VOL. 126 | NO. 38 | Thursday, February 24, 2011
While Shelby County builders filed just 24 permits last month – a 41.5 percent decrease from 41 permits in January 2010 – industry professionals are confident the numbers will be corrected by the close of the first quarter as the weather improves.
Lexus of Memphis bets on fuel-efficient demand
With gas selling at $3 a gallon, the staff at Lexus of Memphis gathered earlier this month for a training session.
Memphis-based biopharmaceutical company GTx Inc. Thursday reported a $7.5 million net loss in the fourth quarter, but posted a $15.3 million profit for the full-year, ended Dec. 31.
Shelby County commissioners got their first detailed look Wednesday at district lines for a proposed 25-member countywide school board.
Merchants & Planters Bank has something in common with a few of its local lending peers like BankTennessee and Evolve Bank & Trust.
The Shelby County Commission’s economic development & tourism committee has recommended approval of the county contributing $1 million to the financial incentives for Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc., which is building a new transformer manufacturing plant in Memphis.
A new civil rights unit in the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee will build on a substantial record of official misconduct, civil rights conspiracy, hate crimes and similar cases the office has prosecuted for decades.
It is not unusual in Memphis federal court for a grand jury indictment to be sealed by a judge. And there are times when a guilty plea may be sealed.
GTx, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTXI) today provided a company update and reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2010.
Studying law runs in Estelle Winsett’s blood.
Ray’s Take: Divorce is never pleasant, yet for some it is a fact of life. As hard as both parties try to forge a happy marriage, sometimes it doesn’t work.
Let’s start by quoting some reader mail:
NASHVILLE (AP) – A state Republican Party panel assigned to study a proposal to require party registration to vote in Tennessee primaries is taking more time to consider the idea.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Republican-controlled Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would allow Tennesseans to opt out of the federal health care law despite opposition from some who say the proposal is unnecessary and pure politics.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican state lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make following the Islamic code known as Shariah law a felony punishable by 15 years in jail.
NEW YORK (AP) – Home owners are starting to spend more on home-improvement projects despite the weak housing market, quarterly results from Lowe's Cos. and Home Depot show.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of banks at risk of failing made up nearly 12 percent of all federally insured banks in the final three months of 2010, the highest level in 18 years.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is missing out on the consumer comeback.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is naming leaders from business and labor to his newly created jobs and competitiveness council.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve official says he may push for an early end to the central bank's $600 billion bond-purchase program if inflation shows signs of spreading.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More people bought previously occupied homes in January. But sales surged on a rising number of foreclosures and all-cash deals, and not first-time home-buyers.