VOL. 124 | NO. 73 | Wednesday, April 15, 2009
When an industry slows down dramatically, it’s often said its business comes to a screeching halt. The demise of local homebuilding can’t exactly be summed up that way because it implies some kind of sound is being generated.
No deal on continued partial city funding of the local Health Department in exchange for turning over Shelby County government’s share of The Pyramid to the city.
Through the end of last week, property owners who disagree with their new 2009 property values have sent almost 18,600 requests for informal reviews to the Shelby County Assessor of Property.
FedEx founder Fred Smith goes “green” at a three-day conference in Memphis next week that will feature transportation industry leaders talking about green supply chain transportation initiatives.
The Black Business Association of Memphis is launching “Propel,” a church-based initiative to teach people with entrepreneurial dreams how to turn them into realities.
As he passed on the 2010 governor’s race this week, former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. took a swipe at the already massed and mostly active Republican field for governor.
Best Lawyers in America will honor Fred Lewis of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC during its 25th anniversary event in Atlanta April 23-25.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Rising costs and uncertainty about the economy have workers less confident in their ability to save enough money to retire comfortably, say the authors of a new study released Tuesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal to amend the Tennessee Constitution to popularly elect the lieutenant governor and secretary of state has failed in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Wholesale prices dropped sharply last month as the cost of food, gasoline and home heating oil plummeted, fresh evidence that inflation appears to pose little immediate threat to the economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Businesses slashed their inventories for a sixth straight month in February as they tried to cope with a steep recession.