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- Monday, January 29, 2018
Memphis Toys R Us
To Remain Open
A representative with Toys R Us has confirmed to The Daily News that the retailer’s Memphis location, at 7676 Polo Ground Blvd., won’t close after all.
2. The Week Ahead: Dec. 4-10
- Monday, December 4, 2017
Good morning, Memphis! The holidays are in full swing, and several events this week aim to help you make a dent in your shopping list while also supporting local artisans and small businesses. Check out the details on those, plus our entertainment picks and more you need to know about in The Week Ahead...
3. Tennessee's 6-6 Freshman Has a Message: ‘I Will Not Eat You’
- Friday, April 21, 2017
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones knew he got a special player when he signed five-star offensive lineman Trey Smith of University School of Jackson.
Jones says he got a special person in Smith, too.
- Thursday, February 9, 2017
Shelby County Real Estate Road Show, co-sponsored by Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and Chandler Reports, will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 6393 Poplar Ave. Learn about the county’s tax sale process and anti-blight initiative, as well as how to bid on commercial, industrial and residential properties through the Civic Source online system. Cost is free. Register at eventbrite.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Planned Parenthood Vote Draws On Political Divide
- Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Shelby County Commissioner Steve Basar looked out at the audience in the commission’s chambers Monday, Feb. 6, and saw something the commission only sees once or twice a year – a standing room-only crowd with every seat taken and most there for a single issue.
6. The Week Ahead: February 7-13
- Monday, February 6, 2017
There’s a lot to love this week, Memphis! The 41st annual Memphis Open tennis tournament begins Saturday at The Racquet Club of Memphis. That same morning historic Elmwood Cemetery hosts a “Love on the Rocks” walking tour featuring tragic and humorous tales of love gone wrong. And if you love the Grizzlies, they are playing the not-so-loved San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors this week.
7. Grizzlies’ MLK Game Changed, but Mission Remains the Same
- Monday, January 9, 2017
While the NBA moved the Grizzlies’ 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Game to Sunday night, Jan. 15, the game against the Chicago Bulls will be televised on ESPN and the team will use Monday to offer service to the community.
8. Long Offseason Ahead for Jones
- Friday, December 16, 2016
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones has plenty of winning to do next year. For starters, UT (8-4, 4-4 SEC) needs to win the Dec. 30 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville against Nebraska (9-3, 6-3 Big Ten).
9. The Week Ahead: Nov. 9, 2015
- Monday, November 9, 2015
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from revenge on the Warriors to crime reduction through urban planning…
It’s still election season in 70 percent of the city, which sounds like a weather forecast – part warning and part advisory.
But the seven-day outlook calls for an increased chance of political engagement this week. Early voting in the set of five Memphis City Council runoff races continues this week at eight satellite locations as well as the Downtown site, 157 Poplar Ave.
The runoff elections in council districts 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 will determine the identity of a council that will have at least six, possibly seven new members. Super District council members Philip Spinosa and Martavius Jones, the two confirmed new faces on the council, were elected outright on Oct. 8.
- Saturday, October 10, 2015
Phillip Ashley Chocolates will host a Spectrum tasting event Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The tasting will feature seven flights of chocolate paired with seven varieties of whiskey, plus live music and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $60. Visit phillipashleychocolates.com/spectrum for tickets.
11. Challengers Unseat 4 DeSoto County State GOP House Members
- Thursday, August 6, 2015
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four DeSoto County House Republican incumbents targeted by a pro-school choice group because of opposition to charter schools are among at least nine incumbents who lost party primaries Tuesday.
12. Bonnaroo, CMA Fest Overlap Presents Problems
- Saturday, June 6, 2015
With CMA Music Fest and Bonnaroo on the same four-day weekend, it will be tough for a fan to catch Rubblebucket down in the field in Manchester and, say, Florida Georgia Line at LP Field.
Well, that might be a reach, but there are likely fans that would want both Billy Joel and Alan Jackson, for instance.
13. Six Criminal Court Convictions Reversed Since August
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
Since August, Tennessee appeals courts have overturned the convictions of six Shelby County Criminal Court defendants on charges that ranged from murder to bad checks.
The latest reversal and new trial involved jurors in the 2012 first-degree murder trial of Eric Williams being passed a shotgun to examine after a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent testified about how double-barrel shotguns operate.
14. Dr. Neil Bomar Joins Support Solutions
- Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Dr. Neil Bomar has joined Support Solutions as its first staff psychiatrist, a role in which he will help individuals with intellectual disabilities and those with a history of long-term mental illness who are currently supported by the organization. Bomar’s addition makes Support Solutions one of the only industry providers in the Mid-South to provide this level of support.
15. New Trial Ordered for Fifth Memphis Case
- Monday, March 30, 2015
For the fifth time since August a state appellate court has reversed a conviction in Shelby County Criminal Court and ordered a new trial for the defendant.
The latest reversal came Thursday, March 26, from the Tennessee Supreme Court in the case of Frederick Herron, who was convicted by a jury in 2012 of raping a child. Criminal Court Judge Carolyn Wade Blackett sentenced him to 25 years in prison.
16. Ignite Memphis Doubling Event Capacity
- Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Ignite Memphis, an event at which Memphis creatives give a series of slide-based presentations on a range of diverse topics, sold out its gathering in November.
That’s why the next incarnation of Ignite is more than doubling its venue capacity by moving from Crosstown Arts to Playhouse on the Square, where 12 speakers next week will challenge, inform and perhaps inspire the crowd that’s come to hear them.
17. Choosing Memphis Right Path for Carroll
- Thursday, November 28, 2013
Although John Carroll didn’t grow up a part of Memphis, the city has become a part of him.
The Murfreesboro, Tenn., native moved here in 2004, and has become a force for good with his City Leadership consulting group and Choose901 initiative.
18. Eureka Encourages Girls to Explore STEM Fields
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A small group of girls huddled around a car-like robot with long sensors as they worked on making sure the car will be able to complete a programmed route at an exhibition next week.
“Try this in front Dennisha,” said Ashley Jones, as she handed Dennisha Williams a small gray wheel.
19. Gatewood Named Marketing Dir. At Methodist Healthcare
- Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Megan Gatewood has been promoted to marketing director at Methodist Healthcare. In her new role, Gatewood is responsible for developing and overseeing marketing strategies for Methodist’s adult hospitals, outpatient services and physician practices.
20. Burton Promoted to PR Manager at inferno
- Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Ashley Burton has been promoted to public relations manager at inferno. Burton joined the agency in 2005 and most recently served as a public relations account executive.
21. J.C. Penney Gets Rid of Hundreds of Sales
- Thursday, January 26, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers no longer have to wait for sales to get bargains.
Penney said Wednesday that it is getting rid of the hundreds of sales it offers each year in favor of a simpler approach to pricing. Starting on Feb. 1, the retailer is rolling out an "Every Day" pricing strategy with much fewer sales throughout the year.
- Thursday, June 9, 2011
The National Hispanic Association will meet Thursday, June 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Rakesh Kochhar, associate director of research for the Pew Hispanic Center in Washington, will speak about the growth of Tennessee’s Hispanic population. Cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Ashley Hardin at 466-6476.
- Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “Recognizing Behavioral Styles in Selling” Wednesday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, June 7, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Tuesday, June 7, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will learn the principles and practices of an effective internal control system. Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
25. Women’s Foundation Announces Board Members
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis has announced its board of directors for 2010-2011.
Officers and members of the executive committee are Becky Jones West, chair of the board; Andrea Bienstock, secretary; Mary Wolff, treasurer and finance chair; Celie Althoff, policies and procedures chair; Beverly Cross, grants and research chair; Karen Garrison Goff, development chair; Lauryce Graves-McIver, board development and nominations chair; Mary H. McDaniel, at-large; Jennifer Oswalt, at-large; Susan Stephenson, Memphis HOPE development chair; Joyce Thomas, marketing and communications chair; Anita S. Vaughn, human resources chair; and Regina Walker, education and training chair.
26. Market Gains Set Up CEO Pay Bonanza
- Tuesday, May 11, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) — America's top CEOs are set for a once-in-a-lifetime pay bonanza.
Most of them got their annual stock compensation early last year when the stock market was at a 12-year low. And companies doled out more stock and options than usual because grants from the previous year had fallen so much in value that many people thought they'd never be worth anything.
27. Mayor Herenton's Executive Assistant Moves to MLGW
- Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Gale Jones Carson has been named director of corporate communications for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. In her new executive-level position, she will report directly to MLGW president and CEO Joseph Lee III. She previously was executive assistant to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
28. It All Starts with Elvis
- Wednesday, March 15, 2006
A sign at the Days Inn at 3839 Elvis Presley Blvd. quotes John Lennon as saying, "Before Elvis, there was nothing" - a truth that could apply to rock 'n' roll or even Whitehaven's tourism industry. Though Elvis came and went, the tourists kept coming to the area, and now The King might be responsible for more.
29. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 2, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 10, 2003
Calendar of events Feb. 10-16
Calendar of events Feb. 10-16
The Shelby County Republican Women's Club hosts Judge Phyllis Gardner at 11 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Edward Jones investment representative Steven Hefn...
31. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, June 6, 2002
Guns, gangs and drugs killing children Many seek solution to jump in Memphis child killings By MARY DANDO The Daily News Last week, 10-year-old Ashley Smith was sitting in her mothers car when she was caught in the crossfire between rival gangs. She...
32. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, April 18, 2000
Chet Whitsett, a broker with Crye-Leike Inc Chet Whitsett, a broker with Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors, was given the National Sales Award by Realty Alliance, an association of some of the largest real estate brokers in the nation, recognizing him as one...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 18, 1998
Bean, Ison & Ruleman PLLC, CPAs & Consultants has announced the following promotions: Patricia M Bean, Ison & Ruleman PLLC, CPAs & Consultants has announced the following promotions: Patricia M. Colley to tax manager, Dana D. Horner ...