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1. Tennessee Pewter Keeps Rare Art Alive
- Monday, November 02, 2015
Kathleen Armour Walker’s heart might’ve dropped to the floor when she saw Rolling Stones’ guitarist Keith Richards drop her artwork.
2. Timberlake Remarks Show Generational Change in Music Heritage
- Monday, October 19, 2015
Memphis music heritage, and the remembrance of it, turned an important corner Saturday, Oct. 17, when Justin Timberlake walked on stage at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
Timberlake, 34, is the youngest inductee into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
3. 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….
4. Stones Rock Music City
- Saturday, June 13, 2015
Pleased to meet you, hope you guessed our name. Well, hell, Mick, if it’s puzzling you, it’s Nashville. Music City USA.
We’re the national media’s flavor of the day – the “It city,” which has gone from being a secondary concert market – remember The Beatles played Memphis, not Nashville – to one of the country’s prime touring destinations.
5. ‘King of the Blues’ B.B. King Dies at 89 at Home in Vegas
- Monday, May 18, 2015
B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.
6. 'King of the Blues' B.B. King Dead at 89 at Home in Vegas
- Friday, May 15, 2015
LAS VEGAS (AP) – B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.
7. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
8. Supreme Court: Religious Rights Trump Birth Control Rule
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
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. Apostrophe Yes or No?
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
Henry Chu of the Los Angeles Times reported in late March that “To grammarians’ delight, officials in southwest England who had considered expunging apostrophes from street signs threw out the idea … and vowed to follow the rules of proper English.” Ha! Good luck with that!
11. LGSTX Services Expands Local Warehouse
- Friday, October 19, 2012
LGSTX Services Inc. is relocating and expanding its Memphis warehouse operations. The Wilmington, Ohio-based firm, which specializes in aviation support and facility services, has leased 184,680 square feet across two facilities in the Southwide Distribution area at 363 Burma Road and 410 Burma Road.
12. Mayors Taking MEM Concerns to Nashville
- Friday, August 17, 2012
When Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell are in Nashville Monday, Aug. 20, to meet with Gov. Bill Haslam one or both of them will probably also discuss possible incentives for Memphis International Airport.
13. New School System Faces $89M Shortfall
- Monday, May 28, 2012
The gap between expenses and revenues for a countywide school system that debuts in August 2013 is estimated at $89 million by the group that is planning what the school system will look like and how it will operate.
14. Leaders Examine School System Options
- Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The idea that the consolidation of Shelby County’s two school systems will involve a choice between what one of the existing school systems has over what the other has is an oversimplification.
But there are some choices to be made by the consolidation planning commission.
15. Consolidation Planning Remains in Flux
- Monday, April 02, 2012
The way some on the schools consolidation planning commission see it, the group has some momentum going in its goal of selling a still-forming consolidated school system plan to parents – urban and suburban.
16. Municipal Schools Bill Amendment Surfaces
- Friday, March 30, 2012
As the Tennessee House education subcommittee was meeting in Nashville Wednesday, March 29, it was where most of those involved in the local schools reformation saga were focusing their attention.
And the center of their attention was a bill lifting the statewide ban on the creation of municipal school districts.
17. Education Realty Trust Rebrands, Promotes Key Execs
- Monday, January 09, 2012
Memphis-based Education Realty Trust Inc. has had a busy few months, ending fourth-quarter 2011 with several new properties in hand and starting 2012 by turning over a new leaf entirely – to be more specific, a new name, a new logo, new positions for several key executives and a $28 million acquisition.
18. Schools Get Fresh Start With New Board
- Monday, October 03, 2011
The separate Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools boards are no more when the end of September rolls over into October.
And the 23 members of the countywide Shelby County Schools board take the oath of office Monday, Oct. 3 at the MCS auditorium.
19. Prescott Leads Schools Planning Commission
- Friday, September 30, 2011
Former Memphis City Schools board member Barbara Prescott is chairman on the new schools consolidation planning commission.
20. Schools Planning Commission Begins Work
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
The 21-member schools consolidation planning commission goes to work Thursday, Sept. 29, in a conference room at the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement in Shelby Farms.
21. Luttrell Makes Picks for Schools Planning Group
- Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell has picked his five choices for the schools consolidation planning commission: two higher education officials, a corporate attorney, an Episcopal priest heading BRIDGES USA and an elementary school principal.
22. Luttrell Makes Picks for Consolidation Planning Group
- Friday, September 02, 2011
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell has picked his five choices for the schools consolidation planning commission: two higher-education officials, a corporate attorney, an Episcopal priest heading BRIDGES USA and an elementary school principal.
23. Study: Leaner Nations Bike, Walk, Use Mass Transit
- Tuesday, December 16, 2008
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jim Richards is no kid, but he loves to ride his bike.
At 51, he has become a cycling commuter, pedaling 11 miles from his home in the suburbs to his job in downtown Knoxville.
24. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
25. U of M to Honor Legal Pillars Of Excellence
- Thursday, August 14, 2008
The University of Memphis Law School Alumni Chapter will honor four of the legal community’s leaders Saturday during its “Striving for Excellence: Pillars of Excellence” ceremony at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis.
26. Ward Named Judge of the Year by Bar Association
- Wednesday, January 11, 2006
The Criminal Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association recently presented Criminal Court Judge Mark Ward its judge of the year award. Ward presides over Division 9 of Shelby County's 30th Judicial District. Ward was appointed to the bench in 2004. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant public defender and in private practice. Ward's bachelor's degree in law enforcement and his law degree are both from the University of Memphis.
27. Archived Article: Mortgages (lead)
- Friday, July 16, 2004
Warranty Deeds on Rise
Mortgage Industry Loses Some Steam
Refinance boom ends, purchase business still strong
The Daily News
Following what industry analysts called a drastic decline in mortgage refinance activity, trust d...
28. Archived Article: Mortgage (lead)
- Wednesday, February 04, 2004
Mortgage Industry on Top in 2003
Low rates made for strong year in Memphis
The Daily News
Due in large part to historically low mortgage interest rates, 2003 was a banner year for the Memphis mortgage lending market. ...
29. Archived Article: Lawsuits Lead
- Wednesday, October 20, 1999
Cases roll in naming New lawsuits roll in against manufacturers New filings are part of four-year legal battle By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Memphis-based Medtronic Sofamor Danek and Smith & Nephew Richards have been named as defendants in a m...
30. Archived Article: Focus Box
- Thursday, February 11, 1999
Panelists: "The Legal and Ethical Implications of Business Law and E-Commerce," Bryan Campus Life Center, Rhodes College, Feb. 15; Program panelists: Daniel E. Cullen, associate professor of political science, Rhodes College Peter Granoff,...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 06, 1999
Pat OBryan has joined Powertel PCS as direct sales manager for the Memphis metropolitan area Pat OBryan has joined Powertel PCS as direct sales manager for the Memphis metropolitan area. OBryan was formerly sales manager for Jamison Pest Control. Ch...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 16, 1998
March 17 March 17 The Financial Executive Institute will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Ken Richards, who works in management solutions and strategies for Deloitte &...
33. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 23, 1998
Feb Feb. 23 The Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer a free money management seminar for couples from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2400 Poplar Ave. For reservations, call 323-4909, ext. 1007. Feb. 24 The American Business Womens Association, Cott...
34. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 16, 1998
Feb Feb. 16 The Wolf River Conservancy will hold its annual meeting at the Goldsmith Civic Garden Center, 750 Cherry Road, at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Ann P. Murray, executive director of the Tennessee Conservation League. Feb. 17 The National ...
35. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 05, 1998
Jan Jan. 5 The Mid-South Fly Fishers will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The speaker will be Mike Bone, a professional guide with Clinch River Outfitters. For more information, call Donald M. Dunn at 386-5274. Jan. 7 Lam...
36. Archived Article: Back-mba
- Thursday, November 13, 1997
Bar association sets Bar association sets final candidate slate The slate of 1998 officer and director candidates for the Memphis Bar Association has been finalized. No nominations were received from the membership in the time allotted under the byl...
37. Archived Article: Focus2
- Thursday, October 30, 1997
Bar association committee announces nominees Bar association committee announces nominees Prince C. Chambliss Jr., president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of its nominations and elections committee chaired by Max Shelton. T...
38. Archived Article: Lj Foreign Salute
- Wednesday, October 25, 1995
10/24 lj foreign salute Mayor welcomes international business community By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News International businesses have invested more than $1 billion in the Memphis area and are directly responsible for providing more than 17,0...