VOL. 131 | NO. 114 | Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Memphis City Council members approved a city operating budget of $666 million and a capital budget of $85 million along with a stable city property tax rate of $3.40 Tuesday, June 7, ending City Hall’s budget season.
In her new job as director of medicine at Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region, Dr. Sarah Wallett carries the dual role of medical care provider and advocate for comprehensive reproductive health care.
Local businesses have six months to comply with newly revised regulations from U.S. Department of Labor concerning wage exemptions that go into effect on Dec. 1. Handed down late last month, the revisions are expected to disqualify up to 10 million U.S. employees from their current exempt status before the end of this year.
There is violent crime in Memphis and then there are the homicides – the murders.
Funeral services for Memphis Police Officer Verdell Smith are set for Friday at Hope Presbyterian Church in Cordova.
Shelby County Commissioners approved a stable county property tax rate of $4.37 Monday, June 6, on the first of three readings and set the stage for final budget deliberations in committee sessions next week.
A conversation last year at the Memphis Italian Festival about where they might have brunch the next day led longtime friends Andy Wells and Christin Yates to a sudden conclusion.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has lined up an executive director who will be the first to lead academic programs in a new $36.7 million facility on campus that’s set to open next year.
Shine Chen Schattgen has joined the Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims LLP as an associate in the law firm’s health care group. Schattgen, who previously practiced in the Boston office of Ropes & Gray LLP, counsels health care clients on a range of operational, regulatory and transactional matters.
When we’re looking for a new job, we often spend all our time perfecting our resume and applying online to random openings. These tactics can sometimes work, but is there a better way? What about the times when we’re ready for a career change, but aren’t quite sure where to look for something new?
It seems 2015 was a big year for new logos. Several companies, including IHOP, OpenTable, Turner Broadcasting, Spike TV and Google made some sort of change last year.
I love middle school baseball. It gives me a chance to spend quality time with my son while experiencing the finer points of youth athletics. Each year, I see the teams grapple with finding the right balance of fundamentals and then defining offensive and defensive strategy to set them apart from their competition. There is a strong parallel with some of the core business insights I regularly share with my clients. It turns out much of what you learn in little league can work both on the baseball diamond and in the conference room.
ATLANTA (AP) – Delta Air Lines is posting record profits and is generally envied by the rest of the industry, due largely to its success in catering to high-paying business passengers.
NEW YORK (AP) – Ralph Lauren is closing stores, cutting jobs and focusing more on its most popular brands to try to reverse its declining fortunes.
SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle-based real-estate information website Zillow is paying $130 million to settle a lawsuit brought by rival Move Inc.
NEW YORK (AP) – Authorities said Tuesday they have proof UPS knowingly shipped about 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations to consumers and smoke shops from 2010 to 2014, even though they had agreed more than a decade ago to stop.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Significant progress has been made on shortening screening lines since earlier this spring when airlines reported thousands of frustrated passengers were missing flights, the head of the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumers slowed their borrowing in April after pushing up their debt levels by a record amount in March.