VOL. 130 | NO. 217 | Friday, November 6, 2015
The final report from an Urban Land Institute panel that visited the Mid-South Fairgrounds in June has more to say about parking challenges and scenarios.
Enoble Business Capital is expanding its service offerings to focus on Memphis-area startups and entrepreneurs, with the firm committing to add $200 million in business funding in Memphis over the next three years.
All sides in the parking dispute at Overton Park have agreed to hire a planner to coordinate a traffic plan as well as mediate talks among them.
A celebration of Downtown’s restaurant community kicks off next week, with more than 20,000 diners expected to visit the area to take part in the volunteer-led, food-focused affair.
The Downtown Memphis Commission’s Design Review Board approved a multitude of Downtown projects Wednesday, Nov. 4, including new Peabody Place Tower signage and Central Station plans that include an outdoor Malco movie screen.
Hunger and homelessness are problems plaguing the Mid-South, and the Memphis Empty Bowls Project hopes to play its small part in addressing the larger issue.
The Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct is investigating two complaints charging that Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Carolyn Wade Blackett acted improperly in ordering a new trial for attempted murder suspect Michael Halliburton.
Several days a week, Tigers football coach Justin Fuente goes for a run outside.
In the minutes after the Grizzlies’ worst loss in franchise history, Dave Joerger reached for the “O-Word.”
HIGH IQ OR NOT, STILL FUNNY. Friend Gene sent me something – as he often does – that was very funny. It was also something – as it often is – we’d both seen before but forgot.
Cybersecurity has been a hot topic for companies and individuals alike in recent years. Last month, the U.S. Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a new bill aimed to protect companies from hackers. The purpose is to allow businesses to communicate with each other and also share information with the government on cyber-criminal intelligence.
Veterans Day is the official holiday honoring our U.S. Armed Forces, I feel thankful to live in a country where so many men and women voluntarily serve and put themselves in harm’s way for the better good of everyone.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Walton Family Foundation says it will donate $50 million over three years to Teach for America to support 4,000 new teachers nationwide.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republicans are closer to having a three-fifths majority of 74 votes in the Mississippi House because a newly re-elected Democrat is switching parties.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Metro councilman was in the hospital Thursday after authorities say he was shot multiple times in west Nashville.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A China-based ceramic tile company has selected Lebanon, Tennessee, to build its first U.S. manufacturing facility and create 220 new jobs in Wilson County.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the most profitable time to sell a house since the Great Recession started in late 2007. But first-time buyers are increasingly scarce.