VOL. 124 | NO. 246 | Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Citing a downturn in customer traffic, Barnes and Noble is closing one of its four Memphis stores at the end of this month.
Memphis city council members have a framework for paying the Memphis school system $50 million by the end of the current fiscal year in July.
Today’s topping off ceremony for what once was a giant hole at 100 S. Main St. represents a milestone. By next summer, the property will be the site of a parking garage and 92 apartment units.
The reach of the Medical Education and Research Institute expands far beyond the former post office it occupies on Cleveland Avenue.
Dr. Reginald Coopwood, who leads a publicly owned hospital system in Nashville, has emerged as the leading candidate to be the new chief executive officer at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
The largest drug case ever presented in Memphis federal court reaches a critical phase today when U.S. Attorney Larry Laurenzi begins a series of meetings with attorneys for five of the nine defendants.
Jeni Stephens has been named the executive director of the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Most state agencies will miss a Jan. 1 goal of cutting gas and diesel use in official vehicles by 20 percent because of gaps in the supply of biofuels around Tennessee, according to a new state audit.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A person familiar with conversations between Gov. Phil Bredesen and Tennessee lawmakers says the governor plans to call a special legislative session to take up education issues next month.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Real estate brokers say home sales in the north Mississippi university town of Oxford are slowly perking up after a rough drop last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is expected to leave interest rates at a record low this week. The big question is whether Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues will hint about when they will reverse course and start boosting rates.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Foreign demand for long-term U.S. financial assets slowed in October and China's holdings of U.S. Treasury securities were unchanged.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The No. 2 Democrat in the House said Tuesday that Congress will pass a two-month, $200-billion-plus increase in the government's ability to borrow as one of its final acts before closing shop for Christmas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even a holiday gift from Uncle Sam couldn't brighten the homebuilders' outlook in December.