VOL. 125 | NO. 234 | Thursday, December 2, 2010
The Memphis Bar Association will announce the election of new officers at its annual meeting Thursday at The Racquet Club of Memphis in addition to handing out awards to hard-working attorneys whose professionalism, volunteer spirit and service to the profession have earned them distinction.
Nonprofit helps those in need find permanent housing
The foreclosure crisis’ debilitating effect on the housing market is changing the meaning of the word homeless.
U.S. District Court Judge Bernice Donald of Memphis has been nominated by President Barack Obama to the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Magna Bank has joined the Q10 capital network, a prestigious affiliation that gives the Memphis bank access to many more sources of real estate capital.
Two “seven figure gifts” to two local private schools since June have spotlighted a different path to civic issues often viewed through a political prism.
‘Tis the season for giving, and despite an uncertain economy – or perhaps because of it – many Mid-Southerners are making charitable donations to honor others this holiday.
St. Peter Villa Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Memphis has been acquired by Signature HealthCARE of Louisville, Ky.
When Karen Zissoff moved to Memphis from Canada, she saw a need for an affordable dance studio.
Craig Petties is scheduled to plead guilty to charges he had contraband while in prison awaiting trial on other charges
Albert Harvey’s career longevity as an attorney is rivaled only by his 39-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserves.
Ray’s Take: The end of the year is upon us. Many of you may be mentally reviewing checklists of financial tasks you have to complete by the end of the year.
In his book “A Whack on the Side of the Head,” author Roger von Oech relates an interesting story about creativity.
MEMPHIS (AP) – State officials are trying to spur tourism in West Tennessee by establishing a new driving trail featuring 196 points of interest and historic sites.
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) – Freddie Mac said Wednesday that it will suspend foreclosure evictions from Dec. 20 through Jan. 3 of next year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Construction spending rose for the second straight month in October, pushed up by growth in residential building and government projects.
Extended unemployment benefits for nearly 2 million Americans begin to run out Wednesday, cutting off a steady stream of income and guaranteeing a dismal holiday season for people already struggling with bills they cannot pay.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy improved this fall as factories produced more goods and shoppers spent more money.
WASHINGTON (AP) – IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman warned lawmakers Wednesday that retroactively changing 2010 tax laws early next year "would be extremely detrimental to the entire tax filing season and to tens of millions of taxpayers."
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve revealed details Wednesday of more than $3 trillion in emergency aid it provided to U.S. and foreign banks during the financial crisis.