VOL. 123 | NO. 45 | Wednesday, March 5, 2008
One of the businesses nearly destroyed by the Feb. 5 storms that hit parts of Memphis and the surrounding region plans to be up and running in early April, one of the company's lead executives said.
The Memphis World Trade Club will continue the momentum of its inaugural event of a year ago by hosting the second annual Memphis Multi Modal Conference March 19 and 20 at The Peabody hotel.
Dr. Marian Levy, associate professor and director of the Master of Public Health program at the University of Memphis, has received the Ruby R. Wharton Outstanding Woman Award in the area of race relations.
Federal prosecutors recently added a Memphis-based investment adviser to a group of defendants they say was involved in a broad conspiracy to create and sell dubious tax shelters to wealthy clients.
Memphis-based Neely's BBQ, which just received a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award, will be honored in April at a small-business summit in Washington. The meeting is part of the chamber's Small Business of the Year selection process. Shown here are Pat and Gina Neely during their Food Network show, "Down Home with the Neelys."
Memphis Police appealed for information Tuesday about the discovery of six bodies in a house in the Binghampton area.
It was once a house in the country surrounded by farmland near what used to be Pigeon Roost Road.
Nearly 100 people who will change your life forever gathered in Memphis recently to discuss the future of artificial intelligence, and to revive the goal of building machines capable of abstract thought.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called Tuesday for additional action to prevent more distressed homeowners from falling into foreclosure.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Senate has passed a permanent extension to the state's first-in-the-country requirement to card anyone buying beer - no matter how old they are.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state Senate on Monday rejected a proposal to allow people younger than 21 to work in restaurants that allow smoking.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Legislation that would move this month's sales tax holiday so it won't fall on Easter weekend is headed to the governor for his consideration.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state attorney general says a proposal to ban prosecutors from offering plea bargains in drunken driving cases would violate the state constitution.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal to require a bittering agent to be mixed into antifreeze sold in Tennessee is advancing in the House despite concerns that the measure exempts producers from liability.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Banking and savings and loan institution regulators insisted Tuesday that the system remains strong despite precipitous declines in earnings sparked by the mortgage crisis.
A female employee in the office of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners filed a lawsuit this week in federal court alleging that a former county commissioner sexually harassed and assaulted her over a four-year period beginning in 2002.