VOL. 128 | NO. 232 | Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The price tag for the city of Memphis to acquire AutoZone Park would be “south of $24 million,” according to two sources familiar with the negotiations.
SRVS angel program brings happy holidays to clients
Rebecca Gamble came to become a client of SRVS when she was just 9 years old. Gamble was born with a developmental disability and her parents could no longer care for her so they turned to SRVS, which has housed and nurtured Gamble since 1997.
Shelby County Schools board members approved agreements Tuesday, Nov. 26, for Bartlett, Collierville and Millington municipal school districts as well as quit claim deeds for the transfer of all but one of the school buildings within the borders of the three suburban cities.
A new social lunch event called Lunchbox is preparing to launch in Memphis next month, the product of business partners who left San Francisco this summer to come to Memphis and build a creative venture here.
It is proving to be a restless fall at the University of Memphis as interim President Brad Martin pulls into focus several short-term goals that will have a long-term impact on the future of the city’s largest institution of higher learning.
F. Scott Fitzgerald once said there were no second acts in American lives.
Often when Memphis weaver Felicitas Sloves shows her work, she has to explain to people exactly what goes into each intricately designed bag, scarf, wrap and bracelet.
It’s impressive that No. 1 Alabama has allowed an average of 9.3 points per game this season – best in the land. It’s maybe more impressive that in going 11-0, 7-0 in the SEC, the Crimson Tide has given up just 12 touchdowns. And more impressive still that only six of those TDs have been scored by teams other than Texas A&M with someone at quarterback not named Johnny Manziel.
Amanda C. Nelson has joined the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence as director of consulting, a newly created position. Nelson will oversee, coordinate and promote the alliance’s management consulting services, and manage its three-year capacity-building program, the Program for Nonprofit Excellence.
Seventy percent of startup businesses fail within the first 10 years, according to a 2013 study conducted by Bradley University and the University of Tennessee. It’s a devastating reality given that the lion’s share of those are small businesses, from which more than half of domestic sales are generated.
MEMPHIS (AP) – National Civil Rights Museum President Beverly Robertson says she is retiring in July.
MEMPHIS (AP) – An executive with the company that purchased Elvis Presley's intellectual property says it is discussing ways to expand the late rock and roll icon's brand and upgrades to the Graceland tourist attraction.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas officials announced Monday that sites in Saline County and West Memphis are ready to develop factories but are still waiting for automobile plants and other big employers to come calling.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Gun advocates asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a lower court's ruling against state laws designed to buck federal gun rules.