VOL. 131 | NO. 140 | Thursday, July 14, 2016
Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen said Thursday, July 14, public schools across the state will have achievement tests for students in one assessment window at the end of the school year. And the tests for four subjects will be divided into shorter subparts.
HOOVER, Ala. – Ole Miss was getting top-tier recruits. Opponents and their fans were raising eyebrows or flat out making accusations against coach Hugh Freeze and the Rebels for cheating.
The family of Darrius Stewart, killed a year ago this month by Memphis Police Officer Conner Schilling, has filed a $17 million lawsuit against the city of Memphis, former Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong and Schilling.
HOOVER, Ala. – This spring, senior linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin walked into the office of Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and asked permission to show the team a video he put together.
Shelby County home sales are moving slower through the mid-point of 2016 with prices higher than last year.
Two civil rights attorneys, a federal appeals court judge and a Yemeni journalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner are among the recipients of the National Civil Rights Museum’s 25th annual Freedom Awards.
It will be a year come Sunday – a year since Darrius Stewart, a passenger in a car pulled over by Memphis Police in Hickory Hill was shot and killed by Officer Conner Schilling.
Shelby County’s mortgage market is sticking to its familiar pattern and heating up along with the temperatures outside as total purchase mortgage volume hit $214 million in June.
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A Chicago-based hotel group has closed on its purchase of the Madison Hotel and several surrounding properties.
The heavyweight champion Joe Louis said, “Everybody wants to get to heaven, but nobody wants to die to get there.” It’s true. Everyone wants to succeed, to be really good at something, to reach a goal. However, not everyone is willing to pay the price in the present to set a standard for the future.
On a Saturday in February 1962, Owen gets ticked when he sees that Gravesend Academy school psychiatrist, Dr. Dolder, has again left his VW Beetle in the circular driveway by the Main Academy Building. The Zurich-born shrink is known for driving the easily walkable distance from his home to that of the headmaster. Where he’d have a few drinks, then walk home, to prove how responsible he was.
When I worked in financial services I saw the information technology sector quickly grow to be the second largest sector, making up over 20 percent of the capital markets.
A rift within the Tennessee Republican Party, whether a tempest in a teapot or the early signs of implosion, isn’t likely to hit the big tent party hard at the polls this fall.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man charged with shooting three people and then running over and killing a Memphis police officer is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt's fight against Alzheimer's disease continues, and has even gained momentum since her death.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he hopes to set execution dates before January now that the state has a new supply of a lethal injection drug that had expired last month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says the economy and hiring continued to expand modestly across most of the United States from mid-May through June, leaving some firms struggling to find skilled workers.
DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court has decided that people injured in crashes caused by faulty General Motors Co. ignition switches can sue the company even if they were hurt before GM's 2009 bankruptcy filing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is bringing a case against China to the World Trade Organization, arguing that taxes the Chinese impose on raw materials exports put U.S. manufacturers at a disadvantage.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's vote to leave the European Union is already taking its toll on the British economy, raising speculation that the Bank of England will on Thursday decide to reduce its main interest rate to a record low.