VOL. 131 | NO. 30 | Thursday, February 11, 2016
A plan to build three mixed-use apartment towers and garden apartments on the northern border of Shelby Farms Park goes to the Land Use Control Board Thursday, Feb. 11.
After closing out 2015 on a high note, Shelby County home sales are off to a slow start this year.
Shelby County’s mortgage market kicked off 2016 reflecting a bit of the backwards step other sectors of the economy, such as the stock market, have taken in recent weeks.
Bruce McMullen remembers his hometown of Sparta, Georgia, as small, about 3,000 people.
The public’s first chance to comment Tuesday, Feb. 9, on a set of 35 interim changes to Memphis’ bus schedule sounded like an auction.
Former President Bill Clinton will be in Memphis Thursday, Feb. 11, to campaign for his wife, Democratic presidential contender and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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REAL ESTATE RECAP
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An apartment complex in the Memphis Medical Center has sold for $9.7 million.
If you know what you’re searching for, then look where you’re most likely to find it. That sounds too simple to be good advice, but it is.
“Dictionaries are mazes in which judges are soon lost.” Thus said Judge Richard Posner (7th Circuit Court of Appeals) in a review of “Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts” by Justice Antonin Scalia and legal lexicographer Bryan Garner.
Pushing a budget with more than $100 million for K-12 teacher pay raises, Gov. Bill Haslam says Tennessee is taking education to new levels by raising standards, linking teacher evaluations to student performance and expanding education options.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that the historic Jack Daniel Distillery is planning a $140 million expansion project to help meet global demand for prized Tennessee Whiskey.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy's growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a budget surplus in January of $55.2 billion, helped by a timing quirk that shifted benefit payments to December.
DETROIT (AP) — Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users' timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service.