VOL. 125 | NO. 93 | Thursday, May 13, 2010
Mississippi officials have given final approval of a plan to allow The Regional Medical Center at Memphis to participate in that state’s Medicaid program, according a press release issued by The MED.
BBQ fest a bounty of networking opportunities
Despite its name, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is more than a celebration of all things pork. The Memphis in May fixture is also big business.
The owners of the Memphis recording studio where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis held a jam session in 1956 are all shook up over souvenirs of a Broadway musical dramatizing the event.
The Fogelman name is synonymous with Memphis business and real estate.
The fundraising firm of Saad & Shaw has established an office in Memphis because of the city’s central location and vibrant nonprofit community.
Architects and planners laying out a seven-acre green space at the Mid-South Fairgrounds again went beyond what they initially planned.
The race for Shelby County mayor won’t be a case of two candidates who agree on many issues but differ in style and approach.
Growing up, books were a mainstay in Prince Chambliss Jr.’s household, and he always dreamed of writing one.
Gas prices are poised to fall as Memorial Day approaches, a welcome change for motorists used to seeing increases cut into their summer vacation money.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Nashville's public schools chief says the district was "extremely fortunate" to have relatively little damage from massive flooding the first week of May.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers working to settle on a spending plan finally have some good news: The state's monthly sales tax collections have grown for the first time in nearly two years.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A drop in Arkansas cotton production by a third from 2008 to 2009 hurt gins, warehouses and other cotton handlers as well as farmers, according to analysts.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled in favor of a Mississippi state trooper who alleged his firing was racially motivated.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit hit an all-time high for the month of April as government revenue fell sharply.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to donate $2 billion to the nation’s food banks over the next five years.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit rose to a 15-month high as rising oil prices pushed crude oil imports to the highest level since the fall of 2008, offsetting another strong gain in exports. The larger deficit is evidence of a rebounding U.S. economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House asked Congress on Wednesday to raise limits on BP's liability for the Gulf oil spill, approve new spending on everything from free food programs to seafood inspections and increase taxes on oil companies for an emergency cleanup fund.
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's intense focus on tailoring its merchandise to local markets helped push the department store chain to profitability in the first quarter.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Republicans choose Tampa as the site of their 2012 presidential convention, hoping the swing state of Florida will help them defeat President Barack Obama.