VOL. 128 | NO. 99 | Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Medtronic Inc. said Tuesday, May 21, its fourth-quarter revenue rose, aided by increasing sales of pacemakers and defibrillators. The figure beat expectations from analysts, who had expected demand to wave.
New bus tour venture showcases city to tourists
Its tagline is Hop On, Tune In and Rock Out. That’s a bite-sized description of what the new Memphis Hop bus service that launched earlier this month, with the goal of whisking Memphians and tourists to several local cultural attractions, is all about.
AutoZone Inc.’s just-ended fiscal third quarter results show why it’s a rarity among public companies.
Women’s overall health in Tennessee improved to a grade of C, but there’s still plenty of room for improvement, according to the Tennessee Women’s Health Report Card.
Shelby County Commissioners established a certified county property tax rate of $4.32 Monday, May 20, after much debate about what the calculation means in a reappraisal year where reappraisal values went down instead of up or staying roughly even.
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris will propose Tuesday, May 21, exempting Memphis auto owners for two years from required auto emissions inspections.
There were no campaign stickers or push cards at the Shelby County Republican Party’s annual Lincoln Day dinner, but still plenty of hand-to-hand campaigning Friday, May 17, among the crowd of 350 at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn.
The state-run Achievement School District ventures into high school territory in August with the start of its second school year.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, May 21, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
1068 Cresthaven Road Memphis, TN 38119
You might say that I’m a veteran in the real estate industry. A half a century in the business probably earns me that title. Much has changed since my uncle Russel Wilkinson and partner Robert Snowden founded Wilkinson & Snowden in 1946, the predecessor company to today’s Colliers International office in Memphis. In fact, Russel and Bob were the first to develop industrial real estate of any consequence here. Today there are more than 220 million square feet of industrial space in the Memphis metropolitan market.
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam will administer the oath of office Tuesday to the state's newest Court of Appeals judge, Thomas R. Frierson II.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court won't order new legislative elections in Mississippi, despite a lawsuit that said current lawmakers were chosen in outdated districts that diluted black voting strength.
United Airlines is again flying the 787, four months after smoldering batteries forced the plane to be grounded worldwide.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health regulators say an experimental insomnia drug from Merck can help patients fall asleep, but it also carries worrisome side effects, including daytime drowsiness and suicidal thinking.