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VOL. 130 | NO. 47 | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Coliseum Group Weighs Previtalization

The group that wants to see the city renovate and reopen the Mid-South Coliseum is exploring something similar to the “previtalization” events of last year at the Tennessee Brewery.

Game On

Pressbox building honors past while preparing for the future

Almost as soon as Casey Hill and his father Wilton “Chick” Hill began redeveloping the old Toof building adjacent to AutoZone Park, the younger Hill began contemplating what the reinvented building would be called.

U of M Forward Austin Nichols Voted to AAC First Team

University of Memphis sophomore Austin Nichols has been named to the 2014-15 All-American Athletic Conference first team, the league office announced Tuesday.

Memphis Part of Federal TechHire Job Training Effort

Memphis is one of 21 cities involved in a commitment to improve training for workers in the technology sector, and the city will compete for $100 million in federal grant money for tech job training programs.

Bass Pro Shops Merchandise Begins Landing at Pyramid

The first boxes of duck decoys, fishing rods and other outdoors supplies and equipment have arrived at The Pyramid in anticipation of the May 1 opening of Bass Pro Shops’ destination store and attraction.

Sun Sets on Memphis in May’s Annual Symphony

Sunset Symphony will take its final bow this year.

Harvest Creative Celebrates 10 Years of Plowing Creative Ground

As they were finishing up brand work for the new Porcellino’s restaurant in East Memphis, plus completing two Whole Foods store décor packages and preparing to dive into a branding project for Wendy’s, the team at Harvest Creative recently took some time to soak up the moment.

REAL ESTATE RECAP

Highland Row Developer Approved for $11 Million Permit

395 S. Highland St., Memphis, TN 38111, Permit Amount: $11 million -
The developer of the mixed-use Highland Row project won approval for an $11 million building permit from the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Why Are You Running a Capital Campaign?

Let’s be honest. Do you really know why your nonprofit is running a “capital campaign?” Does your institution have specific capital needs such as buildings or equipment that it needs to invest in? Could it be your nonprofit is really running a “we need a lot of money campaign” or an “everyone else has done it” campaign?

Natchez Trace Mixes Beauty, History

In Northeast Mississippi is the central point of a National Park Service beauty that stretches 444 miles and combines natural scenery with American history that dates back 10,000 years.

STATEWIDE

TVA to Rely More on Natural Gas, Renewable Energy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The country's largest public utility will rely more on natural gas and renewable energy in the future.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Open Meetings Laws Don't Apply to Tennessee Transparency Panel

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A panel of experts assembled to offer advice on transparency issues is not subject to the state's open meetings law. At least that's the opinion of Ann Butterworth, who heads the Comptroller's Office of Open Records Counsel.

REGIONAL

Tagert Joins 8 Others in North Mississippi US House Race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert of Starkville on Monday joined the expanding field for a vacant congressional seat in north Mississippi.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Disputing Credit Report Could Get Easier Under New Rules

NEW YORK (AP) – Disputing a mistake on your credit report could get easier and the effects of medical debt less severe under changes being made by the three largest credit-reporting agencies.

Simon Property Group Launches $16 Billion Hostile Bid for Macerich

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Simon Property Group has launched a $16 billion hostile bid for Macerich Co. after saying its rival refused to discuss a combination of two of the largest U.S. mall operators.

Delta Lowers Some One-Way Reward Flights to 10,000 Miles

ATLANTA (AP) Delta Air Lines Inc. says it will let frequent fliers book some one-way flights for as few as 10,000 miles this year.

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FORECLOSURE NOTICES 2 8,305 8,305
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