VOL. 130 | NO. 38 | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Allegiant Air will bring its ultra-low-cost service to Memphis International Airport beginning May 22 with nonstop flights to Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and its hometown of Las Vegas, the company announced Wednesday.
Gateway to the Blues Museum opens on Highway 61 in Tunica
Every day, Tunica, Miss., was missing an opportunity. Worst of all, that opportunity was passing by on the Blues Highway, also known as U.S. 61.
Memphis in May International Festival has unveiled the lineup for the Beale Street Music Festival that will unfold over three days in May at Tom Lee Park. The event is expected to bring a crowd of more than 100,000.
The board of trustees of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art has voted unanimously to name Emily Ballew Neff as the museum’s executive director.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – European river cruise giant Viking, already gaining a high profile in the United States with its sponsorship of popular PBS television shows, announced Tuesday that it will make New Orleans its first North American home port for Mississippi River cruises expected to begin by late 2017.
David Caywood still remembers the memorandum of understanding that almost settled the 1968 sanitation workers strike before Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.
The alumni chapter of the University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering is ramping up efforts to help develop a strong engineering community in the city.
Crye-Leike leadership, Realtors and representatives from the Greater Memphis Chamber braved frigid temperatures Monday to commemorate the opening of a new Midtown office on Union Avenue. Led by managing broker Carol Lott, the new office is located at 1715 Union Ave.
Jim Crone has been promoted to comprehensive solutions business development manager with Trane Mid-South. In his new role, Crone will work with large commercial, industrial and institutional customers throughout the Mid-South to develop performance-based comprehensive solutions for capital improvements and operational efficiencies.
The press release was written with no mistakes, explaining all the virtues of your company’s remarkable product. It was sent to all the newspapers and TV stations, and you even managed to send it to select radio stations and bloggers.
The first two months of the calendar year can present an intriguing opportunity to examine the state of the financial markets, as fourth quarter earning’s season is basically complete. Let’s take a look first at the broad equity markets, starting with a 2014 review:
Ahhh, February. The month that we proclaim our love to the ones that we hold dear. Now that the roses are withered and the chocolates devoured, with only a few extra pounds to show for it, do you still feel the love? Our love is the glue that keeps our family close, but it won’t pay the bills if we aren’t here.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumers are feeling a bit less confident this month, but their spirits are still at the highest levels since before the Great Recession.
NEW YORK (AP) – JPMorgan Chase is planning to close 300 bank branches, or about 5 percent of the total, over the next two years, as more customers move to online and mobile banking and the bank looks to reduce its overall expenses.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the U.S. economy is making steady progress, but that for now the Fed is will remain patient about raising interest rates because the job market is still healing and inflation is too low.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says integrity and character "is part of who I am" and apologized anew for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices rose in December at a faster pace than the previous month, likely because of a much smaller number of homes for sale.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Even as it faces another Supreme Court challenge, President Barack Obama's health care law has steadily reduced the number of uninsured Americans, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.