VOL. 125 | NO. 104 | Friday, May 28, 2010
Nucor Steel Memphis Inc. is expanding and enhancing its Memphis presence with a $1.2 million steel testing laboratory.
Producing vinyl records – those albums that most people 40 and older grew up with – has rapidly become a lost art as technology has sent that format the way of the 8-track tape.
Simon Fuller, the co-creator of the American Idol television series, is leading a group of investors who have made to a bid to buy CKx, Inc. the company that owns 85 percent of Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE).
Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton’s campaign for Congress lurched to life suddenly during the Friday lunch hour.
The regional developer of CVS pharmacies on Thursday announced plans to raze Union Avenue Methodist Church at Union and Cooper and build a drugstore.
For the second time in a month, the scheduled auction of the Preserve at Southwind Apartments near Hacks Cross and Tenn. 385 in Southeast Shelby County has been adjourned.
Twin Creeks Technologies broke ground Friday morning on its solar panel manufacturing plant in Senatobia, Miss., in Tate County.
2010 is shaping up to be a critical year for Cadence Financial Corp., the Starkville, Miss.-based bank that’s trying to follow through on a turnaround plan mandated by federal officials.
The Memphis City Council isn’t finished making difficult decisions about city finances.
Unlike so many entering college freshmen, when Donovan Stephens made it to college he didn’t have to bounce from major to major figuring out what he wanted to do with his life.
Call it by its right name.
It’s Facebook Free Friday, a day of social networking protest over the sharing of personal data and the changing terms of privacy.
The monthly Art Trolley Tours in the South Main Historic Arts District won’t be the same beginning Friday.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee jailers would be required to share information about suspected illegal immigrants with immigration and customs enforcement officials under a proposal that has passed the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage rates have fallen to the lowest level of the year as investors poured money into the safe haven of U.S. government securities.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The slow-motion pace of economic growth shows the recovery is too weak to generate enough jobs for 15.3 million unemployed people. And a still-elevated number of new filings for jobless benefits suggests layoffs continue to complicate the problem.
CHICAGO (AP) – What’s that? A young college grad lecturing her elders about online privacy?
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of newly laid off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped last week but the level still remained higher than expected, indicating only modest improvements in the job market.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats are struggling to extend unemployment benefits before they go on vacation next week as they work to ease concerns among jittery lawmakers being hammered over deficit spending.