VOL. 129 | NO. 215 | Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The last of 2014’s three elections promises to be defined just as much by the questions on the ballot as it is by the choices among candidates.
Cooper-Young’s Art Factory opens process to public
The Art Factory in Cooper-Young is preparing to throw open its doors later this week for an open studio night that will introduce the public to the artists and artisans there hard at work on their craft – and also give a peek inside the creative process.
Memphis-based International Paper reported third-quarter net earnings of $355 million, $27 million less than the quarter a year ago but $194 million more than the second quarter of 2014.
A private equity firm is in the process of leading an acquisition of Memphis-based Varsity Brands.
On his last campaign event on the last full day of the 2014 campaign season, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was surrounded by whimsy and cookies in a decidedly pink East Memphis shop.
Loeb Properties Inc. plans to build on the momentum it has created at Overton Square while turning its attention to other parts of Midtown.
Memphis-based Fred’s Inc. has shuffled its executive ranks, tapping executive vice president and chief financial officer Jerry Shore as its new CEO following CEO Bruce Efird giving his resignation to the company’s board.
What most voters are likely to notice about the Tuesday, Nov. 4, election ballot in Shelby County is how much shorter it is than the August ballot.
In the 23 years since The Pyramid was built and opened as an arena, some of the frustrations of developing the building for more than one use remain.
The medical and public health response to Ebola has changed since the disease came to America because the science around the disease has changed in that time, says the infectious disease consultant to Baptist Memorial Health Care.
Memphis City Council members start all over Tuesday, Nov. 4, in their votes on pension reforms.
It has been six years since the University of Memphis football team played in a bowl. But it’s now just about impossible to imagine that streak extending to seven seasons.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
1620 Madison Ave., Memphis TN 38104, Sale Amount: $5.3 million -
The Cash Saver property on Madison Avenue in Midtown has been sold for $5.3 million.
Crazy as it seems, 2015 is knocking at the door. Yes, we still need to celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve. But, really, 2015 is almost here. And the question is: How is your nonprofit fundraising?
For years I’ve been asked, “What’s the best day to book airfare,” and for years I’ve answered Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The killer of Grand Ole Opry and "Hee Haw" comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, is being released from prison after spending 40 years behind bars.
DETROIT (AP) – Falling gas prices improved buyers' moods and boosted sales of SUVs and trucks in October.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) – Sears and Kmart say they will open on Thanksgiving day again this year with extended hours to draw shoppers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The midterm slugfest for control of the U.S. Senate could have far-reaching effects on the economy.
NEW YORK (AP) – Hotels don't want guests to have to linger at the front desk – or even stop by at all.