VOL. 127 | NO. 144 | Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The city of Memphis wants a Nashville federal judge to order the state to accept photo library cards issued by the city since last month as a valid form of voting identification.
Lengthy process of settling district’s management faces another delay
Last September, a working group appointed by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. completed its work on recommendations for the future of Beale Street.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen’s campaign sent out an email newsletter Monday, July 23, that summarized the partisan reality of early voting so far in Shelby County.
The countywide school board’s ad hoc committee to review the schools consolidation plan is about to disband without acting on the plan sent to the board by the schools consolidation planning commission.
The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy has teamed up with Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. to launch a free wellness app called ShelbyFit, specifically designed to meet the health and fitness needs of Memphis-area residents.
Indie Memphis, which has brought back its free Concert Film Series to the Levitt Shell for the event’s sophomore year, clearly is trying to give movie and music fans what they want.
The organizers of the Achievement School District chose the middle ground on a hot Saturday afternoon in Frayser.
Tom Stewart has been named senior vice president and manager of the small business administration division at Magna Bank. Since joining Magna in March, Stewart has led the bank in obtaining national preferred lending provider status. In his new role, Stewart will oversee all business development activities for the Mid-South along with portfolio management and loan servicing.
Part one in a two-part series Let’s face it. Prospects have a language of their own. Sometimes they say one thing when they really mean another. Shocking, right? The language differences between sellers and buyers are akin to those between men and women – often worlds apart. Fortunately, prospects have a few go-to responses that, once decoded, will put you on an even playing field.
Every lease transaction involves two key parties – a landlord and a tenant. Each party has his or her own objectives.
After China’s deluge of economic information took the spotlight last week, investors this week shifted their gaze back to the United States for a couple of big ticket items.
A survey finds fewer than one in four Americans trust the financial system and that confidence in large banks is eroding.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. urged retailers to reject a proposed $6 billion settlement that Visa Inc., MasterCard Inc. and major banks have agreed to pay retailers for alleged fee fixing.
NEW YORK (AP) – UPS expects the global economy to get worse before it gets better. Again.
NEW YORK (AP) – AT&T Inc. on Tuesday posted the best profitability ever in its wireless arm, paradoxically because it sold fewer smartphones.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government can require airlines to show consumers a total ticket price that includes taxes and fees in print and online ads, the U.S. Court of Appeals said Tuesday, rejecting an industry challenge to a series of consumer protection regulations.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress' budget scorekeepers are taking a new look at President Barack Obama's health care law – and they still say it is expected to reduce federal deficits.
SEATTLE (AP) – U.S. home values have risen four consecutive months, Zillow.com said on Tuesday, a trend that led the housing website to declare that the market has turned the corner from its five-year slump.