VOL. 130 | NO. 204 | Tuesday, October 20, 2015
All proper approvals are in place for FedEx Corp. to acquire Dutch delivery company TNT Express NV with the $4.8 billion offer expected to close in the first half of 2016.
The pilots of FedEx Express have reached a new contract agreement with management of the Memphis-based shipping company.
Less than a week after its grand reopening, the New Daisy Theatre is currently padlocked with a notice on the front door announcing that it’s been seized for nonpayment of state taxes.
Four years into its existence, Reid Dulberger is still explaining the basics of a group created by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell to streamline local economic development efforts.
If there was any doubt that the city’s homeless hotline for families with children needed to be manned 24/7, that question was erased in the first two weeks the hotline was operated by the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association.
There were some last-minute fixes to the Big Star Room before it was ready for the public to see. And a crowd gathered Friday, Oct. 16, on Beale Street below as Steve Adelman was giving directions inside the New Daisy Theatre.
Brad Silver’s Memphis-based technology company Quire has launched next-generation software capable of helping health care providers make better decisions about how and where to direct their limited resources.
They were down 14-0 not six minutes into the game. And they had given up a 68-yard touchdown on a trick play when star Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell threw a pass.
Memphis music heritage, and the remembrance of it, turned an important corner Saturday, Oct. 17, when Justin Timberlake walked on stage at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Jr. wants to bring the NFL’s “Rooney Rule” to City Hall’s approach to minority business contracting.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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Boyle Investment Co. has purchased the Vining Sparks headquarters building in East Memphis.
Stand Beside Her is an example of a powerful new advocacy campaign. Launched by Girl Scouts Heart of the South in 2014, the campaign is now a weeklong national event. It focuses women on supporting each other, and most importantly on changing the culture that girls grow up in. It’s a bold move to reduce comparisons and competition amongst women. The goal: changing our culture so every girl and woman can reach her fullest potential.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam is raising questions about a legislative proposal to ban Tennessee schools from teaching about "religious doctrine" before the 10th grade, saying it could have unexpected consequences.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While Gov. Bill Haslam says he has not decided whether to outsource management of more state-owned buildings, a document used earlier this month in presentations to New York bond-rating agencies says he's eyeing that possibility.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about the housing market, lifting their confidence this month to the highest level in 10 years.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is stepping up its fight against bogus product reviews on its site, suing more than 1,000 people for allegedly offering to post glowing write-ups for as little as $5 apiece.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The math is harsh: The federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695, and the Obama administration is being urged to highlight that cold fact in its new pitch for health law sign-ups.