Editorial Results (free)
1. 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.
2. With Health Law, Workers Ponder the I-Quit Option
- Monday, March 24, 2014
CHICAGO (AP) – For uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for Stephanie Payne of St. Louis, who already had good insurance, the law could offer another kind of escape: the chance to quit her job.
3. Ellis Joins State Systems As Sales Executive
- Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Alisa Ellis has joined State Systems Inc. as a low voltage sales executive. She brings 16 years of telecommunications experience to the company, which offers protection products and services, including fire protection equipment, training and cleaning services, as well as technology services such as network integration, cabling systems and wireless support.
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis will host the 15th annual Graduate Association of African American History conference Thursday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Kevin Mumford of the University of Illinois will present the keynote, “Beyond the Closet: Reinventing African American Gay History, 1963-1988.” Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch for details.
5. Logistics Limelight
- Saturday, October 05, 2013
World-renowned as a logistics and distribution hub, Memphis will further raise its profile this month with events that showcase the city’s transportation assets and standing in the global economy.
- Saturday, June 01, 2013
The Daily News will host its Money and Markets: State of the Economy seminar and panel discussion Thursday, June 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. Craig Dismuke, senior vice president and chief economic strategist at Vining Sparks IBG, will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
7. Phillips Joins Spirco as Manager, Vice President
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Mike Phillips has joined Spirco Manufacturing as general manager and vice president of operations. In his new role, Phillips will oversee all divisions of the metal-building manufacturer and direct its organizational needs.
8. Volunteer Spirit
- Friday, October 12, 2012
We volunteer. Those two words comprise this particular radio station’s independent streak and listener-supported ethos, which traces its beginning to 1976 and to the days of vinyl and reel-to-reel tapes.
9. Sauvignon Blanc True To its Grapes
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Awine of purity and intensity is one that is faithful to the grapes from which it is made and that displays the character of those grapes with marked eloquence and lack of interference. Such a one is the Hall Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Napa Valley.
10. Chamberlain Joins MBI
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Jessica Chamberlain has joined MBI as a workspace consultant.
Hometown: Arlington, Tenn.
11. Lawmakers Discuss Bills to Reduce Tenn. Sales Tax
- Thursday, February 02, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Republican sponsor of a proposal to reduce the sales tax on groceries in Tennessee said Wednesday he's open to working with Democrats who have a similar measure if it would help the legislation's passage.
12. Vintage Homes Helps Buyers Build Credit
- Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Vintage Homes LLC created its Home Buyers Connection program two years ago, and the company is forecasting 2012 to be its most successful year yet.
13. 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.
14. Luna Nova Honors Late Patron
- Monday, August 01, 2011
In pop music, the latest thing is always in demand, but with classical music, new names work hard for their audiences. This season, the Luna Nova Music Ensemble will kick off its season with a little of both.
- Thursday, January 20, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will gain a better understanding of how to prepare IRS Form 990. Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
16. Indie Spirit
- Thursday, October 21, 2010
The Indie Memphis Film Festival opens for its 13th season this weekend, running Thursday through Sunday at the Playhouse on the Square, the Studio on the Square and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
17. Millington Launches Road Improvement As Flood Recovery Continues
- Monday, June 28, 2010
Millington Mayor Richard Hodges isn’t big on writing things down just to say they are written down.
So, if you ask – as The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. did recently – for a copy of the city’s plan for dealing with the May Day flooding, he won’t have a thick binder with a contingency plan within.
18. LaVere Adds Playhouse Series to Busy Summer
- Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Amy LaVere is sandwiching a special gift for her Memphis fans into a jam-packed fall schedule that includes a movie role, touring and recording a new album.
Resource Entertainment Group and Playhouse on the Square have teamed up with the bass-slapping chanteuse to produce Amy LaVere & Friends, a concert series that kicks off June 30 on the Midtown theater’s main stage.
19. 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.
20. Memphian LaVere Readies for Busy Summer
- Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Memphis music is big business. And it’s the workhorses like Amy LaVere who make it so.
LaVere, a singer about whom the Los Angeles Daily News once raved, “Something like this doesn’t come along every day,” is in the midst of a creative resurgence. Because of it, her schedule is filling up fast.
21. Kiesewetter Selected As Tennessee Bar Foundation Fellow
- Thursday, March 11, 2010
Jay W. Kiesewetter of Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC has been selected as a fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation.
He is one of just 35 attorneys throughout the state honored this year with the invitation.
- Thursday, January 07, 2010
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will meet today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select, 5795 Poplar Ave. Craig Banikowski, president of the National Business Travel Association, will speak about the NBTA travel forecast for 2010. To register, visit www.msabta.org/events/links/EEG4745.
- Wednesday, January 06, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Madan Birla, author of “FedEx Delivers,” will speak. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, January 05, 2010
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Gov. Phil Bredesen will speak. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, January 04, 2010
Is it over yet? That may be the most frequently asked question in the New Year. “It” is the worst national economic recession since the Great Depression.
Accurately reading the indicators will not be easy. Some will predict the recession is about to end, just as new indicators point to continuing economic agony for thousands of Memphians.
- Monday, January 04, 2010
Shield Inc. will host a community job forum today at 1:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Room C. The purpose of the job forum is to discuss ideas and methods for creating jobs in Memphis. Information from the forum will be compiled into a report and submitted to the White House for President Obama to review.
27. Memphis Bar Association Names New Board Members
- Tuesday, December 08, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association has appointed new officers and new members to the board of directors for 2010.
Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins will serve as president. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC will serve as vice president and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump Maxwell PLC will serve as treasurer. Linda Warren Seely of Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. will serve as secretary.
28. Memphis Bar Assn. Elects New Officers, Board Members
- Monday, December 07, 2009
At the Memphis Bar Association’s Annual Meeting Thursday at The Peabody hotel, the MBA announced its 2010 officers and new members of its board of directors.
Immediate past president Art Quinn passed the gavel to incoming president Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump & Maxwell PLC automatically move to the positions of vice president/president-elect and treasurer, respectively. Linda Warren Seely, director of pro bono projects at Memphis Area Legal Services Inc., was chosen as secretary.
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Rhodes College will host speaker Qubad Talabani, United States representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq and son of the current president of Iraq, today at 7 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall. Talabani will present “Iraq: As U.S. Forces Stand Down, Who is Standing Up?”
- Thursday, October 15, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Ken Kimble, director of development and marketing for Boy Scouts of America Chickasaw Council, will speak. Cost is $65 for members and $125 for nonmembers. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
31. All in Favor: The forces behind the latest push for city-county consolidation
- Monday, August 31, 2009
For the first time in 30 years, government consolidation is moving to the ballot.
Although a firm plan doesn’t exist yet, the Shelby County Commission and Memphis City Council are poised to vote on creating a metro charter commission, possibly as early as next month. And the votes to make it a reality appear to be there on both bodies.
- Monday, June 15, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a metro mixer Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Deadline for registration is today. To register, contact Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Memphis Heritage Inc. will host a Young Heritage meeting today at 6 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. The meeting will include a discussion of future events, speakers and parties. For more information, call 272-2727.
34. U of M’s Bingham Elected To Board Of American Psychological Association
- Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham, vice president for student affairs and a professor in counseling, education psychology and research at the University of Memphis, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Psychological Association.
35. Council, Commission Usher in New Voting Technology
- Wednesday, September 12, 2007
The two big plywood boxes with lights in City Council chambers that have shown council votes for nearly 20 years are gone. The "tote boards" have been replaced by flat screens that show and announce the council votes as they are recorded automatically in council records.
- Tuesday, March 06, 2007
The Chickasaw Council Boy Scouts' "Friends of Scouting" dinner is today at 6:15 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Archie Manning, former Ole Miss all-American quarterback and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, is the guest speaker. A minimum contribution of $250 is requested upon reservation. Call 327-4193 to register.
- Monday, March 05, 2007
The Chickasaw Council Boy Scouts' "Friends of Scouting" dinner will be held Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Archie Manning, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and an All-American quarterback at Ole Miss, will be the guest speaker. A minimum contribution of $250 is requested upon reservation. Call 327-4193 to register.
38. Attorney Pokes Fun at Colleagues and Himself in Humor Book
- Thursday, December 14, 2006
In his book "Unfrocked and Unashamed," attorney Manuel Scarmoutsos writes about being on an elevator with local personal injury "heavy hitter" Corey B. Trotz.
The anecdote ends with Scarmoutsos joking, "He got my check before the accident happened!"
39. Local Attorneys Get Turn as Judge, Jury
- Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Starting over is the theme that fills every corner of David S. Kennedy's courtroom.
He is chief judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, which each year hears more than 20,000 pleas from debtors looking for a financial fresh start.
- Tuesday, July 19, 2005
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. today at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786.
The Metropolitan Planning Organization's citizen advisory committee meets from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Regional Services office, 1075 Mullins Station Road. Call 576-6601.
41. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 23, 2005
Urban Planning Firm Hosts Form Based Codes Workshop
SCORE Hosts Small Business Workshop
The Shelby County Commission hosts its Executive Lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the chamber conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building,...
42. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Pre-charter planning grant applications will no longer be available after Friday
Mpact Toastmasters meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Participants will learn how to develop their communication skills. Call Bran...
43. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, January 24, 2005
Reception Honors General Assembly
Small Business Group Hosts Legislative Reception
The National Federation of Independent Business/Memphis Area Action Council hosts a reception to honor Shelby County members of the 104th Tennessee G...
44. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 18, 2004
Small Business Empowerment Association Hosts Forum
Small Business Group Hosts Forum
The Small Business Empowerment Association presents Business @ the Next Level at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technolog...
45. Archived Article: Pottery (lead)
- Wednesday, October 02, 2002
Pottery studio poised to market to communities creativity
New pottery studio fires imagination
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
When Collierville resident Jennifer VanDyke visited a pottery studio in Franklin, Tenn., a few months ago to paint...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 23, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Sept. 23-Sept. 29
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free budget and credit workshops on developing and maintaining a personal budget and using credit cards wisely. Using credi...
47. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, September 20, 2002
University of York historian Dr
University of York historian Dr. Craig Taylor will discuss Joan of Arc during a 7:30 p.m. lecture Thursday at Rhodes College. Admission to the lecture in Blount Auditorium, Buckman Hall, is free. The event is open ...
48. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 08, 2001
Calendar for Oct. 8-Oct. 14
The International Association of Administrative Professionals monthly meeting is 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East. The speaker is Charlotte Doyle, IAAP Tennessee division adviser and immediate past Ten...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 01, 2001
Minority Enterprise Development Week, Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, brings together minority business owners, buyers and procurement representatives from corporate America, federal, state and local governments. In keeping with this years t...
50. Archived Article: Churches (lead)
- Friday, June 09, 2000
Construction is starting on a series of additions planned for Second Presbyterian Church, located at 4055 Poplar Ave. at Goodlett in East Memphis. Growth pushes two churches to expand By LAURIE JOHNSON and STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Two Presbyte...
51. Archived Article: Bellevue (lead)
- Wednesday, February 02, 2000
Bellevue starts construction on final phase Bellevue starts construction on new fellowship building By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on the final phase of Bellevue Baptist Churchs 10-year master building plan. The 110,000-sq...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 02, 1998
Matt King has been named director of the Tennessee chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business Matt King has been named director of the Tennessee chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business. He previously was a research...
53. Archived Article: Community (pledge)
- Friday, July 17, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Taking the pledge Temple COGIC campaign will promote finding solutions to drugs, violence and gangs By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Dr. David Hall is tired of witnessing the violence that surrounds his church and his communi...
54. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 09, 1998
The Memphis Bar Association announced the results of the associations Judicial Preference Election concerning all contested judicial and clerk races on Aug The Memphis Bar Association announced the results of the associations Judicial Preference Ele...
55. 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...
56. 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...
57. Archived Article
- Monday, December 02, 1996
Dec Dec. 2 The University of Memphis Institute for Executive Education will sponsor a seminar on successful interpersonal communication from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The speaker will Dr. James C. Wetherbe, holder of the Federal Express Chair of Excellenc...
58. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 25, 1996
Nov Nov. 25 The Institute of Management Accountants will co-sponsor with Dr. Marie Dubke a seminar from 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at 5575 Poplar Ave., Suite 617. The topic is improving revenue through consulting services. The conductor is Dubke. The cost ...
59. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, November 19, 1996
A sixth joint venture between Prudential Real Estate Investors and Chick Hill, president of Memphis-based Davidson Hotel Co A sixth joint venture between Prudential Real Estate Investors and Chick Hill, president of Memphis-based Davidson Hotel Co.,...