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1. Jan. 20-26, 2017: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, January 21, 2017
1967: Sam The Sham and the Pharaohs headline the year’s first rock ‘n’ roll show at the Mid-South Coliseum atop a bill that includes Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Rich, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Gentrys, The Yo-Yos, and Flash and the Casuals.
All except Hank Williams Jr. are Memphis entertainers.
It would be a year of 15 such package tours coming through Memphis. Flash and the Casuals played 32 dates opening for Paul Revere & The Raiders on a national tour as the Raiders were at the peak of their popularity, then returned to the road with them for a second tour later in the year.
Source: “Memphis Rocks” by Ron Hall
2. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 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.
3. DMC Outlines 2017 Plans, Recaps 2016 Successes
- Friday, November 18, 2016
The Downtown Memphis Commission is looking ahead with strategies to improve the pedestrian experience, support large-scale hotel developments, attract corporate headquarters both large and small, and enhance the Main Street Mall.
4. Timberlake Sings a Little, Dances a Little at Memphis Event
- Monday, October 19, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Timberlake sang and strutted his way through his induction into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame on Saturday, doing vocal impersonations of soul singers Al Green and Otis Redding, performing on stage with Sam Moore of Sam & Dave, and joking with buddy Jimmy Fallon.
5. Old-Time Country, Stones Intertwined
- Saturday, June 13, 2015
Joey, the CowPolka King, well remembers the times he would play acoustic bass, piano or his specialty – the accordion – and try to catch up after Cowboy Jack Clement launched into one of his favorite songs….
6. Love Song to a City
- Saturday, March 21, 2015
As the story goes, Al Green wrote the lyrics to “Let’s Stay Together” in about five minutes. In 1972, the song – which spans just three minutes and 13 seconds – reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
7. Berryhill Promoted at Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck
- Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Paul B. Berryhill has been promoted to tax partner at Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck PLC. In his new role at the certified public accounting and advisory firm, his primary responsibilities are developing and managing client relationships, developing and training staff members, being a technical tax resource for the firm and assisting in the management of the firm.
8. July 4-10: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, July 05, 2014
2013: Construction was poised to begin on the $33.5 million expansion and renovation of Methodist University Hospital’s new emergency department.
1984: On the front page of The Daily News, the name change of Southwestern at Memphis to Rhodes College became official with the college renamed for Dr. Peyton Nalle Rhodes, the college president from 1949 to 1965. Rhodes leaders were also preparing for construction to begin on a residence hall to be completed in 1985.
9. 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.
10. American Athletic Conference Ready for High-Exposure Start to Season
- Monday, August 26, 2013
The new American Athletic Conference kicks off Thursday night and nine of the league’s 10 teams play this weekend. ESPN will televise two of the games, other ESPN networks will carry another six games, and NBC will televise Temple at Notre Dame. It’s a high-exposure start for the league formerly known as the Big East.
11. Median CEO Pay Rises to $9.7 Million in 2012
- Thursday, May 23, 2013
CEO pay has been going in one direction for the past three years: up.
The head of a typical large public company made $9.7 million in 2012, a 6.5 percent increase from a year earlier that was aided by a rising stock market, according to an analysis by The Associated Press using data from Equilar, an executive pay research firm.
12. Talks Underway for Club 152 Reopening
- Thursday, May 23, 2013
The owners of Club 152 on Beale Street and prosecutors with the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office have been talking since the club was shut down a week ago as a public nuisance.
Both sides are due back before General Sessions Environmental Court Judge Larry Potter Thursday, May 21.
13. White House Celebrates the Sounds of Memphis Soul
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A White House celebration Tuesday night of Memphis soul music is an affirmation of the decades of hard work that went into making it a classic American music sound, said some of the artists tapped to perform.
14. Imre Named Assistant Controller at Makowsky Ringel Greenberg
- Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Nancy Imre has joined Makowsky Ringel Greenberg LLC as assistant controller. Imre is responsible for the real estate management company’s accounting department, overseeing investor reporting and preparation of corporate financial statements.
15. Clippers Hold Off Grizzlies for Bounce-Back Win
- Friday, January 27, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Just 16 games into their new partnership, Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are already capable of grinding out victories for the Los Angeles Clippers on nights when nothing seems to work properly.
16. GreenScape Promotes Colvett to President
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been with GreenScape since 1992 and also has served the company in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing. His civic and community activities include serving as treasurer of the Tennessee Republican Party, and as a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church and the University Club of Memphis.
17. Seniors Pinched by New Charges for Home Care Help
- Tuesday, March 09, 2010
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - Rising property taxes, failing eyesight and even a tumble that cracked her tailbone haven't forced 89-year-old Angeline DiBeneditto from the home she's had for more than six decades.
18. Redevelopment Ahead for Poplar-Colonial Intersection
- Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Change is coming to a busy East Memphis intersection, where a car wash will soon be built as the first piece of a larger redevelopment plan.
SunShine Car Wash is planning a new facility at the southeast corner of Poplar Avenue and Colonial Road, on land the company’s owners recently acquired. Last month a group called BCH Investments LLC bought three parcels – 4811, 4825 and 4831 Poplar Ave. – for $1.4 million.
19. Gruenberg Award Sheds Light on Kress Building
- Tuesday, October 17, 2006
On North Main Street, old and new converge to create a feeling of revitalization and promise sprinkled with nostalgia.
The trolley rolls by Court Square as pedestrians toss crumbs to the birds, and ashes from the recently burned Lincoln-American Tower are swept up and carted away.
20. Memphis Carriages on Exhibit At Rivertown Gallery
- Monday, October 02, 2006
Rivertown Gallery presents "Memphis Carriages" through Oct. 31 at 119 S. Main St. The exhibition will feature paintings depicting horses and carriages, as well as local scenes. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 527-7573 or visit www.rivertowngallery.net.
21. Check Out Zoo Documentary Wednesday on WKNO
- Monday, June 12, 2006
The Center City Commission Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9:30 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.
The Small Business Chamber holds a free Cellular South workshop called "Customer Relationship Management (CRM)" from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the boardroom of Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Cost is free, but registration is required. Contact Robert Staub at 870-6934 for more information.
22. Archived Article: Back1
- Tuesday, July 06, 1999
Two local insurance Two local insurance agencies to merge McDonnell Insurance Inc. and Ballinger, Pounds and Yarbrough Inc., two local independent insurance agencies, announced they have merged. The new agency will become the second-largest locally ...
23. Archived Article: Roads
- Monday, April 14, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Stateís transportation budget to fund Shelby County roads By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Gov. Don Sundquist recently announced that his 1997-98 transportation budget includes $1.1 billion in funding for Shelby County r...
24. Archived Article: Milestones
- Friday, July 26, 1996
The International Television Association will meet Tuesday at 5:30 p The International Television Association will meet Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Parkway Village Branch Library, 4655 Knight Arnold Road. Officers and board members will be nominated and...