VOL. 125 | NO. 201 | Friday, October 15, 2010
The judges and clerks in Memphis bankruptcy courtrooms got a small breather between July and September thanks to an atypical drop in bankruptcy activity that was viewed positively but is not expected to last.
Early voting kicks off contentious election
On the first day of early voting, Jack Sammons and Keith McDonald were together again.
For the second quarter in a row, the parent company of First Tennessee Bank has posted a surprise profit and soundly beat even the most optimistic analyst forecast.
A Mississippi riverport project north of Memphis in Lake County, Tenn., is getting $13 million in federal funding to complete the work, which includes an industrial park.
The plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit seeking to change the way votes are counted in the Nov. consolidation referendum want a delay in the certification of the referendum results and the preservation of the election information until U.S. District Judge Thomas Anderson rules on the case.
Crump Commercial LLC recently closed on a property at 3850 Air Park St., a deal that has been in the works for about six months.
At first glance, it seems an unlikely partnership. But in the Mid-South, an initiative that brings together waterfowl enthusiasts and art supporters makes perfect sense.
Memphis Area Legal Services has plenty to celebrate: namely, 40 years of providing legal representation to thousands of Memphis-area residents who otherwise would have been unable to exercise their legal rights effectively.
The most quoted and parsed section of the proposed metro consolidation charter is the wording on the two public school systems in Shelby County and their connection to the metro government.
The development and adoption of new biofuels is a national security goal as well as an economic objective, said Dallas Tonsager, the under secretary for rural development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A down economy doesn’t mean it’s necessarily a bad time to start a business.
Susan Rubio spent much of her life in private education before realizing that she belonged elsewhere – closer to the street.
Germantown awards contract for city wall.
It’s money that makes the world round.
A major U.S. brewer is on the verge of making Memphis a key production and distribution center for its increasingly popular line of beers.
FTN Financial chief economist Chris Low thinks that rattling sound in the economic engine of the nation can be fixed with a combination of tune-ups.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lenders seized more U.S. homes this summer than in any three-month stretch since the housing market began to bust in 2006. But many of the foreclosures may be challenged in court later because of allegations that banks evicted people without reading the documents.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A joint investigation by every state and the District of Columbia could force mortgage companies to settle allegations that they used flawed documents to foreclose on hundreds of thousands of homeowners.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – A federal judge ruled Thursday that parts of a lawsuit by 20 states seeking to void the Obama administration's health care overhaul can go to trial, saying he wants hear additional arguments from both sides over whether the law is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the first rise in three weeks and evidence that companies are reluctant to hire in a slow economy.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo Inc.'s inability to snap out of a financial funk may be about to turn the embattled Internet company into a takeover target for the second time in less than three years.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to double its sales of locally sourced produce in the U.S. by the end of 2015.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Medtronic said Thursday it has agreed to pay $268 million to settle U.S. lawsuits and claims related to its Sprint Fidelis family of defibrillation leads, which it recalled three years ago.