VOL. 125 | NO. 247 | Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics will increase its Memphis employee base by about 100 new jobs, or 5 percent, during the first quarter of 2011.
Longtime TDN employee Earnest Payne retiring
Earnest Payne, distribution manager for The Daily News, is retiring as of Dec. 31, completing a 22 1/2-year stint at the newspaper.
The Memphis City Schools (MCS) board has approved surrendering the school system’s charter subject to a referendum by Memphis voters early in the new year.
It was a Memphis morning on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” program Monday, with FedEx founder Fred Smith guest hosting the show’s broadcast from Hangar 26 at FedEx’s SuperHub at Memphis International Airport.
Memphis City Council members end their year Tuesday with an agenda that includes final approval of the Power Center planned development in Hickory Hill.
With a panoramic view of city lights from the 33rd floor of the Clark Tower, 300 Memphians gathered Friday night to honor outstanding young minority professionals during the inaugural Agents of Change Awards Gala.
The state is late – so late that long overdue data on adequate yearly progress (AYP) by students and the state report cards for schools will wait until a new administration takes office in Nashville.
While the future of the Downtown office market is hard to predict, there’s no doubt the persona of the submarket is changing.
4460 E. Holmes Road, Memphis, TN 38118, Sale Amount: $12.1 million -
BRE/EX TN Properties LLC, a limited liability company affiliated with New York City-based Blackstone Group, has bought a 449,600-square-foot warehouse at 4460 E. Holmes Road for $12.1 million.
The Memphis City Council will meet today at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – Amazon.com has finalized its commitment to build new distribution centers that will create up to 1,400 jobs in Chattanooga and neighboring Bradley County.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has announced 70 new Tennessee teachers have earned National Board Certification in 2010.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Community Health Systems Inc. said Monday it plans to nominate directors to Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s board at the hospital operator's 2011 annual meeting, as part of a push to take over its smaller rival.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Medtronic said Monday that Chairman and CEO William A. Hawkins will step down in April after three years leading the world's largest medical device manufacturer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – California Attorney General Jerry Brown says Wells Fargo Bank N.A. has agreed to modify adjustable-rate loans made to nearly 15,000 Californians by lenders that it acquired.
NEW YORK (AP) – Packed malls? Healthy gains in holiday spending? It's beginning to look at least a little like a pre-recession Christmas.
NEW YORK (AP) – Accounting firm Ernst & Young LLC may face civil fraud charges in New York for its alleged role in the demise of Lehman Brothers, according to a report.
NEW YORK (AP) – The world's biggest gas-guzzling nation has limits after all.
WASHINGTON (AP) – New York's two senators said Monday that the votes are there for Congress to approve a scaled-back bill providing extra benefits to emergency workers who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center.