VOL. 129 | NO. 12 | Friday, January 17, 2014
Bankruptcies in Shelby County stayed below 13,000 in 2013 with a slight increase over 2012 and 2011, as tracked by The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
Peer Power boosts students’ success, leadership
Imagine it: Memphis students helping their fellow students make better grades and, in the process, substantially boosting standardized test scores and overall academic performance – a feat school officials have been trying to accomplish for years.
The first earnings presentation by the Memphis-based parent company of First Tennessee Bank in 2014 – its 150th anniversary – offered a recap of the fourth quarter, in which the company reported lower revenue but higher profit than during the year-ago period.
A digital marketing agency is expanding at Clark Tower in East Memphis.
The incentives Memphis and Shelby County offered J.M. Smucker Co. LLC were sweet enough for the peanut butter and jelly maker to expand its operations in the city.
Chief Juvenile Court Magistrate Dan Michael says he is prepared if his opposition in the race for Memphis-Shelby County Juvenile Court judge tries to make an issue of reforms underway at the court.
Plans for the pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk on the north side of the Frisco Bridge are being redesigned after the first bids on the boardwalk came in too high.
Already, the national conversation has started. Who deserves to be on the NBA’s Western Conference All-Star team?
Kevin Durant is a nice guy. He’s also a cold-blooded competitor.
A BILLION IS, LIKE, A LOT. Sometimes numbers are so huge – so much larger than life, if you will – they are beyond our comprehension.
The name we go by with our friends and family can be a very personal thing.
MEMPHIS (AP) – The FBI has told Shelby County Election Administrator Richard Holden it wants to speak with him and six other election workers about how they complete their job responsibilities, an official said Thursday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday he will support a school voucher bill this legislative session that's similar to a limited measure he proposed last year, even though other GOP lawmakers say they'd like to see something a little broader.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday proposed legislation that would require a prescription to obtain more than a 20-day supply of cold medicines used to make methamphetamine.
NEW YORK (AP) – The price of flying continues to climb, with the average domestic roundtrip ticket, including tax, reaching $363.42 last year, up more than $7 from the prior year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Cybersecurity concerns over President Barack Obama's health care website have been cleared up through testing, a government security professional who initially had qualms about the system assured lawmakers Thursday.