VOL. 125 | NO. 13 | Thursday, January 21, 2010
The final push is on for funding to keep The Regional Medical Center at Memphis fully operational.
Bank of Bartlett President Harold Byrd has told supporters he will not be a candidate in the May 4 Democratic primary for Shelby County Mayor.
Shelby County’s commercial real estate market saved its best for last in 2009, as the final month registered the highest sales total and largest dollar volume all year.
The Association for Women Attorneys reaches a milestone today as it inducts its 30th president, Michele Howard-Flynn of the Howard-Flynn Law Group.
Shelby County Commissioner Mike Ritz has sent a letter to area legislators asking them to take a hard look at how the governor distributes federal money that is supposed to reimburse publicly owned hospitals for uncompensated care.
“I’m a fireplug in a world full of dogs. How are you?”
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Professor Janet L. Richards will be honored today by the Association for Women Attorneys with the AWA Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award as incoming president. Memphis attorney Michele Howard-Flynn will take the helm of the association.
THING OF THE PAST: Dish, a nightspot in the Cooper-Young district, will close Jan. 31. David Nestler, the general manager, said the business had been operating on a month-to-month lease for about a year, and the economy was a factor in the decision to close. The company that owns Dish also operates the Bluefin Restaurant, which Nestler also manages, and the Sekisui restaurants.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) - Bank of America Corp. reported Wednesday it lost $5.2 billion during the final three months of 2009 as consumers struggled to make mortgage and credit card payments and the bank repaid its government bailout money.
NEW YORK (AP) - Wells Fargo & Co. on Wednesday took a more optimistic view than other banks about consumer resilience, after it reported a surprise profit for the fourth quarter.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The housing market remains a significant risk to the economy, data Wednesday showed, as bad weather across much of the country hit the construction industry.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Abandoning the health care overhaul is not an option, a senior White House official said Wednesday, after President Barack Obama's top domestic initiative took a devastating hit with the Democratic loss of the Massachusetts Senate seat.