VOL. 128 | NO. 126 | Friday, June 28, 2013
The stars could be aligning for the Memphis Police Department to finally move out of the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center in Downtown.
‘Common Core’ occupies area teachers’ summer
For area teachers, the move to the school year ahead began around spring break.
Pomp & Poise, a new gift store concept specializing in home and garden items, has signed a new lease at Park Place Center.
Elizabeth Cawein is getting set to host a party at Minglewood Hall’s 1884 Lounge in two weeks in honor of her public relations firm Signal Flow PR hitting its two-year anniversary.
A 16-year-old Tennessee law aimed at the crimes of street gangs comes back to life effective July 1 after being largely unused since its passage.
For a new school principal arriving in Memphis, this might seem like at least an interesting time and place to become a school administrator.
So the Grizzlies finally made it official and promoted lead assistant Dave Joerger to head coach. This qualified as breaking news about as much as reporting that barbecue has been discovered in Memphis.
Less than a year ago, guard Michael Dixon was a preseason second-team All-American selection by The Sporting News after a junior season at Missouri in which he averaged 13.5 points and 3.3 assists. Off the bench.
CARROLL CLOAR PAINTED US. Boyle is throwing a birthday party at Brooks for themselves and Carroll Cloar.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Nissan is adding 900 jobs to start making the Rogue crossover SUV at its Tennessee plant, the Japanese automaker announced Thursday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State officials say steel tubing manufacturer United Stainless Inc. plans to invest $3.4 million in the expansion of its facility in Selmer.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to renew and fund Medicaid beyond this coming weekend, when the program has been set to expire.
NEW YORK (AP) – Paula Deen's multimillion-dollar merchandise and media empire continues to unravel following revelations that she used racial slurs in the past.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Student loan rates will double Monday – at least for a while – after a compromise to keep student loan interest rates low proved unwinnable before the July 1 deadline, senators said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people who signed contracts to buy U.S. homes jumped in May to the highest level in more than six years, a sign home sales will probably rise in the months ahead.