VOL. 127 | NO. 243 | Thursday, December 13, 2012
Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools become a single consolidated school system in August with the start of the 2013-2014 school year.
After earning accreditation, The MED’s hyperbaric chamber to be upgraded
As it passes 20 years of service in the Mid-South, the hyperbaric facility within the Regional Medical Center at Memphis’ Wound Care Center recently received a full three-year accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, and the hospital plans to perform upgrades next year that will increase efficiencies and improve patient experiences.
International Paper Co. executives are selling the building products division of Temple-Inland Inc. for $750 million in cash to Georgia-Pacific LLC.
An $8.5 million public housing project called Fairway Manor soon will break ground in Westwood’s 38109 ZIP code.
The Association for Women Attorneys is holding its annual banquet next month, and it will include a silent auction, cocktail reception, dinner and program as well as an honor presented to a Memphis judge.
Seventeen-year-old Lexie Davis was an outgoing, caring teenager who tried to see the good in everyone she met.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Marcy Dodds Magee, a partner with Thomason Hendrix Harvey Johnson & Mitchell, PLLC, has been awarded the Sam A. Myar Jr. Memorial Award.
Ray’s Take The days of lifetime employment until retirement are gone for good – just like that traditional gold watch. Today, companies merge and splinter or boom and bust constantly. It’s no longer enough to be well prepared at the start of your career with a good education, you have to keep up your skills to remain valuable.
“A nickname, because it’s custom-made, rather than installed at the factory, can seem like a better reflection of one’s true self.” – David Owen
NASHVILLE (AP) – At a time of high youth unemployment, a national entrepreneurial program has a solution for youngsters who can't find a job: make your own.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A majority of Tennesseans – including nearly three-quarters of those identifying themselves as Republicans – prefer a state-run health insurance exchange over one run by the federal government, according to a poll released by Vanderbilt University on Wednesday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Water levels on the drought-plagued Mississippi River are expected to keep dropping over the next several weeks, according to a new forecast Wednesday that comes amid worries that barge traffic soon could be squeezed along a key stretch of the vital shipping corridor.
WASHINGTON (AP) – It's the scenario that's been spooking employers and investors and slowing the U.S. economy:
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. federal government's budget deficit widened in November compared to October, a sign that the nation is on a path to its fifth straight $1 trillion-plus deficit.