Memphis Jewish school's playground vandalized

Memphis Jewish school’s playground vandalized

(JTA) — Anti-Semitic epithets and swastikas were scrawled on the playground of a Jewish day school in Memphis, Tennessee. The vandalism reported by local media on Wednesday was discovered on Monday at the Margolin Hebrew Academy and likely took place over the weekend. The FBI reportedly has been involved in the case, though it would not comment to local media. In 2013, a hotel security guard in Tennessee pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge for defacing the school’s Torah sc
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Medtronic Spine reports 3 percent revenue growth for first quarter

Medtronic Spine reports 3 percent revenue growth for first quarter

Medtronic Spine, a Memphis-based segment of Medtronic plc, saw first-quarter revenue growth of 3 percent, the Dublin, Ireland-based company reported today. Worldwide spine revenue for the three months ended July 31 was $763 million, compared with $743 million for the same quarter last year. Adjusting for currency exchange rates, the growth would have been 7 percent, the company reported. The growth wasn’t across-the-board for Medtronic Spine. Revenue for its “BMP” sales, produ
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Crime & Punishment

Crime & Punishment

To the untrained ear, Memphis mayoral candidate Jim Strickland’s plan to reduce crime seems reasonable. “We need to have zero tolerance for violent crime,” said the Memphis City Council member during a debate last month. But when he elaborates, he stumbles and disappoints. “And when I say that, I mean right now, if a juvenile commits a violent act on another human being, they are not automatically taken down to juvenile court,” he continued. “That’s not zero tolerance. That’s the exact opposite
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Court cuts prison sentence for Memphis 'sovereign citizen'

Court cuts prison sentence for Memphis ‘sovereign citizen’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – An appeals court has reduced the prison sentence for a self-described sovereign citizen who was convicted of assaulting two police officers during a traffic stop. Tabitha Gentry was convicted in April 2014 of two counts of aggravated assault and one count of evading arrest in an automobile. The judge sentenced Gentry to consecutive prison sentences of six years on each assault charge and two years on the evading arrest charge, totaling 14 years. Tennessee’s Court of Cr
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Memphis rook Jarell Martin fractures foot

Memphis rook Jarell Martin fractures foot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin has a fractured left foot. Advertisement The Grizzlies announced Wednesday that the forward from LSU injured his foot while colliding with another player during a workout earlier that day. Martin will undergo surgery Thursday, and there is no timetable for his return. Grizzlies team physicians Fred Azar and Drew Murphy will perform the surgery. Memphis selected the 21-year-old Martin with the 25th overall pick in the Jun
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Memphis, music in the spotlight at On Location fest

Memphis, music in the spotlight at On Location fest

Miami record producer Henry Stone (center) worked with soul legends Sam & Dave before he became famous for his disco acts, as seen in the documentary “The Record Man.” Courtesy of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Poster for “Gangsta Walking,” a documentary about the Memphis hip-hop dance trend. Image courtesy of Morreco Coleman. Morreco Coleman, director of “Gangsta Walking,” a documentary about the Memphis hip-hop dance trend. Image courtesy of Morreco Coleman. Another look at Morreco C
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Jobs in Memphis, TN at Anthem, Inc.

Jobs in Memphis, TN at Anthem, Inc.

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Amerigroup , a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies focused on serving Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured… Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, g… CareMore is a proud member of the Anthem family of companies. As a leading healthcare system specializing in providing a complete, pro-active healt… Your Talent. Our Vision. At CareMore, a p
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Tiger Football Preview: Encore?

Tiger Football Preview: Encore?

Taking into account the program’s rocky history, a summary of the Memphis Tigers’ 2014 football season reads like the overexcited birthday wishes of a 6-year-old fan who doesn’t know better. • And the capper: a Top-25 ranking — the kind of wish that, in these parts, elicits a pat on the head and a patronizing, “I wish that, too.” It all happened. In just the third season under coach Justin Fuente, the U of M went 10-3, shared the American Athletic Conference (AAC) title with Cincinna
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World's largest hunting and fishing event coming to Memphis

World’s largest hunting and fishing event coming to Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid will host the largest hunting and waterfowl event in history later in 2015. The 10-day event is scheduled to start October 16 at the largest Bass Pro Shops in the world. Thousands of people are expected to attend the event, which will include daily seminars and demonstrations. Key events include the Big Cypress National Duck Calling Championship, Super Retriever Series, Monster Energy Supercross Show, and Duck Dash 5K Family Fun Run/Walk. The ev
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Memphis Police assist US Treasury with Memphis Goodwill raid – MSNewsNow.com – Jackson, MS

Memphis Police assist US Treasury with Memphis Goodwill raid – MSNewsNow.com – Jackson, MS

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – The U.S. Treasury Department spend nearly all day Wednesday investigating inside Memphis Goodwill, located at Summer Avenue and Stage Road. By midnight, the last federal agents left the building carrying boxes, bags, and crates. It’s unclear why the agents raided the building, what they removed, and if they will return Thursday. Around noon, Chopper 5 flew over the scene and noticed several Memphis police cars and crime scene tape around the building. They were blo
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On Location: Memphis 2015

On Location: Memphis 2015

For the 16th year since beginning life as the Memphis International Film Festival, On Location: Memphis will be bringing films to the Mid-South. “We’re all volunteers, from the president on down,” says Public Relations Director Dan Hodgdon, who has been working with the festival for three years. “I’ve met a lot of cool filmmakers and musicians and seen all kinds of projects that you might not ever know about otherwise, from short films to documentaries to feature films. It’s been really interes
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City Overview

City Overview

  Arlington Arlington Chamber of Commerce Town of Arlington Bartlett Bartlett Recreation Center City of Bartlett Collierville Collierville Neighboorhood Associations Collierville Parks Collierville Tourism Collierville Shopping Germantown Germantown Parks and Recreation Germantown Neighboorhood Associations Germantown News Lakeland Lakeland City Overview Lakeland Civic Pages Memphis Agricenter International Shelby Farms Park Alliance Fed Ex Forum Memphis Redbirds Baseball Memphis City Guid
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Memphis man gets 8-year term in gun-theft case

Memphis man gets 8-year term in gun-theft case

A Memphis man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for his role in the theft of more than 100 guns in Arkansas that were supposed to be sold in Texas sporting goods stores. U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes also ordered Mario Marquell Ward to pay $152,902 in restitution. Ward, represented by Little Rock attorney John Wesley Hall, also will have to spend three years on supervised release once he completes his 96-month sentence. Ward pleaded guilty in May to one count of possession of s
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3652 Bigelow St, Memphis, TN 38127

3652 Bigelow St, Memphis, TN 38127

GreatSchools ratings give an overview of a school’s test results. The ratings are based on a comparison of test results for all schools in the state. Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. Premier Agents specialize in this area and can assist you in seeing a home or answer your questions. Are you an agent looking for more exposure for yoursel
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Lecture: From Silence to Light

Lecture: From Silence to Light

James F. Williamson, FAIA, Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Memphis, presents an exploration of the Louis Kahn’s teachings. Louis L. Kahn was not only an architect of powerful buildings; he was also an unconventional teacher, a philosopher whose influence on his students was far-reaching. This lecture will examine Kahn’s intuitive approach to design in light of the relationship between creativity and the unconscious. Through a synthesis of Kahn’s appro
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One killed, another injured in North Memphis shooting

One killed, another injured in North Memphis shooting

Memphis police say one man is dead and another is injured after a shooting in the 1400 block of N. Hollywood. >> Mobile users click here to view photos from the scene MPD tells FOX13 the call came in at 4:22 p.m. in response to a shooting at a Family Dollar. A man was transported to Regional One, where he was pronounced dead. A second victim left the scene but was later transported to the hospital in non-critical condition. Police say the suspects were possibly occupying a small, black ve
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Preview: Missouri State at Memphis

Preview: Missouri State at Memphis

After an outstanding season was marred at the end by a post-bowl fight, Memphis looks to focus back on its winning ways when it hosts Missouri State in both teams’ season opener on Saturday. The Tigers reached 10 victories with their Miami Beach Bowl double-overtime win over Brigham Young, but after the game, a fight on the field between the two teams dominated the highlights.Coach Justin Fuente has the Tigers on the upswing heading into his fourth year at the helm, and he’s hoping to make nati
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Grizzlies rookie F Jarell Martin has fractured foot, will undergo surgery

Grizzlies rookie F Jarell Martin has fractured foot, will undergo surgery

Grizzlies rookie Jarell Martin broke his left foot in a workout Wednesday. Martin will have surgery, no timetable on return. Memphis Grizzlies rookie forward Jarell Martin sustained a fractured foot on Wednesday and will undergo surgery, the team announced. Martin suffered the injury following a collision with another player during a workout. He will have surgery on Thursday by team physicians Dr. Fred Azar and Dr. Drew Murphy at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis; no timetable was given for his
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Vandalism reported at Memphis Jewish school

Vandalism reported at Memphis Jewish school

An apparent incident of vandalism at a local Jewish school appears to have caught the FBI’s attention. Details were sketchy Wednesday, but some type of slur was apparently scrawled on the Margolin Hebrew Academy at 390 S. White Station. The incident may have happened over the weekend, and was discovered Monday. A message left by a reporter for board president Joel Siegel was not returned. Benjy Owen, the dean of school there, would not comment Wednesday, referring all questions to the FBI
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Grizzlies' first-rounder Jarell Martin to have surgery on left foot Thursday

Grizzlies’ first-rounder Jarell Martin to have surgery on left foot Thursday

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin has a fractured left foot. The Grizzlies announced Wednesday that the forward from LSU injured his foot while colliding with another player during a workout earlier that day. Martin will undergo surgery Thursday, and there is no timetable for his return. Grizzlies team physicians Fred Azar and Drew Murphy will perform the surgery. Memphis selected the 21-year-old Martin with the 25th overall pick in the June draft. Mart
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Memphis Grizzlies rookie, former LSU star Jarell Martin out indefinitely with broken foot, per …

Memphis Grizzlies rookie, former LSU star Jarell Martin out indefinitely with broken foot, per …

The start of Jarell Martin’s NBA career may be delayed by injury. The former Madison Prep and LSU star, preparing for his rookie campaign with the Memphis Grizzlies, has suffered a broken foot, according to The Commerical Appeal. Martin is out indefinitely, Grizzlies beat writer Ronald Tillery reported via Twitter. The injury to his left foot, FOX WHBQ in Memphis reported, occurred following a collision with another player in practice Wednesday. Martin will undergo surgery Thursday, according t
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428 N. Clay Memphis, Mo. 63555

428 N. Clay Memphis, Mo. 63555

This newly listed Ranch style home is cute as they come with all kinds of updates. It features three bedrooms and two baths. Nice two car attached garage and full  , partially finished, basement. Recent updates including roof, kitchen floor and water heater. Large back yard with wonderful ,partially paved,  alley access. Stamped concrete sideway  welcomes you on. Must see at $89,900.00 Copyright © 2014 Primrose Realty | Site Built by SylverSun | Theme Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by
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Memphis Investor

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Forums Real Estate Marketplace Memphis Investor Beautiful Investment property in the Memphis Tn. area, walking distance away from historic Graceland. Buy and hold or flip this one or use for a BNB. Feel free to contact me with any questions about this beauty- Won’t last long Sign up for our thrice-weekly newsletter, containing all the best real estate content from the week. Free. *by joining our list, all your wildest fantasies will come true. Well… we’ll at least give you access to our Real
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Soul food restaurant surprised by Ikea gets EDGE small business loan

Soul food restaurant surprised by Ikea gets EDGE small business loan

Jim & Samella’s is among the small businesses that received a grant loan from EDGE.  (Source:  Facebook) A South Memphis soul food restaurant owner who received a surprise makeover from Ikea was one of three small businesses that won grant-like loans Wednesday from EDGE. Talbert Fleming, owner of Jim & Samella’s House at 841 Bullington, said that an Ikea representative ate at the two-year-old soul food restaurant in July. The Swedish home furnishings retailer has annou
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Job Openings – University of Memphis

Job Openings – University of Memphis

The University of Memphis invites applicants to visit our website to review & apply for our current open positions. Current vacancies include: A complete list of current vacancies and job requirements can be found at https://workforum.memphis.edu . For assistance, contact Human Resources at workforce@memphis.edu The University of Memphis, a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents System, is a metropolitan research University with six colleges and four professional schools. The University
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Expansion on the horizon for Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab

Expansion on the horizon for Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab

Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab is talking major expansion. An application for use variance was submitted to the Office of Planning and Development and will go before the Shelby County Board of Adjustment Sept. 23. The property is currently zoned Conservation Agriculture. The application states that “Granting this variance request will not confer upon the applicant any special privileges. The variance will restore the property to its original intent and permitted use” — allowing for the expansion
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New Orleans Zephyrs lose as Memphis scores three in ninth

New Orleans Zephyrs lose as Memphis scores three in ninth

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 ZEPHYRS 5, MEMPHIS 6 MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis Redbirds stunned the New Orleans Zephyrs by scoring three ninth inning runs in a come from behind 6-5 victory at AutoZone Park. Memphis loaded the bases in the ninth off of Zephyrs closer Nick Wittgren. A pair of hits and a two out walk set the stage for a base clearing double by pinch-hitter Ed Easley gave the Redbirds the walk-off win. The Z’s pounded out a season high six doubles in the ballgame. In the second inni
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William Carey University Tradition posts record enrollment

William Carey University Tradition posts record enrollment

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – William Carey University at Tradition is enjoying record enrollment. The 2015 fall enrollment is the highest ever in the school’s 40 year history on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. When the campus moved to Highway 67 after Hurricane Katrina, leaders expected growth, but not at the current level. The dean credits a number of reasons why the campus has attracted more students, including those from out-of-state, as well as those who are still in high school. Kim
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Memphis hotel tax increase, room surcharge to help generate millions

Memphis hotel tax increase, room surcharge to help generate millions

The Memphis City Council has approved a hotel tax increase and room surcharge that will help fund a $900 million long-term improvement project for the Memphis Cook Convention Center. >> Read More Trending Stories The council voted to increase the room tax to 3.5% and to create a $2 per room and per night surcharge on stays of up to 30 days. The tax increase would generate an additional $4.5 million to $4.8 million per year. The surcharge would bring in $3 million to $4 million per year. T
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Memphis to Soon Host 13th Annual Musculoskeletal Industry Conference

Memphis to Soon Host 13th Annual Musculoskeletal Industry Conference

Memphis is gearing up to host what will be the 13th annual Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference, an annual confab where surgeons, venture capitalists, angel investors, industry leaders and others gather to talk shop, and more. The day-and-a-half conference spanning Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 also is important because big industry players like Medtronic, Wright Medical, Smith & Nephew and others have typically sent business development teams to the event. That means, wandering the halls at the Fed
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Memphis law enforcement warned after threats against officers

Memphis law enforcement warned after threats against officers

UPDATE 4:53 p.m.: MPD communications received information from an anonymous caller who advised a police officer would be shot today in the area of 201 Poplar.  MPD Spokesperson Alyssa Macon-Moore said, “We don’t know at this time if it’s a prank or if it’s an actual true threat, so our officers have been told about the threats and we’re asking them to be vigilant.” FOX13 is following this developing story and we’ll update you with more details as they become available. 
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Memphis Women's Basketball Announces 2015-16 Schedule

Memphis Women’s Basketball Announces 2015-16 Schedule

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – For University of Memphis basketball fans, their winter months are now officially booked. Following Tuesday’s men’s basketball schedule announcement, the complete Tigers women’s basketball slate was released Wednesday. Here are a few 2015-16 women’s basketball schedule highlights: 17 home dates all at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse, including the Nov. 5 exhibition against Harding University      The following is the complete 2015-16 Tiger
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Homeland Security alerts MPD about potential threat

Homeland Security alerts MPD about potential threat

Homeland Security issued an alert via police radios about a threat made against Memphis police officers. The alert states that someone threatened to shoot a police officer in the area of 201 Poplar this afternoon.  The alert later said the location had changed to the area of I-40 and I-240., but that threat was proven false.  The alert remains active for 201 Poplar. A representative for the Memphis Police Department said an anonymous called left a tip that an officer will be shot at 2
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City Defends 2010 Police Response to First Lipscomb Allegation

City Defends 2010 Police Response to First Lipscomb Allegation

The Memphis Police Department took seriously a 2010 complaint of sexual abuse against the city’s director of Housing and Community Development, city chief administrative officer Jack Sammons said Wednesday, Sept. 2, after reviewing five-year-old emails. Sammons reacted to the release of a search warrant narrative that disclosed a February 2010 complaint by the same man who last week filed another complaint against Robert Lipscomb. The latest complaint has led to the ongoing police investi
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U.S. Treasury raids Memphis Goodwill

U.S. Treasury raids Memphis Goodwill

The U.S. Treasury Department is leading a raid at Memphis Goodwill, located at Summer Avenue and Stage Road. Chopper 5 flew over the scene and noticed several Memphis police cars and crime scene tape around the building. Memphis police said officers are helping the U.S. Treasury Department execute a search warrant….
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New chief comes to Memphis after career in Warren

New chief comes to Memphis after career in Warren

Right after Kevin Sommers was officially sworn in as the new police chief in Memphis during a brief ceremony at City Hall Monday, he quickly crossed the street to begin working at the police department. Sommers, 56, who retired as a lieutenant from the Warren Police Department in 2011, is eager to leave the big city behind and make himself at home in Memphis. ?After I put in my application, I came up and kind of drove around, stopped in and had a bite here and there and just familiarized mysel
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Tyler Lyons — one of three more Memphis re-calls — to start tonight for Cardinals

Tyler Lyons — one of three more Memphis re-calls — to start tonight for Cardinals

In a surprise move Wednesday afternoon, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Michael Wacha would be replaced on the mound for tonight’s game by left-hander Tyler Lyons, who was among three players recalled from Triple A Memphis. Also joining the big-league club are left-hander Nick Greenwood and right-hander Miguel Socolovich. The Cardinals also optioned Tuesday night’s starter Marco Gonzales to Memphis. Lyons, 27, will be making his seventh start for St. Louis this season and appearing in hi
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Mulch fire continues smolder, send smoke through Memphis

Mulch fire continues smolder, send smoke through Memphis

A mulch fire in Hickory Hill on Tuesday is still smoldering and sending smoke throughout the city, officials say. A day after a mulch fire in Hickory Hill, the smoke fumes could still be smelled throughout the city Wednesday. The fire at Yardworks, a mulch yard at 4921 Hickory Hill Road, started at 1:48 a.m. Tuesday. Memphis Fire Department spokesman Lt. Wayne Cooke said 67 fire crews used 22 pieces of equipment on the fire. He added that mulch is flammable when it becomes too dry. Heat can bui
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Retirees Could Shore Up Memphis Police Ranks

Retirees Could Shore Up Memphis Police Ranks

Memphis City Council members are exploring the idea of encouraging retired police officers to get back in uniform on a regular basis as reserve officers to keep the force from slipping to less than 2,000 officers. Though retired officers already have the option to become reserves – which comes with a token amount of pay and coverage under the city’s health insurance plan – their duties are limited. However, Councilman Harold Collins wants to use the option to get reserves on t
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Thomaston: “Memphis” opens Sept. 19

Thomaston: “Memphis” opens Sept. 19

THOMASTON >> The third musical of the 2015 season of Landmark Community Theatre features the sensuous, soulful sound of rhythm ‘n’ blues, “Memphis,” showing at the Thomaston Opera House Sept. 19, 25-26, Oct. 2-3 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 20, 27 and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. “Memphis” is set in the places where rock and roll was born in the 1950s: the seedy nightclubs, radio stations and recording studios of the musically-rich Tennessee city. With an original sco
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2 night stay in Memphis

2 night stay in Memphis

All I can say is….that I’ve been and don’t plan on another visit. So impersonal tour I’ve ever took with Ipads around your neck and headphones. No one around offering any information. Elbow to elbow you were constantly bumped by someone. Don’t recommend at all. Lived in Memphis all my life and decided to take the tour. Very informative and lots of Elvis tidbits thru out the tour. I recommend the full package if you go. The car exhibit was my favorite. Everyone has to come see where Elvis live
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Another interim director named following Lipscomb suspension

Another interim director named following Lipscomb suspension

Memphis Housing Authority Executive Director Robert Lipscomb has been suspended with pay after allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. The Memphis Housing Authority Board of Directors voted to suspend Lipscomb with pay at an emergency board meeting Wednesday morning. Lipscomb’s Memphis Housing Authority salary of $135,959.98 is paid by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, said Dewanna Smith, director of communications, Office of Mayor A C Wharton. After fielding quest
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Apple eyes next generation retail store in Memphis

Apple eyes next generation retail store in Memphis

Apple, as a retailer, sets the bar high with its state-of-the-art, non-traditional formats in select major metropolitan areas. The technology giant recently applied for $1.5 million building permit for a new location in the Germantown area of Memphis. The Memphis Daily News reports that this new store will be what Apple considers a “next generation” format featuring an upscale design with a granite reinforced panel on the exterior with natural oak tables inside. The store will also feature
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US 287: Childress to Memphis Remains Closed

US 287: Childress to Memphis Remains Closed

US 287 was closed on Tuesday, between Childress and Memphis, due to a hazmat spill. The closure could continue for many more hours as cleanup crews try to remove the chemical spilled in Newlin. Detours around the closed highway are in place.  The detours will add approximately 15 miles to your trip and take approximately 30 minutes longer. As of 11:00 a.m., TxDOT hasn’t been given an estimate on when freeway will reopen. The process may take most of the day to complete. Check Dr
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Memphis citizens aren't happy with the way Tony Allen is getting kids to go to school

Memphis citizens aren’t happy with the way Tony Allen is getting kids to go to school

Tony Allen wants kids to go to school. That should be a good thing, right? Apparently, not for a bunch of Memphis citizens. An automated message went out to telephones across Shelby County on Wednesday morning, one with Allen’s voice on it.  The message read, “Hello everyone, this is the Grindfather, Tony Allen, from the Memphis Grizzlies. Being successful takes a lot of hard work and dedication. And it includes going to school every day. Go get that education! Grit and grind, go to scho
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Memphis' housing chief out amid misconduct allegations

Memphis’ housing chief out amid misconduct allegations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The director of Memphis’ Housing and Community Development department has resigned amid sexual misconduct accusations that authorities are investigating. According to The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/1UmGCMp ), Memphis’ chief administrative officer Jack Sammons said Tuesday the city has received nine accusations of sexual misconduct, beginning with the original complainant whose allegations were made public Sunday. The accusations have come from men who were ju
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Bill Blankenship enjoying new role as offensive analyst at Memphis

Bill Blankenship enjoying new role as offensive analyst at Memphis

Memphis head coach Justin Fuente looks at his mentor, then-Tulsa head coach Bill Blankenship after Memphis defeated Tulsa 40-20 in 2014. GREG CAMPBELL/AP Bill Blankenship enjoying new role as offensive analyst at Memphis By KELLY HINES World Sports Writer TulsaWorld.com | 0 comments We have used your information to see if you have a subscription with us. So far we have not found one. If you feel you are currently subscribed please click on the button to attempt to find your account. Your
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