VOL. 129 | NO. 9 | Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The mortgage market in Shelby County ended 2013 with a modest improvement over 2012, with signs pointing to more advances in 2014.
Economic factors appear to spell demolition for the Tennessee Brewery
Discussions are underway about the particulars of an imminent demolition contract for the Tennessee Brewery, and the owners of the castle-like structure Downtown could decide the property’s fate by sometime in February or March.
Months before the first practice, Tigers coach Josh Pastner believed in the fitter, more committed version of Shaq Goodwin that returned to the University of Memphis for his sophomore season.
Former Germantown alderman Mark Billingsley is the newest Shelby County Commissioner.
Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson meets this week with the newly installed superintendents of the county’s still-forming suburban school systems to talk details and cooperation.
Memphis City Council member Wanda Halbert calls it a “serious quagmire.”
A veteran Shelby County prosecutor has been censured by the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility for his conduct in a high-profile death penalty case from the 1990s that is scheduled to be retried later this year in Shelby County Criminal Court.
On a rainy Friday afternoon, Bailey Brocato, a sophomore at the Memphis College of Art, was using a hammer and chisel to remove a tile backsplash in the kitchen of a second-floor unit at The Venue Apartments on Central Avenue.
Their winning streak is a modest two games. But don’t tell the Grizzlies they’re the same team that they were a month ago.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
450 U.S. 72, Collierville, TN 38017, Sale Amount: $1.5 million -
The 19,152-square-foot fred’s retail store at 450 U.S. 72 in Collierville has sold for $1.5 million.
Successful fundraising requires qualified volunteer leadership. Whether you are launching an annual campaign or a capital campaign, you need a campaign chair who is committed to your cause and willing to put in the time required to achieve your fundraising goal.
A young man came to interview for an internship. When he arrived, the first two things I noticed were that he was wearing his sunglasses casually on top of his head and was chewing gum. Less than two minutes in, I’m thinking: gum + sunglasses = unprofessional. This is just one small example of how you can turn people off before they get to know the real you. I gave Mr. Cool what I hoped was a bit of welcome advice, sending him off for his next career adventure.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Health is increasing efforts to prevent sleep-related deaths for babies.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Lafayette-based IberiaBank Corp. will acquire New Iberia-based Teche Federal Bank under a stock deal valued at $161 million.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats squabbled in public while negotiating in private on Monday on stalled legislation to resurrect unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional negotiators raced to complete an agreement Monday on a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the operations of government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government ran a $53.2 billion surplus in December, signaling further improvement in the nation's finances.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy-related carbon dioxide pollution grew by 2 percent last year after declining several years in a row, a government report said Monday. The increase was largely due to a small boost in coal consumption by the electric power industry, according to the study by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just back from their own long break, Supreme Court justices set out Monday to resolve a politically charged fight over when the Senate's absence gives the president the power to make temporary appointments to high-level positions without senators' approval.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's an older, costlier crowd that's signing up for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law.