VOL. 124 | NO. 68 | Wednesday, April 8, 2009
The City of Memphis doesn’t have to pay the Memphis City School system $57 million – for now.
Blues legend Bobby “Blue” Bland is suing a California man who claims to be his son, according to court papers the Memphis recording artist has filed.
Herenton Budget Preview Includes No Tax Hike Request
The Memphis City Council has approved changes to the system of tax breaks used to recruit new businesses and encourage business expansion in Shelby County.
Lausanne Collegiate School is bolstering its academic and athletic programs with a $12 million investment that will bring a new library and indoor/outdoor sports complexes to the East Memphis private school.
Memphians may want to consider building a new Mid-South Regional Blood Center that can withstand earthquakes as Lifeblood begins a strategic planning process to set priorities for the next three to five years.
Wrestling promoter and television personality Corey Maclin is the latest Democratic candidate to announce his intentions for the 2010 countywide elections.
In mid-February, Shelby County Chancellor Kenny Armstrong ruled the city of Memphis was wrong to have cut some of its funding to the Memphis City Schools system.
Charles R. Burnett has been hired as executive vice president for Covenant Bank.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A proposal to amend the Tennessee Constitution to allow greater restrictions on abortions could for the first time allow the state to notify citizens about a change in the document using government Web sites.
NEW YORK (AP) – In a sign of the deep pessimism gripping corporate America, an index tracking the outlook of chief executives of some of the country's biggest companies dropped to its lowest level since the survey began in 2002.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumer borrowing plunged more than expected in February as Americans cut back their use of credit cards by a record amount.