VOL. 131 | NO. 100 | Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Center City Development Corp. has awarded its largest storefront improvement grant to date to Ghost River Brewing Co., which plans to use the $65,500 to building an outside patio and taproom at its 827 S. Main St. facility.
Where shuttle buses will drop off those bound for Overton Park and the Memphis Zoo in particular, as well as the public’s reaction to newly created on-street parking on North Parkway are issues being discussed in mediation to resolve the park’s Greensward controversy.
The Tulane and Warren apartments are under the control of a court-appointed receiver.
The 21 million U.S. students enrolled in postsecondary schools grew up with technology and the hourly clock of life ticking ever faster. Yet this has not always translated into a generation of young people ready to attack a world that waits for no one.
FedEx sets a date next week for its acquisition of TNT Express – a $4.8 billion deal that was approved by TNT shareholders Wednesday.
FedEx Corp.’s $4.8 billion takeover of Dutch shipping company TNT Express will close May 25.
The company that had the only bid Tuesday, May 17, on the old Central Police Building at 128 Adams Avenue still has to close on the deal with the city of Memphis.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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The 220-unit Poplar Place apartments in East Memphis have sold for $15.3 million, or $69,409 per unit.
A wordier version of this column ran in 2008. That would have been shortly after the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ran a certain editorial. In which it asserted that to say there are “no ifs, ands or buts” is wrong. The correct phrase, it averred, is “no ifs, ans or buts.”
Terry Cowles flashes a photo of ceiling lamp fixtures on the screen and tells state legislators a vendor’s state Capitol team used its electrical training to remove, repair and reinstall fixtures, saving taxpayers $15,500.
The turbulence is real as we slowly descend into Providence, Rhode Island.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Longtime U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. says he's been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – An eastern Tennessee Democrat Congressional candidate has been linked with a marijuana growing operation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Industry regulators have fined Raymond James $17 million, accusing the financial services firm of widespread failures in its controls against money laundering.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More pay could become a reality for millions of U.S. workers who now toil long hours without overtime under a new rule issued Wednesday by the Obama administration.
NEW YORK (AP) – Soon you'll have a new cable company to hate. It'll take some practice, but in time you'll get used to swearing at Spectrum.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an elec-tion race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national econ-omy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial circumstances.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – From virtual reality to a new smart-home speaker, Google is showing off just how pervasive it has become even as it's squeezed by its biggest competitors – Facebook, Apple and Amazon.