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VOL. 130 | NO. 190 | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Cossitt Library’s October Events Designed to Activate Riverfront

Far from Tiger Lane, University of Memphis football fans will have a new place to tailgate Friday, Oct. 2, as the Tigers play the University of Southern Florida in Tampa.

Overton Square’s Future Tenants Could Be Residents

With Overton Square reaching 100 percent occupancy, there’s nowhere else for the entertainment district to go but up. Loeb Properties currently is looking at possibly adding two multistory mixed-use buildings to complement the bustling arts and nightlife scene.

Developers Pull Out of Mall of Memphis Project

Developers of the former Mall of Memphis site said the fate of their proposed 1.1 million-square-foot industrial park couldn't wait another month, and now they're likely taking the property to sale.

Memphis Nabs Nonstop Flight to New Orleans

Traveling to the Big Easy just got easier with announcement of a new carrier to Memphis International Airport.

Mid-South Farm Tourism Harvests Big Autumn Business

Deciding to start a business that is focused on carving paths through a field of corn might not seem like a sound post-college plan.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
88.0°F
A Few Clouds
Wind: Variable at 3.5 mph
Humidity: 52%

EVENTS

Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County will screen “Private Violence,” a documentary about domestic violence, Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. at Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave. After the film, domestic violence survivors from VOICES will hold a brief Q&A about their experiences. Tickets are $10; all proceeds benefit FSC. Visit familysafetycenter.org.

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Bass, Berry & Sims Launches Nonprofit Practice Group

The nonprofit sector represents a sizable chunk of the Memphis-area economy – some 8 percent of total employment, with almost 45,000 jobs.

Wharton’s Accomplishments Weighted With Controversy

It’s a set of events just about any incumbent would envy during a re-election bid.

Shelby County Commission Agrees to Budget Summit

Shelby County commissioners will meet with Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell in October to hold a budget summit.

SPORTS

Facing USF, Memphis Looks to Remove Late-Game Drama

Late in the offensive carnival that was masquerading as a college football game, University of Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch looked to encourage the Tigers’ beleaguered defense.

NEWSMAKERS

Bolding is Only Tennessean to Teach at 2015 NeighborWorks Institute

Tim Bolding, executive director of United Housing Inc., is the only Tennessean selected to teach at NeighborWorks America’s 2015 NeighborWorks Training Institute. Bolding has taught coursework at the training institutes, which focus on providing high-quality training to nonprofit housing professionals, for more than 10 years.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Sales Teams Create Advocates

Now more than ever, the line between the marketing department and the sales team has been blurred. Marketing teams are connecting tech-savvy customers with the information they most want to know about your brand, essentially taking on those crucial, early phases of the client lifecycle.

MEMPHIS AREA

Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Theft From Employer ... Again

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A West Tennessee bookkeeper has pleaded guilty to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from her employer, five years after admitting to similar charges involving a different employer.

STATEWIDE

Wal-Mart Expands Online Grocery Service to Nashville

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expanding its online grocery service to eight more locations.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Tenn. Senator Calls for Further Investigation Into Inmate Death

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A West Tennessee inmate died from natural causes, according to prison officials, but an autopsy showed he died from multiple traumatic injuries — and a state senator said Monday that Gov. Bill Haslam should further investigate the case.

TECHNOLOGY

Amazon Tests Uber-Like Service for Deliveries

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is testing an Uber-like service for delivering its one-hour Prime Now packages that will enlist people to deliver packages for Amazon with their own cars.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Congress Votes to Renew FAA Authority for 6 Months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has temporarily renewed authorization for the Federal Aviation Administration while lawmakers consider whether to take responsibility for air traffic control from the government and place it under the direction of a nonprofit corporation.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 312 16,192
MORTGAGES 0 293 18,685
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 0 655 33,126
BANKRUPTCIES 0 237 10,737
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 112 5,198
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 127 11,344
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 94 3,867

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