VOL. 129 | NO. 166 | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Frontier Airlines and Southwest Airlines are increasing service at Memphis International Airport, providing more service for local flyers and boosting the facility’s transition away from a high-priced hub airport.
Dixon exhibit celebrates Panama Canal's 100th year
History buffs may be especially interested in one of the newest exhibits on display at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, which commemorates the centennial of a triumph of engineering that represents a milestone in both U.S. and world history.
The local homebuilding industry can still mystify a veteran builder and developer like David Goodwin Jr.
Memphis businessman Billy Orgel has the Tennessee Brewery under contract to buy.
The court fight over the city’s backlog of untested rape kits has two legal fronts with the filing this week of a Circuit Court lawsuit by Meaghan Ybos, Madison Graves and Rachel Johnson, the three rape survivors who filed suit earlier this year in U.S. District Court against Memphis and Shelby County over the backlog.
The Shelby County Election Commission certified the August election results Monday, Aug. 25, at the beginning of a week that includes an early oath of office for those elected to county offices on the ballot.
A field of 15 Memphis attorneys applied to become the newest Chancery Court Judge as Chancellor Kenny Armstrong moves to a seat on the state appeals court in a week.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Memphis has added a pair of transfers by bringing in guard Kedren Johnson from Vanderbilt and forward Calvin Godfrey from Southern.
A war does not occur in a vacuum, and neither does a health crisis, such as the Ebola virus now spreading through West Africa. Kim Kargbo knows this too well.
For much of the move to the demerger of public education in Shelby County, the Millington Municipal Schools district has been overshadowed by the five other suburban school systems.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys sometimes get right up to the line that separates proper from improper when it comes to their closing statements to a jury during a trial.
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In the heat of summer having a bucket of ice water thrown on you may not be a bad thing. It’s a phenomenon that’s sweeping the nation – contagious fundraising spurred on by social media, sports celebrities, television hosts, movie stars and international performers. Everyone – it seems – is in on it. Well, except for the two of us. We are enjoying the summer heat with no ice water – but we’re giving to ALS anyway. Here’s the reason: we want to be “in with the in crowd.”
Labor Day, the traditional end to summer. Public swimming pools are closing and college football is getting underway.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) – When Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Biomass Steam Plant opened in 2012, it was supposed to save the lab money while also cutting pollution. But the plant had to be shut down after just a year and a half when a systems check found that some parts were already failing.
CINCINNATI (AP) – A special three-judge panel focused on issues of camping, protests, free speech and executive power on Monday during arguments in an appeal of a lawsuit brought by Occupy Nashville protesters arrested on War Memorial Plaza in October 2011.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Since 1993, Tennessee law enforcement agencies have received more than 41,000 military surplus items worth at least $121 million, much of that going to the state's smaller cities and counties.
NEW YORK (AP) – Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.
NEW YORK (AP) – Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.