VOL. 127 | NO. 81 | Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Delta Air Lines Inc. posted a net loss of $39 million in the first quarter of 2012 including taxes, but thanks to fuel hedging gains the Atlanta-based airline posted its best March quarter since 2000.
County administration building one of many requiring renovation
The Shelby County Trustee’s office is out of the Vasco Smith County Administration Building and in the county government building across Second Street at 157 Poplar Ave.
A new microbrewery has its sights set on Memphis’ Edge District for a September opening.
Shelby County home sales increased 20 percent from January to March compared to last year, but that number requires some reading between the lines.
Charles Marohn has been in Memphis since Monday, April 23, getting a look around and preparing for the latest in the urban planner and professional engineer’s series of nationwide “curbside chats” on sustainable growth for cities like Memphis.
Local industrial brokers are well aware of the city’s taxes and its impact on putting together a competitive proposal for a potential user.
Open-heart surgery – the conventional procedure for treating heart valve disease – typically isn’t an option for many older and more fragile patients, leaving them to live with symptoms that diminish their quality of life.
In the pitched battle among the big carriers for mobile phone customers in the Memphis area, mobile testing firm RootMetrics is calling this round for Verizon.
Judy Sulton White has joined BankTennessee as a mortgage loan specialist. White has worked in the mortgage industry for 30 years and will focus on new-home financing options, mortgage refinances and custom construction loans.
Sales skills can be taught. The idea that successful salespeople are “born that way” is simply a myth. Few are. It’s a learned skill – one crafted and honed through years of practice.
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – Online retailer Amazon.com has begun emailing Tennessee customers, telling them they might owe taxes on their purchases.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday signed his plan to overhaul state civil service rules that make it easier for executive branch employees to be hired and fired, and allow merit raises for high-performing workers and pay decreases for poor ones.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam says he's reviewing legislation that would make the embryo of a woman who is assaulted a victim.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A state judge has declared a legislatively imposed cap on how much juries can award in non-economic damages unconstitutional.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – March winnings at Mississippi's casinos rose 3.9 percent for a year ago, the third time in the last four months that revenues have improved at the state's 29 gambling halls.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Regions Financial Corp. gave out more mortgage loans to its customers and commercial loans to businesses in the first three months of the year, which helped the bank post more than eight times the profit it reported last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Rising foreclosures are weighing on the U.S. housing market, reducing prices and keeping new-home sales weak.