VOL. 130 | NO. 226 | Thursday, November 19, 2015
Shelby County Schools wants to open a high school at Crosstown Concourse. SCS superintendent Dorsey Hopson confirmed the school district’s interest Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Nearly 10 months after the Memphis-Shelby County Development Growth Engine approved tax breaks for Ikea, it returned to the board with a new plan.
A new study from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project suggests that 8.5 percent of children with cancer have a genetic predisposition.
With only two meetings left, Memphis City Council members are on their way toward what looks to be a rocky end of their four-year term of office together.
Mike Harris is production manager at American Stairways Inc. on Lamar Avenue. He has a warehouse full of employees and, just saying it like it is, some are happier to be there than others.
The last election of 2015 in Shelby County will fill in the blanks in a changing of the political guard at City Hall.
It started as a joke, an opportunity to see the happy smiles of grandchildren around the Christmas tree.
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton campaigns Friday, Nov. 20, on the campus of LeMoyne-Owen College, one of two Tennessee stops – both at historically black colleges.
Paragon Bank saw record revenues in the third quarter, as well as the highest total loans in the bank’s history and an improved net interest margin, the bank announced this week.
A Journey Toward Commercialization: A Case Study in Xerox’s Venture into Telemedicine, a talk given by Denise Fletcher, Xerox
The year is 1945. An American soldier on the outskirts of Rapallo, Italy, is approached by a gray-bearded gentleman. He asks the soldier to take him to the authorities. Someone recognizes this fellow as the one about whom Washington has been sending cables. Seize him! Don’t let him escape or commit suicide! He’s dangerous! He is, in fact, under indictment for treason. Has been since 1943.
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around for a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has approved an ordinance that establishes a mow-to-own program to aid in fighting blight.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Germany's largest trade union is opening a joint office with the United Auto Workers in Tennessee to promote labor issues at German automakers and suppliers in the southern United States.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new report reveals the negative impact that the state's health care "gap" is having on local communities.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of recorded assaults on prison officers is down compared with a year ago, but critics say it's hard for them to accept any statistics from the Tennessee Department of Correction as fact.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials believed last month that the economic conditions needed to trigger the first interest rate hike in nearly a decade could "well be met" by their next meeting in December.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target says its sales rose 1.9 percent at established locations in the third quarter as it worked to revive its business by strengthening flagship categories like clothing and children's products.