VOL. 122 | NO. 238 | Friday, December 14, 2007
Commissioners show impatience with Bass Pro as Ericson pushes $250M vision for Pyramid
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will vote Monday on a resolution that suggests county leaders not extend a letter of intent for Bass Pro Shops to develop attractions in The Pyramid.
A federal judge will decide next week whether Memphis City Councilman Edmund Ford and former Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division head Joseph Lee will go to trial together to face an 11-count indictment against both men.
Nine Memphis City Council members will begin a transition starting next week. Their pictures will go from one side of the City Council chambers at City Hall to the other side.
A city-county panel looking into the possibility of merging the Memphis Police and Shelby County Sheriff's departments voted Wednesday to take an important first step toward such a merger.
MEMPHIS (AP) - A family member of state Sen. Ophelia Ford said the Memphis Democrat has been in the hospital the past two weeks.
Some local nonprofit organizations can look forward to receiving checks this month, and all because their supporters chose to use a Web site designed to give people a chance to donate to their favorite charities while doing everyday tasks.
Small-business owners hoping to make the transition out of their home offices have a new option thanks to the arrival of Eastbiz Inc., a Las Vegas-based company that expanded into Memphis this year with the purchase of a Hickory Hill office building.
Two of the four Shelby County primary elections on the Feb. 5 ballot will be one-candidate affairs.