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1. HBO Documentary Probes Real Life of Elvis Presley
- Tuesday, March 20, 2018
A Memphis screening of the three-hour, two-part HBO documentary on Elvis Presley over the weekend elicited cheers and applause with some somber moments .
“Elvis Presley: The Searcher” was shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas, and Saturday, March 17, at Guest House at Graceland – both in advance of its debut April 14 on HBO.
- Monday, January 29, 2018
Memphis Toys R Us
To Remain Open
A representative with Toys R Us has confirmed to The Daily News that the retailer’s Memphis location, at 7676 Polo Ground Blvd., won’t close after all.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
4. Century Mark
- Saturday, June 17, 2017
During a visit to Memphis in April, Andrew Young was talking with reporters about his lengthy public history – being part of Dr. Martin Luther King’s inner circle, a congressman, mayor of Atlanta, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. It was as he talked about King’s death in Memphis that Young, without any prompting, talked about a trio of Memphis attorneys – Benjamin Hooks, Russell Sugarmon and A. W. Willis – that were the key to his and King’s efforts to get things done in Memphis and the surrounding region.
5. High-Scoring Ohio Good Warmup for Florida Game
- Friday, September 16, 2016
Tennessee football returns to normalcy this week, if you call a noon EDT kickoff normal.
The Vols survived a Thursday night scare in the season opener against Appalachian State in Neyland Stadium. Then they roared from behind last Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway and beat Virginia Tech 45-24 in the Pilot Flying J. Battle at Bristol before a college football record crowd of 156,990.
6. Trust Marketing Mantra: It Takes Villagers to Reach the People
- Saturday, September 10, 2016
Even if you have not heard of Trust Marketing & Communications Inc., you’ve seen their work.
7. AP Explains: Bias Complaints On Facebook's 'Trending' Tool
- Thursday, May 12, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – What's behind the accusations that Facebook is manipulating its "trending topics" feature to promote or suppress certain political perspectives?
According to the technology blog Gizmodo , which is owned by Gawker Media, a former Facebook contractor with self-described conservative leanings said Facebook downplayed news that conservatives are interested in and artificially promoted liberal issues such as the "BlackLivesMatter" hashtag. Gizmodo did not name this person.
8. ULI Panel Tackles Soulsville’s Dilemma as Shadyac Reveals Concept
- Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Local shareholders and national development leaders got deep in the heart of Soulsville USA this week with an all-day deliberation on how to bring placemaking to one of Memphis’ struggling historical areas.
9. Spillyards Leads Community Advisors Launch
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Greg Spillyards has joined the brokerage team at Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors to launch the firm’s Community Advisors service line.
Community Advisors is focused on the Memphis city core, with a goal to provide real estate advisory services to assist in the revitalization of the city’s underserved areas with passion, creativity and entrepreneurship, and with service to those already living and leading in their neighborhoods.
- Saturday, September 7, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
11. AP IMPACT: Deficient Levees Found Across America
- Friday, January 18, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states.
12. Robertson Honored For Radio Achievement
- Friday, May 6, 2011
For almost 40 years, Howard Robertson, CEO of TRUST Marketing Inc. and SPOTSET Radio Network, has worked to establish himself in both the television and radio industries, successfully creating his own company and radio network.
13. Methodist Foundation Announces Living Awards
- Thursday, August 12, 2010
Methodist Healthcare Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2010 Living Awards.
The honorees are Barbara H. Hamilton, Dr. S. Douglas Hixson, Dr. Jon H. Robertson, Dr. Gordon J. Kraus and the Maua Methodist Hospital in Kenya.
14. Fogerty Joins Jackson Lewis In Of Counsel Role
- Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Whitney King Fogerty has joined Jackson Lewis LLP as of counsel.
Fogerty was previously a shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, where she specialized in labor and employment litigation. She has practiced law for 10 years and has been named among Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers for Business the past two years.
15. U of M Law School Appoints Kritchevsky to Director of Advocacy
- Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Barbara Kritchevsky has been appointed to the newly created position of director of advocacy at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law.
Kritchevsky has been a law professor at the university since 1983, and for the past 20 years has served as a faculty adviser to the school’s Moot Court Board and also served as the school’s associate dean for academic affairs.
- Monday, April 27, 2009
The University of Memphis today will host the final session of a four-part series of free, public discussions of modern classics in Jewish literature in Room 226 of the University of Memphis McWherter Library. The session will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Asked for Wonder” by Abraham Joshua will be the final book discussed. For more information, call David Patterson at 678-2919, Tom Mendina at 678-4310 or Klaudia Kroboth at 678-2209.
17. Hottel Appointed Dean At UT College of Dentistry
- Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Dr. Timothy L. Hottel has been appointed dean for the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry.
Hottel currently serves as executive associate dean and chief financial officer, associate dean for academic and financial affairs, division chief for primary care, professor in the Department of Prosthodontics, and interim chair of the Department of Cariology and Restorative Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University in Ford Lauderdale, Fla.
- Monday, October 20, 2008
The Center City Commission and the Memphis Division of Public Works today will host a second public meeting to discuss the proposed trash collection pilot program that could replace dumpsters in Downtown. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. in the Center City Commission office, 114 N. Main St. Dwan Gilliom will give a detailed presentation of the pilot program. For more information, call Eric Robertson at 575-0542.
19. RISE Foundation Names Board Members
- Wednesday, September 17, 2008
The RISE Foundation has named its 2008-2009 board of directors.
The members are Jay Healy, board chair; Beverly Robertson, vice chair; Marianne Parrs, treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee; Chuck Schadt, secretary; Tomeka Hart, community initiatives chair; Scott Cromie, new markets chair; and David Waddell, board development chair.
20. PBS' Smiley, Others Converge On Memphis to Honor MLK
- Tuesday, April 1, 2008
The eyes of the city and the nation are turning to Memphis this week to mark what will be the 40th anniversary Friday of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The city is doing its part to promote the historic moment - and so are other people from around the country.
21. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
22. Marketing Agency Hires New Art Director
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Lyle Wardlaw has joined full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm inferno as art director. Prior to that she spent three years providing design support for clients at Imre Communications and Babcock Advertising in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated from Millsaps College in 1996 with a double major in studio art and elementary education, and has completed advertising and graphics programs from Memphis College of Art and Southwest Community College. In her position as art director, Wardlaw will serve clients and help with new creative projects.
23. Archived Article: Gov Focus
- Friday, February 6, 2004
Building mix would fund bluff extension, pedestrian gathering place
Promenade Proposal Offers Commercial, Public Spaces
The Daily News
The Memphis Promenade, which lies at the heart of Downtown Memphis stretch of riverfront p...
24. Archived Article: Rdc (lead)
- Friday, April 4, 2003
Plans rollin on riverfront development
Plans rollin on riverfront development
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
The Riverfront Development Corp., a nonprofit, public-private team leading the charge to revitalize the citys Mississippi Riv...
25. Archived Article: Marketplace (rdc)
- Monday, July 16, 2001
RDC is not holding back Riverfront Development Corp. not holding back By SUE PEASE The Daily News Visitors to the Riverfront Development Corp.s Web site, www.memphisriverfront.com, will see on the development guidelines page, the phrase "We wer...
26. Archived Article: River (lead)
- Friday, February 2, 2001
By SUE PEASE Planners to present riverfront options By SUE PEASE The Daily News Conversations about the development of the Memphis riverfront continue this month with more public meetings scheduled to consider options in sprucing up one of the first...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 20, 1996
05-20 calendar May 20 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at the Racquet Club at 11:30 a.m. The speakers will be Gary Gitchell and Halsey Fischer, managing director and senior vice president of Pinkerton Investigation Services, r...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 18, 1996
03-18 Calendar March 18 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at the Racquet Club at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be Ray Abromitis, vice president/workers compensation cost containment leader for Johnson & Higgins of Charlotte, ...
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 11, 1996
03-11 Calendar March 12 The Institute of Management Accountants will meet at noon at Paulettes. The speaker will be forensic specialist Tom Vastrick. The cost is $15. For more information, call Tammy Greco at 682-7766. The Memphis Bar Association wi...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 12, 1996
01/05 Calendar Feb. 12 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club. The speaker will be Dr. William Bourland of The Orthopaedic Clinic, who will address "Reduction of Workers Compensation Costs by P...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 5, 1996
01/05 Calendar Feb. 6 The 1996 Hazardous Waste Annual Report Workshop will be at State Technical Institute from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services at (615) 532-8657. The Tennessee Ba...
32. Archived Article: Milestones
- Friday, January 26, 1996
01/26 Milestones Lori Collins, senior marketing specialist at FedEx, was elected president of the Direct Marketing Association of Memphis at its Jan. 16 meeting. Other 1996 officers include vice president Linda States, account executive at Archer/Ma...