VOL. 126 | NO. 10 | Friday, January 14, 2011
The lawsuit is over and the election is on in the fast-moving, ever-changing schools standoff.
Gov.-elect talks schools, biz issues on Memphis stop
Bill Haslam’s title will change from Tennessee governor-elect to governor when he takes the oath of office Saturday.
On the day that the Tennessee Election Coordinator caved and told the Shelby County Election Commission to put a Memphis City Schools (MCS) charter surrender on the ballot, the MCS board voted to hold a meeting at some date in the near future to consider a compromise.
Interstate Brands Corp. has renewed and expanded its lease in the Germantown Park - Kimbrough Building in Cordova, more than doubling its footprint.
One-time Forest Hill cemetery and funeral home owner Clayton Smart has reached an agreement with prosecutors in Memphis, Oklahoma and Michigan to plead guilty to tax and theft charges – federal and state.
Bankruptcy attorney Jimmy McElroy, one of the Memphis court’s top filers, has noticed a recent change in local bankruptcy trends.
A national figure in the growing discussion of the American green economy will speak about green jobs serving all races and classes in Memphis Saturday.
Electrolux Home Products Inc. was approved for a 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) for its $195 million southwest Memphis manufacturing facility in a special Wednesday session of the Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board.
Saturday is the deadline for nominations for the Bobby Dunavant Public Service Awards.
Whether it’s photographs, murals or public installations, professional artist Tobacco Brown loves gardening so much that even during the off-season she makes sure she’s working with horticulture in some form.
Sharpen your pencils. This is a test.
Part One of Two-Part Series
MEMPHIS (AP) – Shelby County officials are reviewing the master plan for bicycle lanes and pedestrian routes in neighborhoods.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Revenue collections are showing continued improvement in Tennessee's finances, but the state panel responsible for setting projections for the next budget year has punted that task for another month.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Troubled book seller Borders Group Inc. said Wednesday that it will close one of three distribution centers in mid-July and eliminate the LaVergne, Tenn., facility's 310 jobs.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell has announced legislative committees.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has announced a $9 million expansion at its Tupelo plant. The expansion will add 35 new jobs.
NEW YORK (AP) – The bleakest year in foreclosure crisis has only just begun.
NEW YORK (AP) – Rates on fixed mortgages dipped for the second straight week as Treasury yields fell.
NEW YORK (AP) – Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker, said Thursday it completed the $800 million buyout of blood pressure treatment maker Ardian Inc.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More people applied for unemployment benefits last week after retailers shed temporary holiday employees.