VOL. 127 | NO. 47 | Thursday, March 8, 2012
A 600,000-square-foot build-to-suit is in the works in Olive Branch, a testament to the local industrial market’s position as a prime manufacturing hub.
Actor-turned-activist brings message to YWCA benefit
For its 15th annual benefit luncheon Wednesday, March 7, the YWCA of Greater Memphis hosted its first ever male speaker – actor-turned-activist and best-selling author Victor Rivas Rivers – who traveled to the Bluff City to speak out against domestic violence.
If the University of Memphis reaches the finals of the Conference USA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Saturday, FedExForum will be at full volume and full capacity.
Will Barton scans the college basketball landscape and doesn’t understand his national anonymity.
The Memphis Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit usually uses undercover officers to work on drug cases.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Automotive replacement part chain AutoZone Inc. said Wednesday it plans to boost its stock buyback program by $750 million.
This time around, leaders of the Tennessee Republican Party were convinced their choice in the Republican presidential contest would be a match with voters in the state’s presidential primary.
The group drafting the blueprint for the structure of a new consolidated countywide school system will discuss Thursday, March 8, a new plan that is a mix of two other options it had been considering.
When they were arrested separately within months of each in 2007, neither Clinton Lewis nor Martin Lewis went quietly.
A new music video recently filmed in Memphis features the unlikely duo of veteran country artist Pam Tillis and Memphis native and rising rhythm and blues star Kris Thomas.
When Mario McNeil allegedly threatened the mother of drug kingpin Craig Petties in 2007, the Memphis drug organization Petties ran from exile in Mexico took it seriously.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Family law attorney Aubrey Brown will celebrate his 18th year in practice at the Memphis firm he recently joined, Shea Moskovitz & McGhee PLC.
Ray’s Take The economy is still uncertain, and financial reporters aren’t shedding any light on the future. The truth is things are always uncertain. Many people have retreated to “safe” investments, such as cash, CDs, government bonds or even gold. Unfortunately, these investments aren’t as safe as they may seem.
I can’t stop reading “Lio.” Even though it’s the unfunniest funny ever. Today, Lio sees the newspaper boy’s satchel abandoned on the sidewalk. In panel two Lio is visibly shocked, looking at something we can’t see. Panel three shows Lio in the vet’s waiting room with a dragon, whose bloated shape suggests that he’s eaten the newspaper boy.
A trademark is the symbol used by business to identify a product or service so that consumers can distinguish that product or service from those of a competitor. A trademark can have both visible and phonetic characteristics, which help to make is easy for consumers to remember.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Democratic leaders say a revised proposal that would make cutting some students' lottery scholarships in half contingent on lottery revenues is unnecessary because the measure wouldn't be effective for at least another three years.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Workers from across the state are speaking out against legislation that would prevent Tennessee cities and counties from establishing a living wage.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans stepped up borrowing in January to buy more cars and attend school.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. companies will have to keep hiring steadily to meet their customers' rising demand. That's the message that emerged Wednesday from a report that employers are finding it harder to squeeze more output from their existing staff.