VOL. 130 | NO. 35 | Friday, February 20, 2015
Coca-Cola appears poised to grow its Memphis presence.
RVC Outdoor Destinations helps people camp out on their terms
The way Andy Cates explains it, camping out hasn’t changed a lot in about half a century.
Ernest Strickland has been promoted to vice president of international & business partnerships for the Greater Memphis Chamber, effective immediately.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital opened its new $198 million Kay Research and Care Center Thursday, a facility the hospital says will usher in a new era of research, education, collaboration, care and treatment for the hospital.
City Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb wants the Urban Land Institute to “review, evaluate and issue recommendations” on the Wharton administration’s Fairgrounds redevelopment plan after leading a set of public hearings and discussions that would take place over a five-day period.
Sprouts Farmers Market, a fast-growing specialty grocery chain, has set an opening date for its first Memphis-area store.
Despite low gas prices, a backlog on road projects and prevailing winds for fuel-tax reform, Gov. Bill Haslam is pulling back from a gas-tax increase this session.
Ahead of its annual Day on the Hill next month and fresh off the legislative defeat of a Medicaid expansion in Tennessee, the state’s largest professional association for doctors has unveiled its wish list for the 2015 legislative session.
They have banked 39 wins and earned their current standing – emphasis on the word current – as the team with the second-best record in the Western Conference behind Golden State.
Carlos Martinez’s English isn’t very good. But you don’t need a translator to communicate the raw facts.
“REALITY JUST IS.” I stood in the bathroom in boxer shorts and shaving cream and cheered words coming from my radio – words good enough to overcome that image I just put in your head – words like these:
When’s the last time you thought of yourself as a brand? If you were a car, would you be a Ford or a Mercedes? Would you be a SUV or a convertible?
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen says Shelby County is receiving more than $5.6 million in federal funds to help care for people living with HIV.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A jury started deliberating Thursday in the federal trial of a Tennessee National Guard recruiter charged with trying to kill four superiors in an armory shooting.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Records show a new group with ties to Gov. Bill Haslam has spent more than $100,000 defending his position on maintaining Tennessee's current education standards.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is headlining the Tennessee Republican Party's annual fundraiser in May.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee House of Representatives canceled committee meetings and its Thursday floor session amid icy and snowy conditions around the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker wondered aloud whether the standstill Senate was worth a grown man's time.