VOL. 124 | NO. 196 | Tuesday, October 6, 2009
TUNICA COUNTY – Renowned for growing cotton and building casinos, Tunica County soon will make a name for manufacturing cars.
Memphis Mayor Pro Tempore Myron Lowery told an audience of 200 today that he probably would not run in the 2011 city elections if he wins the Oct. 15 special election for mayor.
The city has no new developer for a proposed overhaul of The Fairgrounds. But it will continue with the demolition of what used to be Libertyland theme park.
Mid-South Imaging & Therapeutics PA, a hospital-based group of more than 30 radiologists, has filed suit against AmeriChoice, accusing the insurance company of “unfair and deceptive trade practices.”
Philadelphia-based Resource Real Estate Inc. has pulled the trigger on Shelby County’s third-largest commercial real estate deal of the year, paying $9.5 million for the Wyndridge Apartments in a special warranty deed.
It’s the real estate equivalent of alchemy: a 10-year, $1 billion plan to transform 20 blocks of Downtown blight.
Early voting in the special election for Memphis mayor cracked the 25,000 mark over the weekend.
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. has come up with 10 appointees to a metro charter commission and has sent the names to the Shelby County Commission for approval.
Holly Smith, a registered nurse and mother of two young children, became the first Tennessean and one of the first people in the United States to receive the H1N1 vaccine Monday.
6129 Woodstock Cuba Road, Millington, TN 38053, Permit Amount: $1.3 Million -
Mirimichi golf course near Millington – the facility owned by megastar and Memphis native Justin Timberlake and his family – soon will begin work on the Callaway Performance Center, according to a $1.3 million building permit filed last week with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis high school principal and assistant principal have been charged with failure to report an assault against a student.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Rutherford County GOP Chairwoman Lou Ann Zelenik is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The credibility of the government's $700 billion financial rescue program was damaged by claims a year ago that all of the initial banks receiving support were healthy, a new report contends.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Signs of a slow and fitful recovery emerged in August in some communities across the country where unemployment dropped and foreclosures stabilized, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of economic stress in more than 3,100 U.S. counties.
NEW YORK (AP) - There has never been a better time to be a consumer. America is on sale.
NEW YORK (AP) - Three Americans won the Nobel prize in medicine on Monday for discovering how chromosomes protect themselves as cells divide, work that has inspired experimental cancer therapies and may offer insights into aging.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court began its 2009 term Monday, trying to decide how long a suspect’s request for a lawyer is valid.