Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: El Chapo and Memphis, First Filers for August and Origins in Graffiti
- Monday, January 11, 2016
The Mississippi River at Memphis crested and then it rained.
The weekend rain added about two-tenths of an inch by Saturday to Friday’s crest.
But by Sunday, the river had dropped to 39.12 feet, which is still more than five feet above flood stage.
2. State: 1,263 Tennesseans Died from Opioid Overdoses in 2014
- Tuesday, September 29, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Statistics from the Tennessee Department of Health revealed that 1,263 Tennesseans died in 2014 from opioid overdoses despite measures designed to stop the addiction.
3. Shoot to Score: Lee and Grizzlies Find Touch and Go Up 2-0 on Portland
- Friday, April 24, 2015
Plenty of NBA players need to shoot less. But pretty much everyone on the Grizzlies roster is in agreement that guard Courtney Lee needs to shoot more.
And they told Lee so on a night when he would finish with 18 points, hitting on 8-of-11 shots from the floor, 2-of-3 from 3-point range.
4. Make Some Noise? Grizzlies’ Goals Still Attainable
- Friday, April 03, 2015
Stylistically, it was a bit of short of spectacular. No one on the Grizzlies cracked 20 points, the opponent was bound for the NBA Draft Lottery, and the game was less about buzz and more about finally taking care of business on the home court.
5. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 07, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
6. One Percent
- Saturday, January 24, 2015
Majority and minority are volatile terms in Memphis.
Using them in a context outside race requires an explanation because without that, the assumption is the terms are being used in a racial context.
7. Dobbs the Latest in Line of Dual-Threat UT Quarterbacks
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
If the University of Tennessee’s football team gains bowl eligibility with a victory Saturday at Vanderbilt, it can look back to a quarterback change Oct. 25 against Alabama as a pivotal point in the season.
8. Dobbs Makes Strong Case for Vols Starting QB Job
- Saturday, November 01, 2014
KNOXVILLE – University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones faces a big question this week about his starting quarterback for Saturday night’s game at South Carolina.
Will it be sophomore Josh Dobbs, whose impressive debut off the bench in last Saturday’s 34-20 loss to No. 4-ranked Alabama gave UT a dual-threat QB?
9. Is This the Year the Vols Stomp the Chomp?
- Saturday, October 04, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Much has happened since Tennessee placekicker James Wilhoit booted a 50-yarder with seven seconds remaining and the No. 13-ranked Vols beat No. 11 Florida 30-28 at Neyland Stadium.
10. High-Flying Vols Can’t Overlook Arkansas State
- Saturday, September 06, 2014
KNOXVILLE – You had to be hiding under a rock not to hear the buzz this week about the University of Tennessee’s football team.
One person not reveling in the Vols’ 38-7 season opening victory over Utah State on Sunday night was UT coach Butch Jones.
11. Fant Expands Farmhouse With New Space, Staff
- Wednesday, July 10, 2013
For media, Web and strategy firm Farmhouse, 2013 has proven to be a breakout year.
That’s according to Ben Fant, who started the marketing agency in 2007 out of his home, in – where else – an 1800s-era former farmhouse. The firm recently moved into a larger space Downtown at 97 S. Front St. to make room for more staff, and recent projects it has taken on include work for restaurateur Taylor Berger’s new enterprise Tamp and Tap and the Cooper-Young restaurant Ink.
12. Holiday Traffic
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
Memphis International Airport ramps up for the busy holiday travel season with the unveiling of its redesigned and expanded checkpoint at Terminal B, which has been under construction for nearly two years.
13. Visionary Project
- Thursday, August 23, 2012
The reversal of fate for the blighted Chisca Hotel at the intersection of South Main Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, plagued by passive out-of-town ownership and environmental hazards, was set in motion during a phone call about 18 months ago.
14. Batum Leads Blazers to 97-93 Win Over Grizzlies
- Friday, March 23, 2012
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – This season is not a lost cause to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Nicolas Batum had 24 points and the new-look Blazers held off the Memphis Grizzlies 97-93 on Thursday night. Jamal Crawford added 17 points, including four clutch free throws in the final seconds as Portland snapped a two-game skid to even to 2-2 under interim head coach Kaleb Canales.
15. Gay Helps Grizzlies Get by Wizards, 97-92
- Monday, March 19, 2012
MEMPHIS (AP) – After playing in a first-half funk, the Memphis Grizzlies finally relied on better team basketball in the second half.
And Rudy Gay's 3-pointer with 23.9 seconds left put the finishing touch on the Washington Wizards.
16. Key Revenue Measure Falls 4.6 Pct at Walgreen
- Monday, February 06, 2012
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Walgreen Co. said Friday that January revenue from stores open at least a year fell 4.6 percent, as a split with Express Scripts Inc. and a weak flu season hurt business for the largest U.S. drugstore chain.
17. Cable Companies to Resell Verizon Wireless Service
- Monday, December 05, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Cable companies Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Bright House Networks are giving up on their dreams of creating their own wireless network, opting instead to resell Verizon Wireless service.
18. Republicans Press Obama on Spending
- Thursday, June 02, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Top House Republicans pressed President Barack Obama Wednesday for a detailed plan on budget cuts, and one leading lawmaker accused him of distorting a GOP Medicare proposal at the center of the partisan divide over spending.
19. Daq Drama Raises More Ownership Questions
- Monday, May 24, 2010
The case of a Southeast Memphis restaurant with no beer permit, beer for sale and a complex ownership history got more curious last week as the saga appeared to come to an end.
Keevon Morgan, the Nashville man who said he was the owner of The Daq, took the Fifth before the Shelby County Beer Board when members asked him more questions about the club’s ownership.
20. Carlisle Seeks Tax Freeze At One Beale Location
- Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Gene Carlisle might redevelop the former sales center for One Beale at 263 Wagner Place into approximately 16,000 square feet of Class A office space.
21. CCRFC to Consider Tax Freeze for Downtown Projects
- Friday, April 09, 2010
Gene Carlisle may be redeveloping the former sales center for One Beale at 263 Wagner Place into approximately 16,000 square feet of Class A office space.
22. MCA Buys South Main Building for Grad School
- Tuesday, February 16, 2010
The Memphis College of Art has bought the 49,025-square-foot warehouse at 477 S. Main St. in the South Main Arts District, where it will house its graduate school.
23. Steorts, Visible School Expand Ministry to Downtown
- Friday, September 18, 2009
Ken Steorts, the founder of the Visible School, is in the final stretch toward an Oct. 30 closing date to buy an architectural landmark so he can bring the college Downtown.
He still needs more than $300,000 to close the gap on the $1.05 million purchase price for the building at 200 Madison Ave. He’s confident the money will follow the music. The Visible School, a music and worship arts college offering bachelor’s degree music programs, is raising funds through private concerts in intimate settings.
24. AP Analysis: Banks Added 10,000 Branches in Boom
- Tuesday, August 18, 2009
DALLAS (AP) - Banks expanded at a breathtaking pace over the past five years, adding more than 10,000 full-service branches, but barely 1 in 10 were in inner-city, minority neighborhoods, another sign the financial spending spree skipped over substantial parts of the country.
25. Government Cracking Down on Mortgage Scams
- Tuesday, April 07, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top federal and state officials on Monday announced a broad crackdown on mortgage modification scams, accusing "criminal actors" of preying on desperate borrowers caught up in the nation's housing crisis.
26. Commercial Real Estate Sales Bleak in October
- Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Commercial real estate’s downward spiral continued in October, with sales falling by a third compared to the same month a year ago.
Just 64 commercial deals occurred in Shelby County last month, a 33.3 percent decline from 96 in October 2007, according to the latest data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
27. Parkway Picks Commercial Alliance
- Monday, April 23, 2007
Memphis-based Commercial Alliance Management LLC has been tapped to handle all new leases for a Downtown office portfolio that includes the Morgan Keegan Tower, Falls Building and Toyota Center.
Those buildings are owned by Jackson, Miss.-based Parkway Properties Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) that had contracted last fall with Trammell Crow Co. to lease the properties.
28. CCC Looks to Children's Needs Downtown
- Friday, October 27, 2006
With the shadow of the castle-like Tennessee Brewery behind them, a small crowd of people relaxed on a recent early evening in Downtown Memphis.
Apparently oblivious to the massive redevelopment project that's been proposed for the brewery site nearby, the group - all teenagers - strolled on, some carrying skateboards, others cracking jokes, all seemingly more interested in a diversion than a new development. Some of them slowly made their way up Tennessee Street, lost in their own world, eager to take advantage of the last few hours of daylight.
29. Guest Perspective
- Friday, October 20, 2006
On Sept. 8, The Memphis Daily News printed a freelance feature titled "Despite Beating, Former CBU Student Continues Protests Against Middle East Violence," which recounted the summer activities of Kyle Kordesmeier among Palestinians on the West Bank and Jerusalem.
30. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, June 17, 2005
Berryhill Neighborhood Gets Underway
New Neighborhood Slated for Berryhill
Cordova construction still booming, land becoming scarce
The Daily News
With an entrance from U.S. Highway 64 near Interstate 40 that avoids the tr...
31. Archived Article: Trends
- Monday, May 16, 2005
By Andy Meek
Low-Tech Businesses Thrive in High-Tech World
The Daily News
The demolition of part of the old Baptist Memorial Hospital last week is one example of how growth in the biotechnology industry is literally reshaping t...
32. Archived Article: Ruralmetro P.2
- Friday, May 18, 2001
Rural/Metro cash flow up for quarter Rural/Metro cash flow up for quarter Rural/Metro Corp. announced results of its third quarter ended March 31, reporting continued improvements in cash flow performance. For the third fiscal quarter, the company r...
33. Archived Article: Realfocus
- Tuesday, May 04, 1999
The citys new Middle Income Downpayment Assistance Program encourages home buyers to purchase higher-priced homes within city limits Within reach The citys new Middle Income Downpayment Assistance Program encourages the purchase of higher-priced hom...
34. Archived Article: Law (federalization)
- Thursday, March 04, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Dont make a federal case of it American Bar Association task force concludes federalizing crimes that are essentially local threatens justice system By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News In a world where terms such as "carjac...
35. Archived Article: Law Focus (dv Court)
- Thursday, January 07, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Fighting battles on the home front The Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit focuses resources, attention on crime victims By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Domestic violence is a personal kind of crime, and one that necessitates...
36. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, June 04, 1998
Recent Sales of Downtown Commercial Buildings Recent Sales of Downtown Commercial Buildings Address Buyer Price Price/Sq. Ft. Date 119 Madison 9 South 2nd LP $625,000 $33.56 12/02/97 107 S. Main Lon...
37. Archived Article: Retail
- Monday, April 20, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Retail construction starts decline in first quarter By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Retail construction starts decreased 6.6 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period in 1997. Five permits, with values totalin...
38. Archived Article: Home Starts Chg
- Wednesday, November 12, 1997
By CAMILLE H Sewer moratorium keeps home starts down in '97 By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Housing starts are down in Shelby County going into the fourth quarter compared to the same period a year ago, and the sewer moratorium by the city of Me...
39. Archived Article: Business Expo 97 Lj
- Wednesday, October 22, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Expo 97 to showcase more than 300 booths By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News For a good look at the array of products and services companies serving the Memphis market have to offer, the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerces annual busine...
40. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, January 27, 1997
Utilizing new digital technology, Powertel offers wireless, mobile phone service which Arnie Birmingham, vice-president of sales, said has never been cloned since it was introduced in U.S. and Europe five or six years ago. Cellular contest Competiti...
41. Archived Article: Retail Chg
- Friday, January 24, 1997
Retail construction up Retail construction starts hit high for decade in í96 By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The value of new retail construction in Shelby County was up 40 percent in 1996, with 71 permits totaling more than $63.8 million...