VOL. 130 | NO. 116 | Tuesday, June 16, 2015
An Atlanta-based firm has acquired a large industrial portfolio from Belz Enterprises.
The Shelby County Schools board didn’t take any votes Monday, June 15, as it got a look at more specific recommendations to change health insurance benefits for retirees and employees, including teachers.
There is the effort to sell Collierville residents on the specific plan for a $99 million comprehensive high school for 3,000 students. And then there is the effort to avoid a referendum on the $99 million bond issue that could follow approval of a property tax hike for the new school construction.
Collierville seeks burgeoning senior population
Sprawling across 37 acres of Collierville land, posh retirement community The Farms at Bailey Station will serve more than 500 senior residents when the final phase of construction is completed in 2016.
Investors in some of Memphis’ largest publicly traded companies are likely to feel somewhat encouraged about the current state of the economy – at least, when looking at their portfolios.
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.
Memphis City Council members have a lot of budget decisions to make Tuesday, June 16, as they attempt to bring City Hall’s budget season to a close.
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 Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, June 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
5050 E. Holmes Road and 0 Lamar Ave., Memphis, TN 38118, Sale Amount: $17.7 million -
Hillwood Investment Properties, a Dallas-based commercial real estate investment company, has purchased the Summit Distribution Center Building II for $17.7 million, according to a June 1 special warranty deed.
How do we stop using excuses as a conversation starter, or icebreaker when starting a meeting?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Leaders of three Tennessee groups stripped of their short-lived recognition as American Indian tribes have filed a federal lawsuit seeking more than $36 million in damages.
NEW YORK (AP) – Gun maker Colt Defense LLC filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy late Sunday, allowing for a quicker sale of operations in the U.S. and Canada.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – American Airlines says it is delaying delivery of 35 new Airbus jets for several years.
Target will sell its pharmacy and clinic businesses to CVS Health in the latest twist behind a push from big retailers to become all things to all customers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A government data warehouse that stores information indefinitely on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising privacy concerns at a time when major breaches have become distressingly common.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A panel that advises Congress on Medicare policy says the government should make it easier for seniors to get covered for rehab after a short hospital stay.