VOL. 130 | NO. 29 | Thursday, February 12, 2015
At age 18, she had her flight instructor’s certification. By 23, she was a corporate vice president and by 25 a chief operating officer.
Memphis firm finds niche transporting wine from Napa Valley
If you’re a wine lover along the East Coast – everywhere from Florida to the Mid-Atlantic and New England - chances are a Memphis-based third-party logistics provider played a significant role in getting your vino into your glass.
Ikea’s site plan for its 269,000-square-foot store on a 42-acre site near Interstate 40 and Germantown Parkway was given the green light by the Memphis-Shelby County Land Use Control Board on Thursday, Feb. 12.
Southwest Airlines has loaded the new Memphis International Airport-Dallas Love Field Airport flights into their schedule, with flights starting April 8, and has announced introductory fares as low as $49.
The city of Memphis is working on a reconfiguration of the Memphis Zoo’s existing parking areas that would add 250 new parking spaces as a solution to the uneasy coexistence between the zoo’s parking needs and the Overton Park greenspace.
The name over the door at Allied Medical’s East Memphis location is changing, part of the company’s integration with its new parent, Mid-South Medical and Mobility.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. told the Memphis Rotary Club Tuesday, Feb. 10, that the ambitious recasting of the Mid-South Fairgrounds – a project that is solely a City Hall creation at this point -- is going to get a second look from outside consultants.
The Butler Snow law firm has launched an expansion of its Nashville office as the firm Walker, Tipps and Malone PLC joined the multi-state law firm based in Tennessee and Mississippi with offices in Memphis.
Radio personality Zeke Logan died Tuesday, Feb. 10, following a cancer diagnosis just a few months earlier.
Ray’s take: Some things are always true about financial planning. Everyone should have a plan. Everyone should review his or her plan on a regular basis.
Charlie Hebdo promotes itself as having a viewpoint that reflects “all components of left wing pluralism.” Its business is satire. It skewers Jews, Catholics, Protestants and Muslims. It has twice been attacked by terrorists. The attack in 2011 didn’t kill anyone.
The recent weeks have seen a flurry of economic data that shed light on the United States economy. Here is a recap of two of those data points:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – For Black History Month, the Tennessee State Library and Archives is making available online a new collection that traces the history of school desegregation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A freshman Tennessee lawmaker wants to make the Bible the "official state book."
WASHINGTON (AP) – Pressured by Congress, the IRS said Wednesday it is changing its policies and apologizing for seizing banks accounts from otherwise law-abiding business owners simply because they structured bank transactions to avoid federal reporting requirements.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government ran a bigger deficit in January, pushing the imbalance so far this budget year up 6.2 percent from the same period a year ago.
NEW YORK (AP) – The new chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has big issues on his agenda, but he'll have to fit them in with a high-profile gubernatorial campaign.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Veterans' health care is a "high risk" budget issue that threatens to cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars unless longstanding problems are addressed, government auditors warned Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Ahead of a Sunday deadline, consumers are stepping up to enroll for 2015 coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, administration officials said Wednesday.