VOL. 130 | NO. 167 | Thursday, August 27, 2015
The toughest part of guiding a ship, Fred’s Inc. CEO Jerry Shore told analysts Thursday, Aug. 27, is changing its direction.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is looking for a developer to build a hotel and conference center at the southwest corner of Madison Avenue and South Pauline Street.
Plans for two of Downtown Memphis’ most high-profile projects are set to go before a key development board next week.
Southwest Airlines will add seasonal nonstop flights between Memphis and Austin, Texas, along with an additional seasonal flight to Orlando.
In 50 years, CBHS goes from no hot water to $25 million makeover
If spending begins with saving, then Brother Adrian Powers’ fingerprints are all over the $25 million improvement campaign at Christian Brothers High School that includes a $10 million athletic development center.
The University of Memphis and the Church Health Center are forming a partnership to help the underserved of Memphis.
What does kudzu have in common with a media content company in Memphis that bears its name?
The Memphis College of Art appears set to move its graduate programs away from Downtown and back to its Overton Park campus.
Before the picket line against outsourcing the management of state office buildings went up Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Cove campus, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam saw some different signs: several students holding up posters thanking Haslam for the Tennessee Promise program.
Ray’s take: According to AARP, baby boomers are turning 65 at the rate of 10,000 per day. That means a lot of people are looking at the traditional retirement age coming up fast. Whenever you plan to not have to work anymore, there are some basic financial decisions you should make as you near that age.
Think about the last time you checked your online bank account at your local coffee shop, updated social media while waiting in line at a store or caught up on your email at an airport during a layover.
I don’t remember where I got the quip that is the theme for today’s I Swear Crossword. It’s hardly original. The gist of it is that if you power down for a while, you’ll almost always power back up. It’s a comforting thought. Or is it?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State education officials say Tennessee public high school students improved on the ACT for the third straight year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says he hopes his home state of Tennessee won't emulate the Washington approach to spending on transportation projects without finding ways to pay for them.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee prison warden has called for correctional officers to be detained if they remove scheduling information from prison grounds.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With new tests on the way in math and English for students in grades three through 11, a survey released Wednesday shows Tennessee teachers worried that they're spending too much time on testing and test preparation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans have just absorbed a financial beating — at least as measured by their stock holdings. It's the kind of blow that can feed a sense of helplessness about retirement, college savings and higher-than-expected bills.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose for a second month in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business investment plans jumped by the largest amount in 13 months.