VOL. 130 | NO. 31 | Monday, February 16, 2015
Ikea’s site plan for its 269,000-square-foot store on a 42-acre site near Interstate 40 and Germantown Parkway was given the green light by the Memphis-Shelby County Land Use Control Board on Thursday, Feb. 12.
Critics of Foote Homes demolition plan unveil a different idea
The city of Memphis secured $6.7 million in federal funding last week to improve and rehab public housing.
A member of the Saudi royal family, Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, is scheduled to visit Memphis Monday, touring locations that include the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.
Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc. is considering a $4.8 million project to consolidate distribution operations in Memphis and West Memphis, Ark., into one facility in Memphis, according to application for a tax freeze.
Southwest Airlines has loaded the new Memphis International Airport-Dallas Love Field Airport flights into their schedule, with flights starting April 8, and has announced introductory fares as low as $49.
There is the strategy of charter schools and there is the agenda of charter schools. And Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson talked about the difference last week as he spoke to a group of about 100 in a part of the city where charter schools and schools run directly by the state compete heavily with conventional Shelby County Schools.
This year has seen a dream come true for Lisa Mac, who in 2012 opened her Midtown photography business at 688 S. Cox St.
Note: I wrote this piece 15 years ago and just rediscovered it. Sadly, the points bear repeating, and reprinting in the era of social media, client portals, and HTML5, as it seems truer than ever.
A good leader must be good at decision-making. A great leader must be good at discerning prior to making that decision.
HAVANA (AP) – The Obama administration is announcing that it will allow Cuba's small private business sector to sell goods to the United States in a potentially important loosening of the half-century trade embargo on the communist island.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House voted Friday to make permanent an expired tax break designed to help small businesses invest in equipment and property, defying a veto threat by the White House.
NEW YORK (AP) – Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy $200 in sarongs, may be coming to an end.
NEW YORK (AP) – Mattel and Google are trying to bring the 75-year-old View-Master into the 21st century, updating the iconic stereoscopic photo viewer with smartphone compatibility and virtual reality technology.