VOL. 126 | NO. 21 | Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam weighed in on the local schools standoff Tuesday morning by saying both of Shelby County’s public school system leaders have to have a transition plan that covers teachers by Feb. 15.
Apps, social media enhancing real estate business
From seasoned veterans to young agents, smart phone technology enables real estate professionals to work from virtually anywhere.
Memphis-based Thomas & Betts Corp. has reported an 11.5 percent increase in net sales during the fourth quarter of 2010 compared to the fourth quarter of 2009.
Memphis-based Mueller Industries Inc. posted a net income of $17.7 million on net sales of $527 million in the fourth quarter of 2010.
There is some movement between political forces in Memphis and political forces representing the city and county in Nashville on the school consolidation question.
Memphis City Council members during their Tuesday session will weigh a legislative wish list to send to Nashville.
One newspaper last year referred to Metropolitan Bank as the “the little bank that could.”
Commercial real estate professionals will soon have the opportunity to gain insight on local and national issues that have an effect on Memphis business.
Three new board members were recently appointed to the board of the Shelby County Health Care Corp. by Mayor Mark Luttrell.
After years of talk and false starts, much of the local response to domestic violence will now be under one roof in Midtown.
Most of the real experts on how a city and county schools system consolidation will work on a day-to-day, classroom-to-classroom basis won’t be voting on the matter next month.
94 S. Main St., Memphis, TN 38103, Permit Amount: $80,000 -
An $80,000 building permit application has been filed with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for a yogurt shop at 94 S. Main St.
The State of the Union
It’s that time of year. If you are like most people, it’s the time when most New Year’s resolutions have totally faded into oblivion. All the new habits you planned to form have fallen by the wayside.
The Memphis City Council will meet today at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday began his administration's first round of public budget hearings since taking office Jan. 15.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) – A one-night census of homeless people in West Tennessee will help determine funding to aid them.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker has begun the year with a $1.1 million cash balance in his re-election campaign account.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – A federal judge declared the Obama administration's health care overhaul unconstitutional Monday, siding with 26 states that sued to block it, saying that people can't be required to buy health insurance.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. factories are closing. American manufacturing jobs are reappearing overseas. China's industrial might is growing each year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans spent at the fastest pace in three years in 2010, boosted by a strong finish in December.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve said Monday that banks loosened their lending standards modestly for certain business loans over the past three months but kept tight standards on consumer loans.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic leaders say they will bring an aviation bill that includes $8 billion for airport construction to the Senate floor this week, pitching it as a jobs measure.
NEW YORK (AP) – Three of the nation's biggest technology companies are committing hundreds of millions of dollars to an initiative backed by President Barack Obama to encourage job creation and economic growth by supporting small businesses.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Treasury Department says this week it will auction off warrants it received from Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc., the latest effort to recoup the costs of the $700 billion financial bailout.