VOL. 124 | NO. 233 | Friday, November 27, 2009
High-dollar transactions involving a wide range of properties – vacant land, a strip center, an apartment complex and a couple of warehouses – helped Shelby County’s commercial market register a relatively decent month by 2009 standards during October.
With a vote by the Shelby County Commission Monday, legislative bodies for Memphis and Shelby County now have approved a major change to the way local tax breaks are awarded to eligible companies.
Jamie Carter, the chief executive officer of Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis, knows that state lines and political boundaries don’t matter in the business of saving lives.
Tennessee’s October unemployment rate was 10.5 percent, unchanged from the September rate. The national unemployment rate for the month of October was 10.2 percent.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Now that Gov. Phil Bredesen has heard a series of proposals for severe budget cuts at state agencies, he's preparing for what he calls the "painful" task of crafting a spending plan.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gubernatorial candidate Zach Wamp says he will join fellow Republican and Shelby County Dist. Atty. Bill Gibbons in releasing his tax returns and other personal financial details.
MIAMI (AP) - October home sales in the U.S. South vaulted 23 percent from last year as buyers scrambled to grab an expiring tax credit and wrestled for lower-priced homes, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Big U.S. banks are roaring back.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Shopping on Black Friday can be daunting, with massive crowds, pre-dawn start times and long checkout lines.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Holiday shoppers should look out for toy hazards such as small parts, loud sounds, soft plastics and lead contamination, consumer advocates warned Tuesday.
In simpler times, maintaining good health was a matter of joining a gym or lacing up running shoes for a loop in the park. At most, you'd buy a watch with a digital display so you could time your laps.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republicans are using everything short of forklifts to show Americans that Democratic health care legislation is an unwieldy mountain of paper.