VOL. 126 | NO. 88 | Thursday, May 5, 2011
Mud Island should still be accessible as the Mississippi River at Memphis moves toward a 48-foot crest on May 11.
Riverboat operator undeterred by rising river
As a third-generation riverboat pilot, William Lozier understands constancy as intrinsically as he does the wild channels of the Mississippi River.
Coverage of the rising waters in the Memphis area
Memphis Area Transit Authority has announced it will run round-trip shuttle service to the FedExForum for Saturday’s NBA playoff game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The game tips off at 4 p.m. MATA is charging $5 round-trip. Pickup locations and times are:
Pinnacle Airlines Corp. could announce a new CEO to lead the Memphis-based regional air carrier as early as Monday.
As Wright Medical Group Inc. Wednesday reported its net sales had increased 3 percent to $135.4 million in the first quarter of 2011 up from $131.2 million for the same period last year, the company also announced three of its executives have resigned effective immediately.
MobileCamp Memphis is one conference where you won’t be asked to turn off or put away your phone.
One week after a federal judge in Baltimore denied an effort by Wells Fargo to dismiss that city’s mortgage discrimination lawsuit against the lender, a federal judge in Memphis has done the same thing.
The Memphis City Council should vote on an operating budget for the city at its first meeting in June.
Whatever a consumer needs, it seems, there’s an app for that.
Martin Tate Morrow & Marston PC strives to educate its lawyers with a broad range of legal issues, something that weighed especially on John D. Martin Jr.’s heart when David Wade joined the firm many years ago.
Ray’s Take: There are many parallels between maintaining a healthy weight and maintaining healthy personal finances. They both often involve making sacrifices, doing things you might not prefer at the time and not doing some things you want to do.
I recently wrote an article titled “The Biggest Problems Facing Small Business Today,” which, based on the number of downloads, was of significant interest and must have resonated with many business leaders.
Wednesday, I got to be the luncheon speaker at LifeQuest of Arkansas. I couldn’t wait to hear what I had to say. One of my planned lines: “Happy birthday to you!”
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Mild weather in late winter caused less demand for electricity.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A survey of more than 57,000 Tennessee educators is expected to help education officials develop ways to improve the schools.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Two contentious immigration proposals have been delayed in the House Finance Subcommittee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The House sponsor of a proposal to repeal Tennessee teachers' collective bargaining rights says a committee will be reopened to hear the bill and she's confident it will pass.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S economy's service sector grew last month at the slowest pace since August, renewing concerns that more expensive gas and food may be weakening growth.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – After two bad years in which gamblers either stayed home or held onto their wallets more tightly, the nation's casinos began to slowly rebound last year, with revenue increasing slightly even as the number of jobs declined.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Drugstore operator Walgreen Co. said Wednesday a key measure of revenue rose in April, but the growth was slightly below Wall Street expectations.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration asked Congress on Wednesday to sell off or demolish more than 12,000 government-owned or leased properties, saying they are under-utilized or no longer needed.