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1. John Lewis to Skip Civil Rights Museum Opening Due to Trump
- Friday, December 8, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – U.S. Rep John Lewis announced Thursday that won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, saying it's an "insult" that President Donald Trump will attend.
2. Not Worried About Bama? Just Wait Until Kickoff
- Friday, October 20, 2017
Tennessee’s football team will make history Saturday against No. 1-ranked Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC), no matter what happens with the game.
The Vols (3-3, 0-3 SEC) were 34-point underdogs early in the week for the 3:30 EDT game (TV: CBS) in Tuscaloosa. The 34-point spread is the largest ever in the UT-Alabama series.
3. Freshman Impact: Vols’ Best Rookie RBs
- Friday, August 18, 2017
Butch Jones let us in on a little secret recently when he said his freshman running backs will play for Tennessee this season.
That’s plural – running backs.
Jones’ plan is to use all three freshman backs – Ty Chandler, Tim Jordan and Trey Coleman – in some sort of rotation behind junior John Kelly. Given the nature of the game, putting the football in the hands of freshmen is risky business. But Jones is taking the plunge.
4. Malco Pulls Additional Building Permit for Downtown Theater
- Thursday, July 13, 2017
Malco Theatres’ Downtown movie theater continues to take shape, with the Memphis-based cinema chain seeking its second multimillion-dollar building permit for the project in recent months.
45 E. G.E. Patterson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $5 million
5. Malco Pulls Additional Building Permit for Downtown Theater
- Thursday, July 13, 2017
45 E. G.E. Patterson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $5 million
Project Cost: $55 million
Application Date: July 2017
Owner: Henry Turley Co. and Community Capital
6. Titans Draft About More Than Physical Skills
- Friday, May 5, 2017
It’s easy to look at the Tennessee Titans’ 2017 draft and conclude general manager Jon Robinson drafted for need.
After all, he took two wide receivers, a tight end and a cornerback among his first four picks. And all of those players will have better-than-average opportunities to earn early playing time.
7. 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.
8. Elvis Presley Among 5 Chosen for Mississippi Hall Of Fame
- Wednesday, December 14, 2016
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The King of Rock 'n' Roll and four others are being named to the Mississippi Hall of Fame.
The board of the state Department of Archives and History met this month and selected the inductees: Evelyn Gandy, the first woman elected lieutenant governor of the state; Dr. James Hardy, who was a transplant surgeon; former state Rep. Aaron Henry, who was a civil-rights activist; rocker Elvis Presley; and Ida B. Wells, a journalist and women's rights advocate.
9. Could This Be the Year the Crimson Tide Rolls Out With a Loss at Tennessee?
- Friday, October 14, 2016
Tennessee defensive end LaTroy Lewis was raised in Akron, Ohio, and recalls a special Saturday of football each fall when he was a youth: Ohio State vs. Michigan.
“That’s what I was taught my whole life,” Lewis says, “and then I got down here in the South, and it was kind of like: ‘Is there any other game beside Tennessee and Alabama?’”
10. The SEC is TEC – Tight End Conference
- Friday, July 29, 2016
Last season, Hunter Henry became the second Arkansas Razorback to win the John Mackey Award, which for the last 16 years has annually recognized the best tight end in college football. Henry, famously known for the fourth-and-long “Hunter Heave” in the Razorbacks’ wild 53-52 overtime win over Ole Miss, also produced a strong body of work for the entire season, including 46 receptions for 647 yards and three touchdowns.
11. Southland Mall Sells In Foreclosure
- Thursday, April 7, 2016
1215 E. Shelby Drive
Memphis, TN 38116
Sale Amount: $4.3 million
Sale Date: March 31, 2016
Buyer: 1215 East Shelby Drive Holdings LLC
Seller: Southland Mall Shopping Center LLC
Details: Southland Mall, Memphis’ first enclosed mall when it opened 50 years ago, has sold for $4.3 million in foreclosure.
- Monday, April 4, 2016
Germantown Community Library will host Night of the Doctor on Monday, April 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at GCL, 1925 Exeter Road. Join fellow Whovians for an evening of Doctor Who-themed events and crafts for children, teens and adults. Dress up and arrive at 6:15 to participate in the costume contest. Pre-registration not required. Call 757-7323 for details.
- Saturday, April 2, 2016
Rhodes College will host the 2016 Brubeck Festival, highlighting the life and work of jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, Friday through Sunday, April 8-10. Highlights include Friday and Sunday performances of jazz musical “The Real Ambassadors” and a Saturday concert with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, MasterSingers Chorale and three of Brubeck’s sons. Visit rhodes.edu/events/music for details.
14. Success Looks Like Five-Game Win Streak For Vols
- Saturday, October 31, 2015
Leaves are changing colors, a chill is in the fall air and Tennessee’s football schedule is getting softer.
Happens every year.
We’ve all heard by now how Tennessee is the best 3-4 team in college football. Now is the time to prove it.
15. Heat Really On for Jones Against Arkansas
- Saturday, October 3, 2015
It’s been a long week for Tennessee football coach Butch Jones.
Kickoff can’t come soon enough for Jones and his staff Saturday night when the Vols (2-2, 0-1 SEC) play host to Arkansas (1-3, 0-1) at Neyland Stadium.
16. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
17. Pew: Split Views on Robots' Employment Benefits
- Thursday, August 7, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – In 2025, self-driving cars could be the norm, people could have more leisure time and goods could become cheaper. Or, there could be chronic unemployment and an even wider income gap, human interaction could become a luxury and the wealthy could live in walled cities with robots serving as labor.
18. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August
- Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.
19. Big Impact on Income Gap is Health Law's New Angle
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Maybe the health care law was about wealth transfer, after all.
If the gap between haves and have-nots is the defining issue of President Barack Obama's second term, his health overhaul was its first-term counterpart.
20. Obama, Clinton Families Pay Tribute to JFK
- Thursday, November 21, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to former President John F. Kennedy's legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy's grave and presenting a freedom medal that Kennedy conceived before his assassination 50 years ago this week.
21. Rock’n Dough Pizza Opening in Jackson
- Friday, September 20, 2013
The little Memphis pizzeria that could will soon be opening a new location in Jackson, Tenn.
The Rock’n Dough Pizza Co., owned by Jeremy and Amanda Denno, is slated to open a new restaurant and microbrewery at the Jackson Walk development in Jackson in October. The Dennos will team up with veteran local brewer Ben Pugh to create signature suds at the 4,100-square-foot restaurant.
22. Turley Shows Interest in Developing Central Station
- Friday, August 16, 2013
A partnership consisting of Henry Turley and Community Capital is the only entity so far to express interest in the management and development of Central Station.
23. Tax Reform in This Election year: It's Not Likely
- Tuesday, February 7, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Tax reform sounds like a good idea to lots of people, but where to start? Eliminate the popular deduction for home mortgages? End the write-off for charitable contributions? How about expanding the Social Security payroll tax?
24. Dem Luckett Touts Economic Record in Miss Gov's Race
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — Bill Luckett still vividly remembers his first work in helping renovate buildings. He was a ninth grader, and he sanded walls for house painters in his hometown of Clarksdale.
25. Popular Burger Chain Moves Into Memphis
- Friday, March 11, 2011
After years of Five Guys Burgers and Fries having a presence in the Nashville and Knoxville areas, the chain is setting up shop in one of Memphis’ most densely populated areas.
Jubilee Restaurant Group LLC, owner of the franchise, signed a 2,882-square-foot lease in Primacy Place, 1615 Ridgeway Road.
26. Congress: Connections With Toyota
- Thursday, February 25, 2010
Several lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Toyota recalls, have Toyota factories and offices in their states or even their districts. A look at some of the automaker's ties:
27. Tenn. Bill to Allow Speeders to Be Fingerprinted
- Wednesday, May 20, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Supporters of legislation that would allow traffic violators in Tennessee to be fingerprinted say it will save local governments money and catch more criminals, but one lawmaker believes the measure is invasive.
28. Methodist Director Elected President Of Tennessee Board of Pharmacy
- Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Sheila Mitchell, director of pharmacy services at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital, has been elected president of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy. Mitchell has worked for Methodist for more than 20 years. She is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's College of Pharmacy and has served on several committees for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The Tennessee House of Representatives honored her in 2002 for her local contributions to her field.
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 30, 1998
US LEC Appoints Director Of Sales Todd Nelson has been appointed to director of sales for US LEC. He previously was a national account manager. John McCullough has been named vice president of finance and secretary-treasurer for Memphis Light, Gas a...