VOL. 127 | NO. 159 | Wednesday, August 15, 2012
After some initial concerns by the Center City Development Corp. board, a local development team has received the green light to move forward with its plans to renovate the 26,500-square-foot building at 387 S. Main St. into a mixed-use development that will include an athletic club and café.
Haslam discusses future needs with business, education leaders
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has been hearing the same thing as he travels across the state holding forums on higher education.
The first entrepreneurs to go through the ZeroTo510 business accelerator program are 24 hours away from their moment of truth.
Nibletz.com, which bills itself as “the voice of startups everywhere else”, is moving its base of operations to Memphis, after considering a few other cities – and even sweeter incentives elsewhere.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell has told Shelby County Commissioners that he will probably veto a proposed half-cent countywide local sales tax increase bound for the Nov. 6 ballot in Memphis and unincorporated Shelby County.
An extension of the Shelby Farms Greenline from Farm Road east across Germantown Parkway to the old Cordova train depot along the old CSX rail corridor is on track.
The city of Memphis Wednesday, Aug. 15, will open an Employee Wellness Clinic at 2714 Union Ave. Extended for employees, dependents and retirees covered by the city’s health care plan.
Megan Gatewood has been promoted to marketing director at Methodist Healthcare. In her new role, Gatewood is responsible for developing and overseeing marketing strategies for Methodist’s adult hospitals, outpatient services and physician practices.
Ray’s Take Disagreements over money can literally tear families apart – it’s the No. 1 reason for divorce. One reason financial matters give rise to so much conflict is that only one person typically takes on family money management responsibilities. This easily leads to the other partner becoming financially oblivious and that imbalance can lead to problems.
Fedcasting With the markets and the politicians currently co-dependent, vacation for one implies vacation for the other. Trading volumes have collapsed. For those who are manning their trading terminals, daily market activity amounts to position-squaring ahead of September’s central bank policy proclamations.
NEW YORK (AP) – Small business owners' optimism sank again in July as they expected sales to weaken in the coming months, according to a survey released Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Americans are carrying more credit card debt than a year ago, yet the late-payment rate for card holders remains near an 18-year low, an analysis of consumer-credit data shows.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. companies barely increased their stockpiles in June from May, and sales plunged by the largest amount in more than three years.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. wholesale prices increased in July from June. Higher auto and food costs were offset by a drop in energy prices
WASHINGTON (AP) – Come January, be prepared for fewer air traffic controllers, FBI agents, border patrol officers and park rangers, as well as lower farm and winter heating subsidies. Less meat might get inspected. Furloughs will likely sweep across the government. Even the weather service could be affected.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Department of Homeland Security is releasing for the first time details on how illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children can apply to avoid deportation and receive a work permit.