Baptist hospital groups in Mississippi and Memphis merge

May 2, 2017 in Health

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Baptist Health Systems and the larger Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis, Tennessee, have completed a merger, creating the largest […]

Marchers demand equality on anniversary of MLK’s death

April 4, 2017 in News

By ADRIAN SAINZ MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Activists claiming an imbalance in economic and social equality prayed, rallied and marched in Memphis on Tuesday, the 49th anniversary of the assassination […]

Blight battle finds focus at Aretha Franklin’s birthplace

March 21, 2017 in Business, Entertainment

By ADRIAN SAINZ MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The crumbling house where Aretha Franklin was born looks no different from many others on Lucy Avenue in Memphis’ Soulsville neighborhood: empty and […]

Report says mother charged in fatal stabbing of four children in Memphis

July 4, 2016 in News

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — A news report says the mother of four children who authorities say were fatally stabbed in a suburban Memphis apartment complex has been charged in their […]

Memphis upsets Ole Miss 37-24

October 19, 2015 in Sports

(AP) Paxton Lynch threw for 384 yards and three touchdowns as Memphis stunned No. 13 Mississippi 37-24 on Saturday. Memphis (6-0) has won 13 straight games dating back to last […]

Rev. Dr. Young presides over 50,000-strong annual meeting of National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

September 17, 2015 in News, Religion

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer and Wayne Risher The Commercial Appeal MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., led by Rev. Dr. Jerry Young of New Hope […]