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- Thursday, September 1, 2016
Choose 901 will host a 901 Day celebration Thursday, Sept. 1, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Loflin Yard, 7 W. Carolina Ave. The evening will feature food and Memphis-themed drinks for purchase, a live music showcase, local vendors and more. Admission is free. Visit choose901.com.
- Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present the Sales & Use Tax workshop Thursday, Sept. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
- Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Memphis Botanic Garden will host its “My Big Backyard BBQ” themed Vine to Wine tasting on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Each event features eight wines, beers or cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development’s mobile Career Coach will be at the Millington Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 4858 Navy Road. Career Coach staff will help people create resumes and register with jobs4tn.gov, where more than 200,000 jobs are available.
- Thursday, July 7, 2016
Attorney J. Anthony Bradley will present free seminar on VA Aid & Attendance Benefits on Thursday, July 7, at 2 p.m. at Berclair Church of Christ, 4536 Summer Ave. The seminar is geared toward World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans as well as their spouses, surviving spouses and caregivers. RSVP to the church at 901-406-0310, or call the Bradley Law Firm at 901-937-2800.
- Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Tennessee Department of Revenue will hold a free tax workshop for new businesses Thursday, July 7, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Renaissance Center’s Memphis Training Room, 555 Beale St. Tax specialists from local and state agencies will provide information and answer questions on complying with registration and tax requirements. Registration required. Visit tn.gov/revenue/article/tax-workshops or call 800-342-1003.
- Tuesday, July 5, 2016
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “Ghosts of War” author Brad Taylor and special guest Mark Greaney for a discussion and signing Tuesday, July 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
- Saturday, July 2, 2016
The second annual On Location: Memphis Shorts Festival will kick off with a screening of live-action shorts Tuesday, July 5, at 7 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, 126 Beale St. At the end, the audience will vote on their favorites, with the winner granted access to the OL:M International Film & Music Festival in August. Cost is free. Visit onlocationmemphis.org.
9. UT’s Legislative Spanking Could Have Been Worse
- Thursday, June 2, 2016
In a state where many people bleed orange, the University of Tennessee found itself in an unusual position during the 2016 legislative session: fighting for its life.
The folks representing Rocky Top, typically a sacred cow, had to battle for respect after emails surfaced from UT-Knoxville’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion urging teachers to use gender-neutral pronouns for transgender students and to downplay Christmas during holiday parties.
- Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Center for Southern Folklore will host Bill Donoghue for a seminar and Q&A titled “Sonny Boy Williamson II: Rock’s Missing Blues Link” on Wednesday, May 4, at 3 p.m. at 119 S. Main St. Following the seminar, co-researcher Jim Basnight will perform Delta-style selections on his 12-string guitar. Cost is free. For reserved seating, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-525-3655.
- Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis will host the 45th annual Steak n’ Burger Dinner, featuring a keynote by Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, on Tuesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Kids can enjoy a pre-event games area before sitting down to enjoy a meal where adults eat burgers and kids eat steak. Tickets are $200; proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs. Visit bgcm.org for details.
- Monday, May 2, 2016
Memphis Branch NAACP, Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association and the National Park Service will hold a public forum Monday, May 2, from 1:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St. The forum and panel discussion is part of the commemoration of the 1866 Memphis Massacre. Visit naacpmemphis.org for details and a schedule of related events.
- Saturday, April 30, 2016
Independent Bookstore Day will be celebrated on Saturday, April 30, with special discounts, giveaways and events at Burke’s Book Store, 936 S. Cooper St., and The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Among the highlights: participate in Litographs literary tattoo chain; purchase exclusive IBD books and art pieces; and visit both locations to be entered to win one of 10 prizes. Visit burkesbooks.com and thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com for full schedules.
14. Debate Rages Over Reasons For Rising Higher-Ed Costs
- Thursday, February 18, 2016
When figures are presented detailing a 456 percent increase in tuition and fees at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville over the last 20 years, the result is usually some serious sticker shock.
That’s what happened recently when state Sen. Dolores Gresham presented the Tennessee Tuition Stability Act, a measure designed to rein in tuition growth and make it easier for students and parents to pay for a four-year degree.
15. Target, Cummins Awarded Tax Breaks
- Friday, December 19, 2014
Two companies won approval Wednesday, Dec. 17, for tax incentives for projects that will create around 1,400 jobs.
The board of the city-county Economic Development Growth Engine approved 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes, or PILOT, incentives for Target and Cummins Inc.
16. Target, Cummins Awarded 15-Year Tax Breaks
- Thursday, December 18, 2014
Two companies won approval Wednesday, Dec. 17, for tax incentives for projects that will create around 1,200 jobs.
The board of the city-county Economic Development Growth Engine approved 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes, or PILOT, incentives for both Target and Cummins Inc.
17. UTHSC Pharmacy Students Recognized for Patient Care
- Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The American Pharmacists Association of the Academy of Student Pharmacists Chapter at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received the National Chapter Achievement Award in Patient Care.
18. Retail Consultant To Host Downtown Workshop
- Thursday, April 5, 2012
Leading urban retail consultant Robert Gibbs is hosting a workshop for Downtown businesses Friday, April 13, at 8 a.m. at 456 Tennessee St. It’s designed to give retailers and restaurants practical information they can use to increase shopper traffic and sales.
19. Several New Businesses on Tap for South Main
- Friday, November 11, 2011
The Center City Development Corp. at its Wednesday, Nov. 16, meeting will be voting on applications for development incentives totaling almost $27,000 for six Downtown projects that include new restaurants, retail stores and office locations. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission at 114 N. Main St.
- Monday, September 26, 2011
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold its monthly meeting and educational program Monday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave.
- Monday, April 18, 2011
Agape Child & Family Services will hold its annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament Monday at noon at TPC Southwind, 3325 Club at Southwind. Teams of four are $1,600 and individuals are $400. Sponsorships are available and start at $500. For more information or to register, call 323-3600 or visit www.apagemeanslove.org.
- Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Metamorphoses Inc. will hold a community event to draw attention to new programs designed to help troubled youth Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Assembly of God Church Family Life Center, 3150 Ridgeway Road. The event will highlight a three-month pilot program conducted in cooperation with Memphis City Schools set to launch March 23. For more information, call 552-3260.
- Tuesday, November 23, 2010
The Downtown Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Calliope Event Space, 456 Tennessee St. Katie Kitchin, head of Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s task force to end homelessness in Memphis, will speak.
- Monday, November 22, 2010
The Memphis Public Library & Information Center Board of Trustees will meet Monday at noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. For more information, call 415-2846.
25. New Church Comes to Downtown
- Thursday, September 30, 2010
A new church is launching its official introduction to the public this upcoming Sunday.
Downtown Presbyterian’s pastor, the Rev. Richard Rieves, is a Christian Brothers High School and University of Memphis alum. This will be Rieves’ third church to plant.
26. Tennessee St. Renovation On Tap for DRB
- Wednesday, February 3, 2010
The Center City Commission’s Design Review Board is scheduled to take action today on design plans for Phil Woodard’s proposed renovation of a historic warehouse at 456 Tennessee St.
27. CCC Meeting Mirrors Economic Realities
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
The agenda for today’s Center City Development Corp. meeting offers a ground-level snapshot of how the economy is shaping business plans and real estate efforts in the heart of Memphis.
28. Archived Article: Special Report (lead)
- Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Courts Busy Despite Push for Mediation
Circuit, Probate, General Sessions filings increase in 2004
The Daily News
The number of case filings in four local courts during the first eight months of 2004 didnt see much...
29. Archived Article: Graphic
- Wednesday, October 13, 1999
lender Third quarter mortgage lenders More than 20,700 trust deeds totaling $2.29 billion have been issued during the first nine months of 1999, compared to nearly 21,200 for a total of $2.25 billion issued in the same period of 1998. While the numb...
30. Archived Article: Mkt Focus Box
- Monday, February 15, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON The number of limited liability companies that registered in Tennessee leaped almost 775 percent between 1994 and 1998. Limited liability companies registered with the Tennessee Secretary of States office: 1994 881 1995...
31. Archived Article: Tn 1st Qrtr Economy Lj
- Friday, May 9, 1997
lj 10/5 cates State economic growth brisk in first quarter By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Brisk activity characterized 1997 first quarter economic development in Tennessee, according to a preliminary report tracking announced new jobs and capital ...