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Fall and winter businesses

Fall and winter businesses

07-30-2014 by Carlee McCullough - avatar Carlee McCullough

The time for summer vacations, parties and lounging by the pool is coming to a close.  As the kids begin school, seasonal summer businesses of lawns and pool cleaning will s...

What investment risks should I know about?

What investment risks should I know ab…

07-30-2014 by Charles Sims Jr., CFP - avatar Charles Sims Jr., CFP

Taken by itself, the word "risk" sounds negative. But broken down into what it really stands for in terms of investing, it begins to be a little more manageable. By understanding...

Helping ex-offenders get back on their feet

Helping ex-offenders get back on their…

07-30-2014 by State Sen. Reginald Tate - avatar State Sen. Reginald Tate

We've all made mistakes at some time or another.   For most of us, whether we've lost touch with someone or didn't take a chance on something, those mistakes help us grow...

Greater Metro

Aristocrat of Bands taking high-energy show to NFL Hall of Fame game Aug. 3

Aristocrat of Bands taking high-energy show to NFL Hall of Fame game…

NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – They have marched and performed all across the country, from presidential inaugurations and marching competitions to nationally televised NFL halftime...

Tennessee Medical Association taking heat for new pregnancy criminalization law

Tennessee Medical Association taking heat for new pregnancy criminalization law

National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW), along with more than 65 leading Tennessee, national, and international medial and ethics professionals, and other organizations, have released...

Hammering on Weirich’s record

Hammering on Weirich’s record

With early voting for the August 7th election having now entered its second week, Judge Joe Brown says his “Law and Order” grassroots campaign will...

Entertainment

This week’s DVD releases

This week’s DVD releases

Top Ten DVD List for July 29, 2014   “Next Goal Wins” http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00K12K4VW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   “The Amazing Catfish” http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JDCOHVY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   “Secret State” http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JW3ST90/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   “Noah” http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JBGWP3Y/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20  

Kam’s Kapsules: OPENING THIS WEEK

Kam’s Kapsules: OPENING THIS WEEK

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun   BIG BUDGET FILMS       “And So It Goes” (PG-13 for sexual references and drug use) Romantic comedy revolving...

Lauryn Hill & The Misunderstanding of Memphis Fans

Lauryn Hill & The Misunderstanding of Memphis Fans

Hundreds of Memphis-area residents were incredibly eager and excited about attending the sold-out concert of living legend Lauryn Hill last Saturday (July 18th) at Minglewood...

Sports

TSU’s Tigers ready to follow up best season in decades

TSU’s Tigers ready to follow up best season in decades

NASHVILLE — Tennessee State has high expectations coming off its best season in almost 30 years, thanks largely to a very stingy defense that takes...

Titans hope having more winners helps turnaround

Titans hope having more winners helps turnaround

NASHVILLE — Finding his locker parked in the middle of the defensive backs left linebacker Wesley Woodyard feeling nervous as he joined the Titans. A defensive...

Titans ready, eager to win with coach Whisenhunt

Titans ready, eager to win with coach Whisenhunt

NASHVILLE (AP) — A coaching change always creates excitement, bringing the promise of more wins and elusive playoff berths.   Ken Whisenhunt’s resume is loaded enough that...

Religion

Greater Middle Baptist to install new pastor

Greater Middle Baptist to install new pastor

Greater Middle Baptist Church, pastored by the late Rev. Benjamin L. Hooks for 52 years, will install the Rev. William McKinley Jackson as pastor on...

Fullview Missionary Baptist church is on fire!

Fullview Missionary Baptist church is on fire!

Fullview Missionary Baptist Church can now say goodbye to its $2.5 million mortgage, and it will be doing just that with the help of a...

Eugene Waller Scholarship Prayer Breakfast extols the virtues of faith

Eugene Waller Scholarship Prayer Breakfast extols the virtues of faith

“Championing the Future Through Faith” was the theme for the Eugene Waller Scholarship Prayer Breakfast, which was held at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis last...

Business

Fall and winter businesses

Fall and winter businesses

The time for summer vacations, parties and lounging by the pool is coming to a close.  As the kids begin school, seasonal summer businesses of...

What investment risks should I know about?

What investment risks should I know about?

Taken by itself, the word "risk" sounds negative. But broken down into what it really stands for in terms of investing, it begins to be...

Made In Rural America

Made In Rural America

“Only the Serious Need Attend” could have been the slogan for the Made In Rural America forum held at Southwest Tennessee Community College – Macon...

News

Sierra Leone ‘hero’ Ebola doctor succumbs to deadly virus

Sierra Leone ‘hero’ Ebola doctor succumbs to deadly virus

Sierra Leone’s top Ebola doctor has lost his battle with the deadly virus that is sweeping through West Africa in a record outbreak, Reuters reports.   Virologist...

Toward a cure for HIV: The promise of the ‘Mississippi Baby’

Toward a cure for HIV: The promise of the ‘Mississippi Baby’

MELBOURNE, Australia – Is the glass half empty – or half full? That was the framework for thinking about the so-called Mississippi baby case last...

Upcoming changes to PLUS Loans may help African Americans

Upcoming changes to PLUS Loans may help African Americans

WASHINGTON – This fall, the Department of Education plans to announce changes to PLUS loans that officials say will make it easier for parents to...

Opinion

Helping ex-offenders get back on their feet

Helping ex-offenders get back on their feet

We've all made mistakes at some time or another.   For most of us, whether we've lost touch with someone or didn't take a chance on something...

Why do black people have so many cousins?

Why do black people have so many cousins?

Dear Race Manners:   Why do black people seem to have so many cousins (or call so many people "cousin")? I'm white. Just wondering! —Curious About Cousins   You're...

Tony Dungy unfairly attacked

Tony Dungy unfairly attacked

The homosexual mafia has struck again. This time, however, they have picked the wrong target. Beloved former Tampa Bay and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony...

National News

Alums of nation’s oldest historically black private college fight for its survival

  CINCINNATI — Alumni of the country's oldest historically black private university are committing money and other support to help their alma mater's fight for survival...

De Blasio vows to improve NYPD-community relations

NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio, facing his first significant test in trying to improve relations between police and minority communities, said Monday that...

Obama practically weepy at Malia going to college

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that...