VOL. 127 | NO. 46 | Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum carried Shelby County and the state of Tennessee in the Tuesday, March 6, Republican Presidential primary.
New exhibit in Marion examines Civil War-era steamboat explosion
When the steamboat Sultana exploded and sank north of Memphis on the Mississippi River in April 1865, it went down near the Arkansas side of the river.
Local home sales posted a 36 percent increase in February, but many of those sales were executed by banks and investors.
A $3 million grant from the Delta Regional Authority will be used to widen a road near the site where Electrolux is building its new Memphis plant, according to plans approved by a subcommittee of the city-county Industrial Development Board.
A roughly $3.2 million mixed-use development anchored by loft-style apartments – Printer’s Alley Lofts – in the works for Downtown at the northwest corner of Front Street and Talbot Ave.
Downtown businesses have the space. Now all they need are the artists to fill what will essentially be pop-up galleries around the city’s core.
Southern College of Optometry – an independent, nonprofit college founded in 1932 – soon will break ground on a $9.4 million expansion that will provide its students with new classroom facilities and state-of-the-art instructional space.
For three weeks, federal prosecutors in the Craig Petties drug organization trial have told a jury the wide-ranging story of the organization and dozens of the leaders and other players in it.
Early vote totals in Shelby County confirmed what happened across the state in the Republican presidential primary Tuesday, March 6.
Holly Pruitt is office manager of The Centre Group, a human resources consulting firm. Pruitt handles accounting and administrative duties and works closely with the company’s marketing firm.
With the explosion of social media, the sheer volume of marketing messaging vying for the attention of your customers is astounding. In fact, buying behaviors have fundamentally changed as a result.
NASHVILLE (AP) – An increasing number of people in Tennessee are requesting that their criminal records be cleared.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The National Rifle Association is pressuring Republican lawmakers to abandon proposed limitations to a measure that would let workers store firearms in vehicles parked on their employers' lots.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi legislators want to improve the incentives offered to film productions.
HOUSTON (AP) – Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford, whose financial empire once spanned the Americas, was convicted Tuesday on all but one of the 14 counts he faced for allegedly bilking investors out of more than $7 billion in massive Ponzi scheme he operated for 20 years.
NEW YORK (AP) – Lehman Brothers, the investment bank that failed at the depths of the financial crisis, says it will sell the last of its assets starting in April.