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1. 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.
2. Last Word: Memphis Gets Busy, Elections Future and Past and Dad Rock In C-Y
- Tuesday, April 26, 2016
While their folks are still getting settled over in the front office at The Commercial Appeal, Gannett announces Monday an $815 million offer to buy Tribune Publishing which would put The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune in the expanding USA Today family.
- Monday, February 01, 2016
Greater Memphis IT Council will host a Tech Tuesday event on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. Mark Stephens of First Horizon Corp. will present “Dashboards & Data Analytics.” Register at memphisitcouncil.com.
4. Commercial Success
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
If, as the saying goes, everyone gets 15 minutes of fame, Bart Durham’s has come in 15- and 30-second spurts – the length of the commercials that depict him as a lawyer everyman, ever-ready to tilt at windmills for the sake of justice for the working class.
5. Heisley’s Legacy: Believing in Memphis
- Friday, May 02, 2014
It is said that the famous have their lives summed up in the first paragraph of their public obituary.
The first sentence from a recent obit in The New York Times read: “Michael Heisley, the billionaire financier, who bought the N.B.A.’s floundering Vancouver Grizzlies in April 2000 and soon moved them to Memphis, where he revitalized the franchise, died on Saturday in Illinois. He was 77.”
- Saturday, October 26, 2013
In 2007, the Grizzlies were no longer a novelty in Memphis. They also were no longer a playoff team. Rather, they were a punch line lost in the expansive blue and gray shadow of the University of Memphis and a fast-talking operator/coach named John Calipari.
7. J.C. Penney to Open on Thanksgiving
- Monday, October 21, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – J.C. Penney is opening its doors on Thanksgiving evening to kick off the holiday shopping season, as the beleaguered retailer hopes to get back in the game for the crucial selling period.
- Saturday, August 31, 2013
The Center for Southern Folklore will present the Memphis Music & Heritage Festival Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Main Street between Peabody Place and Union Avenue. The event will include music, food, and arts and crafts vendors. Cost is free. Visit southernfolklore.org for a list of performers.
9. Cordova Building Sees Solid Leasing Activity
- Friday, July 19, 2013
The commercial building at 584 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova has recently seen strong leasing activity. Advanced Prosthetics and Orthotics LLC, which opened in 2004 and provides prosthetic limbs and orthotics to support or supplement weakened or abnormal joints or limbs, inked a lease to occupy the 4,000 square feet of space that once housed a Baptist Memorial Health Care minor medical center. Last year, the center signed a 5,050-square-foot lease at the former Blockbuster space in Trinity Commons, 670 N. Germantown.
10. Daniels Takes on New Role at Greater Memphis Chamber
- Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The Greater Memphis Chamber has promoted Amy Daniels to the newly created position of senior vice president, membership and communications. Daniels, who has worked at the chamber for 17 years, will now oversee the membership department while continuing in her prior role, leading the communications and programming department.
- Saturday, March 09, 2013
The Brew Movement Against Multiple Sclerosis will hold the fourth annual Beauty in the Eye of the Beer Holder fundraiser for the Mid South Chapter of the National MS Society Thursday, March 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Attendees can sample unique homebrews created for the event, craft beers and microbrews. Tickets are $30. Visit msbrewmovement.org.
12. Back to Work
- Friday, January 11, 2013
The Shelby County legislative delegation to Nashville returned to the capital Tuesday, Jan. 8, with three fewer members – one state senator and two state representatives – all Democrats – but with no new faces.
13. Board to Make Ad Hoc Choices
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Countywide school board members meet Thursday, Aug. 16, to take another step toward the selection of a single superintendent to oversee the schools merger process.
The board meets at 5 p.m. at Overton High School before the latest in a series of public forums at the school on the proposed schools consolidation blueprint.
14. National Capital Management Expands
- Friday, July 20, 2012
National Capital Management LLC has expanded by 3,900 square feet on the third floor at Southwind Office Center A, bringing the company’s total lease to 12,253 square feet.
15. Baptist to Host Former President Bush
- Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Former President George W. Bush has stayed largely out of the limelight following his departure from office in January 2009, choosing to focus on writing his memoir and on other private interests.
At an event in Memphis next month to help Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. celebrate its centennial year, the 43rd president will shed a little light on some of those things that he and his family have been up to since leaving the White House.
16. Myers Tire Finds ‘Ideal’ Spot in Miss.
- Friday, April 01, 2011
Airways Distribution Center at 8474 Marketplace Drive in Southaven is nearly at capacity with a new lease.
17. $300K Plough Grant to Memphis Goodwill to Aid Job Creation
- Thursday, January 06, 2011
The Plough Foundation has awarded a two-part $300,000 grant to Memphis Goodwill Industries to support the nonprofit’s Community Workforce program, which provides vocational training to individuals with disabilities and other obstacles to employment.
18. EMHC Moving to Appling Farms, Doubling in Size
- Friday, December 17, 2010
Emergency Mobile Health Care is more than doubling the size of its Memphis corporate headquarters.
EMHC has signed a 14,200-square-foot lease at 6972 Appling Farms Parkway. EMHC currently occupies 6,900 square feet at 5071 Wilfong Road, and also has an office in Jackson, Tenn.
19. Calif. Investor Buys Midtown Apartments
- Friday, November 12, 2010
A vintage apartment complex in Midtown is under new ownership.
Gabrion Properties LLC closed on approximately 20,000 total square feet of space in Cherokee Arms Apartments for $455,000. The three-story apartment complex, 1508 Madison Ave., contains 30 studio apartments with historic vintage architecture.
20. Life or Death for The MED
- Monday, March 01, 2010
A hand as tiny as a budding leaf punched at the air inside a baby incubator.
Kelley Smith, the head nurse of the neonatal intensive care unit at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, checked on the little fighter.
21. Wopat Presents Evening of Jazz at BPACC
- Monday, February 15, 2010
For St. Valentine’s Day weekend, the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center (BPACC) is bringing a well-known face from a popular early-1980s television series, but audiences may be surprised to find his talent isn’t limited to acting.
22. Election Totals: Better Late Than Never
- Monday, November 10, 2008
Two days after the Nov. 4 elections, the final unofficial totals were finally posted by the Shelby County Election Commission. The long vote count involved absentee ballots whose count was delayed because of problems with an optical scanning machine.
23. Former Immigrant Among Out-of-Towners Buying Memphis Industrial Real Estate
- Monday, August 21, 2006
It's perhaps an understatement to say that Moshe Silagi, a Southern California developer who functions most of the time on less than six hours of sleep a night, loves the art of the real estate deal.
24. MBA Sponsors Judicial Candidate Forum Today
- Monday, July 10, 2006
The Criminal Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association will hold a candidate forum from noon to 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Criminal Justice Center, 201 Poplar Ave. Candidates for General Sessions Criminal Court judge in Divisions 7 through 13 will speak for four minutes each. For more information, call Tony Brayton, Garland Erguden or William Robilio at 545-5800.
25. Among Other Events, Collierville Hosts Fireworks Extravaganza Today
- Monday, July 03, 2006
The Town of Collierville holds an Independence Day Celebration from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in H.W. Cox Jr. Park, 440 W. Powell Road. A fireworks show is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 853-3225.
26. Technology Company Travels Open Road
- Tuesday, May 02, 2006
From New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to TV actress Phylicia Rashad - better known to millions as Claire Huxtable on the 1980s sitcom "The Cosby Show" - some big names passed through Memphis last week.
27. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, February 09, 2005
New Construction to Increase I-40 Office
Work Progresses on I-40 Corporate Park
Third building under way in office, industrial development
The Daily News
The office market along Interstate 40 in East Memphis is continuing ...
28. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, August 26, 2003
Scimitar opens Downtown brokerage office
Scimitar LLC financed $1.1 million through Trustmark National Bank, securing the loan with a building at 8 S. Third St. at Madison Avenue, according to a trust deed filed in the Shelby County Re...
29. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, August 12, 2003
CMCS LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company, financed $1
Bluestone Glen planned
for Holmes Road area
CMCS LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company, financed $1.3 million through National Bank of Commerce, securing the loan with 20.2 a...
30. Archived Article: Real Review Lj
- Tuesday, May 18, 1999
Real Review 5-18-99 Real estate review American Mall of Memphis LLC, a subsidiary of California-based American Mall Properties LLC, purchased the Mall of Memphis Friday. The company plans to revitalize the 1.1 million-square-foot mall, located at In...