VOL. 126 | NO. 57 | Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Major reductions in regional and connecting flights by Delta Air Lines Inc. at Memphis International Airport will be a hard hit on an airport known for its regional routes.
Apple’s iPad levels business playing field
The first in a series about how the iPad is revolutionizing local business.
FedEx Express pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association have approved a two-year, short-term contract with the division of Memphis-based FedEx Corp.
Shelby County Commissioners have a busy day Wednesday as they interview 182 candidates for appointment to a 25 member countywide school board.
Most of the Shelby County Schools board wants a court order in Memphis federal court Thursday that will stop the plan by the Shelby County Commission to appoint a new countywide school board on March 28.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ Commercial Council is often the first trade organization that comes to mind when considering the local commercial real estate industry.
Twice a week on the campus of Methodist University Hospital in Midtown, Richard Link leads a group of pre- and post-transplant patients in tai chi, an ancient Chinese martial arts form that’s evolved into a gentle exercise connecting mind and body.
Chain link fences went up around the four Memphis Housing Authority high-rises earlier this month.
Construction continues on schedule at the Salvation Army Kroc Center with a few structural changes.
Mary Catherine Tagg, director of operations for Destination King, has received the “Rising Star” award at the fifth annual Association of Destination Management Executives Achievement Awards.
Fear of heights? Spiders? Public speaking? For some, nothing creates greater anxiety than the fear of rejection that accompanies cold calling. I’ve watched brilliant, knowledgeable, well-spoken professionals become uncertain, babbling and panic-stricken when making a cold call.
It’s difficult to write a column about employee engagement and customer satisfaction when it looks like the whole world has gone totally crazy.
When the original iPad launched, I chuckled at the industry pundits: They were completely underwhelmed. “A big iPod Touch,” and “Too heavy,” they complained.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal that restricts the collective bargaining rights of Tennessee teachers is advancing in the House.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi's redistricting battle has become more complex, and with less than two weeks left in the legislative session it is unclear whether the debate will be resolved in the state Capitol or in a federal courtroom.
ATLANTA (AP) – SunTrust Banks Inc. said Tuesday it has named Jerome Lienhard as president and CEO of its mortgage division, SunTrust Mortgage Inc.
NEW YORK (AP) – Airlines, cruise ship companies and other businesses that buy a lot of fuel say the sharp rise in oil prices will be a major drag on revenue this year. Here's a look at how some are responding.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Walgreen Co. said Tuesday its fiscal second-quarter earnings climbed 10 percent, but company shares tumbled after results were released and analysts said they expected more from the largest U.S. drugstore operator.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is paying a record $79.3 billion to the U.S. government after the central bank earned a record amount of money last year from programs aimed at boosting the economy.