VOL. 130 | NO. 207 | Friday, October 23, 2015
International Paper chairman and CEO Mark Sutton, who’s been the top executive at the Memphis-based paper and packaging products giant for almost a year now, has some pretty basic guideposts for being a good leader.
Several city division directors under outgoing Memphis Mayor A C Wharton have told Mayor-elect Jim Strickland they do not intend to seek reappointment in the new administration.
Just so there is no misunderstanding: If you’re a billionaire living in Memphis, or even a millionaire, and you’d be interested in helping Literacy Mid-South and perhaps being on the board of directors, executive director Kevin Dean would love to sit down with you and have a conversation.
Campbell Clinic CEO George Hernandez was waiting to greet guests once they stepped out of the elevators and onto the fifth floor at 8000 Centerview Parkway, home to his clinic’s new spine center where he was helping direct traffic during an open house Wednesday night.
The incumbent’s advantage in Memphis politics often keeps playing out after all of the votes are counted – even if the winner isn’t the incumbent.
Two community development groups are the first recipients of Community Builder PILOTS, a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes incentive housed at the Memphis-Shelby County Economic Development Growth Engine.
The largest lease of the year has gone to a Fortune 500 Company.
Memphis Mayor-elect Jim Strickland announced Wednesday, Oct. 21, that he has named 26 people to eight committees that are the structure of his transition committee.
The New Daisy reopened late Wednesday after having apparently taken care of the tax obligation that resulted in padlocked doors and a notice of seizure Tuesday from the state department of revenue.
As of Sunday, Oct. 18, the Tennessee Titans’ mission has changed going forward – or least it should.
Tennessee place-kicker Fuad Reveiz was anxious and nervous much of the week leading up the Vols’ game against Alabama on Oct. 16, 1982.
BELZ IS AT IT AGAIN. AND THAT’S A GOOD THING.
The importance of being on time is often underestimated in business. It is one of the easiest ways to build credibility and conversely, one of the fastest ways to lose it. Whether you are just starting your career or are a seasoned professional, this is an important point for everyone.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lobbyist for the state's cable industry on Wednesday declared all government-owned broadband services in Tennessee to be a failure.
SPRING CITY, Tenn. (AP) — The Spring City reactor that will be the nation's first new nuclear generating plant of the 21st century has gotten the go-ahead from the federal government.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Board of Education is seeking public comment on newly revised K-12 math and English language arts standards.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Amazon's fulfillment center in Lebanon is hiring more than 2,000 seasonal workers.
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's sales edged up at established U.S. locations during the third quarter, snapping a streak of about two years of quarterly declines.
DALLAS (AP) — Helped by lower jet fuel prices, United Airlines posted a record third-quarter profit even with lower revenue and airfares.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans snapped up more homes in September, suggesting that the U.S. housing sector remains insulated from global economic turmoil.