VOL. 124 | NO. 197 | Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Questions Remain About Gibson Appointment
Shelby County Commissioners Wednesday recommended all 10 of County Mayor A C Wharton’s appointees to a metro charter commission.
TUNICA COUNTY – Renowned for growing cotton and building casinos, Tunica County soon will make a name for manufacturing cars.
The Salvation Army is closing its child care center at the end of the month because of a budget shortfall that will put eight people out of work and send parents scrambling for a replacement service.
Elbert Jefferson Jr. remains the city attorney – in name only.
Visibility has multiple meanings when Dr. James Venable, the new executive director of clinical programs for The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry, talks about goals.
Real estate information company Chandler Reports has launched a series of new reports that tap into the latest residential and commercial real estate trends.
When the school year began about two months ago, city school teachers and administrators across the city watched a video featuring Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Bill Gibbons.
About 275 new jobs are on the way to Covington with a $100 million expansion of the Unilever plant there.
John Morris, the founder of Springfield, Mo.-based retailer Bass Pro Shops, has traveled to Memphis three times in the past 90 days.
Dr. Dwight “Dan” Dishmon has joined the Department of Medicine at UT Medical Group.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has discovered that 68 computer hard drives have been stolen from an office building in suburban Chattanooga, but a spokeswoman says the state's largest health insurer does not know if private patient data is stored on them.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen said Tuesday a health care reform proposal in the U.S. Senate could cost the state more than $730 million.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Harold Chaffin will retire in late December from his job as Tupelo police chief.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has announced it will add 200 jobs to its Texarkana operation and start running the plant around the clock, seven days a week.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Teacher Retirement System board has adopted a policy to clarify what it means to retire.
NEW YORK (AP) – After parents cut back on clothes and accessories for children this past fall, the retail industry suspects they won’t be any more generous by the holidays.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America on Tuesday pledged not to hike credit card interest rates or fees before a new law intended to reform industry practices takes effect in February.
CHICAGO (AP) - Boeing said Tuesday it expects to record a charge of $1 billion in the third quarter due to higher costs in its 747-8 program and difficult market conditions.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's good news for people worried about winter heating bills.