VOL. 131 | NO. 90 | Thursday, May 5, 2016
In the 1970s Memphians could watch back-to-back broadcasts of professional wrestling and roller derby taking place at the Mid-South Coliseum.
Two months after the Memphis City Council approved a resolution giving the Memphis Zoo control of two-thirds of the Overton Park Greensward, the votes are still there to set park boundaries in stone.
A federal grand jury in Memphis has charged 16 alleged members of the Gangster Disciples street gang in a case linked to the separate indictment of 32 people in Atlanta, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday, May 4.
South Front Street, which stretches Downtown from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Central Station, is emerging as its own standalone residential and commercial corridor. What was once a heavy industrial area and warehousing district for South Main’s department stores is undergoing a transformation into Downtown’s most residentially dense neighborhood.
Gang cases in Memphis Federal Court are fairly common. Federal gang cases in which murder or attempted murder to further a criminal enterprise is among the charges are not common.
The Bikesmith’s grand opening next week for a patio expansion and a pump track at the 509 N. Hollywood bicycle shop is the latest reflection of Jim Steffen’s longstanding intent to make his business bigger than a place where goods are bought and sold.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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Collierville leaders will break ground May 13 for the new Collierville High School.
May technically is still the shoulder season, but it’s the start of my summer travel season.
COUNSEL. Have you razed many houses since you’ve worked for the city? WITNESS. No, sir, but I’ve sure tore down a lot of them.
The 109th General Assembly is done – almost – for the year. Here’s a look at the winners and losers.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Thousands of people in the Clarksville area have received surprise notices in the mail that their licenses have been revoked because records show they have not paid court fines and fees dating back to 2012.
NEW YORK (AP) – Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing 20 percent of its stores in North America.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. companies added jobs at the slowest pace in three years in April, a private survey found, a sign that slower growth and volatile financial markets could be weighing on hiring.
NEW YORK (AP) – The pace of small business hiring is stalling and expected to slow over the next year.
NEW YORK (AP) – Hulu will offer a live-streaming service in 2017 that will offer a mix of cable and broadcast programming as well as news, sports and events.