VOL. 124 | NO. 125 | Monday, June 29, 2009
The director of the troubled city division of Public Services and Neighborhoods will be leaving City Hall with Mayor Willie Herenton on July 10.
When the Shelby County Commission meets this afternoon, the body will take the second of three required votes on a new county tax rate for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
William R. Reed Jr., vice chairman of Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc., will retire at the end of August to work as a consultant for the bank with a focus on Memphis.
Veterinarians measure their success in the number of dogs, cats and other animals they heal during a career, and while Dr. Amy Serino Moffat is no different in that regard, she has another way to gauge her accomplishments – the odometer.
Fans rushed to Memphis music stores and snatched Michael Jackson recordings from the shelves as soon as news broke of his death Thursday, buying out the inventories of Poplar Tunes and Spin Street within a couple of hours.
There’s no such thing as a textbook rape victim. There are, however, some very thick and detailed textbooks on how medical and legal authorities should come to a victim’s aid.
When government does not serve the people, whom does it serve?
Former U.S. Senate Republican leader Bill Frist started the year by announcing he would not be a candidate for Tennessee governor in 2010.
The owners of WyreStorm launched their new business within weeks of a cable connectivity upgrade that is expected to set the standard for home entertainment systems.
Memphis soul singer Susan Marshall said she “really gets off on harmonizing and singing backup” for other artists, and to that end, she has a list of credits with various touring artists the likes of Lenny Kravitz and Lucinda Williams.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - County governments can decide whether they want distilleries to be located in their communities under a proposal signed by the governor.
SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) - Union leaders at General Motors' manufacturing plant in Spring Hill say they see a future for the facility despite losing out on producing a new small car model to a plant in Michigan.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. households pushed their savings rates to the highest levels in more than 15 years in May as a big boost in incomes from the government’s stimulus program was devoted more to bolstering nest eggs than increased spending.
HOUSTON (AP) - Defense attorneys are opposing a prosecutors' request to delay an order granting Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford a bond that would free him until he is tried on charges he swindled investors out of $7 billion.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The administration has established the process for determining the price for millions of stock warrants the government holds that represent the final ties many large banks have to the $700 billion bailout program.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has begun debating a historic and hotly contested global warming bill.
GENEVA (AP) - The World Trade Organization acknowledged Friday that some limits on free trade may be necessary to stop runaway climate change – provided the restrictions aren't a cover for protectionism.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson the singer was also Michael Jackson the billion-dollar business.