VOL. 130 | NO. 239 | Wednesday, December 9, 2015
He didn’t win re-election, but A C Wharton says he did change the city’s politics in his six years as mayor.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation file on the fatal Memphis police shooting of Darrius Stewart will be opened to the public under a court order issued Tuesday, Dec. 8, by Shelby County Chancellor James Newsom.
Memphis Mayor-elect Jim Strickland rounded out his team of top advisers and division directors with six appointees who will report directly to him – a structural change to how previous mayoral administrations have worked.
Ahead of its annual meeting in Memphis next week, AutoZone’s fiscal first-quarter results for the period ended Nov. 21 showed the car parts retailer working to deliver on its 2016 operating mantra: “Yes, we’ve got it.”
MAA’s board of directors has approved a 6.5 percent hike in the company’s dividend for fiscal year 2016, the dividend's sixth consecutive annual increase.
Shelby County Commissioners met for the last time in 2015 Monday, Dec. 7, in an hour-long session void of any arguments about money or attorneys. They focused on a set of grants for local nonprofits instead.
Once upon a time, all you needed was a tuft of Cotton, a taste of Orange, a simple Rose and a cup of Sugar. That was your college football bowl season.
Chris Curry has been named president of Evaporcool Solutions LLC, a Memphis-based company whose proprietary Evaporcool System improves the energy efficiency of air conditioning and refrigeration units. In his new role, Curry will be responsible for leading all aspects of the company as it looks to aggressively expand its business.
This column is the fourth in an 11-part series on the Top Ten 2016 Marketing Trends. Check back for the remainder of the series and a deep dive into each of these trends.
Office holiday parties can often feel like a drag. There’s frequently an expectation that you must attend and bring your spouse. In addition to the stress of taking time out of your personal life for a work event, you must find childcare, pick out the perfect holiday attire and convince your spouse that this evening is important.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss has received $5 million from two sources to benefit its athletics program.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey called Tuesday for a moratorium on all immigration from countries with "ties to terrorism."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While the United Auto Workers is celebrating the end of its losing streak at foreign automakers in the South, Tennessee's Republican Gov. Bill Haslam was dismissive Monday of the significance of what he calls the union's "cherry-picked" win at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chancellor for the University of Tennessee says an online memo advising employees to make sure holiday celebrations aren't Christmas parties "in disguise" was "poorly worded."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee business and community leaders assembled Monday to support a bipartisan public policy group in its effort to end the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in October, though overall hiring picked up and quits rose slightly, adding to evidence the job market is slowly improving.