VOL. 132 | NO. 68 | Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Brothers Dedric and K.J. Lawson on Wednesday announced their intention to transfer from the University of Memphis basketball program.
The Shelby County Commission delayed a vote Monday, April 3, on a $120 million refinancing of the county’s capital bond debt for two weeks.
Creativity needs space and collaboration to thrive, and The Lab by the Memphis Fashion Design Network, a fashion business incubator which opened last August, was founded on those principles as a welcoming space for anyone involved or interested in the fashion industry.
The second installment of the RegionSmart Summit speaker series features the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, an internationally recognized, award-winning planner with over 30 years of experience.
For a brief and blessed time the Grizzlies’ injury reports were vacant. This was back before Chandler Parsons’ season ended with yet another knee issue, before Marc Gasol’s left foot strain, JaMychal Green’s sore left shoulder and Andrew Harrison’s gimpy right ankle.
I’m going to err on the side of caution and say that the helicopter constantly circling over the National Civil Rights Museum Tuesday during the otherwise solemn observance of the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination could have been one used by one of the television stations. It also could have been a police helicopter and that would fit with the highly visible presence Memphis Police have chosen to take in the last year or so of protest in the city.
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen said Monday that the state will issue its next list of “priority schools” in the state’s bottom 5 percent in the summer of 2018 instead of this summer as initially planned.
Physical bank branches these days are as much about technology and digital innovation as they are the garden-variety services that have always been a centerpiece of customer service, such as taking deposits and making loans.
Kathy Bradshaw has joined Trezevant as director of human resources. With more than 10 years of experience in the senior living industry and 20 years of HR experience, Bradshaw will oversee staff operations and manage all human resource initiatives for the senior community.
Despite objections to a pharmaceutical reporting requirement, a House committee passed legislation Tuesday, April 4, designed to make oral chemotherapy medication more affordable.
Legislative Democrats are calling on Republicans to join them in passing a slate of bills to combat Gov. Bill Haslam’s outsourcing plans for everything from state parks to facilities management at universities.
Claiming they’re not getting fair treatment by House leadership, a group of irritated Republicans demanded the governor’s gas-tax increase package go back to the starting line.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn will never forget the day Agent De’Greaun ReShun Frazier was gunned down while working an undercover drug operation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A push to offer in-state college tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally is picking up unlikely momentum from some Republicans in Tennessee, a deeply conservative state that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and his tough stance on immigration.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The latest effort to end Tennessee's open primary system has been withdrawn for the year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Senate on Monday passed a bill that could make it easier for rural areas in Tennessee to get access to high-speed internet. However, a last-minute amendment tacked on to the bill would not require the internet to be so speedy.
In the business world, things move fast. You write a business proposal, seek approval and move on to your next project. Efficiency is key in business. Move fast. Waste little time. Produce as much output as possible.
It’s a catch-22 type of situation. You need to put your business out there in this age of social media, but in doing so, you open yourself up to criticism, bad reviews and the like.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A legal fight over the estate of actor-politician Fred Thompson has ended.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – The NCAA has "reluctantly" agreed to consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Most young Americans want any health care overhaul under President Donald Trump to look a lot like the Affordable Care Act signed into law by his predecessor, President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit declined sharply in February as imports from China fell by a record amount and American exports rose for a third straight month.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The IRS is resuming the use of private debt collectors amid a wave of telephone scams in which fake government agents tell innocent taxpayers to pay up or face jail, the tax agency announced Tuesday.