VOL. 129 | NO. 128 | Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich says a video posted Tuesday on the campaign website of Democratic challenger Joe Brown questioning her sexual orientation represents a “sad day” in local politics.
Hard Rock Cafe blends mix of artifacts at new Beale Street digs
When Jeff Nolan, the Hard Rock Café’s music and memorabilia historian, got to Memphis Sunday, June 29, to prepare for the next day’s preview tours of the new Hard Rock location at Beale and Second streets, he grabbed a bite to eat at nearby Rum Boogie Café.
Memphis City Council members voted Tuesday, July 1, to delay final votes on a set of ordinances to change the city’s pension for new hires and employees on the job for less than 10 years.
A nightclub developer known for projects in Hollywood and the recent Fly Lounge at FedExForum has plans for the old Club Crave property on the northeast corner of Fourth and Beale streets.
MEMPHIS (AP) — For 30 years, tourists from around the world have paid money to get a look at two airplanes once owned by Elvis Presley at Graceland in Memphis. Fans enjoy touring the planes for their direct connection to Presley and his jet-setting lifestyle, a sort of touchstone to the life of the King of Rock and Roll and his family.
MEMPHIS (AP) – FedEx Corp. says an employee injured in an accident at its world hub in Memphis has died.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A FedEx plane made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, after a report of smoke in the cockpit.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, rolled out endorsements Monday, June 30, from much of the leadership of local labor unions in his re-election campaign.
Teams participating in ZeroTo510, Memphis’ medical device accelerator program, are gearing up to show the new technologies they’ve devised to investors in a bid for follow-on funding next month.
Chancellor Kenny Armstrong wants to know who made a specific finding that county commissioner Henri Brooks doesn’t live in the district she represents.
All but three of the 24 local judicial incumbents on the Aug. 7 ballot came out on top in the Memphis Bar Association poll of judicial candidates released Monday, June 30.
Doctors like to go where they are needed.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. announced Tuesday, July 1, that it has completed its initial public offering of common stock at $17 a share.
Gastro One and Memphis Gastroenterology Group have merged, creating the largest gastroenterology practice in the Memphis Metro area.
Ellen Abisch has joined Health Choice LLC as senior director of population health services. In the newly created position, Abisch will be responsible for designing, implementing and managing population health and wellness programs for the Health Choice network.
Part one in a two-part series. Data released last year by a research firm called Return Path cites that the average individual receives more than 400 commercial emails per month – emails from businesses selling products and services versus email from colleagues, friends or family.
HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. was remembered Tuesday for his ability to bridge political divides in Washington while also establishing the Republican Party as a statewide force in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A new Tennessee law targeting the practice of financing the costs of lawsuits is leading an Illinois company to leave the state.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The latest data shows Tennessee students made gains in the majority of the state's 31 grade and subject-level tests.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The State Board of Education gave a nod of approval for a proposal that could allow teachers who consistently score highly on annual state-mandated teacher evaluations to bypass training requirements to advance or to renew licenses.
DALLAS (AP) – After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flies into new territory on Tuesday – Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Gridlock in Washington will lead to gridlock across the country if lawmakers can't quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs, President Barack Obama and his top officials warned Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices rose in May compared with a year earlier, but the gains have slowed.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage.