VOL. 126 | NO. 23 | Thursday, February 3, 2011
The case of the metro consolidation charter vote count from November begins to move Thursday in Memphis federal court. And what happens might affect the coming March 8 referendum on school consolidation.
Children’s Museum gets flashy with largest fundraiser
What happens at CMOM, stays at CMOM.
International Paper Co. reported net earnings of $316 million for the fourth quarter of 2010 and net earnings for all of 2010 of $644 million, a $19 million drop for the year from 2009.
In a matter of days, Memphians will no longer be able to visit a store and make it a Blockbuster night.
Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. continues to expand its standing as the largest real estate firm in the Mid-South area by merging with longtime Memphis-based Coleman-Etter, Fontaine Realtors.
There would be no countywide referendum on school consolidation under an amended proposal on schools consolidation offered Wednesday by state Senate Republican leader Mark Norris of Collierville.
Despite commercial real estate’s doldrums, local brokers are seeing signs of resurgence.
Anyone searching for a job these days knows they are up against thousands of invisible applicants. Theater actors and technicians, though, often see their competition firsthand.
The chairman of the Shelby County Republican Party, a former chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party and the president of the American Bar Association don’t have words of support for Tennessee lawmakers who want to change the way the state taps an attorney general.
It’s always been about the chance of an earthquake.
The best indication of just how carefully Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam chose his words this week in the schools standoff is in the very different interpretations of the comments in the Memphis and Shelby County political community.
Like most lawyers, some of whom will point to the first time they watched Perry Mason or read “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Lang Wiseman gets asked a lot about how he got into the field of law.
Ray’s Take: I know a man who prides himself on managing his own investments and has done quite well. Years ago he consulted an actuarial table that estimated he would live 83.5 years. Now he is 87. Oops!
Did you ever stop to think about what a remarkably versatile concept “law” is?
MEMPHIS (AP) – Hilton is launching its first new hotel brand in 20 years.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The State Building Commission has selected Robert E. Oglesby to be the state architect.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Department of Human Services is accepting applications from local agencies who want to distribute food to needy children over the summer.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons is proposing cutting 29 highway patrol troopers and 36 driver's license workers across the state.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn says he supports legislative efforts to require prescriptions to buy cold and allergy products that contain an ingredient used to make methamphetamine.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is revamping its tourism promotions with a new slogan: "Find Your True South."
WASHINGTON (AP) – The winter storms that are paralyzing the Midwest after battering the Northeast are likely to slow the U.S. economy only modestly, analysts say.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury officials said Wednesday that the government may not hit its $14.3 trillion debt limit until the end of May, slightly later than anticipated.