VOL. 130 | NO. 232 | Monday, November 30, 2015
Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson has warned city leaders that Memphis Light, Gas and Water’s water division could come under state control if action isn’t taken to make up a $2 million deficit in water revenue.
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from snow and sledding at the Levitt Shell to orientation for members of the new Memphis City Council...
Methodist Healthcare is known as one of Memphis’ leading health care institutions, but it’s also working to spread its institutional knowledge related to things like training and health care management across the globe.
Two years into reforms of the local juvenile justice system, three leaders in those reforms say there has to be more contact with teenagers before and after they go through Juvenile Court.
The Peabody hotel's director of banquets, Ella Bianchi, puts finishing touches on the annual gingerbread display, which was designed and assembled by the hotel's pastry chef, Konrad Spitzbart, and his team.
Justin Fuente should have coached in different time, a simpler time. Before this postmodern era of college football in which we all live. Before TV controlled everything.
With the holidays on everyone’s mind, December is one of the few times of year when organizations working against hunger and homelessness get the support they need.
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The city’s new boosterism and what it means
Four years ago, I Love Memphis was merely an expression on a tattered and Scotch-taped sheet of paper with a red heart where the word “love” would be. Various people held it and had their pictures made with it for the “I Love Memphis” social media accounts.
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Ikea has made it official, again, and has hired a Memphis contractor to handle the heavy lifting.
Incoming Memphis City Council chairman Kemp Conrad thinks the city should consider firing Mike Williams, president of the Memphis Police Association, for helping recruiters from other police forces set up job fairs in Memphis.
A new plan for the Tennessee Brewery effectively doubles the residential components in the Brewery District development.
For years, the Downtown Memphis office market has been the same story: Bank A, law firm B and accounting firm C left for East Memphis. The newest buildings are now half-empty as firms, big and small, make their exodus.
Grimaldi’s Pizza is joining the ranks of Saddle Creek’s new offerings with a plan to open in spring 2016.
NEW YORK (AP) — Coke says it wants to mend relations with critics of its sugary drinks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Which toys will warm the hearts of parents and kids for the holiday 2015 shopping season?
NEW YORK (AP) — The holiday season is upon us. Here's what shoppers can expect if they're heading out to stores at any point during the holiday shopping season:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new University of Tennessee study is laying out some options for the state to boost its funding for road projects, ranging from charging drivers by the mile to tapping the state's general fund for new money.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' pay is up, fewer people need unemployment aid, more are buying new homes and business spending is rebounding.