VOL. 125 | NO. 94 | Friday, May 14, 2010
The Center City Commission Board of Directors chose Memphis attorney Paul Morris to be the Downtown agency's new president and CEO Friday morning.
Expo encourages job seekers to adapt – even when discouraged
“They aren’t making buggy whips anymore.”
Lux, a Cooper-Young clothing store known for its edgy styles, will close by July 1.
The Metro Charter Commission has approved a set of ethics rules for a new consolidated government that include an independent ethics commission with the power to impose civil penalties.
The Fogelman name is synonymous with Memphis business and real estate.
The president of the Riverfront Development Corp. said earlier this week the organization may have been too aggressive in pursuing the Beale Street Landing project, even when federal stimulus funding dried up.
Cary Rotter’s goal is simple: to provide elderly clients and their families with the best possible in-home care.
Creativity goes to committee meetings to die.
A former employee of International Paper Corp. and another man have been indicted by a Memphis federal grand jury on charges they swindled the Memphis headquarters out of $737,615.
A three-part program addressing employers’ compliance to immigration laws will be held at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Contenders for Tennessee governor differ on plans for the state’s next wave of economic development.
KNOXVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority is balking at releasing the salaries of top administrators, although the utility has divulged that information in the past.
NASHVILLE (AP) — During severe flooding in Tennessee this May, several river gauges the National Weather Service uses to judge where flooding will occur were knocked out or unusable.
MASON, Tenn. (AP) — Correctional officials say 35 inmates from Vermont being held in a West Tennessee prison are on lockdown after refusing to get into their cells and damaging property.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee House Speaker Kent Williams said his collapse during the session on Thursday was a result of low blood sugar.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Regions Financial Corp. said Thursday that Carolyn Byrd has been elected to its board of directors.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Despite the recession, Mississippians have managed to keep their credit card debt in check — at least compared to the rest of the nation.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Tourism officials on the Mississippi Gulf Coast will be asking BP PLC to pay $7.5 million a month for a national advertising campaign to overcome coverage of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans pulled back from the malls in April, spending less in retail outlets than they did in March, figures released Thursday show.
WASHINGTON (AP) — New claims for unemployment benefits dipped for the fourth straight week, a sign the job market is improving at a slow but steady pace.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has launched an investigation into eight banks to determine whether they misled ratings agencies about mortgage securities, according to a person familiar with the inquiry.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Ford's chief executive told shareholders that the second-largest U.S. automaker will see "continuing improvement" into 2011 but wouldn't say when the company might reinstate a dividend.
NEW YORK (AP) — Department store operator Kohl's Corp.'s first-quarter net income rose 45 percent as shoppers spent more at its stores, particularly for shoes and home goods. But the company's CEO said that consumers' buying remains below what it was before the Great Recession.