VOL. 129 | NO. 158 | Thursday, August 14, 2014
After nine years of different ownership and talk of a $250 million expansion beyond Elvis Presley’s mansion, the revitalization of Graceland into a 120-acre campus gets underway Thursday, Aug. 14.
Wholesale coffee business Relevant Roasters to open on Broad
If you catch Jimmy Lewis these days and get him talking about coffee roasting, chances are he might never stop.
LYFE Kitchen, a unique California-based restaurant concept, will move its headquarters to Memphis and open two locations – one in Downtown and another in East Memphis.
For a while now Central Gardens resident Tom Clifton has been driving to East Memphis to get his groceries.
The developer behind a proposed McDonald’s on Highland Avenue near the University of Memphis is making another attempt at the project.
For Harrison McIver, receiving the American Bar Association’s Dorsey Award this month at the ABA’s annual meeting in Boston was a special honor.
The student population at the University of Memphis is growing, but the city’s largest higher education institution is becoming more selective about those who apply for admission.
The Memphis in May International Festival finished its fiscal year with about $180,000 more in revenues than expenditures.
The annual Methodist Cancer Center Luncheon has a track record of bringing in speakers with high name recognition, from actor Michael Douglas to former first lady Laura Bush to network anchorman Tom Brokaw to actress Sally Field.
Ray’s Take: If you’re age 50 or older, you can make extra “catch-up” contributions to certain types of tax-favored retirement accounts.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series.
Downturns, while painful, can be very useful for the information they provide.
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday he isn't ruling out joining the field of Republicans running for president in 2016, but any decision would wait until next year.
SPRING CITY, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority says work on the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant is more than 90 percent complete.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal panel that sets sentencing policy eased penalties this year for potentially tens of thousands of drug dealers. Now, defense lawyers and prisoner advocates are pushing for similar treatment for an arguably less-sympathetic category of defendants: swindlers, embezzlers, insider traders and other white-collar criminals.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. businesses added to their stockpiles at a slightly slower pace in June compared with May, possibly reflecting weaker sales in the past two months.
NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.