VOL. 127 | NO. 207 | Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Whether the reason is access to capital or lack of customer demand, the result is the same: fewer entrepreneurs are filing business licenses in Shelby County.
In sixth year, RiverArtsFest attendees ‘get it’
Artists Colleen Couch-Smith and Kelly Lindsey of Memphis are the creative minds behind Rock Paper Scissors (indielamps.com), offering lamps distinctive enough to double as illuminated art.
Songwriter, producer, hit-making machine and Memphis native David Porter is moving into the Falls Building Downtown in a few weeks to launch a national music mentorship venture.
While many commercial real estate professionals would like to forget about 2011 altogether, celebrating increases in 2012 is necessary for morale.
Shelby County Commissioners approved $13.9 million in funding for computer software and a program to handle the human resources and financial needs of the merged school system to come.
Some early voters in Shelby County are snapping pictures of their completed ballots with their phones to verify their votes. Other voters are delaying their trip to the polls because they anticipate problems in the opening days of the voting period that ends Nov. 1.
When Mallory Alexander International Logistics moved into what had been the Freightliner warehouse in the Delp Distribution Center in early 2011, there was much to do.
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Last week we spotlighted the Overton Park Conservancy and shared a fun way we can support their efforts by attending an upcoming Halloween Party at the Sears Crosstown Building on Saturday, Oct. 27. This week let us expand on the other nonprofit beneficiary of that Halloween Party and talk about an organization that is working to both revitalize the Sears Crosstown Building and cultivate the arts here in Memphis: Crosstown Arts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A recent audit of Tennessee's parole and probation system found officers failed to properly supervise sex offenders, sometimes allowing them access to children.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Higher cigarette taxes may be helping to drive down smoking in Mississippi.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republicans and Democrats are heading to Florida as the Nov. 6 presidential election approaches to knock on doors on behalf of their favored candidates.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Secretary of State Mark Martin is predicting 65 percent of Arkansas' voters will cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 election as voters began heading to the polls for early voting.
NEW YORK (AP) — A late buying spree erased early losses on Wall Street, leaving indexes with modest gains at the close of trading.
Oil hit a three-week low as a major North American pipeline got set to reopen.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Younger Americans in their late 30s are now the group most likely to doubt they will be financially secure after retirement, a major shift from three years ago when baby boomers nearing retirement age expressed the greatest worry.