VOL. 129 | NO. 220 | Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The long-vacant Tennessee Brewery Downtown has been sold for $825,000 and could soon see new life.
City & State to support local artisans from Broad Avenue home
The origin story, if it could be called that, for many of the shops and restaurants in the burgeoning Broad Avenue Arts District tends to start the same way.
Legislation making its way through the Memphis City Council would allow transportation network companies such as Lyft and Uber to operate under the law.
This week you can acquire a sizeable piece of Memphis business history at a deep discount.
The Greater Memphis Chamber is hosting a job fair Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis for the more than 400 Cargill employees who will be out of a job at the end of the year when Cargill closes its Memphis corn mill.
Marlo Thomas, who serves as national outreach director for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is getting a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The newspaper unit of The E.W. Scripps Co., parent company of The Commercial Appeal, barely made enough money to cover expenses in the third quarter.
The two newest state legislators from Shelby County say they hope to find ways to work across party lines and even with the Shelby County Commission and the Memphis City Council.
No doubt, Mississippi State’s season turns on what happens next Saturday at Alabama. But for a moment, let us consider what the Bulldogs have done so far in running out to a 9-0 start, 5-0 in the SEC, and claiming the top spot in the national polls.
On the north side of The Pyramid, you can still see signs of what once was, in a way that makes 20 years seem like centuries ago.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
387 S. Highland St., Memphis, TN 38111, Permit Amount: $6.7 million -
Indianapolis-based developer Milhaus Ventures has applied for another building permit for the long-awaited Highland Row project near the University of Memphis.
It's time to ask, but just exactly what do you say? As the year comes to a close nonprofits look to board members, volunteers and donors to ask their friends, family members and colleagues to consider making a meaningful gift. You may have the internal fortitude to overcome your fear of asking (read, fear of rejection), but what exactly do you say and do?
A news reporter in Nashville called me recently when a public information officer with the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency refused to release a document that had been voted upon a few days earlier by a subcommittee of the public agency’s board of directors.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (AP) – Military bands are a valued part of American culture, with their musicians lending a sense of patriotism, pride and nostalgia to performances at sporting events, hospitals, small-town parades and service-member funerals.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former state Rep. Joe Carr, who in August won 41 percent of the vote in his primary challenge of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, says he is mulling a bid for chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Environmental groups say the coal ash stored at a Gallatin plant is illegally seeping toxic chemicals into the Cumberland River, a drinking water source for millions.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Top Mississippi lawmakers say they expect a 3 percent increase in state spending during the coming year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Monday embraced a radical change in how the government treats Internet service, coming down on the side of consumer activists who fear slower download speeds and higher costs but angering Republicans and the nation's cable giants who say the plan would kill jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) – On the eve of Veterans Day, the Veterans Affairs Department announced a reorganization Monday designed to make it easier for veterans to gain access to the sprawling department and its maze-like websites.