VOL. 130 | NO. 161 | Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana founder Jose "Pepe" Magallanes says customers have been asking for years that the restaurant he opened in 2003 add more locations to complement its existing Germantown-area presence.
Memphis City Council members gave final approval Tuesday, Aug. 18, to an ordinance setting the stage for removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue in Health Sciences Park
Overton Square will host a two-day blues festival in October billed as the first of its kind in the city since 1969.
Memphis Music Hall of Fame prepares to open Downtown
It took a while – four years, in fact – for the Memphis Music Hall of Fame to finally get a space of its own. But it’s preparing to celebrate that physical space at 126 Beale St., adjacent to the Hard Rock Café, with a grand opening ceremony Friday, Aug. 21.
The Blues Foundation has selected a fourth-generation Memphian to succeed Jay Sieleman as president and CEO.
Christian Brothers High School is building a $10 million athletics complex on its East Memphis campus.
In recent years, the tax incentives used to bring economic development and jobs to Memphis have been a lightning rod.
The Memphis Redbirds and Memphis Grizzlies play in different sports and at different levels, but for years the people running the teams acted as though they were quasi-rivals.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam two weeks ago kicked off his statewide tour in Memphis, pushing for a better method of funding state road projects.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo school board has appointed Dr. Kriner Cash as superintendent of the urban upstate district.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s president and CEO is preparing to step down in November.
Jackie Lucas has joined Regional One Health as senior vice president and chief information officer. In her new role, Lucas is responsible for information technology and telecommunications for the organization.
Many sales managers want to be leaders, but they have trouble motivating their team to willingly follow them. While they see themselves as a leader, others don’t. What makes others willing to follow you as a leader? How can you move beyond management, and make yourself stand out?
There’s a reason “culture” was reported by Merriam-Webster to be the most popular word of the year in 2014, and we have Generation Y to thank.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol is creating a new protective services bureau responsible for the safety of citizens, elected officials, state workers and state buildings.
DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) – Though it's been mandatory for 40 years, Tennessee automobile liability insurance requirements will soon become much more enforceable. It's then when the "James Lee Atwood Jr. Law" will take effect forcing all Tennessee county court clerks to confirm insurance compliance before issuing new vehicle registration tags.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is creating a new task force to advance economic development in rural Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The longtime executive director of the Tennessee State Museum is rejecting calls for her to be replaced as the state plans for a new $160 million facility in Nashville.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report was a mixed bag: Its investments to overhaul its stores are helping to perk up sales, but they're causing more pain to the bottom line than expected.
NEW YORK (AP) — Homes are getting a lot of TLC from their owners of late, which means better sales for businesses like Home Depot.