VOL. 131 | NO. 95 | Thursday, May 12, 2016
After an estimate of as much as $86 million in red ink, Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson has presented the Shelby County Schools board with a budget that is $27 million in the red.
The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co. wants a federal judge to appoint a receiver for the Warren and Tulane Apartments owned by Global Ministries Foundation, citing “an appearance of fraud” by GMF in a memorandum filed with the call for a receiver.
Families can have an impact on public service, the chairman of Kemmons Wilson Inc. said Wednesday, May 11, at the 13th annual Bobby Dunavant Public Servant Awards.
“Innovation and the Courage to Fail.” That was the theme for the 11th annual conference for the nonprofit sector presented by the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence and Nonprofit Quarterly.
More on the move by Bank of New York to have a receiver appointed for the Warren and Tulane Apartments currently owned by Global Ministries Foundation.
All market fundamentals were positive for Shelby County home sales in April, making it the strongest month so far in 2016.
Shelby County’s mortgage market kicked off the second quarter by posting strong numbers for April, a continuation of where the mortgage market has been heading so far this year.
The last time fans of the television show “Underground” saw actor Alano Miller, his character, Cato, was believed to be dead. The unexpected twist for a complex and central character in the WGN America drama based on the Underground Railroad in pre-Civil War America was still generating plenty of social media disbelief nearly a week later.
Interim Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings says he has plenty of time to apply for the job on a permanent basis.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
3557 Mynders Ave. , Memphis, TN 38111, Permit Amount: $15.5 million -
A student housing tower near the University of Memphis has taken a step forward nearly two years after a development on that site was first announced.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Mr. Dries, whether one calls the events of May 1866 riots, a massacre, or civil disturbances is not that relevant.
Graduation season comes with hundreds of commencement addresses meant to encourage and inspire. If you didn’t hear one this year, allow me to share an address I gave.
Several years ago – and I do mean several – my good friend Fred Harrison tipped me off to a pair of cases from the Mississippi Supreme Court. They were prominently featured in “Perry’s Dead! (And the ‘Juice’ is Loose),” 1995. Because of their lasting merit, I present them again in today’s column.
Amid the rancor of bathroom and counseling bills, two major pieces of legislation slipped through the General Assembly this session with hardly a peep – elimination of the Hall tax and a partial revitalization of property tax relief for seniors and disabled veterans.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – By canceling its conference in Tennessee next year, the American Counseling Association wants to put other states on notice that new LGBT laws can carry consequences, the group's leader said.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – A $15 million expansion at TAG Manufacturing is expected to add 200 jobs with the maker of assembled steel parts for construction.
NEW YORK (AP) – Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry "deceptive" and "harmful."
Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways still rank highest in the annual J.D. Power survey of passengers on the nine largest North American airlines, and the firm says overall traveler satisfaction with the industry is at a 10-year high.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress on Wednesday launched a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games – a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Smartphone maker Samsung and virtual reality specialist Oculus are trying to dazzle consumers by adding more entertainment and educational options to their Gear headset in hopes of transforming the technological curiosity into a cultural phenomenon.
NEW YORK (AP) – What's behind the accusations that Facebook is manipulating its "trending topics" feature to promote or suppress certain political perspectives?