VOL. 125 | NO. 39 | Friday, February 26, 2010
State Sen. Jim Kyle of Memphis is out of the Democratic primary race for governor.
The Center City Commission board of directors Friday afternoon chose an executive search team to lead the hunt for a replacement for the CCC’s departing president.
The leadership transition between a temporary contract management company and a permanent chief executive officer at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis is nearing completion.
Seven months after leaving the advertising agency that bore his name, Doug Carpenter has quietly hung out the shingle for his new venture, Doug Carpenter & Associates.
For the second time in three years, Memphis voters may be changing the timing of city elections.
Transportation Security Administration officers Willie Sandifer and Allie Simonds swab a passenger at Memphis International Airport with an Explosive Trace Detection device on Thursday. The TSA announced it is expanding the random use of the technology nationwide as an additional layer of security.
For 63 years, the Memphis World Trade Club operated without an executive director, instead relying solely on volunteer officers and board members.
Morgan Keegan & Co. since 2006 has almost doubled its number of public finance bankers and has been making a big push into new markets that are hotbeds of municipal bond activity.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Officials in Memphis are cracking down on drag racing in city streets.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ask national Republicans to name a model 2010 congressional candidate, and they're likely to mention Stephen Fincher. A 37-year-old farmer and gospel singer from Frog Jump, Tenn., Fincher has raised more than $675,000 in his bid to succeed retiring Democratic Rep. John Tanner.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against a business alleging -isleading advertising for driver's licenses and other services targeting Hispanic immigrants.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - In a tough year for Tennessee's state budget, the departments of tourism and agriculture have found a mutual silver lining: a boomlet in agricultural tourism.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - The University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees is considering tuition increases for some courses at the UT Knoxville campus.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The state Senate has unanimously approved legislation that seeks to help low-income Tennessee residents.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal to include motorcycles in the state's "lemon law" for defective vehicles has been unanimously approved by the Senate.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A former Ku Klux Klansman convicted in the 1964 slayings of three civil rights workers has sued the FBI, claiming the government used a mafia hit man to pistol-whip and intimidate witnesses for information in the case.
NEW YORK (AP) - Credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service downgraded Nucor Corp.'s senior unsecured debt ratings, citing weaker earnings from the steel maker.
WASHINGTON (AP) – New claims for unemployment benefits jumped unexpectedly last week, mostly because state agencies processed a backlog of claims caused by snowstorms the previous week.
NEW YORK (AP) - A top aide to Bernard Madoff has made an initial court appearance in New York on charges he helped the convicted swindler cook his books.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers Thursday that the central bank is examining arrangements Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms have with Greece involving high-risk financial instruments.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Tennessee congressman and potential U.S. Senate candidate Harold Ford Jr. got a tough reception while speaking to a gay advocacy group, and tried to explain he no longer opposes gay marriage.