VOL. 125 | NO. 124 | Monday, June 28, 2010
The Mid-South Minority Business Council’s third annual Economic Development Fair begins Monday with three days of seminars and networking events at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
Millington Mayor Richard Hodges isn’t big on writing things down just to say they are written down.
Paragon National Bank president and CEO Robert Shaw won’t be drafting his presentation for another year, but he already knows one of the themes he hopes to be able to tout at the bank’s 2011 annual meeting.
Retired U.S. Navy Chiefs Don Barnett, Jim Brickley and John H. Clark Jr. served their country in ports around the globe with honor for a combined 74 years.
How big should your business be? Is a big business more successful than a little one? Aren’t I supposed to grow my business and get bigger?
Jim Ebel, executive director of marketing communications for the University of Mississippi, outlined his vision for the Ole Miss brand on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government lowered its estimate of how much the economy grew in the first quarter of the year, noting that consumers spent less than it previously thought.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Friday on legislation that redefines federal oversight of Wall Street and, following the signing of the health care act in March, adds a milestone to mark the Obama presidency.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Phil Bredesen has told the University of Tennessee board of directors to use care in choosing the university's next president and scolded the board for past choices.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A study commissioned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency indicates that a major earthquake on the New Madrid fault would kill 3,500 people and leave millions homeless.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Warm, dry weather has allowed construction work on a 100-acre lake project in northeastern Arkansas to progress in recent weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Friday it obtained a court order to halt an alleged $34 million Ponzi scheme targeting federal employees and law enforcement agents nationwide with promises of safe investments in a nonexistent bond fund.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tests show BP is on target for mid-August completion of a relief well in the Gulf of Mexico, the best hope of stopping the oil that's been gushing since April, the company said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The demise of Democrats' jobs-agenda legislation means that unemployment benefits will phase out for more than 200,000 people a week. Governors who had counted on fresh federal aid will now have to consider more budget cuts, tax increases and layoffs of state workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Temperatures are rising and so are reports of infants and toddlers dying from being trapped inside sizzling automobiles.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
When Larry Schmitt bought a two-story building on the corner of Broad Avenue and Collins Street in 1993, he knew the place needed some TLC.
There is a creative and artistic tradition in Memphis that can be elusive. And it certainly demands a high price of those compelled to pursue its unconventional path.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has been more than a distant observer of recent education reform efforts in Memphis and in Tennessee.
Elaine Blanchard knows all too well that sometimes child’s play turns unexpectedly into nightmares. As a professional storyteller she hopes her personal narrative of a 5-year-old’s game that turned into tragedy will lead to healing as well.
Jason and Rebecca Severs launched Bari Ristorante in November 2002, and almost eight years later, the restaurant and bar – the bar next door opened in 2005 – run with the smoothness of chocolate sauce across the pastry of a warm profiterole.
Sometimes it seems as if the New Zealand style of sauvignon blanc is taking over the world. To what do I refer? To wit: a nose of such extravagantly explosive grapefruit, tarragon, lime peel, grass and gooseberry elements that it makes you want to sneeze and a texture so dry and crisp that it induces a gasp.