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1. Memphis Candy-Maker Dinstuhl's Celebrating 115 Years
- Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Enduring for five generations to celebrate its 115th birthday this year was no lucky turn of events for Dinstuhl’s Fine Candy Co. Inc.
2. Hamilton Named Development Director At Wolf River Conservancy
- Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Kelsey Hamilton has been promoted to director of development at the Wolf River Conservancy. Hamilton joined the conservancy in October 2014 as associate director of development.
In her new role, she works to ensure that fundraising goals are met at the conservancy, an accredited land trust that has protected over 16,000 acres of the Wolf River watershed since its founding in 1985. Specifically, she oversees annual giving, membership, corporate giving and events, and works alongside chief development officer Barbara Kabakoff to assist with the capital campaign for the Wolf River Greenway project.
3. Dunavant Winners Have Passion for Public Service
- Thursday, April 20, 2017
As he presented the Bobby Dunavant Public Servant Award Tuesday, April 18, to Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker recalled fondly his time as the mayor of Chattanooga.
“The best job in America as a public official is being a mayor,” Corker said after giving the keynote address at the awards luncheon at the Hilton Memphis that drew more than 500 people.
- Saturday, April 15, 2017
The Dunavant Public Servant Awards luncheon, co-sponsored by The Rotary Club of Memphis East and The Daily News, will be held Tuesday, April 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Awards will be presented to Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner and Memphis Public Library & Information Center director Keenon McCloy, and U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will give the keynote. Tickets are $50. Call 901-754-1615 or email email@example.com.
- Friday, April 14, 2017
SRVS Kids & Families will host the 21st annual 5K Bunny Run and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 15, at 9 a.m. at Independent Presbyterian Church, 4738 Walnut Grove Road. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The event includes a visit by the Easter bunny, egg hunt, music, food trucks and more. Visit bunnyrun.racesonline.com for registration fees and information.
6. The Week Ahead: January 31- February 6
- Monday, January 30, 2017
Good morning, Memphis! It will get up to 49 degrees Saturday, but the Mississippi River water temp will still be frigid when the annual Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics splashes off at Mud Island River Park. A busy week starts with Gov. Bill Haslam’s State of the State address today.
7. Amended Senate De-annexation Bill Faces More Debate
- Saturday, April 2, 2016
The de-annexation bill whose defeat became City Hall’s top priority in March is off the political frontburner.
But Memphis Democrats in the Tennessee Legislature who opposed the de-annexation by referendum measure expect that this isn’t the end of the concept or the move to make it law.
8. Amendments Cloud Issue of De-Annexation
- Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Tennessee state senators go back to work Tuesday, March 29, in Nashville on a modified de-annexation bill.
The Senate State and Local Government Committee will be reviewing a set of amendments to their version of the bill, which changed substantially from the House version in a committee session last week.
9. Last Word: Saturday In The Park, Lipscomb's Successor and Fred's Looks Up
- Monday, March 28, 2016
Quite the Easter weekend on the Overton Park Greensward.
Greensward partisans planned a Saturday Easter Egg hunt, Memphis Zoo parking crews found the eggs and a crowd of several hundred people blocked overflow parking briefly that afternoon.
10. The Week Ahead: March 28-April 3
- Monday, March 28, 2016
Alright, Memphis, are you sure you found all your Easter eggs? Before you make one more sweep of the yard, check out this week’s roundup of local happenings – from the sweet sounds of “Zelda” to what’s being dubbed a “Mini-MEMFix” in East Memphis…
11. The Week Ahead: March 21-27
- Monday, March 21, 2016
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly roundup of local happenings you need to know about, from the first Great River Indoor Food Truck Festival to a celebration of late Memphis wrestler Sputnik Monroe.
12. This week in Memphis history: August 21-27
- Saturday, August 22, 2015
1982: Tony Bennett plays the 5,000-seat Mud Island Amphitheater with a three-piece band in the river park’s inaugural concert season. The Beach Boys played the amphitheater a few days earlier while Chicago played it the previous month.
13. Veterans Care Battles Bureaucracy, Hesitancy
- Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The new generation of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq face a homeland that knows about post-traumatic stress disorder.
But those veterans still face a massive federal bureaucracy that requires them to sort it out as they also try to deal with issues on their own.
14. US Unemployment Aid Applications Jump to 385,000
- Friday, April 5, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week by 28,000, the third straight increase.
Weekly applications increased to a seasonally adjusted 385,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the highest level since late November. The gain pushed the four-week average, a less volatile measure, to 354,250.
15. Sammons Outlines Airport Strategic Plan
- Thursday, April 4, 2013
The chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board got a view of just how devastating passenger air service cuts by Delta Air Lines have been to the airport this past Easter as his Delta flight landed in Memphis.
16. Klan Rally, Heavy Police Presence Mix With Rain
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
A group of 60 robed Ku Klux Klan members and swastika flag bearing members of the National Socialist Movement rallied Saturday, March 30, outside the Shelby County Courthouse.
The protest and a counter protest came with chilly temperatures and a rain that alternated between a mist and a downpour over several hours.
17. Calvary Kicks Off Lenten Festivities
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
In a Memphis tradition dating back to 1928, locals from all walks of life gather each weekday during Lent at Calvary Episcopal Church to nourish their bodies with warm, home-cooked meals and their souls with the word of God and the fellowship of neighbors.
18. Wilkinson Follows Road Less Traveled
- Thursday, November 3, 2011
During his 50-year tenure in real estate, Dan Wilkinson helped establish the Memphis office of Colliers International as one of the dominant industrial real estate companies in the local market and has been involved in more than $1 billion in sales in Memphis and North Mississippi.
19. Businesses Now Hiring at Fastest Pace Since 2006
- Monday, May 9, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – American companies are on a hiring spree.
Businesses delivered a jolt of strength to the economy by creating 268,000 jobs in April, the biggest monthly total in more than five years. The gains were solid across an array of industries, even beleaguered construction.
20. Retailers Post Strong April but Fret Over Future
- Friday, May 6, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers reported surging April revenue helped by a late Easter, extending strong spending momentum since late last year.
But some also warned gas prices nearing $4 a gallon are starting to cut into the spending power of lower-income customers who were already on tight budgets.
21. Walgreen Key April Revenue Metric Rises
- Thursday, May 5, 2011
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Drugstore operator Walgreen Co. said Wednesday a key measure of revenue rose in April, but the growth was slightly below Wall Street expectations.
22. Shopper Spending Surprisingly Strong in March
- Friday, April 8, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers shrugged off higher gas prices and cool temperatures to give retailers a surprisingly solid March.
Revenue reports Thursday from retailers from Costco to Victoria's Secret extend the streak of strong spending from late last year and suggest that an improving economy and recent job growth are outweighing pressure from higher pump prices.
23. Slow Start to Spring Projected for Retailers
- Thursday, April 7, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – A late Easter, lingering cold weather and rising gas prices are squeezing discretionary spending this spring, according to data being released Wednesday.
Figures from MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse show sales growth slowed in some categories last month. But consumers spent more on clothing – and most other items from electronics to luxury goods – than they did in March 2010.
24. Body and Soul
- Monday, March 14, 2011
From now through April 15, a cross-section of Memphians will pour into Calvary Episcopal Church each weekday at lunchtime to nourish their bodies with warm, home-cooked meals and their souls with the word of God and the fellowship of neighbors.
25. Hallmark Offering Pre-Paid Cards
- Monday, February 21, 2011
Running out of stamps is no longer an excuse to not send those birthday cards on time.
Hallmark Cards Inc. said Thursday it has teamed with the U.S. Postal Service to launch greeting cards that include postage-paid envelopes, allowing would-be cardgivers to just sign, seal and drop in the mail.
26. Government Data Show Solid Recovery But Concerns Remain
- Monday, May 17, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy is being boosted by higher retail sales, stronger factory output and a rise in companies' stockpiles.
That picture emerged from reports Friday pointing to an economy that's improving modestly but steadily after the worst recession in decades. Yet the recovery needs stronger job creation, and it remains under pressure from fears that Europe's debt crisis could slow the U.S. economy.
27. Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level in 4 Weeks
- Friday, April 30, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped for a second consecutive week, further evidence that the job market is slowly improving.
The Labor Department said Thursday that initial applications for jobless benefits dropped by 11,000 to 448,000, the lowest level in four weeks. The new total was slightly higher than economists had expected.
- Friday, April 2, 2010
Launch Memphis will host a seminar titled “Bootstrapping: Business Plan Boot Camp” Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 516 Tennessee St. Cost is $40. To register, visit bootcampmem.eventbrite.com.
- Thursday, April 1, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Meri Armour, president and chief executive officer of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, will speak. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
30. Court Hears Arguments About Cross on Parkland
- Thursday, October 8, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided between conservatives and liberals Wednesday over whether a cross on federal parkland in California violates the U.S. Constitution.
Several conservative justices seemed open to the Obama administration’s argument that Congress’ decision to transfer to private ownership the land on which the cross sits in the Mojave National Preserve should take care of any constitutional questions.
31. Herenton-Lowery Transition Under Way in Choppy Waters
- Monday, July 13, 2009
He is serving his fifth term in office, having come to political power in the historic 1991 city elections. He became a politician after a career in which he was already in the public eye. He is outspoken and intense and he is not Willie Herenton.
32. Life After City Hall: The story behind Herenton’s Washington surprise
- Thursday, May 7, 2009
You would think that Mayor Willie Herenton’s “resignation” last spring as he thought about trying out for Memphis City Schools superintendent would be difficult to top.
33. UPS Q1 Profit Plunges More Than 55 Pct.
- Friday, April 24, 2009
ATLANTA (AP) - UPS Inc.'s first-quarter profit plunged as fewer people sent packages and used premium services like next-day air amid the global financial crisis. The world's largest shipping carrier also gave a disappointing second-quarter outlook on Thursday, and disclosed it shed 10,000 domestic jobs during the first three months of the year.
- Friday, April 10, 2009
Memphis College of Art will host its annual spring career fair today from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Main Gallery of Rust Hall at the Overton Park Campus, 1930 Poplar Ave. For more information, call 272-5160 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Thursday, April 9, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Leadership, Mentorship and Supervision for New Managers” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Tiffany Chisnall of the Memphis Area Teachers’ Credit Union. Cost for each seminar is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information or reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
36. Man Bankrolls New Nursery From Personal Savings
- Monday, March 23, 2009
Mike Earnest didn’t let a frozen credit market or a beaten-down economy stop him from pursuing a business opportunity.
37. AirTran Expects Profit Every Quarter This Year
- Tuesday, March 10, 2009
ATLANTA (AP) - AirTran Airways expects to be profitable in every quarter this year, despite the weak economy and how it has impacted revenue, Chief Executive Robert Fornaro said Monday.
"I think that will be a rarity among carriers," Fornaro said at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference, which was webcast on the Internet.
38. Jobless Claims Drop To Four-Week Low
- Friday, May 23, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of newly laid off workers filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to the lowest level in a month.
The Labor Department reported Thursday that applications for jobless benefits totaled 365,000, down by 9,000 from last week. Economists had expected claims to rise slightly.
39. Industrial Output Plunges, Second Big Drop in 2 Months
- Friday, May 16, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's industrial output plunged in April, reflecting big cutbacks in autos and other manufacturing industries.
The Federal Reserve reported Thursday that industrial production dropped 0.7 percent last month, more than double the decline that economists had expected.
40. Retail Sales Post Modest Gain in March, But Much of Increase Reflected Jump in Gasoline Prices
- Tuesday, April 15, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumers, beset by a credit crunch, rising energy and food costs and a prolonged housing slump, boosted spending only slightly in March with the gain reflecting soaring gasoline costs rather than any real strength in demand.
41. Archived Article
- Tuesday, March 25, 2008
6101 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
Loan Amount: $2.4 million
Sale Date: March 13, 2008
Buyer: Splendid Hospitality LLC
42. What Now?
- Monday, March 24, 2008
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton's three predecessors in office each left for lives far from the intense political spotlight that comes with being the city's chief executive officer.
Herenton has been like Dick Hackett, Wyeth Chandler and Henry Loeb in his status as a political loner who sometimes has been solitary in the pursuit of his goals. It's the nature of the office and a trait that Memphis voters have returned to from election year to election year.
43. Jubilee COGICMoves to Stage Road Site
- Friday, March 21, 2008
Jubilee Church of God in Christ has bought a church site at 4555 Stage Road in Raleigh and plans to hold its first service at the site Easter Sunday.
The congregation bought the propert
44. State Lawmakers Approve $27.8 Million Budget
- Wednesday, June 13, 2007
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Legislature on Tuesday sent Gov. Phil Bredesen a $27.8 billion spending plan that includes a half-cent reduction in the sales tax on food and education improvements funded by a higher cigarette tax.
45. OFF TO THE RACES
- Monday, June 5, 2006
Officials with Southland Greyhound Park in West Memphis are betting a $38 million renovation will bring its business back to levels it hasn't seen since the casinos came to Tunica, Miss., in 1992.
46. Archived Article: Trends Focus
- Monday, April 26, 2004
Its been busier this spring than last two
After Brief Lull, Nursery Business Picks Up
The Daily News
With signs of an improving economy, more people are spending more money on their homes and on their lawns.
47. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, April 22, 2003
earns GM award
FedEx Supply Chain Services, a FedEx Corp. company that provides supply-chain management solutions, has earned a General Motors Supplier of the Year award for its overall business performance in ...
48. Archived Article: Briefs
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003
Dr. Adrian Rogers
Bellevue Baptist Church pastor Dr. Adrian Rogers will deliver an Easter message at noon today during the Kiwanis Club of Memphis meeting in Grand Salon A of The Peabody, 149 Union Ave.
Rogers has served as pastor of the 28,00...
49. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, November 27, 2002
Slick substitute phones creates growing recycling niche
New generation cell phones create recycling niche
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Anyone who has upgraded a cellular phone might have experienced it the nagging feeling theres got to ...
50. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, November 15, 2002
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Whether he is preparing potato soup for the less fortunate or pasta primavera for lawyers, Emmett Bell III is happy in a kitchen where empty stomachs and hungry souls unite.
51. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Tennessee Tech University is guaranteeing grants to any Tennessee high school student graduating with a minimumen 3 Tennessee Tech University is guaranteeing grants to any Tennessee high school student graduating with a minimum 3.5 grade point avera...
52. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, April 2, 1999
Memphis TN $70 Million GOs Rated Perkins Family Restaurants kicked off its fifth annual Round-Up for Kids fund-raiser Thursday in support of its Gingerbread House Restaurant at the Give Kids the World Kids Village in Kissimmee, Fla. This year more t...
53. Archived Article: Love
- Friday, March 26, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER One voice By STACEY PETSCHAUER THE DAILY NEWS One voice will emanate from the Pyramid in Downtown Memphis on Sunday, April 4 the voice of a city united. Easter Sunday 1999, will mark the third year thousands of Memphians of all ...
54. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, February 19, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Flying for a different cause Veteran pilot Pete Palmer commutes between Memphis and Tulsa, Okla., to graduate from Memphis Theological Seminary in May 2000 By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Although Pete Palmer does not usually ...
55. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, April 10, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Love Thy Neighbor Churches plan a weekend of racial unity for the community By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News People will begin lining Poplar Avenue on Saturday morning hoping to form an unbroken 25-mile human chain. The activit...
56. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the city of Memphis, has been named this years outstanding engineering alumnus by the Engineering Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis Benny Lendermon III, director of public works for the cit...
57. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, April 7, 1997
New Overton Square has signed a lease with The Loony Bin, a new comedy and dance club slated to open at 2125 Madison Ave New Overton Square has signed a lease with The Loony Bin, a new comedy and dance club slated to open at 2125 Madison Ave. in thi...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 2, 1997
Michelle Vinson has been named director of development for the Easter Seal Society of Tennessee Michelle Vinson has been named director of development for the Easter Seal Society of Tennessee. She previously was director of development for the Regio...
59. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, March 5, 1997
BellSouth Mobility has introduced a new flat nationwide roaming rate of 59 cents per minute BellSouth Mobility has introduced a new flat nationwide roaming rate of 59 cents per minute. Prior to the new rate, BellSouth Mobilitys roaming rates ranged ...