The new president and CEO of the Memphis Zoo says he wants to make it the nation’s top zoo again. That’s what Jim Dean said yesterday when he was introduced to the Memphis City... Read More.
Car theft is a problem throughout Memphis. Nearly 400 vehicle thefts were reported to the Memphis Police Department over the last month. The thefts have happened in every neighborhood and at all hours of... Read More.
FedEx is increasing access to its services. The Memphis-based shipping giant said yesterday it will offer drop-off and pick-up services at Dollar General stores. The company says the move is designed to increase access... Read More.
Memphis-based Fred’s is laying people off. The retailer filed notice of the layoffs with the state on Friday. Fred’s plans to lay off more than 150 people in August. The company’s headquarters is on... Read More.
One of the people charged with former basketball star Lorenzen Wright’s murder is pleading guilty to a gun charge. The charge Billy Ray Turner pleaded guilty to yesterday is in a separate case. Turner... Read More.
The statewide Achievement School District is losing its leader. Tennessee’s assistant education commissioner and chief of the ASD, Sharon Griffin, is leaving to take over Metro Nashville Public Schools. Griffin is also a former... Read More.
The Memphis Police Department says it’s back to normal operations. The department had been operating at a heightened level following violent protests in Frayser over the deadly shooting of a wanted man last week.... Read More.
Fathers are being honored by Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery. Dads past and present were honored on Father’s Day. Those who attended were asked to write a note or prayer, light a candle... Read More.
Two kayakers are okay after being rescued from the Wolf River. They were stranded in the river near Raleigh LaGrange after their kayak tipped over on Saturday. A man and a woman suffered minor... Read More.
The deadly shooting of a man in Frayser is causing some to stay away from Wolfchase Galleria. Warnings went out to stay away from the mall over the weekend after social media posts threatening... Read More.