VOL. 130 | NO. 55 | Friday, March 20, 2015
Cheesecake Factory definitely on the way
It’s official. The Cheesecake Factory will open one of its signature restaurants at the Wolfchase Galleria.
The first chairman of the consolidated Shelby County Schools board judges how well the school board is performing its duties by how mundane its monthly voting meeting is.
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.
Literacy Mid-South scores 500,000 books through national effort
The crowd should begin gathering on the Overton Park greensward around 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21.
The campaign season in Shelby County kicks off Friday, March 20, as candidates in the Arlington and Lakeland municipal elections can begin pulling qualifying petitions for the September elections in each of the suburban communities.
Consider just one headline from Yahoo Sports to demonstrate how fast a single word in a quote can blow up and get the media and fans alike into panic mode:
His feet were killing him. That’s why former Ole Miss linebacker Patrick Willis recently walked away from the NFL at age 30.
TENNESSEE. FIRST AT LAST. That’s our new slogan. Time to own it. Some of you, my faithful readers, tell me I should be more positive about our prospects as a state. Look at the circus in Nashville – and remember how much fun I had at the circus as a kid, how hard I laughed at the clowns. Watch our march backwards, our retreat from progress – and think of it as a parade, marvel at how the marchers stay in lockstep with their eyes so firmly closed, applaud their speed and coordination.
Finding a work-from-home job (or WFH job as they’re sometimes called) can seem to be an impossible proposition. It’s like finding a unicorn. You’ve heard they exist, but you’ve never actually seen one.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam says Pure Foods Inc. has chosen Kingsport for its U.S. headquarters and manufacturing operations.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A corporate tax attorney is suing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration for refusing to produce documents under the Tennessee Open Records Act.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A proposal to allow Tennessee motorcyclists to ride between slow-moving cars has been withdrawn by the Senate sponsor.
A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013.
NEW YORK (AP) – A civil rights group sued the federal government Thursday to try to force it to turn over information about airport "behavior detection" programs designed to spot passengers who are potential threats, saying they lead to discrimination.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits basically held steady last week, as the job market continues to outpace broader economic growth.