VOL. 132 | NO. 141 | Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Shelby County commissioners compromised on a $4.11 county property tax rate Monday, July 17, on the way to a final vote on the compromise tax rate at a special meeting Wednesday that would bring down the curtain on the county budget season.
The prominent role investors play in buying single-family homes in Memphis to rent them out is part of the city’s significant problem with blight.
If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. So Frank Sinatra famously sang of New York City.
A 198,103-square-foot shopping center in the heart of Bartlett has sold for $28.8 million.
FedEx filed a notice with the SEC Monday that indicates its TNT Express subsidiary is still feeling the effects of a cyber attack late last month. And FedEx has traced the Petya virus to its operation in the Ukraine and spreading from there to the whole system.
One of the philosophies behind Dr. Kendra Hotz’s career as a health care-related researcher and scholar is the notion that a person’s ZIP code casts a much longer shadow over their health care than their genetic code does.
Rachel Heck, 15, Shows Well At Women’s U.S. Open
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean is making exactly the same observation in his bid for the Democratic nomination for Tennessee governor that Republicans are making on their side of the 2018 race.
Summer is often associated with beaches, family vacations, hot sun and good fun. For those in the nonprofit sector, summer is also the season for retreats. These are times set aside to focus on programming, strategy, growth, partnerships and – many times – fundraising.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series. Full of fear my friend stares into the unknown, wondering whether or not to launch her own business. Only dark silence answers her unvoiced pleas. Like so many professionals in a monolithic system, she yearns for meaning and purpose in her daily work, which is lacking for her in health care social work.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The Memphis Grizzlies have signed forward Rade Zagorac, originally acquired in a draft night trade in 2016.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Students in a Tennessee school district won't have to skip class to catch next month's solar eclipse.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Vice President Joe Biden will speak in Nashville this November as a part of a book tour.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Workers at Nissan Motor Co.'s Mississippi plant will decide on Aug. 3 and 4 whether the United Auto Workers will represent them.
NEW YORK (AP) – Delta Air Lines has pushed back at Ann Coulter after the conservative commentator berated the carrier on Twitter over a changed seat assignment.
NEW YORK (AP) – Subway wants to freshen up the look of its stores as it tries to stem a sales decline.
WASHINGTON (AP) – After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials.
NEW YORK (AP) – An administrative law judge has ruled that Labor Department officials investigating gender pay bias had asked Google for data in a way that's too broad and intrusive on employee privacy.