VOL. 126 | NO. 81 | Tuesday, April 26, 2011
It’s not the rain here. It’s the rain going into the Mississippi River north of Memphis that is the cause for concern as the Memphis In May International Festival prepares to kick off this weekend.
Laurelwood begins Thursday night concert series
With the general consumer mood stuck somewhere between grim and cost-conscious, mall owners can’t always rely on window displays and signs that herald bargains to drive traffic to their tenants.
An eleventh-hour bid to keep Davis-Kidd Booksellers open appears to have been successful.
The five-member Shelby County Election Commission will have three new faces by May or June as well as a new chairman.
Delta Air Lines Inc. announced a $318 million loss for the first three months of 2011.
Memphis-based Pinnacle Airlines Corp. announced Tuesday the regional air carrier would take a $5.8 million hit when it reports its first quarter earnings next week.
ServiceMaster Co. Monday announced it is selling its commercial landscaping business, TruGreen LandCare, to Aurora Resurgence Group.
The silence begins. All sides in the schools consolidation lawsuit met briefly Monday morning in Memphis federal court days after U.S. District Court Judge Hardy Mays appointed a mediator for the case.
Despite neighborhood opposition and zoning hurdles, a new Germantown senior living facility promises a unique concept and dozens of amenities.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam marked his first 100 days in office on Monday, and the Republican says he is looking forward to the end of the legislative session as his administration’s next major benchmark.
State Systems Inc., along with the company president Bob McBride, has experienced explosive growth and seen many changes within the protective services industry in the Mid-South over the past quarter of a century. The company celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
More than 60 business owners along the Midtown leg of Madison Avenue are coalescing around the idea of something other than a dedicated bicycle lane in both directions on the street.
71 S. Manassas St., Memphis, TN 38103, Permit Amount: $39 million -
A $39 million building permit application has been filed for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for 71 S. Manassas St.
Here’s a story that has been floating around for years. One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said:
My college roommate worked at a distribution company. Every other month, his supervisor rearranged the warehouse. He moved parts from one aisle to another. “Management calls it chaos,” he said. “I call it job security.”
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam and Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey are working against a bill to allow faculty and staff to carry guns on the campuses of Tennessee's public universities.
NASHVILLE (AP) – An East Tennessee tea partier says his comment prompted a Republican lawmaker to remove him and others from his office over a contentious anti-terrorism bill.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Saturday that it is testing home grocery delivery in San Jose, Calif., as the world's largest retailer ratchets up competition with online retailer Amazon.com Inc.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Shutting down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should fit seamlessly into the Republican drive to shrink government. After all, keeping the ailing mortgage giants afloat has cost taxpayers $150 billion and many in both parties want private lenders to finance a bigger share of the nation's $11.3 trillion residential mortgage market.