Editorial Results (free)
1. Tennessee 12th-Graders Below Average in Math, Reading
- Thursday, May 08, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman said Wednesday that a report showing the state's high school seniors' below-average performance in math and reading is partially due to them not being exposed to recent education changes that have more rigorous standards.
- Saturday, December 21, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will host a Four Seasons Cocktail Series happy hour Saturday, Dec. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. The event will include guided tours of the theater, including areas off limits to the public. Cost is free; donations benefit Memphis Youth Symphony Orchestra. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
- Friday, December 20, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will hold its Holiday Open House Friday, Dec. 20, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Doors open at 10 a.m., and highlights include a concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer organ at noon, a screening of “Miracle on 34th Street” at 2 p.m. and a presentation by “Memphis Movie Theatres” author Vincent Astor at 4:30 p.m. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for a complete schedule.
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, Dec. 19, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
5. 100 Candles
- Tuesday, October 08, 2013
An appreciation of the past is practically a requirement for visitors of the Majestic Grille, 145 S. Main St., a storied Downtown eatery housed in a space with a terra cotta facade, beaux arts decor and even an old movie screen inside.
- Friday, November 30, 2012
Downtown Memphis Commission will unveil Memphis’ first marker on the Highway 61 Blues Trail Friday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. at Third Street and Gayoso Avenue. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
7. New Network Affiliation Bolsters Investec Realty
- Monday, April 02, 2012
Commercial real estate firm Investec Realty Services has broadened its reach beyond the Memphis market thanks to a partnership with the international network of Sperry Van Ness.
A recent franchise affiliation increases the company’s footprint from 10 brokers in Tennessee to more than 700 affiliates in 145 markets, plus another 35,000 brokers who subscribe to the Sperry Van Ness network.
8. Memphis Means Music Month Begins Friday
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
Memphis Means Music Month begins Friday, Sept. 30, with the South Main Art Trolley Tour, and organizers are planning a variety of activities from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Memphis Music Foundation has teamed with many artists, businesses and restaurants to celebrate Memphis music
9. CCRFC to Act On Financing Amendments
- Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. board of directors takes up two items at its Tuesday meeting involving a Mud Island apartment complex and the Gibson Guitar plant located south of Beale Street.
- Monday, November 01, 2010
The Memphis Farmers Market will hold a Farm to Fork dinner Monday at 6 p.m. at Majestic Grille, 145 S. Main St. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 522-8555. For more information, visit www.memphisfarmersmarket.org.
- Friday, October 08, 2010
The University of Memphis Department of Psychology will host the 2010 Spindel Conference Thursday through Saturday on the U of M campus. Stephen Darwall of Yale University of will deliver the opening address. The Emerging Scholar Prize Essay will be delivered Friday. For a complete list of speakers, times and locations, call 678-3352 or visit www.memphis.edu/philosophy/spindel_2010.php.
12. WUMR Starts Jazz in June Radiothon
- Friday, June 11, 2010
The University of Memphis’ WUMR will host its weeklong “Jazz in June” Radiothon beginning Sunday and running through June 20.
Volunteers will take pledges by phone. They can be made by calling 678-4000 or toll-free 877-955-5299.
- Thursday, May 20, 2010
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will hold one-on-one counseling sessions with Mark Taylor today at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, 485 Halle Park Drive. The sessions are free but appointments are required. For appointments, call 853-1949.
- Wednesday, May 19, 2010
The Center City Development Corporation Board of Directors will meet today at 9 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
- Wednesday, March 10, 2010
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will meet today at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Terrance Fluker of the U.S. Census Bureau will speak. The luncheon is free for members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for students. For more information, call 7549035.
- Friday, February 05, 2010
The Memphis Zoo will host a Valentine’s Dinner today at 6:30 p.m. at Teton Trek’s Great Lodge. Cost is $125 per person and $1,000 for a private table of six. Chef John Bragg of Circa will prepare the meal. For reservations, call 333-6572.
- Friday, December 04, 2009
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold a seminar today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UTHSC, 800 Madison Ave. The seminar will discuss HIV/AIDS in the Mid-South. For more information, call 218-5511.
- Tuesday, November 10, 2009
The Memphis Animal Shelter Advisory Board will meet today at 10 a.m. in the second floor conference room of City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will attend.
- Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will present the third breakfast meeting in its Human Health Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The meeting is free to members and prospective members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at email@example.com or 543-3518.
- Monday, August 17, 2009
The Madison Hotel will kick off its fall rooftop cigar series, “Smoking Up High: High-Class, Low Key,” today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The event will feature selections of cigars from Havana Mix Cigar Shop, a cash bar and a special rooftop terrace menu. The series will run through November. Reservations are recommended, as capacity is limited. For reservations, call 333-1223.
- Thursday, July 30, 2009
The Shelby County Commission’s EOC Appeal Board will meet today at 9:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. The Rules Subcommittee of the Shelby County Ethics Commission will meet at 4 p.m. in Suite 660. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Tuesday, July 28, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Veterinarian Kathy Mitchener will speak about stem cell research. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, July 27, 2009
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will meet today at 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The educational topic will deal with the role and function of a teller’s committee.
- Thursday, June 11, 2009
The Downtown Parking Authority will meet today at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.
26. City Council To Consider Frayser Foreclosure Woes
- Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Steve Lockwood, executive director of the Frayser Community Development Corp., offers a nine-digit figure when quantifying the pain of the housing slump in Frayser, the epicenter of foreclosure activity in Shelby County.
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Planning and Evaluation 101” today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Karen Kitchens, who will discuss fundamental planning and evaluation tools that will equip participants to better understand a program’s impact and needs. For more information or reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The Small Business Solutions Series will kick off with “Making 71 Percent More Profit by Working Only 10 Percent Better” today from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at ParMasters Golf Training Center, 888 S. White Station Road. Business coach Mark van Stolk of Calaveras Business Coaching LLC will speak. Cost is $30 per session, $90 for the four-seminar series and free for the first 10 participants to sign up. For more information, visit www.businesssolutionsseries.com or call 753-3753.
- Friday, October 03, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold an Education Summit today at 9 a.m. at the Fogleman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive.
MPACT Memphis will hold a meet and greet with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., today from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Majestic Grille, 145 S. Main St. For more information, e-mail Andre Gibson at email@example.com.
- Thursday, July 10, 2008
The Charter Commission of Memphis and Shelby County will meet today at 3 p.m. in the fifth floor conference room at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. For more information, call Bridgett Handy-Clay at 576-6511.
- Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Talk Shoppe will present “A Working Knowledge of Antiques & Collectibles” 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.
32. Supply-Chain Slowdowns Could Spell Big Business for Warehouses
- Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Can Memphis benefit from a nationwide economic slowdown? Probably not, but the city dubbed America's Distribution Center might be better situated than most cities to weather the ferocious storm ahead.
- Thursday, June 07, 2007
The Aging Commission of the Mid-South and the Alzheimer's Association will present a free educational conference for caregivers today from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Germantown Centre, 1801 Exeter Road.
- Wednesday, June 06, 2007
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled "What If...? Crisis Management and Disaster Planning for Nonprofits" today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The event is $99 for members and $150 for nonmembers.
- Tuesday, June 05, 2007
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled "What If...? Crisis Management and Disaster Planning for Nonprofits" Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The event is $99 for members and $150 for nonmembers.
- Monday, June 04, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis hosts its weekly meeting and lunch today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Darren Sanders, deputy Shelby County engineer, is the guest speaker. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required.
- Friday, June 01, 2007
The Memphis Potters' Guild presents its annual Spring Show & Sale today through Sunday at The Memphis Botanic Garden at 750 Cherry Road in Audubon Park. The opening reception will be today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 458-2354.
38. CN Railway Co. Touts Safety Week
- Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Trains rumble through Memphis every day, generating money for the local economy in the form of cargo loaded or unloaded in town.
All that activity and all those goods create more jobs and more demand for warehouse space, boosting the area's logistics and distribution industries.
- Tuesday, March 20, 2007
The National Association of Women Business Owners holds its monthly membership luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Wendi Thomas, a journalist at The Commercial Appeal, will be the presenter. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. To RSVP, call 844-3738 or visit www.nawbomemphis.org.
- Monday, March 19, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis Inc. holds its weekly meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The topic is "Cold Formed Steel Trusses." The meeting costs $12 and includes lunch. No reservations are required.
- Friday, February 02, 2007
Inside Sounds and Daddy-O Records present Blues Showcase Memphis Style Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to midnight at The Gibson Lounge, 145 Lt. George Lee Ave. Performers include The Billy Gibson Band, Charlie Wood and Daddy Mack Orr. Cost is $10. Call 452-9696 for more information.
- Monday, November 27, 2006
Talk Shoppe presents "Tips for Home & Personal Security During the Holidays" Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale St. Drew Trapnell, president of National Certified Alarms (NCA) USA Inc. and Joanne Nichols, local representative for NCA USA, are the guest speakers. For more information, call Talk Shoppe sponsor Jo Garner at 759-7808.
43. Hard to See it Now, But New Orleans Will Rebound in Time
- Friday, September 01, 2006
When I think of New Orleans, or at least the way it must have been before Hurricane Katrina, I picture historic cemeteries with moss-covered angels and penitent saints, solemn in their perpetual mourning.
- Thursday, June 01, 2006
National Seminars Group presents two business writing seminars today at Radisson Inn-Airport, 2411 Winchester Road. "Perfect Proofreading Techniques" is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon, while "Business Grammar Made Easy" will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For information or to register, call (800) 258-7246 or visit www.nationalseminarstraining.com.
45. Majestic Grill Helps Animate Main Street
- Monday, May 01, 2006
Memphis' Main Street has a lot going for it. The Pinch District on North Main has history. The South Main Arts District is hosting the Vesta Home Show. And the block of Main from Union and Gayoso avenues, often referred to as the New Main area, also is seeing a flurry of development.
46. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, April 09, 2002
NAR offers way for associations NAR offers way for associations to add value to member Web sites The National Association of Realtors now offers state and local Realtor associations the opportunity to provide Realtor VIP Risk Management Publications...
47. Archived Article: Blues Ball (lead)
- Wednesday, September 20, 2000
The Blues Ball plays at Gibson Guitar Factory Gibson factory site of Blues Ball encore By Sue Pease The Daily News For a Memphis business desiring to raise awareness about its products and services, having a party, or rather "the" party of...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 12, 2000
Randall D Randall D. Noel was elected president of the Tennessee Legal Community Foundation during the annual meeting of the Tennessee Bar Association. Noel is a litigation partner with Armstrong Allen PLLC, where he has practiced 22 years. Colman B...
49. Archived Article: Ccc (lead)
- Monday, February 07, 2000
Main St Main Street Mall meetings on tap By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Potential development ideas will be presented at a series of workshops this week hosted by the Center City Commission as part of its redevelopment plan for properties along Mai...
50. Archived Article: Graphic
- Monday, June 28, 1999
Business license balance Business license balance After a slow start in the early months of 1999, the number of business licenses filed for in the Shelby County Clerk's Office has neared the same rate it was at the same time in 1998. Several areas s...
51. Archived Article: Gov't (drb)
- Wednesday, April 07, 1999
By KATHLEEN BURT Plans create special signage for ballpark By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Plans to create a special sign district for AutoZone Park will be considered at todays Center City Commission Design Review Board meeting. Looney Ricks Kiss A...
52. Archived Article: Lucb Lj
- Friday, March 12, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON LUCB approves Orgill Building penthouses By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Proposals for penthouses atop the Orgill Building, office buildings, a retail center, a branch bank and a landscape and nursery firm were among projects give...
53. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, December 24, 1998
Chapter 13 petitions Chapter 13 petitions The Western District of Tennessee perennially tops the charts in the nation for the number of Chapter 13 filings. Heres a look at the number of petitions filed Jan. 1-Dec. 15 in U.S. District Court for Memph...
54. Archived Article: Gov't (drb)
- Thursday, November 05, 1998
Discussion of new sign guidelines tops the agenda of today's Design Review Board meeting New sign guidelines top board agenda By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News A discussion of new sign guidelines tops the agenda of todays Design Review Board meeting. ...
55. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 09, 1997
TaylorGardnerArchitects Inc TaylorGardnerArchitects Inc., a Memphis architectural firm, was presented the 1997 Air National Guard Design Award at the 164th Airlift Wing in Memphis on Saturday. The award was presented for the design of the Tennessee ...