VOL. 128 | NO. 160 | Friday, August 16, 2013
Stockholders of Buckeye Technologies Inc. have approved the Memphis-based company’s merger with Georgia-Pacific LLC.
Elvis fans look elsewhere for signs of singer’s Memphis life
Graceland – the Whitehaven mansion and the artifacts in it – is not for sale.
A partnership consisting of Henry Turley and Community Capital is the only entity so far to express interest in the management and development of Central Station.
With no debate and a unanimous vote, the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board of commissioners on Thursday, Aug. 15, approved Scott Brockman as the airport’s next president and CEO.
There’s an urban legend about a famed bank robber who, when asked why he targeted banks, answered matter-of-factly, “Because that’s where the money is.”
The director of transportation for Shelby County Schools resigned on the same day that the first fixes in school bus routes, times and stops took effect.
Len Hester is a project manager for Grinder Haizlip Construction Co., a general contractor that specializes in industrial and commercial projects and has worked on high-profile projects such as the Wright Medical Technology Inc. headquarters in Arlington, New Ballet Ensemble, the Grizzlies Sportsplex and the renovation of Memphis Theological Seminary.
College football coaches aren’t ever going to admit to looking down the schedule and circling the games that will define a season.
Cody Hudson hit his first professional home run and trotted around the bases just like he had done at Austin Peay and, before that, Houston High School. He stepped on home plate and then turned toward his team’s dugout – in this case, the dugout of the San Angelo Colts.
A CHANGED CHARACTER. AND THAT’S NO BULL. Next week, I’m going to a movie about the meanest, baddest linebacker to ever rip a helmet off a quarterback or start and finish a fight in Memphis. I’m going to a movie about a professional baseball player who was kicked out of the sport for the swings he took at players instead of the ball. I’m going to a movie about one of the most feared men in the NFL, and one of the most controversial because of his rabid rage on and off the field. I’m going to a movie about self-destruction, addiction, abuse, and about Jesus.
One innovation method is to invite customers (in a B-2-B situation) or consumers (in a B-2-C scenario) into the creative process with you. Here, they will ideate, workshop concepts that arise in the session, augment concepts provided for them, and create some new product or service ideas that do not yet exist.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Primary Care Association and Structured Employment Economic Development Corporation are two organizations that will be helping Tennessee residents understand their new insurance opportunities and get signed up.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Former state Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester is filing ethics and campaign finance complaints against Republican Gov. Bill Haslam for failing to disclose how much he has paid his former chief campaign strategist for political advice.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Bleaker outlooks at retailers like Wal-Mart and Macy's are raising doubts that consumers will spend enough in coming months to lift the still-subpar U.S. economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly last month as gas costs increased more slowly. Overall, the figures showed that inflation remains mild.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average rates on U.S. long-term fixed mortgages remained steady for a second straight week, giving prospective home buyers more time to lock in historically low levels.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders is at its highest level in nearly eight years, fueled by optimism that demand for new homes will drive sales growth into next year.