VOL. 129 | NO. 74 | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Shelby County’s homebuilding industry, plagued by poor weather early in 2014, got off to a slow start in the first quarter, with builders filing 14.2 percent fewer permits than in the same three-month period a year ago.
Gateway Group Personnel, clients’ careers reaching new heights
In hindsight, the story started exactly as it should have.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. warned Tuesday, April 15, that “half measures” in converting city employees to a defined contributions benefits plan would not restore the city’s financial health and resolve an unfunded pension liability of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Homebuilding declined significantly in March compared to a year ago, with builders filing 35.2 percent fewer permits than last year.
Shelby County voters begin deciding Wednesday, April 16, who holds 11 countywide offices, including Shelby County mayor and district attorney general, as well as 13 seats on the Shelby County Commission drawn with new single-member district lines.
For Memphis-based marketing communications agency archer-malmo, the story has been consistent, with a trajectory that seems to only go in one direction.
Shelby County Commissioners begin their detailed look at the county’s consolidated budget proposal Wednesday, April 16, for the coming fiscal year.
Angela Aghabeg has joined temporary staffing and executive search firm Gateway Group Personnel as controller. In her new role, Aghabeg is responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of the general ledger and compliance with governmental reporting requirements and tax filings. She also is accountable for compiling historical and current data and financial records and preparing monthly financial statements for analysis and projections.
For those in marketing, there is never, ever enough time in the day to get it all done. That’s why savvy marketers seek passive marketing strategies to compliment their more active techniques. It’s like having a secret squad at work for you 24/7.
Last week, we discussed that the wrestling match between stimulus and global debt deleveraging will continue to create anxiety and volatility for investors. Viewing the world through this prism helps to clarify seemingly baffling market movements.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A bill seeking to make it easier for parents to convert struggling public schools into charter schools has failed in a House subcommittee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal that makes changes to the process for selecting books for public schools is headed for a full House vote.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits was overwhelmingly defeated a House subcommittee on Monday night.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is a step closer to the governor's desk.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Middle Tennessee State University President Sidney McPhee was honored by the state Senate for an award he received in Beijing.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal that changes the way certain charter schools are authorized is headed to the governor for his consideration.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.