VOL. 130 | NO. 151 | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Jeremy Harris is preparing to add a coffee truck to the ranks of Memphis’ food truck community this fall.
The latest blight fight effort from city of Memphis leaders is a $6 million partnership with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
Memphis City Council members delayed a vote Tuesday, Aug. 4, on new rules for the city’s Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board until after the October city elections.
The short-term plan for a $54 million upgrade and renovation of the Memphis Cook Convention Center through a 1.8 percent increase in the hotel bed tax could be the start of a much larger expansion of the convention center in future years.
Huey’s Restaurant president and CEO Lauren McHugh Robinson is the 2015 Tennessee Restaurateur of the Year.
Leaders of the effort to reopen the Mid-South Coliseum are planning another “revival” outside the Fairgrounds arena with political timing and a political purpose.
Memphis health pros respond to big insurers announcing merger deals
First it was big insurer Aetna, announcing it’s reached a deal to buy rival Humana for $34.1 billion. Only a few weeks later, another pair of insurers decided to get hitched, with Anthem announcing it would buy Cigna for $48.4 billion.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. reported second-quarter net income of $67 million Tuesday, Aug. 4, compared with $40 million from the same quarter in 2014.
You can take the football team out of the Big 12, but you can’t take the Big 12 out of the football team.
A second phase of the South Junction apartments goes before the Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board Wednesday, Aug. 4.
Scott Sharpe recently was named chief administrative officer of the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office following the departure of longtime CAO Priscilla Campbell.
The goal of business development is to create strategic business relationships, which drive revenue and help a company grow.
Editor’s note: This is the first column in a two-part series on being nimble and proactive with technology in the small business world.
4 Percent: On Feb. 4 of this year, the S&P 500 closed at 2,041. In the nearly six months since that date, the S&P 500 has basically been boxed into a trading range. That range has had a floor of 2,040 and a ceiling of 2,130 (an all-time high that was reached on May 21).
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam and the speakers of the House and Senate have appointed the 10 members of a committee established to review K-12 education standards in Tennessee.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Strong ratings at HGTV and a rise in revenue from the home improvement network, provided a second-quarter boost for parent company Scripps Networks Interactive.
WASHINGTON (AP) – About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsidies next year. Administration officials say those taxpayers will have to act quickly.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit accusing MasterCard, Visa and three major banks of illegally fixing ATM prices at the expense of consumers.