VOL. 130 | NO. 147 | Thursday, July 30, 2015
Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. reported a banner second quarter highlighted by surging profits.
Two days after an aide in Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s administration said the mayor was against any changes to the 1994 city ordinance governing a Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board, Wharton himself said he is for the proposed changes.
GiVE 365 grant helping Dorothy Day House educate on homeless families
Family homelessness may be an extraordinarily difficult problem to solve, but in Sister Maureen Griner’s experience many homeless families are just regular folks.
The day before he pleaded guilty to fraud charges in Memphis federal court, Michael G. Brown got a phone call from Julius “Dr. J” Erving.
Memphis-based medical device maker Wright Medical Group Inc.’s second-quarter report sent signals as similarly mixed as in the first quarter – a pickup in sales, yet red ink for the quarter overall.
They aren’t out of the state’s bottom 5 percent. But three Memphis schools where parents and teachers last year vocalized their opposition to Achievement School District control are off the potential takeover list.
The owner of a long-vacant Downtown building that suffered a partial roof collapse last week following heavy rain must erect “appropriate” fencing around the structure, according to Shelby County Environmental Court Judge Larry Potter.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. was the target of two Memphis City Council members challenging him during most of a Cooper-Young political forum Tuesday, July 28.
Two Downtown businesses, including the Chisca Hotel, are seeking approval from regulators for new external signs.
Consider this preparation for the real election.
International Paper reports its second-quarter net earnings grew while net sales for the quarter decreased slightly.
A decisive change in the way Memphis police investigate themselves highlights a week of sudden changes on the broader issue from City Hall.
Ray’s Take In the good old days, when you retired you got a gold watch and a pension and didn’t worry about much else.
It’s been said that the Web is a Mecca for writers who are not good to start with and don’t know how to rewrite, revise and edit.
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Collierville attorney has been indicted on charges he twice tried to hire a hitman to kill his wife.
HOUSTON, Miss. (AP) — Quality Iron Fabricators will invest $4.9 million to expand its Chickasaw County facility and hire 50 workers, bringing total employment to 70.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new sculpture planned for the state Capitol complex will celebrate Tennessee women's role in passing the 19th Amendment.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chairwoman of the Tennessee Democratic Party wants to begin a discussion about whether to keep naming an annual fundraiser after President Andrew Jackson.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday threw out a drunken driving case against freshman state Rep. Bill Beck on the basis that the police officer did not have reasonable suspicion to pull him over.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve appears on track to raise interest rates later this year but signaled Wednesday that it wants to see further economic gains and higher inflation before doing so.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth.