VOL. 128 | NO. 151 | Monday, August 5, 2013
Expanding training programs battle unemployment
Laura Hine remembers her first week at the Workforce Investment Network office in Memphis.
Since 1994, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has exported its research and pediatric cancer care model to grassroots organizations and hospitals in 14 countries with limited resources.
Eight years ago, Karl Schledwitz crossed the line between politics and business that he had crossed many times before.
John Haun was happy working for Memphis-based sports agent Jimmy Sexton.
Arlington-based Wright Medical Group Inc. is seeking tax freezes to retain 225 jobs, add 35 new jobs and invest $10.6 million into a new headquarters on Cherry Road in East Memphis.
When Shelby County public schools open Monday, Aug. 5, the leaders of the unified school district hope it will shift the civic discussion about public education in a different direction than it has taken in the last two and a half years.
Shelby County Commissioners consider an events center for Spring Creek Ranch golf course Monday, Aug. 5, as well as a mixed-use commercial site at Austin Peay Highway and Millington-Arlington Road by First Citizens National Bank.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, Aug. 5, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
Yes, I am being a bit nit-picky, but as the title states there is no such thing as time management. Time flows in a forward direction and does not respond to any human attempts to manage it. Therefore, time management strategies are, pardon the pun, a waste of time.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a seminar Tuesday, Aug. 6, for businesses on important changes to Tennessee tax law.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Robust hiring in July would mark a fourth straight month of solid gains, an encouraging sign for a U.S. economy that is still struggling with high unemployment.
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) – A special committee of Dell's board has agreed to an increased offer from founder Michael Dell that would add a special dividend for shareholders.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) – CVS Caremark Corp. plans to pay $20 million to resolve a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into some public disclosures and securities deals involving emloyees, among other items.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A label that reads "gluten free" will now mean the same thing for all food, regardless of which kind you buy.