VOL. 129 | NO. 188 | Friday, September 26, 2014
Several weeks ago, Eric Robertson, the president of the neighborhood revitalization intermediary Community LIFT, was showing a group of visitors around the city’s various creative and entertainment districts.
Orpheum kicks off new season with ‘Phantom of the Opera’
One of the most acclaimed Broadway shows has returned to Memphis, a show so beloved that a traveling exhibit of elaborate stage costumes from the production also made its way to the city as well to give people an up-close look at costumes from the original show.
Clarity. That’s what anyone attending a seminar on health care is seeking. What’s going on here and across the country? What’s the impact of the Affordable Care Act? What are the trends? What about the looming shortage of primary care physicians?
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (AP) – Williams-Sonoma Inc. is adding 900 jobs in an expansion of its distribution center in northwest Mississippi.
The unemployment rate for the metro Memphis area dipped to 8.5 percent in August, down from 9.5 percent in August 2013 and 8.8 percent in July, according to preliminary numbers from the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
Cummins Inc. is eyeing a Memphis property for a planned expansion of the company’s distribution operations, a move that would be welcome news for Memphis officials.
The Tennessee Supreme Court reversed Thursday, Sept. 25, the first-degree double-murder conviction of Henry Lee Jones for the 2003 murders of Clarence and Lillian James in Bartlett.
U.S Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi searched the 1997 Congressional Record this week before he arrived in Marshall County for the formal opening of the Roxul Inc. plant.
For generations, the athletic director’s chair received one aging coach after another. It was just the way the college athletics world turned.
You don’t have to be in uniform to get cut from the team. Several folks working for the Memphis Redbirds found that out a few days ago.
RAISE A GLASS. INSTITUTIONS ARE PASSING. What’s your pleasure? Maybe a chocolate malt or a single malt. Maybe a vanilla soda or a scotch and soda. Maybe a root beer or a draft beer. But these guys wouldn’t ask that question because they already knew your drink. What’s your name?
This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Steinerd from Indeed.com. Indeed is the No. 1 job site worldwide with over 140 million visitors per month. We talked about everything from how fast you should apply for a job to companies you should consider if you’re looking for work-life balance.
SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) – State officials say Comprehensive Logistics Co. Inc. plans to build a facility that will house the manufacturing and light assembly of automotive components for the General Motors plant in Spring Hill, about 30 miles south of Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Democratic Senate candidate Gordon Ball is criticizing incumbent Republican Lamar Alexander for refusing to participate in debates that would highlight differences on issues including abortion, education and guns.
NEW YORK (AP) – The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Bank is refunding about $48 million in the latest federal settlement by a major bank over improper billing for extra credit card products that customers didn't receive.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, after marking their largest one-week gain of the year the previous week.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More than a dozen U.S. senators from both parties are calling on the Obama administration to broaden a Medicaid program for the nation's frailest seniors, calling it a proven alternative to pricier nursing home care as states seek to limit long-term medical costs.