VOL. 130 | NO. 60 | Friday, March 27, 2015
The Tennessee Supreme Court ordered a new trial Thursday, March 26, for a Memphis man convicted in 2012 of raping a child and sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Corps of Engineers chief says river’s infrastructure needs money
The city’s 3.3 miles of floodwalls and five miles of levees held in the 2011 near record rise of the Mississippi River at Memphis.
Fred’s Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss Thursday, March 26, the day after announcing a major acquisition to its pharmacy network as well as the addition of several new executives.
Former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. still talks about his early political schedule as a first-time candidate in 1996 speaking to Memphis kindergarten students.
Memphis architecture firm archimania is inching closer to building a new headquarters and apartment development in the South Main neighborhood Downtown.
The departure of YES Prep from Memphis before the charter school operator ever got the keys to Airways Middle School shows how public education is shifting with nearly three years of new competition.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were on a three-game winning streak. The Memphis Grizzlies were on a three-game winning streak. They were each the No. 2 seed in their respective conferences.
So Josh Pastner is transferring to Arizona State, Tom Bowen to Cal, and Nick King and Pookie Powell to points unknown.
GOING RIGHT BACK OUT THERE ANYWAY. I get lots of email about the kind of days friends are having these days – days like mine.
It’s not an uncommon experience for an interview to go incredibly well, and then to receive a very impersonal “thanks, but no thanks” e-mail from the hiring manager. Even worse, you could receive an automated e-mail from the company’s application system that provides virtually no information. This experience can be frustrating at best and anger inducing at worst.
ALCOA, Tenn. (AP) – A statement from the U.S. Energy Department says it has given a "conditional commitment" for a $259 million loan to the Alcoa plant in East Tennessee to expand production of lightweight materials for vehicles.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school is scheduled for a vote on the Senate floor on Monday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that he is willing to risk a second defeat of his Insure Tennessee proposal to highlight the need for improving health standards in the state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that he's not going to let a lawsuit several East Tennessee school systems filed against the state over funding derail the administration's efforts to address grievances about the state's school funding formula.
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan.