VOL. 131 | NO. 4 | Wednesday, January 6, 2016
A six-story Homewood Suites hotel is the latest new development proposed in the South Main Historic District.
Carlisle Corp. is exploring a third high-rise building to go with the luxury hotel and apartment towers in its $215 million One Beale project.
Memphis City Council members approved Mayor Jim Strickland’s slate of 12 division chiefs and directors Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the first council meeting of 2016. And Strickland defended the pay raises for some of those positions compared to the salaries those appointed positions paid in the Wharton administration.
Football fans in Charlotte, N.C., have had a fun season watching the NFL’s Carolina Panthers reel in 15 wins, a near perfect season, and secure the top playoff seed in their conference.
Flush with updated master plans, plentiful resources and abundant cash to spend, the arrival of 2016 finds at least three Memphis hospitals with ambitious New Year’s resolutions.
On a clear day, the song goes, you can see forever.
The local agencies that respond to natural disasters learned a lot four years ago when the Mississippi River was rising in Downtown Memphis.
Armed with a Vanderbilt University study showing Shelby County schools that were taken over by the state’s Achievement School District are showing little to no improvement, Memphis legislators are nearly ready to kill the experiment.
Renee’ Sutherland has joined Central Defense Staffing as the human resource manager. In her role, she is responsible for conducting recruitment efforts, training and development of employees, employee relations, conflict resolution and workers’ compensation. She has a team that consists of recruiters, coordinators and administrative support workers.
Time and time again, I am tasked as a recruiter to pull the perfect candidate out of my hat for my clients.
As we enter into a new year, there’s quite a bit of talk about setting new goals. They may be related to career, family, fitness or other personal pursuits. As these goals began to be shared, it’s interesting to think about which will be achieved and which will eventually be shelved.
There is a growing concern about the increase of youth violence in the United States, and an equally growing commitment to advance the work of violence prevention and early intervention to prevent youth violence before it occurs. Memphis is no exception, on either issue.
Editor’s Note: This column is the eighth in an 11-part series on the Top Ten 2016 Marketing Trends. Check back for the remainder of the series and a deep dive into each of these trends.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Some state Senate Republicans are grumbling about an effort to have the upper chamber's committees meet on an additional day during the upcoming legislative session, saying the change would allow less time to attend receptions and to prepare for other meetings.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two state lawmakers are proposing a promotion in honorary titles in Tennessee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he implored Congress to pass.
NEW YORK (AP) — Characterizing Wall Street as an industry run on "greed, fraud, dishonesty and arrogance," Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pledged to break up the country's biggest financial firms within a year, should he become president, in a major policy address on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The dividend gravy train is slowing down, threatening an important source of income for investors at a time when stocks are going nowhere.
DETROIT (AP) — Americans are buying more new cars than ever before.