VOL. 129 | NO. 101 | Friday, May 23, 2014
ABF Freight System Inc. has received a tax break for the proposed expansion of its Memphis facility.
Public housing overhaul nears end with newest development
A small group of people gathered last week in the front room of a new Southwest Memphis housing development for senior citizens.
The Overton Park greensward will be used for overflow parking at the Memphis Zoo for one more weekend under a compromise announced Friday, May 23, by the Overton Park Conservancy.
ProLogis has landed a major renewal at one of its industrial parks.
The closest race in the May Shelby County primary elections turned into a tale of the tape Wednesday, May 21, as the Shelby County Election Commission certified the results of that and all of the other races on the ballot.
A three-day conference for Memphis’ creative community is launching in the city later this year that includes a speaking roster of design, illustration, typography and other creative heavy-hitters from around the country.
Hard as it is to believe now, it was only May 3 when the Grizzlies last played a basketball game. Less than three weeks later, that Game 7 loss at Oklahoma City stands as the franchise’s last normal moment.
Until recently, I figured if I ever won a huge lottery and became a gazillionaire, I would indulge my sports fantasy of owning a horse in the Kentucky Derby.
ALL IN HOW YOU LOOK AT IT. “What do you see in that?” she asked, pointing up.
One of the most exciting career transitions job seekers make is changing industries. You may want to move from nonprofit to corporate or from a large organization to a small business. These moves expose you to a new workplace and can reenergize you if you’re feeling burnt out in your current environment.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – The University of Tennessee is getting additional state funding to expand an online learning pilot program.
NASHVILLE (AP) – With a year-long federal fraud investigation looming over it, the huge truck-stop chain owned by the family of the Cleveland Browns owner and Tennessee's governor is doing some housecleaning at its highest levels.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. airline industry is slowly adding jobs, although not all carriers are growing.
NEW YORK (AP) – The price of gasoline looks familiar this Memorial Day. For the third year in a row, the national average will be within a penny or two of $3.64 per gallon.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House on Thursday passed legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, the first legislative response to the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of existing U.S. homes rebounded slightly in April, but the pace of buying remained below last year's level.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for a fourth straight week. The low rates could give a boost to the spring home-buying season, which has started slowly.