VOL. 125 | NO. 90 | Monday, May 10, 2010
Chicago firm chosen to complete airport area study
The Memphis Airport Area Development Corp., a nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving corridors and neighborhoods around the airport, has taken an important step toward fulfilling its mission.
The Daily News Online was named the best website among Division 4 newspapers in the annual TAPME (Tennessee Associated Press Managing Editors) awards Saturday evening in Nashville.
Shelby County Commissioners take their final votes on two ordinances Monday that would change the way home and business alarms are regulated and the rules of the road for bicycling.
A 102-unit apartment complex in South Memphis is about to go up beside Carver High School.
At the start of 2010 the economy was weak and the health care industry was preparing for major reform, but a hidden niche in medical services opened up a vein of opportunity for an expanding business.
It is well known that business failure statistics are sobering – some 70 percent of small businesses do not last longer than seven years. Why?
No one from Memphis is among the four major contenders for Tennessee governor.
Memphians who launched a website extolling the joys of living here because they were tired of their city being bad-mouthed will celebrate on Tuesday the one-year anniversary of MemphisConnect.com.
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In 1977, Lyman Aldrich had job creation in mind when he invited Japanese businessmen to serve on the board of Memphis in May.
It may be time to rethink the Memphis in May International Festival.
Edolphus “Ed” Towns has been the congressman from New York’s 10th District for 28 years. He came to Memphis in late April as the keynote speaker for the local Democratic Party’s annual Kennedy Day Dinner.
The Levitt Shell in Overton Park took Memphis by storm in its inaugural season by offering free music on themed-genre nights. This season, the schedule is being thrown out the window.
While you’re enjoying your fine dinner in a comfortable restaurant dining room, there’s a lot going on back in the kitchen.
Education Alert! The grape is grüner veltliner, and it’s pronounced “GROOner veltLEENer.” Let’s forgo any puns about “feelin’ GrooVee” or “It’s a Grooner,” and yes, one producer in Austria, where the vines cover about 43,000 acres, is labeling a wine “Grooner” for the American market.
MEMPHIS (AP) — Author Hampton Sides wasn't sure about the guy who said he had an interesting archive all about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
NASHVILLE (AP) — The main railroad line between Nashville and Memphis is out after two bridges washed away in weekend flooding.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hospital chain HCA Inc. plans to raise $4.6 billion in its third initial public offering of common stock, more than three years after it was taken private in a leveraged buyout by a group of private equity investors.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An attorney for 16 Mississippi death row inmates filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming a state office failed in its duty to provide adequate legal representation for prisoners' post-conviction appeals.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State University System President Les Wyatt has turned down an offer of a contract extension and will resign effective June 30.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy got what it needed in April: A burst of hiring that added a net 290,000 jobs, the biggest monthly total in four years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing posted an unexpected increase in March, only the second gain in the last 14 months. It could be a sign that households are feeling more confident about boosting spending, a key development needed to support a sustained economic recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has sent Congress a proposal to create a $30 billion support program to unfreeze credit for the nation's small businesses.