VOL. 127 | NO. 236 | Tuesday, December 4, 2012
FedEx executives announced terms Tuesday, Dec. 4, of an employee buyout expected to run from June 2013 through May 2014.
Annual ‘festival of light’ show brings crowds to Shelby Farms
It’s been in the works for an entire year. More than 130,000 visitors are expected to drive through the Starry Nights holiday light show at Shelby Farms Park this year. And when they do, they’ll see the handiwork of volunteers who have been building dozens of set pieces starting as early as February.
Memphis City Council members take a final vote Tuesday, Dec. 4, on an ordinance that requires property owners to keep their names and mailing addresses on record with the city.
Students and public schools in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities are almost certainly going to be part of the consolidated Shelby County public school system that debuts in August.
Shelby County Commissioners approved Monday, Dec. 3, the purchase of 33.6 acres of land in the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park by Carolyn Hardy for the Hardy Investment Trust.
Two Mid-South doctors with an eye for nature photography and exotic locales opened their new art show on South Main Street last week.
The residential housing market is recovering, but traditional real estate agents may not be, according to one agent who began at the height of the economic collapse.
6525 Quince Road Memphis, TN 38119
Last week we shared some easy holiday givebacks with The Exchange Club Family Center, SRVS, Shield Inc. and Youth Villages. Keeping the spirit alive, this week let us share more ways you can celebrate the holidays while giving back, at the same time.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Officials say one refinery worker has died after being exposed to a hazardous substance at a Valero refinery in Memphis.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee is among five states that plan to add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013.
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority is developing a worst-case flooding scenario that could require taller dams and more protection for nuclear reactors.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. manufacturing shrank in November to its weakest level since July 2009, one month after the Great Recession ended. Worries about automatic tax increases in the New Year cut demand for factory orders and manufacturing jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. builders increased their spending on construction projects in October by the largest amount in five months, led by a surge in housing.