VOL. 130 | NO. 145 | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Consider this preparation for the real election.
The administration of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. came out Monday, July 27, against any significant changes to the city’s Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board after a nearly six year effort to revive the long-dormant body.
Shelby County Commissioners approved Monday, July 27, renaming the Shelby County Courthouse at 140 Adams Ave. in honor of the late Circuit Court Judge and civil rights activist D’Army Bailey.
Black Lodge Video’s story has been one of improbable survival, as one by one over the years the independent movie rental shop saw its competitors fall and close their doors.
Medical Center anchors come together for redevelopment plan
The Memphis Medical Center is a hotbed of nationally renowned research and health care, but after dark the area might as well be dead.
One of the newest additions to the Downtown dining scene is a healthy eating option that Brandi Marter has expanded from a commercial kitchen in YoLo’s Midtown location to now a space of her own.
Just as the ballot was set for the October Memphis elections last week, some politicos were laying the groundwork for the 2016 election season in Shelby County.
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The Houston Levee Apartments community in Cordova has been sold for $17.5 million.
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On June 26, 2015, in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized that all couples, regardless of gender, have a fundamental right to marry. The court also directed states to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples, and to recognize same-sex marriages performed in states that previously recognized this union. This decision will impact employee benefits in a number of ways.
Tenn. lethal injection trial continues with dueling experts
TIPTONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee prisons are on lockdown because of violence amid a severe shortage of correctional officers.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Former Associated Press executive Kent Flanagan is among nine people being inducted posthumously into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame Aug. 11 in Murfreesboro.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. When it meets this week, though, don't expect any timetable for a rate hike to be spelled out in a post-meeting statement. For now, the Fed wants to keep its options open.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a key category that represents business investment rose by a far more modest amount.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season.
BARDWELL, Ky. (AP) — Carlisle, Ballard, Hickman and Fulton counties are combining resources to promote tourism along the Kentucky Great River Road National Scenic Byway.