VOL. 129 | NO. 254 | Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Homebuilding in Shelby County was off last year’s pace again in November, with builders pulling fewer permits and selling fewer homes than in November 2013.
City Hall tumult in 2014 began years ago
Even in the best of times, the relationship between any Memphis mayor and any group of 13 on the Memphis City Council is adversarial. That has been the intent of the structure of city government since the mayor-council form of government took effect in 1968.
The U.S. Justice Department and Memphis-based Verso Paper Corp. have reached a settlement that will allow Verso to move ahead with its acquisition of NewPage Holdings Inc.
That thing that might best be described as the Memphis brand has enjoyed something of a banner year in 2014.
A group of Lakeland citizens calling for a referendum on a $50 million school construction bond issue were to deliver a petition Tuesday, Dec. 30, to town leaders to put the item on the ballot for voters to decide.
Justin Totty has joined Gateway Group Personnel as a research associate in the company’s executive search division. In his new role, Totty focuses on sourcing the best candidates for clients across numerous fields and industries, specifically targeting accounting, finance and engineering.
Change is hard for most people, but only through change can we grow. The New Year is the perfect time to take a hard look at what worked in your sales approach and what didn’t deliver for you in 2014, to break ineffective sales habits, and to resolve to adjust your approach.
It isn't just the quality of the teams that make the best bowl games so intriguing.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Members of a panel reviewing salaries for Arkansas' elected officials said Tuesday they want to know whether any pay adjustments can be applied retroactively if they're not included in an initial report due next year.
NEW YORK (AP) – When Jayson Seaver thinks about why he makes so much money while some Americans can't catch a break, he thinks of the sacrifices he's made, the jobs he worked to pay for college, the 12-hour days he spends at the office now.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices rose in October at a slightly slower pace, as real estate sales have fallen and affordability has increasingly become a challenge for potential buyers.
The first 50-state report on the latest sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health care law shows that more than 4 million people selected plans for the first time or re-enrolled in what the administration called "an encouraging start."