VOL. 131 | NO. 221 | Friday, November 4, 2016
A total of 242,309 citizens, or 42.6 percent of registered voters, cast an early or absentee ballot during the early voting period that ended Thursday, Nov. 3, according to Shelby County Election Commission figures.
On the last day of early voting in Shelby County Thursday, Nov. 3, Democratic state Representative G. A. Hardaway walked into the early voting site at Glenview Community Center in South Memphis.
Dean Jernigan is one of those CEOs who’s happy to spend big chunks of earnings calls with analysts leading a deep dive into the macroeconomics of his public company’s industry.
The contrast couldn’t be greater. The Orpheum Theatre opened in 1928 and was one of the first buildings in Memphis placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Orpheum’s Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education is a year old and is a model of contemporary design, technology and other amenities.
Bill Weld didn’t wait for a question about Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to come up during a Wednesday, Nov. 2, campaign stop in Memphis.
Early voting in Shelby County ended with some lines Thursday at several of the 21 sites. We should have the final turnout numbers Friday morning and you can get the totals first @tdnpols, www.twitter.com/tdnpols.
MARTHA KELLY'S MEMPHIS
Memphis artist Martha Kelly captures the splendor of the Harahan Bridge this month where the new, nearly one-mile Big River Crossing boardwalk connects Memphis with West Memphis, Arkansas.
The marketplace section of the Ikea Memphis store is still a work in progress six weeks from its Dec. 14 opening.
THE PRESS BOX
You can buy into the goat, into the black cat that walked in front of Ron Santo in 1969, into infamous Steve Bartman and, well, into the whole notion that the Cubs were cursed for 108 years, if you wish.
Five games into their season, the Memphis Grizzlies have provided a small sample size that is simultaneously encouraging, confounding and still mildly concerning.
If Tennessee football coach Butch Jones thought last Saturday night was bad in Columbia, South Carolina, he had no idea what was waiting when he got back to Knoxville.
In a remarkable change of course over recent seasons, the Tennessee Titans entered the month of November still relevant in the AFC South race.
Outside of his game-winning touchdown catch that capped a comeback in Detroit, Andre Johnson didn’t do much on the stat sheet for the Tennessee Titans.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, whose team missed the playoffs in 2016 for the first time in his five-year tenure, has agreed to a three-year contract extension.
Ray’s Take Stock market corrections are an inevitable part of investing. Since 1932, declines of 10 to 20 percent have occurred every two years on average. It might happen next week, three months from now, or next year.
GOT TO KEEP SWINGING. In the last week, somebody took my iPad and my sunglasses out of my car, the hot water heater crapped out and rained through the ceiling light fixtures, something crawled up inside our dryer vent and died, and somebody lifted my wife’s phone and wallet from her purse. Job called and offered his condolences.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi state flag will remain in the City of Tupelo.
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi and Continental AG leaders Thursday celebrated the start of construction of the German company's $1.45 billion tire plant west of Jackson.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo has confirmed that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating its sales practices, and revealed that it has almost doubled to $1.7 billion the amount set aside to deal with its legal problems.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) – CVS Health has announced that it is letting go of about 600 employees as it streamlines operations.
NEW YORK (AP) – Worried that the election will ruin your 401(k)?