VOL. 130 | NO. 134 | Monday, July 13, 2015
Shelby County Circuit Court Judge D’Army Bailey died Sunday, July 12.
Confederate groups’ observance of Nathan Bedford Forrest’s birthday Sunday, July 12, drew a larger-than-usual crowd of several hundred people to the city park once named in honor of the Confederate general, slave trader and Ku Klux Klan grand wizard.
There could be a lot of candidates for Memphis Mayor in the Oct. 8 city elections. And much of the attention in the run up to active campaigning has focused on the field’s size.
Memphians ready to ditch beige recycling bins for larger, 'green' containers
Joy Williams had an experiment over the Fourth of July weekend to test Memphis’ new 96-gallon recycling bins.
It’s been about 20 years since the log building from the 1920s that was once the centerpiece of the Lichterman Nature Center in East Memphis burned to the ground.
Chelsea Avenue Floodwall Becomes ‘Permission Wall’: The city’s renaissance of murals is taking a different form on the section of North Memphis floodwalls that are a border of sorts for the still developing Chelsea Greenline.
The Binghampton neighborhood is inching closer to landing a grocery store as plans for a neighborhood retail center there come into clearer focus.
The Beale Street Tourism Development Authority is at what Downtown Memphis Commission president Paul Morris describes as an “awkward interim stage.”
For the Bancroft sisters, talking about best-fit leasing options for agricultural equipment comes as easily as navigating the Memphis streets they've known all their lives. Together, the pair make up the second generation of Bancroft Leasing, an equipment leasing brokerage company started by their father, Charlie Bancroft, in 1977.
“Once in a while you get shown the light/In the strangest of places/If you look at it right” – The Grateful Dead
DALLAS (AP) – The last flight for US Airways will take place this fall, and one more name in airline history will disappear.
ATLANTA (AP) – Pilots at Delta Air Lines have rejected a tentative contract approved by union negotiators.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Parents may hesitate to hand teens the keys to the family car, but Congress is proposing to allow drivers as young as 18 to get behind the wheel of big rigs on the nation's interstates
WASHINGTON (AP) – Hoping to put to rest one of the most difficult disputes over its health care law, the Obama administration Friday unveiled its latest plan to address employers' religious objections to providing free birth control for their female workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The embattled head of the government's personnel office abruptly stepped down Friday, bowing to mounting pressure following the unprecedented breach of private information her agency was entrusted to protect.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Doug Hamilton is just fine with plans to put a woman's portrait on U.S. paper money, but he'd prefer that the Treasury Department leave the $10 bill alone – particularly the prominent visage of his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, Alexander Hamilton.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed is on track to start raising interest rates later this year but expressed multiple concerns over headwinds that are still holding back the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK (AP) – The revelation that the data breach at the U.S. government's personnel office was actually much worse than the government originally thought is following a familiar script.