VOL. 128 | NO. 231 | Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Shelby County Schools board members have schools agreements with suburban leaders in Bartlett, Collierville and Millington on their agenda Tuesday, Nov. 26, a week after approving the same type of agreements with different dollar amounts with Arlington and Lakeland.
Shangri-La Records celebrates 25 years with big concert
The concert that Memphis music legends the Grifters are playing Saturday, Nov. 30, at Minglewood Hall’s 1884 Lounge holds significance beyond the chance to see the indie rockers one more time this year.
MEMPHIS (AP) – An executive with the company that purchased Elvis Presley's intellectual property says it is discussing ways to expand the late rock and roll icon's brand and upgrades to the Graceland tourist attraction.
In the immediate aftermath of All-Star center Marc Gasol’s knee injury, frontcourt mate Zach Randolph had a simple plan.
The first dissent from the idea that the suburban schools agreements are a good deal in which no side got everything it wanted began when the six sets of talks, which began in June, went public.
When the owner of Knight Arnold Food and Fuel gas station and convenience store was allowed to reopen his business last month, homeowners and community groups in the Fox Meadows area were furious.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
1022 S. Shady Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38119, Sale Amount: $24.8 million -
An affiliate of Chicago-based hotel asset manager Lodging Capital Partners LLC has paid $24.8 million for the Embassy Suites Memphis hotel at 1022 S. Shady Grove Road in East Memphis.
Let the holiday season begin! Thanksgiving ushers in six weeks of busyness as we reunite with family and friends for dinners, parties, and holidays such as Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A federal judge in Arkansas approved a settlement Monday that pays $84.9 million to 5,500 trucking companies who were cheated out of promised rebates by Pilot Flying J, the nation's largest diesel retailer.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi's top elections official says the state should start issuing free voter identification cards in early 2014, months before the first election in which people will be required to show photo IDs at the polls.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Tennessee furniture maker will open two plants in northeast Mississippi, hiring 250.
NEW YORK (AP) – This holiday season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Federal Communications Commission might be ready to permit cellphone calls in flight. But what about the airlines?
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, citing recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart attack.