VOL. 125 | NO. 144 | Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Memphis-based Trust One Bank, part of Synovus Financial Corp., has tapped a Georgia banker and Memphis native as its new president and CEO.
Rental kiosks, Internet services change movie landscape
Redbox, which is reshaping the U.S. video market with its massive horde of DVD kiosks and $1-per-day price strategy, is going on a tear in Memphis.
One of the drivers of Regions Financial Corp.’s second quarter loss of $277 million announced Tuesday was a $200 million charge recorded by its Memphis-based investment banking subsidiary.
The 31,000 Memphis employees of FedEx Corp. can feel better about the future because the company said Monday that it expected better earnings and would start matching their retirement savings again.
The Shelby County Commission Monday approved an extra one percent pay raise for Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies.
Metro charter commissioners have settled on a 25 member metro council with four multi member districts.
Although it’s too early to say for certain, the second quarter of 2010 might go down as a turning point for the housing market.
Former Memphis Congressman Harold Ford Jr. made it clear last week that he’s a former Memphian.
The birth rate for teenage mothers in Shelby County rose 41 percent among blacks and 17 percent among whites from 2007 to 2008. The rate sharply increased compared to prior years.
889 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38120, Loan Amount: $6.9 Million -
Boyle Investment Co. has filed a $6.9 million deed of trust, security agreement, absolute assignment of leases and rents and fixture filing on the office building it owns at 889 Ridge Lake Boulevard in East Memphis.
Now that a third of the second-quarter earnings season has passed we can make informed generalizations.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia has reversed a judge's ruling requiring prompt installation of upgraded emission controls at three coal-fired power plants in Tennessee and one in Alabama.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he's pursuing legal action to block a gaming development proposed by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Keet is calling for Arkansas to sell the airplane the governor uses to travel on official business.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nissan is recalling 51,100 of its Cube hatchbacks in the United States and Canada because of possible problems with fuel spilling during rear end collisions.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The government's oil spill chief says workers expect to begin the two-step process of finally killing BP's blown-out well in a week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is imploring Republican senators to allow a vote on new campaign finance disclosure requirements, warning them not to resort to political delaying tactics that would block the legislation.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday urged state lawmakers to lobby for House-passed initiatives endangered in the Senate, while Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell complained congressional Democrats were out of touch with voters.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes jumped last month, but it was the second-weakest month on record. The lackluster economy has made potential buyers skittish about shopping for homes.