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1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
2. Memphis College of Art Closing Doors
- Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Memphis College of Art, the 81-year-old Overton Park institution, will close by May of 2020 after years of financial struggles.
The college’s board described the pending process as an “orderly dissolution of MCA’s real estate and other assets to fund the College’s debt obligations and other liabilities, including providing sufficient funding to serve existing students who remain at MCA.”
3. Memphis College of Art Closing Its Doors
- Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The Memphis College of Art will close by May of 2020 in what the board of the 81-year old Overton Park institution is describing as an "orderly dissolution of MCA’s real estate and other assets to fund the College’s debt obligations and other liabilities, including providing sufficient funding to serve existing students who remain at MCA."
4. Last Word: GPAC's Grove, Fairgrounds Tea Leaves and Grizz Money Matters
- Friday, September 22, 2017
The Germantown Performing Arts Center has plans for an open-air performance center to be called “The Grove at GPAC” – the latest consideration in what is becoming a vibrant discussion about the capacity for concerts within Shelby County. And it is also a discussion about concert venues that can do other things like festival and movies.
5. Vols Offensive Line Rushing Into Much-Anticipated Season
- Friday, August 19, 2016
Jalen Hurd knows right where he stands among Tennessee’s running backs of the past and wants to be No. 1 in career rushing yards at the end of the 2016 season.
The junior from Hendersonville Beech High School needs 892 yards to surpass Travis Henry as UT’s career rushing leader.
6. $21.6 Million in Construction Headed to Graceland
- Thursday, May 26, 2016
1064 Craft Road
Memphis, TN 38116
Permit Amount: $18.1 million
Project Cost: $21.6 million
7. Jimmy Carter Swings Habitat for Humanity Hammers in Memphis
- Monday, November 2, 2015
Former President Jimmy Carter had planned on being in Nepal Monday, Nov. 2, to build homes for the poor.
8. Olive Branch Business Park Closer to Development
- Friday, October 3, 2014
A Texas-based development firm could start turning dirt soon on a massive new business park in Olive Branch.
Hillwood Investment Properties is expected to close on a land purchase next week that will clear the way for Legacy Park, a 265-acre distribution and business park on the south side of Goodman Road, just east of Hacks Cross Road near Polk Lane.
9. 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.
10. We Have to Talk
- Friday, October 18, 2013
THE CYNICAL TRUTH IS, WE JUST CAN’T TALK ABOUT IT. Cynicism about politicians isn’t new.
“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office,” Aesop, 2,500 years ago.
11. Boyle Celebrates 80 Years, Sponsors Art Exhibit
- Monday, March 18, 2013
Boyle Investment Co. turns 80 this year, and has partnered with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to celebrate.
12. Brooks Brothers Relocating to Saddle Creek
- Friday, December 7, 2012
High-end clothier chain Brooks Brothers plans to open a new location at The Shops of Saddle Creek West in Germantown.
The New York City-based retailer will open in 7,500 square feet of space at 7509 Poplar Ave. by early June, taking over the two suites formerly occupied by Indigo and Talbots Men’s. Indigo last month relocated and expanded two spaces down into the old Natural Body Spa & Shoppe space.
13. Commission Delays Vote on Air Monitoring Station
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The Shelby County Commission deferred for two weeks Monday, Sept. 24, a vote on accepting a $200,000 federal grant for the construction of a new air monitoring station. Some commissioners want to negotiate for a new site for a station that monitors “near roadside air pollutants.” The site proposed is near interstate traffic.
14. Commission Approves Pera Group on Forum Lease
- Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners approved Monday, Sept. 24, a change in the lease for FedExForum to the new Grizzlies ownership group headed by Robert J. Pera.
But the 9-4 vote came after commissioners criticized Pera’s representatives for not providing basic financial statements about Pera or his ownership group.
- Friday, April 13, 2012
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold its Spring’s Best Plant Sale Friday, April 13, through Sunday, April 15, at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
16. County Commission - Luttrell Clash on Urgency of School Transfer Rules
- Monday, February 13, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners approved Friday, Feb. 10, a resolution authorizing Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell to negotiate with the countywide school board on the terms of a transfer of school buildings in the event suburban municipal school districts are formed.
17. Uptown Phase Two Gets Go Ahead
- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
After several delays, phase two of the plan for Uptown development cleared the Shelby County Commission Monday, Oct. 17.
But only after the commissioner whose district includes Uptown tried to shift the emphasis from continued development south of Chelsea Avenue moving west to new development north of Chelsea.
18. Taylor Appointed To Commission - CCHS Claims Family Planning Contract
- Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Former Memphis City Council member Brent Taylor is the newest Shelby County Commissioner.
Taylor, a Republican, won the District 1 Postion 3 seat vacated by Republican commissioner Mike Carpenter this month.
19. Rhodes Examines Katrina’s Impact On Fifth Anniversary
- Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Photographer Aric Mayer spends a lot of his time thinking about the ways in which the larger events of nature overlap with those of civilization.
And still, Mayer, the lead photographer who covered Hurricane Katrina for The Wall Street Journal, said he has difficulty fully communicating what he experienced when he arrived in New Orleans a week after the storm devastated the city.
20. Rock Photographers in Spotlight at Brooks
- Monday, July 19, 2010
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is proud to display a touring exhibition of rock stars including Barry Feinstein, Albert Watson, Henry Diltz, David Corio and Ian Dickson. Rock stars of photography, that is.
21. Anti-Incumbency Takes Down Another Congressman
- Thursday, June 3, 2010
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The political shooting-star otherwise known as anti-incumbency fell on Alabama, taking down a first-term congressman who switched from Democrat to Republican just last December.
22. Building Permit Brings Wally Joe Restaurant Closer to Reality
- Tuesday, November 3, 2009
690 S. Perkins Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Amount: $800,000
Project Cost: $800,000
Permit Date: Applied October 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: Wally Joe Realty LLC
Contractor: Day Construction LLC
Architect: Doug Enoch
23. A Mayor’s Race to Remember: Candidates pump up the drama as election nears
- Monday, September 21, 2009
The field is set at 25 candidates and Memphians start voting Sept. 25 in a mayor’s race that has been neither a surprise nor the expected.
But there’s no guarantee the election will settle what the post-Willie Herenton era will look like. Too many other events still have to be decided.
24. Pyramid Decision Sets Stage For Further Debate
- Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Shelby County government will stay in The Pyramid business for now.
A move to sell the county’s share of The Pyramid, The Mid-South Coliseum and Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium to the city of Memphis for $5 million failed this week on a 5-6 vote of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.
25. Production Shows Humorous Side of Theater
- Friday, April 25, 2008
Stage actors, directors and producers probably know all too well the chaos that erupts backstage before a new play takes the limelight. Theatre Memphis will explore and celebrate the glorious, if somewhat disorganized, lives of theater people, with a quick-witted tale of pre-production disasters when "Room Service" debuts today.
26. Henry Hutton LLC Closes On I-55/Shelby Drive Land
- Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Henry Hutton LLC has bought 35.3 acres in Southbrook Office Park from Southland Development Partners of Memphis for $1.9 million. The deal closed Thursday.
The 13-parcel tract is bounded
27. Brooks Named VP of Junior Achievement
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Mary Brooks has been named vice president of programs for Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South Inc. Previously, Brooks served as the director of programs for Junior Achievement. In her new position, she will oversee the operation of Exchange City, Junior Achievement's model city, which is operated for a day by area fifth-graders.
28. Archived Article: Events
- Thursday, June 16, 2005
The Whitehaven Economic Development Corp
The Whitehaven Economic Development Corp. meets today at the Clarion Hotel, 1471 E. Brooks Road. The business showcase and networking event Business Whitehaven Style: Protecting Your Investment features th...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 12, 2003
Julie Wittichen Gasaway has become an associate at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects
Julie Wittichen Gasaway has become an associate at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects. She joined the firm in 1990 and earned a bachelors degree from the University o...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 9, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 9-July 15 July 9 Starlit Nights, the Sharpe Planetariums summer program, continues through Sept. 16. Designed to help attendees find their way around the night sky and answer stargazing question...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 2, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 2-July 8 July 2 Starlit Nights, the Sharpe Planetariums summer program, continues through Sept. 16. Designed to help attendees find their way around the night sky and answer stargazing questions...
33. Archived Article: Govt Focus
- Thursday, January 13, 2000
World-Class Music often starts World-class music in tune with Tennessee manufacturers By Carol Davis Special to The Daily News Each time country recording artist Chely Wright takes the stage, she is backed by more than her talented band she is buoye...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 3, 1999
RFS Hotel Investors Inc RFS Hotel Investors Inc. has announced several management changes. Randy Churchey has been named president and chief operating officer of RFS Hotel Investors Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial offi...
35. Archived Article: Standout
- Wednesday, March 24, 1999
By KATHLEEN D Drawing with thread By KATHLEEN D. BARK The Best Times When AutoZone began its corporate art collection 1978, it wanted to expose its employees to original works that showcased artists at their best. One piece it acquired in that first...
36. Archived Article: Ball
- Friday, July 19, 1996
Volunteerism paves the way Volunteerism paves the way Ann Ball attributes career path to volunteer work in Memphis tourism market By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Ann Ball has volunteered at just about every tourist attraction in Memphis except G...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 20, 1996
05-20 calendar May 20 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at the Racquet Club at 11:30 a.m. The speakers will be Gary Gitchell and Halsey Fischer, managing director and senior vice president of Pinkerton Investigation Services, r...