VOL. 130 | NO. 114 | Friday, June 12, 2015
The Mid-South Coliseum becomes a pavilion with a grove next to a multi-purpose sports center. A 10-acre water park fronts on Central Avenue where a high school gym now stands.
The Urban Land Institute panel that’s been in Memphis this week studying the future of the Mid-South Fairgrounds has recommended a $184 million plan that would overhaul the area.
Kids connect with horses at Shelby Farms camp
Memphis kids have been embracing the art of horseback riding this month at Shelby Farms Park Equestrian Summer Camp.
Developers got a tentative green light to move forward with the ambitious One Beale project, convincing regulators that the twin skyscraper development would be a game-changer for the Memphis skyline.
Del-Nat Tire Co. has unloaded a 500,000-square-foot warehouse in Southwest Memphis.
Andrea Miller is the new president of LeMoyne-Owen College and will be the first woman to lead the Memphis institution.
Memphis City Council members have another decision to make on their list of votes before the fiscal year ends June 30.
The owner of the skyscraper at 100 N. Main St., the city’s tallest office building, has two weeks to pay the delinquent balance on the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division bill before utilities will be disconnected, a move that would catch a popular Downtown restaurant in the crossfire, according to a an executive at the publicly owned utility.
Phil Mickelson may or may not win this year’s FedEx St. Jude Classic. But last Wednesday, or one day before competition started, he did the FESJC a solid when talking about the TPC Southwind course.
During the Great Home Run Chase of 1998, when Mark McGwire was a Paul Bunyan-esque figure armed with a wooden club, Rene Lachemann worked the third base coaching box for the St. Louis Cardinals.
WHEN YOU’RE HOME, YOU CAN HEAR IT. I was recently reminded of a story I heard from an actor friend years ago when he was in town for a commercial I was making. His name was Robert Lansing – if you’re old enough, you’ll remember him from TV’s “12 O’Clock High.”
One of the quickest ways to stand out from the crowd is one of the easiest. And, unfortunately, it can make you look very good or incredibly bad. The concept I’m referring to is timing. Your timing can have a huge impact on your outcome on multiple fronts professionally.
Airlines are doing a better job lately of arriving on time and canceling fewer flights.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, yet remained at a historically low level that points to a healthy job market.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A rising stock market and climbing home prices boosted Americans' net worth to a new high in the first three months of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The IRS is joining with state and private industry to combat identity theft by sharing more data about how tax returns are filed and taking other steps, officials announced Thursday. The effort is aimed at stemming a problem that has victimized thousands of taxpayers and cost the government billions of dollars from fraudulent returns.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week to their highest levels this year, with the key 30-year rate topping 4 percent for the first time since late 2014.