VOL. 131 | NO. 165 | Thursday, August 18, 2016
If you were to cherry-pick parts of his story, it makes all the sense in the world that Shawn Amos – and today he goes by the Rev. Shawn Amos – is a blues singer and a harmonica player. It even makes sense that he speaks of having to “reconcile” who he has been and who he is.
Piece by piece, organizations in Memphis keep building up and adding fresh elements to the city’s startup, creative and entrepreneurship culture here.
A survey of 30,000 educators across Tennessee shows significantly more school administrators than teachers tend to believe disciplinary policies are effective.
Malco Theatres hopes to start construction next month on its boutique movie theater Downtown thanks to a hefty grant from the CCDC.
The Malco movie theater in South Main is to begin construction in September, the latest piece of the Central Station development where construction of apartment units on the Front Street side of the property has been underway for some time.
The mayors of Collierville and Millington are running for re-election on the November ballot and as the noon Thursday, Aug. 18, filing deadline approaches for the Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal ballots the two mayors have challengers.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
8285 Irene Blvd., Memphis 38125 -
The Greens at Irene apartment community in southeast Memphis has sold for $39.1 million.
Get out of Dodge. That was the only thing on my mind as we pulled out of downtown Dodge City, Kansas, and pointed the rental car north through the amber waves of grain that stretched for miles on both sides of the two-lane highway in rural Kansas.
The bus arrived at Nuremberg’s Neues Museum. That would be in Germany. A group disembarked. Among them was a 91-year-old woman, whose name has not been released at this time. For purposes of this column, we shall call her Frau K.
Republican state Rep. Jimmy Matlock insists his quest for the House Speaker’s post is not a challenge of Beth Harwell’s leadership.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities in Shelby County plan to hold a disaster preparedness exercise involving a simulated oil spill near a river and a rail yard.
BRINKLEY, Ark. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded nearly a half million dollars to an east Arkansas project aimed at supporting new farmers and ranchers.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The note is typical for something posted by an eighth-grade girl on social media: Lots of exclamation points, a couple smiley faces. But the post from a young lady from Mississippi discussing the death of her parents and four other people in a plane crash in Alabama is touching people with its poignancy and honesty.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve officials believed last month that near-term risks to the U.S. economy had subsided and that an interest rate increase could soon be warranted. But they did not indicate when they would likely raise rates.
NEW YORK (AP) – Target Corp. cut its profit forecast and a key sales outlook Wednesday as it saw fewer customers in its stores and acknowledged it didn't push the second part of its "Expect More, Pay Less" slogan.
NEW YORK (AP) – Struggling bookseller Barnes & Noble says its chief executive officer is departing after just a year in office.