VOL. 130 | NO. 225 | Wednesday, November 18, 2015
With a vote to spare Wednesday, Nov. 18, Shelby County commissioners overrode county Mayor Mark Luttrell’s veto of their resolution to hire their own legal counsel.
Memphis City Council members delayed approval Tuesday, Nov. 17, of the lease agreement and financing of the Central Station redevelopment project for two weeks. And it also delayed a vote on the Graceland West renovation and expansion.
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton campaigns Friday, Nov. 20, on the campus of LeMoyne-Owen College, one of two Tennessee stops – both at historically black colleges.
New money is pouring in to the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, and it will be put to use as investments in everything from patient care to research. Construction work is under way at a number of facilities, and myriad future projects are in the works.
LEDIC’s new East Memphis headquarters will aim for a LEED-certified silver status and bring high-speed fiber optic Internet to the area, according to documents recently submitted to the Memphis-Shelby County Economic Development Growth Engine.
So it’s safe to say that Mario Chalmers has converted Memphis fans.
After a 1-3 start, Arkansas has won five of its last six games and last weekend handled then-No. 9 Louisiana State with relative ease in Baton Rouge, winning 31-14.
Trails and bike lanes aren’t the only path to regional success, but they’re playing a growing role in partnerships among communities that sometimes find themselves competing for jobs.
Dunavant is expanding its distribution footprint with a new warehouse in Fort Worth, Texas.
The ongoing move in Shelby County Chancery Court to open Tennessee Bureau of Investigation files is not without legal precedent.
Anna Cardona has joined Ledford Engineering and Planning, an Arlington-based land planning and civil engineering firm, as designer and marketing director. Cardona will add interior design to Ledford’s service offerings, making the firm a one-stop shop for building and development needs.
One of the biggest misconceptions about the holidays is that your career can take a back seat until January. Don’t get me wrong. Family festivities and reconnecting with close friends is important. But putting your career on the back burner for two months is a big mistake.
They say that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will leap out in order to avoid the danger, since its survival instincts detect sudden changes. However, when you put a frog into a pot of cool water there is no immediate threat, so he stays put.
This column is the first in an 11-part series. Check back for the remainder of the series and a deep dive into each of these 10 trends.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam says he is asking the federal government to suspend placement of Syrian refugees in Tennessee.
NEW YORK (AP) — A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart reported improved customer traffic and an uptick in a key sales figure for the third quarter, even as a stronger dollar pressured its performance overseas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing output rose in October for the first time in three months as factories cranked out more steel, cars and computers.