VOL. 126 | NO. 211 | Friday, October 28, 2011
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and The West Clinic have joined forces to create a comprehensive, fully integrated cancer service.
Memphis-based International Paper Co. reported net earnings of $518 million, or $1.19 per share for the third quarter of 2011.
Volunteers, community get behind Youth Villages at haunted house
Each Halloween season, Mid-South thrill seekers dare to enter the Hauntedweb of Horrors at 700 N. Germantown Parkway expecting a good scare, but they might be surprised to learn the identities of some of the volunteers behind the scary masks and gory makeup.
Nissan North America Inc. has renewed its 413,000-square-foot lease in Southeast Shelby County.
The schools consolidation planning commission will probably hire a consultant sometime next month and the group should begin making the first decisions on what a consolidated school system looks like early next year.
Much of the talk at the second annual Memphis Trucking Expo earlier this month at Agricenter International involved three initials: C-S-A.
It’s starting to become a rite of passage for whoever gets the job of Shelby County trustee. David Lenoir is now the fourth trustee since 2004 to make an offer to the city of Memphis for the county office to perform tax collection duties now handled for the city by the Texas law firm Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson LLP.
As real estate professionals gather next week to take a look at the latest numbers, they’ll not only learn about local residential and commercial trends, but also be brought up to speed about the potential effect that the schools consolidation could have on real estate.
Lindsey Roberts was recently selected to be coordinator of the Ostrander Awards, the city’s annual theater awards ceremony.
7 LBS., 3 OZ., AND A TON OF PROMISE. She looks like me. She looks like her other grandfather. And both grandmothers. And her parents. And both aunts. And a little like Buddha, a lot like Winston Churchill, and a bit like Mike Tyson. And she’s the most beautiful thing I’ve seen since her daddy was born and her aunt before him.
Part three of a four-part series. Fundraising and budgeting have people and money at their core. In this series we have been talking with Carol Cantwell, founder of Fun with Financials about budgeting and nonprofit organizations. Carol has a degree in economics and has worked with nonprofit organizations in the area of financial management for 19 years. She also has a sense of humor – a must in these times!
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's new voter identification law allows most state and federally issued IDs to be used to vote, including work IDs issued to the faculty and staff of state-run colleges. But the student IDs issued at those same schools are specifically prohibited.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (AP) — Mississippians will decide Nov. 8 whether voters should be required to show government-issued photo identification before casting ballots.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The National Surface Transportation Board has agreed to hold a public hearing in Mississippi on a proposal to abandon 83 miles of track from Grenada to Canton.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The cost of college continues to escalate in Mississippi.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A summer of modest economic growth is helping dispel lingering fears that another recession might be near. Whether the strength can be sustained, though, is far from clear.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks soared Thursday after European leaders agreed on a deal to slash Greece's debt load and prevent the debt crisis there from engulfing larger countries like Italy. The Dow Jones industrial average surged 350 points and the Standard & Poor's 500 index is on track for its best monthly performance since 1974.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mitt Romney gingerly distanced himself from a labor issue on the Ohio ballot one day. The next, he embraced the initiative "110 percent."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage was nearly unchanged for a second straight week after rising from a record low.