VOL. 123 | NO. 35 | Wednesday, February 20, 2008
The Memphis Center for Reproductive Health, which primarily performs abortions, is moving - and most likely so will its permanent protestors - later this year to a new building five blocks away from its current location at the corner of Poplar Avenue and McNeil Street.
As director of warehouse operations for third-party logistics (3PL) firm Mallory Alexander International Logistics, Dan Randall deals with a variety of complex situations throughout the workday.
Crye-Leike Realtors broker Patty Rainey has been chosen as president-elect of the Tennessee Women's Council of Realtors.
Shelby County Mayor AC Wharton Jr. is exploring the idea of a state law that would make it a crime for parents to neglect their children’s education. Wharton floated the idea during his State of the County speech Tuesday at the Memphis Rotary Club.
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. told the Shelby County Board of Commissioners this morning that the county has a new site for the Regional Forensic Center.
Pyramid developer Greg Ericson got to sit at the same table as city leaders negotiating the Bass Pro Shops development deal today before Shelby County Commissioners. But the city’s project manager, Robert Lipscomb, consultant Tom Marshall and three commissioners left the room.
A coin toss was performed during a recent hearing in Shelby County Chancery Court that was intended to solve a logistical dispute in a high-profile case brought late last year by real estate developer Rusty Hyneman.
It seems that the job of Shelby County sheriff is destined to change. One idea wanes as another surfaces in a political hothouse sprouting a bumper crop of consolidation possibilities.
NEW YORK (AP) - Many baby boomers are not going to be able to maintain their standard of living in retirement, not only because they're not saving enough but also because they face skyrocketing health care costs.
ATLANTA (AP) - The boards of directors of Delta Air Lines Inc. and Northwest Airlines Corp. were expected to vote Wednesday on a combination provided their pilot unions can reach their own integration deal by then, people briefed on the discussions said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - FedEx Corp. spent roughly $5.5 million in 2007 to lobby the federal government, according to a disclosure form posted online Thursday by the Senate's public records office.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal that would have banned teaching about homosexuality in public schools failed in a House subcommittee mainly because state officials say it's not necessary.
NASHVILLE (AP) - State lawmakers want to move next month's sales tax holiday so it won't fall on Easter weekend.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Proposals to allow employers to require English be spoken at work and to make it a crime for illegal immigrants to use false identification to gain employment are on their way for full Senate votes.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal to move smokers away from hospital entrances is on its way to a full Senate vote.
MEMPHIS (AP) - Northwest Airlines has added flights between its Memphis hub and Colorado Springs and Hartford, Conn.
The city of Memphis approached Bass Pro Shops in 2005 about developing a store and other attractions in The Pyramid. That was one of the disclosures made Tuesday by Robert Lipscomb, the Herenton administration’s point man on the Pyramid development plan.