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1. Last Word: Derailed, The View From Pyramid Harbor and New History
- Friday, April 14, 2017
“Do Not Occupy” notices posted Thursday afternoon on most but not all of the newly-opened Railgarten complex on Central Avenue east of Cooper in Midtown. Local code officers acted after questions about whether the owners of the complex had approval for intermodal containers being used as part of the structure. The restaurant part of the structure in what was once an ice house remains open. There was already a lot of grumbling from neighbors about the music volume and late hours as well as parking for the development
2. Claiming Our Responsibility
- Friday, March 31, 2017
4,000, 801, 70, 24 AND COUNTING. It’s well past time to be honest about our numbers and their toll. About 4,000 people were lynched in the South between the Civil War and the civil rights movement, about 800 more than previously thought due to the research of the Equal Justice Initiative. The “about” part is significant since those kinds of statistics are more carefully hidden than proudly claimed.
3. Freedom Awards Explore New History
- Monday, October 24, 2016
In the sanctuary of Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church last week, with former Mississippi Gov. William Winter and some students who racially integrated Memphis public schools in 1961, Swin Cash talked about memories of her last season as a professional athlete.
4. Board of Regents Vice Chancellor Talks Of Second TCAT Center for Memphis
- Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The leader of the statewide system of Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology wants another one of the centers in Shelby County.
James King, the vice chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, said in Bartlett Monday, Oct. 17, that he hopes a machine tool technology work room TCATP is a part of at Bartlett High School is the start of a broadening of the system.
5. 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.
6. New Coach, Fans Will Keep Eye on Rocky Top League
- Saturday, June 13, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Hoops fans, rejoice. Your summer basketball fix is almost here.
The Pilot Rocky Top League returns for its eighth year starting June 15 and should feature 11 players who will be on the University of Tennessee’s roster in 2015-16.
- Thursday, April 09, 2015
Germantown Community Theatre and All Children’s Theatre will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Thursday, April 9, through April 26 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org or 901-937-3023.
8. Council Takes Up Beale’s Next Act
- Monday, January 19, 2015
Memphis City Council members are likely to have some questions Tuesday, Jan. 20, about the still tentative settlement of the last part of the court fight for control of Beale Street.
The tentative terms of the settlement between the city of Memphis and the Beale Street Development Corp. leaked last week and include a share of revenues from the operation of the entertainment district for the BSDC that would otherwise go to the city, which owns the property between Second and Fourth streets.
9. Cohen Prevails, Incumbents Dominate
- Friday, August 08, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen held off Thursday, Aug. 7, the most serious electoral challenge he’s faced since winning the Congressional seat in 2006, in the form of attorney Ricky E. Wilkins.
10. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
11. Brown Contempt Jailing Maps Political Challenge
- Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The arrest of the Democratic nominee for Shelby County district attorney general Monday, March 24, is the best indication yet of the tumult within the local Democratic Party as it attempts to win countywide offices four years after losing every race to Republicans.
12. Weddle-West Voted GRE Board Chair-Elect
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, dean of the graduate school, vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis, has been voted chair-elect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Board. The national board establishes all policies for the GRE program, the most widely used graduate-school admissions test, and oversees GRE assessments, services and research.
13. Former Theater Site Heads to Auction Block
- Friday, July 26, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning a Midtown building with an interesting history.
On Friday, Aug. 9, at the Shelby County Courthouse, the IRS will auction the building and a vacant lot at 319 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive and 323 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive. The minimum bid the IRS is seeking is $12,356. The IRS seized the building for nonpayment of IRS taxes due from Faith Village.
14. Arkansas Panel Advances Voter ID Bill
- Friday, February 15, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A Senate panel has advanced legislation requiring Arkansas voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot.
The Senate State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee on Thursday approved a voter ID bill proposed by Republican Sen. Bryan King of Green Forest.
15. Arkansas Black Caucus Discusses Voter ID Proposals
- Tuesday, February 05, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Members of the Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus say they're concerned that proposals requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls may disenfranchise some minority voters.
- Monday, January 21, 2013
The Daily News and Chandler Reports will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 8:30 a.m.
17. Mississippi Says No Thanks to Medicaid Expansion Dollars
- Friday, October 19, 2012
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi has long been one of the sickest and poorest states in America, with some of the highest rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease and more than 1 in 7 residents without insurance. And so you might think Mississippi would jump at the prospect of billions of federal dollars to expand Medicaid.
18. Medtronic Unveils New Cervical Disc Tools
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Medtronic Inc. has announced the launch of the commercial introduction of a new set of surgical instruments used for the treatment of single-level cervical disc disease, one of the most common diagnoses for chronic neck and arm pain.
19. UTHSC Program Allows Actors to ‘Contribute to Science’
- Monday, January 24, 2011
Ruth Johnson didn’t know exactly what she was getting herself into when she heard that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis was looking for actors to portray patients.
20. West Memphis Mojo Rises
- Monday, May 24, 2010
On the night of the worst civic tragedy in West Memphis’ history, blues stood up and did its thing.
The “Blues Trail to Chicago” concert was briefly canceled before officials decided to go with the show in honor of the two second-generation law enforcement officers who were shot and killed earlier Thursday.
21. Housing Divided
- Monday, November 23, 2009
A couple of years ago, when Clay Thompson of Memphis decided it was time to stop renting, he set his sights on the Downtown condominium market. He was especially interested in the old warehouses in the South Main Historic Arts District that had been converted to condos.
22. Memphis’ Story Explodes Onto Broadway Stage
- Monday, October 26, 2009
The neon shines down on Beale Street every weekend, but on Oct. 19, Beale Street made its way to Broadway, as a Memphis-themed musical made its debut in New York.
“Memphis,” a highly anticipated, original Broadway musical, exploded on the stage of New York’s Shubert Theatre, highlighting the birth of a musical genre that changed the world.
23. First Horizon Shuffles Ranks To Guide Growth
- Monday, September 14, 2009
Several top executives of First Tennessee Bank have been moving into new offices over the past few weeks as the 145-year-old company has shuffled its upper ranks and named new heads of important business lines.
- Thursday, April 10, 2008
The Society of Entrepreneurs' lunch and discussion will be held today at noon at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Attorney Alan G. Crone will speak about "Non-competes, Trade Secret Prohibition and Intellectual Property." The cost is $25 and reservations should be made by contacting Pearson Crutcher at 682-9920 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, January 18, 2008
Rhodes College will present its 21st annual Institute on the Profession of Law today from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center Ballroom on the Rhodes campus. David Luban, the Frederick J. Haas Professor of Law and Philosophy at Georgetown Law School, will be the keynote speaker.
A panel of experts also will be in attendance. Tuition for one person is $325. Attorneys may register by calling the Meeman Center at 843-3965.
- Thursday, January 17, 2008
Women on the Move will host a luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. My Harrison, special agent in charge of the FBI Memphis field office, is the featured speaker. The cost is $19.50 per person. For reservations, call 684-1010.
- Thursday, February 15, 2007
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce holds its general membership luncheon today at 11:15 a.m. at the Germantown Country Club, 1780 Kimbrough Road. Dr. Jeff L. Myers will speak.
The Institute of Management Accountants-Memphis Chapter (IMA) holds its monthly Technical Session today at 11:45 a.m. in the Medallion Restaurant at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Ernest Nichols, director of the FedEx Center for Supply Chain Management at the FedEx Institute of Technology, is the guest speaker. The meeting is open to the public and costs $20. To make reservations, visit the IMA Web site at www.imamemphis.org.
- Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Rhodes College holds its annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. Dr. Charles Payne, the Sally Dalton Robinson Professor of History, African-American Studies and Sociology at Duke University, is the keynote speaker. For more information, call 843-3997.
- Friday, January 13, 2006
MIDSOUTH Magazine holds its fourth annual Homesource Home Design Expo today through Sunday at the Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Admission is $7. Call 521-7574, ext. 238.
30. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, February 11, 2004
Memphis City Schools superintendent Dr. Carol R. Johnson addresses the Kiwanis Club of Memphis at its weekly luncheon at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Johnson will discuss methods she is using to restore confidence in...
31. Archived Article: Library (lead)
- Monday, April 28, 2003
Facing cuts, library vows to retain public trust
Facing cuts, library vows to retain public trust
By BRYAN MASSEY
The Daily News
On a recent weekday afternoon, the staff at the East Shelby County Public Library awaited patrons mostly stu...
32. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, April 03, 2002
City Council Web site adding live council meetings Council Web site adding live meeting broadcasts By SUE PEASE The Daily News Twice a month in Memphis City Council chambers, council meetings might have an audience of 50 people up to a packed house ...
33. Archived Article: Mlk (lead)
- Friday, January 12, 2001
MLK summit leads events commemorating day Summit leads events commemorating MLK By SUE PEASE The Daily News For those wanting to do something to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday Monday, there are a lot of options in Memphis. Starting tom...
34. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, January 14, 2000
Museum, Rhodes mark Museum, Rhodes mark King holiday with events A myriad of events are on tap to mark the observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Although Monday is the official holiday, with banks, and city, county and state offices c...
35. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, January 14, 2000
United Cerebral Palsy of the Mid-South Inc United Cerebral Palsy of the Mid-South Inc. was awarded $10,000 from the American Contract Bridge Charity Foundation Corp. The gift will benefit the Childrens Play and Learning Center located at the UCPs ce...
36. Archived Article: Bbq Chg
- Friday, May 16, 1997
By CAMILLE H Barbecue contest grows after 20 years By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News More than 90,000 people are expected to set foot in Tom Lee Park this weekend for the annual World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. 1997 marks the 20th anni...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 14, 1996
Oct Oct. 14 The Sales Forum of Memphis will meet at noon at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. For reservations, call Lucy Formby at 323-4304. Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oak...
38. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, October 11, 1996
The League of Women Voters of Memphis/Shelby County and the Memphis section of the National Council of Jewish Women will sponsor two state legislative candidates forum on Tuesday at 7 p The League of Women Voters of Memphis/Shelby County and the Mem...