VOL. 131 | NO. 82 | Monday, April 25, 2016
Game 4 of this miserable first-round playoff sweep at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs was almost done. Only a few minutes of garbage time remained.
Business carrier OneJet has cut its flights out of Memphis.
It’s a new week that ends with Music Fest, Memphis! Here’s a roundup of other local happenings you need to know about, from some important government meetings, to corporate earnings reports and a new exhibit set to open at the Memphis Zoo.
Some Memphis City Council members want to challenge City Hall’s existing minority business system as its minority business effort is being streamlined.
116-95, Spurs over the Grizzlies is how the NBA second season ends in Memphis. A four-game sweep of a team that now heals and perhaps changes on its way to the fall.
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Mid-South mayors come together to improve region's economic development
The Mid-South is united by more than the Mississippi River, but that’s what it took to get the region’s mayors in the same room.
It’s easy to say regionalism should be a goal – that the leadership of all of our communities should work together for the common good of the region.
Memphis architecture firm archimania was the biggest winner Saturday night at the 2016 AIA Memphis Design Awards, an annual bash that honors the city’s top architecture firms.
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Kroger has identified the first Memphis-area stores that will participate in the grocery chain’s online ordering system that lets shoppers buy some items online and arrange a time to pick them up.
What was once Downtown’s industrial and rail district is now one of the most densely populated residential neighborhoods in Memphis. Over 2,000 units are under development in the South End, and the current population is expected to double over the next two to three years, according to the Downtown Memphis Commission.
The current debate over the Memphis Zoo’s use of the Greensward for overflow parking is more complex than most realize. Opponents of this usage try to paint a very compelling picture of the Zoo as a massive, profit-driven enterprise which came into Overton Park like an invasive species and has recklessly expanded, gobbling up park land and taking it away from the citizens.
Two young developers are filling a niche by renovating, redoing, building and selling homes in the core of the city.
A week ago, the board of the Overton Park Conservancy had a visitor at its meeting – Richard Smith, the Memphis Zoo’s representative in the ongoing private mediation talks between the conservancy and the zoo.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As the Tennessee General Assembly worked to adjourn for the year on Friday, a look at some of the winning and losing legislation from this year's session.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State lawmakers voted to send a message that they don't agree with the sexually open and progressive views of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion on the University of Tennessee campus. So the Legislature on Thursday passed a bill stripping it of state funds — a total of nearly $337,000. The money will be used to fund minority scholarships instead.
Associated Press – Mississippi has put its response to alleged NCAA rules violations on hold after a third-party was granted a 30-day extension in the case.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University has announced the formation of a new research center that will be focused on combating the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the region.