Editorial Results (free)
1. Final Forrest Statue Vote Moves Controversy to Planning Stage
- Thursday, August 20, 2015
Memphis City Council members closed out a series of votes Tuesday, Aug. 18, on moving the statue and disinterring the remains of Nathan Bedford Forrest from Health Sciences Park near Downtown Memphis.
2. Forrest Vote Signals Change in General’s Legacy
- Thursday, July 09, 2015
When the city of Memphis voted to rename Forrest Park and two other Confederate-themed parks in Downtown Memphis two years ago, City Council member Bill Boyd criticized the move and extolled Nathan Bedford Forrest’s virtues.
- Friday, May 22, 2015
Bluff City Tri-Art Theatre Company will present Judi Ann Mason’s “Livin’ Fat” Friday, May 22, through May 31 at Theatreworks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Call 901-213-7444 or visit eventbrite.com for times and tickets.
4. Tanger Outlets to Open Southaven Mall in November
- Friday, March 13, 2015
What is now a field near Interstate 55 and Church Road in Southaven, Miss., soon will become an outlet-shopping destination.
The 310,000-square-foot Tanger Factory Outlets Centers Inc. shopping center should be ready for shoppers by Nov. 19, just in time for Christmas.
5. City Council Year Begins With Challenges
- Tuesday, January 06, 2015
The Tuesday, Jan. 6, session of the Memphis City Council is the first council meeting of 2015 and with it the debut of council member Myron Lowery as council chairman for the next year, succeeding Jim Strickland in the leadership position.
6. ’Tis the Shopping Season
- Saturday, November 08, 2014
Buoyed by rising home prices and stock portfolios, Middle Tennesseans are ready to spend big again on the holidays and will be shopping earlier than ever.
In fact, they already have.
Forget Black Friday or even Thanksgiving Day as the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.
7. Harpeth Hall: ‘Tenacious’ Curriculum, Dedication to Tradition
- Saturday, October 11, 2014
Harpeth Hall’s new head of school is a fierce proponent of single-sex education who says that an all-girls school can nurture a female mind, especially one interested in going into a STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math.
8. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Prepares to Induct Nine
- Friday, October 10, 2014
The Memphis Music Hall of Fame, administered by the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, next month will induct its new batch of honorees, a collection of music legends that each in their way left big marks on the industry’s landscape.
9. Malone to Challenge Luttrell In August Mayoral Showdown
- Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Former Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone will challenge incumbent Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell in the August county general election after winning the Tuesday, May 6, Democratic mayoral primary.
10. Malone Takes Early Vote In Mayoral Primary
- Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Former Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone took the early vote in the three-way Democratic primary for Shelby County Mayor.
The first results of the Tuesday, May 6, election night showed Malone leading rivals county commissioner Steve Mulroy and former Shelby County Schools board member Kenneth Whalum Jr.
11. Thigh High Jeans Prepares to Launch Retail Truck
- Monday, May 05, 2014
Painter Kerry Peeples and photographer Ann Smithwick are in the process of renovating a 1970s-era trailer that will allow them to take their Memphis-based blue jean company mobile, spreading fashionable, unique threads across the city.
12. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
- Saturday, June 08, 2013
The Daily News will present Literatini, benefiting Literacy Mid-South, Thursday, June 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The event will include martinis and food, an auction, live music and a wine pull. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple. Visit literacymidsouth.org.
14. Bon Ton Owners Continue Eatery’s Legacy
- Friday, May 31, 2013
Ever since Bon Ton Café reopened Downtown, the eatery has been rolling out incremental improvements.
It’s been a steady flow of additions, because the restaurant keeps working to accommodate requests and suggestions from customers. “You have asked, and we have delivered,” the restaurant wrote in recent days on its Facebook page about the updates.
15. Concerns Continue Over Heritage Trail Tax Increment Financing
- Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Shelby County officials have reservations about plans to create a tax increment financing zone for the city’s proposed Heritage Trails development area.
The reservations prompted county finance experts to move a recommendation against the proposed tax increment financing district to a private committee meeting last month.
16. School of Rock Germantown to Hold Grand Opening
- Friday, August 03, 2012
National music store School of Rock will hold its official grand opening on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., adjacent to Lane Music at 9309 Poplar Ave.
17. Country Songwriters Event Benefits St. Jude, Le Bonheur
- Monday, June 25, 2012
The Darryl Worley and Friends Songwriters’ Event featuring country music songwriters Darryl Worley, Mark D. Sanders, Rob Crosby and Jim “Moose” Brown will take place Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at Bumpus Harley-Davidson, 325 S. Byhalia Road in Collierville.
18. Bee Raises Funds for Literacy
- Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Literacy Mid-South Thursday, April 12, will host its 2012 Corporate Spelling Bee from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Goldsmith Room at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road.
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet Wednesday, March 21, at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St.
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Better Business Bureau will host a breakfast seminar Tuesday, March 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the BBB, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Robert Sutton of Mass Mutual Financial Group will discuss government benefits and special needs planning. Cost is free for BBB-accredited businesses and $10 for guests. For reservations, call Susan Harris at 757-8617.
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The RISE Foundation’s Responsible Lending Collaborative will meet Monday, March 19, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1548 Poplar Ave.
22. Opera Memphis Dons Comic Mask
- Monday, January 16, 2012
Opera Memphis, which opened its 2011-2012 season with the torrid romance and drama of “Tosca” now invites audiences to sit back and laugh.
“The rest of the year it’s all happy endings,” said Ned Canty, Opera Memphis’ general director and stage director for Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus,” which will be staged at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre Jan. 21 and 24.
- Friday, December 02, 2011
Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, Dec. 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mark Horrocks, founder of Habitat for Hope, will speak. Cost is $15 for nonmembers. To register, call Dick Wieland at 270-3778.
- Thursday, December 01, 2011
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host an opening reception for the Bartlett Art Association Exhibit Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibition will run through Dec. 30. The exhibit will feature approximately 90 pieces of art from 26 members of the association. For more information call 458-2521.
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “The Mastermind Principle: Based on the book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill” Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The University of Memphis Papasan Policy Institute will present a CEO Energy Summit titled “Memphis 2025 Energy and Alternative Energy: How Do We Become Sustainable?” Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on the U of M campus. Presenting partners include FedEx Corp.; Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division; the Tennessee Valley Authority; and more. The event is free. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.memphis.edu/ifti.
- Monday, November 28, 2011
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold its monthly meeting and educational program Monday, Nov. 28, at 5:45 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave.
28. U of M Writers Series Hosts Author Mason
- Friday, October 21, 2011
Award-winning author Bobbie Ann Mason will host two events for the River City Writers Series at the University of Memphis Tuesday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Oct. 26.
- Friday, October 21, 2011
Visible Music College will hold the seventh annual 24-Hour Drumathon beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21. The entire percussion department will drum for 24 hours at the Ann and Jim Vining Concert Hall, 200 Madison Ave. The event will raise money for Visible Music College drummers to attend the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis. The Drumathon will be broadcast live online, To donate, watch streaming video or request a song, visit www.drumathon.com.
- Thursday, October 20, 2011
Vance Avenue Choice Neighborhoods’ neighborhood team, a joint community engagement effort by the University of Memphis’ graduate program in city and regional planning, the department of anthropology and The Vance Avenue Collaborative, will meet Thursday, Oct. 20, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Emmanuel Center, 604 St. Paul Ave. The meeting will discuss how to integrate resident and community stakeholder interests, perceptions and visions into resident-led redevelopment and revitalization plans for the neighborhood.
- Thursday, September 08, 2011
The Small Business Chamber will hold a power lunch titled “Doing Business with the Memphis Latino Community” Thursday, Sept. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Sally Baker Brenner at 748-8889.
32. Playhouse’s Staging of ‘August’ Sizzles
- Monday, March 28, 2011
Mattie Fay Aiken, the character played by Ann Marie Hall in Playhouse on the Square’s production of the much-celebrated “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts, at one point in the play says, “You have to be smart to be complicated.”
- Thursday, March 03, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will learn about the importance of honesty and its impact on organizations and people. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Metamorphoses Inc. will hold a community event to draw attention to new programs designed to help troubled youth Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Assembly of God Church Family Life Center, 3150 Ridgeway Road. The event will highlight a three-month pilot program conducted in cooperation with Memphis City Schools set to launch March 23. For more information, call 552-3260.
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Tal Frankfurt, founder of Cloud for Good, will speak on the topic “Managing Your Constituents in the Cloud.” Cost is $45 for members, $75 for nonmembers and $40 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Fred Azar, team physician for the Memphis Grizzlies, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. Advanced reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, October 18, 2010
The Alzheimer’s Association will hold an introduction class to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Alzheimer’s Association offices, 326 Ellsworth. For more information, call 565-0011 or visit www.alz.org.
38. BWSC’s Goforth’s Prints Seen Throughout Firm’s Work
- Friday, September 10, 2010
Managing the Memphis office of the design firm of Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon Inc., to hear him tell it, is Charles Goforth’s day job.
39. Following Mom’s Advice Reaps Rohrscheib Rewards
- Thursday, September 09, 2010
A seven-year veteran of the U.S. legal system, Carrie Ann Rohrscheib had never been to the nation’s capital to see where all the magic happens.
It took winning the Community Service Award presented by the Attorney General in the Great Hall of the Robert F. Kennedy Justice Building for her to finally make the trek to Washington.
40. Crafton Joins Memphis Goodwill As Director of Marketing, PR
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Kimberly Crafton has joined Memphis Goodwill Industries as director of marketing and public relations.
41. Ohio-Based Company Buys Land Slated for Strayer University Campus
- Tuesday, July 13, 2010
7275 Appling Farms Parkway
Memphis, TN 38133
Sale Amount: $603,788
Sale Date: July 6, 2010
Buyer: Se Testa Memphis LLC
Seller: Belz Investment Co. LP
42. U of M School of Music Appoints Rushing Director
- Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Dr. Randal Rushing, professor of voice and soloist of the concert and opera stage, has been appointed director for the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis. Rushing has been a faculty member at the school for 20 years.
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
Christian Brothers University will present the third session of its Family Business Enrichment Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall. The topic of the lecture is “Survival of the Fittest – How to Make Your Family Business Thrive.” For reservations, call 321-3999 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
44. PBS' Smiley, Others Converge On Memphis to Honor MLK
- Tuesday, April 01, 2008
The eyes of the city and the nation are turning to Memphis this week to mark what will be the 40th anniversary Friday of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The city is doing its part to promote the historic moment - and so are other people from around the country.
- Wednesday, February 20, 2008
The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select at Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240. David Yawn, assistant publisher and executive editor for The Daily News, will present "Better Prospecting through Localized Data Mining." The event is free for members and $25 for nonmembers, including lunch. Reservations can be made online at www.sms-midsouth.org, or by calling 937-5532.
- Wednesday, October 17, 2007
The Society of Entrepreneurs (SOE) will host its Entrepreneurs Roundtable today at noon in the Entrepreneur Hall of Honor at the Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Call 682-9920 or e-mail email@example.com.
47. Universities Weigh Legal Responsibilities in Light Of Virginia Tech Tragedy
- Thursday, April 26, 2007
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of stories examining the Virginia Tech killing spree and its effects in Memphis.
In the wake of the deadly shootings at Virginia Tech University last week, colleges and universities across the country are evaluating their campus safety plans.
- Friday, March 30, 2007
The Memphis Leadership Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary through Saturday. The Leaders for All Gala Banquet Dinner will be held today at 7 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. For tickets, call 729-2931.
- Thursday, March 29, 2007
The Memphis Leadership Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary through Saturday. The Leaders for All Gala Banquet Dinner will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel. For tickets, call 729-2931.
50. Marketing Agency Hires New Art Director
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Lyle Wardlaw has joined full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm inferno as art director. Prior to that she spent three years providing design support for clients at Imre Communications and Babcock Advertising in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated from Millsaps College in 1996 with a double major in studio art and elementary education, and has completed advertising and graphics programs from Memphis College of Art and Southwest Community College. In her position as art director, Wardlaw will serve clients and help with new creative projects.
51. Commercial Council Hosts Forum on Patriot Act
- Monday, October 03, 2005
The Millington Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly membership meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at Old Timer's Restaurant, 7918 Centre St. For more information, call 872-1486.
52. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, June 27, 2005
SBA Presents Community Express Loan Workshops
SBA Offers Community Express Loan Workshops
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Service Corps of Retired Executives, or SCORE, present Community Express Loan Workshops at 10:30 a....
53. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Tennessee Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Mental Health Commissioner Receives Nursing Award
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Virginia Trotter Betts received the National Nursing Centers Cons...
54. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, October 13, 2004
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave
The Memphis Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization hosts public meetings seeking input for the MPO Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan at noon tod...
55. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 11, 2004
Workers Comp Workshop Held In Jackson
CCC to Present Draft for South Forum Redevelopment
The Tennessee Department of Labor and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry offers a workshop to explain changes in workers compensa...
56. Archived Article: Law Focus3
- Thursday, September 18, 2003
Do-Not-Fax Delay Important for Business
The Daily News
When the Federal Communications Commission announced this summer changes to its do-not-fax rule, the news put a host of businesses, trade organizations, nonprofits an...
57. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, December 03, 2002
The Association of Fundraising Professionals monthly luncheon meeting is noon Thursday in the Montesi Room of Buckman Hall at
The Association of Fundraising Professionals monthly luncheon meeting is noon Thursday in the Montesi Room of Buckman Ha...
58. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 12, 2002
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Calendar of events Aug. 12-Aug. 18
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free budget and credit workshops on how to develop and maintain a personal budget and how to use credit cards wisely. Using cre...
59. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 05, 2002
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Calendar of events Aug. 5-Aug. 11
The Memphis Area Technology Council is planning committee alignment meetings for people interested in getting involved with MATC. Meetings are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at the M...
60. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 29, 2002
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Calendar of events July 29-Aug. 4
Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Downtown Jackson, Miss., presents Passages photographs by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher along with African objects from ...
61. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 08, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events July 8-July 14
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a community seminar, "Journal Keeping" from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., for four Tuesdays beginning thi...
62. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 01, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events July 1-July 8
The Union Planters IMAX new feature film Space Station documents the construction and assembly of the International Space Station currently in Earths orbit. The film runs throug...
63. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, March 23, 2001
Crossroads, 25 Carroll Cloar drawings that have not been exhibited before will be displayed in the Christian Brothers Univer "Crossroads," 25 Carroll Cloar drawings that have not been exhibited before will be displayed in the Christian Bro...
64. Archived Article: Catering (lead)
- Tuesday, January 26, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON New catering firm asks for zoning variance By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A new Memphis catering firm has applied for a zoning variance that will allow it to operate out of a former school cafeteria on Winchester Road. The cateri...
65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 03, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...
66. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, February 05, 1998
The American Bar Associations Juvenile Justice Committee is accepting nominations for the 13th annual Livingston Hall Juvenile Justice Award, which honors attorneys practicing in juvenile court who have displayed dedication and advocacy in represent...
67. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, October 10, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Separated from self Alzheimers patients require constant attention, which can be time-consuming, tiring and tedious for caregivers By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News It is no secret people with Alzheimers disease are locked in a ...
68. Archived Article: Retail.st
- Friday, December 27, 1996
Despite predictions that national retail sales this holiday season would be a disappointment to merchants, some Memphis merchants said they have experienced record sales. Specialty retailers prosper during Christmas season DEC. 27, 1996 -- Despite p...
69. Archived Article: Retail
- Friday, December 27, 1996
Despite predictions that national retail sales this holiday season would be a disappointment to merchants, some Memphis merchants said they have experienced record sales. Specialty retailers prosper during Christmas season By Suzanne Thompson...
70. Archived Article: Real Fcs Women Lj
- Tuesday, July 16, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Women in construction Women face challenges but are finding acceptance in construction industry By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News After spending several years fielding home buyers questions while working as a residential home designer, ...
71. Archived Article: Women
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Women By KATHLEEN DOMBHART BARK The Daily News Attorneys and litigants, both men and women alike, often address Judge Janice Holder as "hizzonner," a traditional one-word title of respect for those on the bench. "Both men and wo...
72. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, March 21, 1996
3/21 jts law focus Bar Association begins new life down South MBA to have 800 square feet more space for conferences, seminars By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Like so many other organizations these days, the Memphis Bar Association is moving South. W...
73. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, February 02, 1996
02/02 Govt briefs City council representative Dr. Talib-Karim Muhammad will sponsor a community meeting at the Whitehaven Community Center, 4318 Graceland Drive, on Saturday at noon. The meeting is the fourth in a series of community meetings design...
74. Archived Article: Benny Awards
- Thursday, November 02, 1995
11/2 jts Benny awards Black Business Association presents Benny awards By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News The Black Business Association of Memphis honors achievements in the minority business community tonight with the 10th annual Benny Awards ceremony...