VOL. 124 | NO. 241 | Wednesday, December 9, 2009
After winning a tax break last month to support the development of a new business campus, American Esoteric Laboratories of Memphis now is seeking approval of design plans for the project.
Anyone who has traveled along Lamar Avenue between Interstate 240 and the Mississippi state line knows how congested it can get, with a seemingly endless line of trucks driving both directions and backing up traffic.
Walgreens has filed an application with the Memphis Alcohol Commission to sell beer at more than 30 of its stores in the city as part of a national sales strategy.
Former Shelby County election administrator James Johnson is the newest member of the Shelby County Election Commission.
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis has the blessing of the Shelby County Commission to spin off its Health Loop clinics as part of a cost-cutting plan for the financially struggling hospital.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is a regular at the Starbucks at Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard.
Shelby County Commissioners needed some levity this week as the year neared its end and the 2010 election season waited in the wings.
Don Pounds, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., has been elected to serve on the board of Novation LLC, the health care supply contracting company for VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium and Provista LLC.
FedEx Corp. on Monday raised its earnings forecast for the November quarter, citing stronger-than-expected growth in international priority and ground shipments.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Authorities in Tennessee have relied on help from The Humane Society of the United States more times than any other state in the past two years, illustrating a lack of local resources to rescue abused and neglected animals.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A dry November to cap an otherwise wet 2009 has helped Tennessee farmers gather in most of the 2009 harvest, agricultural officials said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Morgan Stanley elevated its chief financial officer to a new role as co-chief of investment banking and global securities trading Tuesday as part of a management shake-up ahead of James Gorman's assumption of the CEO role on Jan. 1.
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Kroger Co. is hurting from California's especially soft economy and the overall bite of a dollar-by-dollar battle under way nationwide for recession-pinched households' grocery spending.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Layoffs may be slowing, but employers are hesitant to take the next step that is key to reducing the unemployment rate: hiring more workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama set out fresh plans Tuesday to reinvigorate the U.S. economy, focusing on incentives to small businesses and hiring to bring down what he called the "staggering" 10 percent unemployment rate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Only one in three homeowners who have signed up for the Obama administration's mortgage relief plan have sent back the necessary paperwork, highlighting continuing problems for the government's effort to stem the foreclosure crisis.