VOL. 127 | NO. 187 | Tuesday, September 25, 2012
As Southwest Airlines executives were in the city last week to talk with local leaders, Memphis International Airport secured $31.8 million in federal grant funding for what is a constant in the life of any major airport – construction.
Railroad museum teaches visitors about city’s transportation origins
When local model railroaders first got together with the idea two years ago, there was little more than a dream and a dark tunnel.
Shelby County Commissioners approved Monday, Sept. 24, a change in the lease for FedExForum to the new Grizzlies ownership group headed by Robert J. Pera.
It’s one of the first questions people often get asked when meeting someone for the first time – “So, what do you do?” – and a business owner is liable to get straight to the point.
Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong counted it as a good weekend this month when a guns for gas program drew a larger crowd than expected and a haul of 500 guns when he and organizers had expected maybe 200 at the most.
Panera Bread Co. is coming to one of Midtown’s busiest streets following years of site selection in the area.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
6055 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN 38134 -
The Red Roof Inn at 6055 Shelby Oaks Drive has traded hands for the second time in a year and for the same sales price of $1.6 million.
Last week we started sharing some of your responses to the question, “Why do you think Memphis Rocks?” Since your perspectives articulate it best, this week let us continue with more artful narratives and feedback.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) – The potential locations for a new West Tennessee veterans cemetery have been pared to three.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Discover Bank will pay millions in fees to settle accusations by regulators that it pressured credit card customers to buy costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring.
AMSTERDAM (AP) – Dutch express package delivery company TNT Express NV says its chief executive has resigned.
DETROIT (AP) – Whether it's out of necessity or desire, Americans continued to buy cars and trucks at a strong pace in September, according to industry analysts.
NEW YORK (AP) – The best way to reduce the federal deficit is through a combination of higher taxes and spending cuts, according to a group of economists.
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 5 million units of the iPhone 5 in the three days since its launch, fewer than analysts had expected.