VOL. 130 | NO. 193 | Monday, October 5, 2015
Nearly 15 percent of the voters in Memphis cast early ballots in advance of Thursday's election day in the races for Memphis Mayor, Memphis City Council and City Court Clerk.
It’s becoming more commonplace to see health professionals in Memphis talking up not so much the high-tech advancements that dominate specialized practices around the city but rather the opposite end of the care spectrum.
A new fundraising campaign publicly launched Friday, Oct. 2, marks the first of its kind in Memphis Theological Seminary’s 50 years in the city.
Since the end of 2014, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and challenger Jim Strickland have each passed the half-million-dollar mark in what they’ve raised in their respective mayoral campaigns, which culminate on election day Thursday, Oct. 8.
Of the 15 Grizzlies players on guaranteed contracts, four are entering their second season in the NBA and one is a rookie.
Birthday parties are a growing business offering in Memphis, where parents are less likely to plan a simple gathering at home with a few friends, instead opting for extravagant themes and events.
Working for one employer for 31 years is a nice accomplishment.
To successfully foster an innovation, you have to look through at least six different sets of eyes.
Hunger is a problem that we don’t often connect with living in Memphis, yet food hardship is significant in our city. Memphis ranked eighth in the nation in food hardship in the 2014 Gallup Poll.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Six Tennessee schools, including one in Memphis, have been recognized nationally for exceptional student performance.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam agrees with fellow Republicans' criticism of the Hall income tax on earnings from stocks and bonds in Tennessee, but argues that the state must balance efforts to do away with the levy with other funding needs in areas like education, roads and health care.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee will receive about $148,000 in federal funding to support mine safety and health training courses and other programs.
NEW YORK (AP) – Online stock brokerage company Scottrade said that the names and addresses of about 4.6 million of its customers may have been stolen by hackers.
Google is officially 'Alphabet.' Google Inc. on Friday completed the move to reorganize as Alphabet, and its stock will begin trading as Alphabet on the Nasdaq under the same tickers "GOOG" and "GOOGL" on Monday. Each share of Google will be automatically converted to Alphabet stock.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart laid off 450 workers at its headquarters Friday as the world's largest retailer attempts to become more nimble so that it can better compete with the likes of Amazon.com.