VOL. 123 | NO. 9 | Monday, January 14, 2008
A new year gives everyone the chance to forget past failures and begin anew. When Jan. 1 rolls around, people vow to lose weight or stop smoking, change their jobs or change their lives.
Shortly before the Tennessee General Assembly reconvened in Nashville last week, two local state lawmakers introduced a bill with a faraway target in mind: Iran.
Dr. Divine Mafa said he wants to be known for his desire to help revitalize Downtown Memphis, as seen through Divine Rags, an upscale women's boutique at 300 S. Main St. where he recently held a soft grand opening.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America said Friday it will buy Countrywide Financial for $4.1 billion in stock, a deal that rescues the country's biggest mortgage lender and expands the financial services empire of the nation's largest consumer bank.
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen expects to present a "sensible budget that focuses on the basics" to the Tennessee Legislature later this month.
Following the trend that plagued Shelby County throughout 2007, the fourth quarter suffered a 25.8 percent decline in residential home sales, signaling an ignominious - yet appropriate - end to a tumultuous year.
The group that may or may not own the Zippin Pippin has reached an agreement with one of the companies that wants to develop attractions in and around The Pyramid.