VOL. 131 | NO. 191 | Friday, September 23, 2016
Belz Enterprises has taken a major step in the renovation of the shuttered Peabody Place mall into ServiceMaster Global Holdings’ future headquarters.
The Beale Street Tourism Development Authority is sending its response to a term sheet from the principals of 21 Beale Street Inc., the only company in the running for a contract to manage the entertainment district for the authority. The authority isn’t ready to say it represents even a tentative agreement and the leader of the 21 Beale management group is expressing frustration over the process.
For 40 straight quarters now, Memphis-based auto parts retailer AutoZone has delivered double-digit earnings per share growth.
Children and families dealing with mental health and behavioral issues have a new option for in-home specialized care with Family Institute of Tennessee’s expansion into the Memphis market earlier this year.
The University of Memphis will get a development incentive boost around its campus, a longstanding Memphis-based manufacturer has been granted tax incentives to expand on Presidents Island and a gift-wrap company has received an amendment to its tax incentive that will allow it to add staff.
There will be a funeral in south Memphis Friday at Metropolitan Baptist Church for seven of the 10 people – three adults and seven children -- who died not quite two weeks ago in a house fire on Severson Street. The remaining three funerals follow into the weekend.
When Wade Bolton was shot and fatally wounded in Court Square in 1869 by a former partner in a slave trading firm, it continued a long-running feud across several years in which eight people altogether would die violently.
The Tennessee Board of Regents is helping pave the way for the University of Memphis to build a $44 million on-campus music center instead of an already approved biochemistry and biology building.
When she was a little girl from Texas visiting her family’s Arkansas farm, Octavia Young remembers going to the Sears Crosstown building in Memphis with her grandmother. Now all she needs to do is stand on the front porch of her restaurant, Midtown Crossing Grill, to watch the progress of the renovation of the huge former distribution center.
THE TIPPING POINT
Managing information technology for a hospital system might not seem like a natural extension of a career in the U.S. Navy. But as vice president and chief technology officer of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Gene Fernandez finds himself at the heart of the cybersecurity battle that health care providers are fighting.
He has belonged to the NFL for a long time now, if you want to think of DeAngelo Williams that way, and truth is you’re probably divided on that. For he’ll always belong to the University of Memphis first, on that much we can agree.
Most of the time, Nick Saban is this wound-tight, micromanage-every-minute hybrid of a corporate CEO and the most successful college football coach in the land.
Was Sunday’s stunning victory in Detroit the start of a turning point for the Tennessee Titans?
Since his arrival at Tennessee in December 2012, Butch Jones often has spoken about the importance of getting the Vols back up and running in their biggest rivalry games.
If you’re a Tennessee fan hurting from the 11-game losing streak against Florida, put yourself in Corey Vereen’s shoes.
GETTING A BIG IDEA ACROSS. A few years ago, I heard about a big idea and wrote about it. Next month, that idea becomes Big River Crossing, an inspirational bridge between imagination and reality.
Ray’s Take When talking about money and how it works in our lives, we often refer to the difference between wants and needs. The challenge being that when someone really wants something it can start to feel like a need.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The new Tennessee State Museum is scheduled to open its doors to the public in the fall of 2018.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Islamic Center of Nashville is suing the state in federal court after it says it was denied a tax exemption.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A group billing itself as an alternative to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum enrollment standards under the German automaker's internal labor policy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The National Highway Traffic Administration has confirmed that Tennessee is back in compliance with federal zero-tolerance standards for drunken drivers under the legal drinking age.
NEW YORK (AP) – More companies don't want you, or any other investor, to buy their stock.
NEW YORK (AP) – A federal judge has granted class-action status to Wal-Mart investors suing the world's largest retailer over allegations that it covered up a bribery scheme in Mexico to help its business there.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans retreated from home-buying in August, as a worsening inventory shortage appears to be hurting sales and pushing prices higher.