VOL. 130 | NO. 248 | Tuesday, December 22, 2015
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is launching a graduate school of biomedical sciences on its campus in the fall of 2017.
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is joining the veritable building boom among Memphis-area hospitals and health care organizations.
Don’t look for a gas tax hike in the 2016 session of the Tennessee legislature, says the state Senate majority leader.
Torisha Williams was an elementary school educator for six years. So when she began her position in August as a counselor at Sheffield High School, she brought some grade-school culture to the job of helping her students find a way to college.
Last Word is a new daily online column that offers an overview of what’s happened at the end of shift, so to speak. Picture a dimly lit newsroom in the Downtown night and the last person in the place leaving a memo for the morning shift and you have a pretty good idea of what we are aiming for.
The philanthropic foundation of hedge fund manager Steven Cohen and his wife Alexandra is committing $20 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The EPIcenter entrepreneurship organization has teamed up with the city of Germantown to open a collaborative work and business space in the Carrefour at Kirby Woods, a shopping center at the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Kirby Road.
Memphis Mayor-elect Jim Strickland has appointed Patrice Thomas as the city’s deputy chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1.
For Memphis-area homebuilders, the market is far from pre-recession levels, but 2016 could bring more building activity.
Feel like Christmas is closing in on you? Feel like you’re being double-teamed – work and all the usual daily responsibilities, plus shopping for family and friends?
REAL ESTATE RECAP
1594 E. Holmes Road, Memphis, TN 38116 -
A Whitehaven apartment complex has sold for $2.7 million.
Its Christmas time! And soon to be Kwanzaa. Then New Year’s! It’s time to celebrate and share gifts. We give to our families and friends. Many of us have already made a gift to nonprofits we hold closest to our hearts. But there’s always time for more giving.
University of Memphis football fans will head to Birmingham, Ala., next week to celebrate a bowl game appearance that could see the team finish with 10 wins for a second straight season.
With the holiday season in full swing, most of us could use all the help we can get to stay organized, from keeping track of gift wish lists to monitoring spending habits. Fortunately, cloud computing – the current Internet technology that lets you access all your files and important data from any remote location – is here to help.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amid ongoing scrutiny of how correctional officers are paid and scheduled in Tennessee, a new survey shows that the officers overwhelmingly dislike the state's recently changed overtime policies.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Blue Bell ice cream is back in stores in Louisiana and Mississippi, eight months after listeria contamination halted sales and prompted cleanup of production plants.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The humming is constant; a low-pitched drone from 155 miles of conveyer belts racing packages in every direction. Boxes shift from one belt to another and bump into a metal wall. Thud. Thud. Thud. In the background, trucks beep and jet engines roar.
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have slapped German automaker BMW AG with a $40 million penalty for moving too slowly to fix Mini brand cars that failed federal crash tests.
Wondering how you will fare financially in 2016? Below are what experts think next year will hold for financial matters close to home: Raises, rent, gas, food and health.