VOL. 128 | NO. 176 | Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The Houston charter school operator founded by Chris Barbic, the superintendent of Tennessee’s Achievement School District, has ambitious plans for Memphis.
Archer-malmo grows headcount and renovates space
A few weeks ago, the digerati at Memphis-based marketing communications agency archer-malmo were deep into work on a website for one of the firm’s clients.
Shelby County Commissioners appointed Shante Avant, a mother who has worked for the Women’s Foundation and other local nonprofits for 17 years, as the newest members of the countywide school board.
On Thursday, Sept. 12, Calvary Rescue Mission will hold its annual Appreciation Dinner to celebrate 46 years of helping the homeless in Memphis.
Republican state Rep. Joe Carr brought his challenge of incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to Memphis Saturday, Sept. 7, in the latest of a series of closed meetings with tea party partisans that amount to a tea party primary.
Shelby County’s public defender and the head of the Shelby County Corrections division say courts and prisons are changing and evolving as views about crime and punishment begin to change.
More than 44,000 fans turned out for the University of Memphis season opener Saturday, Sept. 7, at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. They saw Duke beat the Tigers by a score of 28-14. They saw redshirt freshman quarterback Paxton Lynch complete 14-of-28 passes for 148 yards and rush for 29 yards on eight carries.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
200 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN 38103, Loan Amount: $3.2 million -
Visible Music College has filed a $3.2 million loan on its Downtown campus at 200 Madison Ave.
Investing in the fundraising operations of a nonprofit is an investment in the organization’s future. It takes time to build a fundraising program that is capable of securing revenue from multiple sources. It takes vision, planning, leadership and resources – including money.
Every business from time to time has to consider a potentially expensive information technology equipment replacement or upgrade. For example, a start-up business often has to make an initial investment in servers, workstations, software packages or other technologies. Sometimes, even the most well established businesses don’t plan appropriately for hardware or software upgrades, and can be surprised by the amount of capital needed.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – State Sen. Charlotte Burks says she will not seek re-election next year.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A filing with the Tennessee Ethics Commission shows Gov. Bill Haslam at one time owned a block of shares in an education company behind a troubled online school in the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans cut back on using their credit cards in July for the second straight month, while taking on more debt to buy cars and attend school.
DALLAS (AP) – Passenger flew fewer miles on Southwest Airlines Co. in August but they paid more per mile than a year ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander says he will oppose a measure authorizing U.S. military force against Syria.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators took a step toward stricter oversight of the high-speed trading market, putting forward a broad range of possible rules for public comment.
CHICAGO (AP) – With the program known as "Obamacare" only weeks away from its key launch date, hectic preparations are in motion in communities across the country to deal with one of its major practical challenges: hiring and training a small army of instant experts who can explain the intricacies of health insurance to people who've never had it.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.