VOL. 129 | NO. 82 | Monday, April 28, 2014
Competing ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber have landed in Memphis.
Orangetheory Fitness looks to keep members committed
Minus the cornfield backdrop, the owners of big-box gyms know that if they build it, the line from “Field of Dreams” will hold up and people will come. They most definitely will come.
Shelby County Commissioners are in that time of the year when crowded agendas yield to hearings and votes on a budget for the coming fiscal year.
Trustmark Bank has officially opened its new regional headquarters location in East Memphis.
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, April 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
We meet companies and nonprofits who have been marketing to the same lists for years. Often, these lists and the assumptions about the people on their lists are more than a decade old. These aged lists may have been scrubbed, but that is simply for those who have fallen off the grid, one way or another. This point should be obvious to any reader of this column: there are major problems with this scenario.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education is being recognized for its advocacy of the value of using education data to enhance instruction and improve student learning in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Lawyers and others disagree on whether a bill that passed in the Legislature could legally force death row inmates with older convictions to die by electric chair if lethal injection drugs aren't available.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. manufacturers have grown more competitive over the past decade compared with factories in China, Brazil and most of the world's other major economies.
NEW YORK (AP) – Target, Nordstrom and other big chains are pinning their hopes of attracting shoppers on social media.
WASHINGTON (AP) – For three decades, the U.S. middle class enjoyed a rare financial advantage over the wealthy: lower mortgage rates.