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1. Questions Raised About 100 N. Main Developer
- Friday, June 13, 2014
Clarification: The article in the June 16 issue of The Memphis Daily News about 100 N. Main developer Isaac Thomas contains facts from a judge’s opinion rendered after a civil judgment – not a criminal case – in Connecticut that held Thomas liable for an investor's $80,000 loss in a real estate venture. After a civil trial, Thomas was found liable under the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act and was ordered to pay $160,000 plus attorney fees and costs. While he was also found liable for conversion, unjust enrichment and breach of fiduciary duty, no additional damages were awarded for those claims. Thomas was not criminally charged.
2. 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.
3. Renovation on Tap for 100 N. Main Tower
- Friday, February 28, 2014
The owner of 100 N. Main St., the city’s tallest building, has plans to turn the Downtown skyscraper into a development featuring a hotel and apartments.
4. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August
- Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.
5. Soulful Synergy
- Saturday, December 07, 2013
What happened at the corner of McLemore Avenue and College Street in the 1960s is nothing short of extraordinary.
At the crossroads of segregated neighborhoods in South Memphis, two white business partners would open the doors wide to whites and blacks alike, who congregated to write and record songs that would set off a soul explosion heard around the world.
6. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names New Class
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
MEMPHIS (AP) – Johnny Cash, influential blues guitarist Albert King and soul singer Carla Thomas are among the 13 new inductees of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
7. Bigger Joins TriMetis as Business Development Specialist
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Lauren Bigger has joined preclinical services company TriMetis, a subsidiary of Memphis Bioworks Foundation, as a business development specialist. In her new role, Bigger will work with the operations and scientific teams to drive new projects for the TriMetis specialized laboratory and manage the sales and protocol review processes.
8. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees
- Thursday, October 18, 2012
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.
9. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees
- Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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.
10. Marking History
- Wednesday, August 22, 2012
For years, business owners in a row of four Quonset huts on the north side of Chelsea Avenue near McLean Boulevard have become accustomed to visitors from across the country and around the world stopping by for a look.
11. City’s Music Hitting Some High Notes
- Friday, June 08, 2012
THE MEMPHIS SOUND HAS A NEW GIG. Memphis has had plenty of superstars, but the beat behind them and underneath and around them, the bass they stood on, the lead they followed, the brass that announced them and made them royalty – that beat was a superstar all by itself.
12. Memphis-Made Video Stars ‘Two Kings’
- Thursday, March 08, 2012
A new music video recently filmed in Memphis features the unlikely duo of veteran country artist Pam Tillis and Memphis native and rising rhythm and blues star Kris Thomas.
13. Wharton, Fullilove & Conrad Re-Elected -- Harris-Ford to Runoff
- Friday, October 07, 2011
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. won a full four-year term of office as mayor Thursday, Oct. 6, two years after he claimed the mayor’s office in a special election.
And all 12 of the Memphis City Council members seeking re-election won new four year terms in the city election cycle, marking the largest return of incumbents to the 13-member council in the 43-year history of the mayor-council form of government.
14. 4 Council Members - All 3 City Court Judges To Run Unopposed In Oct. Elections
- Friday, July 22, 2011
Four incumbent Memphis City Council members and all three incumbent City Court Judges were effectively re-elected at the Thursday, July 21, noon deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions for the Oct. 6 Memphis ballot.
15. Memphis Movement
- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Memphis music producer Scott Bomar considers “Wattstax,” the concert documentary about Stax Records’ 1972 concert in Los Angeles, the “pinnacle of the Memphis music business.”
16. Irish Soul Man Promotes Memphis Music Tourism
- Monday, July 12, 2010
Chris Maher is one of Memphis soul music’s greatest ambassadors.
The 35-year-old disc jockey hosts a radio show called The Soul Train, he’s the founding CEO of a major soul music festival and he’s the creator of a charity – inspired by the Stax Music Academy – aimed at providing music education for urban children.
17. Memphians: Face it, You’re Funky
- Friday, April 09, 2010
funky adjective (funkier, funkiest ) informal
1 (of music) having or using a strong dance rhythm, in particular that of funk : some excellent funky beats.
• modern and stylish in an unconventional or striking way : She likes wearing funky clothes.
2 strongly musty : Cooked greens make the kitchen smell really funky.
18. STIMULUS WATCH: Unemployment Unchanged by Projects
- Tuesday, January 12, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal spending surge of more than $20 billion for roads and bridges in President Barack Obama's first stimulus has had no effect on local unemployment rates, raising questions about his argument for billions more to address an "urgent need to accelerate job growth."
- Thursday, November 12, 2009
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Show Me the Money (and the Strings): Things the Construction Industry Needs to Know about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009” today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Ron Terry Center of First Tennessee Bank, 4385 Poplar Ave. The event is free. To register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
20. Memphis Music Foundation Elects Bell Chairman
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Al Bell has been elected the new chairman of the Memphis Music Foundation.
Under Bell’s direction, the foundation will continue to provide education, strategic planning and promotional opportunities to the Memphis music industry.
Bell is the former chairman and owner of Stax Records and former president of Motown Records. Bell has worked with artists such as Booker T and the MG’s, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Albert King, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes and Richard Pryor.
21. Stax Owner Given Ahmet Ertegun Award
- Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Al Bell, the former Stax Records owner and current Memphis Music Foundation Board member, has been awarded the Ahmet Ertegun Leadership Award from the Rhythm & Blues Foundation at its annual Pioneer Awards presentation in Philadelphia.
22. Jury Awards Mattel Inc. $100 Million in Bratz Suit
- Thursday, August 28, 2008
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A federal jury awarded Mattel Inc. $100 million in damages Tuesday after a serious girl fight between the house of Barbie and the maker of her chief rival, the pouty-lipped Bratz dolls.
23. Part of Memphis Union Mission to Move East
- Wednesday, April 05, 2006
Thirty-five-year-old Melinda came to the Memphis Union Mission's Women's Care Center bound in handcuffs and leg shackles a little more than two and a half years ago.
Jailed for two DUIs and about 25 other driving charges, she had an arrest history that dated back to 1988.
24. Downtown Concert Series Set to Start
- Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Next week, the sound of music that draws Downtowners and suburban visitors alike to Calvary Episcopal Church will again fill the church's rafters, just as it's done for 21 years.
Calvary & the Arts. The historic church at 102 N. Second St. is kicking off its popular Calvary & the Arts concert series Oct. 5 with a presentation honoring Isaac Hayes. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will be on hand to honor the performer, who was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame in June, as will the 40-piece Stax Academy Charter School Orchestra and Hayes' own back-up band, NuJynisis.
25. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, February 15, 2002
The Madonna Circle will host the 27th Annual Memphis Antique, Garden & Gourmet Show The Madonna Circle will host the 27th annual Memphis Antique, Garden & Gourmet Show Feb. 22 through Feb. 24 in the Shelby County Building at the Mid-South Fa...
26. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 16, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 16-July 22 July 16 Memphis city officials will host a public meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Plaza Club in the Toyota Center, next to AutoZone Park, to discuss the application for the R...
27. Archived Article: Stax (lead)
- Tuesday, March 20, 2001
Hold On - the City Council is coming with $1 Council considers Stax museum funding By MARY DANDO The Daily News A resolution appropriating $1.25 million in general obligation bonds for the Stax Museum will go before Memphis City Council at 3:30 p.m....
28. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 20, 1999
Memphis Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Pat Kerr Tigrett to support Memphis music through scholarships and sponsorships, has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Isaac Hayes Scholarship Fund at Manassas High School Memphis Chari...