VOL. 125 | NO. 132 | Friday, July 9, 2010
The homebuyers tax credit finally paid dividends for the local housing market, which just closed the books on its best month in two years.
TUNICA, Miss. – Seining the ponds at Pride of the Pond is not unlike a visit to the casinos north of the catfish farm.
Federal, state, county and city officials – both Democrats and Republicans – celebrated Thursday a larger-then-expected $30 million payment to The MED from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Merck & Co Inc. announced Thursday that it will close eight manufacturing sites, but Memphis is not on the list.
Memphis City Council members critical of the Beale Street court settlement say the Wharton administration was too generous after the city publicly alleged Performa Entertainment founder John Elkington owed the city millions of dollars.
Vaught Sports, which launched a product last year for tennis practice in tight spaces, is expanding its line into other sports.
“I like to tell people that at one time people in our business would build you a great website, take your check, shake your hand and turn you loose,” Hutto said.
If you want to know where this city came from, follow the signs.
MEMPHIS (AP) — A new program geared to teach Tennessee's students and their parents how to save money for college is part of a growing national emphasis on financial literacy education.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to give certain hotel tax funds to Gaylord Entertainment Co. to help rebuild the flooded Grand Ole Opry House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing fell again in May, more evidence that Americans remain jittery over their finances and the durability of the economic recovery.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mortgage rates fell for the second straight week to the lowest point in five decades. But many people either don’t qualify for new mortgages or have already taken advantage of the low rates this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stores steepened discounts more than planned in June to help drive recession-scarred customers into the malls to buy summer merchandise. But shoppers spent cautiously amid escalating job worries, resulting in modest gains for many merchants.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for unemployment aid have been fluctuating from week to week, offering an uncertain view of layoffs and the job market.
THEODORE, Ala. (AP) — A relief well being drilled deep into the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico to shut down the gushing well could be completed ahead of a long-set deadline of mid-August only if conditions are ideal, government and BP officials said Thursday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An uninsured Mississippian diagnosed with cancer can now obtain health care coverage and start filing claims for treatment almost immediately.