VOL. 123 | NO. 153 | Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Joseph Lee, the former president and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, has dropped a breach of contract lawsuit he filed against the utility company last year.
The Delta Regional Authority has submitted its study of multimodal transportation assets and needs to the federal government, a massive document chockfull of issues pertaining to Memphis’ logistics and distribution sectors.
Early voter turnout in advance of Thursday’s election was higher in Shelby County than it was four years ago. But it was lower than the total from two years ago.
A local organization formed to bring together entrepreneurial-minded individuals in the community has experienced such a show of interest that organizers are taking the next step in formalizing it.
GTx, Inc. reported a net loss of $13.2 million for the second quarter and $26 million for the six months, which ended June 30.
Tanja L. Thompson has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Labor Attorneys by the Labor Relations Institute for the second consecutive year.
NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. service sector contracted in July – though less than expected – as new orders decreased and prices rose, stifling growth for truckers, retailers and insurers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mesa Air Group Inc. says Delta Air Lines Inc. is again trying to terminate a regional flying contract with Mesa subsidiary Freedom Airlines.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen said Tuesday that Tennessee's willingness to address worsening economic conditions without "playing games" could help solidify the state's credit rating, which helps determine how much the state pays to borrow money for big projects.
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Weyerhaeuser Co. said Tuesday it would cut about 1,500 employees, or 6.3 percent of its global work force, as part of an ongoing plan to scale back operations to focus on timberlands and wood products.