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1. How Did Vols Not Win More With This Talent?
- Friday, May 5, 2017
One check of the 2017 NFL Draft shows why Tennessee was the favorite to win the SEC East Division last fall.
UT had six players drafted in the first four rounds, the most for the program since 2002, breaking a two-year drought with no players. The six Vols drafted tied for the most since 2010 and 2007. Eight Vols were drafted in 2003 and 10 drafted in 2002.
2. Back-to-Back Dak? Dobbs Shines at Senior Bowl
- Friday, February 3, 2017
To say Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs might be the next Dak Prescott is a stretch. Or is it? Prescott, the former Mississippi State quarterback, caught the eye of the Dallas Cowboys with his MVP performance in the 2016 Senior Bowl. The Cowboys chose Prescott in the fourth round (No. 135 overall pick) of the 2016 NFL Draft, and it proved a fruitful pick.
3. 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.
4. Austin Nichols Story Didn’t Have to End This Way
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
Right before the 2014-2015 University of Memphis basketball season, forward Austin Nichols said this: “Our chemistry is better this year and I say that all positive. Nothing against the guards last year, we’re just jelling better together this year.”
- Friday, December 18, 2015
The Orpheum Theatre will present Tony Bennett and special guest Antonia Bennett in concert Friday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m. at the Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at orpheum-memphis.com.
- Thursday, December 17, 2015
AARP Cordova Chapter #5449 will meet for a holiday luncheon Thursday, Dec. 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Cheddar’s Restaurant, 2147 N. Germantown Parkway.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Attorney J. Anthony Bradley will host a free seminar for World War II, Korea and Vietnam wartime veterans and spouses Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. at Legacy Estates at Lenox Park, 6551 Knight Arnold Road. The seminar will cover VA Aid and Attendance Improved Pension benefits. Visit bradley-law.com.
- Monday, December 14, 2015
Touchdown Club of Memphis will meet Monday, Dec. 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. University of Alabama wide receivers coach Billy Napier is the guest speaker. Cost is $60. Visit tdcmemphis.com.
- Monday, October 5, 2015
Touchdown Club of Memphis will meet Monday, Oct. 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. University of Memphis head coach Justin Fuente is the guest speaker. Cost is $60. Visit tdcmemphis.com.
- Saturday, October 3, 2015
Cooper-Young’s Rocktober music series kicks off Monday through Thursday, Oct. 5-8, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Performers include Tony Maynard (Oct. 5), Davy Ray Bennett (Oct. 6), Nora & Chuck Retroactive (Oct. 7) and Subtractions (Oct. 8). Concerts continue throughout October. Visit cooperyoung.com.
12. More Music Festivals on the Way in Memphis
- Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Memphis continues to be filled with the sound of music – specifically, music festivals – with a handful on the docket in coming weeks that will fill stages Downtown as well as the Levitt Shell and elsewhere.
13. 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.
- Saturday, June 1, 2013
The Daily News will host its Money and Markets: State of the Economy seminar and panel discussion Thursday, June 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. Craig Dismuke, senior vice president and chief economic strategist at Vining Sparks IBG, will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Friday, May 31, 2013
The Healthy Church Challenge Obesity Summit will be held Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Breath of Life Christian Center, 3795 Frayser Raleigh Road. Winners of the 100-day weight-loss challenge will be announced; other events include a keynote by fitness expert Donna Richardson, health screenings and workout sessions. Call 278-0881.
- Thursday, May 30, 2013
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, May 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, May 29, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Jason Levien, CEO and managing partner of the Memphis Grizzlies, will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, May 27, 2013
The Daily News’ offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen Tuesday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m. and remain open through normal business hours.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a Tuesdays on the Terrace wine tasting, featuring the theme “All Things Southern,” Tuesday, May 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; reservations are required. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
19. Duncan-Williams Films New Concert Promo Video
- Monday, May 27, 2013
From the moment a video camera captured Duncan-Williams Inc.’s president stepping off the elevator last year belting out “Saturday in the Park,” it was clear the investment firm’s promotional videos for the Live at the Garden concert series would be out of the box.
20. Garden Party
- Friday, April 12, 2013
Tony Bennett, Robert Plant and Foreigner are among the top-drawing acts performing at Memphis Botanic Garden during the Live at the Garden 2013 concert season, which kicks off June 1.
21. Tony Bennett Kicks Off New Live at the Garden Season
- Thursday, April 11, 2013
Tony Bennett, Robert Plant and Foreigner are among the top-drawing acts scheduled to perform at Memphis Botanic Garden during the Live at the Garden 2013 concert season, which kicks off June 1.
Rounding out the list of performers for the annual outdoor music series this year is R&B funk band Earth, Wind & Fire as well as the up-and-coming country group The Band Perry.
22. Local Students Give Back With Literacy Program
- Friday, December 14, 2012
A lot of people have good ideas that could change the world, or at a little piece of it. But often those ideas never quite turn into action.
Two Memphis University School seniors – basketball player Jonathan Wilfong and football player and wrestler Andrew Renshaw – had just such a good idea. Inspired by “Caddy for a Cure,” in which an individual makes a donation to a charity and in turn gets to caddy for a PGA golfer, they created “Coaching for Literacy – The Assistant Coach Program for Promoting Literacy.”
23. ‘No Place Like It’
- Monday, January 9, 2012
Actor and philanthropist Danny Thomas’ dream of a day when no child would die in the dawn of life continues to be the driving force behind St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which this year marks its 50th anniversary.
24. Littleton Promoted to Manager of Private Banking at Paragon
- Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Wayne Littleton has been promoted to manager of private banking at Paragon National Bank. He also will continue to serve as president of the bank’s Saddle Creek branch, 7600 Poplar Ave.
25. Cook Leaves Long Shadow in Local Broadcast Community
- Wednesday, December 10, 2008
To many Memphians, Fred Cook’s voice was rich and full, and he spoke with authority.
There was a time when that voice seemed to be everywhere.
26. Financial Bailout Agreement Reached
- Friday, September 26, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Warned of a possible financial panic, key Republicans and Democrats reported agreement in principle Thursday to a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry and said they would present it to the Bush administration in hopes of a vote within days.
27. MusiCares Provides Hope to Entertainers
- Friday, February 29, 2008
In the past 12 months, singing diva Celine Dion pulled down a cool $45 million, according to Forbes. Meanwhile, country crooner Tim McGraw earned $37 million and rapper 50 Cent had to make do on $33 million.