VOL. 130 | NO. 149 | Monday, August 3, 2015
Memphis Police officer Sean Bolton apparently saw a car parked illegally Saturday night near South Perkins and Cottonwood roads and interrupted a minor drug deal in the car, leading to a fight with a passenger in the car who shot Bolton to death.
The Memphis Sexual Assault Task Force will host in October a gathering of city leaders from across the U.S. grappling with a familiar problem: rape kit backlogs.
Collierville’s Carriage Crossing is still reeling in retailers
Carriage Crossing is experiencing strong leasing activity and rising sales numbers as it prepares for multinational clothing retailer H&M to open its first Memphis-area location this month.
Another step towards the merger of Memphis-based Magna Bank with Nashville-based Pinnacle Bank has been checked off the list, with Magna shareholders voting Friday in favor of the transaction.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has big plans for the facility it's planning at 208 S. Dudley St.
Memphis City Council members are reviewing a proposed redrawing of their district lines that would move 9,522 Memphians into different council districts a month and a half before early voting opens for the Oct. 8 Memphis elections.
The best part of being a Triple-A manager is obvious: You get to tell players they are going up to the major leagues.
The Tobacco Corner Ltd. has been holding court at the corner of South Mendenhall Road at Poplar Avenue for more than 40 years.
Consumer anthropology offers such refreshing insights into the marketplace, re-humanizing the relationship between people, things and stores in very profound and moving ways. This movement also has helped stores get their noses out of spreadsheet and theories and keep their eye on the customer experience.
There is a reason they are called ‘famous last words.’ They are the desperate epitaphs of what is, and what is about to change.
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says a lane of Interstate 40 near West Memphis will be closed for a bridge inspection.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The director of an $80 million food program for impoverished children has resigned following a story in The Tennessean reporting at least $1.8 million in questionable spending last year by contractors.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney general's opinion says private organizations can't prevent licensed handgun permit holders from taking weapons into events the groups operate at public parks.
NEW YORK (AP) — As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.