VOL. 130 | NO. 146 | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
They aren’t out of the state’s bottom 5 percent. But three Memphis schools where parents and teachers last year vocalized their opposition to Achievement School District control are off the potential takeover list.
International Paper reports its second-quarter net earnings grew while net sales for the quarter decreased slightly.
The Memphis Police Department plans to turn over all investigations of fatal shootings by Memphis police officers to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Kitchen incubator launches to order up startup activity
One indication of the pervasiveness of an area’s startup culture is arguably the presence of incubators and accelerators focused on a variety of narrow purposes.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. was the target of two Memphis City Council members challenging him during most of a Cooper-Young political forum Tuesday, July 28.
Consider this preparation for the real election.
Memphis-based Guardsmark LLC has been acquired by Universal Protection Service to form the largest U.S.-owned security company.
Two Downtown businesses, including the Chisca Hotel, are seeking approval from regulators for new external signs.
A shortage of developed lots in Shelby County is dragging down the new housing market, according to homebuilding officials.
The largest portion of $22 million in extra tax revenue collected by Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will go to local public education, county commissioners said Monday, July 27.
When Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton created the Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board in 1994, it was under pressure from critics who said police couldn’t objectively discipline their own.
Often, the lineup of speakers for the Touchdown Club of Memphis includes one or more coaches on the hot seat. But this season, University of Memphis coach Justin Fuente, Tennessee coach Butch Jones, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen all are coming off strong seasons.
Daniel Allen has joined Red Door Wealth Management as vice president, financial adviser, marking Red Door’s first hire of a financial adviser since its inception in 2010. In his new role, Allen helps develop client relationships and financial strategies that solve complex financial issues and create value for clients.
Consultative selling is a discovery-based approach that puts the sales professional in the enviable role of partner or adviser versus the stereotypical pushy rep looking to close a deal at any cost.
This entry will be my last submission penned while living in Asia, so rather than discuss the market’s recent wiggles, I thought I would share some top of mind takeaways as I prepare to depart Hong Kong.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new judicial amendment to the state constitution has left an open question about when voters will get a chance to decide on a new Supreme Court justice.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Great Smoky Mountains National Park says more than 4.3 million people visited between January and June, an 8 percent increase from the first half of 2014.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is taking steps to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level since September. Consumers are worried about the job market and rattled by events in Greece and China.
NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses are again able to get loans backed by the federal government.
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s net income jumped 44 percent to $1.9 billion in the second quarter as global sales rose and customers paid more for new trucks and SUVs with premium features.