VOL. 125 | NO. 80 | Monday, April 26, 2010
Commercial lending activity continues to be slow as companies either choose not to apply or are unable to qualify for loans.
New standards could change schools’ achievement levels
The momentum surrounding school reform has rarely been higher than it is now in Memphis.
New leadership at the Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (MASE) is seeking partners to support the school’s mission of transforming at-risk students into future college graduates.
It’s budget season on Civic Center Plaza Downtown.
GRAND JUNCTION, Tenn. – Ames Plantation is a good place for deer with its 18,430 acres straddling the Fayette-Hardeman county lines providing the right habitat to support a healthy deer herd.
The final touch for a room undoubtedly is its accessories – the pictures, rugs, chairs and tables that put a distinctive touch on a room.
Every businessperson wants more business. Every leader desires more effectiveness. Every employee needs more pay. The way to get more of what you want means you have to give more of what you have.
In his recap of 2009 last week to shareholders in Nashville, First Horizon National Corp. president and CEO Bryan Jordan said the Memphis-based company generally supports reform of the financial industry.
The top leadership position at the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County is vacant again.
The Shelby County Commission will meet today at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
On a cold February morning, a group of excited parents clustered in a tent in back of Kate Bond Elementary School.
In his later years, Benjamin Hooks would often close his eyes and summon memories of his younger days.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Haslam says the next governor will have to make some difficult decisions about state spending.
Maestro David Loebel, who directed the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for 11 years, will conduct the orchestra for the last time on May 1 at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
Perhaps this situation doesn’t come up often, but pretend you’re sitting at a bar and placed in front of you are a glass of wine and a cocktail, let’s say an Old Fashioned, to be old-fashioned about it.
“In the spring,” according to Alfred Lord Tennyson, “a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love,” But what about thoughts of sauvignon blanc, a wine that made in the right manner is thoroughly spring-like?
NASHVILLE (AP) - Where's gubernatorial candidate Ron Ramsey? You'll have to turn to Twitter to find out.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee has received an $11.5 million grant to reduce alcohol binge drinking among teens and young adults.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A top aide to Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe was nominated Thursday by President Barack Obama to head the Delta Regional Authority, a federal agency that works to enhance the economy of the impoverished Mississippi Delta region in eight states.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes surged 27 percent last month, bouncing off the previous month’s record low and blowing past expectations as government incentives and better weather boosted sales.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former credit rating industry executives told a Senate panel Friday that competitive pressures and poor internal communications led their analysts to award safe ratings to risky investments.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new homes took the biggest monthly jump in 47 years in March, while orders for large manufactured products rose by the largest amount since the recession started.