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About Memphis & the Mid-South

At Sowell & Company, we make it our business to know Memphis. Whether you are a lifelong Memphian or new to the area, these links can help you navigate the city with greater ease and enjoyment.


Memphis Attractions

From the sideburns and jumpsuits adorning the faithful Elvis followers to the haunting Delta blues pouring from Beale Street Bars, there’s always been a lot to experience around Memphis. Whether you’re into Ballet or baseball, we hope you'll use the following links to guide you to the best of Memphis art, culture, sights, and attractions.

Sights and Scenes
Graceland
www.elvis.com

Sun Studio
www.sunstudio.com

Memphis Zoo
www.memphiszoo.org

Memphis Queen Line Riverboats
www.memphisriverboats.net

Beale Street
www.bealestreet.com

Mud Island
www.mudisland.com

The Peabody Hotel
www.peabodymemphis.com


Museums and Collections
The Memphis Arts Council
www.artsmemphis.org

Memphis Museums
www.memphismuseums.org/

The Dixon Gallery
www.dixon.org

Memphis Botanic Gardens
www.memphisbotanicgarden.com

Brooks Museum
www.brooksmuseum.org

Memphis Children's Museum
www.cmom.com

National Civil Rights Museum
www.civilrightsmuseum.org

Theater and the Arts
The Orpheum Theater
www.orpheum-memphis.org

Opera Memphis
www.operamemphis.org

Ballet Memphis
www.balletmemphis.org


Organizations and Advice
Memphis Regional Chamber
www.memphischamber.com

The Blues Foundation
www.blues.org

Memphis Guide
www.memphistravel.com

Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.memhistravel.com

City of Memphis
www.cityofmemphis.org

Memphis
www.memphisite.com

Memphis Mojo
www.memphismojo.com

Music and Event Venues
Minglewood Hall
www.minglewoodhall.com

New Daisy Theatre
www.newdaisy.com

Memphis Cook Convention Center
www.memphisconvention.com

FedEx Forum
www.fedexforum.com

The Levitt Shell
www.levittshell.org


Sports

The growing Memphis sports scene now boasts both the Memphis Grizzlies NBA franchise and the AAA affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, the Memphis Redbirds, in their downtown homes. Use the following links to follow your favorite professional and collegiate teams throughout Memphis and the Mid-South.






Professional
Memphis Grizzlies
www.nba.com/grizzlies

Memphis Redbirds
www.memphisredbirds.com

Memphis RiverKings
www.riverkings.com/main.asp

The PGA St. Jude Classic
www.stjudeclassic.com

Tennessee Titans
www.nfl.com/teams/news/TEN


College
University of Memphis Tigers Football
www.gotigersgo.com

University of Memphis Tigers Basketball
www.gotigersgo.com


Stadiums and Special Event Centers
Liberty Bowl
www.libertybowl.org

YMCA of Memphis
www.ymcamemphis.org


Memphis Corporations

Memphis’ central location and designation as “America’s Distribution Capital” have helped it build a substantial business base. Below you'll find the top ten private and public companies ranked by the Sept. 27 - Oct. 3 Memphis Business Journal. Rankings are based on the number of local full-time employees.

Public
FedEx. Corp.
www.fedex.com/us

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
www.walmartstores.com

Park Place Entertainment Corporation
www.ballys.com

The Kroger Company
www.kroger.com

International Paper Company
www.internationalpaper.com

First Tennessee National Corporation
www.firsttennessee.com

M.S. Carriers, Inc., a subs. Of Swift Transportation Co., Inc
www.swifttrans.com

Northwest Airlines, Inc.
www.nwa.com

The ServiceMaster Co.
www.corporate.servicemaster.com

      

Private
Dunavant Enterprises, Inc.
www.dunavant.com

Hohenberg Bros. Co.
www.hohenbergbros.com

Orgill, Inc.
www.orgill.com

Lucite International
www.ineosacrylics.com

Power & Telephone Supply Co.
www.ptsupply.com

Guardsmark, Inc
www.guardsmark.com

AOC LLC
www.aoc-resins.com

Hunter Fan Co.
www.hunterfan.com

Kemmons Wilson Cos.
www.kwilson.com

Bulab Holdings, Inc. (Buckman Laboratories)
www.buckman.com


Colleges and Universities

Educational institutions providing both four and two year degrees are located in Memphis and the Mid-South, offering curricula to prepare students for career opportunities in virtually every area of business, medicine, and the arts.

General Studies
The University of Memphis
www.memphis.edu

Rhodes - a Liberal Arts College
www.rhodes.edu

Christian Brothers University
www.cbu.edu

LeMoyne-Owen College
www.loc.edu

Art
Memphis College of Art
www.mca.edu

      

Medical
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
www.uthsc.edu

Southern College of Optometry
www.sco.edu

Community Colleges & Vocational
Southwest Tennessee Community College
www.southwest.tn.edu

The University of Memphis — Off-Campus
www.memphis.edu/extended/offcampus.php

    

Religious
Memphis Theological Seminary
www.memphisseminary.edu

Crichton College
www.crichton.edu

Belhaven College
www.memphis.belhaven.edu

Union University - Germantown Campus
www.uu.edu/germantown



Public Schools

The Memphis Public Schools are sectioned into separate city and county school systems. The following links list the schools in both systems.

City
Memphis City Schools
www.mcsk12.net

County
Shelby County Schools
www.scsk12.org


Private Schools

Some of the finest private schools in the nation are located in Memphis, which offers numerous optional school programs for parents who wish to enroll their children in private schools. Both non-denominational and religious schools are abundant, with programs focused on education, athletics, and the arts.

Coed
Memphis Area Catholic Schools
www.cdom.org/folders/schools/schoolshome.htm

Briarcrest Christian School
www.briarcrest.com

Evangelical Christian School
www.ecseagles.com

Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School
www.gslschool.org

Harding Academy
www.hardinglions.org

Home-School Education
www.memphishomeed.org

Lausanne Collegiate School
www.lausannekth.com

Southern Baptist Educational Center
www.sbecschool.com

     Male Only
Christian Brothers High School
www.cbhs.org

Memphis University School
www.musowls.org

Presbyterian Day School
www.pdsmemphis.org

Female Only
St. Mary's Episcopal School
www.stmarysschool.org

Hutchison School
www.hutchisonschool.org


Healthcare

Memphis is a regional leader in healthcare as well as a burgeoning hotbed for biomedical research. Home to the world’s premier pediatric cancer research hospital, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis provides an excellent choice of healthcare facilities and services for all medical needs.

Regional Hospitals
Baptist Online Magazine
www.baptistonline.org

Methodist Healthcare
www.methodisthealth.org

UT Medical Group, Inc
www.utmedicalgroup.com

Saint Francis Hospital
www.saintfrancishosp.com

Children's Hospitals
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
www2.stjude.org

Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center
www.lebonheur.org

Specialty Medical Centers
Campbell Clinic
www.campbellclinic.com

Gastroenterology Center of the Midsouth, P.C.
www.gastro1.com/home

UT Cancer Institute
www.utcancerinstitute.com

Memphis Center for Reproductive Health
www.mcrh-tn.org


Memphis Restaurants

Home to the International Barbecue Championship each spring, Memphis is a Mecca for barbecue lovers everywhere. Memphis’ diverse population has also produced a number of restaurants featuring regional cuisine from around the globe to compliment its share of barbecue, catfish, and “meat and three” establishments.

Memphis Restaurant Association
www.memphisrestaurants.com

Memphis Mojo Restaurant Listings
www.memphismojo.com


Household Services

Everything from Telephone to Tree Service can be  found conveniently online through the following links.

Phone
BellSouth
www.bellsouth.com

Light, Gas, & Water
Memphis Light, Gas and Water
www.mlgw.com

Cleaning Service
Merry Maids
www.merrymaids.com

     

Cable
Time Warner Cable - Cablevision
www.twarner.com

Lawn Service
The City of Memphis Lawn Service Listing
www.thecityofmemphis.com/lawn/index.html

Landscaping Services
The City of Memphis Landscaping Listing
www.thecityofmemphis.com/landscaping/index.html


     

Internet Service Providers
Local Memphis Internet Providers
www.superpages.com

Pest Control
Terminix
www.terminix.com

Tree Service
The City of Memphis Tree Service Listing www.thecityofmemphis.com/treeservice


Neighboring Communities

The adjacent communities of Northern Mississippi and Eastern Arkansas are each less than a 30-minute drive from the heart of downtown. As Memphis continues to grow, so do these surrounding communities, providing residential neighborhoods, schools and shopping for many Memphians.

Memphis Metro
Bartlett

www.cityofbartlett.org

Collierville
http://www.collierville.com/
www.ci.collierville.tn.us

Shelby County
www.shelbycountytn.gov

Germantown
www.germantown-tn.gov

Millington
www.cityofmillington.org

    

Mississippi
Olive Branch
www.obms.us

Southaven
www.southaven.org

Arkansas
West Memphis
www.westmemphis.org


Community Blogs and Online Community Resources

There are a number of great websites, blogs, and online communities where you can get the inside scoop on everything from restaurants and nightspots to information about local neighborhoods and special events.

Memphis Connect
www.memphisconnect.com

The Memphis Blog
www.thememphisblog.com

DowntownMemphis.com
www.downtownmemphis.com
Downtown Memphis Blog

 


Area News

All the news that’s fit to print in the Mid-South can be found in the pages of the following publications, magazines, and web sites.

Daily Newspaper
Commercial Appeal
http://www.gomemphis.com

The Memphis Daily News
http://www.memphisdailynews.com/


Weekly Magazines
Memphis Business Journal
http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis

Memphis Flyer
http://www.memphisflyer.com

Monthly Magazines
Memphis Magazine
http://www.memphismagazine.com

At Home in Memphis
http://www.athome-memphis.com

     

Television Stations
Channel 3 WREG
http://www.wreg.com

Channel 5 WMC
http://www.wmctv.com

Channel 24 WPTY
http://www.abc24.com

UPN30
http://www.upn30memphis.com

Fox 13 WHBQ
http://www.fox13whbq.com

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