VOL. 127 | NO. 52 | Thursday, March 15, 2012
Someone has been lying during the trial of two alleged hit men in the Craig Petties drug organization – a trial now ending its sixth week in Memphis federal court.
Evans Taylor Foster Childress celebrates centennial
Evans Taylor Foster Childress, which celebrates its centennial in March, can trace its origins to two distinguished Memphis architectural firms.
Downtown Irish pub The Brass Door is gearing up to celebrate its first St. Patrick’s Day with live music, food and drink specials, and plenty of craic – an Irish term for having a great time.
The evening started with such a great vibe. FedExForum public address announcer Rick Trotter just mentioned the visiting Los Angeles Lakers and sweet boos rained down onto the court.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The 76ers on Thursday acquired Sam Young from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for the rights to Ricky Sanchez.
Regions Financial Corp. will sell $900 million in stock to repay some of the $3.5 billion it received from the Treasury Department as part of the 2008 bank bailout, the company announced Wednesday, March 14.
Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton A. Schwartz confirmed Wednesday, March 14, that eight C-17 aircraft will replace the C-5A fleet at the Tennessee Air National Guard base in Memphis in fiscal year 2013 which begins July 1.
Deputy Memphis City Schools Superintendent Irving Hamer announced his resignation Wednesday, March 14, from the school system effective at the end of April.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Asia Diggs, a senior associate in the Memphis office of Ford & Harrison LLP, took the long way to get to her current job – literally.
Ray’s Take Stores love to run sales to entice you, and everyone loves a bargain. However, don’t confuse getting a discount with saving money. Anytime you buy something you are spending money, not saving it. You might be spending a little less – maybe even substantially less – but you are still spending.
The theme of the Thursday, Jan. 5, New York Times crossword, which ran in syndication Feb. 9, was:
NASHVILLE (AP) – A House panel on Wednesday advanced one Democratic proposal to change Tennessee's new voter ID law, but rejected a second bill and delayed a third.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. community banks are gaining strength even though the economy is improving only moderately, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday, March 14.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Even the top sponsor of a bill that would cut off lawmakers' pay if they can't – or won't – pass a budget blueprint admits many of his colleagues think it's just a political talking point instead of a serious idea.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Beware of car dealer ads that promise to pay off the loan on your trade-in.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republican and Democratic leaders ended their standoff Wednesday over President Barack Obama's judicial nominations and agreed to debate a small-business bill that both parties favor in this presidential and congressional election year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate voted Wednesday to overhaul transportation programs and keep aid flowing to thousands of construction projects while strengthening highway and auto safety.