VOL. 129 | NO. 152 | Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Delta Airlines is once again slashing service at Memphis International Airport, eliminating flights from Memphis to Denver and Austin, Texas, in September.
Program targets early prevention, treatment of scoliosis
Of the approximately 7 million people in the United States that have scoliosis (curvature of the spine), most of them are teenagers and children.
It would be cheaper and more efficient for the city of Memphis to lease and then buy the vacant Donnelley J. Hill state office building across Main Street from Memphis City Hall than to continue leasing multiple properties spread across town, consultants and city officials told City Council members Tuesday.
The U.S. Justice Department presence in Shelby County on the Thursday, Aug. 6, election day will include attorneys and others with the Civil Rights Division monitoring polling places across the county.
Memphis City Council members approved Tuesday, Aug. 5, a tourism development zone application for the 120-acre Graceland campus and the master plan the zone would finance that includes a 450-room resort hotel and an archive exhibition space.
Three workers at Memphis Cotton Gin and Federal Compress filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, Aug. 5, against the owners of a South Memphis cotton warehouse and the company that manages the warehouse.
A child ready for his first day of school Monday, Aug. 4, in the new Bartlett City Schools system mistakenly got on a bus bound for Shelby County Schools that ran close to the route he was supposed to take.
Once all of the votes are counted in Thursday’s election, Shelby County Democratic Party leaders will probably challenge the results or at least point to what they consider to be irregularities.
The city of Memphis is reviewing policies and procedures related to vehicles for hire after a firestorm related to ridesharing services such as Lyft and Uber erupted earlier this summer.
The Memphis chapter of the American Marketing Association is gearing up to be a hub of new networking and educational opportunities for local marketing professionals in the city.
U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher remembers the first time that he talked with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.
The Democratic primary for the 9th Congressional District continued to be about endorsements with days left until election day polls open in the contest between incumbent Steve Cohen and challenger Ricky E. Wilkins.
Cathi Johnson has joined the Pink Palace Family of Museums as director of development. In her new role, she’ll design, implement and manage the museum system’s fundraising efforts, including individual and corporate gifts and sponsorships, grant writing, capital funds and planned giving.
The essence of a brand isn’t so much about rationale arguments; instead, it’s how it makes the market feel emotionally. So believed the late Steve Jobs.
NASHVILLE (AP) – An influx of campaign spending on three Tennessee Supreme Court seats has transformed what is traditionally a sleepy affair into a hard-fought campaign that has raised questions about the role of partisan politics in the judiciary.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession.
NEW YORK (AP) – The game of survival is on for newspapers, as USA Today owner Gannett on Tuesday became the most recent major media entity to say it will divide its print and broadcast divisions into separate companies.
NEW YORK (AP) – Target has lowered its second-quarter forecast citing the promotional discounts it had to use to attract shoppers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Orders to U.S. factories increased in June, led by demand for aircraft, industrial machinery and computers and electronics.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices rose in June by the smallest year-over-year amount in 20 months, slowed by modest sales and more properties coming on the market.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's health care law has become a tale of two Americas.