VOL. 130 | NO. 187 | Friday, September 25, 2015
All signs are pointing to Memphis getting a bike-sharing program. Explore Bike Share has reached the end of the trail as the local initiative has sent out a request for proposals to take public bikes-for-hire to the next level.
Playing on ESPN’s national stage Thursday, Sept. 24, the University of Memphis showed the country what it can do on offense.
When Layla Rouse woke up Wednesday, Sept. 23, her phone was practically buzzing with texts and social media messages.
South Front Antiques has been a landmark in Downtown Memphis for decades, but the second generation of the Nielsen family is launching the past into the future with an expanded web presence and social media platform to make their one-of-a-kind pieces available far and wide.
Early voting in the 2015 Memphis elections is running ahead of the pace from four years ago but behind the pace from 2007 and the special mayoral election of 2009.
Since its launch in July, the group Memphis Lift says it has contacted 14,000 families in Memphis to tell them where the schools in their community stand in terms of student achievement.
It all began for Marilyn White over phone conversations with a close friend back home in Buffalo, N.Y.
The Foote Homes public housing development is still standing with word Monday, Sept. 28, that the city of Memphis has secured a $30 million federal grant to convert it to a mixed-use, mixed-income development.
If his business was something other than baseball, first-year Memphis Redbirds manager Mike Shildt might be at conference somewhere, shuttling from one hotel ballroom to another, listening to speakers and participating in workshops.
We hope that Mike Conley’s mask is in a museum somewhere, never to be needed again.
A STORY IN EVERY BITE. Last week’s column reminded me of a couple of stories about food. My main editor – my wife – reminded me that I’ve told them before. That happens a lot. It’s about to happen again. Just think of them as second helpings.
There’s something you may be doing every day that’s making you look old. And you probably have no idea what it is. It’s not your clothes, your hairstyle or the AOL email address you’re using (although those aren’t helping either).
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Police Department has begun assigning newly received body cameras to officers, with a goal of giving the equipment to more than 2,000 officers by the end of the year, Police Director Toney Armstrong said Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As an emissions cheating scandal engulfs the German automaker Volkswagen, Tennessee officials are trying to soothe fears about the potential impact on the company's Chattanooga factory, the crown jewel of the state's economic development efforts of the last decade.
LEXINGTON, Tenn. (AP) — A West Tennessee sheriff is refusing to remove the phrase "In God We Trust" from his patrol cars.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Records show the Knoxville police and fire departments hired multiple employees over the past decade despite red flags in their applications.
Caterpillar is planning another round of job cuts that could exceed 10,000 people through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in key markets.