VOL. 125 | NO. 84 | Friday, April 30, 2010
Talks continue on a lease to bring Bass Pro Shops to The Pyramid.
Trolley Stop Market to sell local, organic items
An ambitious new model in green business is set to roll into Memphis’ Edge District in early May.
A building that has been home to a Dixie Mart department store, a Holiday Inn technical support facility and an IRS processing center will have yet another purpose thanks to an out-of-town investment group.
Friday’s scheduled auction of the Preserve at Southwind Apartments near Hacks Cross and Tenn. 385 in Southeast Shelby County has been adjourned to May 28 at noon.
The Metro Charter Commission ventured Thursday into the complex, technical and politically volatile topic of how to hire, fire and keep employees of a consolidated local government.
The Memphis Business Group on Health Wednesday recognized area hospitals that have achieved “best odds of survival” for high-risk surgical procedures as measured by the 2009 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
Innova Memphis and the Memphis Bioworks Foundation announced Thursday the launch of the Mid-South Angel Network, which will link investors with promising startup companies.
Shareholders of Tupelo-based BancorpSouth voted down a proposal at the bank’s annual meeting Wednesday that would have required all board members to stand for election annually.
When Memphians and those in the surrounding areas are faced with the trauma of a gunshot wound, life-threatening burn or car crash, chances are good that they’ll end up at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
In the ‘60s, Howard Robertson was a black postal carrier moonlighting as a waiter at Justine’s, the capital of white money dining housed in an antebellum mansion.
All three major contenders for the Republican nomination for Tennessee governor have now made the trip to the Criminal Justice Center to see Bill Gibbons.
At some point during every significant discussion about consolidated government in Memphis, those involved have turned to the east and bowed in the direction of Nashville.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Morgan Keegan & Co. has been granted an administration hearing on allegations that its brokerage firm of costing investors, including retirees, more than $2 billion through fraudulent and reckless business practices.
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court on Thursday said that a bystander outside a crime scene who writes down a license plate number does not have to be present at trial to testify against the accused.
KNOXVILLE (AP) — A federal jury in the third day of deliberating the Sarah Palin e-mail hacking case told the judge Thursday they are deadlocked on one charge after reaching unanimous decisions on three counts.
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Senate on Thursday approved a bill to allow state hospitals to pay a fee to avoid $659 million in TennCare cuts.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Employers could make it a requirement for their workers to be able to speak English under a bill passed by the Tennessee Senate.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said a nonprofit fund has been established to help people affected by Saturday's tornadoes.
NEW YORK (AP) – Medical device company Medtronic Inc. reported Thursday it has agreed to buy heart device maker ATS Medical Inc. for $350 million in cash, expanding its products for cardiac surgery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped for a second consecutive week, further evidence that the job market is slowly improving.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Putting a bigger stamp on the Federal Reserve, President Barack Obama on Thursday chose Janet Yellen as vice chairwoman of the central bank and filled two other vacancies on the board, which has enormous power over Americans' pocketbooks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's all about the details.
Real estate agents are working seven days a week, builders are staying open late and homebuyers are scrambling to get their offers in as they rush to take advantage of tax credits that expire at midnight Friday.