VOL. 128 | NO. 64 | Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Memphis City Council members take up third and final reading Tuesday, April 2, of an ordinance that requires registration and a fee for owners of property within the city.
Memphis Police influenced by previous event to keep peace
What happened 15 years ago outside the Shelby County Courthouse between the seated figures of justice and wisdom informed much of what happened Saturday, March 30, when a different Ku Klux Klan group, the American Knights, came to Memphis and rallied at the other southern entrance to the courthouse – between the seated figures of authority and liberty.
Two agribusiness companies have cut the ribbon on their respective facilities at Agricenter International where they are making investments totaling almost $20 million.
Shelby County Commissioners gave final approval Monday, April 1, to an exemption to the county government residency requirement for Memphis City Schools teachers and other school system employees.
The group from LaunchYourCity that traveled to San Francisco in March has returned, refreshed and reinvigorated, ready to carry out what was the hoped-for goal of the trip:
Last year, Christ Community Health Services delivered 652 Memphis babies. Even with that patient volume, the faith-based medical organization had to turn away about 180 patients daily because the organization’s facilities are stretched beyond capacity.
Riverside Drive could work well if it lost a lane of automobile traffic in each direction, says the president of the Riverfront Development Corp.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, April 2, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
2350 N. Houston Levee Road and 2323 N. Houston Levee Road
Last week we discussed Baptist Memorial Health Care and their collaborative community efforts, like Baptist Operation Outreach. This week let us highlight the Memphis-based organization dedicated to preserving our blues music history, supporting blues education, and ensuring the future of this uniquely American art form: The Blues Foundation.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Democrats want to opt out of a bill that would give Tennessee lawmakers the power to select nominees to the U.S. Senate.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Kendra Tiedemann's 8-year-old son has been carrying an epinephrine injector with him since he was 3.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Mike Beebe's plan to provide $125 million in state financing to help a new company build a steel mill in Mississippi County is gaining bipartisan support among legislators – though some conservatives still object to having the government help fund one of Arkansas' largest economic development projects.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A survey shows U.S. manufacturing activity expanded more slowly in March than February, held back by weaker growth in production and new orders. But factories hired at the fastest pace in nine months, an encouraging sign ahead of Friday's report on March employment.