VOL. 128 | NO. 74 | Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Someone let out a cheer earlier this month at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors 2013 Residential Real Estate Summit as MAAR President Regina Hubbard gave her optimistic forecast for the local housing market.
From March 2012 to March 2013, the number of mortgages made in Shelby County dropped 8 percent – from 649 to 597.
Hi-Tone returns next month with new space in Crosstown
The Hi-Tone is a few weeks away from coming back. At the end of March, owner Jonathan Kiersky signed a lease for new space in the Crosstown neighborhood that will resurrect the recently shuttered music venue into a facility that’s essentially two connected spaces.
The Tennessee House and Senate sent a bill permitting municipal school districts in 29 cities including the six suburban towns and cities in Shelby County to Gov. Bill Haslam Monday, April 15, for his signature.
Shirley C. Raines is retiring at the end of June after 12 years as president of the University of Memphis.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. presents his budget proposal Tuesday, April 16, to the Memphis City Council for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
After some time out of the public eye, the schools consolidation court case goes back before federal Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays Tuesday, April 16, for a hearing on the plan to change the structure of the countywide school board.
The city of Memphis and the Memphis Police Association are expected to declare Tuesday, April 16, that their contract talks are at an impasse, triggering a process in which the Memphis City Council settles the labor dispute.
Memphis hospitals face a shortage of physicians that care for critically ill and premature newborn infants.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, April 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
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Last week we spotlighted St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which is a world leader in the fight against childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. This week let us discuss an organization that is making a positive, and eternal, impact in the arena of athletics: the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – FBI agents have blocked the entrance at the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J, the truck stop business owned by the family of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his brother, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A measure that would allow cities to form their own school systems is scheduled to be heard on the Senate and House floors Monday evening.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Department of Children's Services is reorganizing following problems that led to the recent resignation of Commissioner Kate O'Day.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Department of Correction has awarded a new contract for state inmate dental care to a company which submitted a bid $16 million higher than a competitor.
NASHVILLE (AP) – As the 108th Tennessee General Assembly draws to a close, state lawmakers are hoping to push through education proposals that include creating a state panel to authorize charter schools for five counties and a measure that would clear the way for cities to begin forming municipal school systems.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State finance chief Mark Emkes is retiring after presiding over three annual spending plans, Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration announced Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) – Gold plummeted to its lowest level in more than two years as traders rushed to sell their holdings following a big price drop on Friday.