VOL. 130 | NO. 198 | Monday, October 12, 2015
The transition at City Hall begins this week from Mayor A C Wharton to Mayor-elect Jim Strickland.
Newman takes reins at Blues Foundation
When Barbara Newman took over as president and CEO of The Blues Foundation, it was her first job in the music industry.
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
Phil Coles remembers one job interview in particular as he was hiring for the new United States Cold Storage plant in Covington, Tenn.
A new veterinary clinic at the northwest corner of Sam Cooper Boulevard and Tillman Street will keep the lights on 24/7 and hopefully direct activity to Memphis’ less-trafficked Binghampton core.
After a tour last week of three apartment complexes owned by Global Ministries Foundation, Shelby County Commissioners vote Monday. Oct. 12, on a resolution that asks GMF to show what it is doing to improve conditions at Goodwill Village Apartments, Tulane Apartments and Warren Apartments.
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
Sue Layman Lightman enjoyed her career in the public relations industry.
An odd dynamic is taking place among the C-suite of many companies. They demand more innovation from the organization without really knowing what that means and the implications it has for the organization.
A small, financially struggling school district in northern Tennessee has canceled classes for its 1,150 students until officials can find a way to generate more revenue.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — College Board trustees begin interviewing candidates next week to find a permanent replacement for a popular chancellor at the University of Mississippi who the board forced out by declining to renew his contract.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association said significant progress will be made on the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail in the coming weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart named Brett Biggs, an executive in its international division, as its next chief financial officer Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a question whose answer seems to be in constant flux: When will the Federal Reserve finally raise interest rates?