VOL. 128 | NO. 141 | Monday, July 22, 2013
First Horizon National Corp. posted earnings per share of $0.17 for the second quarter – a “solid, but not great” period for the bank, in the words of one analyst.
Registry aims to rid apartment complexes of drug dealers
Managers of apartment complexes and other rental properties in Shelby County used to have a good grapevine or network when it came to trouble tenants, especially drug dealers, who had been evicted.
The Fresh Market, the upscale specialty grocery store, has had its sights on Midtown Memphis for some time and may have found the right address.
The number of business licenses filed with the Shelby County Clerk’s office slumped 7.7 percent to 1,290 in the second quarter, compared with 1,397 in the second quarter of 2012, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
Editor’s Note: Part of a series about the “Our Children. Our Success.” campaign. The effort to prepare parents for what promises to be a milestone school year in Shelby County now involves the community’s recently retooled literacy organization.
Shelby County Commissioners try again Monday, July 22, to set a county property tax rate for the fiscal year that began July 1.
The CEO of New York-based Rosen Publishing Co. could have given away the 10,000 books he donated to the Memphis Public Library and Information Center last week any number of ways.
Stacy McCall began working at the contract janitorial business that was then called ServiceMaster Building Maintenance in 1988.
I always liked the so-called Alexandrian solution. In summary, there was a length of rope tied into an unbelievably complex knot in a kingless kingdom located in an area that is considered modern day Turkey. It was called the Gordian knot; named after an ox-cart driving peasant farmer named Gordias.
MEMPHIS (AP) – The U.S. Department of Education says Tennessee will receive a $9.8 million grant to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Department of Human Services has terminated its former budget coordinator after an audit found he failed to file reports to the federal government.
ATLANTA (AP) – Delta Air Lines officials say the company will hire 300 pilots starting in November.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Backers of comprehensive immigration legislation are gearing up for a campaign to push the House to act, even as some begin openly voicing fears they're already losing the fight.