VOL. 124 | NO. 252 | Thursday, December 24, 2009
A single, high-dollar transaction helped salvage November’s commercial sales total, accounting for half of the dollar volume last month. Beyond that, the most noteworthy trend to arise from the most recent data was a dearth of activity as Shelby County nears the end of 2009 – the slowest year for commercial transactions in at least two decades.
Around lunchtime Monday, the nation’s attention was fixated on the U.S. Senate’s early morning procedural vote on a health care overhaul.
The state’s Judicial Nominating Commission spent the last shopping weekend before Christmas interviewing would-be judges in Memphis.
A dollar will be donated to the foundation each time a new visitor goes to the foundation’s Web site, www.themedfoundation.org, until Jan. 31. The “5,000 Touches” campaign is intended to make more people aware of the foundation’s work and giving opportunities.
C. Suzanne Landers, a member of The Landers Firm, has been named as a Super Lawyer in Tennessee in the practice of family/divorce law. Landers also was selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for her work as a mediator/arbitrator.
County non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for October 2009, released today, show the rate increased in 38 counties, decreased in 42, and remained the same in 15 counties.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen's timetable for what he has billed as a "major" commercial investment related to Tennessee's biofuels program is about to run out.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A Chattanooga lawyer has subpoenaed two judges, one of them an avid hunter, for a hearing on his claim that Tennessee wildlife officers routinely "judge shop" their cases against accused violators of boating, hunting, fishing and sometimes environmental laws.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Don’t count on holiday shoppers to fuel the economic recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Personal incomes rose in November at the fastest pace in six months, while spending posted a second straight increase. But economists cautioned that the gains remain too weak to sustain a strong economic recovery.
NEW YORK (AP) - Looking for UGG boots? Or what about the last string of holiday lights or inflatable Santas to spruce up the lawn? You might be out of luck.
MIAMI (AP) - Home resales in the South skyrocketed last month as first-time buyers hurried to grab an expiring federal tax credit while exploiting low prices and mortgage rates.