VOL. 130 | NO. 122 | Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Scratch those plans for a new Hotel Overton where the French Quarter Inn now sits in Overton Square.
The head of the Downtown Memphis Commission says the skyscraper at 100 N. Main St. suffers from “weak” ownership and that the building would probably be better off with a new, deep-pocketed owner.
Baptist Memorial Health Care and the Church Health Center have teamed up to launch a new family medicine residency that involves recruiting a group of residents in waves, with the first batch starting work next summer.
Christian Brothers University launches $70 million capital campaign focused on community
As Kenrick Hall on the campus of Christian Brothers University has been prepped for demolition, leaders of the university have been preparing for what follows when the 1940s-era classroom building is gone.
The team launching Nashville-based Pinnacle Financial Partners’ expansion into the Memphis market is getting bigger.
The developers behind a massive hotel near Graceland are ready to shake, rattle and roll on the project.
Memphis City Council members put City Hall’s budget season to rest Tuesday, June 23, with approval of a $656.5 million city operating budget that includes 2 percent pay raises for city police and firefighters and a 1 percent pay raise for all other city employees starting in January.
Mid-South business travelers now have an easy, efficient way to reach several large Midwestern markets.
Different experiences, different vocabularies, and a different perspective on what it means to go to work each day. The difference, really, between a “job” and a “career.”
The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved Monday, June 22, a 25-cent property tax hike to partially finance construction of a new, $99 million Collierville High School.
In the space of five hours Monday, June 22, Shelby County Commissioners voted down an operating budget, a capital budget and an attempt at a continuation budget to keep spending at the same levels past July 1 and into the new fiscal year.
Mary Leesa Simmons has joined Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors as vice president – senior asset manager. In her new role, Simmons provides all aspects of property management duties for the firm’s clients.
The numbers are in: Americans gave an estimated $358.38 billion to charity in 2014. That’s 7.1 percent over 2013, and the fifth year in a row that giving increased. Individuals – that’s you and me – continue to give an estimated 90 percent of all gifts.
On central bank policy: At an early press conference, Janet Yellen quipped that the U.S. Fed might initiate rate hikes six months after QE, corresponding with March of 2015. She has been backpedaling ever since.
As one of Shelby County’s eight Judicial Commissioners, I must decide whether or not a person should have an order of protection against another person. Our office reviews and makes decisions on thousands of petitions every year in an effort to provide abuse victims legal protection from their abuser. Although we rarely know the outcome of individual cases, we are all keenly aware that an order of protection is an important and powerful tool for helping victims escape abusive situations.
In the wake of a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across Southern states are calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Spanish auto parts maker Gestamp is expanding operations in Chattanooga with a $180 million investment the company says will triple its capacity in the city and create 550 new jobs.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State officials say financial services company UBS is investing $11 million in a new office in Williamson County, adding 350 jobs in the next several years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released a study on school crime in the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate pushed bipartisan trade legislation to the brink of final approval Tuesday in a combined effort by President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders to rescue a measure that appeared all but dead less than two weeks ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is launching a mobile video service this summer that would show sports, concerts and other types of content.