VOL. 123 | NO. 7 | Thursday, January 10, 2008
Latest numbers show Downtown condo slowdown, but Realtors say 'not so'
Has Downtown's condominium bubble burst? The 2007 year-end sales figures reveal a sluggish performance from what used to be the hottest thing going in local real estate.
Mark Norris and Walter Bailey are both attorneys. They both served on the Shelby County Board of Commissioners during the legal fight in the mid-1990s over how a Shelby County school board should be elected.
Commercial litigator Frank M. Holbrook recently was certified as a civil trial specialist. The certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy comes after meeting rigorous standards that include review of courtroom work by judges and other attorneys.
Some things changed and some remained the same for the new Memphis City Council this week. And some remain to be seen.
The legal woes keep mounting for a Memphis brokerage firm that houses a group of mutual funds stung badly in the recent mortgage market meltdown.
A federal grand jury has returned new indictments against former Memphis City Councilman Edmund Ford and former Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division president Joseph Lee. Both men are the subject of pending federal cases involving charges of bribery and public corruption.
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones/AP) - Reflecting a highly uncertain and divided monetary policy outlook, regional U.S. Federal Reserve banks supported three different scenarios for the discount rate last month, according to December meeting minutes released Tuesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Lobbyists upset at the cost of their annual ethics training have reason to celebrate: their fees have been slashed.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Officials at the state's Cover Tennessee health care program are thinking about changing the organization's name to avoid confusion.
NASHVILLE (AP) - David Fowler has become the first former lawmaker to register as a lobbyist under the state's new law that requires a one-year cooling-off period after leaving office.
Former Memphis City Schools board member Michael Hooks Jr. pleaded guilty Thursday morning to a federal corruption charge.