VOL. 130 | NO. 51 | Monday, March 16, 2015
Fueled by bank sales declines and the onset of chilly winter weather, home sales slid 6 percent in Shelby County in February when compared to 2014, but prices continued to heat up, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
What is now a field near Interstate 55 and Church Road in Southaven, Miss., soon will become an outlet-shopping destination.
A Memphis sports fan has great motivation to now focus on the Grizzlies and the NBA, study for his or her upcoming Fantasy Baseball draft, or count the days until football kicks off.
Even before Shea Flinn gave a “no comment” last week to a persistent rumor that he would resign from the Memphis City Council, there were potential candidates eyeing his super district seat.
Approximately 800 teenagers and young adults already had applied for 1,000 summer jobs in a new city program by the time Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. announced it last week.
The Peabody Hotel’s 2015 Rooftop Party season kicks off April 16.
His company is Break It Down Towing, but Antonio Anderson’s home team is, and has always been, Orange Mound.
There is a scene in the black-and-white section of The Wizard of Oz when one of the farmers (who later transforms into the Tin Man) tells Auntie Mae, “They’re going to make of a statue of me one day!” Her response handled the ego inflation with a dose of pragmatic farm wisdom. As she pointed to his next chore, she retorts, “Don’t start posing for it now.”
Education bends family trees in the direction of progress. It is a liberating experience that paves the way for the quality of life that proves beneficial to the individual, the family and the community.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee cemetery owner accused of burying up to 200 bodies on land not owned by the business pleaded guilty Friday in exchange for 10 years' probation.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A special prosecutor has been sworn in to handle the case against a woman who received a new trial in the stabbing death of her mother.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick drew hoots and hollers of agreement from his colleagues when he suggested that members of the Senate had met during recent winter storms in the interest of padding their expense accounts.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is telling Congress the steps he will be taking once the federal government hits the debt limit on Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Justice Department proposal that could make locating and hacking into computers that are part of criminal investigations easier is raising constitutional concerns from privacy groups and Google, who fear the plan could have broad implications.
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (AP) – Call it a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future.