VOL. 130 | NO. 254 | Thursday, December 31, 2015
The development company that wanted to build a speculative industrial park on the former Mall of Memphis site has sold the property instead.
The iBank Tower, located at 5050 Poplar Ave., has sold for $19.2 million, and for the first time, the same owner controls both the iBank Tower and the nearby Clark Tower at 5100 Poplar Ave.
New Year’s resolutions tend to run from the mundane – like exercise and eating better – to more profound life goals, professional ambitions and the like. The same is true when it comes to a city like Memphis, which stands on the precipice of what looks to be a new year of consequence on a number of fronts: political, civic, entrepreneurial and more.
The restaurateurs behind long-standing Italian restaurant Amerigo are bringing a new concept to a high-profile project.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Jeremy Johnson came off the bench to run and pass for a touchdown, lifting Auburn to a 31-10 victory over Memphis on Wednesday in the Birmingham Bowl.
For six months this year the Black Lives Matter movement in Memphis grew in an ebb and a flow governed largely by the growing list of fatal police encounters in other cities.
A happy Day 363 into 364 depending on when you are reading this. Sounds festive doesn't it? But let's not have any party hats or popping corks just yet.
Memphis Mayor-elect Jim Strickland confirmed Tuesday, Dec. 29, that James Rogers will not be reappointed as director of the Memphis Animal Shelter.
At Halford Loudspeakers, customers aren’t getting the latest brand of headphones or earbuds. Sure, those products serve a purpose for listening to music.
Maxwell Luthy’s keynote begins with a warm-up. Luthy, director of Trends and Insight, showed two innovations and asked if they were good or bad. The first has a real-time countdown of your life expectancy. The second innovation is an emoji-based room service.
Once again it’s here. Time for the last column. Of the year, at least. And, though I didn’t do so last year, typically I in essence reprint a column I first wrote many, many years ago. One about winter holiday programs. Once called Christmas pageants.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee is set to become the first state to release a registry that will consist of the names of people convicted of having intentionally abused animals.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee officials have recorded more pedestrian and bicycle deaths in 2015 than in any other year in the past two decades.
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Laws taking effect at the start of the new year show states diverging on some hot-button issues.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Fewer people signed contracts to purchase homes in November, as the real estate market appears to have cooled after sales gains for much of 2015.