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1. Memphis Guitar Spa Carves Unique Place in City -

In a city known for music and a hard-working, gritty vibe, Memphis Guitar Spa in the heart of the Broad Avenue Arts District personifies that attitude.

Owner Kevin Ferner opened the business in 2013 at 2561 Broad, where he and partner Hans Hilboldt are luthiers, specializing in guitar repairs, custom builds and custom finishes. The shop’s repair and restoration department handles everything from broken tops to finish work and broken necks. While there are other technicians in town, Ferner said Memphis Guitar Spa is a rarity in that it also provides complete reconstruction of acoustic and electric guitars, including working on finished instruments.

2. Farewell to the King -

There is a real temptation to sum up the passing of B.B. King by writing that his death marks the end of an era in entertainment.

But that would marginalize, if not belittle, both his talent, his gift and his enormous influence. The world that brought B.B. King to Memphis in the 1940s can’t be found on the road King called home.

3. ‘King of the Blues’ B.B. King Dies at 89 at Home in Vegas -

B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

4. 'King of the Blues' B.B. King Dead at 89 at Home in Vegas -

LAS VEGAS (AP) – B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

5. Still Rock ‘n’ Roll -

When Jeff Nolan, the Hard Rock Café’s music and memorabilia historian, got to Memphis Sunday, June 29, to prepare for the next day’s preview tours of the new Hard Rock location at Beale and Second streets, he grabbed a bite to eat at nearby Rum Boogie Café.

6. Book Serves as ‘Love Letter’ to Memphis -

Samantha Crespo has written her first book with a simple goal: to make readers fall in love with Memphis.

A writer for a few years now of products for the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tnvacation.com, Crespo’s book “100 Things to Do in Memphis Before You Die” is exactly what the title suggests.

7. Nichols, Dixon Pick Up AAC Honors -

Memphis freshman forward Austin Nichols wasn’t sure how much he would even play in his first year with the Tigers. And senior guard Michael Dixon Jr. was a newcomer with an uncertain role after transferring from Missouri.

8. American Athletic Conference Honors Three Tigers -

Senior guard Joe Jackson and sophomore forward Shaq Goodwin made the American Athletic Conference All-Conference Second Team and freshman forward Austin Nichols made the All-Rookie Team.

9. Gov't Fails to Issue Rules on Musical Instruments -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Busted guitars, mangled cellos, broken banjos, lost lutes — musicians who rely on airlines to get them to performances have seen it all.

Two years ago, Congress stepped in to help, directing the Department of Transportation to write rules to make sure instruments don't get damaged or lost. The rules were due Friday, but the department hasn't even started writing them, citing a lack of money.

10. Gibson Guitar Launches ‘Government’ Brand -

Gibson Guitar Corp. has launched a “Government Series” Les Paul guitar commemorating federal agents raiding the Gibson factories in Nashville and Memphis.

11. Gibson Guitar Launches ‘Government’ Brand -

Gibson Guitar Corp. has launched a “Government Series” Les Paul guitar commemorating federal agents raiding the Gibson factories in Nashville and Memphis.

12. I Choose Memphis: Mickell Lowery -

“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.

Name: Mickell Lowery

Job Title and Company: District Sales Manager, FedEx Services

13. French Quarter Deal Collapses -

A Texas-based group had inked a deal to purchase the long-vacant French Quarter Suites Hotel near Overton Square, but the proposed sale fell through the cracks.

Austin, Texas-based ASC Management had until Oct. 31 to close on the purchase of the 105-room inn at the northeast corner of Madison Avenue and Cooper Street but did not complete the sale.

14. Events -

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Line Dancing for BLUES, in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student alumni center, 800 Madison Ave. The event will include a line dance-a-thon, and information on infant mortality and the BLUES Project. Suggested donation is $5. Visit uthsc.edu/blues for details.

15. Events -

Memphis Crisis Center will kick off Memphis Crisis Center Awareness Week with community leaders on Friday, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m. in the Health Sciences Park pavilion, 799 Madison Ave. The week aims to raise awareness, funds and volunteers for the center’s 24-hour hotline. Visit memphiscrisiscenter.org.

16. Suits Dismissed Against Corps Over Nashville Flood -

NASHVILLE (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a pair of lawsuits claiming the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was responsible for flood damage in 2010 to the Grand Ole Opry, Gibson Guitar and other Nashville-area businesses.

17. Events -

Downtown Memphis Commission will unveil Memphis’ first marker on the Highway 61 Blues Trail Friday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. at Third Street and Gayoso Avenue. Visit downtownmemphis.com.

18. International Exposure -

The Memphis hotel industry can thank at least 200,000 of its room nights last year to European visitors booked by tour operators.

European stays in Memphis averaged three nights, with each person spending more than $200 per day.

19. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees -

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.

20. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees -

Memphis Mayor AC Wharton joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.

21. Gibson Guitar Deal a Contrast With Earlier Stance -

The deal Gibson Guitar Corp. and federal prosecutors said they reached this week to drop a criminal case against the Tennessee-based guitar maker represents a sharp reversal from the combative stance Gibson took publicly last year.

22. Gibson Guitar Acknowledges Exotic Wood Violation -

Federal prosecutors say a deal has been reached to drop the criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corp. after the instrument maker acknowledged its exotic wood imports violated environmental laws.

23. Irish Stories -

Throughout the nation’s history, millions of Irish men and women – in an effort to escape poverty, famine, joblessness and English oppression at home – made the journey across the Atlantic seeking fresh starts in the “land of opportunity.”

24. City Closes Books on Dynamic Year -

If there’s one thing 2011 proved about the legal profession in Memphis, it’s how intrinsic it is to the daily ebb and flow of life in the city and how deeply enmeshed it is in the big news stories of the day, from politics to business.

25. Court Hearing Over Seized Gibson Wood Delayed -

NASHVILLE (AP) – A federal court hearing over wood seized from Gibson Guitar Corp. has been pushed back from Monday to Jan. 30.

26. Gibson Selling First Guitars With Substitute Wood -

NASHVILLE (AP) – With federal seizures of large quantities of rosewood and ebony, Nashville-based Gibson Guitar has been forced to get creative.

Gibson operates a plant at 145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. in Memphis.

27. Events -

Jobnewsmemphis.com will hold a career fair Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early, pre-register, bring resumes and prepare to be interviewed. For more information, call 761-3025 or visit www.jobnewsmemphis.com.

28. Events -

The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold its monthly meeting and educational program Monday, Oct. 24, at 5:45 p.m. at the Memphis Public Library & Information Center’s Poplar-White Station branch library, 5094 Poplar Ave.

29. Cooper, Blackburn Seek Changes to Illegal Wood Law -

U.S. Reps. Jim Cooper and Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee are introducing federal legislation seeking to quell fears among owners of musical instruments that they could be subject to prosecution under a law that has led to raids of Nashville-based Gibson Guitar Corp.’s Nashville and Memphis factories.

30. Striking a Chord -

When Texas Gov. and current Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry came to Memphis two weeks ago for a fundraiser at Memphis Botanic Garden, he didn’t immediately head to the microphone after Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey introduced him.

31. Gibson Guitar CEO Defends Company Amid US Probe -

NASHVILLE (AP) – The head of Gibson Guitar said Saturday that he strongly backs conservation as well as federal enforcement of laws meant to protect the tropical hardwoods that his company uses for instruments.

32. Feds: Gibson Wood Seizure Linked to Criminal Probe -

Federal prosecutors are confirming there's a criminal investigation under way related to the Gibson Guitar raid and are asking a judge to delay efforts by the company to reclaim wood that was seized.

33. Feds Quote Outspoken Gibson Chief in Legal Filings -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Media comments by Gibson Guitar's outspoken CEO are being quoted in legal filings related to seized wood headed for the company's factories.

Gibson head Henry Juszkiewicz has publicly blasted the seizure and raids on facilities in Memphis and Nashville as examples of the federal government risking U.S. jobs with over-zealous regulation. The enforcement activities have also drawn the ire of Republicans and tea party groups.

34. Feds Won't Target Unwitting Owners of Illegal Wood -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Federal officials say that people who unknowingly possess musical instruments made with illegal wood products do not face prosecution.

In a letter to Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, officials with the U.S. Justice Department and the Interior Department say enforcement efforts are focused on those "removing protected species from the wild and making a profit by trafficking in them."

35. Feds Still Mum on Reason for Gibson Raids -

Federal officials have shed a little light on last month’s raid of Gibson Guitar Corp. facilities in Memphis and Nashville – but not too much.

36. Feds Still Mum on Reason for Gibson Raids -

Federal officials have shed a little light on last month’s raid of Gibson Guitar Corp. facilities in Memphis and Nashville – without really revealing much at all.

37. Gibson Guitar Chief Says Feds Want to Talk -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Federal officials have asked to meet next week with owners of Nashville-based Gibson Guitars following a raid last month, the company's CEO says.

Henry Juszkiewicz (JUS'-kuh-wits) said the Justice Department requested the meeting for Wednesday, according to The Tennessean.

38. Artists, Politicians Weigh in on Gibson Raids -

British singer-songwriter James Blunt has filmed a brief video of himself praising Gibson Guitar Corp., the embattled guitar maker whose Memphis and Nashville facilities were raided last month by federal agents.

39. Gibson Guitar CEO to Join Blackburn for Obama Address -

Gibson Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz will be the special guest of U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn at President Barack Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress Thursday night, Sept. 8.

40. Gibson: Plants ‘Up and Running’ Following Raid -

Gibson Guitar Corp.’s chairman and CEO says the storied guitar maker is getting its operation back in tune following a raid last week by federal agents of the company’s factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville.

41. Gibson Guitar CEO Speaks Out About Raids -

In a press conference Thursday, Aug. 25 that at times touched on themes of class warfare and government overreach, Gibson Guitar Corp. chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz struck back against federal agents’ raid several days ago of his company’s factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville.

42. Gibson CEO Fires Back Over Federal Raid -

In a press conference Thursday that at times touched on themes of class warfare and government overreach, Gibson Guitar chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz struck back against the raid of his company’s factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville by federal agents several days ago.

43. Canadian Students to Visit Memphis Music Sites -

A group of high school students from Ontario, Canada, will arrive in Memphis Wednesday to soak up the city’s rich musical heritage.

Sixty-five students ages 15 to 19 are coming from Exeter, a rural farming community of about 4,500 people. They participate in the music program at South Huron District High School.

44. CCRFC to Act On Financing Amendments -

The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. board of directors takes up two items at its Tuesday meeting involving a Mud Island apartment complex and the Gibson Guitar plant located south of Beale Street.

45. Autism Awareness Events Planned for Downtown -

On April 1, The Autism Society of the Mid-South’s Second Annual Opening Eyes to Autism 5K will kick off at 7 p.m. at the Gibson Guitar Factory.

The race will end on Beale Street with after-party at Alfred’s. The $25 race entry fee includes a commemorative T-shirt and entry to Alfred’s. Proceeds benefit the Harwood Center, www.harwoodcenter.org.

46. Events -

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold a seminar today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UTHSC, 800 Madison Ave. The seminar will discuss HIV/AIDS in the Mid-South. For more information, call 218-5511.

47. Gibson CEO Leaves Rainforest Group after Raid -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The top executive of Gibson Guitar Corp. is taking a leave of absence from the board of an environmental group amid concerns about the source of the harvested wood used for instruments.

48. Events -

The University of Memphis will host the “We Are One!” library conference, expo and concert today. The circulation conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in McWherter Library. The expo will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Rose Theatre lobby and the concert will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Rose Theatre. For more information, contact Sonji Wright at 678-2203 or slwright@memphis.edu.

49. Events -

The Downtown Parking Authority will meet today at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.

50. Beale, Lee’s Landing Battles Continue -

Once upon a time there was talk of a change in the management of the Beale Street entertainment district. And for a rare moment in November, it seemed that all of the many sides that have some role in the running of Beale Street were about to agree to it.

51. Guitar Shop Leaves Cordova For Midtown -

Martin Music, a retailer that specializes in guitars, is moving to a new location in Midtown from a strip mall in Cordova.

52. Calvary & the Arts Begins Next Week -

The playful beat of a jazz orchestra, the plaintive tone of a country song and the urgent notes of a gospel band will reverberate through the sanctuary during the 30th anniversary series of Calvary & the Arts.

53. Gibson Guitar Sues Retailers Over 'Guitar Hero' Video Game -

NASHVILLE (AP) - Gibson Guitar Corp. is suing Wal-Mart and five other major retailers that sell the Activision "Guitar Hero" game, claiming it violates a patent held by the Nashville-based company.

54. Gibson Guitar Merging With Danish Audio Company TC Group -

NASHVILLE (AP) - Gibson Guitar Corp. will be merging with TC Group, a Danish company that makes audio equipment for professionals and musicians.

Officials with the companies announced the plans at a trade show in California on Friday.

55. Ready to Rock -

When Dr. Scott Morris settles into the front row at a benefit concert later this month in honor of the nonprofit clinic he started 20 years ago, he, like the rest of the crowd, will be ready for some loud exuberant rock music.

56. Events -

The Memphis Potters' Guild presents its annual Spring Show & Sale today through Sunday at The Memphis Botanic Garden at 750 Cherry Road in Audubon Park. The opening reception will be today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 458-2354.

57. Booking It -

It's the kind of task for which Memphis-based Resource Entertainment Group, a venue management and entertainment consulting company, seems perfectly suited.

REG, which has booked concerts for major acts such as Ludacris, Harry Connick Jr. and Elton John over the years, has signed a contract with the Gibson Lounge to become the venue's exclusive rental agent.

58. One More Time -

Memphis long has been known as the home of the blues - and it's no wonder, considering the city's rich musical history.

It's home to Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion, B.B. King's Blues Club, Isaac Hayes' restaurant in the Peabody Place mall and Beale Street, among other venues.

59. Get Ready, Memphis: Star-Studded Cast On Tap at Media Reform Conference -

It's not every day a person gets to see a member of the Federal Communications Commission jam onstage with a local band like the North Mississippi Allstars.

But attendees can expect that and more at the 2007 National Conference for Media Reform, which kicks off today and continues through Sunday and which will bring to Memphis guests including Hollywood personalities, academics, activists and political celebrities.

60. Musculoskeletal Conference Draws Ideas - and Deep Pockets -

To get an idea of how rapidly the bioscience industry has matured in Memphis, one good starting point is the annual Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference (MNVC), which kicks off Tuesday at the FedEx Institute of Technology on Innovation Drive.

61. Musculoskeletal Conference Draws Ideas - and Deep Pockets -

To get an idea of how rapidly the bioscience industry has matured in Memphis, one good starting point is the annual Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference (MNVC), which kicks off Tuesday at the FedEx Institute of Technology on Innovation Drive.

62. Dabble with Watercolors During Botanic Garden's Workshop -


The Memphis Botanic Garden presents a "No Risk Watercolor Class" with Sally Markell from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. The class is for beginners or experienced artists who want to get reacquainted with watercolors. All supplies provided. Cost is $55 for members and $60 for non-members. Call 685-1566, Ext. 130, to register.

63. Future Westin Hotel Financed for $29.5 Million -

0.67 acres near
Third Street
Cost: $11.9 million

Borrower: Senate Hotel Partners Memphis LP

Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA

64. Westin Hotel PropertyFinanced for $29.5 Million - Senate Hotel Partners Memphis LP has filed three trust deeds for 1.42 acres near Third Street. The vacant land, located near the Gibson Guitar factory, includes 0.67 acres slated to become a Westin Hotel and 0.74 acres that will house a parking garag

65. Archived Article: This Week - GIS Conference Held at University of Memphis

UTHSC, Jewish Family Service Host Health Conference

Nov. 29

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing and Jewish Family Service present Vision for Health: A Bowen Persp...

66. Archived Article: Events - Fearnley & Califf PLLC and First Baptist Church of Memphis presents the 6th annual Caitlins Help for Hope House 5K at 8 a

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67. Archived Article: Events - 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 27th annual March of Dimes Turkey Trot begins at 8 a.m. Thursday at Shelby Farms, 500 Pine L...

68. Archived Article: Mpact (lead) - Mpact Helps Memphis Reach Potential

Mpact Helps Memphis Reach Potential

Group helps recruit new professionals, retain area grads


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Mpact Memphis is definitely living up to its name. The organization is making...

69. Archived Article: Rock (lead) - FedExForum Adding More Than Basketball

FedExForum Hopes for Broad Impact

Rock n Soul Museum among arenas attractions


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Downtown employees enjoying an early-morning cup of coffee, shoppers looking for NBA merch...

70. Archived Article: Hotel (lead) - Within the next month, plans are likely to be finalized that would bring construction of a new major hotel across from the Fed

Downtown Readies for Upscale Hotel

Westin near arena to round out entertainment corridor


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71. Archived Article: Tourism (lead) - 07-30-03 Lead

Costs of storm high for local tourism industry


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The price tag to repair the devastation wrought throughout the city by the hurricane-force winds that accompanied last weeks storm is mind-bogglin...

72. Archived Article: Comm Focus - Worldwide reps arrive to warm Downtown welcome

Worldwide reps arrive to warm Downtown welcome


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Already in the spotlight within the local community, revitalization efforts in Downtown Memphis will take cen...

73. Archived Article: Daily Digest - National group taps

National group taps

Gibbons as officer

Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons was elected treasurer and a board member of the American Prosecutors Research Institute, a nonprofit research and program develo...

74. Archived Article: Daily Digest - Northwest reports

Northwest reports

February traffic

Northwest Airlines announced a system-wide February load factor of 73.3 percent, 1.1 points below February 2002. System-wide, Northwest flew 5.10 billion revenue passenger miles and 6.96 ...

75. Archived Article: Real Review - Rock n Soul plans move

Rock n Soul plans move

to where round balls roll

Memphis Rock n Soul Museum, the Smithsonian Institution partnership dedicated to relating the citys historic contributions to music and culture, will relocate to FedExF...

76. Archived Article: Market Briefs - Home improvements products distributor, Orgill Inc Home improvement products distributor, Orgill Inc., is expanding its Tifton, Ga., distribution center. Orgills Tifton center serves the companys retail accounts in the region, including more than 2,...

77. Archived Article: Comm Focus - By JENNIFER MURLEY Alzheimers Evening to Remember celebrates past, future By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News A few decades ago, an ambitious young runner decided to match his physical prowess against that of his athletic father. No matter how fast he...

78. Archived Article: Ohc (lead) - Operation Happy Christmas to feed 4500 families Operation Happy Christmas to feed 4,500 needy families By SUE PEASE The Daily News A few weeks ago when politicians were worrying over ballot chads, a Tennessee representative was worrying about someth...

79. Archived Article: Blues Ball (lead) - The Blues Ball plays at Gibson Guitar Factory Gibson factory site of Blues Ball encore By Sue Pease The Daily News For a Memphis business desiring to raise awareness about its products and services, having a party, or rather "the" party of...

80. Archived Article: Blues Ball P2 - 2000 Blues Ball goes global with eBay 2000 Blues Ball goes global with eBay Want to party with Isaac Hayes at his birthday celebration this month at the Copacabana in New York City? Well, you can. Visit http://www.ebay.com/theme/tickets.html and cli...

81. Archived Article: Standout St - By SUZANNE THOMPSON Volunteering spices up life By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Bettye May knows barbecue. Thats because she volunteers as a Memphis in May barbecue judge. Becoming a barbecue judge involved a daylong training session during which...

82. Archived Article: Govt Focus - World-Class Music often starts World-class music in tune with Tennessee manufacturers By Carol Davis Special to The Daily News Each time country recording artist Chely Wright takes the stage, she is backed by more than her talented band she is buoye...

83. Archived Article: Industrial St - By SUZANNE THOMPSON Industrial starts rise during third quarter While values down year-to-date, e-commerce growth fuels building, leasing of warehouse space By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The value of building permits issued for industrial and c...

84. Archived Article: Graphic (3qindust) - No Third quarter industrial While permits and the construction value of those permits are up in the third quarter of 1999 over the same period in 1998, overall, 1999 has not been as good in the commercial/industrial market as the first nine months o...

85. Archived Article: 1qapts - Apartment construction Apartment construction surges in Downtown By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Although the first quarter of 1999 lagged behind its predecessor in the number of permits filed for new apartment construction, several projects could m...

86. Archived Article: Standout St - By SUZANNE THOMPSON Running Realtors Jules Wade receives Lion Heart Award but shares the credit with his real estate colleagues By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News When the Memphis Area Association of Realtors helped Youth Villages start its annual 5...

87. Archived Article: Rock'n'soul - By STACEY PETSCHAUER City bond would fund museum on Beale By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Memphis soon will house the first permanent Smithsonian display outside Washington, D.C., pending City Councils appropriation of $1 million in bond funds f...

88. Archived Article: Quart Const Chg - Shelby County construction County construction up in first quarter By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Residential and commercial construction increased 17 percent in the first quarter with 2,204 building permits issued valued at $323.8 million, com...

89. Archived Article: Rockwear St - By SUZANNE THOMPSON Rockwear USA on Beale to feature music merchandise By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News When Larry Bell was stopped by a man asking where he got his Gibson Guitar T-shirt, he was struck with an idea for a new kind of retail store. ...

90. Archived Article: Ccc Awards Chg - By CAMILLE H CCC honors Downtown businesses, celebrates 20 years By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The Center City Commission held its annual meeting and awards ceremony Thursday at the Peabody, celebrating 20 years of progress and honoring the co...

91. Archived Article: Chamber Chg - By CAMILLE H Capital investment from area projects doubled from 1995 By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Memphis and Shelby County had more major projects with jobs created in 1996 than in the past 10 years, according to an announcement made Wednesd...

92. Archived Article: Back - 1996 growth exceeds previous year 1996 growth exceeds previous year The first three quarters of 1996 have been good overall for the Memphis economy, according to the latest figures compiled by the research department of the Memphis Area Chamber of C...

93. Archived Article: Bb King Cutline - 10/27 B.B. King cutline The legendary B.B. King autographs his own flying birthday card, a Northwest DC-9 sporting a painted rendition of his trademark Gibson guitar, Lucille, during a ceremony marking Kings 70th birthday. Three days of celebration ...