VOL. 130 | NO. 160 | Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Christian Brothers High School is building a $10 million athletics complex on its East Memphis campus.
The Memphis Redbirds and Memphis Grizzlies play in different sports and at different levels, but for years the people running the teams acted as though they were quasi-rivals.
Memphis City Council members continue Tuesday, Aug. 18, to revisit decisions they made on retiree and employee benefits in the last year.
Neighborhood Preservation working to remedy blight in Memphis
Memphis has a crippling issue with blight, and one nonprofit is front and center with changing the culture that led to the city’s inundation of abandoned properties and lots.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s president and CEO is preparing to step down in November.
The owners of the former Mall of Memphis property are seeking a 15-year tax break for a $112.7 million “Aerotropolis development.”
A groundbreaking treatment that serves as a minimally invasive alternative for patients too old, sick or weak to endure open heart surgery is now being offered in Memphis.
Chris Drummond of Sydney, Australia, paints a portrait of “The King” onto Elvis Presley Boulevard outside Graceland Saturday, Aug. 15, during the candlelight vigil marking the 37th anniversary of Elvis’ death. Drummond has been making the pilgrimage to Memphis for the past 17 years.
The University of Memphis lost eight starters from a defense that played a huge role in last year’s 10-win season.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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Ballet Memphis has closed on its purchase of the French Quarter Suites in Overton Square for $4.2 million.
It’s August – that means its Black Philanthropy Month.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
WATERHILL, Tenn. (AP) — A Middle Tennessee teen is alive, thanks to Siri.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam says he has seen wide agreement on a statewide tour about transportation that Tennessee needs more money for road and transit projects.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Home ownership, that celebrated hallmark of the American dream, is increasingly on hold for younger Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homebuilders grew slightly more optimistic about the housing market in August, putting their confidence at levels last seen a decade ago during the debt-fueled housing boom.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed.