VOL. 131 | NO. 106 | Friday, May 27, 2016
Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale has accepted the Memphis Grizzlies’ offer to become their head coach and agreed to a four-year contract, according Yahoo! Sports.
Laser Quest, a longtime tenant in the Poplar Plaza shopping center, is set to close on Sunday, May 29.
Given the last six years of historic change in public education locally, you could be forgiven if you thought of Friday’s half day of classes for Shelby County Schools as the end of an idyllic school year.
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency plans to inspect at least a dozen apartment complexes in Memphis where federal subsidies pay tenants’ rent.
Just before the rain moved in and local TV just got all silly about it, David Fizdale was taking a look around Beale Street. And he got recognized and even posed for a few selfies.
THE TIPPING POINT
What is classical music good for? How can it remain relevant in the 21st century? For most people, these are abstract questions – but for Gayle Rose, they couldn’t be more pressing.
When Daniel Wright stepped up on the pitcher’s mound at Dodger Stadium to make his major-league debut with the Cincinnati Reds the other night, a crowd of thousands was watching. And more than a dozen family members and friends from Memphis and Jonesboro, Ark., were there to root for him.
Phillip Poux smiles a lot these days. He laughs a lot and practically gushes about the Wolf River Greenway and the joy of riding his road bike in a safe and scenic environment.
Ray’s Take Millions of baby boomers are approaching, or have arrived at, retirement. Some may find themselves looking around their large homes where they raised their families and deciding they don’t need all that room anymore. The kids have grown up and moved out (maybe) and the money from a sale could really bulk up their retirement funds. It may also be time to consider a downstairs bedroom and other considerations for the next phase in life.
INTELLIGENT INSULTS. CLEVER COMEBACKS. As we brace for this summer’s political conventions and a general election that promises to raise the lowest levels of public discourse to new heights, I thought I’d share some of my favorite exchanges collected over the years to remind us that we can do this sort of thing with style.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam and top aides have used the Republican's personal email server to communicate about official business.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Discount retailer Dollar General on Thursday posted better-than-expected first-quarter profit as more customers spent more.
NEW YORK (AP) – McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want.
NEW YORK (AP) – The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale.
Microsoft and Facebook are building a new underwater Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean, carrying customers' data between North America and Southern Europe.