VOL. 130 | NO. 214 | Tuesday, November 3, 2015
A group of private investors – led by Memphis businessman Michael Cook – is looking to turn a blighted Downtown block into a mixed-use development with covered parking.
Malika Anderson, a deputy superintendent of the state-run Achievement School District, is the district's new leader.
The plaza that houses the popular Minglewood Hall, as well as six other businesses including 1884 Lounge and Inked, has sold.
Now that Memphis has a new mayor-elect, a team that’s worked for years within the mayor’s office and with city hall on innovative solutions to local challenges is thinking about its future.
Developers of the South Main Artspace Lofts are clearing major hurdles this week with final approval for the building design, a crucial tax incentive decision and a grant from a new-to-Memphis donor.
The leaders of three Memphis literacy efforts are working to encourage those with newfound reading skills to write their own stories and build a local literary culture.
Former President Jimmy Carter had planned on being in Nepal Monday, Nov. 2, to build homes for the poor.
When outgoing Memphis Mayor A C Wharton said last week that Memphis Police Department director Toney Armstrong plans to retire at year’s end, what followed was the best representation of the off-kilter relationship between the mayor’s office and police brass.
So here we are back at a familiar place: LSU vs. Alabama in a game that goes a long way toward determining the SEC West champion. And by extension, in all probability, the SEC champion. (Sorry Florida, but in this corner, we’re not true believers yet.)
Former U.S. Sen. and one-time presidential contender Fred Thompson was in many ways a reluctant politician. But he was also a lobbyist with an envious arsenal of political skills honed both by his calling as an attorney and by his service as a lawyer during unprecedented political crises.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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Hillwood Investment Properties, acting as Summit I Distribution Center LLC, bought a 706,802-square-foot warehouse off of Lamar Avenue for $21.6 million.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
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