi were added to the staff of Health Communications, an integrated marketing communications firm. Lannan is vice president, provider division. Whitsett is vic...
60. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 31, 2000
Lisa Bailey and Stephen Johns have joined First Mercantile Trust Co Lisa Bailey and Stephen Johns have joined First Mercantile Trust Co. as account representative and regional marketing representative, respectively. Bailey received a bachelors degre...
61. Archived Article: Tva P. 2
- Tuesday, February 15, 2000
TVA names members of Regional Resource Stewardship Council TVA names members of Regional Resource Stewardship Council TVA announced the 19 members of the new Regional Resource Stewardship Council, created to help TVA develop strategies and policies ...
62. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 22, 1999
Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...
63. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 26, 1999
John J John J. Bradley has been named senior vice president of economic development for the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. He is the current president of the Tennessee Industrial Development Council. Bradley is a graduate of the University of Ten...
64. 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 ...
65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...
66. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 11, 1998
Thompson & Co Thompson & Co. has added three employees: Suzanne Gibson has joined the company as a senior account executive. She formerly was a marketing consultant. Gibson is a graduate of Robert Morris College. Janice Chu Kelly has joined ...
67. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 4, 1998
Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc. He is a graduate of th...
68. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, June 12, 1997
The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on employment law practice on Friday from 1:30 p The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on employment law practice on Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Ridgeway inn. The presente...
69. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 11, 1996
Clyde Springer, chief executive officer and co-owner of Armstrong Relocation, has received the Gene Anderson-United Van Lines Excellence Award, the highest honor United Van Lines extends to an individual. Armstrong has 13 full-service United agencie...
70. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, April 19, 1996
04-19 Govt briefs City Councilman E. C. Jones will sponsor a town hall meeting at the Ed Rice Community Center at 2907 N. Watkins St. on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is the first of three meetings Jones is sponsoring in District 1. In addition t...
71. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, April 12, 1996
04-12 Govt briefs The Certified Local Government program is now available to assist communities in preserving and enhancing their historical resources. The program is a cost-effective local, state and federal government partnership that has become a...
72. Archived Article: Legal Briefs
- Thursday, December 21, 1995
12/21 Legal briefs Karl Schledwitz, a Memphis lawyer, was suspended from the practice of law in Tennessee for a period of three years retroactive to Sept. 22, 1992, the date when the Supreme Court first suspended him pursuant to Section 14 of Suprem...