VOL. 123 | NO. 206 | Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Business licenses in Shelby County were up in the third quarter compared to the second.
As Shelby County assessor of property, Cheyenne Johnson’s job is the equivalent of hitting the bull’s eye on a moving target more than 350,000 times.
The limousine turned a few heads on the University of Memphis campus last week. But as a ride to the polls for early voting, it got few takers despite the efforts of some campus Obama supporters.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With little relief in sight, people are getting more anxious about the slumping economy and how it affects them.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Momentum increased Monday for a new economic stimulus package as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke endorsed extra help for the ailing economy, while the White House was open to the idea.
NEW YORK (AP) – The economy’s health improved for the first time in five months in September as supplier deliveries and new orders strengthened, a private research group reported Monday.
1676 Central Ave., Memphis, TN 38104, Loan Amount: $ 750,000 -
Belvedere Central LLC on Sept. 18 took out a $750,000 construction loan for the second phase of the Central Gardens Square Condominium renovation project at 1676 Central Ave.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beaten down by housing, credit and financial crises, the bruised economy is likely to drag into next year, leaving more people out of work and more businesses wary of making big investments.
NEW YORK (AP) - Investigators are hunting through the remains of the stock-market collapse and housing bust of 2008 for fresh signs of white-collar crime, targeting many of the same types of misdeeds that precipitated past market downturns.
NEW YORK (AP) - Crude oil futures settled above $74 a barrel Monday on expectations that OPEC will cut output later this week, despite fears that the world's largest economies may face recession.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The national economic slowdown and a hurricane-induced break hit Mississippi's casino industry in September as revenue dropped 19 percent from the month before, and the state's chief regulator said the dip from the economy could linger for several months.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Democrat Travis Childers and Republican Greg Davis are pledging to end negative campaign ads in the waning days of the race for U.S. Representative.
BOSTON (AP) - John McCain supports background checks for buyers at gun shows and has his name on a law restricting special-interest group advertising, two positions strongly opposed by the National Rifle Association.