VOL. 128 | NO. 59 | Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Countywide school board members are scheduled to vote Tuesday, March 26, on the closings of four schools at the end of the current year.
Memphis Pizza Cafe celebrates 20 years in business
Twenty years ago this month, a trio of businessmen opened a new pizza shop in Overton Square.
Highwoods Properties Inc. has signed a long-term build-to-suit lease with International Paper Co.
MEMPHIS (AP) – FedEx Corp. says it will buy up to 30 Boeing aircraft from United Airlines and convert them into cargo planes.
Jack Sammons, the new chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board, is no stranger to the flight from Memphis to Atlanta. Sammons long has been the board’s frequent flyer when it comes to business travel.
A strategic planning committee on the future of the Beale Street entertainment district has recommended to Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. a new nonprofit foundation to serve as the purveyor of the street’s culture and history.
When Shelby County Republicans got together for the biannual party convention Sunday, March 24, in Bartlett, local party chairman Justin Joy counseled patience.
Local fundraising consultants Melvin and Pearl Shaw have written two books designed to help nonprofits increase their fundraising activity.
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Last week we highlighted the On Location: MEMPHIS International Film & Music Festival and “Memphis Rocks” category, which is a free opportunity for Memphians to submit short videos that spotlight positive perspectives about our city for a chance to see them shown on the silver screen. This week let us turn our attention to an organization that is now “well beyond a century” with a true heartbeat of giving back to the community: Baptist Memorial Health Care.
So your office lease is expiring and it’s time to make a decision about your space. Hopefully you are at least six to 12 months out from your expiration date as you are thinking about all of this – and if you are thinking of moving, you might want more time than that. This is a big decision, and not just because moving, if that’s a possibility for your company, is a huge ordeal. It’s a big decision because office lease expense is typically one of your larger operating expenses.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Dollar General's fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 9 percent as more customers came in to its stores and shoppers spent more per transaction.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Student identification cards issued by public universities could not be used to vote under legislation scheduled to be heard on the House floor Monday evening.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Sometimes a mop sink is just a mop sink.
Michael Dell may have to hike the price he's willing to pay if he wants to take the computer company he founded private, thanks to competition from two new acquisition offers.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that it has approved a plan by the Nasdaq stock exchange to pay $62 million in reimbursements to investment firms that lost money because of technical problems during Facebook's initial public offering last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court's decision to hear a new case from Michigan on the politically charged issue of affirmative action offers an intriguing hint that the justices will not use a separate challenge already pending from Texas for a broad ruling bringing an end to the consideration of race in college admissions.