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1. This Week In Memphis History: February 2-8, 2018
- Saturday, February 3, 2018
1948: On the front pages of The Daily News, the city commission approves paying Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co. a final payment of $6,691.62 for 45 fire hydrants. Illinois Central Railroad is granted a right of way to construct a spur track across Broadway. The commission is also converting lots of land along U.S. 51 in Frayser from agricultural to residential – including property along what is now Carrolton Road, the land south of Floyd on the west side of the highway and Woodland Heights on the southeast corner of Millington and U.S. 51. The city makes a payment of $1 million to cover the deficit run by the Auditorium and Market Commission for the last three months of 1947. And the city zones all of the land on the west side of East Parkway between Nelson and Young as “A” residential.
- Saturday, January 27, 2018
Novel will host Wintrell Pittman, author of the “Children of the World” book series, for a discussion and book signing Saturday, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m. at 387 Perkins Road Extended. The 12-book series uses crayon characters to teach children basic morals and values while enhancing reading and comprehension skills. Visit novelmemphis.com.
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. Often-Arrested Lee Sisters Get Civil Rights Due on Capitol Hill
- Friday, April 21, 2017
During the civil rights era, the Lee sisters wouldn’t have been welcomed at the State Capitol. Half a century later, legislators honored the Memphis family on the House floor, recognizing their efforts in the 1960s when they participated in protests across the city and Southeast as high school and college students.
5. High-Scoring Ohio Good Warmup for Florida Game
- Friday, September 16, 2016
Tennessee football returns to normalcy this week, if you call a noon EDT kickoff normal.
The Vols survived a Thursday night scare in the season opener against Appalachian State in Neyland Stadium. Then they roared from behind last Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway and beat Virginia Tech 45-24 in the Pilot Flying J. Battle at Bristol before a college football record crowd of 156,990.
6. Last Word: Chips Moman, ServiceMaster Incentives and Crosstown High
- Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Chips Moman has died. Word of his death Monday at a hospice in Georgia came two years after Moman was honored for his contributions to Memphis music and the city's history.
Those contributions were substantial and for quite a while they were overlooked – even while he was running the definition of a hit factory at American Sound Studios, a non-descript recording studio on Danny Thomas Boulevard at Chelsea Avenue in North Memphis.
7. New FESJC Director Hoping for Clear Skies, Big-Name Leaders
- Friday, May 20, 2016
Sometimes, the moments that determine your future are seemingly small. Only later can you put everything together and realize that’s when you really made your choice.
This is Darrell Smith’s first year as tournament director of the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Because he is only 33 years old, one could argue he got to this position quickly. But that’s not entirely true and does not take into account the fateful moment when he was 14 years old.
8. Phil Mickelson to Forfeit Nearly $1 Million in SEC Case
- Friday, May 20, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on a tip from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a professional gambler.
9. Donahoe Named VP at Avison Young
- Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Michael Donahoe has joined commercial real estate firm Avison Young as vice president of its Memphis branch. Donahoe’s main focus will be overseeing all of the firm’s landlord leasing projects in Memphis and the surrounding areas. Toronto-based Avison Young opened the Memphis office in December, marking its third location in Tennessee and its 50th nationally.
10. Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies
- Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
11. Drug Trafficking Indictment Targets Gang Members
- Monday, June 22, 2015
One of the leaders of a street gang banned last year from the Legends Park area has violated the “no-gang zone” court order and is now charged with drug trafficking.
Steve Nelson, an alleged leader of the Dixie Homes Murda Gang, directed the gang’s drug dealing activities from the Shelby County Jail. When he wasn’t in jail, he was arrested twice in the Legends Park area for violating the court order that bans gang activity as well as gang members from congregating in the area.
12. Olive Branch Business Park Closer to Development
- Friday, October 3, 2014
A Texas-based development firm could start turning dirt soon on a massive new business park in Olive Branch.
Hillwood Investment Properties is expected to close on a land purchase next week that will clear the way for Legacy Park, a 265-acre distribution and business park on the south side of Goodman Road, just east of Hacks Cross Road near Polk Lane.
13. This week in Memphis history: May 23-29
- Saturday, May 24, 2014
2013: The Memphis Grizzlies lost to the San Antonio Spurs ending the NBA team’s historic run in the playoffs after having defeated the Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder in the first two rounds.
14. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August
- Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.
15. Bigger Joins TriMetis as Business Development Specialist
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Lauren Bigger has joined preclinical services company TriMetis, a subsidiary of Memphis Bioworks Foundation, as a business development specialist. In her new role, Bigger will work with the operations and scientific teams to drive new projects for the TriMetis specialized laboratory and manage the sales and protocol review processes.
16. Henneberger Joins First State Bank Small-Business Lending Division
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Sean Henneberger has joined First State Bank’s small-business lending division as vice president/business development officer in the Memphis market. In his new role, Henneberger will help small businesses pursue loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.
17. The New Beale
- Saturday, April 20, 2013
Over the last four years, the next chapter in the development of Beale Street has been a stop-and-go affair. First would come announcements followed by silence from official channels.
Along with that silence, though, was quiet activity on the side, a movement that culminated with the March announcement of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s strategic planning committee’s report, “A Framework for Beale Street.”
18. Report: Health Care Improving in Tennessee
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Health care is showing improvement in Tennessee thanks to some of the strongest health care plans in the South and an increased focus on patient-centered medical practices, according to the annual State of Health Care Quality report released Tuesday, Oct. 30, from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
19. East Joins Carriage Crossing As Marketing Coordinator
- Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Kendra East has joined Carriage Crossing as marketing coordinator. East’s new responsibilities include creating and implementing the lifestyle center’s yearly marketing budget, spearheading onsite events and leading merchant communication.
20. Chandler Takes ‘Simply’ Series Formula To Grill
- Wednesday, April 11, 2012
This time last year, local chef Jennifer Chandler was finishing up her third cookbook, launching a restaurant and in the midst of a national media tour with French’s for the release of a new Dijon mustard brand.
21. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
22. Hamilton, Warren Lead LSU Past Ole Miss 81-55
- Monday, January 9, 2012
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – It had been a long time since LSU enjoyed such a performance in its Southeastern Conference opener as it did Saturday against Ole Miss.
The Tigers led from start to finish in a dominating 81-55 victory against the Rebels on Saturday. The 26-point margin of victory was the largest for LSU in a league opener since its 92-66 victory against Florida in the 1980-81 campaign.
23. Lease on Former Three Alarm Studio in Foreclosure Again
- Friday, September 16, 2011
The leasehold on a former Downtown Memphis fire station with a checkered 25-year history and a strategic location – 200 Linden Ave. – is facing foreclosure again.
24. Victory University Rises From Crichton’s Ashes
- Monday, June 27, 2011
Many private colleges and universities faced hard times during the weak economy, but one local institution’s post-recession financial turnaround is no small victory.
The newly and aptly renamed Victory University, formerly Crichton College, rose from the ashes with a new business model and new leadership. Administrators said transition is nothing new to the school.
25. For Real Estate, a Giant Spring Clearance Sale
- Monday, March 28, 2011
In suburban Chicago, it's paradise to be a homebuyer.
At the Millbrook Pointe development in quaint and pristine Wheeling, a $269,000, brick-and-stone townhouse comes with $25,000 in free upgrades, including wood-burning fireplaces, all-stainless steel kitchens and marbled bathrooms tricked out with double-bowl vanities and whirlpool soaker tubs.
26. Chandler Finds Cookbook Writing ‘Simply Successful’
- Friday, November 5, 2010
Jennifer Chandler cooks in an ordinary galley kitchen with one sink, one Jenn-Air stove and one Sub-Zero refrigerator, which was in the house already.
27. Joint Venture
- Monday, December 21, 2009
Charles Redden remembers getting the call in April.
A sales associate for Smith & Nephew, Redden worked hospitals and clinics in Dallas – among the most lucrative regions for the British medical device maker whose U.S. headquarters is in Memphis. On the other end of the phone line was Redden’s boss, Jon Hebel, a former minor league baseball player and an area sales manager for Smith & Nephew.
28. Senate Girds for Historic Debate on Health Bill
- Friday, November 20, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional budget crunchers said Thursday the Democrats' latest health care plan would hold down federal red ink for at least 20 years, an assessment that gave supporters hope as the Senate moved gingerly toward a historic debate.
- Tuesday, November 25, 2008
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet today at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. The meeting will include consideration of preliminary approval of financing for a parking garage to be at 100 S. Main St. and consideration of the request of Willie and Hattie Nelson for approval of a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreement in connection with the property at Third Street and Vance Avenue. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.
30. Conference Focuses on Alternative Crops
- Friday, November 14, 2008
About 150 people involved in agribusiness came to Memphis this week for an alternative crops conference, including a sizeable contingent of farmers.
The two-day “Planting Seeds for the Future” conference was a first-time event sponsored by the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture at the University of Memphis.
31. Big-Picture Economics Topic Of Property Summit
- Tuesday, February 19, 2008
A host of experts will discuss the bigger picture of the U.S. and global economies as well as local real estate matters at this week's Commercial Property Forecast summit, hosted by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council.
32. Application Period for State Court of Appeals Vacancy Ends
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state Judicial Selection Commission will meet later this month to discuss filling the state Court of Appeals vacancy created when Judge William Koch was named to the Supreme Court.
33. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 5, 2005
The Memphis Orchestral Society has elected its officers for the 2004 fiscal year
Association of Fundraising Professionals Elects Board Members
The Association of Fundraising Professionals elected the following board members for 2005: Laurie Mc...
35. Archived Article: Multifam (lead)
- Thursday, June 3, 2004
The Living is Easy Downtown
In Downtown Memphis, the Living is Easy
Myriad housing options bring more residents Downtown
The Daily News
It wasnt all that long ago that when someone asked, Whats available in Downtown livin...
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 26, 2004
MLGW EXEC PRESENTED BEST COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine....
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 9, 2002
Edward Stanton III, one of Armstrong Allens newest members, has been elected to serve as 2001-2002 president of Memphis Bar A Edward Stanton III, one of Armstrong Allens newest members, was elected as 2001-2002 president of Memphis Bar Associations ...
38. Archived Article: Tva P. 2
- Tuesday, February 15, 2000
TVA names members of Regional Resource Stewardship Council TVA names members of Regional Resource Stewardship Council TVA announced the 19 members of the new Regional Resource Stewardship Council, created to help TVA develop strategies and policies ...
39. Archived Article: Law Brief
- Thursday, October 28, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Orders are being taken for the newly published manual, Practical Suggestions for Attorneys Practicing in Probate Court." Copies are available for $20 each at the office of Probate Court clerk Chris Thomas. The manual was co-...
40. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, May 14, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Soul spotlight Weekend festival will showcase Memphis talent and celebrate its soul music legacy By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Any notion that Memphis rich legacy of soul exists only in memories of bygone days will be disp...
41. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 29, 1998
Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co., Realtors and The French Connection. He is a graduate of the University of the South. Dan Estes has been promoted to vic...