VOL. 130 | NO. 166 | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Southwest Airlines will add seasonal nonstop flights between Memphis and Austin, Texas, along with an additional seasonal flight to Orlando.
The Memphis College of Art appears set to move its graduate programs away from Downtown and back to its Overton Park campus.
The University of Memphis and the Church Health Center are forming a partnership to help the underserved of Memphis.
New Daisy to host Memphis music ‘throwdown’
The New Daisy Theatre will play host in a few weeks to a local music festival featuring a handful of Memphis bands that also serves as a showcase of sorts for a new record label in town.
The 1,000-point drop at one point Monday, Aug. 24, in the Dow Jones Industrial Average – it ended the day down 588 points to close at an 18-month low – was a result of volatile trading that marked a stomach-churning start to the week for investors.
Shelby County government’s financial needs have changed in the nearly two months since the new fiscal year began.
The first wave of endorsements in the 2015 Memphis elections finds no mayoral contender with a sweep, one of the four major contenders without an endorsement so far and two of the big three municipal unions backing different mayoral candidates.
This week’s Economic Development Forum is an opportunity for minority and women-owned businesses to connect to opportunities in the Memphis area.
Kimberly O’Donnell has joined Trezevant as director of resident services. In her new position, she will be responsible for managing a variety of programs and functions while serving as liaison to the residential community.
When I began my career in marketing more than 20 years ago, measurement was straightforward. We simply monitored revenue growth and our marketing expense, making assumptions about how the two might be correlated.
Lots is happening in the area of open government lately. In recent columns I’ve talked about legislation that would control access to police videos and about a proposed Supreme Court rule that would limit reporters’ use of electronic devices in courtrooms.
After four years of up, markets have quickly entered correction territory. Unfortunately, since most investors operate with short memories, the current pullback feels major since recent comparisons have been minor. However, markets corrections don’t presage negative annual returns.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court is refusing to hear an appeal from former TV judge Joe Brown over a jail sentence for contempt of court.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Democratic congressman and a prominent Republican political operative on Tuesday called for ending untraceable spending for and against candidates in Tennessee and around the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An unforeseen flood of revenue is shrinking federal deficits to the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure, Congress' nonpartisan budget adviser said Tuesday. But in a report that will fuel both parties in their autumn clash over spending, the analysts also warned that perilously high shortfalls will roar back unless lawmakers act.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August to the strongest reading in seven months after having fallen sharply in July.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July, with sales surging in the Northeast.