VOL. 122 | NO. 102 | Monday, June 4, 2007
NCAA 3-point line change could benefit one Memphis business
A recent rule change by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will benefit sharp-shooting basketball players, but it also could be a boon for Sports Floors Inc., a Memphis business owned by Bruce Gleneck.
Four days in Memphis was not long enough for British newspaper reporter Adam Gretton, who toured the Bluff City last fall as part of a quartet of journalists in town from the United Kingdom.
The South Main Arts District is growing as a shopping destination, especially for women, with the presence of unique boutiques. In addition to the numerous art galleries, retailers in the historic district offer everything from gift baskets, flowers and wearable art to trendy, fashionable clothing and high-end shoes.
Bayer CropScience has agreed to purchase cottonseed company Stoneville Seed Pedigree Co.
Jeanne Richardson and Dave Wicker Jr. advanced Thursday to a July 17 general election showdown for the State House District 89 seat.
The state House on Thursday voted 95-1 to restrict where adult businesses can be located, sending the bill to Gov. Phil Bredesen.