VOL. 131 | NO. 44 | Wednesday, March 2, 2016
After months of speculation, Nordstrom Rack has confirmed plans to open in Memphis.
A Memphis Area Transit Authority security guard has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault involving an unruly passenger who died of complications three months later.
Memphis City Council members voted 11-1 Tuesday, March 1, to grant the Memphis Zoo control of the northern part of the Overton Park Greensward.
A lot of walk-up business at the polls Tuesday, March 1, meant some late election results for Shelby County in the Tennessee presidential primaries.
The city has to put up $30 million over five years to match a $30 million federal grant the city got in 2015 for the South City development, including demolition and redevelopment of the Foote Homes public housing development.
The CEO of RVC Outdoor Destinations of Memphis says his company is “ready to invest $10 million of our own capital that is currently available and ready to deploy.”
This will be a relatively short edition of Last Word given the crush of an exceptional Tuesday in which a day at City Hall was more exciting than the state’s presidential primaries.
When gas prices are low and falling, consumers who have more money in their wallet to spend on other things than fueling up aren’t the only ones who are happy.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell announced Monday, Feb. 29, that he will be a candidate in the August Republican primary for the 8th Congressional District.
The Germantown Community Theatre’s $1.5 million capital campaign has a clear theme: “Build, Grow, Expand.”
Most Memphis City Council members don’t want to stop comments from the public during council sessions. But several do want a better explanation of how the comments work, what their role is and what kind of comments won’t be tolerated.
Jonnye McElyea has joined Allen & Hoshall as a structural engineer. McElyea, who designs structures such as buildings, bridges and retaining walls, is among the 19 percent of engineers who are women. Her previous experience includes time at Parsons Corporation and AFRAM Corp.
Have you heard the rumor? Everything important about your career is listed within the pages of your resume. Why would you possibly want to waste your time putting together a cover letter these days?
If you don’t bend, you’ll break. We’ve all heard that saying before, but it’s increasingly true for sales teams.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A proposal to allow skunks to be kept as pets in Tennessee has fallen short in the state House amid concerns about spreading rabies.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Efforts to restrict the number of liquor stores that can be owned in Tennessee drew vocal opposition from a Republican lawmaker Monday, who said it is contrary to GOP principles and suggested that supporters may have been "bought and paid for" by lobbying groups.
CARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Officials in Tennessee have let an emergency contract to begin clearing an area of Interstate 75 that's covered by a rock slide.
NEW YORK (AP) – Medtronic's third-quarter revenue soared more than 60 percent, led by health sales of heart and surgical devices in the U.S.
DETROIT (AP) – Automakers posted big U.S. sales gains last month as consumers – giddy from Super Bowl ads – returned to showrooms after a snowy January.
WASHINGTON (AP) – FBI Director James Comey likened impenetrable digital encryption to a "vicious guard dog" Tuesday, as a high-stakes fight between privacy and national security moved from the courts to Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration's new commissioner says his agency will fully back efforts to develop harder-to-abuse painkillers, part of a sweeping government drive to reduce deadly overdoses with pain medications.