VOL. 130 | NO. 74 | Thursday, April 16, 2015
Memphis International Airport is ready for a little grit-n-grind.
The state of Tennessee may have moved out, but the city of Memphis could be moving in.
Why not make Fan Appreciation Night simple?
33rd annual Memphis in May Triathlon returns to Millington
The 33rd annual Memphis in May Triathlon Weekend is again a little closer to truth in advertising.
A long-delayed city plan to remake a large swath of Downtown’s southern end appears to be making a comeback.
Last summer, Mary Claire White spent time checking out the growing Broad Avenue neighborhood – walking the street, absorbing the activity around the shops and restaurants and even introducing herself to all the shop owners, telling them about an idea she had.
If every voter in Lakeland votes in the Thursday, April 16, school bond issue referendum, it will be fewer than 9,000 citizens.
A new Shelby County Schools’ program got a boost Tuesday, April 9, with the announcement that the Plough Foundation has approved a $2.6 million grant to fund “blended learning” in eight Innovation Zone schools.
Ray's take: We’ve all heard those stories about someone inheriting Great Aunt Matilda’s Avon bottle collection and having no idea what to do with it. But the collection meant something to Aunt Matilda. She could have planned differently for her collection and it might have found a home with someone (or somewhere) who loved it.
Tina Sharma grew up in Tennessee, graduated from Martin Luther King High School in Nashville and enrolled at Belmont University. She calls the Volunteer State home.
“Done! Done!” That’s what I heard, almost simultaneously, as 300 voices cheered, 300 voices groaned, and 600 people stood and applauded. Including me, there on the front row in the Stamford, Conn., Marriott ballroom, venue of the 2015 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Women would have to wait 48 hours before an abortion, under legislation approved by the Senate on Wednesday after lawmakers rejected an amendment to exempt cases of rape or incest.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee state House ignored serious constitutional concerns – and the wishes of Republican leaders in Statehouse – in voting to make the holy Bible the official state book.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee attorney general's office appears to have changed its position on whether felons can legally possess antique guns.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A proposal to do away with Tennessee's motorcycle helmet requirement has been shelved for the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Conservatives hated that it's expected to swell federal deficits over the coming decade. Liberals complained that it shortchanged health programs for children and women.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic that sales will perk up in coming months as the spring home-selling season unfolds.