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1. Brimhall Named Bartlett Entrepreneur of Year
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Terry Brimhall, founder and president of Brimhall Foods Co. Inc., has been named entrepreneur of the year by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.
- Monday, February 11, 2013
VA Medical Center Women’s Veterans Program and Cardiology Clinic will hold its Red Dress Fashion Show and heart health program Monday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. at the medical center theater, 1030 Jefferson Ave. Constance Adcock, coordinator of WomenHeart Memphis, will speak. Visit memphis.va.gov.
3. Events Showcase Soulsville’s ‘Blank Canvas’
- Tuesday, October 16, 2012
A group of organizations working to bring to life the Soulsville community ended a busy weekend that is an indication of the area’s promise at about where the produce section was supposed to be in the Soulsville Towne Center supermarket.
4. Repealing Obama's Health Care Law Won't be Easy
- Tuesday, July 17, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, if Mitt Romney wins the White House and his Republican allies retake the Senate, he could shred most of President Barack Obama's health care law without having to overpower a Democratic filibuster.
5. Crowder Joins MCCA To Manage New Product Line
- Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Mack Crowder has joined Memphis Consumer Credit Association as director of business continuity and risk. In his new role, Crowder will manage the start-up and growth of a new product line of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions for MCCA.
6. Opus One Turns Up Latin Heat
- Monday, February 27, 2012
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s Opus One concert series mixes local singers with classically trained musicians in unusual venues for a mixture of sounds.
Next to perform is the South American flavor of Colombian jazz singer Marcela Pinilla.
7. Nichols Joins Spirco As Engineering Mgr.
- Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Matthew Nichols has joined Spirco Manufacturing as engineering manager.
Hometown: I currently live in Olive Branch. My hometown is Thaxton, Miss.
8. Styles Blend at Opus One Concert
- Monday, November 07, 2011
Call it “Million Dollar Beethoven” or “Whoop That Shostakovich.”
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s conductor-less, style-mixing Opus One concert series takes on the crunk music of Al Kapone in its season opener. The Nov. 10 concert to be held at the New Daisy Theater is the first time in symphony history that the orchestra has performed on Beale Street.
9. Humane Society to Hold Fundraiser
- Monday, September 26, 2011
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host Paw Prints 2011, its largest fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 1, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road.
10. Federal Cuts Could Cost State More Than 5,000 Jobs
- Thursday, September 01, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee agencies would have to cut more than 5,000 jobs if Congress reduces the state's federal funds by as much as 30 percent.
Deep federal spending cuts are required under the recent debt-ceiling agreement in Congress. A special bipartisan committee in Congress has been tasked with crafting a compromise $1.5 trillion, 10-year debt reduction package.
11. Rock for Love: A Benefit With Edge
- Monday, August 15, 2011
Five years ago, Marvin Stockwell and Jeff Hulett, the Church Health Center’s guitar-swinging public relations duo, decided to throw a benefit concert featuring local and regional bands.
12. Shopping Soundtrack
- Tuesday, April 26, 2011
With the general consumer mood stuck somewhere between grim and cost-conscious, mall owners can’t always rely on window displays and signs that herald bargains to drive traffic to their tenants.
So the owners of Laurelwood Shopping Center in East Memphis are experimenting with something a little unconventional: a live music concert series.
13. Avoiding Brain Whiplash
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Interesting stuff: One of the original inspirations for the Toyota Production System was a supermarket. According to Toyota, engineer Taiichi Ohno visited a U.S. supermarket and was impressed with how they delivered their goods in a “simple, efficient and timely manner.” Ohno took a look sideways and saw a whole new business model.
14. Capwell Shares Love of Reading Through Books From Birth
- Friday, March 04, 2011
After Nora Capwell’s children were born, she left her career in the financial industry to pursue volunteer work and eventually became involved with the Junior League of Memphis, a nonprofit organization of women committed to improving the Memphis community.
15. Norfolk Yard Finally Set to Commence
- Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Norfolk Southern Corp. has a busy year ahead as it finally begins preparations for a $112 million project that will create jobs, increase rail capacity and reduce highway traffic congestion in the Memphis area.
16. Nasty Customers Should Make You Smile
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Poor service seems to always be on our radar, but what about poor customer behavior? I had a chance to watch that during a recent trip to Macy’s.
I was being helped at the checkout desk when a customer approached sales associate Emadeline Harris with an exchange. There are many ways I could describe the customer’s attitude, but let’s just say she had a chip on her shoulder and was on the offense. I tried to concentrate on my own transaction, but I was mesmerized by her loud and attacking manner. She all but accused Ms. Harris of trying to cheat her. I wish I had thought to use my video phone to record the event; it would make an awesome training video.
17. Memphis Means Music Week Promotes Indie Vibe
- Friday, October 22, 2010
Memphis is one of the most widely named cities in American song lyrics, but Memphis musicians still need a little help.
This year’s Memphis Means Music Week, beginning this weekend, promotes the community that keeps independent musicians working.
18. Proceeds Of Book, CD To Help Uninsured Musicians
- Monday, September 20, 2010
Jim Dickinson once said that the hardest nights for a touring musician were Christmas, Easter and Memphis.
For Memphis musicians, those hard times can last all year long.
19. Caravan Event A 'Blowout' Success
- Monday, June 07, 2010
Two of Memphis’ biggest musical assets came together last week when Ardent Studios hosted the Beale Street Caravan’s annual Blowout fundraiser.
Ardent has been bringing in major talent to Memphis for years: The Vaughn Brothers, the White Stripes, ZZ Top and B.B. King have all recorded there. The Beale Street Caravan has been exposing the world to Memphis music for years.
20. MSO Finds New Soul With Opus One Performances
- Monday, May 17, 2010
Members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra are taking classical music out of the box, off the stage, and into an unlikely venue in the second of a new series of conductor-less concerts titled Opus One.
21. Levitt Shell Preps for Spring Season, Big Star Tribute
- Monday, May 10, 2010
The Levitt Shell in Overton Park took Memphis by storm in its inaugural season by offering free music on themed-genre nights. This season, the schedule is being thrown out the window.
From May 20 to June 20, the Levitt Shell will offer five free weekly concerts featuring local and out-of-town artists in Latin, soul and R&B, Americana, children’s music, and Memphis.
22. The Cost of Progress
- Monday, March 08, 2010
The development of Norfolk Southern Corp.’s $112 million intermodal yard on a former cattle ranch in Fayette County has polarized the community for more than a year.
23. More Details, Concerns Emerge From Norfolk Southern Deal
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Norfolk Southern Corp. has unveiled preliminary environmental data that will serve as the foundation of its proposed intermodal terminal in Fayette County, where cargo containers will be transferred between trucks and trains.
24. Cooper-Young Festival Revs Up for 22nd Edition Despite Economic Woes
- Monday, September 21, 2009
A groundbreaking event at the Mid-South Fairgrounds, some highly anticipated chicken sandwiches, and even a band of Iguanas highlight the 22nd annual Cooper-Young Festival taking place Saturday.
Organizers said despite the bad economy, the festival must go on.
25. Marshall’s Latest Effort Combines Memphis, London Sounds
- Monday, June 29, 2009
Memphis soul singer Susan Marshall said she “really gets off on harmonizing and singing backup” for other artists, and to that end, she has a list of credits with various touring artists the likes of Lenny Kravitz and Lucinda Williams.
26. Next Stop: Norfolk Southern’s intermodal plans take shape
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
The freight trains that rumble through Memphis are hard to ignore, especially the ones that parallel or bisect main thoroughfares and disrupt traffic. But even people who don’t cross railroad tracks during their commutes are likely to hear the distant blare of horns at some point during the day as locomotives make their way into and out of the city.
27. Music Commission To Honor Group of Women
- Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Thursday, the Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission will honor 11 women who have contributed to Memphis music.
The Emissaries of Memphis Music luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. in The Tower Room Restaurant on the top floor of Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave.
28. Norfolk Southern Wrangles With Detractors Over Expansion
- Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Economic investment during a recession typically receives a wave of support, but Norfolk Southern Corp.’s tentative plan to develop a massive intermodal yard in Fayette County has been met with a groundswell of resistance.
29. Cooper Young Night OutTo Be Held Thursday
- Monday, April 28, 2008
The second monthly Cooper Young Night Out event will be held this week, following the kick-off last month of the new neighborhood-wide festivities in which restaurants and retailers stay open late, encouraging an evening
30. Methodist's Marshall to Serve On American Heart Association Board
- Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Barry S. Marshall, administrator of Clinical Business Development and Cardiovascular Service Line at Methodist University Hospital, has been named to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Shelby County Division of the American Heart Association. Marshall joined Methodist in 2004 as the director of the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.
31. Super-Terminal Dream Still Alive
- Wednesday, May 16, 2007
It wasn't just one wakeup call that inspired Memphis City Council member Dedrick Brittenum Jr. to revisit the concept of a rail "super terminal" at Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park.
No, wakeup calls occur every night when trains rumble past his Midtown home.
32. Local Resident Named Land Realtor of America
- Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Keith Morris of 4M Land Co. in Somerville was honored with the 2005 Land Realtor of America award by the Realtors Land Institute. Morris, current president of the Tennesseen RLI chapter, is the first Tennessean to receive the award. He graduated from the University of Memphis.
33. Local Radiologist Named NMA President-Elect
- Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Dr. Albert Morris Jr. was named president-elect of the National Medical Association during the group's annual convention. A private practice radiologist, Morris has served on the board of the Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society. He is a graduate of the Howard University College of Medicine and completed a residency and fellowship training at the University of Tennessee-Memphis.
34. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, November 10, 2004
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Grand Salon B at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave
The Daily News offices will be closed Thursday in observance of Veterans Day. Offices reopen at 8:30 a.m. Friday and will remain open during normal...
35. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, November 09, 2004
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. today at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786. The American Society for Quality and the Greater Memphis Association for Quality present the Mid...
36. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, November 08, 2004
GMAQ Hosts Regional Quality Conference
The Association for Women in Communications meets at 11:45 a.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. a...
37. Archived Article: Calvary (lead)
- Tuesday, October 05, 2004
Sherwood Pate, concert manager
Calvary Kicks Off Annual Arts Series
Weekly concerts offer break for Downtown workers
The Daily News
With Wednesday afternoons performance by the Tennessee Bolt Smokers bluegrass band, Calvary ...
38. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, April 11, 2003
An Evening of Romance with the Pops featuring the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and vocalists Susan Marshall, James Austin and
An Evening of Romance with the Pops featuring the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and vocalists Susan Marshall, James Austin an...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 08, 2002
Susan Hugel of Shelby County was elected to the Tennessee Education Association Susan Hugel of Shelby County was elected to the Tennessee Education Association board. Florestine Evans of Memphis was elected as a representative on the Tennessee Conso...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 23, 1999
William B The YWCA of Greater Memphis presented its 11th annual Awards for Women recently. The winners were Debra P. Brown, director of housing and community development for the city of Memphis, the Addie G. Owen Award for Racial Justice; Sandy S. N...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 02, 1999
Dr Philip G. Satre, chairman and chief executive officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc., has been named to the board of directors of JDN Realty Corp. Paul Stone has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mark VII Inc. Ston...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 23, 1998
FDX Global Logistics Inc FDX Global Logistics Inc. announced several appointments. Debra A. Gray has been named vice president and chief financial officer. She previously was staff vice president of finance for the FDX information and logistics serv...