VOL. 129 | NO. 76 | Friday, April 18, 2014
The first earnings announcement of the 150th anniversary year for First Tennessee Bank’s parent company was one of those seemingly uncommon things in banking these days – a surprise to the upside.
Memphis street paper celebrates anniversary
In a tiny chapel at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, a group of three people listened intently last week as traffic whizzed by an open door onto Poplar Avenue on the other side of a wrought iron fence.
Shelby County recorded 208 commercial real estate sales in the first quarter, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
Bankruptcies in Shelby County were almost the same in number for the first three months of 2014 as they were for the first quarter of 2013.
Shelby County Election Commissioners certified the ballot Wednesday, April 16, for the Aug. 7 state and federal primary elections and the nonpartisan judicial and Shelby County Schools board elections on what politicos call the “big ballot.”
After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1962, Ed Gatlin started a successful automotive chemicals business.
It’s going to come up, so let’s get it out of the way now: Randal Grichuk was selected one pick ahead of Mike Trout in the opening round of the June 2009 First-Year-Player Draft.
When the Miami Heat came to town in early April, they were not the two-time defending NBA champions as much as they were the next obstacle between the Grizzlies and their desired destination: The Western Conference playoffs.
ARMED AND DANGEROUS. I got an email last week from a White Station classmate.
Conventional wisdom seems to indicate that the steps to finding a new job are writing a resume, and then applying to job postings online. Soon after, every company will contact you for an interview and after one meeting, you’ll get a great offer and start just a few weeks later. Months after trying this method, jobseekers feel frustrated and confused.
Ray’s take: A recent CareerBuilder survey shows that one in five workers said they plan to change jobs this year or next.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.
Here is a list of some of the winners and losers of the legislative session that concluded on Thursday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Legislation that makes changes to the process for selecting books for public schools is headed to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Senate has backed down in its standoff with the House over Gov. Bill Haslam's bill to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business.
NEW YORK (AP) – Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December.