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1. Tannehill Becomes Oxford's Mayor-Elect in Uncontested Race
- Tuesday, March 07, 2017
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Robyn Tannehill has become Oxford's mayor-elect since no one else entered the race by last week's deadline.
Local news outlets report Tannehill is now officially running unopposed, making her the city's next mayor. Friday at 5 p.m. was the deadline for anyone else to file paperwork to run against her.
2. Oxford Mayor Patterson Won’t Run for Re-Election
- Saturday, December 24, 2016
Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson says he will not be running for re-election in 2017.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that Patterson’s official announcement comes after 16 years of serving in the city government of Oxford.
3. Last Word: Fred's Post Mortem, Karen Camper on Guns and Pentatonix at Calvary
- Thursday, December 22, 2016
Who knew Fred’s could become probably the most complex local business story of the year? More post mortem on the $950 million deal announced this week in which the Memphis-based corporation bought 865 Rite Aid stores from Walgreens and Rite-Aid, who are working toward an acquisition and merger deal of their own.
4. Oxford Mayor Says He Won't Be Running for Re-Election
- Thursday, December 22, 2016
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson says he will not be running for re-election in 2017.
5. DMC Outlines 2017 Plans, Recaps 2016 Successes
- Friday, November 18, 2016
The Downtown Memphis Commission is looking ahead with strategies to improve the pedestrian experience, support large-scale hotel developments, attract corporate headquarters both large and small, and enhance the Main Street Mall.
6. OB-GYN Shweta Patel Joins Adams Patterson Gynecology
- Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Dr. Shweta Patel has joined Adams Patterson Gynecology & Obstetrics as a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. Patel, who’s a lieutenant commander of the Medical Corps of the United States Navy, comes to Adams Patterson after serving as a naval medical officer and sexual assault response liaison at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
7. Oxford Mourns Deaths of 3 Couples in Plane Crash
- Tuesday, August 16, 2016
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Three married couples killed in the crash of a small airplane in Alabama all lived in the university town of Oxford, Mississippi, where city flags were lowered Monday as residents grappled with the loss of so many lives at one time.
8. Oxford Mayor Talks Traffic Gridlock
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
The mayor of Oxford, Miss., says University of Mississippi football fans should prepare for end-of-game gridlock similar to what happened after the Texas A&M game when the school plays Missouri on Nov. 23 in Oxford.
- Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Urban Child Institute will open “The Early Advantage,” its early childhood brain development awareness exhibit, Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. The exhibit will be on display through mid-February 2014. Visit urbanchildinstitute.org.
- Saturday, September 28, 2013
The fifth annual Mike Conley Bowl-n-Bash, benefiting the Methodist Healthcare Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Billy Hardwick’s All Star Lanes, 1576 S. White Station Road. Individual tickets are $125; teams of four are $500. Visit methodisthealth.org/bowlnbash to register.
11. Store Sales of Beer Approved in Oxford
- Thursday, August 22, 2013
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – The Board of Aldermen has voted to permit the sale of cold beer in stores in Oxford.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported the vote Tuesday also extends store sales of beer and light wine to Sundays.
12. South Main’s New Life
- Saturday, March 02, 2013
The history of the South Main Historic Arts District is as colorful as its present-day users, an alternating rhythm of sorts in Memphis’ songbook.
The area has oscillated from its ritzy suburban roots of the 1800s to the industrial era ghost town of the 20th century and now to its current status as Downtown’s flourishing arts and boutique district and the subject of some $100 million in investment. And it’s all due to stakeholders who braved the status quo in distinguishing the southern end of the Central Business District as that funky place with an indescribable vibe.
- Friday, October 26, 2012
Remington College-Memphis Campus will celebrate its 25th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on campus, 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. The event will include kids’ activities, music, health checks and more. Cost is free. Call 800-448-6405.
- Monday, October 15, 2012
The Orpheum Theatre will hold an online auction featuring memorabilia from President and CEO Pat Halloran’s 32 years with the organization Monday, Oct. 15, through Friday, Oct. 19, at orpheum-memphis.com. Proceeds benefit the capital campaign for the Orpheum’s Performing Arts Education & Leadership Centre. Visit the website for a list of available items.
15. Sale of Oxford Hospital Building Completed
- Friday, August 19, 2011
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – After two years of negotiations, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. has completed the purchase of a building it had been leasing from local governments.
16. Flood Causes $20K Damage to Oxford’s City Hall
- Wednesday, November 04, 2009
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Oxford officials are cleaning up city hall after vandals plugged up a sink and left water running that flooded the building.
Damage was estimated at $20,000. The incident occurred Wednesday night in an upstairs bathroom.
17. Oxford Officials Reject Longer Bar Hours
- Thursday, September 03, 2009
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A proposal to extend bar hours in Oxford was defeated after two city officials said unidentified people tried to bribe them for a favorable vote.
In Columbus, meanwhile, Mayor Robert Smith cast the deciding vote Tuesday to allow Sunday liquor sales in bars and restaurants and to extend bar hours in that city.
18. Blockman Joins Keller Williams
- Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Harold Blockman has been named the new vice president & principal broker of the Memphis Central Market Center for Keller Williams Realty.
Blockman serves as director of the board of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and was selected for the 2007 Community Service Award by MAAR. Blockman is also president of the Tennessee GRI Association and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club.
19. Eoff Joins University of Memphis in Communications Role
- Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Robert H. Eoff has been chosen to fill the newly created office of vice president of communications, public relations and marketing at the University of Memphis. Previously, Eoff worked for The New York Times Co. as president of the New York Times Broadcast Media Group since 2004. He has been with The New York Times Co. since 1969, when he began working for WREG Channel 3 in Memphis, which was a part of the Broadcast Media Group.
20. 'Strawberry Fields Forever'
- Wednesday, May 02, 2007
The Memphis Farmer's Market (MFM) will be in full bloom in Downtown Memphis once again beginning Saturday. This is the popular market's second year.
Sharon Leicham, vice chair of MFM's board of directors, said this year's market will have more vendors and more activities for everyone.
21. Students Showcase Their Creations at Annual Exhibition
- Monday, February 13, 2006
The University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts presents the 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition at the art museum in the Communication and Fine Arts Building. The exhibit runs through Feb. 22. Admission is free. Call 678-2224 for more information.
22. Arts Council Beefs Up Fund-raising Staff
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
The Greater Memphis Arts Council has added Emily Patterson and Pat Mitchell Worley to its development and fund-raising department. Patterson, formerly the director of grants and business development for the group, has been named the council's directo
- Monday, August 15, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association Divorce and Family Law Section presents "Child Support Guidelines Taught by the Experts" from 2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square. For more information, call 527-3573 or visit www.memphis
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 26, 2004
MLGW EXEC PRESENTED BEST COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine....
25. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 31, 2003
Calendar of events March 31-April 6
Calendar of events March 31-April 6
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1738 Galloway Ave., offers a support group for the families of military service personnel from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 2
26. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, March 07, 2003
An exhibit by works
An exhibit of works by Cuban-born artist Maria Elena Gonzalez begins today at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis. It runs through April 19.
The exhibit, titled UN Real Estates, addresses the meaning of home in Amer...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 13, 2003
Calendar of events Jan. 13-19
Calendar of events Jan. 13-Jan. 19
The International Association for Administrative Professionals Memphis chapter has its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East, 5795 Poplar Ave. For informat...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 06, 2003
Calendar of events Jan. 6-Jan. 12
The Memphis Jewish Community Center presents artwork by Memphians Ken Boettcher and Bill Bailey through Jan. 26 in the Shainberg Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. The gallery is open 9 a.m....
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 30, 2002
Calendar of events
Calendar of events Dec. 30-Jan. 5
The Memphis Bar Association presents Desperate Hours, a seminar providing last-minute continuing legal education, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the MBA conference room, One Comme...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 23, 2002
Calendar of events Dec. 23-30
Calendar of events Dec. 23-Dec. 31
The Union Planters IMAXs newest film, Lewis & Clark, is open at the Pink Palace Museum. The film is an account of the historical journey undertaken by Merriwether ...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 01, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events July 1-July 8
The Union Planters IMAX new feature film Space Station documents the construction and assembly of the International Space Station currently in Earths orbit. The film runs throug...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 08, 1997
Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp Billie Peterman has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. She pr...
33. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, February 14, 1997
Mary Hill remembers always wanting a big family with lots of kids. After the birth of her third child, when she had to have a hysterectomy, she asked God why. By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Mary Hill always wanted a big family with lots o...
34. Archived Article: Milestones
- Friday, January 03, 1997
The Public Relations Society of America will present its Communicator of the Year Award Wednesday at a luncheon at 11:45 a The Public Relations Society of America will present its Communicator of the Year Award Wednesday at a luncheon at 11:45 a.m. ...
35. Archived Article: Milestones
- Friday, December 27, 1996
The Public Relations Society of America will present its Communicator of the Year Award Jan The Public Relations Society of America will present its Communicator of the Year Award Jan. 8 at a luncheon at 11:45 a.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center a...
36. Archived Article: Env Focus
- Wednesday, June 19, 1996
In 1989, the last contiguous tract of hardwood, bottomland forest left in the northern end of Mississippi Delta was offered for sale. Identified as a priority for acquisition by the North American Waterfowl Management Plan, the Dahomey woods, ne...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 08, 1996
memos 05-08 Charles A. Ledsinger Jr. has been elected a director of TBC Corp. Ledsinger is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Harrahs Entertainment Inc. He formerly was senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Promu...