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1. Genetic Code
- Saturday, March 25, 2017
While the anachronistic farmer trope may be a common pop-culture perception, these stewards of the land have in fact been on the cutting edge of technology for thousands of years.
And every milestone since the Neolithic period, from the first plows to today’s automated tractors, has allowed farmers to increase their yields and support a perpetually growing population.
- Friday, February 03, 2017
2017 Mid-South Home Expressions Show, hosted by the West Tennessee Home Builders Association, will be held Friday, Feb. 3, through Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive in Southaven. Visit with industry professionals, vendors and hands-on exhibitors showcasing the latest in home trends and products, plus meet Pete Nelson of Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters.” Hours are Friday from noon to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit midsouthhomeexpressions.com for ticket prices and details.
- Thursday, February 02, 2017
IRIS Orchestra, in partnership with Memphis College of Art and Germantown Performing Arts Center, will present a student art show and sale Thursday, Feb. 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. The show will feature MCA students’ pieces inspired by IRIS’ February concert, “A River Runs Through It.” Dress is artistic; no RSVP required. Visit irisorchetra.org.
4. Baptist, UnitedHealthcare Enter 3-Year Relationship
- Monday, January 30, 2017
Baptist Medical Group, a subsidiary of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., and UnitedHealthcare have established a new three-year relationship that will keep BMG’s West Tennessee physicians and other health care professionals in UnitedHealthcare’s network for employer-sponsored and individual plan participants.
5. More Black Students, and Memphis Students, Suspended in Tennessee Schools
- Monday, October 31, 2016
Half of suspensions across Tennessee in the 2014-15 school year were handed out in just 8 percent of schools, many of which serve black students in Memphis.
Statewide, 20 percent of black male students were suspended at least once that year. Black students were also more than five times as likely as white students to be suspended.
6. Tennessee Black Caucus: Don't Cut Civil Rights Milestones
- Monday, October 10, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators on Friday called for a public response to help keep civil rights milestones in Tennessee history from being removed from the social studies standards for public schools.
7. Civil Rights Milestones Among Tennessee Items Facing Cuts
- Tuesday, October 04, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Major milestones in the civil rights movements for minorities and women are among a slew of Tennessee historical events, names and places that would no longer be required learning under a proposed overhaul of the social studies curriculum.
8. Kirkpatrick Named CFO At Commercial Advisors
- Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Lori Kirkpatrick has joined Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors as chief financial officer. In this role, Kirkpatrick oversees all finance and accounting functions at the commercial real estate services firm, including lease administration services provided to clients.
She focuses on driving projects and innovations and ensuring quality and commitment to our clients.
9. Commission Takes Up Family Planning Contract
- Monday, March 24, 2014
Shelby County commissioners Monday, March 24, take up an attempt to end the county’s contract for federally funded family planning and related health services with Christ Community Health Services.
10. Democratic Sen. Lowe Finney Won't Seek Re-Election
- Thursday, August 01, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) – State Sen. Lowe Finney, who chairs the Democratic caucus in the Tennessee Senate, announced Wednesday that he won't seek a third term.
The Jackson attorney ruled out a run for governor next year, but wouldn't say whether he will make a bid for Jackson mayor.
11. Kroger-Anchored Center Sells for $14.6 Million
- Tuesday, July 02, 2013
4270 Summer Ave. Memphis, TN 38122
Sale Amount: $14.6 million
Sale Date: June 18, 2013
12. Summer of Cloar
- Friday, June 21, 2013
Stanton Thomas remembers his first encounter with Carroll Cloar’s art. It was eight years ago as Thomas, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art’s curator, was about to interview for the job he now has.
13. Tenn. GOP Chapters Call for Sanctions for Haslam
- Wednesday, July 18, 2012
At least two chapters of the Tennessee Republican Party say Gov. Bill Haslam seems to be consistently lacking conservative values and have passed resolutions calling on state party leaders to sanction him.
14. Hillwood Buys Pilot Drive Warehouse
- Friday, July 06, 2012
Hillwood Investment Properties has purchased the 605,000-square-foot warehouse at 4221 Pilot Drive in Southeast Memphis for $7.5 million from Addison, Texas-based MM Industrial Memphis LLC.
15. Haslam Announces 3-Year Transportation Plan
- Monday, April 16, 2012
Gov. Bill Haslam and Transportation Commissioner John Schroer have released a three-year transportation plan for the state.
The $1.5 billion plan includes improvements to the interstate system, such as truck climbing lanes and interchange reconstruction.
16. NSTB Agrees to Hearing on Miss. Railway Closure
- Friday, October 28, 2011
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The National Surface Transportation Board has agreed to hold a public hearing in Mississippi on a proposal to abandon 83 miles of track from Grenada to Canton.
The Mississippi Transportation Commission, the attorney general's office, members of the state's congressional delegation and local officials had asked the NSTB for a public hearing.
17. Loftus’ The Brass Door: ‘Pub Inside a Museum’
- Monday, August 22, 2011
Seamus Loftus sits down for an interview on the mezzanine of his new Irish pub, The Brass Door, looks over at a ventilation duct next to him, runs a finger along one edge and purses his lips in disapproval. He calls a staff member over. “Look,” he says, “I’m not mad, and I don’t remember who’s in charge upstairs, but there’s dust all over these vents. This is unacceptable. Just bring me a rag and I’ll wipe them off.”
18. Davidson Hired as Manager of Habitat ReStore
- Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Joseph Yates Davidson has been hired as the manager of the new Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 7130 Winchester Road.
19. ‘The Rat’ at Rhodes Gets Makeover
- Friday, May 13, 2011
Rhodes College has filed an $11 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to expand and renovate its main dining hall facility.
Known by students as “The Rat,” Catherine Burrow Refectory opened in 1958 and has three dining areas – Neely Hall, Hyde Hall and Rollow Hall. Smaller meeting rooms include the Alburty Room, the Davis Room and the Bell Room.
20. State's Civil War Commemoration Praised as Model
- Thursday, July 29, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) – A scholar at Middle Tennessee State University says the state is creating a national model for planning and commemorating the Civil War Sesquicentennial.
Dr. Carroll Van West, director of MTSU Center for Historic Preservation and Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area, said the state is offering ways to share how the war impacted families, farms and towns.
21. Jackson Businessman Seeks GOP Nod for Senate
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Jackson financial planner Adrian Eddleman says he'll seek the Republican nomination for state Senate in District 27.
The seat is currently held by Democrat Lowe Finney and it includes Madison, Gibson and Carroll counties of West Tennessee.
22. History of St. Mary’s Episcopal Runs Rich and Deep
- Friday, August 22, 2008
130 years ago this week, two Episcopalian nuns arrived in Memphis from New York on a journey that would become part of the city’s history. It also became a part of the tradition of the Episcopal Church.
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 05, 2002
Antonio L Antonio L. Mathews joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as an associate. Mathews concentrates his practice in the area of litigation. He earned a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee and a law d...
24. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, January 14, 2002
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free workshops on how to develop and maintain a personal budget and how to use Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free workshops on how to develop and maintain a personal budget and how to u...
25. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, May 08, 2001
Business development center opens doors in Milan Business development center opens doors in Milan American Ordnance LLC, a contractor to the U.S. Army at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant, announced Monday a business development center will open at th...
26. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, May 02, 2001
Click here to See-Tennessee New site entices viewers to See-Tennessee.com By SUE PEASE The Daily News Did you know that many people consider Columbia, Tenn., the mule capital of the world? Or the Carroll County Courthouse in Huntingdon, Tenn., is mo...
27. Archived Article: Real Focus Justine's
- Tuesday, October 10, 2000
JUSTINES CHANGES HANDS AGAIN Memphis landmark changes hands again By MARY DANDO The Daily News A piece of Memphis history is to change hands again shortly when the Italianate Victorian mansion known to its many patrons over the years as Justines Res...
28. Archived Article: Landmarks (lead)
- Wednesday, June 14, 2000
Landmarks to review cobblestone plans Landmarks to review plan for cobblestones By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Plans for a walkway and three shade structures to be built overlooking Memphis historic cobblestone landing will be up for review today ...
29. Archived Article: Landmarks (lead)
- Wednesday, April 26, 2000
By LAURIE JOHNSON Landmarks set to conduct National Register hearing By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Memphis Landmarks Commission will conduct a public hearing today regarding the nomination of First Baptist Church, Lauderdale to the National R...
30. Archived Article: West Tn (bott)
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON West Tennessee sets capital investment record in 1998 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Companies spent more than $857 million to build new plants or expand existing ones in West Tennessee during 1998 a record high for capital inves...
31. Archived Article: Glenview (bott)
- Tuesday, January 06, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Public hearing set for Glenview historic designation By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Memphis Landmarks Commission will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. today at City Hall regarding the nomination of the Glenview Historic Dis...
32. Archived Article: S'haven Pwr Cntr Lj
- Wednesday, April 16, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Work begins on DeSoto power center By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Groundwork has begun on the first building sites in a new power shopping center located at the intersection of Goodman Road and Interstate 55 in Southaven. South Lake ...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 25, 1996
Dr. Daniel M. Peterson has joined the family medicine department of Health First Medical Group. He previously was the associate residency director for the department of family medicine of Marshall University and acting clinical director for Lincoln ...