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1. Grimes Joins Barge Waggoner As Transportation Project Manager
- Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Keafur Grimes has joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon Inc. as transportation project manager, bringing with him more than 35 years of experience. In his new role, Grimes manages transportation planning and construction projects to meet federal, state and local regulations; ensures that projects meet quality compliance and assurance standards as well as customer needs; and are delivered on time and within budget.
2. Indie Memphis Offers First Peek at 2015 Lineup
- Thursday, September 10, 2015
In the first glimpse provided of the 18th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival, the event has announced the highlights of more than a hundred independent films to screen from Nov. 3 to Nov. 11.
One of the most highly anticipated events during the festival promises to be the 25th anniversary screening of "Metropolitan," with director and screenwriter Whit Stillman present to discuss his Academy Award-nominated film.
3. Deloitte Promotes Vince DeGutis
- Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Vince DeGutis, a partner in Deloitte Tax LLP, has been named Deloitte’s Memphis managing partner.
In his new role, DeGutis is responsible for overseeing the Memphis office, enhancing Deloitte’s brand and reputation in the business and civic community, and facilitating revenue growth by advancing targeting and growth activities. He is also responsible for the development and implementation strategies to attract and retain the next generation of leaders within Deloitte.
4. Sweet Potato Baby Cooks Up Awards
- Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Aryen Moore-Alston, executive chef and owner of Sweet Potato Baby, recently received two honors for the boutique catering and baked-goods company she opened in Memphis last year.
Sweet Potato Baby was named a winner of the American Small Business Championship by SCORE, a national organization that mentors entrepreneurs and small-business owners. It was also named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s “10 to Watch” in 2015 list, which recognized companies and organizations that stood out in 2014 for their leadership in the community.
5. Honoring a Legacy
- Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The Grizzlies are in their 14th season in Memphis, and next Monday, Jan. 19, will mark the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Day.
6. Vol Players See TaxSlayer Win as a Big Step for Program
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Christmas break has come and gone for the University of Tennessee’s football team. Now it’s back to business.
The Vols return to campus for practice Saturday and, after a Sunday practice, fly to Jacksonville for the Jan. 2 game against Iowa in the TaxSlayer Bowl, formerly the Gator Bowl.
7. Stuttering Foundation's Fraser Honored for Service
- Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Jane Fraser, president of the Memphis-based Stuttering Foundation of America, has received an honorary fellowship from the London-based Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists. She was selected for her distinguished service in promoting the profession of speech and language therapy. Fraser, whose father started the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation in 1947, has served as its president since 1981.
8. School’s In
- Monday, August 04, 2014
When public schools open Monday, Aug. 4, for the academic year across Shelby County, the merger of public education into one school system will give way to the demerger into seven separate public systems.
9. That’s Entertainment
- Saturday, January 25, 2014
It was late in Game 6 of the Grizzlies’ 2013 playoff series with the Los Angeles Clippers. Already, FedExForum was abuzz with anticipation. The hated Clippers were about to go down. Grizz, the team’s chest-thumping mascot, scaled a ladder inside the arena and unfurled a banner:
10. Change of Scenery
- Saturday, July 20, 2013
After spending years or decades in their current form, longtime staples of the local real estate scene are about to disappear or undergo major changes that will forever alter the city’s built landscape.
11. Masson Named Senior Director at Caissa
- Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Rick Masson has joined Caissa Public Strategy as senior director. Masson, former chief administrative office for the city of Memphis, was also recently named special master to oversee the city-county schools merger. (For details, see the Monday, March 11, edition of The Daily News.) In his new role at Caissa, Masson will provide consultation and leadership on business development and project management.
12. Downtown Memphis Commission Celebrates Progress
- Monday, October 01, 2012
There was bicycle-powered smoothie preparation, an aerial circus-style art show, Beale Street Flippers, live music outside, a disc jockey inside, and food and drinks from Downtown restaurants and suppliers.
- Thursday, June 14, 2012
The Memphis alumni chapter of LeMoyne-Owen College will kick off the Jerry C. Johnson Sports Weekend with a ceremony renaming the school’s gymnasium to the C. Arthur Bruce Hall/Jerry C. Johnson Gymnasium Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at LOC, 807 Walker Ave. Call 435-1235.
14. Academy Org. Presents $10K Grant to Indie Memphis
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Indie Memphis, which held the most successful film festival in its history earlier this month, has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that holds the Academy Awards.
15. Salads are Nice, but Burgers are What Really Sell
- Tuesday, October 04, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans talk skinny but eat fat.
No matter that First Lady Michelle Obama has been on a crusade for a year and a half to slim down the country. Never mind that some restaurants have started listing calories on their menus. Forget even that we keep saying we want to eat healthy. When Americans eat out, we order burgers and fries anyway.
16. ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ Production Hits Target
- Monday, August 30, 2010
They say in theater that there are no small parts, just small actors. But Theatre Memphis’s season opener shows strength and professionalism in large and small roles alike.
Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” running through Sept.12, hits several bull’s-eyes on the theater’s Lohrey Stage.
17. Students Tackle Social Injustice in ‘Parade’
- Monday, March 01, 2010
An ambitious fine arts department at Germantown High School will tackle social injustice, religious intolerance and mob mentality in staging a musical that challenges audience members and actors alike.
18. Housing Divided
- Monday, November 23, 2009
A couple of years ago, when Clay Thompson of Memphis decided it was time to stop renting, he set his sights on the Downtown condominium market. He was especially interested in the old warehouses in the South Main Historic Arts District that had been converted to condos.
19. 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.
20. Spinal Business Moves to Spine of Cordova
- Friday, June 15, 2007
In about a week, when the doctors of Spinal Health Care Associates PC move to their new $2 million Cordova home, they won't be very far physically from their old locale - less than a mile, in fact.
- Thursday, August 10, 2006
Friends of Poplar-White Station Branch Library presents "The Narcotics Problem in Memphis - The Federal Prosecutions Response" as part of its Second Thursday Community Lecture Series today at 11:30 a.m. at the library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The guest speaker is Thomas A. Colthurst, assistant U.S. Attorney Supervisor, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Tennessee. For more information, call 682-1616.
22. Health Care Options Increase in DeSoto
- Friday, December 09, 2005
Take a quick drive down the southbound leg of Interstate 55, and it's hard to miss the signs of expansion under way at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto.
Take a not-so-quick drive down one of Southaven's most congested thoroughfares - Airways Boulevard - and growth is also evident along what is now DeSoto County's medical district.
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 24, 2004
Young Lawyers Division Announces New Board Members
MSO Names New General Manager
Alberto Gutierrez joined Memphis Symphony Orchestra as general manager. Gutierrez previously served as operations manager for the San Antonio Symphony. After grad...
24. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, October 13, 2004
Financed for $8.5 Million
Jason Crews Partnership has financed 1.36 acres near Georgia Avenue and Riverside Drive for $8.5 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisdailynew...
25. Archived Article: Trends Focus
- Monday, October 13, 2003
Terry Ramsey, Vice President of RidAll Pest Control
Retailers Expect Strong Sales for Weekend Holiday
The Daily News
Businesses that reap rewards either directly or indirectly from Halloween sales are happy the holiday Americ...