VOL. 124 | NO. 250 | Tuesday, December 22, 2009
A new participant has stepped into the long-running legal fray over six Morgan Keegan bond funds that lost $2 billion of their value between March 2007 and March 2008.
A retired IBM executive who decided to take a political leap at the last minute is the newest Shelby County Commissioner.
With delinquent customer account balances on the rise, the city-owned utility company is taking steps to go after as much of that debt as it can.
Like a ship that survived a storm by tossing cargo overboard, a scaled-down health care reform bill emerged from the U.S. Senate early Monday with no new public option insurance or expanded Medicare provision.
Richard Hamlet formed Global Ministries Fellowship in 2003 to spread the gospel by addressing critical needs around the world.
Mike Earnest of Midtown Nursery received only a partial shipment of the Christmas trees he ordered from a North Carolina supplier, then sold out two weeks ago. He managed to get 30 more trees Sunday, so hope is not lost for procrastinating customers. The supply of trees is less this year because demand has risen, and some growers are crediting Internet sales for the trend.
The Bert Bornblum Library, a new 69,300-square-foot building at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Cove campus, was named in a ceremony earlier this month.
6555 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119, Sale Amount: $5 million, Sale Date: Dec. 7, 2009, -
In-Rel Management Inc. has bought the 123,924-square-foot office building at 6555 Quince Road in the Quince/Ridgeway area of Southeast Memphis for $5 million in a special warranty deed.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol will set up more than 100 checkpoints across the state during the rest of the year to arrest impaired drivers and other violators.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Charles Penton keeps a log of the jobs he has asked for since moving his family to Mississippi a couple of months ago.
CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) - Laurence Mellen, who has served as district attorney in four counties in north Mississippi for 26 years, will retire Dec. 31.
SHORTER, Ala. (AP) - Alabama casinos are making a $500 million bet that luxury hotels, celebrity restaurants and big-name entertainment will give southbound tourists an alternative to Mississippi's Gulf Coast gambling destinations.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis SA said Monday it plans to buy the Chattanooga-based health-care company Chattem Inc., maker of over-the-counter mainstays like Gold Bond skin products, for $1.9 billion in cash.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stinky toilets, crying babies, airless cabins – the Obama administration said Monday passengers don't have to take it any more. It ordered airlines to let people get off planes delayed on the ground after three hours.
NEW YORK (AP) - Concerned customers got more than 5 million flu shots at Walgreen Co. stores in the fall, helping the company boost its quarterly profit by 20 percent.
Retail Web sites have bumped back deadlines and offer free express shipping after weekend snowstorms kept holiday shoppers home in large areas of the East Coast.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hunting for a home or apartment on the go seems to get easier with every new mobile phone application.