VOL. 127 | NO. 53 | Friday, March 16, 2012
Irving Hamer made at least two, possibly three comments about a co-worker’s breasts last month at a private party.
Airport Authority board discusses changing landscape
When U.S. Airways opens its three daily nonstop flights to Reagan National Airport in Washington out of Memphis in about a week, Memphis International Airport officials will celebrate.
A Memphis-based buyer has bought more than 1 million square feet formerly occupied by Cleo Inc. gift-wrapping company in Airport Industrial Park Section A for less than two-thirds of the listing price.
The schools consolidation planning commission will at least talk about the idea of putting off the merger of Shelby County’s two school systems for another year.
The heavy morning rains Friday, March 16, caused flooding of the Shelby County Courthouse basement and forced the postponement of cases to be heard in the civil divisions of Shelby County General Sessions Court.
After five weeks of testimony, the last witness testified Wednesday, March 14, in the Petties drug organization trial in Memphis federal court.
When Sister Joan Byrne completed her high school education at a boarding school run by the Irish Sisters of Mercy in County Westmeath, Central Ireland, she made the biggest commitment of her life: to stay on and join the religious order.
The evening started with such a great vibe. FedExForum public address announcer Rick Trotter just mentioned the visiting Los Angeles Lakers and sweet boos rained down onto the court.
One of the beauties of the NCAA Tournament is the more you know, the less you know. Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins knows more about the game than most of us could forget and he believes Kentucky will win this time.
IF YOU WANT TO HELP, STOP. My high school classmate, Donna Davis, and I are doing an intervention. We’re asking our other classmates, and yours, to stop sending helpful, lifesaving email. Tell us what you’ve been up to … briefly … maybe even something … a little something … about your children/grandchildren or your plastic/heart/knee/hip surgery, but, please God, stop spreading the dismal fog of spreading germs and apocalyptic prophecy.
Part one of a three-part series What legal issues should you be aware of regarding your involvement with nonprofit organizations?
WASHINGTON (AP) – A resurgent U.S. job market that has lifted the economy appears to be enduring.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Steel maker Nucor Corp. predicted Thursday that its first-quarter earnings will fall short of last year's as prices have deteriorated since January with more inventory in the marketplace from domestic mills and imports.
WASHINGTON (AP) – It might seem a recipe for success: Legislation to help small businesses raise capital passed the House last week with 95 percent of lawmakers voting for it and President Barack Obama's support. But in today's Congress, nothing comes easy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Foreclosure activity surged last month across about half of the nation's states, as banks tackled a backlog of homes with mortgages that had gone unpaid yet remained in limbo due to delays stemming from foreclosure-abuse claims.
NEW YORK (AP) – Let the wild rumpus start.