Memphis Grizzlies: 4 storylines to watch in second half of the season

Memphis Grizzlies: 4 storylines to watch in second half of the season

Fasten your seat belts, ladies and gentlemen. The Memphis Grizzlies are in for a crazy second half of the season, one way or another. The Memphis Grizzlies are in for an interesting second half of the season. It seems like the playoffs are still an attainable goal — whether it’s logical is up for debate.
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Tennessee pastor who admitted 'sexual incident' with teen, prompting standing ovation, placed on …

Tennessee pastor who admitted ‘sexual incident’ with teen, prompting standing ovation, placed on …

Pastor Andy Savage’s apology, admitting to behavior almost 20 years ago, impressed the members at his Memphis, Tennessee, megachurch. “As a college student on staff at a church in Texas more than 20 years ago, I regretfully had a sexual incident with a female high school senior in the church,” …
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National fan gear supplier seeks tax relief to open Memphis distribution point

National fan gear supplier seeks tax relief to open Memphis distribution point

Northwest proposes to invest $5.7 million in an existing 700,000-square-foot facility at 4755 Southpoint Drive, off Lamar in southeast Memphis. EDGE is the city-county board that grants partial tax freezes to attract investment to create new jobs and economic growth. EDGE estimates the Northwest …
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35 dogs, cats arrive at Lynnwood shelter from Memphis, some up for adoption by end of week

35 dogs, cats arrive at Lynnwood shelter from Memphis, some up for adoption by end of week

… cats arrive at Lynnwood shelter from Memphis, some up for adoption by end of week. by Teresa Watt. PAWS Animal Rescue in Lynnwood welcomed 35 cats, dogs and puppies from a shelter in Memphis, Tenn. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (Photo: KOMO News). DN10 Paws rescue_frame_3886.jpg.
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I responded in a 'biblical way,' says megachurch pastor accused of sexual assault

I responded in a ‘biblical way,’ says megachurch pastor accused of sexual assault

A pastor at a Memphis, Tennessee, megachurch has issued a response after being accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl 20 years ago. On social media, Andy Savage of Highpoint Church says he “had a sexual incident with a female high school senior” when he was a college student working …
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Behind 50-point second quarter, RGV Vipers post near-record offensive performance in win …

Behind 50-point second quarter, RGV Vipers post near-record offensive performance in win …

Memphis opened the third quarter with a flurry, scoring 11 straight points within the quarter’s first 90 seconds to close to within 15, 83-68. Following a timeout, RGV countered with a 9-2 run, highlighted by 3-pointers from Hunter and Julien Lewis, plus a 3-point play from Monte Morris to push the lead past …
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Memphis Hilton Sells for $31M

Memphis Hilton Sells for $31M

The Memphis Hilton, the iconic cylindrical hotel located 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. in East Memphis, has sold for $32.5 million. In the deal, Hanover, Massachusetts-based Linchris Hotel Corp., doing business as LCBV Memphis Investment LLC, purchased the 314,782 square foot hotel from Atlanta, …
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Good health, equality and public transit: Our wishes for Memphis in 2018

Good health, equality and public transit: Our wishes for Memphis in 2018

In 2018, I’d love to see Memphis business and companies put a greater emphasis on inclusivity, diversity, and a living wage. It’s always wonderful to read success stories from all over the 901 area, but seeing businesses and organizations that care enough to include everyone and provide for their …
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Pro-Forrest, 'Resist the Racists' Rallies Planned for Saturday

Pro-Forrest, ‘Resist the Racists’ Rallies Planned for Saturday

In a series of recent blog posts, a Memphis resident highlights plans for rallies on Saturday to protest what he calls the “illegal” removal of the Nathan … In another blog titled “Where the Anti-Whites Will be Saturday,” Roper mentions the activist group Resist Memphis who is planning to hold a counter …
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Brutal cold to maintain grip this week

Brutal cold to maintain grip this week

(CNN) – The frigid temperatures that ushered in 2018 across the United States aren’t going away anytime soon. Hard freeze warnings remain in effect through Wednesday from Texas to northern Florida, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will get even colder at the end of the week …
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Strickland Touts 'Solidarity' Around Confederate Monuments Removal

Strickland Touts ‘Solidarity’ Around Confederate Monuments Removal

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland marked the halfway point in his four-year term of office Monday, Jan. 1, by calling on citizens to make use of the “spirit of solidarity” shown in the removal of the city’s two most visible Civil War monuments just before Christmas. “A couple of week ago we removed symbols in …
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5 moves Memphis Grizzlies did right in 2017

5 moves Memphis Grizzlies did right in 2017

As we close out 2017, what are some things the Memphis Grizzlies did right this year? What were the best moves of the year? I already harped on the mistakes the Memphis Grizzlies made in 2017, so it’s only fair for me to talk about the good moves. The team took an entirely new direction this summer, …
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