VOL. 131 | NO. 6 | Friday, January 8, 2016
The Urban Child Institute has approved a 5 percent annual granting strategy that will equate to giving about $8 million to local organizations to support children’s needs.
The average airfare at Memphis International Airport has dropped more than $93 since 2012, according to passenger and fare data from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
FedEx Corp. has received the green light to proceed with its $4.8 billion acquisition of Dutch delivery company TNT Express.
Poverty and hunger are easy enough to find in Memphis. You don’t have to go far from the Mid-South Food Bank’s offices, at 239 South Dudley St., before you start wandering into pockets of isolation – food deserts.
The crest is here and it is not quite 40 feet on the Mississippi River gauge. The projections Thursday evening going into Friday’s crest of the river at Memphis changed a bit from the 40.3 foot level. The crest is 39.8 feet.
The Memphis Grizzlies have waived veteran backup big man Ryan Hollins and signed former University of Memphis guard Elliot Williams to a 10-day contract.
In five years as Memphis Police Department director, Toney Armstrong has seen more changes in law enforcement culture and how officers are perceived than most of his predecessors in the position ever saw.
When nexAir CEO Kevin McEniry says his company is always on the lookout for growth opportunities, it’s both an accurate reflection of its evolution over 75 years and also something of an understatement.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell said the state of Tennessee will most likely move to require Shelby County Schools to fully fund its $1.5 billion liability for health insurance and similar employee benefits.
It’s been overshadowed by City Hall’s liability crisis of the last two years.
The ballot for the March 1 Tennessee presidential primaries and county primaries for General Sessions Court Clerk was set while many voters were focused on the holidays and preparations for the new city leaders taking office in January.
That an Arkansas team played its best football at season’s end, coming into Memphis and defeating Kansas State 45-23 in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, hardly qualifies as a surprise.
Wednesday night, Jan. 6, Grizzlies at Oklahoma City on ESPN. It was, well, must-grimace TV.
BELL. BOWLING. CROWE. GARDENHIRE. KELSEY. NICELY. ROBERTS. AND NORRIS. As the Tennessee General Assembly gets going in 2016, let’s remember how they started 2015 – with the abandonment of common sense and decency and hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans.
Ray’s Take Learning how to invest your money is one of life’s more important lessons. You don’t need to be Warren Buffet to start investing. But you do need to have a basic understanding of investment and investment terms along with the confidence to make a plan.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chancellor John Morgan is stepping down as head of the Tennessee Board of Regents following Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's announcement that he wants to grant more autonomy to the six four-year universities in the system.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam has named Appeals Judge Roger A. Page to fill a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze has received a one-year contract extension and raise that will push his salary to $5 million per year by 2018.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he wants lawmakers to end the state's practice of commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Going into President Barack Obama's last year in office, progress has stalled on reducing the number of uninsured Americans under his signature health care law, according to a major survey out Thursday.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — The Renault-Nissan Alliance is entering the race to build autonomous cars with a plan to introduce 10 models capable of temporarily relieving humans of their driving duties on highways and city streets.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hudson Bay has purchased the luxury deal site Gilt Group Holdings Inc. for $250 million as traditional retailers follow shoppers, and their money, online.