VOL. 125 | NO. 204 | Wednesday, October 20, 2010
The Shelby County Election Commission will not certify the results of the Nov. 2 consolidation referendum until there is some kind of ruling from Memphis federal court on the lawsuit challenging the way the votes are to be counted.
Calvary Episcopal continues annual music series
Last week Kallen Esperian sent her world-renowned operatic soprano soaring through Calvary Episcopal Church.
Downtown boosters are still trying to add incentives to the mix to smooth the way for Pinnacle Airlines Corp. to bring its corporate headquarters to Downtown’s One Commerce Square.
As the unemployment rate for the construction industry climbed to 17.2 percent in September, local construction experts say the residential numbers are a direct reflection of sales activity.
Regardless of whether court challenges to health care reform are successful, businesses are likely to continue pushing for a key component of the new legislation – payment reform.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell has appointed Tom Needham as the new county director of public works. Needham heads a list of mayoral appointments changing the leadership of the department.
Memphis-based Mueller Industries Inc. announced Tuesday that it earned $18.9 million during its third quarter, edging out a $200,000 improvement from the same period a year ago.
Hayden C. Argo Jr. has joined Crews & Associates Inc. as vice president for the investment-banking firm in the Memphis market. Argo will conduct fixed income securities sales.
While the upside of social media marketing can be tremendous, it’s not without risks. Just ask MAPCO with more than 400 convenience stores across the southeast.
When I went to college I pursued a liberal arts degree, a course of study that did little to prepare me for the business world. Yeah, I could critique a piece of art, talk about Lewis and Clark, and understand a little French, but no one ever broached the subject of how to negotiate a business deal or cooperate in the give and take of project management. And then I went to work in the real world.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Roy Herron said Tuesday that his opponent in the 8th Congressional District race should disclose financial documents like his fellow Republican congressional candidate in the 6th District.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation say the state's Department of Human Services is to receive $3.5 million to provide treatment for people struggling with alcohol and drug addiction and associated mental-health problems.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A legislative study committee is taking a look at minority participation in public contracts in Mississippi.
NEW YORK (AP) — A stronger dollar and a surprise interest rate hike in China that may slow that country's economy helped push stocks sharply lower Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America Corp. said Tuesday it lost $7.65 billion during the third quarter due to a charge related to credit and debit card reform legislation passed over the summer.
HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) — In the congressional district that's home to the Kennedy family compound, a Kennedy public skating rink and a Kennedy museum, the heart of liberalism is beating uneasily.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home construction rose slightly last month on the strength of single-family homes, but the market was still too weak to propel growth in the battered industry.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says federal agencies are investigating allegations of widespread errors in foreclosure documents.
NEW YORK (AP) — Commercial real estate prices slipped 3.3 percent in August to the lowest level since October 2009, according to a report issued Tuesday by Moody's Investors Services.