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Recent articles by Ted:

Indigo Ag will lay off 150 U.S. workers including Memphis employees

Two months after raising $200 million from investors including FedEx, Indigo Ag will lay off 150 workers in Memphis, Boston and Raleigh, N.C. → Read More

Indigo Ag will lay off 150 U.S. workers including Memphis employees

Two months after raising $200 million from investors including FedEx, Indigo Ag will lay off 150 workers in Memphis, Boston and Raleigh, N.C. → Read More

How 3 Memphis companies are making diversity and inclusion a priority

Diversity officials at FedEx, First Horizon and International Paper weigh in on diversity and inclusion efforts at their companies. → Read More

Lakeland once was the Huff 'N' Puff and country air. Now it's a growth engine

No agency looks after the I-269 corridor, even though this countryside is where the population has surged and commercial growth promises to take root. → Read More

ServiceMaster names interim CEO in wake of $94M loss

Nikhil M. Varty had led the 13,000-employee Memphis-based home services company since 2017, when he was heralded as a turnaround expert able to build profits. → Read More

Effort to fight chronic wasting disease by culling deer herd falls short in West Tennessee

"The density of the deer population is going to go up,” says a wildlife official — a trend that will make it harder to fight chronic wasting disease. → Read More

Memphis Top Workplaces 2019: What stands out between then and now? Confidence

Eight of 10 employees surveyed as part of the Top Workplaces program agreed on this point: Our organization is moving in the right direction. → Read More

Ex-Blue Suede Brigade members allege discrimination, harassment; one forced to watch porn, suit says

A federal lawsuit against the Downtown Memphis Commission claims ex- Blue Suede Brigadeers were subject to a hostile work environment. → Read More

Man found shot to death in car near Memphis medical district

Police say a shooting victim located inside a vehicle in the 300 block of Lema Place was declared dead → Read More

100 North Main deserves more than a wrecking ball

What do you do with 37 floors of emptiness left by a previous generation? "We're not thinking of razing it," says the New York firm that owns the skyscraper. → Read More

FedEx postpones plans to lease space in proposed Downtown Memphis skyscraper

Lease negotiations with the developers of a proposed office building were put on hold primarily out of concern the global economy has cooled. → Read More

Methodist Le Bonheur unveils plan to help employees' career path, provide free education

New program at Methodist Le Bonheur called a way to increase economic stability in Memphis. Health care company will provide up to $4,000 per student. → Read More

Fatal deer disease slows hunt in Mississippi national forest

If worried hunters stay out of the woods, and fewer deer are culled, then it likely means the disease's transmission will accelerate among the herds. → Read More

Guitar shop that coined a wall of music fame is leaving Memphis

Eastside fixture Consignment Music will depart Park Avenue, a sign of the changing tide in the world of Memphis music. → Read More

From Memphis to Iraq, the world according to Isadore

Spend time in Memphis and you sense the quiet decency. It comes from the people. Many are steadfast, full of heart. Here's the story of one old soldier. → Read More

Surge in Memphis dockings expected from cruise ships as lines add riverboats in 2020

Cruise lines are set to dock riverboats at Beale Street Landing on 101 visits, up 32% from 2019. → Read More

Cargill Cotton headquarters moving to Downtown Memphis from Cordova

Cargill Cotton announced the move to the One Commerce building at 40 South Main St., Monday morning. → Read More

Developers' plans look like a new city will rise on the bones of old Memphis

Office rental rents Downtown remain nearly 30 percent below East Memphis’ levels, a sign demand hasn’t surged for center city office space. → Read More

Is the Tom Lee Park renovation ever going to happen? Carol Coletta says yes, hopefully

The parks panel and Memphis in May International have tried to iron out objections raised by festival officials to the proposed park overhaul. → Read More

This Memphis firm is ready to help if a random shooter ever hits your office

Sedgwick's new crisis care program oversees medical responses when a mass shooting or other catastrophes stricken a client’s employees. → Read More