VOL. 129 | NO. 190 | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
In 2007, the city of Germantown adopted its Smart Growth plan and accompanying zoning regulations, which promoted more walkable, accessible mixed-use development in its central business district and surrounding neighborhoods.
South Main to unveil new public art project
Downtown’s South Main neighborhood may have been part of the first official arts district in the city of Memphis, but that’s not been exactly obvious while looking around on a drive or walk through the area.
The National Civil Rights Museum will honor journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Freedom Summer icon Bob Moses and baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson at the 2014 Freedom Awards.
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. is eliminating 112 jobs across its three-state service area as a cost-cutting measure.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Shelby County emergency management chief Bob Nations says he is not being re-appointed by Mayor Mark Luttrell to the position.
Six years after the real estate bubble burst nationally, the recovery of the commercial and residential sectors in Memphis is slower than in other parts of the country. But they are recovering on their own new terms, say the incoming president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, the president of the West Tennessee Home Builders Association and a mortgage lender.
Accredo Health Group Inc. will add dozens of jobs in Memphis by the end of 2014.
Before they played the game, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze suggested it amounted to the “Super Bowl” for the University of Memphis. But in many respects it was more of a Blooper Bowl for both teams.
For the new president and general manager of the Memphis Area Transit Authority, last week’s report on the authority’s grounded trolley system was an introduction to one part of the long-term challenges facing the agency that is public transportation in Memphis.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
9135 Morning Ridge Road, Memphis, TN 38016, Sale Amount: $29.8 million -
The 500-unit Stonebridge Crossing apartment complex in Cordova has traded hands.
“... The true leader can be recognized because somehow or other his people consistently turn in superior performances. ... A leader is great, not because of his or her power, but because of his or her ability to empower others. Success without a successor is failure.”
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) – Lane College President Logan Hampton says he must cut staff to align expenses with current revenues.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank rose 5 percent over the past year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading into the final quarter of the year.
NEW YORK (AP) – Macy's plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs, a 3.6 percent increase from last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months.