VOL. 124 | NO. 201 | Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Keith Barger, an executive vice president at Patriot Bank, said the Millington-based community bank has considered itself blessed throughout 2009.
Memphis and Shelby County governments are looking for a new law firm to represent them in a potentially high-profile lawsuit they’re planning against a group of national mortgage lenders.
Jerry Lawler is pitching his campaign for mayor from interstate overpasses and a wrestling ring he’s set up in the parking lots of the city’s shopping centers.
The Shelby County Courthouse celebrates its centennial today.
The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority has filed a $135 million building permit for its new parking garage and rental car facility slated to be built in front of Memphis International Airport where the existing parking structure sits.
Memphis City Councilwoman Wanda Halbert has filed complaints with the state disciplinary board for lawyers against Deputy City Attorney Veronica Coleman-Davis and a private attorney working for the city.
In academic research, the basic truth of not perishing – or staying employed – is to publish in quality peer-reviewed journals. The same holds true for Memphis-based Computable Genomix’s business model.
139 N. Barksdale St., Memphis, TN 38104, Loan Amount: $3.1 Million -
Memphis College of Art has filed a $3.1 million construction loan through First Tennessee Bank NA to build a 24,000-square-foot, four-story residence hall at 139 N. Barksdale St. south of the college’s Overton Park campus in Midtown. The loan closed Oct. 1.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
Aviators attain flight and control the movements of their aircraft by precisely balancing the forces of lift, thrust, drag and gravity. The people piloting the aerotropolis initiative – the promotion of Memphis’ economy focused on the airport, other transportation assets and the connectivity among them – are negotiating their own set of physics in hopes of becoming airborne.
We really care what others think of us.
Tom Schmitt chairs the Greater Memphis Chamber’s board of directors and is president and CEO of FedEx Global Supply Chain Services.
Parkhurst is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and the president of Jerry Parkhurst & Associates in Collierville.
Wide open spaces and a trio of mountain mammals comprise the Memphis Zoo’s newest expansion exhibit, Teton Trek, a tribute to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. The $16 million exhibit will open to the public Saturday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Trustees at the University of Tennessee have approved the acquisition of 200 acres in West Tennessee to house a solar power generation plant and educational center.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The middle of October brings about the need for property owners to get permits for any outside burning of brush or debris.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley has written his memoirs that include stories about performers Bill Monroe, George Jones, Dwight Yoakam, Porter Wagoner, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's stimulus plan spared tens of thousands of teachers from losing their jobs, state officials said Monday amid a nationwide effort to calculate the effect of Washington's $787 billion recovery package.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the 2010 census looming, major U.S. cities whose residents are at high risk of being missed are struggling with a shortage of money and manpower to prepare for an accurate count.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Insurance companies aren't playing nice any more on the health care overhaul.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The president of one of the nation's largest student loan companies said it will survive even if the government ends subsidies for private lenders as proposed by President Barack Obama.
NEW YORK (AP) - Owners of Sidekick phones may have lost all the personal information they put on the device, including contact numbers, because of a failure of servers that remotely stored the data.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Conservative Republicans are capitalizing on the troubles of community activist group ACORN – ranging from charges of voter registration fraud to embarrassing videos of its employees – to revive their long-standing fight against a federal law that grades banks on their investments in poor and minority neighborhoods.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A distressed economy is widely blamed for President George H.W. Bush's re-election defeat in 1992, and a decade earlier, for the loss of 26 House seats in midterm elections by Ronald Reagan's Republicans. Yet in both instances recession had already ended or was winding down.