VOL. 126 | NO. 83 | Thursday, April 28, 2011
The Mississippi River at Memphis officially went above flood stage Wednesday morning with a reading of 35.36 feet at 9 a.m.
Last-minute rewrite spares Davis-Kidd Booksellers
Davis-Kidd Booksellers is staying open, ending weeks of uncertainty about the store’s future and frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations to keep it going.
Settlement terms have been reached between Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., two top employees and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a long-running probe into the marketing and management of several of the Memphis company’s bond funds.
Charles Burkett, president of banking at First Tennessee, is ending a four-decade career with the bank with his retirement at the end of this year, First Tennessee announced Wednesday.
Farmers markets have typically been seen as the domain of middle-class, college-educated, health-conscious consumers concerned about reducing their carbon footprint, knowing the origin of their food and supporting local farmers committed to sustainable practices.
When a long stretch of traveling has to be done, especially if the journey is a difficult one, a travel guide often goes hand in hand with the journey.
The realities of business are undoubtedly changing.
What to call a refurbished apartment complex in Orange Mound near Melrose High School that aims to draw college students as tenants. Melrose Place, of course.
The Memphis/Mid-South Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded 10 grants totaling $723,925 to programs providing breast cancer services in the Mid-South.
The Mississippi River at Memphis isn’t due to crest until May 10. But the rising river is already making its presence known within Shelby County.
I am writing this letter on behalf of the Memphis Bar Association to correct what we believe to be a misperception created by the headline, “Six-Year Divorce Case Picture of Judicial Ineptness.”
David Blaylock of Glankler Brown PLLC was recently recognized by the American College of Bankruptcy for his high standard of professionalism by being inducted as a fellow into the organization.
Guerrilla warfare is by definition unconventional. It’s where a small group of combatants use less-structured, mobile tactics, such as ambushes and raids, to combat a larger, formal and less mobile army.
For the past two weeks I’ve quoted from “Real Lawyers Do Change Their Briefs” (1989), a book that's more than 20 years old.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal to give employers immunity from lawsuits if they allow workers to store guns in vehicles parked on company lots was withdrawn Wednesday before a full House vote could take place.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A measure to allow corporations to make direct contributions to political candidates is advancing in the Tennessee Legislature.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to limit lawsuit damages is advancing in the Tennessee Legislature.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Trustmark Corp., which has 150 banking offices in the South, posted a first-quarter profit largely unchanged from a year ago as the company continued reducing its number of bad loans, the company reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The unemployment rate fell last month in more than 80 percent of the nation's largest metro areas, adding to evidence that the recent pickup in hiring is widespread.
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple says the idea that iPhones store their users' locations is based on a misunderstanding of how the phones help determine where they are.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy and job creation have strengthened enough for the Federal Reserve to end on schedule a program of buying Treasury bonds to help the economy, the Fed said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – At a historic news conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke offered clues Wednesday about when and how the Fed would begin raising interest rates.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the ability of people to combine forces and fight corporations together when they want to dispute contracts for cell phones, cable television and other services, a move consumer advocates called a crushing blow.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve officials are more upbeat about the prospects for employment for the rest of this year but foresee higher inflation than they did at the start of the year.