VOL. 130 | NO. 143 | Friday, July 24, 2015
A few weeks from now, Memphians will have a chance to hear from Kimbal Musk, the brother of billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk, about his plans for the restaurant and garden concepts he’s bringing to Memphis.
Just hours after he dropped out of the race for Memphis Mayor, James Harvey endorsed mayoral contender Jim Strickland at the opening of Strickland’s Poplar Plaza campaign headquarters.
MATA exploring Madison trolley line extension to Overton Square
Consultants for the Memphis Area Transit Authority are exploring an extension of the Madison Avenue trolley line east of Cleveland Street to Overton Square and North Cooper Street.
Richard McDuffie was busy working in his East Memphis office when a company representative delivered the news.
Methodist Healthcare has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a partnership that’s been about a year in the making and adds the Memphis-based institution to a national network of health care providers.
Camy’s, the Midtown delivery and carry-out institution, will relocate soon.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has added to its executive team with the hire of Dr. Charles Roberts, a health care executive from Boston who's coming on board in Memphis as the director of the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The best indication the public has of how Darrius Stewart died is a YouTube video of his encounter Friday, July 17, with Memphis Police on Winchester Road.
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota signed with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, July 21, becoming the last of the NFL’s first-round draft picks to finalize his deal.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter was granted bond by a Virginia judge on Tuesday, July 21, a day after turning himself in to authorities in his hometown on a charge of malicious wounding.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is among seven states that have received extended No Child Left Behind waivers.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Capitol is being added to the state's Freedom Trail on July 29.
DALLAS (AP) — Cheaper fuel and full planes are adding up to record airline profits, and the carriers are sharing the bounty with stockholders.
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com reported a surprise second-quarter profit Thursday on continued strength of its cloud-computing business and strong revenue both domestically and abroad.
DETROIT (AP) — Big profits from trucks and SUVs helped General Motors overcome a sales slowdown in China, economic problems in Venezuela and payments to ignition switch crash victims as the automaker's second-quarter net income rose sixfold to nearly $1.12 billion.