VOL. 130 | NO. 155 | Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The city of Memphis’ efforts at improving public transportation options for its citizens received two chunks of funding recently that collectively total more than $5 million.
A Memphis-based medical organization that specializes in procuring human tissue specimens for research purposes has been acquired by a global entity pursuing similar work.
The first televised debate of the 2015 race of Memphis Mayor Monday, Aug. 10, saw incumbent Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and city council member Jim Strickland clash repeatedly while fellow council member and mayoral challenger Harold Collins said Strickland and Wharton were “acting like Tom and Jerry.”
For about an hour Monday, Aug. 10, Steve Basar was the incoming-chairman of the Shelby County Commission, scheduled to take the position in September.
More than 1,600 Memphis students "YOUnified" at Tiger Lane over the weekend for a Bridge Builders celebration of leadership and unity.
The Indie Memphis Film Festival will extend its presence back Downtown this year – for the first time since 2006 – with a series of events scheduled on top of its Midtown offerings.
Iberiabank is expanding its Memphis footprint with another full-service branch in the works along Poplar Avenue east of Overton Park.
With a new year underway, Shelby County Schools leaders are focused on a change beyond the challenge of wayward buses, late registration and uncooperative air conditioners.
The definitive ballot for the Oct. 8 Memphis election was a bit late because of a challenge by city council contender Joe Cooper.
Another season at Alabama and another battle for quarterback.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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GCG Hospitality Inc. has pulled a $9.5 million building permit for the one-acre site at 310 Union Ave. it purchased in January.
When is the right time to solicit a gift from a current donor? Do you send a letter once a year and hope for a gift? That’s one strategy.
It is said that success in sports sometimes comes down to a matter of inches.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A West Tennessee woman who was Elvis Presley's private nurse is releasing a book about her life around the music legend and his family.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Despite recent data that shows the Tennessee prison system is at a capacity level that could allow for an overcrowding emergency to be declared, Gov. Bill Haslam and state's Department of Correction say no overcrowding emergency exists.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — All 95 Tennessee counties are now part of the statewide victim notification service, with Van Buren County's recent addition.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Museum's plans for a statewide traveling exhibit on U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander's service as governor, initially scheduled to coincide with his Senate re-election campaign last year and then rescheduled, may now be canceled entirely.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air traffic controllers' work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government has kept secret for nearly four years.
NEW YORK (AP) — Adobe is the latest tech company to extend its paid parental leave policy after Netflix said it would offer corporate employees up to a year of paid leave to care for new babies.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett is making the biggest bet of his long investment career, a $32.36 billion buyout of Precision Castparts in a deal that will continue to reshape his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service on Monday reported a net loss of $586 million this spring, a big improvement for the cash-strapped agency compared to a nearly $2 billion loss during the same period last year.