VOL. 125 | NO. 60 | Monday, March 29, 2010
Former state Sen. John Ford of Memphis is no longer a prisoner at the Memphis Federal Correctional Institution.
The Wall Street Journal reports Tennessee has won a share of federal funding from the Race To The Top education reform program.
Friday’s foreclosure notice announcing a sale on the courthouse steps of dozens of Midtown properties where a long-awaited mixed-use project has been planned for years is not an automatic death knell for the development.
The ownership of CKx Inc., the company that owns 85 percent of Elvis Presley Enterprises and which is pursuing a $250 million revamp of Graceland and the surrounding area, may be getting all shook up.
The case of two rural West Tennessee men accused of plotting to kill President Barack Obama at his inauguration ended Monday as the second of the two suspects pleaded guilty.
Unlike their Wall Street brethren who for years made big bets chasing millions in quick profits, the management of Independent Bank has for 12 years followed a simple rule.
Susan Stephenson grew up in East Tennessee and followed her heart to Memphis when a young man she knew decided to attend graduate school here.
Shelby County Commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote today on an ordinance that would better define restrictions on where strip clubs and other adult entertainment businesses can locate in the county.
When Harold Crye and Dick Leike bought the former Anderton’s seafood restaurant at 1895 Madison Ave. in 2007, the founders of the state’s largest realty firm had big plans for the property.
After a long career in mental health, David Wilson decided to cash in on his chips –potato chips, that is.
Despite decreases in funding, Porter-Leath continues working to solve the problems that tear Memphis families apart and put the city’s children at risk.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. won’t have to factor in pay raises for employees as he puts together his first budget proposal.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
It’s been 46 years since Marshall McLuhan declared, “The medium is the message.”
What is it in our character that makes us devote so much attention to social media – social networking? Yet we are content to let the original social media – face to face communication – fade as a skill.
Jen Simmons is a graphic designer for The Daily News and The Memphis News who also is an avid blogger and social media devotee.
Wicked witches, vengeful secretaries and friendly ogres highlight the upcoming 2010-2011 season of Broadway musicals at The Orpheum Theatre, whose president expects more laughter than tears from audiences.
One in an occassional series on the signature dishes of local chefs.
Iwas going to select the Hoopla Chardonnay 2006 as a harbinger of spring, but as I write these words it's cool and wet.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican Bill Gibbons of Memphis cited lackluster fundraising in abandoning his bid for Tennessee governor on Friday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The regulation and enforcement of the casino industry in Mississippi will now be funded entirely through fees and fines.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Lane Furniture is adding 186 workers to its operations in northeast Mississippi.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.7 percent last month but remains below the national rate of 9.7 percent.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Personal income in Arkansas fell by 0.2 percent last year — but the percentage change ranks as 10th best in the nation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The burst of energy the U.S. economy showed at the end of last year isn't likely to be repeated anytime soon.
DETROIT (AP) — If your local Chrysler dealer was forced out of business by the company last year, it could soon be selling new cars again.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure to stem the foreclosure crisis, the Obama administration launched a plan Friday to reduce the amount some troubled borrowers owe on their home loans and give jobless homeowners a temporary break.