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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...retailers about other steps to avoid a repeat of last year's delivery problems, but they declined to detail those discussions.Memphis, Tenn.-based FedEx said its fiscal first-quarter earnings equaled $2.10 per share, up from $1.53 per share a year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/fedex-add-50000-seasonal-j
Augusta ranks 92nd among 200 safest driving cities

...Augusta ranked 88th, and the year before it was 89th.This year, it was preceded by Ontario, Calif., and followed by Memphis, Tenn."Our actuaries reviewed millions of records to develop this year's report which presents new data to equip (drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-31/augusta-ranks-92nd-among-200
Not all airlines are soaring: Majors earn record profits while regional carriers struggle

...smaller airports.This week, an airline industry group said that 86 communities ? from former hubs such as Cleveland and Memphis to small cities like Dickinson, N.D., and Hollis, Alaska ? have lost at least 10 percent of their flights since last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/not-all-airlines-are-soari
Ramblin' Rhodes: Unstoppable Lawson to open Southern Soul & Song series

...Tickets are $85.Call (803) 276-6264 or visit newberryoperahouse.com.Rivers' long list of hit singles include Memphis, Mountain of Love, Seventh Son, Secret Agent Man, Poor Side of Town and Summer Rain. ROCKIN' PIANIST JASON D. WILLIAMS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-10/ramblin-rhodes-unstop
Francis Ficeto

...family request that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or to one's favorite Animal Rescue Group. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172365027
Augusta family remembers Robin Williams' support of St. Jude hospital

...was on our mind that day already," said Brennan's father, Turner.On Monday afternoon, Brennan boarded an airplane for Memphis where he is undergoing a regular checkup this week at St. Jude. The news reached him at the airport where he texted and called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/augusta-family-remembers-rob
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...defaulted. The alliance said it found that Bank of America enabled foreclosed homes in minority communities in Orlando, Denver, Memphis, Atlanta and elsewhere to slide into disrepair.As part of the consumer relief, Bank of America has essentially pledged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Shark sightings feed tourism

...beach and they see a family of seals there, that's probably not the best place to hang out."Laurie Moss McCandless, of Memphis, Tenn., has vacationed on Cape Cod every summer since she was a little girl and doesn't remember hearing about sharks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-09/shark-sightings-feed-tourism
Memphis Grizzlies hold off Oklahoma City Thunder in OT

...It took a fraction of a second for the Memphis Grizzlies to take control of their first-round...released just after the buzzer, giving Memphis a 100-99 victory Tuesday night and a...consecutive overtime game in the series, and Memphis has won three of them. The seventh-seeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-30/memphis-grizzlies-hold-oklaho
Civil rights museum in Memphis reopens

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - One of the first exhibits visitors...renovated National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis displays statues of shackled and branded...Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in Memphis. King was killed on April 4, 1968, while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-05/civil-rights-museum-memphis-reopens