VOL. 130 | NO. 100 | Friday, May 22, 2015
President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Attorney Edward Stanton III to be a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
A panel of three Memphis City Council members meeting Thursday, May 21, unanimously approved a 3 percent pay raise for Memphis police officers in the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Schools close the book on one year, look forward to the next
When Catholic Bishop Terry Steib put on a hardhat a week ago to break ground on the Immaculate Conception Cathedral School’s new $4.2 million Cathedral Center, he had the attention of the school’s youngest students.
Consumers are increasingly turning to technology and the convenience of smartphones to pay for goods and services or perform banking-related tasks.
Stein World has found a new home. The furniture distributor, which played a pivotal role in Cummins Inc.’s decision to expand locally, has inked a lease for 330,870 square feet at 5321 Shelby Drive.
The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority has found a new chairman to lead the organization through what is arguably its most important period of change in decades.
The statue of Christopher Columbus that had been at the southwest corner of Third Street and Adams Avenue has now been restored and recently made its debut in Marquette Park in East Memphis.
There will be no retrial of Noura Jackson for the murder of her mother.
There is still some “cognitive dissonance” left in the county’s budget season, county commissioner Heidi Shafer said near the end of the marathon Wednesday, May 20, budget committee session she oversaw.
He used to be one of them, another kid with pen in hand, leaning forward at the fence line at AutoZone Park and hoping against hope one of the Memphis Redbirds would come over and sign an autograph.
Marc Gasol is now in the same company as LeBron James and Stephen Curry.
Tony Allen, you’ll be happy to know, plans to be in town for much of the summer. Which means there’s always the chance you might run into him at the Zoo, a Redbirds game, on Beale Street, at the mall, and at any of those places he might suddenly stop, make that first down signal, and repeat what is now legend:
MEMPHIS: THE SEQUEL. “People who make movies – people like Francis Ford Coppola and Milos Forman and Sydney Pollack, and our own Craig Brewer and Willy Bearden – and people like me who write and produce TV spots and videos all have something in common. We know just how damn good Memphis looks through a lens, we know how deep the local talent pool is for actors and crew, we know how wide the choice is for great locations.
In the past two decades, the way we communicate has completely changed. Twenty years ago, email was somewhat of a novelty. Today, it’s a necessity.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – For a party once accustomed to dominating state politics, the outlook for Tennessee Democrats is bleak.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Communications between air traffic controllers and pilots are undergoing a change aimed at cutting delays.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The IRS is refunding a total of $10 million to thousands of tax preparers who paid to take a competency test, the agency announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – High rents are worth it.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due mainly to relatively few listings and rising prices, providing evidence of the housing sector's uneven recovery.