VOL. 130 | NO. 233 | Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Ikea will break ground on its new Memphis-area store next week.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) –The University of Memphis would get its own governing board separate from the Tennessee Board of Regents in a statewide proposal by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam that amounts to a fundamental change in what the Board of Regents does.
A gate across Idlewild Street between two competing supermarket projects in Midtown tops the Memphis City Council’s next-to-last meeting of the year.
Meet Memphis Tilth. Four of the city’s food and farming nonprofits, which cover areas ranging from soil health to food justice to produce distribution, are convening under a single banner.
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.
The city’s outgoing chief administrative officer, Jack Sammons, could return to a position on the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board.
Shelby County Chancery Court has no jurisdiction over the rules that Criminal Court judges make for bail bond companies.
Perhaps Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, will be the date that the Philadelphia 76ers break their record-tying 18-game losing streak to start an NBA season. The 76ers will be at home against the just-as-awful Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant, who recently announced he will retire at the end of this season.
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.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 1, 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
650 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 -
St. Jude has applied for a $10 million building permit at 650 St. Jude Place.
EMPHASIS Health Care
When the West Cancer Center cut the ribbon on its 123,251-square-foot facility dedicated to oncology care and research earlier this month, it marked the opening of a facility focused on research and treatment, as well as patient convenience.
There’s a dichotomy that quickly becomes apparent when visiting Crossroads Hospice’s Memphis office, at 1669 Shelby Oaks Drive, and talking to executives about what they do.
Ela Emami has a vision for her startup Care2Manage, an entity focused on helping families caring for a loved one, that blends technology with a human touch.
As the year comes to an end, we have the opportunity to reflect on our lives, give thanks and plan for the coming year. We reflect on family, our relationships with friends and community, and often our work life. With this column we offer 10 questions you can use to reflect on your role as a professional or volunteer fundraiser.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam is kicking off a week of budget hearings at the state Capitol on Monday.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Organizations that work with the homeless have not expressed any interest in acquiring the 160-acre tract in Oak Ridge where thousands of people lived during the secret World War II Manhattan Project.
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are rolling out online deals on so-called "Cyber Monday." But now that shoppers are online all the time anyway, the 10-year-old shopping holiday is losing some of its luster.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials have moved to prevent the central bank from bailing out failing companies, a power it exercised during the 2008 financial crisis.