VOL. 125 | NO. 102 | Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Medical device company Medtronic Inc., which has its Spinal and Biologics Business in Memphis, earned $3.1 billion during its 2010 fiscal year, which ended April 30.
Fayette Cares offers good times with service
When giving to Fayette Cares dipped during the recession, the nonprofit organization shook off its fundraising woes by offering unique advertising vehicles and throwing a party.
Light Rail Funding Derailed In Committee
Memphis City Council members Tuesday approved continuing the Beale Street Landing project Tuesday. They also approved a $15 million project to create a 7 acre lawn at The Fairgrounds that was originally estimated at around $10 million. And the council derailed any funding in the new budget year for a light rail project.
The federal prosecutor whose job was to investigate corruption among elected officials is going to be investigating the conduct of judges.
The state of Mississippi and McKesson Corp. have officially announced that the company is moving distribution jobs from Memphis to Olive Branch, where McKesson will build a $115 million facility.
President Barack Obama Tuesday called for Congress to pass a Small Business Jobs Package that would set up a $30 billion lending fund and provide other initiatives for firms to expand and add jobs.
Hometown: Memphis. I am a native of California, but have lived here so long I consider myself a Memphian.
Markets climb the proverbial wall of worry and pullbacks allow them to reassess, flush out the weak hands and recommit capital in more promising areas.
The Aug. 5 election will feature five special judicial elections.
While a whistleblower’s claim that one of the airport’s runways is unsafe took center stage at last week’s Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board meeting, the dramatic discussion overshadowed a full slate of resolutions and updates on the most recent passenger and cargo activity at the airport.
It’s not difficult to see why Clear Channel Outdoor is upgrading another of its more than 1,000 billboard “faces” in Memphis with digital technology, boosting the company’s digital signs from eight to nine.
Shelby County Commission Chairwoman Joyce Avery said she has no regrets about the commission’s pledge for funding for The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
NEW YORK (AP) – AutoZone Inc. reported Tuesday that strong sales of automotive replacement parts and several new store openings helped drive net income up 17 percent in its fiscal third quarter.
MEMPHIS (AP) — An acidic vapor leak from a West Tennessee acrylic-based products plant has been contained with no injuries reported.
NASHVILLE (AP) — House budget writers propose tapping the state's reserves by an additional $147 million, a move that would ensure state employees get a one-time bonus and keep their 401(k) match program, lawmakers said Tuesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McWherter says Republican rival Bill Haslam shouldn't oppose his plan to create tax breaks for small business when Haslam's family business has received more than $500,000 in state grants and subsidies since 2007.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will meet with European finance officials this week to review a $1 trillion rescue package that is being assembled to help stem the spreading debt crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new document shows three of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks made a push last month to bump up the interest rate banks pay the Fed for emergency loans.
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans' confidence in the economy rose in May for the third straight month, fueled by growing optimism about future job prospects.
NEW YORK (AP) - The housing slump isn't over.