VOL. 125 | NO. 253 | Thursday, December 30, 2010
During this month’s annual meeting of the Memphis Bar Association, the gavel was passed to a new president who pushed for his colleagues to take summer interns at their firms.
Outlook positive for multifamily sector
Apartment owners and operators in the Memphis market forecast a bright 2011, boosted by a continued weak homebuying landscape and a lack of new multifamily product coming online within the market.
The Daily News in September launched a new weekly column called “Inked” to spotlight Memphis’ commercial leasing landscape.
Mid-South college students who have the desire to help impoverished communities in developing countries but who lack the means to travel abroad continue to find opportunities through an innovative program led by Christian Brothers University.
The top two vote getters in the 2010 election year weren’t candidates. They were causes.
At 35, Shon Johnson slips in just under the wire of age acceptance into the Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association. Yet he’s done more than slip in, he’s been elected president of the organization for 2011.
Ray’s Take: Tick, tick, tick. The end of yet another year draws close, and you’re possibly beating yourself up for pounds not lost, exercise not taken, teeth not flossed, birthdays not remembered, friends not seen and more.
Most people cannot lick their elbow.
Michael Timmons grew up on a farm in rural Illinois.
Perk up, Memphis.
Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series
NASHVILLE (AP) – The state Revenue Department is trying to increase oversight amid an FBI inquiry into whether the previous revenue commissioner interfered in the criminal investigations of some business tax cases to pursue confidential civil settlements.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A Tennessee environmental group is using nearly $5 million in low-interest money from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to encourage the purchase of tractor-trailers that emit less air pollution.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Upset the federal government recently extended tax cuts for the rich, three professors at Yale and Cornell universities have created a website that encourages wealthy Americans to give their tax savings to charities and send a political message in the process.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Automakers recalled about 20 million vehicles in 2010, led by high-profile recalls by Toyota that prompted new scrutiny of the auto industry's safety record.
ATLANTA (AP) – The blizzard that swept through the Northeast on Sunday and Monday delayed $1 billion in retail spending, according to research firm ShopperTrak, but won't derail a holiday shopping season expected to be the best since 2007.