VOL. 125 | NO. 72 | Wednesday, April 14, 2010
The head of the Shelby County Beer Board has complained that a deputy administrator to the Shelby County Commission tried to influence the board’s decision on a Hacks Cross Road bar.
Nonprofit org ‘best’ because of employee care
For most college graduates, a first job is a stepping stone to something better, but Megan Gaylord says she’s found a career path at Youth Villages.
New home permits in the first quarter rose for the fifth-straight period, further solidifying hopes of a full-scale housing recovery
The Wharton administration and Memphis City Schools officials have reached an agreement for the city to pay the school system $50 million starting in May.
Lease Talks Begin Next Week
Bass Pro Shops executives have set a November 2011 opening date for their planned renovation of The Pyramid as a retail store with other attractions.
In baseball terms, Magna Bank’s just-released annual report depicts a bank that stepped to the plate in 2009 after several innings of bad omens and knocked a few solid base hits.
Joey Hagan has been presented the Francis Gassner Award by the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for his outstanding contributions to the quality of the built environment in Memphis.
An initiative designed to give citizens and communities input in the region’s future transportation needs will reach a critical milestone next week with the first round of its public meeting phase.
Early voting opens Wednesday in advance of the May 4 Shelby County primaries – not a moment too soon in the County Commission primary race that has generated the most political heat.
Standing under a fiberglass swordfish at a Beale Street oyster bar Monday evening, former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton held his first fundraiser.
Gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp was in Memphis Monday to meet with one-time Republican rival Bill Gibbons and took the opportunity to tout his “Memphis matters” campaign mantra.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jackson businessman Mike McWherter has cleared the Democratic gubernatorial field. The fundraising front has proven more problematic.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The official 2010 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available.
CHATTANOOGA (AP) - An energy efficiency study shows that reducing Tennessee's projected 15 percent increase in residential, commercial and industrial power demand in the next two decades can create 21,500 jobs.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee said almost twice as many customers' personal information than first thought could be at risk after the theft of computer hard drives.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee's general fund tax collections have fallen about $9 million short of expectations in March.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state Senate has voted 21-7 to pass a resolution urging the Tennessee attorney general to join states challenging the constitutionality of the federal health care overhaul.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to opt out of a new federal health care law is headed for a full House vote.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The amended version of a proposal to grant equal custody to divorced parents is once again advancing in the House.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Legislation is advancing in the Senate that would allow handgun permit holders in Tennessee to carry weapons where alcoholic beverages are served unless posted otherwise.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – As the economy continues its struggle out of the Great Recession, governors, economic development officials and private business owners from Southeastern states are meeting with their counterparts from Canada to find new opportunities for trade and investment.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee lawmakers against a resolution that opposes federally mandated health care initiatives said Monday it’s unnecessary because of the recent passage of President Barack Obama’s reform legislation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in February as a small gain in exports to the highest level in 16 months was offset by a bigger jump in imports, reflecting increased demand for consumer goods from televisions to clothing.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The former CEO of Washington Mutual, the biggest U.S. bank ever to fail, on Tuesday defended the bank's actions to reduce risks from the looming housing bust.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Economic stress declined in the nation's most troubled areas in February as unemployment stabilized and the pace of foreclosures eased, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions in more than 3,100 U.S. counties.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter announced Tuesday that it is introducing advertising by allowing companies to pay to have their messages show up first in searches on its site.