VOL. 125 | NO. 114 | Monday, June 14, 2010
The outgoing developer of the Beale Street entertainment district has some ideas about bringing back Overton Square.
Nashville firms get back to normal
For two weeks after the floodwaters in Nashville receded, lawyers from Bass, Berry & Sims PLC worked from makeshift offices all over the city.
Shelby County Commissioners have set the stage for the end of their budget deliberations at a special Friday session.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., slammed the debate over financial reform legislation in no uncertain terms during the Tennessee Bankers Association annual meeting last week in Nashville.
Dr. Reginald Coopwood is close to having his top leadership team in place three months after taking the helm at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis as chief executive officer.
When most people walk into a neighborhood Italian restaurant, the last thing they expect to see in front of the stove is a lawyer clad in a three-piece suit, but at Lavoro’s it’s not an uncommon sight.
There are only three industries that guarantee investors and employees a future: women’s cosmetics, toilet paper and French fries. Maybe an Apple I-whatever. The rest have to contend with considerable uncertainty.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
"Adaptive reuse” is the term for what city leaders hope will happen at The Pyramid.
There is a disconnect among members of the City Council about the job of government.
The budget season has ended with the City Council approving its operating and capital improvements budgets for the coming year, financed with a stable property tax rate and sanitation fee increases.
Like many vocal artists, Memphis singer and songwriter Autumn Fox believes that all people are connected by faith, humanity, truth – and a little bit of craziness too.
Within every chef beats the heart of a restaurant owner, and Rick Saviori is no different. A well-traveled and experienced cook with a business background and most recently kitchen manager at Ciao Bella, Saviori is now the executive chef and owner of Thyme Bistro, which just opened in the old Jarrett’s space in Yorkshire Square on Quince Road.
Wait, wait, wait! Don’t pour out that glass of red wine because it smells like prunes, moss, mulberries and red licorice! That’s the point! It’s not cabernet or merlot or pinot noir! It’s – blaufränkisch!
MEMPHIS (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan is making a public appearance in Tennessee, which is receiving $500 million in federal grants to encourage programs that boost student achievement.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music fans are flooding downtown Nashville where water flowed just over a month ago.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee sales tax collections showed a second consecutive month of growth in May, but the general fund still fell $16.5 million short of expectations.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Retail sales plunged in May by the largest amount in eight months as consumers slashed spending on everything from cars to clothing. The big drop raises new worries about the durability of the economic recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inventories held by businesses rose for a fourth consecutive month in April while total business sales increased for a 13th consecutive month.
HOUSTON (AP) — New numbers showing the amount of oil gushing from a well in the Gulf of Mexico may be double as much as previously thought means the crude is likely to travel farther away, threatening more birds, fish and other wildlife that call the fragile waters their home, scientists said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is again urging Congress to send him a package of tax breaks and other incentives to help small businesses grow and create jobs.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has set a hearing for June 21 on a lawsuit aimed at nullifying the six-month ban on deepwater petroleum drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.