VOL. 131 | NO. 256 | Monday, December 26, 2016
KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools plans to close a middle school it operates under the state-run Achievement School District at the end of the current school year.
When the guitar drops on Beale Street to mark the start of 2017, it will also mark three years that the Downtown Memphis Commission has been running day-to-day affairs of the Beale Street entertainment district.
2016: YEAR IN REVIEW
When shareholders of First Tennessee Bank’s Memphis-based parent company convened in April at the bank’s Downtown Memphis headquarters for their annual meeting, the whole thing wrapped up in about 10 minutes.
Here comes the AutoZone Liberty Bowl … specifically the pre-game festivities. The day after Christmas will find both teams – Georgia and TCU – at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid for some food and some entertainment and probably some shopping. The game itself is Friday at 11 a.m.
A strong year in the Memphis-area residential real estate market has the potential to carry over into 2017 and even beyond.
LAST WEEK'S MOST POPULAR
The Memphis Botanic Garden long ago ceased being a place to just stop and smell the roses. While a rose garden is one of 28 specialty gardens spanning 96 acres, events and promotions have more recently provided MBG’s identity to the community, especially The Live at the Garden concert series.
Memphis-based Fred’s Inc. has agreed to buy 865 Rite Aid stores from Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. for $950 million, which will make Fred's the third-largest drugstore chain nationwide.
It all started with a $6 ladder bookshelf. Two years later, Frugal Home Finds’ 9,000-square-foot storefront is a cult classic for high-end furniture enthusiasts and designers in Memphis and around the Mid-South.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is once again ending the year on the cusp of major change, the year end again drawing a line underneath a period of significant expansion for the hospital while it looks ahead to much more to come.
Shelby County Commissioners gave final approval Monday, Dec. 19, to a resolution that sets specific percentages for specific minority and other groups for getting a share of county government contracts.
NEW YORK (AP) – Fred's, a small regional drugstore chain from Memphis, Tennessee, had a very good week last week.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee health officials have banned a nursing home from taking in new residents due to violations.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – The driver in a school bus crash that killed six Chattanooga children had been given additional training after previous traffic accidents in the months before the fatal wreck.
BEIJING (AP) – General Motors Co.'s main joint venture in China was fined $29 million on Friday on charges it suppressed competition by enforcing minimum sales prices for dealers, the latest in a string of penalties against foreign auto brands under the country's anti-monopoly law.