VOL. 125 | NO. 50 | Monday, March 15, 2010
Interim Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford declared the Regional Medical Center has been “saved.”
Shelby County Commissioners have delayed the reappointment of two members of the local Board of Adjustment, the appointed body that hears appeals of conditions of zoning ordinances.
The most expensive property in Shelby County got even pricier in 2009.
Sentencing June 23
The trial might have taken a week.
American Esoteric Laboratories has taken another step toward building a $14.3 million lab and headquarters for its Mid-South division.
Larry Segrest, the managing partner of the Two Men and a Truck franchise in Memphis, wants the state to crack down on unlicensed movers who are providing services at lower prices but without liability protections for consumers.
The chief financial officer of Memphis-based First Horizon National Corp. told an audience of bank analysts last week the parent company of First Tennessee Bank is crossing its fingers over economic recovery.
Shelby County Commissioners will take up a slate of appointments to county and joint city-county boards at today’s full commission meeting.
Instead of investing venture capital from a new state program in a Memphis company, the Innova Fund II LP made Knoxville-based TrakLok its first choice.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is working with Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, on funding solutions for The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
While most patients anticipate dental appointments with anxiety or dread, clients paying a visit to Main Street Dental can look forward to a good movie or getting their hands waxed.
Interim Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford and Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone have crossed swords in the Democratic primary battle for mayor.
A Memphis psychologist with political ties to former state Sen. John Ford is scheduled to plead guilty today to charges that he lied to federal agents.
The Shelby County Commission will meet today at 1:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. On the agenda today is a consideration of several county government appointments to the Land Use Control Board, the Industrial Development Board, the Downtown Parking Authority, the county Board of Adjustment and the Center City Commission. Click on the icon for a full meeting agenda.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
After a year of turbulence, the Memphis political scene continues to remake itself.
Most voters are realistic about the candidates they have to choose from in a given race, and this year plenty of candidates will be competing in plenty of races.
Stephen Goldsmith was the mayor of Indianapolis for two terms starting in 1992.
When William Shakespeare was writing and performing his plays, he did so with an all-male cast as it was illegal for women to appear on stage. Now Germantown’s local Shakespeare authority has decided to even the gender score.
So, you want to open a restaurant. Great food, fine wine, original cocktails.
The Argentine torronts grape does not make great wine, but it makes wine capable of great charm and delight.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Hemlock Semiconductor Group has qualified 80 Tennessee-based companies to compete for construction contracts at the plant.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee lawmakers are trying to revive a state law taxing illegal drugs that was declared unconstitutional last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wants to nominate Janet Yellen, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, to take over as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, an administration official said Friday.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Washington Mutual Inc. says it has resolved disputes with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. over some $4 billion at issue in the bank holding company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of decades-old campaign spending limits gives states scant time to face an election-year dilemma: brace for a flood of new money in politics, or find new ways to rein it in.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Federal Housing Administration is warning that boosting the minimum down payment borrowers must provide to qualify for home loans backed by the agency could threaten the housing market.