VOL. 126 | NO. 28 | Thursday, February 10, 2011
The Tennessee state House approved the schools consolidation bill Thursday on a 64-31 vote sending the legislation to the desk of Gov. Bill Haslam.
The Greater Memphis Chamber has begun sending out invitations to an event Monday at The Peabody hotel at which a significant announcement will be made.
MCAC plans annual Valentine Auction
Memphis artist Mary Long Postal is frequently asked to donate her work to raise funds for worthy causes.
The Memphis division of U.S. Foodservice Inc. has agreed to stay in Hickory Hill and not move to Olive Branch, Miss.
After a three-month search, the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association has named Sally Jones Heinz as the organization’s new top executive.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell says there might be some attempt to amend the schools consolidation bill up for a vote Thursday in Nashville.
For this year’s version of the commercial real estate industry to differ from 2010, the economy needs one thing – jobs.
It was the convergence of two very different needs that brought transplanted Memphians Amy Hoyt and Peter Baur together, but now the pair is working toward a single goal: the launch of Blues City Thrift.
In the Tennessee General Assembly, everything comes down to votes sooner or later.
The schools consolidation bill crafted by Senate Republican leader Mark Norris of Collierville has had a huge impact on the far-flung local discussion and debate over a possible consolidation of the county’s two public school systems.
Memphis over the years has been at the center of riveting, controversial and far-reaching court cases.
Ford & Harrison LLP has added to its Memphis office a new attorney who focuses on labor and employment law.
Ray’s Take: When that first W-2 arrives you know it is tax season, which for some people will last longer than the 2011 baseball season.
True story. It happened in front of me.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The State Funding Board has projected that Tennessee's general fund revenues could be up to $162 million more than expected this budget year.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A measure that would require Tennessee's driver's license test to be given only in English is more likely to pass this session despite concerns from some opponents that it will hurt the state's economic development.
NEW YORK (AP) – The bank where Bernard Madoff kept his clients' money is defending itself against allegations that it should have done more to stop his massive fraud.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawmakers of both parties expressed opposition Wednesday to having federal taxpayers help state and local governments cope with widespread budget problems, underscoring the impact that Washington's crushing budget deficits are having on the appetite that Republicans and Democrats have for such aid.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress on Wednesday that the sharp drop in unemployment over the last two months is encouraging but cautioned that it will take several years for hiring to return to normal.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans proposed ending more than 60 government programs and cutting hundreds of others Wednesday in a $35 billion downpayment on their promise to rein in federal deficits.