VOL. 129 | NO. 109 | Thursday, June 5, 2014
A Cooper-Young parking garage and a pool of capital funding divided equally among the seven Memphis City Council districts are the two biggest ticket items in the way of still-tentative budget amendments proposed by council members.
South Main continues rise from dead with $100 million in investments
The diverse crowd that typically gathers for South Main Historic Arts District Trolley Night – from hipsters in skinny jeans to residents who enjoy the monthly celebration of their neighborhood to others drawn to see what the fuss is all about – featured several hundred ghastly additions in May.
A year ago, former University Georgia standout Harris English tamed TPC Southwind for his first career victory on the PGA Tour, holding off Phil Mickelson and three others in the final round.
The first votes by the Memphis City Council this week on righting the city’s financial affairs were tentative steps, making it hard to predict whether there will be seven votes to pass dramatic changes in city pensions and health care insurance.
The general contractor on the Crosstown renovation project has applied for three building permits totaling $115.3 million, according to The Daily News Online.
Ray’s take: There was a time when owning a home was a key factor in achieving “The American Dream.”
The latest version of the Little Rock Film Festival was the best yet. Ask anyone who gathered at the Old Statehouse Sunday, May 18, for the Awards Gala. The enthusiasm of the filmmakers was infectious.
NASHVILLE (AP) – An expert panel tasked with monitoring the Tennessee Department of Children's Services says the agency has flourished under new leadership.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – Four airlines have submitted offers to the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide subsidized air service to Tupelo.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. businesses pulled back on hiring in May, adding the fewest jobs in four months, a private survey showed.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy strengthening over the past two months in areas from manufacturing and construction to retail sales and bank lending.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is upping the ante on price matching.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A huge new paperwork headache for the government could also be jeopardizing coverage for some of the millions of people who just got health insurance under President Barack Obama's law.
NEW YORK (AP) – It's cheap. It's easy to do. And it can take less than 20 minutes to set up. Yet more than half of all small businesses still don't have a website.