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Lynching Sites Project to commemorate two 19th century victims on Saturday

The Lynching Sites Project of Memphis (LSP), in partnership with the National Park Service, will host a new marker unveiling and dedication ceremony, followed by a “Courageous Conversation” at Collins CME Chapel Church, 678 Washington St. on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. LSP is remembering two...

JOB FAIR ALERT: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. recruiting seasonal workers on October 12

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will hold a recruiting event on Saturday (October 12) for its sessional distribution center holiday needs. The Job Fair will be held at its Olive Branch office, 7744 Polk Lane, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The need is for 1600 seasonal employees...

Memphis Health Center names new chief operations officer

Marilyn Burress has been appointed chief operations officer for Memphis Health Center, Inc. Willeen Hastings, chief executive officer, made the announcement. According to a release about the appointment, Burress has a 15-plus year track record of leadership and innovation as a “pioneer of new ideas and...

Grappling-arts star seizes chance to bring lessons home to Binghampton

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When Elijah Oliver talks about a path from Binghampton in Memphis to the medalist level of collegiate wrestling, he is speaking of a truth that he knows well. The four-time medalist from the University of Indiana in the Big Ten Conference shared those experiences and...

Left Bank Festival to showcase West Memphis’ musical roots; starts Saturday at 10 a.m.

In the Mid-South world of music events, the Left Bank Festival signals that West Memphis is proud of its music roots – and for good reason. Set for Oct. 5, beginning at 10 a.m., the 2019 Left Bank Festival celebrates American music legend Willie Mitchell,...

EVERY VOTE COUNTS: Get informed with TSD’s Voter Guide, then . . . VOTE!

Election Day is upon us! Polls open at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 for Memphis Municipal elections -- in which we'll find out who the newest members of the City Council will be, as well as whether incumbent Mayor Jim Strickland will keep his...

Survey says: Memphis family to make ‘Family Feud’ debut

One of Memphis’ own, the Dickerson family, will face off against another lucky family on the immensely poplar "Family Feud" game show on Monday (October 7) at 3 p.m. on Fox-13. The Dickerson’s flew to Los Angeles earlier this year for the taping after being...

Kroger donation opens new Orange Mound door for SuperLo Foods

For the first time in its history, Kroger has chosen to donate an entire store. The Orange Mound building previously closed by Kroger has been donated to local competitor SuperLo Foods. “Since becoming the president of Kroger Delta in February, it has been a priority...

Block Party For Peace 2019 underway through Sunday

The 2019 Block Party for Peace is billed as a venue where attendees can have a blast at a community festival, get a good job, beef up their education options and take advantage of health and wellness opportunities. Set for Sept. 27-29, the festival is...

For Elise Neal, going Art UP is a creative step forward

Actress and native Memphian Elise Neal (“Hustle & Flow,” “Rosewood,” “Logan,” “The Hughleys”) has entered into a partnership with ArtUp. Neal will serve as an ArtUp Executive Fellow and will launch a Master Class series, where she and other entertainment industry experts will teach registered...