VOL. 130 | NO. 223 | Monday, November 16, 2015
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from a Stax lecture on music and the Vietnam War to Hillary Clinton’s visit…
Ikea executives are proposing a compromise to the standoff over the tax appraisal value of the Cordova land where they plan to build a 270,000-square-foot store.
What if, instead of piling on security guards and higher fences, developers combatted crime through design?
The Memphis economy took a year longer to come out of the recession than the general U.S. economy, but its comeback is evident even as challenges remain. That was the message from Kevin L. Kliesen, business economist and research officer with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Downtown's new Halloran Centre later this month will host a gathering of creatives, emerging leaders and influential Memphians who come from different backgrounds but have at least one thing in common.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is proposing a 22 percent hike in water rates effective with the new year.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has formed a partnership with the city of Memphis and Shelby County governments for a pilot program to address lead-based paint issues in the community.
For a night, at least, there was no angst. No unsettling talk of players transferring, no controversial talk of whether former Tigers coach John Calipari should be honored in Memphis.
HOUSTON (AP) — After scoring to start the fourth quarter, No. 25 Memphis was up by 20 and looked well on its way to a big win over undefeated Houston.
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Fans wait for Tigers basketball program’s return to prominence
They were but a few words, yet they seemed to capture the mindset of the University of Memphis basketball program’s high-expectation fan base.
A college basketball team led by an inexperienced point guard can expect problems. So, too, a team led by a point guard who might be a step slow.
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Memphis trolleys are on track to return to South Main. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen announced Thursday, Nov. 12, that the Memphis Area Transit Authority had received a $2.6 million federal grant to purchase three new electric rail trolleys.
LEDIC, a Memphis-based manager, owner and developer of multifamily properties around the country, is building a new $10.2 million state-of-the-art headquarters facility in Memphis.
Keep the Riverwalk and amphitheater. Maybe extend Greenbelt Park into Mud Island River Park with camping on the southern end of the island. Bring in food trucks instead of restaurants.
American Airlines is launching a daily nonstop route between Memphis International Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), airport leaders announced Thursday, Nov. 11.
Balancing competing businesses, city engineering code and neighborhood input came to a head at a Thursday, Nov. 12, Office of Planning and Development meeting when the Land Use Control Board decided to reject a traffic-blocking gate across the south side of Idlewild Street in Midtown Memphis.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The application period is now open for a Shelby County circuit court vacancy created by the death of Judge D'Army Bailey.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Experts are predicting a large budget surplus in Tennessee in the current year, and more revenue growth in the next.
NEW YORK (AP) — The value of stocks, crude oil and the European currency will likely fall this week as investors worry about what the Paris terror attacks will do to consumer confidence and key parts of the global economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first question in Tuesday's GOP presidential debate — whether the minimum wage should go to $15 an hour — was the starkest evidence yet that U.S. workers have managed to thrust the issue of pay onto the presidential campaign agenda.