VOL. 131 | NO. 49 | Wednesday, March 9, 2016
If you’re on or around Madison Avenue later this month with at least $20 to spend, there will be specials and deals aplenty as part of a new event to boost business to the street.
Memphis attorney Valerie L. Smith is the newest Shelby County Circuit Court judge.
There probably won’t be a special election for Shelby County mayor if current mayor Mark Luttrell gets elected to Congress later this year.
Allegiant has announced new summer service from Memphis International Airport to two sun-drenched locations.
Here comes the rain. Not a Beatles tune but close enough with the word late Tuesday that George Martin – to my mind at least, the closest thing to a fifth Beatle – has died.
Shelby County commissioners voted down a referendum ordinance Monday, March 7, to eliminate term limits in county government.
So what’s the real explanation for the Grizzlies’ stunning 106-103 victory over LeBron James and the defending Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers? You know, given that they played without (long list here): Marc Gasol, Mike Conley, Zach Randolph, Matt Barnes, Brandan Wright and Chris Andersen?
University of Memphis senior Shaq Goodwin has been named to the All-American Athletic Conference First Team, while freshman Dedric Lawson was named to the Second Team and to the All-Rookie Team.
Anne Dixon has joined BRIDGES as vice president of finance and chief financial officer. Dixon, who is a Bridge Builders alumna, is responsible in her new role for financial reporting and analysis to help BRIDGES leadership in performing their responsibilities.
With the unusual job market we’ve been experiencing for years now, keeping an exit strategy in mind is a must. Do you have yours nailed down? If your exit strategy is dependent on hope and crossed fingers, it’s time to rethink things.
Public relations is a great way for a small business to raise awareness. But when business owners put together marketing plans, they usually think advertising, not public relations.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration is unveiling its "business justification" for a proposal to outsource building maintenance at state colleges and universities.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Senate has unanimously passed a bill seeking to establish minimum signage requirements for Tennessee business owners who want to ban customers from carrying firearms inside their establishments.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee's "temporary" tax used to pay for roadside cleanup would extend into its fourth decade under a bill advancing in the state Legislature.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A fatal school bus crash in Knoxville has inspired Tennessee lawmakers to seek tougher penalties for drivers using electronic devices.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Toddlers would have to ride in rear-facing car seats for an additional year under a bill passed by both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The state House has passed a bill to create a $50 fine for driving slow in the fast lane on major highways in Tennessee.
BERLIN (AP) – The head of Volkswagen's employee council said Tuesday he hopes that American authorities will consider the potential fallout on jobs in the U.S. and beyond as they mull what fines to impose on the company over its emissions-rigging scandal.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Many people who went without health insurance last year are now seeing fines more than double under President Barack Obama's health care law, tax preparation company H&R Block said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) – In the American imagination, suburbs are places to buy a house and put down roots. But a growing percentage of suburbanites rent, according to a new study.