VOL. 126 | NO. 13 | Thursday, January 20, 2011
With small business lending still challenging despite signs of economic recovery and loosening credit, a Nashville-based group that connects angel investors with entrepreneurs will launch its new Memphis chapter Thursday.
Dance center brings rhythms of the globe to Mid-South
On any given day a visitor to the Mid-South World Dance Center might witness children brushing up on their Bollywood steps or adult hula-hoopers honing their circus-style tricks.
Memphis may be landing another big economic development win from Canada, with the possibility of paper, packaging and tissue maker Kruger Inc. reportedly eyeing a major expansion in Memphis.
With no discussion, the Shelby County Election Commission has set March 8 as the date for a special citywide election on the Memphis City Schools charter surrender.
Leon Dickson prefers to concentrate on the future of the real estate market rather than dwell on the past.
Memphis is now battling Olive Branch, Miss. to keep U.S. Foodservice Inc. in Hickory Hill.
The Shelby County school system’s compromise offer to the Memphis City Schools board failed this week for a number of reasons.
Four months after Tiger Lane made its debut, the Wharton administration has rolled out a much more expensive and complex proposal for the continued remaking of the Mid-South Fairgrounds.
Newly sworn-in Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich has spent 20 years in courtrooms trying all manner of cases.
The race to fill the seat in the Tennessee legislature representing Raleigh and North Memphis will be decided Thursday.
Mark Benfield says his training with the Judge Advocate General corps while in the U.S. Navy helped ready him for a civilian career as a plaintiff’s lawyer in medical malpractice, catastrophic injury and nursing home neglect cases with Apperson Crump PLC. Founded in 1865, it is the oldest continuously operating law firm in Memphis.
A vice president of Electrolux Home Products Inc. on a two-day tour of city and county governments got a few questions from Shelby County commissioners Wednesday but mostly glowing comments during a committee session.
Ray’s Take: At first it’s subtle. Your parent repeats the same story during a dinner conversation. Then your parent arrives on the wrong day for an appointment.
This is an article for those in charge of things. If you are in charge of anything – a company, a division, a department or a work group – you need to make sure you get in the last word if you want any meaningful feedback from the people who report to you. The key word here is “last,” as in you need to wait until last.
Where is Horace Rumpole when you need him most?
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Republican leaders say they plan to reform the state's education system, including possibly lifting the cap on charter schools and re-evaluating when high school teachers should get tenure.
NEW YORK (AP) – The number of borrowers looking to refinance their mortgage rose last week for the third straight time.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Builders began work last year on the second fewest number of homes in more than half a century, as the weak economy kept people from buying houses.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo & Co., one of the largest lenders to consumers among U.S. banks, on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profit shot up as its customers opened more accounts and improved their loan paying habits.
NEW YORK (AP) – Rent payment records are now being included in the credit reports of select consumers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer credit card accounts slipped into default in December than in any other month of 2010, and signs point to further improvement ahead.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is laying out plans to update the 35-year-old system used to approve most medical devices, which has been subject to increasing criticism by public safety advocates.