VOL. 125 | NO. 205 | Thursday, October 21, 2010
The Industrial Development Board of Memphis and Shelby County has unanimously granted Cargill Inc. a $72 million retention payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) to renovate and expand its Presidents Island corn-milling facility.
13th annual fest fetes filmmakers’ freedom
The Indie Memphis Film Festival opens for its 13th season this weekend, running Thursday through Sunday at the Playhouse on the Square, the Studio on the Square and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
Delta Air Lines Inc. has reported a $929 million third-quarter profit excluding special items.
Widespread disruptions in the foreclosure assembly line around the country may impact a lawsuit against one particular lender filed on behalf of Memphis and Shelby County governments.
Below the list of 16 candidates for Tennessee governor on the Nov. 2 ballot is a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution that has been 20 years in the making.
Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett is looking to do more than diagnostic testing at its cardiac catheterization lab.
Chris Thomas knew leaving the Probate Court Clerk’s office would involve some risk and change.
The legal profession is somewhat of a family business for Brian Kuhn, recently retired Shelby County attorney and newly appointed legal counsel for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority.
Ray’s Take: Yes, men and women are different when it comes to investing. Women are less likely than men to be satisfied with the financial services they receive. Their engagement of services is more likely to be driven by a major life event – divorce, birth of a child, death or inheritance. And, here’s what’s really interesting, if a woman does become engaged in investing her portfolio is likely to perform better than those of male investors.
We often fail to accept solutions because they seem too simple to work.
Downtown boosters added another incentive to the mix Wednesday to smooth the way for Pinnacle Airlines Corp. to bring its corporate headquarters to Downtown’s One Commerce Square.
Shelby County Commissioners are recommending that former interim County Mayor Joe Ford get an increased county pension that counts Ford’s time as a City Council member.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Federal and state authorities are investigating how former state Revenue Commissioner Reagan Farr's handled several probes of sales tax collections.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five remaining candidates in the search for a University of Tennessee president answered questions — many about fundraising and finances — in separate interviews Wednesday ahead of at least two of them making the final cut.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state of Tennessee website has been given high marks in a national evaluation.
ECRU, Miss. (AP) — Ashley Furniture Industries has announced it will lay off 65 workers at its operation in Ecru in northeast Mississippi.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. House Republican leader John Boehner will campaign for congressional candidate Alan Nunnelee in northern Mississippi on Thursday, signaling the GOP's intense effort to win back a seat it lost in 2008.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew unevenly in early fall, with more than half the regions of the country expanding modestly while others are struggling to grow.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co.'s income rose 19 percent in the three months ending in September as losses from failed loans continued to fall.
DENVER (AP) — A photo of President Barack Obama hangs on the wall in CoraFaye's Cafe, a short walk from the Denver museum where Obama signed into law the most sweeping U.S. economic package in decades in an attempt to put people back to work and end the worst downturn since the Great Depression.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's top housing official says lenders are within their rights to resume foreclosures this month despite allegations that they erred in processing documents.