VOL. 127 | NO. 231 | Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Three Class A speculative office buildings have broken ground in Germantown at McVay Road and Poplar Pike.
Memphian gives back to community every day in November
Sarah Petschonek grew up with the importance of volunteering instilled in her by her parents.
Memphis City Schools superintendent Kriner Cash is proposing the countywide school board consider closing five elementary schools and turn Humes Middle School over to the state-run Achievement School District.
Shelby County Election Commissioners certified the results Monday, Nov. 26, of the Nov. 6 election.
The University of Memphis professor leading the resistance to a still-forming plan to demolish the city’s last large public housing project says the city’s approach to transforming public housing since the late 1990s hasn’t worked.
Memphis-based Phoenix Unequaled Home Entertainment is up for a prominent industry award, one that’s part of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence System Integrator Awards program.
A Memphis-based startup company that harnesses the power of cloud computing technology to help nonprofits has released a new product aimed at synagogues.
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Last week we spotlighted The Exchange Club Family Center, which is an organization focused on helping families and breaking the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Before we announce the topic for this week’s column, let us thank the hundreds of volunteers that came out on Saturday, Nov. 17, for the McKellar Lake Cleanup. More than 5,000 pounds of trash was removed from the area with 2,750 pounds being recycled. Now it is time to explore a few ways we can give back using holiday cards, honorariums and unwrapped toys.
Yin and Yang Since Election Day, stock indices have fallen sharply, reflecting the Washington non-consensus. As we enter another legislative sausage session, investors can’t help but recall the 20 percent drawdown that marked the last high-stakes negotiation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – White House economists warned Monday that the uncertainty of a potential hike in taxes next year for middle class taxpayers under the looming fiscal cliff could hurt consumer confidence during the crucial holiday shopping season.
WASHINGTON (AP) – When does your coworker also count as your supervisor? The Supreme Court may make a final decision on whether to draw a legal line between work colleagues and work managers, at least when it comes to harassment and retaliation claims.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has chosen Elisse Walter, one of five members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to head the agency. Chairman Mary Schapiro will leave next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the government's regulatory response to the financial crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A new report says states can receive more than $9 in federal money for every dollar they spend to cover low-income residents under President Barack Obama's health care law.