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1. MLK50 Observances Come With Appeals, Memories
- Friday, April 6, 2018
The way National Civil Rights Museum president Terri Lee Freeman described it as the MLK50 commemorations began this week, the church bells would cascade when they rang Wednesday, April 4, starting at 6:01 p.m. – the moment Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot 50 years ago.
2. Anniversary of King's Assassination Marked With Marches, Rallies
- Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Several thousand people marching under the banners of unions and civil rights organizations marched peacefully Wednesday, April 4, from the headquarters of the American Federal of State County and Municipal Employees at Beale Street and Danny Thomas Boulevard to Mason Temple Church of God in Christ.
3. Lake District, Raleigh Springs Town Center Moving Forward with Transformative Projects
- Monday, March 5, 2018
3536 Canada Road
Lakeland, TN 38002
Tenant: The Stock Market
Landlord: Gilad Development
4. Hartnell: ‘It’s Very Comforting’ to be Back
- Friday, October 13, 2017
Scott Hartnell ran into unexpected difficulty back in 2000 on one of his very first road trips with the Nashville Predators.
It happened during “Rookie Night,” a time-honored tradition in which the team’s first-year players pay for the pricey dinners of their teammates and trainers.
5. Century Mark
- Saturday, June 17, 2017
During a visit to Memphis in April, Andrew Young was talking with reporters about his lengthy public history – being part of Dr. Martin Luther King’s inner circle, a congressman, mayor of Atlanta, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. It was as he talked about King’s death in Memphis that Young, without any prompting, talked about a trio of Memphis attorneys – Benjamin Hooks, Russell Sugarmon and A. W. Willis – that were the key to his and King’s efforts to get things done in Memphis and the surrounding region.
- Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Project Management Institute Memphis Chapter will meet Wednesday, May 10, at 6 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Guest speaker Tom Sampson, regional delivery director of Randstad Technologies’ IT Solutions engagements in the Midwest/Chicagoland area, will address the topic of Agile Transformation. Visit pmimemphis.org for details.
- Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Chicago blues legend Corky Siegel will perform with musicians from IRIS Orchestra and the Memphis Blues Society Tuesday, May 9, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave. Enjoy dinner and drinks while taking in Siegel’s full-length “Chamber Blues” show. Cover is $5. Visit irisorchestra.org.
8. Health Groups: Next Cure May Go Undiscovered With Trump Cuts
- Monday, March 20, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – What goes on the chopping block: Research into cancer or Alzheimer's? A Zika vaccine or a treatment for superbugs?
Health groups say President Donald Trump's proposal to slash funds for the nation's engine of biomedical research would be devastating for patients with all kinds of diseases – and for jobs.
9. Saban Dominance Bad for SEC? Not Buying It
- Friday, January 20, 2017
I keep reading that Nick Saban is ruining SEC football because his Alabama program is so dominant.
And I just don’t get it.
The misguided Saban-as-Satan logic goes this way:
10. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
11. Miles Never Fully Escaped Shadow of Saban
- Thursday, September 29, 2016
The early in-season firing is much more typical in the NBA or baseball than it is college football, but LSU punted on Les Miles after a 2-2 start and last week’s 18-13 loss to Auburn that included some horrific clock management.
12. Collierville, Millington Mayoral Races Top Suburban Ballots in November
- Thursday, August 18, 2016
The mayors of Collierville and Millington are running for re-election on the November ballot and as the noon Thursday, Aug. 18, filing deadline approaches for the Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal ballots the two mayors have challengers.
13. Safe to Scorching: SEC Coaches Feel the Burn
- Friday, August 12, 2016
There are two kinds of football coaches in the Southeastern Conference: those that have gotten fired and those that haven’t gotten fired – yet.
This is a conference in a constant state of flux for football. The average tenure at their current schools of the 14 SEC coaches is 3.57 years. That’s right: Just making it through a full four-year recruiting cycle is tough.
14. August Ballot Known for What’s Not at the Top
- Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Just before the Memorial Day weekend, candidates in the most hotly contested races on the Aug. 4 ballot got the packages they’ve been waiting on – yard signs.
And social media messages were out by Friday afternoon urging supporters to sign up for them.
15. 3 Trends for the Holidays
- Monday, November 30, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — The holiday season is upon us. Here's what shoppers can expect if they're heading out to stores at any point during the holiday shopping season:
NO FIGHTING OVER MUST-HAVE GIFTS
16. Painful thought: Will the Titans ever be good again?
- Saturday, November 21, 2015
As the Tennessee Titans head down the backstretch of another unproductive season, it might be time to ponder a scary question: Will the Titans ever be good again?
How much longer will they be an NFL’s bottom feeder, swimming the same muddy waters as the Raiders, Browns, Lions and Jaguars?
17. Saluting One of the Greatest
- Monday, February 2, 2015
Tom Brokaw called Mary Margret Foley one of the greatest. No, not by name, but as one of that critical mass of individuals in this country born between 1900 and 1925 whom he dubbed “The Greatest Generation” in his book by the same name.
18. Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.
19. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 8, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
20. Suburban School Board Early Vote In
- Friday, November 8, 2013
The early vote is in for the Thursday, Nov. 7, suburban school board races in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities which are forming their own municipal school districts.
Only six of the school board races are contested with Lakeland voters choosing from a single list of seven contenders for five positions on the Lakeland school board.
21. Election Day Arrives for Municipal School Boards
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities go to the polls Thursday, Nov. 7, for the second time in a year to elect school boards for their respective municipal school districts.
22. Early Voting Opens in Three Suburbs for Boards
- Monday, October 28, 2013
Early voting in three of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities opens Monday, Oct. 28, at locations in Germantown, Bartlett and Millington for newly created suburban school boards.
The early voting period for those cities and Lakeland in advance of the Nov. 7 election day began Oct. 18 at Shelby County Election Commission officers Downtown at 157 Poplar Avenue.
23. Seven Suburban School Board Races Contested
- Thursday, October 3, 2013
The suburban school board races next month come down to seven contested elections in four of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities.
With the decisions in those races and 21 uncontested school board races, voters will have taken the final votes to put in place their own municipal school districts separate from the countywide school system that opened for its first school year Aug. 5.
24. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
25. Wonderstone Worth Wait
- Thursday, March 28, 2013
Since writing about magician David Kwong last November, I’ve been waiting for “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” to come out. David’s listed as one of the film’s two magic consultants at IMDB, though I saw three names in the film’s credits. I enjoyed the film on the day it was released, and now I’m watching the reviews roll in on Rotten Tomatoes.
26. Magna Bank Taps Stewart To Lead SBA Division
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Tom Stewart has been named senior vice president and manager of the small business administration division at Magna Bank. Since joining Magna in March, Stewart has led the bank in obtaining national preferred lending provider status. In his new role, Stewart will oversee all business development activities for the Mid-South along with portfolio management and loan servicing.
27. Mitigating Mold
- Tuesday, October 25, 2011
With fall in full swing, homeowners and property owners alike should be aware of the consequences of mold, which plays a significant role in seasonal allergies.
That’s why Cade Peeper and Tom Fisher came together last year to start Diversified Environmental Solutions, a company that inspects, provides remediation and completes required restorative construction for residential and business properties.
28. Port of Memphis to Pay Real Estate Commissions
- Monday, November 22, 2010
The Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission has recently passed a new real estate commission policy for the sale and leasing of port property.
Each transaction by the commission will be based upon circumstances and market conditions. The new policy reverses 1991’s policy, which discouraged commissions to real estate agents, Tom Fisher, chairman of the Port Commission, said in a statement.
29. Girl Scouts Heart of the South Buys White Station Property
- Tuesday, November 16, 2010
717 S. White Station Road, Units A, B and C
Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Amount: $1.8 Million
30. G.I.C.M. Finances Germantown Site
- Thursday, November 11, 2010
A limited liability company named G.I.C.M. FHI has financed property at 2999 Centre Oak Way through First Tennessee Bank. The $1.2 million loan is dated Nov. 8, with a maturity date of Aug. 1, 2021.
31. Developer Done With Talk on Overton Square Deal
- Thursday, December 10, 2009
It’s no exaggeration to describe a looming Memphis City Council vote as crucial to the future of Overton Square, where a major overhaul that includes a big-box grocery store is in the works.
The City Council soon will decide whether to grant a demolition permit requested by the developers whose plan would bring new retail elements, underground parking, landscaping and street-level parking along with the new grocery. And the body’s vote appears to be a make-or-break moment for the project.
32. MED Task Force Members Appointed
- Thursday, December 3, 2009
Shelby County Interim Mayor Joyce Avery and County Commissioner Joe Ford, who will become county mayor Dec. 10, have appointed a task force to brainstorm short- and long-term solutions to the revenue crisis at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
33. Different Twain Perspective Featured In Germantown Community Theatre’s ‘Is He Dead?’
- Monday, September 14, 2009
Many great artists had one or more works that never saw the light of day until after the artist’s own death. Germantown Community Theatre (GCT) hopes to use one such unsung masterpiece to show a very different side of a legendary American author.
- Wednesday, December 10, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Ethical Leadership” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Kristi Tarbell. Cost is $55 for Program for Nonprofit Excellence participants, $65 for members and $125 for nonmembers. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
35. Homegrown Law Firm Goes Big Time Thanks to Merger
- Thursday, June 28, 2007
One of the largest labor and employment law firms in the country now has a presence in Memphis thanks to a homegrown firm with ties to the Bluff City that goes back 20 years. Effective Sunday, the Memphis firm of Lewis Fisher Henderson & Claxton LLP will join with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, the nation's third-largest labor and employment law firm.
36. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 14, 2003
Cynthia Ham was selected for the American Association of Advertising Agencies client public relations committee
Cynthia Ham was selected for the American Association of Advertising Agencies client public relations committee. Ham was among 14 mark...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 19, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events Aug. 19-Aug. 25
Peabody Place Museum, 119 S. Main St., features A Legacy Unearthed: Early Chinese Clay Burial Figures through Oct. 31. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through F...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 3, 1999
May 4 May 4 The Greater Memphis Association for Quality will hold its 1999 awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The keynote speaker will be Ed Clark, senior vice president of operations support and engineering for ...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 6, 1997
Oct Oct. 7 The Quality Center will sponsor an ISO 9000 implementation workshop through Oct. 8. For more information, call 543-3530. The Business Emergency Preparedness Council will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the Ridgeway Inn, 5679 Poplar Ave. The speaker...
42. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 28, 1997
July 29 July 29 The International Television Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Davis Kidd Booksellers, 387 N. Perkins Ext. The topic will be video on the Internet. The speakers will be Robert Staub of LunaWeb and Steve Cox, who designs and deve...
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 1997
Bill Wilson Jr Bill Wilson Jr. and Linda B. Ward have joined the mortgage lending department of Victory Bank. Wilson has been named senior loan officer of mortgage lending. He previously was a loan officer at Community Mortgage Corp. Ward has joined...