VOL. 128 | NO. 181 | Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Shelby County home building activity was relatively flat in August, with builders pulling slightly more permits while selling fewer new homes compared to August 2012.
The Jones Clinic evolves as number of patients increases
The Jones Clinic is taking steps this summer to accommodate growing patient referrals, with recent hires at key positions and an operational overhaul involving conversion to electronic medical record systems.
After a summer break, the concerns about the long-term financial health of Memphis city government go back to the front political front burner at City Hall Tuesday, Sept. 17.
Memphis City Council members will be parsing contract terms and clauses during a busy Tuesday, Sept. 13, set of committee meetings and the afternoon voting meeting of the full council.
Make that two Yoga studios in Overton Square.
About this time last year, CEO Nancy McGee of the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence decided to evaluate the organization’s internal and external messaging.
Kerry Crawford made a well-known living out of loving Memphis. Now Holly Whitfield, a new arrival at the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau and Crawford’s successor as the I Love Memphis blogger, plans to continue that professional evangelizing for the city as Crawford winds down her time with the tourism agency.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
1 A.W. Willis Ave., Memphis, TN 38103, Permit Cost: $40 million -
Springfield, Mo.-based Bass Pro Shops has filed a $40 million building permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for work at The Pyramid.
Part one of a three part series “Self-empowerment is one among many strategies people of African descent have employed to ensure our survival in the New World. This includes the creation of museums and cultural centers that document, recognize and celebrate the art, culture, history and contributions of African-Americans. These institutions, many of which were established as a result of public/private partnerships, bear testimony to the hard battles fought to bring dreams to fruition.”
Nationally, as of July, the primary office using sectors recovered 93 percent of jobs lost during the recession as compared to an overall recovery rate of 77 percent in total employment. That’s great news for the office real estate sector then, right?
MEMPHIS (AP) – Health officials are reporting three new human cases of West Nile virus in Shelby County, raising the state's total to 12 this year.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority has appointed 19 people to serve on a new Regional Energy Resource Council.
NEW YORK (AP) – Life is good for America's super wealthy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is being engulfed by the one thing it tries to prevent: uncertainty.
CHICAGO (AP) – He has never been elected to anything, not even "student council in high school," as he boasts. He has little patience for schmoozing. In dealing with people, he admits to being "pretty blunt" - more suited to running a large private equity firm, which Bruce Rauner did successfully for 30 years, than seeking votes for governor, which he intends to do in Illinois next year.