VOL. 128 | NO. 174 | Friday, September 6, 2013
After closing to the public eight years ago, the Magevney House, one of the oldest residences in the city, reopens to the public Saturday, Sept. 7, on a once-a-month basis.
Memphis fans hopeful as new season finally dawns
The four men had parked themselves in lawn chairs under a tent outside Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on a Saturday with no Tigers football game. Yes, there was Fan Fest and soon enough a “mock game” would begin inside the stadium as Tiger players ran around in helmets, jerseys and shorts.
Chancellor Walter Evans upheld the sale of the Nineteenth Century Club building on Union Avenue by the club to a private company and denied a request to permanently stop any demolition of the historic building.
With so many events and gatherings for Memphis-area foodies being added at a steady clip, it might seem only natural that something for chefs gets added to the mix as well.
Six months after he took on the assignment of special master to the Shelby County schools merger, Rick Masson’s job is over for U.S. District Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays.
Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman admits that when he tours an elementary school he is usually drawn to the first- and second-grade classrooms.
Early voting in Arlington municipal elections is Saturday, Sept. 7, at Arlington United Methodist Church, 6145 Quintard St.
It’s ironic, really. When they were young and strong they were literally protected by body armor – helmet and pads. When they had all the time in the world, they were always measuring it in 15-minute quarters.
In the midst of a rather joyous press conference to announce that the NCAA had cleared guard Michael Dixon to play for the Tigers this season, coach Josh Pastner detoured to a story about Navy Seals.
Notifications from the NCAA tend toward the bad news, but on Wednesday, Sept. 4, University of Memphis coach Josh Pastner and guard Michael Dixon got good news: He has been cleared to play for the Tigers this season.
In addition to new schoolmates, teachers and subjects, students at Lausanne Collegiate School will need to get used to a new face roaming the halls and keeping order this school year, the 87th in its history.
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. Hello, my name is Dan and I’ll be your server.
As a critical phase of any innovation project, ideation brings the generative possibilities to life. While there are similarities with traditional brainstorming, there are also some key differences. Let’s explore both in this column.
One of the most dominant themes prior to the financial crisis was the great convergence of global markets. Bond markets seemed to synchronize around a “global” rate regime and stock markets seemed to synchronize around “global” growth rates. What began with the disaggregation of European bond yields has now spread across asset markets as well.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tea party activist Kevin Kookogey says he is abandoning plans to run against incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in next year's Republican primary.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says he's going ahead with plans for a small business health insurance exchange.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. workers were more productive from April through June than previously estimated while labor costs were unchanged.
NEW YORK (AP) – J.C. Penney is ending a tug-of-war with its nemesis over Martha Stewart.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average fixed rates on U.S. long-term mortgages neared their highs for the year this week amid signs of further strength in the economy.