VOL. 124 | NO. 206 | Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Five Confirmed by Council To Metro Charter Commission
Memphis Mayor elect A C Wharton Jr. was put to the test by Memphis City Council members before he even takes office.
Recession casualties in the business sector could be easing, according to the most recent numbers for privilege licenses in the greater Memphis area.
Memphis Mayor-elect A C Wharton Jr. will be appointing a new city attorney once he takes office next week.
A Memphis company last week forged an important milestone for the sustainable building movement when the National Association of Home Builders certified the 500th home in the U.S. through the organization’s National Green Building Program.
Anthropologie, a high-end retailer of apparel and other items, is coming to The Shops of Saddle Creek in Germantown.
The city of Memphis, under Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery, has hired a private attorney to recoup settlement money the city paid this summer to the former head of the city-owned utility company.
2491 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38116, Permit Amount: $135 Million -
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.
The Memphis City Council will meet today at 3:30 p.m. in Council Chambers on the first floor of City Hall. Among the items to be heard today include a resolution approving a new residence hall on Barksdale Street for Memphis College of Art students. For the complete agenda, click the icon.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - There was less West Nile Virus this year in Tennessee compared to 2008, and unusually cool weather in July and August is probably the reason, a state health expert said Monday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Two Tennessee roads have been designated National Scenic Byways.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called Monday for the United States to whittle down its record-high budget deficits and for countries like China to get their consumers to spend more.
NEW YORK (AP) - Another drop in the dollar is lifting prices for gold, oil and other commodities.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering all options to create jobs, including another stimulus package, while trying to pull the economy out of a deep recession and deal with a record deficit, White House advisers said Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Net income at Gannett Co. fell 53 percent in the third quarter as the nation's largest newspaper publisher endured another big decline in ad revenue.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Steve Brandt, president and publisher of The Greenville (S.C.) News, was elected president of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association during the SNPA's annual convention Monday.