VOL. 127 | NO. 93 | Friday, May 11, 2012
The Avenue Collierville – the largest lifestyle center in the Memphis metropolitan area at Houston Levee Road and Bill Morris Parkway – has been bought by an affiliate of Memphis-based Poag Lifestyle Centers.
Family Safety Center combines all services under one Midtown roof
Victims of domestic violence in need of help will now find navigating the system much easier, thanks to the new Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County.
A Nashville-based discount retailer has entered the Memphis market in full force, inking two leases totaling 77,301 square feet.
The schools consolidation planning commission is weighing a set of recommendations for teacher hiring, retention and evaluation that would do away with the practice of surplusing teachers.
The attorney for the owners of the building at 118 Madison Ave. facing demolition said Wednesday, May 9, his client is waiting on a city plan for the demolition and is not intentionally trying to delay a resolution that would bring down the barricades blocking a sidewalk and part of the street.
The ServiceMaster Co. reported first quarter results Thursday, May 10, that showed its operating income more than doubled from the first quarter of 2011.
Dave Rebholz hasn’t been to a shopping mall in a long time and he likes Shoes by Zappo, the e-commerce shoe site.
When it comes to economic development, the administration of Tennesee Gov. Bill Haslam is working hard to convince new businesses to set up shop in the state.
Two box scores. In one, right there in black and white, is the proof that the Memphis Grizzlies hit 11-of-16 three-point shots (68.8 percent). In the other is the evidence of an 0-for-6 night from three-point range, which even a math-challenged sports writer can figure out is 00.0 percent.
Tony Allen has a way of getting to the heart of things. “We went through our All-Star Marc Gasol,” Allen said after the Grizzlies won Game 5 of their playoff series with the Los Angeles Clippers, 92-80, at FedExForum, Gasol scoring 23 points. “He was big for us.”
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION, WE DON’T LEARN. The weight of his robes bearing down, the certain confusion and probable chaos resulting from his next words, the U.S. District judge in Memphis adjusted his glasses, took a deep breath, and changed public education in his hometown forever.
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WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits ticked down last week following a sharp drop the previous week.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit rose in March at the fastest rate in 10 months. A rise in consumer goods lifted imports to a record level, outpacing a solid gain in U.S. exports.
NEW YORK (AP) – Gasoline prices have dropped 5 percent since peaking last month.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – U.S. consumers have had their fill of expensive, contract-based phone plans.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Regulators plan to employ a strategy for handling big failing banks that would help stabilize the financial system by preserving the banks' healthy operations, the head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. says.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is changing or eliminating a handful of regulations – from uniform street sign requirements to outdated hospital reporting rules – that it says could have cost the economy $6 billion over five years, part of a regulatory overhaul that will require agencies to periodically scrub their rule books in search of unnecessary mandates.