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Past articles by Omer:

FedEx earnings: What impact will peak season, cuts have on company's third quarter?

FedEx's last two quarterly reports led the company to make significant changes to its organizational structure and other cost-cutting measures. → Read More

Will TD Bank and First Horizon merger still happen after delays? Here's what we know

The past two months have seen a series of delays impact the TD Bank-First Horizon deal’s timing. Here's a look at where the merger stands. → Read More

Ron Terry, former First Tennessee CEO and Memphis civic leader, dies at 92

Ron Terry began working at First Tennessee — now known as First Horizon — as a management trainee in 1957. He would work there for 38 years. → Read More

Memphis-based American Car Center closes operations, lays off nearly 300

American Car Center ceased operations on Friday and laid off nearly 300 workers in the Memphis area. → Read More

Memphis International Airport receives nearly $15 million in funding for expanded terminal

The funding is from the Airport Terminal Program, one of three aviation programs created by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. → Read More

How will BlueOval City's arrival impact the labor market in West Tennessee?

The Urban Land Institute of Memphis hosted panel discussions about Ford and SK On's investment in West Tennessee. Here are three takeaways. → Read More

FedEx commits more than $1 million to help those impacted by earthquakes in Turkey, Syria

FedEx said in a news release the company chartered a FedEx MD-11 overnight with dedicated relief from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Istanbul, Turkey. → Read More

Nine Memphis organizations will receive grants from Nike. Here's why.

Nike's 2023 Black Community Commitment Grantees are focused on education innovation, economic empowerment and social justice. → Read More

TD Bank unveils $50B Community Benefits Plan. What's the impact on First Horizon deal?

The $50 billion plan was one of the main hurdles between TD Bank and First Horizon completing their $13.4 billion merger. → Read More

FedEx announces second year of HBCU program to help build diverse workforce pipeline

Students were selected from eight HBCUs, which are regionally located within a short distance of a FedEx operating or distribution facility. → Read More

First Horizon-TD Bank deal delayed again: What's the latest?

The $13.4 billion transaction between First Horizon and TD Bank is unlikely to be finalized until the spring. → Read More

How BlueOval City's latest development honors Ford's past

Each of the six road names at the future $5.6 billion BlueOval City campus in Tennessee has historical significance to Ford Motor Co. → Read More

FedEx is giving out more than $300K for a small business contest. Here's how to enter.

FedEx's Small Business Contest will award $330,000 in grants and services to 10 U.S.-based small businesses. → Read More

FedEx cutting officer and director team jobs by more than 10%, CEO says

FedEx CEO Raj Subramaniam said FedEx was in the process of informing team members across the globe that their positions were eliminated. → Read More

Memphis weather: What's closed today in the Bluff City + what restaurants are open

From restaurants to museums, here is a roundup of closures in the Memphis area on Feb. 1, along with some restaurants that are open. → Read More

NAACP Memphis wants all involved in Tyre Nichols' death to be terminated and prosecuted

The NAACP Memphis Branch is calling for law enforcement officers and first responders involved in Tyre Nichols’ death to be terminated and prosecuted. → Read More

Tennessee Democrats to propose police reform legislation following death of Tyre Nichols

The Tennessee House Democratic Caucus plans to introduce new police reform legislation during the 2023 General Assembly session. → Read More

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions brings 250 jobs to Memphis. Here are 3 things to know.

An estimated 250-300 people will work at Arvato Supply Chain Solutions new office in Memphis, which will handle distribution for Smith & Nephew. → Read More

International Paper to sell interest in Russian company

International Paper plans to sell its interest in Ilim Group to its joint venture partners for $484 million. → Read More

Memphis nonprofit seeks to give youth job opportunities and turn them away from crime

A Memphis resident recently moved back to relaunch a nonprofit designed to create job opportunities for troubled youth and deter them from crime. → Read More