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6 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

U of M receives National Park Service grant

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis announced the award of $195,200 in grants from the National Center for Preservation Technology & Training to assist with projects using science and technology for historic preservation.


Business Journal

New $40 million music building planned at University of Memphis

The University of Memphis has launched a $40 million capital campaign to build a new music center on the school's campus.


Business Journal

Crowd-funding campaign for local jazz CD hits all right notes

A local foundation said it has just completed Memphis' most successful fundraising effort ever for a music CD, thanks to crowd-funding.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

CrazyBeautiful may move to Overton Square

Owner Erika Smith , who also owns pop-up-turned-permanent shop Stock&Belle in the South Main district of Downtown Memphis, temporarily closed CrazyBeautiful's location near the University of Memphis, as I reported in a story about Stock&Belle's renovation .


Washington Times

Univ. of Memphis gets grant for study of artifacts

The University of Memphis says three of its professors have received a National Park Service grant to study ancient Native American artifacts.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Journal

Stock&Belle will get a $150K buildout in South Main

A $150,000 renovation is about to start in the South Main district of Downtown Memphis that will clear the way for a temporary retailer to become permanent.


Related Topix: Memphis, TN

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Fields, as Grant, gets warm welcome

Dr. Curt Fields, a professor from Memphis with a doctorate in education, was in town Friday and Saturday portraying Union Gen.


Related Topix: Memphis, MI, US National Parks, Vicksburg National Military Park

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Daily News

Weirich: Brown 'Out of Touch With Reality'

Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich says a video posted Tuesday on the campaign website of Democratic challenger Joe Brown questioning her sexual orientation represents a "sad day" in local politics.


Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily News

Poplar Plaza to Undergo Renovation

The venerable Poplar Plaza shopping center at Poplar Avenue and Highland Street near the University of Memphis is slated to undergo a second facelift.


Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Facelifts, Germantown, TN

Business Journal

Tiger Gift Shop closes near U of M, files bankruptcy

The University of Memphis mascot stands guard over an "M" sculpture on campus. A shop that sells Tigers merchandise has closed nearby.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Tennessee

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Brister Street's New Record Label

Since forming as a make-shift production company in 2011, Brister Street Productions has quickly become one of the largest local booking agencies in town.


Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Home Listing, Home

The Aiken Standard

Elizabeth Margaret Holmes named to dean's list at University of Memphis

Elizabeth Margaret Holmes of Johnston, was named to the dean's list at the University of Memphis for the spring 2014 semester.