VOL. 131 | NO. 11 | Friday, January 15, 2016
A Fortune 500 corporation, the Memphis-based company behind the Delta Fair, a Memphis real estate management firm with office experience, and a newly formed group of Memphians with experience in real estate, entertainment and restaurants as well as commercial development and financing. Those are the four companies that have applied to manage the Beale Street entertainment district.
A group opposed to Memphis Zoo overflow parking on the Overton Park Greensward plans to plant a tree Saturday, Jan. 16, on the greensward.
RVC Outdoor Destinations, the Memphis-based company headed by Andy Cates, is proposing a conservancy for Mud Island River Park similar to the Overton Park Conservancy. And its proposal seeks an agreement directly with the city for his company to develop the park, bypassing the Riverfront Development Corp.
Sustainability at large businesses sometimes might seem to only focus on buzzwords such as solar panels, carbon footprints and LEED certification.
Munford! A winning Powerball ticket for the largest jackpot ever was sold in Munford and that warrants a rare exclamation mark.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam confirmed Thursday, Jan. 14, that there won’t be a state gas tax hike proposal in this year’s session of the Tennessee Legislature.
When the Overton Park Conservancy’s staff noticed 27 trees had been removed from the north end of the park’s greensward Monday, they immediately called Memphis Police.
A key Fed official assured Memphis business leaders during a breakfast address Thursday, Jan. 14, that interest rates won’t climb dramatically this year.
You can’t say the sports gods don’t have a sense of humor. On Jan. 12, 2015, the Grizzlies made a three-way trade with Boston and New Orleans that sent away the team’s designated whipping boy with fans (Tayshaun Prince) and the pouty Quincy Pondexter and brought in the athletic, the dynamic, the difference-making, Jeff Green.
They will always remember the first one because in baseball, there is no charity.
Shaq Goodwin and Dedric Lawson had posted double-doubles. Ricky Tarrant Jr. had the game-winning free throws with a mouth swimming in blood and teeth that were, as Tigers coach Josh Pastner phrased it, “all over the place.”
WE HEAR WHAT WE WANT. I have an old white dog. She’s like a lot of old white dogs. She has a lot wrong with her, aches and pains here and there, problems internal and external, sagging everywhere.
Ray’s Take Being a member of the sandwich generation – adults who simultaneously care for children and aging parents – is becoming an increasingly familiar challenge.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee is looking into a potential renovation of Neyland Stadium.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller told workers at the German automaker's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee that recovering from a diesel emissions cheating scandal "won't be a walk in the park," but that the company is committed to turning around its prospects in what he called a core market.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – For the third day in a row, barges have hit a railroad bridge over the Mississippi River near Vicksburg.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock prices are crumbling around the world, but the usual place for investors to go for safety, bonds, can't provide as much cover as usual.
The major U.S. stock indexes veered higher in afternoon trading, recovering from an early slide. Energy companies led the rally, climbing along with the price of crude oil. The gains came a day after the market had its worst drop since September. Exxon Mobil and Chevron each jumped about 5 percent, by far the largest gains in the Dow Jones industrial average.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week amid continued turbulence in global stock markets.