VOL. 125 | NO. 42 | Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Tax credits for hiring new workers in the $15 billion jobs bill passed by the U.S. Senate aren’t enough to spur Memphis small firms to add to their payrolls, according to local business coaches.
The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to rehear an appeal of its decision to back a county-wide ordinance regulating all adult oriented businesses.
On an overcast, chilly day this week, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen carefully climbed a ladder to the roof of the Sharp Manufacturing plant on Mendenhall Road.
An artistic Midtown neighborhood has designs on creating a second “landmark” gateway.
William “Bill” Arrington is asking trucking professionals to take a long look at all the things that can go wrong with their businesses.
Richard Hickson, chairman, president and CEO of Jackson, Miss.-based Trustmark Corp., has plenty of reasons to say four words not heard often among bankers these days:
William R. Bradley Jr. has been named chief manager of Glankler Brown PLLC.
NEW YORK (AP) – Automotive parts retailer AutoZone Inc. reported Tuesday that its fiscal second-quarter profit rose 6 percent as it managed costs and recorded higher sales from new stores.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The deadline is Saturday for entries from Tennessee second- and seventh-graders in an art competition to promote a clean environment.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) - Congressional wrangling over funding has halted a major Smoky Mountains road construction project on the day it began.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State Rep. Mike Bell says he has decided not to press charges against a couple who broke into his minivan and smoked marijuana on reclined seats in the vehicle.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Bicyclists would join motorcyclists in being able to proceed through stop lights after coming to a complete stop under a bill headed for the governor's consideration.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The House has approved a measure to include motorcycles in Tennessee's "lemon law" for defective vehicles and sent the measure for the governor's consideration.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee House has voted to allow barber shops to display live fish and birds.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is giving homeowners another year to refinance their loans under a little-used program designed to help borrowers whose homes have plummeted in value.
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than a year after Lehman Brothers' collapse set off a financial panic, U.S. Senate negotiators are laboring to seal a deal over a consumer protection dispute holding up broad legislation to establish new rules for Wall Street.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The post office is renewing its effort to drop Saturday delivery – and plans a rate increase – in an effort to fend off a projected $7 billion loss this year.
NEW YORK (AP) - If you decide to hire a professional to help prepare your taxes, it's important to remember that you are still ultimately responsible for what's on your return.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court appeared willing Tuesday to say that the Constitution's right to possess guns limits state and local regulation of firearms. But the justices also suggested that some gun control measures might not be affected.