VOL. 125 | NO. 109 | Monday, June 7, 2010
The city of Memphis has reached a settlement with Performa entertainment in a long running lawsuit over the flow of money from the Beale Street district.
Two of Memphis’ biggest musical assets came together last week when Ardent Studios hosted the Beale Street Caravan’s annual Blowout fundraiser.
Glankler Brown PLLC, a law firm that has been a Downtown mainstay for nearly a century, won’t renew its lease at One Commerce Square and will move to East Memphis.
May brought torrential weather to the area with an onslaught of storms and flooding, but it also delivered a torrent of home sales, generating Shelby County’s most productive month since last fall.
Only weeks after landing in Memphis, scooping up Memphis-based Investment Counsel and Trust Co. and landing a temporary office space, Argent Trust Co. of Tennessee has scooted east along Poplar Avenue to a bigger home.
Shelby County Commissioners vote Monday on a budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 and take the first of three votes on a county property tax rate.
When General Sessions Criminal Court Judge Ann Pugh announced her retirement at the end of May, she timed it to have an election on the Aug. 5 ballot to fill out the remaining four years on her eight-year term of office.
Medtronic Inc. employees spent an afternoon in a sweltering warehouse last week packaging canned goods for the Mid-South Food Bank, the first event of a month-long community service initiative that will benefit eight nonprofit organizations.
Sutherland Cardiology Clinic will be acquired by Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare on July 1, becoming the only specialty practice under the hospital system’s umbrella of doctors’ clinics.
The Bluff City steps into the spotlight this month as a new TV series on TNT features a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother.
A gaming fan from early on, Xavier Moore’s fate was sealed when his family bought an Atari gaming console.
There is a time in your young life when you realize you are a mechanical dunderhead. One such realization came when I was trying to unscrew a strange screw on my bicycle that I had never seen before. It had no slot. It looked like the point of a knife would turn it, so I proceeded to break a few tips off mom’s steak knives before my dad appeared.
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THE MEMPHIS NEWS
As soon as he heard the Memphis Redbirds were coming to town in 1998, Buddy Young bought season tickets and has renewed them every year since.
At some point, the Memphis Redbirds will be sold with the terms including a requirement that the new owner keep the team in Memphis.
With $22 million in federal funding, the city of Memphis has its sixth HOPE VI grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The untold story of the decade since Y2K is how Generation X grew up, stopped wandering and settled down with a mortgage and a couple of kids.
Kjeld Petersen had no intention of “going back into the kitchen” when he and his wife, Melissa, moved to Memphis from Portland, Ore., several years ago.
Let’s do another rosé this week, but a very different sort of rosé from a different part of the world than last week’s example from Bordeaux, which, of course, is in France and – Fun Fact Alert! – did you know that in France it’s against the official government wine rules to blend a white wine and a red wine to make a rosé, except in Champagne?
NASHVILLE (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McWherter is criticizing Republican Ron Ramsey's performance in charge of the state Senate.
NEWPORT, Tenn. (AP) - A state judicial court has suspended an East Tennessee judge after a trial.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen said he's largely pleased with the latest form of the budget plan that passed the Senate Thursday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Job creation by private companies grew at the slowest pace of the year in May, even while the hiring of temporary census workers drove overall payrolls up 431,000. The unemployment rate dipped to 9.7 percent as many people gave up searching for work.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s chief executive told shareholders Friday that the company is positioning itself for 20 years of worldwide growth and that it plans to hire another half-million employees over the next five years.