VOL. 126 | NO. 30 | Monday, February 14, 2011
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. will build a $200 million, 350,000-square-foot facility in Memphis to serve as the headquarters of the company’s heavy electrical equipment production in North America, the company announced Monday.
Shelby County commissioners are certain to mirror some of last week’s debate in the Tennessee Legislature Monday when they take up an ordinance and a bundle of resolutions all dealing with the schools consolidation issue.
Racquet Club improvements welcome city’s annual tennis tournaments
The Racquet Club of Memphis is in full swing this week as it hosts the 2011 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships & Cellular South Cup through Feb. 20.
The Shelby County school board has filed a federal lawsuit against the Memphis City Schools board, the Memphis City Council, Memphis city government and parts of the state and federal governments.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is in Memphis Monday for the announcement that Mitsubishi will be building a plant at Rivergate Industrial Port.
The first African-American to be admitted to and graduate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine will revisit his Memphis roots during Black History Month to share his story of success.
The banking sector’s image took a major hit during the recession, as banks took actions that included fee hikes, stepping up foreclosures, closing down some customer accounts and shutting down the lending spigot.
As the economy struggles to bounce back from a menacing recession, schools in the private sector go to work with an eye on marketing strategies to boost enrollment.
Wright Medical Group, Inc. Thursday reported increased net sales and net income for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31.
In 1955, Jack Morris of Jack Morris Auto Glass went to work for his father-in-law, B.F. Howard.
If you completed any business curriculum you surely heard the No. 1 reason a customer buys where he does is because he has the most trust and confidence in that business, its representatives or the brand it sells. Inspiring this confidence is done by the behavior of employees. The company that inspires confidence makes money.
Last week we talked about the nation’s most common cause of disability, arthritis, and examined how we can help the Arthritis Foundation. This week let us look at an organization helping adolescents and adults fight drug and alcohol addiction, Memphis Recovery Centers.
The Shelby County Commission will meet today at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
Until 2006, about the only things that cops in Memphis considered “high-tech” were the radio receivers they attached to their shirts.
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens continues its foray into the major schools of American art with a look at the loaded compositions of a worker artist with a simple name.
Chez Philippe has a new chef, Jason Dallas, and the shadow of Jose Gutierrez no longer looms over The Peabody’s opulent flagship restaurant.
What could be more appropriate for Valentine’s than raspberries and roses?
CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon Lee said she opposes having voters elect justices.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Valley Authority residential bills will increase on average by up to $3.50 a month in March to pay another fuel cost increase.
MIAMI (AP) – Crooks are taking advantage of lax oversight in Medicare's Part D prescription drug program to obtain highly addictive drugs including oxycodone, Ritalin, and methadone, according to results of a federal probe.
NEW YORK (AP) – Borders Group may file for bankruptcy reorganization as early as Monday or Tuesday, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House is telling its committees to root out government regulations that cause job losses and prevent economic growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration laid out three broad options Friday for reducing the government's role in the mortgage market. All three would almost certainly lead to higher interest rates and costs for borrowers.