The Charlotte Hornets have acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Memphis Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team's perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a shoulder injury.
7. Refugees, Regents, Privatization On Tap for New Session - Friday, January 1, 2016
State Sen. Ken Yager isn’t quite ready for the state of Tennessee to reclaim the Refugee Resettlement Program from Catholic Charities.8. City Hall Shuffle Moves Into Christmas Eve With 8 Positions Cut - Thursday, December 24, 2015
Memphis-Mayor elect Jim Strickland announced on Christmas Eve that he will eliminate eight positions in the current administration, one of them vacant. And a ninth positon will become a part-time position. Strickland will also follow through on his long-held desire to end the city’s involvement in and funding of the Memphis-Shelby County Music Commission.9. Hoops & Dreams - Saturday, November 14, 2015
They were but a few words, yet they seemed to capture the mindset of the University of Memphis basketball program’s high-expectation fan base.
“Get back to like it was,” said former Tigers guard Jeremy Hunt.10. Ramsey Clear in Push to Politicize Supreme Court - Thursday, August 6, 2015
Republican Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has a penchant for igniting flames of partisanship, and the retirement of Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade is no exception.11. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10 - Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.12. Sports Illustrated: Fuente is Football’s 'Next Hot Coach' - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The University of Memphis men’s basketball team needed a shot from sophomore forward Austin Nichols in the game’s final seconds to escape with a 57-55 victory at Tulane last Saturday.13. High-Flying Vols Can’t Overlook Arkansas State - Saturday, September 6, 2014
KNOXVILLE – You had to be hiding under a rock not to hear the buzz this week about the University of Tennessee’s football team.
One person not reveling in the Vols’ 38-7 season opening victory over Utah State on Sunday night was UT coach Butch Jones.14. Events - Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, March 6, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Opera Memphis general director Ned Canty will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Events - Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter of the Federalist Society will meet Tuesday, March 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. Alan Gura of Gura & Possessky PLLC will present “The Right to Bear Arms for Self-Defense Outside the Home.” Cost is $30 for members and $35 for guests. R.S.V.P. to Greg Grisham at email@example.com or 462-2616.16. Events - Monday, March 4, 2013
Calvary Episcopal Church will hold its 2013 Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop on weekdays through March 22 at the church, 102 N. Second St. Speakers from various faiths will speak from 12:05 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.; the Waffle Shop will be open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Visit calvarymemphis.org for a list of speakers.17. Events - Saturday, March 2, 2013
HopeWorks will hold its fifth annual A Morning of Hope fundraiser Saturday, March 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Hills Event Center, 1000 Woodland Hills Drive. Bill Courtney, entrepreneur and the former coach featured in “Undefeated,” will present the keynote. Tickets are $50. Visit whyhopeworks.org or call 272-3700.18. Company Working to Tackle Dermatological Problems - Monday, June 18, 2012
In 2010, Dr. Lee Roberts and his son Josh Roberts co-founded Memphaceuticals LLC, a small, virtual company committed to rapidly moving to market therapeutic candidates for dermatological problems.19. AP Source: Freeze Agrees to Take Ole Miss Job - Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Arkansas State's Hugh Freeze has agreed to take the Mississippi job, according to a person familiar to the coaching search.20. Tennesseans Like Sales Tax Holiday Yet Use it Less - Friday, August 5, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennesseans taking advantage of the state's sixth annual sales tax holiday this weekend say it provides needed relief in a tough economy, but state figures show that shoppers aren't using it as much as they first did.21. Ford Jr. Makes Tough Bid for Liberal NYers' Affections - Monday, January 18, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Harold Ford Jr. ran for the U.S. Senate, he spoke proudly about his pickup truck, his "friend" President George W. Bush, his support for Chief Justice John Roberts and a voting record that "doesn't describe a liberal."22. Events - Friday, May 22, 2009
The Center City Commission board of directors will meet today at noon in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. 23. Thornton Receives Glankler Pro Bono Award - Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Laurie M. Thornton of Glankler Brown PLLC has received the second annual Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award given by James S. Gilliland and the Glankler Brown law firm.24. Northwest Airlines Exec Neal Cohen Leaving - Wednesday, May 14, 2008
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - Northwest Airlines Corp. says executive Neal Cohen is leaving.
Northwest, which has a hub in Memphis, is working to combine with Delta Air Lines Inc. by the end of this year. Cohen says in a statement that it's a good time to leave.25. Let's Grow - Friday, November 9, 2007
In a thriving community like DeSoto County, numerous public and private projects are under construction, on the drawing board or waiting to be dreamed up.
Whether in progress or in the pipeline, commercial and residential activity should continue to sprout throughout DeSoto, the fastest-growing county in Mississippi and the Mid-South and one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation.26. Archived Article - Tuesday, November 8, 2005
6075 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38119
Cost: $63 million
Buyer: IPC Crescent Center LLC
Seller: Crescent Forum Partnership
27. Archived Article: Memos - Wednesday, October 4, 2000
John Crow was elected to the board of directors for the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects John Crow was elected to the board of directors for the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Donald A. Friedman was n...28. Archived Article: Calendar - Monday, March 1, 1999
March 2 March 2 The 18th annual Freedom of Information Congress will be held at the University of Memphis at 7:30 p.m. in the psychology auditorium. The speaker will be Jack Anderson, who will discuss investigative reporting and the role of journali...29. Archived Article: Calendar - Monday, February 22, 1999
Feb. 22 Feb. 22 The League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. at Poplar-White Station Public Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The speaker will be Bob Byrd, president of Bank of Bartlett and a member of Advocates for School Excellence. For more information...30. Archived Article: Calendar - Monday, February 8, 1999
Feb Feb. 8 The Planned Giving Council of Greater Memphis will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The speaker will be Robert F. Sharpe Sr., founder and executive director of the National Planned Giving Institut...31. Archived Article: Milestones - Friday, February 5, 1999
Public Relations Society of America is accepting entries its annual Vox Awards Public Relations Society of America is accepting entries its annual Vox Awards. Categories include communications campaigns, special events, writing, print media, audio v...32. Archived Article - Wednesday, November 19, 1997
Area churches expand with additions, move east Area churches expand with additions, move east By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Several area churches have borrowed money in the past two weeks to construct new buildings or additions, and two church...33. Archived Article: Churches Chg - Friday, November 1, 1996
Area churches expand with additions, move east Area churches expand with additions, move east By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Several area churches have borrowed money in the past two weeks to construct new buildings or additions, and two church...34. Archived Article: Market Cotton Lj - Monday, October 14, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Creating cotton consumers Trade association promotes cotton to international markets By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The movement to pursue a more environmentally friendly lifestyle has made most consumers in the United States aware o...35. Archived Article: Real Briefs - Tuesday, April 9, 1996
04-09 Real briefs AIA Memphis and the Dixon Gallery will present a lecture by Donald Kaufman on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the gallery. He will discuss solutions for problems in choosing color palettes for interiors. He and his wife and partner, Taffy Da...