VOL. 127 | NO. 225 | Friday, November 16, 2012
The deadline has arrived for governors across the country to declare their intent to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on whether they will create their own state-run insurance exchanges under the new federal health care law.
Opening of Veterans Parkway brings opportunities to Millington
The city of Millington didn’t have a city engineer until 2008 when it had to have one in order to have local control over the Veterans Parkway road construction project.
Countywide school board members didn’t get to a decision Thursday, Nov. 15, on the schools merger recommendation to close 20 schools in Memphis.
Memphis Federal Court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays has denied a motion to subpoena information from The Commercial Appeal about on line commenters in the newspaper about the schools merger and formation of municipal schools.
A trendy Vernon, Calif.-based retailer has inked its first Tennessee location in Austin Peay Plaza.
Though passenger activity at Memphis International Airport again dropped in October, officials are hopeful for a strong end to the year and beginning to 2013.
The next stop for an ambitious 20-year redevelopment plan that stretches from the South Downtown area into South Memphis is a Dec. 6 meeting of the Memphis and Shelby County Community Redevelopment Agency.
Consumers tend to have a kind of paradoxical regard for Black Friday, when hordes of shoppers swamp America’s malls, department stores and other retailers on the hunt for a bargain but dreading the chaos.
While there’s a ton of vacancy in Memphis shopping centers that should never have been built, there’s very little vacancy in quality product.
After four years away from City Hall, Terry Jones returns to the Millington mayor’s office in January.
They were three words that were perfect for summing up Zach Randolph. Three words that were perfect for describing the Memphis Grizzlies seven games into this NBA season.
Former Tigers coach John Calipari had a convenient label for fans and media members who dared to question him or worry about less than near-perfect results.
CHICKEN WIRE AND TIFFANY. This Saturday, seven windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany are open at Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, and his brilliant lamps shine through Jan. 13 at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
Part two of a three-part series People use their cell phones day and night. Many use iPads or other tablets. Gone is the phone booth, and for many, gone is the checkbook. Communication and financial transactions take place online, in real time, while people are on the move. It’s all about being mobile.
NASHVILLE (AP) – An unofficial tally of votes from the recent presidential election shows more than 2.4 million people cast their ballots in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey expects fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to announce by Friday's deadline that Tennessee will move ahead with plans to create a state-run health insurance exchange.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe proposed a $4.9 billion budget Thursday that calls for eliminating nearly all of the state's grocery tax next year if the state's payments to three school districts for desegregation and other key obligations decline over a six-month period.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell to fresh record lows this week, a trend that has helped the housing market start to recover this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to so-called "energy shots" and cautioning consumers to talk to their doctors before they take them or other energy drinks.