VOL. 130 | NO. 238 | Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Memphis Mayor-elect Jim Strickland rounded out his team of top advisers and division directors with six appointees who will report directly to him – a structural change to how previous mayoral administrations have worked.
Ahead of its annual meeting in Memphis next week, AutoZone’s fiscal first-quarter results for the period ended Nov. 21 showed the car parts retailer working to deliver on its 2016 operating mantra: “Yes, we’ve got it.”
Shelby County Election Commission administrator Richard Holden is resigning his post at the end of December.
By the time everyone has put up the tinsel, taken down the trees and is counting down the days until 2016 arrives, the month of December will have seen at least half a dozen holiday markets, stores and pop-up shops unfold around Memphis.
After announcing earlier this year that it would retire the annual Sunset Symphony, Memphis in May International Festival has revealed a new event to its monthlong lineup.
Ursula Madden is leaving the anchor's desk at WMC Action News 5 and heading to City Hall.
Rhodes College’s renovation of Briggs Hall into a computer science center is about to get underway in the latest phase of the college’s expansion.
Shelby County Commission chairman Terry Roland says the commission’s dispute with county Mayor Mark Luttrell over hiring its own attorney could wind up in Chancery Court after the holidays.
It was a perfect day for sledding in the bowl of the Levitt Shell once the crushed ice was tossed down the slope by a droning spreader.
EMPHASIS Distribution & Logistics
When leaders of the city-county Economic Development Growth Engine didn’t grant developers a $24 million tax abatement to build an industrial park on the site of the former Mall of Memphis, some saw it as more kindling for competition between the industrial markets of North Mississippi and Southeast Shelby County.
The busy season is underway at FedEx Corp., where a record-breaking 317 million shipments are predicted to pass through the shipping giant’s claws between Black Friday and Christmas Eve.
On Thursday, Dec. 10, Memphis’ status as a logistics hub and its future in inner-city transportation will be debated.
He was Mr. Joe College, the star wide receiver on the football team at Central Arkansas. She was the roommate of a girl on the basketball team that was a friend of his.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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The Downtown Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is about to undergo a $2.1 million interior renovation.
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A brisk late afternoon in early December is made more enjoyable under warm blankets while sipping bourbon ciders on a hayride through the Kentucky hills. The sun sets on a blue sky afternoon in Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, and the white lights hanging from the trees begin to flicker.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The St. Jude Memphis Marathon has raised a record $8.2 million to battle cancer and other life-threatening diseases that affect children.
GAITLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — With wild hogs plaguing two national parks in Tennessee and neighboring states, officials are using GPS technology to keep an eye on where they roam.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A state representative says he plans to introduce legislation that would require Tennessee to refer to all of its women's sports teams as the Lady Volunteers.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission said Monday that it is seeking to block the proposed combination of Staples and Office Depot because the deal would reduce competition in the office supplies market. The companies said they plan to fight to preserve the deal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers borrowed more heavily for auto and student loans in October, taking out debt that helps them find jobs and commute to work.