VOL. 132 | NO. 62 | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson made the case for his “Critical Focus” plan to turn around 19 schools Monday, March 27, to a group of 250 parents, teachers and students of those schools.
Clark Butcher, the owner of Victory Bicycle Studio, plans to open a new bike shop on Broad Avenue that will be a first of its kind in the Memphis bicycle scene.
Vision Hospitality Group, a Knoxville-based hotel company, just purchased a vacant parcel of land across from AutoZone Park – possibly paving the way for a new Downtown hotel just blocks from Beale Street.
Dr. Douglas Lowy returned to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Friday, March 24, and praised the facility as being a worthy beneficiary of research funding that comes through his National Cancer Institute.
The open land across Union Avenue from AutoZone Park remains just that as some of it has changed hands again. Vision Hospitality buying the land that had been the location of the Greyhound bus station at Union and Hernando. Vision Memphis LLC sold to Vision Hospitality of Knoxville for $4 million, according to a warrant deed we reviewed Monday.
The railroad tracks between Highland Avenue and Zach Curlin Drive have been a fact of life and a border of sorts for as long as there has been a University of Memphis – even before it was called the University of Memphis.
Nobody kept count until Jet magazine came to Memphis in 1965 to feature a group of seven sisters the influential magazine billed as “the most arrested family” in the country.
John Calipari and Kentucky did not cut down the nets at FedExForum. But Calipari did open his postgame press conference with a cut, one directed at the officials following the Wildcats’ 75-73 loss to North Carolina here Sunday in the NCAA South Regional Elite Eight.
Sometimes there is a stigma attached to selling real estate at an auction, but Jeff Morris says it’s actually the purest form of capitalism.
State Sen. Lee Harris is criticizing Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision to renew an outsourcing plan for development and operations at Fall Creek Falls State Park, calling it a move to bolster profits for a private company.
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For people like Bill Wilson, 74, keeping active mentally as well as physically is the key to a healthier life.
Patients are having to wait longer to make appointments with new doctors in major U.S. cities, according to a new study that links the increased waits partly with an explosion of, well, new patients.
They had done their part, put their work in for decades. George Watson had been a mechanic, worked right on past age 65 and into his early 70s. Ada McNeal had given 26 years to the Aeolian Piano Corp., first as a machine operator and then sorting parts after the rheumatoid arthritis came along, until the company closed its Memphis plant.
One way to help sustain your organization is to build and nurture relationships with decision makers who can provide finances and resources.
Crosstown Concourse is exploding with activity as the mammoth building prepares to open to the public this year. On any given day, you’ll find plumbers, electricians, architects and other contractors working diligently prepare the 1.1 million-square-foot space for various office, retail and multifamily users.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The state attorney general's office says a bill that would require all Tennessee license plates to bear the words "In God We Trust" is constitutionally suspect.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A news outlet has released video of a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who is missing with her high school teacher in hopes that someone will recognize her voice.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law Monday banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally, saying he wants Mississippi to help federal agencies arrest people without legal status.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says that empowering and promoting women in business are priorities in his administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is establishing a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from record companies that want to pursue copyright infringement claims against music site Vimeo for hosting unauthorized recordings from the Beatles, Elvis Presley and other classic artists.