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1. Pitts-Murdock Leading Library’s Teen Services
- Wednesday, December 24, 2014
R. Janae Pitts-Murdock has been named coordinator of teen services for the Memphis Public Library and Information Center, a role in which she’s responsible for coordinating teen programs, partnerships and special initiatives across 18 locations.
2. Old Friends Conspire to Get Tennessee a Better Bowl
- Saturday, December 13, 2014
For all the tough times University of Tennessee football has endured in recent years, a turn for the better was bound to happen.
It certainly did early this week.
UT’s invitation to the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville – now called the TaxSlayer Bowl – was a stunning coup for a 6-6 team that seemed destined for anything but a January bowl on the beach.
3. Cummins Eyes Memphis Site for Expansion
- Thursday, September 25, 2014
Cummins Inc. is eyeing a Memphis property for a planned expansion of the company’s distribution operations, a move that would be welcome news for Memphis officials.
4. Teeing Off
- Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Everyone was in a good mood. Not just normally affable Grizzlies players Mike Conley and Mike Miller, but former Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown, a couple of hard-nosed throwback types.
- Monday, April 28, 2014
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will meet Monday, April 28, at 5:45 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station branch library, 5094 Poplar Ave. Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of parliamentary law and “Robert’s Rules of Order” is invited to attend. Call 324-5184.
6. Beale Street Music Festival Lineup Announced
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
The bill for the three-day Memphis in May Beale Street Music this year features a new night of late night dance music from a stage in Tom Lee Park and a 69-act lineup in which Memphis artists are nearly a third of the diverse set of performers.
7. Grizzlies Host Celebration Tuesday at Southside Park
- Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Partly in celebration of being named by ESPN The Magazine as the best franchise in professional sports, the Memphis Grizzlies are putting on a civic celebration and court dedication event Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Southside Park, 612 South Parkway.
- Saturday, February 09, 2013
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will hold its Works of Heart valentine auction, featuring works by more than 100 local artists, Saturday, Feb. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave. Visit memphiscac.org.
9. Why Memphis Rocks
- Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Last week we kicked off this series of reader-response columns by asking, “Why do you think Memphis Rocks?” So far, we have received some heartwarming stories, catchy slogans, and fascinating perspectives that all capture the essence of what makes our community so great. Let us go ahead and start sharing your responses while I encourage you, our readers, to keep the feedback coming, so we can share even more next week.
10. MAAR Elects Board Members
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors elected six individuals to the 2013-2014 board of directors at its annual meeting and election Sept. 6.
They are: 2013 director/2014 vice president Patty Rainey of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors; 2013-2014 directors Cassandra Bell-Warren of 4 Success Realty LLC, Allen Green of John Green & Co. Realtors, Joe Steffner of Grubb & Ellis/Memphis, and Hank Hogue of Crye-Leike; and 2013-2014 associate director Jason Gaia of Prudential Collins-Maury Inc.
11. A Tasteful List 2012
- Friday, September 07, 2012
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. So many of you seemed to salivate over last year’s Tasteful List, I’ve updated it for 2012. While reduced some, make no mistake, there’s nothing dietary about it.
12. Culinary Passion Began at Early Age for Doty
- Friday, May 25, 2012
A usual day for Jason Doty starts at about 2:30 a.m. The 38-year-old pastry chef is due at Bluff City Coffee’s new commercial kitchen in Pembroke Square by 4 a.m. to begin “the load for the day.”
13. Bluff City Coffee Continues to Grow
- Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Bluff City Coffee has been on a tear lately – expanding conservatively while letting its customers decide what menu items reign supreme.
Upon leasing a new 3,000-square-foot commercial kitchen in Pembroke Square in January, the eatery has greatly enhanced its pastry offerings at its 505 S. Main St. retail shop, from tie-dye cream cheese sugar cookies, coconut lime sponge cupcakes and orange cinnamon rolls to healthy options like honey oat scones and granola bars.
14. Pending Bill Could Raise Solar Taxes
- Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The week that two solar farms located in Haywood County and Memphis were dedicated, a bill that would increase property taxes on owners of solar production facilities like the two arrays was undergoing more changes in Nashville and encountering increased opposition from the state’s solar industry.
15. Packers' Run Inspiring Titans in Playoff Chase
- Wednesday, December 28, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Titans are getting inspiration from the Green Bay Packers of a season ago in their improbable bid for the AFC's final wild-card spot.
Just as Green Bay did a year ago, the Titans (8-7) are trying to win their final two games to reach the playoffs while needing plenty help from other teams.
16. A Tasteful List
- Friday, October 14, 2011
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. Seems like everybody has a list these days, so, in recognition of the 125th anniversary of The Daily News, here’s mine – 125 things that make Memphis easy to swallow – a sort of alphabetical soup to nuts of local flavor. Friends old and new, and a few long-gone, but I can taste them still.
17. Newcomers Highlight BSMF Lineup
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Memphis in May’s salute to Belgium will once again kick off with headline musical acts from across the country, singing on the river, in the sometimes muddy Tom Lee Park.
18. Shelby Farms Unveils New Playground
- Thursday, April 07, 2011
Wild songbirds provided the music for a springtime scene straight out of a fairy tale, as Snow White – illuminated in sunshine and surrounded by blossoming trees – read a story to a wide-eyed little girl seated at her side.
19. 10 Years of Jabberblabber
- Monday, March 28, 2011
The Bluff City’s favorite giant, green, googly-eyed monster this month celebrates 10 years of fostering childhood creativity and encouraging fun, educational family interaction.
Over the past decade, the Jabberblabber has become synonymous with family life in Memphis. Even if you’re not a parent, chances are you’ve spotted the enormous costumed character (played by a very tall man named Jim Lord) and his trusty cowgirl sidekick, Quick Draw Drew, making the rounds at family-friendly festivals or child-focused events in the Memphis metropolitan area.
20. Mellencamp Headlines Beale Street Music Festival
- Friday, March 04, 2011
MEMPHIS (AP) – Memphis in May officials say John Mellencamp, Wilco, Cee Lo Green, Ke$ha, Stone Temple Pilots, B.o.B. and Godsmack are scheduled to perform at the three-day Beale Street Music Festival this spring.
21. Wolfchase Auto Dealer Site Sells for $4M
- Friday, February 04, 2011
A Wolfchase auto dealership facility is officially changing hands and names.
First Tennessee Trust Department has bought the 48,085-square-foot auto dealership formerly known as Cadillac SAAB of Memphis, 7727 U.S. 64, for $4 million.
22. Gibson Honored as Part of ‘30 Under 30’ List
- Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Andre Gibson, chair of the Memphis City Beautiful Commission and vice president of the Memphis Urban League Young Professionals, has been named among Rosewood Hotels’ national 30 Under 30 campaign.
23. Where Fewer Foreclosures are Now Bad for Business
- Tuesday, November 23, 2010
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) – Across the nation, troubled homeowners have cheered the news that some banks are slowing the foreclosure process to review questionable documents. Then there are places like Lee County, Fla., where not everyone is applauding.
24. Remodeling: Cost vs. Value
- Tuesday, July 06, 2010
Jason Sparrow would really like to replace the water heater of his Mud Island home with a new, energy-efficient tankless system, but after three years of steady home improvements, it’s still on the to-do list.
25. Bari Ristorante Owners To Open Diner on Broad Ave.
- Monday, June 28, 2010
Jason and Rebecca Severs launched Bari Ristorante in November 2002, and almost eight years later, the restaurant and bar – the bar next door opened in 2005 – run with the smoothness of chocolate sauce across the pastry of a warm profiterole.
26. Renaissance Avenue
- Monday, June 28, 2010
When Larry Schmitt bought a two-story building on the corner of Broad Avenue and Collins Street in 1993, he knew the place needed some TLC.
27. Tourism Helps Tenn. Farms Stay in Business
- Friday, February 26, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - In a tough year for Tennessee's state budget, the departments of tourism and agriculture have found a mutual silver lining: a boomlet in agricultural tourism.
Milking cows (sort of), wandering through corn and cotton mazes, watching chicks hatch, having a country wedding and picking melons are among the activities drawing city folks and their pocketbooks to farms around Tennessee.
28. Green Movement Keeps Allen & Hoshall Busy
- Friday, September 04, 2009
Energy audits are nothing new for Allen & Hoshall, the locally owned engineering firm whose roots date back almost 100 years.
As early as the 1970s, the Memphis-based company worked with the Tennessee Valley Authority on energy-related projects, and by the mid-1980s it was consulting U.S. Embassies around the world about their energy usage, helping them find ways to shrink their carbon footprints.
29. Collierville Lowe’s Closer to Fruition
- Wednesday, June 03, 2009
After four years of starts and stops, Lowe’s is coming to Collierville.
Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s Home Centers Inc. on Friday paid $4.1 million for 16.61 acres of land along New Byhalia Road in Collierville, clearing the way for the home improvement giant to build its first store in the town of about 40,000 people.
30. Stimulus Bill Expected to Feed ‘Green’ Industry
- Tuesday, February 24, 2009
The greenest home is the one that is already built, meaning any structure that doesn’t require an abundance of new materials and energy to construct is more eco-friendly than a house that does.
And the concept of “re-greening” a home – performing energy-efficient upgrades or retrofitting a home to make it environmentally sound – has become easier thanks to President Barack Obama’s $787 billion economic stimulus bill.
31. 100 S. Main to See Progress This Week
- Tuesday, April 22, 2008
The long development process and occasional setbacks that have come with filling what's been referred to as the giant hole on Main Street have taken several years to work through. But a new five-story mixed-use development is planned for the site - a project that was given the green light last year - and construction could begin as soon as early fall.
32. St. Jude's Evans Elected Chair-Elect of National Group
- Wednesday, February 27, 2008
William Evans, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital director and CEO, has been elected as chair-elect of the Pharmaceutical Sciences section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
33. Slots Aren't Paying
- Monday, July 30, 2007
Editor's Note: This is the first in The Daily News' three-part series "Housing Hurdles," an examination of the slumping real estate market and what it means for Realtors, builders and homeowners.
Like many Realtors, Jay Fletcher experiences highs and lows of the real estate business through his wireless handheld device - that ubiquitous tool of the new millennium.
34. City, County Leaders Struggle With Sign Regulations
- Monday, December 12, 2005
Forget real estate developers, deal-makers and politicians. Advertisers and sign manufacturers can be just as aggressive in waging high-stakes battles that often spill into court to protect their turf.
35. Archived Article: Real
- Tuesday, March 01, 2005
Vesta to Feature Best of Fayette County
Vesta to Feature Best of Fayette County
The Daily News
The best of Fayette County rolling hills, fields of large oak trees and beautiful homes will be on display in October when the ann...
36. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, January 06, 2005
Computers Affecting Attorney-Client Privilege
Computer Security Crucial for Attorneys, Firms
The Daily News
As do many businesses, law firms deal with security concerns related to their computer networks. But security threats...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 17, 2003
Calendar of events March 17-23
Calendar of events March 17-March 23
The Memphis Technology Council hosts Microsoft .NET evangelist Ron Cundiff at the Memphis .NET User Group meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 3175 Lenox Park Blvd., S...
38. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 13, 2003
Law briefs 03-13-03
Litigation Support for Geezers and Dummies, sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association, is noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050.
Topics include choosing and using case managemen...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 27, 2002
Veronica F. Coleman-Davis was appointed to Bank of Bartletts board of directors. She is a former U.S. Attorney in Memphis. She is president and chief executive officer of the National Institute for Law and Equity. Molly Okeon was promo...
40. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...