VOL. 129 | NO. 140 | Monday, July 21, 2014
For the second quarter of its 150th anniversary year, the Memphis-based parent company of First Tennessee Bank reported growth in profit as well as increases in loans, while continuing to reduce the drag of the mortgage business the company sold in 2008.
Now healthy, quarterback Bo Wallace looks to lead Rebels to greatness
Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace enters his senior season with a chance to make history, a chance for his name to have the kind of staying power that would have Rebels fans tossing the name “Bo” around The Grove for generations, the way they do with names like Archie and Eli.
Starting around 1998, Internet pharmacies – some of which did not require a doctor’s visit or prescription – began proliferating online, turning a corner of the Web into a black market bazaar for prescription pills.
The last three months proved to be a healthy period for the local business climate.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is trying to turn the page on the emotional City Hall debate over cuts in health insurance benefits to city employees and retirees and also close the book on the city budget for the two-week old fiscal year.
Shelby County Commissioners pick up Monday, July 21, where they left off earlier in the month about a way to fund prekindergarten programs.
There is a unique and persistent part of the political process that gnaws at candidates, separating them from the voters they court and sometimes stalk. You might call it the day of the ballot.
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
FedEx’s couriers in several states told company officials they suspected they were delivering illegal prescription pills, saying that delivery addresses included schools, parking lots and vacant buildings where people were lined up waiting to retrieve their shipments.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, July 21, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
You don’t have to get very far inside the door of the new Hard Rock Café at Second and Beale streets to find a reminder of the old Lansky’s clothing store. That is, if you don’t notice the large historical marker outside the building at 126 Beale St.
Emerging markets are a group of countries that are in the process of developing both their infrastructure and economic system.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – State officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest rate in more than five years.
NEW YORK (AP) – General Electric is targeting late July for the initial public offering of its credit card business, named Synchrony Financial.
The drugmaker AbbVie has reached a deal worth roughly $55 billion to combine with British counterpart Shire and become the latest U.S. company to seek an overseas haven from tax rates back home.
NEW YORK (AP) – Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group.
NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.