VOL. 125 | NO. 226 | Friday, November 19, 2010
Accounting firm Dixon Hughes PLLC, one of the top-ranked CPA firms in the nation, is adding to its existing list of industry specialties with the creation of a new hospitality and resort niche practice group.
30th holiday show builds on art form’s local flavor
In the late 1970s, a small group of local artists who’d joined forces to form a potters’ guild planned a holiday show and sale to present their work to the public.
Opinions Differ On Response To Special School District Legislation
Memphis City Schools officials seem to be of one mind that another try by Shelby County schools officials for special school district status would not be in the best interest of the city school system or city taxpayers.
The Greater Memphis Chamber has a new chairman, it announced Thursday.
Evolve Digital Media has more than doubled its Memphis location at Apple Tree Center in Hickory Hill.
The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority on Thursday took an important step toward improving the parking apron that surrounds the airport’s terminal.
Early voting is under way for Memphis voters in a district race not decided on the Nov. 2 ballot.
Riviana Foods Inc. told the Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board Wednesday it plans to expand its rice product line, add 22 jobs and invest more than $10 million in its South Memphis manufacturing facility.
From an early age, Melonie Johnson loved all facets of crunching numbers.
Stand here. See hundreds of years.
Editor’s Note: Part Two of a Two-Part Series
NEW YORK (AP) – The number of Americans at risk of foreclosure improved slightly over the summer but hardly enough to suggest the crisis in the housing market is close to over.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Raising the retirement age for Social Security would disproportionately hurt low-income workers and minorities, and increase disability claims by older people unable to work, government auditors told Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people applying for unemployment benefits barely rose last week, offering some hope that the job market may be improving. But claims need to fall further to bring down the 9.6 percent unemployment rate.
NEW YORK (AP) – Sears Holdings Corp.'s third-quarter loss nearly doubled, dragged down by weak revenue at its long-suffering Sears chain, hurt by poor sales of appliances and clothing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – In a good sign for a resurging General Motors, University of Michigan economists are forecasting a climb in motor vehicle sales over the next two years that should help bolster automakers' fortunes.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Better Business Bureau says it is reviewing its business accreditation system following criticism from Connecticut's attorney general that a pay-to-play system gives members a ratings boost over nonmembers.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Health insurer Humana Inc. said Thursday it expects its 2011 earnings per share to fall by about a dollar from this year due to its Medicare Advantage program and medical cost trends, among other factors.
NEW YORK (AP) – A gauge of future economic activity grew in October after a summer lull, suggesting the U.S. economy will slowly start strengthening early next year. But unemployment is likely to remain high in 2011, economists say.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The bureaucratic halls of Washington could get a little quieter under legislation that encourages federal agencies to let more employees work from home.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Republican in the Senate Thursday came out against Democratic-led efforts to pass a $1 trillion-plus spending bill to mop up Washington's unfinished budget work before the current session of Congress ends.
SAN DIEGO (AP) – Incoming Republican governors from Pennsylvania to New Mexico are vowing to keep campaign promises to slice already cut-to-the-bone budgets and balance them without raising taxes.