VOL. 127 | NO. 48 | Friday, March 9, 2012
When E. Hunter Harrison speaks to the first class of the new leadership academy Friday, March 9, at the University of Memphis Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute, it will be the first step on a path to a different kind of front office.
Despite changing retail trends, Wolfchase remains competitive destination
The traditional enclosed shopping mall is supposedly a retail relic, a throwback to the days when most consumer buying activity occurred behind bricks and mortar.
For the University of Memphis to lose to UTEP at home on Feb. 18, the Tigers had to blow a nine-point halftime lead. Which was exactly what they did en route to a still-amazing 60-58 loss.
A high-end automobile maintenance and repair shop soon will be added to Cooper-Young’s booming portfolio of local businesses.
The group drafting the blueprint for the structure of a new consolidated countywide school system approved a structure for that school system Thursday, March 8, that offers multiple options for school autonomy.
The health care industry is a vital economic driver in Memphis, where hospitals, health care providers and biotechnology companies employ one out of every seven workers.
The prosecution in the Craig Petties drug organization trial rested in case in chief Thursday, March 8, after four weeks of testimony.
The Memphis Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit usually uses undercover officers to work on drug cases.
To some at City Hall, the plan at the end of the 2011 budget season for city government is unfolding as it should. To others, nothing in the plan approved by the Memphis City Council has happened.
Shayna Rattler, president of Success Unlimited LLC, a coaching and consulting firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and executives grow their business, said she’s always had an entrepreneurial spirit.
Sooner or later, every conversation with Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins comes back to his core basketball beliefs.
If the University of Memphis reaches the finals of the Conference USA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Saturday, FedExForum will be at full volume and full capacity.
Will Barton scans the college basketball landscape and doesn’t understand his national anonymity.
A WORD ABOUT MEMPHIS. THREE, IN FACT. I’m paraphrasing a bit, but this was the gist of what they were asked:
Part two of a two-part series “Supporting leadership for life is not just a motto for us – we invest in it. Many of the schools were founded in local churches and that historic bond is a tremendous source of pride.”
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee revenue collections for the general fund beat expectations by $23 million in February.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Rep. Jimmy Naifeh announced Thursday that he won't seek re-election after 38 years in the House of Representatives, saying it's time to "pass the torch to the next generation of leaders."
WASHINGTON (AP) – Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But the overall level stayed low enough to suggest the job market is strengthening.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Showing that they can on occasion work together, House lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a package of bills making it easier for small businesses and startups to raise the capital they need to grow and hire new workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Fixed mortgage remain a bargain at the start of the spring-buying season: The average rate on the 30-year mortgage dipped this week, while the 15-year loan fell to a new record low.