VOL. 128 | NO. 121 | Friday, June 21, 2013
Overton Square planners are focusing on “the spaces between” and making the area more comfortable for pedestrians while increasing density and expecting more traffic in the arts, theater and retail district.
Six art museums honor beloved Memphis artist
Stanton Thomas remembers his first encounter with Carroll Cloar’s art. It was eight years ago as Thomas, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art’s curator, was about to interview for the job he now has.
Wright Medical Group. Inc. said Wednesday, June 19, it will sell its hip and knee implants business, OrthoRecon, to a unit of Shanghai-based MicroPort Scientific Corp. for $290 million in cash.
Collierville-based BankTennessee is breaking ground on a new site in Lebanon, Tenn., later this month that will serve as the bank’s Middle Tennessee headquarters.
Airports that once served as major hubs won’t likely regain their previous level of flight service, and if they do, it could take decades, Larry Cox, president and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority told members of the board and airport officials.
If the Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission can win a sizeable grant from the federal government, work to build railroad capacity on Presidents Island – which would eventually allow for the future development of up to 1,500 acres there – could begin in August.
Early voting will be a bit earlier than usual for the municipal school district referendums in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities.
As he grew up in Memphis, Russell E. “Rusty” Bloodworth was fascinated by art, design and the use of space.
Game 6 of the NBA Finals was a lot of things, including epic and unbelievable and an instant classic. But it was also something else: a vivid reminder that players matter more than coaches.
A few days ago, when the St. Louis Cardinals optioned young Michael Wacha back to Memphis, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny did not utter some of baseball’s most frightening names.
SHOCKED, SHOCKED. You know who Claude Rains was, don’t you? Played Captain Renault in the 1942 classic “Casablanca”?
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NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx Corp. shares tumbled Thursday on worries about eroding profits at its core FedEx Express division.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State lawmakers are speaking out against a proposal by the state Department of Education they believe would eventually hurt teacher salaries in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new study of domestic violence in Tennessee last year found women were nearly two times more likely to be victimized than men and children were the victims in 16 percent of all family violence cases.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A six-state study will attempt to pinpoint the causes of the decline in the Southeastern U.S. dairy industry.
Delta Air Lines won key approvals from antitrust regulators on Thursday for its deal to buy almost half of Virgin Atlantic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Conference Board will no longer provide its economic reports in advance to news organizations because it suspects the data is being diverted early to computer-driven trading systems, which can unfairly profit from it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled against merchants Thursday who object to having to accept American Express debit and credit cards along with the company's iconic charge card.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kroger says its customers are doing more of their shopping at its supermarkets, helped in part by the popularity of its store brands.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes surpassed the 5 million mark in May, the first time that's happened in 3 ½ years. The gain shows the housing recovery is strengthening.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. mortgage rates fell for the first time in seven week, keeping the average on the 30-year fixed loan just under 4 percent. But rates are expected to surge next week, as markets respond to Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments that the Federal Reserve will likely reduce its bond purchases later this year.