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1. 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.
2. Memphis Sound at 60
- Saturday, December 23, 2017
As Stax Records and Royal Studios both wrap up a year of celebrating their 60th anniversary, The Memphis News looks back at the creators and purveyors of the Memphis sound and its significance, both in its heyday and today.
3. 50 Years Later
- Friday, December 8, 2017
Almost 50 years to the day after he died in a plane crash while on tour, the image and sound of soul singer Otis Redding remains vital and relevant – and heard.
4. Harvey's Memphis Remnants Take Out Power to 40,000
- Friday, September 1, 2017
The remnants of Hurricane Harvey “wreaked havoc” in Shelby County Thursday, Aug. 31, according to Memphis Light Gas and Water Division President Jerry Collins.
5. Bridge Protest Anniversary Draws More Action, Reflection
- Tuesday, July 11, 2017
A year after the spontaneous protest march that ended with more than 1,000 people shutting down the Hernando DeSoto Bridge for several hours, the leader of that effort was again moving north along B.B. King Boulevard on Sunday, July 9.
6. 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.
7. Last Word: Highland Row, Late Hit in Birmingham and Hi-Fi
- Thursday, December 31, 2015
A happy Day 363 into 364 depending on when you are reading this. Sounds festive doesn't it? But let's not have any party hats or popping corks just yet.
We’ve got the name of the first tenant in the recession-delayed Highland Row development by the University of Memphis.
It’s Char, a steakhouse restaurant that should start taking shape in March.
8. This Year: Accomplished
- Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Late in what already was an improbable and wondrous season, University of Memphis linebacker Charles Harris was talking about the contrast between life before Justin Fuente became the Tigers’ head coach and life after Fuente became head coach.
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.
10. Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.
11. Filling the Voids
- Saturday, February 2, 2013
Last year was a banner year for adaptive reuse projects in Midtown and Downtown.
Developers announced plans for the Sears Crosstown building, Overton Square, Hotel Chisca, James Lee House and old United Warehouse in the South Main Historic Arts District. Construction began on The Pyramid, turning it into a 220,000-square-foot mega-Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World, and Memphis in May moved into its new headquarters at 56 S. Front St., a 14,600-square-foot building that’s on the National Register of Historic Places.
12. Magna Bank Taps Stewart To Lead SBA Division
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Tom Stewart has been named senior vice president and manager of the small business administration division at Magna Bank. Since joining Magna in March, Stewart has led the bank in obtaining national preferred lending provider status. In his new role, Stewart will oversee all business development activities for the Mid-South along with portfolio management and loan servicing.
13. Foreclosure Freeze Could Undermine Housing Market
- Tuesday, October 12, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Karl Case, the co-creator of a widely watched housing market index, was upbeat three weeks ago. Mulling the economy while at a meeting at a resort near the Berkshires, Case thought the makings of a recovery were finally falling into place.
14. What Are You Telling Yourself?
- Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Entrepreneurs can get themselves into trouble because they just won’t tell themselves the truth but, rather, an incomplete version that leaves off the reality sentence of the story.
Their first encounter of this is at formation: “ I am going for it. I have always wanted to own my own business. I admire Donald Trump. I have always loved (fill in the blank). I like being my own boss.” OK. A familiar thought line. The lost sentence: “But I really do not have a professional picture of what it takes to run a business and have no experience or education in doing so.”
15. Tough Crowd
- Friday, July 30, 2010
The Metro Charter Commission never drew close to a hundred citizens at all but one of its public hearings earlier this month. The exception was the first hearing at Memphis Botanic Garden.
But the group did find an interesting array of opinions even when the numbers were small.
16. Cotton Production Falls 34 Percent in Arkansas in 2009
- Thursday, May 13, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A drop in Arkansas cotton production by a third from 2008 to 2009 hurt gins, warehouses and other cotton handlers as well as farmers, according to analysts.
A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture said cotton production in Arkansas dropped by 34 percent from 2008 to 2009. The report released Tuesday said 852,000 cotton bales were produced in the state in 2009, compared to nearly 1.3 million bales in 2008.
17. Opening Date Set For New Stewart Brothers
- Monday, February 8, 2010
The new Stewart Brothers Hardware at 1470 N. Germantown Parkway will have its official opening Feb. 12.
18. Broad Avenue Works to Become Biz Hot Spot
- Friday, July 24, 2009
While vacancy signs pop up like weeds in many commercial areas, they are gradually coming down in the Broad Avenue Arts District.
This area of old storefronts and warehouse space just to the east of Overton Park is experiencing renewal despite a prolonged recession. Businesses are relocating to the neighborhood, artists have been setting up studios there and people are coming out at night.
19. 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.
20. Round-the-Clock Retail Hours Attract the Unsleepy
- Wednesday, December 24, 2008
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) - It's 1:22 a.m. on the day before Christmas Eve and Keith McRae is exactly 10 minutes into his holiday shopping list.
21. ArtsMemphis NamesContest Semifinalists
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
ArtsMemphis has named the semifinalists for its Web-based filmmaking contest "Our Vibe. Our City. On Film."
Semifinalists are "Blues," by Harmony Stewart; "I Am Art," by Billy Worley; "
22. Homegrown Law Firm Goes Big Time Thanks to Merger
- Thursday, June 28, 2007
One of the largest labor and employment law firms in the country now has a presence in Memphis thanks to a homegrown firm with ties to the Bluff City that goes back 20 years. Effective Sunday, the Memphis firm of Lewis Fisher Henderson & Claxton LLP will join with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, the nation's third-largest labor and employment law firm.
23. To Lead is to Serve and to Do Either Is to Be Simple
- Friday, March 9, 2007
When poet, memoirist and cultural icon Maya Angelou visited Memphis last spring, she brought her regal bearing with her.
Before a room full of admirers at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, the 78-year-old Pulitzer Prize winner recounted some of the many obstacles she's faced in life. Abandonment. Sexual assault. Poverty. Exclusion. Discrimination.
24. One More Time
- Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Memphis long has been known as the home of the blues - and it's no wonder, considering the city's rich musical history.
It's home to Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion, B.B. King's Blues Club, Isaac Hayes' restaurant in the Peabody Place mall and Beale Street, among other venues.
25. Developments Along Lamar Avenue Could Become Big 'Wow'
- Monday, February 27, 2006
When it comes to new development, Lamar Avenue might not be the first place that springs to mind.
Running from the intersection of Perkins and Raines roads to Interstate 240, this South Memphis corridor doesn't have the retail glamour of Cordova's Germantown Parkway or DeSoto County's Goodman Road.
26. Lamar Project Aims to Jump-Start Change
- Wednesday, August 17, 2005
The stretch of Lamar Avenue that runs near American Way is very much a neighborhood in transition. With the closing of the Mall of Memphis in December 2003, the area lost a major shopping venue, and in recent years, it has been overrun by crime and blight.
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 8, 2004
GMAQ Elects Officers for 2005
GMAQ Elects 2005 Officers, Directors
The Greater Memphis Association for Quality announced the election of the following officers for 2005: Pat Brown, president; Marcia Boyd, vice president; Felecia Warner, secret...
28. Archived Article: Trolley (lead)
- Friday, April 25, 2003
Not in my back yard, Cooper-Young residents say
Not in my back yard, Cooper-Young residents say
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Memphis ongoing project to connect Downtown with the Memphis medical district via the trolley system has genera...
29. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, February 4, 2002
Tennessees December unemployment rate rose three-tenths of a percentage point to 4 Texas Sen. Phil Gramm will speak at Rhodes College at 8 p.m. today in the McCallum Ballroom. His lecture, "The American System: Nothing Like It in the World,&quo...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 9, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: April 9-April 15 April 9 The International Association for Administrative Professionals monthly meeting is 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Memphis East. The program will include a spotlight from "Memp...
31. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, April 5, 2001
The Memphis Bar Association presents Tips on Bankruptcy Chapter 11 from 9 a The Memphis Bar Association presents "Tips on Bankruptcy Chapter 11" from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at the MBA Conference Room, One Commerce Square, Suite 105...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 2, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: April 2-April 8 April 4 The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents "GRI 3: Financing the Successful Transaction" in its education center, 6393 Poplar Ave., today and Thursday. Call L...
33. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 29, 2001
The Memphis Bar Association Wills and Probate Section hosts Procedures Related to Handling Conservatorships and Guardianships The Memphis Bar Association Wills and Probate Section hosts "Procedures Related to Handling Conservatorships and Guard...
34. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, May 12, 1998
QVC'S Local Flavors(SM) Tour Grills Up Some Excitement As QVC Goes Live From The Memphis in May Festival QVC goes live from the Memphis in May festival QVCs Local Flavors Tour will broadcast live from the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue C...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998 Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998. Other elected ...