VOL. 129 | NO. 86 | Friday, May 2, 2014
In a season dedicated to doing things the hard way, the Memphis Grizzlies are now face-to-face with a Game 7 on Saturday in Oklahoma City.
Darius Clayton promoting city’s underground arts community
Darius Clayton was one of the few people at a recent NAACP political forum who wasn’t running for Shelby County office this year or working for a candidate.
Special Criminal Court Judge Paul Summers on Friday, May 2, sent the Juvenile Court contempt citation against former Criminal Court Judge Joe Brown to the Tennessee Court of Appeals in Jackson, Tenn.
Early voting turnout in advance of the May 6 Shelby County primaries topped 26,000.
It’s been several years since executives at Elvis Presley Enterprises took an expansion plan to homeowners in Whitehaven.
A venerable shopping center in East Memphis could be getting a significant makeover, according to a recent retail market report from CB Richard Ellis Memphis.
David Rudd, provost of the University of Memphis, was approved Thursday, May 1, as the next president of the city’s largest higher education institution.
Trucking industry representatives and employees packed the spacious Tennessee Ballroom at Hilton Memphis, the gleaming glass hotel in East Memphis, for Carnival Memphis’ salute to the trucking industry.
When Nashville-based singer-songwriter Drew Holcomb comes back to his hometown of Memphis in June, it will be to launch a music festival at the Levitt Shell.
It’s not often you hear a featured speaker identify herself by ZIP code, but that’s just what Carol Coletta did Thursday morning at the ninth annual Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence conference at Temple Israel.
It is said that the famous have their lives summed up in the first paragraph of their public obituary.
In the NBA, extra time is always available. Well, at least if it’s a playoff series between the Grizzlies and Oklahoma City.
HEARTBREAK HOTEL. ON THE EDGE OF THINGS. “They’re calling this area The Edge, and it’s about to explode,” Ben said.
Negotiation is one of my favorite topics. You negotiate things every day – from which movie to watch to what to eat for dinner. At work, your ability to negotiate can hit close to your wallet.
MEMPHIS (AP) – The city painted a crosswalk and installed tennis-ball green signs, but the cars just kept on zooming through. But rather than wave a white flag, Sarah Newstok grabbed an orange one instead.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Eight candidates have applied to fill an upcoming vacancy on the state Court of Appeals caused by the Gov. Bill Haslam's appointment of Judge Holly Kirby to the state Supreme Court.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo has set a goal of at least $100 billion in new loans to small businesses over the next five years.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Warren Buffett's failure to beat the stock market in four of the past five years has raised the issue of whether Berkshire Hathaway's 83-year-old CEO has lost his touch.
WASHINGTON (AP) – As the Federal Reserve works to ensure that the nation's largest banks pose no undue threats to the financial system, it will avoid imposing unnecessary rules on small banks, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is asking Congress to pass new privacy laws that would add more safeguards for Americans' data and provide more protections for emails sought in the course of a law enforcement investigation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined slightly this week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start.