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1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
2. 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.
3. Tony Allen Sees his Bleak Chicago Existence in JIFF Kids
- Thursday, March 31, 2016
As Tony Allen tells it, “I grew up in some of the hardest parts of Chicago.” And when he says “grew up,” he means survived.
4. Neil Young, Paul Simon, Modest Mouse Top Beale Street Music Fest Lineup
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Neil Young, Beck, Paul Simon, Train and Modest Mouse are among the headliners for the 2016 Beale Street Music Festival, April 29-May 1, in Tom Lee Park.
- Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Goodwill will hold a retail management job fair Wednesday, Feb. 17, with sessions from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Goodwill Job Center, 3830 Austin Peay Highway. Individuals should have two to five years’ experience in management and/or a college degree. Visit goodwillmemphis.org/hire to complete an online application and RSVP for either session.
6. Rodgers Takes Reins at Collierville Chamber
- Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Kanette Keough-Rodgers recently took over as president/CEO of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce after the chamber’s transition team selected her from more than 170 candidates.
In her new role, Rodgers is responsible for retaining and expanding chamber membership by ensuring members receive relevant, responsive and timely services, initiatives, programs and events. She is also responsible for forging and sustaining relationships with community, government and educational institutions.
7. Coming Up Roses
- Thursday, February 26, 2015
Back in the 1970s, Scott McCormick was taking pictures of the Memphis Botanic Garden for the White Station High School yearbook.
8. New Woes for Healthcare.Gov: Wrong Tax Info Sent Out
- Monday, February 23, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.
9. Fuchs Joins Vaco Logistics as Recruiter
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Eddie Fuchs has joined Vaco Memphis as an executive recruiter for Vaco Logistics, where he’ll consult with distribution, transportation and manufacturing companies to help identify candidates for leadership and specialized skill positions. Fuchs, who previously worked in the business development department of Intermodal Cartage Co., was recently named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s 2014 Young Memphians list.
10. We’re All Invited
- Friday, July 11, 2014
MEMPHIS, SERVED IN THE SHELL. Following up last week’s column, this from a reader:
“We have no civic pride, half the population is intent on killing as many as they can and the other part lives behind walls or gates. There was a time in the fifties when you could leave your front door unlocked and keys in the car.”
11. Moon River Music Festival Set for Levitt Shell
- Friday, May 02, 2014
When Nashville-based singer-songwriter Drew Holcomb comes back to his hometown of Memphis in June, it will be to launch a music festival at the Levitt Shell.
It’s something he says he’s wanted to do for a while now. The event is the one-day Moon River Music Festival on June 7 at the Shell, presented by Southern Sun AM. Holcomb, whose workman-like touring schedule over the years has included high-profile slots as the opener for The Avett Brothers, Ryan Adams and others, has handpicked acts for the festival, which also serves as a kind of thank-you to Memphis.
- Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host former Vice President Al Gore, signing “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” Monday, Feb. 18, at noon at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
13. Ciaramitaro Joins Grace-St. Luke’s as School Counselor
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Licensed clinical social worker Courtney Ciaramitaro has joined Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School as school counselor. She will work primarily with middle school students.
14. Council Delays Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
When the Memphis City Council got to the real intent this week of the latest version of an anti-discrimination ordinance it has been debating off and on for two years, it wasn’t just a decision about including “sexual orientation” in the wording.
15. Ambitious Educators
- Friday, April 27, 2012
KIPP Memphis, which currently educates 500 students in grades five through nine at two schools, has embarked on an ambitious expansion plan that will include opening 10 collegiate schools educating roughly 4,500 students in North and South Memphis by 2016.
16. Child Advocacy Center Holds Annual Memorial
- Monday, April 02, 2012
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will host a ceremony at the plaza in front of Memphis City Hall on Thursday, April 5, at noon, in memory of local children who died in the past year as a result of child abuse.
17. Construction Loan Filed To Develop Lamar Crossing
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012
2881 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114
Loan Amount: $5.4 million
Loan Date: March 1, 2012
18. Berclair Downtown Animal Hospital Sells
- Thursday, March 15, 2012
Berclair Downtown Animal Hospital LLC has paid $940,367 for the Downtown clinic of the same name, 668-674 S. Main St.
19. Clayborn-Ball Temple Plays Role In Area’s Future
- Monday, August 01, 2011
A historic Downtown church is for sale after decades of attempts by the AME church leadership to bring it back.
What happens to Clayborn Ball Temple could be a bellwether for redevelopment efforts for the area just south of FedExForum. It’s an area developers and planners refer to as SoFo.
20. Tarrant Brings Voice Talents to the Airwaves
- Friday, January 28, 2011
It’s no secret that Hollywood and New York City are major centers for acting. But that major-market talent also can be found in Memphis.
Voice-over actor and producer Rick Tarrant, the owner of Memphis-based Rick Tarrant Productions, said the region has plenty of its own talent to boast about. That includes his own voice, which has been heard on a range of mediums, including Christian radio stations, commercials and Sirius XM.
21. Architect Honored for Remarkable Achievements
- Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Before St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital became the sprawling complex of medical buildings in Uptown Memphis, the original facility was more modest, but no less important to the city’s landscape.
22. Vanguard Health Plans to Buy Mich. Hospital System
- Monday, March 22, 2010
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Medical Center officials said Friday that plans for the nonprofit hospital system to be purchased by the privately held Vanguard Health Systems Inc. will allow it to maintain its commitment to charitable care and boost investment in its future.
23. Fannie, Freddie Suspend Foreclosures
- Monday, December 21, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are suspending foreclosures and evictions for about two weeks in a temporary break for borrowers during the holiday season.
24. Phillips to Become President of Optometry School
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Dr. Richard W. Phillips has been named president-elect of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. Phillips is a 1978 graduate of the college and the former regional executive director for Tennessee operations for TLC - Laser Eye Centers. He will be only the sixth person to hold the office in the college's 75-year history. Phillips will assume the presidency May 17. He is replacing William E. Cochran, who is retiring.
25. The Belle of the (Wrecking) Ball
- Thursday, July 27, 2006
The legacy of the genteel yet powerful landowner known alternately as "Miss Ellen" and "The General" is such that it is still influencing real estate development in Shelby County 12 years after her death.
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Joseph Lee Makes Appointments to Management Team
AutoZone Announces Organizational Changes
AutoZone Inc. hired Jim Shea to the position of executive vice president, merchandising and marketing. Shea most recently worked for Party City. In addi...
28. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Developer to Build Shoppes of Greys Creek
9.06 acres near
Cost: $4.3 million
Borrower: Greys Creek Development Co. LP
Lender: Community Bank, DeSoto County
Trustee: Lancelot L. Minor III
Property: 9.06 acres of...
29. Archived Article: Real Focus (tour)
- Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Downtown Living Goes on Show Downtown living goes on display By MARY DANDO The Daily News Anyone wishing to know what its like to live Downtown is in for a treat Sunday when the Downtown Neighborhood Association hosts its annual home tour. The tour ...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 05, 1998
SCB Computer names officer Jeffrey Cobb has been named chief operating officer and Michael Hirschey named executive vice president of outsourcing and enterprise resource planning services at SCB Computer Technology Inc. Cobb joined SCB in 1983 and s...
31. Archived Article: Mlgw St
- Thursday, January 08, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON MLGW board approves higher limits in settling lawsuits By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The Memphis, Light, Gas & Water board of Commissioners voted Thursday to raise the limits at which certain officials can settle lawsuit...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 19, 1996
Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell has announced two new shareholders: Robert A. Cates has been elected president-elect of the Tennessee Society of Hospital Pharmacists. He currently is director of pharmaceutical operations at Nova Factor and f...
33. Archived Article: Adr Story Lj
- Friday, April 26, 1996
lj 10/5 cates ADR offers quicker, cheaper journey to peace Litigants create their own solutions By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Judges may have often wished in the past that they could just tell litigants to "take it outside." Now, thanks...