VOL. 126 | NO. 63 | Thursday, March 31, 2011
The plan by City Brewing Co. of La Crosse, Wis., to buy the 40-year-old Memphis beer brewery that is now Hardy Bottling Co. didn’t begin this year.
Office furnishings change to meet latest demands
In the past two and a half years, companies have had to tighten more than budgets – instead of expanding offices, business owners have been forced to do more with their existing real estate.
Hank Mullany’s tenure as CEO of The ServiceMaster Co. begins Friday at the Memphis headquarters of the company that includes Terminix, TruGreen, Merry Maids and other residential and commercial services.
The law firm of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will hold a roundtable discussion Thursday on the topic “Use of Competitor’s Trademark in Keyword Advertising: Infringement or Not?”
When Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Memphis City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash meet Thursday it will be the first face-to-face meeting the two leaders have had about school funding in more than a month.
More than a dozen legendary soul artists plan to bring down the house – in this case The Peabody hotel – during a one-night-only, blowout concert benefiting The MED Foundation, the fundraising arm of The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
Shelby County Democratic Party chairman Van Turner probably faces a challenge in his bid for another two years in the position and the challenger is probably Shelby County Commissioner Justin Ford.
The freshmen class at Ole Miss this fall was 20 percent larger than any previous class in the 167-year history of the university. As a result, University of Mississippi Chancellor Dr. Daniel W. Jones told a gathering this week of the Memphis Rotary Club the institution is better “managing” its selection of out-of-state students.
The Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board on Wednesday approved a 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes program for City Brewing Co. LLC, the La Crosse, Wis., brewer that will buy the Hardy Bottling Co. plant in Hickory Hill.
Brooklyn, N.Y. – My annual trek to the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament began before daylight March 17. It was St. Patrick’s Day, and I forgot to wear green. Fortunately, I had my green pen in my pocket.
Helen Brown has plenty in common with her fellow members of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, where she has worked in the firm’s corporate and securities practice area since September 2002.
Ray’s Take: Many people often feel overwhelmed by the gap between how much they have actually saved for retirement and how much the retirement calculators tell them they will need.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A state House panel has parked a bill to exchange a reduction in Tennessee's sales tax on groceries with an increase in the tax on sugary drinks.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Legislation that seeks to create more charter schools in Tennessee would hurt public schools, critics said of the proposal that advanced in the Senate on Wednesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A Senate panel has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to limit lawmakers to eight years per chamber of the General Assembly.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Add the election of Supreme Court justices and appellate judges to the list of disagreements between the top two Republicans at the Tennessee Statehouse.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal that protects teachers in Tennessee from being disciplined for allowing students to critique scientific theories – such as evolution – is headed for a full House vote.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for a one-third reduction in U.S. oil imports by 2025, reviving a long-elusive goal of reducing America's dependence on foreign supplies as political unrest rocks the Middle East and gasoline prices rise at home.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Treasury Department official says he expects some banks to use money from a government program aimed at increasing small business loans to repay their federal bailouts.