VOL. 130 | NO. 78 | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Street paving is the centerpiece of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s capital improvements budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Hnedak Bobo Group practices sustainable principles
On a recent Friday afternoon, Hnedak Bobo Group team members were huddled in the company’s basement at 104 S. Front St.
Shelby County Schools board members sent a $973.5 million operating budget proposal to the Shelby County Commission Tuesday, April 21, for funding.
The funding announcements keep rolling in for startup teams that participated in Start Co.’s 2014 round of accelerator programming.
Had this been an NFL Playoff game, Portland coach Terry Stotts would have summed up the just-ended season and perhaps said an optimistic word about next year.
On the second observance of “4/20” – the unofficial underground day of open marijuana usage – since several states legalized the drug, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen told a group at the University of Memphis that Tennessee probably will be the last state to follow suit or even legalize medical usage.
Dr. Neil Bomar has joined Support Solutions as its first staff psychiatrist, a role in which he will help individuals with intellectual disabilities and those with a history of long-term mental illness who are currently supported by the organization. Bomar’s addition makes Support Solutions one of the only industry providers in the Mid-South to provide this level of support.
Partnering with a brand spokesperson is a strategy for giving a larger voice to your message and allowing the positive feelings the market has for that spokesperson to transfer over to your brand.
Editor’s Note: This column will appear weekly throughout April in honor of Memphis and Shelby County’s Sustainability Month.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Legislation that would place licensing restrictions on all seven of Tennessee's abortion clinics was overwhelmingly approved by state lawmakers Tuesday and sent to the governor, who's expected to sign them into law.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has failed once again.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A last-minute jockeying effort is afoot in the legislature to potentially allow a troubled virtual school to remain open, despite an order that it close because of failing scores.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A state House member is seeking to delay votes on Gov. Bill Haslam's legislative proposals to insure against vetoes of embattled measures such as allowing people with handgun carry permits to be armed in city parks.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Michele Leonhart, is expected to resign soon, an Obama administration official said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A top federal drug regulator says that increased safety problems with homeopathic remedies contributed to the government's decision to revisit its oversight of the products at a public hearing this week.