VOL. 132 | NO. 217 | Wednesday, November 1, 2017
An iconic East Memphis office building has switched hands for $19.7 million.
Proposed pay raises for 19 of Shelby County government’s top elected positions don’t appear to have the nine votes necessary to pass on third and final reading in two weeks.
BankTennessee launches new investment division
Gena Wolbrecht, who heads up the newly launched investment program at BankTennessee, encourages potential clients to make some of the same considerations they do when they turn to other non-financial specialists like a doctor.
Shelby County Schools board members made their intent clearer Tuesday, Oct. 31, on sharing student information with the state-run Achievement School District and charter schools operating as part of the ASD. And in the process, the school system is likely to be in court along with the Metro Nashville Schools system over the decision.
There were already some sparks between U.S. Rep. Diane Black and former Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Randy Boyd in the Republican primary for Governor. They were evident at the Oct. 20 forum among the six declared GOP candidates here when the Tennessee Federation of Republican Women met. Black went after Boyd Tuesday and the back and forth suggests at this very early stage this is turning into a race between these two.
Not too long after Scott Romero returned home from Afghanistan, he felt the need to do something bigger with his life and after good deal of soul searching, the former firefighter decided to become his own boss.
The question was pretty direct: “Jimario, what do you think is the biggest question facing this team?”
Michael T. Goodin has joined Hagwood Adelman Tipton PC as managing attorney of the Memphis office. In that role, he provides legal services to HAT’s clients in matters such as medical malpractice and senior housing litigation for health care providers along the continuum of care, including skilled nursing, assisted living, behavioral health, home health and hospice litigation. In addition, he assists in supervising the attorney and paraprofessional teams.
Social media isn’t part of a job search. In order to find a job, you only need a resume, business cards and a nice suit. Right? This was true – if you were looking for a job in 2001.
Recently, Tony Allen’s not-goodbye letter to Memphis spread across our social-media feeds and dinner conversations. It was a letter that left some misty-eyed and others full of hometown pride and hope for the future.
When natural disasters occur, people want to know how to help and where to donate.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The University of Tennessee at Knoxville won't be outsourcing facilities management services under an option offered by Gov. Bill Haslam's administration.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Derrick Mason, a wide receiver who played 15 seasons in the NFL, has been charged with felony aggravated domestic assault and misdemeanor vandalism.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Diane Black's gubernatorial campaign is taking aim at Republican rival Randy Boyd, launching a broadside Tuesday at the former member of Gov. Bill Haslam's Cabinet for everything from his running attire to what the congresswoman decries as his moderate record.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol is ramping up its enforcement efforts for Halloween.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas opened a 45-day comment period Monday on whether highway officials should let motorists drive at higher speeds and within minutes had elicited confessions from drivers who wrote that, while they themselves speed, other drivers are going even faster.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A group of applicants seeking to open medical marijuana businesses in Arkansas are suing the commission overseeing the proposals.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. workers' wages and benefits grew faster in the third quarter, adding to recent signs that American workers are seeing their pay climb.
WASHINGTON (AP) – American consumers are the most confident they've been in nearly 17 years, more good news for an already healthy economy.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut's attorney general and 45 of his colleagues are seeking to expand a federal antitrust lawsuit against generic drugmakers to include more manufacturers and medications, as well as senior executives at two companies.
DALLAS (AP) – Exxon Mobil settled air pollution violations with the Trump administration by paying a $2.5 million civil penalty and promising to spend $300 million on pollution-control technology at several plants along the Gulf Coast.
U.S. regulators have approved a new treatment for people with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.