VOL. 130 | NO. 133 | Friday, July 10, 2015
The Binghampton neighborhood is inching closer to landing a grocery store as plans for a neighborhood retail center there come into clearer focus.
Fueled by an apparent surge in consumer confidence, home sales in Memphis and Shelby County jumped significantly in June.
On a normal day, Independent Bank vice president of mortgage Sam Goff will get maybe one or two calls from buyers asking about rates and looking to buy a home.
No More campaign calls attention to domestic violence
The group of men marching in late June from the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts to FedExForum moved slowly and with some missteps and awkwardness.
The Beale Street Tourism Development Authority is dropping the idea for now of a fee simple ownership of the entertainment district.
Two Ohio-based development firms plan to build a new hotel on a vacant site in Downtown Memphis.
A week before the filing deadline for candidates on Memphis’ October ballot, city councilman Jim Strickland filed his qualifying petition for mayor and said he has a campaign war chest of approximately $400,000.
There were a few mildly uneasy days between the arrival of Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera in Spain and the news that, yes, All-Star center Marc Gasol would indeed re-sign with the team. And not just for a short-term deal, but a five-year max contract (about $113 million) with a player option after the fourth year.
University of Memphis Basketball Past is strong and vibrant.
THE LAW, AND I QUOTE. Oh, the outrage! Across the nation, people have reacted to the laws passed and validated by the courts, their liberty threatened, the Constitution violated, the republic at risk.
This week, a reader reached out to me with a question many people are facing. She says, “A friend is seeking to leave education after 13 years and re-enter business where she worked as a tech writer. She teaches math and computer science and is incredibly detail-oriented, smart, concise and reliable. … I was wondering if you had any advice for someone changing careers – or going back to a career after a decade-long hiatus.”
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Muslim groups say a judge's decision to release from federal custody a Tennessee man accused in court records of planning an attack on a mosque in New York state represents a double standard and should be revisited.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – People hoping to be hired for state positions cannot apply for openings for the next six and a half weeks because the Tennessee website is undergoing upgrades.
NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Stock Exchange said an outage of more than three hours was caused by problems associated with a software upgrade on the exchange's computers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-controlled House scrapped a vote on permitting the Confederate flag at Park Service-run cemeteries – including four in Tennessee – on Thursday, a retreat under fire that only escalated a ferocious attack by Democrats complaining the banner celebrates a murderous, racist past.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Hackers stole Social Security numbers from more than 21 million people and snatched other sensitive information in a recent breach of U.S. government computer systems, the Obama administration said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) – IBM says it has achieved a breakthrough in making computer chips even smaller, creating a test version of the world's first semiconductor that shrinks down the circuitry by overcoming "one of the grand challenges" of the tech industry.