VOL. 130 | NO. 179 | Tuesday, September 15, 2015
A move to merge two Memphis economic development agencies has intersected with the exit of Robert Lipscomb as the city’s Housing and Community Development director.
Three weeks after Steve Basar was elected – and an hour later un-elected – as chairman, the Shelby County Commission settled the discussion of who would be its leader next year by electing commissioner Terry Roland.
The Southern College of Optometry is preparing to unveil its recently acquired and rebranded mobile eye exam unit called MobilEYES.
When the Orpheum Theatre reopened in 1984 it signaled a new life for the city’s performing arts community.
The chant “S-E-C, S-E-C!” still lives. In, you know, a mocking way.
Memphis City Council members take a final vote Tuesday, Sept. 15, on a freeze of the city’s deferred retirement plan that is designed to keep the police force from dipping below 2,000 officers.
Four months after they drew thousands of people outside the Mid-South Coliseum, the group that organized the Roundhouse Revival, as it was called, is prepping for an even more ambitious show.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
Editor’s note: Part two of the two-part “Fundraising in an Imperfect World” series. What if your nonprofit isn’t comprised of people with power, wealth and influence? What if your board chair can’t pick up the phone and raise $1 million? How do you compete when you feel other organizations are supported by power-brokers and you can’t get your message heard?
If you’re considering traveling this fall you won’t be the only one flying the friendly skies or getting in the car for a road trip, according to U.S. travel consumer research firm D.K. Shifflet & Associates.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Memphis police officer has been indicted on an aggravated sexual battery charge.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The state Office of Open Records Counsel is holding a series of hearings this week about a proposal to make taxpayers pay to inspect public records in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Administrators are heralding the Tennessee Promise scholarship program for seeming to have led to an increase in full-time enrollment at many of the state's 13 community colleges.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Williamson County senator who endorsed the losing candidate in the Nashville mayor's race last week has filed a bill seeking to nullify a local hiring requirement approved by the city's voters.
NEW YORK (AP) — Preorders for its latest iPhone have been so strong that Apple expects to surpass last year's record, when it sold 10 million phones during the first weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) – Medtronic said Monday that it was cleared to market a heart defibrillator implant that can be safely used in an MRI scanner.