VOL. 122 | NO. 217 | Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Commission to poll voters on changes to county charter
Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners want to hear what voters think about the county charter.
Peter Ladouceur of Canadian National Railway Co. stood before Memphis' top transportation professionals last week and recalled a famous scene from the movie "The Graduate," in which the lead character is advised to consider a career in "plastics."
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
A federal grand jury Tuesday indicted former Shelby County Commissioner Bruce Thompson on one count of extortion and three counts of mail fraud.
Former Memphis City Council member Rickey Peete was sentenced to four years and three months in prison this morning for taking bribes to vote for a zoning matter.
It was about 18 years ago that former Memphis City Council member Rickey Peete found himself in the same situation he now faces.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Decades after the U.S. civil rights movement, the income gap between black and white families has grown, says a new study that tracked the incomes of some 2,300 families for more than 30 years.
Three national design firms have been selected as finalists to create a master plan for Shelby Farms, park officials announced Tuesday morning at a press conference.