VOL. 127 | NO. 59 | Monday, March 26, 2012
The jury in the Petties drug organization trial has convicted the two defendants on all but one of the drug conspiracy, racketeering and murder-for-hire counts they faced.
NAR funds to be used to raze vacant homes
Memphis is one of five cities to receive a $25,000 grant from the National Association of Realtors to demolish about 20 vacant, blighted homes.
The former Pat O’Brien’s space on Beale Street is being replaced with a new concept from some of the street’s prime stakeholders.
Shelby County Commissioners will meet privately with their attorneys Monday, March 26, to see whether they have any options left in a redistricting scrap that is now firmly in the courts.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – After losing the first three games on their West Coast trip, getting a win in the finale should let the Memphis Grizzlies rest easier on the flight home.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr., Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and the Small Business Administration are urging local small-business owners and executives to enroll in The Emerging 200.
Memphis-based Wunderlich Securities Inc. has expanded its private client group in Houston.
As Tennessee legislative committees in Nashville prepare to shut down for the year, there are still a few to meet this week.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, March 26, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the icon for a full agenda.
SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
When customers walk into Amro Music, they are greeted first by two mannequins in marching band uniforms.
Some say money makes the world go around. But in reality, how much does money make the business world go around? And how important is money to the people who make the business world go around?
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
VA Hospital improving life for veterans, including latest wave of U.S. soldiers
Robert Littlepage still thinks about it.
Most veterans make the adjustment back to civilian life with very few bumps.
Love is sometimes cruel, but marriage can be even worse.
Gazing into my crystal ball, I see that prices for a liquid near and dear to your heart are going to increase in 2012.
I’m in the mood for a pretty darned sleek and scintillating California cabernet sauvignon wine today, how about you? I thought so. Let’s turn, however, not to the Napa Valley or Alexander Valley, famed for their cabernets, but to an area north of Napa and east of Sonoma, and that’s Lake County. Specifically, Lake County’s Red Hills AVA – American Viticultural Area – approved by the TTB in 2004, TTB standing for the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, the entity of the federal government that oversees the American wine industry.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Few job seekers who fail to get an interview know the reason, but Michelle Chesney-Offutt said a recruiter told her why she lost the chance to pitch for an information technology position.
NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America says it has begun a pilot program offering some of its mortgage customers who are facing foreclosure a chance to stay in their homes by becoming renters instead of owners.
The nation's big insurers are spending millions to carry out President Barack Obama's health care overhaul even though there's a chance the wide-reaching law won't survive Supreme Court scrutiny.
NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook is warning employers not to demand the passwords of job applicants, saying that it's an invasion of privacy that opens companies to legal liabilities.