VOL. 131 | NO. 46 | Friday, March 4, 2016
Nordstrom Rack is just the tip of the Class A iceberg. At least three more best-in-class retailers are headed for the newly built East Memphis shopping center, and the fate of the Wolfchase Galleria Sears is to be decided.
Memphis City Council member Reid Hedgepeth says the body's Tuesday, March 1, vote to give the Memphis Zoo control of part of the Overton Park Greensward was an attempt to “rectify a mistake.”
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is backing the plan by the Memphis Area Transit Authority to make some short-term adjustments to its route system later this year.
Try putting yourself in John Charles Wilson’s dusty work boots for a moment. You’ve served as president of Agricenter International for more than 15 years. In less than six months, you will retire.
In less than four months, Memphians will be able to purchase wine in grocery stores.
Where else is there to begin but the Greensward controversy.
Nearly four months after announcing a new route between Memphis and Phoenix, American Airlines is beginning the daily nonstop flights.
As construction crews working on the 450-room Guest House at Graceland resort hotel marked the topping out of that Whitehaven project this week, work is about to begin on the other side of Elvis Presley Boulevard on the Graceland West project.
Some big changes are in the works at Memphis International Airport to modernize and improve the passenger experience, with a slew of new amenities planned.
Terry Hollahan, a veteran journalist with nearly 30 years in the newspaper industry, has joined The Daily News and The Memphis News as managing editor.
Every month, The Memphis Daily News is giving our readers an illustration from local artist Martha Kelly of places, events, sights and sounds that make Memphis ‘Memphis.’ Here, the Mighty Souls Brass Band plays at Dixon Gallery & Gardens.
For more than two decades it’s been a ritual of the Memphis City Council. A developer proposes a new motel or there is an ownership change at an existing motel. Either way the proposal makes its way to the council because the city requires a special use permit.
Coach George Karl’s Denver teams used to battle against this incarnation of the Memphis Grizzlies. Now, his Sacramento Kings come into FedExForum and engage in elbow-to-elbow and push-and-pull hardwood combat with the edited version of this era’s Grizzlies.
Delegates are like points. States are like games. Conference titles are like party nominations.
SHAME ON US. This week, the Memphis City Council ran over a whole room of citizens and a whole city and parked right on top of something they care about.
Ray’s take: The stock market has had one of the worst starts of the year ever, and the roller coaster shows no sign of letting up. Market naysayers have stolen the spotlight and are further inciting panic with their rhetoric.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee lawmakers are moving toward assigning letter grades to public schools.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – University of Tennessee students are rallying supporters of diversity on campus after a state Senate Education Committee voted Wednesday to defund the UT Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday that Donald Trump would need to make major policy changes before he could consider supporting the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The number of electronic federal tax returns filed so far from Tennessee has increased from last year.
PHOENIX (AP) – Computers help us decide what route to take to the grocery store, who to date, and what music to listen to. Why shouldn't they also decide how we invest?
NEW YORK (AP) – Herbalife, the seller of supplements and weight-loss products currently under federal investigation as a potential pyramid scheme, overstated its worldwide membership growth in 2015.
Nordstrom Rack is just the tip of the Class A iceberg. At least three more best-in-class retailers are headed for the newly-built East Memphis shopping center, and the fate of the Wolfchase Galleria Sears is to be decided.