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1. Library Expands Digital Audiobook Selection
- Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Memphis Public Library and Information Center customers now have access to more digital audiobooks through OneClick Digital, one of the library’s newest online resources for customers on the go.
- Monday, February 03, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host The Memphis Knights Big Band at the Garden Monday, Feb. 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. The 18-piece band will perform everything from Glenn Miller standards to modern jump jive and wail. Suggested donation is $5. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Saturday, February 01, 2014
The University of Memphis will host its Black History Month opening ceremony and presentation of the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. James L. Netters Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Visit memphis.edu for a schedule of other Black History Month activities.
- Friday, October 18, 2013
The Memphis Lawyers’ chapter of the Federalist Society will meet Friday, Oct. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. U.S. District Judge John T. Fowlkes Jr. will moderate a debate about the constitutional amendment to change Tennessee’s judicial selection method. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. RSVP to email@example.com or 462-2616.
- Thursday, October 17, 2013
National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, Oct. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Barbara Prescott, executive director of PeopleFirst, will speak. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 466-6476.
6. August 9-15, 2013: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, August 10, 2013
2010: Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. announced Tobey Park would be the site for the city’s first neighborhood skatepark. The $440,000 project was completed and opened in November 2011.
2008: Grays Creek residents and others in Cordova began organizing opposition to plans for a new Walmart Supercenter on the northwest corner of Houston Levee and Macon Roads. The project would later be voted down by the Shelby County Commission.
7. This week in Memphis history: June 21-27
- Saturday, June 22, 2013
2008: On the cover of The Memphis News, a story on the pasts of and connections between City Council member Rickey Peete and former Shelby County Commissioner Joe Cooper that ended with Peete pleading guilty to federal corruption charges and Cooper wearing a wire and recording conversations in which he paid Peete for his council vote on a billboard project. The story quoted from prosecution documents outlining the crime. “During this conversation, Peete said, ‘I’m going to do what’s right for the community. ... It looks OK to me,’ and then Peete showed Cooper a note written on a piece of paper. The note instructed Cooper to place the ‘paperwork’ (money) in the bathroom.”
8. March 29-April 4: This Week in Memphis History
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
2012: Pinnacle Airlines Corp. filed for federal bankruptcy reorganization after months of trying to reorganize the Memphis-based regional air carrier to compensate for a shift in the airline industry and a move away from the smaller capacity jets used by Pinnacle. It was a dramatic reversal for a company that in October 2010 became the anchor tenant of One Commerce Square. The reorganization plan was later scrapped for another reorganization plan that included Pinnacle moving out of Memphis effective May 2013.
9. McBroom Joins Indie Memphis as Director of Operations
- Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Mandy McBroom has been named director of operations for Indie Memphis, the first full-time staff member to hold the position. In her new role, she will oversee festival operations, shorts programming, volunteer opportunities and membership growth.
10. Grisham Joins Growing Jackson Lewis Office
- Thursday, May 03, 2012
When Greg Grisham joined the Memphis office of workplace law firm Jackson Lewis LLP as a partner a few weeks ago, it marked the fourth new attorney arrival in the firm’s Memphis office since December.
11. Jackson Lewis Adds Attorneys, Plans More
- Thursday, May 03, 2012
The Memphis office of workplace law firm Jackson Lewis LLP is on a tear. The firm has brought four new attorneys, for example, on board since December. That brings the current total to nine – up from three when the firm opened its doors here in 2008.
12. Conspiracy Theory
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tennessee joined 14 other states along with the U.S. Justice Department in suing Apple Inc. and major book publishers Wednesday, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books they said cost consumers more than $100 million in the past two years by adding $2 to $5 to the price of each e-book.
13. Chamberlain Joins MBI
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Jessica Chamberlain has joined MBI as a workspace consultant.
Hometown: Arlington, Tenn.
14. The Law of Crosswords
- Thursday, November 03, 2011
“Dear Judge Vic, I’ve heard that crosswords are considered mentally healthy. Can you address this topic? Also, I’d like to work on your crosswords, but I hear they have legal themes. I worry I might not be qualified. /s/ New Kid.”
- Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Jobnewsmemphis.com will hold a career fair Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early, pre-register, bring resumes and prepare to be interviewed. For more information, call 761-3025 or visit www.jobnewsmemphis.com.
- Monday, October 24, 2011
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold its monthly meeting and educational program Monday, Oct. 24, at 5:45 p.m. at the Memphis Public Library & Information Center’s Poplar-White Station branch library, 5094 Poplar Ave.
17. On Location: Memphis Showcases Local, International Films
- Wednesday, April 06, 2011
In the business of film festivals, international films bring prestige, but local films bring dollars.
This year’s 12th annual On Location: Memphis International Film and Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, hopes to draw on the best of both worlds.
18. Mays To Hold Schools Consolidation Hearing
- Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Most of the Shelby County Schools board wants a court order in Memphis federal court Thursday that will stop the plan by the Shelby County Commission to appoint a new countywide school board on March 28.
19. County School Board Seeks Injunction From Thursday Schools Hearing
- Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Most of the Shelby County school board wants a court order in Memphis federal court Thursday that will stop the plan by the Shelby County Commission to appoint a new countywide school board on March 28.
20. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 06, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
- Thursday, September 17, 2009
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law School Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will hold a seminar today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 3715 Central Ave. Steven J. Mulroy and Christopher Green will present “A Constitution Day Debate: Living Constitution vs. Original Intent.” To register, call Greg Grisham at 527-0214.
- Thursday, March 05, 2009
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter of the Federalist Society will present a panel discussion on “Judicial Selection in Tennessee” today from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Felecia Suzanne’s, 80 Monroe Ave. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, contact Greg Grisham at email@example.com or 312-9413.
23. Evidence at Heart of Matter For Cooley, The Innocence Project
- Friday, November 14, 2008
Craig Cooley compares the aftermath of a wrongful criminal conviction to the aftermath of a train crash.
24. Issues of Civility, Professionalism Linger in Legal Community
- Thursday, October 02, 2008
People who watch shows such as “Law & Order” might imagine lawyers constantly head-butting, arguing and back-stabbing.
However, in the real world, lawyers tend to be more collegial. But many lawyers have said they would like to see more civil, courteous behavior among their colleagues.
25. Courthouse Library Full of Memories
- Thursday, May 22, 2008
Ora Lee Mitchell remembers when the Shelby County Courthouse was the seat of all local government – city and county.
“The City Commission had its offices out those doors and on the second floor,” she said, pointing to two wooden doors at the other end of the Law Library where she works. “The county school board was right out here. They had it all in that little corner.”
- Wednesday, September 19, 2007
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host its "Researching Grant Funding" workshop today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the alliance office, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. The event is $65 for members, $55 for participants in the Alliance's Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $99 for nonmembers. Call Nancy McGee at 684-6605 for more information.
- Tuesday, September 18, 2007
The Executive Employment Law Seminar Series will be today from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. This week's topic is "Compensation, Benefits and Commissions." The event is $25 per person, including breakfast, payable at the door. Reservations can be made by calling Sheila Lindsey at 683-1850.
28. Legal Defender of Bush War Policies To Appear in Memphis
- Friday, August 03, 2007
Chances are, most people don't recognize his name. But any American over the last few years who's read about, opined on or debated the so-called war on terror - whether they've done so in coffeehouses, college campuses or the halls of Congress - knows full well his legacy.
29. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
- Tuesday, February 06, 2007
The David Lusk Gallery presents "John Torina: Path Into the Wilderness" through Feb. 24 at 4540 Poplar Ave. For more information, call the gallery at 767-3800.
The Eclectic Eye in Midtown presents "Life As I See It," an exhibit by Tom Clifton, through March 1 at 242 South Cooper St. For more information, call 276-EYES (3937).
- Monday, October 02, 2006
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence presents "What Every Board Member Should Know About Ethics (to Stay Out of Trouble)" today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Buckman Hall at Christian Brothers University, 650 E. Parkway South. Cost is $40 for members and $60 for non-members. Visit www.npexcellence.org to register.
- Thursday, September 28, 2006
eWomenNetwork holds an accelerated networking luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Mary Jo Greil, founder and president of Carson Greil Group LLC, is the guest speaker. Cost is $55. Call 210-9582 to register.
33. The Next Chapter Unfolds in Tale of Two Bookstores
- Monday, September 11, 2006
The numbers he was crunching seemed too good to ignore.
Hugh Hollowell - a former financial planner-turned-bookstore owner - wanted to expand Midtown Books, the small used book shop he once operated across the street from Blue Monkey on Madison Avenue.
34. A Closing Chapter for Burke's?
- Thursday, May 04, 2006
In the winner-take-all, Texas hold 'em competition that is the world of retail, how many small bookstore owners can say they have a credit card slip signed by actor Gene Hackman lovingly taped to their refrigerator?
35. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Southaven Expands Key City Service
New library reflects period of growth in heart of city
The Daily News
You could almost say the future of Southaven is an open book.
Two new regional shopping centers are in the...
36. Archived Article: Small Biz
- Wednesday, April 07, 2004
Burkes a Mainstay in Local Book Scene
The Daily News
Its a marriage built on books. Theres just no other way to describe the relationship of Cheryl and Corey Mesler, owners of Burkes Book Store.
I hired her to marry...
37. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, November 19, 2001
Time to revisit employee leave policy, experts say
Many employers revisit military leave policy
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
During the war on terrorism, many U.S. companies are re-examining an employee policy they havent visited since th...
38. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 17, 2001
David F Weintraub, Stock, Bennett & Grisham PC has relocated its office to the Renaissance Center, 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive, Suite 512. The firm concentrates its practice on representing employees in labor and employment matters. John Sandford w...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 26, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: March 26-April 1 March 26 The Federalist Society Memphis Lawyers Chapter is hosting a book signing with University of Mississippi School of Law professor Ronald J. Rychlak. He will discuss his latest...
40. Archived Article: Law Column
- Thursday, March 18, 1999
A look back a look ahead A look back a look ahead By Jeff Weintraub Special to The Daily News 1998 was another interesting year in labor relations. Both the NBA and Northwest Airlines pilots struck, and Federal Express narrowly avoided a strike. The...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 22, 1998
June 22 June 22 The League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Public Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The topic will be groundwater protection. The speaker will be Dr. John Smith, director of the Ground Water Institute at the U...
42. Archived Article: Law Analys
- Thursday, February 20, 1997
A look back A look ahead A look back A look ahead By Jeff Weintraub Special to The Daily News As expected, 1996 was another eventful year in the labor and employment arena. 1996 saw a number of important Supreme Court decisions, the passage of healt...
43. Archived Article: Govt Focus
- Friday, November 22, 1996
11-21 film, tape & music.gs Memphis means movies Film location manager cites local strengths, needs in building movie industry base By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News A special guest addressed the Memphis and Shelby County Film, Tape & M...
44. Archived Article: Law Review
- Wednesday, October 30, 1996
10/30Law review A novel approach to law Law professors analyze Grishams "Rainmaker" currently being filmed in Memphis By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News Even before Francis Ford Coppola had completed casting for the "Rainmaker,&qu...
45. Archived Article: Page 3
- Tuesday, September 24, 1996
Home sales increase in August Home sales increase in August Home sales compiled in the Multiple Listing Service grew 8.2 percent in August as compared to July, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. August sales totaled 1,161 compare...
46. Archived Article: Book & Paper Chg
- Wednesday, May 29, 1996
Memphis will be the venue of Tennessees first book and paper show on June 8-9 at the Cook Convention Center. Memphis site for states first book and paper show By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Collectors looking for rare first editions of John Gri...
47. Archived Article: Standout (steiner) Lj
- Friday, May 10, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Conquering a killer Dr. Mitchell Steiner set to begin clinical trials for innovative prostate cancer treatment By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A University of Tennessee-Memphis professor and oncology specialist is poised to begin clin...
48. Archived Article: Bookstores Jts
- Tuesday, April 16, 1996
4/15 jts cupacoffee Memphis merges mocha with Melville Bookstores sell more with cafes By JAMES SNYDER More and more Memphis bookstores are going the way of Seattle, serving up a hot cup of joe to accompany the latest John Grisham novel. Davis-Kidd ...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 21, 1996
02-21 Memos ETI Corp. has announced the addition of two staff members. Janet Smith has joined ETI as marketing coordinator for the land development department. She most recently served as executive secretary for a Memphis-based architecture and engi...
50. Archived Article: Law Analys
- Thursday, January 11, 1996
01/11 Law analys A look back, a look ahead By JEFF WEINTRAUB The Daily News In 1995, employers ran headlong into the pro-labor agenda of the President, the Secretary of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board. Governmental activism in the labor...