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Tuesday | The Daily News

Difference Maker

When the Green Machine Mobile Food Market rolled up to University Place a year ago the market being housed inside a lime green retired MATA bus the first customer was a 103-year-old former school teacher in a wheelchair.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Richard III, Memphis

Tennessee Shakespeare Company , the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, today announced its 2014-15 schedule of plays, which includes three by Shakespeare, the Southern Exposure Series, a continuing partnership with Dixon Gallery & Gardens, a new summer partnership with the University of Memphis, and a new Musical Works Festival sponsored ... (more)


Related Topix: Midsouth, Country, Classical, Chopin, Germantown, TN

Franklin News-Post

BRI seeks info, photos of county canneries

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College is seeking information and photographs related to the canning factories that operated in Franklin County between 1900 and 1950.


Related Topix: Ferrum College, Franklin County, VA, Ferrum, VA, Emory & Henry College, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post and Courier

James Island voters go to the polls Tuesday

Previous elected offices: Member of James Island Town Council, 2002-2004; Mayor of Town of James Island, 2010-2011 and 2012-2014.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Tennessee

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

U of M Project Aimed at Reducing Marijuana Use

A University of Memphis professor has received a $400,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to help reduce marijuana use among college students.


Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Construction begins on $8M apartment complex near U of M

A California development company has launched construction of an $8 million, 64-unit apartment complex near the University of Memphis.


Related Topix: Memphis, TN


Here is the latest Tennessee news from The Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has announced five grants totaling more than $1.4 million for transportation, recreation and energy efficiency projects in Shelby County.


Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Professor runs for Congress in Democratic primaryProfessor runs for...

Professor runs for Congress in Democratic primary Lawrence Pivnick founded and directed the University of Memphis Legal Clinic Check out this story on Lawrence "Larry" Pivnick is running for the U.S. House of Representative in ... (more)


The Daily News

TheGRIND Evolves as First Anniversary Approaches

The one-year anniversary is approaching for theGRIND, a digital publication that launched in January to bring its own take on covering the people, places and events of Memphis.


Related Topix: Christian Brothers University, Hume, NY

Study: Childhood traumas are more common in military members

Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

The Daily News

Local Projects Win State Grant Money

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam handed out five oversized grant checks Wednesday, July 23, on the University of Memphis campus for a total of $1.4 million in grants funding for various pedestrian, park and recreation projects across Shelby County.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Memphis, TN, Shelby County, TN, Arlington, TN

River Front Times

UCLA Adds Spanish Lake Documentary to Class Syllabus

A Spanish Lake filmmaker's poignant documentary about his hometown's rapid decline is gaining traction at universities across the country.


Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California, Cal State Northridge

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Jackson Sun

19 students receive scholarships toward college19 students receive...

The Haywood County and City of Brownsville Scholarship Program awarded 19 rising college freshmen, including Wilson, with a $500 scholarship that may be renewed for a second year.


Related Topix: Haywood County, TN

The Daily News

McKinney Named Branch Manager at Waddell & Reed

Mack McKinney has been promoted at Waddell & Reed to district branch manager for the Memphis area.


Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Mississippi

The Austin Chronicle

Take Me Home: Kelley Mickwee

Kelley Mickwee's You Used to Live Here drops today. After spending years singing as a duo with Jed Zimmerman and finding success with the currently on-hiatus Trishas, Mickwee went back to her personal drawing board, starting from scratch as a solo artist.


Related Topix: Buda, TX, Waco, TX, Austin, TX, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

The proving ground of life Updated at

Nobody is guaranteed an easy life, although I'm sure people living in Third World countries probably look at us here in America and think otherwise.


Related Topix: Apple Valley, CA, US Military, US Marine Corps

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Hospitality Net

HVS In Focus: Washington, DC

As economic recovery resumes and tourism strengthens, Washington, D.C. remains a top draw for leisure, convention, and government demand, with area hotels achieving some of the highest RevPAR levels in the nation.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

CrimProf Blog

Usman on Capital Punishment, Cultural Competency, and Litigating Intellectual Disability

Jeffrey Omar Usman has posted Capital Punishment, Cultural Competency, and Litigating Intellectual Disability on SSRN.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Belmont University

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Cape Gazette

New branch director begins at Music School of Delaware Milford

The Music School of Delaware announces Kate Inie-Richards as the new branch director for The Music School of Delaware's Milford branch, 10 S. Walnut St. "I am thrilled to begin the position, and am very excited to continue growing The Music School of Delaware in Kent and Sussex counties," Inie-Richards said.


Related Topix: Delaware, Milford, DE, Kent County, DE, Sussex County, DE

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Leaders by design: Architects' national president praises Memphis program

July 9, 2014 - American Institute of Architects president Helene Combs Dreiling talks with former AIA Memphis president Josh Flowers during a reception at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens.


Related Topix: Virginia