VOL. 126 | NO. 58 | Thursday, March 24, 2011
U.S. District Court Judge Hardy Mays has set a tentative Monday hearing in the schools consolidation lawsuit, hours before the Shelby County Commission is scheduled to appoint citizens to a 25-member countywide school board.
TruGreen brings hybrid technology to lawn care vehicles
The familiar hum of the fertilizer tank and sprayer on TruGreen service trucks is about to fade out.
What has 20 attorneys, one plaintiff, nine defendants, one counter defendant, five proposed interveners, four cross-counter claimants and five cross defendants?
Major operational improvements, expanded gross margins and fewer mark-downs marked Memphis-based Fred’s Inc.’s strong earnings in its fiscal fourth quarter.
CHICAGO (AP) – Boeing Co. says cargo hauler FedEx has ordered four more of its 777s.
This month alone, the intellectual property lawsuits have been flying.
The area within the Memphis city limits lost 80,000 or more residents to outward movement during the past decade, the most recent census and birth-death numbers show.
Black and other minority residents moved to DeSoto County in significantly higher numbers than whites during the last decade, an analysis of census and birth-death numbers shows.
The owner of Tokyo Grill, a new eatery in the heart of East Memphis, is on a mission to serve up tasty Japanese fare to hungry Memphians fast and at an affordable price.
Construction continues on schedule at the multimillion-dollar Kroc Center of Memphis with a few structural changes.
When Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich appointed John Campbell as the county’s deputy district attorney on Jan. 18, she called him, “fair, dedicated and tough.”
Welcome to this occasional series of columns on intellectual property, designed to provide the Greater Memphis business and entrepreneurial community with insights into this extraordinary asset – what it is, how it can be turned into revenue and strategies to minimize the risk and expense of legal challenges involving it.
“I’ve never unbuckled a dead man.”
Ray’s Take: The economy is improving and the unemployment rate is starting to drop. You may be one of those employees who has worn more hats at work, possibly lost benefits and even taken pay cuts just hoping to keep your job. That might have you wondering if now is the time to start looking around for a new opportunity.
HARRIMAN, Tenn. (AP) – The closing of a steel mill in Harriman will mean the loss of 72 Tennessee jobs.
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee Valley Authority official says websites are critical to economic development.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State Republicans are calling on former Democratic state Rep. Henry Fincher to resign from the Registry of Election Finance because he still owes his campaign account more than $34,000.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Members of the Tennessee General Assembly took time to honor civil rights icon John Lewis.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes plunged in February to the slowest pace on records dating back nearly half a century, a dismal sign for an already-weak housing market.
NEW YORK (AP) – It was one more blow for Bank of America: the Federal Reserve didn't allow nation's largest bank to increase its dividends.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Amid an emerging rivalry between traditional pay TV operators and rising star Netflix Inc., CBS Corp.'s Showtime pay TV service confirmed Wednesday that back seasons of current original series like "Dexter" and "Californication" will not be available on Netflix's streaming service as of this summer.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday it is laying off 200 employees in its home mortgage division.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a group of executives from smaller banks Wednesday that the financial overhaul will level the playing field for them with the industry's giants.