VOL. 127 | NO. 38 | Friday, February 24, 2012
Since June, airline passengers with disabilities at Memphis International Airport have been met by agents from Delta Global Services with handheld devices including scanners to speed their pickup assignments for wheelchairs and scan boarding passes.
Oscar-nominated film depicts Courtney’s ability to find ‘story under every helmet’
Earlier this week, Manassas High School principal James Griffin was shopping at a Sam’s Club store and was stopped by several people raving about “Undefeated,” the Oscar-nominated documentary about one season in a hard-fought turnaround of the Manassas football program that could earn an Academy Award this weekend.
The Craig Petties drug organization trial has settled into some predictable rhythms as it begins its fourth week Monday, Feb. 27, in Memphis Federal Court.
The E.W. Scripps Co. on Friday, Feb. 24, reported lower 2011 fourth quarter earnings and revenue compared to the same period the year before.
NASHVILLE (AP) – As taxpayers prepare their income tax returns for 2011, the Internal Revenue Service is still holding millions that are owed to Tennessee residents from 2008.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A full Senate vote was delayed Thursday on Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to close records used to make economic development grant decisions, as some lawmakers questioned why ownership details should be sealed.
The same day Memphis-based EdR announced it would have a majority interest in developing, owning and managing a $36 million cottage-style community near the University of Mississippi, the collegiate housing company reported a fourth quarter net loss of $5.8 million compared to fourth quarter 2010.
A trio of office buildings at Washington Avenue and Danny Thomas Boulevard has traded hands for $900,000.
The group drafting the blueprint for the structure of a consolidated countywide public school system got several dozen PowerPoint slides and a briefing Thursday, Feb. 23, on the idea of a two-track school system that includes a “path to autonomy.”
Wright Medical Group Inc. reported net sales fell 8 percent to $126.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to $138.3 million during the same period in 2010.
The U.S. Postal Service says it is closing 10 mail processing operations across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, rerouting mail from three of those centers to Memphis facilities.
Memphis-based collegiate housing company EdR has executed agreements with Landmark Properties to develop, own and manage a $36 million community near the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.
Shortly after Clarence Broady shot Latrell Small and Kalonji Griffin to death in a car at a Hickory Hill apartment complex in 2004, Demetrius Fields got a new tattoo.
The 14 physicians of Memphis Heart Clinic have joined Stern Cardiovascular Foundation, one of the region’s largest cardiology group practices.
On Ash Wednesday, Alice Tramontozzi – better known as “Miss Penny” at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she works as a guest services representative – stood in the chapel, marking ashes on the foreheads of patients and families who weren’t able to go to church.
Before last year’s U.S. Open, GQ asked a question with John McEnroe-like bluntness: “Why does America suck at tennis?”
Josh Pastner finally got mad.
GOD’S SAUSAGE. “You might just be a copywriter,” Brick Muller said, staring down at the piece of paper I’d just handed him. On it was an ad idea I’d just pounded out on the 1948 Royal typewriter he was paying me to use as a copywriter. The fact that this was his first recognition that I might be one was gratifying since I’d already been there for nine months.
Part five of a five-part series Volunteers are at the heart of fundraising. They make all the difference in the world. They are passionate, connected, creative and talented. And they need to be managed. Ask anyone who has served as a fundraising volunteer and you will quickly learn what made their experience great and what fueled disappointment. Perhaps you, as a volunteer, have experienced the joys and the pitfalls.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A full Senate vote was delayed Thursday, Feb. 23, on Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to close records used to make economic development grant decisions, as some lawmakers questioned why ownership details should be sealed.
NEW YORK (AP) – Sears said Thursday that it's unloading some of its profit-busting stores, but the retailer fell short of revealing how it plans to woo shoppers back into its remaining ones.
NEW YORK (AP) – Target Corp. reported a 5.2 percent drop in earnings for the fourth quarter, as big discounts to get tight-fisted shoppers to buy during the holiday season eroded profits.
Express Scripts Inc. says it is doing fine after breaking up with pharmacy operator Walgreen Co., but it won't rule out getting back together with the largest U.S. drugstore chain.
NEW YORK (AP) – T-Mobile USA on Thursday said it will revamp its wireless data network this year, with the side effect of making it compatible with iPhones and some other smartphones sold by competing carriers.