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1. Plan to Dig Up President Polk's Body – Again – Stirs Trouble
- Monday, March 27, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. Achieving undisturbed eternal rest has proved more difficult.
2. State Targets Refugee Program; Lollar to Lead Delegation
- Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The state Legislature is likely to file a complaint before the end of January challenging the legality of the Refugee Resettlement Program in Tennessee, according to Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris.
3. Photographer Steber Captures Fading Legends on Blues Highway
- Saturday, September 10, 2016
Bill Steber stood at the crossroads in the Mississippi Delta and made a deal with the devil that would allow him to not only master his photographic skills but become one of the most respected documentarians of Mississippi Delta blues. And kind of make a living (or at least fashion his life) while he’s at it.
4. U of M to Award Teaching, Research
- Monday, April 25, 2016
The University of Memphis Faculty Convocation luncheon will be held Friday, April 29, at noon in the University Center Fountain View Suite. The 2016 awards and honorees are:
• Willard R. Sparks Eminent Faculty Award – Dr. Roy Van Arsdale, Department of Earth Sciences. The Eminent Faculty Award is presented by the Board of Visitors to an individual who has made exceptional and sustained contributions to scholarly achievement, teaching and service, bringing honor and recognition to the university. This is the highest distinction given to a faculty member by the university.
5. Major Retailers Step Up to Support St. Jude
- Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Several national businesses including major retailers have begun lining up to again raise money during the holiday season for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
For St. Jude, the holiday shopping season doubles as a time when the hospital works to raise awareness – and funds – for its battles to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Along those lines, its annual “Thanks and Giving” campaign that runs through the end of December gives the public a way to support the hospital and its mission while also shopping at a variety of businesses.
6. Unintended Consequences: ER Visits Increase
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
Hospital officials have been pushing for the state to expand Medicaid health care coverage for thousands of Tennessee’s poorest citizens, despite two significant and related concerns:
Expansion will lead to increased visits to the most expensive place in America for routine health care, the emergency room.
- Monday, June 23, 2014
Stax Music Academy, Stax Museum and Memphis Public Library will host Vaneese Thomas for a Soul & Blues Brown Bag Series concert and Q&A Monday, June 23, at noon in the amphitheater behind the academy, 926 E. McLemore Ave. The series continues each day through Friday, June 27. Visit staxmuseum.com for a lineup.
8. Health Choice Selects Jones to Lead Provider Engagement
- Wednesday, June 11, 2014
LaTasha Jones has been named director of provider engagement at Health Choice LLC, where she will be responsible for directing and managing the implementation of a clinical integration database for Health Choice providers and practices.
9. Fisher Joins Boy Scouts Chickasaw Council as CEO
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Richard L. Fisher has joined the Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America as chief executive officer. In his new role, Fisher will extend character development and leadership skills to youth who live in the Chickasaw Council territory, which includes the Mississippi Delta, Memphis, and Shelby and Crittenden counties.
10. Palin Email Hacker Released From Supervision
- Thursday, July 25, 2013
A Tennessee student convicted of hacking Republican Sarah Palin’s email in the 2008 election year has been released early from federal supervision.
David Kernell was supposed to be supervised by the U.S. Probation Office until November 2014 after being released from prison in 2011.
11. Commercial Professionals Achieve Designations
- Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Eleven members of local professional organizations in commercial real estate reached elite status in 2012 in their respective fields, which include the Memphis metro area’s appraisers, commercial brokers and property managers.
12. Austin Takes Reins Of Wolf River Conservancy
- Thursday, February 07, 2013
Commercial real estate lawyer Stewart Austin of Glankler Brown, PLLC, has been named the new board president for the Wolf River Conservancy as of Jan. 1.
13. WKNO-TV to Broadcast Beale Street New Year’s Eve
- Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Beale Street will be home to a New Year’s Eve celebration this Dec. 31, with an outdoor concert, the traditional Guitar Drop and fireworks at the stroke of midnight.
This New Year’s Eve theme is “Celebrate 30 Years of Resurrecting the Blues.” The ribbon cutting for the rebirth of Beale Street took place in October 1982. Since that time, Beale Street has become a globally renowned entertainment district.
14. Nichols to be Honored by Briggs Foundation
- Friday, November 02, 2012
Jackie Nichols, founder and executive producer of Playhouse on the Square, will receive the Thomas W. Briggs Community Service Award Monday, Nov. 5, in a private ceremony at Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
15. Report: Health Care Improving in Tennessee
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Health care is showing improvement in Tennessee thanks to some of the strongest health care plans in the South and an increased focus on patient-centered medical practices, according to the annual State of Health Care Quality report released Tuesday, Oct. 30, from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
16. Cates Among Top Tier of US Colliers Brokers
- Friday, September 28, 2012
Andy Cates, executive vice president of brokerage with Colliers International Memphis, has been inducted into the Everest Club – the top 10 percent of all U.S. Colliers brokers for the 12-month period ending June 30.
17. Glosson Selected as MAAR's President-Elect
- Monday, September 17, 2012
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors board of directors has selected Greg Glosson of Fast Track Realty as 2013 president-elect. Glosson has served on the board from 2011-2012 and is this year’s secretary-treasurer.
18. Kiser Joins Volunteer Mid-South As Community Services Director
- Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Amanda Kiser has joined Volunteer Mid-South as community services director. Kiser’s responsibilities include mobilizing and maximizing volunteer resources, coordinating training for partner agencies, creating and leading community projects, and marketing VMS’ benefits to agencies and the public.
19. Orpheum Theatre Names New Board Members
- Friday, March 16, 2012
The Orpheum Theatre and its parent organization, the Memphis Development Foundation, has announced 10 members joining the Orpheum board of directors. The new members are: Chuck Treadway, Thomas & Betts president and chief operating officer; Don Young, Smith and Nephew senior vice president, corporate sustainability; Andy Taylor, Gerber/Taylor Capital Advisors Inc. partner; Gary Smith, Apperson Crump PLC attorney; Alan Mullen, Crew Training International president; Scott Hennessy, True Temper Sports Inc. president; Keri Gage, SunTrust private wealth management/senior vice president; Robert Cox, Glassman, Edwards, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox PC attorney; Bo Allen, First Tennessee executive vice president; and Sara Adams, community volunteer.
20. Teens Awaken in Broadway Musical
- Monday, March 05, 2012
Love and flowers aren’t the only things that bloom in spring, at least according to an award-winning Broadway musical premiering at Circuit Playhouse in March.
In “Spring Awakening,” teenagers’ natural urges and unanswered questions combine in a rush of rock music to spell out the drama of becoming an adult.
21. Land Use Board Considers Multifamily Space
- Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Memphis-Shelby County Land Use Control Board will meet Thursday, Jan. 12, to discuss a special permit allowing 50 multifamily residential homes for the elderly on 4 acres on the east side of North Seventh Street south of Wells Street in Downtown Memphis.
22. MAA Promotes Grimes to EVP, COO
- Friday, December 09, 2011
Thomas L. Grimes Jr. has been appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer of Memphis-based MAA – formerly Mid-America Apartment Communities – the company announced Wednesday, Dec. 7. Grimes will oversee the company’s asset management and human resources functions.
23. Shoppers Say 'Ho-Hum' Not 'Ho-Ho-Ho' to Sales
- Thursday, December 08, 2011
Used to be, customers would come running when stores cut prices. But these days, more Americans are becoming blasé about bargains.
Jennifer Beasley recently left a Toys R Us in Cary, N.C., unimpressed by the retailer's offers that day of 50 percent discounts on things like a $150 Sylvania tablet computer and a $45 My Baby Alive Doll.
24. Tutor’s Skirkle Connects Consumers, Businesses
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Nick Tutor is founder of Skirkle, a membership-card program that offers exclusive discounts and deals at locally owned businesses.
25. Memphis Metro CCIM Announces Designees
- Friday, November 18, 2011
Memphis Metro Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) leaders recently pinned five new chapter designees after the participants passed a comprehensive exam.
The latest additions to CCIM are J. Max Hamidi with RE/MAX Elite, Cathy Anderson with Crye-Leike Commercial, James Rasberry with Rasberry CRE, Ed Thomas with Colliers International and Van Watkins with InSouth Bank.
26. Dunkin' Brands' Net Income Falls on Charges
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. said Tuesday its net income plummeted 61 percent in the quarter that it became a public company, as its efforts to pay down debt and big fees to the private-equity firms that used to own it offset revenue gains.
27. Hubbard Selected to Serve as MAAR President-Elect
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
Regina Hubbard of Lester Hubbard Realtors has been selected as the 2012 president-elect of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors after a vote by the 2011 and 2012 board of directors Wednesday, Sept. 21.
28. Birch Tree Realty Merges with Hackmeyer Properties
- Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Thomas Murphree and the residential agents Birch Tree Realty Resources Inc. have joined forces with Hackmeyer Realty, owned and managed by Tanis Hackmeyer.
29. AT&T Expands Cordova Mobile Broadband Network
- Tuesday, August 23, 2011
AT&T has announced expansion of its mobile broadband network in Cordova, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers.
Also, AT&T’s recently announced agreement to acquire T-Mobile USA represents a commitment to strengthen and expand its network, said Chuck Thomas, regional director, external affairs, AT&T Tennessee. If approved, AT&T will be able to expand the next generation of mobile broadband – 4G LTE – from its current 80 percent of the U.S. population to more than 97 percent.
30. Paper Moon Prepares To Shoot in Memphis
- Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Production gets under way this week on “The Romance of Loneliness,” the third feature film from Memphis-based production company Paper Moon Films.
It’s about a young woman from a traditional Southern family, her journey of self-discovery and the misfits and memorable characters she encounters along the way.
31. Crye-Leike Honors Top Performers, Longevity
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. honored its brokers working in the residential and commercial sectors Tuesday at its annual awards gala.
32. Davison Joins Bailey & Greer Law Firm
- Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Nicole Gibson Davison has joined the law firm Bailey & Greer PLLC, where she will provide expertise in personal injury, malpractice and liability cases.
33. Memphis Motorsports Bid Accepted
- Thursday, December 16, 2010
Dover Motorsports Inc. has accepted investor Joe Lubeck’s bid of $1.875 million for Memphis Motorsports Park, said Jeff Morris of Morris Auction Group LLC. After the 10 percent buyer’s premium, the total comes to $2,062,500.
34. MAAR Presents 2010 Realtor Awards
- Thursday, December 16, 2010
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors has named Mary Sharp of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors as its Realtor of the Year.
35. Palin E-mail Hacker Sentenced to Year in Custody
- Monday, November 15, 2010
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former University of Tennessee student who hacked into Sarah Palin's e-mail account during the 2008 presidential campaign was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in custody, with the judge recommending a halfway house instead of prison.
36. Chandler Finds Cookbook Writing ‘Simply Successful’
- Friday, November 05, 2010
Jennifer Chandler cooks in an ordinary galley kitchen with one sink, one Jenn-Air stove and one Sub-Zero refrigerator, which was in the house already.
37. Fed Minutes: Debt Purchases Dominate Sept. Meeting
- Wednesday, October 13, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – A new program to pump up the economy through the purchase of Treasury bonds dominated Federal Reserve officials' discussions at their September meeting.
Minutes of the closed-door deliberations, released Tuesday, suggest Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues were closing in on a consensus to launch the debt-purchase program. The Fed also spoke at length about a strategy to boost spending by getting people to think prices could increase in the near future.
38. CBU to Bless Newest Building
- Friday, October 01, 2010
Christian Brothers University will celebrate Friday the launch of its most recent addition.
The Living Learning Center, adjacent to Pender Hall on campus, is expected to open in fall 2011.
A blessing of the ground will take place Friday at 12:30 p.m.
39. Year of the Political Woman Redux? Looks That Way
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's looking like a new "year of the woman" in politics.
Eighteen years after a few glass ceilings were broken, hundreds of female candidates have set their sights on Congress, governorships and state legislatures, and a significant number racked up big wins in Tuesday's primaries. Republican women, in particular, served notice to the old boys of the party.
- Monday, May 17, 2010
The Memphis Public Library Information Center Board of Trustees will meet Monday at noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. For more information, call 415-2846.
41. Palin E-Mail Jury Stuck on 1 Charge, Agreed on 3
- Friday, April 30, 2010
KNOXVILLE (AP) — A federal jury in the third day of deliberating the Sarah Palin e-mail hacking case told the judge Thursday they are deadlocked on one charge after reaching unanimous decisions on three counts.
42. Defendant in Palin Hacking Case Does Not Testify
- Tuesday, April 27, 2010
KNOXVILLE (AP) — A former University of Tennessee student charged with hacking Sarah Palin's e-mail chose to not take the witness stand in his defense, his lawyers said Monday before resting their case.
43. Palin Hacking Trial Gets Under Way
- Wednesday, April 21, 2010
KNOXVILLE (AP) – A former college student charged with hacking Sarah Palin’s e-mail account fears some jurors in heavily Republican East Tennessee could be dazzled when the conservative star testifies.
44. Accused Palin Hacker Gets Final Pre-Trial Hearing
- Thursday, April 15, 2010
A man charged in East Tennessee with hacking Sarah Palin’s e-mail during the 2008 presidential campaign has a court hearing less than a week ahead of his trial, where Palin plans to testify.
David Kernell’s attorney has numerous motions pending at the final pre-trial hearing Thursday before U.S. District Judge Thomas Phillips in Knoxville.
- Wednesday, March 04, 2009
LunaWeb will host Social Media Expedition Breakfast today from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The breakfast is for anyone interested in social media. For more information, call 888-5862.
46. 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.
47. ISRAEL ON TAP TONIGHT
- Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Everyone knows the scenario.
You're on the hunt for a new house, and as soon as you've found that certain address with all the right mix of charm, elegance and elbow room, it becomes apparent, even if there's no accounting for it: This is the one.
- Thursday, September 07, 2006
The Small Business Chamber holds "Chamber in Action" today from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. A new member orientation begins at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
49. Blotner Named Communications Specialist for Impact Marketing
- Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Jonathan D. Blotner has joined Impact Marketing as a corporate communications specialist. In his new role, Blotner will head all public relations efforts within the company, assist in research and development of new business, as well as create new interactive media opportunities for Impact's clients. Blotner formerly was CEO and media director of J. Blotner Advertising & PR in New Orleans.
50. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, July 20, 2004
8250 Poplar Ave
St. Georges School Makes Room for Growth
8250 Poplar Ave.
Germantown, TN 38138
Cost: $6.5 million
Borrower: St. Georges Independent School
Lender: St. Georges Episcopal Church, Germantown
Trustee: Scott K. Haight...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 23, 2002
Marie Burgess, Marissa Mulhern, Elaine Wunderlich and Vince Mashburn joined Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc
Seven attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson were included in the 2003-2004 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. C. T...
52. Archived Article: Calvary P2
- Friday, October 11, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Calvary series hosts blues artist
Calvary Episcopal Churchs 18th annual Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series continues at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday with Di Anne Price and Her Boyfriends.
This homegrown Empress of B...
53. Archived Article: Calvary P2
- Friday, October 04, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Calvary and the Arts goes global
Calvary Episcopal Churchs 18th annual Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series continues at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday with Global Warming.
Richard Graham and Friends perform music from ...
54. Archived Article: Calvary Pg. 2
- Friday, September 27, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Calvary series feeds body, soul
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Calvary Episcopal Church kicks off its 18th annual Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday, with the Memphis choral ens...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 16, 2000
John P John P. Murphy has joined Thomas & Betts Corp. as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective late March. Murphy, 52, has been senior vice president and chief financial officer of Johns Manville Corporation since 1997. Pri...
56. Archived Article: Rite Aid Lj
- Friday, October 08, 1999
Construction underway on Thomas St Rite Aid begins construction on prototype store in Frayser By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a free-standing Rite Aid drug store at 3060 Thomas St. in Frayser. The 11,270-square-foot drug...
57. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 23, 1998
March 23 March 23 The League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Public Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The speaker will be Gay M. Johnston, executive director of the Memphis Literacy Council. For more information, call 327-689...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 20, 1997
Dr. Monte Blair has joined Shelby State Community College as director of grants and contracts. He formerly was vice president for research and development at City College in Orlando, Fla. Blair has a doctorate degree from Duke University, a masters ...