VOL. 125 | NO. 44 | Friday, March 5, 2010
Collierville attorney Rhynette Northcross Hurd is the new division eight Circuit Court judge.
Three Memphis police officers arrested on federal bribery, extortion and conspiracy charges have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Snowflake Technologies Corp. has emerged from the ashes of Luminetx.
Erik Jambor lauded the economic impact film festivals have on communities nationwide and emphasized the potential that local events can have on Memphis.
The search is on.
Small businesses account for 11 percent of the contracts Shelby County government awards on an annual basis.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra officially handed the baton to its fourth music director Feb. 22 in a brief welcome assembly of musicians, arts patrons and local government leaders at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Folks passing through Shelby County on Interstate 40 may soon see signs that read: "Isaac Hayes Memorial Highway."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's unemployment rate for January was 10.7 percent, unchanged from December.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Democrat Mike McWherter said this week he will place all of his investments in a blind trust if he is elected governor in contrast with Republican Bill Haslam’s decision on his holdings in a family-owned chain of truck stops.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican state Rep. Joe McCord of Maryville announced Wednesday he won't seek election to a ninth term representing his East Tennessee House seat.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Legislation that clarifies when small businesses in Tennessee can require their employees to speak English only in the workplace advanced in the House on Wednesday after failing last year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would require inmates in Tennessee to only be given two meals a day is likely dead this legislative session.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee public utilities would have to provide notice if they stop fluoridation of their water systems under a proposal that was unanimously approved by the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New claims for jobless benefits fell last week in a sign that layoffs may be easing as the U.S. economy slowly recovers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Treasury Department has received a record $1.54 billion from the sale of warrants it received from Bank of America as part of the support it provided during the financial crisis.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shoppers shrugged off the snow and worries about the economy to buy spring clothing and other items at the nation's malls, resulting in the strongest retail sales gain since November 2007, a month before the recession started.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories posted the biggest increase in four months in January, led by a surge in demand for commercial aircraft. The increase was another sign that manufacturing is helping to support the economic recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite widespread sentiment that it will not create many jobs, a measure awarding a tax break to U.S. companies that hire unemployed workers appeared headed for House passage Thursday.