VOL. 130 | NO. 136 | Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Looney Ricks Kiss is embarking on an expansion of its Downtown Memphis headquarters.
The venerable Clark Tower is getting an infusion of cash for capital improvements.
The developers behind One Beale have earned key pieces of the public-private partnership they say is necessary to pursue the twin tower project overlooking the Mississippi River.
New Olivet Baptist Church pastor and former Shelby County Schools board member Kenneth Whalum Jr. will run for Memphis City Council in the October 8 city elections.
Thousands of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders and small exotic animals crept and crawled into The Landers Center in Southaven over the weekend for the Repticon Memphis expo.
Memphis public works director Dwan Gilliom is leaving City Hall to become director of public works for the city of Shreveport, La.
Memphis City Council member Bill Boyd announced Tuesday, July 14, that he will not seek reelection on the Oct. 8 Memphis ballot.
The four most visible candidates for Memphis mayor spent nearly $130,000 from April through June laying the groundwork for the heart of summer campaigns, where they take their message to voters across the city.
The city of Memphis is among the finalists for a federal grant worth up to $30 million that would fund the demolition and redevelopment of Foote Homes, the city’s last large public housing development.
HOOVER, ALA. – South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier wasted no time taking his first jabs at other SEC schools. As he made his opening remarks at SEC Media Days Tuesday, July 14, at The Wynfrey Hotel, he spoke of the joy he and his team felt by rallying at season’s end to get to a bowl game, then win the Independence Bowl against Miami and finish 7-6.
When advocates of a beefed-up Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board for Memphis called for police internal affairs to open its records of misconduct investigations to the review board, it wasn’t a new idea.
In one sense, the newly opened credit union branch across the street from East High School reflects a company adjusting its Memphis footprint.
Madeline Patterson has joined the Memphis office of Burson Campaigns, the corporate issues management unit of Burson-Marsteller, as a vice president. In her new role, Patterson will work with Burson clients on issues and crisis management, communications strategy, and integrated marketing and communications campaigns.
Thomas Watson, president of IBM in the 1950’s, insightfully declared, “Nothing happens until a sale is made.” A company’s sales effort is the ultimate driver of organizational growth. It is the most critical function within any company and requires advanced training and intestinal fortitude for success.
When business disputes cannot be resolved by negotiation or arbitration, the parties involved often turn to litigation. However, these business disputes frequently involve complex, time-consuming and costly proceedings that would be more appropriate in a specialized forum.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners found no evidence to prove the allegation that blues legend B.B. King was poisoned before he died of natural causes in May, according to autopsy findings made public Monday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A state lawmaker says he is seeking to have the legislature do away with a day honoring Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan member Nathan Bedford Forrest.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam will be leading the planned private fundraising campaign intended to bolster $120 million in taxpayer support for the new Tennessee State Museum.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back their spending at stores and restaurants last month, a sign that they remain cautious despite robust job growth in the past year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added to their stockpiles in May, while sales rose for a third straight month.
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s second-quarter profit rose 4 percent as the bank made up for lower revenue by cutting expenses.