VOL. 127 | NO. 254 | Monday, December 31, 2012
The media and political leaders may be in full-on freakout, the world-is-ending mode over the apparent inevitability of the country to avoid careening over the fiscal cliff.
Local organizations offer assistance to the area’s homeless during holidays
For several thousand homeless Memphians, the winter months can be especially rough being exposed to the harsh elements without money, food or warm clothing.
The New Year marks a major milestone for First National Realty Inc., as the Memphis-based residential real estate brokerage firm has plans to expand branch offices into 13 Walmart Supercenters in the Memphis metro area.
As the Achievement School District added six low performing Memphis schools in December for the new school year that begins in August, the leader of the state-led district was in Memphis to deal with backlash in the community around one of the six existing Memphis Schools that have been part of the district since last August.
Memphis-based investment firm Duncan-Williams Inc. was featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards, recognizing private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years.
The fan comments on Memphis handbag designer Katie Kalsi’s company Facebook page are effusive, enthusiastic and frequently punctuated with energetic exclamation points.
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It’s that time of year. People are thinking about getting more organized. As a consultant who occasionally helps people follow up on such thoughts, I’ve found that your beliefs make all the difference in the world if you want to get organized. Here are five false beliefs and five true beliefs that you must consider if you are serious about getting organized.
Last week we highlighted Juvenile Intervention & Faith-based Follow-up (JIFF), which is working with youth from in and around the juvenile justice system to equip them with the skills and support necessary to break the destructive cycle of criminal behavior. Drawing from another side of crime prevention, related to helping adolescents and adults fight drug and alcohol addiction, this week let us explore Memphis Recovery Centers.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee State Parks system is sponsoring hikes at the start of the new year to commemorate its 75th anniversary.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Scott Harrison knows his charity has funded nearly 7,000 clean water projects in some of the poorest areas of the world in the past six years. How many of those wells are still flowing with drinking water months or years later, though? That's a tough question to answer.
NEW YORK (AP) – The tastes of the reading public are turning digital.