VOL. 131 | NO. 124 | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
DALLAS (AP) – FedEx Corp. lost $70 million in the latest quarter because of large pension and acquisition items, and the delivery giant gave a cautious outlook for the next 12 months.
Northside High School has graduated its last class.
One of the first indications that Regional One Health’s 50,000-square-foot East Campus does things a little differently is the digital map near the nurse’s station with rooms lit up in different colors and names moving around the image.
Most of the declarations Monday, June 20, before the Shelby County Commission delayed final votes on local schools funding to next week came from the audience.
Northside High School is no more. The Klondike-Smoky City institution graduated its last class last month.
The Lamar Avenue road project waiting for years to get started could be about to emerge from the planning stage to construction.
When ServiceMaster began its search for a new corporate headquarters nearly two years ago, it focused on Southern hub cities that could support a growing tech-focused company. In ranking Memphis alongside other cities, Memphis International Airport came up short.
When Germantown and Shelby County Schools leaders got together in May to talk about a new annual lease for the use of ballfields in Germantown by SCS schools within Germantown, the talks returned to a familiar topic – the three Gs.
It’s not easy being green. That is, until people begin to see projects like the Shelby Farms Greenline and Wolf River Greenway taking shape.
The major violent crime rate for Memphis rose 7.5 percent by the end of May compared to the first five months of 2015 and the rate was 9.1 percent higher than a year ago countywide, according to statistics from Operation: Safe Community released Tuesday, June 21.
It’s obvious when there are a lot children at AutoZone Park. Even the most harmless infield popup prompts a collective shriek and the hope of a home run.
Matt Cox has been promoted to director of asset management at Lehman-Roberts Co. Cox most recently served as total process reliability coordinator for three years. In his new role, he is responsible for the full lifecycle of all construction equipment supplied to Lehman-Roberts’ operations divisions, including acquiring equipment, maintaining nearly 600 pieces of rolling stock and disposing of equipment as necessary.
One of the worst things that can happen to any employee is to find out they aren’t being treated the same as their co-workers. We’ve all been there. Perhaps you didn’t realize the person who sits next to you gets a week more of vacation. Or, maybe they have special permission to leave early every day. Or, they make more money than you do. Perhaps their mobile phone is paid for.
The study of content popularity dates back to Aristotle in 350 B.C., who was curious about what makes for a persuasive, memorable speech that would ensure his message was passed from person to person. His conclusion was ethos, pathos and logos – meaning content should have an ethical, emotional and logical appeal. Modern studies indicate this initial thinking is still relevant today.
In 2014, Start Co. partnered with Jumpstart America, a venture development organization from Cleveland, Ohio, that has created a decades-long legacy of entrepreneurship in communities like ours.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A signed agreement shows that Volkswagen officials reneged on a pledge to recognize the United Auto Workers without another vote at the German automaker's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee, a top union official said Tuesday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Jimmy Cheek, the chancellor of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, is resigning to rejoin the faculty.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Annual Kids Count report on Tennessee says more than a quarter of the state's children live in poverty and worsening economic conditions explain why child well-being in the Volunteer State has dropped from 36 to 38.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Routine use of small drones by real estate agents, farmers, filmmakers and countless other commercial operators was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of a new technology.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the U.S. economy faces a number of uncertainties that require the Fed to proceed cautiously in raising interest rates.