VOL. 129 | NO. 156 | Tuesday, August 12, 2014
While Midtown as a whole is experiencing a resurgence, two properties at the key intersection of Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard remain vacant, decaying eyesores.
New Season of Tennessee Shakespeare Co. set to begin
As counterintuitive as it might sound, the more digitized and interconnected people get, the more they seem to appreciate the handiwork of Dan McCleary and the fellow live theater proponents who work with him.
When the academic year at the University of Memphis begins Aug. 25, the number of first-time freshmen at the school will increase over the previous year for the first time in three years.
Both sides declared victory when the three Tennessee Supreme Court justices were retained by voters in the Thursday, Aug. 7, statewide judicial elections.
The head of the Economic Development Growth Engine organization says there is another side to the controversy over granting property tax abatements through payments-in-lieu-of-taxes that isn’t heard in the current civic discussion about the incentives.
Who swears in the judges who will be swearing in other county leaders later this month when they all begin their terms of office?
Preliminary bids on the Harahan Bridge pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk and a West Memphis trail system connecting to the bridge came in $5 million lower than the first round of bids on the projects.
OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) – Nucor Steel has filed a lawsuit in federal court in an attempt to block a competitor from opening a mill in a northeastern Arkansas county.
Democrats don’t consider it a successful campaign season unless there is some kind of intra-party dust up, the political axiom goes.
To coin a really corny phrase, he was Phamtastic.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
996 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117, Sale Amount: $12.9 million -
An affiliate of New York-based Garrison Investment Group has paid $12.9 million for the 176-unit Town Village Audubon Park retirement community at 950 Cherry Road in East Memphis.
Asking for a donation to your nonprofit is one component of fundraising. How that gift is processed once it is received is another.
What does travel mean? On one hand, it’s a vacation from everyday life, an escape. It’s an opportunity to have your physical pains massaged away in a spa while an ocean breeze momentarily relieves your stress and worry.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper announced Monday he will seek another eight-year term after three Democrats were retained on the Supreme Court.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas is asking the state's highest court to uphold a judge's ruling that Arkansas' new voter identification law is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) – The White House on Monday announced the creation of a team of digital experts tasked with upgrading the government's technology infrastructure and making its websites more consumer friendly.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Postal Service lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its volume and charging consumers more money to send mail, officials said Monday.