VOL. 123 | NO. 29 | Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Fifth Third Bank of Cincinnati wants a federal court to order Memphis-based First Horizon National Corp. not to touch Fifth Third's new signage and other property it recently installed at nine Atlanta-area bank branches.
For 32 years, Richie Burnette has lived in Hernando and watched DeSoto County rise from a sleepy country community to a thriving metropolitan suburb.
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The Bellevue Inn, a South Memphis motel featured in an Aug. 24 Daily News investigative story about prostitution, was closed as a public nuisance today by the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office.
Three Memphis scrap metal companies and the Tennessee Scrap Recyclers Association are taking the city of Memphis and the state of Tennessee to court over how the companies buy the metal from the public.
There was no looting last week in Hickory Hill, the section of Southeast Memphis hit harder than any other place in the city by a swarm of tornadoes that devastated a five-state region. So said Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin at a weekend meeting with about 60 area residents. "There was none," he stressed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Empty homes and for-sale signs clutter neighborhoods. You've lost your job or know someone who has. Your paycheck and nest egg are taking a hit.
KNOXVILLE (AP) - A week after the Super Tuesday primaries in Tennessee, political experts have combed through the numbers but are no more certain about how Volunteer State voters will swing in the presidential election in November.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Former Lt. Gov. John Wilder has been hospitalized since last week with pneumonia but his family says he's doing better and should be home soon.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state Senate has voted to extend the state's commission on Indian affairs by another year.
MEMPHIS (AP) - Electrical components maker Thomas & Betts Corp. said Monday its fourth-quarter earnings fell 5 percent, hurt by charges related to recent acquisitions. The company also issued a 2008 earning prediction under Wall Street's expectations, citing continued weakness in residential construction.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Six major lenders agreed to widen their efforts to help borrowers of all loans - not just subprime - and allow seriously overdue homeowners to suspend foreclosures for 30 days while affordable loans are worked out.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's time to stock up on Forever stamps.
Paul Mattila, a legislative assistant to the late Shelby County Trustee Bob Patterson, was appointed Monday to be the new Shelby County Trustee. In balloting by Shelby County Commissioners, Mattila beat Debra R. Gates, chief administrator under Patterson and interim Trustee since Patterson’s death last month.