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1. Interim Coach Can Get Vols Into Bowl Game
- Friday, November 17, 2017
Brady Hoke makes his debut as Tennessee’s interim football coach Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN) against LSU in Neyland Stadium.
Perhaps it’s an audition for the head coaching vacancy left when Butch Jones was fired on Sunday morning, hours after the Vols (4-6, 0-6 SEC) returned to Knoxville from a 50-17 loss at Missouri.
2. Not Worried About Bama? Just Wait Until Kickoff
- Friday, October 20, 2017
Tennessee’s football team will make history Saturday against No. 1-ranked Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC), no matter what happens with the game.
The Vols (3-3, 0-3 SEC) were 34-point underdogs early in the week for the 3:30 EDT game (TV: CBS) in Tuscaloosa. The 34-point spread is the largest ever in the UT-Alabama series.
3. Week Ahead: Oct. 9-15
- Monday, October 9, 2017
Hey, Memphis! The real NBA and college basketball seasons creep closer with teasing events this week and the schedule of fun things to do is highlighted by the second annual Memphis Food & Wine Festival Saturday evening. Here’s toasting to a great week.
4. Last Word: Fifth Wave, Hidden Gem in OB and the Freeze Filibuster
- Friday, July 14, 2017
There is one less contender in the crowded field of potential and declared candidates for the Republican nomination for Governor in 2018. State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris of Collierville was nominated for federal court judge Thursday by President Donald Trump who also nominated Memphis attorney and former federal prosecutor Tommy Parker to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee as well. Both are part of what The White House described as a “fifth wave” of judicial nominees.
5. 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.
6. Vols Need a Good Spring With So Many No. 1 Players Gone
- Friday, March 17, 2017
Butch Jones is about to embark on his most crucial of five seasons as Tennessee’s football coach, and it begins with spring practices starting Tuesday, March 21.
Jones is coming off back-to-back 9-4 seasons capped by bowl wins, but has fallen short of the SEC East Division title both years. He was the preseason favorite to win the East in 2016, and the previous year had a team with potential to win the division.
7. Busiest Season for Sports Hits Big Orange Country
- Friday, March 3, 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.
8. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 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.
9. Strunk has Provided Long-Missing Ownership Stability
- Friday, December 30, 2016
Since becoming controlling owner of the Titans in March 2015, it has become customary for Amy Adams Strunk to spend a half-hour or so on the sideline visiting with coaches and players prior to games.
10. 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...
11. The Alamo? No, Vols Rally Around Loss to Vandy
- Friday, December 23, 2016
Tennessee’s football team can’t afford to get too merry when it goes into Christmas break this weekend. Not with the way it finished the 2016 regular season, and not with a chance for some redemption.
12. $12.6M Building Permit For New Ballet Memphis HQ
- Thursday, April 21, 2016
2144 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Permit Amount: $12.6 million
Owner: Ballet Memphis
Tenant: Ballet Memphis
Contractor: Grinder, Taber & Grinder
Details: Ballet Memphis is setting the stage for its Overton Square headquarters as Grinder, Taber & Grinder recently applied for a $12.6 million building permit for new construction.
13. Confident Serrano Playing for Future at UT
- Saturday, February 6, 2016
Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano wasn’t setting the bar too high when he met with the media for his 2016 preseason press conference.
Serrano made that mistake before the 2015 season with talk of reaching an NCAA regional and perhaps Omaha, Nebraska, site of the College World Series.
14. Despite Personnel Losses, UT’s Defense Should Be Much-Improved
- Saturday, August 29, 2015
John Jancek begins his third season as Tennessee’s defensive coordinator under head coach Butch Jones, and thanks to two solid recruiting classes should have his best defense with the Vols.
UT is bigger and faster on the defensive side than the previous two seasons, when the Vols showed improvement from the 2012 season by shaving more than 100 yards and 11 points per game allowed.
15. Time to Produce
- Friday, May 22, 2015
MEMPHIS: THE SEQUEL. “People who make movies – people like Francis Ford Coppola and Milos Forman and Sydney Pollack, and our own Craig Brewer and Willy Bearden – and people like me who write and produce TV spots and videos all have something in common. We know just how damn good Memphis looks through a lens, we know how deep the local talent pool is for actors and crew, we know how wide the choice is for great locations.
16. Jones, Vols Make Honor Roll With Recruiting Class
- Saturday, February 14, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Butch Jones has done it again.
Tennessee’s football coach has created a national buzz with his 2015 recruiting class.
UT finished with the No. 4 class in the nation as rated by 247Sports and ended up ranked No. 5 by Rivals when the Feb. 4 national signing day was over.
17. Murfreesboro, Nashville Players Get Jump on UT Careers
- Saturday, January 24, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Jack Jones didn’t want to waste any time getting started with his football career at the University of Tennessee, so he graduated in December from Murfreesboro Oakland High School.
18. Vols Take Plenty of Momentum Into Offseason
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.
19. Hodges Gets Three Years Probation
- Saturday, November 8, 2014
Former Millington Mayor Richard Hodges was sentenced to three years’ probation Friday, Nov. 7, for facilitation of bribery.
20. Pahlow Wins Broker of the Year
- Monday, April 7, 2014
After enduring early struggles in his commercial real estate career, Scott Pahlow has reached the top of his industry.
Pahlow, an executive vice president with Newmark Grubb Memphis, was named Commercial Broker of the Year Thursday night at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council’s 13th annual Pinnacle Awards gala.
21. Ignite Memphis Doubling Event Capacity
- Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Ignite Memphis, an event at which Memphis creatives give a series of slide-based presentations on a range of diverse topics, sold out its gathering in November.
That’s why the next incarnation of Ignite is more than doubling its venue capacity by moving from Crosstown Arts to Playhouse on the Square, where 12 speakers next week will challenge, inform and perhaps inspire the crowd that’s come to hear them.
22. CB Richard Ellis Brokers Four Multifamily Sales
- Friday, March 21, 2014
The multifamily group at CB Richard Ellis Memphis has closed on the sale of four properties in the Memphis market over the last several weeks.
Briar Club Apartments, a 272-unit apartment community constructed in 1985, sold for $8.7 million, or $32,093 per unit. Cinnamon Trails Apartments, a 208-unit apartment community constructed in 1989, sold for $8.6 million, or $41,461 per unit. respectively. CBRE Memphis represented the sellers, Briar Apartments LLC and Cinnamon Apartments LLC in the sale to New York based Briar Club LLC and Cinnamon Trail LLC.
23. American Athletic Conference Ready for High-Exposure Start to Season
- Monday, August 26, 2013
The new American Athletic Conference kicks off Thursday night and nine of the league’s 10 teams play this weekend. ESPN will televise two of the games, other ESPN networks will carry another six games, and NBC will televise Temple at Notre Dame. It’s a high-exposure start for the league formerly known as the Big East.
24. August 9-15, 2013: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, August 10, 2013
2010: Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. announced Tobey Park would be the site for the city’s first neighborhood skatepark. The $440,000 project was completed and opened in November 2011.
2008: Grays Creek residents and others in Cordova began organizing opposition to plans for a new Walmart Supercenter on the northwest corner of Houston Levee and Macon Roads. The project would later be voted down by the Shelby County Commission.
25. Planning Commission Moves Forward On Schools Merger
- Monday, May 7, 2012
The schools consolidation planning commission is getting close enough to its goal of a plan for the merged school system that some members are now weighing how much political headroom to give the countywide school board.
26. Planning Commission Recommends Outsourcing Schools Custodians and Buses
- Friday, May 4, 2012
The schools consolidation planning commission is recommending that the merged school system outsource custodial work at schools as well as bus transportation for students to private companies.
The vote by the panel Thursday, May 3, is a preliminary vote but with most of the 21 members there and all but two to three voting for the recommendation, it is an important indicator.
27. Jones Has Memphis Homecoming At GPAC
- Thursday, April 26, 2012
Rising star Caroline Jones’ performance Saturday, April 28, at Germantown Performing Arts Centre’s 2012 Gala will be a homecoming of sorts for the New York-based singer-songwriter.
28. Consolidation Planning Remains in Flux
- Monday, April 2, 2012
The way some on the schools consolidation planning commission see it, the group has some momentum going in its goal of selling a still-forming consolidated school system plan to parents – urban and suburban.
29. Planning Commission Approves Schools Structure
- Friday, March 9, 2012
The group drafting the blueprint for the structure of a new consolidated countywide school system approved a structure for that school system Thursday, March 8, that offers multiple options for school autonomy.
30. Planning Group Hears of Structure Proposal
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Next school year, a group of 112 schools in the separate Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools systems will operate outside the framework used by each of the school systems for governing their other schools.
31. Grand Masters Arrive at Dixon
- Monday, January 9, 2012
For the New Year, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens chose an exhibition so grand it wouldn’t all fit through the doors.
No problem, said Dixon director Kevin Sharp. Museum officials just expanded the doors.
32. Jazz Orchestra Swings Into Calvary and the Arts Concert
- Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The Memphis Jazz Orchestra’s date at the annual Calvary and the Arts series usually falls the same week as Veterans Day.
That is the case again this Wednesday, Nov. 9, for the concert, which begins at 12:05 p.m. and ends 45 to 50 minutes later with a light lunch for $5 at the historic Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St.
33. Schools Planning Commission Begins Work
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
The 21-member schools consolidation planning commission goes to work Thursday, Sept. 29, in a conference room at the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement in Shelby Farms.
34. Pinnacle Awards Honor City’s Best Brokers
- Monday, April 11, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
35. Pinnacle Awards Honor City's Best Brokers
- Friday, April 8, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
36. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 6, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
37. Commission Appointments Not Without Rancor
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
John Pellicciotti is pursuing his master’s degree in political science from the University of Memphis. He’s writing his thesis. And this week, after trying several times for several years, the small-business owner and consultant got some real-world experience in his degree area.
38. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
39. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, July 7, 2003
Edward Jones investment representative Steven Hefner hosts a free program
Edward Jones investment representative Steven Hefner hosts a free program for retirees at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at his office, 1862 Poplar Crest Cove.
The interactive event ...
40. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, July 8, 2002
Kroger celebrated the grand opening of its 34th Memphis area store June 26 at 1230 N
Kroger celebrated the grand opening of its 34th Memphis area store at 1230 N. Houston Levee Road in Cordova. The 54,173-square-foot store is open 24 hours a day,...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 14, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: May 14-May 20 May 14 The International Association for Administrative Professionals will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Memphis East. Anne Jones of Dress for Success, Memphis C...
42. Archived Article: Millington (lead)
- Monday, October 2, 2000
MILLINGTON FLOODPLAIN PROPOSED FOR STRIP MALL Board weighs plans for Millington retail center By MARY DANDO The Daily News An application to build a mixed-use development on a floodplain in Millington will be discussed by the Shelby County Commissio...
43. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, September 18, 2000
The Cotton Belles chapter of The America Business Womens Association meets at 5:45 p The Cotton Belles chapter of The America Business Womens Association meets at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Carolyn Cates, d...
44. Archived Article: Golf (bott)
- Wednesday, November 18, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Golf America to open in Wolfchase Galleria By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A national retail chain specializing in upscale golf clothing and accessories is preparing to enter the Memphis market just in time for the buying shopping...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 23, 1998
ResortQuest International Appoints Paul Manteris has been appointed vice president of operations for ResortQuest International Inc. He most recently held senior management and training positions with Colorado-based Premier Resorts Inc./Village Resor...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 16, 1998
Easley To Replace Georgiu As Brett Easley was appointed acting president of Alldata. Easley was formerly vice president of information and training for AutoZone. Keith Johnson was named senior vice president of the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South....
47. Archived Article: Real Fcs (stockmtg) Lj
- Tuesday, September 8, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Low rates vs. bear market Will lower interest rates keep consumers in the housing market despite Wall Streets wild ride? By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News No consumer these days can escape being bombarded with the latest news and co...
48. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, January 22, 1998
Patricia A Patricia A. Rambo vs. Shelby Residential and Vocational Services. A Shelby County woman is suing in Circuit Court a organization that provides residential housing for handicapped people. According to the suit, the plaintiff was hired by t...
49. Archived Article: Fair Elected
- Wednesday, November 20, 1996
11-19 County commission notes Tie-breaking seat produces protracted selection process By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News Electing a county commissioner to replace Bill Gibbons was tortuous, protracted and, as often stated, a tough decision. With...
50. Archived Article: Bondsigning
- Monday, September 30, 1996
09/30 notes BoltonKirk.gs Delegation signs $70 million bond issue, seeks funding By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News A delegation of top-level Shelby County officials hit the Big Apple at the end of last week to finalize a $70 million bond issue ...