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1. Cohen Prevails, Incumbents Dominate
- Friday, August 08, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen held off Thursday, Aug. 7, the most serious electoral challenge he’s faced since winning the Congressional seat in 2006, in the form of attorney Ricky E. Wilkins.
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. Filing Frenzy
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Until Tuesday, no one was running for the District 7 seat on the Shelby County Schools board. No one had pulled a qualifying petition from the Shelby County Election Commission until just two days before the filing deadline for candidates on the August election ballot.
- Saturday, February 08, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- 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.
- Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Cannon Wright Blount will hold a QuickBooks seminar Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at its office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. The session will cover setting up payroll items and employees, time tracking, and paying employees and tax liabilities. Cost is $75. Visit cannonwrightblount.com/resources to register.
- Monday, October 14, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” Tuesday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 20, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
- Saturday, October 12, 2013
Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.
- Saturday, October 05, 2013
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “I’m a Memphian” author Dan Conaway for a discussion and book signing Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. “I’m a Memphian” is a collection of Conaway’s “Memphasis” columns from The Daily News. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
- Saturday, September 21, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Line Dancing for BLUES, in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student alumni center, 800 Madison Ave. The event will include a line dance-a-thon, and information on infant mortality and the BLUES Project. Suggested donation is $5. Visit uthsc.edu/blues for details.
- Saturday, August 17, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will host a performance of “Les Miserables” to benefit the Memphis Child Advocacy Center Saturday, Aug. 17, at 8 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. A pre-performance reception and silent auction begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $60 and are available through MCAC, 888-4342.
- Saturday, August 03, 2013
The Daily News will host its HR Rules and Ramifications Seminar and panel discussion Thursday, Aug. 8, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. The seminar will include an overview of changing employment laws and advice on dealing with real-life workplace issues. Paul Pattenof Jackson Lewis LLP will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
14. State Delays Office Lease Announcement
- Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Groups hoping to garner the state’s real estate needs Downtown will have to wait a little longer to find out if they placed the winning bid.
The state had originally planned to issue a notice of awarding the lease for its office space needs Tuesday, July 23, but that date has been changed to Aug. 19, when the executive subcommittee of the State Building Commission meets.
15. Stories of the Street
- Thursday, March 28, 2013
On a frosty Monday afternoon in late March, Cynthia “Cee Cee” Crawford stood at the intersection of Park Avenue and Getwell Road waving copies of Memphis’ new street newspaper, The Bridge.
- Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The University of Memphis School of Public Health will host Dr. John Dreyzehner, Tennessee Commissioner of Health, for “Public Health is Everybody’s Business” Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the FedEx Institute of Technology fishbowl room 203, 365 Innovation Drive. Visit memphis.edu/sph for details.
- Monday, January 14, 2013
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Pamela D. Pitts, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed Inc., will discuss financial planning and investments. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to Sharon Gardner at email@example.com or 752-6213.
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
WKNO-FM will premiere a series by news director Candice Ludlow that will address the issue of gangs in Memphis Wednesday, Nov. 2. The series will air in the morning during “Morning Edition” over the next several weeks. The series examines the Street Crimes Unit program through the eyes of Shelby County Sheriff Sergeant Charles Eldridge, who leads the unit. The program is working to eliminate the presence of gangs and drugs on Memphis’ streets. Morning Edition airs from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekday mornings.
19. Ark. Senate Panel Backs 3 Tax Cut Measures
- Tuesday, February 22, 2011
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Senate panel on Monday backed Gov. Mike Beebe's proposal to cut Arkansas' grocery tax along with reductions in the used car and manufacturers' utility taxes, setting up a potential showdown with the House and Beebe over reductions in the state's revenues.
20. Wynstone Mill Lots Hit Auction Block
- Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Thirty-six lots in the Wynstone Mill subdivision of the Schilling Farms Planned Development have been foreclosed and will be sold in a substitute trustee’s sale, according to a pair of notices that begin on Page 38 of today’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
- Tuesday, August 25, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mike Moffatt, governor of Rotary District 6800, will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, August 24, 2009
The Memphis Symphony Chorus will hold auditions to find new chorus members for the 2009-2010 season today at 6 p.m. at Balmoral Presbyterian Church, 6413 Quince Road. Interested people should call the Memphis Symphony office at 537-2500 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Best Practices in Internal Controls” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Daniel Moore will lead the workshop. 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.
- Monday, June 22, 2009
Memphis City Schools will host its first Memphis Interscholastic Athletic Association Golf Classic today at 8 a.m. at Irene Golf & Country Club, 8141 Irene Blvd. Tournament fees are $250 per person and $1,000 for teams of four. For more information or tickets, call 748-8889.
- Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber Humana Health Series will be today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Crescent Club, Poplar Ave., Suite 909. The speaker panel will include Craig Becker of the Tennessee Hospital Association, Bob Gordon of Baptist Memorial Health Care and Dave Archer of Saint Francis Hospital. For reservations, contact Angela Michaels at 543-3546 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 email@example.com.
- Wednesday, April 29, 2009
The Shelby County Commission will hold meetings today beginning at 9 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber will present “Test Drive the Master Mind Principle Success Formula” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
- Monday, August 04, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly luncheon today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Paul Gavin of Contech Construction Products will speak on “Giogrid” Geotextiles. Cost is $12.
- Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Talk Shoppe will meet today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic is "Using the Mastermind Principle to Propel Your Business to Success." For more information, contact Jo Garner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, September 25, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber and The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold the Metro Business Council Sales & Marketing Summit today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost is $50 for members and $100 for nonmembers. RSVP to Tunga Lee at 543-3571.
- Monday, September 10, 2007
InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute and Medtronic, with the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, will present a Musculoskeletal Lecture today at 5 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Dr. Stephen Li will speak on "Polyethylene: Past, Present & Future of Orthopaedic-Bearing Materials."
- Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Talk Shoppe presents "Preparing the Seller for Marketing Their Home," a free seminar, today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Earlaine Winterowd, a Realtor with Diamond Realty and an instructor at the Professional School of Real Estate, is the speaker. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Cotton Inc. and the New York Board of Trade host "Hedging With Cotton Options" today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. The free seminar provides information to cotton growers for the 2007 season. Lunch is provided. To register, call 212-748-4094 or 919-678-2271 or e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, February 26, 2007
South End Developers LLC hosts the Downtown Home Show at South End today at 11 a.m. at the Riverside 648 Condominiums, 648 Riverside Drive. Eleven developments are participating in South End's first spring home show. Model townhomes, condominiums and lofts will be on display. Call 461-1662 for more information.
36. Shelby Farms Ad Hoc Committee to Meet
- Monday, October 30, 2006
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners Ad Hoc Committee on Shelby Farms meets at 2 p.m. in the Commission's 4th floor committee room at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call Steve Summerall at 545-4301 for more information.
37. Children's Museum Hosts Golf Tournament Today
- Monday, September 18, 2006
The Children's Museum of Memphis (CMOM) hosts the fourth annual CMOM Golf Tournament to benefit the "Yes, EVERY Child!" program at 11:30 a.m. at Memphis Country Club, 3034 Southern Ave. The Yes, EVERY Child! program provides free CMOM admission for less fortunate families. Lunch will be provided starting at 11:30 a.m., and the tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Golfers will play in teams of four for $300 a person. Call 458-2678 for information or to register.
- Friday, September 08, 2006
The Cadillac Invitational Golf Tournament is Monday at 12:30 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. Proceeds benefit the National Kidney Foundation of West Tennessee. More than 100 tournaments will be held nationwide, and the local winners will compete in the national finals in January. Cost is $250, which includes cart, green fees, lunch and dinner, golf glove and more. For information or to register, call the National Kidney Foundation of West Tennessee at 683-6185.
39. Local Businesses Dig For Diamonds at 2006 Showcase
- Monday, August 14, 2006
SPIRCO and Metal Building Products host the AGAPE Child and Family Services annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament at noon. In addition to the tournament, golfers and their families can participate in a junior golf clinic, games, a silent auction and a cooking demonstration. Sponsorships start at $1,600 for teams of four. Contact Jason Burgess at 323-3600 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, May 09, 2006
The Small Business Chamber holds a free Cellular South Workshop "Identifying and Retaining Top Performers" today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the boardroom of Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
41. Rhodes Readies for New Chapter
- Monday, August 22, 2005
Rhodes College has plenty to be proud of. U.S. News & World Report thinks so - it ranked the school No. 45 among liberal arts colleges in its 2005 ranking of America's Best Colleges.
And while Rhodes hasn't done it for the accolades, recent improvements at the school have certainly helped garner the attention. The new Paul Barret Jr. Library, a $42 million centerpiece to the Collegiate Gothic-style campus, officially opens this week. But Tuesday's grand opening festivities for the 136,000-square-foot facility represent just a portion of the work taking place on campus.
42. BottleRocket Experiences Rapid Climb
- Wednesday, July 13, 2005
A mention of the words "bottle rocket" brings to mind children celebrating Independence Day with empty soda bottles, matches and a bag full of fireworks. The bottle rocket is placed in the bottle and lit, and the children stand back to watch in awe as the rocket takes off with great force and soars upward until it erupts with a bang.
43. 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...
44. Archived Article: Tech Focus Chg
- Wednesday, July 09, 1997
To tax or not to tax To tax or not to tax? Tennessee legislators are reviewing the issue of taxing Internet commerce By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Tennessee is one of several southern states which is studying the issue of taxing Internet comme...
45. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, December 05, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Chamberlain named Builder of the Year HBAM bestows honors, installs officers at annual banquet By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Home Builders Association of Memphis honored several of its members for their achievements during the p...
46. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, November 28, 1995
11\28 real focus Committee to link builders, Bartlett Expansion of sewers needed for east Shelby County By Natalie Vantrease Strode The Daily News The new president-elect of the Home Builders Association of Memphis (HBAM) plans to implement a...