VOL. 122 | NO. 204 | Friday, October 26, 2007
Memphis housing ranked most affordable
Memphis has climbed to the top of another national list, but this one has nothing to do with crime or bankruptcy.
Retired electrical engineer and self-styled public watchdog Joe Saino has added another proposal to the grab bag of suggested amendments and tweaks being considered by the Memphis Charter Commission.
When it comes to contributing money to charitable causes, some people wait for their employer to encourage involvement through sign-up sheets posted in the break room or a mass e-mail to be sent recruiting them to volunteer for the next run/walk event.
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton told members of the Memphis Regional Chamber Thursday that he is "going to let it all hang out" in his fifth term as mayor.
They never received their free tickets to University of Memphis football games and the university doesn't offer freebies for basketball games.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A panel tasked with improving the state's open meetings laws has recommended that more government business be allowed to be discussed behind closed doors.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal grand jury brought a 15-count indictment Thursday against a woman who sold construction bonds in several states, including Tennessee, after she was barred from the insurance business.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - In addition to scaling back its investment banking operations, Bank of America Corp. is exiting the wholesale mortgage business and eliminating about 700 jobs, bank officials said Thursday.