VOL. 127 | NO. 79 | Monday, April 23, 2012
The budget season is under way in Shelby County government, but there will be few signs of it Monday, April 23, as the County Commission meets.
Herschel Walker shares stories of his success on and off the gridiron
To describe Herschel Walker’s life as remarkable somehow seems like too weak of a superlative.
Filings across three of the four civil courts in Shelby County were steady for the first three months of 2012 with a new category again showing up among the top three categories in Chancery Court.
Iberiabank is moving its Cordova branch out from behind the shadow of a rival – literally.
Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin was in Memphis Thursday, April 19, to discuss overcoming disabilities.
This could be the week that the Tennessee Legislature decides the timing of the rise of suburban municipal school districts in Shelby County.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, April 23, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
The average person probably wouldn’t associate the word “trendy” with landscaping, but Michael Hatcher certainly does.
The next time you catch yourself complaining about co-workers’ behavior in the workplace, pause and think, “Am I doing something to teach or encourage those around me to behave in this way?” In general, we teach what we allow.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
Rhodes students recognized for giving back to community
It’s hard to spot changes on the Midtown campus of Rhodes College.
With all of talk about the consolidation of our two public school systems, it’s easy to overlook higher education in the Memphis area. And that would be a mistake for many reasons.
By April, most theater companies are gearing up for one last production before the end of the season, but a new company performing at Evergreen Theatre is launching its first.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Two Republican chairmen say they've finished drawing redistricting plans for the Mississippi Legislature, and experts are privately reviewing the proposed maps.
NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday that Walgreen Co. will pay $7.9 million to resolve allegations it illegally tried to get federal health care beneficiaries to switch their prescriptions to Walgreen pharmacies.
DALLAS (AP) – US Airways has struck deals with unions at American Airlines to win their support for a possible merger of the two airlines.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Fewer U.S. states reported job gains last month, reflecting a slower pace of hiring nationwide.