VOL. 129 | NO. 78 | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The St. Louis Cardinals have taken another step in their transition as owners of the Memphis Redbirds by naming Craig Unger, who has spent five years in the Cardinals’ front office, as the new general manager of the Redbirds.
Memphis businesses capitalize on love of T-shirts
Businesses in Memphis increasingly seem to be getting the essence of their brands down to a T.
Work on a pair of pedestrian crosswalks across Cooper Street at Monroe Avenue in the next two months could be the beginning of remedying traffic problems in Overton Square.
Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham took fire at a weekend political forum over his department’s backlog of 300 untested rape kits, which Oldham revealed during budget hearings before the Shelby County Commission earlier in the week.
Budgets for the six municipal school systems and Shelby County Schools are starting to come together.
The formal dedication of the Overton Park Bike Gate Saturday, April 19, begins a new season of bike and pedestrian trails, including an ambitious experiment with Riverside Drive once the monthlong Memphis in May International Festival comes to an end with the Sunset Symphony.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
305 S. Bellevue Blvd., Memphis, TN 38104, Sale Amount: $3.8 million -
An affiliate of Woodbury, N.Y.-based CLK Properties has paid $3.8 million for the 118-unit Pinnacle Apartments at 305 S. Bellevue Blvd. in Midtown.
Editor’s Note: This column will appear Tuesdays through April in honor of Sustainability Month for Memphis and Shelby County.
Part two in a two-part series. We have seen nonprofit executive directors and college presidents pull their hair out over their relationship – or lack of a relationship – with their development staff. There are magic words development professionals say that pour gasoline on a slow smoldering fire. Here are a few.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Spring's thaw is reviving the economy, too.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small agriculture-related business in rural areas with cash needed to expand.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.