VOL. 125 | NO. 73 | Thursday, April 15, 2010
Board of Health Revived - Med Stays As Is - Metro Attorney Goes Binding
The Metro Charter Commission has approved the idea of an appointed Metro Police Director to do the policing in a consolidated government and an elected Shelby County Sheriff to take care of the jail, serve warrants and maintain security in the courts.
Rhodes College will host the 2010 American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament this weekend, making Memphis only the fourth city to host the nationals.
Lenders repossessed almost as many homes, apartment buildings and other properties in Shelby County during the first quarter of this year as they did during the same period in 2009.
The CEO of Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has written a letter to investors in response to accusations the company was not truthful about a group of mutual funds that lost $2 billion.
The head of the local Beer Board has complained that a deputy administrator to the County Commission tried to influence the board’s decision on a Hacks Cross Road business.
The hottest bistro on Highland Street isn’t on the strip of clubs near the University of Memphis or in Poplar Plaza.
With three generations of attorneys in the family preceding her, recent Tennessee Bar Association swear-in, Louise Chandler, has some big shoes to fill.
Think Dow 11,000 is a big deal? Think again.
The annual Earth Day turns 40 on April 22, so the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy wanted to have a “birthday blowout” for the event created in 1970 to raise environmental awareness and promote eco-friendly practices.
Even in a music town like Memphis, it’s hard to find someone with more experience in the business than Mark Montgomery.
The HF Law Group PLLC became the most recent business to announce its move from the central business district Downtown to the eastern part of Shelby County, when it announced last week its relocation to 3257 Sarazen’s Circle.
When Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. sits down next week with executives from Bass Pro Shops, The Pyramid will be the central topic.
After months of false starts, the city of Memphis is on an installment plan with Memphis City Schools.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican state Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey's first gubernatorial campaign advertisement launched Wednesday promises to give the federal government "the boot" if it runs afoul of Tennessee principles.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee officials have warned that scam artists may be going door-to-door trying to defraud consumers about new federal health insurance reforms.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal to close access to the names of people who hold state-issued permits to carry loaded handguns advanced in the House on Tuesday even though a similar measure failed last year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would limit the governor's authority to suspend or limit the sale of firearms during a state of emergency in Tennessee is advancing in the House.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Legislation that would prohibit Tennessee tax dollars from being used for abortion services is advancing in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A watchdog panel overseeing the financial bailouts says the Obama administration's flagship mortgage aid program lags well behind the foreclosure crisis and leaves too many families out.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Retail sales rose for the third straight month in March as better weather and auto incentives brought out shoppers in force.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A measure restoring jobless benefits of up to 99 weeks for people struggling to find work after months of unemployment has hit a snag in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Wednesday that he has confidence the unfolding economic recovery will have staying power, although it won't be strong enough to bring quick relief to high unemployment.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America said Wednesday it named an outsider, former Northrop Grumman executive Charles H. Noski, as its chief financial officer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Businesses increased their stockpiles for the second straight month in February, a positive sign that they expect further sales gains.