VOL. 130 | NO. 64 | Thursday, April 2, 2015
On the sidewalk in front of the New Daisy Theater on Beale Street are two brass music notes, side by side. One honors the late Mid-South Concerts promoter Bob Kelley and the other honors Mike Glenn, the New Daisy’s long-time operator.
A year ago, rain washed out the scheduled exhibition game at AutoZone Park between the St. Louis Cardinals and their top farm club, the AAA Memphis Redbirds.
Fly fishing group heals veterans’ mind, body and spirit
He’s better. Army Special Forces veteran Paul Holcomb is sure of that much.
Riverside Drive between Beale Street and Georgia Avenue will return to four lanes of auto traffic in June, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. said Wednesday, April 1.
Memphis-based investment firm Highland Capital Management has merged with a Florida-based financial firm.
The annual Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth Race For the Cure is moving Downtown in October.
The two new chairwomen of the local Democratic and Republican parties each talk about the work of rebuilding.
Shelby County Schools board members voted Tuesday, March 31, to close three elementary schools and one middle school for the coming school year and to dismantle the school system’s short-lived plan for a return of Woodstock High School.
Ray’s Take: As the April 15 deadline for filing taxes approaches, we are all looking at the various forms we’ve received related to tax filing.
“Ipsy dipsy!” shouts Ann Marie, Marlo Thomas’ character in “That Girl.” Trying to impress a judge in court, she mispronounces “ipse dixit.” Meaning “he, himself, said it,” this Latin phrase connotes a dogmatic, unsupported assertion.
Buoyed by passage of Amendment 1 last fall, legislation restricting abortions is starting to roll – with relative ease – through the General Assembly.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – People with handgun carry permits would be able to carry their weapons on the grounds of the state Capitol under a provision inserted into a guns-in-parks proposal that overwhelmingly passed the Senate on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The slowdown raises questions about how much of an impact falling oil prices, a stronger dollar and harsh winter weather have had on dampening economic growth.
NEW YORK (AP) – Spinal device maker NuVasive says Chairman and CEO Alex Lukianov resigned after the board concluded he didn't follow expense reimbursement and personnel policies.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is asking suppliers to cut back on advertising spending in its stores as it seeks lower prices on goods that it sells to its own customers.
DETROIT (AP) – U.S. car buyers tapped the brakes in March, a sign of a long-expected slowdown in the blistering pace of sales.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.