VOL. 129 | NO. 40 | Thursday, February 27, 2014
The ServiceMaster Co. LLC took a net income loss of $506 million for the year 2013 and an $18 million loss for the last three months of the year.
Hernando mayor touts role of design standards
The road to community health and wealth is paved, at least in part, with smart design principles.
Shelby County Schools board members completed Tuesday, Feb. 25, the first half of their actions to prepare the new map of the demerged school system for the academic year that begins in August. And they set the stage for more possible changes in years to come.
The bill for the three-day Memphis in May Beale Street Music this year features a new night of late night dance music from a stage in Tom Lee Park and a 69-act lineup in which Memphis artists are nearly a third of the diverse set of performers.
Just because she took a voluntary buyout from FedEx in December doesn’t mean Laurie Tucker is ready to slow down.
Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy says he would pursue city and county government consolidation if elected Shelby County mayor.
In a city with lots of markers and monuments showing where historic events happened, there is an increasing amount of attention to a different kind of Memphis historic event.
The housebound elderly woman had maybe a half-dozen boxes of cereal. She had been on a waiting list for Meals on Wheels for five years.
Ray’s Take: Most parents want to give their kids the best college education possible. At the same time, they know they must finance their own retirement. It’s hard to objectively prioritize, especially when your precious children are involved.
Markets have regained their composure after a sharp, but necessary, sell off in early January. Sentiment has now retreated from the euphoric levels reached toward the end of last year, to more neutral levels.
“Friends around the campfire, and everybody’s high.” I cannot but think that John Denver was a prophet after all.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Paula Deen's comeback trail is leading her to the Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Plans to borrow money for Mississippi's public universities and community colleges are moving forward.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – An Arkansas House committee has approved a Senate bill aimed at keeping the lieutenant governor's office open until November after the last officeholder resigned over ethics violations.
DALLAS (AP) – Delta Air Lines is changing its frequent-flier program to favor passengers who buy the priciest tickets instead of those who fly the most miles.
NEW YORK (AP) – Looks like Target Corp. will be feeling the financial pain for a while from the theft of credit card numbers and other information from millions of its customers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit Wednesday against a large, for-profit college chain alleging that it pushed students into high-cost private student loans knowing they would likely end in default.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A sweeping House Republican plan to overhaul the nation's tax laws would wipe out a slew of popular tax breaks to help pay for lower overall tax rates, a politically risky move in an election year that drew quick opposition Wednesday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Several U.S. senators are co-sponsoring a bill that would curb electronic cigarette marketing while the fast-growing industry awaits federal regulation.