VOL. 131 | NO. 175 | Thursday, September 1, 2016
The Memphis in May International Festival, in addition to goals that include cultivating international relationships, had a major impact this year on the Memphis area economy – to the tune of $88 million.
If it feels like the opening of this college football season for the University of Memphis has been a long time coming, well, put yourself in first-year coach Mike Norvell’s turf shoes.
Shelby County Schools board members approved an $8.4 million, three-year agreement with MetLife Insurance to continue life insurance coverage of school system retirees Tuesday, Aug. 30, but it will cost $7.2 million more for the same coverage.
On both sides of the spectrum, real estate developers and tenants are attracted to bike share because proximity to the rental bikes makes areas attractive.
Logan Feathers has thought about playing professional football just about as long as he can remember.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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Cordova’s Parkway Place shopping center and three adjacent properties have sold in foreclosure for $19.6 million.
Crossing into Utah from Colorado doesn’t present a sudden change in terrain.
A few years back I wrote a column in which I noted that champ at the bit had been used in my daily paper. Twice in one day. In different articles, a few pages apart.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – Volkswagen's new SUV comes with a feature that automatically controls braking to each wheel as the seven-seater descends on slippery off-road terrain. The German automaker is staking its hopes on the new model being just as adept at arresting the company's sales woes in the United States.
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say a federal inmate has escaped from the Washington County Detention Center in Jonesborough.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Spirits maker Brown-Forman Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter net income fell 7 percent as challenging foreign exchange conditions hampered its performance in emerging overseas markets and the loss of its Southern Comfort brand cut into overall sales.
Small businesses nudged their hiring pace higher in August, adding 63,000 jobs, payroll company ADP said Wednesday. That's an increase of 2,000 from July's 61,000 new jobs, but down substantially from the monthly average of 84,000 during the first half of the year. ADP compiles the report from data posted online by its small business customers, which are companies with up to 49 employees.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in July, a sign that demand for home ownership remains strong despite a shortage of listings on the market.