VOL. 132 | NO. 211 | Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The Memphis College of Art will close by May of 2020 in what the board of the 81-year old Overton Park institution is describing as an "orderly dissolution of MCA’s real estate and other assets to fund the College’s debt obligations and other liabilities, including providing sufficient funding to serve existing students who remain at MCA."
International Paper Co. has signed a definitive agreement to restructure its North America Consumer Packaging business with Graphic Packaging in a transaction valued at $1.8 billion.
Nashville-based guitar maker Gibson Brands Inc. confirmed Friday, Oct. 20, it is putting its Downtown Memphis factory on the market and plans to build and lease a new facility nearby.
There’s not usually much in the way of big change reflected in the bank deposit market share report that comes out once a year from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. This year for the Memphis metropolitan statistical area, though, there was.
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says if he had it to do over again, he would probably give more advance notice that the city was ending city sewer connections for developments outside the limits of Memphis.
Bernal E. Smith II, president and publisher of The New Tri-State Defender newspaper, died Sunday, Oct. 22, at his home, according to Smith’s family.
Grizzlies over the Rockets 98-90 after being down 12 on the road in Houston. There is just something in the Memphis sports ethos that happens at halftime or between quarters. The Grizz are 3-0 in this young season. And for the second consecutive game some extracurricular action on the court. Mario Chalmers of the Grizz and James Harden of the Rockets scuffled after Chalmers got floored by Harden after Harden got swarmed by him and James Ennis. Harden got the foul and he and Chalmers each got a technical for what followed.
When Henry Turley was developing Harbor Town and building homes and apartments on Mud Island, he remembers marketing the view of the Wolf River.
When the six declared contenders for the Republican nomination for governor met at this weekend’s Tennessee Federation of Republican Women convention in Memphis, there were some early differences certain to grow as the campaign intensifies.
Tennessee Republicans are mapping a different incumbent’s strategy for 2018 midterm elections less than a year into Donald Trump’s presidency.
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The University of Memphis has filed a $33.5 million building permit application with the Office of Construction Code Enforcement to move forward with a parking garage and a long-awaited land bridge over the Southern Avenue railroad track.
From October to December nonprofits dedicate time and energy to fundraising. They reach out to supporters and ask them to give. They share their impact – what they have done this year and what they will do next year. They share stories from those whose lives have been changed as a result of donations from people just like you. Many use direct mail, social media, and/or online giving campaigns. Many also encourage their board members, donors, and volunteers to personally talk with potential donors and ask them to make a gift.
We host several Innovation Bootcamps each month. After doing this work for years, you expect a predictable pattern at each session. Surprisingly, it’s not in the transformational new thinking about the enterprise and the potential value that is created.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A British company aims to build a refinery in southwest Mississippi that will turn wood into the equivalent of diesel or jet fuel.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — About 4,200 Mississippi National Guard soldiers will be mobilized starting in 2018, including a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Potlatch is buying Deltic Timber Corp. in a stock deal, creating a company with nearly 2 million acres of woodlands in the South and Pacific Northwest.
STAMPS, Ark. (AP) — A southwest Arkansas town hopes to replace two tributes to the area's African-American history that were stolen after the town's first black mayor was elected.
TRUMANN, Ark. (AP) — A committee examining whether a Trumann woman can keep a pot-bellied pig as an emotional support animal says the city council should decide the issue.
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — An accident on a ride at the South Mississippi State Fair has injured two children.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shot down a possible approach for raising revenue to finance tax cuts in politically must-do legislation for the Republicans, promising Monday the popular 401(k) retirement program will be untouched.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Senate Democrat said there's no time to waste as the Senate pressed ahead Monday on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mike Dempsey never thought he would be a part of a second national tragedy.