VOL. 121 | NO. 15 | Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Outer counties share boom with Memphis area
Despite all the hype that outlying counties are more attractive to homebuyers because of property taxes in Memphis, cutbacks on city services and local politics, new home construction appears to be moving at a steady clip.
When most people look at a burned-down building, they don't see much. To the untrained eye, a fire scene can appear to be just some rubble and charred belongings.
The Criminal Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association recently presented Criminal Court Judge Mark Ward its judge of the year award. Ward presides over Division 9 of Shelby County's 30th Judicial District. Ward was appointed to the bench in 2004. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant public defender and in private practice. Ward's bachelor's degree in law enforcement and his law degree are both from the University of Memphis.
The Cooper-Young Development Corporation's mission is to promote economic vitality and quality of life through property development in Midtown's Cooper-Young neighborhood.
When the little guy in the back of a collegiate crew boat yells, "Stroke!" all the hearty rowers dip their oars and pull in unison. The result is a powerful thrust forward by the sleek and speedy craft that wouldn't be possible without cooperation on board.