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1. Tigers Land Forward Calvin Godfrey
- Monday, August 11, 2014
As first reported by ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman, forward Calvin Godfrey is coming to the University of Memphis as a transfer from Southern University.
2. City Reviews Ridesharing Policies
- Wednesday, August 06, 2014
The city of Memphis is reviewing policies and procedures related to vehicles for hire after a firestorm related to ridesharing services such as Lyft and Uber erupted earlier this summer.
City permits administrator Aubrey Howard said the city had not yet initiated patrols to catch Lyft and Uber drivers in the act, but has instead launched a review of the city’s policies.
3. SchoolSeed Speaker Series Starts Thursday
- Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will deliver the first speech in the SchoolSeed speaker series Thursday, April 24, at 1 p.m. in the LeMoyne-Owen College Alma C. Hanson Student Center.
4. Another Five-Peat
- Thursday, March 27, 2014
“Never in the history of competitive crossword puzzle solving has there been a rivalry like the one between Tyler Hinman and Dan Feyer.” Thus begins a write-up of last week’s American Crossword Puzzle Tournament at time.com.
5. Grizzlies Making Key Strides
- Monday, January 27, 2014
Last Saturday, Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale was looking back at his team’s 88-87 loss at home to the Grizzlies the previous night.
The teams were about to play again at FedExForum, a quirk in the schedule that essentially created a 24-hour two-game series.
6. Inman Joins Next Day Access as Franchise Manager
- Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Greg Inman has joined accessibilities solutions provider Next Day Access as franchise manager for the Memphis office, where he will supervise sales, marketing, service management and hiring. Next Day Access offers wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, bathroom safety products and other accessibility products for people with disabilities or accessibility challenges.
7. What Tigers, Vols Need Now is Finishing Touch
- Friday, October 11, 2013
They weren’t supposed to be in the game. Not the Tennessee Volunteers at home against Georgia, not the Memphis Tigers at home against Central Florida.
But then that’s the view from the outside, which is not always clearer than the view from the inside.
8. Investing in Fundraising Success
- Tuesday, July 09, 2013
When the reality of “it takes money to make money” collides with shrinking budgets, nonprofits can face short-term and long-term revenue challenges. Consider the trend among some donors and funders to “restrict” their giving and grantmaking to programs, or direct services. This is a move away from “unrestricted giving” or “operating grants,” which allow a nonprofit to use gifts and grants where they are needed most.
9. More Charges May Come in Case Involving Haslams
- Friday, May 31, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sudden guilty pleas by a pair of mid-level executives show the investigation into the truck stop chain controlled by the family of Tennessee's governor and the Cleveland Browns' owner is picking up steam, with prosecutors likely setting their sights on higher-ups at the company, experts say.
10. Nothing Too Absurd With These Grizz
- Friday, January 25, 2013
Trade 40 percent of your bench to Cleveland, play the Lakers the next night, and everything will be just fine. The Fakers are so bad they might not beat El Segundo Middle School at their gym.
But so what? Teams that make trades to avoid the luxury tax – small-market beggars – can’t be choosers. So the Grizzlies graciously accept the 106-93 victory, marvel at the 27-14 record and No. 4 spot in the Western Conference standings, and do all they can do to keep it going.
11. A Season for More
- Monday, October 29, 2012
Last season, the Grizzlies made the playoffs and even earned home-court advantage for their first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Last season, the Tigers made the NCAA Tournament after winning the regular season and tournament Conference USA championships.
- Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Shelby County Board of Education will hold a work session Tuesday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the Memphis City Schools Teaching & Learning Academy, 2485 Union Ave. The session will be followed by a meeting to discuss the employment contracts of Dr. Kriner Cash and John Aitken.
13. $7.5 Million Permit App Filed for Fieldstone Apts.
- Tuesday, June 05, 2012
7986 Tournament Drive
Memphis, TN 38125
Permit Cost: $7.5 million
Permit Date: Applied May 2012
Owner: Fieldstone Apartments III Co.
Contractor: Patton & Taylor Construction Co.
14. Former French Quarter Hotel to Become Comfort Suites
- Friday, January 27, 2012
The site of the abandoned French Quarter Suites Hotel is under contract to be purchased by a different ownership group than the one that recently planned to develop an upscale five-star hotel there. The Memphis Regional Design Center announced the news to its members via email and Facebook Wednesday, Jan. 25.
15. Grizzlies Hope to Reward City With Parade
- Friday, December 16, 2011
If you can’t be a little naïve and overly optimistic before the season starts, then when can you?
Yes, the NBA lockout delayed the start of the season – to Dec. 26 in San Antonio for the Grizzlies – and shortened the schedule to 66 games.
16. City Passes New Wrecker Rules
- Thursday, November 03, 2011
Memphis City Council member Harold Collins says he has become “the wrecker city councilman” – the council member who garners the lion’s share of complaints about rogue tow truck operators and complaints from tow truck operators.
17. SCLC Names Isaac Farris as New President
- Wednesday, August 17, 2011
ATLANTA (AP) – The Southern Christian Leadership Conference has named Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., as its president.
18. Next Move
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
To say the now-closed restaurant at 7955 Fischer Steel Road has had an unusual history is probably an understatement.
19. Elmwood Cemetery: Where No One is Forgotten
- Tuesday, June 28, 2011
More than 30 visitors braved the sweltering summer heat on a recent Friday evening to immerse themselves in the stories of some of Memphis’ most famous, infamous and influential citizens during Elmwood Cemetery’s Evening Stroll.
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The Center City Development Corp. Board of Directors will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
- Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The Memphis Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Coletta’s Italian Restaurant, 2850 Appling Road. Dinner costs between $15 and $20. For information, contact Robin Moore at 462-3688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
22. Storybook Ending On The Horizon
- Friday, March 11, 2011
Time for a renaissance. One of my favorite movies is the 1949 classic “The Third Man,” written by the incomparable Graham Greene and starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten and Trevor Howard. Is it my imagination, or was Trevor Howard in every movie made for 20 years that needed a hardnosed Brit? Anyway, the movie is about a divided melting pot of a city and those who would keep it that way in order to hold power. It’s about a broken, manipulated system that allows relatively few to profit from the divisions while the hopeful, naïve dreamers seek something better.
23. Helping Homes
- Tuesday, March 01, 2011
In a market plagued by a dearth of new home construction, one Memphis-based development team is tackling affordable housing and giving back in one fell swoop.
The 2011 Memphis Home Showcase is slated for May 20 to June 5 at the Bocage community in East Memphis, an infill development just north of the intersection of White Station and Walnut Grove roads.
24. Montreal Investor Pays $7.3M for Memphis Center
- Monday, January 31, 2011
A Canadian real estate investment group has bought a distressed South Memphis industrial park with plans to reabsorb the space and bring it back to life.
Richard Stern, principal with Montreal-based Olymbec purchased the 1.1 million-square-foot Space Center, 3051-3133 Tranquility Drive, for $7.3 million.
25. Canadian Group Buys Distressed South Memphis Industrial Park
- Friday, January 28, 2011
A Canadian real estate investment group has bought a distressed South Memphis industrial park with plans to re-absorb the space and bring it back to life.
Richard Stern, principal with Quebec, Canada-based Olymbec purchased the 1.1 million-square-foot Space Center, 3051-3133 Tranquility Drive, for $7.25 million.
26. EDGE: The Right Call
- Friday, January 28, 2011
AN EASY CALL TO MAKE.
Howard took his phone out on his porch overlooking the Little Red River in Arkansas and called me. “The band wants to throw Jimmy a party,” he said. “Can we make that happen?”
- Friday, December 05, 2008
Memphis Heritage Inc. will hold its 2009 Memphis Heritage Calendar Release Party in collaboration with a Fashion Trunk Show by Stacie Waddell’s Blu Champagne today from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. There will be a sneak preview of the latest vintage photography collection, “Newman’s Memphis,” by the late local photographer Don Newman. For more information, call 272-2727.
- Thursday, December 04, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will host a luncheon today from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. The luncheon will feature a presentation of the Judge Jerome Turner Lawyer’s Lawyer Award to Al Harvey and the Sam A. Myar Jr. Memorial Award to Kirk Caraway. For more information, call 527-3573.
29. Democrats Head for Bigger House Majority
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats reached for a blowout at the polls Tuesday in heavy early congressional balloting that could add more than 20 seats to their House majority.
Long lines formed as polls opened before daybreak in about a dozen Eastern seaboard states. Democrats were counting on heavy turnouts to capture more than 15 GOP seats, and they had a good chance to wrest away another two dozen seats. Republicans had fewer than a dozen Democratic targets they had any hope of defeating.
30. Thompson's 'Candidacy' Draws Variety of Supporters
- Monday, August 06, 2007
Once Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson filed the first financial report due from the committee managing his possible 2008 bid last week, media coverage immediately focused on his total haul.
31. In Defense Of Imus
- Friday, April 20, 2007
As I've watched the controversy build over Don Imus' potshot against the women's basketball team at Rutgers University, I've wholeheartedly agreed with his detractors.
Without a doubt, the shock jock's thoughtless criticism of the team during a morning broadcast April 4 was uncalled for and just plain mean - in a word, reprehensible.
32. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
33. Young and (Not Necessarily) Modern
- Tuesday, October 31, 2006
For Neely Woodson Powell, it was the demolition last year of the Eureka Hotel that did it.
The red-brick building at 356 Mulberry St. had a storied history. More than a century old, the Victorian-style hotel was well-known in its day for catering to prominent black musicians during the segregation era. Jazz legend Duke Ellington was reportedly one of its famous guests.
34. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, January 28, 2005
Highway 70 Property
Highway 70 Property
Sells for $4.5 Million
Cole WG Bartlett TN LLC has purchased one lot at 8097 U.S. Highway 70 near Germantown Road for $4.5 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisdail...
35. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 27, 2003
MLGW, U of M Host Electrical Power Forum Oct. 27
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. board of directors meets at 1 p.m. in Nashville. The meeting is open to the public. Call Will Pinkston at (615) 253-6881. Court Appointed Special A...
36. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 17, 1998
Aug Aug. 18 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6:15. The speaker will be Paula Sedgwick, who was part of an ABW...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 10, 1998
Aug Aug. 18 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:15. The speaker will be Paula Sedgwick, who was part of an ABWA...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 20, 1998
July 21 July 21 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:15. The meeting will include the installation of new o...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 10, 1997
Nov Nov. 10 Public Issues Forum will meet at 7 p.m. at Memphis Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. A panel presentation will discuss light rail for Memphis and Shelby County. The panelists will include Howard R. Maier, executive director, Northeas...
40. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 03, 1997
Nov Nov. 3 The Society for Technical Communication will meet at the Unicorn restaurant beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. The program begins at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Donald Ray, a technical writing manager at Celcore, who will offer tips...
41. Archived Article: Justine's Place Lj.
- Wednesday, January 15, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Construction begins on Justineís Place JAN. 15, 1997 -- A local real estate partnership has purchased the home place of Justine Smith, the former owner of the popular Memphis restaurant Justineís, for development as an in...
42. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, June 06, 1996
Margaret Arnold vs Margaret Arnold vs. the University Club of Memphis Inc. and Nathan Weary. A former employee of the University Club is suing in Chancery Court for discrimination. According to the suit, Arnold applied for a position of either food ...
43. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, May 16, 1996
5/16 law focus Birch sworn in as chief justice in state high court Nashvillian becomes first African American to hold top seat, career spans 40 years By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Adolpho Birch will be sworn in today...
44. Archived Article: Env Focus
- Wednesday, April 10, 1996
*04-10 Env focus NWF leader will speak at conservation event Chattanooga meeting marks TCLs 50th anniversary William D. Howard, chief executive officer of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), will be the keynote speaker when the Tennessee Conserv...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 25, 1995
10/25 Memos Mearl Purvis will join National Commerce Bancorporation in January as first vice president and director of community development. Purvis has been 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. news anchor for WMC-TV since 1992. She is a broadcast journalism graduat...