VOL. 131 | NO. 228 | Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Thirteen seconds into the new University of Memphis basketball season, guard Markel Crawford was flying toward the rim, dunking, getting fouled, and then completing a three-point play.
Autoliv, the world’s largest auto safety supplier, has signed a lease to move into a 157,366-square-foot distribution facility in Olive Branch, Mississippi.
Christian Brothers University’s campus overhaul includes a new college of education that aims to make the university a major player in the training and development of teachers.
State Senate Republican leader Mark Norris of Collierville ran for re-election this year the way just about any incumbent prefers to run – unopposed.
The city of Memphis turns 200 years old in 2019. And the city’s bicentennial is the target date for the roll out of a comprehensive city plan the administration of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is calling Memphis 3.0.
EMPHASIS Financial Services
Standing apart from the competition in banking is not necessarily the simplest thing to do, given that key aspects of the industry – making loans, taking deposits and the like – look so similar from one institution to the next.
Filing an income tax return is like going to the dentist: a necessity that, for many people, is full of anxiety and possibly pain.
First South Financial Credit Union, a Mid-South full-service financial provider, has expanded into Collierville with the opening of its 16th branch location. Thanks to its continued growth, the credit union is now the largest in West Tennessee based on capital.
“How can we raise money before the end of the year?!?” We have received several calls like these. Established and emerging organizations want to make sure they communicate with and solicit donors before the end of the year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Democrat Bill Freeman, who came in third in Nashville's mayor's race despite spending $3.5 million of his own money, says the state party should replace Chair Mary Mancini following last week's election results.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Leon Russell, who performed, sang and produced some of rock 'n' roll's top records, has died. He was 74.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – The Tupelo City Council is expected to discuss Mississippi's controversial state flag this week.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A development company that purchased an unfinished nuclear power plant from the Tennessee Valley Authority for $111 million on Monday said it plans to spend as much as $13 billion to make the nuclear generator operational.
WASHINGTON (AP) – American Apparel is seeking bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year, unable to find its footing in a shifting retail landscape and after a contentious fight for control with company founder Dov Charney.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google's search engine is highlighting an inaccurate story claiming that President-elect Donald Trump won the popular vote in last week's election, the latest example of bogus information spread by the internet's gatekeepers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – New hybrid and electric cars are required to make noise when traveling at low speeds so that pedestrians, especially those who are blind or have poor eyesight, will hear them coming, under a new rule released Monday by the Obama administration.