VOL. 131 | NO. 75 | Thursday, April 14, 2016
Wearing a University of Memphis lapel pin on his suit jacket, Tubby Smith was introduced on the floor of FedExForum Thursday, April 14, as the 18th head coach in Tigers history.
It started immediately, before the hiring was even official. The audible sighs on sports talk radio, the Twitter whining, and the figurative eye-rolling.
In March, Shelby County home sales rose 4 percent year-over-year with 1,347 recorded for the month compared to 1,295 in 2015.
Shelby County’s mortgage market closed out the first quarter by posting March numbers that headed in the direction bankers and real estate professionals like to see.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen knows the signs of someone making the transition to running for Congress.
For about three decades, Tina Santi Flaherty and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis lived in the same New York City apartment building. “I wasn’t friends with Jackie,” Flaherty said. “But I’d see her in the lobby and we had a nod-and-smile acquaintance.”
The Tigers basketball grapevine is nothing but Tubby Smith as of Wednesday when the speculation was joined by torrent of rumors about contact between the Texas Tech coach and the University of Memphis.
It’s usually filing too close to the deadline that ends up shedding potential candidates from local election ballots.
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Omni Prep Academy has purchased the Raleigh Presbyterian Church across from the Raleigh Springs Mall for $1.3 million.
Steven Spielberg said, "The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves." And that describes the underlying philosophy of SCORE.
“Mental agility” has been defined as “cognitive and psychological adaptability, or the ability to think rapidly and creatively under stress.” A site called “Mind Fitness Training Institute” says that “an agile mind … can anticipate or quickly adapt to uncertain or changing situations. …”
Trade secrets are some of a company’s most valuable assets. They’re like a good employee – you don’t want either to walk out the door.
The silly season is in full swing on Capitol Hill, but the “bathroom bill” and any jokes surrounding it are no laughing matter anymore. It’s getting downright expensive.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – South Korean tiremaker Hankook is moving its North American headquarters to Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday declined to take up Volkswagen's challenge of a union vote at its lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The chief executives of Williams-Sonoma, Hilton Worldwide, T-Mobile and dozens of other major corporations have signed a letter asking Tennessee lawmakers to reject a transgender bathroom bill, saying it is discriminatory.
The government says more flights are arriving on time, airlines are canceling fewer flights, but passengers' complaints are still rising.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the economy kept expanding in late February and March, despite weakness in the energy sector and a slowdown in exports of some factory and farm products because of global weakness and the strong dollar.