VOL. 130 | NO. 54 | Thursday, March 19, 2015
It’s official. The Cheesecake Factory will open one of its signature restaurants at the Wolfchase Galleria.
Archer-malmo honored among top dog-friendly workplaces
On any given day of the week, Memphis-based advertising, public relations and marketing agency archer-malmo has several guests on hand – often in unusual places like underneath the conference table during brainstorming meetings or even in the laps of those around that table.
Popular ride-sharing service Uber has hinted it may eventually expand firmly into the logistics sector. It’s a straight line, the thinking goes, from delivering people between destinations to eventually ferrying packages from one point to the next.
The city of Memphis and Elvis Presley Enterprises plan to seek approval of a Graceland Tourism Development Zone in April before the Tennessee Building Commission, according to an attorney for Graceland.
FedEx Corp. delivered for investors in the third quarter, with profits jumping more than 50 percent for the Memphis-based company.
In the political mathematics of an election year, another seat on the Memphis City Council just opened up – sort of.
The table was rectangular, not round. There was no green felt and nobody had a deck of cards. But when 10 Memphis City Council members, Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Tennessee comptroller Justin Wilson gathered in the council’s committee room Tuesday, March 17, there were lots of comparisons to a poker game. And lots of money was at stake.
Spring break, warmer weather drive large crowds to Memphis Zoo
Spring is in the air, and the Memphis Zoo is one of the first places many Memphians flock to enjoy the great outdoors.
For the minor-league position player hoping to make the big club out of spring training, two things are just as valuable as the bat and glove: optimism and, once your dream is re-routed, determination.
State Rep. Sherry Jones is continuing her push for legalization of medical marijuana in Tennessee after taking it further than ever in the legislative process last year.
Ray's Take: Being self-employed has some great perks, such as the financial freedom to expand your business on your own terms. You decide about days off and holidays. You make all the executive decisions. But with those freedoms, comes responsibility.
In the summer of 1966 I met Archie Manning in his hometown of Drew, Miss. In a game of touch football, I caught a pass or two from the future All-Pro quarterback. A few months later he spent a Friday night at my house in Greenville, after a dance to which he took a Greenville girl he was dating.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Officials say more than 5,600 of 12,000 backlogged rape evidence kits have been tested in Memphis, leading to the identification of nearly three dozen alleged rapists.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Nissan Motor Co. announced plans Tuesday to build a new $160 million supplier park at its Tennessee assembly plant that the Japanese automaker projects to attract more than 1,000 jobs.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Legislation that seeks to strengthen the review process of the state's academic standards is advancing in the House.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – House Speaker Beth Harwell is calling for an end to secrecy in legislative "pre-meetings."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Supreme Court has announced the creation of a new business court pilot project that aims to make complex commercial litigation more efficient.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam has named Kevin Triplett the new commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it needs to see further improvement in the job market and higher inflation before it raises interest rates from record lows.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the broad pay increases usually associated with job growth may not occur anytime soon.