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1. Memphis in May Unveils Music Festival Lineup
- Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Memphis in May International Festival has unveiled the lineup for the Beale Street Music Festival that will unfold over three days in May at Tom Lee Park. The event is expected to bring a crowd of more than 100,000.
2. Minyard Joins Barge Waggoner
- Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Tom Minyard, a 31-year veteran of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon Inc. as the civil works program manager. In his new role, Minyard’s responsibilities include the advancement of the firm’s strategic direction as it relates to its civil works program for local, state and federal governments. His areas of technical interest include flood risk reduction, navigation, ecosystem restoration and emergency response.
3. House Approves Government-Wide $1.1 Trillion Budget
- Thursday, January 16, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Party leaders pushed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill for this year through the House on Wednesday, shunning the turmoil of recent budget clashes with a compromise financing everything from airports to war costs and brimming with victories and concessions for both parties.
4. Tennessee Lawmakers Drafting Hemp Bill
- Monday, August 26, 2013
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Two state lawmakers in Tennessee are pointing to Kentucky's recent approval of hemp farming as they push for a similar measure.
The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Republican Sen. Frank Niceley of Strawberry Plains is drafting a bill with Republican Rep. Andy Holt of Dresden, and they plan to introduce the measure in next year's legislative session.
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 10, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. First Horizon Corp. president and CEO Bryan Jordan will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, April 09, 2013
National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis chapter will meet Tuesday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3935 Galloway Ave. A panel of businesswomen will discuss “How to Get the Job Done as a Woman CEO.” Cost is $35 at the door. Visit nawbomemphis.org.
- Monday, April 08, 2013
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Tammie Vogel of International Paper will present “Where Do I Fit? Admins in a Team Environment.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or 752-6213.
- Saturday, April 06, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Daniel Pink’s book “To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others” Friday, April 5, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at in-synksellhuman.eventbrite.com.
9. FTN Financial Grows With New Offices, Hires
- Monday, February 11, 2013
First Tennessee Bank’s capital markets subsidiary has been on a tear lately. FTN Financial has grown on several fronts, including with the addition of a public finance department as it expands into the general market municipal bond sector and with the opening of new offices as part of that expansion. The company also has opened additional new offices around the country and added employees in other areas to handle general growth.
10. Ex-Stanford Executive Gets 3 Years for Swindle
- Friday, September 14, 2012
A top executive in the now-defunct empire of disgraced Texas financier R. Allen Stanford was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday, Sept. 13, for her role in helping the once jet-setting businessman bilk investors out of more than $7 billion in one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.
11. Global Connections
- Monday, May 07, 2012
Although the Memphis in May International Festival is widely known for its Beale Street Music Festival and World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, the festival’s focus on developing international economic trade and fostering Memphis companies’ global business relationships remains central to its mission.
12. Belgian Professor Discusses Biotech Ties to Memphis
- Monday, May 16, 2011
The Bluff City and the city of Liége in Belgium, this year’s Memphis in May International Festival-honored country, are both growing hubs of biotech research and incubation.
And as part of the business exchange activities between Memphis and Belgium, representatives from Memphis’ business, government and scientific community Thursday gathered at the Memphis Bioworks Conference Center, 20 Dudley St., to hear professor Joseph A. Martial of the University of Liége speak during a luncheon event.
13. Guns on Campus Bill Sparks Republican Infighting
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – The demise of a bill seeking to allow faculty and staff to carry guns on the campuses of public colleges has led to a flare-up between Republican lawmakers in the Tennessee House.
14. Flooding Forces Firm To Redesign BBQ Locale
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
Following last Monday’s announcement that the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is moving from Tom Lee Park to the Mid-South Fairgrounds, planners had less than 48 hours to turn around the new design at Tiger Lane.
15. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding
- Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Coverage of the rising waters in the Memphis area
River Forecast to Crest at 48 Feet
County Emergency Preparedness officials said Monday afternoon they still expect the Mississippi River to crest on May 11.
16. MIM BBQ Moves To Tiger Lane
- Tuesday, May 03, 2011
The Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is moving from Tom Lee Park to Tiger Lane at The Fairgrounds.
17. MIM Officials Ask for Suggestions on BBQ Contest Date, Time
- Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Memphis in May president and CEO Jim Holt has emailed participants in this year’s World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest asking for their preferences on what to do in light of historic flooding conditions.
18. River Rising
- Tuesday, May 03, 2011
The workweek began at many Memphis companies with a review of flood contingency plans.
The week ahead promises to be a challenging one.
By Monday evening, the National Weather Service had changed its forecast to keep the May 10 crest date for the Mississippi River at Memphis. But they upped the river level from 45 feet to 48 feet.
19. ‘Door Opener’
- Friday, April 29, 2011
Friday night the first notes of Memphis In May’s weekend-long Beale Street Music Festival will sound in Tom Lee Park, but businesses near and far also hope to strike a chord.
20. Haslam, Ramsey Line Up Against Guns on Campus
- Tuesday, April 26, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam and Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey are working against a bill to allow faculty and staff to carry guns on the campuses of Tennessee's public universities.
21. Boozman Makes Flurry of Election Eve Stops
- Tuesday, May 18, 2010
WEST MEMPHIS (AP) — Congressman John Boozman said during a stop in West Memphis he believes he is "awful close" to being able to win the Republican U.S. Senate nomination outright.
Boozman spent Monday flying around Arkansas trying to build support for his Senate bid in Tuesday's election. Most polls show Boozman leading among the eight Republicans seeking the Senate seat, but it is possible he could face a runoff with state Sen. Gilbert Baker or former state Sen. Jim Holt.
22. Memphis in May
- Monday, May 10, 2010
In 1977, Lyman Aldrich had job creation in mind when he invited Japanese businessmen to serve on the board of Memphis in May.
Two years later, Sharp Electronics, a Japanese manufacturer, announced its intention to build its first U.S. plant in Memphis.
23. Memphis Takes Additional Step as Nexus Of Transportation and Commerce
- Friday, December 01, 2006
The River of Trade Corridor Coalition, a partnership of more than 225 members spread out over nine states and dedicated to the promotion of commerce, selected Memphis as the site of its major quarterly meeting, which convenes today.
24. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, July 22, 2004
Lawyers Find Success in Going Solo
The Daily News
When starting a business, timing almost always plays an important role. Its no different for attorneys who decide to leave a large firm to open a solo practice. Timing can...
25. Archived Article: Comm Focus (forum)
- Friday, August 11, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER Issues forum lets teen voices be heard By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Memphis teens enjoy the benefits of living in a metropolitan community they can go to restaurants, shop in the malls, watch movies in any number of theaters ...
26. Archived Article: Mim (lead)
- Wednesday, July 05, 2000
City to go "Dutch" City to go "Dutch" for MIM 2001 fest By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Memphis in May officials have chosen The Netherlands as the country of honor for the 2001 version of the city's largest annual music and arts festival. Next spr...
27. Archived Article: Park Commission Lj
- Thursday, April 01, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Park commission ends Midland Foods contract By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The city may be in the market for a new food and beverage provider for the Liberty Bowl Stadium and the Memphis Fairgrounds. The Memphis Park Commission v...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 07, 1998
Jim Holt has been named executive director of the Memphis in May International Festival Jim Holt has been named executive director of the Memphis in May International Festival. Holt, who has 18 years of event booking, marketing, production and major...