VOL. 130 | NO. 209 | Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The state-run Achievement School District is considering taking in up to five failing Memphis schools as part of its operations in the 2016-17 school year – all to be run by charter school operators.
At its grand opening Nov. 20, Tanger Outlets Southaven mall will finally see light after years of development.
Imagine toting luggage up a hotel elevator and down a corridor to the room, only to find that the key doesn’t work. Carrying bags back down to the lobby to get a new key is an inconvenience at best and downright pain at worst, especially if carrying a couple of bags, maybe a cranky child or two and hurrying to head back out on the town for dinner.
The 2015 Memphis elections are in the books as the Shelby County Election Commission certified the results Friday, Oct. 28.
It’s a special week for Memphis in the Big Apple. Ballet Memphis, the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau, Greater Memphis Chamber and Choose901 are spending this week in New York City in hopes of putting the Bluff City’s best foot forward to attract visitors and attention.
Tyria Perkins knows things have changed. A lot. “As an ex-hiring manager myself, it’s totally different now,” said Perkins, the professional women’s group coordinator for Dress for Success Memphis. “Back in my day, slacks were totally unacceptable for a job interview.”
REAL ESTATE RECAP
7730, 7740, 7750, 7760, 7866 Trinity Road, Cordova, TN 38018, Sale Amount: $16 million -
California-based Corsair Boulevard LLC, affiliated with Libitzky Property Cos., has purchased the Trinity Ridge Business Center in Cordova for $16 million, according to a special warranty deed signed Oct. 15.
Big money attracts big dreams. Imagine what your organization could do with a large sum of money. Large could be $25,000 or it could be $25 million. It all depends on your operating budget. Whether you say “yes” to big money, or turn down an opportunity can impact your organization – and Memphis – for years to come. Learn three questions to ask before making a decision.
A couple of weeks ago, my family drove north across the border into Canada. We had our passports ready, and after a few basic questions we were granted entry and drove along our way.
Having promoted the necessity of a solid GDP report from China to secure recent gains, I am happy to assert that, according to the data, the Chinese economy remains aloft…which was all the market needed to hear.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Attorney General has issued an opinion saying that a tax break for electric cooperatives violates the state constitution.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Not long ago, it seemed a sure bet: The Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by year's end. Fed Chair Janet Yellen herself said she expected it.
NEW YORK (AP) – Many business economists expect modest economic growth for the rest of the year, with only a small percentage taking a more bullish outlook, according to a new survey.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes plunged sharply in September to the slowest pace in 10 months, as higher prices and slower overall economic growth weigh on the housing market.