Holiday Inn is one of the great brand names of all time. In the same league with 1-800-FLOWERS. And nobody over 50 could ever forget the original Holiday Inn logo and what was referred to as, The Great Sign. The Great Sign had more going on than a Las Vegas chorus line.
DeSoto County, MS – Shortly after the polls closed in the Mississippi Presidential Primary, Barack Obama was announced as the predicted winner. In DeSoto County, it was too close to call so early. Candice Ludlow has more.
All day voters streamed into cast their votes throughout DeSoto County. Marla Treadway, Deputy Clerk for DeSoto County, said the turn out was much higher than they thought it would be.
Memphis, TN – In 1943, the US Army opened a 3,000 bed veteran's hospital in Memphis at the corner of Park Avenue and Shotwell Road. The new Kennedy Hospital's address would be on Shotwell, prompting Mrs. M.E. Brown of Marvell Arkansas to write to the Memphis Press-Scimitar claiming the name of the street would not be appropriate for wounded soldiers returning home.
Memphis, TN – Cary Fowler, a humble and modest man from Memphis, Tennessee, works to save the world, seed by seed. Cary Fowler is the Executive Director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust: A Foundation for Food Security in Rome.