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1. Third Memphis TEDx Event Set for Jan. 6
- Tuesday, December 19, 2017
When Hardy Farrow takes the stage in the Halloran Centre at The Orpheum Theatre in a few weeks, it will be to present his argument about poverty and what to do about it.
Farrow – who founded LITE Memphis, which stands for Let’s Innovate Through Education – is one of the speakers who’ll be presenting talks Jan. 6 at TEDxMemphis, which has as its theme this year “The Slant.” The conference will be a chance for speakers like Farrow to share their perspective – their slant, as it were – on the world around them.
2. Clayborn Restoration Momentum Builds
- Friday, October 28, 2016
For the first time in 18 years, the 19th-century chandelier in the Clayborn Temple sanctuary was in working order, shedding light Tuesday, Oct. 25, on several hundred people gathered along with leaders of eight different denominations and faiths.
3. Tennessee Promise Draws Criticism Amid Rising Tuition
- Thursday, October 27, 2016
MTSU student Emily Webb cobbled together enough money to pay for her first year and a half of expenses.
But in the last year she had to borrow $5,000 to keep alive her dream of earning a degree from Middle Tennessee State University as tuition and living costs have increased each year.
4. Residents Embracing Big River Crossing
- Tuesday, October 25, 2016
On the first Saturday morning in which it was consistently autumn by the weather conditions as well as the calendar, political leaders on both sides of the Mississippi River walked from Memphis and West Memphis to meet in the middle of the Big River Crossing.
5. Settle? No. UT Needs to Defend Itself in Title IX Suit
- Saturday, April 2, 2016
Lots of smoke. But is there a fire? That is the issue at the University of Tennessee, where a Title IX lawsuit alleges the university has a “hostile sexual environment” and violates federal laws dealing with student discipline hearings for sexual assault cases, especially those involving student-athletes.
6. Meeting the Demands of a Rapidly Aging Population
- Saturday, February 13, 2016
When Gov. Bill Haslam gave his annual State of the State address on February 1, he proposed a $34.8 billion plan providing new spending on colleges and universities, road projects and a large deposit into Tennessee’s emergency budget reserves.
7. History Lesson
- Friday, January 29, 2016
A HISTORY LESSON TAUGHT, NOT LEARNED.
When I first wrote about attempts to steamroll Overton Park, a friend told me a great story. He was in his parents’ living room one afternoon in the late ’60s listening to his father go on and on about the battle to keep I-40 out of Overton Park ... too late to stop it, who are these silly protestors anyway, yadda yadda ... when they turned on the local news.
8. Mallory Marks 90 Years With China Expansion
- Friday, August 28, 2015
Mallory Alexander International Logistics is preparing to expand and operate directly in China later this year with a highly coveted freight license from the Chinese government and the opening of the Mallory Asia Pacific division in Shanghai.
9. New Coach, Fans Will Keep Eye on Rocky Top League
- Saturday, June 13, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Hoops fans, rejoice. Your summer basketball fix is almost here.
The Pilot Rocky Top League returns for its eighth year starting June 15 and should feature 11 players who will be on the University of Tennessee’s roster in 2015-16.
10. Porcellino’s Finds its Rhythm
- Friday, April 24, 2015
The Porcellino’s restaurant in East Memphis has been open for about four months, but it’s established itself on the local restaurant scene in short order – so much so that foodies don’t even have to step inside the doors to enjoy something from chefs Michael Hudman and Andy Ticer.
11. Jones, Vols Make Honor Roll With Recruiting Class
- Saturday, February 14, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Butch Jones has done it again.
Tennessee’s football coach has created a national buzz with his 2015 recruiting class.
UT finished with the No. 4 class in the nation as rated by 247Sports and ended up ranked No. 5 by Rivals when the Feb. 4 national signing day was over.
12. Cuban Cigar Boom? Not Yet, Stores and Customers Say
- Monday, December 22, 2014
MIAMI (AP) – The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases. But the cigars won't roll into stores just yet, and owners say they aren't worried about any dip in business.
- Saturday, November 1, 2014
Memphis Reads, the citywide community reading program, will host Dinaw Mengestu, author of Memphis Reads selection “The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears” Tuesday, Nov. 4, for a reading at 5:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Mengestu will also speak at 8 p.m. at the University Theater on the Christian Brothers University campus, 650 East Parkway S. Both events are free. Visit cbu.edu.
14. You Ought to Be in Puzzles
- Thursday, May 1, 2014
Dear Judge Vic, Do you believe in hiding messages in a crossword puzzle – like for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and such? Curious.”
“Dear Curious, Believe in it? Heckfire, I’ve seen it happen!” I’ve even done it myself. And will do it again. The question is when. And for whom.
15. Driver of Love
- Wednesday, April 23, 2014
For nine years, Donna Claire Newman and her red four-door Toyota Matrix have been ferrying cancer patients to their doctor and therapy appointments around Memphis.
16. Cameraman’s Collection
- Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Don Newman was a photographer whose pursuit of the perfect shot once took him to the middle of one of the busiest streets in Memphis.
17. Newman Talk Planned at Crosstown Arts
- Saturday, December 28, 2013
A photography-related gallery talk will be held Saturday, Dec. 28, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crosstown Arts Gallery at 422 N. Cleveland St.
18. Newman Talk Planned at Crosstown Arts Dec. 28
- Friday, December 27, 2013
A photography-related gallery talk will be held Saturday, Dec. 28, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crosstown Arts Gallery at 422 N. Cleveland St.
- Saturday, December 14, 2013
The Downtown Memphis Commission will hold the Downtown Howl-iday pet and family parade Saturday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. from Court Square to AutoZone Park. Registration begins at 2 p.m. at Court Square. Cost is free. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
- Friday, December 13, 2013
Ballet Memphis will present “Nutcracker,” featuring more than 100 dancers and 70 musicians, from Friday, Dec. 13, to Sunday, Dec. 15, at The Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at balletmemphis.org.
21. Payne Joins Fulton CPAs as Senior Accountant
- Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Tarasha Payne has joined Fulton CPAs PLLC as a senior accountant in the areas of taxation, compilation and reviews, and client services. Payne has more than 15 years’ experience in the field and is working toward CPA certification. The announcement comes on the heels of big changes at the accounting firm, including new ownership and a name change from Polsgrove & Fulton. (See The Daily News’ Monday, Dec. 17, edition for more information.)
22. County’s Early Vote Total: 38.9 Percent
- Monday, November 5, 2012
Nearly 40 percent of Shelby County’s 598,803 voters cast ballots during the early voting period that ended Thursday, Nov. 1.
But the 232,690 early voters – which accounts for 38.9 percent of the total number of registered voters – is fewer than four years ago when 254,362 early votes were cast.
23. Senior Care Management Solutions Promotes Williams
- Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Darla Williams has been promoted to health care administrator at Senior Care Management Solutions. In her new role, Williams will play a critical role in overseeing and customizing clients’ daily care plans to fit their specific needs.
24. Ciaramitaro Joins Grace-St. Luke’s as School Counselor
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Licensed clinical social worker Courtney Ciaramitaro has joined Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School as school counselor. She will work primarily with middle school students.
25. Readers Have Their Say
- Thursday, June 14, 2012
Viewer mail continues at a record pace. I love it! Phil Newman wrote, “Enjoyed your ‘Check please’ column in the Nashville Ledger, but would submit that you left out one of the most famous usages of the phrase. In “Dumb & Dumber,” after Harry and Lloyd kill the bad guy accidentally by slipping peppers into his burger, Jim Carrey raises his head from the chest of the bad guy and says, ‘Check, please!’ Perfect line and timing.”
26. Lawyers’ ad infinitim?
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
When I entered law school in 1975, national and state bar associations pretty much prohibited attorneys from engaging in [whisper] advertising. Self-promotion by legal professionals – even in the Yellow Pages – is a product of the late 20th century. When the Supreme Court ruled in 1977 that the advertising ban for barristers was unconstitutional, it was big news!
27. New Website Showcases Historic Memphis Photos
- Monday, January 16, 2012
Memphis Heritage has launched a website called “Newman’s Memphis,” www.newmansmemphis.org, which features 135 digital images of Memphis from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s from the collection of Memphis photographer Don Newman. The images are indexed and are searchable by keyword, and more photos will be added in the coming months.
28. Say What You Mean
- Friday, November 4, 2011
THE IZING OF AMERICA. He stood on a board above a pool in 1936 and on a hill above Paul Newman in 1967, and both times, he nailed it.
Strother Martin’s dive won the National Springboard Diving Junior Championship and entered the record book, and his immortal line from “Cool Hand Luke” identified our problem then and now and entered the national lexicon.
29. Trustee Renews Effort to Collect City Taxes
- Friday, October 28, 2011
It’s starting to become a rite of passage for whoever gets the job of Shelby County trustee. David Lenoir is now the fourth trustee since 2004 to make an offer to the city of Memphis for the county office to perform tax collection duties now handled for the city by the Texas law firm Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson LLP.
30. Schools Consolidation Case Hearing Goes Into Second Day
- Friday, May 13, 2011
With a day of coutroom give and take with attorneys representing six sides in the schools consolidation case, U.S. District Court Judge Hardy Mays has begun laying the groundwork for a decision on the federal lawsuit that will determine what a consolidated Shelby County school system looks like.
31. Not Through Here
- Friday, March 4, 2011
National stop sign.
He’d been down there all alone for hours, his flashlight bouncing off the vaulted ceiling and green-tinted walls far beneath the city, following the course of the old Gayoso Bayou now captured in a gigantic storm drain. You think about history down there. And battery life. You see things few have seen. And you see “no signal” on your cell phone.
32. University of Memphis Law Symposium Planned
- Friday, January 21, 2011
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is hosting a symposium Feb. 11 on “Memphis in the Law” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will celebrate Memphis’ contribution to the legal community.
33. Goldin Dismisses Election Challenge Suit
- Friday, October 8, 2010
Shelby County Election Commission chairman Bill Giannini said he learned some things from the Chancery Court lawsuit challenging the results of the Aug. 5 election.
34. Wade Says He Won't Turn Over Election "Informant" To TBI
- Friday, September 3, 2010
The Democratic nominee for Shelby County Sheriff says he has an “informant” who has information about irregularities in the Aug. 5 elections.
But Randy Wade told a standing room only crowd Thursday evening at Bloomfield Baptist Church that he will not turn over the name of his informant to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI).
35. Grubb & Ellis’ deWitt Appointed To MAAR Commercial Council
- Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Co. has been appointed to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council. He will take over one of the council’s director seats next year before becoming the council’s vice president in 2012.
36. U of M Names Murrell Assistant Dean of Distance Education
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Dr. Vicki Murrell has been named assistant dean of distance education for the University of Memphis.
- Friday, December 5, 2008
Memphis Heritage Inc. will hold its 2009 Memphis Heritage Calendar Release Party in collaboration with a Fashion Trunk Show by Stacie Waddell’s Blu Champagne today from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. There will be a sneak preview of the latest vintage photography collection, “Newman’s Memphis,” by the late local photographer Don Newman. For more information, call 272-2727.
- Thursday, December 4, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will host a luncheon today from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. The luncheon will feature a presentation of the Judge Jerome Turner Lawyer’s Lawyer Award to Al Harvey and the Sam A. Myar Jr. Memorial Award to Kirk Caraway. For more information, call 527-3573.
39. Scalia Follows Ginsburg's Lead With Dec. Visit
- Tuesday, October 9, 2007
A little more than a year after one of his closest friends on the U.S. Supreme Court flew to Memphis to address a gathering of legal professionals, Justice Antonin Scalia is coming to town to do the same.
40. One Beale Sales Center Opens Today At Site of Former Crab Shack
- Thursday, June 28, 2007
The Memphis City Council gave its stamp of approval at a public vote in October. By January, businessman Gene Carlisle had locked his sales, design and marketing teams in place.
Then, at a press conference in April, Carlisle - wearing a dark suit, blue tie and a big smile - stood in front of a series of high-quality renderings mounted on easels to make his next big announcement. One Beale, his $175 million, skyline-redefining Downtown project being developed at the foot of Beale Street, would be anchored by the 240-room Hyatt Regency Memphis Hotel and Spa.
41. Studio Owner Finds His Bliss Through Camera Lens
- Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Gary Walpole has been taking pictures professionally for 35 years. He counts bottles of shampoo, electrical boxes and fine jewelry among his photo subjects.
Once, he even photographed a pile of fake money - destroyed long ago - for an advertisement for FedEx Corp.
42. Young and (Not Necessarily) Modern
- Tuesday, October 31, 2006
For Neely Woodson Powell, it was the demolition last year of the Eureka Hotel that did it.
The red-brick building at 356 Mulberry St. had a storied history. More than a century old, the Victorian-style hotel was well-known in its day for catering to prominent black musicians during the segregation era. Jazz legend Duke Ellington was reportedly one of its famous guests.
43. Last Trolley Event On Tap Next Week
- Friday, August 18, 2006
Memphis Heritage Inc., which is moving from South Main Street to its new headquarters on Madison Avenue in late September, is holding its "last" Last Friday Trolley Event on South Main next week.
44. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, June 27, 2003
The Childrens Museum of Memphis named the following as new members of its board of trustees: Paul B
The Childrens Museum of Memphis named the following new members to its board of trustees: Paul B. Anderson, Union Planters Bank president and chie...
45. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, June 24, 2003
CVB doles out
CVB doles out
The Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau recognized several individuals for contributions to the local tourism industry at the annual CVB convention last week.
The Stax Museum of American Sou...