VOL. 125 | NO. 208 | Tuesday, October 26, 2010
A proposed city anti-discrimination ordinance surfaces again Tuesday at an 8:30 a.m. Memphis City Council committee session.
Biz leaders pay mentoring lessons forward at ScoutBase 2010
Thousands of Boy Scouts, parents, leaders and guests from the tri-state area descended on the Paul Battle Jr. Arena and the Tunica Exposition Center in Tunica over the weekend to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouting.
Delays Vote On Ford Pension
Shelby County Commissioners sparred over how much oversight is too much when it comes to awarding tax breaks for corporate and industrial moves to Shelby County and expansions of existing businesses.
Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons says there will be no criminal charges filed involving problems with the Aug. 5 election results in Shelby County.
Developers are bringing a brand of apartments that has flourished on Downtown’s Main Street one block over with a $9.7 million project called Van Vleet Flats and Offices.
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.
A lesson learned with laughter, it is said, is a lesson learned well.
2890 Bartlett Blvd., Bartlett, TN 38134, Sale Amount: $1.9 Million -
The Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar property at 2890 Bartlett Blvd. in Bartlett has sold for $1.9 million to Cole AP Bartlett TN LLC, an entity related to Phoenix-base Cole Real Estate Investments.
Granted, I’m wired differently than most, but I actually look forward to hearing prospect objections on a sales call. Why? It’s likely a clue that a prospect wants me to slow down, provide more information, or make them feel more confident about purchasing. The beauty of an objection is it means the prospect is engaged.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will mark his first year in office by filing 135 lawsuits Tuesday against owners of blighted and neglected properties under the Neighborhood Preservation Act.
The Memphis City Council will meet today at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The new health care law wasn't supposed to undercut employer plans that have provided most people in the U.S. with coverage for generations.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal banking regulators are examining whether mortgage companies cut corners on their own procedures when they moved to foreclose on people's homes, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. economy should continue to grow this year, though forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of recovery, according to a new survey.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Future longhaul trucks, school buses and large pickup trucks will be required to cut fuel consumption and emissions by 10 to 20 percent under first-ever fuel efficiency plans for trucks released Monday by the Obama administration.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) – Office Depot Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Steve Odland is stepping down as the office supplier struggles to turn its business around in the face of tough competition.
Online booking site Expedia is partnering with Hotwire to offer a "blind-booking" option to travelers looking for bargains on hotel room rates.