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1. Last Word: The Mural Takedown, Corker's Calculation and Beale Crowd Control
- Monday, February 12, 2018
Cue the organ music from the old-fashioned television soap operas: As the weekend began, city public works crews had painted over – either completely or partially – a lot of the Paint Memphis program murals on the west side of Willett near Lamar. That would be the ones city council members complained about and others that no one complained about.
2. After Disaster of 2017, New Year Looking Good for Vols
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Vol Nation should celebrate. It’s a new year. It’s got to be better than 2017. Tennessee athletics had a bad year, one of the worst ever. It was rough for fans, alumni and boosters.
3. 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.
4. Fats Domino Dies at 89; Gave Rock Music a New Orleans Flavor
- Thursday, October 26, 2017
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, has died. He was 89.
5. Busiest Season for Sports Hits Big Orange Country
- Friday, March 3, 2017
It’s the busiest time of the year for Tennessee athletics. There’s even some football to whet your gridiron appetite.
The Vols begin spring football practices March 21, and the DISH Orange & White Game is April 22 at Neyland Stadium. By then, much will have happened in Big Orange Nation.
6. Slow Pace of AD Hire Typical of How UT Works
- Friday, January 27, 2017
About the University of Tennessee’s athletics director search: What’s your hurry? It only took a little over five months after Dave Hart’s retirement announcement to start the process of hiring a search firm and finalizing a committee that will oversee the selection process. The last thing you want to do is rush things, right?
7. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 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.
8. What Lies Ahead for UT Athletics in 2017
- Friday, December 30, 2016
Hey Vols fans, Happy New Year. May your 2017 year in Tennessee sports be better than your 2016 year in Tennessee sports. Perhaps, a fresh start is what we all need. Let’s face it. The Music City Bowl wasn’t where Tennessee wanted the 2016 football season to end. The Vols were picked to win the SEC East Division in preseason and floundered to an 8-4 record in the regular season, 4-4 in the SEC. Their football season was about the norm for most UT sports in 2016: average. Here are some dates to mark in hope of better things ahead in 2017...
9. Last Word: Deannexation, Pastner Past the Season and Chewing Gum and Walking
- Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The much-discussed deannexation bill in the Tennessee Legislature always had the votes Monday evening in the House with Memphis Democrats succeeding only in delaying the outcome in Nashville by about two hours.
The bill passed by a wide margin after a debate that was for the most part Memphis against the rest of the state starting just outside the city limits with Republicans in the Shelby County legislative delegation.
And there is some dispute between the bill’s sponsor from the Chattanooga area and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland. Strickland puts the potential loss of tax revenue to the city at $80 million. Rep. Mike Carter says it is more like $27 million.
10. Last Word: Watching The River, The Clerk's Inner Circle and Universal Bankers
- Tuesday, December 29, 2015
The Mississippi River is on the rise here and elsewhere which means for many of us the New Year will include a look at the river and memories of 2011 when the river at Memphis was the highest it had been since the record 1937 flooding.
11. 22 Sports Blessings Worth Giving Thanks For
- Thursday, November 26, 2015
Counting the blessings and giving sporting thanks for:
• John Calipari not hiring Keelon Lawson.
• Women who don’t like football but still let their men watch football on Thanksgiving. Y’all get it.
12. Craving Cooper-Young
- Saturday, October 10, 2015
If a neighborhood can be said to possess whatever the real estate equivalent is of that new car smell – a sense that there’s something new here to enjoy, of possibilities, of happy things to come – Cooper-Young would seem to have that, in spades.
13. Scott Sharpe Named CAO Of District Attorney General’s Office
- Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Scott Sharpe recently was named chief administrative officer of the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office following the departure of longtime CAO Priscilla Campbell.
14. Vol Players See TaxSlayer Win as a Big Step for Program
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Christmas break has come and gone for the University of Tennessee’s football team. Now it’s back to business.
The Vols return to campus for practice Saturday and, after a Sunday practice, fly to Jacksonville for the Jan. 2 game against Iowa in the TaxSlayer Bowl, formerly the Gator Bowl.
15. Moon River Music Festival Set for Levitt Shell
- Friday, May 2, 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.
16. New Welfare Restrictions Target Booze, Tattoos
- Thursday, July 19, 2012
BOSTON (AP) — Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.
17. Exchange Club Announces New Board Members
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Exchange Club Family Center has announced new board members as well as officers for 2011-2012.
Officers are Dan O’Brien, president; George Goldhoff, vice president; Grant Adams, treasurer; Adrienne Dailey-Evans, secretary; and Lucia Heros, immediate past president.
18. Action! We Belong in the Movies
- Friday, August 6, 2010
Gene Hackman has a big head.
I’m not talking ego, the man really does have a head the size of a medicine ball. I know because I stood next to him one morning in Court Square chatting about the Hebe Fountain. Okay, he wasn’t actually talking to me, he was talking to the little guy on the other side of him – Tom Cruise. Maybe 5-7, depending on his shoes. They were here shooting “The Firm.”
19. Graceland Too Attracts Offbeat Tourism in Miss.
- Thursday, December 31, 2009
HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Paul MacLeod is a perpetually caffeinated Elvis fanatic who's taking care of business 24-7-365 at the antebellum home he calls "Graceland Too."
Pound on the door at any hour – seriously, it's OK to arrive at 4 in the morning – and the 67-year-old former auto worker will escort you through his discombobulating, floor-to-ceiling collection of photos, records, figurines, cardboard cutouts, candy wrappers, clocks and other random kitsch featuring the King of Rock 'n' Roll.
20. The Moon and Sixpence
- Tuesday, July 11, 2006
It started with a search on the Internet.
Dr. Kenneth Williams, a Collierville resident who owns a clinic and a hospital in Holly Springs, Miss., and who's preparing to build another hospital, was looking for a worthwhile investment.
21. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 15, 2005
Small Business Chamber Names Board Chairman
The Small Business Chamber of Commerce announced that Austin Baker, vice president of Eserv LLC, has been elected chairman of the board. Baker received a bachelors degree from the University...
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 9, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 4, 1997
Dansherryl Chewe has been appointed account executive for Powertel PCS Memphis region Dansherryl Chewe has been appointed account executive for Powertel PCS Memphis region. She previously spent three years as an account executive with Cellular South...
24. Archived Article: Back
- Monday, July 29, 1996
MBA members vote on best qualified judges MBA members vote on "best qualified" judges The Memphis Bar Association has announced the results of the associations Judicial Preference Poll concerning the contested elections in Circuit and Crim...
25. Archived Article: Women
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Women By KATHLEEN DOMBHART BARK The Daily News Attorneys and litigants, both men and women alike, often address Judge Janice Holder as "hizzonner," a traditional one-word title of respect for those on the bench. "Both men and wo...