VOL. 131 | NO. 156 | Friday, August 5, 2016
Former U.S. Attorney David Kustoff claimed the Republican nomination for Tennessee’s 8th Congressional district Thursday, Aug. 4, in a 15-county contest in which the eastern parts of Shelby County played a decisive role.
The YMCA will open its 11th Memphis-area branch in Crosstown Concourse in partnership with the Church Health Center.
Eye Specialty Group (ESG) is teaming up with Southern College of Optometry (SCO) to provide another way of educating the area’s young doctors, helping them to better understand the latest surgery techniques. Late last week, three Lasik eye surgeries took place at the ESG Collierville medical offices and were live-streamed to students at SCO in the Medical District, marking the first of what is hoped will be many live-streamed collaborations.
Agents with the Inspector General’s office of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development served search warrants Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Memphis offices of Global Ministries Foundation and showed up at GMF-owned apartment complexes in Indianapolis, Ind., and the offices of the Gill Group, a real estate company in Dexter, Mo.
For an election that only 14 percent of us turned out for, the Thursday elections in Shelby County delivered in terms of political drama.
With cure rates for pediatric cancer at historic highs, researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have been directing their efforts toward what comes next.
Every month, The Daily News is giving our readers an illustration from local artist Martha Kelly of places, events, sights and sounds that make Memphis ‘Memphis.’ This month, the bright pink home of Jerry’s Sno Cones in Berclair is a beacon for Memphians looking to cool off with this summertime staple.
New Tennessee Titans coach Mike Mularkey’s stated desire to play “exotic smashmouth” football – especially on offense – requires a good offensive line. But if there’s one thing the Titans have not had in recent years it’s a good offensive line.
This week’s cover story in The Memphis News is about Big 12 expansion and what it might mean for the University of Memphis to join a Power 5 league, and by extension what this could mean for the city of Memphis.
By 2008, Patrick Tamburrino had put together a respectable corporate career in information technology in Memphis.
THE RODNEY PERSPECTIVE. I was depressed. After a couple of weeks of political conventions and mind-numbing analysis by talking head armies to my left and right, I was wondering if I should bother to get out of bed. But I took solace as I sometimes do in the words of the late philosopher, Rodney Dangerfield, who reminds us that no matter how bad it gets, it could be worse, and a lot funnier.
Ray’s Take As a general rule, credit card debt is considered a bad thing. But, as with any rule of thumb, there are exceptions.
Small business owners showed a modest uptick in optimism in a survey released Thursday by Wells Fargo & Co.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – SeaWorld's revenue fell as attendance declined, sending the theme park and entertainment company's shares lower.
As parents prepare their rising freshmen for life at college, many are leaving out a crucial piece of information: how to build credit.
DETROIT (AP) – Ford is recalling about 830,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Mexico because parts in the side door latches can break and the doors can open while the vehicles are moving.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – A pair of well-known hackers has found another way to take control of a Jeep Cherokee – this time while it's moving at high speed.