VOL. 122 | NO. 119 | Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Once plagued by nepotism, Summer Youth Employment Program turns a corner
Instead of spending their summer break in front of television sets or at the pool, 21 Memphis high school students are learning about the history of the Downtown area, from the yellow fever epidemic of the 1800s to the origins of the Pinch District.
The June 11 press statement sounded ominous, perhaps foreshadowing a setback for Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor Corp.'s planned steel mill at Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park on President's Island, about eight miles south of Downtown Memphis.
Dr. Peter A. Netland will receive the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology at its annual conference this fall.
New details have emerged over the last few days about potential suitors of Memphis Networx, shedding light on how a handful of offers were evaluated in the secretive bidding process to buy the company.
State Sen. Ophelia Ford was being treated at a hospital Monday after complaining of chest pains, a television station reported.
NASHVILLE - Tennessee is taking steps to improve the welfare of its children, especially in the area of infant mortality, according to an annual state report on child well-being.