VOL. 130 | NO. 32 | Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell says the political forces that defeated the Insure Tennessee proposal of Gov. Bill Haslam this month in Nashville weren’t in a fight with Washington and President Barack Obama
Crews at Memphis International Airport worked around the clock to clear runways of the wintry mix that moved into the area Sunday night and Monday morning. Although the runways remained opened, airlines cancelled many flights to and from Memphis due to the weather.
The Memphis Bioworks-led entrepreneurship initiative EPIcenter has tapped a nationally recognized entrepreneurship and business development leader to serve as its first president.
Sweetie Pie’s, the St. Louis soul food institution in a standoff with its Beale Street landlord, has been approached by the administration of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. as a tenant for one of two malls the administration wants to convert to “town centers.”
UPDATE: Council committee sessions are beginning late Tuesday – at 10:30 a.m. – because of weather-related road conditions, and committees will have a condensed schedule, according to council staff.
Pau Gasol won the historic tip-off from younger brother Marc, making official the Brothers Gasol as the first brothers in league history to start in the NBA All-Star Game.
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.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 17, 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
11420 Gulf Stream Road, Memphis, TN 38002, Permit Amount: $2.5 million -
More new construction is planned at the Maines Paper & Food Service cold-storage facility in Arlington.
We were reviewing a proposal for a client this week and noticed in the funder’s guidelines a request for information about the organization’s ongoing training and professional development activities, and the budget for these. Needless to say there was silence in the room.
As a female serial entrepreneur, I experienced firsthand both the challenges and the opportunities of building a technology startup as a woman.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) – Growing up in Memphis, the son of a homicide detective and a cosmetologist, Cassius Cash didn't dream of one day being the superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee's general fund tax collections in January were $214 million higher than projected in January on strong consumer spending over the holiday season and unexpected corporate tax payments.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of Americans facing new tax penalties deserve a second chance.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Drone on, the government says.