VOL. 131 | NO. 3 | Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Only a few weeks after the Federal Reserve decided to raise interest rates after keeping them near zero for years, a key Fed official will be in Memphis later this month to talk about the economy and what lies ahead.
Yoga remains fitness staple as other exercise trends gain ground
Exercise trends through the years have included everything from grainy VHS tapes of Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons to step and spin classes, Zumba, and CrossFit.
Ellen Degeneres is behind another big donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says a New Year’s Eve legal opinion on the use of the Overton Park greensward does not speak for his administration.
A moment of silence for Midtown Kroger if you will, now that you’ve been through the New Year’s mountain of emails etc.
The northeast corner of Main and Beale streets is more than prime real estate; it’s historic ground with a direct connection to ongoing racial and economic issues.
CBRE Memphis has gone from being an affiliate of CBRE Group Inc. to becoming part of the Fortune 500 real estate service and investment firm.
Memphis City Council members begin their first council day of the year Tuesday, Jan. 5, with a slate of a dozen appointments by Mayor Jim Strickland.
Among coach Josh Pastner’s favorite refrains: “You gotta make shots.”
REAL ESTATE RECAP
113-Acre Former, Mall of Memphis Site, Sale Amount: $3.9 million -
The 113-acre former Mall of Memphis property has a new owner. TAG Real Estate Holdings, an affiliate of Memphis-based TAG Truck Enterprises LLC, paid $3.9 million, or $34,513 an acre, to buy the property from Johnson Development Associates Inc., acting as Memphis Industrial Properties LLC.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
This is the second in a series focused on the prerequisites for fundraising success.
Every new year is filled with possibilities.
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) — Milton Kuykendall has retired as superintendent of the DeSoto County School System.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is asking lawmakers to expand a $10 million grant program that paired employers with colleges to develop academic programs tailored to the needs of local job markets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States.
BEIJING (AP) — After the Chinese stock market started 2016 with a plunge that unnerved investors globally, here are some questions and answers about the turmoil.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers contracted in December at the fastest pace in more than six years as factories cut jobs and new orders shrank.