VOL. 129 | NO. 114 | Thursday, June 12, 2014
The Memphis City Council’s vote later this month on health insurance changes for city employees and retirees is critical in terms of increasing the city’s annual required contribution toward its unfunded pension liability.
Dunavant Logistics Group experiences strong gains
Cotton helped make Dunavant Enterprises into a worldwide brand, but the family and company have maintained a long-term association with the logistics industry.
The decision by the Memphis Area Transit Authority to temporarily stop all trolley service comes at a time of broader change for the city’s mass transit system.
In the 1970s, Bill Latham worked as a waiter in Jackson, Miss., at the TGI Fridays restaurant there, one of the first few locations of the chain.
Civic and business leaders celebrated Conduit Global’s new call center Wednesday, June 11, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Work is underway this week to bring down the former Belvedere apartments on Union Avenue to make way for the new Midtown Kroger supermarket.
Ray’s Take: The employer health care benefits that began in the 1950s as a perk to lure top workers have become an industry standard that many of us take for granted. Now the pendulum seems to be swinging back the other way in the face of rising health care costs.
Dear Judge Vic, Enjoyed your column about stenosing tenosynovitis. I once felt your pain. Who did your surgery? /s/ Curious
National and regional retailers have embraced tenant representation for many years as a way to bring local market knowledge to their real estate site selection equation. The local retailer is apt to say, “I know my market well and what locations will work for me, so why do I need a tenant representative to increase my cost?”
KNOXVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority is studying the value of electricity produced from small, dispersed sites, such as solar, wind or small gas turbine installations.
NASHVILLE (AP) – To many, Tennessee means whiskey. But inside the state, the question is: What does Tennessee whiskey mean?
NASHVILLE (AP) – Health officials in Tennessee say they are investigating what could be a new mosquito-borne virus in the state.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Some big food makers are getting serious about making sure farmers grow crops in ways that minimize damage to water, soil and the environment, according to a report released Wednesday that called for more companies to demand sustainable supplies.
WASHINGTON (AP) – As Congress moves to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care, the FBI said it has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.
WASHINGTON (AP) – City living has been a blessing for Tim Nelson.