VOL. 127 | NO. 120 | Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The countywide school board voted Tuesday, June 19, not to renew the contract of Memphis City Schools superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash past August 2013 when it is scheduled to run out.
Southbrook owners seek $6.8 million in city funding for overhaul
Over the years, it has become harder and harder to tell that Whitehaven has two shopping malls.
The permanent retirement of 24 jets in the FedEx Express fleet signals some headwinds in FedEx Corp.’s new fiscal year, which began June 1.
Over the last three years, Healthy Memphis Common Table has made a number of strides toward its mission of improving the health of Memphians.
The two contenders for Shelby County District Attorney General on the Aug. 2 ballot offered different takes on Juvenile Court reforms Monday, June 18, at a League of Women Voters forum.
Brian Hoover has joined Agape Child & Family Services as director of development. In his new role, Hoover will be responsible for leading Agape’s development efforts, such as fundraising and special events. He will also oversee the organization’s marketing, public relations and volunteer initiatives.
Sales is a tough job. Having the courage and drive to pick up that phone every day and face potential rejection requires a thick skin and level of dedication unmatched by most.
Big Fat Greek Vote On Sunday, the Greeks hit the polls to decide whether to remain in the euro or not. I wish it were that simple. The winner, Antonis Samaras, prefers that Greece remain in the euro, but wants to renegotiate bailout terms. That stance proved more appealing and pragmatic for the Greeks, who hate accountability but love the euro.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant will lead a trade delegation to Japan and Korea in September.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Employers in April posted the fewest job openings in five months, suggesting hiring will remain sluggish in the months ahead.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee are asking the Supreme Court to allow live television coverage when it delivers its ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate leaders are making a last-ditch effort to revive stalled legislation to overhaul federal transportation programs – Congress' best bet for passage of a major jobs bill this year – but prospects for passage before the November election are dimming.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. builders started work on more single-family homes in May and requested the most permits to build homes and apartments in three and a half years. The increase suggests the housing market is slowly recovering even as other areas of the economy have weakened.
Walgreen Co. will pay $6.7 billion in cash and stock to buy a stake in European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots, a deal that would give global clout to a U.S. drugstore chain struggling with slipping sales in its home market.