VOL. 127 | NO. 119 | Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Memphis-based FedEx Corp. on Tuesday, June 19, reported earnings of $1.99 per diluted share for the quarter ended May 31, up 24 cents a share from a year ago.
Investment firm Duncan-Williams goes viral
If someone turns on the camera inside a typical investment firm and uploads the recorded product to YouTube, viewers are likely to see such humdrum happenings as trades being processed, calls being answered and clients asking questions. In other words, definitely not the stuff viral videos are made of.
At their first meeting since approving a city budget and city tax rate for the fiscal year that starts next month, Memphis City Council members have a full agenda Tuesday, June 19. It includes three proposed city charter changes for the Nov. 6 election ballot and lots of land use resolutions.
Federal transportation officials have awarded a $15 million grant to help create a pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk along the Harahan Rail Bridge across the Mississippi River.
When countywide school board members resume a still-preliminary discussion Tuesday, June 19, about who should be superintendent of the merged public school system to come, they will have another opinion to consider.
For 15 years, One Source Commercial Inc. has been comprised of one agent: its founder, Rosemarie Fair.
For many on the Shelby County Commission, last week’s 10-page ruling by Chancellor Arnold Goldin on the new structure of the commission came down to a 25-word footnote in the ruling.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, June 19, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
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The city of Memphis has filed a $12 million building permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for the three-story Overton Square parking garage being built in conjunction with Loeb Properties Inc.’s revitalization of the square.
Last week we spotlighted Donor Fest 2012 and Lifeblood, our region’s only full-service, nonprofit blood donation center, supplying more than 100,000 units for local patient transfusions each year. This week let us turn our attention to a local nonprofit creating sober living, transitional housing centers for people who are new in recovery: MidSouth Sober Living.
You just finished a nice dinner in Memphis and step outside of the restaurant headed to your car. As you get closer, you notice glass around your car. On further review, it’s your own car window that’s been broken out and something valuable has been taken.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Interviews are starting for some of the 18 people who are seeking to become the first executive director of the Tennessee Regulatory Authority, which oversees utilities in the state.
NEW YORK (AP) – The price of oil fell Monday as investors' worries about Europe shifted to Spain.
DETROIT (AP) – The government has expanded an investigation into fires that can start in the doors of several Toyota models, adding 600,000 Camrys and other vehicles to the probe.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confidence among U.S. builders ticked up this month to a five-year high, an indication that the housing market is slowly improving.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Is it too good to be true?