VOL. 127 | NO. 107 | Friday, June 1, 2012
MEMPHIS (AP) – International Paper Co. said Friday that it is selling three mills for about $470 million, a sale required by the U.S. Department of Justice after International Paper's acquisition of a rival.
Silicone Arts Laboratories’ new product goes mass-market
Earlier in Matt Singer’s career, he used the special effects wizardry of Hollywood to entertain.
Overton Park Conservancy leaders formally open a dog park Saturday, June 2, with a corporate sponsor paying for the undertaking, a new executive director on the job for about a month and plenty of maintenance work under way in other parts of the Midtown park.
Colliers International’s industrial team of Andy Cates and Preston Thomas has closed on 34 transactions (sales and leases) to date in 2012. Here’s a rundown of some of the team’s most recent industrial transactions:
The group planning out a consolidated countywide school system found a way to balance the budget of the school system to come.
International Paper Co. executives spent more than four hours last week talking with investors and analysts about the Memphis-based company’s near-term potential and future.
When someone is shot and wounded in South Memphis, a team of Memphis Police officers will go to the shooting victim in the hospital and his or her friends and family as another team of officers investigates the crimes itself.
Sister Barbara Spencer has been changing children’s lives for decades.
WHAT THESE GUYS DO ISN’T PROFESSIONAL. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE. The other day, I played in a golf scramble – a format where four players hit every shot, pick the best, and turn in one score at the end. And we had two mulligans each (do-overs) and a toss (a throw yourself out of trouble when you’ve just hit a shot so nauseating you want to toss). We played well, making putts and clutch shots, using our mulligans and tosses wisely, and turning in a score two or three strokes better than we thought ourselves capable of – 62, 10 under par.
It’s an unusual person who can reflect on the life-changing events in their past and not think of a teacher.
Part two of a three-part series Fundraising for grassroots organizations requires just as much skill, talent and planning as fundraising for other types of organizations. We asked Jennifer Emiko Boyden of the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) about the skills required of executive directors and development directors and fundraising planning.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy is looking slightly weaker one day before a critical report on May job growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to a five-week high, evidence that the job market remains sluggish.
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans loosened their purse strings in May, but it may have been a temporary splurge.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. rates on 30-year and 15-year fixed mortgages dropped to record lows again this week, with the 15-year loan dipping below 3 percent for the first time ever.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Homes in some stage of the foreclosure process saw their share of overall U.S. home sales grow in the first quarter even as sales of bank-owned homes fell.