VOL. 125 | NO. 245 | Friday, December 17, 2010
FedEx Corp., the world’s second-largest package delivery company, said its profit fell 18 percent during the Memphis-based shipper’s fiscal second quarter.
MED’s new center gives docs a place to rest, teach
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis has a new center that will provide sleeping quarters and conference space for the surgeons who staff The Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center.
Emergency Mobile Health Care is more than doubling the size of its Memphis corporate headquarters.
The same day local leaders celebrated the coming move of Electrolux to the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park, members of the Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board were reminded that there remains intense competition for jobs already in Memphis.
The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority made important strides toward gaining the benefits of low interest rates Thursday when the board of commissioners approved a maximum $200 million bond refund.
The votes have been counted for six weeks in the twin votes on consolidation.
Chancellor Walter Evans denied a motion Thursday that would have stopped work on Union Avenue United Methodist Church as the site of a new CVS drug store.
As the new board chair for MPACT Memphis, Audra Bares is at the helm of a big initiative – one in which she has a vested interest.
Dear Santa, Please consider my gift list for our local elected officials. After all, they’ve been giving it to us all year.
Sometimes we wonder, “Does my gift make a difference?” Whether it is a gift of $25 or $25,000, we don’t always know if our gift “matters.”
MEMPHIS (AP) – First Horizon National Corp. on Thursday priced a public offering of $500 million in 5.375 percent senior notes due 2015.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State officials say they're uncertain when final revenue projections for Tennessee will be released.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's unemployment rate for November was 9.4 percent, unchanged from the October and September.
NASHVILLE (AP) – O'Charley's Inc. says its chief financial officer and treasurer, Lawrence E. Hyatt, is resigning at the end of the fiscal year.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The number of registered organ and tissue donors in Tennessee has reached 1.5 million.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of U.S. homes taken back by lenders dropped to the lowest level in 18 months in November, the result of foreclosure freezes enacted by several banks following allegations that evictions were handled improperly.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home construction nudged up in November after two months of declines.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A further decline in the number of people applying for unemployment benefits capped a strong week for the economy.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steel maker Nucor Corp. expects to lose money in the fourth quarter as material costs rose and demand from construction markets remained weak.
Online gift-buying carries an extra incentive on Friday: free shipping.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – Attorneys for 20 states fighting the new federal health care law told a judge Thursday it will expand the government's powers in dangerous and unintended ways.