VOL. 125 | NO. 77 | Wednesday, April 21, 2010
The city-county Industrial Development Board on Wednesday approved a 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) retention program for Lucite International to invest $90 million in its Memphis-area operation and keep 200 jobs intact.
Annesdale, commonly referred to as the Snowden Mansion, is on the market for $1.2 million.
A Center City Commission-affiliated board on Wednesday approved almost $270,000 in financial incentives to support developing new businesses, jobs and service providers Downtown.
NASHVILLE – First Horizon National Corp. executives said Tuesday morning shareholders can expect the Memphis-based company to return to profitability and repay emergency federal capital soon.
An out-of-town investment company has bought its third Memphis apartment complex in less than a year, bringing its total to 590 units.
Dr. Daron Merryman, a physician from Jonesboro, is the latest entrant into an expanding pool of personal care service providers in Memphis.
Lauren Mabon has joined Leadership Memphis as marketing coordinator.
Ray’s Take: Renting has a bad rap. I often surprise my clients if I recommend they rent. Most people associate renting with being a student and flushing money down the toilet monthly.
If originality is the key to breaking into the national indie film market, then Memphis filmmaker Mark Jones has found a rare niche indeed.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state House has unanimously approved a measure to name a stretch of Interstate 40 in Shelby County after legendary soul singer Isaac Hayes.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee House has canceled all committee meetings and a floor session on Wednesday so lawmakers can attend civil rights leader Benjamin Hooks' funeral in Memphis.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – A former college student charged with hacking Sarah Palin’s e-mail account fears some jurors in heavily Republican East Tennessee could be dazzled when the conservative star testifies.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal that would make it illegal in Tennessee to sell fake urine for the purpose of falsifying a drug test is headed to the governor for his consideration.
NASHVILLE (AP) - New pools installed in Tennessee would have to be equipped with alarms under a bill narrowly passed by the House.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Legislation that would prohibit Tennessee tax dollars from being used for abortion services is headed to the governor for his consideration.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A Senate committee has sent a proposal to overrule the Tennessee Department of Transportation on the location of an access road for a firearms manufacturer to a full floor vote.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Charles Schwab will pay $200 million to resolve a federal class action lawsuit filed by investors who say the financial holding company misled them over the safety of mortgage-backed securities.
ATLANTA (AP) – Delta Air Lines Inc. blamed heavy winter storms and one-time expenses for propelling it to a $256 million loss during the first three months of the year, though it said Tuesday it expects a solidly profitable second quarter as the peak summer season ramps up.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new tax on large banks is picking up support in Congress as Democratic lawmakers target financial institutions that benefited from the Wall Street bailout to help pay for the Democrats' election-year agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Women are now just as likely as men to have completed college and to hold an advanced degree, part of an accelerating trend of educational gains that have shielded women from recent job losses. Yet they continue to lag behind men in pay.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The world's banks could be spared billions in losses thanks to a global economy that is recovering from the financial meltdown more quickly than initially expected.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court, with only one dissenting vote Tuesday, struck down a U.S. ban on videos that show graphic violence against animals. The ruling cheered free speech advocates, but it raised concerns that more animals will be harmed.