VOL. 127 | NO. 197 | Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The results of the Aug. 2 election on a Millington sales tax hike were changed Tuesday, Oct. 9, to show the tax hike for a municipal school district was approved by 12 votes instead of losing by three votes.
Mike Rose complex at heart of sport’s growth, economic impact
Like so many good ideas, the one for the Mike Rose Soccer Complex had buy-in from several quarters.
Developers of the Downtown Memphis Hilton Hotel project were granted a one-year closing extension from the Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. board Tuesday, Oct. 9.
FedEx executives head into a two-day investors and lenders meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9, with two key constituencies watching for details of changes to FedEx Express, the oldest division of the Memphis-based corporation.
Shelby County Commissioners have dropped their appeal in the Chancery Court lawsuit over redistricting and ended the protracted political dispute.
Author, business coach and strategy expert Michael Synk has a three-word phrase that he describes as the most important rule about growing a business: Growth sucks cash.
Todd Richardson gave some schemes – albeit changing ones – of the redeveloped Sears Crosstown building in Midtown Friday, Oct. 5, at Universal Commercial Real Estate’s Regional Minority Business Entrepreneur Power Breakfast.
All six population maps for Carroll and Gibson counties are on file. And Memphis federal court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays has all of the material he needs to make a critical ruling on the future of municipal school districts in Shelby County.
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Last week we wrapped up a reader-response series featuring three weeks of artful narratives describing “Why Memphis Rocks.” The series spun off our Memphis Rocks campaign, which is both a civic pride and giving back effort. Our goal is to draw more attention to the special moments that take place daily throughout the Mid-South. With that in mind, let us share a heartwarming story involving an elderly couple, SeniorBsafe and The ServiceMaster Co.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The four black elected supervisors in Mississippi's most populated county asked a federal judge on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit accusing them of improperly using race as a consideration in redrawing voting districts.
DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines parent AMR Corp. said Monday that a key revenue measure rose 4 percent in September although traffic declined as the carrier struggled with widespread flight delays and cancellations.
NEW YORK (AP) – A strong warning from the World Bank that growth in Asia may slow further dragged down the price of oil Monday.
DETROIT (AP) – General Motors plans to hire up to 1,500 workers to staff a new computer technology center outside Detroit.
WASHINGTON (AP) – American companies should avoid sourcing network equipment from China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee warned Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) – As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips.