VOL. 128 | NO. 208 | Thursday, October 24, 2013
Whole Foods Market and local development firm Cypress Realty Holdings Co. are targeting the Poplar Avenue corridor in Germantown for the Memphis area’s second Whole Foods store.
Patience, persistence pay off as Pidgeon nears capacity
Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park was completed in 1967, but it’s only now, four-plus decades later, that the property is finally realizing its full potential.
It was the issue that didn’t get a lot of public discussion in the initial move to form suburban school districts in Shelby County.
Baptist Memorial Health Care and Christ Community Health Services rolled out a new state-of-the-art mobile health clinic earlier this month, and the larger, modernized vehicle will give Baptist Operation Outreach the ability to treat more of the area’s homeless population in need of medical care.
A national music conference is headed to Memphis, bringing a variety of leaders in education and fundraising, plus youth groups and music teachers, to the Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel and Minglewood Hall for a concert and master class.
A trio of Memphis City Council members weighing possible changes to the council’s way of conducting business has more questions at the outset than answers about what kind of conduct is allowed and what shouldn’t be on the elected body.
The results from the 12th annual GM survey from NBA.com are in and the Grizzlies show up in several categories. But Tony Allen was the only player to finish first in a category as the league’s general managers voted him the league’s best perimeter defender.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Attorney Cameron Jehl has ventured out on his own, opening the Jehl Law Group PLLC at 60 S. Main St. in Downtown.
Ray’s Take Studies claim 70 percent of Americans are a mere three weeks from being unable to pay household bills – largely because they live paycheck-to-paycheck with little to no reserves to fall back on if anything out of the ordinary happens. This is not just at the lower income strata. It includes high earners too.
Harassing phone calls. What other term would fit? For months now – over a year, for sure, two years perhaps – at home, on our land line, we receive up to a dozen nuisance calls per week. This in addition to the unwanted marketing calls. Far more, really, than we ever received before the appearance a few years ago of the Do Not Call List. Or whatever it was called.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials with the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities say they're taking steps to address problems revealed in a state audit.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge in Arkansas has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that claims Philip Morris USA deliberately exaggerated the safety of its Marlboro Lights cigarettes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Crowdfunding is about to go big time.
DETROIT (AP) — An attorney representing Detroit urged a judge Wednesday to allow the city to fix staggering financial problems through bankruptcy, arguing that without it nearly 65 cents of every tax dollar eventually would be gobbled up by debts and other obligations.
DETROIT (AP) — A name makes all the difference in the fight between Ford and Toyota over who has the top-selling car in the world.
DALLAS (AP) — Higher taxes reduced US Airways' third-quarter profit, but the airline still beat Wall Street expectations on a combination of more traffic and higher average fares.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A career management consultant with a knack for taming bureaucratic backlogs is the man President Barack Obama is now counting on to help turn around a problem-plagued website that has marred the rollout of Obama's signature health care law.