VOL. 129 | NO. 59 | Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Shelby County commissioners voted down a bid Monday, March 24, to rebid the county’s contract for federally funded family-planning services with Christ Community Health Services.
Grizzlies’ road to playoffs goes through five cities in eight days
The regular season is down to 12 games and the Grizzlies are a season-high 14 games over .500 at 42-28. They have a 10-game home winning streak.
Like the diners who flock to its ever-expanding menu of opportunities to enjoy the culinary best of Memphis, Dishcrawl Memphis has a full plate in front of it.
The arrest of the Democratic nominee for Shelby County district attorney general Monday, March 24, is the best indication yet of the tumult within the local Democratic Party as it attempts to win countywide offices four years after losing every race to Republicans.
Plans are taking shape for the six-week “temporary activation” project coming to the Tennessee Brewery at 495 Tennessee St., an initiative starting in late April that will be called “Tennessee Brewery Untapped.”
Kelsey Taylor has been promoted to account supervisor from account manager at Memphis-based advertising agency Red Deluxe. Taylor joined the firm in 2011 and leads the firm’s work for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Inability to find good sales talent is a common source of frustration among business owners and hiring managers nationwide. I would contend it’s because many are simply focusing on the wrong candidate profile.
Fed testimony last week addressed burning economic and policy questions for investors. How did they respond? Fearfully, joyfully and indifferently. Just as they have to nearly every news item so far this year.
Successful businesses routinely conduct audits of their assets, such as merchandise or financial holdings. Audits are fundamental to making informed business decisions that lead to an efficiently managed business.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Leaders at the Tennessee Department of Children's Services plan to use the results of a survey of front-line employees to improve the workplace.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Legislation that would allow the state's attorney general to investigate public corruption has likely failed this session.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Legislative leaders and several groups are launching a new initiative to encourage healthy eating in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Legislation that would make students in the country illegally eligible for in-state tuition has failed this session.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal that would give students free religious expression is headed to the governor for his consideration.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – A Republican lawmaker says he's dropping a legislative fight over the student run Sex Week at the state's flagship public university.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumer confidence has rebounded to the highest reading in six years, providing a further sign that the economy's prospects should brighten with warmer weather.
WASHINGTON (AP) – About half of all payday loans are made to people who extend the loans so many times they end up paying more in fees than the original amount they borrowed, a report by a federal watchdog has found.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers' religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices dipped in January for a third straight month, likely because of slower sales in recent months caused by cold weather, a limited supply of homes and higher mortgage rates.