VOL. 130 | NO. 115 | Monday, June 15, 2015
Memphis mayoral contender Jim Strickland saw a face he didn’t recognize Saturday, June 13, in the southwest Memphis crowd at former County Commissioner Sidney Chism’s annual political picnic.
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.
Teams surveying Downtown properties in search of neglect
Somer Smith and three colleagues were busy Thursday, June 11, cruising around the South End portion of Downtown on the lookout for neglected properties.
A Michigan-based manufacturer of belts and hoses is seeking local tax incentives for a Memphis distribution center.
Billy Horschel wore FedEx colors – purple and orange – on Sunday for the last round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic. It seemed to work for him as he shot a 5-under 65 to finish at 7 under and in tie for 8th place.
The developers behind the proposed Truck Stop restaurant on the northwest corner of Central Avenue and Cooper Street have pulled the plug on the project after a year and a half of regulatory hurdles and different standards involved in using intermodal shipping containers.
Hundreds of interns working at Memphis companies this summer are getting a taste of what the Bluff City has to offer them, should they choose to put down roots here.
Andrea Miller is the latest of three new higher education leaders in Memphis in just more than a year.
When moderators at the NCAA Basketball Tournament refer to the legions of one-and-done players that come into the interview room as “student-athletes,” it always elicits some eye-rolling and maybe an under-the-breath chuckle or two.
When someone is preparing a house for sale, they might look into painting the kitchen or refurbishing the basement. But many homeowners and management groups first turn to groups such as Tioga Environmental Consultants to investigate for coatings of lead-based paint or asbestos in the house.
A fallacy about organizational management prevents many firms from getting the best out of their best people: the notion that everyone who excels in their jobs will eventually become managers, directors, etc. True, some may have a talent for management, while others flourish in active roles that have nothing to do with managing.
A neighbor started giving swim lessons several days a week during the summer. Obviously, she is good at what she does. Her lessons bring daily traffic to a quiet side street that usually experiences mild traffic only twice a day – in the morning and evening.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A judge in Nashville has ruled that the Tennessee Virtual Academy can remain open.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee and Kentucky are among seven states that will receive a portion of $3.1 million in grants to help preserve Civil War battlefields.
MOXEE, Wash. (AP) – These are good times for growers like Ben St. Mary. He stood at his family's farm in Washington state recently and watched as employees built trellises where a new field of hops, the key ingredient in the flavoring of beer, will grow.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Prices at the wholesale level rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years in May, pushed higher by a sharp jump in the cost of gasoline and a record increase in the price eggs related to an outbreak of avian influenza. But outside of increases in volatile food and energy costs, core inflation remained moderate.
NEW YORK (AP) – New rules that treat the Internet like a public utility and prohibit blocking, slowing and creating paid fast lanes for online traffic took effect Friday.