Editorial Results (free)
1. Alabama is Media’s Overwhelming Pick To Win SEC Title
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
2. Trump Has Opened the Door to Some Unions, But Not Others
- Tuesday, May 09, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says labor unions have an open door to his White House, but so far, he's holding the door a little more ajar for some organizations than others.
3. Florida Didn’t Kill UT’s Season; Vanderbilt Could
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
Tennessee’s primary goal for the 2016 football season was to win the SEC East Division, and the Vols failed.
Does that mean the season was a failure?
Not until the No. 24-ranked Vols play Vanderbilt on Saturday night (7:30, SEC Network) in Nashville and find out their bowl destination.
4. Bad Week for Jones Means Losing On, Off the Field
- Friday, November 04, 2016
If Tennessee football coach Butch Jones thought last Saturday night was bad in Columbia, South Carolina, he had no idea what was waiting when he got back to Knoxville.
Fans were still stewing over UT’s 24-21 loss to unranked South Carolina. It dropped the then-ranked No. 18 Vols (5-3, 2-3 SEC) out of the polls and probably out of contention for the East Division title and SEC Championship game.
5. Vols Offensive Line Rushing Into Much-Anticipated Season
- Friday, August 19, 2016
Jalen Hurd knows right where he stands among Tennessee’s running backs of the past and wants to be No. 1 in career rushing yards at the end of the 2016 season.
The junior from Hendersonville Beech High School needs 892 yards to surpass Travis Henry as UT’s career rushing leader.
6. Last Word: A Robust 2nd Quarter, Marshall and Union and the Code Crew
- Friday, July 22, 2016
Last Word is more like First Word because of a blink of the computer overnight at around 11 p.m. that left us able to create and report but not to post. But not to worry, we will resume our night owl habits Sunday into Monday after this brief reminder of the way things used to be when the deadline was when the presses stopped.
7. ‘Critical Mass’
- Saturday, June 04, 2016
Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson calls it “a brave new world” after four years of unprecedented changes: the merger and demerger of the county’s public schools systems, the rise of charter schools, the formation of both the state-run Achievement School District and locally run Innovation Zone model, and declining SCS enrollment.
8. SCS Budget Plan Goes To School Board For Vote Monday
- Monday, May 16, 2016
Shelby County Schools board members meet Monday, May 16, to vote on a budget proposal that goes to the Shelby County Commission for funding.
The budget proposal up for a vote Monday has $27 million in red ink – the gap between revenues and expenses.
9. Confident Serrano Playing for Future at UT
- Saturday, February 06, 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.
10. Northwestern Defense Tough, But Give Edge to UT
- Saturday, December 26, 2015
There’s nothing like spending the Christmas holidays in Florida, and Tennessee’s football team will savor every minute of it for the second consecutive year.
The Vols (8-4) board a flight Saturday morning to Tampa, Fla., where they will spend almost a week before the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against Northwestern (10-2).
11. Urban Barn Market Debuts October Event
- Thursday, October 01, 2015
Debi Heying Vincent and Carrie Walters Floyd have traveled across the South, noticing the abundance of antique and vintage markets everywhere except Memphis.
12. Big Nashville Homecoming for Middle Tennessee Vols
- Saturday, September 05, 2015
Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett won’t be in a strange place Saturday when he walks into Nissan Stadium in Nashville for the 2015 season opener against Bowling Green.
13. Rocky Top In Nashville: Good For City, Bad For Vols
- Saturday, September 05, 2015
I can’t help but get fired up for a college football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech in front of 150,000 people at Bristol Motor Speedway.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. Fed Likely to Note Gains But Signal No Rate Hike
- Tuesday, December 16, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – A resurgent U.S. economy has emerged from a long struggle with high unemployment and weak growth. And the Federal Reserve seems poised to recognize the sustained improvement.
17. Fed Weighs Key Issues But May Reveal Little
- Wednesday, July 30, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low.
This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation? How will it do so? And when will the Fed start paring its enormous $4 trillion-plus investment portfolio — a step that will put upward pressure on interest rates?
18. Child Sex Trafficker Draws 14-Year Prison Sentence
- Monday, October 15, 2012
A Bartlett woman who pleaded guilty to federal child sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion was sentenced Thursday, Oct. 11, to 14 years in prison.
The sentencing of Kala Bray, 19, by U.S. District Court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays drew reaction from U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington who have made such cases a priority and have highlighted investigations of the trafficking by Memphis federal prosecutors and FBI agents.
19. Police Officer Latest Defendant in Sex Trafficking
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The latest sex trafficking case in Memphis federal court involves a Memphis police officer who allegedly brought three women into a Memphis nightclub last November and “announced the women were available as prostitutes to patrons of the nightclub.”
20. Expectations High for Fed to Announce Major Action
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – If the world's investors are right, the Federal Reserve is about to take a bold new step to try to invigorate the U.S. economy.
And many expect the central bank, which began a two-day meeting Wednesday, to unleash its most potent weapon: a third round of bond purchases meant to ease long-term interest rates and spur borrowing and spending. It's called "quantitative easing," or QE.
21. A Time to Celebrate MSO’s Joyful Noise
- Monday, May 21, 2012
We are in the midst of a season of change in the sprawling musical landscape known as Memphis music.
Noting the death this month of band mate Donald “Duck” Dunn along with the recent deaths of Skip Pitts and Andrew Love, Booker T. Jones said on his Facebook page that “God is calling names in the music world. He gave us these treasures and now he is taking them back.”
22. Register’s Office Unearths Historic Paper Gems
- Friday, November 12, 2010
Tom Leatherwood’s official job title is Shelby County’s register of deeds.
By collecting and storing property records and a host of other filings that include tax liens, marriage settlements and powers of attorney, the job makes Leatherwood the county’s official record-keeper.
23. Leadership Memphis Names Sessoms Board Chair
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Leadership Memphis has named Glenn Sessoms its board chair for 2007-2008. Sessoms is currently the vice president of the FedEx Memphis Hub Day Sort, where he manages 3,500 employees, four directors, 25 senior managers and 150 managers. He is a twice-decorated Five Star Award winner, the highest level of recognition at FedEx. Sessoms also is a 1997 graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Program.
24. Morman Named Branch Director at MATCU
- Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Cheryl Morman has been named branch director of Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union's (MATCU) Central branch. She previously was deposit services manager at Marriott Employees' Federal Credit Union in Bethesda, Md.
25. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, March 31, 2000
More than 100 clergy and elected officials are expected to gather for a prayer breakfast beginning at 8 a More than 100 clergy and elected officials are expected to gather for a prayer breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday in the Peabody Hotel Skyw...
26. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 17, 1997
Nov Nov. 17 The Fayette County Chamber of Commerces West Fayette chapter will hold its Night on the Grow celebration at the Oakland Deposit Bank at 6 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 465-8690. Nov. 18 The National Association of Wo...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 10, 1997
Nov Nov. 10 Public Issues Forum will meet at 7 p.m. at Memphis Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. A panel presentation will discuss light rail for Memphis and Shelby County. The panelists will include Howard R. Maier, executive director, Northeas...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 03, 1997
Nov Nov. 3 The Society for Technical Communication will meet at the Unicorn restaurant beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. The program begins at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Donald Ray, a technical writing manager at Celcore, who will offer tips...