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GALLERY: After weather delay, sun shines on St. Jude Memphis Marathon day

Despite two start delays due to thunderstorms in the Memphis area, the weather cooperated and the sun peeked out on the more than 70,000 participants and spectators who turned out Saturday, Dec. 1, for the 17th St. Jude Memphis Marathon. 

TVA says Bellefonte purchase misses closing date

Tennessee Valley Authority officials have called off the sale of the Bellefonte Plant in northeastern Alabama at Friday’s deadline for Nuclear Development LLC to close on the purchase. TVA officials confirmed they called off the sale of the mothballed electricity-producing plant because Nuclear Development, owned by Chattanooga developer Franklin Haney, did not have the necessary approval from the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission to transfer construction permits.

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Committee recommends TIF for $950 million Union Row development

A Shelby County Commission committee is recommending the creation of a tax increment financing district to fund public infrastructure for the $950 million Union Row project, though two commissioners expressed concerns about minority- and women-owned business involvement and gentrification.


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