VOL. 123 | NO. 44 | Tuesday, March 4, 2008
It's difficult to know for now what to call the brass, marble and stone building Downtown that stands at the end of Madison Avenue.
With high property values, brisk
75 Jefferson Ave. -
Atlanta-based Summit Management Corp. has filed a permit to build an eight-story, 131-room, full-service Courtyard by Marriott hotel at the southwest corner of Jefferson Avenue and Main Street, near historic Court Square.
Both sides in a legal dispute between Sun Studio in Memphis and the companion Sun record label in Nashville have shaken hands and agreed to set aside their differences.
Peabody Elementary School and the Cooper-Young Community Association (CYCA) began 2008 united in what school administrators and neighborhood leaders hope will become a positive partnership through the simple act of play.
When orthopedic surgeon Johnny Mitias got a shot in the arm, it was life changing. So much so that he's started a new business, Ageless Men's Health, to do the same for other men.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Billionaire Warren Buffett said Monday that the U.S. economy is essentially in a recession even if it hasn't met the technical definition of one yet.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A banking industry group says lenders have helped more than 1 million troubled borrowers from last July through January, though critics say the response to the mortgage mess falls short.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. manufacturing activity declined in February to its weakest level in nearly five years, an industry group survey showed Monday, heralding more instability in the job market and frailty in the overall economy.
NASHVILLE (AP) - House Speaker Pro Tempore Lois DeBerry received $31,967 in "per diem" payments last year, more than any other state lawmaker, according to a review of 2007 legislative expense payments.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Trade via trucks, trains and pipelines between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners rose last year, but December's tally remained below recent record levels.
MEMPHIS (AP) - Grocery store operator Kroger Co. on Monday said its Memphis-based union has ratified a new contract with the company.
One of the businesses nearly destroyed by the Feb. 5 storms that hit parts of Memphis and the surrounding region plans to be up and running in early April, one of the company’s lead executives said.
Memphis Police this morning said their investigation of the deaths of six people at a house in Binghampton involves someone who killed four adults and two children, wounded three other children and then left.