VOL. 127 | NO. 188 | Wednesday, September 26, 2012
A new Election Reform Advisory Board approved Monday, Sept. 24, by the Shelby County Commission is to report its recommendations by the end of March to the Shelby County Election Commission.
Countywide school board gets down to details year into task
A year after they took the oath of office along with other members of the new countywide school board, David Reaves and Billy Orgel got a brusque introduction to each other.
The Duval County Florida school board has picked someone other than Memphis City Schools superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash to lead the Jacksonville-based school system.
Local startup Arrowhead Medical Device Technologies LLC is rapidly growing a presence in the medical device industry thanks to its Arrow-Lok Digital Fusion System, an innovative toe implant device used for the surgical repair of a painful condition commonly referred to as “hammertoe,” or proximal interphalangeal joint flexion deformity.
Memphis-based Executive Speakers Bureau, which helps book speakers or entertainers for client events around the world, hits its 20-year anniversary next year.
While the expansion of Kroger’s Midtown store is still in the early stages, the effects are apparent in the surrounding community.
The general election campaign in the 9th Congressional District sparked to life Monday, Sept. 24, with a brief encounter between incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen and a team from the campaign of Republican challenger George Flinn.
Licensed clinical social worker Courtney Ciaramitaro has joined Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School as school counselor. She will work primarily with middle school students.
In today’s increasingly competitive world, it’s vital to know your audience and what language resonates with them most. The most skilled in sales are able to identify in mere minutes the buyer type with which they’re speaking and what factors most likely influence their decision to buy. Having this powerful information in your arsenal allows you to tailor your pitch accordingly and close more business.
We’ve been interviewing a lot lately, trying to fill key positions at the Southern Growth Studio. We have been inundated with well-qualified people seeking exile from soul-crushing corporate cultures and large, global consultancies where they feel like a machine part.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Three major airlines have announced additional flights to the Nashville International Airport with new routes to Boston, Cleveland and Los Angeles.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Finally, some good news about Mississippi's economy.
DALLAS (AP) – There could be progress in breaking the standoff between American Airlines and its pilots, which appears to have caused a spike in canceled and delayed flights.
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. airlines collected more than $1.7 billion in baggage fees during the first half of the year, the largest amount ever collected in that six-month period.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of seniors enrolled in some of the most popular Medicare prescription drug plans face double-digit premium hikes next year if they don't shop for a better deal, says a private firm that analyzes the highly competitive market.