Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn | Dustin Johnson shoots 7-under 63 to grab lead at St. Jude

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson wants to sharpen his game for the U.S. Open. Moving back to No. 1 in the world would just be a nice bonus because the only way he can do that before Shinnecock Hills is by winning the St. Jude Classic. Johnson knows what he wants. “I just want … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn | Dustin Johnson shoots 7-under 63 to grab lead at St. Jude

MEMPHIS, Tenn | Judge rules Confederate statues removal by Memphis is legal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has ruled the removal of three Confederate statues from public parks in Memphis, Tennessee, is legal. Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle in Nashville ruled Wednesday that the relocation of statues of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Capt. J. Harvey Mathes from two city parks Dec. 20 … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn | Judge rules Confederate statues removal by Memphis is legal

MEMPHIS, Tenn | Grizzlies give Bickerstaff new deal, remove interim tag

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have decided to make J.B. Bickerstaff their next head coach, removing the interim tag from his title. The Grizzlies did not disclose terms Tuesday of Bickerstaff’s new deal. He will be introduced at a news conference Wednesday. Bickerstaff was the associate head coach when Memphis fired David Fizdale … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn | Grizzlies give Bickerstaff new deal, remove interim tag

FedEx Express Launches the First Route Connecting Guangzhou, China and Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.

HONG KONG – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, announced the launch of a new route which, for the first time, connects the FedEx APAC Hub in Guangzhou, China and the FedEx World Hub in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A. Currently, a FedEx Express MD-11 freighter is … Continue reading FedEx Express Launches the First Route Connecting Guangzhou, China and Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.

MEMPHIS, Tenn | Admirers mourn King, pledge to carry on unfinished work

MEMPHIS, Tenn|April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Fifty years after a shot rang out in Memphis, killing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., freedom rang from the balcony of the Lorraine Motel as a bell tolled 39 times to mark a life cut short by racism. King died among the most hated men in America, but Wednesday, … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn | Admirers mourn King, pledge to carry on unfinished work

MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Speeches, marches mark Martin Luther King anniversary

MEMPHIS, Tenn. |April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers will mark the anniversary of his death with marches, speeches and quiet reflection on Wednesday. The commemorations stretch from his hometown of Atlanta to Memphis, where he died, and points beyond. Among … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Speeches, marches mark Martin Luther King anniversary

MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Resilience, resolve and renewed commitment to MLK’s legacy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. |April 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from his bed at the Lorraine Motel across town in a thunderstorm to Memphis’ Mason Temple Church of God in Christ. King’s words rang anew during the program before his … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Resilience, resolve and renewed commitment to MLK’s legacy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Commemoration of King’s final speech looks to past, future

MEMPHIS, Tenn.|April 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) With an enthusiastic crowd filling Memphis’ Mason Temple Church of God in Christ, the atmosphere was heavy with nostalgia Tuesday for the evening 50 years ago that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his final speech. A gospel singer led a rousing rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Commemoration of King’s final speech looks to past, future