VOL. 130 | NO. 227 | Friday, November 20, 2015
With a scant 4.8 percent turnout, Memphis voters filled in the blanks at City Hall Thursday, Nov. 19, by electing four new members to the Memphis City Council and returning an appointed incumbent.
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.
Black Friday, taking place Nov. 27, is only a week away and local and national retailers are gearing up for the busiest day of the year.
Lauren Carlson, a Memphis artist with her own jewelry line called Question the Answer, is counting down the days to this year’s Memphis Indie Holiday Market.
A Chinese company has selected Memphis to be its first manufacturing site in the U.S., bringing more than 100 jobs and $4.2 million in local taxes.
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.
Two straight losses knocked the University of Memphis football team from the national polls.
What food and water are to the human condition, hope is to a new University of Memphis basketball season.
SPIRITS OF A CITY. Emily Sutton and Annie Cook were prostitutes. And angels.
Ray’s Take The taxable status of an investment account refers to whether any income earned in the account is taxable at the time of earning, or possibly not at all.
NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy shares plunged Thursday after reporting disappointing quarterly sales and a cautious outlook for the key holiday shopping season as it faces price pressures and tougher competition from online stores.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House approved a bill Thursday that supporters said would make the Federal Reserve more transparent and accountable, defying a veto threat.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In-state tuition at Mississippi's eight public universities is set to rise by 4.1 percent on average next fall, with the average price of tuition and fees crossing $7,000 for the first time.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Drought conditions are diminishing in Arkansas after heavy rainfall throughout the state in the past week.