VOL. 127 | NO. 184 | Thursday, September 20, 2012
Memphis-based auto parts retailer AutoZone Inc. is in a rare club among publicly traded retail companies: It’s in a position to rack up strong same-store sales and earnings per share growth regardless of the economic cycle.
Court Square Concert Series latest boon for Downtown park’s growth
Court Square has made impressive strides from the quality of life issues that plagued it just a few years ago.
When U.S. District Court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays resumes his hearing on municipal school districts, Thursday, Sept. 20, he will already have a desk full of reports, documents and depositions to consider.
When the Memphis City Council got to the real intent this week of the latest version of an anti-discrimination ordinance it has been debating off and on for two years, it wasn’t just a decision about including “sexual orientation” in the wording.
Two Downtown Memphis projects were propelled Wednesday, Sept. 19, by the Center City Development Corp. while the board was briefed on several of the area’s businesses that are in flux.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has picked up a prominent industry award for the development of its patent pending legal project management system, BakerManage.
Nationally recognized photojournalist and author Linda Solomon traveled to Memphis Tuesday, Sept. 18, to share her lifelong passion for photography and to encourage children from underprivileged backgrounds to follow their own hopes and dreams.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Beth Buffington has been an associate at Evans Petree PC law firm for about four months.
Ray’s Take Programs offering insider investment tips and advice on financial strategy abound on television. You might occasionally learn a valuable nugget to apply to your own unique financial needs, but a study by Case Western Reserve University showed that investors who followed televised recommendations actually lost money over the six months following.
Transitioning now, from the past four weeks of courtroom pleadings and testimony, to actual letters. Received by me. From fifth and sixth grade students who attended programs I presented in their schools or actual sessions at the courthouse.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Treasurer Martha Shoffner says she wants to correct problems identified by legislative auditors who questioned her office's investment practices, and says she won't step down over the findings.
NEW YORK (AP) – Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates remains the nation's richest man by far, as the tech and philanthropy giant took the top spot on the Forbes 400 list for the 19th year running, with a net worth of $66 billion.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A jump in sales of previously occupied homes and further gains in home construction suggest the U.S. housing recovery is gaining momentum.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Monthly premiums for popular private insurance plans through Medicare are only inching up next year, the Obama administration said Wednesday, trumpeting good news for skeptical older voters on a closely watched election-year issue.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Pharmaceutical industry heavyweights are teaming up to address a challenge that's long vexed drugmakers: how to improve the way experimental drugs are tested so they can get approved, and reach patients, faster.