VOL. 125 | NO. 206 | Friday, October 22, 2010
Republican candidate for governor Bill Haslam told a Memphis group Thursday that he supports hand gun permit rules that are currently the law in Tennessee.
Expanded RiverArtsFest hits South Main
More, bigger and better.
The chairwoman of the Metro Charter Commission accused opponents of consolidation of “fearmongering” during a half-hour consolidation debate to air tonight on WKNO television.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell’s transition team is recommending the creation of a quasi-governmental “umbrella entity” to jumpstart economic development in the county.
Colliers International recently sold an 18,750-square-foot building in the Perimeter Point Business Park, 2188 Spicer Cove.
At a stakeholders meeting Friday morning, Tennessee will begin tackling whether to set up its own insurance exchanges or let the federal government do it.
September proved to be a banner month at Memphis International Airport, which registered increases in both passenger and cargo activity.
Gene Holcomb, the chairman of the board for the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, is stepping down from the position.
The Industrial Development Board of Memphis and Shelby County unanimously granted Cargill Inc. a $72 million retention payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) to renovate and expand its Presidents Island corn-milling facility.
In April, attorney and retired Circuit Court Judge D’Army Bailey and Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy began publicly questioning whether it was right for the still forming consolidation charter’s fate to rest on two votes – one in the city of Memphis and the other in the county outside the city.
If a consolidation charter is approved by voters, those seeking offices in the new government would have nearly four years to make plans for the first elections.
Memphis is one of the most widely named cities in American song lyrics, but Memphis musicians still need a little help.
Running the Midtown dry-cleaning and laundry business Mercury Valet Service is a full-time job for owner and operator Mike Cooper.
What do we think of our vets? The University of Memphis has shown us a sign.
Fundraising success depends on volunteer leadership.
The response by the West Memphis Police Department when two officers were slain by an antigovernment activist and his teenage son has drawn praise from a group whose duty is to prepare for terrorist attacks in the Memphis region.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Trustmark Corp. believes its attempt to acquire Cadence Bank — even though it failed — can serve as a blueprint for other banks seeking to buy distressed institutions not yet under Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation control.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday on a voter lawsuit that argues the Legislature crammed too much into a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow higher interest rates.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A legislative committee is recommending some changes to the rules for handing out scholarships funded by the Arkansas lottery.
ATLANTA (AP) — Regional bank SunTrust Banks Inc. on Thursday posted a surprise third-quarter profit on stronger revenue and subsiding loan losses.
SEATTLE (AP) — Practically ordering cheering supporters to vote, even though he's not on the ballot, President Barack Obama declared Thursday that the Nov. 2 congressional elections will set the direction of the nation "for years to come."
SEATTLE (AP) — In a last-ditch effort to prevent electoral disaster, President Barack Obama and Democratic allies are vigorously wooing women voters, whose usually reliable support appears to have softened.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government spelled out Thursday just how much the most expensive rescue of the financial crisis will end up costing taxpayers — as much as $259 billion for mortgage buyers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages rose slightly from their lowest level in decades, inching up to a national average of 4.21 percent.