VOL. 125 | NO. 235 | Friday, December 3, 2010
After more than four decades in the cotton business, Dunavant Enterprises Inc. has officially shifted gears.
Local delegates respect state’s next House speaker
As chairwoman of the Tennessee Republican Party, Beth Harwell targeted Memphis Democratic state Rep. Mike Kernell by recruiting candidates to run against him.
FedEx is returning as title sponsor of the St. Jude Classic for 2011.
Aces A/C Supply North has recently signed two leases in the region – one in Memphis and one in Jackson, Tenn.
The findings of the first peer review of a vein-viewing device manufactured by Memphis-based Christie Medical Holdings Inc. reports the device improves vascular success and is well-received by patients and staff.
The prospect of dying or becoming incapable of making important life decisions because of a health issue is not something most people like to think about.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. plans to talk with Memphis City Schools (MCS) board members before they take any vote on surrendering their charter.
Eric Robertson gets excited when he thinks about the future of Memphis. That’s because he knows he’ll be a part of its development.
Around here, if you look closely, you’ll find a connection.
Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series
The same day last month that General Sessions Court Clerk Otis Jackson called his employees to a “mandatory” meeting about his political ambitions, one of those employees reported him to the Shelby County attorney’s office.
Attorney John Cannon took the gavel Thursday as the incoming president of the Memphis Bar Association at Thursday’s MBA annual meeting at The Racquet Club.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The executive committee of the state Republican Party is expected to consider a proposal Saturday to require party registration to vote in Tennessee primaries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The worst summer for home sales in decades also put a chill on foreclosure sales, even as the average discounts on the distressed properties got bigger compared with other types of homes.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people who signed contracts to buy homes jumped in October, marking the third gain since contract signings hit a decade low.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Rates on fixed mortgages edged up again this week after hitting their lowest level in decades last month.
DETROIT (AP) – After a year of watching auto sales slowly increase month by month, industry executives are finally willing to firmly declare that the U.S. market is in recovery.
NEW YORK (AP) – Generous discounts lured American to stores and online for holiday gifts in November, providing cheer and delivering the best gains for retailers in four years.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Discount retailer Target Corp. said Thursday more shoppers came to its stores in November and spent more than a year earlier, helping a key revenue figure rise 5.5 percent during the month, more than expected.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Dillard's Inc. said Thursday that revenue at stores open at least a year rose 8 percent in November, benefiting from strong sales of shoes and juniors' and children's clothing.
CINCINNATI (AP) – Kroger Co. rang up better sales and returned to third-quarter profitability behind a focus on building customer loyalty in a rough economy, but the nation's largest traditional grocery operator says shoppers remain cautious.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to extend middle-class tax cuts while letting those for the wealthy expire, even as talks continue on extending the cuts for everyone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration official leading the effort to set up a consumer financial protection agency says credit markets need fundamental change to better protect consumers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is stepping up its push for Congress to extend unemployment insurance for out-of-work Americans, linking the benefits to an extension of expiring Bush-era tax cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the broader trend in layoffs points to a slowly healing job market. The average over the past month fell to a two-year low.