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Memphis economic development officials wasted little time launching an information campaign about Memphis and Shelby County's primary business incentive program.
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Shelby County Commissioners approved $3 million in county government surplus funds Monday, July 21, from the just-ended fiscal year to fund prekindergarten classrooms in the Shelby County Schools system.
Democratic political leaders and candidates put a lot of emphasis this past weekend on a strong start to the early voting period in advance of the Aug. 7 elections.
The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled that a cash bond in the amount of statutory court costs and litigation taxes is sufficient to permit an appeal from general sessions court to circuit court.
Seven people died as a direct or indirect result of the storm and property damage was estimated at more than $500 million.
For 10 years, the Tennessee Equality Project has been lobbying for equal rights in the state, and over the decade, the organization has garnered a number of wins, including the passage of non-discrimination ordinances in Memphis and Shelby County and several other Tennessee cities.
Three vacant parcels totaling about 231 acres at Tenn. 385 and Houston Levee Road in Collierville have sold for a combined $2 million.
Voters begin making their decisions Friday, July 18, on the longest ballot of any election cycle in Shelby County politics.
For the first time since 2011, the number of Memphis-area bankruptcies filed in the second quarter dropped below 3,000.
The 49,555-square-foot, multiple-building office complex at 2893 S. Mendenhall Road in Hickory Hill North has sold for $1.6 million.
Tennessee has funding for 13 road-widening projects totaling more than $200 million, including a $15.6 million Shelby County project, waiting on whether Congress refreshes the federal Highway Trust Fund in August.
Shelby County's homebuilding industry is off to a slow start in 2014, with builders filing 16.6 percent fewer permits in the second quarter than in the same three-month period a year ago.
Amid continuing discontent in local Democratic Party ranks regarding the party's official list of endorsees for judicial positions, the Flyer has learned that a committee of Democratic lawyers headed by two former party chairs has prepared an alternate list of judicial endorsees.
Memphis City Council members fielded several plans Tuesday, July 15, for alternatives to health insurance cuts approved by the council last month.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 04:37 pm
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