VOL. 126 | NO. 7 | Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Banks and mortgage lenders made 7,493 purchase mortgages in Shelby County during 2010, a year in which the housing market saw the expiration of a homebuyer tax credit but was helped by continued record-low rates.
Grizzlies foundation launches program during National Mentoring Month
January is National Mentoring Month, and the Memphis Grizzlies TEAM UP Youth Mentoring Initiative is preparing to launch its new TEAM Mentoring program.
Another day, another in a series of legal opinions that continue to better define the terms of the standoff between Shelby County’s two public school systems.
While December’s home sales are down in Fayette and Tipton counties – 15.8 and 26.9 percent respectively year over year – local real estate agents say they’re staying busy.
The local government response to homelessness is about to shift. And with it will come a shift in how the city of Memphis and Shelby County governments spend more than $5.5 million in federal funding aimed at the problem each year.
8472 New Wilkinsville Road, Millington, TN 38053, Sale Amount: $1.3 Million -
Cypress Realty Holdings Co. II LLC has paid $1.3 million for the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery site at 8472 New Wilkinsville Road in Millington in a special warranty deed.
The recent column “Becoming the Transparent Leader” sparked a number of comments from like-minded individuals who believe businesses benefit from employees understanding their company’s financial ins and outs.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican Gov.-elect Bill Haslam's plans for addressing Tennessee's budget problems do not include any immediate "wholesale cuts" of state employees.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov.-elect Bill Haslam is kicking off a statewide tour to celebrate his inaugural with people who may not be able to make it for the formal occasion in Nashville on Saturday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Three school systems will receive grants to help them retain effective teachers and principals.
NASHVILLE (AP) – While other states are closing parks and delaying projects, Tennessee's state parks have averted a budget crisis and are keeping up maintenance and repairs on facilities across the state.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Pathway Lending is once again accepting applications from Tennessee businesses for its Energy Efficiency Loan Program.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Laverl "Nick" Nicholson used to look out of his kitchen window at the weeping willows that mark the burial place of two of his daughters. Then a debilitating car wreck left him unable to pay the $220,000 he owed on his northwestern Montana home.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis-based Target Corp. plans to remodel about 400 of its general merchandise stores across the nation in 2011, building upon the discounter's latest strategy to bulk up its grocery offerings.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A steady decline in layoffs is giving the vast majority of adults who have jobs the confidence to spend more freely and help energize the economy. They no longer worry so much about losing their jobs.
The Justice Department is investigating claims of anticompetitive behavior by shipping companies FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc.