VOL. 128 | NO. 186 | Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Tennessee transportation officials return Tuesday, Sept. 24, to the topic of a parkway through Shelby Farms Park.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens brings back ‘Made in Dixon’
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is promoting the work of a distinctive group of artists for the next several weeks, elevating a fresh set of voices that might not otherwise get a chance to create something to be hung on a gallery’s walls.
Memphis is one of only seven cities cited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its public-private relationships focused on spurring innovation, revitalization and job creation.
As good as last season’s University of Memphis basketball team was – and it won 31 games and got through to a second game in the NCAA Tournament – there is a sense this season’s team can be better.
The city and Memphis police began serving alleged gang members Monday with the city’s first try at establishing a no-gang safety zone in the Riverside area of southwest Memphis.
Memphis-based air medical transport service Hospital Wing is the first aero-medical service in the country to use the new iTClamp hemorrhage control system, following its approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this summer.
There still isn’t an agreement on the numbers. But the administration of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. met late last week with leaders of the unions representing city employees about the conclusion in a consultant’s report that the city’s pension fund liability is unsustainable to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. nominated eight people Monday, Sept. 23, to serve on the board of a pre-kindergarten trust fund that would be established if city voters approve a half-cent sales tax hike in November.
Partly in celebration of being named by ESPN The Magazine as the best franchise in professional sports, the Memphis Grizzlies are putting on a civic celebration and court dedication event Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Southside Park, 612 South Parkway.
It was one of those lines spoken by college football players all across America – a line so familiar that you don’t notice it because it is either so obviously true or so glaringly false.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
4266 Ridgestone Road, Memphis, TN 38128, Sale Amount: $4.6 million -
The 150-unit Keystone Landing apartment complex at 4266 Ridgestone Road in Raleigh has sold for $4.6 million.
Part two of a three-part series “While our museums face many challenges, there are as many opportunities. Collectively we need to determine what steps we’re prepared to take and how aggressive we’re prepared to be to ensure the current and future relevancy and sustainability of our museums.”
A friend of mine just got back from India, and we had an interesting conversation regarding work ethic. As an entrepreneur born in India, he came to the United States about 25 years ago, and has had the cultural experience of both India and America.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority is beginning work this week on part of a project that will reduce emissions at its coal-burning power plant in Gallatin.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – US Airways and American Airlines are extending their merger deadline by at least a month to wait for the outcome of an antitrust lawsuit filed by the federal government.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wonder bread is back almost a year after it vanished from shelves.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With a week left to hammer out a deal to avoid a government shutdown, some lawmakers seem resigned – if not rushing – to that end.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Lois Lerner, the Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the agency's tea party scandal, is retiring, the agency confirmed Monday.
MEMPHIS (AP) – The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Elston Turner, Duane Ticknor and Shawn Respert to join the returning Bob Thornton as assistants on new head coach Dave Joerger's staff.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Food and Drug Administration officials say they will begin regulating a new wave of applications and gadgets that work with smartphones to take medical readings and help users monitor their health.
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple says shoppers snapped up 9 million of its newest iPhones since the devices were launched Friday, and that demand is exceeding supply.